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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ed Jul 22. 22 Replies

If you could own a country of your own, what would you do differently than any other country? And what would your ideal country be like?Would you allow any religion at all? Military? Would you…Continue

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Hello Everyone,I am still somewhat new to this site and learning my way around. I wanted to introduce myself a bit more as I am eager to meet others on here and become friends with them. I am a…Continue

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Davis Goodman commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"@ Erock. Totally. Turns out the test is a total sham. Even though it is used by government agencies and major corporations the tests have no basis in empirical study, research, testing or analysis. 50 years on and major hiring decisions are based on…"
Aug 6
James Cox commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"@ Unseen: A truly utilitarian result, and maybe even predictable."
Jul 30
Unseen commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"Before graduating from high school, I took a test designed to help me decide what career path to follow. It pointed me in the direction of being a minister/priest. So, I majored in philosophy and lost my faith."
Jul 29
Unseen commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"Doer. Thinker. Creator. Helper. Persuader. Organizer. Which one are you? Doer/Pesuader"
Jul 29
James Cox commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"Which one are you? One test I took twice over a ten year period implied that I was one of the 'Scientist, Inventor, Architect' types. Sadly I scored so high that I stood out like an elephant in the room."
Jul 29
Erock68la commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"@Davis Goodman It kinda reminds me of horoscopes and the zodiac, as if there are only 12 types of people in the world, as if what month you're born in has more to do with personality development than genetics or environment.  But I'm…"
Jul 29
Davis Goodman commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"A group of psychologists invented an inventory of six different kinds of personalities. It was done especially to categorise worker bees in the office as to how they work and get along with staff members. These labels are still used after several…"
Jul 29
Heather Spoonheim commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"Except when I think of Alan Alda, I do not think in labels.  The first thing that comes to mind is the sound of his voice - same thing for Hitchens, actually.  The next thing that comes to mind is the passion with which he argued for…"
Jul 25
Unseen commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"That was my point. that it is with labels (=concepts, =stereotypes) that we think about things. We think of them in terms of how we can describe them."
Jul 25
Heather Spoonheim commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"Labels are just linguistic symbols.  When I think of I think of Alan Alda, I don't start thinking, "White, tall, American actor," but those might be the words I used to describe him (linguistic transfer of concept) to another…"
Jul 25
bongani muthwa commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"Reg, always appreciated, though I did not pose the question, I have picked up a lot of useful information."
Jul 25
Unseen commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"I expect that they 'appear' to have utility for the purpose of control or marginalization of others, so labeled. It confines the labor pool, helps to define 'in' and 'out' groups, and might be used to…"
Jul 24
James Cox commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"I expect that they 'appear' to have utility for the purpose of control or marginalization of others, so labeled. It confines the labor pool, helps to define 'in' and 'out' groups, and might be used to…"
Jul 24
Unseen commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"If the labels were useless, they would have disappeared. A guy who doesn't want to end up at a leather queen bar might appreciate knowing that a certain bar attracts that type. That probably would be especially true for the gay you describe who…"
Jul 24
Davis Goodman commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"No ... I'm pointing out your utter lack of dating experience in the gay world. You had a gay friend who talked about their experiences in theme bars? You must be an expert then like you seem to be about everything. I certainly have a lot more…"
Jul 24
Strega commented on Quincy Maxwell's blog post 'Labels'
"I liked the "what if I am gay" response better. More succinct."
Jul 24

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Atheist
About Me:
Simple guy seeking like-minded people for the exchange of ideas, information and sharing of knowledge and interests.
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53-58
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Single
Why are you here?
Tried one other site, but it was not very welcoming.
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
Many reasons, but the main reason is there is no proof of any God.
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Labels

Posted on July 20, 2014 at 9:37pm 35 Comments

I am going to label myself. I am a gay atheist. Yes, it is a label. I like having this label. And I do not mind if others have labels. I actually want to see those labels. What would happen if we didn't have them? And yet many refuse to accept them or want them.

I want to know if people are of the same ilk as myself. Personally, I don't want to be groping around in a dark room, full of people without labels, in fear that I would grab something that I did not want to grab or grope.…

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At 5:33pm on June 22, 2014, Reg The Fronkey Farmer said…

Welcome to TA Quincy.

 
 
 

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