posted on Apr, 2 2008 @ 11:52 PM
You cast repeated insults at those who are not of your belief set.
From what I see on this board, both parties are guilty of undermining each other. This is not necessarily a bad thing. It keeps the debate going. It
is when people get personal with their accusations that it goes over the line. This, I'm sure, is what the OP and Wraoth is speaking of.
Here is some advice for those that want to take part in the discussion.
If you are one to get offended when someone tries to prove your beliefs wrong, I advise to stay away from such an emotional discussion. This makes you
easily angered and more prone to lashing out negatively.
If ou are one to make statements like "THIS is proof God exists and Athiests are STUPID!!1!" or "Jesus the son of god?!1! I though we were supposed
ignorance." Such posts or threads my get you a high hit count, but these postings are demeaning and completely unnecessary
Here is my advice to the two sides.
Theists- Don't preach. You are not going to reach anyone on the internet spewing fire and brimstone. You may have a good point but no one can see it
through the BS. When it comes to dealing with people that disagree, be polite and respectful. What Would Jesus Do? He wouldn't react to rudeness with
Atheists- Do not assume that anyone who believes in a God or something like it, is ignorant or grossly stupid. State your case politely. Both parties
have strong emotional ties to their beliefs, it would not benefit you to stoop to a level lower than politics to make your point.
And just to clear things up, Atheists do not want to burn your Bible and Theists don't want to stop scientific advancement(Only the environmentalists
do , kidding).