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Bonzai -

But then David Robertson does make a valid point though, while we can insist that it is our right to match their nastiness, it may not be good on the PR front even if we succeed.

I absolutely agree, I'm not suggesting that we respond with something equally nasty, I just wanted to point out the difference between the types of complaints. Differing beliefs is not a reason to complain, being called fools, however, is.

In their campaign, they are actively insulting us as a group, while we (as has been stated multiple times in the thread) said nothing inflammatory, and we kept the message light-hearted in the face of those condemning us to hellfire. We definitely need to hold the moral high ground by not stooping to their level.

Sat, 07 Feb 2009 04:07:00 UTC | #320589

Go to: Anti-atheist bus campaign launched in London

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245. Comment #336116 by David A Robertson on February 7, 2009 at 1:41 am

PS. Just a word of advice....don't complain to the ASA. That way you lose. You will come across as intolerant etc and create .martyrs' for the 'Christians'.

There's just a tiny difference between complaining because someone's views differ from mine and complaining because my fellows and I are being called fools to our faces when we see these ads.

Sat, 07 Feb 2009 03:30:00 UTC | #320557

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Far more common in N. America is a similar mis-pronunciation, of PORSH. Even among their owners. Dropping the final E sound drives me nuts.

To get the point across I say (falsely) that I own a COR-VET-EEE.

Do you ever stop to take a second to listen to yourself or just think about how petty you're being, rod?

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 03:37:00 UTC | #272801

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