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Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Boatman Oct 18, 2011. 51 Replies

So after leaving class the other day, i was walking towards the exit. an older man in a suit was standing by the door handing out bibles to everyone who passed by. So as to not hurt his feelings, i…Continue

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Boatman replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"I was visiting the wifes' family just south of Atlanta, and ran into one of theose "What church do you go to?" types (full points to her.  I was a foot taller, a hundred pounds heavier, and several years younger than her. …"
Oct 18, 2011
Joe replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"Yes, "recycled" is a better word. We wouldn't want to be wasteful."
Oct 18, 2011
Kairan Nierde replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"I do the same thing with political propoganda...oh, yes, I am very interested!  I think my whole family would like to look at some of these leaflets!!!  I figure they're more likely to get recycled if I take them.  :-)"
Oct 18, 2011
Kairan Nierde replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"Oh, the uproar!  The Persecuted Christian(TM) would certainly have something to say about that."
Oct 18, 2011
ernie garcia replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
""no, thank you" would be just fine as a response.    every time i walk through hermann park in houston, i pass by the same woman looking to convert people to christianity.  every time the same question, "do you…"
Oct 17, 2011
Al Zinin replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"I personaly cant step into his shoes. Many people think they are promoting the ultimate cure having failed examples with it. But they still trying to peddle it to everyone around not(or slightly) understanding the impact. I would be more tender…"
Oct 17, 2011
Al Zinin replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"The bible sheets are also very good for cigarette rolls - very thin and fine papper :)"
Oct 17, 2011
anti_supernaturalist replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"xians are zombies -- they hate you but want your brainsSomewhere between 50-65 CE, Saul of Tarsus (aka "saint" Paul) founder of xian cult writes to an underground cell of proto-xians in Corinth, Greece about what make him and them…"
Oct 17, 2011
anti_supernaturalist replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"Restricting your right to freedom of movementAnyone handing out literature of any kind at or near a college building entrance should be kindly but firmly told not to encumber a fire exit -- if the person doesn't move away into a a public, open…"
Oct 17, 2011
james d. jester replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"His actions were towards one and only one reaction - your conversion to his way of thinking and living. I doubt he had anything in his mind but generations of mind control."
Oct 17, 2011
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"Welcome to the Think Atheist community Mike!"
Oct 17, 2011
Happy Atheist replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"Trevor, thank you for reminding me of the kind of atheist I strive to be.  It's easy to get all high and mighty and forget what it's like to be in their shoes.  I know.  I was there once too. "
Oct 17, 2011
Trevor replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"It may help to step into his worldview for a moment.  He believes that the Bible comes from God and contains life and death information.  He has acted on that information himself and believes it to work in real life.  He beleives that…"
Oct 17, 2011
Happy Atheist replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"Okay, so I've decided... My new plan in these situations to ask if they've considered the alternative.  Just as they witness to everyone, we should do the same.  Not in an abrasive way, but in a kind, informative way. …"
Oct 17, 2011
George Thain replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"Since moving house I've been bombarded by the JWs, most of them go quickly when I start to ask questions but there are a couple of old ladies who will actively try to answer my questions and have a discussion on it. Whilst neither side is…"
Oct 17, 2011
Michael Noel Jones replied to Mike's discussion 'Christian Assumptions. thoughts please? (ps, i'm new here)'
"Agreed. To me it just sounds like a typical pamphleter in a shopping centre; you know the ones who thrust their leaflets into your path as you walk past? The same sort of tactic - relying on 'courtesy' to make people accept what they are…"
Oct 17, 2011

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