Re: [humanism-174] Check out On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God : Sam ...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 2:42 PM
If we lose church state separation I'm leaving.
On Thursday, September 20, 2012, Tim Campbell <[address removed]> wrote:
> Only reason Christians STOP at simply making death threats (though there are a few abortion clinics that could testify that the fundaloons don't always stop at threats) is that this nation simply does not permit them to go farther. If they do, then they do face prison or execution. In Muslim countries, few face any real consequences, again because of the hold Islam has on their states. They have NO separation of church and state. We do. At least for now!
> Tim Campbell
> In a message dated 9/20/[masked]:06:18 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [address removed] writes:
> The moment one adds seer stones, sacred underpants, the planet Kolob, and a secret handshake required to win admittance into the highest heaven, Mormonism stands revealed for what it is: the religious equivalent of rhythmic gymnastics.
> This is so true. Why doesn't ANYONE in the media or even a person at a rally ask Mitt if he really believes in Kolob? I tried Googling any interview that would show this direct question to him with a direct response and I cannot find one. I am sorry, but this is pretty important. It was scary enough with Bush talking to god in the Oval Office.
> To have this question posed to Mitt would be a catch-22 for him. He would either say "No, not really" and that will piss off the Mormons or he would say "Yes" and that will take not only the 47% he pissed off, but maybe a few other people from the GOP to think "WTF?"
> Anyway, whether it is Islam or any other religion, it seems you have to "think before speaking" and I DO NOT agree with that at all. You can have christian groups give death threats against American Atheists putting up billboards ahead of the DNC, but you better not say ANYTHING about their cult.
> Now I am all fired up. ha
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