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  • NFL logo on the field
    Reasons why this Taoism examiner gave up watching football
    For a long time, your National Taoism Examiner enjoyed watching and even playing sports. As a child it was a frequent pastime; gathering together with friends for a pickup game of: basketball, football, soccer, tennis, baseball etc...All across...
  • A fun social minus the superstition
    Atheists and agnostics gather in Beaverton on Thur. 2-5-15 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 Jin Wah Restaurant in Beaverton on Thur. 2-5-15. All event details can be found here: http:/...
  • Michael Shermer gives free speech in Portland
    Famous atheist Michael Shermer is in town for a free event
    Oregonians for Science and Reason will sponsor Dr. Michael Shermer on his book tour for his latest book. This talk is free and open to the public. Go here for all event details: http://tinyurl.com/ky8jf8v .Event details:The Moral Arc: How Science...
  • Is evolution true science?
    Is evolution true science? Debate video is now posted online for free viewing.
    On 1-13-15, there was a Christian/atheist debate at Portland State University on the topic "Which Best Explains Man's Origin, Creation or Evolution?" The video is now available online for free viewing here:http://tinyurl.com/mrpg9ap ...
  • Can god become man?
    Can God become a human? Debate video is now posted online for free viewing.
    On 12-9-14, there was a Christian/atheist debate at Portland State University on the topic "Can a God Become a Man?" The video is now available online for free viewing here: http://tinyurl.com/qalj27h .The Christian is Gerry Breshears, a...
  • Goat at rest
    Francis Schaeffer opens the world of philosophy in How Should We Then Live
    Apologetics is not new to the Christian world. Paul was one of the first great apologists of the Christian faith, and he has been followed by many great thinkers through the ages. In modern times Francis Schaeffer led the way in training...
  • Dinner social
    Atheists and agnostics gather in Beaverton on 1-6-15
    The Center for Philosophical Naturalism promotes a natural worldview (nothing supernatural exists). Therefore it is an organization that atheists, agnostics, and other freethinker's might enjoy. If you want to meet us, and make some new...
  • 2014 year of the horse is preparing its transition
    Review of the top Taoism stories for 2014
    2014, the year of the Yang Wood Horse has proven to be everything one would expect from this type of year. This year we left two years characterized by inward searching energy (water dragon and water snake) and entered a year dominated by an...
  • Dinner social
    Portland-area atheists and agnostics gather for a social dinner on Tue. 1-6-15
    The Center for Philosophical Naturalism is hosting a dinner social in Beaverton on the night of Tue. 1-6-15. This is a time for atheists and agnostics in the community to get to know each other and share company without having to deal with people...
  • Animals show love
    Atheists and agnostics talk about love on Tue. 12-16-14
    The Center for Philosophical Naturalism is hosting a discussion group in Beaverton on the night of Tue. 12-16-14 to discuss how we can be loving people. No superstition (or supernatural beliefs) required. The core materiel will be taken from the...
  • Christian theology
    Ask a seminary professor: how can a god become a human?
    On Tue. 12-9-14 there is a debate at Portland State University called "Can a God Become a Human?" The atheist is Bernie Dehler (author of "Modern Science and Philosophy Destroy Christian Theology), and the Christian is seminary...
  • Naturalism is reality
    Is "naturalism" a bleak philosophical outlook? Christian Pastor claims yes.
    Atheism is depressing. Or so says the Christian pastor in this video clip excerpt. This is an excerpt of the full video and event of the Christian/atheist debate entitled "Do Ghosts Really Exist?" Bernie Dehler (atheist, former Christian...
  • An atheist's take on "faith."
    An atheist's view on "faith"
    On 11-18-14, Phil Smith debated Bernie Dehler on the topic "Is faith in God warranted?" Phil Smith is a Christian philosophy professor at George Fox University, and author of a few books, including "Why Faith is a Virtue."...
  • Social Dinner
    Atheists and agnostics gather on Wed. 12-3-14 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 Beaverton's Red Robin Restaurant on Wed. 12-3-14. All event details can be found here:...
  • Christian and atheist discussion
    Can a god become a man?
    On Tue, 12-9-14 there will be a Christian/atheist debate at Portland State University on the topic "Can a God Become a Man?" The Christian is Gerry Breshears, a professor of theology at Western Seminary. The atheist is Bernie Dehler (a...