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Unread 04-01-2012, 02:15 AM
 
Location: The Other California
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Default Cathedrals of California

California is known and loved worldwide for its natural beauty and geographic diversity. Less known is the beauty of our religious architecture, both grand and humble.

Fortunately a now-dormant California blogger has catalogued many of the Golden State's cathedrals in photographs.

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Unread 04-01-2012, 02:01 PM
 
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How many posts before the proud atheists post about their hatred for religion? Morals are a nuisance aren't they?
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Unread 04-01-2012, 03:43 PM
 
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To me the best cathedrals are Yosemite walls and towers, a lot of which look like Gothic cathedrals





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Unread 04-01-2012, 05:43 PM
 
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How many posts before the proud atheists post about their hatred for religion? Morals are a nuisance aren't they?
Even atheists can admire great architechture. Lots of atheists adore the cathedral at Chartres, for example.
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Unread 04-03-2012, 07:01 PM
 
Location: Columbia, California
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How many posts before the proud atheists post about their hatred for religion? Morals are a nuisance aren't they?
What leads you think that atheists hate religion?

Their disbelief does not make a hate statement.
I have seen this for 50 years, church members hating other church beliefs.
Catholics vs. Protestant vs Baptists, etc

Really funny when you get to know a father, priest, monk, etc. They are all very accepting of each other.
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Unread 04-03-2012, 07:07 PM
 
Location: Columbia, California
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To me the best cathedrals are Yosemite walls and towers, a lot of which look like Gothic cathedrals
All in my back yard. I love living next to the Yosemite National Park.
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Unread 04-03-2012, 09:24 PM
 
Location: yeah
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They'd all make good weed dispensaries.
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Unread 04-04-2012, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Eureka CA
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Great photos! I once had the ambition to visit all 21 of the California missions. Haven't done that yet but my cousin is down to the last two or three.
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Unread 04-04-2012, 01:23 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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I've visited three: SLO, SJC, SB. I'm over missions.
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Unread 04-04-2012, 04:38 PM
 
Location: Columbia, California
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I worked on a earthquake repair and earthquake retro fit on the San Gabriel mission.
Seen the Monterey, Santa Ynez, San Juan Capistrano, etc. I have to say they were all cookie cutter with very little differences between.
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