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Vernunft Donating Member (235 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-07-03 08:46 AM
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141. Im an ordained Deacon of the Church Of Satan
And Im NOT joking either...
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  -What religions are represented here in DU? thom1102  Aug-06-03 02:35 PM   #0 
  - Other - All of the above  sangha   Aug-06-03 02:36 PM   #1 
  - Sorry,  thom1102   Aug-06-03 02:40 PM   #2 
  - No offense taken.  sangha   Aug-06-03 02:51 PM   #19 
  - Don't forget Shinto  jagguy   Aug-06-03 02:46 PM   #8 
     - With the exception of eastern orthodox,  thom1102   Aug-06-03 02:48 PM   #11 
     - probably so  jagguy   Aug-06-03 03:06 PM   #42 
     - Santaria, from Haiti  SpikeTrees   Aug-06-03 03:08 PM   #44 
     - Yeah, I will probably catch hell for that (legitimately)...  thom1102   Aug-06-03 03:15 PM   #53 
        - Its ok  Az   Aug-06-03 03:22 PM   #60 
     - Voudon  dirk   Aug-06-03 03:31 PM   #69 
        - Really?  Az   Aug-06-03 03:37 PM   #72 
           - heh  dymaxia   Aug-06-03 04:07 PM   #87 
           - Because it's a complete fabrication  dirk   Aug-07-03 09:21 AM   #145 
              - So are other religions  drdigi420   Aug-07-03 10:56 AM   #152 
  - If atheism is a religion...  trotsky   Aug-06-03 02:41 PM   #3 
  - I think that a lot of atheists would probably take issue with that.  thom1102   Aug-06-03 02:43 PM   #5 
  - then they wouldnt be atheists  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 02:50 PM   #15 
  - Possible alternates  Az   Aug-06-03 03:02 PM   #35 
  - It is not a religion, but it is a choice of religion  bryant69   Aug-06-03 02:44 PM   #6 
  - BZZZZZZZZZT  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 02:48 PM   #12 
  - What's curious  bryant69   Aug-06-03 02:51 PM   #18 
     - As demonstrated  sangha   Aug-06-03 02:53 PM   #21 
     - and it isnt...as opposed to you god-pods...who must have religion  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 03:02 PM   #33 
        - Hmmmm I'm a God-Pod?  bryant69   Aug-06-03 03:26 PM   #65 
           - I can  drdigi420   Aug-06-03 05:19 PM   #102 
     - what belief are you referring to?  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 03:01 PM   #32 
     - "Atheism is not a religion"  sangha   Aug-06-03 03:02 PM   #34 
        - I dont remember it...I just said it  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 03:02 PM   #36 
     - explain orthodox atheism ....  Trajan   Aug-06-03 03:08 PM   #45 
  - I'm an agnostic, and I consider it a religious position.  damnraddem   Aug-06-03 02:55 PM   #24 
  - From dictionary.com:  trotsky   Aug-06-03 03:26 PM   # 
     - I would argue that it is a principle.  thom1102   Aug-06-03 03:38 PM   #73 
     - It is a principle for some groups  Az   Aug-06-03 03:42 PM   #77 
     - Well then, present your argument.  trotsky   Aug-06-03 04:13 PM   #90 
        - Principle:  thom1102   Aug-07-03 08:36 AM   #137 
     - Wow. I can look up definitions too.  theemu   Aug-07-03 01:19 PM   #191 
  - That depends on the atheist:  damnraddem   Aug-06-03 02:51 PM   #17 
  - 3) 2 does not apply because atheists don't believe in "no-god"  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 03:15 PM   #54 
     - Despite common belief  drdigi420   Aug-06-03 05:33 PM   #112 
     - Atheist vs Agnostic  Nederland   Aug-07-03 08:48 AM   #142 
        - atheists do not "believe" that there is no god  Terwilliger   Aug-07-03 11:17 AM   #162 
           - well lets see what the dictionary says  Blue_Chill   Aug-07-03 11:52 AM   #185 
  - While that's technically true  rock   Aug-06-03 02:53 PM   #20 
  - yep but it has to appear in statistics  termo   Aug-06-03 03:34 PM   #70 
  - Oh, I agree.  trotsky   Aug-06-03 04:16 PM   #91 
     - Since your problem is with the wording of the question...  thom1102   Aug-07-03 11:45 AM   #180 
  - I would buy that.  thom1102   Aug-06-03 03:42 PM   #74 
  - i see your point  chomskyite2   Aug-06-03 03:58 PM   #83 
  - Episcopal  jagguy   Aug-06-03 02:42 PM   #4 
  - The Anglican community considers itself catholic  TrogL   Aug-06-03 02:50 PM   #16 
     - Actually, Most Protestant Churches Consider Themselves to be Catholic  outinforce   Aug-06-03 02:56 PM   #25 
  - Atheism isn't a religion  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 02:45 PM   #7 
  - More atheist angels.  damnraddem   Aug-06-03 02:56 PM   #26 
  - excuse me , but what the fuck are you talking about?  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 03:11 PM   #47 
  - It was a strange mind-experiment theologists  Snow   Aug-06-03 03:42 PM   #75 
  - Its a way of saying  Az   Aug-06-03 03:44 PM   #78 
  - A moose because a vest has no sleeves?  Brian Sweat   Aug-06-03 03:53 PM   #82 
  - Bzzzzt  Az   Aug-06-03 03:00 PM   #31 
     - "...religions that don't mandate..."  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 03:07 PM   #43 
        - Wrong Einstein  sangha   Aug-06-03 03:11 PM   #48 
        - The Dalai Lama knows god now?  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 03:14 PM   #51 
        - Doubtful, because  Az   Aug-06-03 03:15 PM   #52 
           - Yet sangha...an ardent god-pod...uses this quote as a reason that atheists  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 03:18 PM   #56 
              - Az is a very smart person  sangha   Aug-06-03 03:24 PM   #64 
                 - Don't know about that  Az   Aug-06-03 03:29 PM   #67 
        - It's not a relevant question ...at least that's what the Buddha said...  Kanzeon   Aug-06-03 05:37 PM   #113 
           - My interpretation  Suspicious   Aug-06-03 07:14 PM   #124 
        - Agreed  Az   Aug-06-03 03:12 PM   #49 
           - so Buddhism is a belief, or a way of life?  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 03:20 PM   #58 
              - Unfortunately language is flexible  Az   Aug-06-03 03:26 PM   #66 
              - like homosexuals  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 07:35 PM   #126 
                 - Anything can constitute a religion  Az   Aug-06-03 07:51 PM   #130 
              - a religion was a successful sect...  termo   Aug-06-03 03:42 PM   #76 
              - Yes, and no and both and neither...  Kanzeon   Aug-06-03 05:38 PM   #114 
                 - You've been practicing your kohns  Az   Aug-06-03 05:43 PM   #115 
  - "secular Christian"  WhoCountsTheVotes   Aug-06-03 02:47 PM   #9 
  - Ain't it great to find others of similar thought...  NeonLX   Aug-07-03 10:29 AM   #150 
  - Mixed  tkulesa   Aug-06-03 02:47 PM   #10 
  - Other: Cthulhu  acerbic   Aug-06-03 02:49 PM   #13 
  - Other interesting created religions  Az   Aug-06-03 03:10 PM   #46 
     - I find the idea of a fictional religion funny in a sort of redundant way  acerbic   Aug-06-03 03:19 PM   #57 
        - You definately want to read  Az   Aug-06-03 03:46 PM   #80 
  - Your categories are not mutually exclusive, ...  damnraddem   Aug-06-03 02:49 PM   #14 
  - Other  rogerashton   Aug-06-03 02:54 PM   #22 
     - Hermetic Unitarian Universalist Wiccan Gnostic Taoist  khephra   Aug-06-03 03:20 PM   #59 
     - " I think the Bahai faith is probably the only revealed liberal religion.  Snow   Aug-06-03 03:45 PM   #79 
        - Oh, wait, sorry - Quaker is not a revealed religion,  Snow   Aug-07-03 10:43 AM   #151 
  - Religion?  Birthmark   Aug-06-03 02:55 PM   #23 
  - That depends.  damnraddem   Aug-06-03 02:58 PM   #28 
     - Is that the one...  Birthmark   Aug-06-03 03:04 PM   #40 
  - What? Raelian not listed?  liberal_veteran   Aug-06-03 02:57 PM   #27 
  - Checked atheism but technically  Az   Aug-06-03 02:58 PM   #29 
  - I am Atheist; I have no religion or religious beliefs.  mrmcd   Aug-06-03 02:59 PM   #30 
  - You failed to mention  MUAD_DIB   Aug-06-03 03:03 PM   #37 
  - Egads!! I've created a monster!!!  thom1102   Aug-06-03 03:03 PM   #38 
  - Excuse me but the proper statement is  Az   Aug-06-03 03:05 PM   #41 
  - I am a member of the "Catholic Alumni Association"  SpikeTrees   Aug-06-03 03:04 PM   #39 
  - LOL that's a good one.  JVS   Aug-06-03 05:19 PM   #103 
  - Had to vote --other  Marymarg   Aug-06-03 03:13 PM   #50 
  - No wonder DU is so anti christian  Fescue4u   Aug-06-03 03:18 PM   #55 
  - It's the B-Sharps! "Atheists on board...atheists on board..."  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 03:22 PM   #61 
  - B-Sharps?  Fescue4u   Aug-06-03 03:59 PM   #86 
     - The Simpsons  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 07:26 PM   #125 
  - Atheist does not equal Anti Christian  Az   Aug-06-03 03:34 PM   #71 
  - You have alot of good points..  Fescue4u   Aug-06-03 03:59 PM   #85 
  - Atheists are tolerant of tolerant theists.  Brian Sweat   Aug-06-03 04:10 PM   #88 
  - That's bullshit  Blue_Chill   Aug-06-03 04:25 PM   #93 
     - To bad  Brian Sweat   Aug-06-03 04:35 PM   #95 
     - Too Bad? Fuck that!  Blue_Chill   Aug-06-03 06:33 PM   #119 
     - I think what he may be trying to suggest is  Az   Aug-06-03 06:44 PM   #123 
     - Get me on CNN  Blue_Chill   Aug-07-03 11:38 AM   #174 
     - Anti-Christian?  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 07:47 PM   #128 
     - god-pod? That's lame even for you  Blue_Chill   Aug-07-03 11:37 AM   #173 
     - By doing more than whispering under your breath  Brian Sweat   Aug-07-03 09:04 AM   #143 
     - Be reasonable  sangha   Aug-07-03 09:29 AM   #146 
        - I am being reasonable  Brian Sweat   Aug-07-03 10:25 AM   #149 
           - No, you're not reasonable  sangha   Aug-07-03 11:50 AM   #184 
              - No  Brian Sweat   Aug-07-03 12:58 PM   #189 
     - such language from a christian! do you kiss your mom with that mouth?  mopaul   Aug-07-03 10:10 AM   #148 
     - Yawn old tactic  Blue_Chill   Aug-07-03 11:39 AM   #175 
     - They arent the voice constantly  drdigi420   Aug-07-03 11:03 AM   #155 
        - I don't bring it up  Blue_Chill   Aug-07-03 11:40 AM   #177 
     - you see what you want to see  bloom   Aug-07-03 11:11 AM   #160 
     - too bad  Terwilliger   Aug-07-03 11:21 AM   #165 
        - I can safely say that Quakers do renouce HATRED, IGNORANCE, AND INTOLERANC  bloom   Aug-07-03 11:48 AM   #182 
     - What an ignorant statement  Character Assassin   Aug-07-03 11:25 AM   #167 
     - The concept being conveyed  Az   Aug-07-03 11:30 AM   #169 
     - What the #@%&* do you mean by "allows?"  shimmergal   Aug-07-03 11:32 AM   #170 
     - Thats some mote you got there n/t  Az   Aug-06-03 05:18 PM   #101 
     - preaching about other's preaching  drdigi420   Aug-06-03 05:26 PM   #108 
     - Hello there preacher man!  Blue_Chill   Aug-06-03 06:34 PM   #120 
        - silly  drdigi420   Aug-07-03 11:09 AM   #157 
           - Sure you do  Blue_Chill   Aug-07-03 11:44 AM   #179 
     - Hey...that cross is disrespectful...get rid of it  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 07:44 PM   #127 
  - Anti-theists are the problem not Atheists.  Blue_Chill   Aug-06-03 04:20 PM   #92 
  - too much to ask for you theists to respect  drdigi420   Aug-06-03 05:28 PM   #111 
  - Respect anti-theist? That isn't possible.  Blue_Chill   Aug-06-03 06:35 PM   #121 
     - o the hypocrisy  drdigi420   Aug-07-03 11:08 AM   #156 
        - I'm sorry but your facts are wrong  Blue_Chill   Aug-07-03 11:46 AM   #181 
  - look honey, you get what you give  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 07:50 PM   #129 
     - where do you see anywhere on DU, an attack on atheism?  Cheswick   Aug-07-03 09:17 AM   #144 
        - Yes, all the time  drdigi420   Aug-07-03 11:11 AM   #159 
        - did you see my first post in this thread?  Terwilliger   Aug-07-03 11:24 AM   #166 
  - while Christians and Jews disagree on some theology  Cheswick   Aug-07-03 08:44 AM   #140 
  - do you mean only religious people are tolerant ???  termo   Aug-06-03 03:47 PM   #81 
  - No wonder DU is so anti-christian  drdigi420   Aug-06-03 05:24 PM   #105 
     - Preach on brotha!  Blue_Chill   Aug-06-03 06:36 PM   #122 
        - broken record  drdigi420   Aug-07-03 11:10 AM   #158 
           - Rove? LoL!  Blue_Chill   Aug-07-03 11:48 AM   #183 
              - I never made an assertion that any religion follows any party  drdigi420   Aug-07-03 11:55 AM   #186 
  - Buddhahist? nt  catpower2000   Aug-06-03 03:23 PM   #62 
  - okay, I fixed my typo...sorry  thom1102   Aug-06-03 03:30 PM   #68 
  - In my case..  ewagner   Aug-06-03 03:23 PM   #63 
  - No Hinduism?  liberalpragmatist   Aug-06-03 03:58 PM   #84 
  - I find a lot in common  Az   Aug-06-03 05:15 PM   #98 
  - Two seed-in-the-spirit predestinarian baptist.  bemildred   Aug-06-03 04:13 PM   #89 
  - Large percentage of atheists/agnostics  SyracuseDemocrat   Aug-06-03 04:27 PM   #94 
  - This is a more intelligent sampling of the pop.  drdigi420   Aug-06-03 05:25 PM   #106 
  - DUers: The few -- the thoughtful. (NT)  Atlant   Aug-06-03 05:26 PM   #109 
  - About 27% of Americans are agnostic/atheists  flyingfish   Aug-06-03 05:52 PM   #118 
  - Philosophy - Sabaean  yankeeinlouisiana   Aug-06-03 04:50 PM   #96 
  - Church of the Subgenius  activationproducts   Aug-06-03 04:54 PM   #97 
  - It should  drdigi420   Aug-06-03 05:27 PM   #110 
  - Polytheist here  election_2004   Aug-06-03 05:15 PM   #99 
  - Na  Az   Aug-06-03 05:17 PM   #100 
  - I converted to Atheism, but was raised as a Lutheran, Missouri Synod-  MiltonLeBerle   Aug-06-03 05:23 PM   #104 
  - I'm an athieistic agnostic.  ryharrin   Aug-06-03 05:25 PM   #107 
  - Other: Orthodox Christian - earlier forms of Christianity  frankzappa   Aug-06-03 05:44 PM   #116 
  - non practicing  John_H   Aug-07-03 11:00 AM   #153 
  - Uhm, there are over half a BILLION Hindus....  devarsi   Aug-06-03 05:49 PM   #117 
  - I chose the religions based on my own personal experience  thom1102   Aug-07-03 07:58 AM   #135 
  - No Sikhs, either...  NeonLX   Aug-07-03 08:38 AM   #138 
  - Other = Church Of Satan  LuCifer   Aug-06-03 07:52 PM   #131 
  - By any chance  Az   Aug-06-03 07:54 PM   #133 
     - er?  LuCifer   Aug-07-03 11:17 AM   #163 
  - I want to know who the Mormons are!  ibegurpard   Aug-06-03 07:53 PM   #132 
  - Yikes  Az   Aug-06-03 07:56 PM   #134 
  - Mormon and Democrat  Isere   Aug-07-03 10:01 AM   #147 
  - Nevada's Senator Harry Reid is a Democrat and a Mormon.  shimmergal   Aug-07-03 11:40 AM   #176 
  - me  sujan   Aug-07-03 11:32 AM   #171 
  - ELCA Lutheran, with a healthy agnostic streak  NeonLX   Aug-07-03 08:33 AM   #136 
  - My other  mandyky   Aug-07-03 08:41 AM   #139 
  - Im an ordained Deacon of the Church Of Satan  Vernunft   Aug-07-03 08:46 AM   #141 
  - Atheism isnt a religion  Mari333   Aug-07-03 11:00 AM   #154 
  - Okay, actually read through the thread before you  thom1102   Aug-07-03 11:21 AM   #164 
     - Sorry, I dont allow strangers to "give me orders".  Mari333   Aug-07-03 01:02 PM   #190 
  - atheist  tpub   Aug-07-03 11:12 AM   #161 
  - Agnostic, but Hindu background  varun   Aug-07-03 11:27 AM   #168 
  - i voted agnostic, but..  LS_Webmaster   Aug-07-03 11:35 AM   #172 
  - A Unitarian Universalist Buddhist who Likes the Teachings of Christ  deutsey   Aug-07-03 11:43 AM   #178 
  - Student of Zen for many years.  Character Assassin   Aug-07-03 12:03 PM   #187 
  - Seems like most people on DU profess to some religious belief  flyingfish   Aug-07-03 12:49 PM   #188 
 

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