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  • The Burial Waltz

    Hi everyone,It was almost a half-century ago, at age 15 or so, that I encountered one of the more important influences in my life: a crazy group of poets/musicians who called themselves The Fugs.They had a huge impact on me in that, though raised in an overtly Presbyterian household, I began…

    By Donatien Alphonse François

  • Some William Blake to Ponder

    Hello all,I'm new here, and so hope this isn't old hat. But, I just had to point you toward a marvelous poem by William Blake in case you've never read it. Despite his sometimes heavily tinged biblical references in his other art and poetry, this one zings right to the point, at least in my…

    By Donatien Alphonse François

  • God's Not Dead - The Christian Persecution Complex (The Thinking Atheist)

    Doubtless most if not all of you have heard about that sorry piece of cinema known as God's Not Dead, and perhaps its sequel, cleverly entitled: God's Not Dead 2 (wow, how original!).  Personally, I have wasted neither time nor money on either, though I watched what I suppose amounted to a trailer…

    By Loren Miller

  • Confirmed: flagged by religious people for "bullying."

    According to Seth Andrews @SethAndrewsTTA  Apr 16"Confirmed. TTA was flagged by religious people for "bullying." Apparently, criticism and skepticism = persecution. #GodHatesFacts"Others reported as "Flagged" and taken off line: @The Thinking Atheist, @jteberhard @Matt_Dillahunty @SethAndrewsTTA…

    By Joan Denoo

  • The Value of Atheist Nexus ... and of Keeping Contact

    I don't know about you, but the last 24+ hours were VERY uncomfortable for me.  Why?  Because something I value a LOT, being Atheist Nexus and the people I care about on A|N were temporarily unavailable to me.  No, we're not Facebook; I don't think we even qualify as MySpace (!), but regardless of…

    By Loren Miller

  • Atheist Pig STRIKES AGAIN!!!

    There's no getting around it, Atheist Pig is fast becoming my fave secular comic, and as evidence, I refer you to the following.  Jesus and Mo had better watch their respective asses, 'cuz they got a porker coming up on the outside, and I'm pretty sure he means business!Enjoy!…

    By Loren Miller

  • Peak Prosperity News Update - 2-12-2016

    Here is what is happening in the financial news today 2-12-2016

    By Joan Denoo

  • ...but intelligent people believe in God (DarkMatter2525)

    A ridiculous claim should be recognized as such as a matter of course, shouldn't it?  Shouldn't It?!?  What happens if that claim is so imbued and integrated into society over hundreds if not thousands of years that it has been taken as TRUTH without being questioned?Asked and answered by one of my…

    By Loren Miller

  • Optical Illusions

    This one seems a bit creepy, like the middle one shouldn't be able to change rotation like that. from Cheezburger.com

    By Ruth Anthony-Gardner

  • AA?

    Hi all! Anyone have any advice/suggestions on avoiding AA? Husband was told by his probation officer he had to go. Haven't been able to find any secular options in the area. Also haven't been able to find any test cases to cite in Texas, only other states. Any help here would be appreciated!

    By Jennifer