Some time back, I was an enthusiastic member of the local skeptics' meetup. It was a chaotic, free form get together where people talked about, just about anything. People got to know each other, discussed their experiences, and I felt a sense of community.
About a year ago, the meetup changed. There was movement toward a more…Continue
While googling for an agnostic badge I've found the Agnostic Alliance International website.
They have only four members now. I read their mission objectives and for example they
will join together to understand every function and every feature of the Human Brain; which,…
Prince of Darkness revealed as just a goof-off.
21 May 2012
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK
Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley spoke with Airmen today at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK. During the question and answer period, an Airman asked a question to the Secretary regarding rights for Airmen who are atheist, agnostic, humanist, or freethinking.
Here is the question that was asked:
I support & follow ALL Air Force regulations protecting an Airman’s religious freedom.…Continue
Added by Bradley Freeman on May 4, 2012 at 4:46pm — No Comments
This wasn't really meant to be a blog entry, but it wound up being too long to fit in my page comments. This is from the Wikipedia page on agnosticism:
Dawkins also identifies two categories of agnostics; Temporary Agnostics in Practice (TAPs), and Permanent Agnostics in Principle (PAPs). Dawkins considers temporary agnosticism an entirely reasonable position, but views permanent agnosticism as "fence-sitting, intellectual cowardice."
Added by Space Sergeant 101 on February 18, 2012 at 1:58am — No Comments
Yesterday morning, representing the Houston Atheists, I joined roughly fifty other secular Houstonians for a freethought coffee social. The meetup was organized by the Houston Freethought Alliance, with a goal of bringing our groups together for secular fellowship.…
My latest blog post:
The Agnostic Answers
When returning to class after my absence, I hadn’t expected to be speaking to my instructor in great detail about my grandfather’s death. He was very interested to know not only how I was handling the loss, but how the funeral ceremony was held. My explanation was stumbled, as is always the case when faced with unexpected questions, but not as stumbled as when he asked me a particularly daunting question:
“What is your…Continue
Added by David Anam on September 30, 2011 at 10:06pm — No Comments
“A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition.” ~José BergamínMany people mistakenly believe that dictionary definitions tell us what words mean. But it’s the other way around. We, by our actual usage of words, tell dictionary lexicographers how to define words. English is a fluid… Continue
Added by Donald R Barbera on April 11, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
My wife, Ellen, posed a simple question to her friends on Facebook:
“Does it make me a bad person that I don't believe in a god any longer?”
Added by Sean Asbury on April 1, 2011 at 9:12am — No Comments
This is a past post from my blog which is inteded for atheist and theist alike, so don't take it personally if it doesn't apply to you, it's only meant to give an example of my writing and get some followers if possible. Other post are available and vary from informative to rants to arguments on facebook with my brother the preacher. So here is one I hope you like:
Religion is the process in which believing in something blindly is expected because someone said you should…Continue
Added by Luis Wilson on November 16, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Added by FREETHOUGHT M.C. on January 24, 2010 at 1:54am — No Comments
Actor Alan Alda (image source: Wikipedia) hosts a new series about human origins
Added by IAmTheBlog on January 7, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The U.S. Religious Landscape Survey
Here's the most comprehensive poll on religion in the U.S. I could find. Note that freethinkers, at 10.3%, represent more than twice the number of non-Christian religious adherents. The 10.3% number is derived by subtracting the 5.8%…Continue
Added by Atheist Insurgency on April 15, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments