"I showed this video to my husband, who is a Christian, and he loved it. He may not agree with all of it, but he did agree with the idea that religion can lead to violence. I can see why your son likes that girl -beautiful, intelligent, and with an…"
"Well, I don't know if a lawsuit would hold up but it would certainly warrant a motion or two. Even though the vid is mild, it is the kind of thing that winds up believers.
I wouldn't worry about it but I wouldn't fire your secretary…"
"Well, that was a hell of a rant, Larry. Feeling like you needed to get a few things off your chest. I agree with much of it, mind you, it was simply the length and density that amused me. :)
And I don't think Dawn was advocating/defending…"
"Yeah, it was Papa George. I think that having context for the actions and quotes of people, particularly politicians, is very important. This applies to things done and said by Washington and Jefferson but also to more recent figures like President…"
So I just read a few articles, and something 'clicked'. We are constantly controlled by Christians. They run the country, and they make oppressive laws, they try to persecute us, And for what reason? I didn't believe this sort of thing years ago, when I was a naive little kid that knew nothing of the world, but as I've grown older (and become an atheist), I see it everywhere.Case in point:…See More
Terry Meaden--- of the Nexus discussion group
"ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Humankind, Religion, Darwin..." where there are lots of good discussion topics and over 100 video films including ten recent lectures from Stanford University on evolution and Darwin.
Alex, welcome to A/N. Glad to see there's another local with eyes wide open. I posted up in SC Atheists about the local group. Of more interest may be the meetup group focused on Evolution if you're into the science of it. They have a monthly meetup and try to coordinate meetings with speakers on appropriate topics. Last month was a lecture series at the Peace Center by a noted scientist. I'm just catching up on all these groups as I just moved to the Upstate about three years ago.