In America, atheists are still in the closet

Apr 11, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Spiked

So do many other interest and identity groups. Complaint is our political lingua franca: it's what Occupiers, Tea Partiers, Wall Street titans, religious and irreligious people share.

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Atheist.
I know: English isn't your strong point.
Stomp away, son. That's no way to get off the ground.

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In your case, no, you haven't gotten anything right that I am away of.
Maybe you can check with your other alias?
Except of course when you are forced to agree with the dozens of things that I have posted where I am of course absolutely right... looking the fool otherwise...
E.G.: sun in east, Sweden & UK monarchies... etc.
Yes, the Sun rises in the East.

Yes, Sweden and the UK are cosmetically monarchies.

You're the only effing halfwit who's ever said otherwise.

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barefoot2626 wrote:
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a·the·ist
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a person who denies or disbelieves the existence of a supreme being or beings.
Theravada Buddhist

east - west sun ...

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macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, the Sun rises in the East.
Yes, Sweden and the UK are cosmetically monarchies.
You're the only effing halfwit who's ever said otherwise.
And both countries are democracies

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Actually, he does have a point there, on rare occasions even the resident troll gets one right. Many atheists are Buddhists, it's not uncommon, since there is no inherent belief in a deity, it's atheist.
Buddhism have a foundation and is an ideology

Atheism doesn't have a foundation and isn't an ideology

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Mikko wrote:
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Buddhism have a foundation and is an ideology
Atheism doesn't have a foundation and isn't an ideology
Atheism describes only the lack of belief in a god, it is not an ideology.

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And both countries are democracies
Just so.

Barfy still has not recognized the difference between a constitutional monarch and an absolute monarch.

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macumazahn wrote:
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Barfy still has not recognized the difference between a constitutional monarch and an absolute monarch.
HI guys. Back briefly.

Yes, Barefoot is one of those two-state thinkers that are so prevalent among fundamentalists. In their view, there exist only two states...the two extremes. So in Barfy's mind there is a monarchy and there is a democracy. Never the twain to meet.

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macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Stomp away, son. That's no way to get off the ground.
Oh Sweetie: I'm not the one who has to stomp.

I am the one who is, again, right.

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HI guys. Back briefly.
Yes, Barefoot is one of those two-state thinkers that are so prevalent among fundamentalists. In their view, there exist only two states...the two extremes. So in Barfy's mind there is a monarchy and there is a democracy. Never the twain to meet.
Fallacy of the Excluded Middle.

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Yes, Sweden and the UK are cosmetically monarchies.
You're the only effing halfwit who's ever said otherwise.
Monarchies.

And I am far from the only one who has said otherwise.

And to say that they are "cosmetically" monarchies would of course belie the fact that the monarch of the UK has far more power than the monarch of Sweden.

PS: I haven't moved a fraction of an inch.

That would make me right.

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Mikko wrote:
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Theravada Buddhist
east - west sun ...
Atheist.

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Buddhism have a foundation and is an ideology
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a person who denies or disbelieves the existence of a supreme being or beings.

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Do Buddhists believe in a supreme being, yes or no?

Hint: the Kingdom of Sweden

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macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Fallacy of the Excluded Middle.
The fallacy of the Dumb Azz.

Either the United KING_dom IS a monarchy or it is NOT a monarchy.

There is no middle. It is either *A* or it is *B*. there is no B-; there is no B+ and certainly there is no C.

A person is pregnant or a person is not pregnant.

There is no middle ground, there is no range of choices.

So we know there is yet something else you know nothing about.

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macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Just so.
Barfy still has not recognized the difference between a constitutional monarch and an absolute monarch.
Macasnoozum still hasn't recognized that both are monarchies.

True or false: a constitutional monarchy is a monarchy.
Barefoot2626 says: true.

True or false: an absolute monarchy is a monarchy.
Barefoot2626 says: true.

PS: there are other types of monarchies.

Do let me know if you want my opinion on those.

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Yes, Barefoot is one of those two-state thinkers that are so prevalent among fundamentalists.
And people who insist on speaking the English language and not lying just because someone has pulled down their panties and made to look the fool.

And thanks for confirming that there is no logical fallacy here: that someone is wrong and I am (again) right.

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In their view, there exist only two states...the two extremes.
A two side coin has two sides: heads and tails.

Only someone who has had his panties pulled down around his ankles would insist there is a third side.
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Atheism describes only the lack of belief in a God, it is not an ideology.
Depends on which atheist belief

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The fallacy of the Dumb Azz.
Either the United KING_dom IS a monarchy or it is NOT a monarchy.
There is no middle. It is either *A* or it is *B*. there is no B-; there is no B+ and certainly there is no C.
A person is pregnant or a person is not pregnant.
There is no middle ground, there is no range of choices.
So we know there is yet something else you know nothing about.
"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so sure of themselves, while the wise so full of doubt." Bertrand Russel

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Depends on which atheist belief
Nope.

Of course: I use the English language.

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