"Is information the bane of religion?
As long as people don't confirm their own biases by limiting themselves to one side of the discussion. I have seen comments on Youtube where people say they came to YT a theist, and de-converted after…"
"Biology is what they need. Biologists are a very atheistic bunch. Mathematics, engineering and chemistry have a much higher percentage of theists, though lower than the general population, of course. Remember, our old friend Osama B. is an engineer."
"Bah, most of the people on this site were once religious themselves.
We gain most of our numbers through education and eventual awareness on the persons part.
All we have to do is insist people worldwide receive a good education.
The rest unfolds…"
"There is a difference between outbreeding and outsurviving and being outnumbered is not necessarily the big woo-woo Kaufman thinks it is. As many of the posts here allude to, one side has science and the other has faith. As science continues to…"
"Makes a lot of sense. Though it's happening here in the US already as it is. I'd say it accounted for the elections of Bush. If you haven't seen the movie Idiocracy I recommend it. A similar concern is implied and the movie becomes a…"
""It's a review of "Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth", by Eric Kaufmann. Basic argument is that the religious in the developing countries breed at a faster rate than the secular West. As such it's only a matter of time…"
"I've noticed that Hawaiian speakers of English have a certain cadence and clipped vowel sounds in common with Chicagoans, likely arrived at independently. So is Chicago actually in the lake, rather than in Illinois? I can see how the line on…"
Thank you for your understanding. By the way, never suggest to a true Illinoisian that Chicago is in Illinois. I realise it looks like that on a map, and the US government seems to think so too, but beleivin' it don't make it…"
Greetings, max! I notice you haven't been active at Atheist Nexus since Jan 15th. <sigh> Sometimes it can seem a bit fragmented, with different groups for every interest. Please consider a group for socializing, where we talk about whatever's on our minds, Hang With Friends. :D You might feel more at home.
Hello and a friendly welcome to Max Koenig of Sussex.
We are pleased to meet you here among the sensible, rational people of this world. Maybe tell us your story some time.
This is the great Nexus meeting place with its thousands of bright people like you who recognise religion for the superstition and brainwashing fraud that it is---
and that gods exist only as fictions inside people's heads.
Terry Meaden (English from Oxford and Wiltshire)
originator of the busy lively discussion group
"ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Earth, Humankind, Fossils, Religion, Evolution, Darwin..." with its over 240 discussion topics.