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Realist Diabetics

For atheists and agnostics who don't rely on a "high power" to get through diabetes.

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"Faith" (small "f") ... about diabetes things.... required?

Started by Stuart. Last reply by Stuart Sep 28, 2013. 20 Replies

Belief in a thing, a concept, a cause and effect relationship between an action and the outcome that action guarantees. No higher power here... where do you, AS A DIABETIC... where do you find HOPE…Continue

Tags: failed, fail, faith, false, complications

Are we in the closet?

Started by Gerri. Last reply by lotsofshots Nov 27, 2011. 12 Replies

Perhaps because of anti-Semitic remarks that upset me, or because my family felt religious beliefs to be a highly personal subject, I never spoke of my religion unless asked. No prime directive to…Continue

Refuting Intelligent Design (God giving us diabeties)

Started by srfitzger. Last reply by Stuart Oct 2, 2011. 11 Replies

So your friend tells you god created everything and chose you to get diabeties. What do you say to them?When I have these conversations with the "belivers" the only thing I try and do is present the…Continue

Stem cells from adults

Started by Robert Miles. Last reply by Natalie ._c- Mar 18, 2011. 1 Reply

I expect stem cells to be easier to use as a cure once researchers uncover ways to produce all types of needed stem cells from tissue that an adult won't miss. If it's from the same person that needs…Continue

Tags: adult, cells, stem

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Comment by Anonymous Jim on March 5, 2011 at 12:02pm
What I have to deal with in my neck of the woods http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8eEgPZcgTI&playnext=1&list=...
Comment by Gerri on March 5, 2011 at 8:17am
You must not get The Weekly World News in CA. Lots of miracles reported there. Virgin Mary appearing in cereal bowls & people cured from visions in Wal Mart parking lots:)
Comment by Gerri on March 5, 2011 at 8:08am
Alan finds the best Youtube stuff!
Comment by acidrock23 on March 5, 2011 at 8:02am
ROFL!!
Comment by Doris D on February 28, 2011 at 3:47am
I think I'm losing patents with loads of ppl lately and she's kinda at the top. I've had some tough days in the last 2 weeks and some ppl here haven't helped me out but I know I can blow off here and somebody hears me.
Comment by Gerri on February 27, 2011 at 8:47pm
Sometimes you just have to drop people that make you nuts. Had a friend like yours. She called me just to rant & whine. A continual flow of woe-is-me negativity with god sprinkled in for good measure. I should have told her to call god to whine!
Comment by Doris D on February 27, 2011 at 8:41pm
I've thought about breaking it off. Poor old lady (though I've gotten to where I think ppl just get tired of her rambeling will I am anyway) She has left me holding the bag too many times with this god crap and she NOWS how I feel about it so she's trying to change my point of view. Sorry that won't happen.
Comment by srfitzger on February 27, 2011 at 6:06pm
It's funny the people who "know" they are right about their religion don't realize if they were born in another part of the world, they would believe in something different. That fact alone should make them question their faith and if its the "right" one.

Heres a map of the worlds religion by location

http://www.wadsworth.com/religion_d/special_features/popups/maps/ma...
Comment by Natalie ._c- on February 27, 2011 at 5:47pm
I might be nasty to say this, but maybe it's time to cut off the friendship. It's not nurturing you, just steaming you up. You're worth better than that. There are enough people in this world who will value you for who you are, and who will not intrude on your values, even if they disagree (I have several deeply religious Christian friends, including a Mormon, who NEVER pester me about religion).
You need to think about just what the pros and cons of this friendship are, and act accordingly. Good Luck!
Comment by Doris D on February 27, 2011 at 2:59pm
Hey Natalie I've tried too many times with her. She says "All I've had in my life is God and He's helped me through" Hey wait I thought you had a son and daughter and 2 g-kids "But they don't know me. The only reason they want to come to TN. (the daughter & the g-kids live in Florida) is to see snow. They don't want to see me" I get so tired of hearing this. She does it ALL THE TIME to me then gets upset with me when I try to change the subject on her. "What hasn't god helped you through life?" Juat got off the phone with her and heard it all again.
 

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