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Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tammy Dec 16, 2011. 23 Replies

First off I'm new here and this is my first forum post.That being said check this out. Last Tuesday I'm ordering a sub from Subway from this very nice Muslim lady I order from all the time who always…Continue

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Dec 16, 2011
Tammy replied to Nick Sykora's discussion 'Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?'
"Get used to it. For me it's seems to be as normal as drinking coffee... and I drink a lot of coffee.Best thing you can do is view your situation and judge rather or not that is a good place to debate someone. A friend of mine would disagree…"
Dec 16, 2011
Reggie replied to Nick Sykora's discussion 'Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?'
"Maybe it isn't her country."
Dec 16, 2011
jared huffman replied to Nick Sykora's discussion 'Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?'
"the real question is y do u even care if a woman at subway is upset with you or not. if u care that much tell her u r sorry if u offended her and be cool with the muslim subway woman again lol"
Dec 15, 2011
Ed replied to Nick Sykora's discussion 'Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?'
"Gotta chuckle on that one...."
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Reggie replied to Nick Sykora's discussion 'Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?'
"I'll quibble and say that no one needs to defer to another person's beliefs.  But not every utterance of a religion word by any random person requires debunking.  It is not deference to refrain from hair trigger confrontation."
Dec 15, 2011
Reggie replied to Nick Sykora's discussion 'Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?'
"While I agree with the general sentiment that we need not revere nor respect religious beliefs,I have to stress again that the ordering line of a Subway sandwich shop is not typically a good place to do it.  Especially if you must provoke the…"
Dec 15, 2011
Pope Beanie replied to Nick Sykora's discussion 'Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?'
"I had a Babtist preacher friend who was (of course) troubled by my atheism. While introducing me to one of his superiors he said "Paul here likes to think a lot". They then traded nods of agreement (ala wink wink, nudge…"
Dec 15, 2011
Michael Appleman replied to Nick Sykora's discussion 'Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?'
"It wouldn't surprise me. Pigs have a lot biologically in common with humans."
Dec 15, 2011
Nick Sykora replied to Nick Sykora's discussion 'Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?'
"Good point I'll question more often. As politely as possible of course. I think we should all do this more often so it's not so taboo. That's why I love the internet. It allows people to discuss things openly. That's how…"
Dec 15, 2011
Helen Pluckrose replied to Nick Sykora's discussion 'Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?'
"Richard Dawkins talks about this in The God Delusion. There is an expectation that we should respect religious beliefs which does not extend to atheist or secular beliefs. He gives the example of people being expected to respect the Jewish rule of…"
Dec 15, 2011
Eoganacht replied to Nick Sykora's discussion 'Is it wrong for me to be offended at other peoples offence when I say my beliefs and others get offended by them?'
"Firstly, welcome to TA.Secondly, I'm going to have to agree on Reggie on this one; if you want to have a continued relationship with anyone (personal or professional) don't pursue any religious arguement with them. Fullstop. Someone will…"
Dec 15, 2011

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At 10:29am on December 14, 2011, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Nick!

 
 
 

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