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  • Daniel Sottomaior
    ... From: Positive Atheism Magazine Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2001 10:51 PM Subject: PAM Supports The Day That Counts Movement ...
    Message 1 of 2 , May 21, 2001
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Positive Atheism Magazine" <editor@...>
      Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2001 10:51 PM
      Subject: PAM Supports 'The Day That Counts' Movement


      > PAM Supports 'The Day That Counts' Movement
      > POSITIVE ATHEISM
      > TO BE REMOVED, SIMPLY REPLY AND ASK
      >
      > Positive Atheism supports the "The Day That Counts" movement, wherein
      > nonreligious folks in the United States will send letters, transmit FAXes,
      > send e-mail, and make telephone calls to as many government officials as
      > possible to remind them that fully ten percent of Americans are not
      > religious in any way. If atheists were properly seen as a group, we would
      be
      > one of the largest religious constituency in the United States: there are
      > more nonreligious people in the United States than there are Jews in the
      > world -- by a long shot.
      >
      > The date for this event is July 17, 2001, so get those letters and e-mails
      > prepared now, and think about sending them off a little early -- to avoid
      > the rush with electronic media (particularly FAX) and to ensure that
      postal
      > mail arrives on or before July 17.
      >
      > The following website will provide ways to contact legislators and the
      > press.
      > http://www.thedaythatcounts.org/
      >
      > Positive Atheism also urges contacting as many press organs as possible
      with
      > the same message:
      >
      > "We Exist, and We're Atheist!"
      >
      > Cliff Walker
      > "Positive Atheism" Magazine
      > Five years of service to
      > people with no reason to believe
      > P.O. Box 16811
      > Portland, OR 97292
      > http://www.PositiveAtheism.org/
      > editor@...
      >
      > "My conclusion is that there is no reason to
      > believe any of the dogmas of traditional
      > theology and, further, that there is no
      > reason to wish that they were true. Man,
      > in so far as he is not subject to natural
      > forces, is free to work out his own destiny.
      > The responsibility is his, and so is the
      > opportunity."
      > -- Bertrand Russell (1872-1970),
      > "Is There a God?" (1952)
      >
      > "The legitimate powers of government extend
      > to such acts only as are injurious to others."
      > -- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)
      > "Statute for Religious Freedom"
    • gladstone_barbosa@bol.com.br
      Realmente impressionante, o que nos leva a sonhar com algo semelhante aqui no Brasil. Não tenho idéia dos nossos números, mas fatalmente deve ser
      Message 2 of 2 , May 21, 2001
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        Realmente impressionante, o que nos leva a sonhar com algo semelhante
        aqui no Brasil. Não tenho idéia dos nossos números, mas fatalmente
        deve ser percentualmente menor do que nos Estados Unidos. E por acaso
        temos alguma força política? Não está na hora de sermos ouvidos?


        Gladstone.
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