1 I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.
I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass.
The same goes for disfellowshipped persons or persons who disassociated themselves from the JW's.
So many persons who are raised as a JW, do not consider themselves JW's (although the outside world might perceive them this way) and they live with partners whom they choose 'freely' (of course one has to take into account some pressure from family, peer pressure and pressure from society in general, which limits the free choice of most persons).
Tags: atheism, Atheist, Atheists, Baptist, Belief, Beliefs, bible, bible fail, bless, blog, Book of Leviticus, Christian, Christianity, Creation, double standard, fables, Freedom, God, healing, Humor, hypocrisy, intelligent design, intolerance, Jesus, Monicks, morality, prayer, rapture, religion, society, superstition By Sam Greenspan at 11 Points Here are 11 things that are technically banned by the Bible.
(All quotes are translations from the New American Standard Bible, but, because I’m actually trying to maintain serious journalistic integrity here, I cross-referenced several other translations to make sure I wasn’t missing the point.) As a final note, I know that nine of these 11 cite the Old Testament, which Christianity doesn’t necessarily adhere to as law.
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I am a humanist, a freethinker, a rationalist, and an egalitarian.
The joys and pains of all beings are present in the gift of this food. And in mindfulness of our sisters and brothers among living beings of every kind who are hungry or homeless, sick or injured, or suffering in...
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