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User Info: bratt100

bratt100
4 years ago#1
Before I started posting here I was much more abrasive, I took many comments from theists as an attack. To be clear I still believe the things I did months ago in regards to religion but the people behind it I see as people now instead of labels.

I was quick to judge those based on their beliefs and Ive come to realize that the fringe does not in any way represent the majority. You guys did that and I think it helped make me a better person.

So indirectly religion has made me re-evaluate those who I perceived to be antagonists.

Thanks everybody (not everybody, you know who you are)
"If the victim was a mute, then she shouldn't really be out alone."- OrangeWizard on rape

User Info: TheRealJiraiya

TheRealJiraiya
4 years ago#2
bratt100 posted...
not everybody


:'(
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. -Plato
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User Info: bratt100

bratt100
4 years ago#3
Don't worry mate, your one of the good ones.

There are 3 and I'm sure most know who they are.
"If the victim was a mute, then she shouldn't really be out alone."- OrangeWizard on rape

User Info: LastManStanding

LastManStanding
4 years ago#4
Congratulations, I am happy for you.
Divine Mercy - God Loves you as a sinner.
Christ Said: Before the Day of Justice, I am sending the Day of Mercy. (Diary 1588) Day of Mercy was declared in 2000

User Info: Faust_8

Faust_8
4 years ago#5
I feel the same way--came here years ago as a strong atheist (probably an "angstheist") and now I'm a weak atheist/agnostic atheist/non-theist that is a lot more soft-spoken about religion.
You are the universe
Expressing itself as a human, for a little while

User Info: Hustle Kong

Hustle Kong
4 years ago#6
I went through that same process. It's nice, because we tend to associate with people close to our own views. This place helps us open up our sometimes narrow experience.
Shooting Game never die.
It prays that the clover of luck be always in your mind.

User Info: Moorish_Idol

Moorish_Idol
4 years ago#7
I've noticed you became less abrasive as the days went by, bratt. We've all gone through that phase, and I'm glad to see you've had an opportunity to rethink things.

User Info: C_Mat

C_Mat
4 years ago#8
Though this board has never exactly made me reconsider being a Christian, it has forced me to think about my beliefs more logically and learn how to explain myself better- for which I will always be grateful to you guys.
http://youtu.be/gmnSnNC8UJk

User Info: OrangeWizard

OrangeWizard
4 years ago#9
Several humiliating mental beat-downs usually causes one to grow up.
Trolling and making valid arguments are not mutually exclusive things.

User Info: bratt100

bratt100
4 years ago#10
Here's another cookie for you OW.
*gives him a cookie*
"If the victim was a mute, then she shouldn't really be out alone."- OrangeWizard on rape
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