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Will You Please Stop?!

  1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
    schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago

    The arguing in religion section is driving me batty.
    I go occassionally out of curiosity but get batty when I see so many rude and mean comments.

    I just want it to STOP!


    What should I do.
    Thank you.

    1. Lisa HW profile image83
      Lisa HWposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Arguing about religion is going to go on whenever people of different beliefs are all in one place designed for the purpose of "discussing".  Spare yourself from seeing those rude and mean comments by staying out of the religious forums.  I stay out of there and usually stay of the politics forum, and I'm happy.   smile    Ignorance is bliss.   lol  (Books-and-Writing is a nicer forum, and Hangout is a funnier one.)

      1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
        schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you very much smile I apprecaite your help.

        It is tempting to argue w/ these people but I can't win (no one can.)
        I just want to win and shut them all up but I can't!!!! Lol big_smile

        I'm serious too tongue

        1. Polly C profile image87
          Polly Cposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          The thing is, when people hold strong opinions about something (like religion) they are not going to change them, so not a lot of point in arguing, it will never be resolved!!

          1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
            schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            agreed smile

    2. waynet profile image49
      waynetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Hahahahahahahahaha I like your hope!

      1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
        schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        you're a jackass

        1. waynet profile image49
          waynetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEooooooooooooooooooore!

    3. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Strengthen your arguments perhaps?
      For example when you are arguing stop calling people who don't agree with you monsters, sinners, or explain to them how sure you are that you really do have a fairy and it's not just your imagination.
      Screaming STOP! I want to be right! like a three year old may not work. smile Nor will telling people you don't go there much.

      I think that's called lying.

      1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
        schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        eat poop, earnest

        1. Pandoras Box profile image80
          Pandoras Boxposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Okay keep digging a hole for yourself, little sweet and innocent.

        2. profile image60
          stoneyyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Does your mother know you're using her computer?  You might let her know you've filled your nappy and its time for your nap.

          If you are going to act like a toddler then you will be treated as one.

    4. Marisa Wright profile image92
      Marisa Wrightposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Easy.  Don't go into the religion section.

      1. Lisa HW profile image83
        Lisa HWposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        lol  lol   (That's the only way to keep your head from exploding - or at least feeling as if it's about to.  )

        1. TamCor profile image79
          TamCorposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          OH, do I EVER agree with you on THAT! hahaha  lol

      2. Cagsil profile image60
        Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Hey Marisa, that would be too easy. lol

    5. profile image60
      stoneyyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Stop projecting your putrid superstition onto others as the audience does not all grant the Xian base premise.

      It is that simple.

      The only way to 'win' is not to play.

    6. Freya Cesare profile image73
      Freya Cesareposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Easy. Stay away from religious forum. Period. wink

    7. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Perhaps if you started a thread telling people who do not believe The Nonsense to leave the country and go live in China where religion is illegal? Do you think that would stop the arguing?

      By the way - there is special section for irrational beliefs such as yours - it is called "Religion  and Philosophy." wink

    8. 2uesday profile image88
      2uesdayposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I an sorry but I cannot understand why you would visit the forum if it upsets you so much. 

      Maybe it will help if you ask yourself what you are trying to achieve there and why you are drawn back to it if you despise it.

      I would doubt that one non-believer has been converted by reading the religious forum or 'debating in it' or one believer has altered their views to become an atheist. I may be wrong. Maybe I have no 'right' to express a view about it as I never visit the religious forum but these posts are 'leaking out' of the said forum now.

    9. shazwellyn profile image83
      shazwellynposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Oh, this has always been a hubpages issue.  Everyone seems to enjoy a bit of the hormone rush! hehehe.  I always tend to avoid them - if you cant stand the heat, get out of the kitchen! lol

  2. Greek One profile image77
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    Pray?

    1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
      schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I don't always pray.

    2. prettydarkhorse profile image66
      prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      and then Kneel -- Pray first

      1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
        schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        very funny!
        How about we meet somewhere ?

        1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
          prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          what about hehe, am here in Dallas, am going to cook you a stir fry that kneels

          1. Freya Cesare profile image73
            Freya Cesareposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            lol Pass me the recipe, please? wink

      2. motricio profile image57
        motricioposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Maitaaaaaaa big_smile

    3. profile image0
      kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      OMG

      Insta-Pee

      My only suggestion to the OP is it's not going to change, let's instead try screaming that attitude at this;

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxR4AweLeXE

      Thanks

      Kimberly

      ps-honestly, why go in them?  Just stay away, cause those nor political threads will never stop the commments etc.

  3. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    HP forums a microcosm of life. You can not stop life.

    1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
      schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks for the help. I feel sooooooo much better!

      1. paradigmsearch profile image89
        paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Yeah, life does indeed suck.

        1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
          schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          witch

          1. paradigmsearch profile image89
            paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            As long as it is understood that I’m a male witch…

            1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
              schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              sure, no problem have fun w/ your balls- I mean ball- Crystal ball

    2. LeanMan profile image81
      LeanManposted 6 years ago

      Just stay out of the forums... they will always be like that, like a bunch of adolescents arguing about their football teams..

      1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
        schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        thank you smile

    3. Pink Bikini profile image60
      Pink Bikiniposted 6 years ago

      schoolgirlforreal you could have worded your post, "For Christ's sake stop the arguing!" pun intended

      1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
        schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        LOLOL big_smile

      2. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
        schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Come on, beers are on me!! LOL big_smile

        1. Pink Bikini profile image60
          Pink Bikiniposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          sounds divine, (and not spiritual divinity - but I could have a spirit, like whiskey!) LOL smile

    4. Rafini profile image87
      Rafiniposted 6 years ago

      lol  Did I ever tell you the story....lol

      When I first joined Hubpages, and dared to venture into the religious forums, I, too, was horrified by the rude, mean, nasty comments and attitudes of self-righteousness.  So, what did I do?  I jumped right in and told people off for their behavior!  lol  Then, I was politely told, by the 'arguing' Avatars, that they knew each other very well, knew what they meant when they said this or that, and have been bantering back and forth that way for quite some time.

      Now I keep to myself, as much as possible, and try really hard not to enter into any religious discussions. big_smile

    5. raisingme profile image91
      raisingmeposted 6 years ago

      ‎"The World is divided into armed camps ready to commit genocide just
      because we can't agree on whose fairy tales to believe." -Ed Krebs,
      photographer (b. 1951)

    6. wytegarillaz profile image72
      wytegarillazposted 6 years ago

      I enjoy the forums like sandpit , info on writing hubs, refer other hubs, travel, games etc , there are so many good ones to look at and learn from that are friendly !

    7. Jane@CM profile image59
      Jane@CMposted 6 years ago

      Yep, stay out of the religion forum!  There are so many better things to do in life smile

    8. Pandoras Box profile image80
      Pandoras Boxposted 6 years ago

      roll

      Do you really think you can manipulate people by stomping your feet and pouting? What do you hope to gain by making ridiculous demands on the rest of us?

      I've already told you what you needed to do the last time you threw a fit. It's extremely simple, you just don't come in to open religious debate forums if you cannot handle reality, and don't wish to jeopardize losing your faith. As I told you before, there are hundreds of religious forums on the web which are exclusively for christians only. They will not allow open debate and the voicing of opinions they do not agree with. I know, cause I've been kicked out of a number of them over the years.

      Personally I'm willing to compromise. If christians in america would stop trying to foist their lame beliefs off onto the rest of us, stop trying to rob us of our rights, stop trying to thwart progress, stop attacking science, stop putting messages on their church signs telling my kids they're going to hell, stop discriminating against other religions, stop trying to make world issues religious wars, stop voting for dumb-butts and frauds to run our country, stop discounting the lives of everyone else, and stop calling nonbelievers selfish, hard-hearted rejectors of goodness, then I'd stop pointing out how ridiculous they are.

      Willing to live and let live, if only that respect was a two-way street.

      We're not childish for debating religious issues passionately. You, however, are behaving in a rather childish manner by throwing a fit about it, and being incapable of controlling and taking responsibility for your own actions.

      "All men [and women] shall be free to profess -and by argument maintain- their opinions in matters of faith." Thomas Jefferson

      But you know what? If all you whiny, attention-seeking religious types keep complaining about it often enough and loud enough, maybe HubPages will give in and shut the religious forums down.

      Your choice. Continue attempting to stop others from making their own choices, or grow up and deal with the fact that your religion can no longer oppress the world at large.

      My apologies to the decent and gracious christians who have not thrown out respect for freedom of religion. I am sorry -believe me- that the behavior of your brethren in this country causes so much strife.

      1. schoolgirlforreal profile image74
        schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Don't think of me as a Christian when it comes to this.
        Religion has nothing to do with
        the way people act and behave in these forums.
        Everyone is a debator

        1. profile image60
          stoneyyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          What you post, and have been challenged on-and go apeshit about is Christianity.

          What you've been taken to task for, repeatedly, are your unsupported assertions and you've been counseled on your behaviour and actions.

          It enrages you, and you've acknowledged you're unable to respond to the valid challenges, then blame others for the failure you've brought upon yourself.  You blame others instead of following the Jesus' directive;

          "1 Thessalonians 5:18 (New King James Version)

          18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you."


          Of course, your Christian and oh so adult [latter is sarcasm] response has been to tell Ernest, for one, to eat poop.

          That 'certainly' {sarcasm] encourages anyone to take you seriously.

          You're great comic relief.

    9. mega1 profile image80
      mega1posted 6 years ago

      I would like to condemn anyone who tries to make other people do what they want them to do.  I would sincerely like to say that people who tell other people what to do are not right in the head.


      but, I cannot do that because I am always telling people what to do!  I LOVE to tell people what to do!  I LOVE to tell them how to act!  When I first joined HubPages I came right in here and started my own tribe!  because I needed so badly to tell people how to act - and they let me!  So, I'm thinking, its just a matter of HOW you tell people how to act!  You do it with LOVE!  and then they will become acceptable in your eyes and all is just wonderful - Peace, love, happiness.   

      OK, you may be excused to go vomit now.

      When people are mean to me, personally, I love it that we can REPORT them here on HubPages.  Of course, everyone will know that I whined and ratted on someone then, but I will do it.  I'm not kidding. If you are mean to me I will REPORT you! But I will be very careful that my reporting is justifiable, cuz it could backfire - I've seen that happen.

      Anyway - peace, babies~!  I LOVE YOU!  YES!  I really do!

    10. mega1 profile image80
      mega1posted 6 years ago

      I know this is probably not the right place to ask this.  And don't get me wrong, I totally believe in Jesus and I especially love - just LOVE - the way he dressed.  With that robe and those sandals and the HAIR!  Man, he was sexy!  No, really.  He WAS!  and I have been wondering this a long, long, time - did he, I mean, how can anybody really know, but do you THINK he wore underwear?  under that robe?  I mean like boxers, probably, because they probably didn't HAVE briefs in those days.  What do you think?

      1. C.A. Johnson profile image79
        C.A. Johnsonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        He definitely went Commando. You could tell by the sway in the front.

    11. mega1 profile image80
      mega1posted 6 years ago

      no, that wasn't the right place to ask it

      1. Pandoras Box profile image80
        Pandoras Boxposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I think he wore a thong.

        1. mega1 profile image80
          mega1posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          oh yes - the third kind of underwear!  so plausible!  and yet . . . thinking like Jesus, peace, love, harmony, accepting your neighbor and treating people like you would treat yourself - I think he probably didn't wear underwear. 

          Now, this brings me to the next link in this chain of thought - what kind of underwear was the very first to be worn?  should we consider those swaddling things - like tying a scarf around your middle and pulling it up between your legs - is that underwear?

          is there an underwear museum somewhere so we can see the first known undies on display? 

          should I care so much?

          1. earnestshub profile image88
            earnestshubposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            mega, it does seem to hold some fascination for you.

            Just try to remember, any undies are gonna be 2,000 years old. smile

            1. mega1 profile image80
              mega1posted 6 years ago in reply to this

              you mean, could they possibly hold up that long?

            2. Pandoras Box profile image80
              Pandoras Boxposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              I wonder if the image of his ... er..

              Nevermind.

              But boy that'd be a find! And I bet there'd be DNA on it.

          2. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
            SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            ...i think he was a free bird...why not?....'free as a bird' that's my story and I'm sticking with it!

          3. C.A. Johnson profile image79
            C.A. Johnsonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            The first underwear for women were designed by Romans and very delicate. They were a simple gold chain that rode low on the hip and had an slightly over sized pendant that dangled in the front but did not get in the way of using the necessities such as bathrooms and men.

            1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
              SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              ....hey that sounds pretty nice...jewellery!...very feminine indeed!

              1. C.A. Johnson profile image79
                C.A. Johnsonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Only the best.

                Downside was when things got tangled. Ouch.

                1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
                  SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  ha ha ha!  never thought of that...i'm sure it was still beautiful!

                  1. Freya Cesare profile image73
                    Freya Cesareposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    Oh may! Why from pouting on religious forum we end up discussing about underwear? lol

                    1. Lisa HW profile image83
                      Lisa HWposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                      ...and why are we seeing quotes from The Bible in the "need help" forum?  roll

    12. pisean282311 profile image57
      pisean282311posted 6 years ago

      it is simple..stop visiting the forums...forums are made for discussion and people have variety of vocabularies. people have right to express their views..some may be liberal , some may be extreme and it includes religious,non religious both..i have found some extreme religious minded people who themselves turn god and decide that people who dont agree to their views would go to hell or wont get salvation and such stuffs..in same way non religious people too ridicule religious people in strongest language..in the end humans are humans ..

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Are they any different in the beginning? wink

        1. pisean282311 profile image57
          pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          dont think so..in the end and beneath layers of tags like religious,,non religious we all are basically humans...

          we want to be right, we want to defend what ever we believe , we want to prove others wrong...

    13. trish1048 profile image80
      trish1048posted 6 years ago

      Personally I don't hang out in the religion or politics forums, in fact, I wrote a hub about those two in particular.  I figure there's enough stress and confrontation in life outside of hubpages, so why add to it by going in those forums?  smile

    14. ahorseback profile image47
      ahorsebackposted 6 years ago

      Good question, or statement,...... but you are right !It seems senseless to argue or even want to debate  in any forums , I came here to the hubs simply to write  and be included in the 'lives' of others who do. For whatever  reasons we all like being included in something. I guess the price of inclusion is the often edgy style of hubbers involvement. I said , in the beginning I would not lower myself into the politics of hubbing.
      And I have a couple of imes , it's quite senseless.......

     
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