You can be skeptical and friendly at the same time.
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Hemant Mehta is the chair of Foundation Beyond Belief and a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago. He began writing the Friendly Atheist blog in 2006. His latest book is called The Young Atheist's Survival Guide.
Love the ending.
I wish I could say this conversation was a hopelessly unrealistic caricature. Sadly, it matches far too many of my discussions with conservative Christians.
I don’t hate lizard people, some of my best friends are lizard people. Why should lizard people get special rights?
What special rights are lizard people asking for here? To go to a library that everyone else can go to? That’s not a “special” right- that’s just a right.
That was sarcasm
Seriously? This is pathetic. If this reflects majority thinking, or what passes for witting humor, among most atheists, then you will be self-segregated in an cultural atheist ghetto in an otherwise pluralistic society.
So, you love the sound of your voice in the echo chamber so much you don’t care for the fact that you’re yelling nonsense.
Projection. Look it up.
No need. I see it here every day. But it does bring a smile for you to think I’m in my own self-segregated echo chamber here.
It’s like you speak and make sentences and all, but you don’t even know what the words mean.
Still trolling? Jesus, what a bitter baby.
Oh, and the comic precisely matches the arguments you support. Enjoy, Lying Bigot.
He’s trolling for jebus because his holy book of bullshit allows him to.
Stop the H8. Start with yourself.
Oh look, he made the word “hate” out of an “h” and the number “8″, too bad it’s not something smarter than something kids use.
I borrowed it from the leftists who, unlike you, are in denial of their bigotry.
Try speaking in something other than clichés.
Sorry, trying to speak your native language. How else can it come out except in cliches?
I don’t know what you’re talking about. I avoid clichés like the plague.
Well done sir (ma’am?).
You hate atheists so much yet you spend so much time here. Curious.
Oh, I don’t hate anyone. But I am fascinated by your abject hatred for others, especially Christians, and the masterful way you disguise it from yourself with righteous indignation.
I really hope this is sarcasm.
Of course you do.
I don’t hate Christians. I just disagree with their lifestyle choice.
So your objection is to the alleged motivations* of those who criticize your bigotry, not to the bigotry itself. You’re the rapist who complains that the police have “kidnapped” him when he gets arrested.
*weird how all bigoted neocons think they’re psychic and can tell what people are “really” thinking, even when it doesn’t match their stance or actions. Moron.
Neocon? And you accuse others or mind reading?
I think you confuse “hate” with “point-and-laugh.”
I love this place. Whenever I get nostalgic for those great Jr. High lunch room conversations, I just drop in here.
Thanks for playing Uncle Mike!
Thanks for the ad hominem!
Wow. Coming from a pro like you that means a lot to me.
Feel free to provide evidence of my using an argumentum ad hominem as a way of negating the truth of someone’s comment.
Operators are standing by.
Nah, I’ll just point and laugh.
Okay then, I’ll just put you down for “No Evidence Given.” Thanks!
Tu quoque, ad infinitum. Or something like that.
Evidence? What are you talking about? For what is it that you seek evidence?
Do you require citations too? MLA format?
Wow. Normally I get dinner before I get fucked around with.
Does the truth butthurt you so much?
Limited library, limited thinking.
H.M., Nordog is still trolling. It’s all he can do, since he can’t win a debate with the nonexistent merits of his arguments.
This reminds me of a friend who unfriended me on facebook because i told him he was a fucking hyppocrite. The guy is a vegan, he was circulating a petition to ban horse meat, when i asked him why he wanted to prevent me from eating it (it’s really yummy btw) he responded that he wasn’t trying to do so. I pointed out the flaw in his logic, not personnaly denying me the right to enjoy a meal i like while supporting groups that will prevent me from getting the main ingredient, he just started to call me names and unfriended me.
Not the cleanest of swipes at Chick-fil-a; some of his other comics in the archives are much better. (The one from 2011-12-19 is one of my favorites.)
“Wow. Normally I get dinner before I get fucked around with.”
Ha. Good one.
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