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Hang With Friends

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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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Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of Our Universe (Eric Whitacre)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Dec 9. 10 Replies

We've all heard about the Deep Field observations of the Hubble Space Telescope, how, almost on a whim, the device was aimed at what was thought to be an empty, unoccupied section of sky and a long time exposure was taken.  What they discovered was…Continue

Tags: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, Deep Field, Eric Whitacre

Canada Not a Loud Nation

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Dec 2. 11 Replies

Canada is a proud nation but not a loud nation.British newspaper salutes Canada . . . this is a good read. It is funny how it took someone in England to put it into words......Salute to a brave and modest nation - Kevin Myers , 'The Sunday…Continue

FFRF's 2018 National Convention: John de Lancie

Started by Loren Miller Nov 30. 0 Replies

John de Lancie is a lot more than just the infamous "Q" of Star Trek: The Next Generation.  He has portrayed characters as diverse as Clarence Darrow, Donald Trump, and Nazi administrator Hans Biebow, as you will learn when you watch this video.  He…Continue

Tags: Clarence Darrow, John de Lancie, Freedom From Religion Foundation, FFRF

Peak Prosperity, We are at the peak

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Nov 26. 3 Replies

The world is at the peak and tipping point in many different factors, i.e. global warming, monetary growth, insect collapse. I don't intend to be an alarmist and scare people, my purpose is to inform you. Please block me if you don't want to read…Continue

New Rule: Win or Go Home (Real Time with Bill Maher)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Nov 4. 5 Replies

In case you hadn't noticed, we have a mid-term election coming up in three days, and it's more than a little important.  With it we can take back at least one if not both houses of Congress from the Republicans and send a message to Donald Trump…Continue

Tags: election, vote, millennials, Hitler, Donald Trump

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Comment by Patricia on Thursday

Pacemaker clinic tomorrow, & home Saturday if everything is good.

Comment by Plinius on Thursday

I hope he's out of the stress and home soon!

Comment by Patricia on Thursday

Rick is on the table now, so haven't yet heard anything from my brother-in-law.

My shopping was done online.

Comment by Ian Mason on Thursday

I hope things go well for Rick, Patricia.

Chris, all my shopping is over and done with. Just the cards to write.

Comment by Plinius on Thursday

Are you all busy xmas-shopping?

Comment by Plinius on Thursday

Thinking of you and Rick, Patricia. I hope his anxiety calms down soon!

Comment by Patricia on Thursday

The neighbours are there for rides etc., but I don't have a housekeeper at the moment so am struggling with the housework myself. Chadd will be here for solstice, & he's asked me to make a list of chores for him to do while here.

Comment by Joan Denoo on Thursday

Patricia, my thoughts remain with you and Rick as he goes through surgery and recovery. Happily, Rick's brother is with him. How about you? Do you have support now and will you have it when he returns for the recovery period? 

Comment by Patricia on Thursday

I think Hang Discussions is the best place, & nobody has to read it if they don't choose to do so.

Comment by Joan Denoo on Thursday

Patricia, I plan to document Dementia on Atheist Nexus; I am not sure where I should post it. Where do you and the rest of you think would be the most appropriate place to publish? My first thought is to write on "Hang with friends" however, I realize there are those who do not want to read such material. My Blog is a place to post it, but I would like to put it in a place where all Atheist Nexus members can participate if they want. In that case, would the Forum be the appropriate spot? 

One thing I want to make clear, I am not hurting or suffering; it is those who witness change taking place in my personality that concern me. Laura & Larry with the entire family treats me with compassion, tenderness, love, and patience. I am content feeling safe and secure in their care.   

 

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