rblevy

rblevy

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4 days ago @ Atheist Revolution - Secular Activists Cann... · 1 reply · +3 points

Also, what's particularly disturbing is the increase in incidents of threats of violence ("I know where you live") by parents against school board members who advocate COVID mask and vaccine mandates.

1 week ago @ Atheist Revolution - Stop Claiming Your Rel... · 1 reply · +2 points

I based my comment on the observation--anecdotal as it might be--of the people whom I've known throughout my 76 years of life. The fundies whom I knew who were well adjusted were rare.

1 week ago @ Atheist Revolution - Stop Claiming Your Rel... · 3 replies · +3 points

Come to think of it, at least for the people I know there seems to be a negative correlation between religiosity and happiness.

2 weeks ago @ Atheist Revolution - Will We Confront a Fun... · 1 reply · +2 points

I don't know if the following is an indication of diminishing empathy in American society, but every year the number of incidents involving combative air passengers seems to be increasing. I recall a time when these confrontations almost never happened..

8 weeks ago @ Atheist Revolution - Helping the Democratic... · 1 reply · +2 points

You're not alone. I share your sentiments, and I'm sure that many other Dems and left-leaning people agree with you. The difference is that you stepped forward and expressed them.

9 weeks ago @ Atheist Revolution - People Who Disagree Wi... · 1 reply · +1 points

I think that it's even more unsettling to find that well known people with whom one agrees on many philosophical matters turn out to be total jerks.

11 weeks ago @ Atheist Revolution - Biden Budget Battle: I... · 1 reply · +2 points

Keep in mind that the starting figure was $6 trillion, which then cut to $3 trillion, then to $1.75 trillion. So I would say that it's the progressives who made the major concessions vs. the DINO'S Manchin and Senima who were really the ones throwing tantrums till they got their way

11 weeks ago @ Atheist Revolution - Is Social Media Bad fo... · 0 replies · +2 points

I use Facebook mainly to connect and reconnect with family and friends scattered over space and time, which wouldn't have otherwise happened. So in that regard, I suppose that medium has made a difference in my life. I also find some of the features interesting but not compelling. So it's hard for me to understand that FB has been doing despicable things of late inasmuch as I haven't really been exposed to them.

13 weeks ago @ Atheist Revolution - We Must End Religious ... · 0 replies · +2 points

Absolutely. No one's personal beliefs entitles them to become a menace to society. Public safety must prevail., In fact The Supreme Court settled the matter about in 1905 in favor of states' prerogative to require compulsory vaccination. I don't see how in the world religious exemption could have taken precedent over that decision.

13 weeks ago @ Atheist Revolution - What If An Evangelical... · 0 replies · +2 points

Right., which is I said "may" be turned off. It seems that some parents can't imagine their own parish priest could do such a thing.