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Go to: Muslim "Children of a Lesser God?"

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Saying it has nothing to do with religion is utter bullshit. If those children weren't brainwashed, I'm sure they wouldn't be so eager to run for keys to Paradise. And this is particularly because of Islam since Christians are far more sensible as a community. They don't prepare suicide bombers to promote their religion or fool their children in such nonsensical ways. And if a Christian kid was asked to run for the key to paradise, I'm sure that child would've just laughed.

And the Koran says a lot about committing atrocities. It orders Muslims to slay infidels, cut the hands of robbers amidst lots of other asshoholic shit.

So, yeah, this has everything to do with religion.

Mon, 20 Jun 2011 10:53:14 UTC | #640774

Go to: UPDATE: FALSE STORY Jerusalem rabbis 'condemn dog to death by stoning'

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What a bunch of crockshit ! These fucktard lunatics never cease to amaze me. Seriously, if I could, I would personally murder that judge. You imbecile moronic rabbis, prophets, imams and all the other perverse loonies that dog is infinitely more sensible and moral than you assholes will ever be. Such stories enrage me beyond my normal capacity. They've got this excuse named God and they can do anything. Wake up bastards, it's 21st century, stop living in the Bronze Age.

Sat, 18 Jun 2011 22:32:48 UTC | #640169

Go to: Michele Bachmann on intelligent design

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She also believes that Global Warming is a hoax. Really, if this woman becomes the president of arguably the best country in the world, I'd be greatly depressed. It would be worse than a meteor collision, literally.

Sat, 18 Jun 2011 17:11:05 UTC | #640072

Go to: India: atheism in the land of a thousand gods

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The simple reason, in my opinion, behind that is the helplessness of humans. Many of them can't do anything about their lives themselves, and they know it. But what about others? The only others who give a damn are Gods (or animals, trees, stars, etc, as you say) So the easiest way out of their problems is self-deception which appears to be easily carried out, into believing that someone cares about them and will solve all their problems, magically. Magically, because they know it perfectly well that there is no other way for people to help them (even if there might be, but their ignorance restrains that possibility) than with magic. And the only way the others (imaginary or non-living beings, or those who pretend to care to get respect and money) would help them supernaturally is if they worship them and have unquestionable faith in their powers.

So worshiping is a form of extreme escapism and cowardice, I would say, when you can't face the harsh truth, i.e. reality.

That's why worshiping is directly proportional with the trouble you are in (few care to worship and remember their gods when they are fairly happy) and somewhat inversely proportional with wealth (the poorest countries have the highest belief in god, because poverty leads to more troubles. Example - most African countries.)

That's just my opinion and I've 'faith' that there is a scientific explanation as well.

Mon, 13 Jun 2011 08:36:36 UTC | #637841

Go to: India: atheism in the land of a thousand gods

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I'm from India, and brainwashed is exactly the right adjective to describe what most people here are like. Imagine what would happen if someone in today's USA, or Arab countries claimed to be God. People would laugh at him and if he went any ahead, there would be great protests against him and he would probably be stoned in countries with Muslim majority. Now take the case of India, There are thousadns of babas here, self-acclaimed godmen. One such example is Sathya Sai Baba, who claimed to be the reincarnation of another baba of the last century and also said that he is a God. And guess what was Indians' response? They started worshiping him ! All you need to become a baba is wear safron robes, talk about drivel (read spirituality and religion) and claim to be a god. Even the poverty-stricken Indians would give you bundles of money and richer ones will adorn you with gold. Why do the poor ones give their money to already billionaire trickster baba? In the absurd hopes that they will be payed back one day, that by worshiping such pathetic disgraces to humanity, they will be blessed one day and live a happy life. TO call that a delusion would be an understatement. These people are insane.

Another popular case is of Ramdev Baba and what he claimed might quial your hearts, so be wary before reading ahead. He says that homosexuality is sick and if all the homosexuals are sent to him, he can 'cure' them by breathing and Yoga. However, he goes ahead and says that modern medicine is futile and should be banned from India, with only Ayurvedic ones to cure everything. He can cure cancer and Aids and anything, it's so easy that he is surprised that the West hasn't come up with the solution yet. And what is the solution? Take up his expensive membership and fucking breathe with him. You will be cured of cancer. And the most ridiculous of his claims - I will live 150-200 years. After all these pathetic claims, he has millions of followers. Yes, millions of ignorant followers whose existence is a matter of shame for every thinking person. And the irony is that he is currently in a hospital (150 already?) in a critical condition, surviving on modern medicines. Where did his ayurvedic gyan and breathing go? To hell!

Mon, 13 Jun 2011 07:51:30 UTC | #637821