You obviously missed the memo.
There is a modest communitarian movement among atheists, but mostly the effort has been like herding cats. Atheists don?t have a lot in common and are used to solo sailing against the prevailing wind. The best we can manage, it seems, is Drinking Skeptically gatherings. It?s fun but far from a church service.
They have been coached not to bring religion into their arguments. Perhaps you saw the stories about that tactic earlier this year. This is all they have left.
$100k? Ouch... I?ll pass.
I agree it's rude. So let's keep making people feel bad about doing it. Shaming works relatively well to compel peoples behavior. You don't have to demand legislation.
Upthread you said, "I am inferring intelligence as the most likely explanation given all the evidence I have seen and all the things I know and understand." So you are unable to actually demonstrate the designer you so firmly 'infer'. I figured as much.
I love when you talk dirty
Yeah, that's completely understandable - each situation is different, as is each person's reactions.
i do not try to tell my lady what to wear....... it save on the arguments...... lol...