Durango Skeptics and Atheists NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2017

If your email program isn’t displaying the photographs and graphics, please go to durangofreethinkers.com to read the full newsletter! Editorial opinions and story selection do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the leadership or members of DS&A. If you have a news item that you would like to bring to the attention of our members, …

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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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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

Editorial opinions and story selection do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the leadership or members of DS&A. If you have an item that you would like to see included in the next newsletter, please send the link and your comments to larrybollinger@comcast.net   “Born again? No, I’m not. Excuse me for getting it right …

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Durango Skeptics and Atheists Newsletter February 2016

"Strange... A God who could make good children as easily as bad, yet preferred to make bad ones; who made them prize their bitter life, yet stingily cut it short; mouths Golden Rules and forgiveness multiplied seventy times seven and invented Hell; who mouths morals to other people and has none himself; who frowns upon …

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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 ADDENDUM

Opinions, when expressed, are solely those of Larry Bollinger and do not necessarily reflect those of Durango Skeptics and Atheists…so chill.  Our general meeting on November 15 featured a spirited discussion about the current refugee crisis and the role that the U.S. does/should play in ameliorating it. Since the meeting several members have found interesting …

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Durango Skeptics and Atheists NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2015

Opinions, when expressed, are solely those of Larry Bollinger and do not necessarily reflect those of Durango Skeptics and Atheists…so chill.  “I figured out early on that I wasn’t cut out to be a neurosurgeon or fighter pilot. So I kinda aimed low my whole life. It worked for me. Sure, the world needs some …

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Durango Skeptics and Atheist NEWSLETTER October 2015

Opinions, when expressed, are solely those of Larry Bollinger and do not necessarily reflect those of Durango Skeptics and Atheists.  “I think it’s much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong. I don’t feel frightened by being lost in a mysterious universe without any purpose, which is the …

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