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    10 reasons young losers are abanding God... According to Fox News

    Ten reasons millenials are backing away from God and Christianity. The categories are from the article, but I have translated the descriptors into non-Orwellian language:

    1. Mindset of “digital natives” is very much separate from other generations. You're noticing that there is a wide word of ideas out there, thinking about them, and being influenced by them. Stop that, now!

    2. Breakdown of the family. Your families are so totally, absolutely screwed up that you can't even imagine how "great" it would be have a "father" running every aspect of your life. Damn you parents!

    3. Militant secularism: Public schools are no longer used as indoctrination camps. Thought and reason are emphasised over somebody else's version of revealed truth. Damn those teachers! They work for SATAN!

    4. Lack of spiritual authenticity among adults. when a priest abuses you, you need to remember that it's all part of Jesus's plan to bring you to fatherly love. Shrug it off, and remember the great honor of being an alter boy!

    5. The church’s cultural influence has diminished. People have found other ways of meeting and mingling, and aren't socially ostracized for skipping church. Fun and respect are the ememies of the Lord.

    6. Pervasive cultural abandonment of morality. people have realized that some relgious-based morality is dumb. You prolly won't go to hell for eating lobster, and it tastes good. But doing so angers the Lord, for some weird reason never really made clear...

    7. Intellectual skepticism. College students are encouraged to engage in philosophical investigation rather that having "truth" handed down from on high. College instructers! Don't go to college, they brainwash you into thinking!

    8. The rise of a fad called “atheism.” Although they still can't openly run for office in the US, atheists are comming out of the closet, expressing their ideas in public spaces, and gaining both understanding and support. Next thing you know atheists will bw able to legally get married!

    9. Our new God: Tolerance be Thy name. People have decided to embrace the concept of "life, libery, and the pursute of happiness," even for non-Christians. Talk about an f'd up country...

    10. The commonly defiant posture of young adulthood. Your natural youthful exuberation for reality testing and pushing boundaries has led you to the discovery that much of what was forced into you brain was mush, and you prefer something far, far more substantial. Shame on you!


    If you want to read the original, check the link. But don't mistake pseudointellectual word mush for actual communication.
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    Re: 10 reasons young losers are abanding God... According to Fox News

    Oh, the comments on that article. Do these people even hear what they are saying? Or think before they type?
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    Re: 10 reasons young losers are abanding God... According to Fox News

    Quote Originally Posted by Shahaku View Post
    Oh, the comments on that article. Do these people even hear what they are saying? Or think before they type?
    I generally don't read the comments, especially when being "Fox'd." It draws too many idiot out of hibernation - idiots from both sides.

    But I did check them. Thanks for directing me to a belly laugh!
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    Re: 10 reasons young losers are abanding God... According to Fox News

    Heh. Oh no! Thinking is dangerous! Thinking is of the DEVIL! If god intended for you to think he would have... no. Never mind. You're only allowed to think what the bible tells you to.
    The top comment when I looked was some babble about non-christians hiding uncovered giant bones (as in bones from giant people) from the world to conceal that the bible was rigth... priceless.
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    Re: 10 reasons young losers are abanding God... According to Fox News

    1. The atomization of society is very rapidly making democracy impossible to sustain as it relies upon partisanship and voting blocs.

    2. The breakdown of the family unit has been going on for a long time, the nuclear family was just as degenerate compared to the extended family and the clan structure. Further evidence of atomization brought on by the Enlightenment and the influence of Christianity.

    3. Homogenization of thought isn't a good thing, no matter who is doing it.

    5. A lack of centralized community has fostered atomization and social alienation.

    6. Relativism is one of the causes of the rapid decline in civilization.

    7. Be skeptical of things that are acceptable to be skeptical of, but don't be too skeptical of our new sacred cows. Then you are a conspiracy theorist or a bigot.

    9. Tolerance: The idea that everyone should look different, but think exactly the same.

    10. Generational revolt? Wouldn't want that, now would we? http://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/er...servative-wwii
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    Re: 10 reasons young losers are abanding God... According to Fox News

    Picked out a gem from the comments: If man is made from dirt, why is there still dirt?

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    Re: 10 reasons young losers are abanding God... According to Fox News

    Main thing that caused me to abandon the "Church" was seeing those who in church said these things you should not do,I saw them in fact doing those things,and in my head I thought"WT*?"

    The do as I say,not as I do thing caused me to leave the "Church"
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    Re: 10 reasons young losers are abanding God... According to Fox News

    I should tell you that when at 13,I told my Mother I would not go to church,she called the police on me. I was threatened with Juvy(juvenile hall,kid jail) if I did not OBEY my Mother and go to Church. Said I was incorrigible for not doing as my Mother said,why I would face kids jail...You had to be there in the way back of 1960 California.

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    Re: 10 reasons young losers are abanding God... According to Fox News

    The rewards of spiritually are not immediate. That's probably number one. I think God or the divine becomes irrelevant when people live outside of their authentic selves.
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    Where you been CallMe?,glad to see you back here.
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