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A small vent

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matthew A Kiel Sep 21, 2013. 9 Replies

          So this is going to be a small vent.  Living in south Alabama limits me as far as social connections go.  I'm sure other people have had a similar situation happen to them, so here goes. …Continue

Curiosity?

Started this discussion. Last reply by TrueAtheist Aug 8, 2012. 5 Replies

     Did anyone stay up and watch Curiosity land? I feel like the only one in my group of friends.  I managed to check Facebook and it's sadly devoid of all posts mentioning it except for mine.  I…Continue

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Matthew A Kiel replied to Matthew A Kiel's discussion A small vent
"I've become popular today. I usually just hop on here to read the forums and see what's going on. I've since moved away, and live in Bonn, Germany now. It's a nice change, and I'm out of the bible belt. Feels great! I still…"
Sep 21, 2013
Michael Black replied to Matthew A Kiel's discussion A small vent
"Matthew, I understand a little of what you are going through.  After my mom married my step-dad she changed into a completely different person.  It took time for that change to occur.  It has gotten to the point that I don't…"
Sep 21, 2013
Luara replied to Matthew A Kiel's discussion A small vent
"AWhen people grow up in a religious family, they have a vulnerability to going back to religion in later life.  My mother's father was a Baptist minister, and she grew up with religion all day.  She said some days she had to go to 5…"
Sep 21, 2013
damian replied to Matthew A Kiel's discussion A small vent
"For some people, they get real defensive when you simply say "you've changed". They want to know how. Tell her, and then she may want to know what you're noticing. Or, it could backfire, and she'll say "for the better,…"
Sep 21, 2013
Emily Henderson replied to Matthew A Kiel's discussion A small vent
"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…"
Sep 20, 2013
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Matthew A Kiel replied to James M. Martin's discussion Kinda Says Something That Needs Saying, Doesn't It?
"Posted that to my Facebook. It's a nice counter to the 200 daily anti-everything-you-can-think-of people that are on my friends list."
Sep 11, 2012
Steph S. replied to Matthew A Kiel's discussion A small vent
"I think Melinda has a good solution there. I agree."
Aug 13, 2012
Matthew A Kiel replied to Matthew A Kiel's discussion A small vent
"It truly is a shame though, to watch it all from the sidelines.  I guess I'm just overreacting.  Maybe it will pass one day. "
Aug 13, 2012
matthew greenberg replied to Matthew A Kiel's discussion A small vent
"my situation parallels yours quite a bit.  my mother has become a super conservative, accepting the ideology of her new husband.  she voted for Obama in '08, and now she thinks he's the devil.  just so you know what i'm…"
Aug 13, 2012
booklover replied to Matthew A Kiel's discussion A small vent
"Wow!  I don't know what to say.  If it were my Mom I think I'd just talk to her privately sometime and ask, very non-confrontationally (is that a word?), "Is everything okay Mom?  You just haven't seemed like…"
Aug 13, 2012
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A small vent

          So this is going to be a small vent.  Living in south Alabama limits me as far as social connections go.  I'm sure other people have had a similar situation happen to them, so here goes.  I'm disappointed in my mother.  There was a time where she seemed to be a very progressive person, and it rubbed off on me.  But I feel like she has done a complete 180 here.  It's hard for me to pinpoint exactly when this shift happened,  but I'm going to say around 4 years ago, maybe 3.  My mother…See More
Aug 13, 2012
TrueAtheist replied to Matthew A Kiel's discussion Curiosity?
"Also  Atheists for the Advancement of Science, Reason, and Morality http://www.facebook.com/groups/161534187275154/andThe "A" Club Atheistshttp://www.facebook.com/groups/Theaclubatheists/"
Aug 8, 2012
Ava Wilson replied to Matthew A Kiel's discussion Curiosity?
"I watched the living crap out of that stuff, AND been keeping up with the pictures. Sunrise on Mars! So beautiful! The Curiosity landing simulation was absolutely spectacular. I completely nerdgasmed over the entire thing."
Aug 8, 2012
Matthew A Kiel replied to John Hanna's discussion Atheist in Alabama
"I know the feeling. Mobile here! "
Aug 8, 2012

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At 5:36am on March 22, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Matthew
Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense helped by science leads to freethinking wisdom as you know well.  
  
We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 666 discussion topics and 3333 members.
At 9:03pm on March 21, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 7:53pm on March 21, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Matthew! 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. You might also want to look at Geek and Nerd Haven, Atheists Who Love Science!, Atheists in the Physical Sciences, and Physicists. 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.

 
 
 

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