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by pantsheadmagee
Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:06 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Race and gender in the atheist movement?
Replies: 18
Views: 5089

Re: Race and gender in the atheist movement?

if people really want to get involved the will if they don't they won't and if they come across some bias's either intentional or unintentional, they try and sort with and still get involved Well, yeah. I mean, that's what greta's trying to do here. And since this issue has already been raised on t...
by pantsheadmagee
Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Race and gender in the atheist movement?
Replies: 18
Views: 5089

Re: Race and gender in the atheist movement?

way to miss the entire point there. If you read further you might see her quite well-written criticism of precisely the kind of reaction you have just had. Perhaps you could post it? All I took from it was, Problem: Too many white men in atheist movement (I would like to see this backed up)* Soluti...
by pantsheadmagee
Sun Sep 13, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Race and gender in the atheist movement?
Replies: 18
Views: 5089

Re: Race and gender in the atheist movement?

Unless an organisation has rules and tangible practices preventing blacks or females from joining then she should be asking questions of the people who did'nt join instead of the people who did. I believe that the point that she's making is that the movement does have practices making it more diffi...
by pantsheadmagee
Sun Sep 13, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Race and gender in the atheist movement?
Replies: 18
Views: 5089

Re: Race and gender in the atheist movement?

Unless an organisation has rules and tangible practices preventing blacks or females from joining then she should be asking questions of the people who did'nt join instead of the people who did. I believe that the point that she's making is that the movement does have practices making it more diffi...
by pantsheadmagee
Sun Sep 13, 2009 2:31 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Race and gender in the atheist movement?
Replies: 18
Views: 5089

Re: Race and gender in the atheist movement?

way to miss the entire point there. If you read further you might see her quite well-written criticism of precisely the kind of reaction you have just had.
by pantsheadmagee
Sat Aug 29, 2009 10:08 am
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Next Cork Meeting
Replies: 15
Views: 5127

Re: Next Cork Meeting

Ooh, that's today! I'll be there- who else is about?
by pantsheadmagee
Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:18 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Sexist Question - De Wimmin and De Religion
Replies: 51
Views: 12727

Re: Sexist Question - De Wimmin and De Religion

Aside from the obvious motive of self-preservation in cultures where women who identified themselves as atheists would be at risk, I think we can speculate about Irish women in modern Ireland. I believe Hitchens is onto something with his nod to psychoanalytic theory of feminine masochism. I hope I...
by pantsheadmagee
Fri Aug 28, 2009 12:22 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Count Me Out in Irish Times
Replies: 13
Views: 5040

Re: Count Me Out in Irish Times

Buuuut more seriously: For people who have defected using this site, how long did it take them to get back to you? I sent in my forms over a month ago (ish..) and all I've gotten back was a letter from the secretary saying that they'd passed the declaration of defection on to the PP. And then nothin...
by pantsheadmagee
Fri Aug 28, 2009 12:19 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Count Me Out in Irish Times
Replies: 13
Views: 5040

Re: Count Me Out in Irish Times

And 'last rites'?? Are you genuinely concerned that you wouldn't be able to get last rites? If a priest came near me on my death bed to peform the last rites, assuming I had the strength, I think I'd box him! :) Most. Awesome.Last.Moments.Ever. In fact, I think that maybe when I'm on the way out I ...