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Evangelicals Against God

MikefromDE Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 12:40 PM
Very interesting. It seems that for some folks on this thread, it is the fear of Eternal Damnation that keeps them from criminal acts. I respect that they must know their own heart; but it’s a mistake to judge others by one’s own flaws.
Cambermeister Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 1:13 PM
But we all agree, if the Lanza boy had any concern about boiling in lava for eternity...
those 20 kids would be living still.
HeraldOfGalactus Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 1:24 PM
How can we possibly know that? Is it not possible that he was aware? Because it was reported that he did attend church regularly with his mother. Is it also possible that perhaps he just didn't fear that punishment for whatever reason? I don't think it's reasonable to make such assumptions.
Cambermeister Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 1:29 PM
Nonsense, this is not a torcher be can bear for a time like McCain in Vietnam.
Nobody can find enough pleasure from a 20 minute shooting to offset an eternity of pain.
HeraldOfGalactus Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 1:46 PM
Again, you're making assumptions about the mindset of someone who was not mentally stable. And when you make such assumptions, your assertions fail to maintain any logical coherence. Are you open to the possibility that you might be wrong?

I was driving near the Washington Beltway recently behind an evangelistic atheist. It was not the Obama-Biden bumper sticker that gave this driver away, but the one just below it: "You don't need God — to hope, to care, to love, to live."

That seemed an oddly defensive bit of secular scripture, and since the bumper sticker also promoted a website (livingwithoutreligion.org), I decided to see what the Godless were preaching.

"We who are nonreligious lead meaningful lives without reliance on the supernatural," said the website.

"Moreover, we who are nonreligious don't believe our lives lack meaning because there is no...