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How is killing young girls considered "honour"?

Started Nov 1, 2012 0 Replies

A mother and father in Pakistani-administered Kashmir have been arrested for murdering their 15-year-old daughter by dousing her with acid "in the name of an honour", police say.The article on the…Continue

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Strega commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"I think labels dehumanise individuality, but if you want short cuts to people, they serve a purpose of sorts. An analogy might be that you pick up a book to see if you want to read it, and you check the story summary first. You might even read the…"
14 hours ago
Strega replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'It happened'
"Thank fuck, is what I tend to explete :)"
15 hours ago
Strega replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'It happened'
""I reasoned there must be a scientific explanation for what I felt" Now isn't that just a wonderful sentiment? You've really unleashed your mind, honey, and it's terrific to be a witness to how you're developing :)"
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There is no god and that´s the simple truth.

"Try telling that to a cigarette smoker"
Friday
Strega commented on Heather Spoonheim's blog post 'Flies & Freewill'
"Time is represented by cause and effect. Cause and effect are inseparable from Time. Consequently there is no free will. I'll take the tea and crumpets please :)"
Friday
Strega replied to RobertPiano's discussion 'God's Sense of Humour?'
"And then there is Ken Ham. He doesn't need to be funny, he IS funny."
Thursday
Strega replied to Geoff Boulton's discussion 'Marriage, Death and Heaven'
"On that note, I had a marvelous email from a German friend in response to My congratulations for their winning the soccer World Cup. He said, "I was in my local pub. Everyone went crazy. Biggest success for Germany since we were…"
Thursday
Strega replied to Geoff Boulton's discussion 'Marriage, Death and Heaven'
"You'll all be so busy worshipping god and having a personal relationship with Jesus that you won't have time for anyone else. There will of course be coffee breaks, when you can gather on the heavenly gallery and look over the illuminated…"
Thursday
Geoff Boulton and Strega are now friends
Thursday
Strega replied to RobertPiano's discussion 'God's Sense of Humour?'
"I did a word search for "laughter" in the bible and I found a ton of entries. Equipped with enthusiasm I took a closer look and saw there was an S in front of every single one."
Thursday
Strega replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'It happened'
"Nicely said, Geoff."
Jul 15
Strega commented on Nerdy Keith's blog post 'Born Innocent Until Proven Guilty'
"It must be easier to believe when you use the word "we", it must make the content of what you're saying seem a little less incongruous. Jump, my friend. A million lemmings can't be wrong."
Jul 12
Strega commented on Nerdy Keith's blog post 'Born Innocent Until Proven Guilty'
"Nothing I engage in is to the glory of god. What a daft definition! You make it sound worse than North Korea. I'd hate to live on the planet you imagine."
Jul 12
Strega commented on Nerdy Keith's blog post 'Born Innocent Until Proven Guilty'
"@Erock68la. A banana may be a banana, but it isn't actually a fruit. Technically, and by botanical classification, it's an herb."
Jul 11
Stephen Brodie left a comment for Strega
"for a couple of Brits who would doubt it"
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Strega and Stephen Brodie are now friends
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A Brit living in Vermont with my Vermont-born wife, a bird, a dog and a bunch of cats. Working towards getting permanent residency status by expanding my UK company interests in the USA.
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Love the written word, love to debate and love to learn new stuff. Born and bred atheist, so really getting to grips with the concept of de-conversion in the USA for the first time.
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Fate

Posted on September 9, 2012 at 7:36pm 83 Comments

A while back, I had a long chat with my niece, trying to explain what I believe is the inevitability of events and the consequent contradiction of the concept of free will.  She puttered off and posted on her page/site/whatever, what was probably a two hour conversation condensed into a short explanation.  I post that here to give the benefit of brevity to anyone who is interested.

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At 9:15pm on July 11, 2014, Stephen Brodie said…

for a couple of Brits who would doubt it

At 1:12pm on June 20, 2014, Karl Terrell Nightshade said…

Thank you!

At 6:18pm on January 6, 2014, Joan Denoo said…

Thanks, I look forward to joining discussions here. 

At 1:40am on January 2, 2014, Leanna said…
Hi Sam db. I am from your hometown, also looking for atheists around here. I sent you a Facebook message because I can't figure out communication on this site. The FB message may be in your "other" folder since we are not FB friends. Looking for people I don't have to be scared to be myself around.
At 12:20pm on December 15, 2013, sam db said…

Trying to find ppl in my home town of Redding Ca. Not many of us here!

At 5:54am on December 11, 2013, motaz igor said…

hi there !

At 8:35am on December 3, 2013, william james said…

thank you 

At 9:44am on November 28, 2013, jb2013 said…

Howdy. I have enjoyed many of your comments.

At 8:06am on November 20, 2013, captain kingsway said…

Hi Strega the time is just on midnight over here the weather has warmed up and the rain has gone for the moment.So I hope you are in the best of health, see you later the captain..

At 6:31am on November 20, 2013, Daniel Pereira said…

Hey, thanks =)

 
 
 

  

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