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At 9:17pm on July 22, 2014, refuseallgods said…
Per Scalia's remarks, we already have tons of laws on the books which have eclipsed the need for a moralizing standard-there is an area already denoted for dictating behavior as suits the public good. So these formerly moralistic demands are currently morphing and evolving so. that a progressive mindset prevails in our public and private interactions. That means though that plenty of action/thug junkies will be bored to death as our society could become more Canadianish; with all the fuss around our borders now and joblessness being permanent, I'm almost sick thinking about another repub doing even more gutting of our
At 9:01pm on July 22, 2014, refuseallgods said…
I believe your last post to me didn't get through-the site says 6 messages were sent but I"ve only received 5. Would you check ? I want to make sure I've received all of your writings.
At 8:00pm on July 22, 2014, refuseallgods said…
Egads! You're so right about the likely need for an escape route if the next election brings another republican dummy out of the ventriloquist's box! It's such a bad omen that after all we've learned and developed it may be unravelling because of religions and the fundamental dishonesty it presents to enlightened discoveries. Remember back not too long ago when religious fear mongers were threatening heaven's wrath if we transplanted a deceased person's heart into a live. but desperately ill one? The praying zombies never learn and never stop threatening, either! Our culture is clearly doomed-maybe Finland? (I'm not too crazy about fish 7x a wk, tho!)Will fill in the details I began before in a little bit-phone is getting skittish-sheesj! This is annoying.
At 7:20pm on July 22, 2014, refuseallgods said…
I am very grateful for your conderation of my situation-you're very easy to converse with; most times issues involving legal matters are too dense for many because the back story may not be scandalous enough! Anyway, the concerns I try to show laypeople(and this includes myself as well) is the overwhelming opportunities lawyers, police and their ilk have for running frauds on clients-with nearly no chance of being discov-ered.My cursor on my phone is having trouble start/stopping so I'' pick back up when the signal getearer around here, a. It's all over the place-sorry!!
At 3:52pm on July 22, 2014, refuseallgods said…
If you are contacted by anyone about me, I would appreciate if you'd contact this website's administrators as I am really cyber stalked heavily. Thank you so much.
At 3:36pm on July 22, 2014, refuseallgods said…
I also get flak from the dark side, and ex-military types who sell their hypno-mind control tactics (they're hired by people with lots of secrets who need to quiet controversies, etc), many, many attorneys and judges would lose their legacies of prestige if the public knew how to review old cases, both civil and criminal. These freaks continually monitor me, clone and hack every form of communication I use, etc. If you would check out Dr. Alan Scheflin of Santa Clara law where he is a professor-he writes about CIA tactics being used against the public today-freakin wild shit!! I only use highly credible sources since I deal w/corrupt people by and large.
At 3:13pm on July 22, 2014, refuseallgods said…
I've had an extensive bkgd in the club world and so it was alot like politics where you talk w/people in a non-confrontational manner. That is not how the subject matter I deal w/now is received; alot of times the authorities I deal with spread copious amounts of bs to insure a marginalizing of me and these issues (and their involvement, too!). The introduction of religious undertones insinuating that I'm violating some diety's "plan" is wholly absurd. Glad your work environment idneutral that way-otherwise the friction can be very wearisome.
At 12:02pm on July 22, 2014, refuseallgods said…
Cool-if you speak out against "faith" and explain how sound, reliable thinking and not blind acceptance of life events (mud flap thinking!) are critical, you may find some new associates who want to re-think their belief system; it's the only way to re-establish true freedom (especially since the repubs. may soon be back in power after O leaves office)
At 11:32am on July 22, 2014, refuseallgods said…
The term targeting I am referring to is a current trend of social harrassment which stems back to the days of theFBI. using various tactics to disrupt Vietnam war protesters. In my case I am being harrassed for whistleblowing over wrongful criminal convictions and civil rights violations of citizens. I am also "prayed" for so I will repent and stop my investigating on behalf of those taken advantage of. Thanks for your interest. Have you ever heard of this type of harrassment?
At 1:13pm on July 12, 2014, BT said…

Correct. I'm in Scottsbluff now but it's not home. I'm trying to seek out a community that makes sense to me.

At 10:22pm on June 25, 2014, Melinda said…

Thanks for the advice, if I go spiritual Buddhist I'll make sure to stay in the closet. ;)

At 11:36pm on June 8, 2014, Mary said…

Actually, most NASA workers live in Titusville. I don't work or go to church (obviously), so it's hard to meet people in general much less atheist.  

At 11:30pm on May 15, 2014, Scubagal said…
Hi, no I'm not a atheist i don't know where I stand at all right now I think I'm in a flux or limbo when it comes to believing in any faith etc. I hope that clarifies?
At 9:13pm on April 20, 2014, Janice Nash said…

The WWCG did believe that Jesus was literally the son of god. They were a little vague on the holy spirit, but they did preach three separate entities. 

As for the creation business, I just couldn't believe the SDA members actually believed the earth was only 6 thousand years old. That church has a lot of educated people, especially doctors. How can anyone have studied science so thoroughly and then buy that shit. 

About the guilt and shame...didn't you feel relieved after confession? I remember my Catholic friends joking about how long so and so was in the confessional booth. It was like a contest as to who did the most bad stuff. More bad stuff, the cooler you were :) 

At 6:28pm on April 20, 2014, Janice Nash said…

To answer your question about my wide range of bat shit crazy religious trip through life, my mother gave me a good dose of guilt and shame. She was always trying to find that one "true" religion that would tell her exactly how to live in order to "get it right". The two flavors of Baptist were just a side trip when I married my first husband and moved south. He was from Tennessee so his background was Baptist. 

The Worldwide Church of God came into the picture because they didn't accept the Trinity. Now that was a concept I had a problem with as long as I can remember. At the age of 10, I was arguing with the Catholic girls in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, about the Trinity. I kept trying to get them to tell me how Jesus wasn't crazy if he was talking to himself when he was praying to his "father", and how was his "father" in heaven if he was here. 

That church splintered so I tried the Seventh Day Adventists. The WWCG kept a Saturday Sabbath so it made sense. When I found out they not only bought the trinity but literal creation as well, I left the bat shit behind. 

It's been a long trip, but here I am in Western North Carolina and out of the Atheist closet at last. 

At 3:01am on April 19, 2014, Kandake Kush said…

Thanks for the warm welcome. I'm an ex super liberal Christian, before that I was a fundamentalist. It will take some getting used to - but it certainly feels free.

At 4:07am on April 12, 2014, Dina said…

it is really tough being an atheist here. you have to really lay low. you can't even tell your family as people take religion extremely serious. I'm pretty young for an atheist i guess. And i happen to know close to nothing about the political scene. I'm still figuring out how this place works :D

At 6:15am on March 17, 2014, Luna Saxton said…

Hi! Sorry...everyone's getting ready to get sauced for today.Amazed by how much everyone is so into it without knowing history. (My middle name is Patrice, after Patrick...Odd how most named Patrice are big guys from France)

To answer about MS, it does make you very tired. [At first, I thought I'd had a stroke or something] Sometimes I wake up and have numbness in my leg or can't see very well. I take Vitamin D for my bones....so yeah I'm getting up there with Dad & his pack of 24 vit/sup--NO way I'd take near that. I've got to eat better even though I'm small - it's hard to swallow at times. You can see it on an MRI...like some foreign object is invading your brain. That's the best way to describe it. I was diagnosed as bi-polar at one point. Then when it was able to go to another doc: thought disorder. I mean, what does that even mean? Am I too analytical? Is that bad?  I'm of an opinion that one can have multiple conditions stemming from both learned & genetics.  Therapy helps but to get to the root of the problem/s would take too much time and money...And specific therapist for every issue. The most important thing is to find something you like and to use that energy to cope with one thing at a time. Truthfully, living in the now is the only way to go forward. OK, now I'm sounding preachy...:)

Most people don't know what I am. It's wrong (I know) but I used to waitress&if people from other countries/creeds asked if I was the same I'd say "Sure!" for tips.{Technically, I did really lie, really:)} My sister had red hair and dark skin, grey eyes when she lived. Me? I've heard I look like an Indian so yeah, I guess Asian does show a lot:)

Yes, I am lucky that my dad is open-minded.

True stories: My friend was molested when I was at school (yes, I saw it) & dad took him under his wing. The school just transferred Father Lenard to another parish. But my friend's married now and doing well:) I had another best friend (girl) who went to Rome to become a nun & (after finding out I was not religious)never heard from her again...another committed suicide because she was a lesbian and her family were assholes...Have more true stories but similar endings:(

My mother died too when I was 16 and she was the bible - thumper in my immediate family. Whatever god is not my shitty co-pilot! Actually, I was supposed to be baptized Catholic but ...I came out 4 1/2 mos earlier so they just grabbed the nearest Protestant. Cause of course, I'd sinned so much in the womb I needed to be saved asap! *face-palm* It's kinda funny 'cuz my doctor was too drunk which is why I was premie (Mar 6).

BTW Happy Belated Birthday Joe:)

Scientology is very sneaky...Well I don't have to tell you that. But yes it was for ONE hour session. And one was dressed up like he was in the Navy so probably why dad trusted them. The woman was like a robot. I def wasn't going with them to get reprogrammed. I couldn't stop panicking and it was funny because I read Hubbard's Dianetics and when he says "Religion is a great way to make money." I had to stop & lol. Piers could've written similar books and did they same thing: Can you imagine a Xanth religion?   I did like "Hassan" though I believe that was a collaboration.But yes, he's kinda pervy/odd (I don't mind) but my I've read them from the time I was 10 so....Is that why I'm messed up? I'm not a masochist--maybe co-dependent? (I'd rather be independent of course.)

Some situations made me weary of trusting others (child & adult abuse/rape). It makes no sense why I'm overly friendly.... But I don't want to give up on people as a whole...*Stop over analyzing brain!* :D

Right now I will go check out Terry Pratchett. I'll try to read as much as I can and get back to you with updates. After I try to pet the next door neighbors very large dog (he's barking outside). Thanks again! TTYL

At 6:10pm on March 14, 2014, Luna Saxton said…

:) It's funny cuz my dad was a Scientologist for like 3 yrs and he tried to get me help for anxiety by...paying $400 for 1 session! I left them and went back inside when they started talking about past lives and almost lost my s when they used that e-meter crap.  I'm lucky to have been in Catholic school ("Everyone's a heathen but us! Don't worry about your little friend he's perfect safe with Father Lenard...well not really.") & Protestant church("We're the same but they worship false idols & have Jesus hidden in the basement of the Vatican!").

(Face-palm/Eye-roll)

It gave me an early glimpse of how ridiculous/dangerous religion can be. I think he was Buddhism after and then Agnostic then Pagan..Then New age...Good thing he's an Atheist now.;) But he will tell people they are stupid (like his fundie sis)--He's a lot better than me regarding tuning stupid stuff out and debunking. I wish I was um...less empathetic? But then I wouldn't be me.

We are so jacked up inter-racially ;D but I do know we have African American, Iroquois, Cherokee (think they come from same batch right?),Irish, Scottish,Portuguese and Chinese in our gene pool. Whew...!It's not fair that everyone's tall but myself and dad...oh grammy was 4'8".So I guess like all short people in history I'm supposed to be a bitch:D Cool! I just turned 38 and still get carded.hehe

I try to get to the local bookstore maybe every other month. It's cool cuz they sell used books & u can pre-order as well. I don't take med for MS cuz it makes me sick but I do take vitamins:) It's not bad just feel really old  sometimes { I mean} when it comes to getting around. I have not read the books you mentioned but will check them out. Thank you:)

If you want to publish your work when you get everything organized- there are online publishers (one's Outlook Press). I'm working on a autobiography/poetry book [for about 5 yrs]. You'll laugh(maybe?) but one of my favorite sci-fi writers since childhood is Piers Anthony. He actually wrote me back 2 times...I freaked out:0 If writing is your passion- don't give up on it, even if you get a block. I find that observing people/nature helps & music too. I really need to get outside more. Can't you tell?lol

At 2:10pm on March 14, 2014, Luna Saxton said…

I'm really short--4'11"....I don't intimidate anyone:D

I'm boring 'cuz I'm in the apt a lot and that sucks; but writing is not boring at all.  Oh I just started reading The Awakening of Intelligence by J.Krishnamurti....Just to get more sides. Ugh it's already sounding like Deepak Choprah (sp!)

But yes sometimes it gets really annoying and I can't say: f off. I don't want to stoop to their level ('cuz you know they'll start cursing too and freaking out over the most logical questions). PS: Going to throw this book away. Any suggestions on good reads? Thanks:)

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