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1 day ago1d

Posted by AlanCliffe
The Town and the City. Published the year one “John” Kerouac—the name it appeared —was twenty-eight, seven years before On the Road made him famous. You could compare it to Mailer's The Naked and the Dead. With both books, it is ...
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Music, Movies & Books
1 day ago1d

Posted by AlanCliffe
The Town and the City. Published the year one “John” Kerouac—the name it appeared under—was twenty-eight, seven years before On the Road made him famous. You could compare it to Mailer's The Naked and the Dead. With both books, it is ...
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News & Links
1 week ago1w

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKMatt Bors Quits Political Cartooning | Ted Rall's Rallblog
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Science Fiction and Fantasy Fans
1 week ago1w

Posted by Budgie
I am rewatching Stargate Atlantis, just watched the episode where Dr Becket dies, sat crying as he is such a lovely character (and hating the script writers) now if only they had killed of Rodney who I can not stand.
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Memes R Us
1 week ago1w

Posted by jeshuey
Opinions and facts are two different things.
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Human Sexuality: Everything About It
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by dermot235
Why do conservative forces try to desexualize society? Pictures of Women in Afghanistan from 1970 and from 2000 when the Taliban were in power
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Posts
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by NostraDumbass
"History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil government." Thomas Jefferson
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Politics
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKDear Joe Scarborough: Nice Smear. Now Invite Me To Debate Your Network's Russiagate Coverage
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World Music
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Marionville
There’s a very long list of great Canadian artists who have become international stars over the years, and Canada can be particularly proud of these two ladies...Anne Murray and Rita MacNeil. Here they duet live the Rita MacNeil hit from 1987. -...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Spinliesel
Happy birthday, Richard Dawkins. He was born in Nairobi. Kenya. British evolutionary biologist, ethologist, and popular-science writer who emphasized the gene as the driving force of evolution and generated significant controversy with his ...
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Memes R Us
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by bookofmorons
Now that's funny
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General & Hellos
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Mooolah
LINKGreg Gianforte kills black wolf in violation of Montana regulations
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Politics
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKProfessional Judy: "We are living in a demented time where reason and rationality have left the room." - Lesbian and Gay News
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by HippieChick58
Leitmotif LAYT-mo-teef Part of speech: noun Origin: German, late 19th century 1: a recurrent theme throughout a musical or literary composition, associated with a particular person, idea, or situation Examples of Leitmotif in a sentence ...
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News & Links
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by snytiger6
LINKConservative Writer: The Upside to COVID-19? It Shut Down Drag Queen Story Hours | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Movie Actors & Actresses Fans
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Ray13
In memory of actor, director, writer Carl Reiner on his 99th birthday, 1922-2020. He made a lot of people laugh. Quote: "I have a very different take on who God is. Man invented God because he needed him. God is us." - L. A. Times ...
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Posts
1 month ago1m

Posted by Geordielad2030
Omg
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Silly, Random & Fun
1 month ago1m

Posted by snytiger6
LINKEvangelist: Prophets Like Me Can “Call” Donald Trump Back Into the White House | Beth Stoneburner | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Bookwurmz
1 month ago1m

Posted by Spinliesel
Today, we can think about a famous atheist and writer. Douglas Adams ( or DNA) the creator of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and its sequels. I heard him speak about one of the non-fiction books, Too late to See, at the University of Rochester....
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
1 month ago1m

Posted by HippieChick58
Limn lim Part of speech: verb Origin: Late Middle English, unknown 1: Depict or describe in painting or words. 2: Suffuse or highlight (something) with a bright color or light. Examples of Limn in a sentence "One of her greatest talents as a ...
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Bookwurmz
1 month ago1m

Posted by Spinliesel
Happy 90th birthday, John McPhee. He is the author of multiple creative non-fiction books. I owned The Pine Barrens; The Making of the Birch Bark Canoe, Crofter and Lairds; Looking for a Ship, and a whole row on my bookcases. He is an amazing ...
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This Day In History
Mar 1Mar 1

Posted by altschmerz
100 years ago: Kronstadt rebellion begins in Soviet Russia On March 1, 1921, a sailors’ revolt against the Soviet state began in the island-fortress of Kronstadt in the Gulf of Finland, outside of Petrograd. A crowd of 15,000 ...
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Music Fans
Feb 28Feb 28

Posted by Marionville
It is time once again for me to post my last piece before bed....so tonight here is Sting with his classic - Shape Of My Heart.
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News & Links
Feb 28Feb 28

Posted by snytiger6
LINKAn Evangelical Writer Has Some Horrible Theories for Why People Are Bisexual | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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News & Links
Feb 28Feb 28

Posted by snytiger6
LINKChristian Writer Claims Her PMS is One of the “Effects of Sin” | Beth Stoneburner | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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News & Links
Feb 28Feb 28

Posted by snytiger6
LINKAcademy Award Voter to Female Director: I Refuse to Watch Your Pro-Abortion Film | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Feb 28Feb 28

Posted by Spinliesel
Some days.. my calendar is just chock full of musicians or writers; today, I find four Nobel prize scientists all sharing a birthday. Happy birthday to Freeman Dyson; Steven Chu; Donald Glaser and Daniel Tsui. I want to give special heartfelt ...
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Bookwurmz
Feb 26Feb 26

Posted by Spinliesel
I want to acknowledge Theodor Sturgeon's birthday today. He was a science fiction writer whose stories dealt with societal and sexual norms in an unafraid way. He died in 1985.
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News & Links
Feb 22Feb 22

Posted by snytiger6
LINKConservative Writer Admits Christians Are “Better Known for Our Hate” | Beth Stoneburner | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Memes R Us
Feb 21Feb 21

Posted by Geordielad2030
Don't know where I went wrong
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Silly, Random & Fun
Feb 21Feb 21

Posted by whiskywoman
Sunday punnday
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World Music
Feb 19Feb 19

Posted by Marionville
Well I have heard officially this morning from a-ha that all their tour dates which were rescheduled from 2020 for 2021 have been yet again rescheduled...for 2022! I was originally due to see them perform last November in Oslo, then it was supposed...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 16Feb 16

Posted by Somnium
BE YOUR BIGGEST FAN
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Health & Happiness
Feb 12Feb 12

Posted by josephr
We’ve thanked everyone from healthcare workers to grocery store employees but have parents thanked their kids enough for bearing the burden of what we’ve put on their shoulders this year? This message from Christine ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Feb 11Feb 11

Posted by snytiger6
LINKChristian “Prophetess”: The Impeachment Trial Proves Trump is Still President | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Feb 11Feb 11

Posted by Mitch07102
From the SciBabe, thoughts on Black History month. She gets it. MOS: On Black History Month & Information Access by SciBabe I somewhat naively started February thinking “I’m going to write about a Black scientist or inventor every day for ...
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News & Links
Feb 10Feb 10

Posted by snytiger6
LINKA Sri Lankan Author Who Allegedly Insulted Buddhism in a Story is Finally Free | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Instrumentals
Feb 8Feb 8

Posted by chalupacabre
Doobie Brothers Live at Wolf Trap Steamer Lane Breakdown Never would've guessed the band
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
Feb 8Feb 8

Posted by Spinliesel
Lonnie Johnson's birthday is today. I just love his wonderful voice and guitar playing. He was a prol;ific song writer and influenced many blues singers. Here is Too Late to Cry
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Memes R Us
Feb 7Feb 7

Posted by glennlab
It's all in life experience
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Movie Lovers
Feb 6Feb 6

Posted by nicestuff
"Trauma Center" (2019) starring Nicky Whelan and Bruce Willis. SPOILER ALERT (or Spoiler Mercy?) This is one movie that Bruce Willis must wish would fade out permanently. From the beginning, the dialogue sounds like a writer forcing the ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Feb 3Feb 3

Posted by EarnestEccentric
This lil' guy has 'bout caught his limit of snow for now, but WATCH HIM GO!
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News & Links
Jan 29Jan 29

Posted by snytiger6
LINKWriter Urges Focus on the Family to Stop Promoting Book That Harms Marriages | Beth Stoneburner | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jan 28Jan 28

Posted by Behind-the-dog
On an unfamiliar (to me) use of fraught. This morning I came across this (intentionally) unwieldy sentence from one of my favorite writers (dailykos.com) at dailykos.com: > But the biggest deal, and everybody knows it, is that ...
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Politics
Jan 26Jan 26

Posted by snytiger6
LINKConservative Writer: Joe Biden is Our “First Anti-Catholic ‘Catholic’ President” | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jan 26Jan 26

Posted by snytiger6
LINKChristian Website: The Bible Says an Asteroid Will Crash Into Earth in 2029 | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Human Sexuality: Everything About It
Jan 25Jan 25

Posted by mischl
I've kinda been away for a short while. What happened to our Sexy Classic Photos group?
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This Day In History
Jan 25Jan 25

Posted by altschmerz
100 years ago: Play R.U.R first performed in Prague On January 25, 1921, the play by Karel Čapek, Rossum’s Universal Robots (Czech: Rosumovi Umeli Roboti), usually abbreviated as R.U.R, was first performed at the ...
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Non-nude sexy pics
Jan 23Jan 23

Posted by OldMetalHead
Satin and lace
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General & Hellos
Jan 22Jan 22

Posted by Willow_Wisp
Good morning trouble makers. Lets get that mischief managed.
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Politics
Jan 21Jan 21

Posted by snytiger6
LINKRand Paul outraged by the wrong part of Biden's inaugural address
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Politics
Jan 21Jan 21

Posted by powder
Can anyone explain why?
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 19Jan 19

Posted by JoeB
Statue of fossil hunter Mary Anning to be erected in Lyme Regis. A statue of the nineteenth century fossil hunter Mary Anning is to be erected in her home town, Lyme Regis, in Dorset on the south coast of England. The ...
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News & Links
Jan 17Jan 17

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKMy Evangelical Church Is Gaslighting Me, But I Refuse To Fall For It Anymore | HuffPost
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jan 14Jan 14

Posted by nicestuff
"LANGUAGE: the thing that means stuff." - Andy Richter (as a technical writer in "Andy Richter Controls the Universe")
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General & Hellos
Jan 11Jan 11

Posted by Spinliesel
This is a Little Personal Today my birthday present arrived from Amazon. A day late, but w t h. I bought myself a keyboard with large white keys and black letters, you know the one for people with low vision or advancing years. It is hard to admit ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 7Jan 7

Posted by madmac
How many auto electricians believe that the points capacitor is provided to suppress points burnout? As per usual, the writers of auto-ignition systems make the same mistake regarding the purpose of the points capacitor. Its main purpose, is to ...
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News & Links
Jan 7Jan 7

Posted by snytiger6
LINKA Former Christian Nationalist Lawmaker is Part of the Attempted Capitol Coup | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Music Fans
Jan 3Jan 3

Posted by Rossy92
NEIL DIAMOND Shilo (original '67 version) Unbelievable that with such a voice, singing was an afterthought (so the story goes), he being initially a successful writer for others.
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jan 2Jan 2

Posted by snytiger6
LINKIrish Archbishop Condemns “Blasphemous” NYE Comedy Skit Alleging God Raped Mary | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Posts
Jan 2Jan 2

Posted by johnnyrobish
Militias and Evangelicals Planning Jericho March to Keep Trump in Power January 6th is the day Congress formally counts the electoral college votes, but evangelicals, militia groups, and various other Trump loyalists, are busy ...
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News & Links
Jan 1Jan 1

Posted by snytiger6
LINKConservative Writer: Dr. Anthony Fauci is Immoral Because “He’s a Humanist” | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Quotes
Dec 31, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by WilliamCharles
“We came and turned the native Arabs into tragic refugees. And still we dare to slander and malign them, to besmirch their name. Instead of being deeply ashamed of what we did and trying to undo some of the evil we committed… we justify our ...
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General & Hellos
Dec 31, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Enchanter
Happy New Year!
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News & Links
Dec 26, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by David1955
LINKThe Cost of Visiting Earth May Be Too Astronomical For Aliens
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Just for Laughs
Dec 26, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by St-Sinner
I have some new information.
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Music, Movies & Books
Dec 26, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKFamous Writers Who Suffered Misfortune | BookBaby Blog
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Posts
Dec 23, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by LenHazell53
Kenyan singer song writer Roger Whittaker - The Last Farewell 1975
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Bookwurmz
Dec 23, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Surfpirate
Tis the season to get comfortable with a few books and wait until the push and shove of Xmas has come and gone. I just finished reading De Kooning's Bicycle about a group of artists in The Hamptons during the 50's 60's and 70's which was interesting...
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News & Links
Dec 22, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKDoes This Writer Denouncing “Christian Trumpism” Know Who His Colleagues Are? | Beth Stoneburner | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Posts
Dec 21, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by AnonySchmoose
What is your impression of the garden planted by 'The Gardener?' "Shortly before his passing at the age of 86, influential gardener and horticulturalist Frank Cabot recounted his personal quest for perfection at Les Quatre...
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Anime
Dec 19, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by VineetHonkan
I really enjoy this anime, as I appreciate the realism of these characters (in terms of art) over that of Baki. Plus, the name of the hospital...the writers get 1000 points!
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This Day In History
Dec 17, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Marionville
17th December 1903...The Wright Brothers make the first sustained motorised aircraft flight at 10.35 am, piloted by Orville Wright at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
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News & Links
Dec 16, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKWriter who attacked Dr. Jill Biden also called gay people the N-word and said they’re all “cursed” / Queerty
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General & Hellos
Dec 15, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by LifeIsEnough
I love looking to buy old churches and turning them into artists and crafters maker's space. That's the two year plan right now. I want an artist and writer sanctuary to encourage freedom of thought and expression. Very excited.
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Music, Movies & Books
Dec 14, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Somnium
The 7 Guitar Tones All Guitar Players Chase (and how to get them) guitar guitarist tone
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Out Of The Illusion
Dec 10, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
Is it a bird? No! Is it a plane? No! Then what is it?
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General & Hellos
Dec 10, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
Oh look, more false news and Russian propaganda?
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Silly, Random & Fun
Dec 10, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKChristian Writer: It’s Not Fair That Hollywood Loves Elliot Page and Not Me! | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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World Music
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by LenHazell53
Here is a curio, one of the few times a German Band topped the UK chart The song was written as an illustration of just how mindless pop music, especially punk was, by a German music professor, a joke that back fired amazingly D da da by trio went to...
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Photography
Nov 29, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by FrostyJim
From way back in my film camera days... a classmate from photography school taught me this trick photo - double exposure - the moon was shot separately and that film was rolled back and saved and used later to shoot the landscape photo... of ...
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Nov 25, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by azzow2
It is incredible how people can distort a story. I had heard that the governor was going to close all the grocery stores for 2 weeks in New Mexico. I had to hit the WWW for rumor control. There are roughly a dozen stores in New Mexico the health ...
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Trump Pinata
Nov 24, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by racocn8
Olberman might be over the top, but it's nice to imagine some justice actually happening.
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Posts
Nov 19, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Mofo1953
Georgia will certify results tomorrow. Historic switch from a former red state.
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Illogical atheists guide for ending Christianity
Nov 17, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Word
I am bringing this comment from another post I commented in. In part, here, I would be about establishing an understanding of what is the intended theme, message, or perhaps motif of the biblical text. [Motif is a literary technique that consists ...
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Metal, Punk, and other Avenues of Aggression
Nov 16, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Rossy92
WITCH MOUNTAIN Shelter (live)
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General & Hellos
Nov 15, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by ASTRALMAX
I wondered if one of my favorite writers, James Joyce, was an atheist and soon came the conclusion that he was indeed an atheist. When you consider his background and upbringing that is a very considerable feat. I came across the following ...
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Bookwurmz
Nov 15, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Spinliesel
Hello, Science Fiction Fans: Today we remember J.G. Ballard on what would have been his 90th birthday. I read all his books- all the ones available in my German library - including Empire of the Sun. Ballard wrote in horrible details, no cozy or ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Nov 14, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKDeluded Writer Asks: Will Conservative Christians Now Be “Removed from Society”? | Beth Stoneburner | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Trump Pinata
Nov 12, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by HumanistJohn
No, I Will Not Be ‘Reaching Out’ To Trump Voters, Now Or Ever. Here’s Why. “Some fences cannot be mended.” Jamie Davis Smith Guest Writer This was an article in Huffington Post. What's your opinino on this?
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Politics
Nov 7, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Zoltans_Queen
Joe Biden is now President Elect. Hallelujah! Soooo glad Trump lost! However, Joe wasn't the first pick of any one I know of. So, if you had it your way, who would be in Joe's place right now?
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QuEsTiOnS oF ThE DaY
Nov 7, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Boomtarat03
Hey guys! What's up? 😂 jeez! I was busy the whole day and I dont have time earlier to go here! Anyway, I have a question 🙈 What are the dishes you have for lunch?😋😋
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Religious Naturalism
Nov 6, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by skado
My sentiments exactly. And I would emphasize, more than the writer did, the value of developing a worldview that tends to bring people together rather than one that divides. .
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Quotes
Nov 4, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Hages
"Power will be the arbiter, as it always has been the arbiter." - Jack London
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Feline Fanatics
Nov 1, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by bigpawbullets
"He said he's turning on the fireplace. Should we go sit with him?"
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The Escapees- - Hide here!
Nov 1, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Surfpirate
Oh the crazy shit that comes up in your FB Memories, back when I gave a fuck and had hope for the future.
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News & Links
Oct 31, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Dyl1983
What is with him and crowd size? Trump says he has the biggest crowds in political history
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Out Of The Illusion
Oct 31, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by William_Mary
Greenwald’s Intercept Resignation Exposes The Rot In All Mass Media Well Glen finally reacted to my questioning of remaining with a media that works against him. As I have stated here occasionally. You can't have a publication that works both ...
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Cheesy Jokes
Oct 27, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
A lion was walking in the jungle and met two men. One is sitting on a rock reading a book and the other is working at a typewriter. The lion ate only one. Which one and why? He ate the man reading the book because everyone knows that reader's ...
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