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Hang With Friends

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Come on in, pull up a chair!

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 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 Joan Denoo on August 10, 2012 at 2:41pm

Melinda, perfect quote. I am reposting on Facebook; may I attribute it to you or would you prefer I not?

Comment by booklover on August 10, 2012 at 1:21pm

You are very welcome Steph! :)

Comment by Steph S. on August 10, 2012 at 1:13pm
Love that graphic with the quote. I'll have to download it. Thanks booklover.
Comment by booklover on August 10, 2012 at 1:00pm

The older I get, the more I feel this way.  It's losing me friends, but I can't worry about that anymore.~ Melinda

Comment by Steph S. on August 10, 2012 at 8:45am

Going to make my coffee.

I hope everyone has a great Friday!

Comment by booklover on August 10, 2012 at 7:45am

Chris, I am on my 1st cuppa and that was beautiful music! Thanks!

Everyone have a good weekend!  ~ Melinda

Comment by Ian Mason on August 10, 2012 at 4:00am

Steph, I think that cat's just been drinking in a Mars bar. Peace and a pleasant weekend to you, Sylvia, and to all here.

Comment by Plinius on August 10, 2012 at 2:31am

http://www.playingforchange.com/episodes/65

This one is good to listen to with your first cup of coffee.

Comment by Sylvia on August 9, 2012 at 9:50pm

Hey guys I wanted to touch base and let you all know I have been very busy this week. This is my last week in this course and Tuesday I start another course. Hope everyone is doing well... peace!

Comment by Steph S. on August 9, 2012 at 6:31pm

Hey everyone!

Hope you are having a good day today.

Hugs!

 

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