"Rachel, your desire to reply is a compelling reason for replying, especially if you can express your anger at someone more powerful than you.
Because, as we who are in serious politics know, if the more powerful person's response to you…"
""No chance she was pushing your buttons to see how you reacted?"
She was. I joke with women on their pushing men's buttons as a tactic in a lifelong effort to break men's dependence on the left side of our brains.
Guys, I dare…"
"What timing!!! Just hours ago I was reading of some research in how to communicate across an emotional barrier, when reason or logic aren't up to the task.
Here's the conclusion: "If you want to make people less defensive, a…"
"To answer this question I first have to weigh the effects of:
1. growing up in a violent home, and
2. going to (being sent to) Catholic schools.
For a while religion served as an escape. In my teens I saw that RC prohibitions on birth control would…"
It's important and necessary to tell your story. Stop only when you feel it's been told.
I wrote most of mine before the Internet and supports such as A/N existed and still tell all who will listen that the stuff that…"
I noticed in the one post you had made that you "were back - at least for a bit". Does this mean that you've taken your atheism elsewhere? Haha kidding aside, nice to see you posting again - please do stick around!
Thanks for the friending, Tom - I appreciate the encouragement on the post. I highly recommend viewing the Rockies at some point in everyone's life, particularly if you can dedicate a few days time, and do so leisurely. What a view.
Hello fellow atheists! I have joined this site in an attempt to find other rational individuals, such as myself, and to promote a current charity drive that I am trying to get going for the Oklahoma tornado victims. I have managed to get many groups from around my area, including the Beyond Belief Foundation to back me on this endeavor.
I am located in Newnan, Ga and have my own atheist group entitled "Coweta County Atheists". I am currently being backed by Spaulding Co.…
There is a video of the Pope's 'exorcism' caught on film. The man isn't demon possessed, there are likely no 'real' demons. He's just delusional and doesn't want to accept personal responsiblity for his own behavior for his own dysfunctional life.
There is an ad that reads ' Do you support 'traditional' marriage? Vote Now"! .
No, I don't support 'traditional' marriage because there is no such thing. I support heterosexual and same-sex couples marry each other legally , yes. 'Traditional' marriage promoters largely do not believe that heterosexual women are co-equal to their husbands. Their only purpose in 'traditional' marriage is to sexually satisfy their husbands if they can and raise children and do all…
i've got no problem with everyone saying "merry christmas" on christmas day. however, they've turned it into an entire holiday season where it lasts a month or more. in those situations it should be perfectly acceptable to say "happy holidays" or call it a…