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Here members may post (through B G Johnson, Xiomara Roma, or Mercy Gruenewald) essays, articles, homilies, poetry, or reviews.  Opinions expressed here are those of individual members and do not represent the club's position.  The Griffoun Society is about the arts and humanities.  We vigorously promote intellectual stimulation and encourage the exploration of new ideas, but as a club, we avoid taking a position on religion or politics.  Nevertheless, any individual member might write and post on any subject.  

Browsing Archive: August, 2013

On Masculine Sex Appeal

Posted by Trudy Silverheels on Friday, August 23, 2013, In : Essay 

On Masculine Sex Appeal

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Trudy Silverheels

How girls look is a lot more important to men than is how men look is to girls. Men's personality and sense of humor and character matters a lot more than appearance. If a girl likes who you are, she automatically (without even thinking about or knowing she's doing it) upgrades your sex-appeal index in her mind by 2 or 3 points, maybe even more. 

     In my whole life, I've only a very few times felt a strong physical attraction to any guy before w...


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Marriage, Family, and Alternative Lifestyles

Posted by Damien Wynter on Sunday, August 11, 2013, In : Essay 

Marriage, Family, and Alternative Lifestyles

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Leo Madrigal and Damien Wynter 

For most persons marriage means only one thing: traditional monogamy.  For many others, however, less-conventional domestic arrangements are clearly preferable.  In the long history of civilization, every conceivable form of marriage has been idealized, and most have, at one time or another, enjoyed currency in one part of the world or another.  But today public sentiment and the law, at least in the West, r...


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Dialogue on Free Will

Posted by Dusky Nightshade on Sunday, August 11, 2013, In : Dialogue 

Dialogue on Free Will


The following dialogue takes place in the New Braunfels, Texas, home of Leo Madrigal and involves Leo himself and eleven-year-old Pagan Wright, one of the founding members of the Little Heathens’ Underground Tract Society and Free Press: 

Pagan:   Leo, I’m in trouble.  I’m supposed to write an essay on free will, and I don’t have any ideas.  Could you sort of get me started?

Leo:  Well, that’s a first, Pagan.  You have opinions on everything.

Pagan:  I know...


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The Gospel of Humanism

Posted by Leo Madrigal on Sunday, August 11, 2013, In : Essay 

The Gospel of Humanism


by

Leo Madrigal

In this world filled with ignorance, hatred, suspicion, greed, strife, and oppression, there is but one justifiable cause for optimism.  And that cause is proclaimed gloriously in the Gospel of Humanism.  Now, I know that the word gospel is usually considered anathema to everything related to humanism, that it is most often associated with Christianity’s promise of eternal salvation through faith, a promise, incidentally, that religious liberals uni...


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