A. D'Agio's Blog (4)

Understanding how to Surrender

I confess. I don’t understand the the word “surrender”. Sure, I’ve used the word. Like the popular 80s tune by Corey Hart “Never Surrender”, I’ve shouted the words during many late night study sessions. On reflection I don’t think I understand.

Both Google and Oxford (aka Googoxford) define surrender: ”cease resistance to an enemy or opponent and submit to their authority.“ Looking for enemies? How about the following:

 

war on crime

war on…

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Added by A. D'Agio on December 27, 2013 at 6:19am — 4 Comments

A Humanist Grace

According to Webster there are no fewer than eight (8) definitions for 'grace'.  The one I'd like to focus on is:

a short prayer at a meal asking a blessing or giving thanks

Christmas celebrations are over and the new year is here. For the most part I enjoy the holidays.  I like the coloured lights, the songs, the Christmas television specials and even getting together with the family.  The part…

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Added by A. D'Agio on January 1, 2012 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

Deconversion is Difficult

Anyone who has successfully deconverted knows how difficult that can be to give up on a cherished idea.  I wrote a short poem expressing how difficult this was for me.

 

the mind

pregnant with a new thought…

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Added by A. D'Agio on October 23, 2011 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Who Shall Protect Our Gods?

Disclaimer: This is my first blog a so I begin by apologizing for all the rules of blogging that I will break.  Actually I'm not going to apologize for breaking the rules (for if they were important they would have been written down in a place where I would have read them . I am going to apologize for offending you. Hmmm...perhaps not; for insult is taken. never given and I…

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Added by A. D'Agio on October 10, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

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