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Mother Teresa
« on: December 18, 2015, 12:01:23 PM »
Mother Teresa to be made a saint and they wonder why we, so called, atheists are unable to take religions seriously?

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2015, 12:05:04 PM »
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-35129463

Yep

Catholics assert there really is such a thing as MAJIC.
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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2015, 12:08:04 PM »
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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2015, 12:14:04 PM »
Mother Teresa to be made a saint and they wonder why we, so called, atheists are unable to take religions seriously?

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By all accounts that woman was no saint at all.  Many years ago I met someone who had worked with her and they were not impressed by her treatment of the poor unfortunates under her harsh regime. Painkillers were apparently withheld as MT believed suffering was good for the soul! :o
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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2015, 12:15:26 PM »
Thanks Shaker

Now that seems to be objective reporting an intelligent man can consider.
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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2015, 12:26:52 PM »
Dear Shaker,

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Some of the doctors who treated Monica Besra, for example, say that there is no evidence of a miracle. They say that her tumour was not fully grown and that her condition responded to medical treatment.
"This miracle claim is absolute nonsense and should be condemned by everyone," Dr Ranjan Kumar Mustafi, of Balurghat Hospital in West Bengal, said. "She had a medium-sized tumour in her lower abdomen caused by tuberculosis. The drugs she was given eventually reduced the cystic mass and it disappeared after a year's treatment."

But I thought the guy was skint, who paid for these doctors, a Vatican conspiracy since day one.

Nevermind, proof if proof is needed that it must be Christmas, another bash Mother Teresa thread.

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2015, 12:30:59 PM »
I think anyone who has read Christopher Hitchins 'The Missionary Position' will see this as some sort of perverse idiocy by the RCC.

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2015, 12:40:53 PM »
I think anyone who has read Christopher Hitchins 'The Missionary Position' will see this as some sort of perverse idiocy by the RCC.
I have read Hitchens.

I have also met and talked with people who have worked with her.

I have no doubt in my mind that she is a saint.
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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2015, 12:48:07 PM »
I have read Hitchens.

I have also met and talked with people who have worked with her.

I have no doubt in my mind that she is a saint.
Right on cue ...
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« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2015, 12:51:15 PM »
I have read Hitchens.

I have also met and talked with people who have worked with her.

I have no doubt in my mind that she is a saint.

Define saint please - then we all know what we are talking about.

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2015, 01:14:12 PM »
Dear Shaker,

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Right on cue ...

As was the OP and every other post on this thread, including my own, forum thy name is predictable.

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2015, 01:22:58 PM »
I have read Hitchens.

I have also met and talked with people who have worked with her.

I have no doubt in my mind that she is a saint.

A saint Alan, of course she is, now don't let it worry you go and sit down in really comfortable seat and have a nice cup of tea, perhaps have a nap.
   
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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2015, 01:34:56 PM »
I think anyone who has read Christopher Hitchins 'The Missionary Position' will see this as some sort of perverse idiocy by the RCC.
Hitchens would be expert in the missionary position both face up and face down............cheers.

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2015, 01:45:12 PM »
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Hitchens would be expert in the missionary position both face up and face down............cheers.

Speaking ill of the dead, how very dare you, then again nobody wants to make a Saint out of Hitchen.

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #14 on: December 18, 2015, 02:18:28 PM »
Mother Teresa to be made a saint and they wonder why we, so called, atheists are unable to take religions seriously?

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What the Papists do is up to them.

What makes me laugh is that atheists bounce up and down about this kind of thing when pursuant to atheism the dead can neither be rewarded, or punished.

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« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2015, 02:34:06 PM »
Mother Teresa to be made a saint and they wonder why we, so called, atheists are unable to take religions seriously?

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And she's to be made a saint by ... the Southern Baptists?
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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #16 on: December 18, 2015, 02:52:30 PM »
I have read Hitchens.

I have also met and talked with people who have worked with her.

I have no doubt in my mind that she is a saint.

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #17 on: December 18, 2015, 03:49:19 PM »
What the Papists do is up to them.

What makes me laugh is that atheists bounce up and down about this kind of thing when pursuant to atheism the dead can neither be rewarded, or punished.

Who's jumping up and down? I douldn't really care if they make her a saint but it is certainly something which is open for discussion on a forum like this surely.

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2015, 03:53:57 PM »
Dear Vlad,

Speaking ill of the dead, how very dare you, then again nobody wants to make a Saint out of Hitchen.

Gonnagle.

I have never understood the idea of not speaking ill of the dead, why not if they deserve it?
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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #19 on: December 18, 2015, 04:06:07 PM »
Hitchens would be expert in the missionary position both face up and face down............cheers.

Have you noticed that there is evidence that supports the fact that Cris Hitchens was a real person that really did exist and there hasn't been any signs of him coming back from the dead yet, well, as far as I know.

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #20 on: December 18, 2015, 04:22:30 PM »
What the Papists do is up to them.

What makes me laugh is that atheists bounce up and down about this kind of thing when pursuant to atheism the dead can neither be rewarded, or punished.
Who's bouncing? Her character and activities pre-mortem are being discussed, aren't they?

And who the hell still uses a term like 'Papists' these days?
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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #21 on: December 18, 2015, 04:28:17 PM »
Have you noticed that there is evidence that supports the fact that Cris Hitchens was a real person that really did exist
That was just a rumour he spread about himself.

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #22 on: December 18, 2015, 04:46:56 PM »
CH famously noted that she was a lover of poverty rather than of the poor. Didn't she confess late in life to having doubts about there being a god by the way?

As for the RCs genuinely thinking there to be miracles, well what is there to say? 
"Science is itself a process based on methodological naturalism, i.e. treating the world as if metaphysical naturalism was the case, but without actually taking a stand on matters philosophical (outside of method)."

http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Philosophical_naturalism

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #23 on: December 18, 2015, 05:12:52 PM »
CH famously noted that she was a lover of poverty rather than of the poor. Didn't she confess late in life to having doubts about there being a god by the way?

As for the RCs genuinely thinking there to be miracles, well what is there to say?
Surely Hillside she was attracted to people who had survived because of her innate survivor bias.

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Re: Mother Teresa
« Reply #24 on: December 18, 2015, 05:17:21 PM »
Chunderer,

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Surely Hillside she was attracted to people who had survived because of her innate survivor bias.

That's not what "survivor bias" means.
"Science is itself a process based on methodological naturalism, i.e. treating the world as if metaphysical naturalism was the case, but without actually taking a stand on matters philosophical (outside of method)."

http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Philosophical_naturalism