The Atheist

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A little girl was sitting next to a man on an airplane headed for Japan, it was going to be a long trip, so the man decided to strike up a conversation to help the time pass by.

“Hey little girl want to chat?”

The little girl responded: “About what?”

The man replied: “I don’t know, let’s talk about how there is no God, heaven nor hell and no life after death?”

The little girl responded:
“Why is it that a Deer, Cow and Horse eat the same things, but a Deer poops droplets and a Cow poops patties and a Horse big piles of poo?”

The man looked at her surprised at how intelligent she was and replied:
“I have no idea?”

To which the little girl responded:
“Do you really think you are qualified to talk about God, heaven, hell and life after death when you don’t know shit!!!”

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(Made to make you think!)

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I have been UN-FRIENDED on “FACEBOOK”…. OH DEAR!


FACEBOOK is now taking over in more ways than one, although I have been on facebook since 2009, I have come to know many things about these “CLIQUES” of social butterflies, (In the social sciences, a clique is a group of “persons who interact with each other more regularly and intensely than others in the same setting.”) that has made me become more and more disgusted with the mentality of many.
I absolutely hate to hear that kids are committing suicide, but I understand why. Everyday you see updates on how wonderful everyone’s life is…This friend just got married, that friend that is in rome, that person that just received a check for a million dollars, that woman who just lost 20 pounds not doing anything at all, and that family that always takes vacation together and are so happy….meanwhile you are in a horrible position in your life with no support and feeling depressed which makes it almost impossible to be happy for someone else. The only support your “FRIENDS” give you are cyber hugs or posters of inspiration.
Then you get those people that copy and paste other peoples quotes, and thoughts. Telling you how to live, giving you wisdom and knowledge, meanwhile not applying any of it to their own lives or forgetting them all together.
Facebook is creating problems in society and taking away our personal space, because we LET IT! Most workplaces require access to your facebook page and most accounts such as Linkedin, Google+, Elance, and more link to your account making everything completely public. Which is okay if you are promoting your own business, book you are writing, websites or other work related things, but you should definitely be careful to not mix work with personal life due to all the unnecessary judgements that could be made against you. Of course there are ways you can fight this and live a normal happy life.
First of all before I continue… You must know these important definitions: Friend: a person of whom you Like, Trust, and Respect. Acquaintance: a person of whom you know, tolerate, and watch closely with precaution. Loved one: a person of whom you may rely on, love, completely trust, is loyal, honest, selfless and unconditional.
So Facebook “Friends” are not necessarily your real friends!
I thoroughly enjoy keeping up with people in my past, family that have moved away, co-workers from that job way back when, friends from church were I grew up, and that Big group of followers in all the games I need help on.
BUT, you get those occasional “Friends” that you feel bad if you don’t accept them on your list, then creeps that seem to like every photo your in with scary comments that make you feel like it is necessary to block your location at all times or post things two weeks after it happened so they don’t end up accidentally meeting you in a public place someday!
Then you have those people that post T. M. I. (To much information) STUFF, Such as “I am on the toilet right now updating my status!” (REALLY, like I wanted to know that?) …Shortly after uploading a photo of what they left in the toilet bowl. Yeah, that is when I decide to block them!
I absolutely hate when facebook recommends people you might know and show you numerous facebook accounts of half naked selfies or porn like photos!
I love (Being Sarcastic) how you get BLOCKED when you friend too many people, that you KNOW! Yet they DONOT block VULGAR activity!
The really frustrating thing for me personally, is when someone close to me becomes offended when I do not “LIKE” a picture of theirs, Comment on their status or Answer their inbox message fast enough… (BUT, THEY SEE THAT I AM ON CHAT) Sorry folks, I have a total of 5000 friends and, YOU ARE NOT THE ONLY FRIEND!!!!
I know what you’re thinking: “She has three accounts, say what?”
Account #1 is strictly CLOSE, Trustworthy friends and family
Account # 2 is strictly Business my Music, social contacts, university and work acquaintances. 
Account # 3 is strictly Anonymous…. Explanation, If I want to join groups, local pages and or check up on my kids….this is how you do it!
I am not telling everyone to do this, but for me personally this is a healthier way for me to keep my life personal, due to all the changes occurring on facebook regularly, safety is a priority for me. I tell a lot of my friends to be careful when on Facebook, your location is automatically shown to everyone if you do not shut it off… on every message you send out, on every photo you upload and on every place ‘Friends” tag you in.
The real reason I am writing on this subject, is that Facebook WAS a really nice idea in the beginning, now it is filled with nosey, gossiping people, stalkers, porn, annoying advertisements, viruses, hackers, bullying and more. To think my children are on Facebook (Without their real info. of course) I do everything in my power to protect my children and family, but sadly things slip by.
Lastly, (Because I could go on and on) people un-friend me all the time and guess what…
I DON’T CARE!!! If you let things like that affect you then you are going to have a lot of trouble in your life my FRIEND!
The secret: DON’T TAKE FACEBOOK TOO SERIOUSLY!!!

Read this NOW, or you will be run over by a mail truck!

We have all received those asinine chain letters at least once in our lives, you know the ones that tell you if you don’t forward this letter to all your friends in the next 5 minutes you will die!

 Really now!?

 That’s interesting when I have hundreds if not more that I have no intention of forwarding to anyone, and what you know, I am still alive!

 What is a chain letter anyway?

 A typical chain letter consists of a message that attempts to convince the recipient to make a number of copies of the letter and then pass them on to as many recipients as possible. Common methods used in chain letters include emotionally manipulative stories, get-rich-quickly pyramid schemes, and the exploitation of superstition to threaten the recipient with bad luck or even physical violence or death if he or she “breaks the chain” and refuses to adhere to the conditions set out in the letter. Chain letters started as actual letters that one received in the mail.

 There are some letters that you have the opportunity of receiving in school that read: “Pass this note around the classroom, or I will bash your face in!” Well in this case you just hand it to the person closest to you and hope that no one is waiting for you after school!

 I have read over and over how I will be killed after sunset, stabbed to death in the bathroom, run over by a mail truck, killed by a dozen stampeding horses, and one of my favorites sucked into the toilet the next time you use it!

 Even though we find this humorous the reality of this is, it creates a lot of fear in kids who are not really educated on what to believe. Then you get those children that refuse to use the bathroom, are suddenly afraid of horses, fear playing after sunset, and kids screaming, running in the opposite direction of the mail truck!

 On a serious note there are many things people send you that are not necessarily great to send to naïve people.

 Then you get the opposite spectrum, where people send you those inspiring letters to pass on to all those you love saying: send 12 people this hug and God will bless you 12 times, call 8 friends tell them to look out on there front step for a present from the Lord, say the lords prayer 10 times as you look up at the heavens and God will rain down money, walk ten blocks and return to your first step, you will find the answer to your problems.

 So, is this true?

 No, of course not people just have no lives and feel that in someway they are helping us out with giving us false hope or just scaring us half to death!

Even though I know that this is a big pile of BULL DOO, DOO, sadly kids end up believing too much of this and it is our jobs as parents to inform our children that this is a hoax and not to be superstitious.

 My own daughter received these when she was younger by school kids on paper (before they started over taking Facebook) and she was scared of what would happen if she didn’t pass it on! Now she knows better, but are parents really watching out?

Sometimes these chains can cause many emotional problems and insecurities in children and cause false hope in adults.

 Have you ever received an e-mail saying that a person is sharing their fortune, and all you have to do to receive part of it is to forward the e-mail to as many friends as you can? So, nowadays, a chain letter may take the form of an e-mail, an instant message, a posting on a friend’s social network profile or a text message. If you learn how to recognize them and what threats they pose, you can go a long way in protecting your internet security, both at home or while mobile.

 Beware and educate yourself on types of chain letters! 

Sick Child: They tell a fake story of a sick child who needs to raise money for an expensive operation. They ask you to donate money and share the kid’s story.

Petitions: The letters may ask you to sign an online petition for a new law sustaining a social cause. You have to submit some personal details and forward the message to other people.

False Warnings: They warn you a virus is circulating over the web, threatening to crash users’ operating systems. They urge you to strengthen your internet security by installing or deleting certain files on/from your system.

Rewards of Money: They lure you with get-rich-quickly pyramid schemes. You are asked to enrol other people into a scheme, promising you a certain amount of money for each new recipient you add to the chain.

Urban Legends: Examples: Rich billionaire shares his fortune if you share the news; Katu Lata Kulu steals your soul if you don’t forward her story to your friends; Ted Bundy will find you and kill you if you don’t repost/send his story to 10 friends.

Superstitions: Threaten you with 7 years of bad luck or even physical violence or death if you refuse to re-send the letter to other people.

I think it is safe to say the next time you run into a chain letter toss it in the trash or mark it as spam and move on….Don’t worry I have a feeling you will wake up tomorrow!