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Those who need in-patient mental health care cannot get it. Unless they make a suicide attempt. WTF. Now again it has impacted my own family. This system encourages suicide. I've known this for ...
by Gorette
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 11:54 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
I was getting some things out of my system by putting my feelings in writing. I did not actually send this message, but I was wondering if anyone thought it was feasible to actually think about ...
by Jordan Craters
Comment Count 53 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 02:56 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
From a comment I just made to another diary on the site, here's my idea for the progressive moral code (aka Rules For A Civilized Society). If you have suggestions for additions or improvements, let ...
by Killer of Sacred Cows
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2012 at 07:41 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
The life of the seed is within itself. This is obvious to any agrarian on any scale. Plant a seed, water it sufficiently, allow it exposure to natural elements such as air and the sun, and said ...
by daveylee
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Mar 10, 2012 at 03:51 PM PST with 0 Recommends
"Morality" does not require religion, it requires common decency. This nation is on a new path where morality is not based on religious dogmas, but is instead lit by the spirit of tolerance. A ...
by Mark Garrison
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Feb 18, 2012 at 07:35 AM PST with 21 Recommends
I am waaay off on the sidelines on the requirement for insurers to provide contraception issue, as I am on other issues of "morality." I don't really have "morals." I have ethics, principles that I ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Feb 08, 2012 at 05:10 PM PST with 55 Recommends
It's no miracle. To quickly read the Christian Bible, which holds some 800,000 words, we must cut it down to its essential core. 1 Luckily, Thomas Jefferson, author of ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Jan 28, 2012 at 09:14 AM PST with 34 Recommends
One of the main reasons our Constitution writers separated church and state might have been the realization, once they actually knew each other, that any society driven by absolute "pure" ...
by Audreybeardsley
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 11:37 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Forgive them Lord they know not what they do. Do onto others as you would have them do onto you. Matthew 22:36-40 New International Version (NIV) 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment ...
by Things Come Undone
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 17, 2011 at 12:59 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I haven't seen anything from George Lakoff in quite a while. I have great respect for his writings both in a political context and in a much broader philosophical/scientific context. I just ran ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 12:10 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
Budgets are Moral Documents Part II: Real Security by Jim Wallis, Founder ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 02:41 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
This is about the May 12th 2011 article that appeared on NKY.com written by Mike Winn, about the Sons of Confederate Veterans trying to get a heritage license plate to honor the fallen confederate ...
by The Loose Cannon
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Jun 10, 2011 at 07:33 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
There are a lot of blogs that summarize the Sunday talk shows. Like many I find myself yelling at the TV (or in my case the computer). All you really learn from these shows are the current talking ...
by mckevin
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Apr 24, 2011 at 11:16 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Cross-posted from Bold Faith Type By Faith in Public Life Executive Director Rev. Jennifer ...
by nsementelli
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 14, 2011 at 09:39 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Today I learned that gays and lesbians only want to get married because of the tax breaks. You see, according to my friend in the know , that's the truth, and what I believe - that whole "...
by godzakka
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Apr 06, 2011 at 07:14 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Someone asked if I'd share my views on Numenism. I reckon as I've been a Numenist celebrant for 54 years, I could say a few words about it. I'm still going to write diaries mostly about Itzl and ...
by Noddy
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Mar 19, 2011 at 05:26 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Why do people feel so strongly about abortion? What role does religion play? How do I, as a Buddhist, feel about abortion?
by nonnyidaho
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Jan 23, 2011 at 01:57 PM PST with 20 Recommends
After my previous diary, in which I explored the positive side to teaching, and the fact that, despite all of the inherent issues, I do love my job, I had to take a few moments to think about the ...
by Shakespeares Sister
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Nov 28, 2010 at 06:17 AM PST with 21 Recommends
The last few election cycles have caused us to all get hyped up, felt let down, brought back up for a moment or two - long enough to separate us from either our money or our time for a candidate(s) ...
by funluvn1
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Nov 21, 2010 at 02:29 PM PST with 6 Recommends
In the last little while there has been an uproar over the TSA and security screening techniques at airports. There is a battle being waged (it has been raging for milennia, but you mightn't have ...
by Clive all hat no horse Rodeo
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Nov 16, 2010 at 06:33 PM PST with 9 Recommends