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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

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    Originally posted by WillyTheGreat


    I ask you, why do you look at it as an attempt of assimilation rather than as an attempt at education? I'm 99% sure you wouldn't call it an attempt at assimilation if it was an article pertaining to Buddhism.
    Very true. I don't see this adding to your defence.

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    Double standards don't work to promote your argument.

    If you're saying what you're saying about Christians, you're not offering an objective and/or factual statement, you're saying what you do because of personal feelings and that doesn't work.

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    Not another religious thread. For thousands of years people have been arguing and fighting over religion and beilefs, with many of the world's major conflicts being directly caused by or at least influenced by religion. This will continue until Humans either die off or one of the religions is proven to be correct.

    For some sneaking suspicion I have a feeling dieing off is more probable than finding proof of a god, so why doesn't everybody hug the ones you love, appreciate breathing, and make judgements of everybody without reference to religious affiliation.

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    Originally posted by WillyTheGreat
    Double standards don't work to promote your argument.

    If you're saying what you're saying about Christians, you're not offering an objective and/or factual statement, you're saying what you do because of personal feelings and that doesn't work.
    You've misunderstood my last post. You said:

    I ask you, why do you look at it as an attempt of assimilation rather than as an attempt at education? I'm 99% sure you wouldn't call it an attempt at assimilation if it was an article pertaining to Buddhism.

    And I agreed with you because, yes, us non-Christians would not call it an attempt at assimilation if it was an article pertaining to Buddhism because it doesn't happen. Christians do try to assimilate. So this does not add to your defence.

    And I haven't stated personal feelings. The guy(can't remember his name) that started this thread is expressing is personal feelings to the extreme and not fact.

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    Originally posted by GIS


    For some sneaking suspicion I have a feeling dieing off is more probable than finding proof of a god, so why doesn't everybody hug the ones you love, appreciate breathing, and make judgements of everybody without reference to religious affiliation.
    I never try to convince Christians to disbelieve the church. I could care less what they believe. Who started this thread? A Christian!

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    Left this out,

    " I guess you could say I am still looking, I am still trying to find that true Church. " And you are saying there is dishonesty, confusion amongst the churches of Christianity? Well I'm not foggy on my theories. Maybe you should still be doing some research before you come rant to us about your God.

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    Originally posted by Ken Masters
    First of all I just wanna say, why do you Christians always feel the need to assimilate everyone? I don't see Buddhists going door to door. Maybe us non-Christians are complacent enough in our lives without God. Why do you care whether there is your God in our lives or not? It is very kind to consider us but thanks I'm fine with my own beliefs.
    I'll read your article now. Damn it's long.
    Amen

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    In Sean's defence, All he said was
    "Read this article and let me know what you think".
    That's not necessarily an attempt at assimilation...

    And another thing. When was the last time you saw an atheist Molesting choir boys?
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    Oh, well...I used the wrong example.

    Replace Buddhism with Hinduism. Hinduism is a universal religion like Christianity and Islam.

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    Originally posted by WillyTheGreat
    Oh, well...I used the wrong example.

    Replace Buddhism with Hinduism. Hinduism is a universal religion like Christianity and Islam.
    If by universal you mean practiced in countries all over the earth, then Buddhism is a universal religion.
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    Damnit...forgot to clarify again.

    By universal I mean that those religions are open to new converts.

    Actually, I don't think it's Hindu, I think it might be but I'm sure about Ba'hai.

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    think of the mentality of a christian with this example:

    the ship is sinking and ur giving out life vests to another person.
    alot of peops here are saying: why care if the person drowns or not.
    christians have a quality that loves other people rather than their intermediate friends and associates.
    "The whole jedi thing was just not compatible with my lifestyle. My master was jelous he was always holding me back, -"be mindfull of the future, but live in the present"- what the hell does that mean? I even got my arm cut off...it just sucked. So i switched to the dark side and i havent looked back once...Now i am shooting lightning from my fingertips, choking people over the phone, i even get to wear a cape.....its just boss. My name is Anikin skywalker and i am a sith lord."

    "i have the sex drive of 10 rabbits on viagra"

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    Originally posted by Sayiajin Prince
    think of the mentality of a christian with this example:

    the ship is sinking and ur giving out life vests to another person.
    alot of peops here are saying: why care if the person drowns or not.
    christians have a quality that loves other people rather than their intermediate friends and associates.
    You make a good point, prince. However, what many christians don't realize is that atheists like myself dont necessarily want to be saved, give us a chance, and we might "float" on our own...
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    i also seriously disagree with alot of the ways people try to save others, they use a ton of negativity and that is just contradictive of the whole foundation.
    "The whole jedi thing was just not compatible with my lifestyle. My master was jelous he was always holding me back, -"be mindfull of the future, but live in the present"- what the hell does that mean? I even got my arm cut off...it just sucked. So i switched to the dark side and i havent looked back once...Now i am shooting lightning from my fingertips, choking people over the phone, i even get to wear a cape.....its just boss. My name is Anikin skywalker and i am a sith lord."

    "i have the sex drive of 10 rabbits on viagra"

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    goals for end of the year 405/500/600 at 170-175(with the 8pack)

    other: dips 3 and a quarter plates for 4 reps

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    Originally posted by WillyTheGreat
    Damnit...forgot to clarify again.

    By universal I mean that those religions are open to new converts.

    Actually, I don't think it's Hindu, I think it might be but I'm sure about Ba'hai.
    Isn't any religion open to new converts? Maybe you really mean religions that actively proselytize.
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    I'm not currently allowing any new converts. I can only teach so many people at once.

    I don't mind other people and other religions but when they start trying to get a little persuasive with it is when it starts to bother me. The stuff on the boards don't bother me because I don't have to read it. Its when somebody walks up to me on the street and starts in on me that I have a hard time dealing with it.

    You can be boisterous about your opinions as long as it doesn't become overly obnoxious. i.e. bothering me on the street as I'm walking to work.
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    Oh, ST Patrick, your quote about atheists and choir boys was delicious.

    It kind of reminds me of when my atheist faggot ex roommate molested ME, a practicing Catholic.

    Keep it up, greendick. Keep rolling out the funnies.

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    Originally posted by Budiak
    It kind of reminds me of when my atheist faggot ex roommate molested ME, a practicing Catholic.
    That's the one problem with you Budiak, I don't know when to take you seriously and when you're joking.....
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    That statement was dead serious. That happened, and I'm pretty ****ed up because of it.



    But the greendick statement will remain in ambiguity for now.

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    ok man, I retract my statement about the choir boys. Let's face it, molestation has absolutely nothing to do w/ religion, and everything to do w/ mental sickness.

    and I'll take the greendick thing into advisement.
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    GO Ken Masters

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    Why there is no such thing as a TRUE Aethesist.
    They need proof to believe, but you can never proove it to them.
    Lets say God appears before them and makes all sorts of crazy things happen at request.
    A TRUE aethesist will rationalize that he'she is on a hol;odeck like on startrek and it's all dumb trick.
    There are only believers and non believers.
    A true Aethesist will fall under non believer, because they will never believe no matter what and those that crumble and do aren't TRUE aethesists.
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    Originally posted by Sayiajin Prince
    think of the mentality of a christian with this example:

    the ship is sinking and ur giving out life vests to another person.
    alot of peops here are saying: why care if the person drowns or not.
    christians have a quality that loves other people rather than their intermediate friends and associates.
    Again, I appreciate the kindness of Christians, but it is your belief that the ship is drowning, not ours. How is the human race supposed survive when the Christian mentality is that the world is coming to an end regardless of what we do on this earth? If this was my belief I wouldn't be motivated to try and make earth a better place to live. However, this is not my belief. I do everything I can to ensure the prosperity of mankind by, for example, riding my bike everywhere instead of polluting our earth in vehicles. Wouldn't that benefit mankind more than ranting about how the world is coming to an end and you must enter Jesus into your heart before it is too late.

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    Originally posted by Ti1301
    Why there is no such thing as a TRUE Aethesist.
    They need proof to believe, but you can never proove it to them.
    Lets say God appears before them and makes all sorts of crazy things happen at request.
    A TRUE aethesist will rationalize that he'she is on a hol;odeck like on startrek and it's all dumb trick.
    There are only believers and non believers.
    A true Aethesist will fall under non believer, because they will never believe no matter what and those that crumble and do aren't TRUE aethesists.
    I'm sorry, that made absolutely no sense. You have made everyone who's read it dumber by doing so.

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    Originally posted by Ken Masters


    Again, I appreciate the kindness of Christians, but it is your belief that the ship is drowning, not ours. How is the human race supposed survive when the Christian mentality is that the world is coming to an end regardless of what we do on this earth? If this was my belief I wouldn't be motivated to try and make earth a better place to live. However, this is not my belief. I do everything I can to ensure the prosperity of mankind by, for example, riding my bike everywhere instead of polluting our earth in vehicles. Wouldn't that benefit mankind more than ranting about how the world is coming to an end and you must enter Jesus into your heart before it is too late.
    Amen and Halelujah. Preach on, Brother Ken.
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