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 Marino Baca's discussion 'I don't know what to tell my younger sister'
"To Doc Bob...so you are comparing a cartoon with religious indoctrination? wow, just wow"
yesterday
Jake LaFort replied to David Vogel's discussion 'Christian Discussion Invitation'
"We would all benefit from additional and similarly enlightening showdowns such as proponents of Donald Duck/Captain America against physicists and biologists. Tarot card readers/astrologists against lets say the Amazing Randi. The possibilities are…"
Tuesday
Jake LaFort replied to DanPill's discussion 'Atheism is a belief... don't say it aint. It's a belief in non-existence of god.'
"dont say aint. ya mudda will faint...ya fadda will fall in a bucket of paint...sis will die...brudda will cry...dog will call FBI"
Monday
Jake LaFort replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'How do Muslim men REALLY view American women?'
"I think your fears are well grounded. Men are not to be trusted. All things being equal it is probably greater risk of harm from muslim than atheist.  But it is inaccurate to characterize muslims as one entity just like it is inaccurate to…"
Sunday
Jake LaFort replied to Marino Baca's discussion 'I don't know what to tell my younger sister'
"Well said Reg. Cogent. Lets see if a theist has the integrity to admit the truth of the matter asserted."
Aug 16
Jake LaFort replied to Carver Anderson's discussion 'Daughter has to write 3 things about Religion'
"1  Prove that you are good in spite of religion 2  I don't have a hateful creed to direct me or influence my thinking 3 999/1000?...1000/1000...thatat is what i am talking about!"
Aug 8
Jake LaFort replied to Marino Baca's discussion 'I don't know what to tell my younger sister'
"The idea you dont want to influence her, that you want her to think for herself is misguided. She has been indoctrinated and made to adopt a cult. Against that backdrop you come on the scene late and very likely may be the only potential viewpoint…"
Aug 5
Jake LaFort replied to Marino Baca's discussion 'Good arguments against my theology teacher'
"fall of man/implanted morality...contradiction...check some experiments in re morality of theists v atheists. Cite any examples ya want to rebut notion of man being moral. Explore the connection between religiosity and willingness to commit…"
Aug 3
Jake LaFort and BenGee are now friends
Jul 31
Jake LaFort replied to Unseen's discussion 'I don't get people who want to waste their vote on Stein or Johnson'
"god I hate it when Unseen makes sense"
Jul 30
Jake LaFort replied to Ole Fredrik Skjegstad's discussion 'godandscience.org?'
"God and baby Jesus"
Jul 27
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…"
Jul 27
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

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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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Jake LaFort's Blog

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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