Jake LaFort
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Funeral Protocol

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jake LaFort May 22. 38 Replies

This is a discussion inspired by Keeping my mouth shut.Issue: Once having been accosted by theists with religious rhetoric at a funeral in which you are the person closest to the decedent is it best…Continue

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Jake LaFort replied to Ole Fredrik Skjegstad's discussion 'godandscience.org?'
"God and baby Jesus"
Thursday
Jake LaFort replied to Kirk LeFou's discussion 'Muslim Idiot Zealots Threaten Nude Bathers in Germany - Hey, how about minding your own business!'
"The paramount issue here is not the subjectivity of mores as they relate to nudity and clothing. Instead it is the audacity of zealots who would impose their will on those minding their own business. It is perhaps okay to be puritanical in…"
Thursday
Jake LaFort replied to Unseen's discussion 'The Backfire Effect — It's why you can't change a Christian's or Trump follower's mind...and they can't change yours'
"Are you always so needlessly contentious?  Your words follow. Have you ever argued anyone out of their Christianity or their support of The Trumpster? Neither have I."
Jul 22
Jake LaFort replied to Unseen's discussion 'The Backfire Effect — It's why you can't change a Christian's or Trump follower's mind...and they can't change yours'
"I was a college student at the time working graveyard shift as a security guard and this nut job accosted me every day with his religious shit. And i got ultra pissed and we sat down in an empty caf and had a heated debate. He left crying and…"
Jul 21
Jake LaFort replied to Unseen's discussion 'The Backfire Effect — It's why you can't change a Christian's or Trump follower's mind...and they can't change yours'
"The guy i undid was completely nuts and emotionally invested. So there are exceptions. "
Jul 21
Jake LaFort replied to Unseen's discussion 'The Backfire Effect — It's why you can't change a Christian's or Trump follower's mind...and they can't change yours'
"a seventh day adventist sez I, i sez."
Jul 21
Jake LaFort replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'Corporate Bulldogs'
"Steve gave good advice. Document everything.  If a manager interferes with you and your dealings with a 3rd party and a big commission you have two potential causes of action. One is of course against the interloper for tortious interference…"
Jul 21
Jake LaFort replied to Unseen's discussion 'The Cop/Black Conundrum... Some thoughts'
"prosecution/purge by feds of egregious bad acting cops...shakeup at police academy, bar bigots/authoritarian abusive candidates"
Jul 14
Jake LaFort replied to Wassabi's discussion 'israel- i need to vent'
"The lie equating religion and morality is greater than the lie positing gods. ( I know many or most atheists will disagree with me)  That is why we always hear ad nauseam how it is just a few sicko extremists who commit acts…"
Jul 4
Jake LaFort replied to Wassabi's discussion 'israel- i need to vent'
"Fundamentalists are purists. Fundamentalists are the religious adherents who are not making accommodations for modernity, science and reason. I judge of a thing when it has the power. And when major religious institutions have the power the…"
Jul 3
Jake LaFort replied to Wassabi's discussion 'israel- i need to vent'
"Psychotic/sociopathic religious adherents are duped, brainwashed and incapable of rational thinking that contradicts their beliefs. Creationists are attempting to make the natural world consistent with their religious construct. Those who accept…"
Jul 3
Jake LaFort replied to Wassabi's discussion 'israel- i need to vent'
"What amazes me Is how so many liberals single out Israel for scrutiny. The double-standard Is obvious. And the historical enmity/bigotry/racism against Jews is unabated."
Jul 3
Jake LaFort replied to Wassabi's discussion 'israel- i need to vent'
"My point is that we do a disservice to understanding religion when we characterize true believers as religious extremists. Religion is by its nature extreme! It is extreme to reject science and knowledge and replace it with mythology,…"
Jul 1
Jake LaFort replied to Wassabi's discussion 'israel- i need to vent'
"I think we need to examine the terminology we use when identifying religious nuts as extremists. Extreme in relation to standards of secular modernity? Hell yeah. Extreme in terms of their religiosity? Hell no. Those are the purists, the ones…"
Jul 1
Jake LaFort replied to Wassabi's discussion 'israel- i need to vent'
"Excellent rebuttal Wassabi!"
Jul 1
Jake LaFort replied to Unseen's discussion 'Is Donald Trump in the early stages of Alzheimer's?'
"Don't ya think onset of Alzheimer's is marked by a change? Has Trump changed?"
Jun 27

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Atheist
About Me:
A bit of a loner but enjoy the camaraderie of others similarly inclined.
Age
19-24
Relationship Status
Single
Why are you here?
to learn
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
I left because I realized it to be a big lie.
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Conventional Wisdom

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 8:40pm 19 Comments

NOT GOING TO SPECULATE:



You aren't? Why, what is the problem. You believe in a fairy tale world utterly lacking in foundation and yet you are opposed to speculation?

DEFINITION OF INSANITY IS DOING THE SAME THING OVER AND OVER AND EXPECTING A DIFFERENT RESULT:

This definition is demonstrably false and yet it is adduced at the drop of a deuce as though its wisdom is beyond criticism.

EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON:

Another sickening saw. The…

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glimpse the ethical dilemna of the Glimps

Posted on December 11, 2015 at 12:25pm 4 Comments

When the author looks in the mirror he is almost Unseen.

So it turns out humans are not the most advanced life forms in the cosmos. Neither are the Glimps. Glimps, however, have as large a gulf between themselves and ourselves as we do between ourselves and cats.

Similar to a bad sci-fi the Glimps have conquered us and made us their playthings. Pets. So Glimper is on vacay and Glimpo is left in charge. Kim Kardashian is the pet. A priceless bauble is the prized…

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