How many times a day do you hear that? I get so tired of explaining that I don't believe in god, I don't believe in prayer and you are actually insulting me with your "well, I'll pray for you anyway" comments.

Christians think they are the only ones who have a right to feel insulted when it comes to all matters religious. Why is that?

I compare this to smokers vs non-smokers. My husband is a smoker and I have never been. For a very short period of time after we were married he would smoke in the house only after I had gone to bed - at the other end of our home. When he stopped our friends were appalled, especially the smokers. "How can you tell a man he can't smoke in his own home?" Well, it was my home too! I feel the same way about religion. This is my world too and I have a right NOT to be prayed for, dammit! Respect my feelings and keep your sanctimonious BS to yourself.

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Comment by Nick Bulka on June 6, 2010 at 12:58pm
When someone says "I'll pray for you" I tell them "I'll think for you".
Comment by Gary Huckleberry on June 6, 2010 at 7:17am
I don't bother feeling offended, but prefer to smile and respond with .. "I don't respect anyone that has their son killed to prove a point." Or "I have no use for Santa Claus". Or ... "Yes, ... and then let's go out and cut the skin off baby penises when they're eight days old!!!" Or ... maybe some bloggers can give me more fun quipster responses to common preachy comments.
Comment by Garrick McElroy on June 6, 2010 at 1:54am
I don't hear it often, because of the people I hang out with and the things that I do and the places I go. I don't run into religious people often, and when I do it's even rarer religion even comes up. When I hear it, though, it pisses me off. It makes me angry that they think they're doing something. It's the same anger I have towards the guy who yells commands at people to do what they've been doing the entire time. Except this is worse, because it involves divinity.
Comment by unholyroller on June 5, 2010 at 11:56pm
Yes, Sister! Testify!! LOLLOLOLOL

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