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bryant69 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-01-06 10:46 AM
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8. I think most humans are assholes - almost 100%- including myself
My religion teaches salvation which means that someday we might not be assholes. In the short term I'm not hopeful.
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  -Theist / Atheist views of human nature bryant69  Dec-01-06 10:30 AM   #0 
  - Purely neutral?  Jed Dilligan   Dec-01-06 10:33 AM   #1 
  - Neutral Atheist  cyborg_jim   Dec-01-06 10:34 AM   #2 
  - Junk categories?  bryant69   Dec-01-06 10:36 AM   #3 
     - You think it's more important to include  Jed Dilligan   Dec-01-06 10:42 AM   #6 
        - I see your point there. Nuetral?  bryant69   Dec-01-06 10:44 AM   #7 
           - Sorry, wrong neutral!  Jed Dilligan   Dec-01-06 10:47 AM   #9 
              - OK.  bryant69   Dec-01-06 10:54 AM   #10 
                 - Ugh  cyborg_jim   Dec-01-06 11:00 AM   #11 
  - I chose somewhat positive...  Finder   Dec-01-06 10:39 AM   #4 
  - Are you going to share yours as well? n/t  Finder   Dec-01-06 10:41 AM   #5 
  - I think most humans are assholes - almost 100%- including myself  bryant69   Dec-01-06 10:46 AM   #8 
     - Ethics over salvation any day for me....n/t  Finder   Dec-01-06 11:02 AM   #12 
     - Nice. I presume that you never fail to live up to your standards?  bryant69   Dec-01-06 11:05 AM   #13 
        - Well I try to set realistic standards...  Finder   Dec-01-06 11:13 AM   #14 
           - Is there a difference between realistic standards and low standards?  bryant69   Dec-01-06 11:17 AM   #15 
              - That would be in the eye of the beholder...  Finder   Dec-01-06 11:39 AM   #18 
     - What do you think of animal nature...are all animals assholes?  Finder   Dec-01-06 12:09 PM   #21 
     - Human nature is different from animal nature  bryant69   Dec-01-06 12:23 PM   #22 
     - That may be the most destructive aspect of salvationist religion.  greyl   Dec-01-06 02:08 PM   #37 
     - Really? I have a question - perhaps it will sound a little arcane but no matter -  Random_Australian   Dec-01-06 06:26 PM   #46 
  - Ambiguous Wording  cosmik debris   Dec-01-06 11:20 AM   #16 
  - Well it's assumed that you would judge based on your own yardstick  bryant69   Dec-01-06 11:29 AM   #17 
     - Yes, Absolutely!  cosmik debris   Dec-01-06 11:53 AM   #19 
        - So you really aren't able to understand the phrase  bryant69   Dec-01-06 11:57 AM   #20 
           - I didn't begin the Nature vs. Nurture Debate  cosmik debris   Dec-01-06 12:29 PM   #23 
              - I love debating that subject...  Finder   Dec-01-06 12:40 PM   #24 
                 - My best guess is that  cosmik debris   Dec-01-06 01:00 PM   #25 
                    - I agree with that guess.n/t  Finder   Dec-01-06 01:10 PM   #26 
                    - I would agree with that  bryant69   Dec-01-06 01:26 PM   #28 
                       - You sound like a self-loathing human.lol n/t  Finder   Dec-01-06 01:28 PM   #29 
                       - I don't restict my loathing to myself.  bryant69   Dec-01-06 01:41 PM   #30 
                          - Sounds like you have had a rough time...  Finder   Dec-01-06 01:48 PM   #32 
                       - But that's not what I said.  cosmik debris   Dec-01-06 01:48 PM   #31 
                       - So it's just a coincidence that most people end up as assholes?  bryant69   Dec-01-06 01:56 PM   #33 
                       - Define "assholes"...  Finder   Dec-01-06 02:05 PM   #34 
                       - You are unfamaliar with the term asshole?  bryant69   Dec-01-06 02:06 PM   #35 
                          - I am familiar with it but wanted to know your definition...  Finder   Dec-01-06 02:12 PM   #38 
                             - Pretty much what you would think - wait let me check Dictionary.com  bryant69   Dec-01-06 02:16 PM   #40 
                       - Nobody mentioned coincidence.  cosmik debris   Dec-01-06 02:07 PM   #36 
                          - Ah - I'm just projecting my asshole nature on other people?  bryant69   Dec-01-06 02:13 PM   #39 
                             - That's for you to decide.  cosmik debris   Dec-01-06 02:19 PM   #41 
                             - I am pretty sure that some people really are assholes though  bryant69   Dec-01-06 02:21 PM   #42 
                                - Do you think that perhaps your negative views are a bit distorted?  Evoman   Dec-01-06 05:46 PM   #44 
                                   - I don't believe that you are an asshole  bryant69   Dec-01-06 07:42 PM   #47 
                             - I feel very sad for you, that you think all of humanity sucks so bad.  Zhade   Dec-04-06 07:48 PM   #52 
                       - While it's clear that  bloom   Dec-02-06 05:54 PM   #49 
                       - It's funny - I don't even think YOU'RE shitty...  Zhade   Dec-04-06 07:44 PM   #51 
                          - Agreed  kiahzero   Dec-04-06 07:54 PM   #53 
  - Neutral.  Odin2005   Dec-01-06 01:21 PM   #27 
  - I don't think humans are either good or bad by nature.  Evoman   Dec-01-06 05:39 PM   #43 
  - Atheist - other:  Random_Australian   Dec-01-06 06:20 PM   #45 
  - Atheist. No "view" of human nature.  charles22   Dec-02-06 11:49 AM   #48 
  - I think that our culture  bloom   Dec-02-06 06:21 PM   #50 
 

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