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What Catholic Bishops must to pledge to do at their consecration

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerald Payne Aug 23. 5 Replies

"The oath taken by Roman Catholic bishops at their consecration includes the following undertaking;  'with all my power I will persecute and make war upon heretics.' "That's us folks. I found this in…Continue

Tags: bishops, pledge, consecration, execution, torture

note to george bush sr

Started Jul 17 0 Replies

We will always remember you as the president who appointed Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court, the worst appointment ever to this court.We will also remember your role in the funding of the Contras…Continue

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note to george bush sr

Started this discussion. Last reply by eric stone Jul 23. 31 Replies

We will always remember you as the president who appointed Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court, the worst appointment ever to this court.We will also remember your role in the funding of the Contras…Continue

Tags: fascists, bush

note to george bush sr

Started Jul 17 0 Replies

We will always remember you as the president who appointed Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court, the worst appointment ever to this court.We will also remember your role in the funding of the Contras…Continue

Tags: fascists, bush

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Gerald Payne replied to eric stone's discussion What Catholic Bishops must to pledge to do at their consecration
"I think the execution of Laud in 1645 changed the untouchable mind-set of the clergy in England, and made them a little wary of possible retribution further down the line. If Laud and Strafford hadn't been executed Hobbes most certainly would…"
Aug 23
Loren Miller replied to eric stone's discussion What Catholic Bishops must to pledge to do at their consecration
"If that actually should happen, I would expect civil disobedience to be raised to a fine art."
Aug 23
Loren Miller replied to eric stone's discussion What Catholic Bishops must to pledge to do at their consecration
"You know how the Borg on Star Trek used to say resistance is futile? News bulletin: resistance is not only not futile, it is mandatory, especially as it comes to these jackasses!"
Aug 23
eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion What Catholic Bishops must to pledge to do at their consecration
"You took the words out of...."
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Bertold Brautigan replied to eric stone's discussion What Catholic Bishops must to pledge to do at their consecration
"They're probably dusting off their racks and thumbscrews in anticipation of a Republican candidate winning the election."
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What Catholic Bishops must to pledge to do at their consecration

"The oath taken by Roman Catholic bishops at their consecration includes the following undertaking;  'with all my power I will persecute and make war upon heretics.' "That's us folks. I found this in the following Universal Declaration of Human Rights which was on the website "The Christian Church and the Heretics:" http://www.heretication.info/_heretics.htmlI  have reprinted it below because it is a complete history of how the torture…See More
Aug 23
Idaho Spud liked eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
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Michael Penn replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"Apparently the only ones that god ever revealed himself to was people in the Bible. That book even says that over 500 people saw the risen Jesus. The cult of beleivers could pray and cure almost all diseases. (The reason more were not named in the…"
Jul 28
Jerry Wesner replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"What would he do if a vision with a long white beard appeared before him and intoned "I am here to tell you: There is no god."?"
Jul 28
Daniel W replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"Good response, Loren!"
Jul 28
Daniel W replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"What if a god reveals himself? What if Pigs fly? What if I wake up and discover I'm 18 again? What if all wars suddenly end? What if politicians grow bigger noses when they lie? What if...."
Jul 28
Loren Miller replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"Well, to answer the question: if there IS a god out there and he/she/it deigned to make their presence known to me, I would then KNOW that there WAS indeed a god.  Big Stinking Whoop. Thing is, NOW the questions start: If this is a previously…"
Jul 28
Jay Stride replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"The statement "Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?" leads to Socrates' Euthyphro dialogue: "Is the pious loved by the gods because it is pious? Or is it pious because it is loved by the gods?". The words…"
Jul 28
eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion note to george bush sr
"Only because the last war we had on our territory was the civil war.  There are reports that most soldiers today who have seen action have a revulsion toward it that lasts the rest of their lives but I have not yet tracked these articles down.…"
Jul 23
Jerry Wesner replied to eric stone's discussion note to george bush sr
"But, G H W, your biggest disfavor to the nation was making your sons believe that they were chosen to be powerful government leaders, or not convincing them that their best service would be to take early retirement -- right after college."
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I am a retired neuroscientist and professor of pschiatry and pharmacology. I headed Westchester Atheists when live in NY and now head Rossmoor Atheists in Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA

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At 1:01pm on April 17, 2012, Brent Feeney said…

Welcome aboard! =)  Hope you're doing well today...

At 1:52pm on April 15, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 2:11pm on April 14, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, luna! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends. You might also like Young Atheist Women, Atheist Singles, Psychology, and possibly Feminist Atheists. After you've searched for stuff that interests you in "Groups" above and in the "Forums", don't forget to look at recent activity which hides along the right margin of the page all the way at the bottom.

At 11:41am on April 14, 2012, Joseph P said…

Welcome.  Your parents were hippies, weren't they?

Don't get me wrong.  I love the name, but it's usually an indicator of your parents' leanings.  ^.^

 

Oh, and did you mean post-doctoral?  As in you already have a Ph.D.?  Freaking impressive, at your age, if that isn't a typo or misstatement.

At 10:58am on April 14, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Luna Maubneits
Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense and science lead to freethinking wisdom --- as you know as an atheist. 
  
We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 680 discussion topics and 3400 members.
 
 
 

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