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Where was god this morning during the school shooting?

Discussion in 'Religious Issues' started by IndianaMatt, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. BicycleDay43

    BicycleDay43 00 Buck dude

    Feb 4, 2007
    Oak Grove, Kentucky
    Are you seriously going to play your little "cool and edgy internet athiest" game the DAY this happens? I'm not that religious and could care less about the topic on any other day. Today though, you're acting like a pretty decent sized prick.

    Sent from the bridge of an Imperial Star Destroyer
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2012
  2. packsaddle


    Jan 15, 2009
    Hey OP, the real question is "why do you care?".

    evolution is what evolution does.

    we're just the lucky products of chance and happenstance anyway.

    everything that happens is just the product of a bunch of atoms bouncing off of each other.

    if you're an atheist/evolutionist/materialist and you feel even the smallest hint of sadness, grief, or sympathy for the children killed, you're borrowing from the Christian worldview and are not a true atheist/evolutionist/materialist.

    if you do not feel even the smallest hint of sadness, grief, or sympathy for the children killed, then you are not only a true atheist/evolutionist/materialist, you are just as big a POS as the shooter.

  3. engineer151515


    Nov 3, 2003
    Good and evil. You can't have one without the other.

    Perhaps the dear Lord intended for us to recognize the difference.

    Perhaps the Lord wanted to shield us from this knowledge, but mankind's free will insisted on knowing, in the attempt to be God-like.

    Either way, on occasions like these I fall back to the words of Abraham Lincoln.

    "... I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost ...."

    We parents are the keepers of our children's trust for such a short time in life as it is.
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  4. Sarge1400


    Jan 15, 2003
    Really?? I didn't know Christians had a monopoly on empathy.

    This is such a stupid statement, I don't even know where to start with it.
  5. Empathy is not unique to humans, and certainly not unique to Christians, so your post is, well, ridiculous.

    Furthermore, Christians believe that these children (and adults) are now in a better place, and many will claim that this is all part of God's Plan. This minimizes how truly tragic this attack was. As an atheist I accept that these people are not in a better place, there will be no happy reunions. These people only live on in the memories of those that they touched, and in any legacy they may have left behind. This allows me to deeply relate to what a loss this really was.

    It's time to grow up beyond ancient mythology and a Consoling Proposition and recognize how tragic today's events truly were.

  6. steveksux

    steveksux Massive Member

    Jul 12, 2007
    Make that 7. OP should refrain from posting while HUA.

  7. hogfish

    hogfish Señor Member

    Aug 4, 2005
    There was a guy on FNC, just now, who tried to give an answer to the o.p.. He sounded pretty good. His name was Father John or Jonathan Morris or Morrison (IIRC). It was mentioned he wrote a book where he talks about this stuff (I think).
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  8. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

    Sep 20, 2003
    Penn's Woods
    :supergrin: What a laugh!

    How dare you! :steamed: First, you godless heathens: foster, aid, and abet an impossible-to-govern social situation; and, then, you dare to complain about the results.

    With this sort of, 'higher reasoning' rampant among the general public, that crocodile I watched crying on TV, last night, is sure to end up effectively disarming 300 million people because of a few madmen's sins.

    Look at it this way: Those of us who are left are going to have to deal with: Obamacare, continued congressional raids on Social Security assets, more and more godless atheists, and the very serious social problems these unbelieving heathens create. You shouldn't be complaining about a societal defect of which you are more a part of the problem than part of the solution.

    I have to wonder: Who, the Hell, are you to criticize the Superior Being and Majesty of that, 'Creative and Creating Power' which you so very clearly fail to understand? Don't you know that, sooner or later, a man MUST stand-to-answer for his every single: word, thought, and deed!

    (Adam Lanza is - according to the recorded teachings of The Lord Jesus Christ - finding this out, right now, as I type! Only a completely asinine and godless fool imagines that he can sin ever so despicably, shoot himself in the head, and escape all of the moral consequences. 5,000 years of recorded spiritual history state exactly the opposite result.)

    You people shame yourselves with this sort of rhetoric; and, someday, you're going to have to answer to a Higher Power for this blasphemy, too. (Perhaps, even while you're still here!)

    Smart men - even disbelieving smart men - would remain silent. So, how about doing those of us who are (and remain) Christian believers a favor and putting a lid on your smug self-righteous indignation. I'm sure you're, 'no particular prize' yourself; and, be patient: Undoubtedly God, in His infinite creative wisdom, will be getting around to you and your problems with divine comprehension sooner rather than later. :freak:
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2012
  9. JBnTX

    JBnTX Bible Thumper

    Aug 28, 2008
    Fort Worth Texas

    Well Said!!!.....:agree:
  10. steveksux

    steveksux Massive Member

    Jul 12, 2007
    You two are as bad as the OP.

  11. ArmoryDoc


    May 14, 2006
    :goodpost: Spoken with great wisdom. Unfortunately for some, it'll have the same effect on them as a gold nose ring on a pig.
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2012
  12. 2-8 Marine

    2-8 Marine Limp Member

    Oct 30, 2009
    Indiana Matt is a troll who revels in our disgust of his moronic comments. Better to just ignore him and deny him his sadistic pleasure.
  13. IndianaMatt


    Jul 8, 2008
    "What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence"

    Applies to all the comments above.
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2012
  14. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

    Sep 20, 2003
    Penn's Woods

    (You just have to be willing to consider it.) ;)

    'The first sign of intellectual tyranny, of dogma, is an unwillingness to stand still and listen.' - Hubert H. Humphrey
  15. IndianaMatt


    Jul 8, 2008
    Funny thing is, I didn't attack anyone personally in this thread, but all the christians came out with blistering personal attacks against me.

    Its always a sign of victory when your opponent has nothing left to say but ad hominem.
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    LASTRESORT20 LongTerm-Guy

    Aug 10, 2010
    There is no "Victory" here Matt for anyone.

    Your thread stinks. You reap what you sow.
  17. jakebrake

    jakebrake cracker

    Jan 11, 2011
    too close to philly
    you picked a great time to pull this one genius. wait 48 hours after a tragedy to show what a mistake your parents made next time.
  18. hotpig

    hotpig IAFF Local 4766 CLM

  19. IndianaMatt


    Jul 8, 2008
    Yep, we need more prayer.

    All these school massacres can be attributed to not enough prayer in schools.

    So your god, when not honored with enough "prayer," sends a psychopath to mow down 20 kindergarteners with a gun?

    Nice god you got there.

    Keep him.
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2012
  20. dbcooper


    Mar 2, 2011
    Well according to the good Reverend Pelps and his merry band of lunatics God was watching with glee because of the fags.

    Here's hoping they one day decide to take the road traveled by Jim Jones his wackjobs.