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Posted: 05 June 2013 03:16 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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Her is the link to the Economist article:

http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21578664-atheists-complain-about-free-bibles-wilderness-reading-dawkins-cabin

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Posted: 05 June 2013 06:56 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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garythehuman - 05 June 2013 03:16 PM

Her is the link to the Economist article:

http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21578664-atheists-complain-about-free-bibles-wilderness-reading-dawkins-cabin

I take it that, since Governor Deal said that he cannot guarantee the safety of atheist literature donated for Stater Park cabins, the same goes for the Bibles donated for this purpose.  So it seems to me that atheist patrons of Georgia State cabins are free to use their imagination in what becomes of the Bible that may be in a cabin that they use.

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Posted: 06 June 2013 01:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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All that handy paper would be great for starting a campfire…

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Posted: 06 June 2013 03:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 19 ]
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Posted: 08 June 2013 08:58 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 20 ]
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TimB - 05 June 2013 06:56 PM
garythehuman - 05 June 2013 03:16 PM

Her is the link to the Economist article:

http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21578664-atheists-complain-about-free-bibles-wilderness-reading-dawkins-cabin

I take it that, since Governor Deal said that he cannot guarantee the safety of atheist literature donated for Stater Park cabins, the same goes for the Bibles donated for this purpose.  So it seems to me that atheist patrons of Georgia State cabins are free to use their imagination in what becomes of the Bible that may be in a cabin that they use.

Is he saying he’s worried about the safety of atheist literature but not the bible?

Evidently he assumes that Christians will destroy atheist literature but that atheists or believers in other religions will not destroy bibles.  He may have a point, Christians being destructive by nature.

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Posted: 12 June 2013 12:15 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 21 ]
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FinallyDecided - 01 June 2013 06:37 PM

In the US, I don’t think I have been in a hotel without a bible in the room. This one particularly one I am at know, the housekeeping staff insists on sitting it open to a certain verse, that I suppose, speaks volumes to her.

I wonder why hotels think all their guests want a Bible. If the “Holy” Bible was such a significant part of ones life, I certainly would think they have their own and would bring it with them!

When you feel in a really bad mood it’s always fun to leave a little inscription nestled in the pages.  red face

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Posted: 16 June 2013 05:43 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 22 ]
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I usually put it outside my door in the hall or on the balcony

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Posted: 16 June 2013 11:57 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 23 ]
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garythehuman - 05 June 2013 03:16 PM

Her is the link to the Economist article:

http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21578664-atheists-complain-about-free-bibles-wilderness-reading-dawkins-cabin

If I found such a book in my hotel or cabin, I’d probably take it.

For that matter, I consider the free bibles free game, too. Someday I may grab a copy of the King James, just for it’s literary history.

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Posted: 16 June 2013 02:33 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 24 ]
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Lois - 04 June 2013 08:08 AM

But the bibles are free and available even to children who, in a sane world,  should never be exposed to such a dangerous book.  At least kids can’t access porn without parents’ permission, it must be paid for and it can be blocked. The bibles are right there with their ugly content freely available to innocent eyes, and most parents,having never gotten beyond Adam and Eve and the serpent, don’t even know what’s in it.

So true. I wonder how many Christians have actually read the Bible from cover to cover? I wonder how many of them know about the atrocities, bloodshed and cruelty in the Old Testament? Despite all this, the New Testament is even worse because hell is introduced. How many children have been frightened and traumatized by the idea of eternal suffering and pain after death? So, I agree, the Bible isn’t appropriate reading for children.

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Posted: 29 June 2013 08:38 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 25 ]
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Maybe we should just stick a pamphlet or two of our literature inside their holy book.  cool grin

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