At the risk of ticking people off, which, I have been known to do… I was seeking intellectually stimulating conversation.
It’s why I joined.
Instead, I am hearing a lot of ranting and raving by people who seem to get off on how smart they think they are about their position on a mythical deity they are either without belief in, or awaiting proof of.
I’m certain I’ll get more out of reading “6 days of war” by Ambassador Oren of Israel, a world-reknowned scholar and other books.
In hindsight, it probably doesn’t make much sense for someone who believes god nothing more than mythology and human construct to spend her time discussing the topic with people who are clearly quite passsionate about the subject, now does it?
And in hindsight its a no-brainer. Now, I finally understand why the religious and Atheists are always in close company; or what Wolpe (whom I know personally) and Hitchens and Harris have in common. They’re all god-fanatics!
I suppose all of you are, too. It’s ridiculous. You fight over it like it matters.
I have no interest in talking about god. That’s all y’all do here. Clearly, I am out of place.
By the way, somehow, I suppose I thought this forum would be discussing more secular matters. After all, I am Secular Humanist, even a a paying associate member. Usually, someone who waves that banner likes worldly matters: arts, sciences, liberty, sex.
I am only 41 years old. But I want to make sure I use my time wisely.
Occam, I appreciated our brief encounter. This is just not the nourishment I was seeking.