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Gandhi's Christ quote stamp by AtheosEmanon Gandhi's Christ quote stamp by AtheosEmanon
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ"
Mohandas Gandhi


I think this is one of my favorite quotes that Gandhi said, so simple yet truthful. While, as an atheist I do not believe in "Christ" or for me personally do not even believe in his existence. I do think as the quote says if more Christians were "Christ like" they would not be such dicks.

I think the quote in general sums up my feelings on christianity as a whole.... yes, I am sure I will get some who agree, and some who disagree... yet if you disagree, then post your own stamp, I can do without the "oh you're wrong blah blah blah"

I am sure I will get the, oh you're an atheist blah blah blah... you have no say on religious blah blah blah.

As an atheist, speaking only for me and some I have known. We don’t care who you worship, be it Christ, Allah, whatever. As long as you’re not a dick about it, or think yourself to be superior because of your religious beliefs then many atheists do not care either way.. oh and not trying to intertwine the law with religion and things of that nature, then by all means have fun with it.

Since I know I may get asked about my views on religion, I will just link you here…

An atheist on theism + atheism
[link]


What it means to be an atheist
[link]


A friend asked me to make this stamp when I showed her the quote, so that she can put it on her deviant art page. So if you want to fave it, that would be cool, if not.. that is also cool.
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Persephone-Almana Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I have to agree. Even if a child is being held in a christian extremist home, they gain freedom to go out of the house but then they end up being wild even out of control.

They will taste freedom, by tasting alcohol and doing drugs to feel the freedom that they never had. They will fall into the deep end.

Even for the extremist of churches and their children even the sick duggars. Jana duggar wants to move out of the house since she is sick even tired of being a babysitter. She is 25 years old, and she will get a sight of freedom but then will do anything to taste that freedom, by drinking alcohol even drugs. 
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Without knowing what one considers "out of control" since that is a bar at which changes with everyone.. to her family.. her having a drink would be out of control..

I cannot speak to whether or not she will try alcohol or drugs, depending on the drug, I would not say it would be the "deep end" and would imagine, one can maintain a modicum of self-control when using alcohol and the like. I am not too familiar with the Duggars other than what they have recently been in the news for so have no clue about one being 25 and a babysitter and the like.
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Persephone-Almana Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
:nod: yeah it would be but basically families who are extremist families shelter their kids too much.

The duggars are these sick twisted lie filled christian family. Their son, Josh Duggar, was with a molestation case he molested his own two sisters. The family hid it underneath the rug for 15 years since they wanted the 15 minutes of fame. In a rule in Arkansas if you fail to report a crime then you are charged. They are just an attention seeking family, i mean one rule that they should do is keep off the media. 
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, other than Josh and what has been in the news I do not know much about the family since I have never seen an episode of the show .. it never much interested me enough to check it out. 2 sisters? I thought he molested 4 of his sisters and 1 non family member? That is what has been reported in the news..People will want to keep watching so I would not be surprised if they are picked up by some Conservative station .. but time will tell..
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Persephone-Almana Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Trust me the family is an ugly one. The parents are failures, they do not believe in condoms or birth control, even they cannot keep their legs shut.

Yeah he did molested one non family member, they want too but TLC pulled them off the air even they knew what Josh did and allowed the show to keep going. 
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
They are part of the quiverfull movement ... which believes in having as many kids as possible.. eh no haha

It is all about ratings .. some show may pick them up.
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Persephone-Almana Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I didn't know that movement existed...But thanks to the breeding rabbit duggars...They should get spade and neutered. 

Maybe but with the molestation case i doubt that no one wants them to be on TV anymore. 
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
They often deny it and say we are not part of the movement but..we do agree with their teachings to have as many kids as possible.. against abortion, birth control etc.

Well I never watched the show, it had pretty high ratings for their channel and time slot so .. who knows. It was not my kind of show
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fuckshiru Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015   Digital Artist
And god wasn't a good guy. That's actually good that Christians aren't acting like God.
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
..yeah the whole kill anyone who follows a different religions, killing for pretty much everything eh .. so I agree with you
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AwesomeC99 Featured By Owner May 23, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's the reason I don't call myself a Christian anymore. The church is so against my own beliefs, and I'd get discriminated no doubt for being asexual.
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner May 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I personally am an atheist, but I have always enjoyed this quote from Gandhi..

But yes, sadly many Churches are behind the times on their views it seems.
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Chaudown450 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Oooh! Can I use this stamp?
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Please do, glad you like it :thumbsup:
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G0R3L0RD Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Man, Ghandi's a fucking god!
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Chaudown450 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
and so's that guy in your icon! :p
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G0R3L0RD Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
X3 true that!
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Chaudown450 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
And the holy words of that guy....

ECH!! Xp
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G0R3L0RD Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Where's your Jesus now XD
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Chaudown450 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Most likely in combat with Jacques. :p
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
:thumbsup: thanks for the fave!
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yudrontheglatorian Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
welp, that´s the humanity. it´s always a bad sheep in the herd. (no, i´m not going to say "black sheep", because that´s racist, kinda.)
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:thumbsup:
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fivelmousekewitz Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
Gandhi was right, and still is
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Lordofthememes Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015
Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Thumbs Up 
How come monotheist religions caused problems while polytheists seem ok?
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fivelmousekewitz Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015
That's a very good question. When do you see Hindus shoving beliefs down people's throats?
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Lordofthememes Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015
Hindus: I will study Hinduism until I become a true one Hindu.I wil spend my life learning about my faith in order to become a better person.
Christians:Bla bla bla oh gosh how long is this? Bla blah blah screw it, ok let's go on a crusade^^
I thinks it's because of the germanic war feeling!
Why haven't we remained Odinists?
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fivelmousekewitz Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015
Ikr? Christians have been known to spread the world with burning people at the stake, and other forcible measures.
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Lordofthememes Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015
I think it's germanic blood
We should have remained Odinists!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=FN5Npa…
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fivelmousekewitz Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015
The real reason the Irish are drinking themselves into a coma is because they're still sad about paganism being overrun by Christianity :lmao:
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Lordofthememes Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015
CELTIC PAGANISM!
we don't need Christianity!
We must go back to the faiths of our ancestors.
I mean we had our faiths, and then this religion from the far-east comes along.
Muslims will never conquer Europe because Christianity did it first.
Note* I am a deist so i don't really care what people believe as long as they have a good heart^^.
WE MUST RESTORE THE OLD CELTIC FAITH!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wrdBy…
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:thumbsup:
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PeteSeeger Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Student Writer
I feel I ought to point out that Gandhi deeply believed in the rigid Hindu caste system, so he was hardly one to criticize Christians. 
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dalegribble3000 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
He didn't believe in the caste system, he thought it was wrong. And Gandhi himself is not atheist. I don't understand why atheists find it fine to use the quotes of religious leaders to only criticize Christianity and Islam. They're completely ignorant to other religions.
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Towards the end of his life, he did speak out more against the "untouchables" and the caste system - - though saying he may have been wrong on one aspect of a system so is he hardly one to criticize another subject also makes very little sense.
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PeteSeeger Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Student Writer
He criticized Christians because the perceived injustice they inflicted upon others. Nevertheless he upheld a system that oppressed countless generations of people whose only crime was to be born to a certain family.
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I would of course like to point out, he did not only speak against Christians - he also spoke to the violence done by fundamentalist Muslims, even fundamentalists Hindus in India during his time - - this quote just spoke of the Christians since in America that is most often who I tend to engage.

Change does not happen overnight, and it is not incumbent upon one man to change a system on his own - - the people as a whole must ultimately want to change the system and when they do - one man alone cannot stand in their way. Especially a system that was thousands of years old and would probably take a century or so to change. Even now, the Caste system is still prevalent in India - - more parts than others. I would imagine it will take quite a while for a system that has been there for thousands of years to be done away with .. though one could point out similar caste like systems in many societies so it is not Hindu or India specific.. but such is life.

Well if one speaks against the caste system.. and works for years to bring about an end to it - - first recognizing the untouchables as worthy of rights and of course was murdered before much of his goals could be achieved - - though at 78 who knows if he would have lived to completely revamp the system  to a post Hindu Caste system.
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PeteSeeger Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Student Writer
Had he not been assassinated then be would in all likelihood be killed by his own countrymen.
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Nations often discard their old leaders for new ones ... old ideas for new ones... and old ways of life for new ones... such is life - change is the only constant.
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PeteSeeger Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Student Writer
Unfortunately so.
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
..and in some cases, fortunately so.
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TheVinesOfIvyAndOak Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm a Christian and I'm sorry to say how true this is for almost all of us.
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AtheosEmanon Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:thumbsup:
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TheVinesOfIvyAndOak Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep... o_O
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Young-stoaty-chap Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Johann Hari, a writer said of the Pope:
"And I would just say to all the Catholics who are queuing up to go and hear this man, take a look at the man on your crucifix. Who do you think Jesus Christ would be standing with?"
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PeteSeeger Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Student Writer
The Pope is Christ's advocate on Earth.
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Young-stoaty-chap Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Then Jesus is totally fucked in the head. Not just for choosing someone to rule over the rest of humanity, but for choosing someone so utterly and irredeemably evil. 
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PeteSeeger Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Student Writer
What the fuck are you talking about? "Irredeemably evil"? What bullshit is that?!
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Young-stoaty-chap Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Covering up the rape of children is irredeemably evil. Complaining that you can't hear enough screaming while having people tortured is irredeemably evil. Selling tickets to heaven is evil, and though I'm not opposed to it, I don't think it's okay for people who are celibate old fools to be having orgies, don't you?
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PeteSeeger Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Student Writer
Who ever said anything about covering up child abuse?
Or tortuign people?
Or selling tickets to Heaven?
Or orgies?
Are we even having the same fucking conversation?!?
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