Kylyssa Shay
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  • Kentwood, Michigan
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Kylyssa Shay replied to Scott Bidstrup's discussion Human Origins - Are we hybrids? in the group ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN
"I don't understand the ethical objections to trying to combine animal gametes in vitro or even in vivo.  While I can buy that such couplings between such disparate animals may occur in nature the possibility of the sperm of whichever…"
Jul 29, 2013
Kylyssa Shay joined Dr. Terence Meaden's group
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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.
Jul 29, 2013
Kylyssa Shay liked Kasey's group Don't Pray for Me
Jul 29, 2013
Plinius replied to Kylyssa Shay's discussion Zombie Catpocalypse and the Fern of Doom *Starring* Rupert in the group Atheist Ailurophiles
"Good story and lovely cats!"
Jul 31, 2012
Kylyssa Shay replied to Ruth Anthony-Gardner's discussion Eco-Footprint of a cat in the group Atheist Ailurophiles
"I think it's possible to minimize a cat's eco-footprint. Also, some of the things that likely went into the calculation were the acres of grain necessary to raise the meat in your cat's food but not taking into account that the meat…"
Jul 30, 2012
Ruth Anthony-Gardner replied to Kylyssa Shay's discussion Zombie Catpocalypse and the Fern of Doom *Starring* Rupert in the group Atheist Ailurophiles
"Cute, thanks."
Jul 30, 2012
Kylyssa Shay added a discussion to the group Atheist Ailurophiles
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Zombie Catpocalypse and the Fern of Doom *Starring* Rupert

Today I participated in a writing contest for which the prompt was to write about a photo I'd taken. It was no sweat deciding to use a photo of Rupert because he is such a camera ham and I have hundreds if not thousands of pictures of the little orange beastie. He lays on his back more than any other cat I've known and can stand upright for shockingly long periods of time. Anyway, my entry in the contest is the story of his valiant defense of my apartment.…See More
Jul 30, 2012
Kylyssa Shay replied to diane sholly's discussion Maestro passed on today in the group Atheist Ailurophiles
"I'm so sorry for your loss. Every living thing must die but most of them never get to feel loved. Your kitty was very fortunate."
May 25, 2012

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Taboo Against Discussing the Relationship of Religion to Homelessness Prevents Action

Posted on December 23, 2009 at 12:10pm 1 Comment

I have been a homelessness activist for some time. I've worked with lots of homeless people and I've been homeless myself. There's a taboo subject inside the realm of homelessness, one which can really cause people to flip out on you. That subject is the relationship of religion to teen and young adult homelessness.



A while back, I decided to slide it into one of my pages on homelessness in which I discuss causes of homelessness. Unsurprisingly, I had to moderate a number of comments… Continue

My Take on the Atheist Bus Ads

Posted on August 19, 2009 at 12:32pm 0 Comments

Atheists in America have been made to feel unwanted for many years and it hasn't gotten any better. As a result, many atheists still feel they need to stay in the closet.

As you probably already know a number of atheist and secular humanist groups have bought advertising space on billboards and buses in response to this trend.

You can read more and weigh in at Should Atheist Ads Be Allowed?

Ask An Atheist

Posted on June 19, 2009 at 11:36pm 4 Comments

Yeah, I know, it's been done before. But there are so many people out there with weird questions to ask atheists. But then again, a lot of them are just the same old questions over and over again.



I've answered a bunch in article format. To make the process more interactive, I made a Squidoo page with a duel section and a box where readers can ask questions. I've even answered some of those questions. However, I'm still working on the answer to the most recent one because I don't… Continue

What Evolution Isn't

Posted on June 6, 2009 at 2:08pm 4 Comments

I'm really sick of hearing people equate acceptance of evolution with atheism. It annoys me greatly when people insist this is an atheist country (I know, WTF?) because evolution is taught about in public schools.



So I created a page on Squidoo called "What Evolution Isn't" which attempts to explain that evolution is science, not a religion, not a belief system nor is it an evil plot to destroy religion.



What… Continue

My Squidoo Lenses Need Some Love

Posted on April 15, 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

I started writing a lens on Squidoo to promote some of my atheist relevant web content but then I branched out from there to other topics.



If you want to help a starving atheist afford her meds next month, visit some of my Squidoo lenses. My rankings increase according to the number of views I get combined with the star ratings others give my pages. All of this adds up to about $12 per month for lenses that stay in the top two thousand on Squidoo.



So you can help the poor… Continue

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At 8:16pm on June 3, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Greetings, Kylyssa! 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.

At 1:30pm on January 27, 2010, Little Name Atheist said…
Hope you have a happy birthday, and may you have many more!
At 9:43am on January 26, 2010, John Jubinsky said…
Hi Kylyssa! Have a very happy birthday.
At 10:25pm on September 7, 2009, Kit Ann Kaboodle said…
Don't know if you have time for another group, but if you do, I'd love to see you in Polyamory.
At 2:33pm on June 21, 2009, Gecko, Seth...brother of Richie! said…
Yay Welcome to the Trekkies!! Great to have you!
At 4:51am on June 10, 2009, Timothy said…
Thanks for the request because I can't wait to spend an afternoon reading your stuff...the titles are positively provocative.
At 3:03pm on June 4, 2009, Little Name Atheist said…
Atheist Ailurophiles would love to appreciate teh kewtness of your fab feline.
At 3:52pm on February 22, 2009, Mdooo1 said…
Alternative lifestyles eh? Hmm, wonder what that means....
At 7:55pm on January 27, 2009, Deepak said…
Many many happy returns of the day.

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At 12:22pm on January 26, 2009, Shlarg said…
Happy birthday from Shlarg, Chloe, and Speckles !
 
 
 

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