[SATLUG] Thank God for Linux

Dale Crummie dacrummie at gmail.com
Tue May 6 05:13:54 CDT 2008


The funny thing is, I not christian, I just use that as a figure of speech.

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 4:28 AM, Charles Hogan <
cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com> wrote:

> We live in a predominantly Christian culture.  We will have the large
> crosses, the ocassional mention of God, and Cristian holidays as federal
> holidays.  This is to be expected.  To expect people to change their ways
> because you believe they are throwing their religion at you, when they are
> speaking as they do with all their peers, is a bit out there. Besides, it's
> much more fun when you run across "Born Agains", (who try forcing their
> beliefs down your throat), and you get into a discussion with them about
> their traditions, pointing out along the way that many of their traditions
> have nothing to do with their beliefs, but were folded in from other
> religions to simply increase the size of the flock.  Just be thankful we
> don't live in a predominantly Muslim country, where we would have the large
> mosques, calls to prayer 5 times a day, and Allah mentioned practically all
> the time.
>
> FWIW, I too would prefer if more people would keep their religions at home
> and in their congregations.
>
>
> Chris Lemire wrote:
>
> > Through Atheism in your faces? I said I am an Atheist, and so is another
> > member that I know so keep your beliefs to yourselves. It was started by
> > throwing christianity in our faces, and since most americans are, they take
> > the side of the person who did.
> >
> > Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote: pixelnate wrote:
> >
> > > On Sun, 2008-05-04 at 15:02 -0700, Chris Lemire wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > > agreed, some people don't know when to drop something
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > Weren't you the one who started the tangent by trying to throw your
> > > atheism in our faces?
> > >
> > >
> >
> > *DING* *DING* *DING*!
> > WE HAVE A WINNER!
> >
> > Good catch, Nate.
> >
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Dale Crummie
US Army (Vet)
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