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BurgherHoldtheLies Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-05 11:56 AM
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20. I prefer: "It's nobody's business, nor are other's beliefs my business"
All this 'in your face' religion: I'm sick of the fish decals on cars. I'm sick of the T-shirts. And I'm sick of every politician trying to out-religion the next one.

Can't we talk about anything else in this country these days? Sorry, nothing against your post, but it is just so constant since the election.
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  -I strongly prefer the term "Naturalist" to the term "Atheist". Kazak  Apr-25-05 11:03 AM   #0 
  - I like that  htuttle   Apr-25-05 11:06 AM   #1 
  - The "a" in "atheist" means "without"... not "against".  arwalden   Apr-25-05 11:08 AM   #3 
     - Well, true enough  htuttle   Apr-25-05 11:09 AM   #4 
        - I understand what you're saying but it doesn't sound logical...  arwalden   Apr-25-05 11:23 AM   #9 
  - "Natualism" sounds like another word for nudism...  not systems   Apr-25-05 11:08 AM   #2 
  - Isn't it? tink so mon.  elehhhhna   Apr-25-05 11:10 AM   #5 
  - You walk around naked?  JHB   Apr-25-05 11:11 AM   #6 
  - Well, I'm co-opting in then...  Kazak   Apr-25-05 11:13 AM   #7 
  - Exactly. The nudist community tried to take ownership of this word...  Zenlitened   Apr-25-05 11:26 AM   #10 
  - There are a lot of negative connotations surrounding the word atheist  Az   Apr-25-05 11:15 AM   #8 
  - Non-theist works for me  Malva Zebrina   Apr-25-05 11:27 AM   #11 
  - This still defines yourself in terms of what you are not,...  Kazak   Apr-25-05 11:30 AM   #13 
  - true, but so does "atheist" nt  Malva Zebrina   Apr-25-05 11:31 AM   #15 
     - Yeah...  Kazak   Apr-25-05 11:34 AM   #16 
        - Yeah, I do  Malva Zebrina   Apr-25-05 11:48 AM   #18 
           - Hi, my name is...  Kazak   Apr-25-05 01:48 PM   #21 
              - OK  Malva Zebrina   Apr-25-05 04:52 PM   #22 
  - Actually  Az   Apr-25-05 11:38 AM   #17 
  - Of course, but it is quite understandable  Malva Zebrina   Apr-25-05 11:51 AM   #19 
  - Some prefer 'agnostic'  megatherium   Apr-25-05 06:48 PM   #25 
  - you are a Pantheist or a Panentheist  maxsolomon   Apr-25-05 11:29 AM   #12 
  - Yeah, I know...  Kazak   Apr-25-05 11:31 AM   #14 
     - More specifically  toddaa   Apr-25-05 09:45 PM   #28 
  - I prefer: "It's nobody's business, nor are other's beliefs my business"  ModRepubinPA   Apr-25-05 11:56 AM   #20 
  - Why not Heretic?  bleedingheart   Apr-25-05 04:54 PM   #23 
  - Definition of naturalist:  Xithras   Apr-25-05 04:55 PM   #24 
  - A group of atheists is calling themselves the Brights  MathGuy   Apr-25-05 09:23 PM   #26 
  - Call yourself whatever you'd like. Actually you sound like a Deist.  JanMichael   Apr-25-05 09:36 PM   #27 
  - Dude, naturalist makes it sound like yer nekkid  LittleClarkie   Apr-25-05 09:57 PM   #29 
 

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