I'd bet that if you talked to the Christians who use a site like Christian Mingle, they would say that they like it because it increases their chances of finding a partner who shares their values.On the surface, there really isn't anything wrong with that. Beneath the surface, though, an assumption is being made: other Christians are more likely to share one Christian's values than non-Christians.In the 1990s, while still Harvard math majors, they created Spark Notes, a series of study guides that was eventually sold to Barnes and Noble.
Previous winners include “Family Guy” creator and comedian Seth Mc Farlane, evolutionary psychologist Steven Pinker, biologist E. Cambridge, MA - The Harvard Humanist Community recognizes the online dating Web site OKCupid, represented by founder Maxwell Krohn, at an event at the Harvard University Science Center.
What is your reaction to the idea of an online dating site exclusively for Christians?
My initial response was something along the lines of, "I guess such a fragile worldview must be insulated against reality as much as possible." But on second thought, I've decided that it probably isn't quite that simple.
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.