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janesix
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11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.
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11/6/2016 10:12:38 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

Perhaps it is because it is such a contentious topic that if you talk about it with real people, in the real world, you are likely to lose friends (or your head, if you pick the wrong person to argue with)?

Personally, I don't get it. I don't regard my beliefs "sacred", so that anyone opposing them or expressing an alternative opinion is automatically dubbed evil, or even committing some sort of affront against me.
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11/6/2016 10:13:55 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

I think there are just a lot of really stupid people in the religion section, who like to do stupid things because they are too stupid to see how stupid arguing here can be.
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11/6/2016 10:27:00 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 10:13:55 PM, YYW wrote:
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

I think there are just a lot of really stupid people in the religion section, who like to do stupid things because they are too stupid to see how stupid arguing here can be.

Awww, well, thanks for slummin', YYW! Now, get out! ;-)
This thread is like eavesdropping on a conversation in a mental asylum. - Bulproof

You can call your invisible friends whatever you like. - Desmac

What the hell kind of coked up sideshow has this thread turned into. - Casten
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11/6/2016 10:27:34 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 10:27:00 PM, Skepticalone wrote:
At 11/6/2016 10:13:55 PM, YYW wrote:
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

I think there are just a lot of really stupid people in the religion section, who like to do stupid things because they are too stupid to see how stupid arguing here can be.

Awww, well, thanks for slummin', YYW! Now, get out! ;-)

How dare you speak to me.
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11/6/2016 10:28:49 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 10:27:34 PM, YYW wrote:
At 11/6/2016 10:27:00 PM, Skepticalone wrote:
At 11/6/2016 10:13:55 PM, YYW wrote:
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

I think there are just a lot of really stupid people in the religion section, who like to do stupid things because they are too stupid to see how stupid arguing here can be.

Awww, well, thanks for slummin', YYW! Now, get out! ;-)

How dare you speak to me.

LOL...now, really, you gotta leave. This area is not safe for your kind. ;-)
This thread is like eavesdropping on a conversation in a mental asylum. - Bulproof

You can call your invisible friends whatever you like. - Desmac

What the hell kind of coked up sideshow has this thread turned into. - Casten
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11/6/2016 10:32:19 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 10:28:49 PM, Skepticalone wrote:
At 11/6/2016 10:27:34 PM, YYW wrote:
At 11/6/2016 10:27:00 PM, Skepticalone wrote:
At 11/6/2016 10:13:55 PM, YYW wrote:
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

I think there are just a lot of really stupid people in the religion section, who like to do stupid things because they are too stupid to see how stupid arguing here can be.

Awww, well, thanks for slummin', YYW! Now, get out! ;-)

How dare you speak to me.

LOL...now, really, you gotta leave. This area is not safe for your kind. ;-)

Be gone from my sight. You are not worthy to stand in my presence.
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11/6/2016 10:41:22 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

I would say.. Religion requires "FAITH" this comes from deep inside so the topic is very central and personal to most people!
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11/6/2016 11:27:13 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

Response: Because religion is more meaningful and personal than politics because there is love towards religious figures and God. Not really the case for a politician.
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11/6/2016 11:32:26 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 11:27:13 PM, Fatihah wrote:
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

Response: Because religion is more meaningful and personal than politics because there is love towards religious figures and God. Not really the case for a politician.

Hmmm... do I feel more love for Trump, or God? That's a tough call.
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11/7/2016 4:17:59 AM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

Politics is not in service to our ego, where as religion is very egotistical.
We offer opinion on politics, but religious belief is owned.
Many people can't disown beliefs simply because they do not possess enough knowledge, curiosity, or skepticism to live without them.
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11/7/2016 2:17:27 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

I think you just answered your own question. Religion is a 'tricky' subject for people to discuss in person. People become easily offended. But on line we don't have to worry much about that. The anonymity provides us with an easy place to discuss it without the fear of offending or angering others.
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11/7/2016 2:24:12 PM
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It is more interesting to see atheists going around the religion topic. I assume they come here to defend their religion, the atheism. lol.

BR
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11/7/2016 2:27:37 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/7/2016 2:24:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
It is more interesting to see atheists going around the religion topic. I assume they come here to defend their religion, the atheism. lol.

BR
Actually we come here to take the piss out of godists and their ridiculous fantasies, cos it's so much fun.
Come on back, it's what we love.
Religion is just mind control. George Carlin
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11/7/2016 2:29:12 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/7/2016 2:27:37 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:24:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
It is more interesting to see atheists going around the religion topic. I assume they come here to defend their religion, the atheism. lol.

BR
Actually we come here to take the piss out of godists and their ridiculous fantasies, cos it's so much fun.
Come on back, it's what we love.

OK, have fun. I don't care since I am not religious.
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11/7/2016 2:35:47 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/7/2016 2:29:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:27:37 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:24:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
It is more interesting to see atheists going around the religion topic. I assume they come here to defend their religion, the atheism. lol.

BR
Actually we come here to take the piss out of godists and their ridiculous fantasies, cos it's so much fun.
Come on back, it's what we love.

OK, have fun. I don't care since I am not religious.
Perhaps a new prescription for your glasses is in order, I never mentioned religion.
Just trying to help the less fortunate, don't take it personally.
Religion is just mind control. George Carlin
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11/7/2016 2:39:02 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

It could have to do with the easy scoring system.

Let's face it, when going into a discussion with an Theist, they will always end up with a circular argument that any Theist will see to be completely idiotic thereby giving victory to the Atheist.

On the other hand, when going into a discussion with an Atheist, they will always end up saying that your circular argument is humbug which is just their way of saying that they dont have any arguments themselfes thereby giving victory to the Theist.

No matter what side you are on, you CAN'T LOOSE!
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11/7/2016 3:18:03 PM
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At 11/7/2016 2:35:47 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:29:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:27:37 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:24:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
It is more interesting to see atheists going around the religion topic. I assume they come here to defend their religion, the atheism. lol.

BR
Actually we come here to take the piss out of godists and their ridiculous fantasies, cos it's so much fun.
Come on back, it's what we love.

OK, have fun. I don't care since I am not religious.
Perhaps a new prescription for your glasses is in order, I never mentioned religion.
Just trying to help the less fortunate, don't take it personally.
Do I need to see the word religion in your claim? Not at all, it is so obvious.

But I tell you, it is funnier to see atheists barking than religious claiming their beliefs.

BR
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11/7/2016 3:29:05 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/7/2016 3:18:03 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:35:47 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:29:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:27:37 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:24:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
It is more interesting to see atheists going around the religion topic. I assume they come here to defend their religion, the atheism. lol.

BR
Actually we come here to take the piss out of godists and their ridiculous fantasies, cos it's so much fun.
Come on back, it's what we love.

OK, have fun. I don't care since I am not religious.
Perhaps a new prescription for your glasses is in order, I never mentioned religion.
Just trying to help the less fortunate, don't take it personally.
Do I need to see the word religion in your claim? Not at all, it is so obvious.

But I tell you, it is funnier to see atheists barking than religious claiming their beliefs.

BR
Your retorts lack any wit, but do continue I for one am amused by them.
Your reference to paedophilia was well out of place though, be careful.
Religion is just mind control. George Carlin
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11/7/2016 3:40:36 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/7/2016 3:29:05 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 3:18:03 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:35:47 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:29:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:27:37 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:24:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
It is more interesting to see atheists going around the religion topic. I assume they come here to defend their religion, the atheism. lol.

BR
Actually we come here to take the piss out of godists and their ridiculous fantasies, cos it's so much fun.
Come on back, it's what we love.

OK, have fun. I don't care since I am not religious.
Perhaps a new prescription for your glasses is in order, I never mentioned religion.
Just trying to help the less fortunate, don't take it personally.
Do I need to see the word religion in your claim? Not at all, it is so obvious.

But I tell you, it is funnier to see atheists barking than religious claiming their beliefs.

BR
Your retorts lack any wit, but do continue I for one am amused by them.
Your reference to paedophilia was well out of place though, be careful.

paedophilia?? What the hell...?? Take a rest, man. :)
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11/7/2016 4:53:48 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

because atheists seem to think they can stop believers believing ...
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11/7/2016 4:56:58 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/7/2016 3:40:36 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 3:29:05 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 3:18:03 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:35:47 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:29:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:27:37 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:24:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
It is more interesting to see atheists going around the religion topic. I assume they come here to defend their religion, the atheism. lol.

BR
Actually we come here to take the piss out of godists and their ridiculous fantasies, cos it's so much fun.
Come on back, it's what we love.

OK, have fun. I don't care since I am not religious.
Perhaps a new prescription for your glasses is in order, I never mentioned religion.
Just trying to help the less fortunate, don't take it personally.
Do I need to see the word religion in your claim? Not at all, it is so obvious.

But I tell you, it is funnier to see atheists barking than religious claiming their beliefs.

BR
Your retorts lack any wit, but do continue I for one am amused by them.
Your reference to paedophilia was well out of place though, be careful.

paedophilia?? What the hell...?? Take a rest, man. :)
Do I need to see the word paedophilia in your claim?
Religion is just mind control. George Carlin
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11/7/2016 5:12:41 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/7/2016 4:56:58 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 3:40:36 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 3:29:05 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 3:18:03 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:35:47 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:29:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:27:37 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 11/7/2016 2:24:12 PM, Archaholic wrote:
It is more interesting to see atheists going around the religion topic. I assume they come here to defend their religion, the atheism. lol.

BR
Actually we come here to take the piss out of godists and their ridiculous fantasies, cos it's so much fun.
Come on back, it's what we love.

OK, have fun. I don't care since I am not religious.
Perhaps a new prescription for your glasses is in order, I never mentioned religion.
Just trying to help the less fortunate, don't take it personally.
Do I need to see the word religion in your claim? Not at all, it is so obvious.

But I tell you, it is funnier to see atheists barking than religious claiming their beliefs.

BR
Your retorts lack any wit, but do continue I for one am amused by them.
Your reference to paedophilia was well out of place though, be careful.

paedophilia?? What the hell...?? Take a rest, man. :)
Do I need to see the word paedophilia in your claim?
I was evidently fooling you (see the smile at the end of my sentence). I enjoy fooling atheists. :)

Best Regards
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11/7/2016 5:30:17 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/7/2016 4:53:48 PM, graceofgod wrote:
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

because atheists seem to think they can stop believers believing ...

You mean, we are asking you to grow up and you refuse.
Marrying a 6 year old and waiting until she reaches puberty and maturity before having consensual sex is better than walking up to
a stranger in a bar and proceeding to have relations with no valid proof of the intent of the person. Muhammad wins. ~ Fatihah
If they don't want to be killed then they have to subdue to the Islamic laws. - Uncung
Without God, you are lower than sh!t. ~ SpiritandTruth
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11/7/2016 5:34:38 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/7/2016 5:30:17 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 11/7/2016 4:53:48 PM, graceofgod wrote:
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

because atheists seem to think they can stop believers believing ...

You mean, we are asking you to grow up and you refuse.

says the one who is threatened by something he declares does not exist...lol

No I just wonder why you would want to stop someone else's belief...
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11/7/2016 5:36:23 PM
Posted: 4 weeks ago
At 11/7/2016 5:34:38 PM, graceofgod wrote:
At 11/7/2016 5:30:17 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 11/7/2016 4:53:48 PM, graceofgod wrote:
At 11/6/2016 9:45:22 PM, janesix wrote:
Why is reigion the most popular topic on ddo? Even moreso than politics?

In real life, people talk about politics all the time, but rarely religion. At least that is my experience.

because atheists seem to think they can stop believers believing ...

You mean, we are asking you to grow up and you refuse.

says the one who is threatened by something he declares does not exist...lol

No I just wonder why you would want to stop someone else's belief...

Prove it, or stfu.
Marrying a 6 year old and waiting until she reaches puberty and maturity before having consensual sex is better than walking up to
a stranger in a bar and proceeding to have relations with no valid proof of the intent of the person. Muhammad wins. ~ Fatihah
If they don't want to be killed then they have to subdue to the Islamic laws. - Uncung
Without God, you are lower than sh!t. ~ SpiritandTruth