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Prayer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry McCoy Jul 23, 2010. 24 Replies

Recently I was engaged in a discussion with a few Christians. Being the Non-Believer that I am I was informed that the person said a prayer for me. This was my response. I wouldn't mind hearing other…Continue

Why religion?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Howard S. Dunn Nov 16, 2009. 1 Reply

I feel that religion seems to corral the less inquisitive. It appears to be obvious there aren't really any savior gods which leads me to the question, what is it that make so many folks succumb to…Continue

 

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Terry McCoy replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"Lol I am going to have to use that "you sound like a vendor selling pork to a muslim" line"
Jul 23, 2010
Terry McCoy replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"I hold that view as well unless this bible thumping goody knows I am an atheist, then I see it as a passive agressive attack on me. Usually stemming from them being fucktarded and not knowing how to come up with any logical defense"
Jul 23, 2010
Terry McCoy replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"My parents have a house in venice, just a skip away... its a freaking geriatric clinic there. And I can tell you from experience that old people like them some god."
Jul 23, 2010
Joel Cabides replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"I always respond "thanks but give your prayers to those who needs it" however it makes them more obligated to insist to say "I'll pray for you" then i usually respond "you sound like a vendor selling pork to a…"
Jul 17, 2010
Tracie Scheiding replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"I agree completely. Prayer is the best way to feel like you're making a difference without lifting a finger. It's completely useless."
Jul 16, 2010
I am only me replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"LOL made my day"
Jul 16, 2010
VanCity Skeptic replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
""You pray for me -- I'll think for you.""
Jun 1, 2010
OutlawGirl replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"I happen to be a pretty sneezey person, so I hear 'God bless you!' a lot more often than 'I'll pray for you.' Mostly I just try to ignore it, though sometimes I feel a little like laughing when someone says 'God bless…"
May 27, 2010
Jim DePaulo replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"When someone says they will pray for an individual it means they are going to do something without actually doing anything. That's what goes through my mind when some bible thumping do-right says they are praying for me - a completely useless…"
May 26, 2010
Mark replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"This is the response I was looking for. I found the 'prayer offering' quite condescending within the context of the discusssion. It was supposed to be a thoughtful discussion on my Atheism and why I no longer believe, when they don't…"
May 15, 2010
Howard S. Dunn replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"I've pointed this out before. There are basically two types of unselfish prayers that can be beneficial - but only in that they calm a person down in the face of perceived helplessness. They are similar and the efficacy is based on what my…"
May 14, 2010
Trey Miller replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"Ha! Ha! "Book of lies!" That's awesome!"
May 14, 2010
Trey Miller replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"If they do exist in America, probably in Sarasota, FL. No offense to Floridians."
May 14, 2010
Gerald Scott replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"They've got to find some use for those old telephone booths."
May 13, 2010
Adrienne Darby replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"FOR REAL?! Thats crazy. I wonder if they exist in America. (Looks British, so I don't even know.)"
May 13, 2010
Jim DePaulo replied to Mark's discussion Prayer
"PRAYER BOOTH? Shit, I thought they were urinals - my bad."
May 10, 2010

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