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stopbush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-19-07 12:58 PM
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10. Prayer is to power as faith is to WMDs in Iraq.
Edited on Sun Aug-19-07 01:00 PM by stopbush

Again, faith is the most overrated commodity in this nation.

Sidebar: as an anti-theist, I see faith in a non-existent god to be just as ill informed and stupid as it was to believe bushco's lies about Iraq/terror/the economy. Our candidates all say they demand proof and facts on the major issues, and they will base their decisions upon those facts. They then turn around and say that they believe in a god for which there is absolutely no proof, and - worse - that their praying/talking to this non-existent god (which in reality amounts to nothing more than having an internal conversation with themselves!) helps them to interpret the facts and to make sound decisions about those facts.

What's wrong with this picture? How is it any different than what bush does?
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  -The Power of Prayer itsjustme  Aug-19-07 10:42 AM   #0 
  - No matter what your beliefs, Synthesizing is a good thing.  orpupilofnature57   Aug-19-07 10:48 AM   #1 
  - I believe in the power of ACTION.  liberalmuse   Aug-19-07 10:49 AM   #2 
  - Also, I don't meant to offend real Christians.  liberalmuse   Aug-19-07 10:55 AM   #4 
  - To quote a republican  Az   Aug-19-07 10:54 AM   #3 
  - Another good one ..(Kinda' the same idea)....  BlueJazz   Aug-19-07 11:17 AM   #5 
  - I believe in the power of self delusion.... n/t  nebenaube   Aug-19-07 11:32 AM   #6 
  - I would like to many of those quoted here  turtlensue   Aug-19-07 11:44 AM   #7 
  - Does it really matter whether they believe that crap?  John Gauger   Aug-19-07 12:17 PM   #9 
  - Then basically you're not voting for any of the Dems?  ayeshahaqqiqa   Aug-19-07 05:26 PM   #12 
     - Nobody - that's why I said I don't know who I can vote for.  John Gauger   Aug-20-07 01:05 AM   #29 
  - So, do you believe Bush  okasha   Aug-19-07 05:44 PM   #14 
     - Oh no doubt he *thinks* he's a good religious guy  turtlensue   Aug-19-07 07:07 PM   #16 
     - I don't think he's legit.  John Gauger   Aug-20-07 01:09 AM   #30 
        - After watching him as governor of Texas, and for the last six years  okasha   Aug-20-07 07:12 AM   #31 
  - "When people pray for rain, it rains. Why? ...  YankeyMCC   Aug-19-07 11:54 AM   #8 
  - Prayer is to power as faith is to WMDs in Iraq.  stopbush   Aug-19-07 12:58 PM   #10 
  - So you are saying our candidates are no different than Bush?  ayeshahaqqiqa   Aug-19-07 05:27 PM   #13 
     - In respect to believing in a non-existent power (prayer), yeah,  stopbush   Aug-19-07 06:31 PM   #15 
  - Prayer can be a powerful tool  ayeshahaqqiqa   Aug-19-07 05:24 PM   #11 
  - I believe  angrycarpenter   Aug-19-07 10:29 PM   #17 
  - Let us say  Az   Aug-19-07 10:30 PM   #18 
  - faith is not a rational thing  angrycarpenter   Aug-19-07 10:34 PM   #19 
     - I have no interest in an individual of pure logic  Az   Aug-19-07 10:38 PM   #20 
        - reality is relative to the observer  angrycarpenter   Aug-19-07 10:51 PM   #21 
           - Um, problem there  Az   Aug-19-07 10:55 PM   #22 
           - mysticism is inherent  angrycarpenter   Aug-19-07 11:04 PM   #23 
           - That is a developed trait  Az   Aug-19-07 11:12 PM   #24 
           - nature vs. nurture  angrycarpenter   Aug-19-07 11:32 PM   #25 
              - Oh the ability to project identity is a common human trait  Az   Aug-19-07 11:43 PM   #26 
                 - thanks for the discussion  angrycarpenter   Aug-19-07 11:52 PM   #27 
           - Umm Not this Atheist  YankeyMCC   Aug-20-07 07:26 AM   #32 
  - What's the deal...  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-20-07 12:45 AM   #28 
  - Isn't that obvious?  cyborg_jim   Aug-20-07 09:26 AM   #33 
  - The 9/11 hijackers believed in prayer  cosmik debris   Aug-20-07 08:47 PM   #34 

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