"I have been meang to get the book, and one would think that since I have Cherokee blood I would have already read it, but alas, I have not. Honestly, it has been very hard to make the time to do the "outside" research on the Native…"
"But one of the many reasons I can't stand Hitchens! There is a definitive tendency among his ilk to consider ex-christian styled Humanists to a-ok all actions perpetrated by "western" white males onto the rest of the planet, religious…"
"I have the book (which I have already read) and still have to finish this video. At about 20 min in he gives an interesting quote from Christopher Hitchens that I found very disturbing. I have tried to find the original essay…"
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Oh, also, what were the original inhabitants like, ethnically? I mean, I guess I always thought they were Spanish settlers, but you are saying the Spanish conquered the islanders? Where the similar to Native American Indians, or like Hawaiian natives?
"I wish the RCC would reform itself along with the main branch of the LDS church, the SDA's and the JW's ( they desperately need reform , none of the eighty something splinter groups can be called liberal in all actuality). …"
"I'm sorry I haven't posted at all; my mother was treated for ovarian cancer this past year, but I follow the discussions. Joan I'm glad treatment is going well. The ChemoBrain is a strange thing. The whole process was a whirlwind for…"
"11:00 PM had my first bout of nausea; Rx took care of it. I feel wonderful. Absolutely no pain, I can't finish a sentence or remember words so Cary, Laura and Laurie did their best to understand what I am trying to convey. I usually get enough…"
With all the media attention the on the Pope, important stories are being missed, human rights violations, Monsanto protection act, Russia march to blasphemy laws, and of the big story this week did Harry Potter vanquish dementors?See More
"The medical profession seems to have improved in some areas at least. Personally I think some of that is due to the higher level of education of society as a whole. We know too much to put up with bad treatment now. I saw a documentary last year…"