Atheist on… Destroying Theism in five minutes


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Date: April 02, 2017

01) Atheist on… Destroying Theism in five minutes


“Most theist feel certian that there is a god and they use the example of not knowing everything as their excuse. But that area of what we don’t know has gotten so small that the area for god has been moved to beyond space and time because theist recognize their reasons for believing have diminished greatly. Theist need to be honest and call themselves agnostic because their certanty is wavering and I’m about to show them their excuse for believing there is a god has failed.”

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YouTube: Is it Over?…


Date: April 02, 2017

01) Is it Over? Youtube is LOSING ADVERTISERS.


“Youtube is losing advertisers due to some bad press about things like pewdiepie being a racist, or ‘problematic’ content such as bullying, hate speech, white supremecy and so forth. Politics and religion are abound on youtube as are unpopular topics and this has resulted in youtube creating “ad friendly” flags and such. Unfortunately this has proven to not be enough for advertisers who are pulling out as the media spins a narrative about it being ‘dangerous’ to put ads on youtube.

This will hurt youtube creators in the long run and in this video we talk about what’s happening, why its happening, and what you can do to help.

We also explore how it is affecting big channels like pewdiepie, h3h3 productions, and others.”

I fall into the category, of the people who really haven’t liked where “paid content creators” has taken YouTube…

While it’s true that a lot of people are good at making videos…too many people on YouTube come off more like content mills…and they just flood the website with tons of uninteresting garbage.

I miss the early days of YouTube…where it was far more about dialogue, and groups and voices who were nowhere near mainstream.

The website became about money…and everybody and their brother wanted to make slick, over produced “web shows”…and we ended up with a lot of mind numbing crap, the likes of which we thought we’d left behind when we abandoned network television…

The magic of YouTube was it’s simplicity, and it’s homemade humanness. It was people making and sharing content with heart, for the simple joy and drive of sharing something with others.

Today, there are way too many YouTubers trying to mimic, what so many of us have already rejected, and just don’t want…

In addition…most YouTube channels are just mundane.

Maybe it’s a natural progression…and YouTube is just “over”…I don’t know.

I just have always had a bad feeling about it, that they allowed their users to chase after money with their videos…as “a career”.

I know it’s worked out great for a minority of users…but the website, itself, has suffered…probably irreparably.

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left – Megan Phelps-Roper…


Date: April 02, 2017

01) I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper


“What’s it like to grow up within a group of people who exult in demonizing … everyone else? Megan Phelps-Roper shares details of life inside America’s most controversial church and describes how conversations on Twitter were key to her decision to leave it. In this extraordinary talk, she shares her personal experience of extreme polarization, along with some sharp ways we can learn to successfully engage across ideological lines.”

IDENTIFY YOUR STRENGTHS & LEAD WITH THEM!…


Date: March 30, 2017

01) IDENTIFY YOUR STRENGTHS & LEAD WITH THEM!


“What are your 3 greatest strengths?”

01) I’m honest.

02) I’m kind.

03) I still hold onto optimisim, for this world.

So much of what we do in this world…hinges on us being the best of what we need to be, when we need to be it.

It’s never been easy, stepping out into a realm one is not accustomed too…

…It’s never been easy, rising to a challenge where there is no clear path to the goal…

…But it’s important to rise, all the same…and meet that challenge.

Sometimes…in doing that…you have to become far more than you presently believe you are.

The Natural Enemies of YouTube…


Date: March 30, 2017

01) The Natural Enemies of YouTube


“Investigations done by the Wall Street Journal and The Times have cost the biggest YouTuber and Google itself millions of dollars. It is outrage manufactured by the old media out of rational self-interest.”

“YouTube’s strict standards on freedom of speech…”…?!!…

These bozos pulled that one out of their arse.

YouTube will take a big steaming crap all over you, based on little more than how you identify yourself, and how you talk about certain topics…

…Incredulously…you cannot have a competent, real discussion on childhood sexuality or pedophilia…but you can spout off all the racist vitriol you please…Hell, you can run an outright hate and terrorism channel on YouTube [complete with doxing, character assassination and death threats], so long as it’s aimed at “pedophiles”.

YouTube doesn’t give a damn, so long as it’s not socially unpopular, or costing them in any way.

YouTube’s morals and ethics have been down in the sewer, for most of it’s existence.

The people behind YouTube are no champions of free speech…Nor are they good on human rights, or combating dehumanizing hate speech and terrorism.

The only reasons I am still keeping an account with YouTube, are because I have a huge collection on playlists [going back many years] that I’d like to blog about…and so long as I don’t directly talk about anything sexual, in anything but the briefest of vague passing comment, nor advocate much of anything…I can keep miscellaneous type videos on YouTube…And I enjoy making the occasional video, as much as anybody.

…I also have a general idea for creating a series, as a simple content creator…Someday, I just might start with that project.

But YouTube has had terrible problems with censorship, and it’s bizarre, inconsistent standards.

You cannot even make an authentic and thorough educational series, with regards to MAPs…or childhood and youth sexuality…But you can brazenly issue death threats against MAPs, on a whim…

…There is something deeply wrong with that.

…And for the record…when I talk about usage of YouTube, I’m speaking of it in the historically common sense…People who just wanted a platform to share their media on, and potentially interact with other people [possibly combat MAP stereotyping, etc.]…None of this AdSense, getting paid mumbo jumbo even factors into any of this…

…Literal activists don’t expect to get paid [or get popular] for anything they do.

…But it would be nice to at least get treated like a human being, on equal footing with everybody else…instead of the constant discrimination, YouTube is notorious for.

Minds.com – Interview with Bill Ottman…


Date: March 30, 2017

01) 1,000,000 Minds.com Views – Interview with Bill Ottman


“Minds has had a huge update including trending hashtags and monetisation, so I had an impromptu interview with founder Bill Ottman about the site.

Minds: https://www.minds.com

I’ve also got a Minds.com account…I’m just not sure what I actually want to do with it…if anything, for the time being.

But, the website is getting a lot of discussion and promotion…and it might be something to look at, if Twitter ever goes away.

They claim to be very strong on free speech…

…Which is a claim I’ve herd many times before…by services that turned out disingenuous, in that regard…Minds might be something to test out, just to see where they truthfully do stand.