JREF Homepage Swift Blog Events Calendar $1 Million Paranormal Challenge The Amaz!ng Meeting Useful Links Support Us
James Randi Educational Foundation JREF Forum
Forum Index Register Members List Events Mark Forums Read Help

Go Back   JREF Forum » General Topics » Religion and Philosophy
Click Here To Donate

Notices


Welcome to the JREF Forum, where we discuss skepticism, critical thinking, the paranormal and science in a friendly but lively way. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest, which means you are missing out on discussing matters that are of interest to you. Please consider registering so you can gain full use of the forum features and interact with other Members. Registration is simple, fast and free! Click here to register today.

Reply
Old 23rd January 2013, 08:53 AM   #81
Mister Agenda
Illuminator
 
Mister Agenda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Columbia, SC
Posts: 3,070
Originally Posted by neilgodfrey View Post
Hoo boy! How do we know those death-bed converts weren't just trying to be nice and comforting to their religious relatives who came to their bedside? I've been there. You say anything to be nice to stop their tears and pain and leave you to rest in peace.
I was very popular when I volunteered at hospice, for not bothering dying people with religious matters. It seemed most of the volunteers had an agenda to make sure the dying were 'right with God' instead of treating them as they wanted to be treated.
Mister Agenda is offline   Quote this post in a PM   Nominate this post for this month's language award Copy a direct link to this post Reply With Quote Back to Top
Reply

JREF Forum » General Topics » Religion and Philosophy

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:31 AM.
Powered by vBulletin. Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
2001-2013, James Randi Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Disclaimer: Messages posted in the Forum are solely the opinion of their authors.