In America, atheists are still in the closet

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LCNlin

United States

#49676 Aug 20, 2013
Thinking wrote:
If you're only interesed in taking the last word out of context, then you live in a republic exactly like Iran.
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Iran and England have established Churches.
In the United States we have separation of Church and State.
Atheists in England seem rather weak if they can not change your home grown theocracy ?
Just saying ....

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#49677 Aug 20, 2013
Thinking wrote:
If
Out of context?

In the English language, the word that comes in front of the noun (typically) is an adjective... which is used to define or further qualify that noun.

A constitutional monarchy is a monarchy.

Maybe they spent too much time in those required Christian classes and not enough in English, eh, STicky?

PS: The US is a democracy- if your like, you can say it is a democratic republic.

We- citizens- elect out members of our "parliament"- all of them, excluding those who are appointed to fill in the incomplete term due to death or resignation... well over 99 percent.

The SUBJECTS in the UK- to compare- elect less than half.

An appointed parliament- by no stretch- is not a democratic government.

Pointing aside your head of state is off course.. a monarch.
LCNlin

United States

#49678 Aug 20, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Out of context?
In the English language, the word that comes in front of the noun (typically) is an adjective... which is used to define or further qualify that noun.
A constitutional monarchy is a monarchy.
Maybe they spent too much time in those required Christian classes and not enough in English, eh, STicky?
PS: The US is a democracy- if your like, you can say it is a democratic republic.
We- citizens- elect out members of our "parliament"- all of them, excluding those who are appointed to fill in the incomplete term due to death or resignation... well over 99 percent.
The SUBJECTS in the UK- to compare- elect less than half.
An appointed parliament- by no stretch- is not a democratic government.
Pointing aside your head of state is off course.. a monarch.
LOL

Since: Jun 07

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#49679 Aug 20, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The idiot without proof refuting God's existence doesn't know a constitutional monarchy is in fact a... wait for it...
Monarchy.
Idiot too stupid to realise the burden of proof lies on the idiot stupid enough to lie about god in the first place!

& the constitutional monarchy!

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#49680 Aug 20, 2013
LCNlin wrote:
<quoted text>
Iran and England have established Churches.
In the United States we have separation of Church and State.
Atheists in England seem rather weak if they can not change your home grown theocracy ?
Just saying ....
Nobody here gives a f what a weasley creationist failure thinks.
Thinking

UK

#49681 Aug 20, 2013
If you're only interesed in taking the last word out of context, then you live in a republic exactly like Iran.
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Out of context?
In the English language, the word that comes in front of the noun (typically) is an adjective... which is used to define or further qualify that noun.
A constitutional monarchy is a monarchy.
Maybe they spent too much time in those required Christian classes and not enough in English, eh, STicky?
PS: The US is a democracy- if your like, you can say it is a democratic republic.
We- citizens- elect out members of our "parliament"- all of them, excluding those who are appointed to fill in the incomplete term due to death or resignation... well over 99 percent.
The SUBJECTS in the UK- to compare- elect less than half.
An appointed parliament- by no stretch- is not a democratic government.
Pointing aside your head of state is off course.. a monarch.
LCNlin

United States

#49682 Aug 20, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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Nobody here gives a f what a weasley creationist failure thinks.
Defensive and irrational.
New face of atheism ?

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#49684 Aug 21, 2013
LCNlin wrote:
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Defensive and irrational.
New face of atheism ?
Old face off NotBotism.

Since: Feb 11

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#49685 Sep 3, 2013
PS: still waiting for that proof I live in Arizona...
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#49686 Sep 4, 2013
LCNlin wrote:
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Iran and England have established Churches.
In the United States we have separation of Church and State.
Atheists in England seem rather weak if they can not change your home grown theocracy ?
Just saying ....
If we call loudly enough to change it we are called 'aggressive' or 'intolerant'.

I don't think the USA's population has rejected superstition and marginalised religion as well as England's has, so you're hardly in a position to 'just say'.

Either way, Abrahamic religions are man-made superstition. No god sent a prophet to Earth and there's no such thing as gods or pixies.

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#49687 Sep 4, 2013
EdSed wrote:
Either way, Abrahamic religions are man-made superstition.
No proof one way or the other, exists or doesn't.

So nothing changed from top of the thread.

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