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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #45 on: September 24, 2017, 04:38:10 AM »
The Holy Father (Bless him!) is correct.

I feel so sad for atheists, but at least many of them seem to be decent people ( if a littel too snarky sometimes!)

A greedy Christian is a just a hypocrite, one who wants to "double dip" so to speak.

That is get the Christian label but still live a life not in accordance with Jesus!

I think that what you view as a greedy Christian may simply interpret the Bible differently than you do. Those who subscribe to the 'prosperity gospel' way of thinking can indeed find biblical justification for their approach to life.
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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #46 on: September 24, 2017, 05:16:01 AM »



I feel so sad for atheists, but at least many of them seem to be decent people ( if a littel too snarky sometimes!)



I feel so sad for Sister Agatha and the rest of the seriously afflicted religious humans. Most of them seem  to be decent people(if a little up tight sometimes...)

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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #47 on: September 24, 2017, 07:45:09 AM »
I feel so sad for atheists...

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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #48 on: September 24, 2017, 08:30:21 AM »
I feel so sad for atheists...

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:fingertap: I'm with you xSilverPhinx now I'm thinking Poe and/or Troll.

Going for troll meself now.
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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #49 on: September 24, 2017, 09:23:47 AM »
I'm gone for one day... One fucking day and two preachers show up. It makes me wonder who came and went while I was exploring former Portuguese possessions in Africa...

Wait, there were two preachers?  I only saw this one -- where is the other at?
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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #50 on: September 24, 2017, 09:24:22 AM »
I feel so sad for atheists...

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:fingertap: I'm with you xSilverPhinx now I'm thinking Poe and/or Troll.

I'm not quite there yet even though that statement was naive and trollish, could be that Sister Agatha is simply the stereotypical Christian Poes like to imitate.

For now I'll give you the benefit of the doubt Sister Agatha and believe that you are simply clueless and did not actually intend to elicit irritated or angry responses. If you didn't know, that is a definition of online trolling.     
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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #51 on: September 24, 2017, 09:30:26 AM »
I'm gone for one day... One fucking day and two preachers show up. It makes me wonder who came and went while I was exploring former Portuguese possessions in Africa...

Wait, there were two preachers?  I only saw this one -- where is the other at?

You know what they say, they come in herds.

Ok, maybe they don't say that...

I also only saw one. 
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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #52 on: September 24, 2017, 09:33:56 AM »
I also only saw one.

Nevermind, I just saw that Pahu is back.
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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #53 on: September 24, 2017, 09:36:46 AM »
I also only saw one.

Nevermind, I just saw that Pahu is back.

True!  :watching:

The impression Copy Pasta Preacher makes on my mind is so weak that I totally forgot!
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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #54 on: September 24, 2017, 10:03:50 AM »
I'm gone for one day... One fucking day and two preachers show up. It makes me wonder who came and went while I was exploring former Portuguese possessions in Africa...

Wait, there were two preachers?  I only saw this one -- where is the other at?

You know what they say, they come in herds.

Ok, maybe they don't say that...

I also only saw one.

Isn't it "flocks" they congregate in, rather than "herds"?  :query:
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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #55 on: September 24, 2017, 10:06:35 AM »
I'm gone for one day... One fucking day and two preachers show up. It makes me wonder who came and went while I was exploring former Portuguese possessions in Africa...

Wait, there were two preachers?  I only saw this one -- where is the other at?

You know what they say, they come in herds.

Ok, maybe they don't say that...

I also only saw one.

Isn't it "flocks" they congregate in, rather than "herds"?  :query:
Well they are sheep.
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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #56 on: September 24, 2017, 10:30:07 AM »
I'm gone for one day... One fucking day and two preachers show up. It makes me wonder who came and went while I was exploring former Portuguese possessions in Africa...

Wait, there were two preachers?  I only saw this one -- where is the other at?

You know what they say, they come in herds.

Ok, maybe they don't say that...

I also only saw one.

Isn't it "flocks" they congregate in, rather than "herds"?  :query:
Well they are sheep.

Bah! Should have thought of that!
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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #57 on: September 24, 2017, 12:02:00 PM »
I'm gone for one day... One fucking day and two preachers show up. It makes me wonder who came and went while I was exploring former Portuguese possessions in Africa...

Wait, there were two preachers?  I only saw this one -- where is the other at?

Pahu. His threads are in the troll section. He would post things and not respond to anyone's replies. I think his most recent one is "science disproves evolution"

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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #58 on: September 24, 2017, 03:26:19 PM »
I'm gone for one day... One fucking day and two preachers show up. It makes me wonder who came and went while I was exploring former Portuguese possessions in Africa...

Wait, there were two preachers?  I only saw this one -- where is the other at?

You know what they say, they come in herds.

Ok, maybe they don't say that...

I also only saw one.

Isn't it "flocks" they congregate in, rather than "herds"?  :query:

Technically yes, but I like 'herds' better.

Imagine a stampede of religious folk coming in your direction.
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Re: Pope suggests it's better to be an atheist than a greedy Christian.
« Reply #59 on: September 24, 2017, 03:54:49 PM »
I'm gone for one day... One fucking day and two preachers show up. It makes me wonder who came and went while I was exploring former Portuguese possessions in Africa...

Wait, there were two preachers?  I only saw this one -- where is the other at?

You know what they say, they come in herds.

Ok, maybe they don't say that...

I also only saw one.

Isn't it "flocks" they congregate in, rather than "herds"?  :query:

Technically yes, but I like 'herds' better.

Imagine a stampede of religious folk coming in your direction.

Came close to that at Heathrow. Picking someone up. There were about 300 Ultra Orthidox Jews milling about in Terminal 2. Then some kind of Mega Rabi arruved and the Jews all rushed towards him singing. It was terrifying and someone in security had obviously fouled up big time. They took no heed of the other waiters and passengers - it was a black tsunami of long overcoats, Homburg hats, beards and hair curls!  :shocked:
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