I had an argument with a Facebook friend the other week that led to others joining in with her against my expressing my views about her beliefs, and the politics attached to them.She is Catholic, and…Continue
"I think Karl Popper summed up perfectly what to me is the defining statement on this:
"Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to…"
"> "These are all things we can pull people up on and have public discussions about."> Indeed. But none are remotely connected to the existence of a "god" or religion.But they are connected with religion. …"
""These are all things we can pull people up on and have public discussions about."
Indeed. But none are remotely connected to the existence of a "god" or religion.
Face it, religion and "god" are founded on the…"
"Well, I disagree. It's not a case of "de-converting" people. It's a case of educating them.
I'd like a world full of people who are rational. That might be asking a lot, but the more people who are turned off religion, the…"
"I don't believe we should be trying to de-convert people, I think we just need to get religious people to clean up their game. They're only human, they get confused and led astray. Their underlying concepts are sound, and in…"
"Well I think in part it's because a lot of people don't like to stand out from the crowd. There's safety in numbers, and many people think that because a lot of people think a certain way then they must be right.
And so they go along…"
""...it's an absurdity that causes a lot more problems than it fixes." THAT, right there, is why I can't keep my mouth shut about religion. It slows progress and stumps knowledge. It's not just intolerance of other…"
"Hey, don't get me wrong, me too. At least I won't take nonsensical, attempts to modify my behaviour based on 2,000+ year old ignorance and/or fantasy.
I have been a part of a religion (not christian) and I miss very much certain aspects of…"
"I reckon it is the ability for critical thinking. The old adage "ignorance is bliss"
You should come to lunaticoutpost for a bit of fun. It is quite incredible how middle america condones the medieval mindset.
Like...Scientific theory Vs…"
British, actor, atheist, pinkish/yellowish/whitish skin, writer, bald, sexy, singer, film maker, good cook, animal lover, living in America
Why are you here?
You mean, as in "on the planet/in the universe?" or "on this website?"...
No reason I'm on the planet. On the website because I'm a radical atheist and want to meet like minded people.
The religion you left
Why you left your religion.
Because it's utter bollocks, a monumental lie, totally irrelevant to the 21st century, and too many people who believe that crap have too much power and need to be educated about it, as well as be disempowered, ridiculed and made to see what they represent.
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