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Incase there is any doubt, I would make it clear that I am an ex-christian, atheist, and have been for more years than I care to remember. I have no serious beef with christianity, as taught in the four gospels, but I have many disagreements with the hate teaching of Saul/Paul, and those fanatics who follow it.

  • Why do so many people ask questions in R&S, that are either irrelevant,?

    or that could be answered in minutes with a simple Google search?

    14 AnswersReligion & Spirituality10 years ago
  • Does this sound reasonable to you?

    How the world works lately...

    If a man cuts his finger off while

    slicing salami at work,

    he blames the restaurant.

    If you smoke three packs a day

    For 40 years and die of lung cancer,

    your family blames the

    tobacco company..

    If your neighbour crashes

    into a tree while driving home drunk,

    he blames the bartender.

    If your grandchildren are

    Brats without manners,

    you blame television.

    If your friend is shot by a

    Deranged madman,

    you blame the gun manufacturer.

    And if a crazed person breaks

    into the cockpit and

    tries to kill the pilot at 35,000 feet,

    and the passengers

    kill him instead,

    the mother of the crazed deceased

    blames the airline.

    I must have lived too long to

    understand the world

    as it is anymore.

    So, if I die while my OLD WRINKLED *** is parked in front of this computer,

    I want all of you to

    blame Bill Gates

    Sound fair?

    4 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks1 decade ago
  • Why are Muslims so contradictory?

    For many years I employed/worked with, several muslims. I found them to be intelligent, resourceful, and logical.

    One was my site manager, another worked with my wife, between jobs, on the logistics of the job, and on site, worked as foreman.

    In all things related to the job, their reasoning was impeccable.

    Unfortunately that didn't extend to their beliefs.

    In a working environment, they questioned everything, and thanks to them, we never defaulted on a contract.

    However, they insisted on trying to instill the "logic" of Islam, in me, and were totally incapable of seeing the difference between subjective and objective logic.

    Why is this?

    Why can't they recognise that the same rules that apply to, the best way to blast a mountain side away, apply to the evidence for a god?

    12 AnswersReligion & Spirituality1 decade ago
  • When is Yahoo going to do something to improve it's functionality?

    When is Yahoo going to do away with it's totally dysfunctional report system. and add a usable kill file to it's answers forums?

    There are people that I can only describe as spammers, who waste megabytes of bandwidth day in, day out, asking the same inane question, but rephrasing it so that until you open it to read it, you do not know what it is.

    It serves no function but to annoy, but as the ToS, is so badly worded, so badly monitored, and so easily abused, nothing can be done about them.

    But should you inadvertently hit the "?", instead of a full stop, you get reported and sent a violation notice, which, when you challenge it, you are completely ignored.

    When are you going to do something?

    1 AnswerOther - Yahoo Products1 decade ago
  • What is the point in this "second death", that christians are so fond of?

    In reply to an earlier question, this statement was made.

    " All who are not saved will face the second death, which will consume their souls and destroy them forever, sending them into eternal non-existence."

    What is the point?

    Isn't it rather like being sound asleep, and having someone wake you up, to take your sleeping pill?

    17 AnswersReligion & Spirituality1 decade ago
  • Can I report Thundercatt for abuse?

    He is being far too sensible, on a Saturday. (:-)

    2 AnswersReligion & Spirituality1 decade ago
  • How do I find predominantly UK content in Y!A?

    I live in the UK, and have a <@yahoo.co.uk> address, but while I specified UK content, when I signed up, I have, as yet, been unable to find any.

    3 AnswersYahoo Answers1 decade ago
  • How does the community guide lines work?

    On Sunday, I think, I posted a question. to Religion and spirituality. several people answered me, and I had even chosen a "best answer", someone who had addressed all the points I raised.

    On Wednesday, I recieved this__

    Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 22:41:35 -0700

    From: answers-alert@cc.yahoo-inc.com

    Subject: Violation Notice Email

    To: dubh_ghall@hotmail.com

    Hello dubh_ghall (dubh_ghall)

    You have posted content to Yahoo! Answers in violation of our Community Guidelines or Terms of Service. As a result, your content has been deleted. Community Guidelines help to keep Yahoo! Answers a safe and useful community, so we appreciate your consideration of its rules.

    Deleted Question: My question is inspired by Tomasi T's reply to "Christians do you understand atheists?".?

    Question Details:

    Violation Reason:Not a Question or Answer

    Regards,

    Yahoo! Customer Care

    It WAS a question, and it violated none of the rules: Why was it removed?

    2 AnswersYahoo Answers1 decade ago
  • How do christians cope with the threat of eternal life?

    Atheists are often asked how we deal with the prospect of oblivion, and we are expected to make deep meaningful answers, as if oblivion was in some way frightening,

    Yet when asked about what they will do, for eternity, xtians are very reluctant to even attempt to answer.

    The best we usually get it "Worship God", but they won't even attempt to tell us what that means, exactly.

    1 AnswerReligion & Spirituality1 decade ago
  • What is it with xtians, and free will?

    Xtians often cite free will, as the excuse for their god's failure to act, or keep it's promises, but: Where in the bible does it actually say that we have free will?

    If the bible does not say that we have, where does the idea come from.

    1 AnswerReligion & Spirituality1 decade ago