Yes, I would die for Jesus. Because The Oatmeal is now the authority on who is doing their religion right? See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic_Church_sexual_abuse_cases. A real treat for someone whose life is guided by the bible. There are so many points in this comic you don’t want to get or deliberately misunderstand. FREE UK DELIVERY OVER £150 0 K 9 #3--543135--That is gonna backfire > esov va a ser contraproducente . Yes, it is. Humans are more valuable than bugs because of the amount of intelligence mixed with the fact that we are potentially capable of a lot of things. Just keep your mouth shut, for Christ’s sake. NO-ONE REALLY KNOWS FOR SURE AND THAT’S FINAL.” Given the rest of the comic’s antipathy towards Christianity…. Can something which does not have any senses be considered alive? Or that people are sometimes not following what their religion actually teaches? Nov 29, 2015 - Explore Melody Hurwitz's board "The Oatmeal" on Pinterest. Your god is not nearly as great as you think it is. Anyway: Judging can alienate you from other people. So I just look out for myself and do what I like.” That seems entirely consistent with his beliefs. All topics related to atheism, agnosticism and secular living are welcome here. That’d be quite mean, wouldn’t it? On what basis do you decide that human life is more valuable than a bug’s? No matter how often they heard “Homosexuality is a sin”, they still are homosexual. The trouble with arguing with him is that he’s a popular cartoonist, and I’m not. She, after much soul-searching, responded that … The point is to have a real relationship with your Creator – to know Christ. Inspiration. I think it’s necessary to judge people when it helps better the coexistence of multiple religions, cultures etc. I know I have the truth, but I don’t have it because I’m awesome in some way, I have it because God graciously allowed me to believe it. Wiki User Answered . World, and the Mozilla community, should be a liberal place. By “double standards”, do you mean that some people say one thing and do another? I think we should strive for more sophisticated research in order to gather information. How to suck at your religion. do using https://edu-quotes.com/how-to-quote/quoting-a-poem/. Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. :-) I agree that if it were my own idea, it would be the height of arrogance. I kind of admire them. Thursday, November 06, 2014. Okay, perhaps there are some people who think their religion is more important than their sexuality. This entry was posted on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 8:30 pm and posted in Failure, Fear, Quotes, Religion, Sex, Upbringing. A guy recently became able to walk again after they injected stem cells from his nose into his spine. Okay, if Christians aren’t superior to others, that would mean “Other religions might be superior to Christianity”. But for a fertilized egg that never experienced anything, or at least not the world around it (as it’s not aware at all), what is there to lose? Cartoons suffer from the Twitter/Facebook effect – a humourous pithy short attack or condemnation of something is far more interesting and retweetable than any nuanced response to it. We celebrated 140-year anniversary in 2017. I get it, by inviting other people to your religion, you tell them “YOU ARE BROKEN!”. I could not agree more with this comic. It’s difficult to say when a person can be considered aware of its surroundings. “People should respect all religions” is clearly doctrine – it’s even got a name. Christianity is not utilitarian. Dog has left a comment. 8) And proclaiming the light of the world includes Crusades and all the other cruelties that were committed by Christians during the centuries? Adult stem cells come from, well, adults, and I’ve never heard of anyone who has any theological problem with them. But the second comic makes the error that so many bits of reporting on stem cells make that one would almost think people are trying to hide the truth. Interesting View on Religion (The Oatmeal) Creator: jhoijhoi November 12, 2012 6:31pm. Also, don’t imply I would be okay with the nasty results you mentioned. It’s your god that told people the earth is flat after all (or people understood it that way). So any research at all is fine as long as we gain knowledge? I am not okay with them, definitely not. Some tips for teaching yourself to stop touching your face. Having experienced it, who would ever want to keep it to themselves? 3) Religions and bad things I think it’s everyone’s duty to make sure society’s welfare (and freedom) is accounted for. Very interesting. Extreme example: I assume something about child abuse being sinful can be found in the bible, right? 7) You haven’t answered my question. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. A journey on the emotional rollercoaster of owning a fancy apple gadget. My mind rambled on and on between arguments, and every panel or image has (unsurprisingly) a legitimate point. b) After what you said, humans are inferior beings. Posted in: Uncategorized. Is that what you are doing? See more ideas about Make me laugh, Bones funny, Funny. DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Religion & Spirituality » Atheists & Agnostics (Group) » The Oatmeal on Religion Thu Jan 8, 2015, 12:13 PM RussBLib (3,944 posts) Back. Must-own menswear & womenswear designs from RELIGION. Which is the most awesome thing in the world. Recently, he came out with the comic “How to suck at your religion,” which should delight Godless Liberals and Atheistic Deviants alike! 1 K 18 #43 Winglet * How to suck at your religion. And that is a problem. According to the Talmud, the manna fed the Israelites in the book of Exodus was divinely prepared oatmeal. You just don’t see it because when you do it, you’re doing it for the “right reasons”. :-). And, of course, his summary of what Christians believe is wrong in several places. How to suck at your religion - The Oatmeal. One should not judge other religions. Religious rules about sexuality are pointless. Although the idea (which, I agree, is not his main point) that one should vote based on which policies are better for you personally is a sad, divisive and dangerous one. These people didn’t choose their orientation based on their belief. And they have to live their life knowing they will never be allowed to live out their sexual dreams. http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicamisener/7-shocking-bible-verses-you-probably-wont-hear-in-church#.ju6barMO5V. That sounds very like you are judging me – the word “wrong” is pretty judgemental. That’s OK… but then I’m sure you won’t mind me being tired of pointing out yours, and not replying substantively to any further comments from you on the subject. Why do you keep abusing your blog if that is not even part of the point of your religion. Well, yes. One should vote based on which policies are best for society as a whole. Schumacher founded the German Mills American Oatmeal Company in Akron, Ohio, and Stuart founded the North Star Mills in Ontario, Canada.In 1870, Schumacher ran his first known cereal advertisement in the Akron Beacon Journal newspaper. That’s not doctrine. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. If you want to learn more about the backfire effect and other related behaviors (confirmation bias, deductive reasoning, etc), I highly recommend listening to the whole thing: Podcast Part 1 - Podcast Part 2 - Podcast Part 3 Read the asterisk sign that says “Just keep it to your fucking self”. Inman has also produced a series of Oatmeal books, featuring content from the webcomic as well as previously unpublished material, as well as related board games and other merchandise. In the 1850s, Ferdinand Schumacher and Robert Stuart founded oat mills. Required fields are marked *. And it would be OK to kill them? August 13, 2012. Sigh, It’s pointless arguing with you. People need to chill out and not force their religion … Also, Christians are (or should be) specifically encouraged to avoid groupthink – the idea that if lots of people believe something, it must be true. You can consider it a control mechanism. And yet, every time there’s a “stem cell success” story, the church is castigated for “its opposition to stem cell research”, and people vow to continue the murder of microscopic human beings. Adult stem cells. I’m a fan of The Oatmeal, with the odd reservation.But one cartoon in particular gets pointed out to me a lot – “How to suck at your religion“. People need to chill out and not force their religion onto others. I just don’t think so. r/atheism: Welcome to r/atheism, the web's largest atheist forum. If the benefits outweigh the risks, I am okay with stem cell research. In which case, I’d simply say, where Christianity is concerned: “He’s wrong.” Christianity teaches that all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God – there is no room for being superior to others. The point is double standards that are put forward by religions. Hitler's religion is apparently something that's still under debate, although evidence suggests that he was most likely all aboard the Jesus train. The point isn’t that judging is wrong. The point is: Every belief has a right to co-exist and no belief is false or inferior to another one. The number of people that potentially benefit from that is much higher than the number of people that suffer. This is before we even talk about what Jesus actually meant, in context, by “Do not judge, or you too will be judged”. _Any_? The Bible teaches that all efforts to save ourselves, to generate our own meaning and happiness, will ultimately fail. Quakers integrate religion and everyday life. Don’t say “because I’m a human” – that’s a clear selfish conflict of interest. So is he in favour of no parameters at all (permitting every vile act one could imagine – you know I could list all the usual things which every country makes illegal) or does he just want to impose different parameters to the ones Christianity does? How does moving someone from point A to point B make them a person? All education is indoctrination – the question is simply “whose doctrine?”. The online webcomic The Oatmeal recently featured a string of strips entitled, "How to Suck at Your Religion," two of which are excerpted below: Check out all the rest at The Oatmeal site or preorder a print copy of their latest book How to Tell if Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You. My wife just had a baby – I’m rather occupied :-). Okay, so in your opinion, it is not pointless. How to suck at your religion. In the last panel, is he really asserting that anyone can make any old thing up, and the universe will bend to accommodate the wishes of the person concerned? The speech is topnotch. I am tired of pointing out your misunderstandings…. Search Memberlist Stats Favorites Register Profile That sets us apart from animals (even from those who have a higher intelligence than we do). Other Popular Things. I am not saying that your (religious!) I pretty much think it is spot on, but I am a heathen so what do I know. If it was pointless, people would not be doing it, right? I take it you think you are a person now; at what point did you become one? The Oatmeal recently released a new comic titled How to suck at your religion. What he meant (and I believe this is clear to anyone but you) is that everyone has to find their own truth and be happy with that. 6) “Sexuality” Of course, their analysis is terrible. It’s easy to mock the moral stance of others, but rather difficult (if your understanding of the world doesn’t include an omnipotent moral lawgiver) to figure out why the morality you are in favour of should apply to other people. Nevertheless, embroyos killed by embryonic stem cell research: thousands, or tens of thousands. The point isn’t that judging is wrong. See more ideas about funny, bones funny, make me laugh. This comic was inspired by this three-part series on the backfire effect from the You Are Not So Smart Podcast. Okay, let’s try it, even though I know it’s pointless, but you asked for it: 1) Regarding Judging A similar conclusion was reached in 2010 by the European Food Safety Authority. Including the Oatmeal. So, from a productive stand point, those people have more value as they care for more people. Now, people with a more liberal mindset would simply not do that but accept the fact that people are happy with their religion. So is judging people wrong, then? The only reason I could think of (if you’re a genuine Christian) is to make them happy. Change ). That’s more along the lines of what I think. Or is a bug’s life of less value than a microscopic ovocyte? An active book discussion forum for both fiction and non-fiction books including forums for religion, philosophy, science, politics, current events and more. I can live with that. Sons Benjamin, 21, and Joseph, 18, both have left for work. And then, of course, you get accused of having no sense of humour. The Oatmeal is generally one of the best things ever to come into existence. The only reason I could think of (if you’re a genuine Christian) is to make them happy. 3) Stem cell research https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic_Church_sexual_abuse_cases, http://www.psychology.emory.edu/cognition/rochat/Rochat5levels.pdf, https://edu-quotes.com/how-to-quote/quoting-a-poem/. That, however, means caring, not killing. If you are knocked out or anaesthetised, is it OK for me to then kill you, as you can’t feel or sense anything? Oh, and, read this about your religion. And judging about other people’s religions in the Mozilla community is wrong. But who are you to tell them what makes them happy, huh? Nice thing to tell other people after all. Ferdinand Schumacher was born in Celle, Hanover, Germany March 30, 1822, son of a merchant. Menudo tochos se marca The Oatmeal. Okay, re-thinking this I find that higher intelligence gives us the duty to care for the less intelligent and the disabled. Embryonic stem cells are harvested from embroyos, tiny people who are killed by the process. 5) “Doctrine”. ( Log Out /  Amen to the general point here. Why do you continue to do it, when a representative subset of society (and the Mozilla community would count as such) tells you (either directly or indirectly by ignoring your various posts regarding this topic) that they are not interested? It’s not my idea. Does quaker oatmeal relate to quaker the religion? Or do you mean “no belief is false, except the belief that some beliefs are false”? r/atheism: Welcome to r/atheism, the web's largest atheist forum. See more ideas about funny, bones funny, make me laugh. ", followed by 180 people on Pinterest. Besides: How do you define life? Jews often claim that God introduced oatmeal to the world, citing Deuteronomy 8:3 (New International Version), specifically, "manna which neither you nor … Nov 29, 2015 - Explore Melody Hurwitz's board "The Oatmeal" on Pinterest. Re-reading the comic, I believe what he means is “Religion can make you judge people (in a bad way) you would otherwise not judge that way”. Thank you for covering such intriguing topics and doing it professionally. ", followed by 180 people on Pinterest. There are 5 levels of awareness, according to http://www.psychology.emory.edu/cognition/rochat/Rochat5levels.pdf. I covered this above. But if stem cell research is the only thing possible, we should use that. The online webcomic The Oatmeal recently featured a string of strips entitled, "How to Suck at Your Religion," two of which are excerpted below: Check out all the rest at The Oatmeal site or preorder a print copy of their latest book How to Tell if Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You. Do you really think that if Cheese-us and Christianity didn’t put any guidelines up about sexuality, people would automatically become pedophiles, zoophiles or, to name an even extremer example, gay? Posted by cdkuno on August 3, 2012. How to suck at your religion - The Oatmeal 4) “Sexuality” Re-reading the comic, I believe what he means is “Religion can make you judge people (in a bad way) you would otherwise not judge that way”. w załączonym linku do Polityki Prywatności przypominamy podstawowe informacje z zakresu przetwarzania danych osobowych dostarczanych przez Ciebie podczas korzystania z naszego serwisu. How to suck at your religion. 4. I think anyone else reading this whole page will not find it hard to decide which of us is unable to reply substantially to those they disagree with. Another thing I don’t get. There are people who avoid doing bad things on basis of their conscience or moral alone. 3) Stem cell research If it’s such crazy nonsense, why not illustrate using the version Christianity teaches, rather than a straw man? Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Your email address will not be published. Fortunately, the real and true “awesome shit” is available to everyone. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Now I get why everyone is so frustrated. If the benefits outweigh the risks, I am okay with stem cell research. It’s God’s. What he is really saying is “don’t use your doctrine, use mine”. I wonder if the Oatmeal had a kid, who was told “no-one really knows”, and who replied “well, I think God then decides who goes to heaven and who goes to hell, and I’m worried about your eternal soul”, he’d say “sure, sweetie”, or “NO. You claim to have “the truth”, okay, whatever you say. The church is not a collection of “good people”, it’s a collection of badly broken people; the difference is that they know they are broken and need God’s forgiveness. « The Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson Forums Off Topic Interesting View on Religion (The Oatmeal) 150 posts - page 13 of 15. I think we can assume by the insights that we gained through the research, it will definitely help in the future. However, the point of Christianity is not to “inspire people to help people” (although it does) or to make you happier (although it might) or to help you cope with the atheistic feeling of cosmic helplessness (although it does deal with it very effectively). Que tiempos cuando tenía capacidad de síntesis . The Oatmeal on religion Tweet This Topic : Page 1 of 3 [ 35 posts ] • Topic evaluate: Go to page 1, 2, 3 Next: Print view: Previous topic | Next topic : The Oatmeal on religion . GET RECIPE. In a manner of speaking you claim more religious space than you’re granted (and you might ask me “who granted me this space?”…it’s simple: Just take all religions in the Mozilla community, your space equals exactly 1 divided by the number of religions in the community. 1) “Judging” Everyone is entitled to their own beliefs. How to suck at your religion. Top Answer. That’s so awesome. But what do you expect from Buzzfeed? 5) Convincing others to join your religion. 17 18 19. His point is that you should not judge other religions based on what they believe. How do you know you didn’t misunderstand God? Regardless of Hitler's religion, the point of this comic still rings true: wars aren't fought in the name of atheism, mustaches, or math. This needs to be decided on a case-by-case basis. 2) Regarding judging Learn about Quaker Oats origin since 1850, our founders and our journey to who we are today. He completed high school locally, and apprenticed in the grocery business. 2) Christianity as a collection of broken people. Is this you giving an example of the double standards you were talking about? 4) Judging This is a response to the Oatmeal's comic that openly attacks religion, specifically Catholicism. 0. tyler.mccauley, elancaster65, egro and 1 other like this Now with words AND pictures. People helped: 0. A fertilized egg is clearly alive by any sane definition of the word; the real question is whether it’s a person or not. This is not how he meant it. The Oatmeal and Religion. This comic was inspired by this three-part series on the backfire effect from the You Are Not So Smart Podcast. Ferdinand Schumacher (1822–1908), also known as The Oatmeal King, was an American entrepreneur and one of the founders of companies which merged to become the Quaker Oats Company.. Reading it was a pleasure. (Incidentally, if you think Buddhists all leave people alone, read this and this.). Oatmeal, which is essentially oats boiled in water, is high in soluble fiber and keeps you energized and full. Calling something ‘crazy’ is not an argument. Biography. Pin it! Anyway, the Oatmeal's argument about forcing our children to believe the same things we do would hold more water if it wasn't for the fact that those methods tend to be incredibly unconscious, rather than as overt as they are presented in the comic, and if it wasn't also for the fact that this method is also how we teach our children things like our cultural and societal rules and values. Saying “Believe what you want to believe” is not doctrine. How to suck at your religion - The Oatmeal. See more ideas about Make me laugh, Bones funny, Funny. 7) Getting others to join your religion How to suck at your religion - The Oatmeal. Looking forward to your replies to my points. Asked by Wiki User. I’m a fan of The Oatmeal, with the odd reservation. Let me introduce you to some friends of mine. "Does religion help you, than carry on, etc" Religion doesnt help at all. (you can tell me where if you want). In fact, Christians can’t make more Christians – only God can do that. See more ideas about Inman, The oatmeal comics, Bones funny. The Oatmeal and Religion. Author Message; Dexter. Are *you* telling them they don’t have the means to find it out themselves? Any sentence which uses the word “should” about something that other people should do is doctrine. Because there seems to be plenty of judgement in this comic. Is a fertilized ovocyte life? How to suck at your religion - The Oatmeal. Or refrain from certain practices based on that? Share & discuss your favorite strategy guide or build on our League of Legends Forum! Also, no matter how politely phrased, “No-one really knows for sure” is dogma, plain and simple. We don’t get any credit when it happens. Child abusers need to repent, and then turn themselves in. Humans are created in God’s image, and so are much more valuable than a bug. This is a major defeat for the separation of church and state. Oatmeal and other oat products were the subject of a 1997 ruling by the Food and Drug Administration that consuming oat bran or whole rolled oats can lower the risk of heart disease when combined with a low-fat diet via the effect of oat beta-glucan to reduce levels of blood cholesterol. ( Log Out /  You’re indeed a fantastic writer. The weather has taken a big change overnight. If that’s where you go to learn about the Bible, no wonder you are so angry. 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