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Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - You're absolutely right, Ginger. Very thoughtful response that made me feel a little bit guilty...lol. I could be actively doing more than just complaining. Great end quote. Laura Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone Laura Aug 19, 2011 1:10 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Check out Russian Mom Hears Daughter's Final Agony As She ... - Tim C. Aug 19, 2011 1:03 PM
An eBay for science : Nature News - http://www.natu An Unknown K. Aug 19, 2011 12:57 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Check out Russian Mom Hears Daughter's Final Agony As She Is Eaten Alive By B - God cant be everywhere doing everything ...errrr...oh thats right he can. Well, he was probably distracted by all the sinning going on. I wish we could give the big guy a break. He is only human ...errr....I guess not but he does love us.......he told m user 9. Aug 19, 2011 12:54 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - Charles has nailed it! ---- Laura wrote: > The voters... Democracy by Charles Bukowsi The problem, of course, isn't the Democratic System, It's the Living parts which make up the Democratic System. The next pers user 9. Aug 19, 2011 12:48 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - Well it should be for all of *us* here on this list, too. I know how bad I am. I'd ideally like to do some or do more of the following at least- write/call my representatives at least on a monthly or weekly basis, Write letters to the editor, Fol Ginger Aug 19, 2011 12:44 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Check out Russian Mom Hears Daughter's Final Agony As She Is Eaten Alive By B - Such a sad story but great point you are making! Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone ----- Reply message ----- From: "Tim Campbell" <[address removed]> To: <humanism-174@me Laura Aug 19, 2011 12:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - Preview not available Willard B. Aug 19, 2011 11:52 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - You're very welcome. I have a collection of Charles Bukowski's poems from[masked] in a book called The Pleasures of the Damned. Really great stuff you might want to check out. He has a distinct style of writing where the truth just kind of s Laura Aug 19, 2011 11:50 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - Preview not available Willard B. Aug 19, 2011 11:48 AM
Check out Russian Mom Hears Daughter's Final Agony As She Is Eaten Alive By B - Tim C. Aug 19, 2011 11:45 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - Preview not available Willard B. Aug 19, 2011 11:38 AM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Tim C. Aug 19, 2011 11:28 AM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Yeah, but you don't expect them to respond. That's the difference Sam S. Aug 19, 2011 11:26 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - True. Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone ----- Reply message ----- From: "Willard Brickey" <[address removed]> To: <[address removed]> Subject: [humanism-174 Laura Aug 19, 2011 11:26 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - Tim C. Aug 19, 2011 11:18 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - Preview not available Willard B. Aug 19, 2011 11:17 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Talk about a weasel... - Preview not available Mark T. Aug 19, 2011 11:15 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - And I meant this for the kind of people who would vote for politicians like Perry. Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone ----- Reply message ----- From: "Laura" <lbdirienzo@roadrunner. Laura Aug 19, 2011 11:14 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - Tim C. Aug 19, 2011 11:10 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - The voters... Democracy by Charles Bukowsi The problem, of course, isn't the Democratic System, It's the Living parts which make up the Democratic System. The next person you pass on the street, Multiply Him or Laura Aug 19, 2011 11:05 AM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - It doesn't "bother" me, per se...I just don't see how it's useful, in a society that almost always associates the word with the supernatural or "woo." I've used the word before as in "spirited" or something to mean energetic, etc., and I use the user 9. Aug 19, 2011 11:03 AM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - OK...i see your point. The word does not bother me as it does with you and others. The word spirit can mean unrelenting drive to achieve. Its an all purpose word to the feeling of transcendence and positive feelings. I dont concede the word to the religio user 9. Aug 19, 2011 11:00 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Talk about a weasel... - Amen..... ---- Tim Campbell wrote: > While these are not intellectually bright people, or overly knowledgeable > about pretty much anything other than the "special" parts of their magic > book, they ARE cunning, like weasels, user 9. Aug 19, 2011 10:49 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - Its a sad commentary on this country that this hayseed, macho hick is being taken seriously. Horror! ---- Tim Campbell wrote: > These are not people who should be able to vote, let alone run! > Tim > > > > _____________ user 9. Aug 19, 2011 10:48 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Talk about a weasel... - Tim C. Aug 19, 2011 10:42 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Talk about a weasel... - And he wasn't even correct in what he did say. Texas doens't teach creationism, at least not officially. It's illegal!   Ginger Aug 19, 2011 10:16 AM
Fwd: In Other Moron News...It's Perry Again - Tim C. Aug 19, 2011 10:10 AM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Imagination doesn't exist in a vapor (whatever that means). Imagination is something humans exhibit as part of our behavior, driven by our biology. It's either referring to some woo or just unnecessary, as there are plenty of other words to descri user 9. Aug 19, 2011 9:26 AM
Talk about a weasel... - http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com­/_news/2011/08/18/7407124-perr­y-to-child-on-creationism-vs-e­volut Mark T. Aug 19, 2011 9:13 AM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - For lack of a better term at this very moment- if feel sort of "spiritual" when I'm hobnobbing with the critters in my backyard.   It's not some great "interconnectedness"­ or anything... it's s Mark T. Aug 18, 2011 11:52 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Girl spanked to death in the name of God - Eric M Aug 18, 2011 11:22 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Tim C. Aug 18, 2011 11:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Girl spanked to death in the name of God - Tim C. Aug 18, 2011 11:08 PM
Arguably the greatest invention in the history of humanity | Pharyngula - http://freethoughtblogs.com/ph­aryngula/2011/08/18/arguably-t­he-greatest-invention-in-the-h­istory-of-humanity/ Sent using knowledge discovered with the scientific method. Ginger Aug 18, 2011 7:16 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Randy, we dont live in a bubble or we shouldnt. If we use the word in a different context and it catches on it will redefine itself to our purposes! Im not afraid to use terms which have religious implications in way that restructures them to my purposes user 9. Aug 18, 2011 6:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Nathan, Since imagination is considered something that exists in a vapor unless its revealed in material form we might call that spiritual. I might be using the word creatively. I notice Sam Harris uses the word quite a bit as do other atheists. The wonde user 9. Aug 18, 2011 6:01 PM
RE: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Eric M Aug 18, 2011 4:34 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Why not employ words like majestic, wondrous, awesome, uplifting, stirring, and the like. Don't they evoke a similar user 9. Aug 18, 2011 4:33 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - I agree that we secularists have a different meaning for the word than believers. But we will, IMO, not succeed in co user 9. Aug 18, 2011 4:24 PM
RE: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - I think there is legitimate abstract thinking behind the word, but the way I see it used most often is in a very weasel way. But yes I wouldn't attack someone's arguments on the basis of the weasely use of that term because what they're going to hear is Eric M Aug 18, 2011 4:22 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Randall, I often agree with you, but how does spiritual have a secular form? The word is in reference to a spirit...what is that, where is it? If soul=intellect, why not just say intellect. That is much less vague. I'm going to just move on and user 9. Aug 18, 2011 4:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - I always think of spiritual in its more secular form. Its an awareness of things beyond our personal ego's . The term soul to me refers to the intellect of the individual. The soul eats ideas, books ,music,paintings,science,philo­sophy,etc. Some people hav user 9. Aug 18, 2011 4:07 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Rich Christian/Politician Paradox - While it is true that humans didn't always have a government, during the time in which this was true the human population w user 9. Aug 18, 2011 3:56 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Rich Christian/Politician Paradox - I like this one:   Leave Anarchy out of all the f#cking perversions going on earth perpetraded by very well organized corporations and political parties damned! Anarchy is not Chaos. Chaos is all the shit made by this rott Ginger Aug 18, 2011 3:22 PM
The Mennonite rapes - http://www.blaghag.com/2011/08­/mennonite-mass-rapes.html   Disturbing. Lots of victim shaming. -- Ginger Aug 18, 2011 3:01 PM
Girl spanked to death in the name of God - http://feedproxy.google.com/~r­/freethoughtblogs/pharyngula/~­3/BvhNBH9OF5Y/ --   Ginger Aug 18, 2011 2:57 PM
RE: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Eric M Aug 18, 2011 2:48 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Rich Christian/Politician Paradox - user 2. Aug 18, 2011 2:42 PM
Re: [humanism-174] dominionism - Just a side note: CFI-Northeast Ohio had Michelle Goldberg as the speaker at our Humanist Award Dinner 3 or 4 years a user 9. Aug 18, 2011 2:08 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Tim C. Aug 18, 2011 1:49 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - My question is what is the utility in calling oneself "spiritual"? It's hard to know what the person means by that, and even if we have a set definition, there don't seem to be many contexts in which a person would use that to label Ginger Aug 18, 2011 1:44 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Randy I agree with you. The word spiritual is a religious term. And religious people Sam S. Aug 18, 2011 1:36 PM
dominionism - Sam S. Aug 18, 2011 1:23 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Given the religious baggage that the world spiritual is burdened with I think it probably best to use some alternativ user 9. Aug 18, 2011 1:22 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Tim C. Aug 18, 2011 12:05 PM
"Spiritual"- a weasely word? - Paula Kirby thinks so- though she acknowledges that it can have a legitimate usage which is purely secular. "The misappropriation by religion of universal, positive human experiences really matters. It matters because it inflates the signi Mark T. Aug 18, 2011 11:46 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Godless Bitches- new podcast! - Very cool link. The podcast was interesting, love the last segment about Michele Bachman. Thanks for sharing. user 1. Aug 18, 2011 4:34 AM
RE: [humanism-174] Do Muslims watch late night TV? - user 2. Aug 18, 2011 4:03 AM
RE: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Eric M Aug 17, 2011 10:27 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Preview not available Ginger Aug 17, 2011 7:47 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Sumerians Look On in Confusion as God Creates World - Preview not available Ants F. Aug 17, 2011 7:47 PM
Truthdig: The Biggest Little Hypocrite in Texas - Hi, I read this on Truthdig and thought you would find it interesting. =-=-=-=-=-=-= The Biggest Little Hypocrite in Texas It is unfathomable that yet anothe user 9. Aug 17, 2011 7:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 7:01 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - "Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the hell happened." Laura Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone ----- Reply message ----- From: "Randy Pelton" <re Laura Aug 17, 2011 6:48 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - None taken Willard. If this is what dead is like I want more of it. lol user 9. Aug 17, 2011 6:29 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 6:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Preview not available Willard B. Aug 17, 2011 6:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Why aren't I dead? Fifty came and went for me five years ago. Oh, I get it. I died fives years ago and was resurrecte user 9. Aug 17, 2011 6:09 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Ginger- I'm not trying to flatter you but I honestly thought you were in your late 20s. Chris Sent from my aya Chris K Aug 17, 2011 5:57 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 5:51 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Preview not available Willard B. Aug 17, 2011 5:50 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 5:49 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 5:48 PM
Check out Amoeba Parasite Takes Second Victim In Past Month (VIDEO) - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 5:47 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 5:45 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Preview not available Willard B. Aug 17, 2011 5:45 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Ginger Aug 17, 2011 5:42 PM
review just submitted to Amazon - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 5:37 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Tea Party less liked than atheists? - Eric M Aug 17, 2011 3:36 PM
Re: [humanism-174] libertarian islands - Preview not available Ginger Aug 17, 2011 2:54 PM
RE: [humanism-174] libertarian islands - Eric M Aug 17, 2011 2:40 PM
Fwd: China. Egypt. San Francisco? - Preview not available An Unknown K. Aug 17, 2011 2:15 PM
Godless Bitches- new podcast! - http://atheistexperience.blogs­pot.com/2011/08/smile-when-you­-call-them-bitches.html --   Ginger Aug 17, 2011 2:14 PM
Sword of the Lord/Witness Stick - http://unreasonablefaith.com/2­011/08/17/guns-for-god/   Weird. --   Ginger Aug 17, 2011 2:09 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Christian home for troubled teens - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 1:57 PM
Re: [humanism-174] libertarian islands - Well what will happen is when things go wrong they will pull out the old, "Well we were starting from a position influenced by government, (or insert other excuse) so it wasn't a *true* libertarian island." Or, they will say, they were Ginger Aug 17, 2011 1:51 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Christian home for troubled teens - Preview not available Ginger Aug 17, 2011 1:50 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Christian home for troubled teens - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 1:28 PM
Fwd: Sumerians Look On in Confusion as God Creates World - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 1:08 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Christian home for troubled teens - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 12:44 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 12:41 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Christian home for troubled teens - Eric M Aug 17, 2011 12:36 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 12:32 PM
RE: [humanism-174] libertarian islands - Eric M Aug 17, 2011 12:28 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Christian home for troubled teens - Tim C. Aug 17, 2011 12:19 PM
RE: [humanism-174] libertarian islands - Eric M Aug 17, 2011 12:13 PM
Tea Party less liked than atheists? - We'd have to see the actual poll, I guess- but the very thought of people like Michelle Bachmann, etc. catching wind of this (w/ensuing yuck faces) is priceless :) Mark T. Aug 17, 2011 11:44 AM
Re: [humanism-174] libertarian islands - If they're looking for a true real world "libertarian island", they might want to spend a few days in Logos Nigeria.& Jay D. G. Aug 17, 2011 11:37 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Christian home for troubled teens - And disgusting! So govt. is willing to grant these abuse chambers special privilege because they're religion-based? How would they feel about "religious deprogramming centers". On Aug 16,[masked]:53 Mark T. Aug 17, 2011 10:14 AM

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