Would your country be better if it was a "Buddhist-free zone"?

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  1. FreedomSeeker

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    Would your country be better if it was a "Buddhist-free zone"?
    Question: which is more true, A or B?
    A. YES, I wish my country was more like Jesus' heaven - a Buddhist-free zone - because Buddhists are bad for my country. So let's keep the Buddhists out - out of my country and out of the heaven I'm going to. Jesus believes that the Dali Lama deserves torture, and Jesus is not wrong.
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    B. NO, I don't want to live in a Buddhist-free zone like "heaven" - I love Buddhists! I value the contribution that Buddhists make to my country and the contribution that they would make if allowed into "heaven". Buddhists are not necessarily bad for my country (in this life or the after-life), so I think Jesus/god are simply being bigoted, intolerant, and narrow-minded.

    Me, as a loving Modern Secular Humanist I obviously choose B. I couldn't be so bigoted as to live in a place ("heaven") that despised Buddhists so much that they were denied entry to where I lived simply for their religious beliefs! That would be as morally wrong as living in a designates "whites only" gated community. Many Buddhists are probably better people than I am, so I couldn't support the supremacy/bigotry of god/Jesus - so I left the cult.

    You?
     
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    More like "B". But all religion should be "Secret, Silent, and Sacred".
     
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    I am anti-religious, but of the religions I've had a good deal of contact with, Buddhists and the Amish are the most peaceful and least hostile. They don't try to act "superior".
     
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    I do not really care as long as I don't have to pay for their temples and sh*t. :p

    You do you and I'll do me.
     
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    So you condemn Jesus/god/Christians for acting superior, like I condemn them? ("only WE get into heaven because Jesus loves only US!!")
     
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    So should they be kept out of "heaven" - like the Christian bigots approve of?
     
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    We are fighting an endless war with Mohammad's minions because Mohammad didn't take your advice. Your advice in this regard would be better for the world than Mohammad's was.
     
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    But why would anyone reject the "word of god"?
     
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    Because there is no god. It is all a fabrication.
    If it works for you, great - don't impose it on me.
    I would approve of a religion-free zone. (from coast to coast)
     
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    then you, as a loving Modern Secular Humanist, should go to hell! Take some wienies and marshmallows with you and invite Hindus to sit fireside.
     
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    Jesus' heaven: a Buddhist-free zone.
    A racist place.
    A bigoted place.
    A non-inclusive place.
    A place of intolerance.
     
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    Since you approve of keeping the Buddhists out, then it would appear that you are a racist, I'm afraid to say.
    Don't feel bad, as many other people are racists, as well: Nazis, many conservative religious Republicans, skinheads, Stormfront members, KKK members, Democrat Robert Byrd (KKK member), intolerant people, racial supremacists, etc.

    There is a better way, my friend: Modern Secular Humanists love our fellow human ENOUGH, ENOUGH to condemn Jesus/Allah's racist scheme - since it's unfair, intolerant, and did I mention racist.
     
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    Good point - yes, Jesus/Allah both have so much hatred in their hearts (so terrible role models of course!) that even a wonderful Hindu like Gandhi will be thrown into a "lake of fire", not allowed into the invisible exclusive racist country in the sky, and therefore looked down upon in this world by Christians (creating contempt for Hindus, vs. the love, acceptance, and understanding of MSH.)

    Have a great weekend.
     
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    Muslims in camps??
     
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    Whoa, whoa, whoa!! That would mean that 80% of the people in your nation are delusional (like Richard Dawkins says).....are you prepared to stick by your claim?
     
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    It is not 80%, but yes. People will answer a poll saying they believe, but they live their lives indicating that they don't believe.
    People who practice what is preached are a small minority. Most say they believe out of fear of hell.
     
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    Why pick on muslims? It's a hypothetical question, but there would be religion -free areas, not camps for believers.
     
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    Jesus, is that you? Cool.
    Jesus, a little advice if I may: love people more than you do, so that you find the moral courage to admit that you were a prick for saying "the only way to the father is through me" - ya kinda come across as a self-centered jerk, dude. See, Modern Secular Humanists are more ethical than you are, by far - we'd have the criteria for entrance to heaven/hell be based on ethics and good works, not on whether one believes in unscientific nonsense (you "walking on water") like you preached, and believe in one particular unique unproven prophet out of the thousands and thousands on offer. A person shouldn't have to buck lottery-like odds to avoid "eternal torture" - you, sir, are an unfair man.
     
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    I believe that 80%+ "believe in god".
     
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    Yes, that's because Jesus puts fear in people's hearts - he's not REAL ENOUGH to provide, instead, a court-room level of evidence that he's actually real, that "heaven/hell" are actually real. Fear is all he has. He has provided us exactly the same amount of evidence that he's real as BIGFOOT has.
    Actually, the Patterson Bigfoot film is BETTER "evidence" that Bigfoot exists than any "evidence" Jesus ever provided that he's divine. No, not saying I believe the film, but film evidence is better evidence than the mere hearsay that is Jesus' "evidence" for his divinity. If there is evidence that Jesus existed then that's evidence that he simply existed, and not evidence that's he's divine at all. So maybe people should worship Bigfoot, instead, since he has better evidence on his side.
     
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    hey you are the one that set up the ridiculous question. Its not my fault that your own hypothetical leaves you with only bad accommodations for the afterlife. I don't have any opinion on who should or should not go to 'heaven'. I have no 'faith' or religious affiliation so its not my place to decide. If you believe that you would feel uncomfortable in a Heaven without Hindus, and this particular heaven has no openings for Hindus,, I suggest you go to Hell so you can spend eternity with them. I suppose you could try a protest march outside the pearly gates but somehow I don't think that will work.
     
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    and we see in all its glory the christian invention, hell
     
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    That's because Jesus taught to "not judge"....to just leave "judgment" up to....wait....wait.....wait for it......TO JESUS! Yes, Jesus didn't want us making moral decisions ourselves, he wanted to control out morality and our minds - even though his particular morality is not what's best for humanity (best for JESUS, but not for humanity - suck up to Jesus and all will be well - nevermind that all non-believers will receive savage barbaric in Jesus' barbaric after-life scheme.)
     
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    Hell ("Sheol" in the OT is not as bad) is arguably a creation of JESUS. So the most unfair, barbaric, torture-den/Auschwitz-like concentration camp of all time was not created by Hitler, nor Saddam, etc. - no, if was invented by good 'ol JESUS, the all-powerful hate-filled son of a genocidal maniac (his dad, in the "flood").
     
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    The worst part is that Christians lack the morality to condemn said barbaric scheme.....they cower in fear of an magic invisible (and obviously immoral) man who lives in the sky. Wait - hold on - is the magic invisible immoral man who lives in the sky from Lord of The Rings, or from the Bible(?)....I get those confused sometimes. Wait - it just came to me - Sauron is actually the more realistic one because Sauron does not live up in the sky, and is not invisible (yes, he's immoral like their god is, but obviously more realistic.) Silly me.
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