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Originally posted by Lucid Lunacy
reply to post by Generator85
This concept applies to Atheism as well, but on a lesser degree as there are no specific rules or guidelines that Atheists follow.
Atheists follow specific guidelines and rules. Everyone does in society.
A moral code, an ethical understanding, is not specifically exclusive to the religious.
Atheists can and do follow rules and guidelines. They are just different than the Christians (on some matters), but that doesn't mean they don't have them.
I am not an atheist myself, but more or less I would relate to the atheist concerning this particular idea.edit on 8-8-2012 by Lucid Lunacy because: (no reason given)
1. To kill (another human) unlawfully.
2. To kill brutally or inhumanly.
3. To put an end to; destroy: murdered their chances.
4. To spoil by ineptness; mutilate: a speech that murdered the English language.
An excuse to justify being an intolerant bigot that goes around putting everyone else down is still an excuse. Did Jesus do or was any of those things? No, of course not. The people that hate certain Christians don't hate them because they believe in Jesus, but because they act like self-righteous hypocrites.
Originally posted by CharlesMartel
reply to post by sensible1
This is no surprise to anyone who has read Matthew 24:3-31 lately. Note the second half of verse 9.
Originally posted by maes2
reply to post by sensible1
let alone Christianity and other monotheistic religions, certifiable homosexual marriage will break down the societies, the societies are in problem already because of justifying anything by freedom! however most of them are slavery! we are not criticizing homosexuals let them do what they want in their private but governments should be responsible. you know what I am feeling, the smell of anti_christ empire!
by the way, why do not they allow animal sex, marriage with animals! human is free to do whatever it wants and f... whatever it love!
I bet that if this tsunami continues, we should be waiting for marriage with animals!!! governments are responsible!
LEGAL rights will NEVER line up with God's will.
I have always been a truth seeker of sorts.
I also went through a period of being an atheist, which ended for me not too long ago.
For the most part, I only will argue doctrinal aspects with others of the same or similar faith.
I have always believed that as a Christian (for me), it was a total waste of time to argue with atheists on the existence of God.
I will not name names of the many false teachers and preachers of Christianity.
I will only say that SOME of them are quite famous and very popular.
I could talk about the teachings that are false, but since you claim to be an atheist
I am not an atheist myself
I am not comfortable naming people's names, as that TRULY is judgmental.
True Christianity has ALWAYS been a small minority of the Christian population.
What is making homosexual marriages legal? Legalized fornication
We made divorce easier, and God does not like divorce. There are Biblical rules for Divorce...but basically we have legalized adultery.
Originally posted by dirkpotters
reply to post by Lucid Lunacy
As an atheist (for me), it was a total waste of time to argue with the religious on the non-existence of God. I thought "Let them be fools, it is nothing to me". As an atheist, I had much better (I thought) things to think about and do. Fornication and Adultery were two of those things.