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When is pattern show evidence of bias?!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Sep 17. 2 Replies

The political life slides so far toward Republican dogma, anti-semitism, racism, sexism, anti-feminism, ageism, and about every other ism that exists that I feel as though I sit on the tip of a sharp…Continue

Tags: Republicans, isms, corporations, ., politics

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

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Joan Denoo replied to Joan Denoo's discussion Being male, means in the group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"I like that! It reveals the absurdity of the sentences. There will most likely never be a time good and evil folks will do nothing. We are stuck with the reality that some folks intend to cause no harm and sometimes fail just as the opposite is…"
3 minutes ago
Tom Sarbeck replied to Joan Denoo's discussion Being male, means in the group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Joan, my inner contrarian, motivated perhaps by envy, enjoys pranks. One favorite is turning Edmond Burke’s words to their opposite, paraphrased here: Good will prevail when evil folk do nothing."
8 hours ago
Joan Denoo replied to Joan Denoo's discussion Being male, means in the group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"I like your style, Jotham, I agree. "
11 hours ago
Jotham Timothy Bessey replied to Joan Denoo's discussion Being male, means in the group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Being male means your body produces active, mobile gametes, otherwise known as sperm. Any attempt to generalize a person based on gender is no different than any other stereotype. Every person is different and should not be judged until you get to…"
15 hours ago
Joan Denoo replied to Joan Denoo's discussion Being male, means in the group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"You are welcome, Loren; I don't tell you often enough that you mean a great deal to me. Thanks for all you do!"
21 hours ago
Joan Denoo replied to Joan Denoo's discussion "Why do liberals think Trump supporters are stupid?" Thanks to Patricia in the group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"I agree, Patricia, and I am so very glad you found and shared it. "
22 hours ago
Joan Denoo commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"I love a hot, steaming bowl of oatmeal with raisins or fresh fruit served with it. Cream of Wheat is one of my very favorites, and Roman Meal tantalizes my taste buds. My very favorite breakfast is toast with chunky peanut butter and my homemade…"
22 hours ago
Joan Denoo commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Thanks, Plinius, we take care of our soil, will be having our forest thinned in the spring so that trees will be able to grow healthier and let sunlight penetrate to the ground. We want to enable deer and other wildlife to have a healthy, safe…"
22 hours ago
Joan Denoo commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Spud, where do you get catfish nuggets? I don't do the shopping anymore; L&L do all that work. I would like to tell them where to look so they don't have to go on a treasure hunt. We had a lot of catfish when we lived in Texas; I love…"
22 hours ago
Joan Denoo replied to Joan Denoo's discussion Being male, means in the group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"I love ridicule as a strategy. It is powerless with intelligent people, powerful with those who believe the propaganda. "
22 hours ago
Joan Denoo replied to Joan Denoo's discussion Being male, means in the group Politics, Economics, and Religion
""Did it stir anger? Did you in response invent the “A devoted woman” quip?" No, not at all; I am just used to looking at a sentence from another point of view. I learned how to do that during sermons and Adult Sunday…"
23 hours ago
Joan Denoo replied to Ruth Anthony-Gardner's discussion Social costs of capitalism bring neofascism, then genocide
"If an informed public united and voted, we would see a transformation that would knock our socks off. Sadly, propaganda has been so powerful and persuasive, too many people believe false information and put their trust into unscrupulous…"
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Joan Denoo commented on Little Name Atheist's group Atheist Ailurophiles
"Spud, that is funny!"
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Joan Denoo replied to Ruth Anthony-Gardner's discussion Social costs of capitalism bring neofascism, then genocide
""I think" before a statement is not a claim of fact and thus not subject to a lawsuit. If I am incorrect on this point, please let me know. I would hate to see you in a lawsuit against tRump, Loren, I think he is a dirty…"
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Joan Denoo replied to Daniel W's discussion On the importance of privacy for Atheist Nexus members
"Daniel, you posted this a year ago and it is time for a reminder. I foolishly violated another's privacy recently and I regret my error. I will pay closer attention to what I reveal. "
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Joan Denoo commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Yes, your forests are vast, that is what makes Canada so attractive to a lot of people. The wildlife, the fresh air, the waters of streams and lakes, the soils usually rich in biomass, and the folks who go there have engaging lives, and…"
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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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Who were a few of the Black Civil Rights Movement and what did they do?

Posted on October 12, 2018 at 4:40am 1 Comment

What does it take for a weak individual to stop being afraid and think about his or her situation, find ways to stand up, and take action?

What does it take for a weak community to build coalitions of like-minded people and challenge those who dominate? 

Who were a few of the Black Civil Rights Movement and what did they do?

Asa Philip Randolph, the…

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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…

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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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