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Aug 09, 2010, 10:02 AM
St. Boondock
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Originally Posted by Viper Pilot
Haven't you noticed? There is no tolerance for those who believe among the non-believers. Just scorn, scoff and ridicule. Then one has the nerve to post that the believers are the stressed ones! LOLOLOLOLOL.
Exactly! The irony in this thread is off the charts. The side that cries for peace, love and understanding will apply it to anyone but a Christian.
Aug 09, 2010, 10:03 AM
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Pray tell us (irony intended) why you don't see the moral/intellectual equivalency of non-believers thinking believers are fools and/or knaves on one hand, and believers insisting non-believers are evil people destined for Hell on the other.

Tit-for-tat, as far as I can see.
Aug 09, 2010, 10:11 AM
St. Boondock
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Originally Posted by Bob HSG
Pray tell us (irony intended) why you don't see the moral/intellectual equivalency of non-believers thinking believers are fools and/or knaves on one hand, and believers insisting non-believers are evil people destined for Hell on the other.

Tit-for-tat, as far as I can see.
Believers that up the rhetoric like that deserve the response. IMHO, that would be a small fraction of the believers though. Most live and let live yet are still ridicluled for their belief.
Aug 09, 2010, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by FL Knifemaker
Believers that up the rhetoric like that deserve the response. IMHO, that would be a small fraction of the believers though. Most live and let live yet are still ridicluled for their belief.
The irony here is that two wrongs make it right, as there's plenty of well documented ridicule and sarcasm coming from the believers.
Aug 09, 2010, 10:25 AM
On the Edge of Space
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Originally Posted by FL Knifemaker
Believers that up the rhetoric like that deserve the response. IMHO, that would be a small fraction of the believers though. Most live and let live yet are still ridicluled for their belief.
Thank you for the post. Whilst I am not particularly religious, I have noted an increasing vehemence on the part of some anti religionists. I do not feel it is productive or warranted. Freedom of religion IS a fundamental right of man.
Aug 09, 2010, 10:31 AM
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Thank you for the post. Whilst I am not particularly religious, I have noted an increasing vehemence on the part of some anti religionists. I do not feel it is productive or warranted. Freedom of religion IS a fundamental right of man.
As is Freedom FROM religion!
Aug 09, 2010, 10:51 AM
St. Boondock
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The irony here is that two wrongs make it right, as there's plenty of well documented ridicule and sarcasm coming from the believers.
Reread my post..........slowly
Aug 09, 2010, 10:56 AM
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Two wrongs don't make a right, but three rights make a left (according to J. Edgar Hoover)...
Aug 09, 2010, 11:07 AM
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If you believe in 'God' - there is one - if you don't believe in gods (small g) there isn't!

Both are absolutely and undoubtedly equally correct!
Aug 09, 2010, 11:59 AM
God is good
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Originally Posted by Bob HSG
As is Freedom FROM religion!
Can you provide a link that gives THAT freedom? Anywhere?
Aug 09, 2010, 12:28 PM
"Cracking Toast Grommit!"
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Originally Posted by Viper Pilot
Can you provide a link that gives THAT freedom? Anywhere?
I wonder,
do you believe one has to be religious to be a good American?
Aug 09, 2010, 12:31 PM
God is good
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I wonder,
do you believe one has to be religious to be a good American?
No.
Aug 09, 2010, 12:32 PM
God is good
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Originally Posted by metalbuggy
I wonder,
do you believe one has to be religious to be a good American?
Being Christian and being religiouos are two seperate issues. Remember, the Pharisees and Saducees were all very religious.
Aug 09, 2010, 12:33 PM
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Can you provide a link that gives THAT freedom? Anywhere?
Don't need a link. It's my right as a human being to think for myself. The First Amendment does protect that right to a certain extent, and the Constitutional prohibition of a religious test for public office does as well...
Aug 09, 2010, 12:58 PM
"Cracking Toast Grommit!"
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Originally Posted by Viper Pilot
Being Christian and being religiouos are two seperate issues. Remember, the Pharisees and Saducees were all very religious.
Sooo,
Do you believe one has to be a good xtian to be a good American?


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