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Ladywriter

It's all cake

Think of religions like cake.

On the outside it looks so appealing that you just have to have a piece. The frosting and piping and elaborate decorations are the things that particular religion shows off to the world. Beautiful architecture, holidays, ceremonies and messages of love and peace.

Some people window shop before they pick a cake, but most eat their parent's cake during childhood and get used to eating that particular cake and are satisfied with it.

You didn't bake the cake so you aren't going to know what ingredients went into the cake unless you look at the recipe. Some people need to know what they're eating because some things are toxic to them, some people want to know what they're eating so they can choose what goes in their body, some people don't care what the cake is made of.

The recipe for your religion cake is the religions holy text and history. Some people look at the recipe and reject the cake, some people decide to only lick the frosting, and some people shovel the cake in their face anyway.

The health nut who looks at the recipes and concludes All cake is full of seriously bad shit! is the anti-theist. The frosting lickers are your moderates. They want the pretty and the sweet, they deliberately fill up on frosting before they get to the cake so they eat less of it. They don't like all the ingredients so they're selective about the bites they take. The one shoveling it in like Goku at a buffet is your fundamentalist. They know their cake has some hard core shit in it, but its the best and everyone should eat it!

The problem with cake is it has the potential to make you sick. Someone with a peanut/genocide allergy isn't going to dive into that cake. Over eating or excessive amounts of cake over time can have negative health consequences. It could lead to diabetes/ a defective set of morals.

Ladywriter

I am sick of seeing this ignorance passed around like its a good thing. It is not.

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Religious moderates cherry pick their scriptures.

Religious moderates provide the platform for so called extremists (those that take scripture literally) to stand up on,*Ours is a religion of peace*

They are the shield the nutters hide behind *We're not all like that*.

Moderates accept no responsibility for the actions of their kind abusing, raping and killing in the name of or under the protection of their religion.

The religious patron continues to give money/time/credibility to organizations that continuously abuse and kill women, children, homosexuals and the enemies of their deity.

It is gross disassociation to say "Well that guy was of my religion and did bad shit because of my religion but we're not all like that our religion is great."

I know not every Jesus believer is WBC I know not all Muslims want to blow shit up.

The problem is that the normal people and the crazy people are getting their beliefs and morals from the SAME fucking source, they are worshiping the SAME bloodthirsty god, they will all be together in their afterlife scenario.

Those fucking nuts are your people literally representing your religion and your holy texts. You are them -no matter how liberally you take religion yourself- you are them, they exist because you support the religion and allow it to continue even indoctrinating your own children!

fuck you

grow up and look at this shit like an adult

Ladywriter

I dislike people pushing their religion into secular causes, especially when religion is a main cause of the problem.

One of the gay rights activist pages I support posted an image with a cross in front of the equal sign. All the self proclaimed Christians responded with praise. I wanted to puke. It is religion, their holy scriptures that are the primary force for inequality for the gay community. People who claim to be Christian and do not follow their scriptures aren't, they're cherry pickers monopolizing on horrific mythology. I said nothing, I want to respect people with whom I fight the good fight, but the posting admin and commenters are forever diminished in my eyes. They flashed their ignorance like a dick in public and were ever so thrilled to do so. Puketastick. Thankfully one of the A pages was able to counter the image later

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The uh um duh didn't end there. An animal rights group posted an image with some gods creatures bullshit, a pic of the very same animals the Jews slaughtered for paint. Yeah god loves animals especially with their throats slit. Hello Stupidtown, reality calling.

And just to be a freak some asshole calls The Talking Dead and starts reading Bible passages. For fucks sake really? Is there NOTHING that can be free of religious assholes??? A motherfucking zombie show and the Christholes gotta jump in on that shit.

All you ignorant fucks go read a science or history book, better yet both. Fuck you have a shitty day.

Ladywriter

http://youtu.be/sillEgUHGC4

There, now you've seen it too. I tried three times to watch it and couldn't get to the end, finally this morning I read the transcript to get through it. Again I was struck by how religion poisons everything.

The body of the piece is homage to the hard work and rugged lives of those that put our food on our tables and its lovely. I worked dairy farms the latter half of my teens and I know the work that goes into the milk you pour over your cereal. Farmers should be saluted for the role they play in our society. The thing is; not all farmers believe in the Christian god, some of them accept evolution is how we got here. To suggest to them that they were created to live a hard life shows the cruelty of your god. To suggest they didn't choose to be farmers, that it was part of a plan, diminishes the individual that made the choice to work to feed others. What could have been inspiring was insulting to about one in five Americans. Those 18 yrs old or over identifying as nones has reached 17.8% of our population and continues to rise. Beating folks over the head with gawd may not be the most intelligent advertising move, unless of course you don't want the business of the sect you're isolating; in that case preach away, but you will be lost in the channel surf and never see their money line your pockets. Promoting creationism isn't helpful in a country struggling to keep up in the academic, scientific, technological, medical etc world. We need scientifically literate people to inherit this country to deal with the mismanagement of our resources and the health and safety of our people.

Let's try this another way, putting the power where it really belongs.

We the People looked upon our beautiful country and said, We need a caretaker." So some Americans embraced the challenge and became farmers.

We the people said said, "I need somebody willing to get up before dawn, milk cows,

work all day in the field, milk cows again, eat supper, then go to town

and stay past midnight at a meeting of the school board." So caring Americans became

farmers.

We the People said, "I need somebody willing to sit up all night with a newborn

colt and watch it die, then dry his eyes and say,'Maybe next year,' I

need somebody who can shape an ax handle from an ash tree, shoe a horse

with hunk of car tire, who can make a harness out hay wire, feed sacks

and shoe scraps. Who, during planting time and harvest season will

finish his 40-hour week by Tuesday noon and then, paining from tractor

back, put in another 72 hours." So resilient Americans became farmers.

We the People said, "I need somebody strong enough to clear trees and heave bales,

yet gentle enough to yean lambs and wean pigs and tend the pink-comb

pullets, who will stop his mower for an hour to splint the leg of a

meadowlark."

It had to be somebody who'd plow deep and straight and not cut corners.

Somebody to seed, weed, feed, breed, and brake, and disk, and plow, and

plant, and tie the fleece and strain the milk, . Somebody who'd bale a

family together with the soft, strong bonds of sharing, who would laugh,

and then sigh and then reply with smiling eyes when his son says that

he wants to spend his life doing what Dad does. "So some American families become farmers."

Much nicer when you give back the power to the people who choose a career in agriculture because they want to feed you. See, no deity required.

Ladywriter

Surrounded by a puzzling and often frightening world, people from almost every culture have come to trust in the improvable and supernatural. Here Richard Dawkins remembers when he broke with this pattern and became an atheist.

http://youtu.be/Sm220Q5wks4

sadly I must put my faith in humanity and hope that there is enough good in our species to keep us going -_-



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