mcderek3000 PS Machiavelli's apprentice - you should come here to Australia and see how bad discrimination against all religions except Anglican Christianity is.
Oh yea... remembers me of my school trip to Toronto, I've been kicked out of a shop for speaking French. Oh we know how English Ontario is, it would have been a crime to speak another language! Anyway, we had a couple of Orangeists lodges here and they sure caused some problem to non-anglicans. Just look what they were doing not long ago in Northern Ireland.;) Well, back at the farm, I believe religion's importance is cyclical. I doubt that in the 60's religion was the "cool schtuff" like it is now in the US. It goes and comes back. Anyway, nuts, religious or nut, will always exist in every country. Just look at the 9/11 conspirationnists.:p
Yes, yes it is.
The people protesting in front of the Da Vinci Code confirm that (I saw it and mocked the protestors :p ).
/me goes out and buys the jeans.
Seriously, this guy may have designed them because he dislikes christianity, but if you're offened by a pair of jeans, then there is something very very wrong.
Machiavelli's Apprentice You saying how you like it when religious people are forbidden from practicing in public - then you complain that atheists are persecuted from practicing in public - then you go back to gloating about religious people being forbidden from practicing in public.
Atheists aren't really persecuted and we don't really practice anything (We don't belive in God, so if count doing nothing as practicing a religion your crazy). What makes me mad is that religious people can't respect the rights of those of us who wish to not be affliated with religion (...one nation under GOD...). Under the US constituion I can interpret that as allowing all theists to be persecuted. The constituion says it can't favor one religion over the other, so by that logic the US should be officaly atheist (As atheism is not a religion). The US should not say "In God we trust", "One nation under God", and all of the other theistic phrases that the goverment itself says. That is favor religions with a God over the others (Which means they are supporting monotheism over polytheism, which means some people are being discriminated).
Therefore, I could be harsh and say that we could favor having no God(s) over having God(s) and ban every religion. Or I could simply come up with some way to get a Supreme Court case over ruling every single display of religion in goverment. Either way religion is against the law.
You've got to be a fake account or joking. I can't think of any other reason as to why someone would post something epitomizing almost every single criticism of extreme secularism and then throw in something about judicial activism. But just in case I'm wrong: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble..."- The First Amendment
Oh yeah, the 1st Admendment goes on and on. I forgot that. I really hate how it has total freedom of speech (Like where the facist christain bastards go to soliders funerals and say "They deserved to die. It's Gods way of punishming this nation for harboring fags". Those bastards really had the nerve to say that, even worse on local TV). I hate the 1st admendment but too many retards love it because it lets them babble about senseless shit that would get them thrown in jail in Europe. Congress needs to do something about the 1st because it is just too hard to control what people do with it. The majority of the time the 1st is used is so that people can abuse it to make others feel bad and spread hate.
So I guess the commies were right when they made people shut the hell up and not be a bunch of religious idiots. Pretty sad it's the only thing they ever got right. Oh well.
What is so bad about being atheist and advoacting secularism? Not even you guys can handle it. There are unlimited reason why religion should be banned but as this is not the ban religion thread I shall not disscus them here.
Ok, let it run it down for you. The guy who wrote that is a fanatic. That doesn't mean that people who are Christian are fanatics. Think of the Taliban, OK who is the Taliban really? Is the Taliban all muslims or just happen to be muslims? Catch my drift now? Amreica is the land of the free and home of the brave and it's America because we AREN'T fanatics in any way, execpt for sex which is fine WHOOHOO:beer: :hump: :spermy: :smokin: ..:D
Nvidia_AGPOk, let it run it down for you. The guy who wrote that is a fanatic. That doesn't mean that people who are Christian are fanatics. Think of the Taliban, OK who is the Taliban really? Is the Taliban all muslims or just happen to be muslims? Catch my drift now? Amreica is the land of the free and home of the brave and it's America because we AREN'T fanatics in any way, execpt for sex which is fine WHOOHOO:beer: :hump: :spermy: :smokin: ..:D
Fanatic about sex? In the sense of being increadibly prude and conservative? Saying sex=evil? But that's another discussion... Anyway, i agree that religion isn't the important part of fanaticism, just madness.
Freedom isn't free though, we are always bogged down in some stupid war.
I pretend I'm cooler than AzH
3rd September 2005
In god we trust was only put on money and our official motto because american government didnt want communism. now that commnism is gone i think we should change it back to the original one 'E pluribus unum' which means 'from many, one'. its a much better motto for the core of america. and the association that trys to push their fucked up thoughts on everyone the AFA (american family association). these fucks try to limit our rights nearly as much as hitler. oh ya and 'nder god' was put into the pledge of allegiance in 1954 because of the fear of communism. its wasnt made by our founding fathers. "Versions of the Pledge: (changes between versions are bolded; for reason of the changes, please see the History section)
1892 to 1923: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands: one Nation indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all." 1923 to 1954: "I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands: one Nation indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all." 1954 to Present: "I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands: one Nation under God, indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all." "- wikipedia