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Craigart14 replied to Micah Johnson's discussion The Ledge (2011) in the group Atheist Cinema
"The atheist was a much better person than the Christian--though his Machiavellian designs on the woman were initially despicable. I thought the film was a bit heavy handed, but that may be because the atheist-Christian arguments between the…"
Sep 1, 2013
TNT666 replied to Micah Johnson's discussion The Ledge (2011) in the group Atheist Cinema
"Writer/director Matthew Chapman certainly has an interesting pedigree :)   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . mother . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . father. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .…"
Oct 15, 2011
TNT666 replied to Micah Johnson's discussion The Ledge (2011) in the group Atheist Cinema
"oh and I forgot... the sex was if not pretty steamy, certainly nicely steamy :) Though Liv was directed to overdo the child voice, I found her character interesting, as though she'd been removed from the living by being with her domineering…"
Oct 15, 2011
TNT666 replied to Micah Johnson's discussion The Ledge (2011) in the group Atheist Cinema
"I just finished viewing The Ledge (2011) and I really enjoyed (unfortunate wording as it may be) it. It does exemplify how ALL humans have flaws. One thing I often complain about in films is that when they have a pretence of trying to get deep into…"
Oct 15, 2011
Brianna Starfish left a comment for Micah Johnson
"I honestly can't remember what sparked my interest in teaching science. I know it's fueled for the same reason you've mentioned, making sure at least some students get a decent science education. I know I didn't like science in…"
Aug 9, 2011
Brianna Starfish left a comment for Micah Johnson
"I LOVED high school art classes. Once we hit grade 12, our teacher was like 'ok do whatever you want'. We were really allowed to explore our creativity. It was fantastic. When I go to school to become a science teacher, I will be minoring…"
Aug 5, 2011
Brianna Starfish left a comment for Micah Johnson
"I don't really have anything online, at least not anything I'd like to show because it's so old! Haha.  I heard that my experience at GPRC was similar for other people too, it just zapped the fun out of it. I don't really…"
Aug 2, 2011
Brianna Starfish left a comment for Micah Johnson
"Wow that's so awesome! The closest I've ever come to being published was when a lady asked me to illustrate a children's book she was writing, but then she never got back to me. I also designed a t-shirt for the summer camp at the…"
Aug 2, 2011
Micah Johnson replied to egan thomas penney's discussion places to go in GP in the group Godless Grande Prairie
"I don't know about that. He's certainly guaranteed future business from me after I went in there the first time."
Aug 2, 2011
Brianna Starfish left a comment for Micah Johnson
"Egan said that you want to become a comic book artist. That's what I wanted to do for many years, but then I changed my mind! What sort of comic books do you want to draw?"
Aug 2, 2011
Micah Johnson replied to egan thomas penney's discussion places to go in GP in the group Godless Grande Prairie
"I may be going into GP on the 5th, I'll see if I can manage to drop in, thanks :) "
Jul 31, 2011
Brianna Starfish left a comment for Micah Johnson
"Well let's see what the requirement for starting up a club is first! I'm glad there is at least a little bit of interest."
Jul 31, 2011
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The Ledge (2011)

I heard about this movie while listening to an interview with the writer/director on a podcast called 'The Skeptic's Guide to the Universe.' The description given on IMDB: A police officer looks to talk down a young man lured by his lover's husband to the ledge of a high rise, where he has one hour to contemplate a fateful decision.  I don't want to say too much about it and give anything away, it's really something you just need to watch unfold. And for the love of little turtles, don't watch…See More
Jul 31, 2011
Micah Johnson replied to egan thomas penney's discussion Relationship Anarchy in the group Polyamory
""The downside of no labels whatsoever is that it takes much longer to explain things."   This. That's what I was awkwardly and at length trying to articulate.   "You also mentioned "if a relationship is work, you…"
Jul 18, 2011
Micah Johnson replied to egan thomas penney's discussion Relationship Anarchy in the group Polyamory
"No, just as I wouldn't call love two women and a unicycle betwixt a dueling gunslingers. That simply doesn't follow. Lust and affection can compliment each other well, and I don't see the problem in having a name for a common…"
Jul 18, 2011
Micah Johnson replied to egan thomas penney's discussion topics "freethinkers" consider too sacred to discuss in the group Rationalism as a Lifestyle
"your "definition" of love is like einstein's definition of god, it sounds very nice and all, but the thing the word actually refers to still does not exist.   Who is to say what the word is "actually" referring to?…"
Jul 18, 2011

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At 11:47pm on August 9, 2011, Brianna Starfish said…
I honestly can't remember what sparked my interest in teaching science. I know it's fueled for the same reason you've mentioned, making sure at least some students get a decent science education. I know I didn't like science in high school, but I am fascinated by it now. I think if it were presented to teens in a similar way it was presented to me as an adult, more students would be interested in science and there would be a higher rate of science literacy. I haven't decided if I want to teach general sciences or if I want to teach biology. Definitely leaning towards biology, though.
At 11:28pm on August 5, 2011, Brianna Starfish said…
I LOVED high school art classes. Once we hit grade 12, our teacher was like 'ok do whatever you want'. We were really allowed to explore our creativity. It was fantastic. When I go to school to become a science teacher, I will be minoring in art so I might be able to become an art teacher on the side. Who knows.
At 9:44pm on August 2, 2011, Brianna Starfish said…

I don't really have anything online, at least not anything I'd like to show because it's so old! Haha. 

I heard that my experience at GPRC was similar for other people too, it just zapped the fun out of it. I don't really miss it as much you'd think I would. I don't really have the time or energy to draw anymore. 

At 1:10am on August 2, 2011, Brianna Starfish said…

Wow that's so awesome! The closest I've ever come to being published was when a lady asked me to illustrate a children's book she was writing, but then she never got back to me. I also designed a t-shirt for the summer camp at the Calgary Zoo when I was 14. 

I decided to become a comic book artist when I was about 8, and I started drawing some horses. They looked awful, but it's what started it all. At that age I didn't really want to draw graphic novels, I was more interested in the funnies in the newspaper. The first X-men movie was what got me into graphic novels. When I graduated from high school I went to GPRC to work towards my BFA in visual arts, but I didn't even finish the year. It totally took the fun out of it. I want to draw again, but it's not fun anymore. Now when I draw all I can think about is composition and shading, and there's no fun in what I'm doing. I still doodle from time to time, but no works of art. 

I have lots of ideas though. My most recent is an early readers book called My Grandparents are Superheroes, and there would be some drawings in there. I don't think I'm good enough at writing though. 

At 12:22am on August 2, 2011, Brianna Starfish said…
Egan said that you want to become a comic book artist. That's what I wanted to do for many years, but then I changed my mind! What sort of comic books do you want to draw?
At 6:45pm on July 31, 2011, Brianna Starfish said…
Well let's see what the requirement for starting up a club is first! I'm glad there is at least a little bit of interest.
At 6:22pm on May 7, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hi Micah, and welcome to this rational world of Internet atheism---a haven from the superstitions and fictional god of the masses. 

As you have been finding out, "Well-founded common sense inevitably leads to atheism."

We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with its 450 discussion topics and 2600 members.

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin

Terence Meaden

At 10:39am on May 7, 2011, Ken said…
Hello and welcome to AN.  We are certainly glad to have you join us.
 
 
 

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