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At 6:54am on June 17, 2012, Lord Ainsworth said…

At 10:32pm on May 29, 2012, Joseph P said…

Oh, I'll definitely be making use of social media, as a tool for promotion and recognition.  YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and that sort of thing.  There's a difference between that and being personally involved with those resources, though.  I'll start posting video clips and stuff when I feel my delivery is clean enough to record a few.  I'm still working on that.

 

I might get more involved with it when I can leave the network engineering job behind.  Right now, between the 9-5 job and my side-projects, I don't have the time to get involved with Facebook.  It would be something to do while traveling the country, between gigs.  Having that freedom would change a few things.

 

I'd probably do a lot of what you do, in that kind of situation.  I poke around the edges.  When in doubt, go Socratic on them.  Ask questions ... lots of questions.  Expose how everything they say is just a bunch of bald assertions, and if you think into it even a bit, it just falls to pieces.

I just haven't got the free time right now.  I'm a bit obsessive-compulsive, so I sink into things like that, if I don't cut myself off completely.  In a forum as vast as Facebook, I'd totally submerge myself and never get out of my day job.

At 5:32pm on May 29, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

My pleasure. Enjoy!

At 2:23pm on May 29, 2012, Brent Feeney said…

No worries - better late than never, I say. =)  Hope your week is a good one...

At 2:41am on May 29, 2012, Siryth said…

Hello, my poor fellow Alabamian. At least you live in one of the better areas, though. I hear the North Alabama Freethought Association is really active. You should check them out, assuming you haven't already.

At 9:09pm on May 28, 2012, Joseph P said…

Heh, wow.  Three in one family?  My mother did that with her middle name, passing it on to one of my sisters.  Three seems a little excessive, though.  It's a decent combiner, though.  I guess if it works, do it to extremes.

 

I haven't really talked with my aunt, the nun, about religion.  I'm out of the closet with everyone I know, but she lives in New York State somewhere.  I don't have a lot of contact with her, so the subject has never come up.

It'll probably become a bit more of an issue, if i can get to the point of touring nationwide, with my standup comedy.  The nun aunt is near New York City, and most of the rest of my extended family is in the Chicago area.  Those will both be major stops for me, and I talk a lot about religion, in my material.

 

I'll have no problems bringing it up, when I reconnect with the rest of my extended family.  I just wouldn't want to have to deal with it on a daily basis, like I'm sure I would have to, if i was on Facebook.

I've thought about picking up an account a couple times, but I dunno.

At 3:49pm on May 28, 2012, Joseph P said…

Good middle name, by the way.  ^.^

At 3:47pm on May 28, 2012, Joseph P said…

No worries.  I know how it is.  So much stuff out there to keep track of.  So, you're back and looking around the site, huh?

I stay off of most social sites, myself.  The last thing I need is to be dragged into all of the family nonsense.  A lot of my family is very Catholic, including my one aunt, the nun.  My political and social activities would keep me busy responding to them on my wall.  Easier to just stay off of Facebook.

At 2:45pm on May 28, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Kelsey, Thank you for the note. You are truly welcome. Terry

At 2:08pm on March 10, 2012, Brent Feeney said…

Welcome aboard! =) Hope you're doing well today...

At 12:48pm on March 10, 2012, Joseph P said…

Wow, yeah, Alabama is a rough place.  Could be worse.  You could be in Mississippi.  They don't even have the few decent-sized cities that Alamaba has.

At 12:33pm on March 10, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Kelsey! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends. You might also like Richard Dawkins and Memetics & Cultural Evolution. After you've searched for stuff that interests you in "Groups" above and in the "Forums", don't forget to look at recent activity which hides along the right margin of the page all the way at the bottom.

At 11:00am on March 10, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 10:03am on March 10, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Kelsey Jo.
Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense helped by science leads to freethinking wisdom as you know well.
  
We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 660 discussion topics and 3300 members.

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