Rick's Blog – July 2010 Archive (9)

PAGAN Defind

Pagan



Function: noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin paganus,

from Latin, civilian, country dweller, from pagus country district; akin

to Latin pangere

to fix — more at pactDate: 14th centur

1 : heathen 1; especially : a follower of a polytheistic religion (as in ancient Rome)

2 : one who has little or no religion and who delights in sensual pleasures and

material goods : an irreligious or hedonistic… Continue

Added by Rick on July 25, 2010 at 11:41pm — No Comments

AGNOSTIC Defind, for the "Fence Sitters"

Agnostic



Function: noun Etymology: Greek agnostos unknown, unknowable, from

a- + gnostos known, from gignoskein to know — more at know Date: 1869

1 : a person who holds the view that any ultimate reality (as God) is unknown

and probably unknowable; broadly : one who is not committed to believing in

either the existence or the nonexistence of God or a god

2 : a person unwilling to commit to an opinion about something… Continue

Added by Rick on July 25, 2010 at 11:38pm — No Comments

For Those INFIDELS Amounst Us, The INFIDEL Defind



Infide
l



noun

person who has no religion or whose religion is not that of the majority:

a crusade against infidels and heretics



adjective

to a religion other than that of the majority: the infidel foe



Origin:

late 15th century: from French infidèle or Latin infidelis, from in- 'not' + fidelis

'faithful' (from fides 'faith', related to fidere 'to trust'). The word originally

denoted a person of a… Continue

Added by Rick on July 25, 2010 at 11:33pm — No Comments

ATHEISM DEFIND: AND WE AIN'T NO RELIGION!

So as to cut down on any confusion....



I've had the Bible Pounders before tell me that Atheism is a "religion."

And I keep telling them that if they are going to do drugs, spend a bit more and get the "GOOD DRUGS!"

Here is the definiation of atheism so when they come calling you can clear the air about it. Please feel free to cut and paste this. I've included the reference too. Just for more ammo....





atheism

–noun… Continue

Added by Rick on July 25, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

ATHEIST: Like we don't already know....But there are those who don't....

So when that bible pounder decides to "save" you, and tell you exactly what being an "atheist" is, you can shot back with both barrels. LOCK AND LOAD!





a·the·ist


–noun a person who denies or disbelieves the existence of a supreme being

or beings.



Origin:

1565–75; < Gk áthe ( os ) godless + -ist

—Related forms an·ti·a·the·ist, noun, adjective pro·a·the·ist, noun, adjective

—Can be confused: agnostic,… Continue

Added by Rick on July 25, 2010 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

SECULAR Defind. WHY? Because some "Bible Pounders" don't understand this and other words



Secular




ADJECTIVE:

1. Worldly rather than spiritual.

2. Not specifically relating to religion or to a religious body: secular music.

3. Relating to or advocating secularism. Not bound by monastic restrictions, especially

4. Not belonging to a religious order. Used of the clergy.

5. Occurring or observed once in an age or century.

6. Lasting from century to century.



Noun

1. A member of the secular… Continue

Added by Rick on July 25, 2010 at 11:29pm — No Comments

Blasphey: What It Really Means "NO FREEDOM OF SPEECH"

blasphemy

-noun, plural -mies.

1. Impious utterance or action concerning god or sacred things.

2. Judaism

A. an act of cursing or reviling God.

B. pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton in the original, now forbidden manner

instead of using a substitute pronunciation such as Adonai.

3. Theology. The crime of assuming to oneself the rights or qualities of God.

4. Irreverent… Continue

Added by Rick on July 25, 2010 at 3:59am — 5 Comments

How to Be a Good Atheist on Faceboook.

1. Take all the crap people give you.



2. After taking the crap, smile and say, “Thank you, may I have some more pretty please?”



3. Never ever file a complaint with Facebook unless it is against yourself because you are an Atheist.



4. Apologize non-stop for being an Atheist. It is also good to grovel at times.



5. Ask Facebook to make sure that everyone on Facebook around the world knows you are an atheist and see what Facebook can do to make sure that other… Continue

Added by Rick on July 17, 2010 at 4:29am — 4 Comments

PERSPECTIVES



Today I did something that I only do for weddings and funerals: I went to a church.

A “relation” was celebrating their birthday and chose to do so at the church they attend. That’s fine. The gathering wasn’t religious in nature. No praying, or speaking in “tongues” nor was there any snake handling.

Having to answer “natures call” I headed off to the restroom.

Just before getting there I saw a flyer for the church’s summer camp for kids. Of course it was religious. But what… Continue

Added by Rick on July 4, 2010 at 5:17am — 2 Comments

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