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Madbunny

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Hello one and all.
« on: March 26, 2018, 09:20:38 AM »
Hello one and all.

I'm not new to religious forums, nor the shall we say 'repetitive' nature of arguments that one finds on them.  Lets just say I don't have a lot of patience any more with Anselm, the Watchmaker, or the god of gaps arguments.  That said, if people want to believe in something delusional, that makes them happy but has zero impact on my, or anybody else's life I say knock  yourself out, just don't be surprised when you're called out on believing delusional things.

Generally speaking though, I tend to focus on religion and politics, or religion and science when I do engage online.  I'm an atheist, or at BEST one could call me an ignostic, in that thus far most who are faithful haven't even properly managed to describe their own deity enough to discuss said deity.  No real surprise, at least in the US, where the vast majority of self described Christians are cafeteria Christians, engaging in their various forms of S.P.A.G.  Highlighting hypocrisy seems to be the order of the day, and while there are more people I know of the facebook, it isn't a very good erm...forum for discussion.  Mostly for cat pictures and what was for dinner It would seem.


I'm not sure how welcoming the forum is to using images to highlight an argument, but its a habit that I've developed over quite a few years.  Feel free to tell me to tone it down if this becomes an issue.

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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2018, 09:48:16 AM »
Hello one and all.

I'm not new to religious forums, nor the shall we say 'repetitive' nature of arguments that one finds on them.  Lets just say I don't have a lot of patience any more with Anselm, the Watchmaker, or the god of gaps arguments.  That said, if people want to believe in something delusional, that makes them happy but has zero impact on my, or anybody else's life I say knock  yourself out, just don't be surprised when you're called out on believing delusional things.

Generally speaking though, I tend to focus on religion and politics, or religion and science when I do engage online.  I'm an atheist, or at BEST one could call me an ignostic, in that thus far most who are faithful haven't even properly managed to describe their own deity enough to discuss said deity.  No real surprise, at least in the US, where the vast majority of self described Christians are cafeteria Christians, engaging in their various forms of S.P.A.G.  Highlighting hypocrisy seems to be the order of the day, and while there are more people I know of the facebook, it isn't a very good erm...forum for discussion.  Mostly for cat pictures and what was for dinner It would seem.


I'm not sure how welcoming the forum is to using images to highlight an argument, but its a habit that I've developed over quite a few years.  Feel free to tell me to tone it down if this becomes an issue.

Hello and welcome to HAF, Madbunny. A more or less appropriate seasonal addition to the membership of this site who I hope will last well after the season has passed.  :grin:

Images are fine, though heavy use of GIFs can be problematic for some whose internet connections have limited bandwidth (we have at least one thread devoted to those who enjoy GIFs as a medium of communication).

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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2018, 12:28:50 PM »
Welcome, Madbunny!  You seem to be the kind of person we get along with here.

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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2018, 12:33:48 PM »
G'day Madbunny, welcome to our little corner of the Internet.  I hope you enjoy your stay and look forward to reading your posts.  I think you might find this is a bit of a sanctuary from those things that you say you have lost patience for.  We don't have any patience for those non-arguments either!  :D
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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2018, 12:50:37 PM »
Hello and welcome to the forum, Madbunny! :wave hi:
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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2018, 01:02:16 PM »
MadBunny, love it!

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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2018, 01:19:51 PM »
Welcome, Madbunny. I hope you will like it here.

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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2018, 02:01:08 PM »
Hello one and all.

...Highlighting hypocrisy seems to be the order of the day, and while there are more people I know of the facebook, it isn't a very good erm...forum for discussion.  Mostly for cat pictures and what was for dinner It would seem...



Hello and Welcome to our little forum Madbunny8)

I think you will be happy to learn that the posting of kat-pictures, kat-gifs, or kat-memes on our forum is strictly prohibited.

With that said I hope you'll like it here and see you around the forums!

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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2018, 02:41:51 PM »
Tomorrow is precious, don't ruin it by fouling up today.

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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2018, 03:01:20 PM »


You are in danger of being called a Bastet by Bruno.

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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #10 on: March 26, 2018, 07:47:11 PM »
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I'm not sure how welcoming the forum is to using images to highlight an argument, but its a habit that I've developed over quite a few years.  Feel free to tell me to tone it down if this becomes an issue.
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Welcome, Madbunny.


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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #11 on: March 26, 2018, 08:49:57 PM »


You are in danger of being called a Bastet by Bruno.

Oh, yes! I can be a right little Bastet at times!
Tomorrow is precious, don't ruin it by fouling up today.

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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #12 on: March 26, 2018, 09:47:53 PM »

You are in danger of being called a Bastet by Bruno.

Oh, yes! I can be a right little Bastet at times!

Offensive Image has been removed, "Ya Bastard"!

As you can see MadBunny some rules here are not followed, nor taken seriously,...part of the problem are these chaps from England who traded in their "Man-Cards" for cute kitten pictures...I don't understand it all.

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I'm not sure how welcoming the forum is to using images to highlight an argument, but its a habit that I've developed over quite a few years.  Feel free to tell me to tone it down if this becomes an issue.
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Welcome, Madbunny.



I suspect that Mags has found her soul-mate with MadBunny...or maybe we should say, "Giffy Mate". ::)
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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2018, 01:15:55 AM »
Hello, Madbunny, with a Kitty icon   ;D
I look forward to reading more of what's in your brain!
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Re: Hello one and all.
« Reply #14 on: March 29, 2018, 06:59:59 AM »
Hello, Madbunny, with a Kitty icon   ;D
I look forward to reading more of what's in your brain!

Well, you're supposed to start with an introductory thread right?  HELL-O kitty.
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