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Originally posted by Kaytagg
When people are unhappy, instead of changing their lives, or working for a better world, they turn to religion for false comfort.
The sooner it's gone, the better.
Originally posted by saturnine_sweet
reply to post by InfaRedMan
Jesus Christ, can you see around that huge ego you carry around?
I was listing facts. Like the fact you are arrogant and condescending, which is what a lot of my original post was about. It takes a special breed of person, (which generally can be labeled as "progressive") to consider ignoring reality and factual truth as a difference of opinion.
Im just rational.
And people coming to your house to share something that they believe is wonderful, however misguided it might be, is a world away from pseudo-intellectual asses trying to legislate that everyone must live and believe as they do.
Set down the giant ego for a while, and try to understand the world around you, instead of dismissing everything you don't understand and everything that is different from you and your beliefs as inferior. You might find some real enlightenment, then.
And btw....no knowledge is ever outdated; it is only misunderstood and improperly applied.
Originally posted by bsbray11
reply to post by tristar
The concept of "love" alone carries all of the morals you mention in its practical applications to real life situations. Morality is not solely dictated by religion, though most all religions on the Earth teach love and kindness to one another.
I don't think it is a product of religion, I think it's the opposite: "good" religions are those that teach common-sense morals for how people can live harmoniously with one another, and strengthen communities and group efforts. It basically all comes down to loving one another, like I said, and that has been around for as long as families have existed.
Build on the Rock
24 “Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: 25 and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the rock.
26 “But everyone who hears these sayings of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand: 27 and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it fell. And great was its fall.”
Originally posted by fmcanarney
No reason to threaten violence bs er BS bray 11.
You seem full of passionate anger, and that is good, for God in Heaven has ben even more angry.
I am cetain that you did not really mean you would punch them in the face, for that is an animalistic emotion based response. Very below your reasoned and analytical study of 911.
Now, go to your room without TV or desert for two days.
What ? do you want to make it five days?
Originally posted by RedGolem
29% of Americans say religion 'out of date'
(visit the link for the full news article)
A Gallup poll of Americans' attitudes towards religion released on Christmas Eve found significant recent increases in those responding either that they have no religious preference, that religion is not very important in their lives, or that they believe religion "is largely old-fashioned or out of date."
Only 78% of Americans now identify as Christian, while 22% describe their religious preference as either "other" or "none."
Originally posted by EYEOFEAGLE
DO NOT BE FOOLS! THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD, HIS NAME IS GOD!
Originally posted by fmcanarney
reply to post by IrnBruFiend
Thank you for your opinion.
Now go to your room without desert, or television.