All Blog Posts Tagged 'pain' (7)

Ferguson: A Larger Dialog

Ferguson, MO.



Okay, please don't roll your eyes and think "Here we ago again. Another blog about police brutality, police states in America, and racist bashing." I'm not going to be analyzing the events of Ferguson, per say. I am writing about a larger picture here. No speeches about how…

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Added by Amanda Ashcraft on August 22, 2014 at 9:47am — 5 Comments

the toys you never won

 

there was chesapeake and i learned to spell the name on the yellow paper and i put my name and chesapeake and west virginia and i wrote them down and that was the name and i was there and living in it and being in it before i knew what it was called by people who were not in it and the noise and i lived above levin’s discount in three rooms with my brother and my mother and my father and he was the one and there was yelling all the…

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Added by Philip Jarrett on January 15, 2013 at 9:56am — No Comments

Introduction to When Green the Grass Did Grow Around the Fumbles of Desire

 

            I am a West Virginian.  My father’s people came from France by way of Scotland to the area around Pinch up the Elk River to settle on a 900 acre tract of land bequeathed to them by the King of England in 1625.  My mother’s grandmother was from the Barker and Lewis families with links to the Melungeon clan who claim to be descendants of the Portuguese who chose to stayed behind when the others left to go home.  …

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Added by Philip Jarrett on January 15, 2013 at 9:35am — No Comments

gODS PLAN

When talking to theists, the theist will eventually say something to the effect like "It's part of

gODs plan".



Hmmmm......To me, when I make a plan I'm not sure of the outcome though I hope for a

positive outcome.



Example;



Lets say I want to go from Florida to Arizona. So...I get out my maps, calculator, pencil

and paper and make a list of what I need to do. THIS IS MY PLAN



Will my plan have a positive outcome? It's unknown till I reach…

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Added by Larry Smith on June 28, 2012 at 9:48am — 2 Comments

Religion, Atheism And Emotional Pain

Religion, Atheism And Emotional Pain



A while ago I defined the most fundamental difference between humans and animals as the conscious ability to choose between either breeding or not breeding as an individual preference.    This is of course also the case with the choice to override other instincts.



Animals are robots, whose behavior is driven primarily by recurrent instinctive urges to restore…
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Added by Maruli Marulaki on October 27, 2011 at 9:30am — 9 Comments

Is There a Friend in Jesus?

There is a time in everyone's life when we are in dire need. It does not matter is you are atheist, agnostic, Christian, Jewish, gay, straight or any other label. We are all human beings and are subject to the same basic feelings of happiness and sadness. When a "theist" needs help they often seek divine advice whether they casually think "God, help me" or they go into pronounced prayer. But what does an atheist do?



Many atheists say things like that run along the lines of "I… Continue

Added by Javin32 on March 7, 2009 at 1:02am — 2 Comments

A dailogue... Now with 100% more Rage Issues!! And +3 lol

[as a member of FUCK CENSORSHIP i must admit my misgivings and overall animosity to changing the subjects name into a silly- albeit apt -pseudonym, but anyone who Really wants to know and help can just be a pain in the ass and ask me- and anyone who has any complaints against it should yell at Rosemary! I'm yelling at her right now in fact!!]



This was a messenger conversation i was having with a friend of mine today. It's choppy because of that, and the emoticons don't carry over,… Continue

Added by Rickr0ll on February 5, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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