How should I respond to my family and relatives when they wish me "Merry Christmas?"
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14-11-2012, 05:51 PM
RE: Why against Christmas?
(14-11-2012 04:24 PM)Archipater Wrote:  ...so far most of the comments I have seen are just saying that we're in cahoots with theists and that we're not true atheists for thinking this way.

Then we haven't been reading the same comments.

Most I read said "so what, who cares?"

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14-11-2012, 05:55 PM
RE: fuck this title
(14-11-2012 05:46 PM)Free Thought Wrote:  
(14-11-2012 05:44 PM)Archipater Wrote:  Okay, you got me. My apologies for my incorrect accusations. Now explain how we are "tools of the state" lol. I would really like to know.
Frankly I am more interested in knowing what state.
Obviously the Obama-led, crypto-fascist, Kenyan, socialist, anti-American state that's in bed with the rapacious, Christian right, WalMart retailing cabal. Duh.

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14-11-2012, 06:12 PM
RE: Why against Christmas?
(14-11-2012 05:51 PM)DLJ Wrote:  
(14-11-2012 04:24 PM)Archipater Wrote:  ...so far most of the comments I have seen are just saying that we're in cahoots with theists and that we're not true atheists for thinking this way.

Then we haven't been reading the same comments.

Most I read said "so what, who cares?"

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I think you left out the "Those who disagree..." part at the beginning of my sentence. I was specifically referring to "most of the comments" coming from those who say or imply that we should not associate ourselves with Christmas. I am fully aware that most of the comments on this thread take indifferent positions.
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14-11-2012, 06:15 PM
RE: fuck this title
(14-11-2012 05:55 PM)Chas Wrote:  
(14-11-2012 05:46 PM)Free Thought Wrote:  Frankly I am more interested in knowing what state.
Obviously the Obama-led, crypto-fascist, Kenyan, socialist, anti-American state that's in bed with the rapacious, Christian right, WalMart retailing cabal. Duh.
Well, I'm not exactly a fan of America, people aren't bad, I just don't like the way it looks...

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14-11-2012, 06:28 PM
RE: fuck this title
(14-11-2012 06:15 PM)Free Thought Wrote:  
(14-11-2012 05:55 PM)Chas Wrote:  Obviously the Obama-led, crypto-fascist, Kenyan, socialist, anti-American state that's in bed with the rapacious, Christian right, WalMart retailing cabal. Duh.
Well, I'm not exactly a fan of America, people aren't bad, I just don't like the way it looks...
Better check your irony detector; is the fuse blown? Consider

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14-11-2012, 06:34 PM
RE: fuck this title
(14-11-2012 06:15 PM)Free Thought Wrote:  
(14-11-2012 05:55 PM)Chas Wrote:  Obviously the Obama-led, crypto-fascist, Kenyan, socialist, anti-American state that's in bed with the rapacious, Christian right, WalMart retailing cabal. Duh.
Well, I'm not exactly a fan of America, people aren't bad, I just don't like the way it looks...
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14-11-2012, 06:54 PM
RE: fuck this title
(14-11-2012 06:28 PM)Chas Wrote:  
(14-11-2012 06:15 PM)Free Thought Wrote:  Well, I'm not exactly a fan of America, people aren't bad, I just don't like the way it looks...
Better check your irony detector; is the fuse blown? Consider

I checked my fusebox, nothing out of the ordinary, aside from what I think was a skink taking refuge from the rain...

I'm sure my irony detector is still functional..

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14-11-2012, 07:04 PM
RE: How should I respond to "Merry Christmas?"
Bah! Humbug! ... At least that's what I do. Drinking Beverage

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14-11-2012, 07:23 PM
RE: How should I respond to ..."Merry Christmas?"
Seeing as it appears to be time for the ludicrous responses, see what their reaction is to "Get off my lawn! Damn carolers!"

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