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Old September 15th, 2017, 10:33 AM   #61
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Disagreed. Religion is a tool for greater spiritual awareness. The fact some men have used it to do exactly what you said is irrelevant.

Religion has given great comfort to far more than it has been used for harm. The same goes for axes, guns, automobiles and other tools which have been misused and harmed others.
Granted religion can be used (and is) for spiritual growth and understanding, this aspect does not seem to be primary in it's practice and the harm it inflicts in physical and mental realities far exceed the benefits Sunday morning Christians claim.
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Old September 15th, 2017, 01:51 PM   #62
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"Spiritual awareness" is mere fantasy.

Just because you think something is there, does not make it so.
Correct. OTOH, just because you can't see it doesn't mean it isn't there.
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Old September 15th, 2017, 01:54 PM   #63
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Granted religion can be used (and is) for spiritual growth and understanding, this aspect does not seem to be primary in it's practice and the harm it inflicts in physical and mental realities far exceed the benefits Sunday morning Christians claim.
Religions, like political groups, start out as movements with a great goal in mind, but eventually evolve into simply supporting the group, not the goal.
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Old September 16th, 2017, 05:02 PM   #64
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Oops! I forgot about the Ogopogo in Lake Okanagan, British Columbia!!! -
my bad!
You also forgot Cadborosaurus, which swims in the Bay just down the hill from where I live!


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Old September 18th, 2017, 02:18 PM   #65
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EXACTLY like Bigfoot/Yeti, Loch Ness Monsters, the Chupacabra, Space Aliens/UFOs, haunted, houses, Thylacine/Tasmanian Tiger, Vampires, Witches, the Jersey Devil, the Chullachaki, Mokele-Mbembe/Swamp Dinosaur, etc, etc., etc.

When no evidence of them either, they do not exist - period.
So you believe life only exists on Earth or just intelligent life?
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Old September 18th, 2017, 03:56 PM   #66
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So you believe life only exists on Earth or just intelligent life?
Intelligent life does not exist on Earth.
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Old September 18th, 2017, 04:16 PM   #67
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Intelligent life does not exist on Earth.
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Old September 22nd, 2017, 01:00 PM   #68
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it is upsetting the genocide that is occurring with these yazidi peoples. women and children used as sex slaves. burning people alive, crucifying people.

all in the name of evil islam.
It is upsetting that genocide of millions of people is occurring due to the United States War Machine --- women and children and other innocent civilians being bombed, tortured, burned, denied food and medical supplies, blown to pieces by drones, etc., all in order to create obscene profits for the satanic American Military-Industrial Complex.
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Old September 22nd, 2017, 03:02 PM   #69
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It is upsetting that genocide of millions of people is occurring due to the United States War Machine --- women and children and other innocent civilians being bombed, tortured, burned, denied food and medical supplies, blown to pieces by drones, etc., all in order to create obscene profits for the satanic American Military-Industrial Complex.
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Are you actually equating warfare and the U.S. military with terrorism? Are you sating that by not supplying food and medicine we are denying it to people? Are you saying killing terrorists in genocide?
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Thylacine/Tasmanian Tiger
Wait, you think they're mythical? lol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vqCCI1ZF7o
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Old September 23rd, 2017, 07:05 AM   #71
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Wait, you think they're mythical? lol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vqCCI1ZF7o
ANYONE who disbelieves not only their own eyes but also documented and completely verified species phenotype is an incompetent who simply lacks the ability the think in rational terms.
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Old September 23rd, 2017, 07:33 AM   #72
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Intelligent life does not exist on Earth.
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We got these ICBMs with handy parts that fit humans. Feel free to leave.
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Old September 24th, 2017, 02:19 PM   #73
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Are you actually equating warfare and the U.S. military with terrorism? Are you sating that by not supplying food and medicine we are denying it to people? Are you saying killing terrorists in genocide?
Killing and torturing and terrorizing millions of innocent civilians, as the US war Machine has been doing for decades, is certainly in the territory of genocide and mass slaughter.
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Old September 24th, 2017, 02:37 PM   #74
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Killing and torturing and terrorizing millions of innocent civilians, as the US war Machine has been doing for decades, is certainly in the territory of genocide and mass slaughter.
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I suppose then that we have differing understanding of what genocide means. Mass slaughter however is an accurate term for warfare.
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Old September 24th, 2017, 02:46 PM   #75
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I suppose then that we have differing understanding of what genocide means. Mass slaughter however is an accurate term for warfare.
The deliberate slaughter of innocent civilians is not warfare --- it is war crime, and the perpetrators should be tried in an international court just as the Nazis were at Nuremberg.
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