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Stupid things the religious say
#76

Stupid things the religious say
A guy on twitter a day or two ago said that when you masturbate you're actually having sex with demons and impregnating them and making more demons. Dodgy
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#77

Stupid things the religious say
(10-26-2019, 01:05 PM)Unsapien Wrote: A guy on twitter a day or two ago said that when you masturbate you're actually having sex with demons and impregnating them and making more demons. Dodgy

Sounds like he has quite the fantasy life.
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#78

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(10-26-2019, 01:05 PM)Unsapien Wrote: A guy on twitter a day or two ago said that when you masturbate you're actually having sex with demons and impregnating them and making more demons. Dodgy

 Really.I didn't know that. Good thing I wasn't aware at 14.   

The priests didn't say anything stupid about masturbation, such as "you'll go blind" . Indeedly doodly not, they only said it's a mortal sin and if you haven't confessed you're going straight to hell . Perfectly reasonable and compassionate. Tongue

At 16 I found this book "The Psychology Of Sex" by Havelock Ellis. (1859-1939) . He said  it's the abnormal boys who DON'T masturbate. He said it's impossible to masturbate too much . Now THAT was a big relief. 

Havelock Ellis was a bit like the curate's egg. He also claimed homosexuality  is a perversion , and explained how it can be cured.   As this was 1963 that sounded about right to me ,as a 16 year old chronically catholic schoolboy .  This was at the time when homosexual acts were  illegal and 'poofter bashing' was a national sport. 


As John Spong says, Churches are in the guilt and control business.
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#79

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christian author: atheists are pompous prigs & loud and nasty, unapologetic and in your face
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(10-27-2019, 12:59 AM)Phaedrus Wrote: christian author: atheists are pompous prigs & loud and nasty, unapologetic and in your face

 My irony metre just broke.  Tongue
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(10-27-2019, 01:17 AM)grympy Wrote:  My irony metre just broke.

A metre?  Perhaps your irony was stretched too far.   Big Grin
No gods necessary
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#82

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I still get, "We wish you would go to church and at least try it again." once in a while from my parents.  Never ends.
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(10-30-2019, 06:33 AM)Logisch Wrote: I still get, "We wish you would go to church and at least try it again." once in a while from my parents.  Never ends.

I used to get the same from my parents for a while after I came out as an atheist in 1985. Ironically, now whenever a family member has a question about religion, they come to me for answers, knowing that as an autodidact I have extensive knowledge on religions as well as a private library with 500+ books on religion.
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#84

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'Evolution is just a theory.'

'Noah only took the baby animals.'

'There are no contradictions in the bible.'

'Islam is a religion of peace.'

'People lived a lot longer back then.'

'Come to church on Sunday, you might enjoy it.'
He loves me?  Facepalm
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#85

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Pastor claims he has seen aborted fetuses hug Jesus in heaven
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#86

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(11-03-2019, 03:30 PM)Phaedrus Wrote: Pastor claims he has seen aborted fetuses hug Jesus in heaven

That was probably caused by his rampant drug use if anything.
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#87

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When I was in grade school (third grade I think), we had a discussion on Christ's resurrection. The nun who taught religion remarked that non-believers tried to dismiss the Resurrection, claiming that the Apostles had merely stolen Jesus' body from the tomb under cover of darkness. "This was impossible," she continued, "because one of Pilate's soldiers guarding the tomb had a gun."  Facepalm
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#88

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(11-04-2019, 01:32 PM)Gwaithmir Wrote:  "because one of Pilate's soldiers guarding the tomb had a gun."  Facepalm

LOL
He loves me?  Facepalm
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#89

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(11-04-2019, 01:36 PM)NorthernBen Wrote:
(11-04-2019, 01:32 PM)Gwaithmir Wrote:  "because one of Pilate's soldiers guarding the tomb had a gun."  Facepalm

LOL

A clear indication that the nun was Irish   Tongue
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#90

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NRA Nazareth donated the guns to keep our Saviour safe while he was dead.
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