"How can you repeat that canard that colonists left England for religious freedom? They most certainly did nothing of the kind. The Puritans and their Pilgrim clones were upset that the English Church wasn't strict enough for their liking, i.e.…"
"This is emphatically not a religious issue. This is an issue of personal respect. As you so aptly pointed out, it would be inappropriate for you to take a child of a Christian aside and attempt to deprogram that child, not because religion is good,…"
"This doesn't work in nations in which a majority, or even a substantial minority, of the citizenry actively supports a theocracy. That's why an Enlightenment is not forthcoming in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Pakistan, and other such nations.…"
"So true. And it's only possible because the secular parties will not form coalitions among themselves and, thereby, shut the ultra-religious parties out of power. Remember that the Zionists who founded Israel were secular and socialist. The…"
"Of course, here in California, the Science Center can, and should, make what's called a 998 Offer to Compromise, say, in the amount of $10,001.00. The AFA has 30 days to accept the offer and dismiss their lawsuit with prejudice. Otherwise, if…"
"Actually, Larry, if you knew the entire story behind the McDonald lawsuit, as well as the specific trial testimony, you wouldn't be as flippant as you are. Use Occam's Razor. Either the jury was composed of morons (after all, the lawyers…"
"I cannot imagine a place in America today, other than an atheist meeting or convention, where a Christian would find him/herself "surrounded by atheists and those who joke about her faith." I sense just a tad of projection going on here."
"It's funny how these people rise in outrage at the notion that any group, i.e. gays, blacks, are getting "special" rights, as seen through their provincial lenses, made all the stranger by their incessant demands for special treatment…"
"It's passing odd that the Vatican apparently is so certain that its own members are unwilling to follow the church's doctrines that it will deny millions access to health care in order to forcibly prevent its own followers from sinning.…"