Emma bailie's Blog (2)

Why do atheists celebrate xmas?

I just had a guy ask if atheists celebrate xmas on twitter.. I replied that I do indeed celebrate the holidays in the context of having the opportunity to have time off work, spend time with family, give/receive gifts, eat and drink loads and generally have a nice time.. he was pretty annoyed by my response and stated that this was hypocrisy.. he also had an issue with the fact I would receive gifts from friends/family as this time of year was to celebrate Jesus birthday only.... for me to…

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Added by emma bailie on November 12, 2012 at 5:05pm — 51 Comments

God and schizophrenia... whats his place within mental illness??

I work in mental health.. when the service users with schizophrenia don't take their meds and relapse, god and the devil can take over. They invade their mind, they tell the person what to do, they invade their minds with threatening thought. God tells them they're bad and to punish themselves and sometimes others. I dont know why or how this happens but I do know that god destroys them; that wonderful higher being that we're all brought up to 'serve' until we start thinking for ourselves of… Continue

Added by emma bailie on April 1, 2012 at 2:21pm — 3 Comments

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Torture Report release today

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Great retorts

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My Grandpa died last week

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Is There Any Ex-Mennonites or Ex-Amish On This Site?

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Pabst Blue Ribbon to the rescue!

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Finally, a cool billboard in Arkansas!

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

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