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Eric Biggers (Show Me Skeptic) commented on Eric Biggers (Show Me Skeptic)'s blog post Bigotry is Finally Losing Ground in the US.
"Yeah, it's happening!  I didn't think things would move this fast, but progress as a culture is measured in decades, rarely years."
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"Religious symbols will follow. Eric, does that mean they will remove that big X from the top of the church down the street? Just think. In different times it could have been a stake, an electric chair, or an injection gurney. So much now for holy…"
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Bigotry is Finally Losing Ground in the US.

Posted on June 26, 2015 at 8:57pm 3 Comments

Original version with pictures and hyperlinks to sources can be found here:

http://showmeskeptic.blogspot.com/2015/06/bigotry-is-finally-losing-ground-in-us.html

This past week has been a political whirlwind. One the equality front civil liberties are winning, but on the economic front, the nation took a blow. The New York Times has covered the Trans-Pacific Partnership quite well.…

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The Wizard of Oz, an Atheist Allegory. OR The Show Me Skeptic's Introduction to the Atheist Nexus.

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 2:29pm 1 Comment

The movie The Wizard of Oz, based off of L Frank Baum's book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an American classic.  The story is also often used in social studies classes as an allegory to the Populist era of the late 1800s.  Baum did not write Oz as an allegorical tale, but it fits quite well.  The Wizard of Oz can also be used as an allegory to an Atheists shedding of religion and superstition, on the Atheist's road to self-discovery.  I will use the…

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At 7:22pm on June 27, 2015, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 6:06pm on June 23, 2015, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hi Eric      

It's good to have you with us. Your analysis of the Wizard of Oz is wonderful. Congratulations. I love it. Welcome to this friendly Internet community of rationality and peace, common sense and freethinking evidence-based wisdom. 

We invite you to visit and join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 1000 discussion topics and 4180 members.

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There are 1100 groups in Atheist Nexus. Do go visiting and try "Hang with Friends".  

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At 10:02pm on June 22, 2015, Daniel W said…

Welcome to Atheist Nexus!

At 6:55am on June 22, 2015, Randall Smith said…

Welcome, Eric, to A/N. Hope you like it here.

 
 
 

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