All Blog Posts Tagged 'Age' (6)

On Fake Friends and Groupthink

“Never speak ill of yourself; your friends will always say enough on that subject.”

Talleyrand

“It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart; the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.”

Mark Twain



On June 28, my second wife and I would have celebrated our 31st anniversary.  I meant to write about it on the 28th, but hey, three years after the divorce, a guy’s allowed to…

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Added by Alan Perlman on July 3, 2012 at 7:00pm — 13 Comments

Harold Camping, Penny Guru of Spiritual Scams or The Emotional Price of a Failed Rapture

I’m an Atheist who sees god. Do laugh, but don’t click away, yet. Seeing or perceiving god is really easy, even for a non-believer. Even in my godfree world, God is a collage of artistic-aesthetic re-presentations, a sensory response to the magnificent beauty of a stunningly decorated church, a life-like statue, a painting, a ritual song or dance, a poem, etc. To me, God exists as an awe inspiring anthropological artifact which can never be fully dead as long as I retain the ability…

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Added by Michel-Camille Bordeau on May 27, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

T. Paine

I'm currently taking American Literature 1 (from colonization to the Civil War) and had to read some Thomas Paine for class. Two excerpts from the Age of Reason, to be exact The First, sections 8 and 9. And in section 8 I found this quote:… Continue

Added by Rikka on February 16, 2010 at 9:54pm — 2 Comments

Mondo Diablo Episode 240: Developing a Wonderful Personality with Dr. Joseph Murphy





This week's clips come courtesy of A Basement of Curiosities, a cool blog that often offers Self-Help and How-to record sharities. This week, Dr. Joseph Murphy advises us how to please everyone in a proto New Age style.



Playlist





Wonderful Personality 1

Alleee 1

Mike Sammes * Surrey with the Fringe on Top

Capitol… Continue

Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on February 12, 2010 at 6:11am — No Comments

What’s different about the “new age" movement?

Bizarre secret cult ripping families apart



“About 20 people have become devotees of a New Age "healer'', Matthew Meinck, who owns a retreat property in Chittering Valley. Meinck, an Australian-born former monk, believes that people retain in their bodies memories of abuse that can be retrieved during intense deep-tissue massage, regressive therapy and gruelling meditation sessions lasting up to two weeks.” However, “During long retreats at the property, they became… Continue

Added by THE GRENADIAN FREETHINKER on January 21, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

I Declare!

I wish everyone a prosperous and healthy new year in 2009! I declare 2009 The Year of Enlightenment. It will be the year that humankind of all walks of life will embrace logical and rational thinking, and to final reject all war, in favor of diplomacy and dialogue. "War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate." From the eternal Marvin Gaye.

Added by Khemisi on January 2, 2009 at 1:06pm — 1 Comment

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