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TeresaBenedicta

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Re: Saying Hello
« Reply #60 on: May 06, 2011, 10:13:12 PM »
People are very resistent to change. We are creatures of habit.

It's an interesting tension, isn't it?  The push for progress and innovation... and the resistance to change.

Creates quite the dynamic.
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Re: Saying Hello
« Reply #61 on: May 06, 2011, 10:15:50 PM »
People are very resistent to change. We are creatures of habit.

It's an interesting tension, isn't it?  The push for progress and innovation... and the resistance to change.

Creates quite the dynamic.

At times it creates a strange synthesis of the traditional and the progressive.

Almost there, TeresaBenedicta! (to 50, I mean)...
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Re: Saying Hello
« Reply #62 on: May 06, 2011, 10:18:32 PM »
At times it creates a strange synthesis of the traditional and the progressive.

Almost there, TeresaBenedicta! (to 50, I mean)...

Take what is good from the old and go forward.  That's my motto, anyways.

Y'all are distracting me from my work... but I'm almost there (cue in "Princess and the Frog" music)!
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Re: Saying Hello
« Reply #63 on: May 08, 2011, 03:39:00 AM »
Flock sounds good, not derogatory at all. As for Atheists... how about an avalon of Atheists (avalon is the term for a group of albatross)? I think that sounds pretty cool ;D Hope it doesn't sound derogatory, not meant to be.

Does sound nice but I don't know what it means (maybe it doesn't have to have a meaning).
Going by the poem "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" the albatros is the bird of good omen.
That could have a good spin to it.

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Re: Saying Hello
« Reply #64 on: May 08, 2011, 08:19:38 PM »
Many moons ago at Richard Dawkins Forum I started a thread about what the collective noun for atheists could be, I think it was quite insightful that we couldn't reach a conclusion! I think my favourite was a heard as in 'heard of cats'. Another that I recall was a 'Dawkins of Atheists'  :D
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Re: Saying Hello
« Reply #65 on: May 08, 2011, 08:33:14 PM »
Many moons ago at Richard Dawkins Forum I started a thread about what the collective noun for atheists could be, I think it was quite insightful that we couldn't reach a conclusion! I think my favourite was a heard as in 'heard of cats'. Another that I recall was a 'Dawkins of Atheists'  :D

lol A Dawkins of athiests...love it! :D
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Re: Saying Hello
« Reply #66 on: May 14, 2011, 09:02:49 PM »
Hello and welcome, I to am very new to this site but so far everyone on here is super nice and respectfull. I hope your time on here is as good as mine.
"An honest person can never surrender an honest doubt. Who doubts nothing knows nothing. The wise are prone to doubt."-The good book;Proverbs;Chapter 55