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Az Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-13-07 03:38 PM
Response to Reply #30
32. That was not the goal
And how were they trying to shut down the Christians anyway? It was the Christians that wound up shutting everything down. They just wanted to critique the bible in the privacy of their own group.
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  -The fundamentalists only "get it" when its another religion that gets representation Az  Jul-13-07 12:17 PM   #0 
  - cogent  mikelgb   Jul-13-07 12:22 PM   #1 
  - I somehow got an email from AFA regarding the Hindu priest  prodigal_green   Jul-13-07 12:24 PM   #2 
  - TRUE "special rights."  Mythsaje   Jul-13-07 12:31 PM   #3 
  - Back in 1979, the Dalai Lama was blocked from offering the opening prayer.  Hand   Jul-13-07 12:43 PM   #4 
  - I'd rather have the Dalai Lama than Pat Robertson offering an opening prayer.  Alexander   Jul-13-07 03:50 PM   #38 
  - k&r...n/t  Madspirit   Jul-13-07 12:49 PM   #5 
  - I just wish they understood that a doorway opens both ways.  eppur_se_muova   Jul-13-07 12:57 PM   #6 
  - But of course the Pilgrims fled to America specifically to  tblue37   Jul-13-07 01:15 PM   #9 
  - I.e., they don't get it.  BlooInBloo   Jul-13-07 01:00 PM   #7 
  - Great post, Az  ginbarn   Jul-13-07 01:04 PM   #8 
  - seems to me it was the atheist kids (or parents)  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 01:28 PM   #10 
  - Where do you get that idea?  dmallind   Jul-13-07 01:38 PM   #12 
  - I am curious as to why you see it that way  Az   Jul-13-07 01:41 PM   #13 
  - Sure it was  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 02:46 PM   #18 
     - There was no interaction between the groups  Az   Jul-13-07 03:36 PM   #31 
        - If this is the founder  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 03:46 PM   #35 
           - Is it not their right?  Az   Jul-13-07 03:54 PM   #41 
              - in response says to me  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 04:16 PM   #50 
                 - And I had a different experience as a young atheist  Az   Jul-13-07 04:22 PM   #53 
                 - I did not see a single word in that student's essay that says he tried  spooky3   Jul-13-07 07:33 PM   #104 
                    - in response  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 07:54 PM   #106 
                       - You could be right, or not - doesn't matter IMO  dmallind   Jul-14-07 11:14 AM   #114 
  - I agree completely...  SidDithers   Jul-13-07 02:23 PM   #17 
  - because you know that never happens in the real world, right?  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 02:50 PM   #19 
     - What does that have to do with the bible study groups...  SidDithers   Jul-13-07 02:57 PM   #21 
        - it has to do with atheists trying to shut down Christians  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 03:35 PM   #30 
           - That was not the goal  Az   Jul-13-07 03:38 PM   #32 
           - I was just pointing out an example  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 04:06 PM   #46 
              - Atheists are isolated in this society  Az   Jul-13-07 04:13 PM   #49 
                 - That's true for some  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 04:23 PM   #54 
                 - A world of difference between desire and action  Az   Jul-13-07 04:29 PM   #57 
                 - Hell, I don't need an extra organization for a non-belief  Fuzz   Jul-13-07 04:26 PM   #56 
                    - The procrastinators club has already booked the room  Az   Jul-13-07 04:29 PM   #58 
           - If atheists were really trying to shut down Christians, wouldn't the place to do that be in Church?  impeachdubya   Jul-13-07 04:40 PM   #63 
           - Umm...there was no sub-topic when I responded in #17...  SidDithers   Jul-13-07 05:21 PM   #74 
              - the sub-topic began when I took issue with the OP  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 05:49 PM   #85 
  - If your faith can't stand up to that kind of scrutiny, then it ain't faith.  blondeatlast   Jul-13-07 02:57 PM   #22 
  - Hear Hear!  OnionPatch   Jul-13-07 04:50 PM   #68 
     - Amen! (oops...)  blondeatlast   Jul-13-07 06:24 PM   #95 
  - LOL... Why should bible study be in a public school?  Beelzebud   Jul-13-07 02:58 PM   #23 
  - I'm not saying that it should be or shouldn't be  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 03:33 PM   #29 
     - I agree  Az   Jul-13-07 04:05 PM   #45 
  - Uhm, you are incorrect, it wasn't JUST Atheists, but Catholics, Jehovah's Witnesses...  Solon   Jul-13-07 04:11 PM   #48 
  - I was only talking about the one case  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 04:26 PM   #55 
     - First, I don't know what case you are talking about, second it was an inaccurate stereotype you...  Solon   Jul-13-07 04:36 PM   #62 
        - the case in the OP, the Michigan school  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 04:46 PM   #67 
  - Yeah. It "seems to you". But you also disagree with the SCOTUS decision taking mandatory prayer out  impeachdubya   Jul-13-07 04:33 PM   #60 
  - I don't disagree with that decision  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 05:02 PM   #71 
     - I'm happy to search the archives and confront you with your own statements, but I don't think I even  impeachdubya   Jul-13-07 07:22 PM   #103 
        - That may be my fault  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 08:27 PM   #108 
           - "That means majority rule" ...No, it doesn't.  impeachdubya   Jul-13-07 11:39 PM   #109 
  - ......ERROR!...........  arewenotdemo   Jul-13-07 06:21 PM   #94 
     - "I shot an error into the air  hfojvt   Jul-13-07 07:57 PM   #107 
  - I'm not an atheist,  SimpleTrend   Jul-13-07 01:31 PM   #11 
  - Most groups are guilty of that type of thing.  Zucca   Jul-13-07 02:01 PM   #14 
     - Its interesting  Az   Jul-13-07 02:09 PM   #15 
     - Not quite right  dmallind   Jul-13-07 02:11 PM   #16 
     - One misleading word is all you can argue with...My post and its main points is true.  Zucca   Jul-13-07 03:13 PM   #25 
     - Awefully broad strokes there  Az   Jul-13-07 03:27 PM   #27 
     - Use examples of a few to paint all Christians?  Zucca   Jul-13-07 03:38 PM   #33 
        - Dude ... like chill man  Az   Jul-13-07 03:46 PM   #36 
           - Cool  Zucca   Jul-13-07 03:51 PM   #39 
     - Atheism is not a belief...you're just wrong...nt  SidDithers   Jul-13-07 06:55 PM   #101 
     - not at all  dmallind   Jul-14-07 11:04 AM   #112 
     - I would take issue with your definition  arewenotdemo   Jul-13-07 06:40 PM   #100 
        - not my term  dmallind   Jul-14-07 10:58 AM   #111 
     - "......Pro Abortion folks...." Interesting choice of words there.  kestrel91316   Jul-13-07 03:11 PM   #24 
     - So you think a democrat cannot be morally opposed to abortion?  Zucca   Jul-13-07 03:17 PM   #26 
        - I think its the chip  Az   Jul-13-07 03:30 PM   #28 
        - OK Ill try to soften my words.  Zucca   Jul-13-07 03:47 PM   #37 
        - self delete  bunkerbuster1   Jul-13-07 03:52 PM   #40 
        - GOOOOO METS!  Zucca   Jul-13-07 04:00 PM   #43 
           - The Yankees don't play real baseball  bunkerbuster1   Jul-13-07 06:09 PM   #90 
              - GIRLY AL LOL  Zucca   Jul-13-07 06:25 PM   #96 
        - I am opposed to these so-called Democrats that oppose abortion  Lars39   Jul-13-07 04:06 PM   #47 
        - When you get designated chairman...  Zucca   Jul-13-07 04:21 PM   #51 
           - If anything the Democratic party has gone rightward.  Lars39   Jul-13-07 04:30 PM   #59 
           - Nothing I sad is right wing.  Zucca   Jul-13-07 04:34 PM   #61 
           - I'm from MA too. How do you feel about gay marriage?  AllieB   Jul-14-07 12:21 PM   #116 
        - If you call us PRO-CHOICE in the future I will accept your apology.  kestrel91316   Jul-13-07 05:39 PM   #80 
     - Pro-abortion? Interesting terminology.  scorpiogirl   Jul-13-07 05:04 PM   #72 
        - I meant pro-choice, to me theres no distinction.  Zucca   Jul-13-07 05:17 PM   #73 
  - Pagans chuckle at this hypocrisy, too.  yardwork   Jul-13-07 02:56 PM   #20 
  - Bingo  Marrah_G   Jul-13-07 04:22 PM   #52 
  - High-five!  yardwork   Jul-13-07 04:41 PM   #64 
     - Hey you pagans  Az   Jul-13-07 04:43 PM   #66 
        - Look out. We'll put a hex on you.  yardwork   Jul-13-07 04:51 PM   #69 
           - Well you could  Az   Jul-13-07 04:53 PM   #70 
              - Hi Az !  Marrah_G   Jul-13-07 05:31 PM   #76 
                 - I am going to have to return this  Az   Jul-13-07 05:38 PM   #79 
                    - Okay  Marrah_G   Jul-13-07 05:48 PM   #83 
                       - Well  Az   Jul-13-07 05:52 PM   #87 
                          - omg  Marrah_G   Jul-13-07 06:04 PM   #88 
                             - Do you do  Az   Jul-13-07 06:09 PM   #91 
                                - Only occasionally  Marrah_G   Jul-13-07 06:15 PM   #92 
                                   - LOTR Geek here too  Az   Jul-13-07 06:16 PM   #93 
                                      - Haha  Marrah_G   Jul-13-07 06:30 PM   #97 
                                      - Sorry to intrude, but do either of you LOTR geeks play LOTRO?  sleebarker   Jul-13-07 07:40 PM   #105 
                                         - Not yet  Az   Jul-13-07 11:42 PM   #110 
  - Those control freaks?  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Jul-13-07 06:33 PM   #99 
  - I don't think there should be any clergy leading prayers in  Cleita   Jul-13-07 03:39 PM   #34 
  - You are right  Zucca   Jul-13-07 04:02 PM   #44 
  - Funny thing is that none of these nuts  Nunyabiz   Jul-13-07 03:54 PM   #42 
  - Ahem. Some of us found the pagan path.  yardwork   Jul-13-07 04:42 PM   #65 
  - We still pray to the Sun God and the Moon Goddess  Marrah_G   Jul-13-07 05:32 PM   #77 
  - Which is all fine and dandy  Nunyabiz   Jul-13-07 07:10 PM   #102 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-14-07 11:11 AM   #113 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-14-07 12:00 PM   #115 
  - What people do not understand about religion in school is this:  Marrah_G   Jul-13-07 05:27 PM   #75 
  - Caveates  Az   Jul-13-07 05:37 PM   #78 
     - You get it !  Marrah_G   Jul-13-07 05:47 PM   #82 
  - Thanks. We are a secular government. No prayer should be offered or chaplain paid.  Nikki Stone1   Jul-13-07 05:44 PM   #81 
  - The movie The Contender  Az   Jul-13-07 05:49 PM   #84 
     - Too bad it was only a movie.  Nikki Stone1   Jul-13-07 05:52 PM   #86 
  - Prayer in schools  KT2000   Jul-13-07 06:06 PM   #89 
  - Very insightful Az....  DeSwiss   Jul-13-07 06:31 PM   #98 
 

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