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...but intelligent people believe in God (DarkMatter2525)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Grinning Cat 55 minutes ago. 3 Replies

A ridiculous claim should be recognized as such as a matter of course, shouldn't it?  Shouldn't It?!?  What happens if that claim is so imbued and integrated into society over hundreds if not thousands of years that it has been taken as TRUTH…Continue

Tags: religion, indoctrination, ridiculous claim

Optical Illusions

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jan 31. 66 Replies

This one seems a bit creepy, like the middle one shouldn't be able to change rotation like that. from Cheezburger.comContinue

White House Petition: Change National Motto Back to "E Pluribus, Unum"

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by k.h. ky Jan 22. 8 Replies

There is a petition being sponsored by whitehouse.gov to remove "in god we trust" as the national motto and replace it with the original: "E Pluribus, Unum" or "Out of Many, One."  As of this writing, there are around 11,000 signatures on it, with…Continue

Tags: E Pluribus, Unum, in god we trust, petition

There Is Only One Way to Destroy ISIS

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Loren Miller Dec 24, 2015. 3 Replies

There Is Only One Way to Destroy ISISGrowth in population, policies and practices that create a gap between the typical person and the wealthy,…Continue

coming out (TheraminTrees)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Atheist in FundyLand Dec 23, 2015. 6 Replies

Whether as atheist, agnostic, gay / Lesbian or whatever, the process of coming out has been a repeated topic of discussion here on Atheist Nexus and for good reason: it is at once a necessary yet potentially supremely painful process, depending on…Continue

Tags: Lesbian, agnostic, gay, atheist, TheraminTrees

If God Exists (DarkMatter2525)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Dec 23, 2015. 4 Replies

"Practice makes perfect."  That's the concept, isn't it?  Work diligently at something, especially something you enjoy and are adept at, and your skills sharpen, your judgment improves, and the product of your efforts demonstrate that improvement. …Continue

Tags: religion, YouTube, god, DarkMatter2525

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Comment by Steph S. on September 12, 2012 at 8:36pm

Sorry to hear about Porkchop Idaho Spud.

Love the Lolcat you posted Booklover.

Well, looks like I have a bunch to catch up on the site .. so here I go.

Comment by Steph S. on September 12, 2012 at 8:35pm

I want a squirrel for my pocket! What a wonderful story!

I see it made friends with the cat! How wonderful!

Yeah I remember my black kitty would wake me up in the morning too.

Comment by Steph S. on September 12, 2012 at 8:32pm

Wow! Just got to sit down by the computer and look at the posts here.

I just love the squirrels you posted Patricia!

Many Thanks! 

SO .. now on to the rest. 

Comment by Grinning Cat on September 12, 2012 at 3:24pm

Once when I was staying over at a sweetie's, the alpha female among her cats awakened me at 7 AM by meowing in my ear. It was as if to say both "You're OK, you're one of the family" and "Our Majesty would like our breakfast. Now."

I didn't comply.

(The picture is of a random black cat.)

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 12, 2012 at 2:10pm

Great photos and sentiments. Yes, Porkchop serves us well. Pets earn  respect; love is free. 

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on September 12, 2012 at 12:01pm

I give each of my cats a quarter can of Fancy Feast twice a day, once when I wake up and when we eat supper. But they've learned I don't respond to cat alarms.

Comment by Idaho Spud on September 12, 2012 at 9:26am

Shed a few tears for Porkchop.

Comment by Steph S. on September 12, 2012 at 6:06am

Awww .. how cute Tony!

Hugs back to you too.

Look forward to seeing you online Tony. I hope work is going good for you.

Comment by Tony Carroll on September 12, 2012 at 5:58am

Good morning all. Getting ready to go to work, again. Will be off this whole weekend, though, and will have time to catch up. Ya'll have a great day.

 

Comment by Steph S. on September 12, 2012 at 5:43am

Well it's morning again.

I'm drinking coffee and getting ready to go leave for work.

Hope everyone has a great day.

 

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