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Comment by Loren Miller on January 28, 2016 at 6:36pm

@Joan If you want to turn emails on or off for a given post's activity, yeah, that's what you want to click on.  If you are not getting notification emails, there may be a problem with your Settings.  Go to the banner at the top of most A|N pages, hover over "MY PAGES" and move down to "MY EMAIL SETTINGS" and click on it to check them.

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 28, 2016 at 5:50pm

Karen, I am not receiving your posts to me. I do get posts to others. 

@Loren, At the bottom of my posts is "Stop Following – Don't email me when people comment" and I assume that is the correct one to use.

Comment by Karen L. Garst on January 28, 2016 at 3:24pm

Michael - I couldn't agree more. I have a book coming out this fall: Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life without Religion. It is an anthology of essays by 22 women who left religion.

Loren - Thanks for taking a look at my blog. I have seen Steve Shives videos and the blow-back he gets from Thunderfoot I think. I got booted off a feminist atheist group on Facebook because I thought men should be allies. I mean, really? 

Tom - Thanks for your comments. It is a wonder how women can apologize for all the misogyny in the Bible. Absolutely amazing. But I have talked to some of them personally.

Joan - Not sure my thank you for your interest appeared on this thread, so let's try again!

Comment by Michael Penn on January 28, 2016 at 7:45am

We need a lot more faithless feminists because in my perspective women have a lot more influence than they think. Women have been a strong force in keeping the churches filled over the years, and without women most men would not even shave. It's time we had some strong women standing up for their rights and a truth we can all believe in, not just the same old woo.

Welcome to Atheist Nexus, Karen.

Comment by Loren Miller on January 27, 2016 at 6:18am

Hey, Karen!

Had a look at your blog and LIKE it.  I should also mention that I am astonished at the amount of blow-back the feminist movement has gotten from some atheists who style themselves as Men's Rights Advocates (or MRAs).  It is worthy of note that there are those of us who very strongly support feminism, among them a very good internet friend of mine, one Steve Shives.  Steve very frequently comments on issues regarding feminism and (I think) deserves your attention.

Comment by tom sarbeck on January 27, 2016 at 1:18am

I have for forty years (since first meeting a politically active feminist who described herself as a materialist) wondered how any adult woman can remain a Christian.
I suppose it's a result of childhood religious indoctrination, which I hope the law soon (like yesterday) treats as child abuse.
Go, Karen; I wish you the best.

Comment by Karen L. Garst on January 26, 2016 at 10:31pm

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 26, 2016 at 10:23pm

Welcome to Atheist Nexus, Karen. I am eager to share ideas with you. 

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