Hoo Rah for atheists!

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  1. splitface

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    Hoo Rah for those who live free!
    Hoo Rah for those who live without fear!
    Hoo Rah for those who respect others always!
    Hoo Rah for those who do not buy into manipulative lies!
    Hoo Rah for those who can appreciate the beauty in all things of life!

    Hoo Rah for ATHEISTS!

    and Agnostics. You get Hoo Rahs too.

    Bible Thumpers: Don't be hatin' on me. I never bashed you here. I merely pointed out the benifits of not following a religion.
     
  2. D_Dick_Dock_Doe

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    Agreed...except for the agnostics. Sorry, you don't get a free pass from me.
     
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    I appreciate your post. What needs to be celebrated is this Green Enchantment of Life (" the beauty in life") we call Creation, not the Creator, This is what many progressive religious folks such as are found in the Unitarian Universalist denominations are about. This is what is currenly being called "The Great Awakening" by many. It is a movement that is drawing many people from other religions. They are not concern about how it was done, but that it was done. " ... See another new morning come, To say it is not a sacrament, well I'll tell you it can't be done..." (Peter Mayer, folksinger). I define "God" as that moment in time when somehow and someway Creation and Creator were one and the same. It is frankly beyond human understanding and probably always will be.
     
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    Intellectually Responsible!
     
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    WHAT HE SAID!!!
    The world needs more Atheists :eek:)
     
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    I prefer to be called a Freethinker. The A-word is too provocative. Remember Madalyn Murray O'Hair!
     
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    "Progressive religious"? Seems like an oxymoron to me. Why not just love life, each other, and the planet -- and drop all religious trappings?
     
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    Your post itself is disrespectful to those who follow a religion so so much for respecting everyone.
     
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    Made up stuff, myth treated as reality, is not worthy of respect. All people are worthy of respect. Huge difference.
     
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    Ok so what dont you understand about what i posted. Disrespecting something someone believes in is disrespectful to the person. Their is really no point of argument to make.
     
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    I could not disagree more. What on earth is your basis for such a claim?
     
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    why do agnostics get a smaller Hoo Rah??? Shouldn't they get a bigger Hoo Rah for doubting a godless universe as well?
     
  13. D_Cliebert_Chodechoker

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    People are attached to their beliefs. We are arguing a subjective point of view individual human emotions. If i say something about a personal belief you hold, take something near to you and then completely disrespect it, have i not to disrespected you in the process?
     
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    hoo rah for respecting others always?.......every anti-social yob in town is athiest!...so what you going on about
     
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    God-infused and godless universes are nowhere close in terms of plausibility, based on the evidence. If someone doubts both equally, then I question their judgment.
     
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    :confused: You know the wrong Christians. :frown1: All the ones I know embody the things you seem to think we lack. :irked:

    *SNIP*

    I thought so as well.


    Why do you get a bigger hoo rah for ambivalence? :confused:
     
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    No, not if we are grown-ups.
     
  18. D_Cliebert_Chodechoker

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    Here is the problem with your answer assuming that talking about religion will only offend those who are not adult. You either:
    1) Do not care if you respect all people and only care that you respect those who are atheists. In which case you do not respect all people so the claim that you do is false.

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    2) You only respect adults, and if this were true you also do not respect all people who are not adults, so again the claim that you do is false.
     
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    As an agnostic i wish to point out that the issue of plausibility is equal when trying to venture into the unexplained....any 'evidence' can be argued eitherway when there is insufficient proof....no evidence that exists is conclusive...and many agnostics believe that truth will out only after death unless of course there is no life after death....it is all quaint and mysterious and has a beautiful air to it. AGNOSTIC ROCKS!!!

    There is nothing wrong with the judgement of agnostics any more than that of those that choose to follow others or those that choose to ignore possibility.
     
  20. galaxus

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    Isn't it correct to say that we have no idea if there is a higher power/something more out there or if there is not.

    We can't prove that there is a god (any god, not just the most popular gods we hear about) and we can't disprove it either.
     
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