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How I can be so sure there is no god? Well I am 95% sure and simply round it up! I'm antitheist because religion is judgmental, persecutory and each brand believes they have a monopoly on truth.

Once upon a time I worked as a teacher but now work in mental health. I find fulfillment in my work, my family and friends and hobbies. I'm a strong advocate for social justice and have no time for racists or sexists. I'm a feminist and believe feminism has been advantageous for both men and women but I still don't feel fairly represented in government. Politically I favour democratic socialism.

Widowed many years ago, I raised my four wonderful sons.

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Prejudice 😡
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 13, 2018:
25 yrs ago I was a government employee. I worked in an office with my junior and obviously much younger (male employee). The amount of people who would come to the door and address him, thinking he was the boss because he was male still rankles me. Ok I know this is nothing compared with the violence that others have been subjected to. The continued violence toward women who happen to wear the hijab in a western country; the violent attacks on men simply because they were gay. The daily violence and discrimination faced by the Indigenous people of my own country. But perhaps my tiny experience with discrimination gives a tiny bit of insight into what minority groups must suffer. Is that presumptuous? I hope not
We hear news of thousands of women being raped, but we never hear the news of a man being raped. ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 13, 2018:
Are you talking about being sodomised by another man? Women too can be ferocious and predatory but considering most violent crimes are carried out by men I don't think you need to be on the look out for a violent woman lurking in the park to attack you. I notice you are from India. I hope you don't subscribe to this lot of ignorants https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2F6bknB0_cg
Hillsong church conference It was free untill 2006(not sure what year). now they sell ticket at ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 13, 2018:
I want to be slain by the spirit just once before a I die.
Hello Australia -- I hope you don't mind a Canadian interloper. My two daughters live there. As do ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 13, 2018:
Canadians are cousins! Of course you're welcome. Enjoy
Please remember, whenever I do a posting of this nature it is mostely Black on Black. ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 12, 2018:
thanks for the disclaimer
They called their child Star Cloud. It's all a bit extreme for my tastes. GENDER-FLUID FAMILY Mum...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 12, 2018:
I think if the child is brought up in a loving safe environment s/he will probably determine orientation and gender soon enough. I am reminded of raising my sons and so many times gender stereotypes gave way to biology. One example. I wanted no toy guns in my house. I recall my 3 year old eating the triangular shaped sandwich and leaving the crust. He held hte crust up and said "Bang. Bang". This is just one of many examples. I am not about to argue with millions of years of evolution. Calling their kid star cloud ffs just makes me think they're just after their 15 mins at the expense of their child. There are so many normal unisex names eg Cody, Taylor etc etc. 'Star Cloud' is just a complete wank and unfair to the kid
Now celebrating 90 years of service the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia. It started with a ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 12, 2018:
I just knew htis had to be a 'FrayedBear' post :D
People in Dallas be like
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 11, 2018:
this guy is white. He'll be ok
[youtu.be]
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 11, 2018:
bastards
The young man is getting hungry, just like me !
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
jesus christ. fuckin hilarious
The young man is getting hungry, just like me !
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
jesus christ. fuckin hilarious
Cat v dog,
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
I'm with the cat on this one :D
But starting to get soft
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
you don't ask for much do ya Capt? hahaha
Going nuts over wrong installation
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
When your mum nags you to replace the toilet roll
New Zealand's female Prime Minister. [nyti.ms]
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
She is fantastic. Here I am in Australia with an unelected happy clapper. I can't believe we have a pentacostal religious nut as our Prime Minister. Australia is regressing.
Philip Zimbardo: The psychology of evil | TED Talk
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
I'll have to look at this later when I go to bed. His prison experiment was pretty bloody evil. I prefer to think people have changed since his experiment but it would be unethical to replicate it.
Pineapple pizza
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
once the pinapple goes on you can't taste anything else!!
Are there any historical reason why some silent letters are there in English words like : knee, ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
English is a fairly modern language with german, scandanavian, latin french norman greek roots due to invasions. I think it a shame the local Celtic languages took such a back seat. Imagine if today we were all sitting here speaking Welsh. Gwylanddbarvllpprwwv to you all!
Is it me, or is this site a little complicated when one first gets into it?
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
Minnie, if you've figured out there is no god, this site will be a breeze. In the name of those who shouldn't be named......Just do it! :D
I'll be damned if this isn't me
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
Yay Rudy! No sleeping for you. Just keep on posting those memes. :D
I find it difficult to use phrases like, "I do not believe in God" or "I am an atheist". Why? ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
omg. Glad I live in a heathen country. I have never heard anyone refer to the phrase " I am an atheist" as a negative term. how oppressive for you.
Scott Morrison's claim to be 'on God's side' is fraught with danger | Geoff Thompson ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
I was thinking about the comparison of our nearest neighbour. NZ have always been far more progressive in many ways. If you need to go to Thailand, perhaps I could go to NZ.
Scott Morrison's claim to be 'on God's side' is fraught with danger | Geoff Thompson ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 10, 2018:
It is frightening. And for women who make up 51% of Aust's population, the liberals mysoginist record is frightening. But give us a chance Dave. It's not like the people voted for this creep. I've never liked Bill Shorten, but it's a given he will be in power in 9 months. Did you see ScoMo asking us to 'pray for the farmers'? I sincerely hope he doesn't base all his policies on prayer.
Hey everyone Amy and I started a YouTube channel about a month ago. To document our journey of buy a...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 9, 2018:
Loved this. As I'm more interested in people than plants tho so I loved having this glimpse of your life on the other side of the world. 2 things I'm curious about. 1. That woman with the tea said goodbye with a 'God Bless'. Do people say that often? I can't imagine it here in Aust. She'd probably lose business being a religious nut. and 2. How the hell did you get Brayden out of bed at 5 am?
Born and raised in a socialist country I may state that the government ownership of the means of ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 9, 2018:
Well if you think exploitation of workers by the owners of production is a fair system you have no idea what it is like for the working poor. Look at western companies exploiting workers in developing countries while raking in massive profits. Those workers, including children work for a pittance so we can live in our throw away society. Even in our own countries the divide of the rich and poor is growing to an extent that it is immoral.
Blah, blah and blah
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 9, 2018:
had to steal the first one. love it
‘No One Is Ever Really Ready’ Death with Dignity
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 9, 2018:
I find it hard to understand why people here would find death such a difficult subject to discuss. It is after all inevitable. Atheists aren't usually ones to bury their heads in the sand.
Swiss Army Scythe?
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 9, 2018:
People underestimate the possible lethal consequences of an infected paper cut!
What are you grateful for? Name three things. ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 9, 2018:
a good topic CK. A daily reflection on what we are grateful for is good for our mental health and it keeps us humble as we are reminded of the many suffering.
What are you grateful for? Name three things. ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 9, 2018:
so many things, so take family friends life as a given and I'll try to think outside the box. 1. living in one of the loveliest/ safest places on the planet. ie sunny Queensland Australia 2. An ability to find the humour in even the most darkest situation. And especially laugh at myself. 3. chocolate, oysters and fine wine.
Mr. D. Goes to Washington: America Has Always Been Great! - misterdeity [youtube.com]
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 8, 2018:
we know how people love to cling to their myths. He makes a good point.
What is your biggest fear?
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 8, 2018:
Being chased by a dozen clowns. (being eaten by a shark is a close second)
When was the last time someone changed your stance on a topic?
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 8, 2018:
interesting question. I was thinking how much time we waste with our rants because almost never do people change their minds. But for me I would say a couple of years ago when I decided it was immoral to eat meat and have animals suffer when I don't need to eat meat.
Should professional athletes be required to stand for the national anthem?
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 8, 2018:
only for the French one
They've been around longer than I thought.
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 8, 2018:
This made me laugh way more than it should! I love it.
I have learned this from experience.
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 8, 2018:
all I know is that when it rains, I have to mow the fuckin' lawn again
This is crazy!
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 8, 2018:
mass shootings are passe
This is the place
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 7, 2018:
that seems a tad ironic as we sit alone at our laptops in our respective parts of the world.
I'm sitting outside my son's school, I have a 9am meeting with his English teacher to discuss his ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 7, 2018:
Please let us know how this pans out. I'm wondering more about the teacher's 'attitude' than the childs. The last thing your child needs is trauma from a teacher. Perhaps a change of schools?
Dr Donald Hoffman has discovered that seeing accurately is not beneficial; the opposite is the case....
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 7, 2018:
I am struggling over your post sorry. Hoffman hasn't 'discovered' anything. He, like all scientists, have theories. I just want to get that out of the way first. Now what do you mean by 'seeing accurately is not beneficial'? And what do you mean by 'all life is in the same boat'? Are we talking people? or all life? I'm not sure I understand about 'dreams of the future' either. There's no evidence of that occurring. I see subconscious as our automatic reactions. From our most basic eg flight of fight, to driving a car on automatic pilot. Consciousness, is what we are focused on. Both are part of the mind or brain. And both are equally important because subconsious allows us to react quickly and efficiently based on past experience or evolutionary development. Consciousness allows us to modify or adjust those subconscious reactions as required. Perhaps I am missing the entire point of your post.
Those are some kidneys
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 3, 2018:
wait a minute......You sure that isn't her body double?
I don't think anyone's funeral has been so honored since Diana...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 2, 2018:
who is he?
I have wine, just saying, in 5 gallon bottles.
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 2, 2018:
hahaha love it. Time for a drinky
Why indeed
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 2, 2018:
mmmmm been single a while eh? may your gun keep you warm at night
Good decision!
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 2, 2018:
hahahhahaha
Buddhism, the Good and the Bad - Scientific American Blog Network
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 2, 2018:
Buddhism is yet another divisive religion or ideology where adherents claim truth. Just ask the Rohingyas how peaceful and tolerant the Burmese Buddhists are. It's genocide. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzcML8sougw
Clinical Trials Have Far Too Little Racial and Ethnic Diversity - Scientific American
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 2, 2018:
Guess it doesn't help when the journal name is Scientific America.
No belief in a god but belief in the supernatural?
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 2, 2018:
I'm with you on this. They are just as asinine as the religious and give atheist a bad name. You're either rational or you're not.
Are all megachurch pastors lying sociopaths?
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 2, 2018:
lol definitely one or the other
How about a two fer
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 1, 2018:
hahahahaha. who said romance was dead??
I think I really found the man that is going to make me happy forever. It's only been a month but ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 1, 2018:
Best of luck. I haven't thought about finding happiness with a man. I'm pretty happy where I am at. Maybe when I'm older :p
COMPREHENSION: com-pre-hen-sion. NOUN. The action or capability of understanding something; the ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 1, 2018:
True but he seems to have Twitter down pat
What do older women think about dating younger men?
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 1, 2018:
Neither of those. It's the bloody maintenance required that puts me off dating a younger man. Ya gotta put in too much effort, make up, shaving, hairdresser. ;)
Public Service Announcement ?
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 1, 2018:
Fuck off! It wouldn't be good for my health
And you thought your puns were bad.
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 1, 2018:
I love puns. Keep em up Glennlab
Some good advice from the Fruitcake Lady, just for a little fun and a change of pace. ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 1, 2018:
hahahahha "you're legs will tell you that you've had too many". She's classic
Please note: the following link is SATIRE, not real news. But it is wickedly funny! :-) ...
MsDemeanour comments on Sep 1, 2018:
What I think is funny is that you have to explain to people that the article is satire.
Median Age of This Website?
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 31, 2018:
I don't think the median age tells us anything much. It's simply the middle number between 18 and 80. It is 48.5 cos you have to be at least 18 to join and most people over 80 don't use a computer (either illiterate or dead). What is more interesting is what is the specific age group that is using this site.
"The agnostic does not simply say, "I do not know." He goes another step, and he says, with great ...
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 31, 2018:
I like this
Today's international BACON DAY, 1st September: [sbs.com.au]
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 31, 2018:
Bacon Day? I thought it was the first day of SPRING!!! yAY.
What's your favorite (David) Bowie Tune out of the following
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 31, 2018:
"I'm afraid of americans" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7APmRkatEU&t=11s Co written with Brian Eno! First time I heard this was from the Brit/American crime drama Berlin Station. Check it out for a thinking person's crime drama. Love the film clip with Trent Reznor from Nine INch Nails
Queensland could allow gender neutral birth certificates . This is political correctness gone mad
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 31, 2018:
Why? if the gender is ambiguous, what would you suggest? Go back to the bad old days when doctors decided the sex of the child, cutting off bits of genitalia?
Believe it or not, this was economy class seating on a Pan Am 747 in 1970. Wow!
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 31, 2018:
sorry to be a party pooper https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2014/12/that-amazing-photo-of-economy-class-flying-in-the-1960s-is-fake/
Mortgage Adviser
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 31, 2018:
He could probably find me a property that I'd like.......one with lots of trees!
This might be the right place to post this. 4 year olds amazing speech on the importance of reading....
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 31, 2018:
I love the comment "WOW. HE SPEAKS BETTER THAN TRUMP". I am positive this little champ has read more books than Trump.
I don't know if I can.
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 31, 2018:
Is 'Randy' still used as a name in USA? Where I come from it means horny so naturally there are no Randys. I would find it hilarious to meet someone who said "I'm Randy" unless they meant it as a verb
The horrors....
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 25, 2018:
Good luck Capt on attacting ladies with meme! lol
Craigslist ad
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 25, 2018:
I prefer the adage "revenge is best served cold' ;)
So we have that going for us.....which is nice.
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 23, 2018:
what a fuckin' relief
Oh man......
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 20, 2018:
you think it's really just painted on? I can't think why someone would have this as tattoo
For the possum girls
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 19, 2018:
This is a brushtail posssum. They're protected species here in Australia. This little guy (Gus we called him) used to come thro the cat-flap in the door and steal the dogs food. He became so tame, we could pat him. My dog just wanted to play with him.
Anti Vaxxers are so humane....
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 19, 2018:
The subtle approach (ie using science to convince people that vaccination is essential) hasn't worked. Perhaps they need a more er emotive approach like this!
Are all Atheist men libertarian?!
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 18, 2018:
Just curious to know why you only poll men here? Is it because you don't see women as political or that women's political choice has nothing to do with their religion or lack of?
What moral code do you follow now that you are non-religious?
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 18, 2018:
Odd question. I'd hate to be basing my moral values on the xtian book which is full of rape, murders, pedophilia, genocide, bigotry etc.
Religion puts a hold on sociology to be one with others but a lie is still a lie
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 18, 2018:
Do you want to expand a bit on this comment please Drew?
So , what I'm seeing here is that if you follow someone , the site interprets this to mean that ...
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 18, 2018:
I can't answer your question but you sound like a stalker to me!
I am sooo frickin bored!
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 18, 2018:
Did anyone else, as a kid, quickly learn never to say the words: "I'm bored". ?? btw did you know that boredom is a prompt to find something to do?
Do you consider exploring Buddhism if you do not believe in creationism?
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 17, 2018:
there's no evidence for reincarnation and I find the concept highly unlikely
Escape From the System
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 17, 2018:
community is essential for mental health
Oh boy. Where have all the clever, witty people gone from agnostic.com? They've left. This site was...
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 17, 2018:
well gees thanks a lot!
IS THERE AN ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM ? Why do human men and women fight with each other ? In the animal ...
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 17, 2018:
I'm trying to count the number of fights I've had with men? Do sons count? But I don't have any daughters. I don't think many men and women fight, unless youre talking about intimate relationships Are you talking about relationships? Cos if so I doubt that hetero couples fight more than same sex couples
A good trade indeed...
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 17, 2018:
probably a better ride......ooops I didn't say that!
Anyway you like it
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 17, 2018:
what's wrong with you bunch of cynics? all you need is a little bit of faith
Spread those memes everywhere
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 17, 2018:
I'm not spreading them but you're probably relieved!!
Supernatural VS Atheist
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 17, 2018:
I think people are afraid of dying which is why religions have been made up.
Have you ever had a 'supernatural' experience that they can't explain?
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 17, 2018:
I have had odd experiences but I never jump to the conclusion that the supernatural had anything to do with it. I believe there is a perfectly rational explanation for everyone
I deeply believe that there is no guiding Force or Purpose in life -- only what you make out of it. ...
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 16, 2018:
Karma irks me. "what comes around goes around" How bloody passive is that? I'm not waiting around for some superstitious karma. I'll take my revenge....swift and deadly. So watch out!!!!!
What are points for?
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 16, 2018:
level of attractiveness? afraid not
Kangaroo crashes into cyclist in Queensland - YouTube
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 16, 2018:
years ago a wallaby hit me right in the leg when I was riding my suzuki 650. So lucky it didn't hit a wheel or I woulda hit the ground. wobbled a bit but kept going. Lucky it wasn't a roo, they can be 6ft tall or more. Bloody sore leg but unfortunately the wallaby got off the worse. Didn't survive the collision
Discuss among yourselves...
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 16, 2018:
are you implying women have shallow feelings Bill?
Penn & Teller Fool Us Ed Ripley Scientist magic [youtube.com]
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 14, 2018:
amazing stuff
Is it OK to be racist against white people?
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 14, 2018:
Racism can only occur by the privileged ruling class. So if I go to China and I am ridiculed for my pale white skin and golf-ball round eyes or not passed over for a promotion on the grounds of my so called 'race'. The chinese are teh ones in the position of power and in this situation they would be racist. In other countries where Caucasions are the dominant ruling class I would say it is not possible for other groups to be racist because they are still scrambling for equality. The racism directed at them are negative stereotypes that perpetuates racism.
Female body hair. Have you examined your prejudices? I'm struggling to stop shaving, even though I ...
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 14, 2018:
now this is one of the reasons I love winter. No one sees my legs or pits for months. It's also one of the reasons that puts me off the pursuit of love. Too much maintenance. I don't want to get my nails done, I don't want to shave my legs (that aren't that hairy anyway) and I certainly don't want to shave my privates. It is just a fashion now just as tattoos are and perms were in the ''90s. And I have no interest in men who shave their chests, legs or scrotum. Hairier the better. It's a sign of testosterone.
WHY DO PEOPLE BELIEVE IN THE SUPERNATURAL? We're well into the 21st Century yet the ignorance ...
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 13, 2018:
If Trump isn't a reptilian shape-shifter then I don't know who is
Ever been around a drunk person holding back? Me neither...
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 13, 2018:
honesty is the best policy. You mightened have any friends but they say it IS the best policy
WHY DO PEOPLE BELIEVE IN THE SUPERNATURAL? We're well into the 21st Century yet the ignorance ...
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 13, 2018:
I think it's about the placebo effect
Agnostics/atheists do you require evidence for other things in life, too?
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 13, 2018:
oh god yes. I'm the biggest sceptic out there.
How do you deal with Door-knockers?
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 13, 2018:
I wonder at one point I got old enough to ignore the niceties and just say "sorry not interested" and walk away without them having to utter a word.
Descartes' Presuppositions
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 13, 2018:
well to my mind most of the population DON'T think but their existence can't be disputed because the fuckers keep getting in my way!
- YouTube
MsDemeanour comments on Aug 13, 2018:
love it

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