August 2018 Blog Posts (4)

Man-Made

The excerpt that I have here is from Chapter 19, from my book,  "Balanceology: The 4M's of motivation, meaning, measurement, mitigation."  Balanceology.net welcomes guest posts.

Man-made - I have heard the argument made that without the knowledge of our impending death religion is not necessary. Are religions based on a fear-mongering of the Triune Mystery concerning death? Is a religion’s main purpose to help self-aware human beings cope with our knowledge of death?…

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Added by Al Wm Johnson on August 28, 2018 at 6:31am — 13 Comments

Jehovahs Witness Church ignores my friend at his funeral. How would you have responded?

 Perhaps my friend did want to be ignored at his funeral and I am simply being selfish and not honoring his wishes. If he choose not to have much mention at all but by name at his funeral then that brainwashing pisses me off. Did I just make it about me and my loss? Was I insensitive to him? Any way you look at it the loss of my friend bothered me, the way his church handled it angered me. Was I the one out of line? How would you have reacted?…

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Added by Compelledunbeliever on August 23, 2018 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

A new semester

A new semester starts for me next week. I am now a sophomore. More nutrition classes, more science. Also, I am taking math and Italian, so it is going to be pretty busy.  And, I am starting in work study this semester. I have worked part time and gone to school before, in culinary school. I think I can handle this.

I am glad I am half done with this associates, but am now…

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Added by Rhonda Boyer on August 15, 2018 at 7:51pm — 4 Comments

Reacting to the "Religious Liberty Task Force"

Apparently the Trump administration is so utterly in the pocket of the Religious Reich that they feel as though they can implement policies which are so blatantly bigoted that they beggar belief.  That to me is how I feel about the Religious Liberty Task Force which was unveiled this past Monday, 30 July, 2018, by Jeff Sessions.  Their intention is apparently to assist in justifying discrimination by Christians, which they see as being motivated by their faith.  Not only does this fly in the…

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Added by Loren Miller on August 1, 2018 at 10:50am — 10 Comments

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