All Blog Posts Tagged 'Society' (7)

Demythologizing Science and Religion (cont'd)

Several people have questioned the dominance of mechanistic thought in the sciences, and I must admit that my understanding of the scientific community comes from reading historical accounts and from conversations with scientific colleagues who began their careers half a century or more ago now -- and from reading works by scientists whose belief systems also go back a number of decades.

The gist of the conversations I recall was that people without an acknowledged commitment…

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Added by Joseph Hilton on July 25, 2014 at 7:36am — No Comments

PZ Myers and Tom Flynn featured at Anti-Superstition Bash on Friday the 13th!

All Atheist Nexus people are cordially invited to attend:

 The Freethought Society’s (FS) Anti-Superstition Bash will be held on Friday, May 13, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM in the beautiful…

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Added by Carol Everhart Roper on May 6, 2011 at 9:08am — No Comments

Chapter Three; EVOLUTION AND RELIGION part ten

While many reasonable adherents do , to one level or another, believe in evolution. Why should evolution have any bearing on religion one way or the other? Some of these levels of belief range from belief in

“micro-evolution” to accepting most of the concepts and ideas of

cosmological and biological evolution, in view of an absent watchmaker.

So, what scientific reason can evolution have with such a seemingly

strong opposing view against it? After all, in March 2009, a…

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Added by Thomas True on December 31, 2010 at 4:53pm — No Comments

LA Riots Over Lakers Win - WHAT THE F?!

Alright, this is bullshit... if your team WINS then why are you tearing up YOUR CITY? Call me crazy but in most places a joyous celebration usually doesn't turn violent.... does it?

Basically there are people IDIOTS running around, jumping on cars and toppling things while the usually trigger happy LAPD just sit back and let it happen. I can not begin to describe how big of a headache I have attempting to…

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Added by Alex Tyler on June 18, 2010 at 1:47am — 4 Comments

Ark. Freethought Society

I am having some fun and notoriety as a result of the Ark. Freethought Society victory for their display. What a cool group they are. Here is video on their display:



http://www.katv.com/news/stories/1209/688210_video.html?ref=newsstory



Also, the Fundy Family Council wrote this article denouncing among other things, looking at religion as a virus. Who would have thunk it?…

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Added by Darrel Ray on December 17, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

St. Louis Ethical Society and St. Louis Atheists



The photo shows me in praise of The Flying Spaghetti Monster or hypnotizing myself in prayer, not sure which. The St. Louis Ethical Society and St. Louis Atheists hosted my presentation on Sunday, March 29. 67 Attended with a great discussion and questions afterward. The Ethical Society has a beautiful facility. It is refreshing to speak in a venue that is both beautiful and dedicated to something other than the supernatural. Kate Lovelady and… Continue

Added by Darrel Ray on March 30, 2009 at 9:20am — 2 Comments

St. Louis Ethical Society

I am off to St. Louis. On Sunday I will be speaking at the St. Louis Ethical Society at 2:00. It is cosponsored by St. Louis Atheists and the Ethical Society. See this link for more info. http://atheists.meetup.com/463/calendar/9572173/

Hope to see some St. Louis A/N people there!

Added by Darrel Ray on March 27, 2009 at 9:48am — 1 Comment

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