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  1. THE SOUR MAN profile image59
    THE SOUR MANposted 9 years ago

    Why does religion rise so much emotion ? Why do religeous people so often get angry with atheists ?
    Why , when I was five , was I attacked by a friend (same age), when I told him santa claus didn't exist ?

  2. profile image0
    Janettaposted 9 years ago

    What?!?! Santa does not exist?? No, no, it can't be! I do not believe you! *runs at sourman to attack him*

    1. THE SOUR MAN profile image59
      THE SOUR MANposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Watch out Janetta,I'm strong!

  3. Elynjo profile image55
    Elynjoposted 9 years ago

    Not just religion, but politics and sports as well.

    1. THE SOUR MAN profile image59
      THE SOUR MANposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Could it have to do with tribes then ?

      1. Elynjo profile image55
        Elynjoposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        50% of Differences of Opinion and 50% of Stubbornness (*wink)

        1. Make  Money profile image78
          Make Moneyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          It's how God made us.  Joking. smile

  4. waynet profile image71
    waynetposted 9 years ago

    Yes how sad!

  5. Specificity profile image59
    Specificityposted 9 years ago

    I'm a Catholic accountant who does most of his work for evangelical fundraisers who fund Christian and secular aid workers who do much of their work in Muslim and Hindu countries.  I rarely see the kind of uncivil discourse displayed here.  I think religion raises a lot of ire here because:

    1.  The anonymity of the Net: few of us have to work with each other tomorrow

    2.  Many of us are self-promoters, so it pays to be bombastic.

    3.  We have a variance of belief, but no reason to moderate our comments.

    I think if we took most of the people who post here and put them in a room together to discuss the same topics, we would end up with more appreciation for other people's point of view (although probably no more agreement). 

    And what fun would that be?  None.

    And you're all going to burn in hell.

    Good night. smile

  6. Eaglekiwi profile image80
    Eaglekiwiposted 9 years ago

    The Diversity seems to be 50/50
    Each side projecting their views ,the way they see it,or simply disagreeing ....because they can

  7. Inspirepub profile image76
    Inspirepubposted 9 years ago

    Here's my theory:

    In any other forum, discussion is limited by unfortunate material facts. The Cardinals won or they didn't. Heartworm kills dogs or it doesn't. Cars can run on water or they can't.

    Only in the religion forum can one, with a straight face, produce "arguments" ex cathedra from one's belly button (or someone else's), and call them "facts", and rely on them for further deductions, and genuinely expect other people to take one seriously, and even bleat plaintively when they don't.

    That makes this forum ever so much more creative and interesting than the others, IMHO ...

    (returning to the embrace of His Noodly Appendages)

    1. THE SOUR MAN profile image59
      THE SOUR MANposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      That's a fine answer,thanks Inspirepub

      1. Specificity profile image59
        Specificityposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Yup, good answer.

    2. nicomp profile image65
      nicompposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Ain't it the truth. But the evolutionists need somewhere to present their extrapolations.


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