"Maybe for some. I had all that religious indoctrination too. I sincerely believed all of it. I quit believing any of it many decades ago. Now I classify it with stories of Gilgamish, Ahura Mazda, Quetzalcoatl, Osiris, and…"
"Thanks for sharing your analysis. I do not know the Quran. I imagine, like all holy books, it is a work that ties a culture together, setting its society apart from other cultures, and that is a source of its success. As with the…"
"Most of those seem like an excellent guide to life. The 12 Commandments. I could live by almost sll of them. I might have to give up grumbling :-) and I doubt I could give up swearing.
Do they have gods?"
"Spanish American war ended in 1898. The US acquired some posessions including the Phillipines. The Philippines declared independence, and the US said, no, you are our colony, and went to war against the Phillipine people. Somewhere…"
"Good luck with the Hip replacement Mrs. B. It will be very nice to have a well functioning, reasonably comfortable joint!
I dont know what will happen witth my issue. At times it's really bad. Ofher times ok. This…"
"Today I made sushi for the first time. The recipe is from the intenet. it took me all afternoon. I have some pain issues that prevent me from standng a long time in the kitchen, so much of the preparation was while sitting. My…"
"Stephen, Rufus is my "new hire". I got him last year after I lost his predecessor who was with me for 17 years. I wanted to die after that. So, I decided to try again, and got zrufus as an 8 week old puppy.…"