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How can HIS force religion on anyone? The only establishment that can use force is the government, not a freaking graphics card company. If they want to put a bible verse on their customer emails, let 'em. If they want to send out complementary lesbian porn to their customers, let 'em.
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How can HIS force religion on anyone? The only establishment that can use force is the government, not a freaking graphics card company. If they want to put a bible verse on their customer emails, let 'em. If they want to send out complementary lesbian porn to their customers, let 'em.
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post #43 of 114
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Im not religious at all and it didn't FORCE anything on me.

Do you hate money cause it says "In God We Trust" on it or is that force ok?
That's different... There's no god specified. This is a bible quote. That in itself implies that they are sharing the word of the bible with you. IE: Offering you Christianity.

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I think you guys are slightly overreacting, i mean think if somebody came up to you in the street and was like "merry Christmas, may Jesus be praised" you wouldn't really think anything of it. just that they were a Christian, same with HIS, apparently they are a Christian corporation.
I would... It's a double standard, and I'd call them out on it. I don't walk up to people on any day I want and go "happy whateverdayiwannamakeup... Did you know that there's no god?". Would I do that? No, it's rude, and my beliefs are my own and I'll never force them on someone. I only ask the same in return. To do otherwise is to tell me my beliefs are wrong, and they're only wrong for people who are not me, which is why they are MY beliefs.
    
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I'm not, and I don't. Who cares?

Sure, it's odd, but only because you rarely see something like this these days. I can't wait until some ball-less moron cries because he was almost converted and he didn't want to be.

Now that I see the religious verse the capitalized "HIS" is much more ironic.
Eh I don't care either. People take offense to stuff to easily.
They aren't per say forcing it, rather embracing it, but like I said, it don't care either way. Probably smart business wise not to send out emails like that, but I doubt it will affect them much either way. Its not like their going "CONVERT TO CHRISTIANITY AND GET A 15% discount on all HIS products" (or are they?)
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Its a quote from a great piece of literature, personally wouldn't bother me.
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I would... It's a double standard, and I'd call them out on it. I don't walk up to people on any day I want and go "happy whateverdayiwannamakeup... Did you know that there's no god?". Would I do that? No, it's rude, and my beliefs are my own and I'll never force them on someone. I only ask the same in return. To do otherwise is to tell me my beliefs are wrong, and they're only wrong for people who are not me, which is why they are MY beliefs.
How is saying "Merry Christmas, may Jesus be praised" forceful? "Hi I'm from the government and you must believe this or we will throw you in a cage" is forceful.
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. . . Did you know that there's no god?". Would I do that? No, it's rude . . .
Really? You haven't done that before? It's fun.
    
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post #48 of 114
Its not like your HIS product isnt going to function if you dont accept their religious view.

Personally, I like it. But I can def understand the hate and ill-acceptance. It's a bold move on their part, and one that they are free to make afaik even though it could negatively impact the company.

In all likelyhood, it was probably the doing of some lowly peon in a cubicle somewhere who thought they were doing something nice.

Merry Christmas! God Bless.

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All of this stupid drama over this is proof that people need to chill out. They are words, let's cry and moan about it. I wish I had the people who complain's life since this is a big deal to them..who really cares.
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I think you're all over reacting. Get over it. If you don't like it move on.

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