I'm new here and there is a lot of possible reading.  My interest was captured by a topic looking for responses to the famous, "what if you're wrong" question and I have posted there.

 

I am interested to know how people respond to the smug last word that many theists seem to get when they end a discussion/debate with either, "God bless you", "I'll pray for you" or a combination of the two.  I have been working on my response and, depending on how irritated I am as the discussion closes, I generally say either: -

 

"I cannot give you anyone elses blessing but I wish you health, happiness and prosperity"

or (if provoked)

"I cannot give you anyone elses blessing but I wish you health, happiness, prosperity and freedom from delusion"  (The ones that don't become apoplectic generally just blink in speechless amazement ;)

 

What does everyone else say?

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See you around. Your input is great and would have been sorely missed.

yes, i agree, this place is kinda hard to figure out... although im not a big social network guy either..

 I read this amazing essay Dan Dennett wrote while in the hospital and he sums it up quite well.

http://www.edge.org/3rd_culture/dennett06/dennett06_index.html

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