Reductio ad absurdum, or "I want"

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    The Webster definition is amusing as it contains the archaic, which is always helpful in having a fuller understanding of things.

    Definition of atheism
    archaic : ungodliness, wickedness

    2 a : a disbelief in the existence of deity
    b : the doctrine that there is no deity​



    a disbelief is not the same as non belief. I do not live out my life attempting to disprove the existence of the supernatural. I usually do not even consider it, until others inject it into conversation or argument. Using parody and mockery to highlight the inane beliefs of my fellow citizens can be mistaken for an agenda, or ideology, or philosophical stance, but the reality is I just don't care. If people kept their beliefs to themselves -- but I ask the impossible. The whole point of most beliefs appears to be to show others how good, righteous, or whatever one is. Why else discuss something so personal and private?
     
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    You must have missed the parody angle. It's okay. You seem to be determined to score points with yourself.

    Well Bravo! :clap2: Bravo! :clap2:
     
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    Mod soc? Come again?
     
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    Dismissive deflection, got it. Any more rationalizations and justifications you'd like to revel in?
     
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    So you start a thread on the very thing and complain about it when challenged.....

    LOL

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    An interesting question you should probably be asking yourself. :beer:
     
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    Is that how you see it? :rofl:
     
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    One. Why do your posts suck?
     
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    Yep.
     
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    LOL

    Losing the purpose of his debate and goes cheesy on us....

    LOL
     

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