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"Thank God"

Started this discussion. Last reply by booklover Sep 1, 2011. 35 Replies

I was watching a TV show recently that featured a professional athlete who was talking about all of the success he had in life. He spoke about long days he spent practicing and about how driven he…Continue

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Prog Rock Girl replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"If some people are "blessed", that also means that some people are cursed.   And that both are god's will..."
Aug 28, 2011
Prog Rock Girl replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"Nothing says humble like claiming that God specifically chose you!"
Aug 28, 2011
Atheist Andrea replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"You must have been so furious! I am pissed just reading it. What a follower this person is. It would have been great to say, " I thought you had some intelligence with that degree!"."
Aug 28, 2011
Atheist Andrea replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"Oh man, you are a tough patient!  But hell, you are so right!"
Aug 28, 2011
roland707 replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"Saw BUNCHES of that down here in April."
Aug 28, 2011
Carla replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"I completely agree with you...and I would LOVE to be able to find an atheist doctor! :)"
Aug 28, 2011
Atheist Andrea replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"It must be maddening if you are an atheist surgeon and hear a family say that god worked miracles to save their loved one."
Aug 27, 2011
Brian Wood replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"As Jim Bouton wrote in his GREAT baseball book, "Ball Four": "They're my muscles, not god's.""
Aug 27, 2011
Pat replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"While not an athlete, I've always liked, and laughed about, the story told by Richard Dawkins in "The God Delusion" about the attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II by Mehmet Ali Agca. After getting shot, and a team of surgeons…"
Aug 27, 2011
Gecko, Seth...brother of Richie! replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"Very good point Eugene!"
Aug 27, 2011
Gecko, Seth...brother of Richie! replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"  WOOO HOOO!!  You wrote about my BIGGEST day to day pet peeve!!!!! Drives me nuts!! Bad enough you have to hear it from every phony celebrity out there but you hear it on a day to day basis!!    "Have a blessed…"
Aug 27, 2011
roland707 replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"Last year, after Auburn won a football game the COACH, Gene Chizik says "It's a god thing" on TV. Pissed me off to no end. They did that crap all season. God probably won't do a lot for them this year."
Aug 26, 2011
Steph S. replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"Yes, whenever I hear anyone say "I'm blessed" or "they are blessed", I just look at them funny.  It makes it sound like god has favorites or something."
Aug 26, 2011
Scott replied to Dawn's discussion "Thank God"
"Oh of course... It is very annoying.   I feel really bad for the athletes on the other side of things that believe that somebody needs to be "blessed" to win. Its kind of like saying: despite all of your skill and talent, its up to…"
Aug 26, 2011
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"Thank God"

I was watching a TV show recently that featured a professional athlete who was talking about all of the success he had in life. He spoke about long days he spent practicing and about how driven he was to always be the best he could be. The person he was speaking with said "Congratulations you must be good." to which the athlete replied "I'm not good, I'm just blessed." Comments like that always put me off. You hear it from so many people from athletes to movie stars to great humanitarians and…See More
Aug 26, 2011
Dr. Terence Meaden left a comment for Dawn
"Hello Dawn and welcome to this rational world of Internet atheism----a haven of truth and peace, far from the superstitions and fictional god of the masses.  "Well-founded common sense helped by science leads to atheist wisdom." We…"
Aug 10, 2011

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At 5:38pm on August 10, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hello Dawn and welcome to this rational world of Internet atheism----a haven of truth and peace, far from the superstitions and fictional god of the masses. 

"Well-founded common sense helped by science leads to atheist wisdom."

We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 500 discussion topics and 2900 members.

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin

Terry
At 9:50pm on August 9, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Dawn! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends.

At 5:36pm on August 9, 2011, Brent Feeney said…
Welcome aboard! =)  Hope you're doing well today...
 
 
 

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