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I Am An Atheist Feminist

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    Tunisian Women's Rights

      Cry of dismay: Tunisian women rights in danger Source: Middle East Online | Kaouther Larbi Tunisian women are rising up against a proposed article in the new constitution seen by many as an Islamist ploy to reverse the principle of gender equality that made Tunisia a...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 Aug 13, 2012

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    Manly Feminism

    Hey Everybody :D I am ZenPseudo and I am an atheist and a feminist.If you care to read, I am over on the atheist experience group. I'm just here because this group could use a man's touch, no offense.First let me talk about feminism. I am a male feminist and proud of it. That...
    ZenPseudo ZenPseudo 22-25 5 Responses Jan 7, 2011

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    Why Does She Think That?

    A former friend, an older female, said that she didn't believe a female should be president. She said that women were too "emotional". 
    RealAsIam RealAsIam 18-21 4 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    It took a month for Kubra Khademi to get the

    armour made exactly to her design; hours spent with a quiet, patient metalworker who usually made stoves.The performance artist was an unusual customer on a street of dusty workshops in Kabul, where she chose her craftsman for his lack of curiosity about the outrageous steel...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 2 Responses Mar 12

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    From a biological viewpoint,

    patriarchal religion denied women the natural rights of every other mammalian female: the right to choose her stud, to control the circumstances of her mating, to occupy and govern her own nest, or to refuse all males when preoccupied with the important business of raising her...
    T055 T055 16-17, F Jan 4

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    Ugh, Sexism.

    After doing my cardio and weights, I go to the pool. The locker room is always interesting. Recently I witnessed this: Swimming lessons had just ended, so the moms were in the dressing rooms with their kids. Lady 1 was there with her daughter, and evidently her son was in the...
    CallipygianVenus CallipygianVenus 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Sep 22, 2012

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    Index Librorum Prohibitorum, 1557-1966

    Samuel Richardson (ENG)  Laurence Stern (ENG)  Stendhal (FR)  Victor Hugo (FR)  George Sand (FR)  Honore de Balzac (FR)  Eugene Sue (FR)  A. Dumas pere (FR)  A. Dumas fil (FR)  Gustave Flaubert (FR)  Gabriele D'Annunzio (IT)  Alberto Morovia (IT)  Thomas Hobbes (ENG...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 3 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    I don't believe in perfection,

    as a reality, and as an ideal. We find satisfaction in dealing with imperfection, we create humour out of imperfection, we develop communication thanks to imperfection.
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Apr 13

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    Why the two causes are linked.

    Why would it make more sense for humans to explain the complexity of life by postulating the existence of one single entity whence life on earth emerged? Could it be a form of indirect solipsism by which our own conscience is projected unto the image/ concept of an omnipotent...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Beauty is that moment

    when you stop being busy, you stop and see what coincidence has put together. Things that could belong elsewhere, things that will probably be dissociated soon. They remind you of other times, other places. They are here, for you to see or not to see. Transient like you. Fragile...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 4 Responses Apr 11

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    Doo do doo do doo do do doo A London council

    has removed “unacceptable” posters instructing women which side of the road they should walk down. The signs, which have "Women should please walk along this side of the road only" written in both Hebrew and English, were spotted along Stamford Hill in Hackney. The...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 6 Responses Sep 21, 2014

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 5 Responses May 31, 2012

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    Defining Me

    I've had my share of religions.  I was raised Methodist, have attended Catholic, Episcopalian, non-denominational and Baptist church.  I have studied Buddhism, Taoism and Wicca.  I have claimed belief, agnosticism, and atheism at various times in my life.  It...
    neutralforce neutralforce 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2007

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    Vandana Shiva

    This woman is a scientist and an eco-feminist .She has founded NAVDANYA, the Indian "Nine Seeds" movement that is conserving seeds and promoting indigenous culture against the rise of rapacious genetic engineering. As most farmers in developing countries are women, she is also...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 3 Responses Apr 24, 2011

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    Secular Humanist/feminist

     I am a secular humanist and a feminist, who believes in intersectionality, or the idea that all oppressions, inequalities and unearned privileges manifest themselves from the same source in society. These beliefs, especially my feminism, have made finding like-minded folk...
    LydiaEncyclopedia LydiaEncyclopedia 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    Why Does She Think That?

    A former friend, an older female, said that she didn't believe a female should be president. She said that women were too "emotional". 
    RealAsIam RealAsIam 18-21 3 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    Confused About Feminism

    I've always avoided the topic of feminism. Most of my perceptions or encounters with self-proclaimed feminist's was a tirade of anger and a dismissal of values that I held. In the last 2 years of my life it has become clear that I am not particularly good at fostering meaningful...
    sswirls sswirls 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    What needs to be understood is that feminism was a very aggressive political movement that used every ounce of force it had to try to overthrow something very large. We have a...
    N0VERA N0VERA 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am a former Christian, now non religious. Christians believe that disembodied Spirits aka Ghosts exist. They include Spirit Yahweh, Spirit Jesus, Holy Ghost, Angels, human...
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    https://plus.google.com/112221225063660781289/posts/Wjravo3J4ry I know not all feminists are like this, but it seems most are.
    BATHROOM1 BATHROOM1 13-15 3 hrs ago

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    Those damn Atheists! Everytime they mention the Flying Spaghetti Monster I get hungry and would love to have some Spaghetti with tomato pasta. But Spaghetti isn't allowed in my...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    That means I recognize that women are fully human, have all the rights that humans have, and should not see those rights abridged. It has nothing to do with how any woman dresses...
    yetanothermaninCT yetanothermaninCT 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    A feminist is a person who believes in equal rights. They fight for both men and womens rights. A person who believe women are better then men are NOT F**CKING FEMINISTS!!!!!! they...
    LittleBallOfFire LittleBallOfFire 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was brought up in the kind of household where we weren't forced to go to church but went occasionally for things like Easter services or stuff like that. I find it hard to...
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    In today's society, the word "feminist" seems to be such a bad word. It seems to be a word were crazy people believe women are better than men. But people need to wake the...
    LittleBallOfFire LittleBallOfFire 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Good morning all. I just have a question for you people. What do you think society is going to be like if feminists actually do take over unironically? This concept terrifies me...
    YourDailyDose YourDailyDose 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There wasn't really a huge inciting incident that caused me to leave religion, but more of a cumulation of little things. My grandmother on my mom's side is an extremely religious...
    LordNexus78 LordNexus78 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Atheist say they believe in nothing but it's clear they worship man. All atheist so called facts came from a man.Ask atheist where did people from their going to tell u a myth...
    martinez93 martinez93 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    You can be a feminist and still be a tough guy, you can be a feminist and love sexiness(this goes for both genders), you can be a feminist and kind, you can be a feminist and be...
    guymanly2 guymanly2 18-21, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Somebody asked me if atheists hate God, I'm not atheist, but I'd hope not. I just said they have no belief in God(s) not a hatred towards him/her.
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    It gets lonely sometimes. Most of my closest friends from High School and College are atheists, which is rather surprising because more than half are artists, and statistically...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Can anyone tell me the difference between the 2 groups "I am an Atheist" & "I am an Atheist (Strong)"?
    HeyThereHeather HeyThereHeather 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    What will the world look like if Feminists rise to power? A little something like this. .Feminists hate all people. Once men are out of the way, they will turn on themselves. They...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 21

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    So, I've been encountering several feminist in the past few days. Feminism at its core isn't what modern feminist have turned it into; an utterly toxic social movement. Just...
    SimplyAtheist SimplyAtheist 22-25, M 6 Responses Jul 20

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    Have you ever just sat around and what is your purpose and why hasn't it been filled. Well that is how I stumble upon feminism. The craziest thing was sometimes life forces your...
    rae120 rae120 22-25, F Jul 20

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    Thank an Atheist If you live in western civilization and are Jewish, Protestant Quaker Catholic, Anglican....and you have not lost family members in sectarian wars and atrocities...
    IDAK IDAK 70+ 1 Response Jul 18

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    I believe that no woman should have to worry about getting raped on the lone walk home at any hour of the day or night. But I do not live in the clouds and ignore what really goes...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 17

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    I don't see why some people treat their atheism as an excuse to feel superior to those who are religious. For those who talk about "those idiots who believe in an imaginary guy in...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 16 Responses Jul 17

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    It's not a 'worldview' so to speak even though there are a lot of militant atheists out there who spend a lot of their time debunking superstition and woo. It's simply a rejection...
    BlotOutTheSun BlotOutTheSun 22-25, M 6 Responses Jul 17