"This last Thursday, I gave a short announcement concerning the upcoming Openly Secular Day. I also professed my atheism to the fifty or so souls at a poetry open mic in Auburn, Alabama. About a dozen years ago, I was fired shortly after revealing my…"
"I am sorry for your loss. To me deism is a reasonable position if the social cost of atheism is to high. None of the deist founding fathers could have had the impact they did if they had claimed atheism. I don't know much about your situation,…"
"Fact: Since recoded time people have killed other people.
Reasonable Assumption: While people exist some will kill others.
Real reason for this post. Pet peeve. Using ambiguous terms like left and right. It skips huge swaths of important data to…"
Attending Dragon*Con (Atlanta) this year? Interested in an informal gathering of nonthiests? I am. It could be scheduled after tracks. I contacted the skeptic track to see if they have anything similar planned and they do not. I would enjoy a chance to meet fellow nonthiests and critical thinkers set in the panorama of the semi-controlled chaos that is Dragon*Con.See More
"First two relevant bits from the United States Constitution and then my analysis.
Section 8 - Powers of Congress
To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization...
Amendment 10 - Powers of the States and People. Ratified 12/15/1791.
"You have demonstrated the strength to disregard the social pressures organized religions can exert. You did so in a way quite different from my own journey; through the expansion of your world view rather than a philosophic grappling with the…"
"Freedom from religion and freedom of religion are two inseparable sides of the same coin. Any power invasive enough to make that decision for individuals will take the role of religion. The Soviet Union was very much a replacement religion for…"
"Down to earth fella looking to meet skeptic lasses.
Not into the long distance thing but willing to travel as far as a few hundred miles of Auburn Alabama due to scarcity.
The Sky is Blue and Sun is Orange because God is an Auburn fan ;)"
Hi Lance, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where freethinking atheists recognise that gods are phoney and religion is a fraud used to control people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and more.