Oh absolutely. But I’m kind of an oddball in that area as I’ve advocated for kids’ voting and a weighted democratic system that affords a little more voting power for those with less purchasing power / less autonomy in other ways because the people with less need representation the most as they can least represent themselves due to having less social power in general.

Oh absolutely. But I’m kind of an oddball in that area as I’ve advocated for kids’ voting and a weighted democratic system that affords a little more voting power for those with less purchasing power / less autonomy in other ways because the people with less need representation the most as they can least represent themselves due to having less social power in general.

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 I guess that _is_ auth left isn’t it? I never thought of it that way. But I agree.
I mean, basic human needs ARE basic human needs. It can’t be THAT hard to figure it out and provide proper services for social needs with reasonable effectiveness in a community.
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Churches /religious groups used to serve those needs but their power has dwindled and where they’re concentrated, it’s always the ‘weird churches’ that seem to have the most power anymore.
But really, there needs to be secular facilities.
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  I’m disappointed in modern day churches that have gone extremely political, because they spoil one of the few things that’s good about religious institutions; their ability to manage human communities
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Oh epic. I almost ended up joining three times in life so far – it’s really where I belong.
I was raised Methodist, which was “almost/not quite”. Then a high school teacher took me to Baha’i thing, which she wasn’t supposed to. But it was very mission oriented to save groups of people around the world with real needs, which meshed well with the methodist service -orientation.
Then around the age of 17, I discovered UU and went for a bit, then a bit at a college area UU, and then a few years later with a friend while church hopping. – and a few times after moving to Florida.
They were a little more into politics than I’d liked; always very current events. I meshed well enough politically – I still would (I’m very much in the “woke” area, no surprise) – but I’m not much for activism in politics. I want to see things done and I’m fine with other people doing it, but I don’t want to.
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 It’s because of UU that I ended up in the other end of the Christian spectrum with Eastern Orthodox Christian; I wanted to “go deep” and it is. But really, outside of the activist part of UU, they’re _basically_ where I probably fit. Or Quaker. Sit quietly and you’re encouraged to have outbursts occasionally. Sounds good to me.
I once designed an “all purpose religious center” based around Gardener’s learning styles.
Kinestic, auditory, tactile, visual, interpersonal, introspective – I forget them all.
But there were zones and they weren’t restricted to any particular religion. But the kinesthetic area would have a lot of movement – ritualized movement in one area – perhaps another room would be thrashing chaotic.
Then there’d be areas for music creation … yeah, had it all mapped out
 Yeah I like evolutionary biology as well. “Evo Devo” is fascinating. I’m amazed at the functions that get conserved across species and eons of time or how similar functions arise independently of each other simply for being here on this planet (the different evolutionary paths of different types of crab-like mechanisms for example
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