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    Re: Atheist messages displace CA park nativity scenes

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    Are you seriously and ridiculously attempting to equate a full out college course on Mythology of a religion and belief system held only by a infantismal population in modern times that taught in an institute of learning to a display out in public pointedly singling out only one singular modernly followed religion in its single sentence claim?

    This dumbass arugment wasn't debate, its ignorant snark being passed off as something more than just trying to jab people with a stick.
    You are using the appeal to popularity fallacy to justify special treatment for one mythology over another. I don't believe that your issue is that the other major religions are absent. You would still take exception to the display. If they replaced the picture of Jesus with a picture of L. Ron Hubbard this thread would be full of jokes. Of course, the justification for that would be the no true Scottsman fallacy.
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    Re: Atheist messages displace CA park nativity scenes

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Do you want to start by repealing the first amendment, or should we just declare atheism to be a terrorist organization?
    We interned people of Japanese ancestry in WWII. You do what you have to do to save the Republic, including suspending the Constitution. Unless you'd prefer a society that mirrors Stalin's USSR or Mao's China?

    That's the problem with progressives, you envision a Utopian World where the Muslim, Christian and atheist are all acting for the common good.

    Better to bend the rules now or wait until the enemy shatters them into tiny little pieces and establishes their own rules.

    Muslims want a World where Sharia law rules.
    Communist Atheists want a World where Statism rules.

    You'll notice that China supports and defends Iran.
    You'll notice that both regimes conspire to destroy the West.

    Time to recognize them both as the enemies they are.

    Militant atheism within U.S. borders is the equivalent of Japanese ancestry in WWII. You can't afford to assume that most are benign, you have to assume they are malignant. We must do this for the good of the Republic.
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    Re: Atheist messages displace CA park nativity scenes

    Quote Originally Posted by C-21 Cowboy View Post
    We interned people of Japanese ancestry in WWII. You do what you have to do to save the Republic, including suspending the Constitution.
    The Republic was based on the proper control and restriction of government force, not it's unbridled release.
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    Re: Atheist messages displace CA park nativity scenes

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    How about read the story.

    Their issue isn't that people are attempting to "advertise their view". Their issue is that people specifically attempted to flood entries into the lottery not to be able to "advertise their view" but to specifically keep others from putting up their own displays, as evidenced by the fact that they are only using 3 of their 18 spaces to "advertise" and are simply squatting on the other 15 with nothing in them.
    Is there anything besides a nativity scene they could put in the other 15 spots that you would find acceptable?
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    Re: Atheist messages displace CA park nativity scenes

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorgasm View Post
    Are college courses in Greek or Norse mythology mocking and belittling?
    No, it is a study of Greek and Norse mythology.

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    Re: Atheist messages displace CA park nativity scenes

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorgasm View Post
    Is there anything besides a nativity scene they could put in the other 15 spots that you would find acceptable?
    During a holiday let people put up holiday displays. Right now it's Christmas and Chanukha. The big problem I have with this issue is the timing and target, these same atheists I doubt would have the nerve to put up a sign saying something like "Allah sucks balls" during Ramadan or other muslim holidays, and they probably wouldn't attack any other group besides christians and jewish faiths. There is no reason to **** on someone's celebration except to be a douche.

    EDIT- For the sake of message clarity I think it is imperative to state that when I say "to be a douche" I am not knocking the atheist belief itself or any atheists who subscribe to it but rather a segment of the belief that feels it's their duty to mock other beliefs that center around a belief in some form of a deity. There are plenty of good people from all beliefs that don't draw ire from me, just the assholes.
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    Re: Atheist messages displace CA park nativity scenes

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    For not claiming to have any faith these dicks sure do want to spread their beliefs around and oppress the beliefs of others.
    You mean like the thousands of TV evangelist?

    Oppress other's beliefs? Man, can you give an example of how they do that? Does somebody live insider your brain controlling how you act, think, and believe?

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    Re: Atheist messages displace CA park nativity scenes

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    I just meant it was even fishier.
    I still don't get it. "Fishier", "worse", "unfair"...none of those words seem to fit given the circumstances.

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Sure, whatever. Sometimes atheists are dicks, sometimes religious people are dicks.
    And I would call out any church being dicks also. Hell, I'd call anyone out for being dicks. Whether its a religious group, athiest group or any one person. That's part of my 1st amendment rights also.

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    No, it's not nice. Yes, it's legally okay, but that's not what you're asking. But don't you think it's also dickish to put up your religious display at a public building, as if it were an official one endorsed by the government, and then exclude all others?
    Bold: What am I asking then?

    Underlined: You keep asking this question despite the fact that this is not what this thread is about. But to satisfy you, yes, if they exclude all others it is dickish. Personally I don't care if a courthouse displays religious symbols...so long as they don't exclude.
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    Re: Atheist messages displace CA park nativity scenes

    Quote Originally Posted by C-21 Cowboy View Post
    Many regimes have outlawed religion, it's time we became proactive with these pesky atheists. Professed atheists should be jailed for society's protection, or better yet stripped of their citizenship and sent to China where they work along side other ChiComm atheists for $.75 a day and 2 bowls of rice. Let them experience Maoism and Marxism first hand, let them experience regimes that are hostile to religion.

    America was bulit on the backs of the Religious it's time these atheists shape up or ship out. Get with the program or enjoy your 3 hots and a cot rotting in an 8 x 10 jail cell till you shape up.

    Same with the Communists, outlaw them, much like Germany has outlawed Nazism, we need to be proactive here in America and start getting rid of the rats. Communism and Atheism go hand in hand.
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    Re: Atheist messages displace CA park nativity scenes

    Quote Originally Posted by Removable Mind View Post
    You mean like the thousands of TV evangelist?[
    Last I knew a person has the option of not watching the channels that those TV evagelists are on. Was there a memo I didn't get?

    Quote Originally Posted by Removable Mind View Post
    Oppress other's beliefs? Man, can you give an example of how they do that? Does somebody live insider your brain controlling how you act, think, and believe?
    In this case I believe that is exactly what was trying to happen in the OP. Only reason that they couldn't fully was that there was a limit on how many slots they could have. After all, you don't buy up 18 out of 21 slots and only use 3 of those 18 slots for absolutely no reason.
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