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barb162 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-08-07 11:48 PM
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23. Oh, I didn't know of that taboo.
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  -My friend was abducted by aliens the other night lynyrd_skynyrd  Apr-08-07 11:24 PM   #0 
  - If religious indoctrination is as you say, why do so many people  barb162   Apr-08-07 11:28 PM   #1 
  - Uh, I hate to bring up the whole Santa thing but...  beam me up scottie   Apr-08-07 11:30 PM   #3 
  - Do you still believe in Santa?  barb162   Apr-08-07 11:34 PM   #6 
     - I still hate my brother for spilling the beans.  beam me up scottie   Apr-08-07 11:36 PM   #9 
        - Me too! My older brother did the same thing.  barb162   Apr-08-07 11:40 PM   #16 
           - I was devastated.  beam me up scottie   Apr-08-07 11:48 PM   #25 
              - Well here's something interesting  barb162   Apr-08-07 11:57 PM   #34 
                 - My dad tried SO hard to get us to see Santa.  beam me up scottie   Apr-09-07 12:18 AM   #43 
                    - We Just Had, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Apr-09-07 12:24 AM   #44 
                    - Oh boy, the teachers are going to have fun with him!  beam me up scottie   Apr-09-07 12:28 AM   #45 
                    - Let us know how things go when someone brings up how the stork  barb162   Apr-10-07 12:40 PM   #65 
                    - We didn't have a fireplace  barb162   Apr-10-07 12:31 PM   #64 
  - They receive the education that disproves those beliefs.  LiberalFighter   Apr-08-07 11:55 PM   #32 
  - I understand your issues with organized religion...  hlthe2b   Apr-08-07 11:29 PM   #2 
  - Why is it not ok to challenge religious ideas, in your opinion?  Heaven and Earth   Apr-08-07 11:33 PM   #5 
  - I would simply elect to do so on a day other than Easter  hlthe2b   Apr-08-07 11:38 PM   #13 
  - If anything gets incited, who will be to blame  Heaven and Earth   Apr-08-07 11:43 PM   #17 
     - I'm old fashioned.. I guess  hlthe2b   Apr-08-07 11:47 PM   #22 
  - Religion is based (a lot or totally ) on faith, not facts, right?  barb162   Apr-08-07 11:40 PM   #14 
     - There is a difference between challenging religious ideas and  Heaven and Earth   Apr-08-07 11:46 PM   #19 
        - Yes... I suppose..  hlthe2b   Apr-08-07 11:48 PM   #24 
           - We can separate the believer from the belief.  beam me up scottie   Apr-08-07 11:54 PM   #31 
  - There is nothing offensive about that post.  beam me up scottie   Apr-08-07 11:35 PM   #7 
  - I didn't find the Santa thing offensive. I thought it was funny  barb162   Apr-08-07 11:36 PM   #10 
  - Well, it's kind of taboo in here.  beam me up scottie   Apr-08-07 11:43 PM   #18 
     - Well, "atheist evangelism" seems to be rising in popularity, and that has to be the equivalent  Heaven and Earth   Apr-08-07 11:47 PM   #21 
     - You mean the gloves are off ???  beam me up scottie   Apr-08-07 11:50 PM   #26 
     - It might be rising at DU but not necessarily elsewhere  barb162   Apr-08-07 11:51 PM   #27 
        - I've seen it from at least three different posters today, and one yesterday.  Heaven and Earth   Apr-08-07 11:54 PM   #30 
           - That's probably a good term. It may be rising around here  barb162   Apr-09-07 12:11 AM   #40 
              - I think its a silly term.  Heaven and Earth   Apr-09-07 12:31 AM   #46 
                 - I've never heard of the five fundamentals  barb162   Apr-10-07 12:27 PM   #63 
     - Oh, I didn't know of that taboo.  barb162   Apr-08-07 11:48 PM   #23 
        - No need to be sorry.  beam me up scottie   Apr-08-07 11:53 PM   #29 
  - well, your santa reference offended me!  orleans   Apr-08-07 11:40 PM   #15 
     - I can't help it, I'm just naturally offensive.  beam me up scottie   Apr-08-07 11:47 PM   #20 
  - You can't control what other people take offense to.  cyborg_jim   Apr-08-07 11:35 PM   #8 
  - Offense is not my intention  lynyrd_skynyrd   Apr-08-07 11:56 PM   #33 
  - Why do people change religions? why do people become  barb162   Apr-09-07 12:02 AM   #38 
     - Are all people equal?  cyborg_jim   Apr-09-07 12:04 AM   #39 
        - What I notice is that some extremely scientific types are very  barb162   Apr-09-07 12:15 AM   #41 
           - Einstein for one.. He very much believed in God...  hlthe2b   Apr-09-07 07:36 AM   #49 
              - "It was, of course, a lie what you read about my religious convictions,  GreenJ   Apr-09-07 08:00 AM   #50 
              - Several biographies I've read counter this with other quotes,,,  hlthe2b   Apr-09-07 08:15 AM   #51 
              - Einstein and his beliefs...  hlthe2b   Apr-09-07 09:18 AM   #54 
                 - He described himself as an atheist. n/t  PassingFair   Apr-09-07 08:53 PM   #62 
              - Yes, there's that new book out on him  barb162   Apr-10-07 12:49 PM   #66 
  - The integrity of our "selves" isn't assured by holding false beliefs, therefore  greyl   Apr-09-07 12:16 AM   #42 
  - That's nothing...  emilyg   Apr-08-07 11:31 PM   #4 
  - "My friend was abducted by aliens the other night"  orleans   Apr-08-07 11:37 PM   #11 
  - Your friend has disappeared,  okasha   Apr-08-07 11:38 PM   #12 
  - lynard better run.. cops are going to bust the door down LOL  LiberalFighter   Apr-08-07 11:57 PM   #35 
  - It didn't take much to convince my son that he was eating possum meat  LiberalFighter   Apr-08-07 11:52 PM   #28 
  - What, it's not true that your friend was abducted?  firefox_fan   Apr-08-07 11:59 PM   #36 
  - The Easter Bunny is an alien, so this is no coincidence. The timing is obvious  L. Coyote   Apr-09-07 12:01 AM   #37 
  - That's a good analogy in some ways. Yet, I also got a few things  pinto   Apr-09-07 12:41 AM   #47 
  - I was abducted by aliens once.  Evoman   Apr-09-07 03:10 AM   #48 
  - That was not the worst choice possible  cosmik debris   Apr-09-07 08:21 AM   #53 
     - Even worse  Orrex   Apr-09-07 11:22 AM   #58 
  - Okay. Here goes  MistressOverdone   Apr-09-07 08:21 AM   #52 
  - All good points  lynyrd_skynyrd   Apr-09-07 10:46 AM   #55 
  - Modification is fine  MistressOverdone   Apr-09-07 04:05 PM   #59 
  - Addressing your weak area  Goblinmonger   Apr-09-07 10:49 AM   #56 
     - Ah, I see  MistressOverdone   Apr-09-07 04:06 PM   #60 
        - Just for the record  Goblinmonger   Apr-09-07 04:13 PM   #61 
  - I don't believe you, but I'm not going to try and dissuade you either  kiahzero   Apr-09-07 11:02 AM   #57 

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