Hang With Friends

  • Men who challenge men to stop violence

    Many men join in the effort to reduce violence against women and children and other men. He speaks of the need to place responsibility on men instead of focusing on women to stop violence. He offers a breath of fresh air, as do so many of the men on this Atheist Nexus: Hang with Friends site.Tony…

    By Joan Denoo

  • Ian, a beautiful New Years blessing.

    Ian, for some reason, my comment would not "send" on Hang with Friends; perhaps it will here!Ian, a beautiful New Years blessing. It goes in my file. I especially like the thought of surprising myself. Laura made a special trip to my Spokane home to get my recliner. It fits perfectly in my bedroom;…

    By Joan Denoo

  • degrading love — part two (TheraminTrees)

    TheraminTrees set up religion with his left in Part One of his treatise on how religion demeans and degrades the value of love.  Here in Part Two, he brings in a devastating, "Mike Tyson" right, which negates and invalidates any claim that either Islam or Christianity may make on genuine love as an…

    By Loren Miller

  • The Ark Encounter: A Less than Grand Opening (The Thinking Atheist)

    The day finally arrived.  Ken Ham's Ark Encounter opened on 7 July, 2016 ... to something a bit less than Disney-sized crowds, and more than a couple dissenting voices!  Seth Andrews has gathered a quartet of significant participants in the protest of Ken's overblown rowboat, who spell out in…

    By Loren Miller

  • Learning a Language as a Mature Adult

    Trying to keep my mind exercised, and not interested in most of the reading materials that I can find.I decided to attempt to learn a language.  Actually, two.  The dilemma is, how do I do that without going to school - not an option - and without spending too much $$$.I read that mature adults are…

    By Daniel W

  • What Annoys God Most? (Betty Bowers)

    Long story short, it's those near misses, the almost-but-not-quite, close but no cheroot moments, or, would you believe ... Near Death Experiences!  So what's the big deal?  Betty Bowers, America's BEST Christian and self-proclaimed expert on such matters, suggests you see it from Yahweh's point of…

    By Loren Miller

  • degrading love — part one (TheraminTrees)

    Love is by many considered among the highest of positive emotions.  Yet when love of the type offered by deities is examined, something seems to go seriously wrong.  The love of Yahweh seems less a gift than a demand, not so much beneficence as a threat or Hobson's Choice ... at least when those of…

    By Loren Miller

  • Ning, Error 500s, and Whether to Migrate

    I just got the following notice from Ning yesterday, (31 October, 2016), in the wake of this latest website outage:As some of you may be aware, we experienced a system outage earlier this morning. The cause was due to a specific network configuration change that was made during our network…

    By Loren Miller

  • Introducing Douglas Murray

    Most of us who have been around atheism for a while know the heavyweights of our ilk.  Names like Hitchens, Dawkins, Dennett, Harris, Dillahunty and AronRa get nearly daily mention in posts and discussions on Atheist Nexus.  One name I was completely unaware of until this morning, however, was one…

    By Loren Miller

  • If There's a God - She's a Woman - The Author T

    I came across this story and thought some here might find it interesting and humorous.It’s titled:If There’s a GodShe’s a WomanFrom the Series:Things You Can Learn from a VaginaIts on the website TheAuthorT.com under the tab, “Free to Read Stories.”I didn’t know where to post it, so I posted it…

    By Joe