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Tree WIP by Nashiil Tree WIP :iconnashiil:Nashiil 44 32 Bg sketch - tree 1 by ben-ben Bg sketch - tree 1 :iconben-ben:ben-ben 22 5 Tree sketch by DarkChasmWolf Tree sketch :icondarkchasmwolf:DarkChasmWolf 11 19 Tree by so-aesthetic Tree :iconso-aesthetic:so-aesthetic 9 2 tree of life sketch by lauraborealisis tree of life sketch :iconlauraborealisis:lauraborealisis 94 37 Tree sketch by RandyCalkins Tree sketch :iconrandycalkins:RandyCalkins 25 7 Oak Tree Tattoo Sketch by Kevinhink Oak Tree Tattoo Sketch :iconkevinhink:Kevinhink 24 12 Lighten Up by JDMFCharlie Lighten Up :iconjdmfcharlie:JDMFCharlie 4 0 Glow by artsyone39 Glow :iconartsyone39:artsyone39 55 29 not perfect by SabrinaCichy not perfect :iconsabrinacichy:SabrinaCichy 818 91
The Nature of Religion pt 1.1
The point of believing in a deity is so that we may feel in some way connected to a higher being.  We, as humans, need a scapegoat for all unnatural occurrences that have no "proven" base.  In order to explain these things we face the problem what causes them.  If we had asked Aristotle what caused the weather, he most assuredly would have said nothing of pressure fronts or high and low temperature zones.  There was no way for him to know of these things.  He would have proudly said that it was the gods who caused the weather; it was Jupiter who threw down mighty lightening bolts to strike the earth.  To attempt to tell him that it was a form of electrical discharge caused by the friction of atoms high up in the clouds would have been heretical.  He would have dismissed what you had said as blasphemous.  It is much the same way as a Christian, or any other person from a religious group, saying that evolutio
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Her Imperfections
He watched her alter her appearance in the bathroom mirror from the bed, studying her actions with silent disapproval. With muffled discontent, she applied hairspray, used tweezers to pluck unwanted hairs, and slopped on concealer like it was a dance she knew by heart, sacrificing herself to the god of flawlessness. But all of those tiny imperfections, each flaw on her otherwise beautiful face, were reasons why he loved her. He loved the freckles on her nose, the ones she scorned so adamently, and the stray curls she spent hours trying to tame. He even adored the zits that temporarily arose around her chin, marring her porcelain skin with spotty redness. They gave her character, gave her deviation from the cookie-cutter faces of models and other fantasies. Without them, she was too perfect. She would be too beautiful to be real, to be human. These tiny, infinitesimal flaws, they brought her to him. They matched her with him. Naked, without makeup or hair products, they were equally att
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Austin Reyes
United States
My name is Austin Reyes and I live in Fredericksburg,Texas. I just started taking a interest in photography so bear with the me and my newbness. :p

Current Residence: Fredericksburg TX
Favourite genre of music: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock
Operating System: Vista
MP3 player of choice: Zune
Favorite cartoon character: Bart Simpson/Charlie Brown also the little boy off of Frosty the Snowman. :p
Personal Quote: The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.-Benjamin Franklin


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Nashiil Featured By Owner May 31, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for :+fav:ing!
raevencortes Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010  Student Artist
Thank you for the fave, dear sir! ;D
Austin-Reyes Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010
You are so ever welcome... kind madam. :)
dagnysmoiety Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2010
Thanks so much for the fave on "Apology in Defense of Books" :D
Austin-Reyes Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2010
Your Welcome!
Death-Of-A-Nation Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fave
Austin-Reyes Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2010
Your Welcome!
sevenbullsboy Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2010
hey Austin, thanks so much for the :+favlove: lately!


GlassDollHouse Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2010
How very much i thank you for the fav :D
Your part of Tony`s group as well i see, very cool.
Austin-Reyes Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2010
No problem. :D
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