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Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Sep 25, 2011. 10 Replies

I have been fortunate in not having been approached by evangelists saving souls anytime recently, but if I ever am, I';m inclined to ask the following questions (needless to say, this will not work…Continue

Tags: Mormons, Bible

Why do people read the Bible on the way to work?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Great Dane Sep 9, 2011. 32 Replies

To those who've deconverted from Christianity: when I'm riding to work on the subway, I invariably will see 2-3 people reading what is clearly a long-owned, dog-eared copyof the Bible and/or a weekly…Continue

Tags: bible

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Bill replied to gerrymander's discussion 'Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?'
"i like it good point    "
Sep 25, 2011
Meghan McWilliams liked gerrymander's discussion Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?
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Raymond Gellner replied to gerrymander's discussion 'Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?'
"Unfortunately when someone believes in a religion, such a person has already shown either an inability or unwillingness to concede to logic and reasoning on the issue, no matter what facts and logical arguments are brought to the…"
Sep 10, 2011
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Darrell Mont replied to gerrymander's discussion 'Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?'
"My method is to strip down and answer the door naked. I'm NOT joking, by the way. Ironically, it has been a long since they have knocked on my door either."
Sep 10, 2011
Ghost The Smoker liked gerrymander's discussion Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?
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Ghost The Smoker replied to gerrymander's discussion 'Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?'
"that's a great line of reasoning I'm going to try that one day."
Sep 9, 2011
Alice Browne replied to gerrymander's discussion 'Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?'
"I love it, but I have doubts that it would work. The types of people who proselytize seem to equate strong feelings with knowledge; they just know that they are right, otherwise why would they feel so deeply in their hearts that their beliefs are…"
Sep 9, 2011
Great Dane replied to gerrymander's discussion 'Why do people read the Bible on the way to work?'
"I fully agree. It is very important to understand that science is ultimately in direct conflict or contradiction with the claims of the unchangeable religious scripture. That being said I do appreciate that many atheists spend time reading scripture…"
Sep 9, 2011
Great Dane replied to gerrymander's discussion 'Why do people read the Bible on the way to work?'
"I fully agree. As a professional civil engineer educated by science, I've learned and understood a lot of various sciences by various textbooks without ever having to read the original research papers leading to the material found in the…"
Sep 9, 2011
Great Dane replied to gerrymander's discussion 'Why do people read the Bible on the way to work?'
"Ha ha - you really are being more silly now. You can turn my argumentation around if you like but it does not really help prove your point. The crucial difference between scripture and science literature is that the first is supposedly the words of…"
Sep 9, 2011
Jason replied to gerrymander's discussion 'Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?'
"Warped Minded Christian – “It is unreasonable because that would mean I have wasted my life worshiping Jesus and when I die I will no longer exist…. And I just can’t accept that”."
Sep 9, 2011
Boatman replied to gerrymander's discussion 'Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?'
"I'm going to try that, just to see the gob-smacked expression on their face.   Thank you."
Sep 9, 2011
Kairan Nierde liked gerrymander's discussion Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?
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Doug Reardon replied to gerrymander's discussion 'Has anyone tried what I call the "Mormom Argument"?'
"Reasoning with the unreasonable?"
Sep 8, 2011

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