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Thoughts on “It Can’t Happen Here”

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Thoughts on “It Can’t Happen Here”I just finished going through a list of dynasties in Egypt from the Early Dynastic…Continue

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom sarbeck Dec 10, 2016. 7 Replies

Narcissistic Personality DisorderNarcissistic Personality Disorder as described by The Diagnostic and…Continue

anomie personality disorder

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joan Denoo Dec 10, 2016. 4 Replies

anomie personality disordernoun, Sociology.1. a state or condition of individuals or society…Continue

My response to Trump

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My response to TrumpSunday, November 27, 2016Treat every word as a statement of Trump’s values. Listen carefully to what he says. Recognize what is propaganda and what is true. Take his statements as…Continue

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Joan Denoo replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"BenGee, I am grateful for the information and know exactly where I stand. I might as well buy the books and have something of value to hand to my kids."
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Joan Denoo replied to Joan Denoo's discussion 80% Stock Market Crash To Strike in 2017, Economist Warns in the group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Option 1. Say nothing and watch as my friends and family make some decisions that they would prefer not to. If the market is that fragile, my saying nothing will delay the crash and not prevent it.  Option 2. Say what I know to be true about a…"
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Joan Denoo replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"As happens too often with me, I have several messages going at once and sometimes I accidentally forget and send off an empty message, or I fail to realize I have a message under construction and in the confusion, I delete it. I think that is…"
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BenGee replied to Joan Denoo's discussion 80% Stock Market Crash To Strike in 2017, Economist Warns in the group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Republicans are full of fucking shit, they preach against everything unless they are the one's doing it."
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"Personally I like Mark Blyth, and he would concur I think with the above statements."
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"Bertold, thanks for the excellent article from The Daily Beast.  Loren, thanks for the funny and true video by Bill Maher. "
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80% Stock Market Crash To Strike in 2017, Economist Warns

80% Stock Market Crash To Strike in 2017, Economist Warns“A $68 trillion ‘Biblical’ collapse is poised to wipe out millions of Americans.”~ Jim Rogers, founder of the Quantum Fund“investors are on the Titanic” and stocks are about to “endure a gut-wrenching drop that would rival the greatest crashes in stock market history.”~ Mark Faber,  director of Marc Faber Ltd,“U.S. stocks are…See More
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Joan Denoo replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Jeez, I never thought about that. My son, Craig, gets my hundreds of books that now reside in boxes in my bedroom at Laura's or in my basement in my home of 41+ years. I have been buying ebooks and love the ease of carrying around my library.…"
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"Jeez, I never thought about that. My son, Craig, gets my hundreds of books that now reside in boxes in my bedroom at Laura's or in my basement in my home of 41+ years. I have been buying ebooks and love the ease of carrying around my library.…"
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""The emphasis must be not on the right to abortion but on the right to privacy and reproductive control."—Ruth Bader Ginsburg"
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"If Roe v. wade (1973) is overturned, the country will see great-grandmothers, grandmothers and mothers boycotting, marching, petitioning, making loud noises and maybe even making some naughty language. We remember what it was like for women before…"
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I am an 80-year-old curmudgeon; I like the 1500s spelling best and definition:
"An ill-tempered (and frequently old) person full of stubborn ideas or opinions."
I changed from faith to science. I am a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, a survivor of breast cancer thanks to the fine diagnostic work and treatment at Cancer Care Northwest, which included surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Dreadful stuff, but a wake up to living each and every minute. Life is to remember the past, live in the present and remember a preferred future. One can be good without god! My family demonstrates it

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Winter Solstice offers a time to look back on the past year to acknowledge my challenges and the things I chose to do to solve those problems. This recent past year was a very hard one for me with th…

Posted on December 24, 2016 at 4:38pm 6 Comments

Winter Solstice offers a time to look back on the past year to acknowledge my challenges and the things I chose to do to solve those problems. This recent past year was a very hard one for me with the death of my oldest son, Cary, a victim of cancer at the young age of 53 years and one month. This loss turned out to be harder on me than I imagined. Thankfully, Craig and Laura and their families walked these dark days with me. 

After wallowing in that pain I turn my attention to the…

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Part 4 Booms and busts punctuate the history of capitalism; it is a systemic problem.

Posted on November 20, 2016 at 5:02pm 1 Comment

Part 4 Booms and busts punctuate the history of capitalism; it is a systemic problem.

Remember General Motors, producer of automobiles? Over the last thirty years, General Motors created a subsidiary called GMAC, General Motors Acceptance Corporation. It is a bank. It lends money. It began by lending money to people to buy cars because their wages couldn’t pay for them. Then GMAC discovered they could make more money off the interest of the loan than they could make…

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Part 3 We reached the limits of the kinds of capitalism this society can endure.

Posted on November 20, 2016 at 4:59pm 2 Comments

Part 3  We reached the limits of the kinds of capitalism this society can endure.  

Turning, now, to the big business community, the last thirty years have been spectacular. Everything about the working class, with the introduction of computers, U.S. workers became more and more productive. We had a thirty-year period of rising labor productivity. Each year the worker produces more, and the wages stayed the same. 

The gap between what the workers…

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Part 2 How do people cope with so many changes taking place in such a short period?

Posted on November 20, 2016 at 4:53pm 5 Comments

Part 2 How do people cope with so many changes taking place in such a short period? 

First, wage-workers dealt with the end of rising wages by adding women and other family workers to the paid labor force, and they worked more hours per year. Between the 1970s and today, the average number of hours worked per year by a U.S. citizen rose by about 20 percent. We worked 20 percent more hours on the job than we did thirty years ago. By comparison, for example, if you…

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At 10:13am on November 5, 2016, Mike S. said…

Hi Joan, thanks for welcoming me to A/N. I hope to meet some like minded people in my area, but they're pretty few and far between in this part of the country. I travel quite a bit for business and find the West Coast, NW, and NE of the country much more accepting of non-theistic ideals.-Mike S.

At 10:51pm on October 23, 2016, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

I'm so sorry, Joan. Feel free to send me messages if you want to talk.

Hugs, Ruth.

At 3:30pm on September 24, 2016, Stephanie said…
Thank you, Joan. As a student of life and a seeker of all things logical I often ran into a site with this "Irreverend Mike"-15 years ago I dove into the battle of ones faith. What faith I had prior to 15 years ago was not suitable an answer. Thus I dove ALL in and opened my mind towards all views. When I dove-I ran back into this "Irreverend Mike", engaged contact and I am forever grateful. Looking to give a "shout out" and say "Thank you", whether he remembers me or not, I found this site. I am excited!! Thank you again for your welcoming!
At 8:09pm on August 2, 2016, Loren Miller said…

Thanks, Joan, I was wondering when someone would notice!  I figured it was about time to update things (the old pic is at least six to seven years old), so I pressed my webcam into service and ... VOILA!

At 3:57am on July 18, 2016, Thais Gomes said…
Hi Joan thanks for your message. I've been a critical thinker since childhood but never actually considered myself an atheist. I've actually decided that's what I consider myself not so long ago! I do watch a lot of stuff about evolution but I feel like a bit of a noob among a group of self-proclaimed atheists! So hard to find that in real life!
At 10:31am on July 9, 2016, Jeff Caliendo said…

I'm still getting the lay of the land, so to speak. 

At 7:32pm on July 8, 2016, Jeff Caliendo said…

Thanks for the welcome, Joan.

At 10:38am on July 4, 2016, Loren Miller said…

Hey, Joan!

I just re-watched Seth Andrews' interview with David Silverman about the book, Fighting God, and I see what you mean.  I think it's less that Seth was irritated than that 1) he was being something of a devil's advocate to draw out more points and detail on David's positions and 2) that Seth himself is NOT a firebrand or not as comfortable with that kind of persona, though I HAVE heard him go on some SERIOUS rants on TTA and more than once.

My $0.02 worth.

At 8:21am on July 3, 2016, Mark Coveny said…

Thank you.

At 6:58pm on June 28, 2016, Loren Miller said…

You DID see the bit about the billboard, right?

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