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Terror attack in Orlando gay club

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom sarbeck Jun 23. 9 Replies

This just happened.50 people dead.Continue

Tags: orlando, terror

Mass Apostasy Movement initiated in Spain

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dyslexic's DOG Sep 7, 2015. 6 Replies

a new Mass Apostasy Movement has been initiated in Spain by Transgender…Continue

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Atheist Billboards Go Up in Puerto Rico to Promote Upcoming Conference

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dyslexic's DOG Feb 25, 2015. 5 Replies

Billboards sponsored by American Atheists are now up in San Juan and Ponce, Puerto Rico, to mark the upcoming…Continue

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Cyrenaic Philosophy Blogs

The first blog in a series that will delve into Cyrenaic philosophy is live on The Autarkist. The series will last approximately two months and discuss the invention of hedonism by an ancient school of philosophy that Michel Onfray has labeled "a philosophical Atlantis". Please subscribe to the Autarkist, or visit often, if you'd like to enjoy the…See More
Jul 11
tom sarbeck replied to Hiram's discussion Terror attack in Orlando gay club
"Talons, you might have it. Some of the news stories said this mass killer paused his killing to talk with police, as if waiting for them to arrive and stop him. "
Jun 23
Talons replied to Hiram's discussion Terror attack in Orlando gay club
"I think this guy may have wanted to commit suicide, but I feared it would mean eternal damnation. In order to have himself killed and be forgiven of his gay sins he came up with a plan.  Kill a bunch of gays in America.  This would be…"
Jun 23
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Thus Spake Zarathustra

Not sure if I've shared this before, but here are my Reasonings on Thus Spake Zarathustra, Nietzsche's great masterpiece of atheist spirituality.See More
Jun 15
Daniel W replied to Hiram's discussion Terror attack in Orlando gay club
"Ever since the first Homo sapiens sapiens stabbed the first Homo sapiens neanderthalensis that got into his way, our species has defined what is OK to do to people, and what is not OK to do to people, based on "us" and "not…"
Jun 12
Daniel W replied to Hiram's discussion Terror attack in Orlando gay club
"Omar Mateen didn't just accidentally drive past the gay club and think, "Oh, I was thinking about shooting up a bunch of people, and it looks like there are lots of people there". In the CNN report, his father states that he was…"
Jun 12
jay H replied to Hiram's discussion Terror attack in Orlando gay club
"I think it's important that the gay target was probably a matter of convenience. It was a 2 birds with one stone situation. This appears, more than anything else, an attempt to bring Europe's problems to the US. If there were not this…"
Jun 12
Michael Penn replied to Hiram's discussion Terror attack in Orlando gay club
"I agree. Religion is the cause of most of it, but those who go to this sort of extreme must have a very deep seated fear that they are in fact homosexual. "
Jun 12
Hiram replied to Hiram's discussion Terror attack in Orlando gay club
"This has its roots in Leviticus 20:13 where the punishment, the way to "solve" the imaginary crime or problem of homosexuality, is killing the gays. To this day the LGBT community is still trying to prove that it should have right to…"
Jun 12
Michael Penn replied to Hiram's discussion Terror attack in Orlando gay club
"I sent my wife a text on this earlier today. She agreed that it is terrible. With this attack and the recent Grimmie killing I'm pointing out that it's not safe to be in public any more. According to a friend of mine on this Florida…"
Jun 12
Qiana-Maieev replied to Hiram's discussion Terror attack in Orlando gay club
"Terrible news, & more grief for families."
Jun 12
Hiram commented on Hiram's blog post Comedy as an Ideological Weapon
"That's also online in elementalepicureanism.com. I published an Epitome (all the ancient Epicurean writings) but only in Spanish. Other than my book Tending the Garden, I would recommend (once you're more advanced) reading A Few Days in…"
Jun 12
tom sarbeck commented on Hiram's blog post Comedy as an Ideological Weapon
"BTW, Hiram, I went to the Kindle store and searched on "Elemental Epicureanism". The store's search code sometimes returns a "Nothing found" message until I enter the full name and hit the Enter key. It did that this time…"
Jun 12
Hiram commented on Hiram's blog post Comedy as an Ideological Weapon
"Glad you enjoyed! :)"
Jun 12
tom sarbeck commented on Hiram's blog post Comedy as an Ideological Weapon
"Thank you, Hiram, for a most enjoyable and educational read. The professor who decades ago in a college intro to philosophy course mentioned Epicureanism omitted its use of parody but it still had an appeal for me. Your reference to George…"
Jun 12
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Cyrenaic Philosophy Blogs

Posted on July 11, 2016 at 10:11am 0 Comments

The first blog in a series that will delve into Cyrenaic philosophy is live on The Autarkist. The series will last approximately two months and discuss the invention of hedonism by an ancient school of philosophy that Michel Onfray has labeled "a philosophical Atlantis". Please subscribe to the Autarkist, or visit often, if you'd like to enjoy the…

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Thus Spake Zarathustra

Posted on June 15, 2016 at 1:50pm 0 Comments

Not sure if I've shared this before, but here are my Reasonings on Thus Spake Zarathustra, Nietzsche's great masterpiece of atheist spirituality.

Comedy as an Ideological Weapon

Posted on June 5, 2016 at 3:28pm 4 Comments

Some updates on my literary musings as of late!

I wrote Swinish Herds and Pastafarians: Comedy as an Ideological Weapon for a classics publication titled eidolon. I also wrote A Materialist Conception of Identity based on habituation, and a couple of messages in…

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Epicurean Philosophy Discussed at the Doers and Shakers Podcast

Posted on March 9, 2016 at 9:21am 0 Comments

I gave an interview to Tom Church on The Pursuit of Happiness, Epicurean Philosophy, and Changing Your Mindset. Please enjoy and share!
Http://www.tomchurch.co.uk/hiram-crespo-on-the-pursuit-of-happiness-epicurean-philosophy-and-changing-your-mindset/

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At 12:20pm on January 20, 2015, Daniel W said…

Kind of cool to readabout these scrolls,, and how they contributed to knowledge of Epicurian philosophy.

At 5:06pm on June 12, 2014, Daniel W said…
Thank you Hiram for your friendship. I admire you for the work you do and your always thoughtful postings here.
Daniel
At 3:39pm on December 23, 2013, Hiram said…
Happy Humanlights everyone!
At 8:22pm on August 3, 2013, Daniel W said…

Hiram,

Thank you for your thoughtful posts and comments.  Without exception, you always have something intelligent, well reasoned, and informative, to contribute.

Thank you.

Daniel

At 12:04pm on May 30, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Greetings, Hiram! I'd like to invite you to a group where we talk about anything on our minds, Hang With Friends. :D

At 12:53pm on October 21, 2010, Ian Mason said…
Good luck and a pleasant weekend.
At 2:34am on October 21, 2010, Ian Mason said…
Hi Hiram and welcome to Socialist Atheists. Any luck with the job situation yet?
At 7:23pm on October 4, 2009, Daniel W said…
Hiram,

Welcome to the Gay Atheist's discussion group. Please feel free to start discussions, leave comments on existing ones, and comment on the comment wall.

To be notified of new discussions or comments, click on "follow".

To see previous discussions, click on "View All"

We're trying to increase the 3 of displayed discussions, consolidate the gay groups, and keep the group timely. The Social Networking platform is a bit slow to get us there, but I hope that we eventually get there.

Once again, welcome!
At 1:10pm on September 12, 2009, Stephen Goldin said…
I haven't read that, but Octavia was a wonderful lady and we all miss her. Hopefully our group can help you navigate all the wonderfully strange experiences science fiction and fantasy have to offer.
At 12:38pm on September 12, 2009, Stephen Goldin said…
Welcome to the SFF group. Hope you have a lot of fun here.
 
 
 

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