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Calvin and Hobbes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Norling Mar 26, 2012. 10 Replies

How did Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes become a symbol of christian values? Bill Waterson was possibly and atheist and most certainly an agnostic, same with the character of Calvin. How did christian…Continue

Tags: values, christian, hobbes, and, calvin

Why do people need to justify their own existence?

Started this discussion. Last reply by No Nick for me Feb 5, 2012. 2 Replies

Hey everybody,          Sorry if this has already been discussed. I looked around but didn't see anything really like this. Anyway, I was having a discussion about religion with my cousin recently,…Continue

Tags: science, religion, existence

Greetings from Oregon

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anders Herreid-O'Neill Feb 14, 2012. 7 Replies

Hey everybody, I'm a freshman at the University of Oregon and i've stumbled onto this site a couple times but just decided to make an account. Looking forward to some good discussions and advice!Continue

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Anders Herreid-O'Neill liked bubbzlove's group Atheist Music
May 16, 2012
Peter Norling replied to Anders Herreid-O'Neill's discussion 'Calvin and Hobbes'
"I think he finaly became one!"
Mar 26, 2012
Peter Norling replied to Anders Herreid-O'Neill's discussion 'Calvin and Hobbes'
Mar 26, 2012
Gary Mueller replied to Anders Herreid-O'Neill's discussion 'Calvin and Hobbes'
"Following Watersons creations was the only time in my life you could refer to me as a Calvinist"
Mar 26, 2012
Artor replied to Anders Herreid-O'Neill's discussion 'Calvin and Hobbes'
"Bill Waterson specifically never licensed his images to be used in anything but the printed comics. Every decal of Calvin praying, or pissing on a Ford logo is copyright infringement. Yes, the Xians are stealing when they buy these decals."
Mar 26, 2012
Michael replied to Anders Herreid-O'Neill's discussion 'Calvin and Hobbes'
"It seems that he didn't have a religious upbringing, going by his answer to a fan here: http://www.andrewsmcmeel.com/calvinandhobbes/interview.html (fourth question down, by Suzanne Kaufmann, Charlottesville, VA) Apparently she…"
Mar 26, 2012
SteveInCO replied to Anders Herreid-O'Neill's discussion 'Calvin and Hobbes'
"Some Christians being lying sacks of iguanasqueeze. But of course I am only repeating what Frink said."
Mar 25, 2012
Chris H replied to Anders Herreid-O'Neill's discussion 'Calvin and Hobbes'
"I really, really, really miss Calvin and Hobbes so very much.  They were awesome!"
Mar 25, 2012
Steve Angle replied to Anders Herreid-O'Neill's discussion 'Calvin and Hobbes'
"I think this just proof of what WE all already know. Most Christians are just really dense or they live their lives with their heads in the sand."
Mar 25, 2012
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Mar 25, 2012
ZachsMind replied to Anders Herreid-O'Neill's discussion 'Calvin and Hobbes'
"This was one of the reasons Waterson chose not to market Calvin & Hobbes. He didn't want to lose editorial control over his creation, and if he'd signed off on commercial use of his characters, He'd see his creations peddling and…"
Mar 25, 2012
Frink replied to Anders Herreid-O'Neill's discussion 'Calvin and Hobbes'
"Just Christians being con artists.  Nothing new to see here."
Mar 25, 2012
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Calvin and Hobbes

How did Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes become a symbol of christian values? Bill Waterson was possibly and atheist and most certainly an agnostic, same with the character of Calvin. How did christian salesman sell this character as a christian, and why?Here are the images in question, clearly meant to…See More
Mar 25, 2012
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Mar 16, 2012
Anders Herreid-O'Neill replied to Brandon Howard's discussion 'Do you think religion is holding society back from progressing?'
"Obviously that's not to say there weren't religious people on the right side of those social issues too."
Feb 21, 2012
Anders Herreid-O'Neill replied to Brandon Howard's discussion 'Do you think religion is holding society back from progressing?'
"Yes, I believe it does. In order for society to advance we need to discard the "supernatural" in favor of logical and scientific reasoning. At their core, no matter how scientific a religious person may claim to be, at some point they are…"
Feb 21, 2012

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Atheist
About Me:
I'm 19 and currently attending the University of Oregon. If I could choose any job, it would be to debate the religious right with Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, who is gone too soon.
Age
19-24
Relationship Status
Single
Why are you here?
To talk and debate with intelligent people about the large questions of the universe.
The religion you left
Was never a part of one
Why you left your religion.
Father is an Atheist, mother is agnostic. I was never part of any religion or spirituality.
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