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People can believe what they want and also try to convert who they want. It is free will. I don't want to live in a place like North Korea where you get killed for what you believe, or to live in a place that you get killed for lack of.
“Hypocrites get offended by the truth.” ~ Jess C. Scott
“Why is it that anyone thinks they’re entitled to go through life without ever being offended?” ~ Randy Cassingham
It’s now very common to hear people say, “I’m rather offended by that.” As if that gives them certain rights. It’s actually nothing more… than a whine. “I find that offensive.” It has no meaning; it has no purpose; it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. “I am offended by that.” Well, so #ing what. ~ Stephen Fry
My own stance on the matter is that religions should be denied this comfortable blanket of political correctness that compels the rest of us to pretend we take their ideology seriously. In fact, I'd vote for any leader who promises to forbid people from expressing religious views and trying to convert other people. Spewing religious propaganda under the pretense of 'trying to save your soul' is incredibly offensive to me and I, for one, want to live in a world where it is forbidden by law.
I’m offended by people that believe their views are automatically correct even though their ‘evidence’ runs no deeper than feelings.
I’m offended by people that think being offended counts as a valid argument.
I’m offended by people who say “I support free speech but…”. These people do not support free speech. Typically they only want free speech when it’s in line with their world view.
I’m offended by tribal dogma. Otherwise known as argument from popularity, this is the idea that because a lot of other people in my tribe believe the same thing it must be correct.
I’m offended by censorship of any kind. That’s right I’m a free speech absolutist. And yes, this means allowing yourself to hear things you or I may find deeply offensive or even hurtful. Turn off. Log out. Switch off, and grow up.
I’m offended by people that are unable to withstand rational, reasonable criticism of ideas, without crying, shutting down and taking it personally.
originally posted by: Rhaegar7
a reply to: LesMisanthrope
But if I said that Jesus sucked monkey cock for a living, my post would generally get deleted? (unless the admin found it to be humorous.. maybe?)
It is my religion that Jesus was a closeted homosexual who invented butt sex and his saying that 'if you look at a woman with lust you have already sinned' totally confirms it. And I also believe that fags will go to hell, so now I will start calling Christians 'faggots' and telling them that they are going to burn in Hell.
Is it nice? Should I be doing it?