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Picture yourself spending some time with congenial friends, sharing your lives and pictures from your cell phones." They're curious about that cool game, song, movie, camping trip, art show, or other event that fascinated you. You talk about all kinds of stuff, poetry, styles, personal achievements, relationships, and bad days. You can share your inner child, and laugh together. They sympathetically listen to your feelings about serious topics like politics or climate change, even when they don't agree.

Personal validation comes from paying attention to one another, giving more than you get. Everyone respects you and themselves, despite our amazing range of personal tastes and interests. They'll tell you they don't agree with an idea or behavior without implying you're a bad person or somehow deficient. It's an "I'm OK, You're OK" kind of fellowship, where nobody tries to make himself look better by picking on somebody else.

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Web slang

Started by Roswatheist. Last reply by The Shinedowness Apr 11. 119 Replies

Is it me, or can most people on social networking sites not spell? I get acronyms, but actual misspelling, really? I'm not that old, either-not even thirty.Does this make anyone else crazy or is it just me?Continue

How would you respond?

Started by Christina Scribner. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Apr 11. 6 Replies

So, this morning, I was at my local coffee shop as I am most weekdays between bus runs. I do the editing on my husband's books so I had my laptop with me. My wallpaper is a picture I found online sometime back of a double helix with the word atheist…Continue

Kitbull | Pixar SparkShorts

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Feb 23. 10 Replies

The following showed up this morning in my YouTube daily feed, and I have to say, it just charmed the socks off of me.  This is what animation really can do in the hands of a creative and skilled team.  Really, it's what animation has done for darn…Continue

Tags: Kitbull, Pixar, Disney

The MMR vaccine and autism: Sensation, refutation, retraction, and fraud

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Grinning Cat Feb 15. 3 Replies

The MMR vaccine and autism: Sensation, refutation, retraction, and fraud"Scientists and organizations across the world spent a great deal of time and…Continue

Tags: fraud, scientific, rate, incident, measles

exposing abuse | Jehovah's Witnesses on trial | part 2 (TheraminTrees)

Started by Loren Miller Feb 1. 0 Replies

We need to focus on the institution, not the individual priests. Practice and policy; show me the church manipulated the system so that these guys wouldn't have to face charges, show me they put those same priests back into parishes time and time…Continue

Tags: child abuse, TheraminTrees, Jehovah's Witnesses

Introduce yourself

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jan 28. 207 Replies

So we can picture you sitting at the table with us, how about telling us your favorite food and drink?I'm Ruth and you'll find me eating a cup of vanilla Greek yogurt, constantly refilling my teacup from a gigantic pot of hot green tea. (I share,…Continue

Tags: food, favorite

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Comment by Plinius on September 23, 2018 at 9:18am

Thank you, Spud!

Comment by Loren Miller on September 23, 2018 at 9:17am

Lovely pic, Chris!  One person happy is a goodness.  TWO people happy, made more so by each other, is something truly wonderful!

Comment by Idaho Spud on September 23, 2018 at 8:59am

You're looking good Plinius.  Nice picture of you & partner.

Comment by Plinius on September 22, 2018 at 12:21am

Thanks, and I am happy! Having a transgender partner doesn't solve all your problems, but it's fantastic to see Luca settle in a happiness she never knew.

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 21, 2018 at 11:50pm

Chris, I loved seeing a photo of you and your partner. That must have been a lovely day! You look happy!!

Comment by Plinius on September 21, 2018 at 11:33pm

Thanks all! It was a perfect goodbye to summer; the last warm sunny day. After that we got storm, thunder and rain, very enjoyable too!

Comment by Ian Mason on September 21, 2018 at 2:42pm

It seems that the Catholic priesthood succumb to more than one temptation, money as well as boys.

Catching up is one of life's pleasures, Randall.

You both look well, Chris. I hope your legs survived the walk round the zoo.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on September 21, 2018 at 2:21pm

You look great, Plinius!

Comment by Patricia on September 21, 2018 at 1:34pm

Looks like a pleasant day, Plinius.

Comment by Plinius on September 21, 2018 at 12:37pm

We visited the Rotterdam zoo with a friend. She made this picture of us.

 

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