"Like Dallas said, romantic love is the irrational attachment to another. As you call it, a pledge with conditions. So, I guess romantic love is simply an abstract agreement between two individuals to agree on terms of how they see each other and…"
"True, but sexual desire does not arise in anyone out of a sole desire to reproduce.
That's definitely true, sexual desire may be disconnected from the desire to reproduce. I guess I'm thinking in terms of evolutionary traits, where…"
"Mumba from my time spent in Zambia I know where you are coming from. There's constantly a push, even in the media, supporting superstitious attitudes in general, and Christianity in particular. Yet, people like my Christian grandfather who…"
"Many thanks for the welcome. I've been looking for an open-minded community where those of the Diaspora could discuss ideas. I've found many of those I find online are only interested in vitriolic rants and hate. Hopefully, this group will…"
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Welcome to this excellent site with its bright people like yourself who recognise that religion is a superstitious fraud and gods are nothing but fictions inside the heads of the credulous.
Terry Meaden (English; physicist and archaeologist, Oxford University) founder of the busy discussion group
"ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Earth, Humankind, Fossils, Religion, Evolution, Darwin..." with its over 200 discussion topics.
We examine and review the world’s great questions including how life and humans, religion and faith, and everything else began.
We invite you to come and enjoy the discussions. http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin
I haven't really discovered MD as I would like. Only lived there since 2002. I'm in MO at the moment for school. I do like the college scene in MO, but I think it's because the scene is not as scattered as that of MD. How about you? How's VA?