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  • Birthdate: 18 Dec 1987

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    • Visions (Last post by Adder)
    • I'm convinced its possible through personal experience. I know how strange a concept it is to suggest, but its a hobby I've been working on for over 20 years. Without any success for well over the first decade. Ms Adder gets told things some mornings when I think something has influenced normal course of dreaming, only to see them happen in the real world (to various extents) quite often. She keeps hassling me for lotto numbers but it dont seem to work like that (yet!!). :S
    • Jediism... Religion, Chioce or Philosophy.... (Last post by Salvazor)
    • I think that Jediism can be any or all of those things, I definitely see it as a philosophy or a social and ethical system to live your life by. It can function as a religion in that it can perform similar functions such as marriages and offering a world view. Although their is no deity in Jediism just the force, Buddhism and Taoism on a philosophical do not have a monotheistic god to worship, I would defiantly say that Jediism is a religion, for me a way of life.
    • The Order of the Good Death (Last post by Edan)
    • Find here: www.orderofthegooddeath.com/ Their mission is: Quote: The Order of the Good Death is a group of funeral industry professionals, academics, and artists exploring ways to prepare a death phobic culture for their inevitable mortality. It was founded in January 2011 by Caitlin Doughty, a mortician and writer in Los Angeles, CA. The Order is about making death a part of your life. That means committing to staring down your death fears- whether it be your own death, the death of those you love, the pain of dying, the afterlife (or lack thereof), grief, corpses, bodily decomposition, or all of the above. Accepting that death itself is natural, but the death anxiety and terror of modern culture are not. I think it's a great idea, although I've only heard of it through Twitter, and their blog is an interesting read so I thought I'd share.
    • iPhone Calmness Apps (Last post by Edan)
    • I use Insight Timer. (play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co...ghtsix.zentimerlite2) Plays gongs at the beginning and end of a period of time so you can time your meditation. It has other things but that's all I use it for.
    • Kids react to gay marriage (Last post by Edan)
    • I could've sworn the news guy on the radio this morning said one in ten teenagers in the UK have bought a cassette tape. I don't even know where'd you get them now; cds yes, vinyl yes, but cassettes? (see here: www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22533522) It's weird how things go around.
    • Open Sermon Slots (Last post by Akkarin)
    • Quote: Sermon uploaded to Article Manager for your editing pleasure. Today, April 16 is the scheduled date of its publication. Thanks. Yes I saw it yesterday :) I was waiting for today to have it published, and it is so now.
    • Buddhist Geeks (Last post by J. K. Barger)
    • Nice, I'm glad you dig it Arcade! I have that book- so I will have to get on that podcast tonight! Thanks for the find- always amazing what turns up after a little digging :)
    • Those who serve (Last post by Karn)
    • I just wanted to thank the many veterans and service members out there. I have been away for a few days. Had to escort a fallen service member and be the Casualty Assistance Officer for the family until he was laid to rest. A good reminder of the silent heroes who stand the watch for so many. Our military, fire fighters, police, doctors, nurses and caregivers. Again, thank you all for what you do!
    • Selective Attention Test (Last post by Senan)
    • Many of you may have seen this already, but it is worth a watch for those who haven't. Are you really paying attention? [video]
    • Choosing to go extinct.... (Last post by Wescli Wardest)
    • I’m not entirely sure what bastard children and women being portrayed as whores has to do with a race choosing to die out? I also don’t understand why women seem to carry the burden of the title whore when it takes two to tango. I’m sure that in most cases the guy knows what he’s getting in to. But I guess that is beside the point I got from the original post. I feel it has to do a lot with how you view your lineage. If you trace it from the father’s side then males can only spread their seed by mating with someone of another surname. But if you track it through the mother’s side then you have more leeway. As couples marry, the name passes on to the new lineage and the sheer number of available partners reduces. If you trace it through the woman then one clan may have many names but only a few direct descendants. It also helps to eliminate the slander of women for continuing the lineage. Which when a man does it he is called a stud for siring so many children. Celtic society "there is plenty of evidence of ancient societies where women held greater power than in many societies today. For example, Jean Markale's studies of Celtic societies show that the power of women was reflected not only in myth and legend but in legal codes pertaining to marriage, divorce, property ownership, and the right to rule.” - Margot Adler Quote: Matrilineality is a system in which descent is traced through the mother and maternal ancestors. Matrilineality is also a societal system in which one belongs to one's matriline or mother's lineage, which can involve the inheritance of property and/or titles. A matriline is a line of descent from a female ancestor to a descendant (of either sex) in which the individuals in all intervening generations are mothers – a mother line. In a matrilineal descent system an individual is considered to belong to the same descent group as her or his mother. This matrilineal descent pattern is in contrast to the more common pattern of patrilineal descent from which a family name is usually derived. The matriline of historical nobility was also called her or his enatic or uterine ancestry, corresponding to the patrilineal agnatic ancestry. Example cultures or societies include the Cherokee, Choctaw, Gitksan, Haida, Hopi, Iroquois, Lenape, Navajo, and Tlingit of North America; the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra, Indonesia and Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia; the Nairs of Kerala and the Bunts of Karnataka in south India; the Khasi, Jaintia and Garo of Meghalaya in northeast India; eastern Sri Lanka; the Mosuo of China; the Basques of Spain and France; the Akan including the Ashanti of west Africa; the Tuaregs of west and north Africa; most Jewish communities; and the Serer of Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matrilineality In these societies it is possible for men to sire many offspring and women to maintain long standing and strong lineages.

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