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Comment by Aaron Wiitanen on September 16, 2011 at 12:09am
Isn't faith like wanting wishing hoping to be or become true? Faith sounds like a stupid word.
Comment by sk8eycat on September 16, 2011 at 12:06am

Hooman beans iz teh wunz wot opunz teh canz of fud 4 r kittehs. (Teh reel Lordz an' masterz of teh wurld.)  We iz also teh wunz who try 2 typ wif teh cat sittin' between teh fingurz an' teh keebord.

 

About respect: A long time ago (30 or 40 years) I was watching some kind of serious talk show, a panel discussion, and somebody said (about someone else's religion), "Well, I don't agree with him, but I have to respect him for it." He meant for having faith.  And I thought, "WHY?"

 

"Faith is beleivin' what you know ain't so." Mark Twain

Comment by Aaron Wiitanen on September 16, 2011 at 12:03am
Wow! I figured it out der..Sorry super slow right now.. Been watching my future stepson all day and I'm pooped..
Comment by alexa penzner on September 15, 2011 at 11:43pm
you know, us, the ones who replaced the neanderthals - they really can't be sure yet that we intermixed at all - it's still being researched.  but i said hoo and you said hoO - you're confusing me no end :))
Comment by Aaron Wiitanen on September 15, 2011 at 11:36pm
What's hoOmon beans?
Comment by alexa penzner on September 15, 2011 at 11:29pm

aaron -  there's all kinds of ways to say it - but we're all saying the same thing with nuances. that's what hoomon beans do :]

 

Comment by Aaron Wiitanen on September 15, 2011 at 11:22pm
Oh, and I can respect someone who has enOugh respect for themselves and others to think logically and not practice/preach intolerance and hate...
Comment by Aaron Wiitanen on September 15, 2011 at 11:17pm
Lmao @ sk8eycat "sorry. But in not a very nice person."
Comment by alexa penzner on September 15, 2011 at 10:50pm
sk8eycat   -  i guess that's what i mean by respecting the person not the religion.  the people who aren't good people and expect you to follow them and not deviate are not nice people. you are a nice person (not to overuse the word). look how you care about your sister. (by the way, my experience with the jw'ers is totally different, (except for one person dumb person). but maybe that's cause they were Italian, too.  italians are a whole other story :]
Comment by Steph S. on September 15, 2011 at 10:45pm
Ian I completely agree with your post as well. Thanks for your input.
 

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