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westerebus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-01-11 11:06 PM
Response to Reply #39
42. Pacis ut totus vir is benevolentia.
I'll translate it for you. Peace to all men of good will.
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  -Why do Americans still dislike atheists? cleanhippie  Apr-30-11 09:44 AM   #0 
  - OP subject asserts American atheists hate atheists, i.e. hate themselves. I doubt that. n/t  jody   Apr-30-11 09:47 AM   #1 
  - I think it's because if atheists are right, and no one will ever know  Booster   Apr-30-11 09:48 AM   #2 
  - Pray for the success of the Large Hadron Collider and attempts to generate life in laboratories.  Sadena Meti   May-02-11 10:31 AM   #50 
  - Because we exist.  MineralMan   Apr-30-11 09:48 AM   #3 
  - Very well said.  cleanhippie   Apr-30-11 10:25 AM   #9 
  - BINGO, you get a cookie!  Odin2005   Apr-30-11 01:51 PM   #19 
  - White chocolate chip and macadamia nut for me. Thanks!  MineralMan   Apr-30-11 02:01 PM   #22 
  - well said! nt  Vehl   Apr-30-11 03:16 PM   #24 
  - It's a completely alien point of view to some people.  Deep13   May-03-11 09:00 AM   #75 
     - "Your whole sense of self...is based on a lie."  humblebum   May-03-11 09:16 AM   #76 
        - Two points.  Deep13   May-03-11 09:28 AM   #77 
  - If there were a Universal god, it would encourage atheism.  tridim   Apr-30-11 09:52 AM   #4 
  - That's what I think. All of that would be limitation, i.e. wrong. nt  patrice   Apr-30-11 10:05 AM   #7 
  - Did you happen to watch Lawrence ODonnell's interview with Franklin Graham this week?  patrice   Apr-30-11 10:49 AM   #14 
  - Atheism is a direct threat to Religion, It is just as simple  OHdem10   Apr-30-11 09:55 AM   #5 
  - religious ppl believe in a god system that supports their own personal learned biases nt  msongs   Apr-30-11 10:05 AM   #8 
  - What if you sacrificed a whole bunch of might-have-beens,  patrice   Apr-30-11 10:02 AM   #6 
  - I would think that someone who exhibited those traits would need professional help.  cleanhippie   Apr-30-11 10:27 AM   #11 
  - I don't think they think that. It appears that they think all anyone needs is  patrice   Apr-30-11 10:46 AM   #12 
  - There is a well-documented human tendency to throw good money after bad, so to speak. nt  sudopod   May-01-11 06:27 PM   #40 
  - Deep down they have doubts about their beliefs. They hate being reminded of those doubts. nt  Speck Tater   Apr-30-11 10:27 AM   #10 
  - It's like that creepy feeling you can get if you let yourself focus on itin an unfamiliar dark room.  patrice   Apr-30-11 11:05 AM   #16 
  - The same reason the despise other religions. They don't want anyone saying anything other than...  Sadena Meti   May-02-11 10:37 AM   #53 
  - Because it scares people who aren't sure. What if? What if?  tavalon   Apr-30-11 10:48 AM   #13 
  - jealousy.  mzteris   Apr-30-11 11:02 AM   #15 
  - +1  cleanhippie   Apr-30-11 11:41 AM   #17 
  - This is the correct bad news. Atheism is for the lucky and the strong.  dimbear   Apr-30-11 07:52 PM   #26 
     - Atheists and other Heretics have not exactly had it made in the shade...  PassingFair   May-03-11 08:29 AM   #74 
  - It depends on which "atheists" are being referred to ...  zbdent   Apr-30-11 11:43 AM   #18 
  - It is psychological projection, they are projecting their issues on "The Other".  Odin2005   Apr-30-11 01:53 PM   #20 
  - I am not American, but judging from the smaller but existing minority of Brits who hate atheism  LeftishBrit   Apr-30-11 01:54 PM   #21 
  - It's also interesting that the authors are both atheists. nt  humblebum   Apr-30-11 06:29 PM   #25 
     - AND militant!  cleanhippie   May-01-11 11:20 AM   #27 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-01-11 01:22 PM   #29 
        - Cleanhippie is promoting social conservativism in Britain?  LeftishBrit   May-01-11 01:31 PM   #32 
     - Only one out of four, not two, authors; and he may be more agnostic  LeftishBrit   May-01-11 01:30 PM   #31 
  - Interesting question.  Peace Patriot   Apr-30-11 02:53 PM   #23 
  - Pax vobiscum.  westerebus   May-01-11 12:49 PM   #28 
  - Et cum spiritu tuo!  Peace Patriot   May-01-11 05:21 PM   #39 
     - Pacis ut totus vir is benevolentia.  westerebus   May-01-11 11:06 PM   #42 
  - A god as abstract as the concept you define...  Silent3   May-02-11 02:24 PM   #59 
  - give it time  BroccoliTowel   May-01-11 01:24 PM   #30 
  - I don't think that Americans generally dislike atheists for being atheists per se,  humblebum   May-01-11 01:33 PM   #33 
  - Sure, because Hitchens, Maher, Dawkins, or those who agree with them  darkstar3   May-01-11 02:12 PM   #34 
  - When they encourage ridicule and hatred explicitly - then yes  humblebum   May-01-11 02:17 PM   #35 
  - I know one American who hates atheists for being atheists.  trotsky   May-01-11 03:45 PM   #36 
  - you always make that statement and it is uncalled for. My posts cannot hold a candle to  humblebum   May-01-11 11:34 PM   #43 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 12:06 AM   #44 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-02-11 06:12 AM   #45 
     - Don't do that you'll trigger epilepsy.  Sadena Meti   May-02-11 10:41 AM   #54 
     - I always make that statement because it is true.  trotsky   May-02-11 06:15 AM   #46 
        - So then you are saying I have no right to criticize radical atheism?  humblebum   May-02-11 01:29 PM   #57 
           - I think you have the right to criticize whatever straw men you want to.  trotsky   May-02-11 03:13 PM   #60 
              - Since when does "radical" automatically equate to acts of violence?  humblebum   May-02-11 03:55 PM   #62 
                 - Here, let me help you out. You seem a bit confused.  cleanhippie   May-02-11 05:24 PM   #64 
                    - Actually it fits to the tee.  humblebum   May-02-11 06:12 PM   #65 
                       - Yes it does. It fit you perfectly.  cleanhippie   May-02-11 07:08 PM   #66 
                          - I think you are confusing yourself. nt  humblebum   May-02-11 07:53 PM   #67 
                             - Uh, yeah, that must be it.  cleanhippie   May-02-11 09:47 PM   #70 
  - "which many consider to be bigoted hate groups."  sudopod   May-01-11 06:29 PM   #41 
  - +10000000! But be careful....  cleanhippie   May-02-11 10:33 AM   #52 
  - People like Hitchens, Maher, and Dawkins are driving home the fact that  Ninjaneer   May-02-11 10:11 AM   #48 
  - Hitchens wrote his book about Mother Teresa in 1995 and 'God is Not Great' in 2007  LeftishBrit   May-02-11 03:26 PM   #61 
     - Militant atheism has been around much longer than you purport. nt  humblebum   May-02-11 04:00 PM   #63 
        - So has the religious right.  LeftishBrit   May-03-11 07:08 AM   #73 
        - Only as long as the first fundamentalist coined the term. nt  cleanhippie   May-03-11 10:23 AM   #78 
           - Fundamentalists didn't coin the term. But you already knew that.  humblebum   May-03-11 11:57 AM   #79 
              - Militant atheist...skip...militant atheist...skip...militant atheist...skip...militant atheist...  cleanhippie   May-03-11 12:05 PM   #81 
  - There are atheists that need to ponder....  The Nexus   May-01-11 04:26 PM   #37 
  - Huh?  cleanhippie   May-01-11 05:02 PM   #38 
  - God-killerists?  Iggo   May-02-11 09:49 AM   #47 
  - Please elaborate.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 10:29 AM   #49 
  - Do you mean atheist vs an-theist vs anti-theist?  Sadena Meti   May-02-11 10:32 AM   #51 
  - I find that's usually what they mean.  Iggo   May-02-11 10:49 AM   #55 
  - Why don't you love the Immortal God-Emperor?  sudopod   May-02-11 11:38 AM   #56 
  - Zuckerman has a fondness for rhetoric, which unfortunately limits his ability to produce insight.  struggle4progress   May-02-11 01:44 PM   #58 
  - It's called tradition.  trotsky   May-02-11 08:11 PM   #68 
     - Oh, but you know you can't trust polling data,  darkstar3   May-02-11 08:25 PM   #69 
     - That could be. Or perhaps Danish notions differ from US views in multiple ways,  struggle4progress   May-03-11 01:12 AM   #71 
        - Oh yes indeed.  trotsky   May-03-11 06:04 AM   #72 
  - Habit?  Nihil   May-03-11 12:03 PM   #80 
  - That would imply that Americans dislike  humblebum   May-04-11 03:11 PM   #83 
     - Beauty?  darkstar3   May-04-11 07:52 PM   #84 
  - Because we're Satanists, of course!  frogmarch   May-04-11 01:41 PM   #82 
 

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