Freethinkers are the underground at so called religious colleges
Posted: 05 November 2011 02:38 PM   [ Ignore ]
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It is a shame that many schools won’t recognize any organization they don’t agree with.  One thing for certain, just because a college receives money from a church in no way makes it “religious”.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/on-faith/at-religious-campuses-atheist-groups-operate-underground/2011/11/04/gIQA6YUtmM_story.html

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Posted: 05 November 2011 04:43 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Interesting article. I transferred to a Catholic university this fall and have given some thought to getting with the Secular Students Alliance and forming a chapter on campus. This give me more incentive.

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Posted: 05 November 2011 08:47 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Are secular universities that few that non-theist students feel forced to attend religious colleges in order to study in their preferred field?

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Posted: 06 November 2011 03:22 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Holy s***! I was not aware of that problem.

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Posted: 06 November 2011 05:40 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Secular universities are not that rare. I enrolled in a Catholic university because of its excellent academic reputation and because if offers the program I want where I need it. I am not a traditional college student. My wife and I own a house, she has an excellent job, and we do not want to uproot all that and move for a few years while I finish my degree. We’ll consider moving after I finish college.

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Posted: 09 November 2011 11:12 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Cloak - 05 November 2011 08:47 PM

Are secular universities that few that non-theist students feel forced to attend religious colleges in order to study in their preferred field?

There’s a certain number of people wo loose their faith in religion while in school, as well as others who are put into schools due to religious parents.

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