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Who hates it when religion makes you argue with people you like?

  1. Jesus was a hippy profile image60
    Jesus was a hippyposted 5 years ago

    Dont you find it annoying?

    1. Disappearinghead profile image88
      Disappearingheadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Wow, who do you like in religious forumland JWH? wink

      1. Jesus was a hippy profile image60
        Jesus was a hippyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        There's loads of nice religious people here. None of them are fundmentalist creationists though wink

    2. Trish_M profile image87
      Trish_Mposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I don't mind sensible debate, but I don't like nastiness and insults.

  2. janesix profile image59
    janesixposted 5 years ago

    Yeah.thats why i only do it online

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    Emile Rposted 5 years ago

    I don't know. Arguments here are like water on a duck's back. I don't think anyone takes them too seriously. I know I've caused some irritation from time to time to people  whose opinions I respect, but they graciously get over it.

    1. Jesus was a hippy profile image60
      Jesus was a hippyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I find that if I like the person I dont want to argue with them.

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        Emile Rposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        If I think I have a valid opposing point I don't see it as an argument. It's a spirited discussion. We're all adults.

        1. Jesus was a hippy profile image60
          Jesus was a hippyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Yeah thats how I see it too although it is very common for theists to get offended when their beliefs are questionned and that puts me of questionning them.

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            Emile Rposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Well, I hav noticed that calling people delusional, ignorant, uneducated or indoctrinated does tend to put them on the defensive.

            1. Jesus was a hippy profile image60
              Jesus was a hippyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Hey I get the same from theists. I get accused of being brainwashed by scientists and evil modern society. I get called delusional, I get called ignorant and uneducated by theists on a daily basis.

              I also get damned to hell, called amoral and evil.

              I'm just an all round bad person smile

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                Emile Rposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                And you like them anyway. So, you can't be all bad. smile

              2. Trish_M profile image87
                Trish_Mposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Ditto.
                But I am not 'an all round bad person' ~ and I'm guessing that neither are you smile

  4. Randy Godwin profile image94
    Randy Godwinposted 5 years ago

    Only those shown to be wrong usually get angry.  Christians usually.  My friends--both religious and not--and I have such discussions and learn much by it.  You'd be surprised at how many believers really have no idea where the bible came from.  When they are told they are normally stunned.  yikes

    Of course, I'm mired deep in the bible belt so you can't sling a skunk without hitting an indoctrinated baptist up side of the gourd!  lol


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    1. Disappearinghead profile image88
      Disappearingheadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I can't imagine what it's like to live in a bible belt. What is it like for someone who is atheist/agnostic/not a Christian?

 
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