I added a Disclaimer

I added a disclaimer to the website. It is probably overkill, but better safe than sorry. I have an interview with a guest in the can, and at one point he stated that the views he was expressing were his own and not his employer. Plus my guest on Episode 2 also threw in a disclaimer during the interview. He also has a few on his website, and states that no rational person would make important decisions based on a blog post. But if people were always rational, there would be no need for disclaimers at all.

I got mine from Our Disclaimer dot com. It’s just a long-winded way of saying you are on your own. Any actions taken by you as a result of this disclaimer are not the responsibility of Everyday Freethought.


Everyday Freethought Disclaimer

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May 26, 2009.

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Edited Other States Page

The intent behind the “Other States” page is to have links to groups in other states that are state-wide. I had to change the entry for Arizona. There was a site called Arizona Atheists that was an actual site run by atheists. It is now run by a Christian. Either somebody changed their mind, or someone lost the domain and it now has a new owner.

It is now run by a guy who says he “used to be an atheist”. Whenever a Christian says they used to be an atheist, a red flag goes up in my head. Usually they have opinions about atheists and atheism that I do not have and other atheists I have met do not have.

This may sound like the “No True Scotsman” fallacy, but I think a lot of these “former atheists” were not really atheists. I think they were just undeclared. They never made a stance one way or the other. I think that after they become Christians, they look back and think, “I wasn’t a Christian before, so I must have been an atheist!” Not necessarily.

2023-05-23: At some point, I got rid of the “Other States” page.

Back Online

I was away for a while looking for a job in another part of the state. I decided not to take it, but it took a lot of my time going out there and checking out the town. I was not able to post much, but now I am back into my routine. Later I will post about my plans for the site, as well as the usual posting of scheduled events.