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JakeTidmore says... April 16, 2018 at 6:56 a.m.

Lonnie Hill et al -
“God” is no more real to me than EB, the Easter Bunny. But I’m am not constantly beset by followers of the EB attempting to convert me or subvert the secular nature of the society in which I live.

Easter Bunny believers do not ask for special tax breaks for their organizations, and they do not try to make belief in the EB the basis for all law and all morality in our society. They also do not try to force belief in the EB on anyone or criticize people who do not believe in the EB as being unprincipled or immoral. They do not attempt to demand that government pay homage to the EB or give special consideration to his disciples and supporters. The Easter Bunny is never credited with being the creator of everything that exists.

Those who don’t worship the EB are never harassed at home, at school or at work, and they are not constantly pestered about why they do not believe in the Easter Bunny by those who do.

I already live quite happily without gods and religions. I’m only bothered by them when religionists bother me with them. Especially when they get tyrannical about so-called blasphemy (something which they also hypocritically do to religions other than their own).

Keep in mind, at present, followers of the Easter bunny do not start wars, mutilate children, oppress women and gays, interfere with science, and cause psychological damage to untold numbers of people because of guilt and disgust at being human. God and the Easter bunny are truly the same in the mind of an atheist, but the followers of god and the Easter bunny are not.

For a long time religion has been “in our faces” and given an unwarranted privileged position, where criticism is not allowed. Blasphemy makes the point that religion should be as open to criticism as any other idea. It’s unfortunate if that upsets you, but try to imagine it from the point of view of dealing with someone else’s religion. Or an angry Easter Bunny!

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OrglingLlama says... April 17, 2018 at 2:07 a.m.

*reads Jerk Tirdmore the 2nd's latest attempt at cogent rationalization*
*realizes that it's the same idiocy that JT2 has been spouting for a while and furthermore, it doesn't even address the subject that was brought up*

Well folks, here it is. Read it in all of its glory. JT2 decided to sit in front of his computer and write something so mind-numbingly stupid that it can't be mocked. That's quite an achievement. You have managed to string together a list of words that make absolutely no sense to anyone with more than 40 IQ points, yet it all makes sense to you.

Drink it in, folks. Because no matter where you drift in this wide, wide world of the Internet, what JT2 has splattered here will remain with you always. It is, indeed, the stupidest thing you will read this week.

And it's only Monday!

Congratulations, JT2. If you care to come collect your No-Prize, it will be awaiting down front.

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JakeTidmore says... April 17, 2018 at 5:56 a.m.

OL - After reading your stink bomb missive, it's obvious that you live in a chamber with little or no oxygen available.
Fortunately, I recognize the tell-tale anonymity factor that indicates you're a coward troll who hides behind a fake name. In other words - a loser.
Indeed, I must remember to ignore your posts from now on. Bye,so long, and good riddance.

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JIMBOB47 says... April 17, 2018 at 6:52 a.m.

It's pretty obvious to me that too many people have nothing better to do than sit 'behind their computer screens' and spout criticism at ANY other comment to which they disagree. Opinions of substance are expected. Vile comments attacking EVERYONE only shows the rest of the readers that you want attention and will do anything to get it. OK, we get it. Why don't you try something POSITIVE once in awhile?

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JakeTidmore says... April 17, 2018 at 7:13 a.m.

Could it be blasphemy against Easter Bunny on OL's part?? (Or were his Easter eggs particularly stagnant this year?)

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OrglingLlama says... April 17, 2018 at 7:47 a.m.

BILLYJOERAYBOB (IQ - 47),

I'm glad it's obvious to you. I thought I would have to draw a picture for the slower among us, but since you seem to have gotten it, I won't have to do that. A happy "Cheerio" to you!

JT2: Electric Jerkaloo - When you're a jerk to everybody else, you don't get to complain when somebody is a jerk back to you. You might want to adjust your life accordingly. You are no more real to me than God is to you.

After watching liberals and Democrats shoot at and kill Republicans and conservatives, you better believe I'm staying behind a nom de plume. (That's a fancy word for a fake name, JT2 sweetie. You might want to look into the history of that). You seem like the kind of person who is first in line to go after a person, only to find somewhere else to go when you discover there's no longer a line behind you. I fully expect you to report all my posts in this thread, so your calling me a coward is ironically delicious. If you were truly interested in having a discussion (as Billy Joe Ray Bob intimated above), then the first thing you would have asked would have been: What makes what I said so stupid? Instead, you dug up some lame old personal attack because my views don't fit with your own, therefore I am wrong and worthy of being attacked.

And that is why I am going to do what I used to do with your father, Jerk Tirdmore the Lesser, what I'm doing to you: flushing the best part of you down the toilet. Much like your mother probably did...

Anyway, a cheerful "Cheerio" to you, too! See you in the funny papers!

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BOLTAR says... April 17, 2018 at 8:10 a.m.

Anyone who has read the writings about Paul Bunyan and the miracles described therein must recognize his existence as a god. Certainly there is as much independent proof of Bunyan's godhood as that of any other, unless one foolishly thinks miracle stories are not proof of reality.

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JakeTidmore says... April 17, 2018 at 9:34 a.m.

OL - Pardon me if I don't agree with you. If I did so, both of us would be wrong.

(So you admit to being scared of liberals?! Wow! That's a surefire reason to quake and quiver behind a pseudonym. Truly Julie!)

LMAO

Go Rob.....and sink no more.

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3WorldState1 says... April 17, 2018 at 11:13 a.m.

Jake hit it out of the park.
While there were hundreds, if not thousands, of people names Jesus back in the day, there may have been a super cool, flaming liberal Jesus spouting his "teachings". But if you are asking me to believe Mary was "magically" impregnated (by who? Jesus himself? Her own son?) and gave birth to this Jesus? Sorry. Not buying it. That I will need proof of.
Go read the histories of all religions and get back to us.
Religions - They are either all right, or all wrong.

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JakeTidmore says... April 17, 2018 at 12:43 p.m.

Since Trump's loyal uphill gardeners are so enamored with powermonger Valdimir Vladimirovich Putin, Russia's slick modern-day tsar, maybe they'll appreciate this Russian proverb: Вертит языком, что корова хвостом. (He twirls his tongue as the cow twirls his tail.)
For those interested in hippity-hopping with Easter Bunny acolytes, one word of warning: do not mention the great schism over eating the tail or the ears first on chocolate bunnies or the ancient disagreement over real eggs versus egg substitutes. Terrible mischief and misunderstanding if you go there.

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