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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2016, 08:21:30 PM »
I deal with a lot of Christians preaching at me where I live.
I also deal with personal temptation and Christians tell me turn or burn
I personally feel if I did become a Christian again, I would have to ignore most of what the Bible actually said.
temptation...  :notsure:
Turn, or burn?
Turn, or burn?
Turn, or burn?

Jesus, Christ! Decisions...decisions...  :unsure:

...I would just burn.
But I think most of you already knew that about me.  :smilenod:


Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
If I knew exactly how many minutes per day I'm focusing on atheism, then I'm probably focusing too much on it.   :-\


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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #16 on: October 17, 2016, 11:57:31 PM »
Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
If I knew exactly how many minutes per day I'm focusing on atheism, then I'm probably focusing too much on it.   :-\

Exactly!

I'm more wondering why "going back" is a problem?

If you believe in God(s), you believe in God(s). Not a big deal. You don't have to be Fundamentalist Christian, agree with or even like Biblical teachings to believe in God(s).

You don't even need to believe in a god to be a Xtian in the sense of being a Christ follower.  Thomas Jefferson did that, tore the NT to bits, taking out the woo, which is available as the Jefferson Bible.  Or you could be a "red letter Xtian", which is close to what Jefferson did, taking as gospel only those parts in red, which are supposed to be Jesus' direct quotes from disciples who actually knew him.  The big benefit of this is that it eliminates all the gospel of Paul, reducing the NT from a book to a pamphlet.  Very convenient.  Of course, either way you still have to do some cherry picking but all theists do that, there's no getting around that one.
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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2016, 01:40:30 AM »
666 seconds.

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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #18 on: October 18, 2016, 02:21:02 AM »
I deal with a lot of Christians preaching at me where I live.
I also deal with personal temptation and Christians tell me turn or burn
I personally feel if I did become a Christian again, I would have to ignore most of what the Bible actually said.
temptation...  :notsure:
Turn, or burn?
Turn, or burn?
Turn, or burn?

Jesus, Christ! Decisions...decisions...  :unsure:

...I would just burn.
But I think most of you already knew that about me.  :smilenod:


Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
If I knew exactly how many minutes per day I'm focusing on atheism, then I'm probably focusing too much on it.   :-\

Where exactly do witches go when they die?
But, uh...well there it is.
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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #19 on: October 18, 2016, 03:04:05 AM »
I deal with a lot of Christians preaching at me where I live.
I also deal with personal temptation and Christians tell me turn or burn
I personally feel if I did become a Christian again, I would have to ignore most of what the Bible actually said.
temptation...  :notsure:
Turn, or burn?
Turn, or burn?
Turn, or burn?

Jesus, Christ! Decisions...decisions...  :unsure:

...I would just burn.
But I think most of you already knew that about me.  :smilenod:


Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
If I knew exactly how many minutes per day I'm focusing on atheism, then I'm probably focusing too much on it.   :-\

Where exactly do witches go when they die?
Wouldn't you like to know that!?  :grin:


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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #20 on: October 18, 2016, 03:05:06 AM »


“I've had several "spiritual" or numinous experiences over the years, but never felt that they were the product of anything but the workings of my own mind in reaction to the universe.” ~Recusant

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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #21 on: October 18, 2016, 06:58:23 AM »
666 seconds.
11 minutes and 6 seconds would have had people scratching their heads  ;D
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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #22 on: October 18, 2016, 08:12:41 AM »
Except The Asmo, who hath not the hands with which to scratch.  >:(

In fact, He feels discriminated against because of that and is properly morally outraged by the insensitivity of that comment. >:(
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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #23 on: October 18, 2016, 09:33:23 AM »
Depends on the day.
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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #24 on: October 18, 2016, 11:05:38 AM »
Except The Asmo, who hath not the hands with which to scratch.  >:(

In fact, He feels discriminated against because of that and is properly morally outraged by the insensitivity of that comment. >:(

Can't you just roll or flop until the side representing your head is against the ground and wiggle around or something? I mean, bears cant reach their own shoulders but they still know how to scratch their back.

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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #25 on: October 18, 2016, 12:22:14 PM »
NO!  >:( He ith offendest and shall smiteth.  >:(
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Re: As a nonbeliever, how long do you focus on atheism per day?
« Reply #26 on: October 18, 2016, 05:25:03 PM »

Where exactly do witches go when they die?

They come here.  But they have much more power.