Religion has no place in politics

Discussion in 'Religion' started by Themistokles480, Nov 10, 2012.

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The establishment clause should be read

  1. Strict Separation (church =! state)

    83.3%
  2. Loose reading (church + state)

    16.7%
  1. Takiji

    Takiji Well-Known Member

    Well that's nice. Don't get me started on the Catholics though. THAT one is personal :)
     
  2. Takiji

    Takiji Well-Known Member

    Whatever the atheists did, it couldn't have been boring compared to a nativity scene. I'd say the atheists did the people of Santa Monica a favor.
     
  3. Recusant
    Spaced

    Recusant Member

    The atheists didn't "take all the spots" in the Santa Monica Christmas displays, they won almost all of the spots in a lottery. I guess YHVH/Jesus/Holy Ghost was just too busy to stop the devil from rigging the draw, or something.
     
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  4. IQless1
    Blah

    IQless1 trump supporters are scum

    You're here five seconds and you swat the argument aside in one sentence.

    Well done.
     
  5. c jay
    Brooding

    c jay Well-Known Member

    Banners tacked to a 10x10 foot chain link cage? At least they could have put up a glow in the dark snowman.
     
  6. The Goldeneye

    The Goldeneye Member

    What? I only saw one of those. The rest were small sign stuck in a bucket full of concrete.
     
  7. c jay
    Brooding

    c jay Well-Known Member

    That's all they had pictured at the Patheos site Recusant provided. I still don't get the chain link box. Maybe pink flamingos could have worked better. Hopefully the Druids will get a shot at it next year and they can do something cool with oak branches and mistletoe.
     
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  8. JoeNation
    Cheerful

    JoeNation FOX Lies, GOP buys!

    Atheists can be just as obnoxious as Christians in my opinion. I don't care what people want to believe in or not believe in as long as they keep it to themselves. I see no real difference between the religious crowd and the nonreligious crowd. They both seem absolutely convinced of their own moral certitude. A moral certitude simply requires a lesser degree of confidence in order to act in good conscience. I believe that they believe in what they are saying. It just stikes me as odd that they are willing to accept what they choose to believe based on a lesser degree of confidence and then start proselytizing their beliefs as if their threshold for belief should also be mine.
     
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  9. Toad

    Toad New Member

    If Religion has no room for Politics and Politics has no room for Religion, why is anyone making room for either? :rolleyes:

    They are 2 of the primary means by which TPTB use to divide eWe the sHeep!e. ;)

    Ribbit :cool:
     
  10. MJuingong

    MJuingong New Member

    I've never believed a religion had the right to force its conceptual and ritual beliefs on others.
    But I consider that as regards interpersonal actions, people of a religion, if they can get enough people to agree, can set the rules.
     

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