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Reasons to Hate Gay People

September 26th, 2011 | Posted by MatronEdea in Attitudes | Politics | Religion - (6 Comments)

People have a lot of excuses to be homophobic. Obviously, it’s a fear (phobia, dur) but of what? Since I was really involved with my high school’s Gay-Straight Alliance, and I was born and raised in Portland, I have a lot of openly gay/trans/bi friends. I’ve never had a problem with it, because…  I’ve always figured …
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My Spiritual Beliefs

September 11th, 2011 | Posted by MatronEdea in Attitudes | Journal | Religion - (2 Comments)

Several people have asked me what sort of spiritual or religious beliefs I have, and it’s always been difficult for me to explain them. They don’t quite fit any specific belief system except for my own, and make sense more than anything else I’ve read or heard. There are no rules, firstly. I believe in …
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Religion Is and Is Not

September 8th, 2011 | Posted by MatronEdea in Attitudes | Politics | Religion - (2 Comments)

I originally posted this a year and a half ago on the IGN blogs, but I ended up deleting everything from there. I’ve edited it a bit, as well… My grandmother was planning on being a nun until she met my grandfather. When she met him, though, plans changed. She fell madly in love with …
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Where’s Your Pride?

May 3rd, 2011 | Posted by MatronEdea in Politics | Religion - (7 Comments)

My version of patriotism is one that FOX would shun. I don’t believe in following any government blindly, regardless of its leader. I don’t agree with most wars. I, of course, was sad about 9/11, but as bad as it might seem, I enjoyed the sense of unity and goodwill that everyone seemed to share …
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