John Dumaker
  • Male
  • New Orleans, LA
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share

John Dumaker's Friends

  • tom sarbeck

John Dumaker's Discussions

Is the word agnostic a cop-out ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Penn on Saturday. 37 Replies

I have heard many an atheist claim that is the case. Indeed I am sometimes guilty of using that word to describe myself in place of atheist. Occasionally one wants to minimize the impact of their…Continue

What a Turkey.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Penn Jul 20. 18 Replies

The president of Turkey, Erdogan, held a referendum to rid his country of it's secular government. He threatened that voting against him would have consequences in the afterlife ( in addition to…Continue

Church and State

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Dumaker Jul 15. 27 Replies

The Johnson Amendment is under attack.…Continue

The Correlation of Happiness and Religiosity.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jul 8. 27 Replies

I find it interesting that the countries that rate highest on the World Happiness Report ( Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland, Finland, Canada ) are the least religious. Conversely, those that rate the…Continue

Tags: religiosity, and, Happiness

Gifts Received

Gift

John Dumaker has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

John Dumaker's Page

Latest Activity

John Dumaker replied to Gwen's discussion Hi people!
"I am not a Physicist but I think that most of these great projects are under funded, not over funded. I am referring to the LHC, James Webb Telescope and LIGO ( among other things ). The LHC is funded by multiple countries and has physicists from…"
yesterday
John Dumaker replied to Gwen's discussion Hi people!
"Let me re-phrase that as per the official CERN website: On 4 July 2012, the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider announced they had each observed a new particle in the mass region around 126 GeV. This particle is…"
yesterday
John Dumaker replied to Gwen's discussion Hi people!
"You can never say that everybody says something therefore, only that some say. But, one can reference an article: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/why-there-will-never-be-another-einstein/"
yesterday
John Dumaker replied to Gwen's discussion Hi people!
"That is why some say that there will never be another Newton or Einstein."
Tuesday
John Dumaker replied to Gwen's discussion Hi people!
"Wait what ? The LHC is arguably the greatest modern engineering / scientific achievement. The Higgs Boson for one. Much of the data hasn't even been processed yet. What about the Kepler Telescope, that has discovered extra solar rocky planets,…"
Tuesday
Ruth Anthony-Gardner left a comment for John Dumaker
"I saw your comment that "Civil Forfeiture is getting worse. Anybody who is arrested can have their assets or property seized without a conviction." I am I am unfamiliar with this and would appreciate any links you have on this issue."
Monday
John Dumaker replied to David Roter's discussion Scientific Proof of God
"How do you report someone ? There should be an easy way to do it."
Sunday
John Dumaker replied to David Roter's discussion Scientific Proof of God
"I'm surprised there aren't more religious trolls. I think there has been 1 or 2 ddos attacks since I have joined that I'm sure are the work of evangelists."
Sunday
John Dumaker replied to David Roter's discussion Scientific Proof of God
"That argument about the eye being too complex for evolution is a laughably weak argument that has been soundly disproven."
Sunday
John Dumaker replied to David Roter's discussion Scientific Proof of God
"You call him a moron yet you religious quacks have only 1900 year old scriptures to dictate your knowledge of the modern world. You did lie to get in here."
Sunday
Michael Penn replied to John Dumaker's discussion Is the word agnostic a cop-out ?
"I do not believe in gods for the same reason that I do not believe in Santa Claus. It took a period of time in my life for me to come to this conclusion. When I did so it seemed perfectly natural to me. The truly religious understand discarding…"
Saturday
Daniel W replied to John Dumaker's discussion Is the word agnostic a cop-out ?
"I was trying to think of an argument from parsimony  - the simplest explanation is by far the most compelling for me.  No gods, is about as simple as one can get.  The other argument that I like is Russell's Teapot.  …"
Saturday
John Dumaker replied to David Roter's discussion Scientific Proof of God
"How about religious proof of science."
Saturday
John Dumaker replied to John Dumaker's discussion Is the word agnostic a cop-out ?
"Based on what I have read about Einstein's beliefs Agnostic seems like the best word to describe him."
Saturday
John Dumaker replied to John Dumaker's discussion Is the word agnostic a cop-out ?
Saturday
John Dumaker replied to John Dumaker's discussion Is the word agnostic a cop-out ?
"Einstein clearly did not believe in a personal, interventionist god but we can not legitimately claim him as an atheist."
Saturday

Profile Information

City (For Member Searching)
New Orleans
State or Province (For Member Searching)
Louisiana
Country (For Member Searching)
USA
About Me:
Nontheist / Atheist since the age of 9. I don't like the fervent following behind the Abrahamic religions. The mythology of pagan religions and philosophy of animistic religions is more interesting.

Comment Wall (2 comments)

You need to be a member of Atheist Nexus to add comments!

Join Atheist Nexus

At 11:44am on July 24, 2017, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

I saw your comment that "Civil Forfeiture is getting worse. Anybody who is arrested can have their assets or property seized without a conviction." I am I am unfamiliar with this and would appreciate any links you have on this issue.

At 1:00am on July 12, 2017, tom sarbeck said…

Welcome to Nexus, John. I hope you enjoy it.

I remember NO. My wife and I were moving from Daytona Beach to Houston and we drove thru its five pm rush hour in a rainstorm.

 
 
 

line

Update Your Membership :

Membership

line

line

Nexus on Social Media:

line

© 2017   Atheist Nexus. All rights reserved. Admin: Richard Haynes.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service