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ironbark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-01-07 10:46 PM
Response to Reply #20
21. I had faith that sooner or later around here
someone would >not< blatantly misrepresent what I had just said ;-)

I thank you for demonstrating it to be faith not unfounded kwassa.

"If a carpenter strikes a nail and the nail bends does the carpenter then loose faith in all nails"
Blind master on Kung Foo, Sometime in the 1970's

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  -I hate talk about someone "losing their faith" edhopper  Nov-01-07 09:05 AM   #0 
  - I've never put much stock in "faith"  ixion   Nov-01-07 09:13 AM   #1 
  - The changed world is often taken for granted.  ironbark   Nov-01-07 09:58 AM   #7 
  - Sadly, most of the progress you cite is at risk due to aggressive dogmas  northernsoul   Nov-01-07 12:18 PM   #11 
  - no they want to make it into something  zonmoy   Nov-01-07 10:49 AM   #9 
  - I like a more positive spin  cosmik debris   Nov-01-07 09:19 AM   #2 
  - dang it  toddaa   Nov-01-07 05:07 PM   #17 
  - There's usually a sense of loss for the loser, though  moggie   Nov-01-07 09:20 AM   #3 
  - What I am refering to  edhopper   Nov-01-07 09:48 AM   #6 
  - "Faith" is not necesarilly religious faith  kwassa   Nov-01-07 09:24 AM   #4 
  - Agreed that "faith" is an ambiguous semantic term  northernsoul   Nov-01-07 12:20 PM   #12 
     - Rational faith  ironbark   Nov-01-07 06:31 PM   #18 
        - LOL! Paranoia is the opposite of faith?  cosmik debris   Nov-01-07 08:25 PM   #19 
        - I agree  kwassa   Nov-01-07 10:32 PM   #20 
           - I had faith that sooner or later around here  ironbark   Nov-01-07 10:46 PM   #21 
           - Oh, around here, your faith in that idea will be tested over and over.  kwassa   Nov-02-07 08:12 AM   #23 
           - It's my fault kwassa...I came with West Wing expectations ;-)  ironbark   Nov-02-07 07:31 PM   #27 
              - "...fundamentalist Atheist literalist " That didn't take long  cosmik debris   Nov-02-07 08:25 PM   #29 
              - The symptoms manifest from the outset.  ironbark   Nov-02-07 10:44 PM   #31 
                 - "out you came immediatly..."  cosmik debris   Nov-02-07 11:04 PM   #33 
                    - The collective you is indicated by  ironbark   Nov-03-07 08:40 PM   #37 
                       - So, when does it start?  cosmik debris   Nov-03-07 09:00 PM   #38 
                          - Well you almost had the opportunity at this point-  ironbark   Nov-03-07 10:00 PM   #40 
                             - I don't care whether you are a Deist or a Do-Wopist  cosmik debris   Nov-03-07 10:17 PM   #41 
              - I'll file that under "clueless"  varkam   Nov-02-07 10:01 PM   #30 
                 - I'll file that under ad hom no substance.  ironbark   Nov-02-07 11:01 PM   #32 
                    - Seeing as how I was not attacking you, it doesn't qualify as an ad hom.  varkam   Nov-02-07 11:07 PM   #34 
                    - Seeing as how I didnt call you a fundie  ironbark   Nov-03-07 05:54 PM   #36 
                       - Oy.  varkam   Nov-03-07 09:53 PM   #39 
                       - Oy vey  ironbark   Nov-04-07 08:51 AM   #42 
                          - I see...  varkam   Nov-04-07 01:59 PM   #44 
                          - Those who do not understand the paradoxes of progression are liable to become conservative  cyborg_jim   Nov-10-07 07:17 AM   #51 
                          - Your obvious disappointment in us here at DU  riderinthestorm   Nov-09-07 10:33 PM   #45 
                             - Your obviously a Ronnie Johns fan  ironbark   Nov-11-07 08:29 AM   #53 
                                - Tell me: is the Islam of a thousand years ago the Islam of today?  cyborg_jim   Nov-11-07 09:19 AM   #54 
                                - Is the America of a hundred years ago the America of today?  ironbark   Nov-11-07 10:08 AM   #57 
                                   - What has Islam contributed?  cyborg_jim   Nov-11-07 10:52 AM   #58 
                                      - Im fascinated by the balls of steel preparedness  ironbark   Nov-11-07 08:55 PM   #61 
                                      - You misunderstand  cyborg_jim   Nov-12-07 03:05 PM   #63 
                                - I loved your lecture on proper punctuation.  cosmik debris   Nov-11-07 09:33 AM   #55 
                                - LOL! Verbal diarrhea in defense of thinly veiled hostility  riderinthestorm   Nov-11-07 01:00 PM   #59 
                                   - LOL! Hollow straw man ad hom devoid of substance  ironbark   Nov-11-07 06:26 PM   #60 
                       - But the Bible claims that it is the inerrant word of god.  John Gauger   Nov-09-07 11:52 PM   #49 
                          - Argument has raged within Christianity  ironbark   Nov-11-07 09:53 AM   #56 
                    - What is scientific literalism? n/t  John Gauger   Nov-09-07 11:44 PM   #48 
           - TV philosophers?  cosmik debris   Nov-02-07 08:14 AM   #24 
           - You wish to discuss the comparative merits of TV  ironbark   Nov-02-07 07:02 PM   #25 
              - "...unexplained and inappropriate dripping sarcasm." LOL!  cosmik debris   Nov-02-07 07:14 PM   #26 
                 - What 'magnum opus"? "whacked" by what?  ironbark   Nov-02-07 07:45 PM   #28 
           - When nails bend it is all most never the fault of the nail. It is the fault of the person swinging  heidler1   Nov-11-07 01:12 AM   #52 
           - I would like to pay you a compliment.  John Gauger   Nov-09-07 11:38 PM   #47 
           - Words do seem real.  cyborg_jim   Nov-10-07 07:11 AM   #50 
  - I never really lost my faith  Marrah_G   Nov-01-07 09:44 AM   #5 
  - There is a difference between becoming an atheist and "loosing one's faith"  HamdenRice   Nov-01-07 10:17 AM   #8 
  - So it's like losing your car keys?  hunter   Nov-01-07 11:53 AM   #10 
  - Good point, Hamden: there is a difference  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-01-07 10:59 PM   #22 
  - Heh..just once I'd like to see a program where a person "loses their faith", and when the  Evoman   Nov-01-07 01:02 PM   #13 
  - Hollywood still has a ways to go  Az   Nov-01-07 03:29 PM   #14 
  - It's anti-Atheist bigotry. Plain and simple.  Odin2005   Nov-01-07 04:08 PM   #15 
  - I didn't lose my faith, I gained my reason  toddaa   Nov-01-07 05:06 PM   #16 
  - I lost my faith over a few years, and it sucked because it was so hard. But it was good for me  blonndee   Nov-02-07 11:16 PM   #35 
  - how'bout gaining reason  cain_7777   Nov-04-07 09:17 AM   #43 
  - I have a friend who has recently lost his faith.  John Gauger   Nov-09-07 11:31 PM   #46 
  - I didn't lose my "faith"  TAZller   Nov-12-07 06:22 AM   #62 

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