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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.

Nobody here is into mind games. A discussion started with a loaded guilt-throwing question will be deleted.

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#FakeChristians (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Patricia on Saturday. 1 Reply

Once again, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers finds it necessary to saddle up and call the soi-disant Christians of the current era on their apparent lack of anything resembling behavior that the carpenter-turned-rabbi would find even remotely…Continue

Tags: Franklin Graham, Jerry Falwell, Jr., Donald Trump, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

Short Future Coronavirus World

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Feb 15. 1 Reply

Recent Climate Models predict an equilibrium climate sensitivity as much as 40% higher, which means that we significantly less than a decade to avoid locking in catastrophic climate change.But who has the emotional resources to discuss our…Continue

Tags: existential threats, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19

bending truth, or "We Can All Be Manipulated" (TheraminTrees)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jan 30. 44 Replies

The following is one of TheraminTrees' most thorough-going pieces, wherein he looks at the process and techniques whereby a "religious" organization (which will sound VERY familiar to most of us, once introductions are made!) takes a person who…Continue

Tags: indoctrination, truth, manipulation, TheraminTrees

A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jan 30. 10 Replies

Hilarious Must Read Letter To The Citizens Of The United States Of America From Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.Published by BhaviniA MESSAGE FROM THE QUEENTo all the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen…Continue

GRIFTERS: The New Evangelical Con Game Organization (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Patricia Dec 6, 2019. 2 Replies

Betty Bowers is BACK!!!  She's just uncovered the latest in Evangelical Christian money-grubbing-I-mean MAKING schemes:  GRIFTERS!  Get Rich Instantly Following Trump's Evangelical Republican Supporters!  Hook up with Donnie and his Religious Reich…Continue

Tags: GRIFTERS, Donald Trump, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

Surreal, I haz it

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Nov 4, 2019. 95 Replies

This is supposed to be lifeless, just dissolved salts in hyperacidic water.…Continue

Tags: surreal

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Comment by Ian Mason on December 17, 2019 at 9:15am

It's not a complete solution for me but it does help in these dismal times of year.

Comment by Plinius on December 17, 2019 at 5:48am

Thanks, I'm thinking about buying one for my partner...

Comment by Ian Mason on December 17, 2019 at 5:17am

It has a definite influence, Chris. It's only A4 size, is next to my PC and I get at least half an hour every morning while I go through mails, FB etc.  I just have to remember to look directly at it every few minutes to get the full effect.

Comment by Plinius on December 17, 2019 at 5:01am

How does it work, Ian? Do you feel better because of it?

Comment by Ian Mason on December 17, 2019 at 4:18am

In DK there's rain and rain with more rain on the way. I'm very glad I bought a therapy lamp a couple of years ago.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on December 16, 2019 at 9:56pm

So far, in my little corner, the first snow shouldn't actually happen till tomorrow. We've been lucky.

Comment by Randall Smith on December 16, 2019 at 7:12am

With 4" of snow on the ground and trees, while beautiful to look at, I'm dreading shoveling and driving in it.  One thing about winter--it makes one look forward to and appreciate spring and summer!

Another cup of coffee, please.

Comment by Ian Mason on December 9, 2019 at 1:27am

Very nice, Randall. And what an itinerary!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on December 8, 2019 at 10:32pm

Thanks for the picture, Randall. It's nice to visualize your trip a bit.

Comment by Plinius on December 8, 2019 at 8:08am

Nice picture, Randall, I'm glad you enjoyed it all so much!

 

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