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by Compassionist
August 14th, 2007, 2:16 pm
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Ethics and Christianity
Replies: 19
Views: 3758

:)
by Compassionist
August 14th, 2007, 2:11 pm
Forum: Social Club
Topic: For Compassionist
Replies: 23
Views: 3373

Strange indeed!

Gurdur, many thanks for sharing our 'shared' experiences! I am delighted that you lived to tell the tale. How is life going for you now?
by Compassionist
August 14th, 2007, 10:36 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Why people are gripped by religion
Replies: 49
Views: 6254

Helping

:)
by Compassionist
August 14th, 2007, 10:21 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Micro-loans
Replies: 10
Views: 1311

Thank you

I am glad you like Kiva and want to become a lender. I am one of the many lenders. It is usually better to give people a hand-up than a hand-out although there is room for hand-outs, too.
by Compassionist
August 12th, 2007, 9:39 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Why people are gripped by religion
Replies: 49
Views: 6254

Failure to Listen

:smile:
by Compassionist
August 11th, 2007, 6:34 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Micro-loans
Replies: 10
Views: 1311

Micro-loans

Micro-credit related links:

http://www.grameenfoundation.org

http://www.kiva.org

The second one lets YOU take the wheels! I take part in it, you can, too!
by Compassionist
August 11th, 2007, 5:37 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Game: Make a wish, grant a wish!
Replies: 403
Views: 37739

Granted, I now make only easy and little wishes but they are really boring!


I wish no one had any wishes.
by Compassionist
August 11th, 2007, 8:37 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Why people are gripped by religion
Replies: 49
Views: 6254

Religion as a tool of abuse

:smile:
by Compassionist
August 10th, 2007, 8:25 pm
Forum: Humanism, secularism, freethought...
Topic: Harun Yahya
Replies: 10
Views: 1472

Confidence Trick!

:)
by Compassionist
August 10th, 2007, 8:18 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Game: Make a wish, grant a wish!
Replies: 403
Views: 37739

Granted, she is back to you but you have found someone else!



I wish I could make everyone healthy and happy forever.
by Compassionist
August 10th, 2007, 8:14 pm
Forum: Humanism, secularism, freethought...
Topic: Bangladesh: History and Humanism
Replies: 4
Views: 1324

http://www.bbc.co.uk/indiapakistan has lots of info on it. I would have liked to watch the programs but we don't have tv i.e. we still have our 14" VideoTV machine but for the last 2.5 years we haven't had TV licence and haven't watched TV. We just use the machine for playing videos. I am fascinated...
by Compassionist
August 10th, 2007, 7:57 pm
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Interfering in other cultures?
Replies: 40
Views: 6146

Reflections on Culture and Values

To a worm in horseraddish, the whole world is horseraddish! Our immersion in our culture can blind us. I have been fortunate enough to travel a bit and see how relative and arbitrary values really are. The fact that the women were perpetuating the tradition of female circumcision is not surprising. ...
by Compassionist
August 10th, 2007, 11:54 am
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Interfering in other cultures?
Replies: 40
Views: 6146

Oh, I agree with you. It is sad that there are such sadistic and selfish men around.
by Compassionist
August 10th, 2007, 11:25 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Game: Make a wish, grant a wish!
Replies: 403
Views: 37739

Granted, you have been fired!


I wish I was not slow and weepy as I type this - having a depressive episode, you see.
by Compassionist
August 10th, 2007, 10:52 am
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Suicide
Replies: 26
Views: 6011

I agree, Maria. It is great to be understood by some one else with similar experiences.
by Compassionist
August 10th, 2007, 10:40 am
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Suicide
Replies: 26
Views: 6011

Externalising the internal suffering

:smile:
by Compassionist
August 10th, 2007, 8:07 am
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Food for thought?
Replies: 2
Views: 1103

I would agree with Thomas, Ranter. The Alms Race tend to promote greater phillanthropy. And in this case, better provision of goods and services by businesses.
by Compassionist
August 10th, 2007, 7:56 am
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Interfering in other cultures?
Replies: 40
Views: 6146

Change

Yup, change is best initiated from within. Otherwise, 'us' vs. 'them' mentality sets in and people resist change for no better reason than the fact that the initiative is coming from 'outsiders'. That's human nature for you! :wink: