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User Info: OccupyGF

OccupyGF
5 years ago#1
I always wanted to be a Nontheist Friend, and wondered if anyone has any stories to share.
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User Info: Hustle Kong

Hustle Kong
5 years ago#2
I knew a couple. Nice folk.
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User Info: kozlo100

kozlo100
5 years ago#3
My great grandparents were Quakers, they've since passed on though.
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User Info: Aganar

Aganar
5 years ago#4
Wasn't Nixon a Quaker?
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User Info: CanadianOkapi

CanadianOkapi
5 years ago#5
^ Did you personally know Nixon?
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User Info: ElderMisanthropy

ElderMisanthropy
5 years ago#6
Living in Pennsylvania, I've met a few Quakers. Though they were the evangelical types, they were incredibly nice and sincere folk. Very similar in most regards to the majority of the Amish that I've met, but much more outgoing and sociable.
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User Info: sthater

sthater
5 years ago#7
Nathanael Greene was a Quaker and one of the best generals of the American Revolution. Also the character Cpt. Ahab in Moby Dick was a Quaker perhaps the reason they are non-violent is them choosing to spare the world from conquest.
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User Info: OrangeWizard

OrangeWizard
5 years ago#8

From: sthater | #007
Cpt. Ahab in Moby Dick was a Quaker perhaps the reason they are non-violent


Ahab seemed pretty violent towards that whale.
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User Info: OrnitierIX

OrnitierIX
5 years ago#9
Nathanael Greene was a Quaker and one of the best generals of the American Revolution.

Aren't Quakers supposed to be pacifists?
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