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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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Optical Illusions

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by sk8eycat on Sunday. 60 Replies

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

Ebola Drug From BC

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Ebola drug fast tracked.....http://www.cbc.ca/1.2731250B.C.'s Tekmira gets FDA approval to fast track Ebola drugContinue

Ebola Researcher from BC

Started by Patricia. Last reply by The Flying Atheist on Friday. 1 Reply

From our news......Young scientist garnering international attention for Ebola research…Continue

Ozone Recovering?

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http://shar.es/11RhRK Following a harrowing depletion in recent decades, Earth's protective ozone layer, high in the planet's atmosphere, is on the track to recovery, according to a new report released today…Continue

what boobs are good for

Started by dr kellie. Last reply by Larry Sep 5. 84 Replies

I discovered a brilliant new way to avoid  having xians ring my doorbell in attempt to share the good news with me.  Just now, I was in my kitchen, washing dishes and finding something to eat, when I looked out the large window above my sink.  Two…Continue

Your favorite photobombs?

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Comment by Steph S. on September 15, 2011 at 11:31am
Jabal that is a lovely quote. I agree completely. Thanks for posting that.
Comment by Jabal Kawanja on September 15, 2011 at 10:49am

Is it true that the beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them?


Comment by Aaron Wiitanen on September 14, 2011 at 11:29am

whoa, what happened there??

 

Comment by Aaron Wiitanen on September 14, 2011 at 11:22am
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Comment by alexa penzner on September 14, 2011 at 11:00am
Natalie -  to me, as long as a person is a 'good' person, i don't care what religion she is. as long as they respect me for my belief structure, i respect them, even if i totally disagree. wm. Buckly was very good friends with Galbraith (liberal) and they would debate each other all the time, even had him (G) on his pbs show.
Comment by alexa penzner on September 14, 2011 at 10:53am
hi sk8eycat - i seem to write you a lot -  yes, i do remember when weed was called 'tea'.  maybe we could skew the meaning of the 'tea party' to embarrass them - wish i had power like that sometimes  :]
Comment by Grace Fitzpatrick on September 14, 2011 at 10:34am

I don't blame Ron Paul for anything the Tea Party does.  They are a force all their own.  I don't think anyone controls them.  They are like a stampeding herd of cattle.  They're scared, they're stupid and they have no idea where they're going.

 

I am

Comment by Chris Dodds on September 14, 2011 at 7:39am
Grace Fitzpatrick, if you watch that clip closely you'll see that while the Tea Party was cheering for the uninsured man to die, Ron Paul said we shouldn't let him die.  Regardless, the Teap Party is an extremist organization of political terrorists and should be treated as such.
Comment by Natalie A Sera on September 14, 2011 at 2:08am
Grace, last year I had a diabetic coma, and I was left to lie in my own pee for more than 12 hours in a Catholic hospital. Later, I was asked to evaluate the care I received, and I gave them a "worst" rating in all areas. But at least they saved my life -- do have to give them credit for that.
Comment by annet on September 14, 2011 at 2:00am

Weiner's spot. 

".... voters in New York elected a conservative Republican to represent a Democratic district that has not been in GOP hands since the 1920s."    

 

Nevada and now this. ugh.

 

 

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