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for having the principle to stand up for what he believed in. on the other hand, what a shit thing to have such strong principles about!
makes me think - if the general population felt as passionately about important things (poverty aids hunger blah blah blah) as the religious folks feel about their ridiculous beliefs then we could achieve so much.
are you joking or just a bit thick?
I think it would take a lot more effort to make a positive difference than it does to take a stupid stand against something. So even if he directed his 'passion' in a different direction he still wouldn't be achieving much.
Religion's forced upon the public in so many ways - preachers in the streets etc, yet atheist messages "offend" people who are religious? MTFU and get on with it.
his beliefs ARE ridicUlous.
of course, if you think you can convince me that the whole christianity thing isn't ridiculous then by all means have a go.
He has acted in a totally unprofessional manner.
it's not the name of the Christian (Catholicism, in this situation, is not a unique religion) God. also, allah is arabic for God. it's not the a different word nor is it a different god. and, arguably, judaism, christianity, and islam share the same god but interpret its worship differently
You do realise that Catholics and Christians are one and the same thing... Catholicism is just a denomination of Christianity.
Anyway, they're not "taking the piss" they're making a perfectly logical stand for what they (by "they", I mean atheists) believe in - or perhaps more accurately, what they don't believe in.
It says GOD.
It doesn't specify which God, so technically it could mean any God from any religion.
So STFU please
more to offer a different viewpoint, an antithesis to all the 'join jesus!' 'love your god!' messages everywhere. They don't offend me, why should this be seen as offensive?
oh, btw, are you catholic?
it's just i can't get my head around why you believe it's got anything to do specifically with Catholicism
i love it when trolls have a bit of passion
oh no, what have i bothered doing!?
THIS COUNTRYS GONE MNTAL
This is why I bloody hate Christians, you're all so obsessed with your own viewpoint you won't or can't accept any other. MAYBE God doesn't exist, who will ever really know for sure?! Why can we not propose that that is a possibility? Christ on a bike [sorry if that's showing disrespect at all, if it's any consolation, I'm sure if Jesus could ride a bike he'd ride it well]
in the difference between a Catholic and a Christian. This wasn't aimed specifically at the Catholic denomination as far as I can tell. I also don't see why it would be found offensive.
Anyway it was a bit of a tongue in cheek exercise designed as a counterpoint to Christian slogan advertising.
"if they don't belive in God they obviously wouldn't believe in Allah, Mohammed or any of the other major religion's Gods, but they would never put anything against these gods on their posters"
ARRRGGG. OF COURSE THEY WOULDN'T. It's not because they're "scared of muslims", it's because christian morality is still deeply rooted in british society, much moreso than "Islam morality". It is in integral part of the country whereas islam is a minority. If they made posters saying "mohammed is shit" it would be a direct and pointless attack on a minority group who already feel oppressed. It's completely different on a "socio-relative" scale. ARRGGG.