Atheism requires as much faith as rel...

Atheism requires as much faith as religion?

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Atheism requires as much faith as religion? bearvspuma : The only problem with this rationalization is that ita s assuming all athiests are so because theya re intelligent in the ways of science and reasoning and all people that believe in a form of god are unintelligent.

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“The Bible is no science book”

Since: Jan 08

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#230539 Jun 10, 2014
KiMare wrote:
Marriage is a miraculous union of two genders,
a union so profound,
it is described as the union of Mars and Venus.
It reunites humanity to the roots of life,
while at the very same time
hosting the best and natural
birth place of future human life.
It is the blend of masculinity and femininity.
The wisdom of logic and intuition united.
Strength and delicacy perfectly balanced.
Protection and nurture combined as one.
A complimentary merging that multiplies the unbiased blend of humanity's genders.
A ss couple cannot equate to a single one of these distinctions.
No matter where or what our culture stoops to,
these things will never change.
And there is not one thing anyone can do to change these facts.
SMile.
Why do you care? If you have a husband, why not enjoy it and leave other people alone? I am as straight as they come, but I don't require any one who is gay to live their life alone. It is not fair. Everyone deserves a loving companion to live their life with. In no way does that impact me in any way.

I love your description of marriage above. I picture the reality of the fighting, snarling, doors slamming, crying, screaming, cold shoulders, and power struggles that are reality. Marriage is not the fairy tale you just wrote about. Sounds more like the fairy tale teen age girls imagine when dreaming of our knight in shining armor. Most of the time we got the rust.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

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#230540 Jun 10, 2014
ChristineM wrote:
<quoted text>
No I did not admit any such thing and I challenge you to show me the post in which you claim that I did. I claimed right from the start that some (SOME) of those countries have issues with democracy, that in no way has any bearing on freedom, it just means that the country is run under different political principals to how you want the WORLD to work. And if democracy means enforced christianity then you are welcome to it, democracy under your terms is not democracy by dictatorship. You don’t like the way a country is run then try invading and making yourself king, that is your kind of democratic way, is it not?
How many times, I am not limited to a specific country, I have provided a whole LIST of specific countries – you are so frigging interested in singular then you choose one.
More stupid godbot guesswork, jeezoos fooking Christ on a crutch, no wonder you were sacked from your church, a misogynous hate merchant for god. So it wasn’t just attempting to rape your female parishioners but vomiting lies and make believe just to big up your testicles.
And still you refuse to answer any of my questions. Methinks that if you are too chicken to give the truth (even if it does make you look like a fool) that appertains directly to your statements then this conversation is going to end very soon.
You clearly have issues with honesty.
Give me one Islamic country that has freedom and democracy or shut up. I'm not going to sift through your list to know which is which.
And stop being so bitchy.
Smile.
Thinking

Gillingham, UK

#230541 Jun 10, 2014
Your telling someone to shut up is the antithesis of freedom.
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
You clearly have issues with honesty.
Give me one Islamic country that has freedom and democracy or shut up. I'm not going to sift through your list to know which is which.
And stop being so bitchy.
Smile.

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#230542 Jun 10, 2014
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
You clearly have issues with honesty.
Give me one Islamic country that has freedom and democracy or shut up. I'm not going to sift through your list to know which is which.
And stop being so bitchy.
Smile.
You did not ask about democracy, I added it myself and now you cling to it like fresh faeces to a warm blanket.

If you are too bone idle to pick one name from a list then what makes you think that I will do it for you?

Bitchy? Pot kettle black

And still you refuse to answer any of my questions. Methinks that if you are too chicken to give the truth (even if it does make you look like a fool) that appertains directly to your statements then this conversation is going to end very soon.
Thinking

Gillingham, UK

#230543 Jun 10, 2014
You said "two genders" as opposed to "two different genders".

Slime.
KiMare wrote:
Marriage is a miraculous union of two genders,
a union so profound,
it is described as the union of Mars and Venus.
It reunites humanity to the roots of life,
while at the very same time
hosting the best and natural
birth place of future human life.
It is the blend of masculinity and femininity.
The wisdom of logic and intuition united.
Strength and delicacy perfectly balanced.
Protection and nurture combined as one.
A complimentary merging that multiplies the unbiased blend of humanity's genders.
A ss couple cannot equate to a single one of these distinctions.
No matter where or what our culture stoops to,
these things will never change.
And there is not one thing anyone can do to change these facts.
SMile.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#230544 Jun 10, 2014
Rosa_Winkel wrote:
I saw battle-corpses, myriads of them,
And the white skeletons of young men, I saw them,
I saw the debris and debris of all the slain soldiers of the war,
But I saw they were not as was thought,
They themselves were fully at rest, they suffer’d not,
The living remain’d and suffer’d, the mother suffer’d,
And the wife and the child and the musing comrade suffer’d,
And the armies that remain’d suffer’d.
16
Passing the visions, passing the night,
Passing, unloosing the hold of my comrades’ hands,
Passing the song of the hermit bird and the tallying song of my soul,
Victorious song, death’s outlet song, yet varying ever-altering song,
As low and wailing, yet clear the notes, rising and falling, flooding the night,
Sadly sinking and fainting, as warning and warning, and yet again bursting with joy,
Covering the earth and filling the spread of the heaven,
As that powerful psalm in the night I heard from recesses,
Passing, I leave thee lilac with heart-shaped leaves,
I leave thee there in the door-yard, blooming, returning with spring.
I cease from my song for thee,
From my gaze on thee in the west, fronting the west, communing with thee,
O comrade lustrous with silver face in the night.
Yet each to keep and all, retrievements out of the night,
The song, the wondrous chant of the gray-brown bird,
And the tallying chant, the echo arous’d in my soul,
With the lustrous and drooping star with the countenance full of woe,
With the holders holding my hand nearing the call of the bird,
Comrades mine and I in the midst, and their memory ever to keep, for the dead I loved so well,
For the sweetest, wisest soul of all my days and lands—and this for his dear sake,
Lilac and star and bird twined with the chant of my soul,
There in the fragrant pines and the cedars dusk and dim.
Share this text ...?
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/174748
Hah! "When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd" - Whitman.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#230545 Jun 10, 2014
ChristineM wrote:
<quoted text>
You did not ask about democracy, I added it myself and now you cling to it like fresh faeces to a warm blanket.
Here was the original assertion that you denied;

Rodny wrote:
<quoted text>
The difference between Islam and Christianity is that in an Islamic country freedom of thought and expression, or belief, is not allowed.

Saudi Arabia.

Smile.

“too hard to handle”

Since: Jun 11

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#230546 Jun 10, 2014
KiMare wrote:
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm not disputing ML's bigotry. I'm asking how Hitler's behavior was guided by the Bible.
This isn't difficult. You see in numerous places today, Muslim's violence being
instigated by the Quran. You see in numerous places today, the unbelief system of atheists guiding their treatment of fellow humans.
The assertion by CHRISTine, is that Hitler was a follower of Jesus. I'm simply asking how his behavior showed that.
<quoted text>
I agree. Which means Hitler was no Christian.
You should be talking to CHRISTine.
Smile.
<quoted text>
'We' had decided no such thing.
It is not up to you to decide the faith of another based on preconception and ignorance.
Smile.
Would either of you two accept the statement of a prominent german intellectual who was contemporary with hitler regarding the purported "faith" of hitler?

“too hard to handle”

Since: Jun 11

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#230547 Jun 10, 2014
By "you two" I meant kimare or Christine. Want the statement?
Thinking

Gillingham, UK

#230548 Jun 10, 2014
I accept that Hitler was the catholic leader of a majority protestant country.
Without blind faith, the gas chambers would have had no operatives.
superwilly wrote:
<quoted text>
Would either of you two accept the statement of a prominent german intellectual who was contemporary with hitler regarding the purported "faith" of hitler?
Thinking

Gillingham, UK

#230549 Jun 10, 2014
You keep trying to play your least worst rapist card but it is not fooling me.

If I was gay and living in christo fascist Uganda I'd feel very scared.

Slime.
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Here was the original assertion that you denied;
Rodny wrote:
<quoted text>
The difference between Islam and Christianity is that in an Islamic country freedom of thought and expression, or belief, is not allowed.
Saudi Arabia.
Smile.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#230550 Jun 11, 2014
superwilly wrote:
<quoted text>
Would either of you two accept the statement of a prominent german intellectual who was contemporary with hitler regarding the purported "faith" of hitler?
Why would I accept an opinion of what behavior reveals Christians when I have the guidelines?

Bonhoeffer agrees with me.

What NT verses guided Hitler's actions?

Smile.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#230551 Jun 11, 2014
Thinking wrote:
I accept that Hitler was the catholic leader of a majority protestant country.
Without blind faith, the gas chambers would have had no operatives.
<quoted text>
Yeah, that's what why Cambodia happened too.

The issue isn't about a denomination, it's about being a Christian.

Your handle should be 'stupid'

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#230552 Jun 11, 2014
Thinking wrote:
You keep trying to play your least worst rapist card but it is not fooling me.
If I was gay and living in christo fascist Uganda I'd feel very scared.
Slime.
<quoted text>
I only 'played' a card because CHRISTine refused to put her money where her mouth is.

Both of you speak out of your asses.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#230553 Jun 11, 2014
I find it amazing that Kalimare can type so well with her head up her ass.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

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#230554 Jun 11, 2014
BenAdam wrote:
I find it amazing that Kalimare can type so well with her head up her ass.
That's the one good thing you can say for the lesbian in me!

Smirk.

“It's Time. . .”

Since: Jun 13

New Holland

#230555 Jun 11, 2014
ChristineM wrote:
<quoted text>
Islam sees jesus as a prophet/messiah, not the christ, not gods son but a slave of allah
Yes that's right. They have a lot of respect for him though, use the title "May peace be upon him" as they do for Mohammed.

“It's Time. . .”

Since: Jun 13

New Holland

#230556 Jun 11, 2014
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Hah! "When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd" - Whitman.
That's the one! I finally got beyond Snowy River.
:-)

Figured we should have some real poetry on here, to contrast with the propaganda claptrap of a certain bigot.

“It's Time. . .”

Since: Jun 13

New Holland

#230557 Jun 11, 2014
Thinking wrote:
Your telling someone to shut up is the antithesis of freedom.
<quoted text>
The funny thing is that it would make a great member of the Taliban, swinging its whip. Shut up or we flog you.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/apr/02/... #

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#230558 Jun 11, 2014
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Here was the original assertion that you denied;
Rodny wrote:
<quoted text>
The difference between Islam and Christianity is that in an Islamic country freedom of thought and expression, or belief, is not allowed.
Saudi Arabia.
Smile.
Ahh right, so you are not getting the answers you want so you are digging somewhere else, you are so predictable. What happened to the list you refuse to select from? What happened to your denial of another’s faith? What happened to the answerers that you are to chicken sh|t scared to give?

Is that’s what Rodny said? You are making this statement so perhaps it would be beneficial if you provided the post number so that I can verify that you are not talking total BS.

And it was most certainly not his/her/its original assertion but hey, what the hell, let’s roll with it as you claim. If that was the statement he/she/it made then of course I denied it was a valid statement, it’s total garbage based on his/her/its own deliberate ignorance (and yours) of what freedom of thought is and what Islam entails.

So if you want to prove that statement you now will have to provide evidence of this mind reading/mind control machine that he/she/it used to make such an assertion. Because to make such an assertion you need to know the will / mind of all those you are besmirching with your made up lies.

You are of course ignoring the basic premise that just like godbots and christianity (even extremist and selective christianity like yours), muslims want to believe in the muslim faith and all that faith involves, freely. Most are far more willingly devout in their faith than you will ever be or ever understand in yours. Perhaps this is what p|sses you off, that another faith can believe more devoutly in the very same god you claim. Or is it that you think they are stealing your god? I didn’t know you were Hebrew...

And now you mention Saudi Arabia, please provide one, just one instance where any Saudi citizen is claiming that their freedom of thought or belief is being curtailed. As for expression, I can actually provide you with an example, a small percentage of Saudi women are unhappy with the driving laws in their country and are free to publicly protest that discontent. True some were arrested – for breaking the law, exactly as you would expect in your own country when someone broke the law

I have said this repeatedly and it’s only numpty godbots of little intelligence and inversely massive egotestical (correct spelling) hangups who cannot understand it. Freedom under your terms is not freedom but dictatorship.

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