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Old 05-22-2016, 03:39 AM   #2652918  /  #176
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Religion needs to die since it no longer serves any useful purpose, but rather serves mainly as a haven for ignorance, bigotry, narcissists, etc..
this comment is redolent of ignorance, bigotry and narcissism
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Old 05-22-2016, 03:51 AM   #2652919  /  #177
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Religion needs to die since it no longer serves any useful purpose, but rather serves mainly as a haven for ignorance, bigotry, narcissists, etc..
this comment is redolent of ignorance, bigotry and narcissism
In some sense you are right.

It could be that you, too, as others have pointed out, have no unpleasant experience with the religion they are familiar with. But that is the exception. I was referring to the religion I am familiar with.
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Old 05-22-2016, 04:08 AM   #2652922  /  #178
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In some sense you are right.

It could be that you, too, as others have pointed out, have no unpleasant experience with the religion they are familiar with. But that is the exception. I was referring to the religion I am familiar with.
why would you consider your personal experience is a basis for concluding religion "no longer serves any useful purpose", and worse still "needs to die"?

why would you assume that I "have no unpleasant experience with the religion they are familiar with"? why would you assume that whether or not I had, this was reason for all religion to die?

for the record, I don't have any religion, I have many problems with the practice of religion, and I don't think all religion should die. because I don't see militant, intolerant atheism as in any sense an improvement.
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Old 05-22-2016, 04:18 AM   #2652923  /  #179
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Sorry rmacfarl, you lost me.
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Old 05-22-2016, 06:48 AM   #2652937  /  #180
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Old 05-22-2016, 11:34 PM   #2653135  /  #181
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Saying that religion no longer serves any useful purpose is akin to claiming as much about alcohol...
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Old 05-22-2016, 11:35 PM   #2653137  /  #182
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Lol. That post is like an onion.
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Old 05-23-2016, 12:18 AM   #2653143  /  #183
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I suppose it could depend on one's definition of useful.

Are teddy bears and security blankets useful, I mean for adults?

What about suicide bombers?
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I suppose it could depend on one's definition of useful.

Are teddy bears and security blankets useful, I mean for adults?

What about suicide bombers?
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Since when is a Teddy Bear not useful? No wonder I have Rex on ignore...
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Old 05-23-2016, 03:07 AM   #2653159  /  #186
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Since when is a Teddy Bear not useful? No wonder I have Rex on ignore...
LMAO

Relax Figuer, I would never try to take your teddy bear away from you.
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