St. Paul, MN, June 23, 2014 – Atheist baseball and the All-Star Freethought Conference is coming to Minnesota in July! The Minnesota Atheists and Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) are partnering with the Saint Paul Saints minor league baseball team for a night of “unbelievable” fun on Friday, July 11 at 7:05pm at Midway Stadium in Saint Paul. The game will be followed up with an All-Star Conference the next day at 9am at the RiverCentre in beautiful downtown St. Paul.
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By George Francis Kane
Since Sandra Day O’Connor’s retirement in 2006, supporters of Jefferson’s wall of separation between church and state have feared that the Supreme Court would dismantle its Establishment Clause protections. That came to pass on May 5 when the Supreme Court rendered its decision in the Town of Greece v. Greenwald case.
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The question of whether or not we have free will has been debated for thousands of years. What affects do determinism, indeterminism, and randomness have on free will? What are the obstacles to perceiving free will as an illusion?
Read more: May Meeting: Illusion of Free Will and its Impact on Moral Responsibility
Greg Laden's talk on global warming nicely tied in themes of biblical disaster to the coming catastrophic changes our global home is going to visit on us even to the seventh generation. Well, not so nice, in review of the ways that the earth's ecosystem will respond to the “sin” of overusage of carbon consumption by our industrialized economy.
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On Friday, July 11 the city of Saint Paul will be unofficially renamed “Mister Paul” while it hosts an atheist-themed minor league baseball game and you can toss out the first ceremonial pitch at Midway Stadium!
Read more: Win the opportunity to throw the first pitch at an Atheist ballgame!