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General & Hellos
6 hours ago6h

Posted by anglophone
SCOTUS to-do list: - Abolish abortion (done) - Widen gun ownership (partially done, more yet to do) - Impose Christianity on everybody - Outlaw all non-Christians religions - Outlaw atheism - Abolish the right to a fair trial - Abolish marriage ...
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News & Links
6 days ago6d

Posted by snytiger6
LINKPride events marred by surge of anti-LGBTQ threats, violence - The Washington Post
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Quotes
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Fernapple
"There never was a good war, or a bad peace." Benjamin Franklin. Yet you have to wonder, since Benjamin Franklin owned at least seven slaves during his life, and despite becoming an abolitionist in later years, opposed the debating of slavery ...
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Politics
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Heraclitus
Imagine you are Jewish, and you have ancestors who died in the Holocaust, and whenever you go to your town square you see statues glorifying Hitler, Goering, and Goebbles. How would that make you feel? Now imagine you are African-American, and ...
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Just for Laughs
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Garban
😱Potty mouths.😱
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Political debate
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by redbai
A slightly different POV The Civil War was not fought to free the slaves it was started to make sure that the South could keep them. The South lost that war and enslaved people were freed to punish the losers for attacking the North.
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Religion & Spirituality
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Archeus_Lore
From one of my posts on Facebook: Ephesians 6:5 "Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ." . What ever happened to "Slaves, revolt against slavery?" . Oh, they must have ...
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The Sound Of A Good Book
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Reignmond
The Corn Raid...A pretty good novelette. Listen to The Corn Raid by James Lincoln Collier on Audible.
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Politics
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by redbai
Just something to consider...
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World Music
1 month ago1m

Posted by rogerbenham
Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise (Official Music Video)
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Health & Happiness
May 7May 7

Posted by xenoview
Scientists Discover Genetic Cause of Lupus, a Chronic Autoimmune Disease
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Political Posts, Articles and Memes
Apr 19Apr 19

Posted by Trajan61
With the runaway inflation we’re having here in the US and the turmoil around the world like the war in the Ukraine , increased turmoil in the Mideast and record illegal immigration I’ve often wondered how many people have regretted voting for ...
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The Sound Of A Good Book
Apr 16Apr 16

Posted by Reignmond
A classic book on slavery in America. A little appreciated fact about slavery is that it was common for slaves who were fortunate to have "decent" masters to stay as slaves even when they were able to be free due to the possibility of an outcome like...
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Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
Apr 14Apr 14

Posted by OldGoat43
FEDERAL CANNABIS NEWS4/14/2022 The Congressional Research Service published an overview of how lawmakers could address hemp issues in the next Farm Bill. LINK: Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Apr 10Apr 10

Posted by twill
Does anyone know why "god" freed the slaves from Egypt, but didn't bother with any other slaves, like those in America? I mean if he could send Moses to perform miracles to try and scare the shit out of the KING of Egypt, maybe the most powerful ...
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Politics
Mar 12Mar 12

Posted by racocn8
Get ready for some background... Excerpts: "The Neanderthals are associated with the Molodova archaeological sites (45,000–43,000 BC)... "During the Iron Age, these peoples were followed by the Dacians as well as nomadic peoples like the ...
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Just for Laughs
Mar 11Mar 11

Posted by Lizard_of_Ahaz
Another good reason NOT to buy from Amazon....
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The Sound Of A Good Book
Mar 4Mar 4

Posted by Reignmond
I am a fan of very short audiobooks (1-3 hours) like this one from Charles River Editors. They offer a quick change of pace from the longer audiobooks that sometimes can be a bit monotonous for those like myself with highly varied interests. I have ...
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Music Fans
Mar 3Mar 3

Posted by Charles1971
I thought some here might find this interesting. Did heavy metal records have satanic messages when played backwards?
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News & Links
Mar 1Mar 1

Posted by snytiger6
LINKAn atheist called out religious hate speech. Facebook punished him for it.
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General & Hellos
Feb 24Feb 24

Posted by Triphid
Well I'll be darned, kick my arse and call me "Shorty" but I WAS beginning to doubt that I'd ever see the day. Invited by Liz, Evangeloons lady friend to coffee and a chat at the house of Evangeloon. Arrived at the front door, was greeted by ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Feb 21Feb 21

Posted by JackPedigo
Syncretism: the amalgamation or attempted amalgamation of different religions, cultures, or schools of thought: From an article in “Free Inquiry” titled: ‘The Santerias are helping Christians to Discriminate. It’s not intentional.’ ”The ...
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Politics
Feb 20Feb 20

Posted by kmaz
It looks like the UK and Boris Johnson are significantly undercutting the attempt to protect the Ukraine from the mass-murdering rampage that Mr. Putin is planning. Why is Mr. Johnson Mr. tough-guy except when it counts most? > "....The UK has for...
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Religion & Spirituality
Feb 19Feb 19

Posted by xenoview
Evangelical Christians looking for renewal should look to the margins The crisis of church and synagogue is not a crisis of faith, so much as a crisis of purpose.
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General & Hellos
Feb 1Feb 1

Posted by Matias
Everyone knows about the transatlantic slave trade from Africa to the New World. The living witnesses of this crime are the black people in America, Brazil, etc.... Fewer people know that there was also an Arab slave trade, which lasted even much ...
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Posts
Jan 19Jan 19

Posted by phxbillcee
Watch All In With Chris Hayes Highlights: Jan. 18 - MSNBC
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Quotes
Jan 15Jan 15

Posted by yvilletom
The best slaves of all are those who believe they are free. ...........Unknown.
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News & Links
Dec 15, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKChristian “Financial Guru” Dave Ramsey Sued for Religious Discrimination | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Nov 24, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by bobwjr
LINKHeroic as Hell – The Dustoff Pilots of The Vietnam War
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Cheesy Jokes
Nov 23, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Zealandia
I was going to tell a time-traveling joke, unfortunately you people didn't like it.
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Traditional and Folkmusic
Nov 1, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by FrayedBear
It took 168 years for it to be erected but what a wonderful way to say thank you?
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Mynd Storm
Oct 20, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Word
Just posting some beautiful today.
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General & Hellos
Oct 18, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by St-Sinner
Colin Powell dies of Covid at 84 Former Secretary of State Colin Powell in Alexandria, Virginia on September 7, 2012. As the first Black US secretary of state, he helped shape American foreign policy in several Republican administrations. Until...
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News & Links
Oct 14, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKJustice Department to investigate Texas juvenile detention centers - Axios
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Politics
Oct 12, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by BufftonBeotch
LINKPro-Trump candidate suggests taking 'all the boats out of the water' to lower sea levels - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism
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General & Hellos
Oct 1, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by mischl
While Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, might not intend to do this, under his watch Twitter is using both censorship and extortion to affect and influence political opinion. I answered a comment by a Texas Republican who said that abortion is ...
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Sep 24, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by OldGoat43
APPLE JACKEDA new study found popular iPhone apps are still collecting user data - even if they're asked not to. LINK:
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News & Links
Sep 5, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by MikeInBatonRouge
This CNN article is intriguing, all the more to me since recently reading Mary Trump's opening sections of her current book, in which she summarizes how post-Civil War Reconstruction was systematically and devastatingly undermined by courts and ...
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Politics
Sep 4, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by Castlepaloma
Don't say yes, when you can say no by constitutional law and human rights. COVAXXERS now want jab for jobs, and hold your children hostage. Or allow themselves to be over obeisances or slaves, so let them. I want my freedom to choose what I do ...
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Quotes
Sep 1, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by Ello
"You are not an individual, when living by or under the terms of someone else." BobbyTrailBlazer69 (On YT.)
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Aug 31, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Blues-Man
The price of war. I have to wonder with how high our national debt is, how many generations deep of people not even born yet, will be slaves to paying off that debt? How many years in the future does that debt go?
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This Day In History
Aug 27, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by altschmerz
August 27, 1896 The world's shortest recorded war occurs when the Anglo-Zanzibar War is fought between the United Kingdom and the Zanzibar Sultanate, lasting about 38 minutes. The war began after the death of the pro-British Sultan Hamad bin ...
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Music Fans
Aug 25, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Garf
Casualties of cool - Thing
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Posts
Aug 25, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
Oh, the irony!
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Posts
Aug 21, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by phxbillcee
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert - Covid Truthers Claim Unvaccinated Sperm Will Be The Next Bitcoin
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Politics
Aug 10, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Healthydoc70
Healthydoc70 Level 7 Am tired of the 2nd amendment BS. White supremacists had to pass this law so they could protect themselves from the people they were suppressing, namely slaves and native Americans. I use the word suppress to include human ...
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Posts
Aug 8, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Goodriddance54
Hello I am new here. Wanted to hear people opinion (no kink shaming) on an atheist owning a sexual slave. Since there is no God,we are allowed to be God to our slaves,right? huh
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visual art
Aug 5, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Lorajay
The blue bottles in the painting indicate that the people are Gullah which means slaves who lived from Georgia to Florida. "Road to Freedom Painting by Sonja Griffin Evans" Here is a blog explaining why the slaves were called ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Aug 3, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Stilltrying1964
So I'm watching the Olympics tonight (Aug 3) and those two talented women ran and won medals, and the first lady is very intentional about giving thanks to her god for letting her be there. And I'm thinking, yeah, it's great that he/she/they (the ...
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Politics
Jul 28, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by yvilletom
Breaking news. CNN says Trump-backed candidate loses in TX special election.
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Posts
Jul 10, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by phxbillcee
Location, location...
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Posts
Jul 8, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by bobwjr
Always knew it she confirmed it
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General & Hellos
Jul 2, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by Robecology
Re; Gwen Berry protest against the anthem. Last week, Gwen Berry finished third in a U.S. Olympic trials event and turned away in protest as the national anthem was played. In explaining her behavior, she said, “If you know your history, you’d...
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Non-nude sexy pics
Jun 22, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by RobertNappi2
Handle with care!!!
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This Day In History
Jun 19, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Marionville
19th June 1865…Union General Granger declares slaves are free in Texas, now this date is celebrated as the end of slavery across the USA as Juneteenth.
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News & Links
Jun 19, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by JackPedigo
In honor of Juneteenth The offspring of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings. Sometimes I will see an article in the “Atlantic” and think it of no interest to me but I have learned to read them anyway and some have made a big impression. So it was...
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Politics
Jun 18, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Robecology
Hmmmm what's in common about these 14. senators who voted against a Federal holiday to celebrate the emancipation of the slaves?
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News & Links
Jun 14, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by redbai
LINKNorth Carolina Plantation Cancels Juneteenth Event That Had Nothing to Do with End of Slavery, Manager Defends Event and Refuses to Apologize
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Just for Laughs
May 31, 2021May 2021

Posted by St-Sinner
Just like the climate change enthusiasts....
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Posts
May 30, 2021May 2021

Posted by phxbillcee
Aaah, that hit the spot...
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General & Hellos
May 26, 2021May 2021

Posted by Ryo1
This is a ridiculous story, but it seems to suggest that white people's fear that ex slaves might outdo them was very raw in those times.
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Health & Happiness
May 7, 2021May 2021

Posted by Petercuddlebug
How do you feel about the fact that the FDA with 17,000 employees plus the head of the FDA will not approve or even touch the so called vaccines for Covid? They see that people before were less deaths, now with the vaccine injected people are dying ...
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Posts
May 1, 2021May 2021

Posted by GarryHannam
Yeah - I gave up my slaves years ago. They grew up and left home. Just kidding, just kidding!
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Just for Laughs
Apr 12, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by Triphid
Little Jimmy, just 6 years old, meets his Mum at the School Gates after his first day back after the Xmas-New Years Holidays ( mid Dec. - 2nd week of Feb.). "Did you give those scones we made to your teacher, Jimmy?" asks his Mother. "Nah, Mum, " ...
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News & Links
Apr 11, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by RedondoMike
Tomorrow is the Anniversary of the start of the Civil War.Personally I would be if they would secede again.Lincoln had a chance to free the slaves in the union and offer freedom and sanctuary in the north for those who lived in the south. The war ...
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News & Links
Apr 10, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKSlavery Reparations Study Set for House Judiciary Markup
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Oppression Throughout The World
Mar 13, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by Healthydoc70
The US has been and remains a major oppressive country. really? the father of our country, George Washington had hundreds of slaves and led the genocide of native Americans. The Iroqouis Nation to this day reviles GW. THe capital riot was perpetrated...
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Real Intimacy
Feb 28, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by GodlessDio
POLLLooking for new Godless friends 👋😁

What do you prefer?

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Satanic Agnosis
Feb 26, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by Basem
Destroy - those who would try to stop me Destroy - all that would lead me into harms way Destroy - those who wish me ill success Destroy - all that is fucking holy you are the stagnante ones Slaves... you will achieve nothing Hail the Great Tempter ...
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A friend in need is a friend indeed
Feb 22, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by Word
@ZantiMisfit I started writting a comment to you in the other discussion and then decided to move my comment to a new post. I am a thinker. I get thoughts all the time about doing a lot of things. Forsure, in my life and most all my ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 12, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by redbai
LINKA bit of hypocrisy by Matt Dillahunty?
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Music, Movies & Books
Feb 11, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by whiskywoman
Darius Rucker· If I Told You
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News & Links
Feb 4, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKReport from German Archdiocese Admits Nuns Once Sold Orphans to Sex Predators | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Music, Movies & Books
Feb 2, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by JackPedigo
“The Long Song,” PBS has a new video and it is a kick in the pants. It is a perfect series for the BLM movement but does not take place in the US and can be hard to watch. This series especially hit home to me as when in Seattle we became great ...
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Politics
Feb 1, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by JohnSchindler
POLLMitch McConnell says congresswoman's 'loony lies' are 'a cancer' for Republicans | Republicans | The Guardian

What's likely to happen to MTG?

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Philosophy & Meaning
Jan 18, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by Healthydoc70
Trumps's 1776 Commission released today on MLK day, justifying and promoting teaching American history by deleting the truth. Can these morons get any more despicable and grotesque?It also spoke of justifying guns. The 2nd amendment was written so ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 17, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by AnonySchmoose
"Tales of African-American History Found in DNA." "The history of African-Americans has been shaped in part by two great journeys. The first brought hundreds of thousands of Africans to the southern United States as slaves. ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 9, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by Fred_Snerd
Sexual Abuse of Slaves in the Antebellum South
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Trump Pinata
Jan 3, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by chalupacabre
Trump Supporters Prepare For Day Of Chaos On January 6th Totally agree about the celebrity worship nonsense.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Dec 31, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Marionville
GERMANE. - Adjective...relevant to a subject under consideration “that is not germane to our theme”. Synonyms; relevant, pertinent, apposite, applicable. Origin: a variant of “German” and which arose from a usage in Shakespeare’s Hamlet....
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Silly, Random & Fun
Dec 24, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by CuddyCruiser
It’s evangelicals bowing to their Messiah Trumpelthinskin!!
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Quotes
Dec 12, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Hages
"Today as always, men fall into two groups: slaves and free men. Whoever does not have two-thirds of his day for himself, is a slave, whatever he may be: a statesman, a businessman, an official, or a scholar." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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Sexual Deviants
Dec 8, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by EyesThatSmile
Not far from me if someone wants me to pick it up for you!!!🤣
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Introverts Unite!
Nov 16, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by belikewater
POLLIntroverts, are you introverted online too? Are you chatty on the boards and you reached level 8 in no time? Or do you tend to read and think about/process post ideas and topics, but not participate in the online exchange?

How do you participate on Agnostic.com?

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Politics
Nov 12, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Gareth
So, a lot of people are concerned about governmental over-control and the rise of political correctness, and I think this guy points out very succinctly why these trends are such a worry to many people:
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Silly, Random & Fun
Nov 8, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Robecology
Letting go of Aunt Jemima? and then Uncle Ben? WTF?
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Quotes
Nov 5, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Hages
“True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not much mind: this short life counts for too little in their eyes.” - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Quotes
Nov 2, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Hages
"A race of altruists is necessarily a race of slaves. A race of free men is necessarily a race of egoists." - Max Stirner
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Just for Laughs
Nov 1, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Moravian
Imagine, >its 1990 >soviet russia >youre drinking bathtub vodka in apartment 28573b6 >you hear a dull roar in the distance >"war planes?!?" Says your babushka >"no, just that damn snow blower.... oh fuck" > you realize youve left your lada niva ...
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Politics
Oct 26, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Storm1752
Looking so forward to the Biden administration. These past four years have been a nightmare. Let's get the climate talks restarted. Let's have a Democratic Congress not held hostage by crazy people. Give me business as usual before this plague ...
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Memes R Us
Oct 21, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Hages
Dear abolitionists...
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News & Links
Oct 14, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKIndigenous Peoples' Day: These are the states that have ditched Columbus Day - CNN
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Vegan\Vegetarian World
Oct 9, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Wildgreens
Zero Waste Grocery
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Posts
Oct 6, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Hages
"Those who cavalierly reject the Theory of Evolution, as not adequately supported by facts, seem quite to forget that their own theory is supported by no facts at all." - Herbert Spencer
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Posts
Oct 3, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Larry68Feminist
Flag worship is like crucifix worship. Racist white xians declare their rights to own slaves since 1776 under the FLAG ........ MILLIONS of kidnapped raped Africans died in bondage until 1865 and thereafter as prisoners and terrorized victims in ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Oct 2, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Healthydoc70
Anthony Trollope's Mother, herself an author, travelled in the US in 1832 and had this to say," Americans were most lamentably deficient in every feeling of honour and integrity... You will see them with one hand hoisting the flag of liberty, and ...
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Politics
Sep 30, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Fred_Snerd
Where We've Been - Did Abraham Lincoln Express Opposition to Racial Equality? - Why didn't Lincoln Immediately Free the Slaves? - And now, a word from your corporate masters.
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Bookwurmz
Sep 30, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by ronnie40356
Greetings book lovers! I haven't stopped by for a while but you still look mahvelous😁 I'm currently reading "The Girl With All The Gifts", its a pretty good read. Another end of civilization story. Maybe I'm reading so many of those right now ...
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Posts
Sep 29, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by BlizzardMan
“I have always thought that all men should be free; but if any should be slaves, it should be first those who desire it for themselves, and secondly those who desire it for others. Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse...
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