"My first thought was that the stairway should have been reversed: atheism on top signifying ascent into knowledge. But, as other people have noted, once atheism is realized, we're on sound footing, but I'm sure that wasn't the…"
"If somebody were to ask one of the people in the video what caused their actions, I'll bet they'd say that they were filled with joy of the spirit of the lord, or some such. If that's what they want to feel, so be it, but it's…"
"First: nobody knows what Jesus looked like. There are no surviving photographs. The image of Jesus we all "recognize" was painted during the renaissance. Did a Jew from the middle east really have fair skin along with brown hair and…"
"In the second bullet above re: the Salvation Army pushing legislation that the government “shall not intentionally promote homosexuality or publish material with the intention of promoting homosexuality.” How does one "promote…"
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"This is a touchy situation at best. Consider a ceremony in a Unitarian Universalist church, if possible. If family members raise objections, tell them gently, but firmly, that this is your life, and not theirs. They need to be as accepting of your…"