"The idea, behind refering to oneself as a Pearlist, is to present a clear and consice image, of the way you think, in a professional manner, that does not include any derivatives, of the theist language. It seperates us, from the theist mind set,…"
"This is the way we need to present ourselves!
I've been annoyed by the term atheism since the Madalyn Murray O'Hair era. To most people, it sounds like an acknowledgment and rejection of an Abrahamic god. We "know who He is but…"
"I'm still unclear on what the Pearlist Persuasion is? And in your topic you imply that atheism uses the "Christian language." I've only found this true when talking to Christians. Atheism, and associated writings, has been around…"
"The fact, that the term "Pearlist" lacks any element of faith, but merely offers insight, into the thought process, of one who refers, to him/herself as such, is what makes it, in my opinion, a much needed alternative, to the the present…"
"That makes sense. I just think, it makes it easier, for people to understand, where your coming from, if there is a lable, that describes your way of thinking, whether or not you hold to that lable, in the strictest sense. As long as you can…"
"As mentioned I think catch phrases are doomed. When you make a group that creates a social visibility to a kind of person, some people will notice. But whether Christian groups call themselves Christian or theists organize in a building called a…"
"I don't mind an effort to relabel anything, but I think it's destined to fail because the people who need a different label for the atheists are the other people. I'm not atheist Seth, I'm a collection of details, none of which…"
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