Joan Denoo
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Mass Shootings are often perpetrated by ....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Penn Mar 23. 1 Reply

"So many of these people that commit the mass murders end up being Democrats."— Claudia Tenney on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018…Continue

Tags: PTSS, access, to, guns., ill

China pledges US$122 billion for China to UK Silk Road Rail Route

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joan Denoo Aug 1, 2017. 2 Replies

“The ancient silk routes thrived in times of peace but lost vigor in times of war, and we should foster a new type of international relations featuring win-win cooperation, and we should forge…Continue

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Joan Denoo commented on Ruth Anthony-Gardner's group Hang With Friends
"Are you still at Williams Lake, Patricia? How about Rick?  How close are the flames to you?  Oh! my goodness! That is just awful!"
6 hours ago
Joan Denoo commented on Loren Miller's group Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful
"Great quotes & original contributions Loren, Plinius, Bertold, Patricia, & Cane! I like, especially, the clarity and the power of each one. "
6 hours ago
Joan Denoo commented on Loren Miller's group Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful
"Randy, have you tried the statement, "Do you REALLY believe that?""
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Joan Denoo commented on Loren Miller's group Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful
"Great quotes & original contributions Loren, Plinius, & Bertold! I like, especially, the clarity and the power of each one. "
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Joan Denoo commented on Daniel W's group Godless in the garden
"The wonder of nature in a corn cob. The lesson here for the small gardener is to plant corn in patches, not long rows so that the pollen from one plant has the opportunity to receive pollen from neighboring corn plants because of the work of wind or…"
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Joan Denoo commented on Ruth Anthony-Gardner's group Hang With Friends
"These 17 acres were clearcut during the early part of the last century. The forest was allowed to regrow with no management and the fire danger is acute surrounding our buildings. We are in the process of applying for a grant to help pay for…"
Friday
Joan Denoo commented on Ruth Anthony-Gardner's group Hang With Friends
"Growing Need for Reduced Fire Risk and Improved Forest Conditions Figure 1. Changes in fire weather season length (FWSL) across the contiguous United States, 1979–2017. The FWSL is the number of days each year that wildfires are likely to…"
Friday
Joan Denoo commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Donald, nice to see your comment. I know you have a lot of ground for which you give careful attention. I like to hear about your neighborly activity, as well.  "
Friday
Bertold Brautigan commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Why the Catholic Church Needs to be Classified as a Cult August 15, 2018 Patheos Katie Paulson goes through a list of typical characteristics of cults and shows how the Catholic Church qualifies. . . . The Catholic Church is a predatory and…"
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Bertold Brautigan commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia  "Personal attack" redirects here. For the policy on Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:No personal attacks.  Ad hominem (Latin for "to the man" or "to the person"[1]), short for…"
Thursday
Bertold Brautigan commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search "Personal attack" redirects here. For the policy on Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:No personal attacks.   Paul Graham's Hierarchy of Disagreement lists ad hominem…"
Thursday
Tom Sarbeck commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"It’s ok to feel powerless, ...and to feel very pissed off about it."
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Tom Sarbeck commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"complicit, in the OED: involved with others in an illegal activity or wrongdoing."
Thursday
Tom Sarbeck commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"ad hominem, in the OED: (of an argument or reaction) arising from or appealing to the emotions and not reason."
Thursday
Donald L. Engel commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"I'm not hiding.  Just staying busy trying to maintain 1 1/2 acres of landscaping in this hot summer.  Plus I've been helping another guy build a pump house for a widow next door.  "
Thursday
Bertold Brautigan commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
">does it not also qualify as an ad hominem? How is it an attack on the people in question? It's condemning their continued support of a corrupt institution, not their persons."
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Spokane, WA; Newport, WA; Littleton, CO.
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About Me:
I am an 82-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 evolved from faith in superstition to behavioral scientist. I am a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, a survivor of breast cancer thanks to the fine diagnostic work and treatment at Spokane's Providence Health & Services and Cancer Care Northwest, which included surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Dreadful stuff, but a wake up to living each and every minute.
Life is meant to remember the past, live in the present and remember a preferred future. One can be good without god! My family demonstrates it.
I bring to my community a worldliness that challenges attitudes and norms of a parochial and insular power structure. I traveled to 32 nations in the Western, Eastern, Northern and Southern Hemispheres interviewing women about their family and work lives, their health care, education, social structure, child and elder care, depression, and anxiety, and family violence. I had to be subtle when seeking information about violence. People do not like to reveal their vulnerabilities.

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Taking on the Generative Stage of Life, Waiting to die

Posted on July 4, 2018 at 12:40am 0 Comments

The next step in this progression from birth through death, I am at the closing-down-my-home-of-42-years-stage!

A friend asked my daughter who was moving; her reply: 

"My mom has 40+ years of items that she kept, all well organized though, plus mountains of paperwork from her business and teaching and giving speeches, and genealogy records from both sides of her parents dating back centuries, and old photographs…

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Taking on the Generative Stage of Life, Waiting to die

Posted on July 4, 2018 at 12:40am 0 Comments

The next step in this progression from birth through death, I am at the closing-down-my-home-of-42-years-stage!

A friend asked my daughter who was moving; her reply: 

"My mom has 40+ years of items that she kept, all well organized though, plus mountains of paperwork from her business and teaching and giving speeches, and genealogy records from both sides of her parents dating back centuries, and old photographs…

Continue

Taking on the Generative Stage of Life, Waiting to die

Posted on July 4, 2018 at 12:40am 0 Comments

The next step in this progression from birth through death, I am at the closing-down-my-home-of-42-years-stage!

A friend asked my daughter who was moving; her reply: 

"My mom has 40+ years of items that she kept, all well organized though, plus mountains of paperwork from her business and teaching and giving speeches, and genealogy records from both sides of her parents dating back centuries, and old photographs…

Continue

Taking on the Generative Stage of Life, Waiting to die

Posted on July 4, 2018 at 12:39am 0 Comments

The next step in this progression from birth through death, I am at the closing-down-my-home-of-42-years-stage!

A friend asked my daughter who was moving; her reply: 

"My mom has 40+ years of items that she kept, all well organized though, plus mountains of paperwork from her business and teaching and giving speeches, and genealogy records from both sides of her parents dating back centuries, and old photographs…

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At 11:58pm on July 18, 2018, Egrium Tadrel said…

I am glad to join Atheist Nexus, thank you! I like these philosophers, but I did not read too much of them - of their writings, a book or two. My best friend (also an atheist) is a philosopher (graduated), he explains me too many things. I become an atheist through biology, in Rio de Janeiro Federal University, after being educated in 2 religions: catholicism and omooloko. I loose faith in 2004 july.

I have companions here. In internet I discovered other atheists in 2008. Personally I met a group of them since 2012, with the RDF bus campaingn. We are friends up to now.

Pleased to meet you Joan, and congrats for your life story.

At 1:50pm on June 13, 2018, The Lion Roar said…

Hey there. Yes there is lots of things to do for me. You should check out my forum post here I explain what thinking really is. http://atheistnexus.org/forum/topics/what-thinking-really-is

At 12:45am on May 11, 2018, kathy: ky said…

Joan,  you sound like your usually sharp witted,  smiling self. I'm happy about that. I'm adjusting. I've just gone through the worst year of my life but I'm coming out the other side now. We had one long wet winter. It started raining the last week of November and didn't stop ( unless it was to snow) until about three weeks ago. I thought I was going to lose my mind. I rarely left the house. I Didn't  leave the house unless I had to. 

At 9:02pm on May 9, 2018, kathy: ky said…

Hi Joan,  I was just scanning through and saw where you had posted for Carl. So he's still missing ?  I too hope he's safe and sound. 

And how are you doing dear friend? Well it appears and your garden is lovely. Kathy 

At 12:22am on April 24, 2018, Prasenjit Konar said…

yes,in India a lot of members of that association.thank you.

At 11:59am on April 23, 2018, Jim Gardner said…

Thanks much..Glad to be here..

At 8:46pm on April 20, 2018, Douglas Monka said…

Joan,

Wow did I have some very negative experiences. The eighties was not the time to let people know you didn’t believe in god. I had troubles with girlfriends, and all friends. I was popular in College. I was a DJ, but many people tried to get me to convert. Told me I was going to hell. Some fights even. I know Taekwondo so no problems there. It’s getting better every decade. Finding the millennial’s are non-believers. I think I came out too early. It caused me a lot of problems. It’s ashamed. I just don’t know, but I know I don’t believe in a 2,000 year old book. Thanks for letting me in. I will maybe set up a blog.

Doug Monka

At 6:13am on April 10, 2018, Brittany Dulworth said…
GoodMorning, Joan. Thank you for the welcome. I’m embarrassed to admit, but I just figured out how to reply & can’t find the comment from the email. I will have to figure out how to use this site. Im excited to meet new like minded people,
At 9:03am on April 8, 2018, Vine said…
Thanks for the welcome, Joan. It often seems to be the case that fantasies and delusions encroach more severely upon one's mind as one ages, especially those fantasies pertaining to "life everlasting". But for me, the opposite has been true. I'm much less tolerant of delusion now than I was when I was young. At least, I think I am. I wouldn't really know, would I? :-(
At 5:18pm on April 6, 2018, Kanan Hanna said…

Thank you Joan :)

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