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Hang With Friends

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Picture yourself spending some time with congenial friends, sharing your lives and pictures from your cell phones." They're curious about that cool game, song, movie, camping trip, art show, or other event that fascinated you. You talk about all kinds of stuff, poetry, styles, personal achievements, relationships, and bad days. You can share your inner child, and laugh together. They sympathetically listen to your feelings about serious topics like politics or climate change, even when they don't agree.

Personal validation comes from paying attention to one another, giving more than you get. Everyone respects you and themselves, despite our amazing range of personal tastes and interests. They'll tell you they don't agree with an idea or behavior without implying you're a bad person or somehow deficient. It's an "I'm OK, You're OK" kind of fellowship, where nobody tries to make himself look better by picking on somebody else.

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Forest Fire

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia 22 hours ago. 14 Replies

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change.org

Started by Patricia. Last reply by The Flying Atheist on Thursday. 6 Replies

There's a new petition taking off on Change.org, and we think you might be…Continue

Optical Illusions

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud Jul 3. 58 Replies

This one seems a bit creepy, like the middle one shouldn't be able to change rotation like that. from Cheezburger.comContinue

Saving Number 90 - From Seth Andrews (The Thinking Atheist)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jul 1. 9 Replies

Seth says himself that the following is a departure from the usual fare his YouTube channel features.  Personally, I think it's a positive and constructive move, because it demonstrates that no, we are NOT just about atheism.  We're also very much…Continue

Tags: abuse, animal, puppy mills, Henry, The Thinking Atheist

Human Rights for Atheists, Agnostics and Secularists

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Jun 27. 11 Replies

I just ran onto this YouTube video, promoting a change.org petition aimed at amending the United Nations charter supporting the abolition of all anti-blasphemy laws. The petition referenced by the video is…Continue

Tags: petition, anti-blasphemy laws, UN, United Nations

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Comment by booklover on June 14, 2012 at 7:04am

Hi Shannon and welcome!  I'm Melinda. :)

Comment by Shannon Equality Barber on June 14, 2012 at 1:33am

Thanks, Ian.

Comment by Ian Mason on June 14, 2012 at 12:55am

Welcome to AN, Shannon. Enjoy yourself here.

Comment by Shannon Equality Barber on June 13, 2012 at 11:02pm

Hi everyone! I am new to the nexus. Just wanted to say hi. I am Shannon, 31, IT grad, passionate writer, lesbian feminist, and, of course, an atheist! Always up for new friends. 

Comment by booklover on June 13, 2012 at 7:30pm

LOL Steph.  I am a cat-person first (We have 3), but we also have a 9-year old black Lab.  I can just picture her with a dandelion behind her ear. :)

Comment by Steph S. on June 13, 2012 at 6:37pm

This is for the dog people here.

Comment by Steph S. on June 13, 2012 at 6:04pm

Hey Claudia! I did go and read your discussion. Thanks for the link!

Comment by Joe Meyer on June 13, 2012 at 5:48pm

I finally got some rain Monday and now my garden and flowers look a lot better and I don't have to water them for a few days again. Hot weather is coming back this weekend though.

Comment by Lillie on June 13, 2012 at 10:57am

Doing great today, Steph .  Thanks for asking.  We got rain, too.  Flowers look really perky.

Comment by Steph S. on June 13, 2012 at 9:53am

How's everyone today? We got some rain here yesterday.

 

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