I Am An Atheist Feminist

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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
    4 Responses Sep 21, 2014
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    5 Responses May 31, 2012
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    1 Response Sep 22, 2012

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Feb 6, 2008

    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

    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, 2015

    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, 2015

    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
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2015
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    Sep 26, 2011

    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

    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, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2009

    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
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    1 Response Jul 24, 2013
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    1 Response Nov 2, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 17, 2007

    I read this article published in March 28,

    2015, it's called 'Confessions of a black atheist'(CNN) "I am atheist -- and I am black. Yes, we exist -- even if many in the media sometimes don't notice us. In a CNN special that aired on Tuesday, for example, people of color were not as well-represented as American atheism...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    1 Response Dec 12, 2015

    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    1 Response Apr 24, 2015

    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 Jul 26, 2015
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