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  •  You also can't prove God does not exist. (0+ / 0-)

    Upon which, I assume, your entire philosophy is based.

    If the Virgin Mary were alive and pregnant and living in Texas today, Rick Perry would find a way to deny her WIC and Medicaid. equalitymaine.org

    by commonmass on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 04:23:00 PM PDT

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    •  well then you assume too much and it appears (2+ / 0-)
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      your constant assumptions have proved the old cliche.

      No one can prove a negative but that doesn't mean we must embrace a notion of god.  It also does not mean that one must root their belief on whether or not god exists.  However, the self identification and embrace of a religious label generally does indicate a belief system rooted in and contingent on the belief of god.

      •  Look, I have contributed too much now to a (0+ / 0-)

        diary which I find offensive. That pains me. Why? Because this COULD have been an interesting discussion. I would love this started in an environment that does not include the graphic equivalent of an incindiary device. I would love to host it on Anglican Kossacks, with some atheists and some theologians. In a really safe space, where people are considerate. Myself included.

        If the Virgin Mary were alive and pregnant and living in Texas today, Rick Perry would find a way to deny her WIC and Medicaid. equalitymaine.org

        by commonmass on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 05:22:52 PM PDT

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