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Atheist group to rip Bible pages in H.B....

There are 1871 comments on the The Orange County Register story from Sep 15, 2011, titled Atheist group to rip Bible pages in H.B..... In it, The Orange County Register reports that:

Members of a grassroots atheist group say they will tear out pages of the Bible at the Huntington Beach pier Saturday to point out what they say is immorality in the book many Christians base their faith on.

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#1283 Sep 19, 2012
-Skeptic- wrote:
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I wouldn't waste your time with the trash that is EW. He knows not to make any more arguments given the experience of being verbally beaten down for stupidity.
Just let him call you names, its what Creationists do as a hobby. He's an advert for atheism.
It's clear he's got nothing.

“There are other issues.”

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#1284 Sep 19, 2012
-Skeptic- wrote:
<quoted text>Says the lying theist who got caught out posing as an agnostic skeptic.

if you guys can figure out how to spread your cult by not lying, it would make your job a lot easier.

But I guess lies is all you guys have considering your cult was disproven centuries ago.
No, Lil Ticked is correct about you Skeptic. As a matter of fact, many atheists feel the same about you. I believe you are delusional by making assumption about every theist. Spreading your cult is your cop out way since many theists have not preached to you. Thing is, you cannot prove we are lying, but you can assume. Maybe you should drink some herbal teas before you have a stroke.

“There are other issues.”

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#1285 Sep 19, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
<quoted text>You're fantasizing in public again, fool.
Again you have no clue.

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Columbus, OH

#1286 Sep 19, 2012
Educated What wrote:
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....Thing is, you cannot prove we are lying, but you can assume....
He doesn't need to: You have proved it yourself, fool.

Since: Jul 08

Columbus, OH

#1287 Sep 19, 2012
Educated What wrote:
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Again you have no clue.
You have proven yourself dishonest and childish. And I love it when morally bankrupt religinuts do that.

“There are other issues.”

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#1288 Sep 19, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
<quoted text>He doesn't need to: You have proved it yourself, fool.
Assumptions once again. C

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#1289 Sep 19, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
<quoted text>You have proven yourself dishonest and childish. And I love it when morally bankrupt religinuts do that.
It's too challenging for you.

“There are other issues.”

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#1290 Sep 19, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
<quoted text>You have proven yourself dishonest and childish. And I love it when morally bankrupt religinuts do that.
What type of theist are you?

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Columbus, OH

#1291 Sep 19, 2012
Educated What wrote:
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Assumptions once again. C
Educated What wrote:
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It's too challenging for you.
Educated What wrote:
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What type of theist are you?
More nonsense from a proven liar.

“Is that all you've got?”

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#1292 Sep 19, 2012
Lil Ticked wrote:
<quoted text>EW calls you atheist and Skeptic says you are a theist. That is funny
Yeah, I get that a lot.:)

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#1293 Sep 19, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah, I get that a lot.:)
You are not atheist?

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#1294 Sep 19, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
Educated What wrote, "<quoted text>
It's too challenging for you. "

Educated What wrote, "<quoted text>
What type of theist are you?"

More nonsense from a proven liar.
Was the question too hard? I can use blocks if you like.

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Columbus, OH

#1295 Sep 19, 2012
Educated What wrote:
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Was the question too hard? I can use blocks if you like.
More nonsense from a proven liar.

“Face The Facts...”

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#1296 Sep 19, 2012
this topic reminds me of my first day in secondary school, we all got given a free bible, me and a group of friends chose to make paper planes and try and aim them into a near by bin on site, a few of the other first years saw us doing this and began to copy, others started to set the pages a light, final in less than a week the school grounds was covered in ripped, burnt pages and covers, so this topic is about an atheist group ripping up one book, well what about the 2800plus bibles we torn up? seriously is it that bad?

Since: Jul 08

Columbus, OH

#1297 Sep 19, 2012
CODEsapphire wrote:
this topic reminds me of my first day in secondary school, we all got given a free bible, me and a group of friends chose to make paper planes and try and aim them into a near by bin on site, a few of the other first years saw us doing this and began to copy, others started to set the pages a light, final in less than a week the school grounds was covered in ripped, burnt pages and covers, so this topic is about an atheist group ripping up one book, well what about the 2800plus bibles we torn up? seriously is it that bad?
The Bible is a mixed bag.

At times, it provides poetry as beautiful as any: "The Lord is my Shepard, I will never want..."

At other times, it provides evil, fictional stories as supposed history but that are in reality texts written long after the putative events and designed to justify atrocities in the time of those writings; e.g., Numbers 31.

The Bible also preserves mythology that has historical value even while lacking historicity. The story of Noah is a classic example. It is worthless in terms of being an historical account of anything, but it nevertheless shows the influence of Mesopotamian myths, such as that of Gilgamesh, on Jewish literature in antiquity, as well as the nature of the process of recounting and embellishing literature and oral tradition in general. Even with the story of Noah, the two completing and disparate versions preserved in the OT tell us something about the history of the Israelites and how similar mythical traditions morphed differently over time in Israel and Judea.

And then comes the Christ or, more accurately, the probably historical Jesus, who is transmogrified before our eyes in the NT into the mythical Christ. Despite the presentation of the canonized texts in the NT, the genuine letters of Paul were written first. And, in fact, they are the first extant Christian documents. There are about half a dozen of them that are generally undisputed as genuine among legitimate, non-believing scholars, though, in truth, that does not mean they are not scarred from redaction. So, for example, 2 Corinthians is widely considered to be a composite of two or more letters rather than a single one.

What is most important about these letters with respect to the probably historical Jesus is their lack of detail about his life. Putative details of any real consequence have to wait about two decades after Paul’s writings to emerge in the form of the Gospel of Mark.

But the details in Mark, written around 70 AD, are merely highly stylized fiction, though, perhaps, sometimes loosely based on historical events. The putative author of this text is John Mark, son of Mary of Jerusalem. But that is simply church tradition, and there are many reasons to doubt the text, whose author was anonymous, was a Jew from Palestine as John Mark was.

The author of Mark wrote in “crude” Konie Greek, but while the language was lacking, the literary technique was complex and the genre was new. It was a powerful text for its time, and it was copied -- and modified for theological reasons -- by the authors of Mathew and Luke. But while modified, it nevertheless was a major influence on those authors’ texts -- hence the phrase, the “synoptic gospels”.

And Mark appears to have had tremendous influence on the formation of John, though John’s author(s) never clearly plagiarize from Mark as Matthew and Luke’s authors did, resulting in many scholars holding that the two gospels share a common ancestor rather than a direct link.

Regardless, the Bible is a highly valuable text. It’s just one that should be kept out of the hands of small children – and Christians.

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Columbus, OH

#1298 Sep 19, 2012
was a Jew from Palestine = was written by a Jew from Palestine

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#1299 Sep 19, 2012
CODEsapphire wrote:
this topic reminds me of my first day in secondary school, we all got given a free bible, me and a group of friends chose to make paper planes and try and aim them into a near by bin on site, a few of the other first years saw us doing this and began to copy, others started to set the pages a light, final in less than a week the school grounds was covered in ripped, burnt pages and covers, so this topic is about an atheist group ripping up one book, well what about the 2800plus bibles we torn up? seriously is it that bad?
Is this a made up story or do you have proof that this happened. Are you wanting a pat on the back? Well Skeptic will give you one.

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#1300 Sep 19, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
<quoted text>More nonsense from a proven liar.
More nonsense from a proven molester.

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Columbus, OH

#1301 Sep 19, 2012
Educated What wrote:
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Is this a made up story or do you have proof that this happened. Are you wanting a pat on the back? Well Skeptic will give you one.
Educated What wrote:
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More nonsense from a proven molester.
More childishness from a proven liar.

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#1302 Sep 19, 2012
Educated What wrote:
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You are not atheist?
I don't see how that matters

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