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I am 83 years old and single for 50 years, lived alone for 40 years. I am here for community and am open to meeting women for friendship, nothing more. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

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What is your opinion on Catholic schools? Are they forms of modern brainwashing?
jlynn37 comments on May 12, 2019:
I have had no experience with Catholic schools but I am suspect of ANY and ALL theist activities.
The orthodox definition of the theistic god includes omnipotence, omniscience, and omnibenevolence ...
jlynn37 comments on May 12, 2019:
God works in mysterious ways. It is not a quandary for believers. It is an accepted fact and no further explanations needed. _________* says it, I believe it, that settles it. * Bible, God, Jebus, Pope, Franklin Graham, Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump, etc.
Christian Mom: It’s a Travesty That Girls Are Outperforming Boys Academically | Sarahbeth Caplin |...
jlynn37 comments on May 12, 2019:
On my last Amtrak travels, there was a train crew change and I saw a black woman, probably 30ish, climb aboard the engine and she was our new engineer. It made me feel good and proud to see that. You go girl.
Christian Mom: It’s a Travesty That Girls Are Outperforming Boys Academically | Sarahbeth Caplin |...
jlynn37 comments on May 12, 2019:
I think it is great that females are now given the opportunity to expand their potential in all aspects of life.
Which Religious Group Wants To Base U.S. Law On Its Faith?
jlynn37 comments on May 11, 2019:
And right now they are in control of the conservative republican party and steadily working to accomplish making 'merca an evangelical Christian theocracy under biblical law of their interpretation.
Honestly it surprised me how much more that Atheists know Christianity its origins and whats in the ...
jlynn37 comments on May 10, 2019:
All religious texts are treated much the same as a software license, one just selects the accept button, never knowing what it says and never looks back.
Who lives in Texas and how do you deal with your super religious family & friends?
jlynn37 comments on May 8, 2019:
I have lived in Texas since 1956, worked here, raised a family here, retired here and I have never had any issues with religion from my family or co-workers.
One strange food combo that you like to eat.
jlynn37 comments on May 8, 2019:
Mayonnaise or salad dressing on saltines as a snack.
If life had no off button (I.
jlynn37 comments on May 7, 2019:
If I remained middle aged (40 - 60) and everyone else did also, I would choose to live forever. That was the best time of my life and I enjoyed it all. I fully support a person's right to terminate their life in any manner one chooses, assisted or otherwise, and at any time.
“To judge from the notions expounded by theologians, one must conclude that God created most men ...
jlynn37 comments on May 7, 2019:
I concur with this assessment. When jebus said he would return within the lifetime of those living at the time, there were at most a few million people on the planet with most going to hell. Now there are 7+ billion people on the planet with most going to hell and jebus still has not returned.
This is Truth in Advertising
jlynn37 comments on May 7, 2019:
Who didn't do this?
How Can We Create Inclusive Community?
jlynn37 comments on May 7, 2019:
You can only do for you and no one else, so I would suggest that you make every effort to subdue the militancy in order to enjoy a more congenial atmosphere.
Jerry Falwell suggests Trump is owed two more years as president due to Mueller "witch hunt.
jlynn37 comments on May 7, 2019:
I personally do not believe this will happen.
No charges in police shooting of off-duty Colorado deputy
jlynn37 comments on May 6, 2019:
What else can you expect from a country that is so violent, paranoid, where life has very little value and viewed only as a commodity or a consumer.
It is an extremely useful thing, this mathematics, no?
jlynn37 comments on May 5, 2019:
My issue with wealth is not that so few make so much, it is that so many make so little.
What makes a good day, at minimum?
jlynn37 comments on May 5, 2019:
Knowing that I love and I am loved.
I work in retail.
jlynn37 comments on May 5, 2019:
How 'bout responding with "thank you". I maintain that my life has been blessed, not by any deity, but by life itself. No deity required.
I am with my family for the weekend, for my younger brother's graduation.
jlynn37 comments on May 5, 2019:
Arrive at the church when the services are over and follow them.
I'm a middle school Science teacher.
jlynn37 comments on May 5, 2019:
It only requires one to observe reality, to question beliefs and to require evidence, facts and data to support claims to become an agnostic/atheist.
I was lucky enough to be born in a the bible belt in a family that didn't participate in a religion.
jlynn37 comments on May 3, 2019:
I don't see why it would take courage to walk away from anything once you understand and realize it is nothing but absurd BS and nonsense.
THE OPIOID CRISIS This was posted previously but it is worth bringing up again.
jlynn37 comments on May 3, 2019:
If I were a conservative capitalist, that is what I would do. It's all about the money and profit.
Just random thoughts.
jlynn37 comments on May 3, 2019:
This meme might address your rant.
What to say when hijacked by two born agains in public
jlynn37 comments on May 2, 2019:
I say, "it is your religion, it is your god. It exists entirely inside your brain, your mind and in your imagination and nowhere in the real world. It has nothing to do with me, it does not concern me and I have no interest in hearing anything you have to say about your delusions and fantasies".
THE GENERAL & HELLOS BLACK HOLE -- There's some kind of ongoing glitch that draws my posts from...
jlynn37 comments on May 2, 2019:
Life's a bitch.
Aristotle Onasis said this. Do you agree?
jlynn37 comments on May 2, 2019:
As long as men can continue to kill, that is reason enough to at least get out of bed.
Electing an atheist president? [bigthink.com]
jlynn37 comments on May 2, 2019:
To most christians, electing and A-theist would be like electing the anti-christ.
After three visits with each other last year, two in Michigan and one in Kentucky, @EllenDale and I ...
jlynn37 comments on May 1, 2019:
Yeah, 3 visits ought to do it. I wish you both well.
[thetimes.
jlynn37 comments on May 1, 2019:
It is the christian religion we have to deal with in 'merca, who are wanting to make this country a theocracy and impose biblical law on everyone. The squeaky wheel gets the grease.
Is it possible for a conservative christian and a athiest to make a marriage work, raise kids and be...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 30, 2019:
Anything is possible.
Does anyone else find it interesting that the vast majority of recent weather related disasters ...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 30, 2019:
They are continually spouting how god is punishing 'merca for various sinful ways. It never occurs to them that god is punishing 'merca for their own transgressions.
What binds us together.
jlynn37 comments on Apr 30, 2019:
I for one, as an A-theist, simply reject the notion of a god. Nothing more needs to be said or added.
Here's an interesting retort for those Religious Apologists who try to silence rational and factual ...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 29, 2019:
Saying anything to religious believers about their beliefs is just a waste of time in my opinion.
Trump will defeat biden, it will take more than just an anti trump message to win
jlynn37 comments on Apr 29, 2019:
And what type of device or method do you use to foresee the future? That would be a nice thing to have possession of and I want one.
Death arrangement
jlynn37 comments on Apr 29, 2019:
Will you body to a medical school and be done with it. You could be very beneficial to humanity even after your demise.
Do scientific and religious explanations necessarily contradict each other?
jlynn37 comments on Apr 24, 2019:
I pay no mind to religious explanations.
Why Is It Difficult to Get Christians to Care About the Earth? | Sojourners
jlynn37 comments on Apr 23, 2019:
If the purpose of your life is to be with jebus forever in paradise, then you might try do whatever it takes to make it happen.
"I am Pro-Life, but I am Pro-Humanity too.
jlynn37 comments on Apr 23, 2019:
I am pro-life but I am pro-choice also. The decision to abort any pregnancy is the sole responsibility of the woman.
I used to think christian music stations were just idle attempts of recruitment but after working as...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 23, 2019:
Just another way to proselytize.
Hello everyone! I'm a recovering ex-cult member and joined this site in an effort to learn more ...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 23, 2019:
Welcome and stay true to yourself.
Point system?!
jlynn37 comments on Apr 22, 2019:
Who cares? I am not here for points.
Gallup Poll: US Global Approval Rating Plunges but Americans Believe the Opposite
jlynn37 comments on Apr 22, 2019:
'merca is a delusional nation.
This country had better start to realize our original motto.
jlynn37 comments on Apr 22, 2019:
It will never happen.
Jimmy Carter says the US is the most warlike nation and that is costing it the progress it could be ...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 22, 2019:
Of course he is right, but that is how 'merca has been from the beginning.
Elizabeth Warren is gaining stock in my opinion.
jlynn37 comments on Apr 20, 2019:
Even if he were impeached, he would not be removed from office.
The presidency and the Senate: Trump and McConnell.
jlynn37 comments on Apr 20, 2019:
Of course, if one is a Trump supporter, this is total nonsense, just fake news and liberal propaganda.
Tried watching a good Friday BBC programme called The Easter Story but found it intensely irritating...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 19, 2019:
We did not go forth and multiply, gain dominion over the animals and nature and have ended up where we are today because of what is written Genesis but because we are humans and doing what humans do naturally and normally and it would have ended up the same regardless of the past history.
Is there any way that religion can be proved to be man made?
jlynn37 comments on Apr 18, 2019:
The fact that there is, nor ever has been, any evidence, facts or data to support the claim of the existence of any god(s), is proof enough that god(s) is a product of man's imagination.
White Privilege Is it real? Please answer honestly.
jlynn37 comments on Apr 17, 2019:
Straight, white, christian, males are definitely the privileged class.
Which has a higher probability?
jlynn37 comments on Apr 11, 2019:
I won't do either.
I think it would be a good exercise for us atheists and agnostics to define the so-called God we ...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 11, 2019:
There is no evidence, facts or data to support the claim of any god(s) existence. Let it go.
Last night I saw something amazing; I was watching the History Chanel and they had just started a ...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 10, 2019:
All sheep require a shepherd to lead the flock and eventually fleece the flock.
What's your opinion on Deism?
jlynn37 comments on Apr 10, 2019:
Evidence, facts and data please.
Is anyone else slightly offended by the fact that the Life of Jesus is on the "History" channel?
jlynn37 comments on Apr 10, 2019:
Call it what you will, it's entertainment and nothing more. There is always the channel selector or the off button.
11-Year-Old Astrophysics Genius ‘Proves’ Stephen Hawking Wrong About God
jlynn37 comments on Apr 9, 2019:
All theists maintain that they "prove" A-theists wrong, but it is always the same old argument without evidence, facts or data generally falling back on some biblical based claims.
Men are afraid women will laugh at them.
jlynn37 comments on Apr 8, 2019:
I admire you, I am proud of you and I respect you so much.
Nice reply 😂
jlynn37 comments on Apr 7, 2019:
The problem is most likely that of being an indoctrinated, brainwashed fool.
This is a Brilliant Way to Cover a Local Appearance by Creationist Kent Hovind | Hemant Mehta | ...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 6, 2019:
It should be very clear that NOTHING worries evangelical christians when it comes to their authority figures.
Three times as many deaths as Christchurch.
jlynn37 comments on Apr 6, 2019:
The never ending violence and man's inhumanity to man perpetrated by religious Fundamentalists, zealots and extremists. One could also add politics to that in my opinion.
Michele Bachmann has made it clear she thinks it's the end of time, Jesus will come back soon.
jlynn37 comments on Apr 5, 2019:
Anyone who believes that jebus is coming and the world will end soon should not be allowed nor permitted to make any decisions for the future of 'merca or for the world.
Someone said that even if you don't believe in God, it is advisable to live your life as if there is...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 5, 2019:
Complete BS.
Is anyone else bored to death with the entire atheist theist debate?
jlynn37 comments on Apr 5, 2019:
Why would you continue to keep up with these things? Let it go, live and enjoy your life.
Scrap religion as a charitable purpose, says National Secular Society | Third Sector
jlynn37 comments on Apr 4, 2019:
I will say that if you forbid Proselytizing by religious charities, they would stop doing it. The charity is nothing but a ruse to lure people in.
[aol.
jlynn37 comments on Apr 4, 2019:
I will vote for the democratic candidate whoever it might be.
How does one become a GOD ?
jlynn37 comments on Apr 3, 2019:
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
It took Ryanair 3trips and 4 tries to land in Santorini from Athens last week.
jlynn37 comments on Apr 1, 2019:
I would have at least said "the pilot is as well".
The local Baptist minister just rang my doorbell offering me a pamplet for the upcoming celebration ...
jlynn37 comments on Apr 1, 2019:
"How do you handle religious people ringing your doorbell?" Exactly as you do. I don't waste my time, or theirs, on what I consider nonsense.
Are you able to contain your emotions about religion when discussing/debating belief with a ...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 31, 2019:
I will not get into discussing/debating belief with a christian or any other religious sect. End of story.
It was just about this exact hour, one year ago, that I stumbled across Agnostic and signed up.
jlynn37 comments on Mar 30, 2019:
Y'all come on back now, ya heah.
I hope you live louder.
jlynn37 comments on Mar 30, 2019:
I strive for this.
Pastor who bought $200K Lamborghini for wife lives in $1.8M house paid for by church [ajc.com]
jlynn37 comments on Mar 28, 2019:
If I were a capitalist theist, that is what I would do.
This is to inform as many members of Agnostic that if points are mysteriously removed from your ...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 27, 2019:
Why put off 'till Sunday what you can do right now? That being said, I wish you well in your life's journey and success in finding what you are searching for here and in your life.
What do you say about near death experiences where the person claims they've seen heaven or hell?
jlynn37 comments on Mar 27, 2019:
I have never met anyone who says they have experienced this. To everyone else I would say that the brain (aka god) works in mysterious ways. That seems to work for jebus people.
So my mom's birthday is coming up next month, on the 20th.
jlynn37 comments on Mar 27, 2019:
Send her a HAPPY BIRTHDAY card or text and tell her you love her. Nothing else needed.
So, the neighborhood kids were playing in the backyard with mine.
jlynn37 comments on Mar 26, 2019:
I hope it remains that way.
Snowshoeing above my comfort level
jlynn37 comments on Mar 26, 2019:
When you gotta go, you gotta go.
Here in Indiana the Republican Party(white nationalist) is pushing a bill thru the senate that would...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 26, 2019:
Living in Indiana, you might find this blog site enjoyable and useful. http://www.sheilakennedy.net/
there may come a day where I'm standing by a small fire in a prison camp for liberals singing a ...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 26, 2019:
Anything is possible.
I’m noticing a recent influx of followers of Jesus (Harold?
jlynn37 comments on Mar 26, 2019:
I suggest either confront and challenge them or simply ignore them. I personally ignore them. Your call.
I woke up this morning to author Arthur Brooks on C-SPAN speaking about loving your enemies at the ...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 25, 2019:
Agreed.
Atheists, what was the hardest thing to accept when you became atheist?
jlynn37 comments on Mar 24, 2019:
Nothing at all. It was just the right thing to do.
Many here might look at this and say "That's why I am agnostic/atheist" or whatever.
jlynn37 comments on Mar 22, 2019:
All religions are an "US v Them" mindset and that is just how they function and what they do.
Many with religious viewpoints say that religion makes them better as people,so it must be true.
jlynn37 comments on Mar 21, 2019:
"Yes I have no doubt that people became better morally". There is no evidence, facts or data to support that assertion and I believe the opposite is actually closer to the truth. Paraphrasing: "For good people to do bad things, it takes religion".
In response to the suggestion that the local state parliament cease to say the Lord's Prayer each ...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 21, 2019:
That's going to go over big with theists and of course be embraced wholeheartedly, but I do like and totally agree with it.
"I am a born-again atheist, so there isn't going to be a funeral.
jlynn37 comments on Mar 20, 2019:
Will your body to medical research and/or science. You might just end up being more beneficial to humanity after death than while you were alive.
Any reason the Apple app has decided to open to the Groups page instead of the home page now?
jlynn37 comments on Mar 19, 2019:
Also for Internet website on computer. I'm sure it will be corrected.
I need some advice.
jlynn37 comments on Mar 18, 2019:
Enjoy your time together when you are together and get on with your life when you are apart. If that is not possible for you then I suggest to just move on completely. You only have control of what YOU do and no one else.
We're Facing a Global Movement of White Hate
jlynn37 comments on Mar 17, 2019:
It has always been there and I imagine it will always be there as it is what 'merca was founded on and is now imbolden by the present political atmosphere.
This is directly from Quora: How much does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez know about economics in the ...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 17, 2019:
Trump campaigned on a slogan of "drain the swamp" and while he has fortified it, AOC is one who is doing what she can to do just that.
From The Week: The Portland city council unanimously approved an ordinance banning discrimination ...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 16, 2019:
Since there is no evidence, facts or data to support the claim of the existence of any god or deity and therefore it is reasonable to conclude that none does exists to defend itself, it is left to humans to defend their invisible, imaginary creation.
No to speculations and destructions in activism! The Planet does not need kneeling on earth, as ...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 16, 2019:
In my opinion, Secular Humanism pretty well covers it all.
As a parental father figure,Old Testament God does not appear to like children very much (or uses ...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 14, 2019:
In my opinion, if you are one who could/would believe and accept such irrational and unsupported nonsense, then you most likely would be a parent and a person that would do exactly that, as many believers demonstrate every day.
"Einstein and Hawking: Unlocking The Universe" produced by the BBC for the Science Channel.
jlynn37 comments on Mar 11, 2019:
You seem to have the opinion that you are smarter, more intelligent, no more about cosmology than Einstein and Hawking together. That is some arrogance showing there.
International Women's Day - What better day than on my birthday! In a world of mortals, we are ...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 8, 2019:
To rephrase a Steven Weinberg saying; There are good women and there are bad women. Good women will do good things and bad women will do bad things but for good women to do bad things it takes religion. Happy birthday to you and happy international woman's day to all good women everywhere.
There’s probably another planet in our solar system - MIT Technology Review
jlynn37 comments on Mar 6, 2019:
So many choices to escape too when the time comes.
self portrait....ageing is definately not for cissies
jlynn37 comments on Mar 4, 2019:
It is not the growing old that is the problem it is the side effects/affects. Aging is NOT for the faint of heart for sure.
So yesterday I woke late scrambled to get ready for work and grabbed my agnostic.
jlynn37 comments on Mar 2, 2019:
If I am asked, I reply that I am someone seeking knowledge.
Gun Deaths in 2018 Japan: 10 Sweden: 41 Switzerland: 47 UK: 50 Israel: 105 Australia: 207 ...
jlynn37 comments on Mar 2, 2019:
When will 'merca be recognized as a terrorist nation?
Want to know why we have an Electoral College?
jlynn37 comments on Feb 28, 2019:
Just hyperbole scare tactics and nothing more and that is what the conservative GOP exists on.
Marty Robbins - El Paso - YouTube
jlynn37 comments on Feb 28, 2019:
One of the many songs that illustrate why he was called "Teardrop". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2Yzz0s86pI
As we are preparing for the next round of presidential elections we should take a moment to look ...
jlynn37 comments on Feb 27, 2019:
I know exactly what my values are, what I stand for, what my hopes are for my country and I don't need to read about anyone else's opinion. All I need is to get to the voting booth and cast my ballot.

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