God's soldiers vs Militant atheist

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I assume you guys are supporters of the likes of Chairman Mao & Stalin? They never did any harm in respect of the non theist beliefs ...
 

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The thing is if these God soldiers spend some time trying to find out how things actually worked, they would find that God is not needed to explain anything. Believe in God suspends learning, because everything is in God's hand, and when it cocks up, that is God working in mysterious ways, not for us humans to know.

About those three pictures, anyone want to guess the schooling level of each of those people shown there ?
 

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About those three pictures, anyone want to guess the schooling level of each of those people shown there ?
I'll take a stab. From left to right.

Soon to be cannon fodder > soon to be mopped up > author of several books.

How'd I do?
 

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I assume you guys are supporters of the likes of Chairman Mao & Stalin? They never did any harm in respect of the non theist beliefs ...
Of course Mao and Stalin did terrible things. However they didn't do terrible things in the name of atheism. Two entirely different things :)

I think you are confusing autocracies thinly veiled as communism using atheism as a backdrop with genuine atheism.
 
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Seriously I want to poke eyes out with blunt lemons when I see Moe, Stalin and Pol Pot get mentioned. What about Hitler, you always forget him!!!!
 

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I assume you guys are supporters of the likes of Chairman Mao & Stalin? They never did any harm in respect of the non theist beliefs ...
FAIL

They also disliked coffee. So are all tea-loving coffee-haters mass murderes by implication? Was their atrocities committed in the name of all that is not holy, religious and spiritual?
 

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Of course Mao and Stalin did terrible things. However they didn't do terrible things in the name of atheism. Two entirely different things :)

I think you are confusing autocracies thinly veiled as communism with atheism as a backdrop with genuine atheism.
Ah cute the no true scotsman argument.

If religious people are "blanketed" together with all the looneys and murderers then why not the atheists?
 
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Ah cute the no true scotsman argument.

If religious people are "blanketed" together with all the looneys and murderers then why not the atheists?
Who said this thread was blanketing all religious people together? I only see reference to God's soldiers and that is clearly specifically aimed at those strange militaristic religious folk. Did I miss the "blanketing" part of the OP? Could you point it out to me?

EDIT: I don't believe in lumping all religious folk together at all. Religions are far too diverse to all be put into a single box.
 
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Ah cute th no true scotsman argument.

If religious people are "blanketed" together with all the looneys and murderers then why not the atheists?
Are you Scottish by any chance? 'Cos the way you've abused the "no true scotsman" these last few days... :p
 

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Who said this thread was blanketing all religious people together? I only see reference to God soldiers. Did I miss the "blanketing" part of the OP? Could you point it out to me?
In general. As well as God's soldiers implies that if you believe in a god you are the idiotic gun toting person in the pic ;)

Want me to quote you 10 threads in PD where all religious people get blanketed together?

Funny how there is no picture of the Monks that see themselves as god's soldiers (you know the guys that live a peaceful life and study and meditate), but hay selective posting must be another thing you learnt to copy from the vile religious people.

lol, and no im not scottish but it seems that the atheists LOVE pulling that one on religious but refuse to accept that it can be used against their arguments as well :)
 
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Gold star for you!

Are those jesus rifles in the first pic?
Dunno, but I'm not sure what they hope to accomplish using rifles without any magazines in them. :wtf:

Maybe they're just gonna point their rifles at the enemy and go: "Jesus loves you..." repeatedly.
 

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In general. As well as God's soldiers implies that if you believe in a god you are the idiotic gun toting person in the pic ;)

Want me to quote you 10 threads in PD where all religious people get blanketed together?
Why are you bringing other threads into this? This is a different thread with a different topic. Don't bring your silly preconceptions into this.

This is not an "in general" thread, this is a thread specifically relating to God's soldiers and the image provided clearly only shows militaristic religious folk. Did I miss the part of the image that showed non-militaristic religious folk?
 

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Why are you bringing other threads into this? This is a different thread with a different topic. Don't bring your silly preconceptions into this.

This is not an "in general" thread, this is a thread specifically relating to God's soldiers and the image provided clearly only shows militaristic religious folk. Did I miss the part of the image that showed non-militaristic religious folk?
Want to untie those pink panties you keep on bunching up?

I made a statement, you asked a question, I answered the question you attack me... Wow you must be some kind of crazy good debater mr.

i answered your questions now answer mine please :) Else please take your silly pink panties and run a mile in another direction.
 

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Want to untie those pink panties you keep on bunching up?

I made a statement, you asked a question, I answered the question you attack me... Wow you must be some kind of crazy good debater mr.

i answered your questions now answer mine please :) Else please take your silly pink panties and run a mile in another direction.
So is it time for a grammar lesson now?
Ah cute the no true scotsman argument.

If religious people are "blanketed" together with all the looneys and murderers then why not the atheists?
This is what I responded to. It is clearly not a statement and is in fact a question (as can clearly be seen by the question mark and use of the word "why").

When I responded that you shouldn't just drag that age-old conflict from the rest of this forum into every single bloody thread and pointed out how this thread doesn't actually lump all religious folk into one group you then pressed it further. You are the one who brought your "stop lumping all religious folk into one group...ok yes I realise you're not doing it in this thread but I just wanted to complain about an unrelated issue again" pink panties into this thread mate. I was just highlighting the irrelevance of it.
 
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By definition, atheists cant be grouped together, like other religions, because we arent a religion. We dont have a holy book, dont go to Atheist Church on Sundays, dont have traditions, or a Pope, or a priest. You know who tells me how to be a good atheist? Me. Thats it. Not Dawkins, not Hitchens, not Darwin.

And its the same for all other atheists. The very fact that we are atheist means we dont really have anything in common other than we dont believe in religion and/or God. And thats not enough for us to turn into an army of blood thirsty fanatics.

but then, mentioning atheists is just a distraction anyway. You dont really want to face the fact that there are people who are violent because they are religious, but no people who are violent because they are atheist. So much for your all merciful and loving God - they sure arent following his teachings.
 

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So is it time for a grammar lesson now?


This is what I responded to. It is clearly not a statement and is in fact a question (as can clearly be seen by the question mark and use of the word "why").

When I responded that you shouldn't just drag that age-old conflict from the rest of this forum into every single bloody thread and pointed out how this thread doesn't actually lump all religious folk into one group you then pressed it further. You are the one who brought your "stop lumping all religious folk into one group...ok yes I realise you're not doing it in this thread but I just wanted to complain about an unrelated issue again" pink panties into this thread mate. I was just highlighting the irrelevance of it.
And still no reply on this:
Funny how there is no picture of the Monks that see themselves as god's soldiers (you know the guys that live a peaceful life and study and meditate), but hay selective posting must be another thing you learnt to copy from the vile religious people.
And still I feel you are lumping all religious people into one group, I do the same thing with atheists and you want to fill those pink panties with yesterdays lunch.
 

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Seriously I want to poke eyes out with blunt lemons when I see Moe, Stalin and Pol Pot get mentioned. What about Hitler, you always forget him!!!!
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