In America, atheists are still in the...

In America, atheists are still in the closet

There are 47711 comments on the Spiked story from Apr 11, 2012, titled In America, atheists are still in the closet. In it, Spiked reports that:

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#46161 Jan 12, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>"...the monarch of the UK has far more power than the monarch of Sweden."
That's neither a misquote nor a paraphrase, nor did I in any way twist your meaning.
Gosh, I put up your misquote... and you try to move it... to something else entirely.

Pull up your panties... again... you've been caught.

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#46162 Jan 12, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Macasnoozum
What I said:
(quote)
"There is no middle ground, there is no range of choices."
(/quote)
What you claimed I said (and do notice the quote marks):
(quoted:)
A perfect example of the Excluded Middle fallacy - particularly amusing since you just admitted that there IS a "range of choices".
(/quote)
So- in the range of DELIBERATE deception, there is of course the paraphrase (which you employ all the time) and then there is THIS, where you edit a direct quote, and pull out one word to make it sound EXACTLY opposite of what I said.
Pretty low, Mack! Even for you!
HAHAHAHAAHAHAHA!
Do you even know what you're talking about?

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#46163 Jan 12, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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Do you even know what you're talking about?
To be fair, not knowing what you were talking about never kept you from posting... as we see here.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Sweden

#46164 Jan 12, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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Atheism describes only the lack of belief in a god, it is not an ideology.
so he's not an atheist he's a buddhist

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Sweden

#46165 Jan 12, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Atheist.
Theravada Buddhist

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Sweden

#46166 Jan 12, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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a·the·ist
[ey-thee-ist]
noun
a person who denies or disbelieves the existence of a supreme being or beings.
++
Do Buddhists believe in a supreme being, yes or no?
Hint: the Kingdom of Sweden
Buddhist
pol pot used buddhist ideologi for an excuse to kill people
++
Hint: Sweden = Democracy

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#46167 Jan 12, 2013
Mikko wrote:
Theravada Buddhist
Atheist.

Do try to follow the tread, Meatball.

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#46168 Jan 12, 2013
Mikko wrote:
<quoted text>
Buddhist
pol pot used buddhist ideologi
a) Buddhist "ideology" doesn't prescribe killing people you disagree with
b) Atheist

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#46169 Jan 12, 2013
Mikko wrote:
Hint: Sweden = Democracy
Two sided coin.

One side: monarchy
other side: not.

I know: you lost that fight, too.
Lincoln

United States

#46171 Jan 12, 2013
nothing to see,
it is all over,
move along :-)

In America Monarchists are in the closet!

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

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#46173 Jan 12, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Gosh, I put up your misquote... and you try to move it... to something else entirely.
Pull up your panties... again... you've been caught.
Nope.

You completely contradicted yourself.

Try to keep up.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#46174 Jan 12, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you even know what you're talking about?
Oh, he does.

He put his foot in it, and can't admit it.

Now he's flailing around trying to claim that I'm misquoting him - when I'm using his own, exact, in-context words.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Sweden

#46175 Jan 13, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Two sided coin.
One side: monarchy
other side: not.
I know: you lost that fight, too.
democracy no king on many of the bills and coins

I know you lost!

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Sweden

#46176 Jan 13, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Atheist.
Do try to follow the tread, Meatball.
Theravada Buddhist

do that your self, douche!

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Sweden

#46177 Jan 13, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
a) Buddhist "ideology" doesn't prescribe killing people you disagree with
b) Atheist
a) Atheism isn't an ideology.
b) Buddhist.

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#46178 Jan 13, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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To be fair, not knowing what you were talking about never kept you from posting... as we see here.
The statement was do "you" know what what "you" are talking about? I'm sorry you have so many problems with the english language.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#46179 Jan 13, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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How many sides are there to a coin, Booby?
It takes not a wise man to count to two.
Three. Heads, tails, edge. They're really sections of a cylinder having some non-zero length (height). Wise up.

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#46180 Jan 13, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
Now he's flailing around trying to claim that I'm misquoting him - when I'm using his own, exact, in-context words.
What I said:

(quote)
"There is no middle ground, there is no range of choices."
(/quote)

What you claimed I said (and do notice the quote marks):
(quoted:)
A perfect example of the Excluded Middle fallacy - particularly amusing since you just admitted that there IS a "range of choices".

(/quote)

Now what is the difference between "there is no range of choices"
and what claimed I said:'there IS a "range of choices"'.

Class?

Is there NO difference?

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#46181 Jan 13, 2013
Mikko wrote:
<quoted text>
a) Atheism isn't an ideology.
For you NotBot bigots, it is... obviously.

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#46182 Jan 13, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
I'm sorry you have so many problems with the english language.
'english', eh?

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