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Forest Fire

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia on Monday. 14 Replies

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change.org

Started by Patricia. Last reply by The Flying Atheist Jul 16. 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 Napoleon Bonaparte on January 31, 2013 at 10:35am
Comment by Ian Mason on January 31, 2013 at 9:48am

Lots of good pics but stealing the apple, Joan.

Comment by booklover on January 31, 2013 at 7:57am

Joan, this picture brings you to mind for me since you had 3 babies at one time! :)

Comment by booklover on January 31, 2013 at 7:56am

Good Morning All~  I love all the cartoons.  The dog with chicks is adorable Joan!  I love the look on that cat's face Ruth.  Joan, I really like the picture of the brain-cell and the universe!  Maybe we are just a cell in somebody else's body!

I have stopped eating wheat, and so far I haven't had nearly as bad of symptoms as I used to, but it's too early in the experiment to say one way or the other.  I read the book "Wheat Belly."  Steph read it too.  I think someone else mentioned it on here?  Wheat causes many problems in our bodies because it's so genetically-engineered, it almost doesn't resemble the original thing.

Have a great day people! ~ Melinda

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 31, 2013 at 1:51am

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Comment by Plinius on January 31, 2013 at 1:25am

Ha, Escher would have liked that one, Ian!

So you stormed back to Denmark, I hope you had a nice trip. We get lots of fresh air with this high wind. Succes with you jammed computer! Mine has also been just repaired after the second big crash in four months - I still keep my fingers crossed when I start it...

Comment by Ian Mason on January 31, 2013 at 12:19am

 

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