Atheist billboards.... I can see their point

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  1. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    Atheists are viewed as the lowest of the low in society, right up there with child molestors, satanists, etc. So much so that the majority of them have to hide their views - especially in middle America.

    If I were living in ancient Greece and everyone around me was telling me non-stop to worship Zeus, Zeus is watching you, it's time for us to worship Zeus, etc. I might want to scream back just a bit, "there ain't no fucking Zeus dipshits" too.

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  2. Lumpy

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    Religious kooks...
     
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    Either you believe or you don't. Just keep it to yourself. No one else needs to know.
     
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    You used to be able to not believe in God in private, now it's a religion too
     
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    the outspoken atheists are just a tad less annoying than the proselytizers. just stfu.
     
  6. Lumpy

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    Exactly! I don't discuss religion til it's pushed in my face....then it gets ugly....heh heh heh
     
  7. Lucky Pierre

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    true, except that religious people demand that you know - on our currency, prayers in government, pledge of alligiance, every politician posturing, holidays, celebrities thanking Jesus at awards shows, etc, etc, etc, etc x 1 trillion.

    I can see the point of an atheist saying, "It would be nice if you didn't equate me as a child molestor. It would be nice if there was just a tiny bit of balance to this non-stop religious bombardment".
     
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    Right on Pierre!
     
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    All the Athiests and Agnostics believe in God and pray on their death bed. LOL. Smug bastards.
     
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    I'm agnostic and besides certain family members that would try to convert me if they knew I don't get any grief. People ask what religion I am and I just say that I don't worship. Never a problem. I don't try to convert them and vice versa.
     
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    i dont think atheists are veiwed the same as child molesters etc....

    but i dont understand why they get annoyed at people of faith. it makes sense that people who believe in God want to spead the news because they want everyone to get to that afterlife that they themselves believe in.. they think they are doing something good. ( and yes, it may be annoying ), but i think its done with decent intentions. on the other hand, atheists who put up billboards are just trying to .... what? i dont even know their reasons. it seems petty. they are trying to spread their belief in "nothing"? why bother?
     
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    :rolleye: Doubt it. Just cause you want to believe it doesn't make it true
     
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    what if a presidential candidate said that?
     
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    Fuck God and his little bastard son Mohammad. :coffee:
     
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    Pray to God for what?
     
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    Jesus is a myth.
     
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    Exactly. It's roughly the same kind of third rail that "I support decriminalizing drugs" or "I support gay marriage" currently are.
     
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    Praying for something is saying you did something without actually doing anything.
     
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