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I Call People Out On Their Bigotry

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    Response To Fundamentalism

    I agree. Fundamentalism is at the very least intellectually dishonest, no matter where it comes from.  Fundamentalism used to make negative opinions would be prejudiced.This is why I'm an Agnostic.
    flobadine flobadine 31-35, M Jan 14, 2013

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    Fundamentalism

    Fundamentalists have a different point of reference rather than always disagree with anything they don't understand. So - to a christian fundamentalist, if it disagrees with their understanding of the bible, it must be false. To a muslim fundamentalist, if it disagrees with...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 31, 2011

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    More Religious(atheist) Bigotry

    *This story was inspired by posts a friend made. It has been heavily edited, but is 90% his original work.* Believing one's unproven beliefs are superior to others is not prejudice, it is exclusivist religion. The morals taught by different religions can indeed be compared...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 29, 2011

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    Feminist Bigotry

    What's Wrong With Feminism? Posted in contraeverything's blog 2008-12-14 A very foolish attorney recently remarked to me, "Feminism died in the 80's." If only.... In fact, feminism is very much alive today. So alive that it is pervasive. So pervasive that we do not even...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 22 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    Concerning Atheist Attacks On Theism

     "Cogito ergo sum"Je pense donc je suis" "I think, therefore I am" - A Theist  "For as a person has thought in his/her soul, so is he/she." Proverbs 23:7 (Literal Translation)  Some might think that the atheist faith tradition and social construct  would be content...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 5 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    Lies Christains Like Telling Themselves

    10. You vigorously deny the existence of thousands of gods claimed by other religions, but feel outraged when someone denies the existence of yours.   9. You feel insulted and "dehumanized" when scientists say that people evolved from other life forms, but you have no problem...
    christfukk christfukk 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2012

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    This Group Is For Anyone...

    who wishes to post something against prejudice (that isn't prejudiced itself).  If you can post without prejudice, you will have a voice here.
    flobadine flobadine 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 31, 2011

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    Ignorance

    Claiming anything without any evidence to back it up is to do so in ignorance.  Claiming something in ignorance is prejudice.  
    flobadine flobadine 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    Finally

    The Martin Luther King Jr. official memorial is going up! http://businessclarksville.com/2011/08/24/dr-martin-luther-king-jr-national-memorial-another-dream-built-31677/
    Digger1649 Digger1649 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 25, 2011

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    Wake Up ! Syrians Are Being Killed.

    Please spread awareness Amnesty International has evidence of flagrant violations of international humanitarian law in Aleppo, Syria. We are working to get this footage in the hands of journalists and media influencers around the world. If you would like to help please...
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2012

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    You Don't Know The Truth And Other Limitations Of Our Species

    Lets shed a little Zen and address some statements which I base my opinion on and claims on ! Claim One: "The Bible is evidence of what is in the Christian doctrine. The Bible, however, is based on faith. Faith is not based in evidence." This isn't all that true is it...
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 19, 2012

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    Atheist Bigotry Throughout History

    Dark ages and the Enlightenment The de-Christianization of France during the French Revolution. The program of dechristianisation waged against Catholicism, and eventually against all forms of Christianity, included: removal of statues, plates and other iconography from...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 6 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    More Religious Bigotry

    It is shameful that there are bigots who have hypocritically joined this group. It is also shameful that some Christians are allowed to have prejudiced groups like this one.  http://www.experienceproject.com/groups/Wonder-Where-The-Atheists-Love-Respect-And-Tolerance-Is...
    flobadine flobadine 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 15, 2012

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    Gay Marriage

    I have yet to see a person against gay marriage who didn't base their arguments on prejudice.  It bothers me that religion can still be cited in our government as reasons for denying a basic civil right.  I have hope that the nation will soon realize the unconstitutionality of...
    flobadine flobadine 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 1, 2011

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    Ignorance

    Since bigotry is hatred of a person for belonging to a group and for no other reason, it is wrong. Lets not confuse disagreements or problems on a personal level with bigotry. People are allowed to disagree. They are allowed to hate you for waking them up at night with loud...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Jul 31, 2011

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    The Ten Oppressions

    Bear with me...there's some boring history involved. There was a bit of controversy a while back about putting up the Ten Commandments on the courthouse lawn in *Somewhere,U.S.A.  I have sided with the "whiners" or at least so we we're called.     Don't get me wrong...
    flobadine flobadine 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    Even More Atheist Bigotry

    please peruse the following: Http://www.str.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=5527
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Aug 30, 2011

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    My mom was snorting 25 OxyContin pills a day and recently just went too rehab. I never realized how hard it truly is to have someone you love go to rehab and find out their an...
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    I can't accept dishonesty and fake. I always cut people out of my life when they disappoint me whatever the ways. I know it somehow sound immature but I believe that I do that to...
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I went on an experiment a few years ago and actually cut everyone out from my life, one person at a time. The toxic ones left first, the less toxic ones later, and the ones who...
    cereszal cereszal 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I've cut a few people out of my life in the past five years. Basically all my friends from high school. It was a time when I drank and smoke and did stupid things, things I don't...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Seeing the good in people is easier. I am not a fault finder but for me, though I don't mean to, the bad in people just surfaces more. When I meet new people, I see these things...
    palouvega10 palouvega10 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I don't even always mean too. But if I'm sitting in class and the teacher gives us free time I'll sit at my desk and just kind of watch what goes on. I'm more of an observer than a...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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    I'm not like the other people on here. I can't tell if someone's not okay. I can just identify if they say something out of place, etc. I always observe people's reactions and...
    extention extention 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    Sometimes, like when I'm on the train and it stops to get more people, I like to look at everyone and analyze their postures and from there what they possibly could be thinking...
    LadyWhatever LadyWhatever 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Something broke within my titanium heart earlier, when I witnessed my God child get his first taste of unrequited love. He ran up to a little girl and offered her a plastic donut...
    Neitherami Neitherami 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I always try and learn from my experiences! And I'm proud of how far I have come and how many things I've had to go through at such a young age! I am very aware of things now in...
    AnOtHaJaZzYDrEaMeR AnOtHaJaZzYDrEaMeR 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    And I am very disappointed with my results. Do people do anything fun anymore ? Do people go out side and hit each other with sticks?
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 2

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    My boyfriend is ruining his life with weed. People say that it's not addictive but I only have to look at him to see that's not true. He wastes all his money on it, we've been...
    someonelikeyou9 someonelikeyou9 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    Always manage to if I want to, keeps people away without directly saying to their faces "HEY F*** OFF". And it also gives you a good laugh, especially if they intrude on your...
    SugarAndStrawberries SugarAndStrawberries 13-15 1 Response Oct 8

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    Many times I get the impression people here are actually writing to their loved ones. To the ones they lost. Anyway... sometimes it is important for us to protect ourselves, right...
    Ankokushin Ankokushin 26-30, M Oct 14

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    Why are people so quick to assume. U should ask and learn of a persons situation before runnin their mouth to others especially at work. This putts a person in hot water or pigeon...
    ridge76 ridge76 22-25, M Oct 15

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    I always watch the people around me act,what they are wearing and what there mood is. Usually I can pinpoint certain people who are having a hard time by observing there actions...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F Oct 2

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    Sometimes I hangout with my younger brother and his friends and I just stand around and Observe their actions. They say some really weird things and they laugh about things that...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    So I was having a convo with a friend of mine and then he told me that he was Bi.... I was like ok so your gay and then he totally disagreed with me saying how he likes girls and...
    SchniderMonkey SchniderMonkey 18-21, F Oct 3

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    I shut myself out in general. I'm socially awkward, and really trusting. I let people get into my heart, just to rip it in the end. I don't HATE people, I just worry that either A...
    evie2001 evie2001 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I don't trust anyone and never will. I've been kicked around my entire life. I don't let people in therefore nobody can ever walk out. So I keep myself locked up as right as I can...
    Azuleyes Azuleyes 13-15, F Oct 4

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    Normally, I am tolerant & forgiving of people's mistakes; it depends what they have done to me. If they make a simple error or accident, then it is no big deal; however, if they...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M Oct 9

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    I have always had issues, so I tend to close my eyes on people who could very well even have turned out to be good friends. I'm trying to change this so bad.
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I like to think that I'm a loyal person...but I know I'm not. I constantly go through a large amount of friends, and slowly...one by one...I don't talk to them or hang out with...
    lovedownunder lovedownunder 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I shed people all the time...I don't know why it's like a light goes off with that person and I find it hard to find the switch again...it's probably really unhealthy but I have...
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Only in real life when I have an acquaintance with someone and it goes strangely well, I cut them away. If there is even the slightest chance that I could actually make a friend, I...
    looking4chances looking4chances 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Dear Friend - I wish I could say this to your face, but I'm really hurt by the way you treated me.... And I think I'm done. I've been helpful and friendly every time you've...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    It's the only way to keep my peace of mind. If you're not bringing positivity, enriching, uplifting or edifying my life in someway.. I will pray for you and then I will cut you out...
    maktub1 maktub1 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Fuckk Youu Forr Leavinn Whenn I Neededd Youu Thee Mostt .
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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    I am 'sensitive'-meaning I am a 'medium' for spirits who have gone. I have many dreams & thoughts. At the time, I do not think of it as much...a few weeks later, they occur....
    cherryjar cherryjar 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Who knew it would be as interesting and educative online as it is offline. Is this going to be considered stalking? Maybe. But do I give a damn? I don't think so. I am watching...
    SerendipityIAm SerendipityIAm 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    My new love is a dreamer. I could sit for hours and listen to her talk about all the things she would like to do. She becomes passionate and excited and I can't help but fall in...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 1 Response Oct 15

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    EveryOnee Promisess Foreverr Until Theyy Findd Someonee Betterr .
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 1 day ago