Arkansas Society of Freethinkers Denies "War on Christmas" Charge

Dec 5, 2012 Full story: arkansasmatters.com 233

The Arkansas Society of Freethinkers today rejected the claim that it is making war on Christmas.

"Those who stand up for the rights of children to be free from coercion aren't making war either on religion or Christmas," said ASF spokesperson LeeWood Thomas. "Rather, this is a case of a church forming an alliance with local government to violate religious freedom. So we in the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers feel compelled to take a stand on behalf of the parents under the U.S. Constitution."

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“ecrasez l'infame”

Since: May 08

Atlanta, Georgia

#162 Dec 8, 2012
Can't you just feel the hate spewing out of this person --
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
... Like I said, you just want to whine like a little bitch about something you don't like. Too f*cking bad. Boo hoo hoo. Crybaby.
So which cult of Christianity do you represent?

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#163 Dec 8, 2012
Just call it Xmas, it's been a secular holiday since Black Friday became a tradition. Meh. Everyone will be happy.

“ecrasez l'infame”

Since: May 08

Atlanta, Georgia

#164 Dec 8, 2012
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
...You find something that occurs 500 miles away from you in another state then act like it affects you. Like I said, you just want to whine like a little bitch about something you don't like. Too f*cking bad. Boo hoo hoo. Crybaby.
Gee, this one's even further away -- " http://www.examiner.com/article/nevada-parent... ;

But it still matters to me.
guest

United States

#165 Dec 8, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
Obviously it was encroaching on intelligent people's children there in Arkansas.
No one who was directly affected by it objected. It's only those who don't have a dog in the fight who are trying to make something out of nothing.

No student would have been forced to attend. Therefore, there was no forcing "religion" down anyone's throat. Besides, it's a Charlie Brown play for crying out loud. Hardly religious indoctrination.

It's clear that the Society of Freethinkers doesn't support free religious thought. We call that hypocrisy. They are quite adept at whining like little bitches though.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#166 Dec 8, 2012
Prove there were no atheist or other non christian children in the group. Hurry up now half wit or fail miserably.
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
No one who was directly affected by it objected. It's only those who don't have a dog in the fight who are trying to make something out of nothing.
No student would have been forced to attend. Therefore, there was no forcing "religion" down anyone's throat. Besides, it's a Charlie Brown play for crying out loud. Hardly religious indoctrination.
It's clear that the Society of Freethinkers doesn't support free religious thought. We call that hypocrisy. They are quite adept at whining like little bitches though.

“ecrasez l'infame”

Since: May 08

Atlanta, Georgia

#167 Dec 8, 2012
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
No one who was directly affected by it objected. It's only those who don't have a dog in the fight who are trying to make something out of nothing.
No student would have been forced to attend. Therefore, there was no forcing "religion" down anyone's throat. Besides, it's a Charlie Brown play for crying out loud. Hardly religious indoctrination.
It's clear that the Society of Freethinkers doesn't support free religious thought. We call that hypocrisy. They are quite adept at whining like little bitches though.
You're welcome to all the religious freedom you want. Seriously I've got no problem with you nailing a chicken leg to your bedpost and dancing around it if that's what give you solace. You are absolutely free to genuflect and prostrate yourself to some invisible non-existent master who you think demands this sort of demeaning worship -- IN YOUR OWN HOUSE AND IN YOUR OWN CHURCHES, SYNAGOGUES, MOSQUES, ETC.

The Society of Freethinkers are not the ones trying to impose their views onto other people's children.

“ecrasez l'infame”

Since: May 08

Atlanta, Georgia

#168 Dec 8, 2012
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
No one who was directly affected by it objected.....
Now that's just a bald-faced lie. I thought bearing false witness was a sin.

Did you even bother to read the article --

"concerns voiced by parents of a local elementary school child.... felt they were being forced to choose between maintaining their family religious beliefs versus their child being singled out and possibly ostracized or bullied."

As was noted in the article "Such a situation exposes the children of minority faiths and outlooks to majority pressure and victimization."

But that's just what you wanted, isn't it. How Christian of you.

“Reason's Greetings!”

Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#169 Dec 8, 2012
Hedonist wrote:
<quoted text>
Gee, this one's even further away -- " http://www.examiner.com/article/nevada-parent... ;
But it still matters to me.
It matters to me too, but I doubt the hateful xtians here would have any empathy for the child. And religion is not a mental illness?
guest

United States

#170 Dec 8, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
Prove there were no atheist or other non christian children in the group. Hurry up now half wit or fail miserably.
I don't have to prove jack shit to you numbnuts. I never claimed there were no atheists or non-Christian children in the group. What I said was a fact: no one who was directly affected objected. No one.

The only whining and bitching comes from those who don't have a dog in the fight. Like I said, you whining little bitches found something you didn't like so you have to scream about how bad your pussy hurts. Too f*cking bad. There's not a damn thing you can do about it. Boo hoo hoo.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#171 Dec 8, 2012
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't have to prove jack shit to you numbnuts. I never claimed there were no atheists or non-Christian children in the group. What I said was a fact: no one who was directly affected objected. No one.
The only whining and bitching comes from those who don't have a dog in the fight. Like I said, you whining little bitches found something you didn't like so you have to scream about how bad your pussy hurts. Too f*cking bad. There's not a damn thing you can do about it. Boo hoo hoo.
You failed!

“ecrasez l'infame”

Since: May 08

Atlanta, Georgia

#172 Dec 8, 2012
Everybody see the Christian in it's normal habitat, full of hate and anger.
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't have to prove jack shit to you numbnuts. I never claimed there were no atheists or non-Christian children in the group. What I said was a fact: no one who was directly affected objected. No one.
The only whining and bitching comes from those who don't have a dog in the fight. Like I said, you whining little bitches found something you didn't like so you have to scream about how bad your pussy hurts. Too f*cking bad. There's not a damn thing you can do about it. Boo hoo hoo.
He rants and raves and lies about everybody who dares think differently than him.

He'd love the opportunity to burn you at the stake, if the law would only let him.

"If the man doesn't believe as we do, we say he is a crank, and that settles it. I mean, it does nowadays, because now we can't burn him." ~ Mark Twain

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#173 Dec 8, 2012
Wow I prove that one lying and he totally hell apart. I think I broke that one lol.
Hedonist wrote:
Everybody see the Christian in it's normal habitat, full of hate and anger.
<quoted text>
He rants and raves and lies about everybody who dares think differently than him.
He'd love the opportunity to burn you at the stake, if the law would only let him.
"If the man doesn't believe as we do, we say he is a crank, and that settles it. I mean, it does nowadays, because now we can't burn him." ~ Mark Twain

“It's all about the struggle”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#174 Dec 9, 2012
Hedonist wrote:
<quoted text>
Why do you think this is just about non-theists? Don't you think Jews have had enough of you cramming Christmas down their children's throats too?
Excuse me?!!! Just about every Christmas movie or cartoon that has been released for public view in the U.S. had a Jewish producer. Christmas has been a big money maker for the Jewish film makers. I'm sure they remember to tell their kids that Santa is only a tool to fill their bank accounts.

Wow! Talk about fuzzy thinking. How old are you?

“There is no god.”

Since: Jan 12

USA

#175 Dec 9, 2012
Hedonist wrote:
<quoted text>
Now that's just a bald-faced lie. I thought bearing false witness was a sin.
Did you even bother to read the article --
"concerns voiced by parents of a local elementary school child.... felt they were being forced to choose between maintaining their family religious beliefs versus their child being singled out and possibly ostracized or bullied."
As was noted in the article "Such a situation exposes the children of minority faiths and outlooks to majority pressure and victimization."
But that's just what you wanted, isn't it. How Christian of you.
"I thought bearing false witness was a sin."

Only if you are religion free.

“It's all about the struggle”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#176 Dec 9, 2012
Hedonist wrote:
<quoted text>
That's your delusion.
<quoted text>
Although you've been very mature and easy to converse with, thake a real honest look at how the poster called "guest" has behaved. Look at the hate he's spewed. This is the normal way non-theists are treated. After a while it really gets old.
I'm no different that anyone else. I spend my time trying to make the best life I can for me and my family. I'm ethical, involved with my community, a, I think, a pretty good guy all 'round.
Yet the minute I complain about Catholics or Christians assuming I'm okay with the encroaching on my life, I'm labeled as a hateful person.
It really just gets old.
When I was born "god" wasn't in our pledge nor on our money and everybody got along just fine.
So...you are claiming to have been born before 1864?

" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_God_we_trust&... ;

lol, how DO you manage your bank account?

“It's all about the struggle”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#177 Dec 9, 2012
LOL in a suit wrote:
<quoted text>
"I thought bearing false witness was a sin."
Only if you are religion free.
Nuh uh. Perjury is an offense/sin punishable by U.S. law. The word sin is simply a translation of another version of "offense".

“There is no god.”

Since: Jan 12

USA

#178 Dec 9, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Nuh uh. Perjury is an offense/sin punishable by U.S. law. The word sin is simply a translation of another version of "offense".
If that was the subject, but alas, it was not.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#179 Dec 9, 2012
Even if that was true... So?
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Excuse me?!!! Just about every Christmas movie or cartoon that has been released for public view in the U.S. had a Jewish producer. Christmas has been a big money maker for the Jewish film makers. I'm sure they remember to tell their kids that Santa is only a tool to fill their bank accounts.
Wow! Talk about fuzzy thinking. How old are you?

“It's all about the struggle”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#180 Dec 9, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
Even if that was true... So?
<quoted text>
He claimed Jews were tired of Christians cramming their religion down Jewish kids' throats when that is not true. I guess it's ok for you morons to make baseless claims? Go ahead, make another one.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#181 Dec 9, 2012
So my ever dropping IQ points idiot, if a Jew worked on a Christmas show all Jews must accept it?

So if a Christian made movie that you found repugnant you would have to watch it and allow it to be crammed down your kid's throat because it was made by a fellow Christian? In that case can we force Christian children to watch some movie they would be uncomfortable watching and argue that it had a Christian working on it so shut up?

Are you starting to see how ignorant you look? Probably not.
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>He claimed Jews were tired of Christians cramming their religion down Jewish kids' throats when that is not true. I guess it's ok for you morons to make baseless claims? Go ahead, make another one.

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