Karen Loethen's Blog (4)

Are You a Couragous Believer?

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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Added by Karen Loethen on January 6, 2013 at 7:15am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Karen Loethen on December 31, 2012 at 9:40am — 8 Comments

Family Values

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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Added by Karen Loethen on February 15, 2012 at 12:09am — No Comments

This I Believe

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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Added by Karen Loethen on February 15, 2012 at 12:03am — No Comments

Forum

Torture Report release today

Started by Unseen in Ethics & Morals. Last reply by Arcus 6 minutes ago. 122 Replies

Ear-piercing a baby

Started by Simon Mathews in Atheist Parenting. Last reply by Belle Rose 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

Why do we tolerate this?

Started by Belle Rose in Crime and Punishment. Last reply by Pope Beanie 3 hours ago. 25 Replies

In Defense of ‘Islamophobia’

Started by Brian Daurelle in Society. Last reply by Virgil 5 hours ago. 202 Replies

My Grandpa died last week

Started by Physeter in Small Talk. Last reply by Erock68la 8 hours ago. 7 Replies

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Pabst Blue Ribbon to the rescue!

Posted by Ed on December 15, 2014 at 9:33pm 0 Comments

Finally, a cool billboard in Arkansas!

Posted by Ed on December 15, 2014 at 8:21am 2 Comments

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