Secular Ethos

Episode 3: beliefs and indoctrination.

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 Posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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In this episode we discuss beliefs, how one comes to a belief, and what a belief is. We also discuss indoctrination, and how it is different from the way most people come to beliefs. We go into Trumps Muslim ban and why atheists should be concerned. At the end of the show we talk about the working poor, and how that is an often overlooked section of atheists.

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Episode #2 Local elections

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 Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017
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Local Elections: We start off with a snippet of my personal story. Then we move into to some laws and local candidate news. We then emphasize that we need to pay more attention to the local elections and find the secular values candidates. The importance of these local elections can not be overestimated. It is […]

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First Podcast Episode: Community building

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 Posted on Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Building communities:
East Tennessee finds itself lacking in strong atheist, agnostic, and secular humanist communities. We need to work together and build our own community and create strong social safety nets.

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Skeptic children’s clubs are starting to slowly crop up around the country.

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 Posted on Monday, February 27th, 2017
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The Atheists United Group of San Luis Obispo has started an elementary after school club to counter the good news clubs. I think this is wonderful idea. We need more atheist normalcy in the world. A counter to these good news clubs is a good step in securing a future of rational and informed thinkers. […]

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The Rise of Tyranny: Going full Godwin on Trump and his puerile sycophants.

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 Posted on Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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Reductio ad Hitlerum Is Trump the new Hitler? We can go ahead and dispel this from the beginning. While there may be similarities in ideologies, strategies, or overall personality, we must abandon this rhetoric. It should be abandoned, not because it is false, but that it immediately shuts down discussions. It is also imperative that […]

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Devos is a threat to education and secular inclusive school systems.

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 Posted on Monday, February 6th, 2017
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  The Democrats in the Senate are holding open the senate session until the vote on Devos. Hopefully, one more Republican senator can vote for reality instead of along party lines. The nomination of Betsy Devos will be a devastating blow to our public education sytem. It will set us back at least 50 years. […]

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HELP committee sets authoritarian precedent, allowing the chairman to change rules on a whim.

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 Posted on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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The HELP committee vote on Betsy Devos was a complete travesty of governance. All of the committee members who were present voted, and yet a vote was allowed by a member who was not present. After an objection was made, the chairman ruled that an objection must be made at the time of the action. […]

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Trumps Muslim Ban

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 Posted on Saturday, January 28th, 2017
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The executive order signed by Donald Trump to ban entry to people from Muslims countries is appalling. Not only does it run counter to the ideals of America, but it is also dangerous to our position on the world stage.   It is already having chilling effects with many reportedly being detained at airports all […]

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Trump Vs The media

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 Posted on Saturday, January 28th, 2017
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The Trump opposition to the media is dangerous to the very idea of democracy. This is due to the media’s role in keeping the people informed. At times, they may fail at this endeavor. Yet, the shortcomings of particularly partisan media outlets does not condemn it entirely. In fact, if there was any institution we […]

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Take Action against Devos:

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 Posted on Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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The Betsy Devos confirmation vote is coming up soon, and we all need to come together to stop this. Devos is the wrong direction for our education system. The hearings have shown us that not only is grossly unqualified for the position, but also that she has several ethical issues. These issues include financial ties […]

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