Atheist Islamophobia... Again

Atheist Islamophobia... Again

There are 3765 comments on the Religion Dispatched story from Apr 9, 2013, titled Atheist Islamophobia... Again. In it, Religion Dispatched reports that:

Sparked by a Richard Dawkins tweet , in which he drew a parallel between Islamists and Nazis, Nathan Lean recently suggested on Salon.com that the most famous representatives of the new atheism "flirt with" Islamophobia [echoing Chris Stedman's prescient warning to fellow atheists on RD this past August]. As the article explains, Dawkins, Hitchens ... (more)

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“I call it as I see it.”

Since: Jul 09

Retirement City

#1505 May 16, 2013
a Hermaphrodote wrote:
If anything will spread more hatred against Islam, the current period of world wide terror will. When Muslims become the peaceful charitable people they are meant to be, then Islamaphobia will take a back seat. But continue a Jihad' and the world will turn against them. It is not just atheists but others as well. I'd hate for groups like the Nazis to come back to power because of these small group of radicals, because a peaceful Islam has much to off but a violent one has much to loose.
Islam will not become peaceful until they have forcibly converted every last one on Earth.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1506 May 16, 2013
flbadcatowner wrote:
<quoted text>Islam will not become peaceful until they have forcibly converted every last one on Earth.
and this is different from the other religious cults in what way?

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1507 May 16, 2013
huntcoyotes wrote:
<quoted text>I have not- again, my definitions come from a dictionary, yours seem to come from somewhere else. Nuns are different from muslims, that their prayer events are similar is quite a coincidence. Nuns volunteer to be brides of Christ- muslims are REQUIRED to be muslim or face a death sentence- a slight diference. At least to me it's different.
the prayers aren't a coincidence, it is the same mythical god. why don't you even know about your own religious cult?!?

muslims in the US are forced to join that cult? by whom?

you don't make any sense when you talk about your cults...

“gun control takes two hands”

Since: Mar 13

outdoors

#1508 May 16, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
<quoted text>
Nope. Look at my Avitar photo-- unlike you religious BIGOTS, I think marriage equality should be the law.
But you Genuine Christians™ are against marriage equality, against women, against pretty much any modern progressive idea.
Your hate is showing.
Wrong bob. I'm not against any of those. You're lumping me into preconceived categories with no basis to do so- what is the word for that? Regardless of your avatar, the words you posted define you and you d-e-f-i-n-i-t-e-l-y said those things. Were our avatars the only thing important, one might garner that I am an animal rights advocate (I'm not). You said women shouldn't have rights- don't deny it.

“gun control takes two hands”

Since: Mar 13

outdoors

#1509 May 16, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>the prayers aren't a coincidence, it is the same mythical god. why don't you even know about your own religious cult?!?
muslims in the US are forced to join that cult? by whom?
you don't make any sense when you talk about your cults...
I've read the Koran, bob- it tells them so. It also tells them to kill nonbelievers. I didn't say prayers were a coincidence- your reading comprehension is poor.

“gun control takes two hands”

Since: Mar 13

outdoors

#1510 May 16, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
So reading comprehension, math, and simple statistics are beyond your grasp.
In looking back at the posts, you'll notice yours contained the word "most", while mine used an actual #, I think you have your facts reversed.
Thinking

Oxted, UK

#1511 May 16, 2013
I'm a McLaren fan but currently have to admit that Ferrari and Lotus are better.

I'm waiting for a religion to pop up and declare itself only to be the third or fourth best.
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>and this is different from the other religious cults in what way?

“I call it as I see it.”

Since: Jul 09

Retirement City

#1512 May 16, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>and this is different from the other religious cults in what way?
I don't see most other religions sponsoring acts of terror.
Thinking

Oxted, UK

#1513 May 16, 2013
You're not looking nearly hard enough.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/belie...
flbadcatowner wrote:
<quoted text>I don't see most other religions sponsoring acts of terror.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1514 May 16, 2013
huntcoyotes wrote:
<quoted text>In looking back at the posts, you'll notice yours contained the word "most", while mine used an actual #, I think you have your facts reversed.
Thank you for demonstrating you have no reading comprehension skills.

“gun control takes two hands”

Since: Mar 13

outdoors

#1515 May 16, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank you for demonstrating you have no reading comprehension skills.
Word-for word, I erred- you didn't say "most", you said "vast majority". Unlike bob, at least I didn't invent a new definition, you have to give me that.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#1516 May 16, 2013
flbadcatowner wrote:
<quoted text>Islam will not become peaceful until they have forcibly converted every last one on Earth.
Not even then-- in the absence of non-Islamic enemies to hate? They quickly return to fighting amongst themselves.

Remember Shiite and Suni?

That's Islamic inter-cult fighting. Deadly, too...

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#1517 May 16, 2013
huntcoyotes wrote:
<quoted text>Wrong bob. I'm not against any of those.
Then? You are just another cherry-picking, Salad-Bar True Christian™.

You pick and choose from your evil bible, following what you like, and you just ignore what you don't.

Hypocrite.

What gives YOU the right to rewrite the single, and solitary reason you have, for even BEING a True Christian™?

Oh! Hypocrite-- I almost forgot...

And no.... I did not bother reading the rest of your rant.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#1518 May 16, 2013
huntcoyotes wrote:
<quoted text>I've read the Koran, bob- it tells them so. It also tells them to kill nonbelievers. I didn't say prayers were a coincidence- your reading comprehension is poor.
Are you brain dead?

I am not Woodtick57.

Clearly-- you ARE brain-dead, and you... what was your words again?

Oh yeah: you lump different people into one person.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#1519 May 16, 2013
huntcoyotes wrote:
<quoted text>Word-for word, I erred- you didn't say "most", you said "vast majority". Unlike bob, at least I didn't invent a new definition, you have to give me that.
At least you managed to realize that Kitten and I are different people...

... that has GOT to be a major leap for you.

Amazing.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#1520 May 16, 2013
Okay, due to a dearth of material, I did read the rest of your sh7t-piece.
huntcoyotes wrote:
You said women shouldn't have rights- don't deny it.
I said that you REPUBLICAN-VOTERS think that woman shouldn't have rights.

I also said that you TRUE BELIEVERS™ believe that as well-- as your Genuine Christian Bible™ instructs you to:

"wives, be submissive to your hubbies"
"women, remain silent in church"

Basically, women are property, according to the Genuine Christian Bible™

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#1521 May 16, 2013
flbadcatowner wrote:
<quoted text>I don't see most other religions sponsoring acts of terror.
Two words: Spanish Inquisition.

Okay, that's old news.

What about recently? Well... google "teen suicide" and you'll find that many teens who commit suicide, are also gay.

And?

Genuine Christianity™ actively persecutes gays, in the public sphere and in private too.

So there you go: one aspect of modern society, where Genuine Christianity™ is directly culpable for atrocity.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#1522 May 16, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank you for demonstrating you have no reading comprehension skills.
Indeed he does not.

I wrote a bit, showing that Genuine Christians™ keep voting in ReThuglicans, because they think ReThuglicans will start oppressing women again.

And this idiot, this HuntingForBrains, thinks that is something >I< support...!

He truly does not comprehend what he ... "reeds".

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1523 May 17, 2013
huntcoyotes wrote:
<quoted text>Word-for word, I erred- you didn't say "most", you said "vast majority". Unlike bob, at least I didn't invent a new definition, you have to give me that.
Vast majority is pretty much the same as most, your reading comprehension is a failure because I said that most wars are started by religious people, which is inherently true because of the overwhelming number of religious people versus irreligious people. What I stated was fact, you posted something that had, literally, nothing to do with what I stated. You evaded the topic, or you miscomprehended what was stated.

Since: Aug 12

Location hidden

#1524 May 17, 2013
Everything in the christian bible was taken from Ancient Pagan Texts that pre-dated it by thousands of years. This has been proven time and time again, and is becoming harder and harder for christians to denyThe Jewish Yahweh's use of the word to create was stolen from the Egyptians (Jewish Yaweh replaces Ptah)²

"Let there be Light" was stolen from the Theban Creation epic.³
Adam and Eve were stolen from the Egyptian Geb and Nut 5
Eve coming from Adam's rib was stolen from the Epic of Enki and

Ninhursag: "My brother what hurts thee?
"My rib hurts me"
ANET, 41.
Ninti who's name means
"Lady of the Rib" cured Enki's rib6
Jewish Cain, Abel and Seth were stolen from Osiris, Set and Horus8
Jewish Moses was stolen from several Gods and kings, depending on what stage of his life story:

Sargon (the birth and abandonment in the river, being rescued by royalty, etc)
.
downhill246 wrote:
<quoted text>
Yawn...
"Just who has imposed on the suffering human race poison gas, barbed wire, high explosives, experiments in eugenics, the formula for Zyklon B, heavy artillery, pseudo-scientific justification for mass murder, cluster bombs, attack submarines, napalm, intercontinental ballistic missiles, military space platforms, and nuclear weapons? If memory serves, it was not the Vatican."
David Berlinski, Ph.D from Princeton

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