"Interesting discussion. In regard to your questions, I think it would not change our definition of what is a human because from the amoeba to humans all these entities or species are sentient (i.e. conscious, have a form of intellect, etc.), it…"
The American Humanist Association advocates progressive values and equality for humanists, atheists and freethinkers in the United States. We work to promote humanism--the idea that you can be good without a god.See More
Recovering from the side effects of Christian fundamentalism is not easy.•The ongoing fear of Hell•Rejection from family members•Ongoing guilt•Loss of communityIf you can relate, join.This is not a debate group.See More
We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.
Unless you were raised by atheist parents, you probably had some recovering to do when you left religion. The purpose of RR is to provide a landing place for people when they jump from religion. With local support groups throughout the US, Canada, UK, and Australia, and real-time resources accessible to everyone, RR is where to turn when faith has lost its luster.See More
I was born and raised in North Carolina. When I was in the 1st grade in a rural public school system, the first grade teacher who was a remnant of the segregated school system, (which did not end segregation until 1970 in the county I…"
"As an Alumnus of a HBCU (NC A&T), I am biased, I must admit this upfront. If I had the chance, I would not hesitate to attend again. I do not see it as self-isolation but as opportunity. HBCUs are the remnant of the United States Segregationist…"
hi soc, is it ok if i call you that?..... i didn't realize until just a few years ago that gene rodenberry "hid" humanism into the show. 'course when i was a kid, all i cared about was kirk saying, beam me up, and watching him turn to dust. lol......how do you feel about living in a city called chapel hill? lol
welcome BC. we're practically neighbors; i;m in SC. i enjoy the same things you do(reason, critical thinking, freethinking) and am a huge reader. although i'm not a trekkie, i did watch the originals w/my dad when i was a kid. william shatner rocks.......welcome to A/N!