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Entitlements, Who is entitled to the land?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Penn yesterday. 14 Replies

"Israel is our homeland  ...  we had  no homeland for thousands of years...."Does this statement give anyone else a sick feeling? I have no intention of determining who is right or wrong in the…Continue

Tags: killed, children, Palestine, Israel

Secular Meditation & Mindfulness

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Have you ever been at a family gathering where everyone in the group sits and waits for others to get a meal together, the tables set, the chairs assembled, and the food cooked and prepared? There…Continue

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Travis Hedglin commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"Is there any way to block a user so you no longer see their posts? I am tired of being harassed by this idiot because I happened to disagree with him in ONE thread. I can't even talk to other people without this jealous bastard going apeshit on…"
1 hour ago
Glen Rosenberg commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"You are indefatigable, I will give you that. But that's about it."
1 hour ago
Travis Hedglin commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"A. I can recall posting about circumcision in the DISCUSSION where it came up, but I do not recall EVER posting in freethinker's BLOG. Indeed, I was very adamant about my position, as a former victim of the thing in question. Do I not have that…"
1 hour ago
Glen Rosenberg commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"But YOU did bring it up. You and only you.  You could not let a sleeping dog lie in the Freethinker blog. And you could not let it go here.  I understood what you typed. I disagreed. Bordering on obsessive? Project much? Remember, I said…"
2 hours ago
Travis Hedglin commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"Perhaps, but it takes a stunning lack of reading comprehension to mistake: "I am not going to hijack this thread explaining, yet again, the parallels between male and female circumcision, so if you want to talk about that we can go back to the…"
2 hours ago
Glen Rosenberg commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"small words? This from the guy who thinks umbrage is spelled umbridge!!! This from the guy who thinks recapitulate means capitulate again and again! "
6 hours ago
Joan Denoo commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"It is a perfectly reasonable thing to disagree and still be very close friends. We need to learn how to agree to disagree. My interest is the conversation. I want to read whatever one has to say, think about it, do a pro/con analysis and make a…"
6 hours ago
Travis Hedglin commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"Anyone else here want to talk to me? I am tired of talking to someone who doesn't understand what they read. Hey, Joan, any chance you can break it down and explain it to him? Please use small words."
7 hours ago
Travis Hedglin commented on Joan Denoo's blog post What next?
"Just try to tell me that Network quote isn't as compelling and accurate today as it was in 1976. Indeed, things have changed so much(sarcasm)."
7 hours ago
Glen Rosenberg commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"Actually Travis, it shows the opposite. I had simply offered my approval of Sentients' thoughts and you had to bring up circumcision again. In Freethinkers' blog I offered a cease fire but you were not having any of it.  You are…"
7 hours ago
Travis Hedglin commented on Joan Denoo's blog post What next?
""* Please add what I forgot."No Maximum WageMake sure to add just enough regulation that it barely dents big business, while drowning all small businesses.Be sure to tax the middle class enough that they effectively become lower class.Be…"
7 hours ago
Idaho Spud commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"Great post from years ago Loren."
8 hours ago
Loren Miller commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"Offense and insult are closely related to each other, or so it seems to me.  Over the years, I've learned to regard both as largely not worthy of notice, unless either are accompanied by what I would deem a credible threat, which is an…"
8 hours ago
Travis Hedglin commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"That is the point, I wasn't getting into it, the first paragraph of my first post here plainly shows that. Yet, somehow, you still accused me of getting into it! Even more, you claim I made no cogent arguments. How the hell was that called…"
8 hours ago
Glen Rosenberg commented on Joan Denoo's blog post I am offended
"Travis, I just don't feel like getting into it. We simply disagree. And it is my strong suspicion that neither of us will convince the other.  Sentient Biped has given a reasoned and balanced treatment of the issue. "
9 hours ago
Joan Denoo replied to Ruth Anthony-Gardner's discussion The Ebola Empathy Challenge
"I don't remember reading this post, except I knew you are calling for donations, and i like your ideas and support them wholeheartedly. I just got another $5,000.00+ bill for cancer treatment and am financially smashed. Just another way to…"
10 hours ago

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About Me:
I changed from faith to science. I am a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, a survivor of breast cancer thanks to the fine diagnostic work and treatment at Cancer Care Northwest, which included chemotherapy and radiation. Dreadful stuff, but a wake up to living each and every minute. Life is too short to dwell on the past. One can be good without god! My whole family proves it.

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Capitalism can't work without a poverty class.

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Capitalism can't work without a poverty class. In order to increase the numbers of people in the poverty class,

* withhold the kind of education that teaches critical thinking, stress obedience; 

* educate children to remain dependent on church and government as adults; 

* tax wages at a higher rate than investment income, otherwise known as unearned income; 

* spends tax dollars on expensive warring humans and material that creates wealth for the owners of…

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What next?

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 11:39pm 5 Comments

Do you think we live in a democracy where we have opportunity, freedom, and equality? Well, take a look at what is happening all around us. If you are honest, take off your blinders, unwrap yourself from the patriotic flag and see what is really happening, you will understand that these words, beautiful as they are, just simply do not stand up to scrutiny. Those fine expressions in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America…

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I am offended

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 10:35pm 31 Comments

I am offended 

There is a peculiar phenomenon going around that I want to address. 

I feel deeply rooted offense when I see a person insult another, or belittle them, or assault another physically, mentally and emotionally. 

I am offended by parents who deliberately do not educate their children claiming they prepare their children for 21st…

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I see good things coming out of Atheist Nexus

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 2:26pm 13 Comments

Each one of you, Loren, Pat, Bertold, and Daniel, and others on this Atheist Nexus site are such decent men and women, full of experiences from life, and a healthy quality of skepticism. You see the cons of religious dogma and the terrible things people do in the name of their gods. We all know the good that religion has done, however, that does not mitigate the injury that is made possible through dogma. I feel distress when moderate religious remain silent in the face of atrocities done in…

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At 5:22pm on September 16, 2014, Steph S. said…

I  love hearing your positive words and wisdom on this site.

I have been busy moving - so I've been absent from the site a bit.

Things are getting calmer so I look forward to being more active on the site.

HUGS to you my friend.

At 7:45am on September 7, 2014, Kubashini Liuma said…
Thank you very much. I just want to communicate with like minded people. It's tough when the people you are surrounded with just don't get the change. I hope I'm entitled to a certain amount of privacy. I wouldn't like the stuff I share to be openly discussed on platforms such as Facebook. Anyways, I wish you a good day and thanks again :)
At 7:24pm on August 13, 2014, L. Alcorn said…
Glad to hear that. I am so so right now. I've battled depression my whole life but I did not hang myself like Robin Williams did. I take my meds. Nice to meet you Joan.
At 1:10pm on July 12, 2014, BT said…

Thank you for the welcome, Joan :-)

At 5:38pm on July 11, 2014, John Jubinsky said…

Hi Joan! Welcome to the DNA Tested Nonbelievers group. Feel free to tell us anything to everything about any DNA testing you have undergone or plan to undergo. All that you need do is start a discussion in the group about it. Of course you don’t have to. Welcome again and I hope you enjoy the group.

At 11:44am on July 9, 2014, Loren Miller said…

It's me again!  And yeah, I been at it again, mostly because Seth Andrews has been at it again ... and I thought you'd like to know!

At 7:30am on June 23, 2014, Loren Miller said…

Hey, Joan.

Don't know if you subscribe to Delanceyplace.com, but I thought today's entry would be of particular interest to you.

At 7:32am on June 18, 2014, Randall Smith said…

To answer your query about my father--yes, he lives alone in a duplex adjacent (part of) to a retirement community. He does quite well. Lost his wife ( my mother) 13 yrs ago.

At 2:35pm on June 14, 2014, Loren Miller said…

Silly me - I have to ask: have you seen this?

At 8:44am on May 30, 2014, Loren Miller said…

HEY, Joan!

I don't know whether you saw my piece about an article in our local newspaper or my participation in it, but I wanted to be sure you were aware of it.  Yeah, I'm showing off a bit [GRIN!], but I think it's pretty neat, too, as well as something you'd be interested in.

 
 
 

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