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gulliver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-05-03 09:16 AM
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118. Link to Wired Article
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/11.10/view.html?pg=2

Not so sure I want to label myself anything, though...

I reserve the right to think of the natural as plenty mystifying.
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  -DU: Do you Support the Rights of Brights? usregimechange  Oct-04-03 01:13 AM   #0 
  - There are a lot of civil rights movements left.  alexwcovington   Oct-04-03 01:18 AM   #1 
  - Yes.  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 01:21 AM   #2 
  - I too do not believe in that invisible man in the sky...so bright  patdem   Oct-04-03 01:23 AM   #3 
  - More like  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 01:28 AM   #4 
  - I ask you  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 01:37 AM   #5 
  - I am registered and going to vote..but I do not have to join  patdem   Oct-04-03 01:54 AM   #6 
     - ok  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 01:57 AM   #7 
  - I don't believe in the invisible man in the sky either...  Selwynn   Oct-04-03 03:12 AM   #13 
  - agnostic...  expatriot   Oct-04-03 05:21 AM   #24 
  - what's with the "invisible man in the sky"  Cheswick   Oct-04-03 10:05 AM   #37 
  - I'm just a plain old atheist  wtmusic   Oct-04-03 02:00 AM   #8 
  - I agree about the pretentiousness.  DemBones DemBones   Oct-04-03 02:24 AM   #11 
  - no  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 03:12 AM   #14 
  - Still, it's a horrible term  PurityOfEssence   Oct-04-03 03:24 AM   #19 
  - noppppp  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 03:31 AM   #20 
  - The same message is implied.  Selwynn   Oct-04-03 03:34 AM   #21 
     - and  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 03:37 AM   #22 
  - or maybe "dim"  leftofthedial   Oct-04-03 10:04 AM   #36 
  - Connotation always overrides denotation. It will take on this  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 09:36 AM   #30 
  - the opposite  klyon   Oct-04-03 06:21 AM   #25 
  - haha love the song ideas!  JNelson6563   Oct-06-03 10:29 AM   #138 
  - why?  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 03:10 AM   #12 
  - of course  ezmojason   Oct-04-03 02:14 AM   #9 
  - of course  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 03:15 AM   #15 
  - Of course. We're Democrats. n/t  Zorra   Oct-04-03 02:18 AM   #10 
  - I am not an atheist...  Selwynn   Oct-04-03 03:16 AM   #16 
  - NO!  incapsulated   Oct-04-03 03:18 AM   #17 
  - no  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 03:20 AM   #18 
     - huh????  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 09:54 AM   #34 
        - Yep.  Zhade   Oct-05-03 03:41 AM   #103 
  - this term detracts from the movements' supposed aims...  expatriot   Oct-04-03 05:08 AM   #23 
  - Not to mention how easily it can be co-opted.  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 09:31 AM   #29 
  - I dislike the term "brights."  Iverson   Oct-04-03 06:47 AM   #26 
  - boy, I've been up to long  thebigidea   Oct-04-03 06:53 AM   #27 
  - hey hey  Iverson   Oct-04-03 06:57 AM   #28 
  - The term is probably appropriate  Muddleoftheroad   Oct-04-03 11:08 AM   #79 
     - not sure I'm getting you  Iverson   Oct-04-03 11:15 AM   #82 
     - Check out the Mother Teresa thread and get back to me  Muddleoftheroad   Oct-04-03 11:20 AM   #84 
        - just did, so I'm getting back to you  Iverson   Oct-04-03 11:41 AM   #89 
           - Political vs. Religious  Muddleoftheroad   Oct-04-03 11:48 AM   #91 
              - I see.  Iverson   Oct-04-03 11:51 AM   #92 
                 - I wasn't abusing  Muddleoftheroad   Oct-04-03 01:17 PM   #96 
                    - not the point  Iverson   Oct-05-03 06:47 AM   #111 
                       - I would say no for the record  Muddleoftheroad   Oct-05-03 09:04 AM   #117 
     - atheism movement? do they have a theme song?  thebigidea   Oct-05-03 03:58 AM   #106 
  - You make a huge fault in logic here:  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 09:43 AM   #31 
  - edit  Selwynn   Oct-04-03 10:52 AM   #70 
  - nahhh...remember, we're not discriminated against...  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 09:50 AM   #32 
  - Just a reminder, only some of you are.  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 09:54 AM   #33 
  - bullshit question  Cheswick   Oct-04-03 10:02 AM   #35 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-04-03 10:07 AM   #38 
  - more bullshit terwilliger  Cheswick   Oct-04-03 10:12 AM   #39 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-04-03 10:26 AM   #41 
     - Fred Phelps is the Devil incarnate, IMHO, and Robertson is one of his  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 10:31 AM   #46 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-04-03 10:34 AM   #51 
           - If I ever help Phelps, may God send me straight to hell.  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 10:42 AM   #58 
              - that's good to know  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 10:55 AM   #74 
  - Bwahahahaha! Cheswick, shame on you for your intolerance.  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 10:26 AM   #42 
     - blonde: you're intolerant  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 10:32 AM   #48 
        - I object like hell when you lump me in with that type.  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 10:39 AM   #56 
        - Then there's a serious disconnect between your version of god and theirs  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 10:47 AM   #64 
           - Here's a drastic possibility; they are WRONG! I know it's an  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 11:25 AM   #86 
              - see post #81  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 11:36 AM   #88 
        - now you are sounding like something i can' mention  bearfartinthewoods   Oct-05-03 06:41 AM   #109 
           - where do I state that I support muslims in their faith system?  Terwilliger   Oct-05-03 07:16 PM   #123 
  - Actually, Cheswick, I have found that most of the non-theists on  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 10:21 AM   #40 
  - What should I be angry about?  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 10:30 AM   #45 
     - I don't believe that for a minute, and, FWIW, I don't believe  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 10:33 AM   #50 
        - according to you  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 10:34 AM   #52 
           - So why do you insist in putting me in the same category?  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 10:43 AM   #59 
           - It's your book! Your belief!!  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 10:46 AM   #63 
              - Wait a minute...  GiovanniC   Oct-04-03 11:34 AM   #87 
              - There's nothing but contempt for the extremism represented by terrorists  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 11:42 AM   #90 
                 - Blah..  Selwynn   Oct-05-03 06:58 PM   #120 
              - and again!  bearfartinthewoods   Oct-06-03 06:57 AM   #129 
                 - set the bar too high?  Terwilliger   Oct-06-03 09:28 AM   #133 
           - represents me quite well, and probably  Selwynn   Oct-05-03 06:50 PM   #119 
              - given the nature of your two closely posted posts  Terwilliger   Oct-05-03 07:11 PM   #122 
  - I kind of  FlaGranny   Oct-04-03 10:27 AM   #44 
  - I am not denigrating any whole group  Cheswick   Oct-04-03 11:09 AM   #80 
     - uh, Cheswick ...  Iverson   Oct-04-03 11:23 AM   #85 
        - To that I say; amen.  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 12:14 PM   #94 
  - I most certainly WOULD vote for someone who was an atheist  TN4Gore   Oct-04-03 10:37 AM   #54 
  - Points for honesty  charlie   Oct-04-03 10:38 AM   #55 
  - I have voted for assholes in the past  Cheswick   Oct-04-03 10:49 AM   #67 
     - show me an intolerant atheist  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 10:53 AM   #71 
     - Yeah, but Chez  charlie   Oct-04-03 11:03 AM   #77 
        - this atheist does it for purposes of exposition  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 11:12 AM   #81 
  - but you're implying that being an atheist is equivalent to  spooky3   Oct-05-03 07:30 PM   #125 
  - What, you mean their right to (metaphorically) wear a silly hat? Sure.  Mairead   Oct-04-03 10:27 AM   #43 
  - I have several Atheist family members  Cheswick   Oct-04-03 10:32 AM   #47 
  - yet you wouldn't vote for them  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 10:41 AM   #57 
     - they aren't running for office  Cheswick   Oct-04-03 10:44 AM   #60 
     - nice evasion, Cheswick  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 10:48 AM   #66 
        - you are taking yourself way to seriously  Cheswick   Oct-04-03 10:51 AM   #69 
           - have you gathered your atheist family members together yet?  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 10:56 AM   #75 
              - OH!  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 11:58 AM   #93 
     - I would vote for an atheist who would uphold the separation  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 10:46 AM   #62 
        - good!  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 10:50 AM   #68 
  - As an atheist, I think this campaign is lame  TN4Gore   Oct-04-03 10:33 AM   #49 
  - Do not EVER call me a Bright  WillyBrandt   Oct-04-03 10:36 AM   #53 
  - say, WillyBrandt,  Iverson   Oct-04-03 10:45 AM   #61 
  - amen  TN4Gore   Oct-04-03 10:48 AM   #65 
  - It would suck  charlie   Oct-04-03 10:54 AM   #73 
  - This is not about "rights" it is about "conversion"  Selwynn   Oct-04-03 10:53 AM   #72 
  - So  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 04:01 PM   #98 
     - So...  Selwynn   Oct-05-03 07:12 AM   #112 
  - Bright does imply superiority to me instantly  Swede   Oct-04-03 10:56 AM   #76 
  - Those are LESS in your face?  blondeatlast   Oct-04-03 11:06 AM   #78 
  - and if you are not gay  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 04:03 PM   #99 
  - I am not a "bright"  Terwilliger   Oct-04-03 11:16 AM   #83 
  - Freedom of Religion  quaker bill   Oct-04-03 12:31 PM   #95 
  - Not at all  Muddleoftheroad   Oct-04-03 01:18 PM   #97 
     - how would one enforce freedom of religion  usregimechange   Oct-04-03 04:07 PM   #100 
     - because for one thing "gay"  nemo137   Oct-05-03 03:36 AM   #101 
     - which came first, though?  0rganism   Oct-05-03 03:51 AM   #104 
     - Uh, are you gay?  Zhade   Oct-05-03 03:54 AM   #105 
        - for "joyous" or for "homosexual?"  nemo137   Oct-05-03 10:07 PM   #127 
     - It's a silly PR stunt  muriel_volestrangler   Oct-05-03 05:48 AM   #107 
     - but does it mean it is mandatory to be religious?  rman   Oct-05-03 06:30 AM   #108 
     - yes, at all  Iverson   Oct-05-03 07:22 AM   #113 
  - Well then Dull shoud be perfectly acceptible  Swede   Oct-05-03 03:41 AM   #102 
  - I am personally insulted...  Zynx   Oct-05-03 06:41 AM   #110 
  - Ok, I kept my mouth shut for as long as I can  Speed8098   Oct-05-03 07:43 AM   #114 
     - That's true...  Zynx   Oct-05-03 07:58 AM   #115 
  - It's so sad.  GOPBasher   Oct-05-03 08:17 AM   #116 
  - It's so sad  Selwynn   Oct-05-03 07:01 PM   #121 
  - Link to Wired Article  gulliver   Oct-05-03 09:16 AM   #118 
  - Two days later this is still a bullshit question  Cheswick   Oct-05-03 07:21 PM   #124 
  - look  usregimechange   Oct-06-03 08:58 AM   #130 
     - Ghandi would not be considered a (ugh) bright, from your  blondeatlast   Oct-06-03 09:03 AM   #131 
  - Atheist checking in  BEFOREATHOUGHT   Oct-05-03 09:51 PM   #126 
  - This thread is about a stupid PR stunt, even if it has been hijacked.  blondeatlast   Oct-05-03 10:19 PM   #128 
  - This is complete bull shit.  Blue_Chill   Oct-06-03 09:11 AM   #132 
     - More sense than usual  Spentastic   Oct-06-03 09:34 AM   #134 
        - Just like them whining blacks and Hispanics?  Blue_Chill   Oct-06-03 09:39 AM   #135 
           - Look  Spentastic   Oct-06-03 09:46 AM   #136 
              - what?  Blue_Chill   Oct-06-03 10:05 AM   #137 
 

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