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mayitry2answer

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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #15 on: December 02, 2011, 03:25:25 PM »

1.  Why did you join HAF.
     To ask and answer questions


2.  Why did you provide such a broad age range rather than just not providing one at all?  30-60 is a big difference in age and life experience.
     I just don't want to be judged by race, color, age, etc.


3.  Which Bible did you read...and did you read all of it (not asking for anything more than that)?

King James Bible
NIV Bible
New King James Bible
I don't remember what version the first Bible I read.





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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #16 on: December 02, 2011, 03:31:35 PM »
One question: why did you join here?

I hope to share my view and to learn and observe the view of others about the world at large.
Why do you want to share your view with us in particular?
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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #17 on: December 02, 2011, 03:38:58 PM »
 I just don't want to be judged by race, color, age, etc.
Well forums tend to be a great leveler in this respect as one should be judged just on what one writes. You shouldn't worry about that here anyway as it is I have never seen any member express any racist or seriously sexist comments and as the owner is female I wouldn't expect any. We have active members from 15/16 to 60+ and from most English-speaking nations. We have a few theist members. Some members have always been atheists and some are ex-christians of various previous denomination so you are not likely to bring up any subjects that have not been brought up before.

People should be civil to you, but your ideas are only as respectable as you can make them so don't expect to go unchallenged once you have graduated to the serious forums.
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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #18 on: December 02, 2011, 04:24:02 PM »
Welcome!

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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #19 on: December 02, 2011, 09:32:36 PM »
I'm interested in the title of your thread.  What is harder than being a Christian?
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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #20 on: December 02, 2011, 10:01:28 PM »
Welcome to the forum. :D As many have said, all are accepted and welcome here, but attempts to convert are not. As for being judged by age, I first joined up here when I was but 15 and not once did I notice anyone think or speak less of me because of it. People here judge more on what you say than random facts about you.

Hope you enjoy your time here, always nice to have more views on things.
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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #21 on: December 03, 2011, 12:11:31 AM »
 I just don't want to be judged by race, color, age, etc.
Well forums tend to be a great leveler in this respect as one should be judged just on what one writes. You shouldn't worry about that here anyway as it is I have never seen any member express any racist or seriously sexist comments and as the owner is female I wouldn't expect any. We have active members from 15/16 to 60+ and from most English-speaking nations. We have a few theist members. Some members have always been atheists and some are ex-christians of various previous denomination so you are not likely to bring up any subjects that have not been brought up before.

F'real, this is one of the most non-judgemental group of individuals I have ever come across on the internets.

I honestly don't think I've ever seen someone here shoot down another member for who they are, only for what they say.
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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #22 on: December 03, 2011, 04:16:39 AM »

I just don't want to be judged by race, color, age, etc.


That's unlikely to happen, since even if you told us your race, color, age, etc. we'd have no way of knowing that was true outside of actually meeting you, and that's probably not going to happen. 

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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #23 on: December 03, 2011, 04:22:36 AM »

F'real, this is one of the most non-judgemental group of individuals I have ever come across on the internets.

I honestly don't think I've ever seen someone here shoot down another member for who they are, only for what they say.

I've only been here for a little over a month, but I'm a Christian, and I agree with the above. This is really a very non-judgmental group.  I've haven't seen anyone judged for "what they are."

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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #24 on: December 03, 2011, 10:21:40 AM »
I'm interested in the title of your thread.  What is harder than being a Christian?

Hi! I was referring to this rule. Will I ever make my way out of this 'detention'?

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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #25 on: December 03, 2011, 10:23:22 AM »
I'm interested in the title of your thread.  What is harder than being a Christian?

Hi! I was referring to this rule. Will I ever make my way out of this 'detention'?
4 posts to go now.
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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #26 on: December 03, 2011, 10:24:09 AM »
I'm interested in the title of your thread.  What is harder than being a Christian?

Hi! I was referring to this rule. Will I ever make my way out of this 'detention'?
4 posts to go now.
If you think this is bad imagine being nailed to a cross!
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
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'It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.' - Terry Pratchett
Remember, your inability to grasp science is not a valid argument against it.

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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #27 on: December 03, 2011, 10:25:12 AM »
Welcome!

What sort of Christian are you?

I know only one type - (Acts 11:26)

I leave the rest to God to Judge.

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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #28 on: December 03, 2011, 10:27:01 AM »
Welcome to the forum. :D As many have said, all are accepted and welcome here, but attempts to convert are not. As for being judged by age, I first joined up here when I was but 15 and not once did I notice anyone think or speak less of me because of it. People here judge more on what you say than random facts about you.

Hope you enjoy your time here, always nice to have more views on things.

YES, I can feel the difference. Thanks!

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Re: This is harder than being a Christian!
« Reply #29 on: December 03, 2011, 10:31:02 AM »
One question: why did you join here?

I hope to share my view and to learn and observe the view of others about the world at large.
Why do you want to share your view with us in particular?


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