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Dr. Daniel Dennett - Breaking the Spell - Lecture

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerald Payne May 18. 3 Replies

Children learn what they see, hear and experience. If they grow up in a religious community, they learn ancient stories told and retold throughout thousands of years. The holy texts contain…Continue

Tags: customs, traditions, values, knowledge, beliefs

Atheist Debates, Matt Dillahunty

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Matt Dillahunty provides a tutoring course for those who want to develop heir debate skills. I have great debates with loving family and friends who have strong faith in their religious beliefs. One…Continue

Tags: challenges, belief, faith, debate

Seth Andrews - The Copycats: How Christianity Steals The Best Ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dyslexic's DOG May 7. 2 Replies

Here is a fun one by Seth Andrews! The copycat nature of christianity started at the inception of belief in god and continues to this dayContinue

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Gerald Payne commented on Joan Denoo's blog post The "Obey" imperative demeans both bride and groom.
"This slave mentality is the demand underpinning all the 'wisdom' in the bible. That it's taken so long to be realised say's a lot about the herd mentality of people in general. Women were not marginalised for any reason other…"
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Joan Denoo liked Loren Miller's discussion What religion has contributed to the world this month - Episode 17 (May 2015)
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Greenhouse & Permaculture Project May 2015

Out with the old greenhouse and preparing for the new one, plus using forest slash to create a permaculture landscape.
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Plinius commented on Joan Denoo's blog post The "Obey" imperative demeans both bride and groom.
""Obey" was the keyword in my parents' marriage, and from the start there was no chance of happiness - he was a spoiled brat and she was already downtrodden by parents, church and school. The males in the family were always ready…"
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Loren Miller commented on Joan Denoo's blog post The "Obey" imperative demeans both bride and groom.
"What the "obey" imperative does more than anything else is reinforce the pecking order: the man is the boss and the woman is the lackey, period, end of discussion.  This is the way the writers of the bible (all male, of course) wanted…"
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"I like the article better each time I read it! A great piece of writing! "
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Joan Denoo replied to George Chase's discussion On Miracles
"When people do not understand "unfalsifiable stories" any story can be told to a gullible person or group. and "with the onward passing of time they appear more and more not to make any sense." ~ Michael…"
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Joan Denoo commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Patricia, I wouldn't initiate a conversation during a wedding, but at a reception, if I were told one of the ideas that I question, I would surely ask the other about the validity of the statement. I don't see any problem asking a stranger…"
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The "Obey" imperative demeans both bride and groom.

The "Obey" imperative demeans both bride and groom. Any man who chooses to marry a woman willing obey means he has a wife and their children dependent on him.If he wants her to stay home with the kids and can afford to earn the necessary amount to maintain a household, then the mother may choose to stay home. If it is an imperative, the relationship suffers. If she wishes to stay home with the children, then that meets both partners' needs.If he can't earn enough to maintain a household and the…See More
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Bertold Brautigan commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"That's a great one from St. Ronnie. (Too bad the crazy old prick didn't put his money where his mouth was.) This Ayn Rand crack would be good as well just because she's the idol of so many tea partiers: --Ayn Rand"
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Loren Miller commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Hey, gang!I have recently become a member of the Northern Ohio Freethought Society (FFRF) and we're gearing up to get in the GOP's face next summer with one or more billboards.  I am proposing that at least one of 'em be based on…"
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Joan Denoo commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Randy, I face this challenge with my granddaughters, one partnered with a Methodist and he dislikes work; the other is a Jehovah's Witness and a fine worker with initiative and ambition. They both read my articles on Facebook and only the…"
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Joan Denoo commented on Ruth Anthony-Gardner's group Hang With Friends
"Ice Witch, I hear you and sadly too many people live with their heads in the sand and don't know what is happening to society and why. This period of history is very much like the Roaring 20s when everyone thought they had a good life, when, in…"
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I changed from faith to science. I am a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, a survivor of breast cancer thanks to the fine diagnostic work and treatment at Cancer Care Northwest, which included surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Dreadful stuff, but a wake up to living each and every minute. Life is to remember the past, live in the present and remember a preferred future. One can be good without god! My family demonstrates it

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The "Obey" imperative demeans both bride and groom.

Posted on June 1, 2015 at 5:10pm 3 Comments

The "Obey" imperative demeans both bride and groom. Any man who chooses to marry a woman willing obey means he has a wife and their children dependent on him.

If he wants her to stay home with the kids and can afford to earn the necessary amount to maintain a household, then the mother may choose to stay home. If it is an imperative, the relationship suffers. 

If she wishes to stay home with the children, then that meets both partners' needs.

If he can't earn enough to…

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Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 2:05pm 6 Comments

Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans

Oh! that this were satire! 

MINNEAPOLIS (The Borowitz Report) – Scientists have discovered a powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of Earth to sustain life, a sobering new study reports.

Andy Borowitz…

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Big Food's Lax Attitude on Water Use Comes at a Cost

Posted on May 7, 2015 at 1:36pm 0 Comments

Big Food's Lax Attitude on Water Use Comes at a Cost

"Many big-name food brands such as Hershey, Kraft and Perdue are wasting water resources through lax conservation practices and poor planning. And as climate change and other factors amplify the water risks plaguing the food industry, the bottom lines of these companies will suffer unless they change…

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Polution: 14 Heartbreaking Photos That Will Inspire You to Recycle

Posted on May 6, 2015 at 11:13pm 4 Comments

I realize atheism

"is a lack of belief in gods." "Atheists have a lack of belief in gods and supernatural beings." Atheists do not have a common belief system, sacred…

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At 3:51pm on May 18, 2015, Gerald Payne said…

Your feeling better Joan, I just know it, carry on.

At 9:55pm on May 12, 2015, Gerald Payne said…

I can tell by your posts your feeling better Joan. Keep well.

At 4:12pm on May 11, 2015, Gerald Payne said…

I hope your feeling OK Joan. My best wishes.

At 7:38pm on May 3, 2015, Gerald Payne said…

what's the longitude of Spokane Joan?

At 5:40pm on May 1, 2015, Gerald Payne said…

Nice to see you up and running Joan.

At 4:22pm on April 30, 2015, Gerald Payne said…

Having a hard time listening to them comments about the ground zero site. Hope your not feeling to bad.

At 4:37pm on April 28, 2015, Gerald Payne said…

How are you feeling Joan. I've been reading your postings. You've been going through the mill. Hang on in there.

At 7:40pm on April 16, 2015, Gerald Payne said…

I hope your ok Joan.

At 10:36am on March 24, 2015, Donald R Barbera said…

In response to you request to some of the inane remarks coming from Christians to simple questions like, " How are you." Suddenly, you are maddened that you even asked. I've certainly heard, "God bless you" and II reply "May Odin give you many strong children." I must admit that I've never heard, "Let go and let god." I guess that's like  "let Jesus take the wheel," which I just want to be forewarned when that happens so I can pull to the side and let them pass. Again, it is the same with, "God will lead you," I would certainly ask where? The last time I let some one lead me I ended up in a dark alley with a gun in my ribs (not actual, just making a point) I have my own to add to you list which irks be to regurgitation. Try this one. In response to a simple "How are you doing?" I got this, "I blessed and highly favored." I was in a strip club which I used to frequent. I said nothing, but what I was thinking that for being blessed and highly favored she seemed to be in an occupation that suggested otherwise.

 

"It's god's plan."

At 8:58am on March 24, 2015, Donald R Barbera said…

Dr. T. Have you tried Prometheus books. They publish their guidelines and are very forthcoming about what they seek.That is one of the first places I'd recommend.

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