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How Conservative Christianity Can Warp the Mind

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ficking Chucken Nov 3. 6 Replies

Just read this on Alternet.  While I didn't suffer the trauma that some of my friends and family including my wife from the toxic bull shit of religion it did bring back my contempt for the people…Continue

Pseudoscience I was taught at a British creationist school

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Cosgrove Sep 30. 4 Replies

Apparently children in England are being infected with the same mind rot of Creationist BS as our children are. …Continue

Hobby Lobby does invest in birth control

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Penn Jul 2. 1 Reply

They need to change their name to Hypocrisy Lobby. …Continue

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Ficking Chucken replied to John Aultman's discussion How Conservative Christianity Can Warp the Mind
"I love this pic! "
Nov 3
Greg replied to John Aultman's discussion How Conservative Christianity Can Warp the Mind
"Umm...He's been watching me masturbate? Crap, this is going to take my neuroses to a whole 'nother level."
Nov 3
booklover replied to John Aultman's discussion How Conservative Christianity Can Warp the Mind
"I was raised without religion, and so I am STILL flabbergasted when I think about how people can be so rational about EVERYTHING BUT religion.  I can't understand that!"
Nov 3
Michael Penn replied to John Aultman's discussion How Conservative Christianity Can Warp the Mind
"Here's another strange bible truth.  Adam named all the animals in Genesis 2:20 apparently in just one day. Here was a newly created man with a fully developed brain, so much so that a lot of these species were named in Latin, a language…"
Nov 2
Bertold Brautigan replied to John Aultman's discussion How Conservative Christianity Can Warp the Mind
"That's a good one, Michael. I'd love to hear the sputtering of some zealot trying to explain this."
Nov 2
Michael Penn replied to John Aultman's discussion How Conservative Christianity Can Warp the Mind
"I have a lot of contempt for the people who push it and if they start their magic with me I don't hesitate to tell them so."
Nov 2
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How Conservative Christianity Can Warp the Mind

Just read this on Alternet.  While I didn't suffer the trauma that some of my friends and family including my wife from the toxic bull shit of religion it did bring back my contempt for the people who push it.http://www.alternet.org/belief/how-conservative-christianity-can-warp-mindSee More
Nov 2
Rasheeda Nizam replied to John Aultman's discussion The Results Are In: America Is Dumb and on the Road to Getting Dumber
"I would like to think it was as simple as that. There are so many children in the U.S. who identify as religious but have never been in a church building (perhaps only for Easter) and have very little knowledge of the Bible. Children in other…"
Oct 31
Tom Sarbeck replied to John Aultman's discussion The Results Are In: America Is Dumb and on the Road to Getting Dumber
"Child behavior specialists say it more tactfully than I am about to. Newborns are entirely selfish; they have to be socialized. Most parents succeed; some parents fail. "
Oct 30
sk8eycat replied to John Aultman's discussion The Results Are In: America Is Dumb and on the Road to Getting Dumber
"I was never a major fan of Asimov's fiction, BUT his editorials, comments, essays, and non-fiction works are STILL spot on! Spider Robinson commented in the Toronto Globe & Mail some years ago his disgust that Fantasy fiction was becoming…"
Oct 30
Michael Pianko replied to John Aultman's discussion The Results Are In: America Is Dumb and on the Road to Getting Dumber
"I think your assumption is the opposite of the way things are. It is not that people can't think logically unless they are taught logical thinking. Instead, people are born with logical thinking abilities. But then religion comes along and…"
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John Aultman replied to John Aultman's discussion The Results Are In: America Is Dumb and on the Road to Getting Dumber
"Yes it does Loren."
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Loren Miller replied to John Aultman's discussion The Results Are In: America Is Dumb and on the Road to Getting Dumber
"Sorta says it all, don't it?"
Oct 30
sk8eycat replied to John Aultman's discussion The Results Are In: America Is Dumb and on the Road to Getting Dumber
"Also called "critical thinking."  Before you make up your mind, think the issue through thoroughly; and before you think it through, get all the FACTS you can.  I'm paraphrasing Robert A. Heinlein in most of his juvenile…"
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Tennessee judge oversteps in ordering name change for Baby Messiah

Posted on August 14, 2013 at 10:17am 5 Comments

This may have been posted previously.  A Judge named Lu Ann Ballew who is a Child Support Magistrate in Jefferson County, Tennessee ordered a couple to change their child's name from Messiah to Martin.

She said her ruling was in the child's best interest, and wrote, "'Messiah' means Savior, Deliverer, the One who will restore God's Kingdom.  'Messiah' is a title held only by Jesus Christ."

She went on to say, "Labeling this child, 'Messiah' places an undue burden on him  that…

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Catholic Church: Italy's dwindling congregations

Posted on March 8, 2013 at 11:27am 4 Comments

And may it continue to dwindle into oblivion.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21694860

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At 3:46pm on November 6, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi John and welcome to this wonderful world of atheist truth and peace
                                                            .
True common sense helped by science leads to atheist wisdom. If freethinkers could only reason with the religious, there would be no religious. 
We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 555 discussion topics and 3000 members.
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At 11:09pm on November 5, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, John! 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.

 
 
 

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