A common perception of religious people is that atheists are a bunch of drinking, smoking, fornicating, and promiscuous hooligans. I don't want to class all religious people into this mold because it wouldn't be true. I am not aware of any statistics gathered on the lifestyles of non-religious and religious, but that would be an interesting project for an honor student or grad student. From this point forward, I put forth a disclaimer that any generalizations I make about a certain group do…Continue
Added by Ana Chestnut on September 9, 2012 at 10:41am — No Comments
Where I live in the southeast, I rarely see black or Latino people in Starbucks. However, when I went to Atlanta recently, I walked into a Starbucks and I was the only white person there (including the employees). It made me wonder if minorities feel uncomfortable and awkward when they are the only person representing their race (whatever that term means, it's actually a biologically vague term).
What's way more uncomfortable for me is when I'm with a group of people and they all are…Continue
My job as a cashier is soon to expire. Part of my job is to act over-friendly and smile in an life's-just-peachy-I'm-on-happy-pills sort of way. I was checking out this lady and her old mother and was being friendly and chatty. They had already paid and were about to leave and the old mother said something like "Trust God. That's the most important thing isn't it?" I feel like a coward because I said "I suppose." I can't disagree and get into an argument with them because other people are…Continue