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Zenlitened Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-05 02:38 PM
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61. Good point.
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The talibornagains use this misconception to their advantage, too often. If someone pipes up and says "hey, I don't like what you're doing," they start shrieking about how their religious liberty is being attacked. :eyes:
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  -If a person tells me my religion is WRONG burythehatchet  Dec-04-05 08:26 AM   #0 
  - What if an Atheist tells you that your religion (or belief system) is..  tx_dem41   Dec-04-05 08:27 AM   #1 
  - hmm. since when is being right being wrong?  antifaschits   Dec-04-05 08:33 AM   #5 
  - Yep....you answered my questions "perfectly".  tx_dem41   Dec-04-05 08:43 AM   #12 
  - Tx-dem, I didn't know you were an atheist.  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-04-05 08:53 AM   #17 
  - I've noticed a lot of your posts TallahasseeGrannie....  tx_dem41   Dec-04-05 09:03 AM   #20 
     - You are kind  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-04-05 10:11 AM   #32 
  - thank you. I try.  antifaschits   Dec-04-05 10:50 AM   #33 
  - Hold on a second  manic expression   Dec-04-05 03:03 PM   #41 
     - I sit corrected. You make some great points.  antifaschits   Dec-05-05 06:13 AM   #55 
  - Honestly, I think we need an XY axis  nemo137   Dec-04-05 08:42 PM   #43 
  - It's not dogma to point out that there is no evidence of gods.  Zhade   Dec-04-05 11:47 PM   #47 
  - Ahh, but there's the rub  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-04-05 08:52 AM   #16 
     - Right on Grannie  burythehatchet   Dec-04-05 08:55 AM   #18 
     - That's not entirely true.  Zhade   Dec-04-05 11:53 PM   #49 
  - An atheist would probably not bring up religion in  burythehatchet   Dec-04-05 08:39 AM   #9 
  - As an atheist  China_cat   Dec-04-05 09:06 AM   #21 
  - I think we're saying essentially the same thing.  burythehatchet   Dec-04-05 09:14 AM   #26 
  - The person in your example would be a Rabid Anti-theist....  AntiCoup2K4   Dec-04-05 11:00 AM   #34 
     - Excellent distinction and clearly put. Thanks!  cryingshame   Dec-04-05 11:05 AM   #35 
     - Bravo! Well said!!  thinkingwoman   Dec-04-05 12:05 PM   #39 
     - I don't follow the logic. Why is expressing your opinion "rabid"?  antifaschits   Dec-04-05 01:28 PM   #40 
     - Because your logic depends on classifying an infinite spectrum  nemo137   Dec-04-05 10:30 PM   #46 
        - But this vicious end is wagging the dog-ma.  antifaschits   Dec-05-05 06:10 AM   #54 
     - You are right  Goblinmonger   Dec-04-05 09:30 PM   #44 
     - Respectfully (and I mean it, as I like your posts), that's bullshit.  Zhade   Dec-04-05 11:55 PM   #50 
     - Flame bait n/t  MindPilot   Dec-05-05 08:07 AM   #56 
  - Tell them that GOD decides who is right or wrong  Bike Punk   Dec-04-05 08:28 AM   #2 
  - That's my usual answer.  knitter4democracy   Dec-04-05 08:30 AM   #4 
     - Oh yeah, Atheists are really dumb and easy to confound  MindPilot   Dec-05-05 08:12 AM   #57 
     - That's begging the question, since no one knows such a book exists.  Zhade   Dec-05-05 02:47 PM   #63 
  - I think all religion is wrong  Catch22Dem   Dec-04-05 08:30 AM   #3 
  - And I respect you for your point of view.  DanCa   Dec-04-05 08:50 AM   #14 
  - I've been wrestling with this idea of being tolerant of religions.  Solomon   Dec-04-05 09:13 AM   #25 
     - I don't think its considered bad form if  kahleefornia   Dec-04-05 09:38 AM   #29 
     - It's not intolerant to state facts.  Zhade   Dec-04-05 11:57 PM   #51 
        - If there was any evidence of the existence of God  burythehatchet   Dec-05-05 02:34 PM   #60 
           - I don't think they could, since faith is belief without evidence.  Zhade   Dec-05-05 02:46 PM   #62 
  - Religious tolerance is a traditional American value.  baldguy   Dec-04-05 08:38 AM   #6 
  - That was sarcasm, right?  Goblinmonger   Dec-04-05 09:32 PM   #45 
  - I agree  FooFootheSnoo   Dec-04-05 08:38 AM   #7 
  - There is a philosophy in Hinduism that says  burythehatchet   Dec-04-05 08:44 AM   #13 
     - What 'philosophy' or 'tradition'  manic expression   Dec-04-05 03:04 PM   #42 
  - I have great disdain for anyone who puts embryos over human beings  DanCa   Dec-04-05 08:39 AM   #8 
  - what do you "have" DanCa?  kahleefornia   Dec-04-05 09:06 AM   #22 
     - young onset parkinsons stage two. The symptoms and degree do vary  DanCa   Dec-04-05 09:10 AM   #24 
        - I hope you find healing DanCa. It is interesting that control of your  cryingshame   Dec-04-05 11:08 AM   #36 
        - Well said. DanCa, please be as well as possible.  burythehatchet   Dec-05-05 09:58 AM   #59 
        - I sure hope we can get past this nonsense with regards to stem cells.  Zhade   Dec-05-05 12:00 AM   #52 
  - "Turn the other cheek" or "an eye for an eye"?  Kazak   Dec-04-05 08:40 AM   #10 
  - The Bible... so many dichotomies to choose from, so little time...  HypnoToad   Dec-04-05 08:42 AM   #11 
     - Belief System  Kazak   Dec-04-05 08:51 AM   #15 
     - I always learned that  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-04-05 08:58 AM   #19 
        - In another thread someone posted "the Birth of Christ changed Everything"  cryingshame   Dec-04-05 11:09 AM   #37 
  - Do what all good religious populations do...  Union Thug   Dec-04-05 09:08 AM   #23 
  - it pisses me off to have to be classified by any religion or lack thereof.  jus_the_facts   Dec-04-05 09:15 AM   #27 
  - I'D PUNCH HIM RIGHT SMACK IN THE MOUTH....  readmylips   Dec-04-05 09:24 AM   #28 
  - if.... a person tells me my religion is wrong, i would still give them  seabeyond   Dec-04-05 09:49 AM   #30 
  - This needs to be in the religion forum. n/t  QC   Dec-04-05 09:51 AM   #31 
  - Except it encompasses a discussion touching on non-religious DU'ers  cryingshame   Dec-04-05 11:11 AM   #38 
  - Happily, there is no requirement that you respect anyone's BELIEFS.  Zhade   Dec-04-05 11:49 PM   #48 
  - Good point.  Zenlitened   Dec-05-05 02:38 PM   #61 
  - right and wrong are often in the eye of the beholder  Goldensilence   Dec-05-05 12:59 AM   #53 
     - Very thoughtful comments Goldensilence  burythehatchet   Dec-05-05 09:56 AM   #58 
     - Nicely said.  Zhade   Dec-05-05 02:54 PM   #64 
     - Yes, better to speak of what works and what doesn't work.  greyl   Dec-05-05 02:57 PM   #65 
        - sounds like....  Goldensilence   Dec-05-05 03:33 PM   #66 
           - Cheers!  greyl   Dec-05-05 03:40 PM   #67 
 

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