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/  

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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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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Durango Skeptics and Atheists Newsletter March 2016

Next general meeting, March 16 Meetings are at Irish Embassy 900 Main Street Durango Dinner from 5:30PM. Discussion starts at 6:30   The topic for this month: God, Save Us From Your Followers! Presented by Henry Aguirre. Henry asks, “What do the following, mostly violent, events have in common: 1914 Jehovah’s Witness Last Days, 1978 Jonestown …

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Durango Skeptics and Atheists Newsletter February 2016

  Next general meeting, February 17 Meetings are at Irish Embassy, 900 Main Street Durango Dinner from 5:30PM. Discussion starts at 6:30  The topic for this month “Ethical Non-Monogamy”, presented by Kimberly Pennington, who will touch on the following topics: What makes non-monogamy ‘ethical' ? What are some advantages/disadvantages of monogamy/non-monogamy? What about Jealousy? The …

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Durango Skeptics and Atheists NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2016

“Interconnectedness requires exploration. Nothing is impossible. Today, Science tells us that the essence of nature is awareness. Ego is born in the gap where nature has been excluded.” - Computer-generated ‘wisdom’ from the New Age Bullshit Generator (see below)   Next general meeting: Wednesday  January 20 Irish Embassy, 900 Main Street Durango Dinner, for those …

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Durango Skeptics and Atheists Newsletter December 2015

Opinions, when expressed, are solely those of Larry Bollinger and do not necessarily reflect those of Durango Skeptics and Atheists…so chill. “In retrospect, this magazine’s coverage of so-called evolution has been hideously one-sided…Why were we so unwilling to suggest that dinosaurs lived 6,000 years ago or that a cataclysmic flood carved the Grand Canyon?...As editors, …

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Durango Skeptics and Atheists NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2015

  Next general meeting, Wednesday  November 18, 2015   Meetings are at Irish Embassy, 900 Main Street Durango Dinner, for those interested, from 5:30PM.  Discussion starts at 6:30   The topic for this month: The Syrian/Iraq refugee crisis: is it an overwhelming catastrophe, depressing calamity or unsolvable horror? How should we respond? Is our (the …

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Durango Skeptics and Atheists NEWSLETTER September 2015

 Next general meeting: Wednesday  September 16, 2015  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: Mat Robbins will lead a discussion on the topic “Why Is There Something, Rather Than Nothing?”  Mat explains: “We will look at …

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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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