Search found 171 matches

by FlawedIntellect
Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: Oregon College Shootings
Replies: 131
Views: 7468

Re: Oregon College Shootings

Seems to me that you had there was an Atheist "zealot". Don't tell me Atheism isn't as ideological as religion. It has "extremists" all of its own. Atheism has its own "fundamentalists" (as much as I hate how that word has lost its original meaning today). The likes of Dawkins and Harris et al., an...
by FlawedIntellect
Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!
Replies: 89
Views: 5455

Re: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!

Social Justice Warrior? A pejorative term? You have no idea what you're talking about. SJW is precisely what the movement calls itself. If you wish for more information about the history of the Social Justice Warrior movement, and its effects on games journalism and personal liberty (though the vid...
by FlawedIntellect
Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Theist VS atheist
Replies: 116
Views: 6112

Re: Theist VS atheist

Atheism is a worldview. Kenny, you need to think about that. No it is not; you need to recognize that. Your denial does not make it so, Kenny. People who are atheists look at the world through their atheistic beliefs. In general, since atheists don't believe God created the world, they look at the ...
by FlawedIntellect
Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!
Replies: 89
Views: 5455

Re: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!

Social Justice Warrior? A pejorative term? You have no idea what you're talking about. SJW is precisely what the movement calls itself. If you wish for more information about the history of the Social Justice Warrior movement, and its effects on games journalism and personal liberty (though the vide...
by FlawedIntellect
Fri Jul 24, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Theist VS atheist
Replies: 116
Views: 6112

Re: Theist VS atheist

Problem: 1) You're responding to PaulSacramento, whose creation position is explicitly Theistic Evolution . He's well aware that there are Theists out there who believe that Evolution is true, because he is such a Theist. Just goes to show you how much you've been paying attention, Ken. If YOU had ...
by FlawedIntellect
Fri Jul 24, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Theist VS atheist
Replies: 116
Views: 6112

Re: Theist VS atheist

http://www.scifiwright.com/2015/07/theist-v-atheist/ A fascinating read. Exert: I have been exploring some argument for and against theism and atheism in my biweekly columns at EveryJoe. Unfortunately, the constraints of time and patience do not allow me to state each argument at length, and so, as...
by FlawedIntellect
Fri Jul 24, 2015 10:00 am
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!
Replies: 89
Views: 5455

Re: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!

FI wrote: Why do marriages keep failing these days? Because people don't have their priorities lined up correctly. While yes, love is important in a marriage, and is a necessary part of it, love is not the purpose of marriage. The purpose of marriage is raising a stable next generation. And that se...
by FlawedIntellect
Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:43 am
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!
Replies: 89
Views: 5455

Re: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!

FI wrote: Why do marriages keep failing these days? Because people don't have their priorities lined up correctly. While yes, love is important in a marriage, and is a necessary part of it, love is not the purpose of marriage. The purpose of marriage is raising a stable next generation. And that se...
by FlawedIntellect
Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:08 am
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!
Replies: 89
Views: 5455

Re: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!

I'm getting tired of the persecution claim , particularly when it's tied to things like other groups finally getting access to the rights that straight Christians have enjoyed more or less continuously since Constantine's conversion. There are lots of groups that don't get everything they want, but...
by FlawedIntellect
Thu Jul 23, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: Real life funniness
Replies: 14
Views: 1133

Re: Real life funniness

I have autism, so my sense of humor tends to be, well... incomprehensible, to say the least. Sometimes I give a serious response to a joking comment, and people think I'm serious or that I don't "get the joke"... Nevermind that my serious response is itself intended as a joke... I honestly do have ...
by FlawedIntellect
Thu Jul 23, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: Real life funniness
Replies: 14
Views: 1133

Re: Real life funniness

I have autism, so my sense of humor tends to be, well... incomprehensible, to say the least. Sometimes I give a serious response to a joking comment, and people think I'm serious or that I don't "get the joke"... Nevermind that my serious response is itself intended as a joke... I honestly do have a...
by FlawedIntellect
Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The thread of thankfulness
Replies: 21
Views: 1486

Re: The thread of thankfulness

I am thankful that Jac introduced me to Divine Simplicity. :D

And to Metallica. :rockcool:

And I'm thankful to still be alive. ^^
by FlawedIntellect
Mon Jul 20, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!
Replies: 89
Views: 5455

Re: U.S. govt religious persecution alive and well!

It's worth noting, however, that most contraceptive pills have a reduced chance of flushing out a fertilized egg (VS the case of not being on birth control), in the event that an egg does become fertilized.
Though the emergency "morning after" pills may be sketchier than the regular contraceptives.
by FlawedIntellect
Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: Questioning Non-belief
Topic: Should people with stupid beliefs be mocked and ridiculed?
Replies: 64
Views: 5666

Re: Should people with stupid beliefs be mocked and ridiculed?

In response to Mel: Sex education was classically regarded as something parents taught to their children, though with the constant social taboo on the subject matter, parents were rather uncomfortable to talk about it with their children, which made things worse. It's important to discuss these matt...
by FlawedIntellect
Sun Jul 19, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: Questioning Non-belief
Topic: Should people with stupid beliefs be mocked and ridiculed?
Replies: 64
Views: 5666

Re: Should people with stupid beliefs be mocked and ridiculed?

Ed, regarding the, you're ultimately missing the point. Abortion is NOT "reproductive rights" or "reproductive choice." Abortion as a procedure is entirely irrelevant to the question of reproductive rights, and quite frankly there is no reason to include abortion as a "reproductive right." Furthermo...