All Blog Posts Tagged 'Year' (5)

Mondo Diablo Episode 364: Ring in the New, Throw Out the Mold

New Year's Eve. Time to clean out the old files and make not a resolution, but a disclaimer again stating that including clips, intentionally or unintentionally,in this podcast, does not constitute endorsement of views or opinions. Especially in this one. Carry on.

Playlist

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Alleee 1

Mouseketeer Ensemble * Happy New Year

Shirim * Gymnopaedia 3 By Satie

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Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on December 31, 2012 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Jewish Atheist Fasts on Yom Kippur! (and other High Holiday thoughts)

God is the immemorial refuge of the incompetent, the helpless, the miserable. They find not only sanctuary in His arms, but also a kind of superiority, soothing to their macerated egos: he will set them above their betters.”

H.L. Mencken

“If this is your God, he is not very impressive. He has many psychological problems; he’s so insecure. He demands worship every seven days. He goes out and creates faulty humans and then blames them for his own mistakes.…

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Added by Alan Perlman on September 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Happy New Year!

[Note: The following was written when I was an adherent of Humanistic Judaism.  I have since left the movement and revised the post, but the basic ideas still apply.]

 

“Soon silence will have passed into legend.  Man has turned his back on silence.  Day after day he invents machines and devices that increased noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.  Tooting, howling, screeching, booming, crashing, whistling, grinding, and…

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Added by Alan Perlman on September 19, 2012 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Happy New Year / Happy Monkey 2010

Best wishes and a Happy New Year / Happy Monkey to all of my atheist friends :-).





My wish for this year is that all of our atheist communities around the world continue their steady consolidation and growth.





This is a huge achievement for a community which holds no beliefs in common and is simply getting together on the grounds that we lack a belief in gods.





We're not sheep and so our biggest challenge will be to learn to not only accept and… Continue

Added by Trance Gemini on January 1, 2010 at 9:24am — 5 Comments

Diving In to Joy

When I first jump into the pool I take a moment to stretch out and enjoy the sudden cool embrace of the water. I let go of my mind, my worries, my neuroses, and just for that brief instant I feel completely calm and at peace with my existence.



I don't wonder, that when Virginia Woolf walked into the water, that she was seeking this same kind of release. I do wonder what drove her to seeking its permanence. Life is so precious.



Every once in a while, I'll approach this… Continue

Added by Your girl Friday on December 31, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

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