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How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaume Jul 7, 2011. 30 Replies

I was pondering many of the comments on this site and see that there is as much adversarial rhetoric in atheism as there seems to be in religious pomp.I understand that; 'a greater good' and 'human…Continue

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Sydni Moser left a comment for John McMaster
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY John, with many, many more to come!"
Jul 17, 2011
Jaume replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"I sure know. Salvador Dali was almost a neighbor (possibly even a distant cousin, although this may only be a family legend.)"
Jul 7, 2011
Michel replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"He dealt with it in an interesting way with the creative "method" he developed and aptly labeled "paranoia-critique.""
Jul 7, 2011
Jaume replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"They're not mutually exclusive. The most common form of schizophrenia is known as paranoid schizophrenia. Dali's antics, as well as his sudden mood and personality swings, are very symptomatic of paranoid schizophrenia. His art, too :-)"
Jul 7, 2011
Marianne replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"I'm sorry about you having to watch your friend die. But, maybe he left his prints on your life, his family's, his friends and they can grow wiser or better or whatever your choice of word is... a life is never useless..."
Jul 6, 2011
Michel replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"I would have thought paranoia... (re: Salvator Dali)"
Jul 6, 2011
Jaume replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"/epiphany mode/ Cautiousness is the epitome of schizophrenia!"
Jul 6, 2011
Michel replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"False dichotomy. A cautious person might also say that."
Jul 6, 2011
Jaume replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"  Heh. Only a hyper-optimist or an über-pessimist could say that. Which one are you?"
Jul 6, 2011
Michel replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"? Non sequitur."
Jul 6, 2011
John McMaster replied to Adriana's discussion How atheism can make the world better
"Great article!I think it's taking atheism a little longer to lay out their mandate than it took religion. As we know 'need is the mother of invention' and I'm not sure the masses are in desperate need of more progress…"
Jul 6, 2011
John McMaster replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"And who's the right person to make the call on sending a man to prison for killing his child's murderer?   Consequences, acts and motives are VERY complex issues... Enter GOD!Open scene 2... Forgiveness... etc. etc.…"
Jul 6, 2011
John McMaster replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"Hi Marianne. I think open debate is always good if it's intention is progress. This discussion (and I hope that's what it is) does show the cross hairs of believer dogma and the right to abstain.The one thing I am very aware of…"
Jul 6, 2011
John McMaster replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"I totally agree! The hype and pressure put on church going people is very scary to watch. I was involved with a church for many years and I'm very happy that a bad run really exposed the lie that I was living.Now I'm free to explore my…"
Jul 6, 2011
Marianne replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"Is this post meant for us to all start writing, defending ourselves and getting confused in between ? or maybe is it some way to put in question the object, the validity (and the freedom) of this site ?   It definitely puts people on two sides…"
Jul 6, 2011
Michel replied to John McMaster's discussion How dangerous is a godless society. MORE or LESS
"LOL! They actually claim he does, and that it's a test that defines where we go after we die."
Jul 5, 2011

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At 8:30am on July 17, 2017, Stephen said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY John. Have a great day.

At 1:25pm on July 17, 2011, Sydni Moser said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY John, with many, many more to come!
At 8:59am on July 4, 2011, Sydni Moser said…
Hi John, Welcome to A/U!  Make yourself at home, check out and join a few of our interesting groups and start commenting.  Looking forward to getting to know you better.  ~peace
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