Of Spoons and Skepticism: Chronic Pain 11:00 Ania Bula, Stephanie Zvan, Mitchell Greenbaum, Emily Harte, Emily Finke, Chana Messinger Ania describes what it's like to have Crohn's and the pain involved. Emily Finke has a hip displacement and needed reconstruction on both of her hips. This led to pain through her whole life. Caitie has
Panel: Atheism Is Not Enough (Blogged by Courtney/Kai) Panelists: Yemisi Ilesanmi, Kim Rippere, Kimberley Veal, Debbie Goddard, Desiree Schell, James Croft, and Jason Thibeault Description: As proven by the deep rifts that exist within movement atheism, a common acknowledgement that there is no god is often not enough ground on which to build a coherent, lasting community.
9 AM - 10 AM John Abraham & Greg Laden are discussing climate change here! Get the latest news on climate change and find out why it's important. (Blogged by Courtney) 9:00 - John has a neat graph showing the thickness of ice (I believe in the Antarctic, but I missed that). We have lost about 70% of
9:00PM-10:00PM - Kai Mission Creep: Jason Thibeault discusses his life’s path through various social justice awakenings, and how social justice movements – atheism and skepticism included – all inevitably convergently evolve toward intersectionality. 9:00 PM Hey kids. Just hanging out on standby, waiting for this hour's presentation to get started... Jason Thibeault provides an anecdote by Carrie
In case you somehow missed it, this weekend is the very first annual FtBConscience! It features speakers such as Greta Christina, Miri Mogilevsky, PZ Myers, Jamila Bey, Ed Brayton, and Richard Carrier... not to mention some of Skepchick's very own: Benny, Heina Dadahboy, Kate Donovan, Emily Finke, Debbie Goddard, Kaoru, Amy Roth, Rebecca Watson, and myself (Courtney Caldwell)! The conference