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  • freewill
    Atheists and agnostics discuss free will in Beaverton on Wed. March 18th
    The Center for Philosophical Naturalism is hosting a discussion group in Beaverton on the night of Wed. 3-18-15 to discuss the topic of free will. Most of the material will be based on the book from Sam Harris called "Free Will."&ldquo...
  • Atheist and anti-theist memes for the week of March 9, 2015
    Atheist and anti-theist memes for the week of March 9, 2015
    Although I have been called an old fuddy-duddy, I try to stay abreast of current developments. I listen to some current pop music and I do know the names of some artists and their songs. I do watch movies but I will admit that I seldom pay the...
  • Does the gospel make sense?
    Does the gospel really make sense? Christian/atheist debate at PSU on 3-10-15.
    If you attend a Christian church, has there ever been a discussion on whether the Christian gospel really makes sense? First off, what is "the gospel?" Normally, the "gospel" refers to "the good news" that belief in...
  • Church without the god bits
    We are having "church without the god bits" on Sun. 3-8-15
    Sunday Assembly Portland is known as "the church without the god bits." They are having their next event on Sunday morning at Lola's room downtown (McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom). All details for the free event can be found here:...
  • Dennis Marcellino (Christian) debates Bernie Dehler (atheist)
    Does the Christian gospel make sense? A debate at PSU on 3-10-15.
    On Tue. 3-10-15 there will be a Christian/atheist debate at Portland State University (PSU) on the topic "Does the Christian gospel make sense?" It is sponsored by the PSU Freethinker's student group. Representing a Christian...
  • Join us for good food and a great talk
    Atheists and agnostics gather in Beaverton on Thur. 3-5-15 for a social dinner
    If you are an atheist, agnostic, humanist, freethinker, etc. that would like to meet some like-minded friends, then join us at our next social dinner at the Red Robin burger joint in Beaverton on Thur. 3-5-15. All event details can be found here:...
  • Bernie Dehler promotes atheism
    Do Christians hold back science?
    There was a Christian/atheist debate at Oregon State University on Tue. 2-24-15 sponsored by the Socratic Club Christian student group. The video is now online here: http://youtu.be/CT-nAlE3Q-A . The topic was "Is Christian Belief Conducive...
  • Steve Hill
    Atheist comedian runs for state senate
    California’s 21st state senate district is holding a special election on March 17. The current state senator, Republican Steve Knight won his November election to the US Congress. Republican Sharon Runner is seeking to replace him. With no...
  • Darwinape
    Arguments against Christianity...and some responses
    Atheists look determined to disprove the existence of God. They attempt to provide some arguments that suggest there is evidence that God does not exist. A reader, in the comment section of one of my articles, supplied me with several of these...
  • Naturalists efforts to disguise miracles
    Naturalists efforts to disguise miracles
    Some profess to be naturalists, some atheists, some evolutionists, but all fit in the same category simply because they contend that there are scientific laws which govern any and all changes which take place, not only on this earth but throughout...
  • Reply to an Atheist on to judge or not to judge?
    Reply to an Atheist on to judge or not to judge?
    Herein we continue, from part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4 and part 5, considering objections raised by an Atheist from “The Skeptic Arena” who goes by the pseudonym “Neo” with regards to my repository website TrueFreethinker...
  • Craig Hicks
    Why Atheism Is Not to Blame for the Shooting in Chapel Hill
    About 5pm, Wednesday, February 11, 2015, Craig Hicks shot and killed three people that resided near him in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The victims happened to be Muslims. The shooter was an atheist. Many people are speculating that since the...
  • Bernie Dehler in a Christian/atheist debate
    OSU's Socratic Club Sponsors Christian/Atheist Debate for 2-24-15
    On Tue. 2-24-15, Bernie Dehler (atheist) and Edward (Ted) Davis will debate at Oregon State University on the topic " “Is belief in Christianity conducive to doing good science?” You can see all the details for the free event here...
  • Why do Atheist countries lead the production of child pornography?
    Why do Atheist countries lead the production of child pornography?
    In declaring himself to be an Atheist evangelist, Matt Dillahunty referenced “the actions” people “take on behalf of their beliefs” and that “if you really care about the actions you work to educate people so that...
  • What does nature reveal about God, if anything?
    An atheist's view on creationism (debate video excerpt)
    On 1-13-15, there was a Christian/atheist debate at Portland State University on the topic "Which Best Explains Man's Origin, Creationism or Evolution?" The portion of the debate where Bernie Dehler, an atheist and former evangelical...