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I probably shouldn't put this off anymore, so I'm just going to jump on it and improvise. I'm pretty sure the show is over. It was a ton of fun doing it, but with work and my son and my wife in school I simply don't have time to do it anymore.

Other folks have offered to take over but I don't really feel comfortable with that. Quit while you're ahead, sez I.

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FABULOUS Article in US News!

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Joseph P Jan 9. 21 Replies

Good Without God in 2016 Media should…Continue

A straight up truth from Pope Frankie's mouth!

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Gerald Payne Dec 3, 2015. 12 Replies

Pope says fundamentalism is 'disease of all religions'Aboard the papal plane (AFP) - Pope Francis said fundamentalism is "a disease of all religions", including the Roman Catholic Church, as he…Continue

Tags: Fundamentalism, Catholic, Vatican

Valerie Tarico Interviews Chris Johnson, Creator of Atheist-Themed Book and Documentary Film, A Better Life

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Aug 31, 2015. 25 Replies

I hadn't run across the name Chris Johnson before reading this article from Alternet/Salon, but Johnson published A Better Life last year, a coffee table book in which he details the lives of various…Continue

Tags: morality, atheism

This Church Service In Tennessee Includes Everything But God

Started by Joe. Last reply by Joseph P Jul 4, 2015. 8 Replies

There is, however, one rather fundamental missing ingredient that sets this congregation apart from the hundreds of others turning out to worship this Sunday morning in Nashville: this is a church…Continue

Atheists Become More Visible and Vocal in Zambia

Started by Daniel Wachenheim Jul 3, 2015. 0 Replies

Institute for Ethics and Emerging  Technologies. ieet.org...Zambia is a very religious nation... officially declared a…Continue

Tags: skepticism in Africa

Former Megachurch Pastor Convicted of Molesting his Sisters.

Started by Daniel Wachenheim. Last reply by Plinius Jul 3, 2015. 5 Replies

Christianity Today."megachurch pastor Geronimo…Continue

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Norway Accuses Catholic Church of Fraud.

Started by Daniel Wachenheim. Last reply by Daniel Wachenheim Jul 2, 2015. 11 Replies

We all know the Catholic Church is a fraud everywhere, and in many ways.  It's nice to see they were caught with their financial pants down, instead of the other kind.…Continue

Tags: Catholic Fraud

Brother Kills Brother Over Ramadan Fasting

Started by Pat. Last reply by Joseph P Jun 26, 2015. 9 Replies

Well, the religion of peace has shone its amity and kindness yet once…Continue

Warren city Atheist sues to set up alternative to prayer station at city hall

Started by Joe. Last reply by Loren Miller Jun 16, 2015. 6 Replies

A Warren atheist filed a federal lawsuit today saying his free speech rights were violated when Warren Mayor Jim Fouts turned down his request to place what he called a “reason station” inside city…Continue

Previously Unpublished Interview with The Hitch

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Ian Mason Feb 13, 2015. 1 Reply

Why Evolution Is True claims to have a 2005…Continue

Tags: Hitchens, Christopher

Humanist Marriage "Demonic?" - Angry Christian Rails Against Humanism — This Atheist’s Polite Response Is Perfect

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Grinning Cat Feb 9, 2015. 7 Replies

British TV Show The Big Questions showed Discuss Jesus founder Taiwo Adewuyi holding forth hilariously on how "humanist marriage," legal in Scotland but not in England, is demonic. He gets his…Continue

Lawsuit: State trooper preached about Jesus during traffic stop (Indystar.com)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Oct 12, 2014. 51 Replies

I am just going to get out of the way of this one ... though when I saw the headline on…Continue

Tags: police, Indiana, proselytize

S.E. Cupp: I’m a ‘Better’ Atheist than Bill Maher

Started by Joe. Last reply by Regina Goodwin Oct 12, 2014. 45 Replies

In a new online video for Crossfire the pundit makes the claim that conservative atheists are actually “better” than liberal ones,…Continue

Anti-Islam ads coming to NYC buses, subways (CBS News)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Pat Sep 20, 2014. 1 Reply

NEW YORK -- Anti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on a hundred New York City buses and at two subway entrances next week.The six ads include an image of American journalist James Foley, just before…Continue

Tags: islam, ads, American Freedom Defense Initiative, Islamophobia

Pennsylvania teen faces two years in jail for Facebook photo of "desecration"

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Idaho Spud Sep 13, 2014. 21 Replies

A 14-year-old in Everett, Pennsyltucky Pennsylvania has been charged with…Continue

Tags: trespassing, photos, stupidity, 'right' not to be offended, Facebook

Judges rule that Ground Zero Cross can stay at 9/11 museum

Started by Joe. Last reply by Luara Aug 3, 2014. 4 Replies

In 2011, the American Atheists – a group dedicated to fight to “protect the absolute separation of religion from government and raise the profile of atheism in the public discourse” - sued to keep…Continue

Atheist TV Officially Launches; David Silverman Criticizes History Channel for Presenting Bible as History

Started by Joe. Last reply by Pat Aug 1, 2014. 5 Replies

The world's first ever all-atheist TV channel officially launched Tuesday, with American Atheist president David Silverman declaring it is geared toward all atheists, everywhere.…Continue

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Comment by TNT666 on October 24, 2011 at 12:46pm
vaguely and peaceful go hand in hand... if the protesters got specific you can sure there would be more violence. It is the illusion of our Western democracy, as long as you are vague in your criticism, you are quite safe.
Comment by TNT666 on October 24, 2011 at 12:41pm

I think this video expresses it very well... scroll down...

Deep, Something To Think About: I Am Not Moving[Occupy Wall Street]

Comment by TNT666 on October 24, 2011 at 12:37pm

the movement is generally (vaguely) directed against corporatism and I find that generally, modern atheists are very corporatist, maybe that's why? Corporatism is a religion and I often find conversations here frustrating because of this unscientific bias that atheists have... atheists who simply traded one religion for another :(

Occupy Wallstreet?

Occupy Wall Street Demonstrations

Was Occupy Wall Street an internet era movement?

Wallstreet protests?

The Greatest Conspiracy of Our Time!

Each one is pretty much dominated by Corporatists spouting their mouth off.

It seems to be a drawback of the Ning system that topics are not better gathered.

 

 

Comment by TNT666 on October 5, 2011 at 8:22pm

Steve Jobs' (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) best quote ever, from 2009:

“Death is very likely the single best invention of Life.”

I take from it that the constant imminence of death keeps us on our toes and creative, while excessive longevity can only provide stagnation of ideas and society. He will be missed.

“Death is very likely the single best invention of Life.”“Death is very likely the single best invention of Life.”

Comment by Alice on October 2, 2011 at 11:34pm

Love The Gruen...

Comment by Susan Stanko on October 2, 2011 at 8:02pm
For what it's worth. TNT, I caught the sarcasm.
Comment by Joseph P on October 2, 2011 at 6:41pm

"In fact, for the first time in four seasons of Gruen, we had agencies decline to take a shot at it.  No one had a problem when we wanted to bring back child labor, invade New Zealand, or euthanize everyone over eighty ... but this idea scared people."

 

Heh, holy crap.

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on October 2, 2011 at 6:31pm
From Aussie land w/love? ! ~
Comment by TNT666 on October 2, 2011 at 2:08pm
eh, sorry, I was being sarcastic, in that I don't consider it was "Israeli business acumen" that did it for Israel but USA business acumen...
Comment by Doc on October 2, 2011 at 1:58pm

Ah, but the USA allows all sorts of religious and nonreligious people to live in peace within its borders.  Are you certain that's a goal the Palestinian Muslims will accept?  Or do you suggest they can do as well with a Saudi Arabian style restriction on religion?

 

At any rate, like Egypt, I think they want to feel the pride of building up themselves, rather than having someone come in to do it for them.  And that's not a bad thing.

 

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