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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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Ignorance is Bliss: Why Religious People Seem Happier Than the 'Nones'”.

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by kathy: ky Aug 9. 4 Replies

“Highly Religious Volunteer More, Lie Less, and Claim to Be Happier”~ Houston Chronicle; “Strongly Religious People are Happier than Non-Religious”  ~ Christian Daily."The study determined that 40 percent of highly religious adults—defined as those…Continue

Tags: Nones, happiness, non-religiosity, religiosity, bliss

If you could rid the world of one thing, what would it be?

Started by Idaho Spud. Last reply by Jonathan Simeone Aug 5. 29 Replies

Today, I heard Seth Andrews talk about the question, "If you could rid the world of one thing, what would it be?"  My first thought was religion, but after a few seconds I decided it would be irrational or anti-scientific thinking.  That would take…Continue

Tags: anti-scientific, irrational

The Bourne Again Identity (Mr. Deity)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Aug 3. 3 Replies

There's a young man, unconscious, found tangled with the bushes which describe the edge of your property, late one evening.  Who is he?  Where did he come from?  These are the questions which confound Ward and Pam as they attempt to deal with a most…Continue

Tags: mystery, Bourne, Brian Dalton, Mr. Deity

Where The Buffalo Roam AGAIN - Allan Savory Institute

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Daniel W Jul 31. 3 Replies

Where The Buffalo Roam AGAIN - Allan Savory InstituteI have followed the Justin Rhodes family for many months and each videa is unique. this one is about their adventures in Colorado, and…Continue

Tags: restore, water, soils, bison, Rhodes

Yasmine Mohammed - Confessions of an Ex-Muslim (The Thinking Atheist)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Idaho Spud Jul 7. 6 Replies

Yasmine Mohammed is not your average ex-Muslim.  Not only did she get shut of Islam, she also managed to escape what was at one time the most notorious of radical Islamist organizations: Al Qaeda.  She has since documented the story of her apostasy…Continue

Tags: Islam, Al Qaeda, Yasmine Mohammed, The Thinking Atheist, Seth Andrews

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Comment by Gerald Payne on May 19, 2015 at 3:32pm

sk8eyecat you ever seen  a miracle?

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on May 19, 2015 at 3:21pm

There's an old saying among psychologists - "Anyone who isn't paranoid these days is crazy."

Comment by sk8eycat on May 19, 2015 at 3:18pm

Sounds kinda paranoid to me.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on May 19, 2015 at 1:12pm

Chris - you were asking about this recently. Here's an article on the homeschooling movement here in the States

Comment by Randall Smith on May 17, 2015 at 7:06am

It took about a minute to get any sound. May be my headphone connection. Love them muppets!

Comment by Loren Miller on May 17, 2015 at 6:24am

Need to shake it awake this morning?  I got yer drug!



Mama?!?

Comment by Idaho Spud on May 15, 2015 at 8:51am

Chris, I'm glad to hear you don't have to have your knee replaced yet.

Comment by Randall Smith on May 15, 2015 at 7:44am
Ian, my daughter just informed me that she and her hysband were gong to Denmark (and Iceland) later this year. Naples and surrounding region is on my bucket list. Enjoy your trip.
Comment by Plinius on May 15, 2015 at 3:48am

A fantastic trip, Ian!

I've just been to the hospital and was told that a new knee is not immediately necessary. Injections and medicine first. I'm glad - I have other things to do than work at a long and painful revalidation.

Comment by Joan Denoo on May 14, 2015 at 6:03pm

What a magnificent journey you have planned! Herculaneum holds a real fascination for me. The haunting photos of the dog of Pompeii and human victims come to me from my childhood. The beauty of the area gives only a hint of the suffering of those days long ago.  

 

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