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The Atheist Holocaust - some history we should all know

Started Aug 10 0 Replies

Many of my contemporaries are unaware of what happened in Europe to atheists before and during WWII.  We were among the first groups murdered by Hitler and then Franco during and after the Spanish…Continue

keep the theocrats out of our government

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard K. Emms May 30. 2 Replies

According to Marie Alena Castle, the reason the religious-right rules our government is because we let them dominate small local elections and vote in their stealth candidates.  We have a primary on…Continue

Tags: election, stealth, primary, theocracy, candidates

Use the murder of blasphemer in Pakistan to demonstrate the power of world secularism

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg May 21. 1 Reply

The OpEd by Sethi "Tryanny of Blasphemy in Pakistan" in today's New York Times about the jailing of a blasphemer who insulted the prophet and the subsequent murder of his lawyer should be the…Continue

Tags: murder, tyranny, religious, Islam, Times

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The Atheist Holocaust - some histroy we should all know

Many of my contemporaries are unaware of what happened in Europe to atheists before and during WWII.  We were among the first groups murdered by Hitler and then Franco during and after the Spanish Civil War.  Franco was a particularly nasty theocrat who had his troops shoot all the atheists first when they captured a town. He also abducted 300,000 babies from secular families and gave them to right-wing families. Some Spanish parents are still looking for their children today. When Hitler…See More
Aug 10
eric stone replied to Sentient Biped's discussion Do not feed the troll.
"I suggest a single reply to identify the person as a troll and then exit the conversation and leave the troll hanging."
Aug 10
eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"For Franco's Spain try Wikipedia "Frankoist Spain;" for Croatia try any of these (Manhattan's is the best and most complete): Avro Manhattan. The Vatican's holocaust: the sensational account of the most horrifying religious…"
Aug 8
The Flying Atheist replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"Boy!  Talk about revisionist history!"
Aug 8
Bertold Brautigan replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"Loren, you are dead-on about this. I don't want to beat a dead horse, but here's another quote from Religious Right - The Greatest Threat to Democracy: "Also, there is a common, shared belief that the United States was deliberately…"
Aug 8
Joan Denoo replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"Your comment is a good example of why it is important to remember history. I know nothing about Spain and Coatia, so a new adventure begins now, to learn the history of those countries and why they are important to remember in today's…"
Aug 8
Joan Denoo replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"Eclampsia is seizures (convulsions) in a pregnant woman. These seizures are not related to an existing brain condition. Loren, Thanks, a new word to add to my vocabulary!"
Aug 8
Jay Stride replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"I recommend sending every member of congress a copy of Darwin's On The Origin Of Species and then quiz them on it afterwards."
Aug 7
John Aultman replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"Now Congressman Palazzo can sit around with his Republican buddies and compare notes on how to sell their daughters into slavery if they lose their job and need extra cash. They can all hold hands and pray to jebus to return quickly so they can…"
Aug 5
Idaho Spud replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"That's a keeper Joan!"
Aug 5
eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"what we need is a secular version of the Chick tracts - little cartoons to circulate in schools and colleges showing what happens when you really bring back the Middle Ages like Franco did in Spain after  WWII  or the Ustasha did in…"
Aug 5
Michael Penn replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"Is he that guy I heard recently talking about Paul's big speech on Mars Hill? WTF? Someone is going to mention this in modern politics. Without his buybull he would have zero proof of Paul even existing. Let's cater to the Tea Potty and…"
Aug 5
Loren Miller replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"Oh, they realize they're bringing religion into politics, all right - THEY WANT TO!  People like Palazzo and Perry and Santorum find secular government utterly anathema to their religion-driven mindsets and they want to be certain everyone…"
Aug 5
Morgan West replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"It infuriates me how little seperation of church and state means to anyone. What's even worse is that it seems like christian politicians don't even realize they are bringing religion into politics. They pass out Bibles, but they…"
Aug 5
Loren Miller replied to eric stone's discussion house whip sends bible to every member of congress - let's send him all our hotel bibles
"If not eclampsia!"
Aug 5

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I am a retired neuroscientist and professor of pschiatry and pharmacology. I headed Westchester Atheists when live in NY and now head Rossmoor Atheists in Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA

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At 1:01pm on April 17, 2012, Brent Feeney said…

Welcome aboard! =)  Hope you're doing well today...

At 1:52pm on April 15, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 2:11pm on April 14, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, luna! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends. You might also like Young Atheist Women, Atheist Singles, Psychology, and possibly Feminist Atheists. After you've searched for stuff that interests you in "Groups" above and in the "Forums", don't forget to look at recent activity which hides along the right margin of the page all the way at the bottom.

At 11:41am on April 14, 2012, Joseph P said…

Welcome.  Your parents were hippies, weren't they?

Don't get me wrong.  I love the name, but it's usually an indicator of your parents' leanings.  ^.^

 

Oh, and did you mean post-doctoral?  As in you already have a Ph.D.?  Freaking impressive, at your age, if that isn't a typo or misstatement.

At 10:58am on April 14, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Luna Maubneits
Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense and science lead to freethinking wisdom --- as you know as an atheist. 
  
We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 680 discussion topics and 3400 members.
 
 
 

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