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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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Ignorance is Bliss: Why Religious People Seem Happier Than the 'Nones'”.

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by kathy: ky Aug 9. 4 Replies

“Highly Religious Volunteer More, Lie Less, and Claim to Be Happier”~ Houston Chronicle; “Strongly Religious People are Happier than Non-Religious”  ~ Christian Daily."The study determined that 40 percent of highly religious adults—defined as those…Continue

Tags: Nones, happiness, non-religiosity, religiosity, bliss

If you could rid the world of one thing, what would it be?

Started by Idaho Spud. Last reply by Jonathan Simeone Aug 5. 29 Replies

Today, I heard Seth Andrews talk about the question, "If you could rid the world of one thing, what would it be?"  My first thought was religion, but after a few seconds I decided it would be irrational or anti-scientific thinking.  That would take…Continue

Tags: anti-scientific, irrational

The Bourne Again Identity (Mr. Deity)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Aug 3. 3 Replies

There's a young man, unconscious, found tangled with the bushes which describe the edge of your property, late one evening.  Who is he?  Where did he come from?  These are the questions which confound Ward and Pam as they attempt to deal with a most…Continue

Tags: mystery, Bourne, Brian Dalton, Mr. Deity

Where The Buffalo Roam AGAIN - Allan Savory Institute

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Daniel W Jul 31. 3 Replies

Where The Buffalo Roam AGAIN - Allan Savory InstituteI have followed the Justin Rhodes family for many months and each videa is unique. this one is about their adventures in Colorado, and…Continue

Tags: restore, water, soils, bison, Rhodes

Yasmine Mohammed - Confessions of an Ex-Muslim (The Thinking Atheist)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Idaho Spud Jul 7. 6 Replies

Yasmine Mohammed is not your average ex-Muslim.  Not only did she get shut of Islam, she also managed to escape what was at one time the most notorious of radical Islamist organizations: Al Qaeda.  She has since documented the story of her apostasy…Continue

Tags: Islam, Al Qaeda, Yasmine Mohammed, The Thinking Atheist, Seth Andrews

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Comment by The Flying Atheist on July 3, 2017 at 10:13pm

Love that cartoon, Ian.

Comment by Lilac on July 3, 2017 at 2:33pm

Excellent cartoon!

Comment by Ian Mason on July 3, 2017 at 2:29pm

Thomas, you're obviously articulate when you write here, why not write to the manager of the MVA? If that doesn't help, go higher up the chain. Stir things up! Ask questions!

Comment by Ian Mason on July 3, 2017 at 2:26pm

Comment by Thomas Murray on June 30, 2017 at 3:14pm

    Today I went to MVA (Motor Vehicle Administration) to take care of my vehicle registration. Lo and behold, A Trump supporter set up a booth with large signs supporting Trump and asking for peoples  signatures to get Congress to stop investigating Trump in his mishandling of Russia, voter frauds, and among other things.

  Because the booth is on state government property, this would imply to the ignorant crowd that the U.S. government favors Trump. I am assuming these guys already asked for permission to set up their booth there, otherwise they would have been told to do this elsewhere. Isn't this illegal?

 Anyways, when I go back to MVA on Monday, I'll hope deposit a note in the suggestion box pointing out the issue I have with this booth being on government property. The thing is , I am not a an effective writer nor have any idea about oratory skills. Or, perhaps set up my own booth (across from these guys)  listing all the lies, abuses, derogatory remarks Trump spewed forth from his ass.

Just a thought ruminating thru my head......

Comment by Idaho Spud on June 29, 2017 at 6:34am

May your hurt paw get better soon Joan.

Comment by Plinius on June 28, 2017 at 10:41pm

Get well soon, Joan!

Comment by Grinning Cat on June 28, 2017 at 8:41pm

But NO Elizabethan collars, Joan!! (growrr! hisssss!)

Comment by The Flying Atheist on June 28, 2017 at 7:47pm

Here's to a quick recovery, Joan!

Comment by Loren Miller on June 28, 2017 at 5:25pm

GET WELL SOON, JOAN!!!

 

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