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At 3:51pm on June 23, 2009, SBrooks said…
Are you going to forecastle festival.
At 9:53am on June 18, 2009, SBrooks said…
thanks for accepting, see ya round the ville.
At 10:29pm on December 19, 2008, patric pissiare said…
Re:monthly get togethers

The New Orleans Secular Humanist Association holds monthly meetings at the Loyola library downtown on the last Saturday of every month.
At 8:34am on October 22, 2008, Dawn K said…
Welcome to our parenting group and thanks for the add.
At 11:02am on July 23, 2008, Vitomama said…
"Cultural Difference" doesn't even begin to describe it! Yes, family here - our kid's only surviving grandparents. They're quite aged and, frankly, I think he's the one thing that keeps them going, so it's the one thing that comes close to validating our presence here.
Our second home there is The Parkview Tavern. Certainly it has changed a bit since Katrina, but it still serves the old clientele as well.
Schools here are better, yes, but strange. The housing market seems almost entirely geared toward school location. Because it is so racially segregated here, a couple of school districts have emerged in which only the elite can afford to live. In essence, these schools have become "private" in that one must pay exorbitant housing costs in order to send their kids there. Fortunately for us, we prefer our kid to experience diversity, so he's about to start Pre-K at a school that's about 60% Mexican/35% Black.
Yes, it's rather a strange place...
At 8:10pm on July 21, 2008, Wesley said…
There are plenty of us down here. We just need them to join this site. I'm still hearing people say that this site is owned by an evangelical. That little controversy/misunderstanding has probably set this site back a lot. But the only way we're going to have a voice is if we speak together.
Oh, and if you haven't seen the new batman yet, GO!
At 6:29pm on July 18, 2008, Vitomama said…
Hey Brian! Nice to see ya! My husband and I moved to Tulsa from New Orleans 3 years ago. We're still trying to get back. It's a little tough with a 4 year old kid (the school situation). Anyway, where do you stay and what bar(s) do you frequent? I'd love to talk about home. See ya.
At 1:05pm on July 18, 2008, Valdimar said…
The internet is a lifesaver if people that think on the same wavelength are scarce locally. For me it's also very handy, because my local atheist community includes people from all different parts of society and life, so it can be hard to schedule a meet-up in meatspace :P

Agnostics are just timid atheists! So there! ;)
Well, let's say overoverly diplomatic atheists. Of course I use the term atheist for a person with 6 on Dawkin's scale from 1-7.
At 10:51am on July 17, 2008, Goldfishflakes said…
Oh, says N.O. in your profile! lol
At 10:50am on July 17, 2008, Goldfishflakes said…
Yeah, definitely!

I'm in north
At 9:54pm on July 14, 2008, Valdimar said…
I find it really hard to believe, what I heard, that while crazy preachers like Pat Robertson say Katrina was God's Vengeance (tm) against a sinful New Orleans, New Orleans become strengthened in their faith after the tragedy. Sound very silly. But what do people grab for in search for hope? :/

So, you don't have any atheist group in your neighbourhood or anything? That sounds very lonely :(
At 1:58pm on July 13, 2008, Valdimar said…
Hi, thanks for the add!

Interesting to "meet" an atheist from New Orleans;)
At 10:22am on July 10, 2008, Hellriser said…
Nice to meet to, Brian. Interesting interests you have. I'm interested in cultural anthropology as well, the working class (I'm a Socialist), "Folk" music, and writing has always been my passion. Hope to get to know you better.
At 10:07am on July 10, 2008, Andrew said…
I know, I've read the thread since Thor started commenting.

I think everything seems to be in order
At 9:57am on July 10, 2008, slightlyfleury said…
yeah, i lurve new orleans. i'm from nova scotia, where the acadians who eventually became cajuns came from. i love going to louisiana and practicing my franglish ;-P
At 9:50am on July 10, 2008, slightlyfleury said…
hee, many are called, few are chosen, or however that saying goes
At 8:59am on July 10, 2008, slightlyfleury said…
hé, salut!
At 4:24am on July 10, 2008, Andrew said…
Hi there.......have you heard about this?

Atheist nexus a sham?
At 2:55pm on July 9, 2008, carla said…
I like living here. Everyone's really friendly. Why do you ask? :)


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