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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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This Church Service In Tennessee Includes Everything But God

Started by Joe. Last reply by Joseph P Jul 4. 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 W Jul 3. 0 Replies

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

Tags: skepticism in Africa

Norway Accuses Catholic Church of Fraud.

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Daniel W Jul 2. 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. 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. 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Previously Unpublished Interview with The Hitch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. 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. 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

Atheist Philanthropist Makes $10,000 Donation to Support Right Wing Watch Blog

Started by Joe Aug 1, 2014. 0 Replies

People For the American Way and Right Wing Watch do critical work uncovering the vicious language the Right uses to attack anyone whose religious beliefs differ from their own — especially those with…Continue

On this day in history - July 30th, 1956

Started by Joe. Last reply by Joseph P Jul 30, 2014. 1 Reply

On this day in history - July 30th, 1956 - "In God We Trust" is adopted as the official motto of the United States.…Continue

Pierce County Council approves displaying “In God We Trust” after volatile debate

Started by Joe Jul 30, 2014. 0 Replies

After more than two hours of volatile debate, the Pierce County Council voted Tuesday to display the national motto “In God We Trust” in the Council Chambers.…Continue

Ireland: Atheists not hopeful of ‘blasphemy’ referendum, in spite of UN pressure

Started by Joe. Last reply by Joseph P Jul 29, 2014. 2 Replies

The offense — controversially re-introduced in 2009 — states that a person found guilty of the publication or utterance of “blasphemous matter” can be fined up to €25,000.…Continue

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Comment by John Secular Smith on May 27, 2011 at 11:28am

Oh, Nerd, you should totally make that a discussion instead of just a comment!

Comment by John Secular Smith on May 27, 2011 at 6:38am
I don't think the Nerd was addressing you, Paula T.  It is more aimed at TBye and TNT666 who are having a drawn out disagreement.
Comment by Paula T. on May 26, 2011 at 11:54pm

The Nerd, I was going to send a private message, but you allow only friends to do so.  Ok, seriously, tell me what I'm missing about your link. 

 

Shut up??  You're ALL begging me?  I asked, nicely, a simple question so that I could better understand the give and take going on in this thread.  If you're trying to be funny, say so.  If you're the type to 'pick on' less active members, I hope someone will tell me.

Comment by Paula T. on May 26, 2011 at 11:46pm
Thanks for the explanation, Susan.
Comment by Susan Stanko on May 26, 2011 at 10:27pm
Paula, of what little I gathered.  TNT was claiming that we have no studies of prison population's religious affiliation.  Tbyte called her on it and she got upset.  This is not the first time that she has said some strange things.  Probably why I try to ignore her posts and before she dumps on me for being sexist.  I am a woman.
Comment by Paula T. on May 26, 2011 at 2:13pm
I'm a woman and still getting my feet wet here and with atheism in general.  Forgive me if I am speaking out of turn, but is there a back story to the 'badgering' going on here?  I'm kinda lost and it's discussions like this that may keep some members from wanting to jump into the conversation.  I certainly don't want to be badgered or have my posts picked apart.  Is it just me??
Comment by John Secular Smith on May 26, 2011 at 1:55pm
Stand for?  Seems more like two people talking past each other, which is unfortunate, as you both seem to have real points to make. 
Comment by TNT666 on May 26, 2011 at 1:38pm

mm, PMing is for friends, this is obviously not the case here. It's an issue of badgering. And actually it's a good thing that it gets done in public because it shows what our members really stand for.

Comment by John Secular Smith on May 26, 2011 at 1:29pm
I second the Nerd, take your discussion to one-on-one messaging please.
Comment by dr kellie on May 26, 2011 at 1:04pm

TNT repeated the same thing three times, and you still don't get it?  When she says, "active women atheists," she means active/engaged on this site or in the community.  Zombie jesus, why is that so hard to understand?

 

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