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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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Seeing Things (TheraminTrees)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner yesterday. 2 Replies

TheraminTrees doesn't release videos very often these days,  but when he does, they are positive GEMS.  Most recent of his works is the following, wherein he dismantles some of the common rebuttals atheist get from believers when we assert our…Continue

Tags: seeing things, YouTube, TheraminTrees

Let's not define ourselves or others by our worst behaviors

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Feb 15. 4 Replies

My take on the recent melt down at Hang With Friends, of which I missed part, is that some of us were tripped up by a habit of thought. It's something we learn growing up, and use without realizing how much pain it can generate -  failing to…Continue

Tags: dispute at Hang With Friends

You'll NEVER Guess Who Just Showed Up on Mr. Deity!!!

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Feb 14. 11 Replies

I don't believe this one either, but ... well, here it is: And would you believe - Mr. D made me laugh!  RD, that is!Continue

Tags: Richard Dawkins, Mr. Deity

Seth Andrews' Rebuttal to "10 Women Christian Men Shouldn't Marry" (The Thinking Atheist)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Feb 6. 20 Replies

It seems as though some numb-nuts New York pastor by the name of Stephen Kim has written two marriage advice pieces for christian men and women.  Not surprisingly, his suggestions come straight out of his never-fail magic book.  Seth Andrews of The…Continue

Tags: advice, marriage, The Thinking Atheist, Seth Andrews, Stephen Kim

Seth Andrews' New Book, "Sacred Cows" (The Thinking Atheist)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Patricia Feb 6. 7 Replies

For the last few podcasts, Seth Andrews has been alluding to a new literary effort he's been working on.  Well, the cat is out of the bag ... or perhaps I should say, the cow is out of the barn!  Seth's new opus is entitled: Sacred Cows: a…Continue

Tags: book, Sacred Cows, The Thinking Atheist, Seth Andrews

Living in the Answers

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Patricia Jan 18. 13 Replies

I am weary of those who declare they understand all the answers to the creation of the universe and Earth. They claim they know the answers to the questions of life, meaning, death, and the afterlife. Those with all the answer speak with confidence,…Continue

Tags: confidence, education, government, family, afterlife

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Comment by Carl Pastor on September 19, 2011 at 6:03pm
heh im not sure about the flutist
Comment by Carl Pastor on September 19, 2011 at 6:01pm
thats not patton, thats george c scott.  in fact all of them surrounding the bubblehead are actors, except for the statue
Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on September 17, 2011 at 11:16pm
ROFL, Lary9! Papal Indulgences discount code.
Comment by Lary9 on September 17, 2011 at 11:00pm
That's why Papal Indulgences are on sale:
  Go to Amazon.com>Religion>Special Absolutions>September Discount
   Use this code:   MJQ-4532-Z
Comment by Lary9 on September 17, 2011 at 7:56pm
If you're a concerned Christian and want to stop your child from becoming an atheist... pretend to be an atheist yourself and hide the Bible from them...if they find it or say any Christological things around the house, go 'apeshit' and rap their knuckles with a ruler. This way you're practically guaranteed that they'll be 'born again' by 19 years of age or whenever they leave home.
Comment by El Solo Lobo on September 17, 2011 at 5:28pm

and if any of those "flashes" are hot, they might be remedied with Pamprin.

 

Comment by Carl Pastor on September 17, 2011 at 4:51pm
oh and sk8 yes reasonable expectation. ty
Comment by Carl Pastor on September 17, 2011 at 3:44pm
um i still think faith is the belief in something with no proof. i understand "Having a flash" or "getting an idea", but if you cant find me proof after the flash,im prolly not gonna subscribe
Comment by sk8eycat on September 17, 2011 at 12:40pm
Brilliant!
Comment by Lary9 on September 16, 2011 at 8:26pm
sk8eycat~
"If all they have is the buybull, or some other "holy" book, that's not evidence.  It isn't testable."

That's basically what I said...or meant to....
 

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