April 2011 archive

American Humanist Association Convention 2011: Richard Dawkins, the SSA and Why I Love the Secular Movement

I spent the last 4 days across the Charles River in Cambridge, MA at the American Humanist Association Convention. Never have I had such a fantastic time in Boston with other atheists/agnostics/skeptics/humanists discussing how to push the movement forward and partying like crazy! Thursday started out very well. I went to a breakout session about …

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A Warm Welcome Home

I was able to get out of the cauldron of ignorance kindly referred to as the South for a weekend to attend the 70th Anniversary American Humanist Association Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts. I had an absolutely phenomenal time, made great friends, and met many of my heroes. Unfortunately, as they say, all good things must …

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The Dilemma of God and Japan

In case you have not heard, an earthquake and tsunami ravaged the people of Japan a few weeks ago. The death toll is now well over 10,000. Included in the horrors brought on by these is the failure of the nuclear plant in Fukushima Daiichi. The plant suffered severe damage and continues to leak radioactive …

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