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I Am An Atheist Feminist

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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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    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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    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 Apr 13

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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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    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 1 Response Apr 11

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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 3 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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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 7 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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    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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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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

    I am openly secular. Today, April 23 2015, is openly secular day. A day for those who are openly secular to speak out. To tell at least one person, who they are, and why they are...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I told myself I wasn’t going to do this…at first. Then you start reading. So…”I am a feminist because I believe in equality”. Nope! Not really…can’t say that I am...
    livinissy livinissy 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    Why I am so vocal as an atheist: So I see a common reply on here often. I've personally heard it from Muslims and Christian responses and yes even other atheists. So I figured...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 19

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    Yes, I'm a man and I'm a feminist. It's amazing how many people of both sexes will often say things like "I believe in equal rights for women but I'm not a feminist." 1...2...3...
    EarthWalkerMan EarthWalkerMan 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    This is a public service announcement on the behalf of all atheists (the good ones anyway) I see more and more christians calling out atheists about going in on the christian...
    theycallmetk theycallmetk 16-17, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    This is devastating to me. Atheist's being persecuted is something so rarely talked about. Apparently they are being murdered at an alarming rate in Bangladesh. You know the...
    maryshouldofaborted maryshouldofaborted 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 8

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    This probably doesn't belong in an atheist group, but I have a PERSONAL observation to share.. I live in an area with a lower percentage of religious people than a lot of places in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 day ago

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    Wikihow to convert an atheist. I have mixed feelings here. To be honest a couple things it said are just things we atheists have said before. (Eg. Threats of hell being just that...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 13

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    I am so sick of some Atheists, too many follow the following illogical trail . . I'm an Atheist.... . . I do not believe in Gods or Goddesses.... . . I do not believe in religion...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 34 Responses Apr 17

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    Being an atheist or a believer doesn't magically raise or lower your IQ. My boyfriend is an atheist too, but he's a complete moron sometimes. :) I also know a lot of intelligent...
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I would like some of the feminist hive lords to address this article:http://cnsnews.com/news/article/barbara-hollingsworth/bachelor-nation-70-men-aged-20-34-are-not-marriedSingle...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm starting to really have a hard time being comfortable with calling myself a feminist. Don't get my wrong, if we're going by it's textbook definition and core belief of...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    I get why anti feminist trolls come to this group to pick fights, but I don't get why they block you when you call them out. If they can't deal with what feminists have to say in...
    Auberon89 Auberon89 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I love to menace feminists...I always take the train when traveling to and from work. I make sure to stare down any women that come on there. Cowards. They talk big and tough...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    A radical feminist college professor and part-time patriarchy smasher was teaching a class on cultural marxism. "Before class begins, all the males must get down on your knees and...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I am appalled by this subversive self-objectification. You girls are meant to be feminists. Advocates for equality and female rights. And yet when you try to insult men who are...
    LivingForFreedom LivingForFreedom 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    Am I the only person who thinks that when someone tells me that they're a feminist they instantly become ten times more attractive? Isn't that depressing, everyone should be a...
    sophieamanda08 sophieamanda08 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't understand why people criticise the 'feminist movement' for not doing enough for a certain area. The feminist movement is just individual people striving for change. If you...
    sophieamanda08 sophieamanda08 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I find it commendable that when I share with Atheists on their postings they do not trash me. They might disagree with some of what I write, but they leave my response to their...
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    A friend of mine asked me why I'm an Atheist. I told her that I don't believe in God because the Lord Satan commands this. Haha! Just joking. I don't believe in him either...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I am a atheist and it's funny because I am a child of a Seventh Day Adventist and a Catholic so statistically you would think I would be one or the other right? Nope instead I am...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Apr 5

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    I'm with the intelligent people, like Stephen Hawking, Neil Degrass Tyson, Carl Sagan, Michiu Kaku. All incredibly smart scientists, all atheist. And let's remember that if all the...
    indigofem1 indigofem1 46-50, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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