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Category Archive: Atheism

Mar 25 2014

Celebrating Our Dead

Today I had a strong urge to visit someone’s grave. She was a coworker who I worked with for about five years. She retired a year or two ago, and passed away in 2013. We shared an enjoyment of photography, and because we knew each other’s politics, we avoided discussions of that sort. She was …

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Jul 28 2013

The Weekend of Unbelievable Fun: The Second Coming

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Hey…guess what’s coming up fast? It’s The Weekend of Unbelievable Fun: The Second Coming! Image is an advertisement showing the Mr. Paul Aints logo with information about the baseball game and conference (detailed in text below), and a photo of the Minneapolis Skyline. This will be the second year that I attend. Last year’s baseball game …

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Jun 08 2013

Saturday Escorting Stories

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Note: I’ve tucked one weird image from the abortion protesters below the fold. It’s morbid, but in a fantasy violence kind of way. I was the only escort this morning! Usually we have at least three to four escorts on the weekend, but sunny summer Saturdays are precious in Minnesota, so c’était tout moi aujourd’hui! There were …

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May 21 2013

Thank you, Representative Mendez!

Pheonix News Times Blogs reported about Arizona Representative Juan Mendez‘s secular humanist delivery during today’s opening session: From PNT: Most prayers in this room begin with a request to bow your heads,” Mendez said. “I would like to ask that you not bow your heads. I would like to ask that you take a moment …

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Apr 20 2013

Godless and grieving about Boston

Hi! My name is Brianne, and I’m godless! I have something that I want you to know, and then to deeply and fully understand and accept: “godless” doesn’t mean “evil”. The idea is that to know God means to know love. And that must mean that if you don’t know God then you don’t know …

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Dec 06 2012

Atheists Anonymous

“They couldn’t be free in the United States of America to say that they were atheists! I thought that was just terrible.” – Bridget Clarke-Smith speaking about the group, Atheists Anonymous, that she founded at her retirement center. This video highlights some of the challenges older atheists face. You rock, Bridget. Hat Tip to Steve Peterson …

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Dec 01 2012

JT and JTs Videogameathonapalooza!

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The first game system I played was the Atari 2600. I have memories of playing E.T., Berzerk, Pitfall, Asteroid, Space-Invaders, Frogger and DigDug.  I still remember the pain of Atari Thumb. Breakout was my favorite game for a long time. Remember this bad boy? And unlike some of the other games, this one used the …

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Nov 15 2012

Give To The Max Day: Atheists Talk Radio

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Give to the Max Day is happening RIGHT NOW. It’s a day of charitable giving run by by givemn.org, which offers several financial incentives to inspire nonprofit, school and donor participation in Give to the Max Day. So…

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Oct 30 2012

Student Atheists on the Radio

102812 CASH Interview - Joshua, Brianne, Carver

On Sunday I had the pleasure of interviewing two members of the University of Minnesota’s Campus Atheists, Skeptics and Humanists (CASH), Bryan Carver and Joshua Brose. The interview was a live, in-studio chat for Atheists Talk on KTNF (AM950). Carver and Joshua were good sports and agreed to take a photo with me, even though …

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Oct 13 2012

Look Who’s In The News!

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Stephanie Zvan from Almost Diamonds and a handful of my fellow Minnesota Atheists participated in an extensive interview with Canadian media La Presse. The article is in French, but the page seems to translate pretty well on Google Chrome. The interview is mostly in English with French subtitles, although there are a few moments of French …

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