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Christian article: "How To Discipline Your Wife"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dani Dec 30, 2013. 3 Replies

I just came across this article on how a Christian husband should punish his wife. It seems pretty extreme to me.…Continue

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Hi, I'm Mequa, and I'm an iconoclast. :)Excuse my somewhat blunt introduction. I'm an independent thinker, atheist, and fan of critical thought, hailing from England. I despise bigotry, petty…Continue

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Mequa replied to Atheist in FundyLand's discussion How do you deal with being disliked / hated?
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Christine replied to Mequa's discussion Christian article: "How To Discipline Your Wife"
"That's just it, the perfect cover for evil-doers. That's why I'm wary of those with the religious label. From an early age, I realized that people could sin six days/week, go to confession on Sunday, the start all over again Monday. A…"
Dec 30, 2013
Luara replied to Mequa's discussion Christian article: "How To Discipline Your Wife"
"Sadomasochism in the Christian marriage ... Christianity is very tempting for males who want domination.  I saw an extremely creepy video recently about Michael Blagg, a very Christian man who almost certainly murdered his wife and maybe…"
Dec 30, 2013
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Christian article: "How To Discipline Your Wife"

I just came across this article on how a Christian husband should punish his wife. It seems pretty extreme to me.http://www.christiandomesticdiscipline.com/how_to_discipline.htmlQuote:"Rebuke and Lash. This is the harshest discipline a husband should administer, and it should always be done privately and with Godly, Biblical love. If a strap (belt) is to be implemented watch that each stoke falls directly on the…See More
Dec 30, 2013
Mequa replied to Napoleon Bonaparte's discussion Atheist Gillian Gillards speech prompts misogyny definition rethink
"The charge of "misogyny" is often used by radical feminists to silence dissent from their party line. Such is usually common on Internet discussion forums - usually being labeled a "woman hater" or "prejudiced against…"
Dec 30, 2013
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Mequa replied to Sentient Biped's discussion Windows 8 is the worst operating system ever
"I agree, Windows 8 is the pits. I've tried their alpha release ("Developer Preview"), their beta release ("Consumer Preview"), the release candidate ("Release Preview"), their OEM demo prior to release, and the…"
Sep 11, 2013
Grinning Cat replied to Mequa's discussion Gotta love that enlightened New Testament.
"Yup. The promise of pie in the sky when you die can smooth over a multitude of sins wrongs. AND it devalues real life."
Sep 10, 2013
Michael Penn replied to Mequa's discussion Gotta love that enlightened New Testament.
"Very well said, Ted."
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Ted Foureagles replied to Mequa's discussion Gotta love that enlightened New Testament.
"It's not hard to see how Christianity became the religion of slave holders, but confounding that it became the religion of slaves as well.  I see this in black communities here in the US Southeast, and among Native Americans where they…"
Sep 10, 2013
Grinning Cat replied to Mequa's discussion Gotta love that enlightened New Testament.
"Since Christians know better -- thanks to a conscience arising from empathy and reason, rather than the bible -- they could consider the bible just as (un)authoritative in other areas!"
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Tom Sarbeck commented on Mequa's blog post How Epicurus Can Make You Happier
"Mequa, you have metaphorically given me a plate so full than I do not right now have time to indulge. I studied Epicurus many years ago and liked much of what I read; it helped me quit Catholicism. A few years later, existentialism gave my mind a…"
Sep 6, 2013

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How Epicurus Can Make You Happier

Posted on September 3, 2013 at 4:15pm 2 Comments

The ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus can make you happier. This is a bold claim, but it is quite justified in my view. How, then, can an ancient Greek man who lived around 300 B.C.E. enhance your life today for the better? The American founding father Thomas Jefferson, among other famous figures, found it worked for him. Maybe it’ll work for you too.

I’ll give a brief overview of Epicurus’ amazing philosophy of happiness, in modern language, and hopefully show that it is every bit…

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At 3:53pm on August 15, 2013, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Greetings Mequa  

Welcome to this internet world of rationality and peace, of common sense and freethinking wisdom. 

You are invited to join the friendly busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 800 discussion topics and 3890 members.

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