Sioux Falls Free Thinkers is Home for all those of Free Thought with Open Minds! This group includes Atheists, Agnostics, and Humanists, those interested in science and Scientists, those who love animals and Zoologists, and Feminists and those wanting to help abused women, but all those with open minds are welcome. Free Thinkers are those that want a world without rules and controls on thought, without mental borders and boundaries. A world where anything is possible.
Free Your Mind! There Is No Spoon!
(From the movie, The Matrix)
The one thing the writers of the Freethinker definition seem to have forgotten is the idea of having an Open Mind, the basic concept behind what made Freethinking possible in the first place. We at Sioux Falls Free Thinkers reject this closed-minded rigidity of thought, so, even though we agree with and endorse much of the Freethinking definition, we took the word Freethinking back to its original roots and call ourselves "Free Thinkers" to symbolize Open Minds, Free Thought, and true Free Thinking once again.
Our meetings and social gatherings are posted at Sioux Falls Free Thinkers on Meetup.com. Sioux Falls Free Thinkers Upcoming Events can be seen on the Meetup.com Calendar.
The Sioux Falls Free Thinkers will be hosting a booth at the Sioux Falls Pride Festival on June 20th, from Noon to 7 PM, at Terrace Park.
We will have 6 drawings for 6 paintings by local professional artists; True Colors and Feminists by Sandra Jeanne, Liberations by Molly Freyn, Feminist by Solomon Carlson, and Integrated Woman and Omnipotent by Jessi Jean. Also 12 drawings for 12 Fish Out of Water DVDs, 12 drawings for 12 How to Fake a Moon Landing Books, and 12 drawings for 12 10th Anniversary Edition And Tango Makes Three Books. The movie and books all make extensive use of graphic images and can easily be understood by middle-aged children.
All these items are displayed in the animations below. The DVD and books can be reviewed at our Sioux Falls Atheist and Sioux Falls Scientists websites at the Fish Out of Water, How to Fake a Moon Landing, and And Tango Makes Three website pages and their links to Amazon.com.
The paintings will all be advertised in Sioux Falls on 1 digital and 12 static billboards starting May 11th and lasting through June 21st on South Cliff Ave, Minnesota Ave, and West 12th Street (starting on West 12th on May 25th).
Expand your summer activities to include an exciting day at the Sioux Falls Pride Festival. Fun for the entire family.
The Sioux Falls Free Thinkers group will never have any dues. Membership is not required to attend our meetings. This group will probably never have any formal rules except treating other members and their opinions with respect, and giving everyone equal time to speak. This group will never purge members for expressing their opinions or for forming their own group of open-minded people. The only loose requirement is that members, and those attending our meetings, have an interest in one of the subjects of our five websites.
Our "slogan" above comes from the following quote:
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent!
But above all Be Your Own Heroine, Be Your Own Hero. You achieve nothing for yourself by living vicariously off the skills and achievements of others. It's What You Do That Matters. Cheer and applaud your own skills and achievements and be proud of them, Be Proud of Who You Are and What You Do.
Don't Just Think You Are Right, Know You Are. Don't hesitate, don't be unsure, don't let others doubts cloud your judgment, your power of reason. Others will constantly try to manipulate you, control you, dominate you, intimidate you, tell you that you must do this or can't do that, Ignore Them! Your mind, your own thoughts are the only thing you can be sure of, trust your thoughts instead of theirs.
Your mind, your conscious mind is the most powerful tool ever evolved.
Trust it, act on what it tells you. Be positive! If you think you're right
Then Know you're right and Follow What You Think is the best course.
Break Free! There Is No Spoon!
We look forward to seeing you at one or more of our events and meetings!
We have member websites for Atheists, Agnostics, and Humanists, for those interested in science and Scientists, for those who love animals and Zoologists, and for Feminists; for those who wish to help abused women, and for abused women themselves. Check out these other websites at Member Websites.
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Welcome Sioux Falls Free Thinkers!
Welcome Open Minds!