Kind of tired of the atheists, apostates, liberals and heretics whining and complaining and moaning about how they don't like this or that character trait in us, use of sarcasm by us, or use of mockery from T-blog posters.
Steve and I were mentioned as the culprits.
if you don't like it, you're welcome to not read or comment here. No one is forcing you to be here.
if you care only about substance, then respond to our posts (which are all usually at least 95% substance, 5% sarcasm) substantively.
There's no point in telling us how mean we are. That we're insensitive. That you can't take it.
Look, if you want a place to talk about your feelings, then go post here.
Basically, it's not about us and how mean we are.
It's about the modern American idea of tolerance.
Kids are taught in the atheistic, state-enforced public school system that "every one's ideas are equally valid."
Recently, I say a trophy ceremony for Pop Warner Football players. EVERY SINGE TEAM got a trophy. You're all winners! No matter if you're last.
Since we take things so personally, because we're all solipsists, if you refute our arguments or ideas we take that as you refuting US, personally.
Don't give us this tripe about how we're so mean. Even if we were as nice, professional, and as calm as could be, guess what? YOU'D STILL GET OFFENDED.
'cause you're wrong.
You're wrong. We're right.
That upsets you.
"How dare they say I'm wrong, I'm the center of the universe."
"How dare they say I'm wrong, no one can be certain about anything. No one can be sure, and we're sure about that!"
Today girls open car doors for guys, pay for dinner, and wear the pants.
Today, men are not men.
Do away with distinctions!
No one is right, no one is wrong.
We're all equal. No one can be wrong. No one is stupid.
Look, it's pretty simple. If you don't want to get mocked, then don't brag about how you can refute Christianity and how it's "clearly false."
Don't shove your former profession of faith into the spotlight to be used as an argument. Don't tell everyone how much you studied the Bible and how educated at Seminary you were.
Because we'll call your bluff.
You didn't study the Bible. You studied you OPINION of FEELING about the Bible.
You had Bible studies where the leader asked, "What does this passage say to you."
The you rejected you ignorant and impotent version of Christianity.
Well don't get upset with us that we weren't as gullible as you.
If you use your "knowledge" of Christianity as an argument, then we'll point out how stupid and ignorant you are about the Bible.
I'd also add that you get laughed at because you call us un-Christian for doing the same things that the "war-monger God of the Old testament did." The same thing Jesus did. The same thing the apostle Paul did.
We rightly scoff at you because on the one-hand you criticize the Bible for how mean God and Jesus were, but on the other hand when we don't blow sunshine up your skirts you criticize US for NOT acting like the God you say is so mean and hateful.
When you act like an inconsistent, emotion-driven hack, you get treated like one.
Really, drop it.
Men like Loftus et al. have lost the intellectual battle. All that's left is to attack our character.
It allows you to sleep at night to focus on US rather than the arguments.
Anyway, man up. Quite your whining about how mean we are. If you don't like it, don't read it. If you're not going to pick on substance, don't comment.
If you've never learned the phrase: "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me," learn it.
If you can't handle it, post here.
We hear our Lord being mocked, our faith being mocked, and our brothers and sisters being mocked.
We come back with better mockery, and better arguments.
Don't be jealous.
The biblical worldview understand the role of men:
1 Moreover Jehovah answered Job, and said,
2 Shall he that cavilleth contend with the Almighty? He that argueth with God, let him answer it.
3 Then Job answered Jehovah, and said,
4 Behold, I am of small account; What shall I answer thee? I lay my hand upon my mouth.
5 Once have I spoken, and I will not answer; Yea, twice, but I will proceed no further.
6 Then Jehovah answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said,
7 Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.