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.

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Discussion Forum

The myth of religions

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Feb 16. 3 Replies

The creation myth of civilizations instructs men to dominate, to conquer, to go forth and multiply. No reasonable person would pay attention to such a god. No hunter-gatherer receives such a senseless message from wise elders.However, that idea…Continue

Tags: masculine, violation, imperative, go forth and multiply,, conquest

Winter Driving, Preparing for the worst

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Feb 1. 2 Replies

Now that we enter the time the Celtics called Imbolc, a pagan celebration of the beginning of spring and season of new life, I ran across this video on preparing for winter driving. It offers reasons for each thing he puts in his vehicles to be safe…Continue

Tags: prepare, driving, winter

A Powerful Message from an old wise teacher :

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Chris Dec 26, 2017. 10 Replies

I received a gift this morning from a virtual friend, Pamela Smith:A Powerful Message from an old wise teacher :" One day an old wise teacher was walking through a village. A very angry and rude young man came up and began insulting him. "You have…Continue

10 Tricks from 46 (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 6, 2017. 3 Replies

Apparently, Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, has been slumming.  That is to say, she's been talking to Mike Pence [gasp!].  It would seem as though Mike has offered some of his not-so-personal tricks of the trade on how to be a 21st century…Continue

Tags: tricks, Mike Pence, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

Surreal, I haz it

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Oct 19, 2017. 99 Replies

Surreal, not just found in art.Continue

Tags: surreal

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Comment by Patricia on January 6, 2018 at 1:40pm

I am on Atheist Zone as JadeBlackOlive, but I find the site not so user friendly. Daniel has also been there for quite some time, but didn't always say much.

Atheist Universe, where I am Mrs.B, is another that he joined for awhile but didn't stay. Its quiet there.

Comment by Randall Smith on January 6, 2018 at 7:21am

I checked out the Atheist Zone site, and sure enough, there was Daniel commenting (and Tom Sarbeck).

It didn't appear to me that Daniel was stepping away from controversial subjects.

I'm staying right here. Hopefully, Daniel will return.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on January 4, 2018 at 3:17pm

I'll miss Daniel too. Thanks for the heads up.

Comment by Ian Mason on January 4, 2018 at 2:08pm

Thanks for letting us know, Joan.

Comment by Patricia on January 4, 2018 at 1:58pm

Got a note from a friend that Daniel has posted on Atheist Zone.

Comment by Plinius on January 4, 2018 at 1:57pm

Then I understand, Joan. Sad for him to leave without a word. I'll miss him.

Comment by Patricia on January 4, 2018 at 1:03pm

Thanks Joan, good to know. Sad though.

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

If you have not heard already, Daniel withdrew from Atheist Nexus and wants to stay away from the chaos and crisis of this Modern World. I do not blame him for that desire. He wrote me to say he has left and there appear to be no health problems, at least he didn't mention any to me. As you know Daniel and I were diagnosed with Cancer the same month and we went through treatments together, via A/N.  He is a special friend to me and I will miss his commentary. 

Comment by Randall Smith on January 4, 2018 at 7:17am

Tragic is a strong word, but if Daniel has left, it is a tragedy. Hopefully, we'll get an explanation.

Comment by Grinning Cat on January 3, 2018 at 4:31pm

I hope they're both all right.


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