"Welcome Calliope22! I was away on holiday for a while, I'm just now catching up! (As we say in Barbados).
I like your post and the discussion it has elicited.
In my opinion sites such as Nexus are an excellent way for atheists to gain…"
"Yes, that's consistent with what I understand. Bill Maher commented on this in his film Religulous. He stated that the Atheist "minority" has a larger percentage of the population than African Americans, Jews, and the NRA for example,…"
"While grazing on the internet I took a quick look at the University of the West Indies' websites hoping to catch a glimpse of an atheist or humanist student group or society..... no luck. Lots of religious ones though!"
"Yes, I'm looking into humanism as well, there's a lot to read about it.
Maybe one day I'll see a bus with atheist advertisements passing me as I drive down the street, I hope I won't run off the road in my excitement :)
"I've had some initial discussions with the Foundation for Freedom From Religion who do bus campaigns in USA. But as others had said, it needs some local grassroots support, etc. before being embarked upon."
"excellent thoughts, my impression is that it is a human thing; that is "conquered" peoples are vulnerable to a strong message from the conquer. this happens all over the world. It does not have to be a outright military conquest , even…"
"Thanks for your comments Caribatheist,
I agree that support groups undertaking "do good" activities might be the way to go.
Would "humanist" be a better description for the group you are thinking of? Humanists seem to come in…"
"A very interesting debate. I have been thinking a lot about these things after my trip in the Caribbean and the many discussions I had. I was recently listening to a lecture by Dan Dennet online where he pointed out the contrast between the top down…"
"'old on, stop the press my fellow Barbadian Atheists, on a whim I visited the Barbados statistical service and found the following page....they don't seem to give a year, but this is very interesting
Population Distribution by Sex &…"
Yes I got to meet Penn and Teller three years ago. And they both talked..lol (Teller is the silent one during their act). It was a great show and they were very kind and patient to everyone who wanted to meet them afterwards. Thanks for adding me.
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