"There is a native american belief that whatever religion you were raised with in childhood, no matter how opposed to it you are as an adult, it will be something you never fully pull away from. For me, I notice this is true. If I lose my keys, no…"
"I'm wondering how this measures up with Aida ( I believe found in Germany)? I think the question isn't whether we evolved (except for creation "scientists") but how far apart people are on the "tree"-how far from a…"
"Rose is right-but I think there is truth to both ideas. People self medicate to feel better, whether that is with doughnuts or crack. And some people, who may be mentally healthy, try a drug once and can't stop, due to the structure of their…"
I think the fundamentalist label now extends to something even worse than traditional Southern Baptists. I don't know how hysterical they become at their services, but the new "evangelical" movement where folks are literally…"
"This can be true-I think it is sad that people feel they need to say they are at least "open" to "something spiritual" to avoid the wrath of religious nuts. Why the hell, if your god is so great, do you need to annihilate (did I…"
"Fundies do spiritual vs. religious talk ALL THE TIME-I went to a nutty non-denominational school, so I know what they do. They've done it on television-that nutty SALT organization woman was on "Politically Incorrect" doing it with…"
"Wow-Jesus can make a "special guest appearance" on toast, but his closest followers weren't warned of their spelling errors.
Maybe Lesus is a combo of Jesus and Lazarus? They could try to sell that idea.
I think they should try to…"
"It's been a while since you posted this-I think maybe your mom fell into a situation where she was influenced to believe that this is what she needs to do to be safe and productive in life-maybe by someone in particular or the community…"
Grew up in Dallas, land of the mega churches. It took me 22 years to decide there was no Beebus. I'm a Socialist and a huge Hugo Chavez fan. Georgetown, Tx is beautiful-could stand to lose the religiosity, though (and the teabaggers.)I work in the legal field (will be working on overturning wrongful convictions.)