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Atheists in Glass Houses Shouldn't Throw Stones
 
February 19th, 2012  
VDKMS
 
Atheists in Glass Houses Shouldn't Throw Stones
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Originally Posted by senojekips
Pointless??,.... It is logic such as yours that supports the very argument you are attempting to deny.

If I choose to tell people I'm an astronomer yet I can't name half a dozen stars in the sky, no amount of "self perception" will make me an astronomer.

There's an old saying along these lines, "Going to church will no more make me a christian than sitting in a carport will make me an automobile". As was pointed out here, the same applies to most people who insist that they are "christians".

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If you tell people you are an astronomer and you can only name half a dozen stars that makes you a lousy astronomer, but still an astronomer.

There's a difference between a religious christian and a cultural christian. Most "christians" are cultural christians.
February 19th, 2012  
senojekips
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by VDKMS
If you tell people you are an astronomer and you can only name half a dozen stars that makes you a lousy astronomer, but still an astronomer.
Rubbish!... The world's population are not nearly all astronomers. Fortunately, unlike most christians, they are well aware of the fact. I can quickly identify nearly all of the major "navigational' stars (and a few other celestial objects), and I've frequently scanned the heavens with binoculars and telescopes, but if I were to call myself an astronomer, I'd be laughed out of the room and declared a fraud.

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Originally Posted by VDKMS
There's a difference between a religious christian and a cultural christian. Most "christians" are cultural christians.
"Cultural christians" have the same credibility as my claim to being an astronomer. They are no more than frauds.
February 20th, 2012  
Padre
 
 
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Atheists in Glass Houses Shouldn't Throw Stones
February 20th, 2012  
senojekips
 
 
Without even bothering to watch, I'd say he's probably considering his answer because unlike christians, he has to base his answers on facts, not merely on a belief or blind "faith'.
February 20th, 2012  
Chief Bones
 
 
Christian or non-Christian ... as an agnostic, I just wish everybody would just shut the hell up about following or not following the Christian "good book". Even so-called Christians seem to be unable to follow all of the commandments etc that are outlined in the Bible. As far as Muslims and other adherents of various religions, they can NOT follow their own religious beliefs.

We would be further ahead if everybody would just let everybody else the hell alone.

Religion is a pain in the arse as far as I am concerned.
February 20th, 2012  
Trooper1854
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chief Bones
Christian or non-Christian ... as an agnostic, I just wish everybody would just shut the hell up about following or not following the Christian "good book". Even so-called Christians seem to be unable to follow all of the commandments etc that are outlined in the Bible. As far as Muslims and other adherents of various religions, they can NOT follow their own religious beliefs.

We would be further ahead if everybody would just let everybody else the hell alone.

Religion is a pain in the arse as far as I am concerned.
AMEN to that!
February 20th, 2012  
senojekips
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chief Bones
Christian or non-Christian ... as an agnostic, I just wish everybody would just shut the hell up about following or not following the Christian "good book". Even so-called Christians seem to be unable to follow all of the commandments etc that are outlined in the Bible. As far as Muslims and other adherents of various religions, they can NOT follow their own religious beliefs.

We would be further ahead if everybody would just let everybody else the hell alone.

Religion is a pain in the arse as far as I am concerned.
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Originally Posted by Trooper1854
AMEN to that!
If neither of you are so damned interested, why are you both here reading the thread? More to the point, why are you throwing your hat in the ring?

I have no interest in the US Sports Forum, the Computers and Games, War gaming, or Militaria forums, or a lot of others. Do you see me in there telling those who are interested to shut up, and stop commenting about their favourite teams, games, collectibles or whatever,... just because I'm not interested?

If you have no interest, the answer is really easy,.... just go away.
February 20th, 2012  
Chief Bones
 
 

nojkip ...

I made my comment because there was a comment posted in this thread that caught my eye, and I had something to say about it.

If it gets a rise out of you and the other Christian hypocrites .. then all to the better. Like I said .. Christian hypocrites try to state they are taking the high road and I state they are just grubbing around in the mud. I guess appearances tell the real tale don't they.

Don't like us agnostics talking about the way it really is, then shut up. We would really rather discuss politics instead of religion. Of course, to these hypocrite Christians, religion IS political - (they would like the Christian religion to be the state religion and are upset when anyone doesn't believe as they do and have the gonads to say so).

I CAN'T REALLY STATE HOW I REALLY BELIEVE .. IT WOULD LEAD TO ME BEING BANNED FOR A VERY LONG TIME BECAUSE IT WOULD BE VIEWED AS AN ATTACK AGAINST CHRISTIAN BIGOTS, ETC.
February 20th, 2012  
Trooper1854
 
 
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Originally Posted by senojekips
If neither of you are so damned interested, why are you both here reading the thread? More to the point, why are you throwing your hat in the ring?

I have no interest in the US Sports Forum, the Computers and Games, War gaming, or Militaria forums, or a lot of others. Do you see me in there telling those who are interested to shut up, and stop commenting about their favourite teams, games, collectibles or whatever,... just because I'm not interested?

If you have no interest, the answer is really easy,.... just go away.
What gives you the right to be so rude and ignorant?
I am interested and I have a right to comment as much as anyone else and if you don't like it then tough luck!
Time you wound it in mate because I am sure that face to face you wouldn't speak to people the way you do here!
February 20th, 2012  
VDKMS
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by senojekips
Rubbish!... The world's population are not nearly all astronomers. Fortunately, unlike most christians, they are well aware of the fact. I can quickly identify nearly all of the major "navigational' stars (and a few other celestial objects), and I've frequently scanned the heavens with binoculars and telescopes, but if I were to call myself an astronomer, I'd be laughed out of the room and declared a fraud.
every astronomer once started with almost no knowledge about the universe. Some studied on their own others went to school and some got a PhD.

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"Cultural christians" have the same credibility as my claim to being an astronomer. They are no more than frauds.
Then you better look up what cultural christians are.