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How do you take your scotch?
tioteo comments on Apr 16, 2018:
From the tape display.
Well in my humble opinion, of course without intending to offend anyone who thinks differently from ...
tioteo comments on Apr 16, 2018:
I'll be damned! I am so shocked!
Trump undermines the EPA with pruitt the Paid off king of pollution mongers! This INSANE ...
tioteo comments on Apr 16, 2018:
TRUMP and Pruitt are changing the name of the agency to Environmental Pollution Agency.
If you had to answer ( I don't know is not an answer ) what would be your answer to what I believe ...
tioteo comments on Apr 16, 2018:
We exist for different reasons at different times in our lives. As babies to melt the hearts of parents; as teens to irritate the heck out of those parents; as young adults to start the cycle again. I say this with all the seriousness that I can muster with my tongue pressed hard against my cheek.
They have a point ...
tioteo comments on Apr 16, 2018:
I refuse to let them sacrifice children. Now teenagers may be a different ball game.....
I've screwed up again. I started chatting with a guy on a dating site and he seemed nice. Not ...
tioteo comments on Apr 16, 2018:
Don't give up, but don't go against your values either. Sometimes you have to meet a lot of frogs--yeah, I know that's not the exact quote.
I was talking to my daughter today after driving an hour and a half to see her and my son-in-law, in...
tioteo comments on Apr 16, 2018:
I maniacally guard some of my secrets. Nobody needs to know everything about me; hey, I don't even know everything about me.
The Boogy Man: I grew up seeing God as a kind of a Boogy Man. If you were good, he would smile ...
tioteo comments on Apr 16, 2018:
I can see why you thought so. I see it mostly as a con job, but experience and different eyes see things differently.
Atheism isn’t a culture as any atheist can tell you. Could a culture be developed based on ...
tioteo comments on Apr 15, 2018:
Believe it or not, I was friends with a very conservative atheist. While most of us seem to be progressives, I'm sure that many aren't. Maybe that will change now that radical theists are trying to turn us into a theocratic dictatorship and these conservative atheists find no place for themselves in the movement.
Lately, I’ve been feeling really lost. I have felt like I’m doing nothing meaningful. All I do ...
tioteo comments on Apr 15, 2018:
I hope you find a passion, a purpose. We all need that. I was lucky to find mine when fairly young and kept adding to it. We're pulling for you.
Non Abrahamic atheist
tioteo comments on Apr 15, 2018:
I knew a fellow raised Hindu who became atheist. I've also known former heathens from Alaska native backgrounds who were atheists. We come from a lot of different sources.
I just spent the last 2 weeks with a friend who is getting cancer treatments in Seattle. Living in ...
tioteo comments on Apr 15, 2018:
I lived in a large urban environment for four years and about went crazy. I like small town living and wouldn't mind having a place outside of this. I live close enough to a fair-sized city to go and return on the same day.
Trump had another shi... I mean twit.. I mean Twitter storm this AM
tioteo comments on Apr 15, 2018:
Idiots abound; this idiot is boundless.
The Cake Server | Joseph's Most Complex Machine Ever! - YouTube
tioteo comments on Apr 15, 2018:
Ingenuity has its place, even when only having fun.
Guess who made it to level eight. Now I laugh in the face of the haters who said I'd never amount ...
tioteo comments on Apr 15, 2018:
Just don't let your power go to your head. EEEeee-aw-haha!
69 Visitors and no one says 'hello'
tioteo comments on Apr 15, 2018:
Hello. I just visited your profile; I don't think I had been there before. Most of us are friendly, but that is usually accompanied by curiosity. Please don't take offense.
Since I had children, I think back to my own early childhood and music I remember from the early ...
tioteo comments on Apr 15, 2018:
Music: a great time machine and a great diplomat.
You can lead a horse (trump supporter) to water, You can never get them to drink it! Any way now ...
tioteo comments on Apr 15, 2018:
LOL. This is so true that .......
Syrian conflict sparked a thought, would we the human race still fight and kill each other if no ...
tioteo comments on Apr 14, 2018:
Easy answer: yes.
Who is Telling the Truth?
tioteo comments on Apr 14, 2018:
Du-uh...Hard choice.....
Any Sapiosexuals here?
tioteo comments on Apr 14, 2018:
Probably quite a few of us, and I had to look it up too, although I did have an idea from the origin of the word.
Carl Orff - O Fortuna - Latin and English Lyrics - YouTube
tioteo comments on Apr 14, 2018:
All the more fascinating when you consider where the poems for Carmina Burana originated. The whole work is wonderful; this is the most recognizable piece in it. Thanks.
Friends, have a wonderful day! (L)
tioteo comments on Apr 14, 2018:
Wisdom.
Where would you send him?
tioteo comments on Apr 13, 2018:
To the slummiest part of Tijuana, without an escort.
Who wore it better?
tioteo comments on Apr 13, 2018:
Easy, not Sleazy.
Sometimes you have to love the NY Daily News...
tioteo comments on Apr 13, 2018:
Piss on this s.o.b.....,.No, don't. He'd like it too much.
Hi, fellow agnotics and others! I am a budding crotchety old man, newly retired from 40-something...
tioteo comments on Apr 13, 2018:
Each of us has a unique story, yet someone here probably has a similar one. I can see a few parallels in your story and mine. I hope we've finally grown up but continue to grow. Glad to have you as part of this inclusive club.
I made a post the other day about how I'm having a hard time telling my husband that I have doubts ...
tioteo comments on Apr 13, 2018:
I've read all the comments submitted so far, and I agree with them. It is time to have THE talk. It will not be easy, but, if you can't be honest with each other, you probably don't belong with each other.
“To talk of immaterial existences is to talk of nothings. To say that the human soul, angels, ...
tioteo comments on Apr 13, 2018:
A lot of evangelicals insist that Jefferson was one of them. They never looked at the preponderance of evidence to the contrary. He was probably a deist, but definitely not one to support theocracy.
Trump wife is an Economic Refugee or is it she just another Foreigner seeking political Asylum??
tioteo comments on Apr 13, 2018:
Looks like more than a mouthful.
"Appropriated" from @Rudy1962 on the "Memes R Us" group...
tioteo comments on Apr 13, 2018:
Bloody hIlarIous!
Either way we get the short end of everything!
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Bullseye!
You know what? I have a long story that involves a religious roller coaster. I have no problem ...
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Welcome! Talk with us. Some of us are informed and some of us are informative. Most of us are interesting.
Do you tell people you don't believe in god? Or let them find out?
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
I don't hide it, but I don't make a point of telling either. Once that is mentioned, many people hear nothing else you say.
Anyone a fan of the old 80s TV show, Beauty and the Beast? I grew up loving it and it made me ...
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
I watched it. I liked it. Ron Perlman and Linda Hamilton. It had a haunting quality about it.
This poem is a reflection of what I felt for a while but no longer, thought to share with all of ...
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Thank you for sharing.
A question for the guys: What qualities most impress you in a woman?
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Self-assurance tempered with modesty, intelligence, sense of humor. There are probably others, but this is a good start.
What, me worry?
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Alfred E, I think a number of us have strived to reach this worry-free zone.
Hi, so I had a sad day. My sisters and I decided to take our mom off of all of her meds today. She ...
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Tough decision, but probably the correct one. My best to you and your sisters. When she passes, remember the good times and move on.
Fake? News? Facts?
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
So true.
Yup, that about sums it up!
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
U-u-u-ummmm...yeah!
Bye, Bye Ryan!
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Well, I knew tRUMP had balls, just not how many and whose. Now, if he could get some sense.......
True Facts About Sloths - YouTube
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Informative and humorous. Good combination.
Family's out of town for a week starting today. I find myself at complete loose ends for the ...
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Theater and reading for me, depending on what was available.
Do you have compassion for the believers?
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
I have compassion for all people, even--and I suppose especially--for those who act like sheep.
Religion has always been about saving people or trying to convert others into their way of ...
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
I don't try to convert anyone. If I set an example of rational thought as opposed to unquestioning irrationality, I think that speaks volumes.
Trump is going down! [youtu.be]
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Calm. Deliberate. Rational. Opposite of ...well, you know.
ITSA MIRACLE> I am finally on the top contributor list
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Good on you. That'll be a million dollars, please.
ADVERTISING MY AGE Despite my many years and rapidly advancing decrepitude have forgotten my age ...
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
My joints remind me constantly. The gray hair does its share also.
So my fundy daughter has just told me I'm not allowed to post pictures of my grandson on social ...
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Didn't expect to be making fruitcake with that egg, did you?
Twitter gold
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
I wonder if he'll deny that he said that?
A Trump supporter tweeted this and Fox News shared it on Facebook. I thought y'all would have a ...
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
She must be one of the worshipers of the new Orange God. (If you saw the post yesterday, you'll know what I mean.)
For The Birds (1080p) (Pixar Short Films) - YouTube
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Funny! (And a bit of a message.)
If hypocrisy were fatal......
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
Soooooo true......
Paul Ryan.
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
But he has worked hard for the people, right? Huh? Right? You mean he LIED?
Conservative victim card
tioteo comments on Apr 12, 2018:
I LIKE it!
Trump and the Band
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
Laxatives and enemas for a month wouldn't get rid of all his heavy crap.
Have you ever felt guilty about how you treated someone.
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
Unfortunately more than once, but I'm a believer in "what happens happens." The occurrence that sticks with me the most is when I was in college and cheated on my girlfriend who was an extremely nice girl. She ditched me, rightfully so, and moved on. I saw her at a high school reunion, talked, and now she's a good friend, although we live in different parts of the country. Then was then; now is now.
I Don't Know About You But I Need Some Comic Relief
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
Heh..heh....Like it!
I think that most people have a "go to" comfort food that connects us to others in our families or a...
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
I know what you mean about chicken-n-dumplings (southern style, of course). It is probably my go-to comfort food also, since I was born in the south and my mom was the second-best cook in the world, right behind my mammy (grandma).
I know I'm not the only person that has trouble with family members that don't accept me but ...
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
Be around as many positive (to you) people as much as you can. People can drag us down; people can buoy us up.
Getting over someone
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
I wish I knew for sure. There's nothing unique in telling you that time is the healer, but it is still valid. Many years ago mine was broken. I immersed myself in my studies, busied myself with extracurriculars, and, eventually, got over it.
Why do so many people on here, especially the self-described atheists, spend so much time discussing...
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
I think it is because of the fact that religious people feel the need to change us when we don't feel the need to change. For most of us, leaving religion WAS the change. People raise their hackles when they are constantly required to defend themselves.
I am 56 years old. My closest friend died years ago, now and I don't know how to connect with ...
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
Try new experiences that welcome your involvement. Volunteer. Work at a food pantry. Do something with community theater.......The possibilities are there. Cultivate interests that will put you with other people. Then let yourself shine through.
Is touch important?
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
Yes. I like hugs, a touch on the arm, a pat on the back. These are ways of communicating which words can't do by themselves.
Do you collect anything?
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
Yes....memories.
Chronic Pain.
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
It's difficult. I have chronic back pain and chronic fatigue syndrome. I have to live with my limitations but I don't have to like it. I accomplish as much as I can on the good days and survive the bad days, working very hard to not take anything out on those around me. It is not their doing.
The sandwich is smarter than the real guy.
tioteo comments on Apr 11, 2018:
Absolutely!
When religion is more important then education?
tioteo comments on Apr 10, 2018:
The writer's educational, or rather *indoctrinational*, experience should be the greatest testimony to why even religious schools must meet the standards set by the state. Exempting them is a travesty and a disservice to the students.
I finally told someone that I'm starting to not believe in God anymore. I've felt so alone the last...
tioteo comments on Apr 10, 2018:
It's a tough situation with a religious mate. I've been there. It takes time and determination to be true to yourself and the universe. Talk with us whenever.
Being single
tioteo comments on Apr 10, 2018:
I haven't been single in so long.......What was the question?
Which country produced the best music, uk or usa, or other ?
tioteo comments on Apr 10, 2018:
Lot of good from all over the world. Let's just sit back, listen, and enjoy what we like, no matter where it originated.
Rules to live by: 1. Make peace with your past so it won't disturb your future. 2. What other ...
tioteo comments on Apr 10, 2018:
I've seen these before. Valid then; valid now.
Seems that most Republican supporters are not dumb or idiotic, just mistakenly misinformed! They ...
tioteo comments on Apr 10, 2018:
What can I add?
This has probably been asked a lot but here goes... Do you ever feel shame for being an atheist? ...
tioteo comments on Apr 10, 2018:
We have to be true to ourselves first.
A thought for today; "You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it ...
tioteo comments on Apr 10, 2018:
A thought worth sharing.
Do you prefer to be corrected if you're wrong?
tioteo comments on Apr 10, 2018:
Some of it depends on HOW I'm told.
I've been away for a while. I've missed you heathens. I have a story to tell here. Last year I ...
tioteo comments on Apr 10, 2018:
Meaningful work made even more meaningful. Good memory.
Does meaning matter
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
One person's meaning may not be someone else's meaning. That's okay.
Believers are always asking me, "If there's no god, what's the meaning of life?" Well, to be honest,...
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
"Life means living, which I intend to continue doing. That's meaning enough." This could be one response.
Is it unreasonable to not want people to call me after I get home from work? I'm talking about ...
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
"Please leave a message. If I have time, I'll get back with you. Right now I don't have time or inclination. I'm either tired or busy. I hope you understand." Would that work for your answering machine?
I just wanted to have a quick hello before posting some other silliness that I have up my sleeve....
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
Silliness welcome. Eh, why not?
Hi. I'm here now. I'm a human. Not a robot. I am here to initiate mating protocols and/or form ...
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
Howdy!
What cartoon character, past or present, matches your personality? I would say, for me, Chip from...
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
Fritz the Cat?
Who's been the best President of the United States in your lifetime?
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
For me it has to be Lyndon Johnson, but he was also one of the worst. Civil rights made great strides under him. The Vietnam conflict dragged him down. Eisenhower and Truman rank high, Eisehower because I've seen more of what happened on his watch in a historical perspective. Ultimately, history will be the best judge of any.
Who else has found it difficult to adjust to some aspects of life after leaving a fundamentalist ...
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
It takes a while. Being involved in a church often includes friendships, social gatherings, meetings, etc. which are now lacking. It will take a while to finish your "recovery", but it's worth it in the long run. You have to live with yourselves first.
Who do you support, the teachers of Oklahoma or the Republicans and Betsy DeVos, who claim the ...
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
As a retired teacher who lives within 50 miles of Secre-idiot of education Betsy DeVos, well, definitely the teachers.
SEXUAL DIMORPHISM: Are we biological creatures?
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
Our thoughts and emotions are triggered by chemical reactions in our bodies, so the answer is no.
Is sports useful?
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
It CAN be useful. It can be a form of exercise, both mental and physical. The competition aspect can be a motivator, as long as it is not emphasized to the point of "win at all cost," especially in young kids.
What is the one creature, snake, spider, rodent, bat, etc, that creeps you out the most?
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
Snakes for me. I'm not sure why, but I think it goes back to childhood when I fell asleep under an old oak only to awake to seeing a snake crawling down it.
THIS GIRL!!! Doesn't want me on Agnostic.com. She wants belly rubs! She keeps biting me for ...
tioteo comments on Apr 9, 2018:
I like her! Don't let it go to her head, though.
Follow up to "A Major Milestone" post. I had a first date today with a guy I met through a dating ...
tioteo comments on Apr 8, 2018:
You're not over-reacting. He spoke like a heel and acted like a heel. But, that is my reaction to the negatives. Were there any positives?
If we ever officially devolope time travel, when would you go to?
tioteo comments on Apr 8, 2018:
I would take a look at 200 years into the future.
What song would not be appropriate at a funeral ? Maybe, Blue Oyster Cult, "(Don't Fear) The Reaper"...
tioteo comments on Apr 8, 2018:
How about "Take This Job and Shove It"? Or "Danse Macabre"?
In death...
tioteo comments on Apr 8, 2018:
I'm sure a number have had similar thoughts--at least I have.
What's something that many people haven't done, but that you have?
tioteo comments on Apr 8, 2018:
I got lost while climbing Popocapetl in Mexico.
Some years ago a friend who is married to an Episcopalian minister asked me if I was a church goer. ...
tioteo comments on Apr 8, 2018:
Part of Episcopalian doctrine, so I've been told, is that their faith is "a" path to God, not "the" path to God.
Thoughts to make you closer to nature people and animals. 1-Between the thousands of generations ...
tioteo comments on Apr 8, 2018:
Kind of illustrates our importance in the grand scheme of things, huh?
Are Atheist hateful towards spiritual people?
tioteo comments on Apr 7, 2018:
I'm not usually one to bash unless I'm attacked first. I just don't want any "snake oil salesmen" invading my space.
This has probably been asked before. But where exactly do all of you fall on the Spectrum of ...
tioteo comments on Apr 7, 2018:
For me it would have been 6 three months ago; it is now 7,