Yet the most likely result is that America and Europe linger around a few hundred more years as also-rans on the world-historical stage, nursing our anti-hereditarian political correctness to the bitter end.
When I learned about Chinese eugenics this summer, I was astonished that its population policies had received so little attention.
China has been running the world's largest and most successful eugenics program for more than thirty years, driving China's ever-faster rise as the global superpower.
I worry that this poses some existential threat to Western civilization.
I always hear people talking about where they can meet other atheists for dating/mating purposes. The founder is a conservative Christian and that doesn’t help us.
So I put the question out to several atheist lady-friends and the Twitter/Facebook worlds: What do the rest of us need to know in order to woo female atheists? I’ve compiled the advice below from what they said (along with my own thoughts). Plus, those commercials are so damn annoying…Craigslist = Would you like some gonorrhea to go with that herpes? but your best bet is to post your own ad — saying a little bit about yourself and the type of person you’re looking for — and then learn to weed out the crazies.)When you go to atheist gatherings, definitely talk to the ladies. The problem isn’t that no one talks to the women; the problem is that talk to the women…
)Match = Decent for atheists.e Harmony = Not so good for atheists.
(How could you not love a site that has a section called “stalkers”?
If the Flying Spaghetti Monster comes up in conversation, don’t attempt a joke about what you do with your noodly appendage. It is very possibly that you meet someone you like who is a very religious person. And, yes, maybe it’ll be a barrier you can’t overcome. Moral of the story: You don’t automatically have to set your dating website search filters on “atheist” only. Believe it or not, there are plenty of other topics worth discussing. It also helps to just be public about your atheism. Fact: If you have a Darwin Fish on your car, or a Scarlet A sticker on your computer/manpurse (murse? If it turns out you and she are similarly secular, you are one step ahead of the game. Begin by tossing around words like “secular” and “agnostic” and check out her reaction. If she laughs or nods approvingly, you’re on the right track. Because it’s all about name recognition and there is no in-between with PZ Not all atheist women are swingers. Some may actually like certain aspects of religion. Don’t bring up your collection of If you need surgery to make the transformation happen, go for it. Then try throwing out a “Pastafarian” or “Humanist.” If she stares at you blankly, run away. Read books, be up-to-date on current events, know how to tell a good story, know something about sports (better yet, play one), listen to music that isn’t on the radio, watch movies that play in only a handful of theaters. You’ll have to discover all these things on your own. If you have fun and get along, maybe religion is a barrier you can overlook at first. Maybe she’s someone who has never questioned her faith before but is interested in what you have to say. We all love meeting someone else who feels the same way about God and astrology and Tom Cruise. It’s also not pleasant to hear someone trashing religious people all night. Then mention “PZ Myers.”If her reaction is like this…… Some of them may be looking for a long-term relationship. Some may want to have babies for non-digesting purposes.