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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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Surreal, I haz it

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner May 6. 82 Replies

Surreal, not just found in art.Continue

Tags: surreal

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

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Dominique Lutz Apr 16. 6 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

The FLDS Cult Is Unraveling

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Idaho Spud Mar 29. 3 Replies

The FLDS Cult Is Unraveling"the internet is a lifeline for people trapped in the most restrictive and stifling forms of…Continue

Tags: Warren Jeff, internet, FLDS

Ode to Yahweh (Non Stamp Collector & 43alley)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 24. 1 Reply

Ages ago (five or six years, I guess it is) when I first started recognizing my own atheism, one of the first atheist YouTubers I ran onto was Non Stamp Collector.  His handiwork wasn't up to Disney's standards, nor even Hanna-Barbera, but his wit…Continue

Tags: Yahweh, YouTube, 43alley, Non Stamp Collector

Oregon Field Guide - Lamprey Decline

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 15. 3 Replies

Oregon Field Guide - Lamprey Decline"Populations of Eel-like lamprey have suddenly plummeted since the year 2000 in the Columbia Basin, surprising…Continue

Richard Dawkins, Growing Up in the Universe

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 14. 2 Replies

Here is an oldie, the young Richard Dawkins teaching kids about the universe. I especially like the one demonstrating how the eye evolved. This should answer those who believe it was impossible to evolve an eye. Continue

Tags: universe, teaching, Dawkins, Richard

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Comment by sk8eycat on December 2, 2011 at 6:13pm

Ruth, Jesus IS "toast"!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on December 2, 2011 at 12:31pm

Dude, that's sooo funny. And the perfect response to folks who see Jesus in toast.

Comment by Gwaithmir on December 2, 2011 at 9:14am

Jesus in a dog's butt! Bwa-a-a-ah-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha!!!

Comment by Steph S. on November 26, 2011 at 10:21pm

That's a funny picture Natalie!

Comment by Rhonda Boyer on November 26, 2011 at 5:00pm

Hi, All!! I haven't been on in quite a while.  Sorry about that.  I had time, and was reading things in here since my last visit.  Hoping all is well

Comment by Donna Darko on November 26, 2011 at 4:37pm

I LOVE it.  I sent it to my husband and our two grown sons with the caption, "Well I've seen his face, now I'm a believer."

Comment by sk8eycat on November 26, 2011 at 12:17pm

@Natalie

*snerk!*  Oh, go ahead...send it to your Christian friends!

I've seen a cropped version of the dog-butt Jesus before, but this is funnier.  More obvious that it is a dog. I think I'll add it to my "Butt-Scootin' Hound" song.  Perfect!)

BUTT-SCOOTIN’ HOUND
(To the melody of "The Old Rugged Cross"  ick.)

On the living-room rug scoots my beautiful dog,
A victim of itching and pain.
Yet, I love my big hound,
He’s the best pal I have,
So it’s back to the vet once again.

(Refrain)

Yes, I cherish my butt-scootin’ dog.
We’ve been buddies since he was a pup.
But the brown streak he left on the floor
Isn’t something that’s fun to clean up.

O, that butt-scootin’ dog couldn’t help what he did;
His glands are impacted, I guess.
I hope it’s not worms;
I’ll find out from the vet
Before the whole house is a mess.

Yes, I cherish my butt-scootin’ dog.
We’ve been buddies since he was a pup.
But the brown streak he left on the floor
Isn’t something that’s fun to clean up.

Yuck! My butt-scootin’ dog stained the carpet today;
NOT wondrous beauty to me!
But I know it’s my fault;
Should have seen doc last week,
I just had no cash for the fee.

Yes, I cherish my butt-scootin’ dog.
We’ve been buddies since he was a pup.
But the brown streak he left on the floor
Isn’t something that’s fun to clean up.

I’m committed to care for my butt-scootin’ hound.
I dread the reproach in his eye.
He must know I love him,
Even when things are grim.
Wish he’d take his teeth out of my thigh!

He’s a winner, my butt-scootin’ hound.
I can’t blame him for scratching an itch.
His blue ribbons and trophies all prove
He’s a pedigreed son of a bitch.
Comment by Lary9 on November 26, 2011 at 4:05am

OMG! I laughed out loud...and I copied it. That is truly choice.

Comment by Natalie A Sera on November 25, 2011 at 11:36pm

OK, I just can't resist. Jesus in a dog's butt, from Brazil. Pareidolia personified. I won't send this to my Christian friends, LOL!

Comment by Lary9 on November 19, 2011 at 11:27am

Windows7 here. I'm usually OK...but... I do have occasional trippy little "gremilns". I think that happens when other members (or maybe just administrators) are actively editing the page I'm working on. The comments windows don't have any "Pause" buttons to limit that interference.

 

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