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Old 12-04-2012, 00:24   #1
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If Christianity Is So Bad...

Then why is it the world's largest religion?
http://chartsbin.com/view/3nr

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0904108.html

Christianity 2.1 billion
Islam 1.5 billion
Hinduism 900 million
Buddhism 376 million
Sikhism 23 million
Judaism 14 million
Bahaism 7 million
Confucianism 6.3 million
Jainism 4.2 million
Shintoism 4 million

Atheism makes up 2.32% of the world's population, while Christianity makes up 33.32%.

93.5% of the world's population follows one religion or another and believes in a higher power.

2.32% (atheists) do not.

Can so few be right and so many be wrong?
What are the odds of that?
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Old 12-04-2012, 00:37   #2
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At one time a significant portion of the "educated" world thought the Earth was flat...
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:07   #3
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Cool. Looks like you guys are way out ahead. I guess you all can stop with the Christian persecution BS now.

And yet the world seems to be heading in a distinctly secular direction despite less than 3% being atheists. Christians bawl and scream every day about this nation and most of Europe moving away from god. Wonder why that is?

Could your figures be off?

Are these all real Christians that you agree with on everything or are you just using their numbers when it's convenient to support your assertions?

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Old 12-04-2012, 01:12   #4
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The results of the recent election haven't convinced you that large numbers of ignorant people skew the statistics?
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:34   #5
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Are these all real Christians that you agree with on everything or are you just using their numbers when it's convenient to support your assertions?
Excellent point. I wonder how many of these people are "Real Christians"?

Isn't it stupid they even say that?
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Old 12-04-2012, 02:20   #6
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Excellent point. I wonder how many of these people are "Real Christians"?

Isn't it stupid they even say that?
Some missionary goes to Africa and hands someone a bible and a bologna sandwich and now that person is a Christian. Some Mormon sister wife lady is pumping out kids with her clown car vag. and they're all Christians. Someone has never been to church a day in their lives and never really even thought about religion calls himself a Christian because that's what his parents call themselves once or twice a year. It's like the least exclusive club that ever existed.
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:54   #7
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At one time a significant portion of the "educated" world thought the Earth was flat...

Maybe someone should have read Isaiah...


"It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in." - Is 40:22
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:22   #8
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Maybe someone should have read Isaiah...


"It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in." - Is 40:22
But it's a flat circle. On turtles. All the way down.
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But it's a flat circle. On turtles. All the way down.
Why are you here? You clearly don't believe....why expend all this energy...why waste your time answering posts when you clearly think all of this is just folly? I just don't get it. There are some of you that do not post anywhere but here...just to mock. Why not spend your time in GNG or some other forum...yet here you are. Every word you post will be used in your damnation...yet you just post away. You may not believe, I get that...but every word you post you will answer for. For your own good, you really need to skip on over to a different forum. You are only heaping coals onto a fire that is gonna be plenty hot enough...
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:15   #10
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Why are you here? You clearly don't believe....why expend all this energy...why waste your time answering posts when you clearly think all of this is just folly? I just don't get it. There are some of you that do not post anywhere but here...just to mock. Why not spend your time in GNG or some other forum...yet here you are. Every word you post will be used in your damnation...yet you just post away. You may not believe, I get that...but every word you post you will answer for. For your own good, you really need to skip on over to a different forum. You are only heaping coals onto a fire that is gonna be plenty hot enough...
Didn't see anything in the rules about not having a favorite forum. I lurked here for years before I signed up. If you don't like my posts then ignore me.

And to answer most of your questions, because your faith is not above ridicule. In fact it's often begging for it. That's why.

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Old 12-04-2012, 06:38   #11
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Why are you here? You clearly don't believe....why expend all this energy...why waste your time answering posts when you clearly think all of this is just folly?
Perhaps to prevent others from falling into the same folly.
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I just don't get it. There are some of you that do not post anywhere but here...just to mock. Why not spend your time in GNG or some other forum...yet here you are. Every word you post will be used in your damnation...yet you just post away. You may not believe, I get that...but every word you post you will answer for. For your own good, you really need to skip on over to a different forum. You are only heaping coals onto a fire that is gonna be plenty hot enough...
If he doesn't believe, why would he be worried about your threat of damnation? Do you spend a lot of time worrying about ending up in Muspelheim for irritating Odin?
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:42   #12
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Why are you here? You clearly don't believe....why expend all this energy...why waste your time answering posts when you clearly think all of this is just folly? I just don't get it. There are some of you that do not post anywhere but here...just to mock. Why not spend your time in GNG or some other forum...yet here you are. Every word you post will be used in your damnation...yet you just post away. You may not believe, I get that...but every word you post you will answer for. For your own good, you really need to skip on over to a different forum. You are only heaping coals onto a fire that is gonna be plenty hot enough...
Shut up. This is a Religious Issues forum... we have issues with religion. Plain and simple.
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Old 12-04-2012, 16:58   #13
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At one time a significant portion of the "educated" world thought the Earth was flat...
No, but at one time the uneducated people promulgated the false notion that "At one time a significant portion of the 'educated' world thought the Earth was flat..."
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No, but at one time the uneducated people promulgated the false notion that "At one time a significant portion of the 'educated' world thought the Earth was flat..."
Do you prefer, "At one time a significant portion of the 'educated' world thought the Earth was motionless at the center of the universe"?
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This argumentum ad populum approach is just about as stupid as losing sleep over Mayan calendar hysteria.
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Then why is it the world's largest religion?
Because it's easy. You can kill hookers and snort all the coke you want on Saturday night... then go to church on Sunday... ask forgiveness and you're set.

Other religions require real dedication.

I know I know... those aren't real Christians and I don't know what I'm talking about... M'kay.
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Because it's easy. You can kill hookers and snort all the coke you want on Saturday night... then go to church on Sunday... ask forgiveness and you're set.

Other religions require real dedication.

I know I know... those aren't real Christians and I don't know what I'm talking about... M'kay.
All I can say is your argument sucks because you don't make one. You just hurl insults.

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All I can say is your argument sucks because you don't make one. You just hurl insults.

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My argument is true. No other religion requires less of its adherents than Christianity. And no other religion goes as easy on its adherents for failing to follow doctrine. This is why it's so popular. Because it's easy. Good old Jim and Martha have been married for 20 years... but OOPS! Jim has been banging his secretary for the last two years. IT'S OK GUYS! Just repent and everything is just dandy! Go talk to a muslim about dedication to their religion.
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If you haven't noticed by now JB, the majority of the world isn't exactly what most people would call smart. That's probably why Christianity is the biggest religion.
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If you haven't noticed by now JB, the majority of the world isn't exactly what most people would call smart. That's probably why Christianity is the biggest religion.
They're not what JB would call Christian either. He's the only True Scotsman.
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