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The great debate between Skepticism and Atheism continues…

Nelson Mandela for our January Get Together

On Saturday, January 18 at 1:00 PM, we’re teaming up with Minority Atheists of Michigan to talk about Nelson Mandela. We will cut through the hype and hyperbole and learn the facts of his life and work. We will learn about the good and the bad and decide for ourselves who he was.

How Do Jehovah’s Witnesses View Women And Domestic Violence?

As with most things, Jehovah’s Witnesses will take their cues on women and domestic violence from the Watchtower Society. Before we dive in, a short review about a woman’s role at the Kingdom Hall is in order. As I mentioned in a previous article, women who are Jehovah’s Witnesses are told to be in subjection […]

Michigan Atheist Convention (12/07) in Ann Arbor

On Saturday, December 7th, the annual Michigan Atheists convention will be held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, in Ann Arbor.  There will be a series of speakers/presentations starting at 10am.  Registration is $30, plus $16.50 for a private lunch.  However, the registration is  free for any organizers and student members of high school, […]

Tomorrow: The Michigan Skeptics Get Together!

Tomorrow, Saturday October 19th at 1:00 PM we are going to watch Kumaré.

Shelley Segal To Perform Free Concert Thursday Night

This Thursday night at 7:00 PM, CFI Michigan is hosting Australian Singer/Songwriter Shelley Segal for a free concert at Cafe Habana in Ann Arbor, MI.

The Michigan Skeptics Association Third Anniversary

It’s our third birthday!

It’s hard to believe we’ve been going string for three long years. It’s even harder to believe that we have such a great and diverse group of members as you.

What You Don’t Know About Jehovah’s Witnesses And Pedophiles

Everyone in the United States knows that the Catholic Church has a major issue with pedophiles, but hardly anyone knows that Jehovah’s Witnesses have similar problems. Many cases involving Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Watchtower Society have been reported to the public (a search string using “Jehovah’s Witness pedophile” will yield pages of results, including video […]

Shunning: How Jehovah’s Witnesses Discipline Their Own

When one of Jehovah’s Witnesses does something that his local elders deem a serious offense against God and Watchtower, he will probably be disfellowshipped and therefore shunned by other Jehovah’s Witnesses. When I say that he’ll be shunned, I don’t mean he won’t get any presents on his birthday or that he won’t be invited […]

Minority Atheists of Michigan Presents, You Are Not Alone: Blacknones

On February 2nd Minority Atheists of Michigan will be hosting Dr. Darrell C. Smith as a guest speaker. Dr. Smith will be discussing his new book “You Are Not Alone: Blacknones”.

5 Ways To Stop Jehovah’s Witnesses From Knocking On Your Door

You don’t have to look hard to find lots stories on the web about people trying to scare Jehovah’s Witnesses away so the Witnesses won’t come knocking again. One classic example is the guy who greets them dressed as a Satanist. Another is the guy carrying a scary animal that’s supposed to freak out visiting […]