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1   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   10:54am today  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

errc says

P N Dr Lo R says

errc says

Go to any prison, and you will meet the most devout Christians

Prison is one of the most fertile grounds for conversion to Islam:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conversion_to_Islam_in_U.S._prisons

Yup. One more way that Islam is just like Christianity

Was about to say the same thing.

Religion is terrible regardless of the specific stories in the specific holy book. The acceptance of a lie and the rejection of reality is always a bad thing.

No one has ever given a plausible reason why having the vast majority of the world population believe in a lie, especially a historically dangerous one, forever and ever is a good idea.

2   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   10:53am today  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Quigley says

It's demonstrably true that Islam is NOT a religion of peace,

It's demonstrably true that Christianity is NOT a religion of peace. Just look at the 2000 year history of the religion. For most of the time, it's been every bit as violent as Islam. Counting up centuries of violence, Christianity is actually worse than Islam. Hell, if we gave Islam another 700 years, I'm sure it would become like Christianity is today. Might as well give both religions the same amount of time to mature, right?

Again, what's the upside to tolerating either religion?

3   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   10:50am today  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

MMR says

Correct....exponentially lesser

Irrelevant. It's still the same fundamental problem. Religion is a cancer. It spreads and mutates. Remember, Islam was created from Judaism and Christianity. If those two religions did not exist, Islam never would have existed.

4   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   10:49am today  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

MMR says

What if you already are, for most intents and purposes?

Promote rationality, including atheism, and point out the stupidity and dangers of religions. Don't be silent against these injustices. Silence allows problems to fester.

5   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   10:48am today  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

FortWayne says

You are picking and choosing alternative facts Dan.

You are outright lying. I've quoted the founding father's exact words describing how America has nothing to do with Christianity and is not based on it. The very words of the persons you're trying to make your case contradict your case.

There have been many societies founded on Christianity; they all sucked. Just look at the Dark Ages.

America and the rest of the western world only became successful when the power of Christianity was greatly reduced. As time went on and Christianity waned, the western world became better. There is a direct and obvious correlation between rejection of Christianity and all other religions, and the quality of life in a society. This correlation continues today. The causality is clearly proven because rejection of religion allows us to advance science and technology, and those two things are responsible for everything good in our society.

6   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   10:42am today  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

A simple steak, seared then baked works perfectly fine. No need to get fancy.

But if you want to get fancy, I defer to the expert.

7   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   10:40am today  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote    

An ugly broad with no talent and no way to make a living other than feeding off SJWs by selling self-victimization art. Any fool who pays her anything for this trash deserves to get ripped off. Also, who is the cuck behind her? I hereby officially revoke his manhood status.

8   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 8:06pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

Just a simple lasagna and a salad

9   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 7:51pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Strategist says

if they must believe in a God

That premise isn't true. Man does not have to believe in a god. The Soviets proved that thoroughly.

The rise of atheism and agnosticism also demonstrates that belief in no god is necessary. The more atheists there are in a society, the more acceptable it becomes and the harder it is for any religion to get a foothold. Atheism is on the rise.

10   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 7:47pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Strategist says

Do you realize how irrational you are when every time you claim we must destroy Christianity first in order to destroy Islam?

1. I did not claim that. I claimed supporting Christianity aids Islam and that the only way to defeat Islam is with rationality. The order of the fading of the religions is not important. Undermining faith itself is what is important.
2. Just because you claim something is irrational doesn't make it so. Demonstrate why I am wrong instead of making baseless assertions.

11   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 7:44pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

Quigley says

Since "Christian" defines as "follower of Christ," and you're not following Christ when you commit atrocities (even if you claim to be doing His work), then I fail to see your point!

Let's apply this No True Scottsman argument to Islam.

Islam is a religion of peace. Therefore when you cannot be a Muslim if you commit atrocities even if you clam to be doing Allah's work. So stop blaming Islam for all the Islamic terrorism.

12   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 7:24pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

When you think about it, 4chan has done a better job in conducting a criminal investigation than the police ever could. Perhaps criminal investigations should be crowdsourced. Oh, I just had a great idea for a t.v. show, NCIS 4chan.

13   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 7:20pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

HEY YOU says

I'll be the straight man.

That's not what you said last night.

14   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 7:15pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Patrick says

He's just like Jesus because all religions are about equally bad, right Dan?

I've said many times that all religions are not equally bad and that any religion is not equally bad throughout all centuries. However, there are several truths that cannot be denied.

1. All religions are intrinsically bad. It is bad to base any decision on a lie.
2. You cannot fight one irrationality with another. You can only fight irrationality with rationality.
3. Christianity has severe consequences in the United States. It harms our rights and it causes bad policy making that threatens the continuing existence of our species through ecological collapse and nuclear war.
4. There is no up side to promoting irrational lies. You cannot fool people into being better persons. You can only fool them into being worse.

Arguing that we should embrace Christianity because it's better than Islam is like arguing we should embrace rape because its better than murder. That's a false choice. Lesser evils enable greater evils. The police call this The Broken Window Theory. It applies to religion and all irrational superstitious nonsense as well.

At the heart of all religions is a lie, and that lie makes them corruptible.

Tell me Patrick, do you really believe Jesus is a god and that he rose from the dead? Can you really square that crazy myth with your scientific knowledge and understanding of the universe? And if not, do you really believe in the Useful Lie Hypothesis?

15   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 6:19pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

Quigley says

The closest example of this I could find was when Jesus was arrested

How about looking at examples from 340 A.D. to 1945 A.D. Or do you just want to ignore that small part of Christian history?

16   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 6:06pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

Tim Tebow is saving himself for this woman. What a cuck!

17   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 6:04pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

HEY YOU says

Anal penetration is not possible when one's head is up their ass.

Which head?

18   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 6:03pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

APOCALYPSEFUCK_is_ADORABLE says

Tim Tebow is no longer dating Olivia Culpo because he wouldn’t break his vow to remain a virgin until he gets married.

I'm sorry, but this woman is making a big mistake. Tim Tebow is quite the catch, and she's going to regret letting him and his fortune go. She should simply fuck another guy why waiting for Tebow to be ready to married. Since I'm a great wingman and have mad props respect for Tebow, I'll jump on this grenade and fuck her until they get marry. That's what a bro does for you.

19   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 4:54pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

FortWayne says

Our founders were moral Christian men, and our laws and everything is based on those underlying principles.

The founding fathers based the governement on the Age of Enlightenment, not the Iron Age during which Christ allegedly lived. Here are their very words.

“The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion.”
- John Adams

"The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus by the Supreme Being in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. ... But we may hope that the dawn of reason and freedom of thought in these United States will do away with all this artificial scaffolding...."
- Thomas Jefferson

"The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion."
- U.S. Treaty with Tripoli, 1797

We are not now, nor have we ever been, a Christian nation. Our founding fathers explicitly and clearly excluded any reference to “God” or “the Almighty” or any euphemism for a higher power in the Constitution. Not one time is the word “god” mentioned in our founding document. Not one time. You are attempting to rewrite history with lies.

20   Dan8267   2572/2604 = 98% civil   May 25, 4:50pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

FortWayne says

No Dan our entire country is founded on Christian principles.

Honey, just because you declare something, doesn't make it the truth. Democracy has NOTHING to do with Christianity. Our electric grid, car, the Internet, airplanes, cures for diseases, all have NOTHING to do with Christianity. Those things have to do with science.

The only thing your Christianity gave us was the Dark Ages, plagues, the Holocaust, dozens of genocides in America, and a prison system designed to maximize recidivism and profits.

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