"I'm a percussionist with over 20 years experience arranging, performing and recording traditional and original Folk music. I've toured the country performing and I've recorded on over a dozen albums (5 with bands that I have…"
"I, myself, and the atheists I know make no claim to knowledge of the non-existence of any sort of God. We simply say "I don't believe it, because there is no proof for it". We apply this reason to every other part of our lives, why…"
"the words Agnostic and Atheist address two fundamentally different questions. What do you KNOW? and What do you BELEIVE?
The words Gnostic and Agnostic pertain to being in a state of having "knowledge" or being "without…"
"My Dad is a Pentecostal minister and we grew up in a few VERY Evangelical churches. Lots of speaking in tongues, laying on of hands, "dig deep to donate to God", if it's not of God it's of The Devil, End of Days stuff.
"Religion is a vestigial appendage that global society as a whole has evolved beyond the need for.
It is human societies appendix. And like an appendix, it is better at harming or even killing than it is at anything else.
Religions contribution to…"
"I'm not sure what ever happened with your desire to challenge the law here in Oregon, but that exact thing is happening in Indiana right now. Hopefully the tidal wave of change across the nation will occur shortly…"
My wife and I were married ten years ago in a decidedly non-religious, though not explicitly atheist, ceremony officiated by Roger Moore, who works out of Portland. While he is a non-denominational minister, he was focused on…"
My Fiancée (Jess) and I are very interested in being a part of changing these laws. We'd love to talk more specifically about what we are looking for in a ceremony and an officiant. We will be calling you soon to maybe set up a…"
"Well, I suppose that's true, an atheist can solemnize a marriage if they're also a civil servant! But you can't sign a marriage license as an atheist "officiant" otherwise. It is shocking, isn't it? I…"
"A civil servant could, in theory, be an atheist, no?
I'm not a huge proponent of marriage so this concept has never occurred to me, so I'm pretty dumbfounded.
I don't really have anything worthwhile to say, I guess I'm…"
I am currently on the local advisory board of Center for Inquiry Portland, and was also among many who attended a training in Portland just last month to become the first "Secular Celebrants" here in the Northwest…"
My fiancée and I are getting married in North Portland this coming Halloween (10/29/11). We've booked the venue, set up the reception, got the band, the food everything we need, except someone to do the actual ceremony for us.We aren't having the wedding in a church, and we are seeking someone who can help us create a wedding ceremony that focuses on the Love, Commitment & Choice aspects of a wedding while leaving out any and all religious references.We are both atheists, but we are from…See More