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Old 10-27-2015, 01:25 PM   #1471
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It's not a good idea to use voice to text when you have a speech impediment.

thank goodness he's on our side
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Old 10-27-2015, 03:41 PM   #1472
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It's not a good idea to use voice to text when you have a speech impediment.
I didnt write that well, but I'm sure you'll forgive me.

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Old 10-27-2015, 04:37 PM   #1473
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Looks as if "neo-atheist" may make an appearance on next bingo card.

Stop the Holy See men!
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Old 10-27-2015, 05:04 PM   #1474
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If you play my game, I'll play yours.

Then again I see you're already playing mine. Does neo-Atheist offend you?

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Old 10-27-2015, 08:09 PM   #1475
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C'mon Shirley someone wants to produce something resembling a fact to condemn Islam and show Harris isn't talking out his arse again.

It would be a sad thing if you've lost your faith.

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Old 10-28-2015, 03:27 AM   #1476
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It would be a sad thing if you've lost your faith.
And became aatheists?

Michael...you are correct
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Old 10-28-2015, 11:55 AM   #1477
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I would view you as aneo-Atheist. The "we're born as atheists" statement always makes me laugh.

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Old 10-28-2015, 01:37 PM   #1478
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That one all depends on how you view atheism, and even within atheists you won't get agreement.

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Old 11-01-2015, 11:56 AM   #1479
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Only those who define themselves as atheists use this statement. It serves their purposes to do so, as they are the "neo-atheist" or "anti-theist" variety, and this statement is an attempt to hide their agenda.You know the kind, Dawkins, Hitchens, Harris, or my new personal favourite, Maher.
Neo-atheists use this statement as as smokescreen to hide their own ideology and agenda. Many babies don't come into the world believing nature is all there is as well, but that doesn't suit for some reason.

Anyway, I'm genuinely interested if anyone here can present a source to justify Harris' nebulous 20% claim of Muslim being 'dangerous'. Otherwise it just comes across as Fox propaganda.

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Old 11-01-2015, 02:48 PM   #1480
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Babies don't come into the world believing anything to start with except "I believe I am hungry" or "I believe my arse feels wet and sticky" and of course, "I believe in no god"

Why are you asking us? Why don't you write Harris a letter.

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Old 11-01-2015, 09:17 PM   #1481
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There are as many babies who believe there is no God, as who believe there is a God.

Many here have demonstrated their dislike of Islam, and portray it as dangerous like Harris does. Just thought it would be nice to produce a reasoned approach for this by presenting verifiable facts, otherwise you sound like Bill O'Reilly beating on atheists. But by all means continue, just don't pretend it's valid.

I find it fascinating that so many fail to consider American "foreign policy" plays no role in how other countries view them. Maher, the Zionist atheist, thinks it's based on religion. How deliciously simple.

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Old 11-02-2015, 03:42 AM   #1482
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Anyway, I'm genuinely interested if anyone here can present a source to justify Harris' nebulous 20% claim of Muslim being 'dangerous'. Otherwise it just comes across as Fox propaganda.
I don't know what Sam Harris said, but I wouldn't say Muslims are inherently any more dangerous than Christians.

Don't get me wrong - both Christianity and Islam can and do lead to toxic thinking at times - but I think there are more subtleties to it than "being muslim/christian makes you bad".

Michael...you are correct
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Old 11-02-2015, 07:02 AM   #1483
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I don't know what Sam Harris said, but I wouldn't say Muslims are inherently any more dangerous than Christians.

Don't get me wrong - both Christianity and Islam can and do lead to toxic thinking at times - but I think there are more subtleties to it than "being muslim/christian makes you bad".


Would you rather vacation at a Presbyterian Retreat, or an ISIS encampment?

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Old 11-02-2015, 12:03 PM   #1484
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I don't know what Sam Harris said, but I wouldn't say Muslims are inherently any more dangerous than Christians.

Don't get me wrong - both Christianity and Islam can and do lead to toxic thinking at times - but I think there are more subtleties to it than "being muslim/christian makes you bad".
I agree, I don't get why you come here.

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Old 11-02-2015, 12:06 PM   #1485
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Would you rather vacation at a Presbyterian Retreat, or an ISIS encampment?
Really?

Why did you not present any non religious groups in your cherry plucked example?

Do you see any level of irony with your statement and signature?

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