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August 18, 2018

Not all Christians are bad, here is a church group I could love.

Filed under: Family, Love, News, Religion — Scottie @ 19:35

 

 

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  1. I’m a Christian and I’m not bad. I’m also a lot of other things too 🙂
    I try not to hate any “group” but more dislike the individuals that make up the group. But I have learned there are bad seeds in all groups whether it is politics, religions, genders, race, and there are a ton of good people that are different religions, race gender, etc. i like to find the good!

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    Comment by bethanyk — August 18, 2018 @ 21:44

    • I do also and I posted this to show I am fair. However the same hour I found that I found ten more saying females should know their place and LGBTQ should be both locked up and killed. Hugs

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      Comment by Scottie — August 18, 2018 @ 21:49

      • There will always be disgusting human beings that believe their way is the only way and everyone else has no business even being alive. I try not to let them take away my joy. It’s like the guy that told me I look like a lesbian with my hair cut. I could have let that one guy ruin my day or I could say and did “thank you”

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        Comment by bethanyk — August 18, 2018 @ 21:55

        • Yes, but again, it is ten to one ratio. It wears on you after a while when you are forced to deal with the other 9 all the time. Hugs

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          Comment by Scottie — August 18, 2018 @ 21:56

          • Isn’t that the truth. They beat you down!!! It gets very very old having to be in the fight to stand your ground day in and day out.
            I was thinking about my friend Elizabeth today who passed away of cancer before the bathroom junk came to be with transgender individuals and for a moment I thought I’m so glad she did not have to deal with any of this demoralizing behavior from others. I peed in the same stall with her a hundred times and never thought a thing about it. I guess what I don’t understand is who would? Why do people care so much and hate so much for things that are just regular people doing regular things that others may just not understand but why hate what is not understood? And if one chooses to hate, why not hate those who Do oppress and who Do take away rights that everyone deserves to have. I will never understand mankind. I hope I never will because if I did then I would carry even a shred of what most of them have and I am proud to say I carry none of their ways.

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            Comment by bethanyk — August 18, 2018 @ 22:01

            • I am sorry for the loss of your friend. As for why people hate? I really have no answer my friend. As I could have hated with good reason, and I chose not to, I can not answer your question. Maybe it is because of the need to feel better than, superior too the other. My adoptive father was a brute, a very strong man who had no education but many skills, he was a mason, a millwright, a master carpenter…he could build and mill tools , weld and fix , do plumbing and design water wells, even repair engines like no one. But he felt looked down on as he only had little education, leaving school by 8th grade, So he took that out on everyone else. He was angry all his life. He hurt and raged, while never seeing the very things that made him great. I suffered under that growing up and determined I would never be that way. I was lucky , I learned from their example. But I think too many today would like to be him. They would admire him. He could clear a barroom brawl and be the last man standing, and happy about it. But he denied me books and even school books in the home because he felt it was unmanly. He hated I was not interested in sports and from the time I was a child only sports could be on the family TV. Yet I feel sorry for him. He had such skill, rich people paid him to do what they couldn’t figure out , yet he only saw that he was not rich and worked for them. He had a hurt far deeper I think than the hurt he put on me. I will pay in my body all my life for the things he done, but he paid in his spirit. Be well. Hugs

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              Comment by Scottie — August 18, 2018 @ 22:21

              • That was a profound piece of writing.
                It has left me speechless.
                I wish you had received love and books and respect for who you’ve always been. I wish he had not hated and hurt you.

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                Comment by bethanyk — August 18, 2018 @ 22:31

            • Since there are, and have been, a lot of people who cannot embrace the others, there will always be endless issues of bigotry, conformity, integration, inequality, segregation, criminalization, discrimination, marginalization, ostracization and stigmatization. Such folks also tend to not adequately understand, empathize with, and embrace people who are significantly different from them in matters of neuroplasticity and neurodiversity (including those who are, rightly or wrongly, deemed to be mentally challenged).

              By extension, we should also extend our embrace of differences to the nonhumans in confronting speciesism and anthropocentricism. These issues, including matters concerning neuroplasticity and neurodiversity in both humans and nonhumans, are fresh in my mind, for earlier this week, I have finally taken the time to debate such issues by expanding my post at https://soundeagle.wordpress.com/2013/07/13/soundeagle-in-debating-animal-artistry-and-musicality/

              Happy August!

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              Comment by SoundEagle 🦅ೋღஜஇ — August 19, 2018 @ 05:19

              • Welcome and thank you for the comment. Hugs

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                Comment by Scottie — August 19, 2018 @ 06:26

                • Thank you, Scottie. I look forward to your feedback on some of my posts.

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                  Comment by SoundEagle 🦅ೋღஜஇ — August 19, 2018 @ 07:15

                  • I read most of the post you linked to. I enjoyed the videos, but I admit I lost the thread a few times. But I like the idea, we know animals have creativity because they play. We see it daily. Thank you for explaining it in more detail. Hugs

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                    Comment by Scottie — August 19, 2018 @ 08:32

                    • Hi Scottie,

                      Thank you for your feedback here. I did not realize that you have read it until now. You are very welcome to give your feedback there too. For your information, some of the comments at the said post are highly engaging and in-depth.

                      It will be rather interesting to see how some staunch creationists or deniers of evolution can refute or reject some or all of the contents in the expansive post at https://soundeagle.wordpress.com/2016/08/17/do-plants-and-insects-coevolve/

                      Thank you for your feedback here. I did not realize that you have read it until now. you are very welcome to give your feedback there too. Also, some of the comments at the said post are highly engaging and in-depth.

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                      Comment by SoundEagle 🦅ೋღஜஇ — August 19, 2018 @ 08:44

              • I’ve read your post and honestly have no clue what is inferring or referring to. I don’t know what speciesism or anthropocentricism is. Sounds like a bunch of big words that probably no one would be able to know. You’ve got to bring it down a notch and speak in laymans terms so I can understand what you are trying to say. Are you talking about basic animal rights?

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                Comment by bethanyk — August 19, 2018 @ 14:56

                • Bethany don’t feel bad, I lost the thread a few times and about 2/3 of the way I gave up. I just was not understanding most of it. But I did love the videos. And I do agree animals can be creative, which is what I think he was saying. I could be wrong though. 😁😊 Hugs

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                  Comment by Scottie — August 19, 2018 @ 15:04

                  • I actually read it outloud to my family and no one knew what it meant so I realized it was not just me. Just not something that we could really process.
                    I think if a person is going to write something that they hope to spread awareness it would be best written in a way that others could understand. Now I know sometimes things like poetry are not meant to be understood by all. Maybe this writing isn’t either and then well that’s ok.
                    On the animal side. I am firmly against animals being placed in cages or used for others to make money on in zoos and to profit such as dog racing, etc. BUT animals can be very creative and are brilliant. But they shouldnt be beaten or caged to be that way, in my opinion.
                    I used to volunteer at a primate sanctuary where caged primates were finally able to be “free” as free as they could be after having their teeth removed and caged half their lives. Anyway they were given many options for play and creativity and some liked to paint but were never forced to. All animals have great intelligence. Which is why it is difficult for me to know the same dog that can be used to alert me for seizures can also be bred with a mutation just to have animal testing done on him. Hard topic.
                    Originally I thought this comment was on my blog then after you replied I realized it was on yours!

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                    Comment by bethanyk — August 19, 2018 @ 15:20

                • Hello Bethany Kays,

                  The answer to your question is affirmative, but much more than just basic animal rights. Thank you for your feedback. The post is meant to be simultaneously witty and serious about a number of outstanding issues, examined from multidisciplinary perspectives.

                  If you like, the following two posts can assist you in furthering your understanding:

                  https://soundeagle.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/facing-the-noise-music-grey-barriers-and-green-frontiers-of-sound-society-and-environment/

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                  Comment by SoundEagle 🦅ೋღஜஇ — August 19, 2018 @ 18:03

                • The other post is at https://soundeagle.wordpress.com/2012/09/18/soundeagle-in-art-aphorism-and-paramusic/

                  Thank you and happy August to you, Bethany!

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                  Comment by SoundEagle 🦅ೋღஜஇ — August 19, 2018 @ 18:04

                • In addition, reading some or all of the comments at the comment sections of all of the abovementioned posts can also help.

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                  Comment by SoundEagle 🦅ೋღஜஇ — August 19, 2018 @ 18:16

                  • SoundEagle please don’t think I am disparaging your posts. I think you write at a level that is above my ability to totally understand. I get lost in the posts and half way through my eyes glaze over. I think I do not have the attention span to appreciate the work you are putting into your posts. Again this is not a rag on your post, just explaining why they are hard for me personally. Thanks again. Hugs

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                    Comment by Scottie — August 19, 2018 @ 18:29

                    • I am fine, Scottie. I welcome your feedback and criticisms. Total understanding is not a prerequisite at all. As you know very well, I have read and liked many of your posts and made many comments, including interacting with your readers or commenters. And I would hope that you (as well as some of your commenters) can and will freely interact with me on my blog, regardless of their backgrounds and interests. You are even welcome to copy and paste your comments regarding the said post to the comment section of that post. After all, I value diversity and empathy as well as interactions amongst us.

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                      Comment by SoundEagle 🦅ೋღஜஇ — August 19, 2018 @ 18:44

                    • I have started to following you and will try, but I may occasionally misunderstand the posts. Hugs

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                      Comment by Scottie — August 19, 2018 @ 18:49

                    • Perhaps you might have underestimated yourself sometimes. I look forward to you throwing me some curved balls at unexpected angels. Please feel free to associate, agitate, ruminate and pontificate whilst you visit and comment at my blog. Even the images in my posts and pages can be commented on, such as those at http://soundeagle.wordpress.com/2017/10/18/the-quotation-fallacy/

                      On my blog, you are welcome to be the judge, jury and executioner, all at once! 😉

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                      Comment by SoundEagle 🦅ೋღஜஇ — August 19, 2018 @ 19:00

                  • Sometimes the comment sections take on an entirely cool world of their own. I’ve had conversations 100 comments long with different people about their own thoughts and furthering the conversation. I love when people further my thoughts into their own conversations. I wlll give those a read and the comments

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                    Comment by bethanyk — August 19, 2018 @ 20:40

    • The sad fact is the most vocal Christians are the ones that hate and follow tRump. Hugs

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      Comment by Scottie — August 18, 2018 @ 21:50

      • I wish they didn’t give the others of us a bad name. But like I said I have a lot of belief systems wrapped up in me with half of my family Jewish and with being a chaplain I learned a respect for many religions and for those who have no religion and for those with different beliefs and for those with no beliefs. I enjoy my non-judgmental-ness towards other human beings beliefs but how they implement those beliefs I have a hard time with especially if they suppress other, oppress others, hate others. But you already know all of this 🙂

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        Comment by bethanyk — August 18, 2018 @ 21:53

  2. Yay, real kindness.
    Hugs

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    Comment by davidprosser — August 18, 2018 @ 22:49


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