Carol Foley's Blog – January 2012 Archive (4)

Matthew 10:32-36 and how religion poisons loving families.

Matthew 10

32 'So if anyone declares himself for me in the presence of human beings, I will declare myself for him in the presence of my Father in heaven.

33 But the one who disowns me in the presence of human beings, I will disown in the presence of my Father in heaven.

34 'Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth: it is not peace I have come to bring, but a sword.

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Added by Carol Foley on January 24, 2012 at 12:03am — 92 Comments

So angry I'm shaking...

I re-posted this image on facebook: When people ask why I have a problem with religion...

Which has triggered the following argument with my Catholic Parents:…

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Added by Carol Foley on January 18, 2012 at 11:00pm — 13 Comments

I'd like to write a...

...book.

I love writing, it is in fact, my first love. It came along as I realized how terrible I am at art and how very tone deaf I truly am.

I can express myself better with written words than I can with spoken language. I have been told it is usually the other way around.

So I want to write a book about something. I don't want to write fiction because, well, I don't feel like mashing my words into whatever pop-garbage the best seller's list is  demanding. I want to…

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Added by Carol Foley on January 14, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

... But you're not like those other atheists!

So I'm not a closeted atheist. I bring up my atheism almost as much as my friends bring up their Xtianity. I know because I try and keep the ratio even. This means I mention my atheism almost five times daily. It is an absurd amount for someone who is not politically significant or really even socially relevant. I'm a half Hispanic mother of 1 in Texas. I register so low on the sociopolitical scale that I may as well be mute.

Screaming into a hurricane, that's what it feels…

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Added by Carol Foley on January 13, 2012 at 4:07pm — 11 Comments

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