So we all know people use religion as a crutch, everyone needs something to help keep them upright in life at some point or another..... But when things are really bad for you - say the person you…Continue
"Not at all. In times like that you have to trust in the doctors doing their job. It's nonsense to even think like that. If others are doing it, it's probably not a good time to tell them that. You can hope but shit happens and death is…"
"No. I actually get more comfort now knowing there is no lunatic god than I did when I believed there probably was one. There is no fixer in the sky who can make a loved one better. To beg a god to fix a problem he obviously knew was coming and yet…"
"This causes me to wonder:
Was Tammy's mother such a nice person? That 'God The Omniscient!' thought it was a good idea for Tammy to be abducted by a very bad child abuser, for her own good?
That Tammy, during a very early moment…"
"no, im not using something thats not there as a crutch. its a complete and total waste of time. instead of praying to some god to heal them, (come on. like thats gonna happen) id rather do something useful and raise money to get them treated. put…"
" 8 year old Tammy Belanger was abducted on her way to school in Exeter, New Hampshire 28 years ago. For all these years her mother has had to go to bed every night not knowing the whereabouts of her lovely daughter. One can only try to…"
"I have a similar issue. I keep asking for a Datalogger for my shop/lab, but my wife keeps vetoing the idea, but has now spent the same amount for a horse barn construction. Atleast I get the manure and back pain."
"Once I used a local minister as a reference. It came to my attention that every time someone called for a reference, the minister used it as an opportunity for soul saving, putting me in a rather bad light. Sadly, I see this as yet one more…"
"It's a matter of flexibility really. Very difficult in such a confined space to maneuver yourself over the stick shift and out of the way of the steering wheel and at the same time into the area of interest. I will attest that it it definitely…"
"The kind thing would be to appear to pray, and lie to him and tell him you did. If he believes people are praying for him, it might help him more than actual prayer does.
Wasn't there a study that implied people that were told people were…"