Karen Loethen
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Are You a Couragous Believer?

If you believe in a god or doctrine, and you wish to be a truly loving and wise person and raise loving and wise children, do you have the courage to tell your children:that people with differing beliefs are still good people?that people may find different ways to find comfort and meaning and these ways are viable and genuine and…See More
Jan 8, 2013
_Robert_ commented on Karen Loethen's blog post 'All-Knowing, All-Powerful, Ever Loving God'
"Calculus, my favorite math.  If a little faith is good, and more is better, I wonder what infinite faith would look like. Would the asymptote would be lunacy?"
Jan 2, 2013
James Cox commented on Karen Loethen's blog post 'All-Knowing, All-Powerful, Ever Loving God'
"There has been a few things that I have done that have verged on ritual, before I understood, what the hell I was doing. Sadly my 'relationship' with calculus is similar to this. My philosophy training seemed to interfer very badly…"
Jan 2, 2013
James Cox commented on Karen Loethen's blog post 'All-Knowing, All-Powerful, Ever Loving God'
"Yes, we need to get over ourselves already!"
Jan 2, 2013
Doug Reardon commented on Karen Loethen's blog post 'All-Knowing, All-Powerful, Ever Loving God'
"We've been breeding for delusional disorder for thousands of years, what else can you expect?"
Jan 1, 2013
archaeopteryx commented on Karen Loethen's blog post 'All-Knowing, All-Powerful, Ever Loving God'
"I like your Carl Sagan quotation."
Jan 1, 2013
archaeopteryx commented on Karen Loethen's blog post 'All-Knowing, All-Powerful, Ever Loving God'
Jan 1, 2013
Ray R. commented on Karen Loethen's blog post 'All-Knowing, All-Powerful, Ever Loving God'
"It is unfortunate that religion is the one human endeavor where the standards for evidence and truth are in a permanent state of suspension . Such behavior in any other human endeavor would cost the offender an immediate price : loss of job , loss…"
Jan 1, 2013
James Cox commented on Karen Loethen's blog post 'All-Knowing, All-Powerful, Ever Loving God'
"I expect that the universe is so disinterested in us, that it might not even desire to offer us disconfirmation for a belief without lots of work on our part. I expect that this helps to maintain nuttyness, even past the point where it could be…"
Jan 1, 2013
Karen Loethen posted a blog post

All-Knowing, All-Powerful, Ever Loving God

One thing I truly struggle with, as an atheist, as a person, as a friend to believers, is that huge gap between what REALLY IS and what believers have to do in order to continue making sense of reality through the eyes of their belief.  They must redefine words and phrases again and again.  They must find a way to hold "free…See More
Jan 1, 2013
Karen Loethen commented on Karen Loethen's group 'HOMESCHOOL ATHEISTS'
"I am only here every so often, but I would welcome having someone lead discussions here. Please feel free to get the ball rolling!"
Dec 31, 2012
Karen Loethen and Cindy Ross are now friends
Dec 31, 2012
Cindy Ross liked Karen Loethen's group HOMESCHOOL ATHEISTS
Aug 17, 2012
Karen Loethen and Donald R Barbera are now friends
May 30, 2012
Karen Loethen commented on Karen Loethen's group 'HOMESCHOOL ATHEISTS'
"Welcome atheist homeschoolers!"
Mar 21, 2012
Karen Loethen commented on Taylor Campbell's blog post 'My Lack of Confidence is Depressing'
"Dear Taylor, I have to agree with so many other posters.  The fact that you haven't lost your mind is because of your strength of mind! You are in a place where the pack mentality reigns.  Although I am, usually, of the mind to stand…"
Mar 21, 2012

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I am a homeschooling atheist Mom of two kids:
http://taytayhser.blogspot.com/
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Married
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Karen Loethen's Blog

Are You a Couragous Believer?

Posted on January 6, 2013 at 7:15am 0 Comments

I f you believe in a god or doctrine, and you wish to be a truly loving and wise person and raise loving and wise children, do you have the courage to tell your children:

  • that people with differing beliefs are still good people?
  • that people may find different ways to find comfort and meaning and these…
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All-Knowing, All-Powerful, Ever Loving God

Posted on December 31, 2012 at 9:40am 8 Comments

One thing I truly struggle with, as an atheist, as a person, as a friend to believers, is that huge gap between what REALLY IS and what believers have to do in order to continue making sense of reality through the eyes of their belief.  They must redefine words and phrases again and…

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Family Values

Posted on February 15, 2012 at 12:09am 0 Comments

According to the #1 authority on the net, Wikipedia, Family values are political and social beliefs that hold the nuclear family to be the essential ethical and moral unit of society.



WE-heeee hee heelll.  I just want to tear that one apart!



Jerry and I have a wonderful family!  Doesn't it stand to reason that our values are "family values".  Well, they're not, not in the societal-accepted way.  …

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This I Believe

Posted on February 15, 2012 at 12:03am 0 Comments

If you've spent any time on NPR.com's This I Believe, the spoken essays on NPR that are based on a 1950s radio program of the same name, Americans from all walks of life share the personal philosophies and core values that guide their daily lives, maybe you've given some thought to just exactly what you believe.  I have given it some thought.



Take your life, blow away the superfluous activity and worry, pass by the time-consuming daily chores, and turn away from those people and…

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At 9:20am on February 15, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Karen! Join us in the chat on the bottom right of the screen and feel free to ask questions and get involved as much or as little as you want! If you would like to, add me as a friend and I'm also on twitter as RSAnative if you care to follow. Welcome again and make yourself at home!

 
 
 

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