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atheist math question
#11
RE: atheist math question
68% of Americans say they believe in separation of church and state. The fundies think that Christians being a majority means their anti-secularist views are in the majority. They're wrong. Add up the nones, minority religions, liberal Christians, and a lot of members of mainstream denominations...and the numbers are on our side.
I'm not anti-Christian. I'm anti-stupid.
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#12
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(April 9, 2016 at 5:11 pm)Mister Agenda Wrote: 68% of Americans say they believe in separation of church and state. The fundies think that Christians being a majority means their anti-secularist views are in the majority. They're wrong. Add up the nones, minority religions, liberal Christians, and a lot of members of mainstream denominations...and the numbers are on our side.

that makes more sense.
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#13
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(April 9, 2016 at 5:02 pm)mh.brewer Wrote:
(April 9, 2016 at 2:04 pm)loganonekenobi Wrote: now the one thing did get shot down was the assisted suicide. Still it just doesnt make math sense. I was hoping maybe some one had a good social economic explanation.  Sometimes I  R not so smart.  So I ask you all.

Help. Where was assisted suicide shot down? I may have been asleep.

well apparently it is illegal in most states.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assisted_s...ted_States

now I know.

It seems that the supreme court left the decision to the states.
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#14
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It may be slow and take some time but we'll get there.
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#15
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(April 9, 2016 at 2:04 pm)loganonekenobi Wrote: now the one thing did get shot down was the assisted suicide. Still it just doesnt make math sense. I was hoping maybe some one had a good social economic explanation.  Sometimes I  R not so smart.  So I ask you all.

Unless I'm very much mistaken, assisted suicide isn't a particularly religious issue. People by and large seem to disapprove of it more on a 'slippery slope' basis than on religious grounds.

Boru
‘Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.’ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#16
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Boru nailed in the second post. The whole point of the Bill of Rights is to prevent the majority from tyrannizing the minority. And as Min pointed out, Christianity is highly fragmented. They know it too which is probably the only thing which has prevented a constitutional amendment to weaken Church-State Separation. The words of James Madison are hard to argue with: "Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all other Religions, may establish with the same ease any particular sect of Christians, in exclusion of all other Sects?"
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

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(April 10, 2016 at 12:48 am)AFTT47 Wrote: Boru nailed in the second post. The whole point of the Bill of Rights is to prevent the majority from tyrannizing the minority. And as Min pointed out, Christianity is highly fragmented. They know it too which is probably the only thing which has prevented a constitutional amendment to weaken Church-State Separation. The words of James Madison are hard to argue with: "Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all other Religions, may establish with the same ease any particular sect of Christians, in exclusion of all other Sects?"
Stay out of Costa Rica.

"TITLE VI   RELIGION

ARTICLE 75. The Roman Catholic and Apostolic Religion is the religion of the State, which contributes to its maintenance, without preventing the free exercise in the Republic of other forms of worship that are not opposed to universal morality or good customs."
http://www.therealcostarica.com/governme...ica.html#6
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