Leila Cook
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Leila Cook commented on Matthew F.'s group Jewish Atheists
"I don't really think this group is the place for me.  Sorry to have disturbed you so much Michael with my opinions. "
Nov 15, 2012
Leila Cook commented on Matthew F.'s group Jewish Atheists
Nov 15, 2012
sammy left a comment for Leila Cook
"Thanks goes to you, for accepting. :-)"
Nov 15, 2012
Leila Cook commented on Matthew F.'s group Jewish Atheists
"This is kind of the reason I hesitate in joining atheist minded groups.  I have met as many intolerant atheists as I have intolerant fundamentalists.  Besides the lack of fairy tales, what is the difference?  Both feel they need to be…"
Nov 15, 2012
Leila Cook commented on Matthew F.'s group Jewish Atheists
"I have to agree with Natalie here.  My husband is circumcised and has no issue, nor do a good deal of the men I know who are.  Being atheist or agnostic doesn't give us a license to decide that our opinions are always the right ones…"
Nov 12, 2012
Leila Cook replied to Steph S.'s discussion Why telling bullying victims to 'just fight back' doesn't work in the group Parenting Little Heathens
"As a mother of five children, I have to say that there is a difference between fighting back and standing up for yourself.  I would never counsel my kids to physically fight back or even engage in a battle of wits with what is obviously an…"
Nov 7, 2012
Leila Cook commented on Matthew F.'s group Jewish Atheists
"Alan- I am enjoy some of its ideas and reject many others just as I do everything I read and study.  I have five young children and speaking in images helps them grasp a real life concept sometimes.  Its the same thing as telling a fable…"
Nov 7, 2012
Leila Cook commented on Matthew F.'s group Jewish Atheists
"I guess the concept of tikkun olam to me is the sum of all the positive things we do in life.  I try to explain to my kids that it is like a puzzle and every time we do some kind or thoughtful act we are putting pieces of the puzzle back…"
Nov 6, 2012
Leila Cook commented on Matthew F.'s group Jewish Atheists
"I think she just meant practicing the concept of tikkun olam- repairing the world- and living in a way that does harm to as little as possible.  Not trying to put words in her mouth, but that's how I understood it."
Nov 6, 2012
Craig Ulmer liked Leila Cook's profile
Nov 6, 2012
Leila Cook replied to Humanist Mark's discussion What Path brought you to being a Humanist in the group Humanist Jews
"I was blessed to be raised in a secular household.  During my teens and 20's I got 'saved' and involved in the Christian church, eventually ending up teaching VBS and preschool Sunday school.  My husband did not attend and…"
Nov 6, 2012
Leila Cook commented on Matthew F.'s group Jewish Atheists
"Thanks Alan.  I esteem Rabbi Wine greatly.  We use his book "Celebrations" in our home for a good many of our holidays."
Nov 6, 2012
Leila Cook commented on Matthew F.'s group Jewish Atheists
"So glad I found this group!  I am just finishing up my adoption to Humanistic Judaism.  We do not have a bricks and mortar community so I am ecstatic to find an active group online.  "
Nov 6, 2012
Leila Cook liked Matthew F.'s group Jewish Atheists
Nov 6, 2012
Leila Cook replied to K's discussion atheist in a religious area in the group Atheist Homeschooling
"It is about halfway between Nashville and Knoxville.  If you have ever watched a Stephen King movie, you can just imagine that, rofl.  :D"
May 29, 2012
Brent Feeney left a comment for Leila Cook
"My pleasure Leila. =)  This is a very good community; look around and see what you like. Hope you have a great week!"
May 21, 2012

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At 2:33pm on November 15, 2012, sammy said…
Thanks goes to you, for accepting. :-)
At 11:34am on May 21, 2012, Brent Feeney said…

My pleasure Leila. =)  This is a very good community; look around and see what you like. Hope you have a great week!

At 3:11am on May 21, 2012, Brent Feeney said…

Welcome aboard! =)  Hope all is going well with you today...

At 11:38pm on May 20, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 12:30pm on May 20, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Leila! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, 
Hang With Friends. It's great to see the way you jumped right in.

You might also like 
Women Atheists, Female AtheistsParenting Little HeathensBloggersGodless in the Garden and possibly 
Feminist Atheists. After you've searched for stuff that interests you in "Groups" above and in the "Forums", don't forget to look at recent activity which hides along the right margin of the page all the way at the bottom.

At 7:55am on May 20, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Leila
Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense and science lead to freethinking wisdom --- as you know well, being a humanist. 
  
We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 700 discussion topics and over 3400 members.
 
 
 

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