Blair Equates Atheists to Religious Extremists

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  1. skunk macrumors G4

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    Tony Blair, addressing a "Prayer Morning" in Washington - whatever that is - came up with this glorious passage:

    Astonishing. A man who wages illegal war and yet proclaims his "Christian" faith to all and sundry. A man who believes his "god" is the only god, yet wishes to ally himself against unbelievers with those who worship false gods. A man who asserts that we should love our neighbours, yet fails to notice that atheists can be neighbours, too. A man who claims that good acts can only receive validity through his god, without which they are of no value.

    Full text of his speech here:
    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article5669875.ece?token=null&offset=36&page=4

    Read it and weep.
     
  2. zap2 macrumors 604

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    As an Atheist, let me eagerly say, I am NOT in any type of alliance with any religious extremists.
     
  3. Teh Don Ditty macrumors G4

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    Tony Blair reminds me of this guy...

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    Disgusting.

    EDIT: This was the original. I thought the Sutler one fit better.

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  4. skunk thread starter macrumors G4

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    Perfect image. :)

    Although you've broken the link... :(
     
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    The "V" one. What happened? :confused:

     
  7. Dont Hurt Me macrumors 603

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    Washington is populated by hypocrites,liars,lawyers and bought off prostitutes, now what is this about a prayer?
     
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    Hold on, I'm attempting to fix said problem
     
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    The only place he should be addressing is the war crimes tribunal in The Hague.
     
  10. skunk thread starter macrumors G4

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    Peace Envoy in Palestine and President-To-Be of Europe? We have officially entered Bizarro World.
     
  11. Zombie Acorn macrumors 65816

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    Not really disagreeing here, but Tony Blair headed the UK, not the US.
     
  12. skunk thread starter macrumors G4

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    Don't remind me.
     
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    Fixed good sir :)
     
  14. Zombie Acorn macrumors 65816

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    Interesting, I hadn't heard anything about the EU making a permanent president position.
     
  15. skunk thread starter macrumors G4

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    It may have fitted better, but it certainly wasn't any subtler.
     
  16. Dont Hurt Me macrumors 603

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    My point is he and those he is addressing are hypocrites of the highest order.
     
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    Always be suspicious of the guy who prays the loudest.
     
  18. skunk thread starter macrumors G4

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    Emerson said it well. See my sig... :)
     
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    I knew that sounded familiar. :)
     
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    Its a Shame that our Constitution doesnt allow for foreigners to become President. I think Blair would make an excellent president, and could clean up the mess BO is making....
     
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    It would also shut up the goddamn birthers.
     
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    fixed.
     
  23. aethelbert macrumors 601

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    The EU presidency has been around for a long time; it rotates between member nations on scheduled intervals. This may soon change though to a voting form with longer term length.
     
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    This new position isn't a rotating one apparently.
     
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    forgot your sarcasm tags there right?
     

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