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Whats more important, facts, faith, or being right

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jesse Mathewson Sep 24, 2010. 6 Replies

Interestingly this has to do with a recent comment to one of my articles, (I am a political columnist/ Libertarian/ Atheist bent) that said something along the lines of...What does it matter who is…Continue

Tags: comment, Facts, Faith, Atheist, Libertarian

Why is it so hard to simply accept that alternatives exist?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Silenus Apr 21, 2010. 8 Replies

Welcome to America land of the free home of the brave and area of ultimate legislation should we disagree...I live in a state that while it has great laws for many of the things I enjoy tends to be…Continue

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I am a gun toting, meat eating Atheist and libertarian...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Reggie Apr 21, 2010. 83 Replies

Why is it that people tend to be un supportive of the things I want as freedoms and yet be so virile with their own desired "freedoms." Why cant we all have these freedoms and maybe work on changing…Continue

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Jesse Mathewson replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'Whats more important, facts, faith, or being right'
"Love it, thank you all for the well reasoned responses!"
Sep 24, 2010
Jon Heim replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'Whats more important, facts, faith, or being right'
"I don't care if I'm wrong...I'll go were the facts are."
Sep 22, 2010
Becca replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'Whats more important, facts, faith, or being right'
"Being right by using the facts of course! As for faith .... who needs it?"
Sep 22, 2010
dizzi90 replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'Whats more important, facts, faith, or being right'
"One should have faith in the goal of being right and the facts help you get there."
Sep 22, 2010
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Whats more important, facts, faith, or being right

Interestingly this has to do with a recent comment to one of my articles, (I am a political columnist/ Libertarian/ Atheist bent) that said something along the lines of...What does it matter who is right, all that matters is what we have faith in. Obviously, there is no real response from myself. However, I got to thinking, "What does it matter what another's faith is as long as they do not try to take my right to think away?" So what are your thoughts and why...See More
Sep 22, 2010
Reggie replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'I am a gun toting, meat eating Atheist and libertarian...'
"Misty, I did not need to start my day reading about puppies being beaten to death in a sack. Ugh. So as we continue to live in a world of total disconnect from the slaughter process, we start to see animals as companions from Disney movies. The…"
Apr 21, 2010
Reggie replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'I am a gun toting, meat eating Atheist and libertarian...'
"No, not quite what I meant. Hunger is definitely a primal urge, and I am using "primal" loosely as you are, but we both know what we mean. Meat IS nutritious and our brain learns quickly that it is good. It doesn't already know this…"
Apr 21, 2010
Silenus replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'Why is it so hard to simply accept that alternatives exist?'
"I don't think you can convince the majority of anything, because they really don't care about anything of any importance. If they were interested than they would already know. The majority of people that have access to the internet, but…"
Apr 21, 2010
Reggie replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'I am a gun toting, meat eating Atheist and libertarian...'
"Haha. Yeah, I didn't squeal. I don't care what witness say."
Apr 21, 2010
Misty: Baytheist Living! replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'I am a gun toting, meat eating Atheist and libertarian...'
"Right.. so I'm turning this idea over in my head, and coming to a few sleep-deprived conclusions. I love all things crustacean-y. They are delicious in drawn butter, lemon...hmm.... However I HATE the hassle of shelling them. I usually manage…"
Apr 21, 2010
Misty: Baytheist Living! replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'I am a gun toting, meat eating Atheist and libertarian...'
"~facepalm~ I'm so never taking you out to dinner anywhere nice, Reggie. I can just imagine you squealing like a girl at the imagined thought of a lobster raising from the dead, demanding you partake of it's flesh as the sacrificed- Oh.…"
Apr 21, 2010
Shine replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'Why is it so hard to simply accept that alternatives exist?'
"Civil rights should never be at the mercy of majority rule. A tyranny of the majority is clearly exhibited in cases where gay marriage is decided by popular vote."
Apr 21, 2010
Reggie replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'I am a gun toting, meat eating Atheist and libertarian...'
"Exactly! I stopped carrying my gun even in my truck because anytime I felt threatened, the thought of having the gun made me feel more confident. And that, I think, was not a good thing. And I would never ride a motorbike in U.S. traffic. I…"
Apr 20, 2010
Jānis Ķimsis replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'I am a gun toting, meat eating Atheist and libertarian...'
"I don't find cannibalism objectionable as long as the one getting eaten has agreed to it. Why would I or anyone else for that matter?"
Apr 20, 2010
Jesse Mathewson replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'Why is it so hard to simply accept that alternatives exist?'
"Nicely posted, and as you can see in my initial post I made your point I believe as well. Still, what is a vote good for if the majority cannot win using it! ;) Again great answers everyone, thank you!"
Apr 20, 2010
Galen replied to Jesse Mathewson's discussion 'Why is it so hard to simply accept that alternatives exist?'
"In a true Democracy, the majority rules. However, America is NOT a Democracy, it is a Democratic Republic. In a Republic, the rights of the minority are as important as those of the majority. And this is as it should be. If you look back through…"
Apr 20, 2010

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About Me:
Political and Religious columnist, Political and (anti)religious activist, Taoist in lifestyle (generally - and it is not a religion,) as well as many things- Libertarian in political leaning (freedom for all PERIOD) lastly - I have a beautiful wonderful family and they are actually first in everything-
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31-35
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To interact with other intelligent humans of course why else?
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It is a bullshit religion based on other bullshit religions that likes to steal from all other bullshit religions- shoot Christians are even trying to steal from Atheists by coining a new oxymoronic term (Christian Atheist) -
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