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    Quote Originally Posted by Isk Stark View Post
    Christ is the only one that offers that salvation.
    Thats just an opinion.
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    Sources matter. If a shitty source says something you like and you think has value then you can likely find a better source that says the same thing and probably handles the topic even better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Isk Stark View Post
    What specifically did you find ridiculous in the article, besides the Christ bit?
    Sources do matter. First off, the article is from The Daily Wire which has a nearly extreme right bias. That makes it no better than an extreme left bias, regardless of what they're writing. Factual reporting gets a mixed rating. The article itself plays on fear, which is the RWA core motivator and why extreme sites like The Daily Wire and the Red Pill Times use it so extensively. This particular article begins with fear and ends with Christ. If you believe in Christ, all of the fear will magically go away. If everyone in the US believed in Christ, this...

    Something is happening. Something bad.
    ...will disappear.

    There is a very troubling combination coming together. We dehumanize each other while medicalizing and politicizing evil. The result is indifference and detachment all the way around.
    All true. But simplifying the solution in this way...

    Exactly the atmosphere where Satan thrives. It is the atmosphere of Hell itself, leaking like noxious fumes into our world. And there is only one antidote that really works. His name is Christ.
    is right for Matt Walsh only. And for you and the people that subscribe to Christianity. Making the other 6 billion or so opinions invalid is not a very intelligent thing to do when the world is facing real problems that require a more inclusionary response.
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    The problem is we stopped slut-shaming, and I really think we need to start doing that again. The lack of slut shaming is somehow causing all of this.

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    @ceecee, thanks for explaining your interpretation. You may be missing the point by focusing in on Christ. I don't know that it's a Left/Right issue because this is the sort of thing Nietszche warned about when he proclaimed that God is Dead.

    @magpie and @Cellmold both "got it".

    It's more of a spiritual issue than a left or right political issue which is why I posted in here in the first place.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Admiral Crunch View Post
    The problem is we stopped slut-shaming, and I really think we need to start doing that again. The lack of slut shaming is somehow causing all of this.
    No, we just need to keep our pimp hands strong
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zarathustra
    I'm pretty sure the best way to spot pseudo-intellectualism is to see someone bring up the term in a conversation.

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    A little daily meditation (or prayer, if that's your bag) can go a long way in helping people heal and feel more spiritually whole. One need not believe in Christ or any other deity in particular, but I don't disagree there may be a spiritual crisis. I think even the strictest atheist can find some value in spiritualism. Spiritualism is defined as

    a system of belief or religious practice based on supposed communication with the spirits of the dead, especially through mediums.
    OR

    the doctrine that the spirit exists as distinct from matter, or that spirit is the only reality.
    I like to think of the spirit as the unique state that arises in us as the amalgamation of various chemical processes in our organic matter coming into play from the distribution and transmission of energy at every level down to the atomic and sub-atomic level. I do think in some sense we live on, if not in some cloud kingdom of heaven, then we at least live on as a part of the universe long after our bodies have ceased to breathe and decomposed. I guess that's more in line with paganism?

    I don't know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zarathustra
    I'm pretty sure the best way to spot pseudo-intellectualism is to see someone bring up the term in a conversation.

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    I don't think it's necessary for people to be spiritual to be happy, but I do think many people would feel more fulfilled if they replaced their nihilism with existentialism.
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    I appreciate seeing someone being so firm about their faith here <3

    While I am a Christian, I think any form of spirituality can be beneficial for someone. Nihilism seems to promote this apathetic, selfish nature where nothing matter. It makes me sad to see all these people with great potential seeing life as meaningless...
    Don't blame me, love made me crazy...
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    People think nihilism can not be looked at positively. It can, and many people do. This sums up how I feel.

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