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RoeBear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-15-05 08:39 PM
Response to Reply #18
26. (the uberright equates atheists with pedophiles)
If true that would be pretty silly considering that the worst offenders have been Catholic priests.
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  -My Best Friend is an Atheist. MrsGrumpy  Feb-15-05 02:27 PM   #0 
  - Thank you, MrsGrumpy.  trotsky   Feb-15-05 02:30 PM   #1 
  - This nonpracticing Catholic feels the same way.  deadparrot   Feb-15-05 02:34 PM   #2 
  - Sadly, we had the chance as a parish to have a warming center for  MrsGrumpy   Feb-15-05 02:36 PM   #4 
  - "How do you stay good?"  theorist   Feb-15-05 02:36 PM   #3 
  - I was once asked  Az   Feb-15-05 03:42 PM   #15 
  - Amazing that there are people like this. But I guess it's good to open  MrsGrumpy   Feb-15-05 05:35 PM   #21 
  - Christians can rape, steal, and kill too!  MadisonProgressive   Feb-15-05 07:19 PM   #24 
  - That's A Good Response, Az  ProfessorGAC   Feb-16-05 07:22 AM   #40 
  - Az, what an idiot that person was.  Bouncy Ball   Feb-16-05 08:06 AM   #46 
  - I don't presume that would be the individuals natural thinking  Az   Feb-16-05 08:12 AM   #49 
  - Wars in the name of Atheism 0 War in the name of God Thousands n/t  Snotcicles   Feb-16-05 09:53 AM   #72 
  - re: "How do You stay good?"  old blue   Feb-15-05 09:35 PM   #29 
  - I have answered this using Kohlberg's moral development theory  Stuckinthebush   Feb-16-05 08:09 AM   #48 
     - This is a very good point  Snotcicles   Feb-16-05 09:26 AM   #60 
     - Isn't One Of Them Also Expectation Of Reward?  ProfessorGAC   Feb-16-05 09:33 AM   #63 
     - Discretion is the better part of valor  Snotcicles   Feb-16-05 09:47 AM   #67 
     - Ahhhhhh...Kholberg  reallygone   Feb-16-05 10:32 AM   #77 
     - BTW, sarcasm is a mortal sin and you will burn in hell for this post.  BlueEyedSon   Feb-16-05 11:01 AM   #81 
     - excellent response!  ultraist   Feb-16-05 12:25 PM   #97 
  - Thank you.  flamin lib   Feb-15-05 02:37 PM   #5 
  - Interesting perspective  lukasahero   Feb-15-05 02:52 PM   #9 
  - Thank you  Az   Feb-15-05 02:38 PM   #6 
  - Thank you  YankeyMCC   Feb-15-05 02:40 PM   #7 
  - My husband is agnostic  lukasahero   Feb-15-05 02:44 PM   #8 
  - So is mine  shrike   Feb-16-05 09:32 AM   #62 
  - Don't you mean she's a good person?  Old Mouse   Feb-15-05 02:55 PM   #10 
  - Persecuted?  ieoeja   Feb-15-05 03:37 PM   #14 
  - I mean actively denied opportunity  Old Mouse   Feb-15-05 03:49 PM   #16 
  - Surely there is no active persecution?  China_cat   Feb-15-05 04:23 PM   #18 
  - Well said China_cat.  MrsGrumpy   Feb-15-05 06:58 PM   #23 
  - (the uberright equates atheists with pedophiles)  RoeBear   Feb-15-05 08:39 PM   #26 
  - I know that, you know that  China_cat   Feb-16-05 07:00 AM   #36 
  - My mother was a councilor for many years  Old Mouse   Feb-15-05 09:57 PM   #31 
  - Part of it not being seen  China_cat   Feb-16-05 07:06 AM   #37 
  - I think you have a point  Old Mouse   Feb-17-05 01:30 PM   #140 
  - Good points!  ultraist   Feb-16-05 12:45 PM   #98 
  - If you are denied a job because of your atheism  DrGonzoLives   Feb-16-05 10:26 AM   #76 
     - And get ignored.  China_cat   Feb-16-05 11:44 AM   #91 
        - Have you tried?  DrGonzoLives   Feb-16-05 01:02 PM   #100 
           - Yes  China_cat   Feb-16-05 01:44 PM   #106 
  - If you had been following GD this afternoon, perhaps you would understand  MrsGrumpy   Feb-15-05 05:30 PM   #19 
  - In pre-school small children often  Morose   Feb-15-05 05:37 PM   #22 
  - Non Christian children have it the worst, IMO  ultraist   Feb-16-05 01:00 PM   #99 
  - Contemporary Christian persecution is a RW/fundi meme  rman   Feb-16-05 08:27 AM   #51 
  - H.L.Mencken quote  ken-in-seattle   Feb-15-05 02:59 PM   #11 
  - That quote is about the people  Old Mouse   Feb-15-05 03:49 PM   #17 
     - It is about both.  BlueEyedSon   Feb-16-05 11:10 AM   #85 
        - Buddhism is no better than Christianity  Old Mouse   Feb-17-05 01:39 PM   #142 
  - Atheists make better Christians...  misanthrope   Feb-15-05 02:59 PM   #12 
  - I always tell my dear aforementioned friend (and fellow DUer) that she  MrsGrumpy   Feb-15-05 05:34 PM   #20 
  - I feel the same amazment at my great Christian friend. She is awesome!  applegrove   Feb-15-05 03:27 PM   #13 
  - Good people are just good. Regardless of religion.  Kinkistyle   Feb-15-05 09:06 PM   #27 
     - I too believe that having that religious gene can make our religious  applegrove   Feb-16-05 08:55 AM   #54 
  - I'm an agnostic  MadisonProgressive   Feb-15-05 07:34 PM   #25 
  - I'm an atheist  RoeBear   Feb-15-05 09:09 PM   #28 
  - Somehow I was appointed godmother to my dear nephew.  July   Feb-15-05 09:52 PM   #30 
  - We are the Godless parents  Az   Feb-15-05 09:58 PM   #34 
  - I have a good friend who is an atheist...but that's all she fucking wanted  lonestarnot   Feb-15-05 09:58 PM   #32 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Feb-15-05 09:58 PM   #33 
  - Is Grovelbot an atheist?  hatrack   Feb-17-05 08:03 AM   #137 
     - One could make the case  Az   Feb-17-05 08:06 AM   #138 
  - Still trying to figure out atheism myself.  skids   Feb-16-05 12:47 AM   #35 
  - Atheism  China_cat   Feb-16-05 07:13 AM   #38 
  - Then it's a difference in terminology...  skids   Feb-16-05 08:01 AM   #43 
  - I've often wondered about that  Roland99   Feb-16-05 09:28 AM   #61 
     - There are tribes  China_cat   Feb-16-05 09:47 AM   #68 
     - Likely they would pose that question  ultraist   Feb-16-05 01:11 PM   #101 
  - More and more atheists are rejecting the theists definition of atheism  Az   Feb-16-05 07:35 AM   #41 
  - it seems like it would depend...  bloom   Feb-16-05 08:03 AM   #44 
  - In my case there never has been a 'belief' to reject  China_cat   Feb-16-05 08:09 AM   #47 
     - Well, I've got bad news for you...  skids   Feb-16-05 09:08 AM   #56 
        - So, their god  China_cat   Feb-16-05 09:34 AM   #64 
           - No, I wouldn't say that.  skids   Feb-16-05 09:48 AM   #69 
              - I don't understand why it wouldn't.  China_cat   Feb-16-05 10:46 AM   #78 
                 - Because.  skids   Feb-16-05 11:06 AM   #83 
                    - Is this just your way of trying to say  China_cat   Feb-16-05 11:39 AM   #89 
                       - No, like I said.  skids   Feb-16-05 12:10 PM   #95 
  - OK, I'll humor you guys.  skids   Feb-16-05 09:06 AM   #55 
  - The recent attempt to take a word didn;t go over too well  Az   Feb-16-05 09:36 AM   #65 
  - OK, I'll bite.  skids   Feb-16-05 09:52 AM   #71 
     - It doesn't address the question  Az   Feb-16-05 10:00 AM   #73 
        - Still not getting it.  skids   Feb-16-05 11:05 AM   #82 
           - You raise good questions  von Staufenberg   Feb-16-05 01:58 PM   #107 
           - The Variable god  Az   Feb-16-05 02:41 PM   #109 
           - A bit much to chew on.  skids   Feb-16-05 02:58 PM   #112 
              - More good questions  von Staufenberg   Feb-16-05 03:35 PM   #116 
                 - Pantheists and redefining god  Az   Feb-16-05 03:40 PM   #119 
                 - I think pantheism and panentheism qualify as "common"  skids   Feb-16-05 04:24 PM   #125 
                    - In the end labels really mean nothing  Az   Feb-16-05 04:29 PM   #126 
                 - Parting shot...  skids   Feb-16-05 04:40 PM   #128 
                    - valid observation  von Staufenberg   Feb-16-05 09:15 PM   #130 
           - Proof?  Az   Feb-16-05 02:35 PM   #108 
           - Yep  von Staufenberg   Feb-16-05 02:53 PM   #110 
              - Not to mention...  skids   Feb-16-05 03:34 PM   #115 
                 - Lol  Az   Feb-16-05 03:37 PM   #118 
           - a=without....To me, the two terms are interchangeable.  MrsGrumpy   Feb-17-05 06:54 AM   #135 
  - I'm a strong atheist  Peak_Oil   Feb-16-05 02:55 PM   #111 
     - Speaking for yourself is fine.  skids   Feb-16-05 03:10 PM   #113 
        - Definition of God  Peak_Oil   Feb-16-05 03:31 PM   #114 
           - Evil ahead  Az   Feb-16-05 03:41 PM   #120 
           - All your examples...  skids   Feb-16-05 03:49 PM   #122 
              - OK  Peak_Oil   Feb-16-05 04:05 PM   #123 
                 - Too tired...  skids   Feb-16-05 04:35 PM   #127 
                    - Quick thought  von Staufenberg   Feb-16-05 09:41 PM   #131 
                       - Shortsighted  Az   Feb-17-05 06:42 AM   #134 
                          - Clarification  von Staufenberg   Feb-17-05 07:58 AM   #136 
  - Yes, there are various types of athiests  ultraist   Feb-16-05 01:29 PM   #104 
  - What goes through your head when you read about belief in Santa?  Modem Butterfly   Feb-16-05 07:46 AM   #42 
  - I think you are assuming a bit.  skids   Feb-16-05 09:12 AM   #57 
  - When you understand why you don't believe in one particular god  Modem Butterfly   Feb-16-05 09:21 AM   #59 
     - Oh, I have no problem with that.  skids   Feb-16-05 09:50 AM   #70 
        - I feel the word best describes me  Modem Butterfly   Feb-16-05 10:04 AM   #75 
        - Why do you want to redefine a word that already exists  China_cat   Feb-16-05 10:54 AM   #79 
           - I have no interest in demonizing anyone.  skids   Feb-16-05 11:07 AM   #84 
              - You do realize that Webster  China_cat   Feb-16-05 11:41 AM   #90 
                 - Actually, I didn't know that.  skids   Feb-16-05 12:05 PM   #93 
  - Excellent reply, Modem...I would have never thought to put it that  MrsGrumpy   Feb-16-05 11:16 AM   #87 
  - Sigh... here is the quote you are looking for:  BlueEyedSon   Feb-16-05 11:13 AM   #86 
     - Why thank-you! I never knew that it was an actual quote  Modem Butterfly   Feb-16-05 12:04 PM   #92 
  - That's nothing! I am in school in my last year of religious  Thtwudbeme   Feb-16-05 07:19 AM   #39 
  - And it's been WONDERFUL!  JanMichael   Feb-16-05 09:43 PM   #132 
  - One of my dearest friends online is an atheist  Bouncy Ball   Feb-16-05 08:04 AM   #45 
  - The friend I was describing used to describer herself as an agnostic.  MrsGrumpy   Feb-16-05 10:58 AM   #80 
  - As an atheist myself, thank you!  Roland99   Feb-16-05 08:19 AM   #50 
  - I'm an atheist, and my best friend is a devout Catholic.  SmokingJacket   Feb-16-05 08:29 AM   #52 
  - Thank you Mrs Grumpy, from an Atheist.  sarcasmo   Feb-16-05 08:31 AM   #53 
  - I am also Roman Catholic.  Dorian Gray   Feb-16-05 09:14 AM   #58 
  - Only on DU would I read something like that, Thank you! nt  usregimechange   Feb-16-05 09:38 AM   #66 
  - muddled thoughts...  BunnyPuncher   Feb-16-05 10:04 AM   #74 
  - NYT OpEd on the "God gene"  BlueEyedSon   Feb-16-05 11:18 AM   #88 
  - I've seen that book mentioned...  BunnyPuncher   Feb-16-05 12:08 PM   #94 
  - That is a very inaccurate review of that study  ultraist   Feb-16-05 01:39 PM   #105 
  - Welcome BunnyPuncher!  ultraist   Feb-16-05 01:23 PM   #102 
  - What a lovely post!  ultraist   Feb-16-05 12:19 PM   #96 
  - Spread the word, Sister! nt  KnowerOfLogic   Feb-16-05 01:23 PM   #103 
  - Thanks From Another One. Really Well Said. nt  impeachdubya   Feb-16-05 03:37 PM   #117 
  - Thanks for this post.  Zhade   Feb-16-05 03:44 PM   #121 
  - GET OUT - You mean us godless heathens are people too!  dr.strangelove   Feb-16-05 04:14 PM   #124 
  - ah, yes.  Lexingtonian   Feb-16-05 04:53 PM   #129 
  - This deserves a reply. Very well said...  MrsGrumpy   Feb-17-05 06:31 AM   #133 
  - Well said  von Staufenberg   Feb-17-05 08:13 AM   #139 
  - My Favorite Post This Year...  arwalden   Feb-17-05 01:35 PM   #141 
 

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