"I can't quite go that far. Although they are obviously 'doing god's work' they are also people. And if humanity has an altruistic trait then everyone has that trait. I wouldn't even pretend to know what percentage of their…"
"Do missionaries ever go anywhere w/o proselytizing? I believe this is the major point of their aid. Sure they may build a well or give food but it is always, I believe, secondary to their main conversion goal. They are no better than the…"
"My (former) church, is a fairly liberal methodist congregation and is very active in missionary work. It always involves serving the poor, disabled, homeless, disaster stricken etc. Not once did I see or hear of proselytizing activities beyond maybe…"
I recently posted two responses to a person who wished atheist could be shipped to another planet. (I couldn't agree more. At least I wouldn't have to deal with religo-nuts) he went on to spout more religious garbage. The responses I worded were thought out and made good points. I was flagged before I could read my posting. Has anybody else out there had any luck attempting to post your atheists thoughts? Or am I just beating a dead horse?
"Have you looked into the Westboro Baptist Church? If want to see hate spewing, look them up. You can also find their rants on Fox News on YouTube. I get pissed just watching them spew hate. Excellent reference between the Egyptian slavery and the…"
"Well I think this is a fake. The photo has some distortion around the lettering in the center but not in other places.
On the other hand I have seen messed up stuff from the Religious Right; think if this was from Westboro Baptist Church Sunday…"
"I tried to find a larger one but this was the best I could do. It appears as if this kid actually won a medal from this. I'm going to wager a guess and say that this was not a school project. If it was, this is a messed up school."
"It would be helpful if you were to expand a bit on your comment/query. Right now, I have no idea what you mean by "certain courts" or how they set about refraining from non-theist witnesses and/or jurors.
It is my understanding that…"