An Atheist Walks Into an Ashram…

I recently had the opportunity to do something I would have never done on my own: Visit a Hindu temple to participate in a full moon fire ceremony. Our group arrived early to Haidakhandi Universal Ashram in the midst of a crisp, cheery morning. A friendly woman with fair skin and light hair, who looked …

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Suggested Links from Atheist Activism Discussion

Thanks again to member Ben Hendry for leading the last monthly meeting discussion topic on Atheist activism. Here is a list of the links he recommended: -American Civil Liberties Union -Freedom From Religion Foundation -Foundation Beyond Belief -American Atheists -Atheist Voter -The Secular Web -The Atheist Scholar -Secular Coalition for America -Recovering From Religion -The …

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About Those Amber Teething Necklaces..

A little blog post I wrote a couple of years back on amber necklaces as a solution for teething relief in babies and toddlers. I wrote this after noticing many babies wearing stylish amber necklaces around town. Investigation enused......   https://thatspacecadetglow.wordpress.com/2012/03/03/a-word-about-amber-teething-necklaces/  

Members Talk- Christianity and the Rise of Jesus Christ (Superstar) on YouTube

If you missed the last Members Talk on Christianity and Jesus, no need to fret. Thanks to member Preston Benson, we have the presentation in its entirety on our newly created Durango Skeptics and Atheists YouTube channel. Hopefully, we will add other videos to the channel as the opportunity arises. Check it out:   https://youtu.be/91dWLvpdvy0

An Evening With Richard Dawkins

Thanks to Member Robyn Baxendale for sharing this awesome experience with us. An Evening with Richard Dawkins (aka the best night of my life!) by Robyn Baxendale It all started with some random guy handing me his parking pass, score! My daughter Lindsay and I then proceeded to walk along Pearl Street Mall in Boulder …

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DURANGO SKEPTICS AND ATHEIST NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2017

  Next general meeting: WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18 Meetings are at Irish Embassy, 900 Main St. Durango Dinner, for those interested, from 5:30PM. Discussion starts at 6:30   The discussion topic for this month: AI (Artificial Intelligence) Computerized ‘personal assistants’, androids, machines that learn to play chess and Go, IBM’s Watson, Microsoft’s Tay, self-driving cars and …

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Action Items, Post Election- What You Can Do

As promised, here are some action items  we can take to get active, get more involved and to help us, hopefully, feel a  little less powerless. Please feel free to send me updates or other links, newspapers, organizations, etc. Join or Donate to an Organization:  Freedom From Religion Foundation American Civil Liberties Union Secular Coalition …

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Skeptics and Atheists of Durango NOVEMBER 2016 NEWSLETTER

  Next general meeting: WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 16 Meetings are at Irish Embassy, 900 Main Street Durango Dinner, for those interested, from 5:30PM. Discussion starts at 6:30   The discussion topic for this month: Group Co-Founder Kathleen O’Conner will make a presentation regarding the First Amendment and the separation of church and state…when it’s followed and …

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Interview with Bart Erhman RE: the source of the Gospels

I ran across this brief interview with Bart Erhman and I thought it might interest the group. An Interview With Author Bart D. Ehrman Q: What is it that drives your fascination with how Jesus has been "remembered" and "misremembered"? A: When most people today read the Gospels of the New Testament, they nearly always …

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Reflections on the Recent Member Talk Regarding Global Climate Change (GCC)

We owe Sebastian and Jackie a big ‘thank you’ for their presentation last Thursday night. The turnout was impressive and the food was great, as usual. And it was a pleasure to meet the new members to our group: Clint and Susan, Barry and Roz, and Nate who just moved to Durango within the month! …

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