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Hi. Just got banned from finheaven.com

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Redemption, Jun 17, 2017.

  1. MrClean

    MrClean Inglourious Basterd Club Member

    Hey, just like the old testament then.

    As for Christian morals, anyone who needs the promise of a life after death or the threat of burning in a literal hell for eternity to be a good person, is a pretty damned sorry excuse for a human being.
     
  2. Irishman

    Irishman Active Member

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    I appreciate this clarifier. It is consistent with what I see coming from news sources more interested in getting some kind of shocking headline rather then letting the actual information come through unmodified.
     
  3. Irishman

    Irishman Active Member

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    I believe in nature; others call it God.
     
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  4. danmarino

    danmarino Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    Well, yes, we do need to name more, because while clearly there were wars that had religion as the prime cause, an objective look at history reveals that those killed in the name of religion have, in fact, been a tiny fraction in the bloody history of human conflict. In their recently published book, “Encyclopedia of Wars,” authors Charles Phillips and Alan Axelrod document the history of recorded warfare, and from their list of 1763 wars only 123 have been classified to involve a religious cause, accounting for less than 7 percent of all wars and less than 2 percent of all people killed in warfare. While, for example, it is estimated that approximately one to three million people were tragically killed in the Crusades, and perhaps 3,000 in the Inquisition, nearly 35 million soldiers and civilians died in the senseless, and secular, slaughter of World War 1 alone.

    History simply does not support the hypothesis that religion is the major cause of conflict. The wars of the ancient world were rarely, if ever, based on religion. These wars were for territorial conquest, to control borders, secure trade routes, or respond to an internal challenge to political authority. In fact, the ancient conquerors, whether Egyptian, Babylonian, Persian, Greek, or Roman, openly welcomed the religious beliefs of those they conquered, and often added the new gods to their own pantheon. "

    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/rabbi-alan-lurie/is-religion-the-cause-of-_b_1400766.html
     
  5. Slk018

    Slk018 Member

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    Looks like the thread isnt dead and irrelevant..LOL
     
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  6. Ohiophinphan

    Ohiophinphan Chaplain Staff Member Luxury Box

    You have resuscitated a monster! :confused1::lol:
     
  7. RevRick

    RevRick Long Haired Leaping Gnome Club Member

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    Not if we all keep our wits about us... Including me!
    Being a military history afficianado as well as a (now retired) ordained minister seems a rather odd concatenation of mental exertions... but.. From what I have read, I concur with danmarino... almost all of the wars have had as their root an egotistical leader parading an economic base before the populace (either his or the one he wished to subjugate.) Even Hitler started his attempt at world domination seeking 'lebensraum' (I believe it is spelled) for the Aryan race. That was a bit of a fabrication (ahem!) on his part - but it became the same which has led to most wars - personal power of a tyrant seeking a tyrant's version of grandeur - domination and raw power.
     
  8. Jt0323

    Jt0323 Fins Up! Luxury Box

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    its crazy that its been that long. Wow time flies. I joined in 2004 when i was 15. Known some of you for almost 15 years already... wow
     
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  9. Puka-head

    Puka-head My2nd Fav team:___vs Jets

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    Do you have the hat?
     
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  10. MrClean

    MrClean Inglourious Basterd Club Member

    I've known some guys online since 1996, when I got my first computer and began following some Dolphins forums. The first one had guys like KB21, RevRick, Hellion, and several others on it, who are now all members here.
     
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  11. byroan

    byroan Giggity Staff Member Administrator Luxury Box

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    I do!
     
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  12. Jt0323

    Jt0323 Fins Up! Luxury Box

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    No, but i do have a Retired Dolphin Stan autograph caricature some where!
     
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  13. KeyFin

    KeyFin Well-Known Member

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    This is the most we've "honored" a new poster who quit after one post EVER! Is it too soon to say Merry Christmas? =)
     
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  14. Hooligan

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    Hello Group. I too was banned from FH, not for spewing any of my beliefs but, a billing snafu involving Paypal and a cancelled credit card.
    I won't go into it. Another board that I was on closed down and hasn't re-opened. So, here I am claiming squatters rights. Mother Nature be praised. I've been a Phins fan since 71 and currently live in Costa Rica.
     
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  15. Ohiophinphan

    Ohiophinphan Chaplain Staff Member Luxury Box

    Welcome aboard. Given the history of this thread, I wish you had started your own!:001_rolleyes::chuckle:
     
  16. Galant

    Galant Love - Unity - Sacrifice - Eternity Staff Member

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    Welcome!

    Costa Rica....nice!
     
  17. Miamiforlife

    Miamiforlife Member

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    Looking for some like minded fools. Must be to keep rooting for this sorry team. I was born into this misery. I bleed teal and orange.
     
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  18. Ohiophinphan

    Ohiophinphan Chaplain Staff Member Luxury Box

    Welcome to the club. You are among fellow sufferers
     
  19. Miamiforlife

    Miamiforlife Member

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    Much appreciated.
     
  20. IdrA

    IdrA Rebuilding for Eternity.

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    LOL. I didn't even look at the date of this necro, and the OP's posting numbers or lack there of.

    I'm also a long time FH reject since 2005-2011 Rip Pfft. Haters gonna hate.
     
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