Re: [atheists-27] Atheist or Bright?

From: Ken
Sent on: Thursday, August 8, 2013 7:32 AM
Agreed ...in general I don't like labels (concerning people) but I think the term "Free Thinker" is the one I like. 



On Aug 8, 2013, at 7:28 AM, Robert W Ahrens <[address removed]> wrote:

> And my point is that atheists are, in that regard, much like other Americans.  There is little to separate us from others save our religious lack of belief.  Hence, the lack of a need to label us with a special word.
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> Like I said, nitpick the specifics all you want.  But do you agree or not with my premise?
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> On Aug 8, 2013, at 7:21 AM, Ken <[address removed]> wrote:
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>> Its not picking you clumping "Ideals" and "behavior" into the same category. They're two different things. Behavior comes from the Id ideals come from the ego ..ideals are consciously made behavior is not. The "ideals" that your say are commonly shared, ild contribute more to behavior then to any conscious decision. 
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>> On Aug 8, 2013, at 7:12 AM, Robert W Ahrens <[address removed]> wrote:
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>>> My point is that there ARE many common ideals and behaviors that are fairly universally practiced in this country, although, since we ARE human, exceptions will always be seen.
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