I was an engineer working for a manufacturing company. There was a deadline that production had to meet. My boss … Continue reading What was the weirdest day of your life?
What can I do for you? I am sorry you are experiencing this right now. Please tell me what’s on … Continue reading When depressed, what do you want others to say?
I was born and raised in Southern Virginia where it was traditional to stay in the family’s faith. My father … Continue reading Is it fair to be born into a religion? Why is the studying of other religions not encouraged during parenting?
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I am a famous name nobody. I have been getting Steve Martin jokes almost every time I introduce myself for … Continue reading What does it feel like to have a famous name?
A friend of mine, Alan, grew up in a abusive household. He developed a drinking problem. One night when he … Continue reading Should we give money to panhandlers?
Since the belief in chi and its effects on health have been a part of Chinese culture for thousands of … Continue reading Is it crazy to believe that physical spaces can have positive or negative energy that can affect the experiences of their future inhabitants?
I am an atheist (or perhaps an apatheist), have read about various religions and spoken to those who practice them. … Continue reading Why Buddhism?
When I was very young, maybe six years old, my father read me a Bible story. In the story, God … Continue reading What is the most psychologically damaging thing you can say to a child?
From a Quora post: I grew up in a Southern Baptist church. I was taught about original sin and that … Continue reading I Was Asked By an Evangelical Christian How I Perceived His Religion.