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Philosophy & Meaning
Jul 16, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by SpikeTalon
Since there are some folks on this site who for reasons unknown cannot take some dark humor well and in the process jump to conclusions and start in with the fingerpointing, I'm reposting the image below. Sarcastic/cruel/and or dark humor is hardly ...
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CLASSICAL, OPERA and CROSSOVER
Jul 15, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by rogerbenham
Bach - Concerto for two violins in D minor BWV 1043 - Sato and Deans | Netherlands Bach Society
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Posts
Jul 15, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS IN SCIENCE & HEALTH7/15/2922 A study of truck crash data concluded that marijuana "legalization does not increase average crash rates." LINK: A study found that "a cannabidiol ...
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Freedom from Religion Foundation
Jul 14, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by LizZyG
Why do I automatically come here for refuge, when I'm upset on FB? I've been enjoying interactions on The Orville (TV sci-fi series) group. I got my aging mind thinking analytically & creatively to respond to a post on how can we get to a future to ...
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COVID-19
Jul 14, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by puff
Why can't we control covid? Because the virus is too clever according to the WHO's special envoy on the virus. Mutates too fast. Good scientific conclusion that; "too clever". Here's another theory. Perhaps, just perhaps, covid medicines are not ...
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Politics
Jul 14, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Krish55
Noted Haitian Filmmaker Raoul Peck:
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News & Links
Jul 14, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKLetters From An American 07/13/2022
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Quotes
Jul 14, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Marionville
“An empty vessel makes the loudest sound, so they that have the least wit are the greatest babblers”………….. Plato.
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General & Hellos
Jul 13, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Reignmond
Those if the Abrahamic Faiths were most often ostracized because they would not tolerate other faiths and viewed them as wicked and in need of destruction. This is what has happen recently with the Georgia Guide Stones. ...
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Posts
Jul 13, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by zeuser
I posted these in just for laughs by mistake, I meant to post them here! It's early, haven't had coffee yet.
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Jokes and humor about religion
Jul 11, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by bookofmorons
Some truths are timeless
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Gun Control Now
Jul 10, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKThree dead, seven wounded after block party shooting in Gary, Indiana
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Religion & Spirituality
Jul 10, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by FvckY0u
The big question. Where did life come from? Where did it all start? Is there a higher power? What's the meaning of life? All what I consider to be the big question or big questions. People will argue these questions to the point of nausea. ...
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Posts
Jul 10, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
Trumpets gets owned!
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The Best of Late Night & News
Jul 9, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by phxbillcee
Beau of the Fifth Column - Let's talk about the Orville, interpretation, and Topa....
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General & Hellos
Jul 9, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Secretguy
2 weeks of not having to work sure flew by. Back to it tomorrow. :(
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Libertarians Worldwide
Jul 9, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by SpikeTalon
So let me get this straight... The former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gets ruthlessly assassinated out in public, regardless of the fact that private gun ownership in Japan is seriously regulated, and Biden calls for more laws of the same? ...
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CLASSICAL, OPERA and CROSSOVER
Jul 7, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by rogerbenham
Víkingur Ólafsson – Bach: Aria variata (alla maniera italiana) in A Minor, BWV 989 His fingering is really good.
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News & Links
Jul 7, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by snytiger6
LINKGeorgia Guidestones monument, target of satanism rumors, damaged by bomb : NPR
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jul 5, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Lorajay
Now I know why Thomas Cook went broke LOL! THESE ARE ACTUAL COMPLAINTS RECEIVED BY "THOMAS COOK VACATIONS" FROM DISSATISFIED CUSTOMERS: 1. "They should not allow topless sunbathing on the beach. It was very distracting for my husband who just ...
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Posts
Jul 5, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by glennlab
As we get older, do we just get smarter, or just less able to carry out crazy stuff? For me it is both.
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Politics
Jul 4, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by FvckY0u
My latest rant. The main difference between conservatism and progressivism in my opinion. Conservatism is staying static or moving backwards towards something, some idea or thought process of the past. Progressivism is moving forward adapting to ...
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Just for Laughs
Jul 4, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by MaryChristmas
Reminds me of a little book I read back in the 70s.
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Posts
Jul 4, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS IN SCIENCE & HEALTH7/4/2022 A study found that medical cannabis patients "experience a high prevalence of perceived stigma from many corners of society." LINK: A study provided ...
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Health & Happiness
Jul 4, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by LiterateHiker
Let's make up titles to imaginary movies. I'll start.
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Quotes
Jul 3, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by FvckY0u
Something I learned today. The quote "An armed society is a polite society" is actually the quote of a character in a science fiction story.
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Oddities and Anomalies
Jul 3, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by UrsiMajor
Who hasn't been here?
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Out Of The Illusion
Jul 3, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by William_Mary
Hunger The war in Ukraine has been catastrophic for world food prices, writes Vijay Prashad. But the problem didn’t start then. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, or UNICEF, reports that, every minute, a child is ...
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Quotes
Jul 3, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
It’s the strangest thing about this church - it is obsessed with sex, absolutely obsessed. Now, they will say we, with our permissive society and rude jokes, are obsessed. No. We have a healthy attitude. We like it, it’s fun, it’s jolly; ...
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Health & Happiness
Jul 3, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Mcflewster
This is continuation of two recent posts on my own opinions of abortion . Both these posts have now been aborted or rather ceased to be live. What follows is an attempt to answer points separately . I am sorry if your post did not get a reply but ...
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Out Of The Illusion
Jul 2, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by William_Mary
:-( Protests in Akron, Ohio after initial autopsy confirms police shot unarmed Jayland Walker 60 times :-( Popular anger is brewing in Akron, Ohio and throughout the United States following the latest heinous police killing of a young unarmed ...
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Quotes
Jul 2, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Mcflewster
This is taken from on an episode on BBC ‘ CLICK ’ 2nd July 2022 . It is spoken by Tony Fordell at the Barbican , London, Digital Art in Technology, current exhibition. He is describing how STEVE JOBS moved the whole I-phone industry into the ...
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News & Links
Jul 1, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by puff
One of the greatest tennis matches. We could have had a rematch, when both were on 20 grand slams apiece. But a dire threat to Australian society was deemed the world number one and defending champion of the Australian Open. Too dangerous to ...
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Just for Laughs
Jul 1, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by RobertNappi2
Starting off on the wrong foot...
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Nudists & Naturists
Jul 1, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by snytiger6
LINKWorld Naked Kitchen Day Concept among Other Events in Naturism Worldwide
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Health & Happiness
Jul 1, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Normanbites
I've begun a deliberate disconnect from reality and I'm not sure how I feel about it. I've decided that some family and acquaintance are just too stupid to acknowledge, consider or even debate with. So I've begun to ignore them like they don't exist...
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Religion & Spirituality
Jul 1, 2022Jul 2022

Posted by Matias
Those hateful atheists who think that "religion poisons everything" (one of their mantras which I have come across dozens of times on this site!) have a problem : they cannot explain how humanity ever made it from the stage of "clever ape" (with ...
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Community Senate
Jun 30, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by FvckY0u
I've blocked a number of people lately. Who is of no importance. I have no issue with disagreement. I have no issue with confrontation. What I take issue with is character assassination for no reason other than a person's own distaste for ...
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LGBT+
Jun 30, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by snytiger6
LINKLebanon joins Pride Month crackdown on LGBTQ community as other Arab nations go rainbow hunting
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Posts
Jun 30, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by johnnyrobish
Republicans Busy Drafting Laws Prohibiting Crossing State Lines for Abortions Conservative legal organization the Thomas More Society, has been working with Republican-led state legislatures and other national antiabortion groups in drafting ...
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Jun 30, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by johnnyrobish
Republicans Busy Drafting Laws Prohibiting Crossing State Lines for Abortions Conservative legal organization the Thomas More Society, has been working with Republican-led state legislatures and other national antiabortion groups in drafting ...
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News & Links
Jun 29, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by FvckY0u
Emmett Till's family seeks the arrest of a woman after a 1955 warrant is found
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News & Links
Jun 28, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKFreeman School Bible Court Case - Homestead National Historical Park (U.S. National Park Service)
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General & Hellos
Jun 28, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by nogod4me
Sotomayor brings receipts against the radical Supreme Court majority attacks on the constitution (dailykos.com) "The Free Exercise Clause and Establishment Clause are equally integral in protecting religious freedom in our society, ...
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Politics
Jun 28, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by GrooshStar
So apparently scotus has seen that the younger generation isn't into religion as much as the older ones, so they've decided to let people ram it down our thoats with the last few rulings. I feel saddened for the younger generations. I think they are ...
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Politics
Jun 27, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by of-the-mountain
The democracy that is a democracy in word only!!! The ultra Fascist regressive obstructionist republican Christian Federalist Society has hijacked of legal, congressional, enforcement, and court systems wholesale!!! When 21 states with a population...
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Politics
Jun 27, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by snytiger6
LINKRepublicans Fight To FORCE Women Into Institutional Centers - YouTube
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General & Hellos
Jun 26, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Ryo1
Brave people Meet the Russians helping Ukrainians stranded in Russia Many Ukrainians have fled the war to Russia itself, where they need help finding housing, work and schools – or leaving the country While Russia’s military has decimated ...
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Politics
Jun 25, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKHey Federalist Society, I got your 'Federalist' right here
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General & Hellos
Jun 25, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Matias
A society that is not also a community is nothing more than a collection of individuals. Both, societies and communities, must be based on something like a shared We the people - otherwise they will disintegrate sooner or later. No human society ...
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Politics
Jun 24, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by BABzz
This is a fair example of how religion causes harm in todays society. And a valid counterpoint to confused Christians claiming religion is a PERSONAL journey, and they keep to themselves so why should their beliefs be held under scrutiny? Countless ...
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Politics
Jun 24, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Flyingsaucesir
What is a civilization worth? If fossil fuel prices represented their true cost to society, they would be prohibitively expensive.
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General & Hellos
Jun 23, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Triphid
Aw what a crying shame, NOT. Just had a phone conversation with the Psychiatrist at the local hospital regarding the " Evangelidiot. It seems that unless a living or lives nearby Carer can either volunteer or be found Evangelidiot CANNOT be released ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jun 23, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Matias
Some excerpts from the book "Inventing the Individual" by Larry Siedentop "The roots of liberalism were firmly established in the arguments of philosophers and canon lawyers by the fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries: belief in a fundamental ...
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News & Links
Jun 22, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by OldMetalHead
LINKFarewell to Hong Kong and Its Big Lie - The Atlantic
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Politics
Jun 22, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Carbine
LINKDoes society despise working class men? Or just ignore them?
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Just for Laughs
Jun 22, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by St-Sinner
Don't have an inflated view of self
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jun 22, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Matias
When modern citizens cease to be religious they do not cease to be moral, they still have the same moral mind and the same moral impulses and needs that they used to channel through religion. They still have the same need for a moral identity, for a ...
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News & Links
Jun 21, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by FvckY0u
Can we as a society please stop using the term "religious education"? Let's examine it a bit closer. Religion; a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman ...
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News & Links
Jun 21, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by snytiger6
LINKJapan court says ban on same-sex marriage constitutional : NPR
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Politics
Jun 20, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Barnie2years
The Right's obsession with violence is taking a dive into the dangerously deranged. This isn't free speech, it's intimidation by design. In a decent society, not only would this mad man not be running for election, but would be jailed while awaiting ...
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Out Of The Illusion
Jun 19, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by William_Mary
The Problem with Juneteenth Juneteenth was a people's holiday with deep meaning for the descendants of enslaved people. But the declaration of an official federal holiday has turned it into an opportunity for corporate exploiters and cynical ...
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General & Hellos
Jun 19, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by FrayedBear
Sadly the Australian Broadcasting Corporation still promotes the godbothering vomit. Equally they do not promote integration into Australian society & culture but are encouraging clinging to a now suborned foreign culture.
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Just for Laughs
Jun 18, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by St-Sinner
Oh well.... congratulations!
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P.A.T.C.H. People Against The Christian Hypocrites
Jun 18, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
My Brand of Firebrand Atheism by Michael A. Sherlock I am frequently told by atheists and religionists alike that my brand of firebrand atheism is too overbearing, too disrespectful, too brutal, too insensitive, and that it does nothing to appeal to...
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General & Hellos
Jun 17, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by wordywalt
Solving Our National Gun Crisis, Part 2 If we can resolve the political structure and procedural problems outlined in Part I, we will then have the power and the freedom to tackle the gun crisis head-on. The critical issues are what types of guns ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Jun 16, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Matias
One of the fundamental misconceptions many atheists have is that they consider religion to be nothing but a kind of primitive proto-science, a collection of factual statements, a set of obsolete "explanations" - but explaining the world is only ONE ...
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Politics
Jun 15, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Apunzelle
Well this is a sobering, and sadly reasonable, prediction. The Investor Who Spotted Bernie Madoff’s Fraud Early Has a Whole New Worry The 89-year-old Edward Thorp was asked what he was learning about now. It ...
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Religion of Science & Higher Consciousness
Jun 14, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Earthling50
Globalization has exploded on scene as never before and with that people moving from their country of origin to other countries. Primarily its those from 3rd world regions that are migrating to the West. Worthy of note is that the more that come ...
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The Best of Late Night & News
Jun 14, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by phxbillcee
Tech Monopolies: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
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General & Hellos
Jun 14, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by SnowyOwl
I'm 61 years old and just wondering how much longer I have before I am viewed by society as redundant because of my age. Any thoughts?
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Politics
Jun 12, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKIndiana's $125 automatic tax refunds to begin going out in next few weeks
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Out Of The Illusion
Jun 12, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by William_Mary
Remembrance----Rewriting history: Red Army’s role in liberating Europe censored in the West When the Red Army approached Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, the survivors met their liberators with shouts of “the Russians have come.” The first ...
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CLASSICAL, OPERA and CROSSOVER
Jun 11, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by rogerbenham
Bach - Cantata Ich steh mit einem Fuss im Grabe BWV 156 - Mortensen | Netherlands Bach Society Well I almost certainly was played Bach in my mother's womb. My father had lots of 78's with Bach on many. He was in the London Bach Choir,...
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Quotes
Jun 11, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by TSackville
The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
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Trump Pinata
Jun 10, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by zeuser
Big tent.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jun 8, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Matias
Many atheists don't like it at all, to say the least, when science is called the child of religion. Nevertheless, this metaphor is correct from a purely historical point of view. First, what we call science today was born in a thoroughly religious...
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Politics
Jun 8, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Paul4747
In Which I Violate Godwin's Law
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Pro Choice/Abortion Rights
Jun 8, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Paul4747
I'm going to break Godwin's Law here and point out that Hitler outlawed abortion- except for those "lesser races" and people considered "a burden on society" like the disabled or mentally ill. In many of those cases it was actually imposed. ...
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General & Hellos
Jun 8, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by creative51
Woke is intended by right wingers to be an insult and a put down. What they are actually against is people using their awareness and minds to oppose the oppressive and self destructive ways of our sick society. I am both aware and mindful. If your...
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News & Links
Jun 7, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Lorajay
It seems that the more constraining a society the more heroes and heroines emerge. Several of my friends were able to attend the release of the Wilma Mankiller quarter. This quarter honoring the Cherokee chieftain is the third quarter honoring and ...
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Pro Gun Rights
Jun 6, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by SpikeTalon
Once again disinformation is being spread by propaganda sources with personal agendas. This is a time when the Government should step in and demand that these independent statistic groups adhere to certain guidelines when reporting. When it comes to ...
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Politics
Jun 6, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Matias
In another discussion on this site, someone called Tom wrote this to me: "You have spoken like a true Libertarian or conservative.. Your sane selfishness is at the root of our sick society and its problems. Individualism to the extreme is also at ...
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CLASSICAL, OPERA and CROSSOVER
Jun 5, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by rogerbenham
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major BWV 1049 - Sato | Netherlands Bach Society
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Just for Laughs
Jun 4, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
I will use this word!
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Out Of The Illusion
Jun 4, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by William_Mary
‘Sanctions, more sanctions’ Writing in the New York Times, US President Joe Biden says he does not want a NATO-Russia war. He was unclear about how the conflict in Ukraine should end and negotiations do not appear to be a high priority. In ...
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News & Links
Jun 3, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKIt’s hard to explain (and fix) evil
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General & Hellos
Jun 3, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by FrayedBear
"Modern society is not really much more rational than the Middle Ages. Myth is still extremely potent. Only the means of myth dissemination are more sophisticated." Craig Murray
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Love & Relationships
Jun 2, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by LiterateHiker
I'm not willing to waste time with emotionally-constipated men.
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Movie Actor and Actress Fans
Jun 1, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
Forever young, Marilyn! She’d be 96.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jun 1, 2022Jun 2022

Posted by Matias
Why the Golden Rule is overrated. Whenever I write about morality in this forum, or that a society needs something like a social glue, I am always lectured that this is just religious rubbish, and that the Golden Rule is quite sufficient when it ...
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Posts
May 30, 2022May 2022

Posted by Storm1752
Hi I'm Michael from the north Florida woods, "retired" at 69 and looking for pen pals, phone/text from anybody, about anything, especially how to deal with loneliness and isolation.
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Pro Gun Rights
May 30, 2022May 2022

Posted by SpikeTalon
Was doing more research on mass shooting incidents and how they can be connected to a poor state of mental health (regarding involved shooters), and came across one such incident in recent times, last year to be precise. Anyone else remember that ...
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Religion & Spirituality
May 30, 2022May 2022

Posted by Archeus_Lore
Another one of my posts from Facebook, covering some of the most revulsive bible verses . . . . 1 Timothy 2:11-14 "A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be ...
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Out Of The Illusion
May 30, 2022May 2022

Posted by William_Mary
Phase Three in Ukraine No amount of western military aid has been able to prevent Russia from achieving its military objective of liberating the entire territories of both Lugansk and Donetsk as Phase Three begins. After more than ninety days ...
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Out Of The Illusion
May 30, 2022May 2022

Posted by William_Mary
How to Defeat the Billionaire Class There are ways to defeat the billionaire class and many of these tactics have been pioneered or refined by Socialist City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant and the Socialist Alternative party in Seattle. The ...
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Posts
May 29, 2022May 2022

Posted by violetfree
"Home is not where you were born, home is where you stopped trying to escape" Naguib Mahfouz
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 28, 2022May 2022

Posted by puff
When there is more action done regarding restricting access to books in schools when compared with restricting assault firearms, something is severely awry with society.
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News & Links
May 28, 2022May 2022

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKThe Founding Father That Wanted the Constitution to Change Every 20 Years | Synonym
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General & Hellos
May 28, 2022May 2022

Posted by wordywalt
Further reasons for our national gun crisis lie in the areas of interpretation and defects in political structure. Let's start with misinterpretations of the Second Amendment. At its core, the Second Amendment simply states that citizens ...
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