"On the mention of deluded thinking, guilty here too, I think at times it is a means of softening the course reality we endure, like a glass of whine. The real test is to not become so intoxicated with it that we lose sight of truth in a way that…"
"I believe that sustainability was what the American Indians were practicing. Fracking is just twisting the knife in the back of future generations. Don't confiscate money. We should print a new legal tender and render all excessive wealth…"
"At some point, I feel you challenged her belief system with your historical depictions of Christianity's excesses. Let it steep in her mind, and as for her responding, it was probably more to reassure herself than to convince you. And if I know…"
"Yes, our culture does strongly influence and reinforce the marginalization of women to further our patriarchal culture that is inherited Bronze-Age male dominant thinking as if all kings of smaller sub kingdoms, which is further reinforced by…"
"This over-writing of our constitutional rights, proves our government is subverting its people, and the law is arbitrarily being used to indenture its labor in service to special pay offs. No private contract at the duress of employment should…"
"@ Natalie, You are, seemingly, a wonderful person. Some laws are creations of social transitions in culture and necessary to drive change away from autocratic or religious mandates, which tread on personal freedoms. In reference to your…"
"These are things overlooked by the middle-class-blind-eye opposed to anything not entertaining. And undocumented workers get it worse. They are exploited to undermine decent wages, yet scapegoat ed for that which businesses are to blame. Good…"
"We are opening up to new forms of economic slavery: Neo-slavery, Wage-slavery, debt-slavery and Internship-slavery; and I am sure countless others are on the horizon as civil liberties and rights become contractually removed for the opportunity to…"
"The N.R.A. should have nothing to say about protective orders or interfere with them. The Life safety of an individual who is not acting outside the law trumps and limits the constitutional rights of another. "
"A Court order to cease having a relationship. Some people stay in toxic relationships way to long i.e. my brother who had his guns removed. I still believe it was the right thing; conversely, it kept him safe too, even though I do not believe…"
"Death now can be a wonderful thing, yet death is held captive. Death is made to linger in its shackles of religion. It is held at bay by medical practices tainted with religious cultural dogma to withhold death's tranquil, freeing release into…"
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