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by parmesan
Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: All Things FSM
Topic: Oh dear...
Replies: 17
Views: 9542

Re: Oh dear...

My grandfather used to invite all sorts of proselytisers into the house, take their books and tracts, hear what they had to say; and when the mormons came back, he'd try to convert them to being Jehova's Witnesses; when the Jehova's Witnesses came back he'd try and convert them to Hare Krishna; and...
by parmesan
Fri Sep 03, 2010 9:14 am
Forum: All Things FSM
Topic: Oh dear...
Replies: 17
Views: 9542

Re: Oh dear...

[ I'm not saying that being Christian (or any other religion) is necessarily a good thing, but sometimes it is the lesser of two evils. Yes I agree with that. I used to be more on the side of Bertrand Russell, but it seems to me that our perceptions of reality are soft enough that it is better to b...
by parmesan
Thu Sep 02, 2010 4:09 pm
Forum: All Things FSM
Topic: Oh dear...
Replies: 17
Views: 9542

Re: Oh dear...

Just to follow up, I think I have contributed to the saving of a few of them over the years. I can't be certain, and never had the chance to verify. But also... I suspect that some people are better off perhaps with their belief. Especially if they have been convinced of it for a long time and are a...
by parmesan
Thu Sep 02, 2010 1:50 pm
Forum: All Things FSM
Topic: Oh dear...
Replies: 17
Views: 9542

Re: Oh dear...

I like to think that religious people can be saved from their religion, so if I am approached and have time, I do like to try and save them. They were coming to try and save me, so I return the compliment. Jehovah's Witnesses are the usual ones who need saving. I can't help but feel a little sorry f...
by parmesan
Thu Sep 02, 2010 10:36 am
Forum: Standards and Practices
Topic: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE
Replies: 7964
Views: 3199266

Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Hi, I think I am supposed to post in another topic area now, maybe still in the Standards forum area? The Newbie Guide post I read said the "Intro" thread, which I couldn't find but which I assume this thread is about. But then said post somewhere else - where? Anywhere? I have a post I ha...
by parmesan
Thu Sep 02, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: Standards and Practices
Topic: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE
Replies: 7964
Views: 3199266

Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

(sneaks in quietly after breaking the rules and trying to post elsewhere, and now has lost that post and can't get it back) Hi, yep, first post. Am a big fan of the site, posted here a few years ago but then forgot my account and changed computers etc. Hope to be back soon as I have a topic I want t...

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