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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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Discussion Forum

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

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Grinning Cat 1 hour 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 Joan Denoo on April 14, 2015 at 6:07am

carl, just a note to say i am thinking of you

Comment by Ian Mason on April 14, 2015 at 12:31am

Sleep might be best just now, Joan.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 13, 2015 at 10:18pm

have been unable to read. hallucinating.

Comment by Ian Mason on April 13, 2015 at 10:06pm

Stole the "stuffed" dogs, Loren.

Comment by Ian Mason on April 13, 2015 at 10:05pm

Truly sorry to hear that, Joan.

Comment by Deidre on April 13, 2015 at 10:04pm

Sorry to hear Joan that you fell. Oh my gosh, I will be thinking of you ...sending healing vibes your way. Hope you recover soon. 

Comment by Grinning Cat on April 13, 2015 at 6:56pm

Bertold, thanks for the laugh! (Tim Minchin jokingly hoped that evolution-deniers "might just float the fuck away.")

Joan, I too hope you're better SOON!

(image by Alarob)

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on April 13, 2015 at 5:11pm

Joan - so sorry to hear of your mishap! Remember, gravity is "only a theory."

Comment by Pat on April 13, 2015 at 4:38pm

Joan. There's got to be a better way to get people to wait on you! Seriously, take care and get better soon.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on April 13, 2015 at 4:16pm

Oh no! Joan! Life is too unfair.

I hope laura takes good care of you.

Funny, Lauren. Thanks for the laugh.

 

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