Atheist conference 2006

Speeches from the International Atheist Conference in Reykjavik Iceland June 24 & 25, 2006

  • Celebrating Life the Secular Way
    International Atheist Conference in Reykjavik Iceland June 24 & 25, 2006 Margaret Downey’s speech: Celebrating Life the Secular Way Góðan daginn, everyone. I am very pleased to be here. My presentation, “Celebrating Life the Secular Way,” will highlight many ways in which nonreligious people can celebrate holidays and special occasions. I also want to impress […]
  • Every religion has a mythology
    International Atheist Conference in Reykjavik Iceland June 24 & 25, 2006 Brannon Braga’s speech: Every religion has a mythology. Christianity: the Bible. Islam: the Koran. Hebrews: the Torah. The Boshongo tribe in Zaire: the creation myth of Bumba, who vomited into existence the Earth and all livcing creatures. Scientology: Dianetics and the story of Xenu, […]
  • I Just Lost Faith In Faith
    Dan Barker told his story without any written notes at our conference. This article gives the same information but not in exactly the same way as his talk now 22 years later. This article can also be found at: http://ffrf.org. This was my first article for Freethought Today. It ran in the June 1984 issue. […]
  • The status of religion and religious life in Iceland today
    International Atheist Conference in Reykjavik Iceland June 24 & 25, 2006 Sigurdur Holm Gunnarsson’s speech: Dear conference participants I can’t help but start my presentation by telling you how delighted I am that an international atheist, Freethought and skeptics conference is taking place in Iceland for the first time. This is an historical day for […]
  • Atheist Alliance International
    International Atheist Conference in Reykjavik Iceland June 24 & 25, 2006 August Berkshire’s speech: Thank you. It’s great to be back in Iceland – this is my third time here. One of those visits was unexpected. So, I’ll give you a tip. If you’re traveling from North America to Europe or vice versa, always take […]
  • Welcome speech, First International Convention of the Atheist Alliance International
    International Atheist Conference in Reykjavik Iceland June 24 & 25, 2006 Bobbie Kirkhart’s speech: Bobbie Kirkhart In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. Then God […]
  • Missionaries or Museum-Keepers?
    International Atheist Conference in Reykjavik Iceland June 24 & 25, 2006 Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson’s speech: During my happy student days at Edinburgh University in the early sixties (the 20ieth century, to be sure) I once had the opportunity to attend the Labour Party annual conference as a representative of a radical student organization. I still […]
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