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Why a football player might offer prayer after scoring a touchdown?

  • Maybe because he taught religion by parents since he was kid in bible studies, sunday school?
  • Maybe he went through very stressful times and he found it very comforting to believe in god?
  • Maybe he constantly taught in the church that being religious is a good thing?
  • Maybe he was taught in the church by the preacher who picked and choose only the good parts of the bible left out the mean and the voilent parts?
  • He has been working his tail off to get…
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Added by atheistrising on September 26, 2011 at 10:53pm — 2 Comments

Athletes and God

   Athletes and God

       by David Eisen

 

 

      Athletes are always thanking God for their performance on and off the court or the field. For example baseball player, Travis Ishikawa, a born-again Christian, would point to the heavens everytime he got a hit, which was not very often, but when he would make an out he did not repeat this motion. I have always found it interesting that they thank God for every hit but do not curse him when they fail. Why for example did…

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Added by David Eisen on July 3, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Religion is like a Football Team

I support Chelsea and my Mecca is Stamford Bridge. I made my pilgrimage when I lived in London and it was the site of much adoration.



Each week, all over the world, people go to these sites and chant, sing, stand up, sit down, praise and denouce as a group. After the 'ceremony' they will discuss the events of the day and what needs to be done to make things better for their chosen idols.



When confronted with a member of another faction, who believes they follow the… Continue

Added by Liam on May 25, 2009 at 9:01am — 3 Comments

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