"Ive been exclusively same sex active for past several years and while that is probably my predominant orientation, I have had relationships w women in the past but find it very difficult to explore that side, with honesty and I would like to explore…"
"Im sorry but there are real life consequences to not having enough resources...to your health, to your ability to take care of your children. It's nice that music has come out of Mississippi that others enjoy, but the fact that that state has…"
"i actually don't have a problem with their votes being "bought" if that means they recognize that gays and supporters of gay equality have power in terms of the ballot box and the wallet.
And for some of them I think they…"
"Yosemite, I must own up and make a mea culpa here. After posting my initial reply I did some research and found out that the long standing assertion that the pyramids were built by slaves has been called into question. There were smaller…"
"I've always found the 'Afrocentric' obsession with Egypt to be very interesting, since it reflects an internalized Eurocentric emphasis on a culture with written language and large monuments. It also conflicts with…"
"I'd say slave narratives would be a good place to start though the authenticity of some of these narratives (and the degree to which the masters' hands guided some of these narratives) must be questioned. I chopped this…"
"Soon as a saw this post I tried to find a book I heard about on Pacifica radio written by a white man from the south on how slavery endured well into the 1940s and 1950s in the south in the form of forced labor bourne by black men in the prison…"
Greetings, DF! I notice you haven't been active at Atheist Nexus lately. <sigh> Sometimes it can seem a bit fragmented, with different groups for every interest. Please consider a group for socializing, where we talk about whatever's on our minds, Hang With Friends. :D You might feel more at home.
Dont let any resident assholes get to you. there are lots of interesting people, topics, and groups. depends on what you like. feel free to let me know if there are questions, i'll see if i have any answers. enjoy. Daniel
"Mindy, I was speaking with a coworker of mine about 30 mins ago who lives in Rockford. She said no rain there last night but a couple of flights to O'Hare were diverted to the Rockford airport. It was fairly nasty here. "
"I agree with you MB. I liked the "sweeping overview" of topics on one screen, both forum activity and blogs, that the old homepage allowed. This was a great way to have different topics catch my eye all in one place and prompt…"
"Thanks for reporting that Ruth, I like it better this way! I can't believe a nurse used the word "telescope" in describing what the doctor was going to use to look at your bladder!!!!!!! Wow! Vocabulary review time! lol.
"This is another way of eventually going back to stating that abiogenesis is impossible, as many theists do. There are bound to be those here who have studied far more in depth than I have, but my own findings have been that we have absolutely NO…"
"Yup, that's why tornado warnings are to be taken seriously. During severe storms with tornado potential I turn off my TV sound or Stereo in my apartment so I can hear what possibly may be coming my way. I want to be able to hear the…"
"i didn't see it till today, and it inspired me to start a discussion on it. but while i had a negative reaction to Wolf, i was much more interested in that brave woman. it can't be easy to come out as an atheist on national tv…"