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[a youtube channel named 'christianskeptics' with a following description]

How can you name a channel Christian Skeptics? Isn't a skeptic someone opposed to religion. Yes. I am opposed to religion, and I'm a Christian. Christianity is not a religion, but atheism is... so it is my intent to prove to you Christianity is not a religion, and that it is backed up with "many infallible proofs."
This channel is for Christians who are skeptical about atheism, darwinism, and all the other distractions, distracting us from what's important... Christ.

christianskeptics, Youtube channel 51 Comments [9/29/2008 8:07:32 PM]
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Submitted By: Enkidu
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Old Viking

Distractions are distracting, I'll have to admit that.

9/29/2008 8:09:29 PM

noJungleKiss

I'll go check it out.

9/29/2008 8:09:31 PM

diereligiondie

ROFL. The only word that comes to mind is irony.

9/29/2008 8:09:50 PM

Exmuslim Turk.

Christianity is not a religion but atheism is?

Oh the irony...

9/29/2008 8:15:20 PM

aaa

Irony is about to go critical!

9/29/2008 8:15:57 PM

The L

"Christianity is not a religion."

http://dictionary.reference.com

re·li·gion–noun
1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs.
(Sounds like Christianity to me.)
2. a specific fundamental set of beliefs and practices generally agreed upon by a number of persons or sects: the Christian religion; the Buddhist religion.
(Again, Christianity.)
3. the body of persons adhering to a particular set of beliefs and practices: a world council of religions.
4. the life or state of a monk, nun, etc.: to enter religion.
5. the practice of religious beliefs; ritual observance of faith.
(Check.)
6. something one believes in and follows devotedly; a point or matter of ethics or conscience: to make a religion of fighting prejudice.
(Check.)
7. religions, Archaic. religious rites.
8. Archaic. strict faithfulness; devotion: a religion to one's vow.
—Idiom
9. get religion, Informal.
a. to acquire a deep conviction of the validity of religious beliefs and practices.
b. to resolve to mend one's errant ways: The company got religion and stopped making dangerous products.

9/29/2008 8:16:20 PM

Smells Like a Monkey

Wait - so am I reading this wrong? Does this person question whether or not skeptics exist?

I'll have to agree. Sounds pretty skeptical. I might have to read it again, though I am beginning to get lightheaded.

9/29/2008 8:16:46 PM

cool cats

Fundie Redefinition Rroject?

9/29/2008 8:18:13 PM

Brain_In_A_Jar

Somebody get this guy a dictionary, stat.

9/29/2008 8:18:15 PM



Wellcome to the wonderful world of semantics.

9/29/2008 8:18:46 PM

toothache

Atheism, isn't a religion, it's a personal relationship with reality.

9/29/2008 8:23:03 PM

Goosey

Atheism is a religion. It is a stance on one single belief, so cannot be a belief system, and furthermore its stance is to lack that belief.

Why are you people so stupid?

9/29/2008 8:31:43 PM

Damen

so it is my intent to prove to you Christianity is not a religion,

Then pay your fucking taxes.

9/29/2008 8:33:41 PM

Illuminatalie

"so it is my intent to prove to you Christianity is not a religion"
Well, we all need goals, and sometimes if we achieve them, we didn't set the bar high enough. Good luck.

9/29/2008 8:37:50 PM

El Guapo

@Goosey

Atheism is not a religion. It is the very opposite of religion. It is disbelief.

Disbelief is no more a "belief system" than blindness is a vision system. This argument is like the claim that all people have a TV, but some people have a TV that is nonexistent.

Now, I'll go back to my comic book store where I dispense the insults rather than absorb them.

9/29/2008 8:39:54 PM

Xotan

Christianity is not a religion. OK. Then it is not entitled to the protection of the First Amendment. Oh, you will have a lot of back taxes to pay too!

9/29/2008 8:43:12 PM

Comicartist

Oh please tell me that this is a Poe.

Well anyway he's atleast correct in putting quotation marks around "many infallible proofs"

9/29/2008 8:51:04 PM

lupinella

*squints*
Nope, still confused.

9/29/2008 8:57:47 PM

Epic Wolf

No matter how much you say Christianity is a religion, and atheism is, you're still wrong. Christianity is, and always will be, by definition, a religion. Likewise, atheism always will be the opposite of that.

9/29/2008 9:05:50 PM

Princess Rot

Word definition FAIL.

9/29/2008 9:15:07 PM

anonymous

Christianity is based on faith and there is not enough evidence to support all of its claims, therefore it must be a religion.

Atheism is the lack of belief in higher deities, closely associated with a belief only in ideas that are backed by evidence, therefore it cannot be a religion.

9/29/2008 9:18:59 PM

Navelgazer

Is wrong of me to belly laugh at stupid people?

9/29/2008 9:27:11 PM



and bald is a hair color.

9/29/2008 9:30:44 PM

The God Of Mud

wo i never knew i was religious

i think if christians found religion the world would be a better place

9/29/2008 9:36:50 PM

Tearlich

Fundie Redefinition Rroject 2nd,

9/29/2008 9:40:52 PM
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