In America, atheists are still in the closet

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Since: Feb 11

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#45614 Dec 31, 2012
Khatru wrote:
You really think that I believed slavery was legal in the US?
I am responsible for what I say, Kowkow.

You are responsible for what you say until someone proves you wrong at which point you are never serious, then you are kidding.

Funny how that is...

Since: Apr 08

Nottingham, UK

#45615 Dec 31, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I am responsible for what I say, Kowkow.
You are responsible for what you say until someone proves you wrong at which point you are never serious, then you are kidding.
Funny how that is...
Absolutely

You are indeed responsible for what you say.

Like the time you said that a measure of your nation's secularism is what happens out there on the ground.

I am also responsible for what I say and I accept full responsibility for winding you up.

Since: Feb 11

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#45616 Dec 31, 2012
Khatru wrote:
I am also responsible for what I say and I accept full responsibility for winding you up.
Take a deep breath, KowKow... let it out... slowly... we can all see you're upset...

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#45617 Dec 31, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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monarchy
— n, pl -chies
1. a form of government in which supreme authority is vested in a single and usually hereditary figure, such as a king, and whose powers can vary from those of an absolute despot to those of a figurehead .
The official name of Sweden is: the Kingdom of Sweden.
Here is a definition of kingdom:
king·dom (kngdm)
n.
1. A political or territorial unit ruled by a sovereign.
Sweden is a parliamentary democracy, which means that all public power proceeds from the people. At the national level, the people are represented by the Riksdag (Swedish parliament) which has legislative power. The Government implements the Riksdag's decisions and draws up proposals for new laws or law amendments.

http://www.government.se/sb/d/2853 <-- official state website

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#45618 Dec 31, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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he thinks every other website and every english dictionary must be wrong.
he doesn't like to be remind that the official name of the swedish state is:
Kingdom of Sweden
he keeps forgetting I've already quoted this:
"The Swedish monarchy
Sweden is a constitutional monarchy. The Swedish head of state since 1973, King Carl XVI Gustaf, exercises no political power and does not participate in political life. He is the representative of the country as a whole, and in that capacity performs mainly ceremonial duties and functions. Among his duties the monarch chairs meetings of the Advisory Council on Foreign Affairs. The king is supported in his duties by Queen Silvia and their three children, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine. Queen Silvia was born in Germany to the German-Brazilian Sommerlath family. "
he doesn't like to be reminded it comes from:
http://www.sweden.se/eng/Home/Society/Monarch...
Sweden is a parliamentary democracy, which means that all public power proceeds from the people. At the national level, the people are represented by the Riksdag (Swedish parliament) which has legislative power. The Government implements the Riksdag's decisions and draws up proposals for new laws or law amendments.

http://www.government.se/sb/d/2853 <-- official state website

Since: Feb 11

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#45621 Dec 31, 2012
Mikko wrote:
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Sweden is a parliamentary democracy
The Swedish monarchy

Sweden is a constitutional monarchy. The Swedish head of state since 1973, King Carl XVI Gustaf, exercises no political power and does not participate in political life. He is the representative of the country as a whole, and in that capacity performs mainly ceremonial duties and functions. Among his duties the monarch chairs meetings of the Advisory Council on Foreign Affairs. The king is supported in his duties by Queen Silvia and their three children, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine. Queen Silvia was born in Germany to the German-Brazilian Sommerlath family.

Sweden has been a hereditary kingdom since 1544 in the days of Gustav Vasa and the current successor to the throne is Crown Princess Victoria. In 1980, three years after her birth, the Act of Succession became gender-neutral to allow the throne to be passed to the first-born child, male or female.

http://www.sweden.se/eng/Home/Society/Monarch... <== official gateway to Sweden website

Do stop spamming the forum, meatball.

Since: Feb 11

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#45622 Dec 31, 2012
Mikko wrote:
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Sweden is a parliamentary democracy
Kingdom of Sweden <== Official name of Sweden

(Meatball doesn't like to be reminded)

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#45623 Dec 31, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
The Swedish monarchy
Sweden is a constitutional monarchy. The Swedish head of state since 1973, King Carl XVI Gustaf, exercises no political power and does not participate in political life. He is the representative of the country as a whole, and in that capacity performs mainly ceremonial duties and functions. Among his duties the monarch chairs meetings of the Advisory Council on Foreign Affairs. The king is supported in his duties by Queen Silvia and their three children, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine. Queen Silvia was born in Germany to the German-Brazilian Sommerlath family.
Sweden has been a hereditary kingdom since 1544 in the days of Gustav Vasa and the current successor to the throne is Crown Princess Victoria. In 1980, three years after her birth, the Act of Succession became gender-neutral to allow the throne to be passed to the first-born child, male or female.
http://www.sweden.se/eng/Home/Society/Monarch... <== official gateway to Sweden website
Do stop spamming the forum, meatball.
so if a name decides the type of government a country has, does that mean
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) is a democratic republic?

“Jesus is Love”

Since: Jul 12

Hutchinson, MN

#45626 Jan 1, 2013
Thinking wrote:
bsfoot gives religitards an even worse name.
<quoted text>
You are human filth, you athetarded bigot.

“Jesus is Love”

Since: Jul 12

Hutchinson, MN

#45627 Jan 1, 2013
Khatru wrote:
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I am also responsible for what I say and I accept full responsibility for winding you up.
At your judgement, I get to see your facial expression droop with humiliation and sorrow when you begin to regret all that you've said and done.

Since: Apr 08

Nottingham, UK

#45628 Jan 1, 2013
Just Results wrote:
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At your judgement, I get to see your facial expression droop with humiliation and sorrow when you begin to regret all that you've said and done.
Thanks for sharing your mythology.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#45629 Jan 1, 2013
Just Results wrote:
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At your judgement, I get to see your facial expression droop with humiliation and sorrow when you begin to regret all that you've said and done.
Let me get this straight ....

After you die, you think you're going to some magical land where everything is perfect ... and you're going to waste your time sitting behind the big guy just to laugh at people? Your heaven sounds like a place made for idiots.

Since: Feb 11

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#45630 Jan 1, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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and you're going to waste your time sitting behind the big guy
Oh, the life of the NotBot is ever so much more fulfilling: laughing at the mythology of others why hanging on to dear life to theirs.

NO sense wasting time in the afterlife where there no shortage of time when you can waste it here...

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#45631 Jan 1, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Oh, the life of the NotBot is ever so much more fulfilling: laughing at the mythology of others why hanging on to dear life to theirs.
NO sense wasting time in the afterlife where there no shortage of time when you can waste it here...
It's a good way to kill a few hours a day, so meh. Laughter is great medicine ... when you're alive and actually have to worry about such things.

Since: Feb 11

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#45632 Jan 1, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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It's a good way to kill a few hours a day, so meh. Laughter is great medicine ....
You provide much laughter for others, Chubby, that's nice.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#45633 Jan 1, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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You provide much laughter for others, Chubby, that's nice.
Gah, I wish I was chubby, it sucks being a bag of old bones.

Since: Jun 07

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#45634 Jan 1, 2013
Just Results wrote:
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At your judgement, I get to see your facial expression droop with humiliation and sorrow when you begin to regret all that you've said and done.
Is that before or after you admit to everyone here that you're just a snother stupid f*ck that believes the earth was made 6000 years ago, by a god you creationist liars haven't had even a shred of proof of since the dawn of time itself?

Since: Jun 07

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#45635 Jan 1, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Oh, the life of the NotBot is ever so much more fulfilling: laughing at the mythology of others why hanging on to dear life to theirs.
NO sense wasting time in the afterlife where there no shortage of time when you can waste it here...
Bruised & beaten to a whimper from all sides by his illogical assumptions and false fact finding, the lumbering, ageing troll tries one last attempt to poke the atheist. But alas the armchair religiotard still has no proof of god yet opens his stupid fat mouth.

Since: Feb 11

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#45636 Jan 1, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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Bruised & beaten to a whimper from all sides
The only one bruised and beaten here is you, Septic: your boyfriend got a little enthusiastic with your adventure in the bubble bath and you slipped and you ended up banging your head on the bath tub spigot.

I'm sure the bed rest will do you good... as long as you put him down on the couch.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#45637 Jan 1, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The only one bruised and beaten here is you, Septic: your boyfriend got a little enthusiastic with your adventure in the bubble bath and you slipped and you ended up banging your head on the bath tub spigot.
I'm sure the bed rest will do you good... as long as you put him down on the couch.
Why did you get so enthusiastic then?

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