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Commie Pinko Dirtbag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-14-04 01:59 PM
Response to Reply #110
119. I suspect things are actually not that extreme
I have a hunch many nonbelievers answered some religion in that poll out of fear or embarassment. The pollsters should have handed pollees a circular card with the options written in pie slices, so they could mark an option without the pollster knowing.
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  -Religious Preference? Rowdyboy  Jul-13-04 02:04 PM   #0 
  - Deist  jedicord   Jul-13-04 02:06 PM   #1 
  - None for me, please  Solly Mack   Jul-13-04 02:07 PM   #2 
  - Just curious  Cornus   Jul-13-04 02:09 PM   #3 
  - maybe not a religion  sui generis   Jul-13-04 02:19 PM   #12 
  - well there is  Gore1FL   Jul-14-04 03:40 AM   #81 
  - Catholic  Tweedtheatre   Jul-13-04 02:10 PM   #4 
  - yeah  realisticphish   Jul-13-04 02:16 PM   #7 
  - Add protecting women's rights and gay rights and you get  Rowdyboy   Jul-13-04 02:16 PM   #9 
  - except the right of women to control their reproduction  TeacherCreature   Jul-13-04 02:22 PM   #16 
  - My differences with the Church aside, I couldn't bring myself to leave...  Monte Carlo   Jul-13-04 02:27 PM   #28 
     - that loyalty is what they're counting on  truthspeaker   Jul-14-04 07:37 AM   #86 
        - You confuse the church with a couple of bad apples who have risen up  Tweedtheatre   Jul-14-04 08:10 AM   #95 
           - one of those bad apples is the pope, and he claims to have authority  truthspeaker   Jul-14-04 10:14 AM   #102 
  - Liberal Protestant  supernova   Jul-13-04 02:14 PM   #5 
  - The way I look at it is...  Spazito   Jul-13-04 02:14 PM   #6 
  - Agreed, Spazito.  Political_Junkie   Jul-13-04 02:23 PM   #18 
  - Well said. I put myself in that catagory too.  Hoping4Change   Jul-13-04 02:25 PM   #24 
  - militant agnostic  ulysses   Jul-13-04 02:16 PM   #8 
  - Amen to that  tx.lib   Jul-13-04 06:29 PM   #52 
  - So, agnostic atheist, or agnostic deist?  blurp   Jul-14-04 12:47 AM   #74 
     - I'm not big on faith, if that's what you mean.  ulysses   Jul-14-04 05:19 AM   #85 
     - The definition of agnosticism...  porphyrian   Jul-14-04 07:52 AM   #87 
        - there is also no way to prove...  gpandas   Jul-14-04 07:58 AM   #89 
           - nor is there any way  ulysses   Jul-14-04 08:01 AM   #90 
           - so, i make my life decisions based on observable...  gpandas   Jul-14-04 08:08 AM   #93 
              - fair enough.  ulysses   Jul-14-04 08:09 AM   #94 
           - That's not true.  porphyrian   Jul-14-04 09:49 AM   #97 
              - that's right-microscopic LOL  gpandas   Jul-14-04 12:02 PM   #111 
  - What's up with all these posts on religion lately?  Swamp_Rat   Jul-13-04 02:17 PM   #10 
  - Good idea, Swamp_Rat.  Political_Junkie   Jul-13-04 02:21 PM   #14 
  - It's the anti-choice folks  TeacherCreature   Jul-13-04 02:26 PM   #26 
  - I welcome anti-Christian or anti-theist posts, but perhaps in another  Swamp_Rat   Jul-13-04 02:33 PM   #30 
     - That's a really good idea!  knitter4democracy   Jul-13-04 05:44 PM   #47 
  - It's really too bad -  tx.lib   Jul-13-04 06:38 PM   #54 
  - Making it up as you go along  starroute   Jul-13-04 02:19 PM   #11 
  - Hey, I'm a Quaker, too!  Snow   Jul-13-04 06:10 PM   #50 
     - Hey, Snow  derby378   Jul-14-04 08:51 AM   #96 
        - *chuckle* already knew about you - just giving starroute  Snow   Jul-14-04 09:57 AM   #99 
  - Other, because labels are lame  Selwynn   Jul-13-04 02:21 PM   #13 
  - Other,  Political_Junkie   Jul-13-04 02:22 PM   #15 
  - spiritual, but not religious  seekthetruth   Jul-13-04 02:23 PM   #17 
  - Yep.. sounds good to me. Whatever floats yer boat so long  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-13-04 02:25 PM   #21 
  - gAyTheist n/t  Sailing To Byzantium   Jul-13-04 02:24 PM   #19 
  - But wouldn't a "gaytheist" be....  AntiCoup2k   Jul-13-04 02:28 PM   #29 
     - My! Ain't we picky!  Sailing To Byzantium   Jul-13-04 03:13 PM   #34 
     - No  Walt Starr   Jul-13-04 03:16 PM   #35 
  - Skeptic.  Endangered Specie   Jul-13-04 02:24 PM   #20 
  - Well, since I don't see  TransitJohn   Jul-13-04 02:25 PM   # 
  - i really like this thread  funkybutt   Jul-13-04 02:25 PM   #22 
  - Atheist and proud of it  MrBenchley   Jul-13-04 02:25 PM   #23 
  - oh, okay  iverglas   Jul-13-04 06:26 PM   #51 
  - One thing we can agree on.  bigbillhaywood   Jul-13-04 08:13 PM   #57 
  - Atheist, but...  MedusaSaur   Jul-13-04 02:26 PM   #25 
  - I think that's a very healthy and considerate...  Momgonepostal   Jul-13-04 02:40 PM   #31 
  - "Other"  Straight Shooter   Jul-13-04 02:26 PM   #27 
  - Technicalities  Az   Jul-13-04 02:51 PM   #32 
  - Indifferent agnostic.  bandera   Jul-13-04 03:01 PM   #33 
  - Your Siggie of Mark Twain is so appropriate...  Jokinomx   Jul-13-04 08:24 PM   #58 
  - Other - Candombl  Ann Arbor Dem   Jul-13-04 03:29 PM   #36 
  - Kick  DaveSZ   Jul-13-04 04:24 PM   #37 
  - Eastern Orthodox  knitter4democracy   Jul-13-04 04:31 PM   #38 
  - Hey there!  derby378   Jul-13-04 04:59 PM   #42 
  - Wish DU had provision for more than 10 answers....  Rowdyboy   Jul-13-04 05:33 PM   #44 
     - What would be interesting is  knitter4democracy   Jul-13-04 05:42 PM   #46 
  - Reform Jew...  elfwitch   Jul-13-04 04:37 PM   #39 
  - Atheist ....  Trajan   Jul-13-04 04:52 PM   #40 
  - Actually  Az   Jul-13-04 05:02 PM   #43 
  - Quaker - and skeptic  derby378   Jul-13-04 04:58 PM   #41 
  - Thanks, but no thanks.. been there, done that...n/t  SoCalDem   Jul-13-04 05:34 PM   #45 
  - I Put "Atheist" because...  impeachdubya   Jul-13-04 05:53 PM   #48 
  - Discordian.  impeachdubya   Jul-13-04 05:56 PM   #49 
  - Fnord!  Az   Jul-13-04 08:34 PM   #60 
     - What I'd like to know is  psychopomp   Jul-13-04 08:49 PM   #63 
        - there is implicit order in real chaos...  impeachdubya   Jul-13-04 09:23 PM   #64 
           - Ah, yes, Emerson  psychopomp   Jul-14-04 02:51 AM   #80 
              - Well, I'm about as good a mathematician as I am  impeachdubya   Jul-14-04 08:06 AM   #92 
  - I'm all about Satan here!  Neo   Jul-13-04 06:37 PM   #53 
  - Yes to God, No to organized religion!!  malachibk   Jul-13-04 06:45 PM   #55 
  - No to god and yes to organized religion.  blurp   Jul-14-04 12:51 AM   #75 
  - I prefer Christians boiled, and all others BBQd  Feanorcurufinwe   Jul-13-04 08:09 PM   #56 
  - Wow!!! Soooooooo many other atheists!!!!!!!  Cobalt Violet   Jul-13-04 08:32 PM   #59 
  - jukes is atheist  jukes   Jul-13-04 08:45 PM   #61 
  - Jedi. eom  cease_fire   Jul-13-04 08:47 PM   #62 
  - I AM A CHURCH OF ONE - Boy, finally could copycat the army slogans.n/t  LittleApple81   Jul-13-04 09:24 PM   #65 
  - Selftheist...  Solon   Jul-13-04 09:48 PM   #66 
  - Agnostic but....  Lizz612   Jul-13-04 10:02 PM   #67 
  - drawn by the ritual...  gpandas   Jul-14-04 01:24 PM   #116 
  - Atheist  RebelYell   Jul-13-04 10:18 PM   #68 
  - Raised Presbyterian  GoneOffShore   Jul-13-04 10:29 PM   #69 
  - Couldn't you put one for "Christians who hate organized religion"  ktf23t   Jul-13-04 10:34 PM   #70 
  - Pagan Deist (n/t)  kiahzero   Jul-13-04 10:57 PM   #71 
  - I want more numbers....  Rowdyboy   Jul-14-04 12:13 AM   #72 
  - I had to pick OTHER  OnionPatch   Jul-14-04 12:44 AM   #73 
  - Kick  Rowdyboy   Jul-14-04 01:24 AM   #76 
  - no religion- above us only sky n/t  JSJ   Jul-14-04 01:26 AM   #77 
  - Lutheran, baby!  Angelus   Jul-14-04 01:27 AM   #78 
  - Which kind?  Gore1FL   Jul-14-04 03:46 AM   #82 
  - I'm currently a disgruntled Catholic  Jonathan Little   Jul-14-04 01:59 AM   #79 
  - other...  tjfreeman   Jul-14-04 04:34 AM   #83 
  - Agnostic.  OpSomBlood   Jul-14-04 04:43 AM   #84 
  - Not only do I believe that we understand God...  flaminbats   Jul-14-04 08:05 AM   #91 
     - On the sixth day, God created Man in his own image...  OpSomBlood   Jul-14-04 10:19 AM   #104 
  - Voted pagan/wiccan  lukasahero   Jul-14-04 07:52 AM   #88 
  - me, too  MaRadix   Jul-14-04 10:02 AM   #100 
     - Hi back at you "Ma"!  lukasahero   Jul-14-04 12:59 PM   #115 
  - All religions combined: 134. Agnostic+Atheist: 134. Dead heat!  JCCyC   Jul-14-04 09:52 AM   #98 
  - Just counted them. 137 and 137. Still dead heat.  RebelOne   Jul-14-04 10:19 AM   #103 
  - Raised catholic, but now no label  redqueen   Jul-14-04 10:05 AM   #101 
  - Started my own relig when I was a young boy...  Geo55   Jul-14-04 10:22 AM   #105 
  - Raised Christian... Doubted Christianity At 16... Gave It Up At 28.  arwalden   Jul-14-04 10:30 AM   #106 
  - My 30+ year old dog tags read::::::::::::::::::::::  Hubert Flottz   Jul-14-04 10:34 AM   #107 
  - Unitarian Universalist...nt  SaveElmer   Jul-14-04 10:34 AM   #108 
  - UU/Buddhist/Taoist  TahitiNut   Jul-14-04 10:35 AM   #109 
  - only 5-10% of Americans claim atheism. We are anomalous!  dumpster_baby   Jul-14-04 11:13 AM   #110 
  - The word atheism has been domonized pretty effectively  Az   Jul-14-04 12:16 PM   #112 
  - I disagree  tjfreeman   Jul-14-04 02:40 PM   #122 
     - "The Grand Inquisitor"  tjfreeman   Jul-14-04 03:32 PM   #126 
        - Nietzsche must have read Dostoevsky  tjfreeman   Jul-14-04 03:49 PM   #127 
  - I suspect things are actually not that extreme  JCCyC   Jul-14-04 01:59 PM   #119 
  - I had been Lutheran but changed after researching and analyzing the facts  LiberalFighter   Jul-14-04 12:21 PM   #113 
  - Pantheistic Taoist  toddaa   Jul-14-04 12:39 PM   #114 
  - Atheist. No faith, no spirituality.  truthspeaker   Jul-14-04 01:26 PM   #117 
  - Protestant  ButterflyBlood   Jul-14-04 01:28 PM   #118 
  - Church of All Worlds  orthogonal   Jul-14-04 02:05 PM   #120 
  - Other... Mormon..... n/t  ldsjocktx   Jul-14-04 02:05 PM   #121 
  - Catholic  JohnKleeb   Jul-14-04 02:43 PM   #123 
  - Other: nobody's business  apnu   Jul-14-04 02:43 PM   #124 
  - Gnostic  Generator   Jul-14-04 02:50 PM   #125 
  - What, no Druid choice?  yellowcanine   Jul-14-04 03:52 PM   #128 
 

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