All Blog Posts Tagged 'dreams' (5)

Sleep.

Everyone sleeps.  Every person, every mammal, probably every bird and reptile.

I was thinking about sleep last night, as I was thinking about going to sleep.  I don't like sleep.  For me, sleep is an interlude of death.  I usually have no memories of dreams.  No recollections of thoughts, or sensations. They say, everyone dreams. Not just a few dreams, but many.  Every night.  If that's so, either I'm unusual, or my sleep is so deep that no dreams escape into the world of day.…

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Added by Daniel W on July 18, 2015 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

I see good things coming out of Atheist Nexus

Each one of you, Loren, Pat, Bertold, and Daniel, and others on this Atheist Nexus site are such decent men and women, full of experiences from life, and a healthy quality of skepticism. You see the cons of religious dogma and the terrible things people do in the name of their gods. We all know the good that religion has done, however, that does not mitigate the injury that is made possible through dogma. I feel distress when moderate religious remain silent in the face of atrocities done in…

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Added by Joan Denoo on September 15, 2014 at 2:26pm — 13 Comments

Why I want Rainbow Connection as my funeral song.

My husband and I were joking about what we want our funerals to be like when we die, however I got to thinking about one thing. The music. After all, music has been played at every funeral I've been to, and I want a song that isn't religious but something that is personal to me, which I realized is Rainbow Connection, the song I loved for years and always have burned onto a cd along with being on my Itunes. 

Why I want the rainbow connection played at my funeral (Lyrics first, then my…

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Added by Rachel Riley on June 21, 2013 at 2:49am — 4 Comments

Oils, Dreams, Curses, and Candles

Ok, so my family is christian but they are also very supersticious. They believe in ghost and voodoo and all that crazy stuff. Well just yesterday i was talking to my sister and she was telling me about how my dead grandmother came to her in a dream to tell her that she was cursed by our step great grandmother and thats why she died. my sister went on to say that they where getting ride of all the blessed oils and candles that they had just incase they where also cursed or whatever. i didnt…

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Added by Dawanna Johnson on March 23, 2011 at 1:25pm — No Comments

You're Going to Hell!!!

Eight years ago, after quite a bit of scientific study and no small amount of soul-searching, I left the Christian Faith and began life anew as an atheist. My mother is, and probably always will be, crushed that I left, and is terrified of the prospect that I am (in her mind) going to burn in torment forever.



Occasionally she expresses this hurt and fear to me. It runs so…
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Added by Scott Popejoy on July 18, 2010 at 11:30pm — 8 Comments

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