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Re: [humanism-174] Pastor's pregnant wife, 28, dies from robbery - Hey, those flamin' hot really crunchy Cheetos are pretty good! :) Tragic :( Goddy gobbledygook aside, the "reasoning" there in the comments is surely idiotic. On Nov 12,[masked]:04 Mark T. Nov 12, 2015 11:28 AM
Science vs. Religion: a "myth"? - It's interesting that Christopher Hitchens is pictured with this op-ed - he would have shredded this one to bits! :) Mark T. Nov 12, 2015 11:04 AM
Pastor's pregnant wife, 28, dies from robbery - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/new­s/article-3315496/Pastor-s-pre­gnant-wife-dies-shot-head-prot­ecting- sheri p. Nov 12, 2015 11:04 AM
More Bangladeshi secularists targeted - According to the Dhaka Tribune, the murderous radical Islamic group has revised their hit list. From the article: Titled “Who’s next,” the text read: “An identified list of Bangladeshi Activists, Blogger and intellec Mark T. Nov 12, 2015 10:12 AM
Afghans rage at ISIS - We may have our (usually nonviolent) religious lunatics here in America - but these poor folks have to deal with the Islamic State AND the Taliban. Mark T. Nov 11, 2015 9:27 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - Tim C. Nov 10, 2015 9:27 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - I turn 47 in December and I have no children of my own. I was marroed and divorced and am now married to a wonderful woman who I've been with for 1 Chris K Nov 10, 2015 6:23 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - Louis C K said, Divorce is for life. Marriage is for as long as you can hack it Howard Stern said, By all means get married but never say till death to us part. In one Shlomoh S. Nov 10, 2015 6:09 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - Many people still have a problem owning up that our society and way of life have changed. We have options that our ancestors didn't have. I may have an OPINION about something that you write here. But that's only Shlomoh S. Nov 10, 2015 6:05 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - I'm 27, but people tell me that the reason for my not wanting children is th Shlomoh S. Nov 10, 2015 6:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - Great replies about being childless! When I found out I couldnt have kids I was devastated. The person that stood by me and was the MOST sympathetic was my childless by choice friend. She was great...the rest were asshol Eyrika Nov 10, 2015 5:45 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - Not to mention how selfish you are for not wanting to contribute to human overpopulation! How dare you! :)  On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 4:46 PM, Sean < Marni T. Nov 10, 2015 5:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - I'm 27, but people (mostly family) still tell me that the main reason for my not wanting children is that I'm selfish. (That is, when they're not telling me that I'm still too young to say that, which I agree is at least a val Sean Nov 10, 2015 4:46 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - Thanks for sharing, Eyrika! I am 46 years old now, but when I was in my 30's (even late 30's), people would ask me if I have children and when I would say no, it is amazing (perfect strangers - maybe meeting them sheri p. Nov 10, 2015 4:33 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - Sheri, Add me to the heartless list too. Divorced once and I also say never again...unless somebody was sick or something I have no desire to go through all that again, and my divorce was peaceful, we are still friends today. I cannot Eyrika Nov 10, 2015 4:25 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Scientists breach brain barrier to treat sick patient - Brain and brain, what is brain! https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=-ZYVymFmL88 On Tue, No Linas K M. Nov 10, 2015 2:31 PM
Scientists breach brain barrier to treat sick patient - http://www.bbc.com/news/health­-34775604 As I have mentioned before, anything with the brain fascinates me.  This is great news and I cannot wait for the follow up sheri p. Nov 10, 2015 2:20 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - Maybe that is part of it too, Sean.  I never did have kids, so it is about being independent, yet in a meaningful relationship. Huh...I never really gave that thought.  I bet a lot of single parents marry again to have sheri p. Nov 10, 2015 11:27 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Getting divorced after 60 - I'll never get married if I can help it. I'm with you 100%. I can make a lifelong romantic and meaningful commitment to my partner without having to involve the government or the courts. Unless I decide to have kids which is looking l Sean Nov 10, 2015 11:18 AM
Getting divorced after 60 - http://www.bbc.com/news/magazi­ne-34767821 I just thought this was very interesting.  I can understand the "living longer" aspect.   sheri p. Nov 10, 2015 11:12 AM
New Horizons: Pluto may have ice volcanoes - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-34771168 We have another year of receiving info!  I love it! sheri p. Nov 10, 2015 10:48 AM
Indonesia drugs: Crocodiles 'to guard death row prisons' - If you have never seen Locked Up Abroad, check it out.   http://channel.nationalgeograp­hic.com/locked-up-abroad/ sheri p. Nov 9, 2015 2:47 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Baby eaters! - I have one of those vicious, evil, no-good pit bulls. lol. He's so unbelievably mean... He steals the covers and hogs the couch. Simply an evil beast.  Seriously, though. I have a pit bull and a rottweiler. My mother Dave B. Nov 9, 2015 1:07 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Baby eaters! - Back in the 80's, I knew a lady that was 70-75 years old (family friend).  She had two pit bulls and they were the biggest babies in the world!  They were mother and son.  HUGE doggies (I remember Freega was 120 pounds and Punchab wa sheri p. Nov 9, 2015 12:47 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Baby eaters! - I have three rescued pit bull mixes but no dead infants. Chris Sent from my Chris K Nov 9, 2015 12:41 PM
Baby eaters! - So, I am reading the gossip rag, The Daily Mail and the comments are a hoot.  Lots of Republicans that are god fearing and gun toting. Kaley Cuoco from The Big Bang Theory attended a Stand Up for Pits (the dog breed). sheri p. Nov 9, 2015 12:35 PM
Re: [humanism-174] A (sort of) response From Sherrod Brown - That is a duplicate Chris. But it does address the issue, as Mark said Sent from my iPad On Nov 9, 2015, at 9:32 AM, Mark Tibo Sam S. Nov 9, 2015 12:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] A (sort of) response From Sherrod Brown - It's good that a lot of us wrote. Even though Senator Brown's response is pretty vague, his office at least attempted to address the issue at hand. Politicians, especially the Dems can't avoid dealing with the "nones" fo Mark T. Nov 9, 2015 9:31 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Reply from Senator Sherrod Brown - No, I sent a few, but not many.  I remember a string of emails about the blasphemy laws and I figured I would share the "response".  I didn't realize that so many others did the same thing. ☺ sheri p. Nov 9, 2015 9:08 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Reply from Senator Sherrod Brown - True Linas, but this is not your typical thanks for writing response. I think it's awesome Sheri Sent from my iPad On Nov 9, 2 Sam S. Nov 9, 2015 9:08 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Reply from Senator Sherrod Brown - Is this the first time you sent a message to a politician or signed some petition? Not to burst your bubble but I get those every day. On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 a Linas K M. Nov 9, 2015 9:04 AM
Re: [humanism-174] A (sort of) response From Sherrod Brown - Just going through my most recent emails, so I sent this to you guys and gals without knowing it was already sent from others!  Sorry for duplication! On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 7:17 P sheri p. Nov 9, 2015 8:30 AM
Fwd: Reply from Senator Sherrod Brown - Got a response from Sherrod Brown!  That is good! :) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Sherrod Brown < sheri p. Nov 9, 2015 8:27 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Preview not available Greg P. Nov 7, 2015 11:33 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Did they or didn't they? - Oh oh - http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/06/­middleeast/russian-plane-crash­-egypt-sinai/ On Nov 5,[masked]:39 PM, Mark T. Nov 6, 2015 11:37 PM
Re: [humanism-174] A (sort of) response From Sherrod Brown - I received it as well. So is "nonreligious minority" valued as much as "religious minority" in his mind, or not? On Nov 6,[masked]:05 PM, "Dave Breaux" < Mark T. Nov 6, 2015 8:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] A (sort of) response From Sherrod Brown - I got the same one and was having trouble deciphering what his position is... Glad it's not just me. It is easy to see why he's had success in politics, though. On Nov 6,[masked]:16 PM, Dave B. Nov 6, 2015 8:05 PM
A (sort of) response From Sherrod Brown - I read and reread this several times. It appears to say... nothing. Chris K Nov 6, 2015 7:16 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Native American leader's 'blackface' for Halloween causes outrage - In a previous message I had intended to speak on the Amos and Andy reference that Shlomoh S. Nov 6, 2015 5:31 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Native American leader's 'blackface' for Halloween causes outrage - This is a point where society starts to eat itself, Ouroboros-style. It would seem to honor, as opposed to poke fun at, a great songwriter/musician and individual. On Nov 6,[masked]:53 PM, "sheri presloid&qu Mark T. Nov 6, 2015 1:21 PM
Sydney time-lapse video of huge storm - http://www.bbc.com/news/video_­and_audio/must_see/34744518 This video is just too cool! sheri p. Nov 6, 2015 1:01 PM
Native American leader's 'blackface' for Halloween causes outrage - http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-­trending-34735213 Maybe I am truly ignorant, but I would look at his costume (without this being a story first) and say, sheri p. Nov 6, 2015 12:52 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Iranian actress forced to flee - I went to her FB page that was embedded in the article.  I am reading the comments and this one was so, um, wow. I had to take a screen shot of it and show their picture too.  Even if I was hiding behind a fake name, I sheri p. Nov 6, 2015 11:09 AM
Iranian actress forced to flee - For posting pictures of herself without a hijab. Her friend who defended her as well - Mark T. Nov 6, 2015 10:57 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - I give people a lot more play than most others I know. One reason is that I am at the end of my 7th decade and I have been around different people and places and I know that most people don't think deep thoug Shlomoh S. Nov 6, 2015 10:16 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Yes, "urban" is pc buzz word for black. BTW, the Shlomoh S. Nov 6, 2015 10:08 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Welcome. But just look at the agenda of the GOP, it's VERY 1950s. People, here or elsewhere, may not be offended by that. My own beloved ex-wife has turned to the Right and she thinks the 1950s were the best decad Shlomoh S. Nov 6, 2015 9:56 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Stephanie,  I love how you handled the coworker and her twenty questions!  That was good.   I always seem to give too much info, but I know that silence (or less said on info) can actually be m sheri p. Nov 6, 2015 9:48 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Sue I think a book discussion on his topic is a great idea. I don't know if I would be able to make the meetup. But you have my vote. Sent f Sam S. Nov 6, 2015 9:10 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Stephanie I applaud your ability to find humor in stupidity. I have to admit in some of those situations I would have gotten quite angry. Sam S. Nov 6, 2015 9:09 AM
RE: [humanism-174] Ex-member: Church at center of murder probe was "complete hell" - I guess it could go either way. My reaction to that se Sue B. Nov 6, 2015 7:19 AM
RE: [humanism-174] Racism - Preview not available Sue B. Nov 6, 2015 7:10 AM
Turkish atheists standing up - Kudos to our freethinker friends in Turkey for continuing to make themselves heard - "The Atheism Association, the first of its kind in any Muslim-majority country, was officially founded in Istanbul’s Asian-side dist Mark T. Nov 6, 2015 12:07 AM
RE: [humanism-174] Racism - Stephanie Nov 5, 2015 11:09 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Racism - Stephanie Nov 5, 2015 10:52 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - What you are saying sounds so 1950s when no one took offense at s Shlomoh S. Nov 5, 2015 10:49 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Did they or didn't they? - They haven't of yet found any bomb type residue on any parts of the aircraft. They are also looking for any leaked footage from any high ranking IS Sam S. Nov 5, 2015 9:39 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Did they or didn't they? - What a strange situation. Nothing concrete has been determined yet and it seems like what has been termed "geopolitics" is coming into play. The UK and US are basically saying yeah - yeah: Mark T. Nov 5, 2015 8:36 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Thank you so much for your input Stephanie. Those are some pretty eye opening stories. Very degrading. Sam S. Nov 5, 2015 8:07 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Stephanie Nov 5, 2015 4:28 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Live tapeworm pulled from California man's brain - Go get some Gummy Worms for everyone!  That can be your "host". ha ha ha ha On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 3:01 PM, Mark Tiborsky < sheri p. Nov 5, 2015 4:14 PM
Ex-member: Church at center of murder probe was "complete hell" - http://www.cbsnews.com/news/fo­rmer-member-of-world-of-life-c­hristian-church-speaks-out-abo­ut-culture-of-violence/ sheri p. Nov 5, 2015 3:47 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Live tapeworm pulled from California man's brain - What an alien-looking critter! Weird coincidence - just yesterday I was mulling over Pink Floyd's "Hey You" as a possible choice for this month's Sunday Assembly (theme is Humanism in general). But that las Mark T. Nov 5, 2015 2:59 PM
Parasite passes on cancer to it's host! - Strange story. Check out this article from USA TODAY: Man killed by his tapeworm's cancer http://www.usatoday.com/story/­news/2015/11/05/man-killed-by-­his-tapeworm-cancer/75207608/ Sent from my iPad Mike Nov 5, 2015 2:28 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Sun comes alive in HD images - I must admit, I did like that too! I would actually buy that CD (yes, I still use CD's!). On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 10:45 AM, Linas K M sheri p. Nov 5, 2015 10:56 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Sun comes alive in HD images - C'mon - you just like the trippy music! On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 10:30 AM, sheri presloid < sheripre Linas K M. Nov 5, 2015 10:45 AM
Live tapeworm pulled from California man's brain - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-­us-canada-34732010 Okay - this might not be easy for everyone to read, but I guess god gave us this too! sheri p. Nov 5, 2015 10:38 AM
Sun comes alive in HD images - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-34730371 I could watch this video all day.  For some people, meditation, yoga or some other form of " sheri p. Nov 5, 2015 10:29 AM
Nasa just saw something come out of a black hole for the first time ever - Don't have time to digest right now but this is also my reminder to read up on it later. :) http://www.blastr.com/2015-11-­4/nasa-just-saw-something-come­-out-black-hole-first-time-eve­r Linas K M. Nov 5, 2015 10:01 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Talking about politically correct words, I never knew that you have to say "criss cross apple sauce" for sitting "indian style".   I never thought of that as being bad!?!?!?   Am I wrong??  It is a sheri p. Nov 5, 2015 9:06 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Dammit, that's supposed to be an animation. On Nov 4,[masked]:12 PM, "Mark Tiborsky" < [address removed] > wrote: Mark T. Nov 4, 2015 11:16 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Beware the word police! :) On Nov 4,[masked]:05 PM, "Sam Salerno" < [address removed] > wrote: Mark T. Nov 4, 2015 11:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - I happen to think this particular situation is a little over nit picky. But as you can see by this conversation not only did Myself and my black fr Sam S. Nov 4, 2015 9:05 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Asked him what I did wrong. You say you don't mind using terms that make people more comfortable, which is what PC is about, but then complain about PC crap. So, i'm just confused where the problem lies. Monette R. Nov 4, 2015 8:33 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Hmm, I sense a note of sarcasm there Monette. What do you think you would have done in this situation? Sent from my iPad On No Sam S. Nov 4, 2015 8:27 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Sam, I have tried, repeatedly, but I just can't seem to grow a set. I guess I will have to settle with PC crap. Monette Monette R. Nov 4, 2015 7:40 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Did they or didn't they? - Yeah, my doomsday friend was quick to point this out to me today. And it is truly sad. Sent from my iPad On Nov 4, 2015, at 6: Sam S. Nov 4, 2015 7:35 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Though racism is a sensitive subject the conversation must be had so that both races can begin to feel comfortable with one another. I have also fo Sam S. Nov 4, 2015 7:28 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Racial sensitivity is always a touchy subject. I work at a school with a 100% African-American student population. Our students regularly talk abou Chris K Nov 4, 2015 6:11 PM
Did they or didn't they? - An Islamic State affiliate in Egypt was fairly quick to claim responsibility for the recent Russian jet tragedy, but wasn't taken too seriously at first. Now, sadly, this may be the case - Mark T. Nov 4, 2015 6:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Another crazy site on religious medical treatments - Nothing really shocks me anymore. I guess that's pretty sad. Chris Sent from my&nb Chris K Nov 4, 2015 6:01 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - I'll lay this website on him tomorrow and see what he says. Yes, I work with him. Sam S. Nov 4, 2015 6:00 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - That is a good point Sean. And one my black friend used. That because it is not called a black station then I should not have called it that. But h Sam S. Nov 4, 2015 5:55 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Another crazy site on religious medical treatments - I have been following a bit about these guys for a few months now. Definite whackos. Who in the world would give their kid an enema with bleach?? Blows my mind. On Wed, Nov 4, 2 Eyrika Nov 4, 2015 5:54 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Sheri, I will try "urban station" next time and see how he responds. Sent from my iPad On Nov 4, 2015, at 4:50 PM, Mark Tibors Sam S. Nov 4, 2015 5:48 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Greg, he did attempt to find a suitable term for the stations, but couldn't find anything for the word he was looking for. Sent from my iPad > On Nov 4, 2015, at 4:45 PM, Greg Priddy wrote: > > Did your friend offer a no Sam S. Nov 4, 2015 5:47 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Another crazy site on religious medical treatments - Well then I'm sure he won't mind someone giving him a bleach enema. Chris Sent from my Chris K Nov 4, 2015 5:23 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - I don't know. I'm not familiar with all the rules. But all the artists also use a specific word throughout their songs that I'm still not allowed to say. Why isn't it an accepted term? On Nov 4, 2 Sean Nov 4, 2015 5:15 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Google "Black Music". If it's a generally accepted term for the content, why wouldn't it be an accepted term for a radio station that airs that content. On Nov 4,[masked]:01 PM, "Sean" Mark T. Nov 4, 2015 5:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - I personally wouldn't call it a black station unless that was in the name. I would refer to it as the rap or hip-hop station. But, for example, I would have no qualms about referring to BET as the black channel, cause they market it that Sean Nov 4, 2015 5:01 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Sam, it sounds like that person was being petty and maybe looking for an argument. If his preference was "urban" or another term, why wouldn't any reasonable person calmly state that instead of jumping to the use of slurs? Mark T. Nov 4, 2015 4:50 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Did your friend offer a non-offending term for those stations? I'm open to using the terms that are considered acceptable by the those being referred to. Just saying "don't call it a black station" isn't helpful. "Radio station" isn't an acceptable te Greg P. Nov 4, 2015 4:45 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - Tim C. Nov 4, 2015 4:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Racism - I wonder if you would have said, "urban station" if he would have said the same thing.  For him to get his panties in a bunch sure is odd. http://www.rad sheri p. Nov 4, 2015 4:19 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Opal Covey....ha - So there were 494 drunk bastards saying, "Tee hee hee, let's vote for the crazy woman!" I hope that was the case. On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 3:52 sheri p. Nov 4, 2015 3:56 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Another crazy site on religious medical treatments - Thanks for the additional info, Mark!  Geez...What a wacky world.   On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 3:48 PM, Mark Tiborsky < sheri p. Nov 4, 2015 3:55 PM
Racism - Maybe someone can help me out here. I just got into a hour long heated discussion with a black man who told me I was a racist because I called 93.1 and 107.9 black radio stations. It wasn't meant to offend. I thought those stations appealed to there black Sam S. Nov 4, 2015 3:54 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Opal Covey....ha - She didn't do so well in the election - http://www.patheos.com/ Mark T. Nov 4, 2015 3:51 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Another crazy site on religious medical treatments - Apparently this is a thing - not sure about the deaths. http://www.rawstory.com/2015/0­5/qu Mark T. Nov 4, 2015 3:47 PM
Another crazy site on religious medical treatments - https://genesis2church.us/ Okay.....Here is another mention of a site from Scathing Atheists.  I am at work and should be working! ha ha ha So, they b sheri p. Nov 4, 2015 3:03 PM

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