I Dislike Fundamentalists

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    Please Do Some Reasearch, People...please.

    Fundamentalists anger me in their denial to learn. They seem to have no want to learn about the things they dislike before they attack it. I believe before you oppose something in such a strong and sometimes violent manner, you should at least take the time to learn enough about...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2009

    Closed Minded Hate Mongers

    Many, many years ago, I found this awesome chat room online. It was all about religion. Every time I logged in, I found people from all sorts of different religions, faiths, philosophies. We talked. We shared ideas, viewpoints, had friendly debates. Everything would be wonderful...
    eyes eyes
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jun 12, 2008

    NOT NICE

    "It's a sad, sad story when a mother will teach her daughter that she ought to hate a perfect stranger".
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 13, 2011

    I Am Fundamentally Opposed

    Politicians are despicable.  (Frankly I think prostitutes operate on a higher moral plane than politicians.)  But at least politicians can be manipulated by traditional means - greed, ego, the promise of power.  But religious fundamentalists exist in another...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto
    56-60, M
    33 Responses Jul 7, 2007

    Selfish, Short-sighted, Etc

    Fundamentalists of all types are making this world difficult to live in.  If people would stop trying to make the world what they want it to be, instead of what it is, we would all be happier.  Fundamentalists are ignorant in one major way.  They all think they are...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton
    36-40, M
    30 Responses Jun 15, 2007

    Fundamentalism Is Foolish.

    Religious fundamentalism is the refuge of the scoundrel. It has brought nothing but death and suffering regardless of who the fundamentalists are. All faiths fundamentally believe in love of family, one's neighbours and one's God. If we concentrated on those things rather than on...
    millimi millimi
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 26, 2011

    The Street Preachers Are Such Hypocrites

    They are those jerks who go into public places and disturb everyone screaming and ranting about how everyone is going to hell, and hold up these stupid signs condemning lists of people who are not Born Again Fundies.  They sure love to dish out the insults, but cannot take it...
    ratburn ratburn
    18-21
    Apr 26, 2011

    Bro And Me Were Poisoned By Fundos - Part 2

    At thirteen and a half our fundamentalist mom learned I *reallY* was a heterosexual & *not* a gay boy as she had falsely assumed at least since I was age nine or even earlier. Our mom was *told* that by her neighbors in Mich. after I had sex with a cute neighbor girl twice. Our...
    okaybubba okaybubba
    70+, M
    1 Response Aug 23, 2013

    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,

    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    bolt0 bolt0
    22-25, M
    Dec 7, 2013

    The Danger of Fundmenatalism

    I have spent years dialoging with fundamentalists. Their search for certainty takes all the mystery out of life. Their assertion of certainty is a denial of faith. (Faith and doubt are part of the same thing) Deep down it comes from their own deep insecurty and a need to...
    Fulke Fulke
    70+, M
    1 Response Sep 5, 2009

    This song is based on a song called "Stupid

    Stupid world" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_NV61OC42g Other Mortals just like me we seem the same but thankfully Im the only saved one in this heathen Heathen world Carelessly they enjoy their lives But I would rather stay in Church In such a Heathen world out theire...
    ratburn ratburn
    18-21
    1 Response Mar 13

    Truth...

    What does God require of you but that you do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with your God. That is in the Christian Bible and it is above all sects, denominations, creeds, divisions, and dogmas. It speaks to the Truth of a God who loves all, and will, ultimately save all...
    mysticflyer mysticflyer
    51-55, M
    Aug 6, 2011

    That's Why;

    G od (or whatever you wany to call "it" or " the upper being" or " our creator" or "Allah" or "My left BIG toe") is a creation by man, to explain the wonders of the world. remember there were many god's in the very old...
    denTom denTom
    41-45, M
    9 Responses Sep 2, 2007

    Brother & Me Were Poisoned As Kids By Militant Fundamentalists

    Our mom and dad were divorced when I was about eight and my brother was seven. That occurred because our mom was a heavily programmed fundo who foolishly decided our super dad was a nasty "sinner". Our mom felt that way about our dad because he'd tried to do (or did) French love...
    okaybubba okaybubba
    70+, M
    1 Response Aug 22, 2013

    The Letter of the Law Kills ...

    That says it all for me. Fundamentalism often kills intellectual honesty, generosity of spirit, kindness, questioning, critical thinking, moderation, good judgment, tolerance for opposing viewpoints, respect for the humanity of others, humility, (true) love...
    PnP PnP
    36-40
    1 Response Feb 7, 2008

    Ignorant (un)Science

     "The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt" -Bertrand Russell   The problem I have with fundamentalists, is that their faith is so strong that they refuse all other beliefs, and true scientific evidence...
    Dereknl Dereknl
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 15, 2008

    I Wish More Moderate Christians And Muslims Would Speak Up

    The Fundies from those groups give moderate Christians and Muslims a bad name.  However those stupid Fundamentalists are the noisiest.  They are the ones who go starting the most blogs, organizations, TV shows, Websites, and then go off spouting their dung into the public...
    ratburn ratburn
    18-21
    8 Responses Feb 3, 2011

    A Female Has No Liberty With Them!

    Fundamentalism is another word for a resurrection of male dominant despotism! I read a book written by a young woman from Afghanistan who described how she simply wanted to be educated so that she could make a difference in her society, a teacher inspired her to want to be a...
    Ilona88 Ilona88
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2011

    Oprah Is Triggering The Antichrist!!

    Just a lazy copy and paste job here :P Oprah.... Really??   From Mother Jones: Rick Perry Pal: Oprah is Triggering the Antichrist — By Tim Murphy | Fri Jul. 8, 2011 10:05 AM PDT Oprah Winfrey can be a polarizing figure. But is she leading the United States toward the End...
    PHOTMAMA PHOTMAMA
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jul 8, 2011

    Religion Is Like...

    I didn't come up with this, but I thought it was funny and very true. "Religion is like a penis. Its ok to have one. It's fine to be proud of it. But don't take it out in public and start waving it around. and PLEASE don't try to shove it down the children's throats." It's funny...
    hekatemoon hekatemoon
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2010

    Let It Be

    Now first of all I'm going to explain my definition of a fundamentalist so that you understand exactly what I'm talking about. I see a fundamentalist as a member of a religion or group (any religion) who absolutely believes that their way is the only way and refuse to accept...
    Deyve Deyve
    18-21, M
    15 Responses Jul 17, 2006

    Although I Am One

    I refuse to believe that Jesus would jump in a pickup truck and go beat someone to a pulp because they looked "queer". I believe that Christians should do more along the lines of setting an example rather than yelling at others. I dislike atheists because they tend to...
    DartmanX DartmanX
    36-40
    6 Responses Oct 30, 2007

    They Refuse To Listen To Alteritives

    thats what i hate about the set religions.  they are so set in thier ways that they will never change.  hey christians christ himself said it was ok and not a sin to be a homosexual, satan, only created because christ needed an enemy to make the story more interesting.  jesus...
    unclesmokeyslongbong unclesmokeyslongbong
    31-35, M
    2 Responses May 21, 2011

    Any Kind At All

    Christian, pagan, atheist... doesn't  make a difference.  When people believe something, or don't believe something, for whatever reason they think its right and necessary for you to agree... .they think you are going the wrong way, getting lost, losing your soul, or...
    Shierke Shierke
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 12, 2008

    Their Persecution Complex Is Laughable

    They see the world against them, cause the world cannot handle the truth. I dont even know where to begin to start. But I'll try. 1. No one is persecuting them. They have all the same rights to practice their religion like everyone else does. I dont see anyone out actively...
    ratburn ratburn
    18-21
    1 Response Feb 27, 2013

    ughh... Today I was stopped by a middle-aged

    man on campus who said he'd like to ask me two questions, one philosophical and one practical. At first I thought he was up to something else, like money to buy food, as Geneva is really expensive and there are many beggars. But both questions were about how technology promotes...
    Galene Galene
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2014

    Negative Energy

    Hardcore fundamentalists focus their energy on condemning anyone who is different than they are.  It is so negative.  Time and energy would be better spent loving your neighbor as yourself and forgiving transgressions.   I prefer to see the glass half full and...
    SSCheerMO SSCheerMO
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Oct 1, 2007

    You must read between the lines,

    study, you will learn so much more about what you expound. There is much to the messianic nature of human experience. Whether it is some role for Lord Shiva, the character of Siddhartur Gautama, Lao Tze, Alexander of Macedon, Amun-Ra, Prince Tutmoses who became Moses of the...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad
    22-25, F
    Dec 28, 2014

    It's Not Just Reactionary And Traditional Religion.

    It's progressive secularization as well. I was born Christian, brought up Roman Catholic, and later drifted into becoming a Jehovah Witness. That's before I found my beliefs correlated more with Buddhism once I was old enough to really make my own choice. I never was an Athiest...
    Jiemusu Jiemusu
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2011

    People who are certain in their faith do not

    have any faith at all because certainty is the opposite of faith. It means they are very unsure of themselves and need certainties to cling to. Fundamentatlism is an expression of deep insecurity
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2014

    Any and All of Them!

    ...and not just religion - anyone who thinks they have the fundamental truth to something - unless they invented it they are just SPOUTING AN OPINION!  YOU ARE A POSER!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 3, 2009

    Hence if you're one (in your faith

    or lack of it) I don't want to be contacted or added for you, it happened before and I think is important for this to be here: don't contact me nor add me.
    oneiric13 oneiric13
    26-30, M
    Nov 3, 2015

    Crazy People

    I have no problem with sane people who are devout members of their faith. However, I do have a problem with the deluded, would be inquisitors known as "fundamentalists". These people scream, rant, and rave about how if you don't believe, worship, and act exactly like them, you...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 26, 2011

    They Are Such Definition Nazi's

    I am getting so sick of the mantra that "Fundamentalists follow the Fundamentals of the Bible".  This is stated anytime someone states something unflattering about them.  But everyone knows the definition of Fundamentalism is subjective.  But its not the "evil seculars" who...
    ratburn ratburn
    18-21
    Mar 1, 2012

    I Would Like To Know Why They Act As They Do

    Theories 1. They think they are saving people from a terrible fate. So they are acting out of love. So to them, the religious right and the Taliban are to keep people on the road to heaven. In some fundamentalist Islamic thought, if a person is executed for their sins, they...
    ratburn ratburn
    18-21
    Jul 28, 2012

    I Think We Are Going To See Then Soon As The New Nazi Party

    i do not know whu i just had a dream where they will be telling us how to live and do things and we have to do it or pay the price for many that will be death i saw big death camps in many countrys i saw many wars fighting others just to keep are familys and loved ones alive so...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Jan 26, 2012

    Jesus Is The Way John 14-6

    God's wrath against sin What is sin? Sin is the state that resulted from mankind rejecting God. Sins are the acts that people do as a result. Sins can include exaggeration, lying, jealousy, stealing, murder, adultery or sexual perversion. Everyone sins by nature, as the...
    vitus333 vitus333
    31-35
    1 Response Jul 16, 2011

    Fundamentalism

    I have recently been reading a book called, In Prais of Doubt. It was written by Peter Berger and Anton Zilderveld. I really like the book. One thing that stands out to me is that fundamentalism is "reactive." Which means that it is in response to some percieved threat made by an...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Dec 4, 2010

    Fundamentalists Are Simply Afraid

    I dislike all forms of fundamentalisms -- religious, political, and ethical.  Fundamentalism stems from fear.  A person who insists on his or her own beliefs without contradiction is a person who is afraid.  They cling to their beliefs because otherwise the...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m
    26-30, M
    22 Responses Sep 4, 2006

    Well..fundamentalism

    Dislike the behavior, not the person. Unless the person is cruel to me or does something bad to me in the name of their cause. And fundamentalism of every kind, not just religious. It tends to breed extremists (*but not all fundamentalists are extremists).
    Peacewithyourfate Peacewithyourfate
    70+
    1 Response Aug 5, 2011

    The Reason For Violence

    In my opinion extream people in religion are the cause of most wars and disputes. For example Catholics and Christians and Gays. For some reason these people hate gay people i know in the bible it says a man shall not lie with another man but common do you have to try and condem...
    jparker0702 jparker0702
    18-21, M
    7 Responses Feb 5, 2011

    Dominionism -michelle Bachmann Article From New Yorker

    Excerpt and link to full article. In the fall of 1975, Bachmann enrolled at Winona State University, a small school in southeastern Minnesota, where she became more devout and tried to lead her dormmates to Christianity. There she met Marcus, whom, she has said, God called her...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 15, 2011

    To Vitus333

    You won't be deleting my response to you this time. "God's wrath against sin What is sin? Sin is the state that resulted from mankind rejecting God...What is God’s reaction to it? God says that sin results in separation from God. God hates sin and His anger with sin will mean...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 19, 2011

    There's All Kind Of Them

    Most people usually consider religious people as fundamentalists....but of course, any person who defends their beliefs with everything they've got without ever considering different point of views, and in some cases even proofs that show how wrong they are... For example, in my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 14, 2011

    Their Double Standards And Hypocracy Amuses Me

    Their view on the bible.They seem to chastize liberal Christians, claiming that they do not follow the bible in their entirety, while they accept everything the good and the bad.  Oh Really?  First of all, being a blind follower is not something to be proud of.  However they...
    ratburn ratburn
    18-21
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2011

    "Hate" Is Probably the Correct Term

    I wrote in my "I lost my religion" experience about why I intensely dislike fundamentalists, and it's because they completely abuse the notion of faith. I remember being taught by Jesuit priests that faith is never about certainty. If you are certain, then you don't...
    victorious victorious
    26-30, M
    10 Responses May 10, 2007

    They Just Make Me So Mad

    What ticks me off is when they try to push their beliefs off onto me. When you don't relent to their point of view they belittle your beliefs and try to make you feel like garbage. I just do not understand why they cannot leave the rest of us alone to do our own thing without...
    NEgal NEgal
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2007

    Just What Is Fundamentalism

    The term fundamentalism is somewhat hard to define, and there are many definitions on the Internet with little in common with one another. The word is used both as an adjective (e.g., fundamental Islamist) and as a noun (e.g., the Fundamentalist movement). The adjective is used...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 7, 2011

    I'm Pretty Fundamental About It

    There is nothing that I am sure enough about to be a fundamental. I'm not even a fundamental believer in the theory of gravity. My parents are fundamentalist conservative Christians. I don't really dislike them, but I definitely don't agree with their beliefs and to what...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 5, 2008

    Think

    O.K , these people believe they were created by GOD ,who gave them among other things, a brain. Why then do they choose not to use their God-given brains to think for themselves instead of accepting every single word in the bible as "Gods Word" ? Did GOD write the bible...
    timmerb timmerb
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2007

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