"I am not trying to be humorous, nor pointing a finger, nor trying to impress.
I am shocked however that anyone can wish to live in a free and open society at peace, and at the same time condone the physical and/or psychological torture of others…"
"Those are your 4 civilized societies?
So slavery, rape, torture, oppression, etc. are all parts of a civilized society for you?
My American Constitution prohibits "cruel and unusual punishment", for me that includes torture."
"It is that which is common to ALL Theist denominations that the Atheist rejects and that one common concept is the existence of a supernatural deity.
The other policies and ideas that some Theists promote are add-ons to the common idea to Theism,…"
Hi Gregg. I had to pull your last comment, even if I have some sympathy. We are lax about personal jabs to some extent, but if the only purpose of a post is to call someone a cunt, it's too direct a violation of the TA guidelines.
Sorry that I'm typing this out quick; just on my coffee break before a meeting, but if you feel unresolved or have questions about this, please let me or one of the other moderators know.
As soon as I thought 'Arena' I was wondering who'd be the first godless person to reference it that way...hahaha, you win! Pathetic... When you wrote it you probably thought, "ooo hoo hooo, I am soooo witty!". What a cheap laugh! Hahaha congrats...oh yeah, you will answer to God one day for this, whether you believe it or not...good luck with that!