Hi Billie - yeah we really are endangered species here in Franklin. I was fortunate to work at a scientific research facility where there were many free thinkers. I have many friends that are religious but they don't throw it in my face. Although, I suspect they pray for my salvation - ha!
Dyslexia is just a generational curse, and if you pray to Jesus enough, he'll remove the curse.
Heh, I actually had some Pentecostal lady tell me that about my bipolar disorder, once. I'm generally pretty good about stifling the laughter, when people say things that stupid, but I couldn't help myself, that time.
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Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense and science lead to freethinking wisdom --- as you know as an atheist and freethinker like me.
" . . . god is a tool created by man to control others": very perceptive, very true.
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