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The Robots at 2016 Camp Quest AZ

Camp Quest AZ is over for 2016. It was great! There was a wide variety of activities for the campers and the Counselors were always on the run making things happen. As before, the staff had the help of the … Continue reading

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Camp Quest: Tin Can Creations

Camp Quest: Tin Can Creations In preparation for my program at Camp Quest AZ, I’ve created 3 prototypes (pictured on the left). Certainly, there will be more. The prototypes are being used to help design a viable program for the … Continue reading

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Tucson Atheists reach 1000 Members

After getting close several times, Tucson Atheists has reached a new milestone—we now have 1000 members. This is a high water mark. Robert Swango who created the group way back in February 2003 stepped down as organizer in August 2007. … Continue reading

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Another Successful Camp Quest AZ

Camp Quest AZ 2015 ended a week ago. All 55 campers and 18 staff members survived the ordeal and are better for the experience. The campsite is the James 4-H Camp at Mingus Springs in the Prescott National Forest. At … Continue reading

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Plans for a New Year

2014 is over. We laughed. We cried. It was better than Cats. …and it’s references like these that helped me lose my open mic audiences at Laff’s during the 9 times I appeared there last year. Yes, the audiences sadly … Continue reading

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Building a Freethought Community Part II—the History

Tucson has had its freethinking community for quite some time but it consisted of small disassociated groups with small memberships. Prior to January 2000, small Atheist groups met for Sunday morning breakfasts. There was a used bookstore owned and operated … Continue reading

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Growing a Freethought Community

This is the first in a series of short articles about the freethought community in southern Arizona. From Wikipedia: Freethought or free thought is a philosophical viewpoint which holds that positions regarding truth should be formed on the basis of … Continue reading

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