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Manifestor_of_Light Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-10 05:55 PM
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51. The Carter Center.
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  -On atheism and charity. LAGC  Apr-05-10 11:05 AM   #0 
  - I give to about 120 non-religious charities each year. Most are global.  sinkingfeeling   Apr-05-10 11:08 AM   #1 
  - I guess I'm looking more for charities that work on the local level.  LAGC   Apr-05-10 11:11 AM   #2 
     - Most secular charities that work on the local level are individual and local.  iris27   Apr-05-10 12:05 PM   #6 
     - Yes, there is always plenty of need right nearby.  ironbark   Apr-06-10 08:25 PM   #30 
     - I don't know where you live, but I bet that an organization similar to this (see link) exists there.  HuckleB   Apr-06-10 08:35 PM   #31 
        - Thats great, but its not what the OP asked.  ironbark   Apr-06-10 09:28 PM   #33 
           - Actually, it is.  HuckleB   Apr-06-10 10:41 PM   #37 
              - Id like to congratulate you on the birth of your sky pixie god agency.  ironbark   Apr-08-10 02:50 AM   #57 
                 - Your fallacies are quite humorous.  HuckleB   Apr-09-10 01:26 PM   #66 
                    - Your blatant forgery and falsification of my pov is not humorous  ironbark   Apr-09-10 04:07 PM   #67 
  - There are plenty of non-religious charities out there.  MineralMan   Apr-05-10 11:13 AM   #3 
  - Well said. That's exactly the way to do it, IMO  JerseygirlCT   Apr-05-10 07:40 PM   #20 
  - You want receipts?  YOY   Apr-05-10 11:32 AM   #4 
  - "...they are actually fucking saving people from poverty" Yeah, at a PRICE.  beam me up scottie   Apr-05-10 12:31 PM   #9 
     - Well then...no 10$ check for them.  YOY   Apr-05-10 02:18 PM   #10 
  - Most religious charity around here is made by Catholics. I'll contribute to them, no problem.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Apr-05-10 11:49 AM   #5 
  - Thank you  JerseygirlCT   Apr-05-10 02:55 PM   #12 
     - Don't thank me. I calls 'em as I sees 'em. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Apr-05-10 03:22 PM   #14 
  - Doctors Without Borders? Oxfam?  Silent3   Apr-05-10 12:11 PM   #7 
  - Well, Oxfam was originally founded by a group of  JerseygirlCT   Apr-05-10 07:37 PM   #19 
     - It doesn't matter to me much who founded Oxfam.  Silent3   Apr-08-10 06:27 AM   #59 
  - I despise Aunty Sally's policies toward gays  Warpy   Apr-05-10 12:14 PM   #8 
  - Yeah, I have mixed feelings about them  JerseygirlCT   Apr-05-10 02:57 PM   #13 
  - Wow... that's a pretty unfounded and broad-brush  JerseygirlCT   Apr-05-10 02:52 PM   #11 
  - Oh no, when the proponent/s of the pov have psychic insight  ironbark   Apr-05-10 07:05 PM   #16 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-05-10 07:26 PM   #18 
  - that's what's great about all the Apatheist charities  omega minimo   Apr-06-10 12:57 AM   #22 
  - Okay, just happened to open this thread on a computer where I wasn't logged in.  iris27   Apr-08-10 09:30 AM   #63 
  - There are plenty of secular charities, as you say. There are few-to-no specifically atheist  iris27   Apr-05-10 07:10 PM   #17 
  - Why can't you find organizations devoted to not collecting stamps that have charities?  Fumesucker   Apr-07-10 07:58 AM   #44 
     - Yeah, but nobody on the other side gets that.  darkstar3   Apr-07-10 08:42 AM   #45 
     - And as soon as you designate surrogate community as horseshit you dont get it.  ironbark   Apr-08-10 01:16 AM   #54 
     - That was my point  JerseygirlCT   Apr-07-10 07:00 PM   #52 
        - Okay...except the OP wasn't looking for specifically atheist charities.  iris27   Apr-07-10 09:20 PM   #53 
           - Gotcha  JerseygirlCT   Apr-08-10 08:11 AM   #60 
              - shouldn't be written off because they are religious  ironbark   Apr-08-10 08:55 AM   #62 
                 - Well, I do understand if we're talking about the SA in particular  JerseygirlCT   Apr-08-10 01:21 PM   #64 
  - I only donate to non-religious charities.  Odin2005   Apr-05-10 03:40 PM   #15 
  - "This is a question mainly for atheists..."  omega minimo   Apr-06-10 12:35 AM   #21 
  - Perhaps because the word contains "theist" and because  MineralMan   Apr-06-10 02:47 PM   #26 
  - So, in summary so far, zero secular candidate organizations nominated.  ironbark   Apr-06-10 05:05 AM   #23 
  - Generalized charities have a tendency to bloat and become inefficient with their money distribution.  darkstar3   Apr-06-10 08:49 AM   #24 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-06-10 07:26 PM   #28 
  - Check out Foundation Beyond Belief  HuckleB   Apr-06-10 11:10 AM   #25 
  - Yea, I checked it out, it does not fit the OP criteria  ironbark   Apr-06-10 07:20 PM   #27 
     - Seems like you're obsessed with finding a "perfect" fit.  HuckleB   Apr-06-10 07:40 PM   #29 
        - Yea, its my obsessive preference for people telling the truth  ironbark   Apr-06-10 09:05 PM   #32 
           - Well, personally, I find it alarming.  LAGC   Apr-06-10 09:47 PM   #35 
           - It very much exists on a local basis.  HuckleB   Apr-06-10 10:43 PM   #38 
           - Oh, but don't you see,  darkstar3   Apr-06-10 10:45 PM   #39 
              - Alas, I am starting to see that.  HuckleB   Apr-06-10 11:00 PM   #40 
           - I dont believe anyone should be surprised or alarmed  ironbark   Apr-07-10 12:25 AM   #41 
              - More BS.  HuckleB   Apr-07-10 09:46 AM   #49 
                 - When you misrepresent what I said you do indeed provide "More BS"  ironbark   Apr-08-10 01:55 AM   #55 
           - Clearly, telling the truth is not exactly your priority.  HuckleB   Apr-06-10 10:40 PM   #36 
              - And of course you will back the slur with example, quote or cite?  ironbark   Apr-07-10 01:58 AM   #42 
              - You offered anecdotes.  HuckleB   Apr-07-10 09:44 AM   #47 
                 - I admire the way you hasten from one shifting sand to another  ironbark   Apr-08-10 02:24 AM   #56 
                    - Now you accuse me of doing what you do.  HuckleB   Apr-09-10 01:26 PM   #65 
                       - You make of me a prophet  ironbark   Apr-09-10 04:22 PM   #68 
              - What you really have to ask yourself is,  darkstar3   Apr-07-10 08:46 AM   #46 
                 - Exactly.  HuckleB   Apr-07-10 09:45 AM   #48 
  - Yes, I do. (n/t)  Iggo   Apr-06-10 09:46 PM   #34 
  - There are plenty of charitable organizations  Dorian Gray   Apr-07-10 05:09 AM   #43 
  - The United Way?  beam me up scottie   Apr-07-10 10:56 AM   #50 
  - The Carter Center.  Manifestor_of_Light   Apr-07-10 05:55 PM   #51 
     - Also Habitat for Humanity.  Manifestor_of_Light   Apr-08-10 04:34 AM   #58 
        - Habitat starts each day with a prayer to one specific deity named Jesus.  darkstar3   Apr-08-10 08:51 AM   #61 
 

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