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Woo Hoo!!! Newdow and FFRF Sue over "In doG We Trust" on US Money.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Hoke Mar 25, 2014. 12 Replies

Here is the complaint http://ffrf.org/uploads/legal/IGWTComplaint.pdf (a lengthy legal document)I've only skimmed it but it looks like…Continue

"You are just mad at god"--Are we actually encouraging this by mistake?

Started this discussion. Last reply by MikeLong Jan 28, 2014. 276 Replies

You've all heard the claim that we aren't really atheists, we are just mad at god.  (Or you will see such things as "so and so claims to be an atheist.")Today, though I saw an argument in chat with a…Continue

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SteveInCO replied to Unseen's discussion 'Time for some grammar nazi fun. Things people say that bother you.'
"Now you can finally take your wife to church.  You know you've wanted to do that all along... (No, please, I was kidding, put the knife down!)"
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SteveInCO replied to Ralph Burks's discussion 'Why waste time hoping religious people just go away.'
"I read *somewhere* a couple of years ago an article oulining the expected response of different religions to the News That We Are Not Alone.  Very speculative of course. Most of the religions apparently would adjust, but the claim was that…"
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SteveInCO replied to Unseen's discussion 'Scary Trump speech to the NRA after its endorsement'
"Neither is mine.  The 2nd Amendment to me is a legal framework protecting peoples' ability (dare I say "right"?) to defend themselves (be it with knives or guns, an "arm" is not necessarily something that goes…"
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SteveInCO replied to proudAthiest's discussion 'Feeling down lately'
"When it comes down to something the scholars can all agree on... well, it'd be nice to get some new scholars.  The problem is how.  At present, I don't think the rest of the world can coexist with the extreme form that's…"
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SteveInCO replied to Reg The Fronkey Farmer's discussion 'Sunday School May 22nd 2016' in the group Sunday School
"I doubt it.  Allah would want them to punish the actual wrongdoer. At worst, by volunteering to take his punishment, you'd be committing a new crime.  He'd still get his, and you'd get a load of new lashings."
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SteveInCO replied to proudAthiest's discussion 'Feeling down lately'
"An interesting question is whether that can even be accomplished.  The Quran, by itself, is not enough to tell one how to be a Muslim.  (The five pillars, just for instance, are not listed there.)  Which means that you must refer to…"
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SteveInCO replied to Unseen's discussion 'Time for some grammar nazi fun. Things people say that bother you.'
"I hadn't even spotted that...but now that it has, it would mean that EVERYTHING following it goes with "Homosexuality is a chosen behavior."  God, it appears, ordains it now, and our nations founders recognized it, and the…"
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SteveInCO replied to Unseen's discussion 'Scary Trump speech to the NRA after its endorsement'
"Actually the supreme court thing is a bit more of an issue than you believe.  For example, there have been different decisions by different circuits on the matter of whether a "may issue" concealed weapons system (where you apply for…"
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SteveInCO replied to proudAthiest's discussion 'Feeling down lately'
"If nothing else, looking for the Al Azhar seal of approval on things lets us know when we're not dealing with taqqiya materials here."
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SteveInCO replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'The real danger to children'
"I remember hearing that a lot of North American abusers got sent to Nunavut."
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SteveInCO replied to Reg The Fronkey Farmer's discussion 'Sunday School May 22nd 2016' in the group Sunday School
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SteveInCO replied to proudAthiest's discussion 'Feeling down lately'
"I'm guessing it's NOT Al Azhar...."
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SteveInCO replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'The real danger to children'
"Something tells me--without following that link--that it will be hard to come up with the right words to describe just how far the needle on the pervert-o-meter swings here."
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SteveInCO replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'The real danger to children'
"I was hanging out with some very conservative people...they think the bathroom wars were triggered by the left.  They point to the recent directive by Obama that federal funding would be withheld from schools that refuse to let transgendered…"
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Surprise! Colorado Springs NOT in the Bible Belt.

Posted on July 27, 2013 at 4:30pm 4 Comments

Crosspost:

http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2013/07/27/most-and-least-religious-places/

Unlike what I usually do when I crosspost from my blog (where I simply paste the text in), I'll provide a TL;DR here because I want to highlight the thing I found really surprising.

In a Gallup Poll where they classified people into "very", "moderately" and "non" religious, and did this…

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How uncommonly generous!

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 2:44am 9 Comments

Crossposted from here:

Every once in a while you read something that makes you seethe.

In a generous display of clemency a woman from Norway is…

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Advice for Pope Francis I

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 11:30pm 8 Comments

[Crosspost from here: http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2013/03/13/advice-for-pope-francis-i/].  Visit letreasonreign for more caustic commentary on religion.

In most matters (with one exception I will get to), here’s my advice, one moving picture worth a thousand words:…

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Open Letter to Christians #3: Freedom From Religion? Yes.

Posted on February 10, 2013 at 11:52pm 0 Comments

Crosspost from here:

Dear Christian,

Well, you've heard it said... and I imagine many of you have said it yourself, exasperated with some atheist complaint about prayer in school or a creche scene in front of a courthouse:  "It's freedom of religion not freedom from religion."

Well, actually it is both; you cannot…

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At 4:24am on May 22, 2016, Gunay Kayahan said…

Thank you - but just to be clear - I'm a male.

At 9:49pm on May 21, 2016, Ralph Burks said…

The last and biggest mistake I made was being a Christian,changing my mind opened up and answered old questions.I know more now then I ever thought I could.Mistakes are for those who get involved I will just stand on the sideline and Learn.

At 2:37pm on May 20, 2016, Macpherson Chigwenembe said…
Thanks for the warm welcome... It's starting feel great here.
At 3:38am on May 13, 2016, Black Cat said…

Thanks for your welcome!

At 12:20am on May 12, 2016, Simo Benn said…

thank u for the warm welcome SteveInCo

At 10:38pm on May 7, 2016, Daniel W. said…
Thank you SteveInCo for the welcome!
At 5:21pm on May 6, 2016, William Jupp said…

Thanks for the Welcome.

I'm looking foward some intresting disscussions

Will

At 11:14am on May 5, 2016, Daniel Airek said…

I like the choices! haha

At 12:56pm on May 3, 2016, Anna W said…

Thank you!

At 3:11am on May 3, 2016, stavros_72 said…
Hello! No, I was only ever involved with Eastern Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism.
 
 
 

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