I had to read up on statutory rape law a few years ago, because my stepdaughter (16 at the time) was having sex with a 19 year-old boy. It turned out that most statutory rape definitions, which vary state by state and most include a…"
"I recall reading about a child pornography case involving only consenting adults. As I recall, a 22 year old man made a sex video with his consenting 19 year old girlfriend and posted it on a porn web site.The ma n was four years and a few months…"
"A few years ago, on a January day, I went for a hike in Beamon Park. ( a 1688 acre primitive park north west of Nashville) The temperature had risen into the lo 40s after a week of sub freezing highs and there I was on a trail next to a small ice…"
"RTIONl people would condemn the leaders of the most aggregious cult within the faith and work with the with the moderates to move them away from extremism. The irrational part of Islamophobia is found in the extreme prejudice of the Islamophobes.If…"
"A phobia is an irrational fear, a fear that leads to irrational responses.
There is nothing rational about fearing a religion, It is quite rational to fear people who use religion as an excuse for forcing their domination on others. I…"
" The provate and public sectors are intertwined, The revenues of private sector giants like GM, Apple and Microsoft as well as private businesses that only sell to governments such as Northrup Grumman and Raytheon.
top 100 contractors…"
"Corporatists do seem to like quote mining Thomas Jefferson. They always ignore this one:
" I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and…"
"Don't they need a job first to earn money and then become a consumer?
Not necessarily They need an income, but not all income is earned from jobs.. Un earned income includes rental income, investment income pensions disability payments,…"
""How did you as a consumer buy your Iphone before the first Iphone was built?" Hmm,,, The first consumer available smart phone was the IBM "Simon Personal communicator.in 1994. The IPhone didn't appear until 2007, In the 15 years…"
Some people are hardwaire to religion, I suspect that I am not. Even though my parents sent me to church as a child, religion never made sense to me.
I prefer to describe myself as agnostic, because, even thogh I don't entertain even the most remote possibility of some all powerful supernatural intelligent being, I cannot and will not claim knowledge of the unknowable. In short, I seperate what I know from What I believe or disbelieve.
Why are you here?
I've been an active commenter on a few atheist blogs for years (under a pseudoname), and considering that atheists in Nashville seem as rare as the elusive Florida snowman, I just googled and this site showed up.
The religion you left
Was never a part of one
Why you left your religion.
When I was 15, I realized that many problems of religious people around me wre cause by religion.
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