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by robcurry
May 11th, 2012, 3:29 am
Forum: Humanism, secularism, freethought...
Topic: Promoting Humanism
Replies: 52
Views: 9127

Re: Promoting Humanism

Good questions and discussion! As a new board member for the Humanists of Florida Association, I think it's worth considering carefully. Let me start with the easiest one. Do Humanist organisations promote Humanism? I should hope so, or else why would they even exist tin the first place? To me, this...
by robcurry
March 20th, 2012, 5:31 pm
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: 3-D Optical Illusions
Replies: 104
Views: 21890

Re: 3-D Optical Illusions

Not 3-D, but interesting: http://richardwiseman.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/colors.gif?w=450&h=450 The 'green' and the 'blue' are, in fact, the same colour! Wow! Had to look at this one more closely, because it was hard to believe. That is astonishing, but then the brain is where we process visual ...
by robcurry
March 20th, 2012, 5:08 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: You can't prove a negative, and you don't need to do so
Replies: 52
Views: 9499

Re: You can't prove a negative, and you don't need to do so

Can’t find the reference now, but I did once read that, as ‘You can’t prove a negative’ is itself a negative, you can’t prove you can’t prove a negative. Which statement is also a negative. I got very confused and had to go and lie down... For some reason, this makes me smile. In mathematics, one c...
by robcurry
March 20th, 2012, 5:03 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Catholic Priest fails to read out anti-gay marriage letter
Replies: 3
Views: 1472

Re: Catholic Priest fails to read out anti-gay marriage letter

Wow.

Plenty of controversy to go around, isn't there?
by robcurry
March 20th, 2012, 2:09 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Atheists scrub away highway blessing with "unholy water".
Replies: 9
Views: 1221

Re: Atheists scrub away highway blessing with "unholy water".

In the news: 1) ABC Action News Atheists plan to spiff up CR98 Saturday of anointing oil left by Christians a year ago 2) The Christian Post Atheist Group Scrubs Fla. Highway With 'Unholy Water' 3) UPI Atheists rally over Fla. road blessing And a blog by the Friendly Atheist Atheists Clean Up After ...
by robcurry
March 20th, 2012, 1:48 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Atheists scrub away highway blessing with "unholy water".
Replies: 9
Views: 1221

Re: Atheists scrub away highway blessing with "unholy water".

Did someone say "video?"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZNeRxpncoE


Also, to help provide context, please find background information located here:

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