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lesseffects  ·  1561 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Caucusing in Denver

Old thread, but I went to the caucus too! I of course saw many votes for Bernie, but I found that the Hillary supporters were actually a tad more respectful. At the beginning we agreed to vote for the other candidate if they won the nomination, to prevent Trump from coming into office. It was generally a bit messy and chaotic, we had to recount three times and it took a long time to find delegates.

lesseffects  ·  1561 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Religion broad topic, what are your experiences?

I was kind of Christian for most of my life, I went to Sunday school and read the kids Bible. I chose to ignore the more surface level sins and focus on the main messages of acceptance brought by Christ. However, these past few years I felt like I was faking believing in anything, much less a God. But the ideas of Wiccanism appealed to me most. So for the past four years I've gone between Wiccanism, agnosticism and atheism.

lesseffects  ·  1676 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: February 15th: What are you reading this week?

I'm reading Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe. It's a coming of age thing set in the late 80s, with LGBT and racial themes featuring. Good YA read.

lesseffects  ·  1787 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: October 28th: What are you reading this week?

I'm currently reading Ironside by Holly Black. It's the third part of an urban fantasy series that I picked up on a whim. It's good YA fiction in my opinion, but not quite dystopian like other YA novels. Would recommend!

lesseffects  ·  1814 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: College Shooting in Oregon Now, 10 killed

You can see how tired Obama is of this. We all are. My condolences to the families.

lesseffects  ·  1830 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: September 14th: What are you reading this week?

I'm reading The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien. It's a bit slow, but I enjoy it.

lesseffects  ·  1831 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Are you scared to post?

In sites like Reddit when things kind of just blow by, posting seems kind of useless, why post when no one will hear? But Hubski is smaller, so commenting and posting is easier. The fear of people not liking it is strong for me though.

lesseffects  ·  1838 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Looking for good reads

Not free, sorry, but I just finished Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh, and I would highly recommend it for laughs and interesting perspective.

lesseffects  ·  1897 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sense8 is the best thing, the Wachowskis produced since "The Matrix"

I love Sense8 for that slice of life aspect, seeing how everyone had their struggles and watching everyone work together was amazing.

lesseffects  ·  1897 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are you reading this week?

Yeah it is pretty simple at first, however it is good to reread sections and whatnot because of the amount of characters you have to keep track of. It also helps with creating theories if you're into that sort of thing

lesseffects  ·  1897 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are you reading this week?

I'm reading The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets, by Barbara G. Walker. It's good for on the go reading since it's a collection of small stories and facts.

lesseffects  ·  1902 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What does it mean to be human ?

For me, being human means being able to change history and our nature. We are able to acknowledge the past, and can feel deeply enough to not repeat it.

lesseffects  ·  1903 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How do you relax?

I meditate. Sometimes I will out loud talk through my problems so they don't stress me out as much. I like to eat warm things and drink hot cocoa too.

lesseffects  ·  1903 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How can we save the planet?

I personally think that we can't really change anything without a change in mindset. This includes education as well. Changing one thing is great, but we do have to treat the underlying symptoms of a problem. The best thing humans can do is read up and be conscious and aware of what we are doing, as well as being willing to see other people as just that, people. Once that happens, we can go on to reduce our water usage, reduse our carbon footprint and other such things.

I play the flute and the violin mainly. I have played the flute for five years. I started playing the flute because I had to get an instrument from the school, and was given the choice between a trumpet, trombone and flute. I actually wanted to play the violin, and I eventually did. I've been playing the violin for a year, and I love it!