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New Argentinian Pope tied to the military dictatorship in the 70s and 80s

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Mar 23, 2013. 15 Replies

Dear AU friends, just when you thought the Catholic Church could not sink any lower, they select a new Pope with ties to the bloody, murderous right-wing military dictatorship in Argentina during the…Continue

Tags: violations, Latin America, rights, human, dictatorship

Great New York true story: "We Found our Son in the Subway"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Neal Apr 1, 2013. 7 Replies

This may not have anything to do with atheism, but it has a lot to do with the great things human can achieve when they are being compassionate, when they value solidarity, when we behave towards…Continue

Tags: humanity, love, chance, adoption, gay

The conflict in the skeptical/atheist communities: going forward

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Joseph Jagiello Apr 29, 2013. 34 Replies

Kudos for Steve Novella who is acting as a mediator and a voice of reason. And I'm so encouraged by Harriet Hall and Amy Davis Roth's letters to each other! They are a show of great maturity, and…Continue

Tags: good news, skepticism, atheism, conflict

Skepticism vs science vs atheism

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marianne Mar 2, 2013. 27 Replies

This is an atheist website primarily. There is of course, plenty of common ground with science lovers and skeptics, since many people came to atheism after taking science courses in school, though by…Continue

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"Well Prof. A a year has gone by and guess what.  Happy Birthday Adriana. Have a great day on your special day. Wishing you well and all the best for this day and the coming year. "
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Atheist Morality

The purpose of this group is to discuss morality from all points of view: biological, evolutionary, philosophical. Specific moral questions are encouraged: if you have a moral question for us atheists, feel free to post it here.See More
Nov 19
Davy commented on Adriana's group Science!
"Viewpoint: Time Trials for Fundamental Constants Theories aimed at unifying gravity with the three other fundamental forces (electromagnetic, weak, and strong) predict that certain fundamental constants could change in an expanding Universe [1].…"
Nov 18
Davy commented on Adriana's group Science!
"Auger reveals subtlety in cosmic raysBy Leah Hesla Scientists home in on the make-up of cosmic rays, which are more nuanced than previously thought. Unlike the twinkling little star of nursery rhyme, the cosmic ray is not the subject of any…"
Nov 18
Davy commented on Adriana's group Science!
"Philae Lander Early Science Results: Ice, Organic Molecules and Half a Foot of Dust An uncontrolled, chaotic landing.  Stuck in the shadow of a cliff without energy-giving sunlight.  Philae and team persevered.  With just 60…"
Nov 18
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Gender Blender

We aim to discuss all gender issues, not just women issues. Society views of gender affects us from birth. It is the biggest divide between people. We welcome issues relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. See More
Oct 28
Hope commented on Adriana's group Science!
"Giant leap against diabetes Ability to produce embryonic stem cells will allow researchers to push faster toward cure Harvard stem cell researchers announced today that they have made a giant leap forward in the quest to find a truly effective…"
Oct 14
shane cresser replied to Adriana's discussion Why many non-believers refuse to call themselves atheists
"i am not an atheist, i am merely an agnostic. it is my contention that The reason why many people are afraid to label themselves as atheists have a lot to do with the fact that they have been confronted with the realization that to say you are an…"
Sep 30
doone commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
"Mysterious Satan statue removed from pedestal. Quite a schlong there. http://boingboing.net/2014/09/11/mysterious-satan-statue-remove.html … pic.twitter.com/MQRQRJsvC7   "
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Chris commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
"A caucasian was leaving a tavern with his wife after they had several beers and got into a argument and a scene. On his way home around a curve his wife fell out of the car. A local policeman witnessed this and pulled him over. The gentleman when…"
Aug 18
Chris replied to Adriana's discussion Pro-life atheists?
"In the U.S. there is an ongoing legal battle over providing birth control products through private health insurance companies, and public health services.  It seems to me that birth control measures are being withheld. The "Hobby…"
Jul 21
Chris replied to Adriana's discussion Pro-life atheists?
"The latest I've read is the court system and court of public opinion is still debating when conception begins - at fertilization, or implantation because of 'Morning After Pills.'  I think there are a lot of myths about abortion…"
Jul 21
Lexie replied to Adriana's discussion Pro-life atheists?
"Only on the internet. It's not something I've been comfortable admitting in real life (mostly because I know what I faced when I asked for feedback prior to making the choice). It's not really something that needs to be broadcast, but…"
Jul 19

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Prof. A's Science Fix- February 22nd Edition

Posted on February 22, 2013 at 5:00pm 22 Comments

Dear readers of the Science Fix: real life is interfering with my online life in a big way (but in a good way) and it’s becoming increasingly difficult for me to write this blog in a timely fashion. I’m hoping to be able to still post a Science Fix at least a couple of times a…

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Prof. A's Science Fix- February 1st Edition

Posted on February 2, 2013 at 11:30am 31 Comments

I dedicate this blog post to all animal lovers, to those of us perpetually fascinated by the animal kingdom, especially other fellow vertebrates, and even more specially mammals and birds. This blog is a critter edition: we have necking giraffes, killer cats, co-evolving dogs, blind mole rats showcasing…

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Posted on February 2, 2013 at 10:55am 4 Comments

Since quite a few people have their own blogs in addition to graciously hanging out online with us here at Atheist Universe, I want to wholeheartedly and vehemently recommend THE BEST blog post on moderation comments. It is especially valid for science blogs, but not only for science blogs. The blog post is "…

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Prof. A's Science Fix - January 11 edition

Posted on January 11, 2013 at 6:00pm 46 Comments

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At 2:56pm on December 5, 2014, Davy said…

Well Prof. A a year has gone by and guess what. 

Happy Birthday Adriana. Have a great day on your special day. Wishing you well and all the best for this day and the coming year. 

At 1:04am on December 6, 2013, JeanMarie said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ADRIANA!!

At 11:52pm on December 5, 2013, Marianne said…

I wish you a very very happy birthdy Adriana...

At 12:35pm on December 5, 2013, Neal said…

Happy Birthday lady!

At 11:56am on December 5, 2013, Onyango Makagutu said…

Happy birthday prof

At 10:53am on December 5, 2013, Davy said…

Happy Birthday Prof. A.

Have a great day, enjoy it!

At 6:46am on December 05, 2013, doone gave Adriana a gift
At 6:42am on December 5, 2013, Chris said…

Happy b-day Adriana

At 12:37pm on April 29, 2013, Marianne said…

By the way the name of the equivalent fo FB for teenagers  is TUMBLR

At 2:11pm on April 19, 2013, doone said…

Spanish translation via @Cienciaaldía

 
 
 

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