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Question: Praying before a meal?
Yes, at every meal   -8 (10.7%)
Yes, at many meals, but not every   -16 (21.3%)
Yes, but rarely.   -8 (10.7%)
No, I don't pray at all before meals   -11 (14.7%)
No, I'm an atheist.   -32 (42.7%)
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Total Voters: 75

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« Reply #25 on: June 18, 2012, 11:37:29 am »
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I try to pray before every meal, even when eating out, although I try to keep it private then.
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« Reply #26 on: June 20, 2012, 02:28:31 pm »
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born-again friend of mine led a prayer before we ate late night wings last night.  I remained silent and watched Game 4.
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I wanna contribute to the chaos
I don't wanna watch and then complain,
'cause I am through finding blame
that is the decision that I have made
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« Reply #27 on: June 20, 2012, 03:08:46 pm »
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Only if someone is at the table on whom I have my eye.
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« Reply #28 on: June 20, 2012, 03:21:08 pm »
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It's not something we ever did, so no.
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« Reply #29 on: June 20, 2012, 03:23:52 pm »
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Only if someone is at the table on whom I have my eye.

good post
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I wanna contribute to the chaos
I don't wanna watch and then complain,
'cause I am through finding blame
that is the decision that I have made
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« Reply #30 on: June 21, 2012, 01:32:55 am »
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Only if I'm with my family or a group of people likely to do it (you've all heard about me being with people who said grace over pizza and weed, lol). A lot of times I'll pray on a lunch break at work but that has more to do with actually having the time/stress.
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« Reply #31 on: June 21, 2012, 05:00:22 am »
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We definitely have a disproportional balance of Christians to atheists on this forum if 10 here are atheists and only half that many are Christians.

The nature of this forum tends to attract young and/or intelligent people.  Ergo, it's disproportionately more atheist/agnostic than society at large.

I noticed the young part lol. There's nothing wrong with that as long as arguments actually come from the self and not mass media or party elites.

I'd not exactly say the mass-media and party elites are propagating some kind of atheist agenda...

Also, n=19

n= naive

I know I'm late to the game on this, but what does that even mean?
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« Reply #32 on: June 21, 2012, 10:54:09 am »
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That's a now banned Derek sock, so you're not going to get an answer.
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« Reply #33 on: June 22, 2012, 01:08:12 am »
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Every once in a great while, when the thought strikes me, but I don't make a routine of it.
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« Reply #34 on: June 22, 2012, 02:53:42 am »
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(you've all heard about me being with people who said grace over pizza and weed, lol).

Yes, yes, we have.  It was on page 1 of this thread.
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« Reply #35 on: June 22, 2012, 02:55:13 am »
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Yes, at every meal that i can.  God has provided me with this food to nourish my body.  God has even provided McDonald's and wants us to be thankful for that, as well, because when someone is starving out on the road, and they're in a hurry, McDonald's sounds pretty good and is good!  It's not necessarily quality food, but it is so much better than starving to death.

I don't do it as often as I should, and i don't condemn those who don't either out loud or to myself.

The prayer doesn't have to be long and drawn out and "Pharisee-ish", just a quick, simple, "Thank you Lord for this food and the hands that prepared it.  Let it nourish our bodies, in Jesus name, amen".  The food is not going to get cold because of two sentences.
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« Reply #36 on: June 22, 2012, 09:41:02 am »
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God wants people to clog their arteries?
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« Reply #37 on: June 22, 2012, 09:47:25 am »
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God wants people to clog their arteries?

He wants them as a grease beam.
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« Reply #38 on: June 22, 2012, 10:12:26 am »
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God wants people to clog their arteries?

Only if they live in a nation that has fast food and people that can afford it, otherwise he's fine with them starving to death.
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« Reply #39 on: June 25, 2012, 12:32:17 am »
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Not before fast food, which is about all I eat these days.
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« Reply #40 on: June 25, 2012, 05:50:10 am »
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No. I'm an atheist, and I only pray to a faux-god/human idol.
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« Reply #41 on: June 25, 2012, 01:33:35 pm »
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We definitely have a disproportional balance of Christians to atheists on this forum if 10 here are atheists and only half that many are Christians.
I responded in the affirmative and I most certainly am not Christian
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« Reply #42 on: June 25, 2012, 02:22:29 pm »
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No. I'm an atheist, and I only pray to a faux-god/human idol.

Gee, let me guess... Collor? Wink
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« Reply #43 on: June 26, 2012, 02:33:51 pm »
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No. I'm an atheist, and I only pray to a faux-god/human idol.

So you watch TV at dinner?
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