"Mountain lions have been known to prey upon unsuspecting humans. Beyond that side note, your point is valid, if not expressed in frustrated anger at someone who's never been involved in hunting.
I was raised in a hunting family, it was…"
"Ever try to negotiate with a grizzly bear or mountain lion? it's not a winning proposition. Just saying, negotiation and compromise only works within our species. outside of our species, if there's a mother griz who thinks she needs to…"
"As a child growing up in NW Montana, I was raised on wild meat, deer, elk, pronghorn, and have had black bear meat as well. The logic was simple for my family. A hunting license costs a LOT less than the same amount of beef bought at the store, even…"
"Thank you for the link to Atheist Universe. I hadn't heard of that site before and am now just waiting for a mod to approve my joining so I can start posting there too. I am new here too, and enjoying this site very much as well. :)"
I often give thanks to my creator for my life. - "Thanks, Mom!"
Thankfully, I was raised to be a critical thinker and to distrust any organized religion since I could walk. I was encouraged to read anything and everything. I think I grew up spending the better part of my life in the Zoology section of the library, and have recently expanded into physics and love reading Michio Kaku & Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Outside of books, I've been known to gleefully tackle the Judeo-Christian myth that snakes are evil. (Having 10 of these creatures as pets helps.)
I also love wildlife photography and can't wait for it to cool down here in the AZ desert so I can get back out to be my normal avian papparazzi self again.
Why are you here?
To chat with other secularists.
The religion you left
Was never a part of one
Why you left your religion.
I never had one to leave, but I have a few stories to tell about a late husband who was "cramming for finals" the last 2 years of his life.
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