by Kimberly Dannerposted: 27 Dec 2012
Death, Funerals, Church, and Loss by Suicide.Experiencing the whole process of loss and death is quite different as an Atheist. The obvious difference is we do not believe in an "afterlife" whether it be good...
by truthrealityposted: 26 Dec 2012
Many of the discussions here have highlighted a shared sense of being isolated, ostracized or feeling uncomfortable living in communities among the highly religious. Which leads to a question that I have often pondered: Where would I (or any free thinking...
by jasonmannellposted: 26 Dec 2012
I was wondering if Oxfam is a good charity to donate to. I am not sure of their affiliations to religious organisations. I have read some negative comments about their "Oxfam unwrapped" program ( http://www.spiked-online.com/index.php?/site/article/4180/ ). Do...
In WWII, Russian scientists sacrificed themselves so that millions could live. During the siege of Leningrad, September 1941 - January 1944, a seedbank was protected by a group of diligent and selfless scientists. A seedbank contains specimens that may...
by AwesomeFrogposted: 23 Dec 2012
I put the discussion under "Science" because I'm looking for evidence to suggest we can limit/eliminate bias anywhere at all, any bias, perhaps in science, politics, the media, or someplace else. Pardon me if I don't...
by sparkytwobillionposted: 22 Dec 2012
I've been thinking quite a while about how to phrase my question. The unfortunate events in Sandy Hook Connecticut allowed my question to solidify. During a news cast on the event a reporter was speaking with...
by OskarGonzalezposted: 21 Dec 2012
I have heard of figures that state that X number of species go extinct everyday or year. I can imagine people researching extinction rates with organism on the endangered species list, but I have never...
by Sjoerd Westenborgposted: 06 Dec 2012
Dear fellow atheists/agnostics and anyone else with a rational outlook on freedom,If you're reading this, you're already passing time on the web. So why not make it a little more productive?I've collected a few petitions...
by nirmal rajahposted: 06 Dec 2012
Hey everyoneI'm from India and recently moved to Dubai for work. I've majored in Biological sciences and back in India I was assisting geologists in their excavation projects, from those trips I happened to learn some geology, paleontology etc,...
by eduardo blasinaposted: 19 Nov 2012
Just to inform you that next Saturday in Montevideo, Uruguay, we will be marching to celebrate our condition as primates. The day has been chosen to remember both the pubilcation of the Origin Of Species...
Hello everyone,This is a note to everyone who lives in the Lothian's area of Scotland mainly,however it might be of interest to others as well.NHS Lothian is currently running a consultation on whether homeopathy should...
by Julieanaposted: 15 Nov 2012
Hey Everyone, After just commenting on the 'Religion as Child Abuse' thread by Fredski, I wondered what your opinions were on how much control we have over choosing our own beliefs. Obviously we're all products of our...