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Old 11-21-2007, 08:15 AM   #46
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I like to think of myself as a good Christian person.

You might find this of interest.
 
Old 11-21-2007, 09:57 AM   #47
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I like to think of myself as a good Christian person.
I've met a lot of people who make the same claim, but very few (if any?) who can live up to it.
 
Old 11-21-2007, 10:47 AM   #48
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See also http://jaypinkerton.com/backofthebible.html
 
Old 11-21-2007, 10:54 AM   #49
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Thats a pretty funny site. I wonder, do we really need 10 commandments? I think not. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCz0-HY1TLU (yes, another George Carlin reference)

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I've met a lot of people who make the same claim, but very few (if any?) who can live up to it.
Aren't these the same people that have no trouble pointing other peoples 'mistakes' yet when confronted with their own, they do everything they can to avoid the subject?

Honestly, thats what gets me about these holier-than-thou christians. They have no trouble judging you, and shoving the bible in your face preaching to you, but change the subject when it comes to them. "Oh no, I never do that. I never sinned" Pff.

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Old 11-21-2007, 12:20 PM   #50
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actually there are two things that i dont like to hear and see among the people ::

"I suppose I'm a faithful, yet non-practicing Christian. I don't go to church regularly, but I think about God many times a day, and try to do what I think is right."

and this one(a bit " incremental") ... "That has nothing to do with religion. God is not real in a conventional definition of the word, it's a matter of belief. "

try looking into their eyes ... like can feel the tickling right at the "tip" of my appendix ...

ofcause ... you need to be very advance in-order to not see the "differences" anyway ... yup , he was right as i'm kind of like seeing them as realists now ...



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Old 11-21-2007, 12:51 PM   #51
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actually there are two things that i dont like to hear and see among the people ::

"I suppose I'm a faithful, yet non-practicing Christian. I don't go to church regularly, but I think about God many times a day, and try to do what I think is right."

and this one(a bit " incremental") ... "That has nothing to do with religion. God is not real in a conventional definition of the word, it's a matter of belief. "

try looking into their eyes ... like can feel the tickling right at the "tip" of my appendix ...

ofcause ... you need to be very advance in-order to not see the "differences" anyway ... yup , he was right as i'm kind of like seeing them as realists now ...
Ok, so what are your reasons for not liking to hear them? Is it the fact that some of us don't enter church every Sunday? Do you not like that someone thinks God is not necessarily part of the physical and tangible planes of existance?

You can say you don't like something you quoted, but please give explanation so that appropriate responses can be provided.
 
Old 11-21-2007, 01:19 PM   #52
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i think its better to not treat god/s as "alternative/s" ... means something "unconventional" ...

and i'm not talking about scientists and philosophers ...

i'm also not talking about seeing ghosts with their clothes on(this one really confusing at its best) either ...

try go to your whatever churches more ... although you dont have to go everytime if you cant help it ...


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Old 11-22-2007, 07:10 AM   #53
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I've met a lot of people who make the same claim, but very few (if any?) who can live up to it.
what are you try to imply?
 
Old 11-22-2007, 07:13 AM   #54
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not humorous at all!

I know this topic can get heated... though keep the lame attempt at a mockery to yourself
 
Old 11-22-2007, 08:11 AM   #55
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My thread, my rules
No, it's your thread, LQ rules.

Oh, and atheist here.

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Old 11-22-2007, 10:15 AM   #56
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what are you try to imply?
Not implying anything about you personally, but stating the fact that most people who claim to live by any religious code (not only Christians) fall short.
 
Old 11-22-2007, 11:38 AM   #57
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I like to think of myself as a good Christian person.

You might find this of interest.

If you were a good christian you wouldn't build a shrine
to yourself and try to push links to it at any given
opportunity despite the fact that you've been asked by
mods repeatedly to cease and desist from that practice.

You keep on breaking the rules. A selfish and self-
centred brat is what you are :D




Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 11-22-2007, 01:17 PM   #58
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I consider myself to be a good poly-Atheist person, and as such I am not compelled to try to change anyones irrational delusions.
 
Old 11-22-2007, 02:39 PM   #59
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I consider myself to be a good poly-Atheist person, and as such I am not compelled to try to change anyones irrational delusions.
Outside pure mathematics all "rational thought" is just a
rationalisation of prejudice, and happens after one has
made a decision and is desperately trying to justify it ...
all really rational people are catatonic, and unable to act.



Cheers,
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Old 11-22-2007, 04:32 PM   #60
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the ones who tried were all of them lunatics...
Haven't those who challenged the accepted school of thought have always been considered lunatics? Maybe this is why we haven't had (m)any prophets who have been taken seriously in recent times.
 
  


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