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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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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 Jul 26

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm a feminist and I think feminism does get a bad reputation by some things "feminists" say. Feminism isn't hating the majority group, (men, white people, straight people, cis...
    helloo12121 helloo12121 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    God DAMNIT ladies. This **** has to stop. There's being a feminist and then there's being a feminazi. If you don't think feminazis are real then it's because you haven't...
    CaptainGargoyle CaptainGargoyle 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just got called an idiot and "probably hitler" for pointing out that coming into an atheist forum it going to up to atheists "to share" is proselytizing, ie: preaching and...
    CyborgBetty CyborgBetty 31-35, F 35 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate when people think that feminism is a movement that belittles men. It is not, you ignorant fuckks. It started off as a movement for women to have EQUAL rights as men. Now it...
    TeraLocura TeraLocura 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    "We teach girls to shrink themselves To make themselves smaller We say to girls, "You can have ambition But not too much You should aim to be successful But not too successful...
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    All hail our feminist hive queen, all hail!    But seriously...did you feminists know that men used to be barred from voting? Yeah, turns out you had to own property...
    Anonymous0900 Anonymous0900 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    when I was a theist I used to believe plenty of absurd things. I would also use it to justify discrimination against homosexuals, non religious, and in weird ways even sometimes...
    SolarusXD SolarusXD 22-25, M 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hope you guys are in the mood for a rant... Because I need to get my anger out. I'm starting to get sick of the endless battle between the atheists and the theists. Now, I have...
    BlackOpium BlackOpium 16-17, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    When someone you knows tells the art class your an atheist and a flood of questions come... You must debunk irked at a time unless the gang up then you must need 2 atheist in the...
    BigboyBee BigboyBee 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Oh wow the Christians had my post taken down. "Oh no the atheists are laughing at our religion, what haven's earth are we gonna do now?!" "Even though we always say they're gonna...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    All these Christians coming on my post, it's quite annoying really. Why are they looking at atheist post if their not atheists? Why do they care so much about what is more than...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Every atheists perhaps remember the boy who experienced heaven and then had a book come out right? Well turns out it was fake. He recanted his story. Ironically his parents tried...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 12 Responses Aug 27

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    God's existence is a red herring. Whether or not God exists is by-and-large a red herring when it comes to most of the objections raised by rational people when it comes to...
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm not an Atheist where I shove my anti-religious beliefs down your throat. I don't have religious beliefs but if you'd like to tell me about your religion I would absolutely love...
    Daphnaia Daphnaia 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 26

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    Let's be real: if you're anti-feminist then the reality is that you're just a bitter, lonely mess who hates women because he can't get one or because one broke his heart. With a...
    CaptainGargoyle CaptainGargoyle 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 25

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    I know that many Atheists used to be Christians and many an handful of people wonder If they did the right thing leaving Religion behind. I used to feel that way too for a while...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 10 Responses Aug 25

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    Here's a scenario. Mr X is one of those 'atheists' who appears to be against other atheists, while being defensive if mistaken for a Christian. It may occasionally be a mistake but...
    desopaws desopaws 46-50, M 7 Responses Aug 25

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    I posted a question about oaths -- I asked if Christians took them, then posted a passage where Jesus says not to do it. Now, as you might suppose, there were plenty of Christians...
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    It is astonishing (and a little frightening) to see what passes for reasoning in religion. Some group called the IslamToday fatwa committee will serve as a prime example of...
    newjaninev2 newjaninev2 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    You know it's a curious thing. No matter how stupid I think fundies are, I would never vote on a bill to restrict their rights to being religious. Notice how they chose to...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    Borderline agnostic (there will be thing we can never explain), but I live my life as an atheist in that I don't stop doing some things based on if it would be sinful. There are...
    Nothatstaken Nothatstaken 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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