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Junior Atheist League girl power, 1926

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Michael Penn replied to Josh Karpf's discussion Junior Atheist League girl power, 1926
"Interesting about Utley. I had forgotten all about her or McPherson. When reading backgrounds of early pioneers in religion you can note how some were almost connected at one time. I'm ex-Pentecostal and the early Methodists were sometimes…"
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Josh Karpf replied to Lauren Ell's discussion Being atheist does not mean I obsess over religion
"Criticizing atheist groups as "obsess[ed] with religion" in your short post mischaracterizes their activism, and evades the real reason you disagree with such progressive partisanship: the conservative ideals you promote in your longer…"
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"Here in NYC, "Meat, bones, and dairy are all accepted. . . .The conditions at NYC’s industrial composting facilities allows for the breakdown of these materials."  The city's front-yard/sidewalk compost bins are extra-study…"
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Junior Atheist League girl power, 1926

Please enjoy, via this link to a full-resolution image, a dramatic rant of a 1926 news story about Junior Atheist League teen spokesperson Christine Walker, and activist Charles Lee Smith's American Association for the Advancement of Atheism, daring to criticize barnstorming Pentecostal teen preacher Uldine Utley, who was, in turn, a disciple of Aimee Semple McPherson.Utley, a revivalist child star ("exploited," warned the…See More
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God? Loud Denials and a Few Shrugs (New York Times)

God? Loud Denials and a Few ShrugsBy ERIN CHAN AUG. 10, 2003SITTING in on a social meeting of the New York City Atheists can be like walking through Times Square for the very first time.A flurry of philosophical ideas assaults your senses. Arguments and theories dart into your cerebrum, voices swirl through the inner ear.…See More
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Atheists at Ground Zero (New York Times letter to the editor)

Atheists at Ground ZeroTo the Editor:I hope that the out-of-town proselytizers in Lower Manhattan who approach those upset by terrorism will discover some local secular pleasures and stop preying on New Yorkers (''Delivering the Gospel to Ground Zero's Streets,'' news article, Oct. 18). Maybe they will learn toleration, and bring it home when they leave.Also, contrary to…See More
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God? Loud Denials and a Few Shrugs (New York Times)

Posted on August 10, 2003 at 7:30am 0 Comments

God? Loud Denials and a Few Shrugs

By ERIN CHAN

AUG. 10, 2003

SITTING in on a social meeting of the New York City Atheists can be like walking through Times Square for the very first time.

A flurry of philosophical ideas assaults your senses. Arguments and theories dart into your…

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Atheists at Ground Zero (New York Times letter to the editor)

Posted on October 18, 2001 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Atheists at Ground Zero

To the Editor:

I hope that the out-of-town proselytizers in Lower Manhattan who approach those upset by terrorism will discover some local secular pleasures and stop preying on New Yorkers (''Delivering the Gospel to Ground Zero's Streets,'' news article, Oct. 18). Maybe they will learn…

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