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Unlike the vast majority of posts in this, and other threads concerned with similar subject matter, your posts seem to be concerned with inciting contempt and or ridicule toward others on the ground of their religious belief. As if its cool to do so. This post for instance, seems to imply that those who engage in a religious belief do so because they are more likely to be bats**t crazy, insane, incorrent, contradictory members of the community who lack intellect. Do you want to clarify, or correct such an inference?
Does Falou actual worship at a church or does he just go to his folks place to listen to his dad hang s*** on people he doesn't like?
 

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Does Falou actual worship at a church or does he just go to his folks place to listen to his dad hang s*** on people he doesn't like?
If I'm not mistaken, the Cool ones post was broad, so as to apply to an entire class of persons on the ground of a religious belief.
No I don't agree with what Folau tweeted. No I don't agree with his views on homsexuals. No I don't agree with his view on the Catholic church.
 

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I'm all for contempt and casting ridicule on the belief in an omnipresent, omniscience, judgmental creator, the whole saga has reeked of a bulls**t story from the start.
 

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I'm all for contempt and casting ridicule on the belief in an omnipresent, omniscience, judgmental creator, the whole saga has reeked of a bulls**t story from the start.
Are you also all for inciting contempt and ridicule towards those who choose to engage in such beliefs?
 

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Unlike the vast majority of posts in this, and other threads concerned with similar subject matter, your posts seem to be concerned with inciting contempt and or ridicule toward others on the ground of their religious belief. As if its cool to do so. This post for instance, seems to imply that those who engage in a religious belief do so because they are more likely to be bats**t crazy, insane, incorrent, contradictory members of the community who lack intellect. Do you want to clarify, or correct such an inference?
Wow you sound salty and triggered, relax a bit and don't be so upset.

I do not incite contempt or ridicule, I have no need to. The tales of talking donkeys, talking bushes on fire, splitting a sea, resurrecting a bloke after three days, virgin birth, a bloke going inside a wale and coming back out. Those stories are ridiculous in and of itself, the source material is ridiculous in and of itself.

As I said before, just like people who listen to music by Bieber has a target audience (of pre-teen girls and teenagers in general), the ridiculously violent and demonstrably false stories of the bible would have a target audience.

To put yourself in such a state of mind to believe in those ridiculous stories as true, it is entirely reasonable and rational to imply that the target audience has similar traits to the targeted material. It isn't an "inference" to say that the kind of people who would believe and follow these kind of stories would exhibit similar characteristics of these stories, it is the most logical thing to do. If you think this is inciting then you are way too delicate and melodramatic

If you don't like it, tough, maybe you should learn to just accept other people's opinions for once, since you want everyone to put up with other people's religious beliefs, maybe you should realise it's a two way street
 

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I'm assuming the training process is about as taxing as the one that allowed Hunter Thompson to call himself a Minister for the Church of the New Truth.
From what I've heard, it's just about paying a lot of money to enroll in those "courses" that make you qualify, in the end it isn't training, being a pastor in those churches is just a title you buy with cash
 

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From what I've heard, it's just about paying a lot of money to enroll in those "courses" that make you qualify, in the end it isn't training, being a pastor in those churches is just a title you buy with cash
That's why they want $10 mil, their cash cow is absolutely damaged goods, no code anywhere in the world will touch now, and without Folau they're nothing.
 

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Wow you sound salty and triggered, relax a bit and don't be so upset.

I do not incite contempt or ridicule, I have no need to. The tales of talking donkeys, talking bushes on fire, splitting a sea, resurrecting a bloke after three days, virgin birth, a bloke going inside a wale and coming back out. Those stories are ridiculous in and of itself, the source material is ridiculous in and of itself.

As I said before, just like people who listen to music by Bieber has a target audience (of pre-teen girls and teenagers in general), the ridiculously violent and demonstrably false stories of the bible would have a target audience.

To put yourself in such a state of mind to believe in those ridiculous stories as true, it is entirely reasonable and rational to imply that the target audience has similar traits to the targeted material. It isn't an "inference" to say that the kind of people who would believe and follow these kind of stories would exhibit similar characteristics of these stories, it is the most logical thing to do. If you think this is inciting then you are way too delicate and melodramatic

If you don't like it, tough, maybe you should learn to just accept other people's opinions for once, since you want everyone to put up with other people's religious beliefs, maybe you should realise it's a two way street
It has nothing to do with expressing opinion. It doesn't matter what I like or don't like. It doesn't even matter what your motive was/is. The only thing that matters is whether your comment or group of comments could reasonably be inferred as inciting ridicule. keep that in mind next time your being a cool dude.
 

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Are you also all for inciting contempt and ridicule towards those who choose to engage in such beliefs?
Yes!

I have been through this before so I'll give the abridged version- All for it in online discussions such as this one, this is what a thread like this and alike are started for ie. to discuss and critically/logically put forward points of view. I would never and do not engage in such activity overtly in online forums not set aside for said discussion or in the flesh and blood world. If you come to an online discussion like this one you should expect to get challenged.
 

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It has nothing to do with expressing opinion. It doesn't matter what I like or don't like. It doesn't even matter what your motive was/is. The only thing that matters is whether your comment or group of comments could reasonably be inferred as inciting ridicule. keep that in mind next time your being a cool dude.
What a pointless post that is

Thinking I am "inciting ridicule" is entirely your opinion. Btw, your opinion is wrong

If I say Justin Bieber's music sucks, it doesn't mean I'm inciting ridicule and hatred on Beliebers, I just think Bieber music sucks. It's called an opinion

Seems like my opinion hit a nerve of yours and you're crying about it because it hurt your delicate little soul, that's all I'm seeing here. I am very sorry if a few words managed to hurt you so deep
 

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What a pointless post that is

Thinking I am "inciting ridicule" is entirely your opinion. Btw, your opinion is wrong

If I say Justin Bieber's music sucks, it doesn't mean I'm inciting ridicule and hatred on Beliebers, I just think Bieber music sucks. It's called an opinion

Seems like my opinion hit a nerve of yours and you're crying about it because it hurt your delicate little soul, that's all I'm seeing here. I am very sorry if a few words managed to hurt you so deep
As pointless as my post may have appeared to the likes of a utterly cool Einstein such as yourself , if your Victorian, go and familiarize yourself with Sections 8 to 12 of the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act.

Stay cool.
 

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As pointless as my post may have appeared to the likes of a utterly cool Einstein such as yourself , if your Victorian, go and familiarize yourself with Sections 8 to 12 of the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act.

Stay cool.
I'm not sure you should go tell other people to read things when this is now like the third time you've spelt you're as "your". You should familiarize yourself with a 2nd grade English grammar text book

Btw I'm very familiar with the anti-discrimination laws in this country
 

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Next time you post, please be aware that you are inciting ridicule to yourself by spelling like a pre-schooler

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Well, that's to be expected isn't it? After all, according to you, those that engage in religious activity are more likely to be bats**t crazy, insane, incorrent, contradictory members of the community who lack intellect. That is what you said.
 

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Well, that's to be expected isn't it? After all, according to you, those that engage in religious activity are more likely to be bats**t crazy, insane, incorrent, contradictory members of the community who lack intellect. That is what you said.
I didn't spell it like that but if that's what you yourself think and that's what you're trying to prove, then you're doing a darn good job. Well done
 

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I didn't spell it like that but if that's what you yourself think and that's what you're trying to prove, then you're doing a darn good job. Well done
No your spelling was indeed perfect and clear; just like the inference that can be reasonably drawn from your comments.
 
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Why didn’t you just say that riddler?
I’d hate to see what you’d be like when asked what you wanted for dinner?
Same reason I referred to your soap box as a pulpit - Issys old man shares a similar level of tolerance to your good self.


Would you support a crowd funding campaign for Josiah Folau to sue the Catholic Church for unfair dismissal/reinstatement?
The contract of employment would again be central yes/no?
 
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