"I'm under thirty, 27 in fact, but I don't take offence to this because you are right on so many levels. In particular I agree regarding this:
Since your thread begins with 'why', I will have a stab at an answer. But…"
"I love the way the priest phrases it.
He just guesses that you'll suffer eternal damnation? Also the casual delivery of the damnation is so hilarious.
I've been told before that I was going to hell. The reason I was told this…"
It is important to have an open mind. Think about how many things one might miss out on with a closed mind. Frequently when conversation turns to religiosity it becomes evident that they are simply too set in their ways to allow other ideas to penetrate. Where does this come from?…See More
"I'm not elitist. Anyone's welcome to wise up and become an atheist. You know, how they were on the day they were born before someone came along, fed them a whole pile of bullshit and indoctrinated them, "
"A New Zealand media outlet reported on this story. I'm glad that most of the comments chose the side of "Kirk Cameron is a bigot" rather than "Homosexuality Is Unnatural & Destructive".
I hope that chose is…"
"Morality is created by humans, and it's constantly shifting and evolving. I am by no means an expert on the subject, but morality is surely subjective.
"For example, if one person believed it was wrong to steal and…"
"konnichiwa Taylor-san. This may sound like a weak suggestion, could you satisfy your social yearns through a digital medium? I hope that it doesn't sound as though I'm speaking out of turn, quite recently myself I have had to go…"
"Isn't it great to feel like you're a part of something? Your experience at work is indeed uplifting, I'm glad you have found others like you in a place where you thought they wouldn't exist.
In New Zealand it common for…"
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