"I'm old enough to remember when people had the attitude that "They wouldn't print it if it weren't true." They originally only thought that about newspapers (never heard of "yellow journalism" Hah!),…"
"Yep. Several years ago the so-called History Channel showed a mini-series trying to rationalize the myth about the plagues that were supposedly inflicted on the Egyptians because of Pharaoh's actions. I watched it out of curiosity…"
"Festivus? (I never watched "Seinfeld" so I don't really know what the Festivus Pole business was all about. A dead Yule/xmas tree? Anyway, I think it was supposed to be a spoof on religious observances.)"
"Both. Plus you left out the holey ghost...he's in there somewhere, too.
That's why I love Robert Ingersoll's "Mathematics of the Trinity." Dan Barker set it to music, and I have the song on my hard drive, but I…"
"S' funny (peculiar) that when I was still going to church, Sundays, Wednesday evenings, Tuesday buybull study, the whole routine, (in my teens), and praying my heart out that my dad would stop drinking, I was always terrified of the idea of…"
"I'm just glad that there is no verifiable evidence that any of the buybull stories are true.
I enjoyed the scent of having a pine tree in the house for a couple of weeks, and our cats were fascinated with the lights. Plus candles, baking…"
"Hi. I have two main attitudes about Solstice/Christmas celebrations. First, that the fun parts are ALL from earlier pagan times...the decorated trees and other greenery in the house, candles, a fire on the hearth, feasting, giving gifts,…"
"Believers claim that their purpose is to worship (whatever that means) their imaginary friend, praise and flatter his enormous ego. In other words, be puppets.
On the other hand, we each create our own purpose...something that "floats our…"
"Mindy, that news about your son's promotion is absolutely JOYOUS! (Or joyful...I don't know which is correct grammar,,,Heh). Anyroad, thank you for posting that; it makes me feel good to know that somebody somewhere is getting…"