"My kids are 19 and 26 and I've never heard anything like this from my generation. Most mothers I know who couldn't bf because of production or other physical problems felt like failures. I don't see how to account for your experiences…"
"I never had anything like worship envy, though I have at times envied believing in afterlife or a big sky daddy. What I envy is the instant and enduring core of community the religious have. People who relocate attach themselves to a church and meet…"
"I would have had no problem buying them if they were honest, what pisses me off was the deception. They're probably ostentatiously Christian and their deity forgives the little lie because they kiss his ass."
In case you're shopping for Knockout Roses don't buy from rosesknockout.com. They describe them as gallon pot, the receipt they send says gallon pot, but they come in plastic bags and they are more like quart size. I went back to their site and hunted around until I clicked on "size info" where it says they're removed from the pots for shipping. Emailed them, got the reply that they're removed from pots for shipping "to protect them". Really? Some newspaper and a plastic bag is better…See More
"You accepted that she is Catholic early on, before you began to experience what that really means for her immutable stances on many, many huge issues that define who she is and how she leads her life. There won't be compromising or debating and…"
"There was a piece on Sixty Minutes a while back where they interviewed women doing traditionally male jobs. One carpenter was making many times over what she made as a nursing assistant and pointed out that nobody questioned whether her old job,…"
"Republicans use an extreme version of Madison Avenue techniques. Yell something loud enough and non stop and people will believe it. Use familiar catch phrases and names to have something resonate. I totally agree that these same people were against…"
"Deleted, that is a miserable sounding situation. In your place I'd try to think of ways to drop small hints so they gradually catch on and ask questions, or back off from asking questions, rather than confront them, even gently. They just sound…"
Hi Judy, and welcome to this friendly meeting place with freethinkers like you who recognise that gods are phoney and religion is a great fraud aimed at controlling vulnerable superstitious people, including especially defenceless children; and
how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and even longer.