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Organic Molecules Found 400 Light Years From Earth
RE: Organic Molecules Found 400 Light Years From Earth
I remind -everybody- of their brother in law, man. I guess I'm just a common kaffir. Wink
Eat em up beat em up then switch sides.


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RE: Organic Molecules Found 400 Light Years From Earth
(16th August 2017, 17:19)rjh4 is back Wrote:
(16th August 2017, 17:08)Brian37 Wrote: It is not a "worldview" it is not a "belief system" it is not a "political party" it is not a "economic view" and it is not a "religion".

When you ask an individual atheist what their position is on a topic, just ask, and skip the fucking bullshit word "worldview". We are not all the same and we don't always agree.

I was asking a specific person the question and he didn't have a problem with it. Why should you?

I wasn't objecting to the question, just the word "worldview". There is no "atheist worldview". There are just atheists as individuals who have different opinions as individuals.
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RE: Organic Molecules Found 400 Light Years From Earth
(18th August 2017, 07:49)Brian37 Wrote:
(16th August 2017, 17:19)rjh4 is back Wrote: I was asking a specific person the question and he didn't have a problem with it. Why should you?

I wasn't objecting to the question, just the word "worldview". There is no "atheist worldview". There are just atheists as individuals who have different opinions as individuals.

Brian, clearly I was asking regarding a specific person's worldview, not an "atheist worldview" in general. There is a difference in meaning and the context in with I used the word was clear. While I agree that there is not an "atheist worldview", each atheist has a worldview (in fact, everyone has one).

Why do you hate the word so much?
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RE: Organic Molecules Found 400 Light Years From Earth
(21st August 2017, 15:40)rjh4 is back Wrote:
(18th August 2017, 07:49)Brian37 Wrote: I wasn't objecting to the question, just the word "worldview". There is no "atheist worldview". There are just atheists as individuals who have different opinions as individuals.

Brian, clearly I was asking regarding a specific person's worldview, not an "atheist worldview" in general. There is a difference in meaning and the context in with I used the word was clear. While I agree that there is not an "atheist worldview", each atheist has a worldview (in fact, everyone has one).

Why do you hate the word so much?

I hate "worldview" the same way I hate it when theists call "atheist" a "belief system", the same way I hate it when theists treat "atheist" like a political party or economic view. It is none of those things and it is also not a religion either.

It is because theists use those words as backhanded slurs to justify themselves as being top of the social pecking order. If you justify something as being bad, it makes it easier to forget or ignore that atheist is a human equal to you. 

So when you talk to "atheists" do not call it a "worldview", do not call it a "belief system", do not assume it is a political party or economic view. And it most certainly IS NOT a religion.

Just skip all those words and if you are not sure what the individuals position is on those topics ask, but do not treat us like we are one giant gang.
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RE: Organic Molecules Found 400 Light Years From Earth
(21st August 2017, 16:22)Brian37 Wrote:
(21st August 2017, 15:40)rjh4 is back Wrote: Brian, clearly I was asking regarding a specific person's worldview, not an "atheist worldview" in general. There is a difference in meaning and the context in with I used the word was clear. While I agree that there is not an "atheist worldview", each atheist has a worldview (in fact, everyone has one).

Why do you hate the word so much?

I hate "worldview" the same way I hate it when theists call "atheist" a "belief system", the same way I hate it when theists treat "atheist" like a political party or economic view. It is none of those things and it is also not a religion either.

It is because theists use those words as backhanded slurs to justify themselves as being top of the social pecking order. If you justify something as being bad, it makes it easier to forget or ignore that atheist is a human equal to you. 

So when you talk to "atheists" do not call it a "worldview", do not call it a "belief system", do not assume it is a political party or economic view. And it most certainly IS NOT a religion.

Just skip all those words and if you are not sure what the individuals position is on those topics ask, but do not treat us like we are one giant gang.

Indeed it's annoying ask me shit not as an atheist but as a person . And stop acting like my atheism is what defines me .
Seek strength, not to be greater than my brother, but to fight my greatest enemy -- myself.

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