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Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby xrodolfox » Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:38 pm

Study finds atheists trusted less than rapists.

It feels good knowing that I will get turned down from "trust" jobs due to my lack of religiosity.
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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby DB » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:26 pm

I trust you.


oh wait, I'm atheist too....


Guess we won't get those day care jobs at the local Christian center, eh?
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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby Fallen_Horse » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:33 pm

My favorite part:
"The researchers found that religious believers thought that descriptions of untrustworthy people - people who steal or cheat - were more likely to be atheists than Christians, Muslims, Jews, gays or feminists."

Yes, because you can't be a gay atheist, or a gay Christian, or a gay feminist. I suppose the worst would be a gay feminist atheist rapist? Although what stories they could tell.... :D
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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby beforewisdom » Thu Dec 15, 2011 9:06 am

DB wrote:I trust you.


oh wait, I'm atheist too....


Guess we won't get those day care jobs at the local Christian center, eh?


Not with that beard :)

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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby Konstantin » Thu Dec 15, 2011 2:41 pm

beforewisdom wrote:
DB wrote:I trust you.


oh wait, I'm atheist too....


Guess we won't get those day care jobs at the local Christian center, eh?


Not with that beard :)


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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby xrodolfox » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:34 pm

Oh crap. I just grew a beard.
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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby DB » Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:59 am

What the hell??? Santa has a beard, and who doesn't trust HIM?????
Yeah, whaddya got to say to THAT, huh?
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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby xrodolfox » Sat Dec 17, 2011 11:31 am

Santa's a commie. Handing out presents to everyone? Without paying? Can't trust that.
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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby Big Good Wolf » Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:02 pm

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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby beforewisdom » Sat Dec 17, 2011 4:51 pm

DB wrote:What the hell??? Santa has a beard, and who doesn't trust HIM?????
Yeah, whaddya got to say to THAT, huh?


He breaks into people's homes, enslaves animals and lets little children sit on his lap. Sounds like another football coach or Catholic priest scandal waiting to break to me :)

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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby DB » Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:55 pm

You guys totally ruined Christmas for me.
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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby beforewisdom » Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:07 pm

DB wrote:You guys totally ruined Christmas for me.


You are a vegan, you probably would have ruined it for yourself anyway :)

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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby DB » Sun Dec 18, 2011 9:44 am

beforewisdom wrote:
DB wrote:You guys totally ruined Christmas for me.


You are a vegan, you probably would have ruined it for yourself anyway :)


HA! And an atheist to boot. My wife says we should abandon Xmas and do Festivus instead.

Hmmm. I wonder if veganism would affect one's trustworthiness? I'll bet a vegan atheist, or as Christopher Hitchens would say, anti-theist, wouldn't rate very well to a religilous person.
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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby xrodolfox » Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:04 pm

Meh. We totally celebrate the Christmas without "Christ" or religion. Yes, it pisses off a lot of Christians, but I don't care. I used to say things a bit differently, but that is an accurate representation of what we do.

My kids and my wife and I don't believe in G-d. We don't believe that baby Jesus was born in the middle of Winter... but we do like to share with each other, and my wife and I both get the same time period off of work and so do our families. It is cold, and we like to give our kids special time and special gifts. So we do. We have a Christmas tree and everything. We have a big (vegan) meal the days around Christmas, and we love it.

So it's not really "Christmas", but it is culturally. And that's what we do.

Christians can trust us even less since we are actively participating in the further erosion of taking the "Christ" our of "Christmas".
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Re: Atheists trusted less than rapists

Postby beforewisdom » Sun Dec 18, 2011 4:04 pm

DB wrote:HA! And an atheist to boot. My wife says we should abandon Xmas and do Festivus instead.


Why bother? At least in my part of the world there hasn't been any Christianity left in Christmas for a number of years. Occasionally, someone will put a nativity scene in their front yard.

Beyond that it is pepper spraying your fellow consumers at the 3am big box store opening during the competition to charge cheap plastic crap from China so you stay in debt until the summer.

Outside of consumerism gone mad, Christmas is all about Yule, trees, lights, reefs etc.

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