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Posted on January 2, 2012 at 10:49am 1 Comment

I would like to start this year off by asking everyone..."what matters most" to YOU?


A little while ago, I read an old book by Hyrum W. Smith, the co-founder of Franklin Covey. That book was titled..."What Matters Most". Among other great points in the book, Mr Smith explained, that there just wasn't enough time in one day, to do all the things, that we "say" we want to do, each day.


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At 9:08am on April 13, 2012, Steph S. said…
Hello Joe! I joined your group! I'm interested in reading that book. I hope to see you here on the site.
At 12:23pm on March 17, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

I just though you might like to befriend a new member interested in Alain de Botton's new atheism, Gary Mensah. We need to generate a community for Atheism 2.0 here. I noticed your Religion for Atheists group hasn't had any traction. It competes with an established group, The Church of Atheism. Perhaps if you changed the description to focus on Alain's Atheism 2.0, and the two of us joined, we could form a nucleus for such a group. Just a suggestion.

At 7:28pm on December 13, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

What a relief! I'd forgotten that I had to learn that lesson too when I started in social networks. At first it seemed unreasonable to equate bold with shouting, but later, after I'd acclimated, I felt the same way.

At 2:29pm on December 13, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

We do appreciate your voice and want to continue to hear your opinions, Joe. You're bright and have a lot to contribute.

But, replying with all bold is poor manners. It's the internet equivalent of a shout, and gives others the impression that you're afraid nobody will hear you unless you communicate at the top of your lungs, as if you're used to being ignored. We want to hear from you and won't ignore what you say. All bold gives people the impression you're a bit needy and insecure. I for one have a harder time reading and comprehending an all bold message. It also takes away your ability to show emphasis. Please confine your replies in Hang With Friends to regular type excepting for the particular passages that you actually want to emphasize.

Thanks for you attention.

At 9:44pm on December 9, 2011, Steph S. said…
Greetings! Welcome to the site!
At 8:06pm on December 8, 2011, Daniel W said…

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At 5:53pm on December 8, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hi Joe and welcome to this wonderful world of atheist truth and peace.

We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 580 discussion topics and nearly 3200 members.

At 5:38pm on December 8, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Joe! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends.



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