Ricky. . Ricky Gervais at I' never been insulted by hateful satanists for not believeing in their devil. Only by loving Christians for not believing in their Go
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#62 - takaneuva (06/30/2013) [-]
Simple
User avatar #184 to #62 - TheFek ONLINE (06/30/2013) [-]
You could say the same about santa or the flying spaghetti monster...
#244 to #184 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
It refers to gods- not a specific god.
Don't ruin amazing words, do what the picture says it's pretty righteous.
User avatar #264 to #62 - arels (06/30/2013) [-]
This is actualyl a famous misquote, Marcus Aurelius never said it. I can't find the true source though. But it is a fantastic quote, nonetheless, and one that I live by.
User avatar #266 to #264 - arels (06/30/2013) [-]
actually*
User avatar #334 to #62 - witislimited (07/01/2013) [-]
The only way you can possibly argue with something this thorough and simple is if you were dumb as **** , and incapable of understanding. That, or you are a being so intelligent, we'd have no idea why you'd object (even if you explained).
User avatar #362 to #62 - mikegarrova (07/01/2013) [-]
I think that the person of the portrait is Caracalla, not Marcus Aurelius.
#363 to #362 - takaneuva (07/01/2013) [-]
The message still stands
User avatar #149 to #62 - smellyboner (06/30/2013) [-]
beautifully put
#250 to #62 - vuican (06/30/2013) [-]
larger print
User avatar #175 to #62 - theexo (06/30/2013) [-]
holy **** , i have found new words to live by. thank you.
#204 to #175 - takaneuva (06/30/2013) [-]
I do my best.
User avatar #154 - willindor (06/30/2013) [-]
I really hate Christians. Literally every Christian that I know is a total Douchehole. (I'm talking about people named Christian, not about the religious people)
#255 to #154 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
Hey, **** you.

Maybe you just met some bad Christians, you shouldn't generalize your opinion based on that small amount of us. Generally we are peaceful, quiet people.
#346 to #154 - blanketandpillow (07/01/2013) [-]
I went to this camp with a boy named Christian and he was such a jerk.
#172 to #154 - solinvictus (06/30/2013) [-]
My ex-girlfriend's name was Christian and she was a total bitch.
User avatar #8 - VincentKing ONLINE (06/30/2013) [-]
I'm sure that if he insulted the satanists, then he would get insulted by them.
#333 to #8 - propanex (07/01/2013) [-]
I love you, for pointing out the truth.
#92 to #8 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
He just called them hateful.
User avatar #259 to #92 - wtfduud (06/30/2013) [-]
He was being sarcastic.
#61 to #8 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
If Christians are insulted by the fact that non-Christians exist, then they deserve to be offended.
#64 to #61 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
That was painfully stupid
User avatar #125 to #8 - srapture (06/30/2013) [-]
He's stated that the belief of any supernatural being without evidence is foolish, which would extend to satanists' beliefs as well.
#300 - iamaniceperson (07/01/2013) [-]
MFW athesist yells me reasons why god dosen't exist
#200 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
I've found a game I like:
I talk to people trying to figure out what they believe in.
If they are atheist, I say I'm a believing christian.
If they are christians, I say that I'm an atheist.
The most atheist are butthurt, the christians don't care.

I like being agnostic.
User avatar #207 to #200 - Sethorein ONLINE (06/30/2013) [-]
Atheists usually became atheist for a reason. Christians are usually either born christian or inspired to it,

You can imagine why one would be more butthurt than the other.
User avatar #213 to #207 - Anemophobia (06/30/2013) [-]
atheists that I know usually gave up on hope and gave up on the belief that someone is looking out for them
User avatar #221 to #213 - Sethorein ONLINE (06/30/2013) [-]
Or suffered traumas at the hands of misguided religious folks. That's the kind of atheist I am.
User avatar #223 to #221 - Anemophobia (06/30/2013) [-]
my religion doesn't teach hate, if anyone that "follows" my religion says to hate another, then he or she is wrong.
User avatar #225 to #223 - Sethorein ONLINE (06/30/2013) [-]
Misguided being the key word.

Religion is down to the interpreter. Unfortunately interpreters are rather flawed.
User avatar #226 to #225 - Anemophobia (06/30/2013) [-]
yeah just making sure that's what you meant lol
the hardcore ones usually forget the good that religions can teach
User avatar #126 - srapture (06/30/2013) [-]
As an unbiased observation, it's quite interesting how this content has reached the front page when the comments section is full of strongly up-voted comments expressing hatred for Ricky Gervais.
User avatar #186 to #126 - vos (06/30/2013) [-]
The people who thumb content are clearly different people from those who thumb comments. Quite interesting how the website is divided into these two groups with totally different world views.

I remember when there was black empowerment content on the front page and all the up-voted comments were racist vitriol raging about how black people are monkeys and an inferior species.
#38 - matralith (06/30/2013) [-]
Oh look, Ricky is being original again.
#353 to #38 - anon (07/01/2013) [-]
Pretty sure he's pretty damn successful.
#58 to #38 - kingbulbasaur ONLINE (06/30/2013) [-]
Wow, he takes a really 			*******		 long time to wake up.
Wow, he takes a really ******* long time to wake up.
#63 to #58 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
that's how slow and pathetic his life is
#231 to #63 - vkd (06/30/2013) [-]
well you ain't no better, talking **** about someone who talks **** makes you an equal.
User avatar #308 to #231 - tubbymeatball (07/01/2013) [-]
Well he didn't say that he was better than him now did he?
User avatar #5 - mcginley (06/30/2013) [-]
Ricky Gervais DOES realize he's just as bad, right? He's such an incredible douchebag when it comes to religion. We get it: you don't believe in it. Cool. So stop tweeting about it, you dumbass.

Not even a follower of a religion, but this guy just annoys the **** out of me.
#161 to #5 - kez (06/30/2013) [-]
He tweets jokes about religion.

If you dont like jokes about religion dont follow him.

He isnt forcing you to read these tweets.

The only incredible douchebag atm is you.

read something he tweets but you dont like, complain like a whiney bitch, read more, complain more, read more complain more, repeat.
#246 to #161 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
1. There's a point when joking about religion, just becomes pure douchebaggery.

2. I don't even have a twitter and i'm forced to read **** like this because someone posts one of these ******* things every. single. day.

3. He's not forcing us, but the faggots who worship him do by posting this **** 24/7

4. He's not being a douchebag. He's right. Ricky is a ******* complete asshole, and even as an atheist, i have no respect for him. There's no reason for him to tweet this ******* ******** . We get it, you don't like religion. **** off.

5. You are a bigger faggot than Ricky Gervais.
#374 to #246 - kez (07/01/2013) [-]
no
#183 to #5 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
You know he's doing that on purpose, right? Like, the point is to act like Christians that act like this, except about Atheism. That's the point. I'm assuming the irony in his comments just goes over your head. Understandable, not all people can have at least a double-digit IQ.
User avatar #219 to #5 - ryander (06/30/2013) [-]
Maybe we should focus on what was said and not on who said it?
User avatar #44 to #5 - Faz (06/30/2013) [-]
Ricky Gervais gets bashed by religious people daily so its no surprise he retaliates. You can judge him but you aren't the one having thousands of crazy people shouting at you.
User avatar #47 to #44 - chiktikkavaspaus (06/30/2013) [-]
And why do you think he gets bashed? Because he retaliates with more bashing. People of religion bash on him because he's a mean atheist. It's a vicious cycle that neither party is willing to break, and for some reason I just feel that Ricky wouldn't stop even if the other side left him alone.

I'm a Christian and I have no problem with him being an atheist, I have a problem with him being a dick.
User avatar #53 to #47 - Faz (06/30/2013) [-]
It all started because Ricky had religious jokes in his standup comedy routines, once a lot of religious people saw/heard these things they started to target him, his jokes were simply jokes designed to make people laugh and i for one am a firm believer in everything is fair game to joke about as long as its a joke and its not an attack on someone/something. After he became targeted by religious people and groups this is when he started with the tweets attacking back at religion, im not saying Ricky is right but im saying i understand where hes coming from. Also as a famous person you ant simply stop since when you say something its not only going to be seen that one day, you can say a remark a year ago and them someone could come across that remark and then retaliate, even though its something a year old.
User avatar #54 to #53 - chiktikkavaspaus (06/30/2013) [-]
I have no problems with jokes like that too, but he could be the mature one and ignore all of the hate. Instead he makes it worse and worse which then garners more hate. He has no class.
User avatar #56 to #54 - Faz (06/30/2013) [-]
Lets be fair here, famous people are human just like the rest of us and if anything have a more fragile ego since their entire life is determined on how the public see/treat them, when your life revolves around trying to entertain people and you are being called a bad person, being sent death threats and having thousands of people treat you like you are the embodiment of evil....your kinda going to go off the rails a bit.
#90 to #54 - klavi (06/30/2013) [-]
Good good!
#233 to #5 - challos **User deleted account** (06/30/2013) [-]
oh shut the **** up, youre trying to be unique when every single rick gervaise anti-religion post picture is put on fj, this same comment by everyone pops up, i get it though, this is just some new bandwagon to jump on, it just gets tiresome, more than ricky gervais
User avatar #20 to #5 - cheesymondo (06/30/2013) [-]
Oh yeah just as bad. Remember the time he condemned that impressionable child to eternal torture for not believing what he believed? Me neither...
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#354 to #5 - anon (07/01/2013) [-]
Ricky Gervais is joking here. He is actually an alround awesome guy, here's a DIRECT quotation from him.
"Even though I don't believe in God ... if someone said, 'We're banning religion,' I'd march to not have it banned because it's your right to believe what you want, and it's your right to be wrong. And I'll fight for that right."
So eat a dick.
#65 to #5 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
Religion deserves all the mockery it gets. Aespecially because it's trying to infringe on human rights.
#114 to #65 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
Roman Catholic here,I don't have any problems about gay marriage,and I dont give a **** about it...
User avatar #205 to #5 - frutus (06/30/2013) [-]
Step 1: Unfollow him on twitter.
Step 2: Shut up.
User avatar #214 to #205 - mcginley (06/30/2013) [-]
I don't follow him on twitter. However, people do this thing where they screenshot his tweets and post them on websites all around the internet. WOW, ISN'T THAT WILD!?

Douchebag.
User avatar #216 to #214 - frutus (06/30/2013) [-]
Because THEY think he's funny. Majority > Minority
User avatar #217 to #216 - mcginley (06/30/2013) [-]
Which has literally nothing to do with what I'm talking about. My entire point is that the guy is a douche. I wasn't discussing whether the majority or minority thinks he's funny.
User avatar #168 to #5 - tomnash (06/30/2013) [-]
He's a comedian, his style is that he will make jokes out of literally everything that will offend people. I for one find him hilarious, he insults religion because it's seemingly the most prone to offence, which works for him.
#278 to #5 - jboienggh (06/30/2013) [-]
I must say that as a tolerant (or at least I believe I am) Christian, that I manage to watch shows that Ricky Gervais is in without being bothered by his anti-religion ideals but at the same time feel that he jumps on any and every opportunity to bash, even when the subject seems rather inorganically brought up. I don't mind atheists, comedians included, but I do agree that he seems a bit too eager to bash.
User avatar #42 to #5 - beezox (06/30/2013) [-]
or you could just..you know...ingore it.
User avatar #312 to #42 - lamadrama (07/01/2013) [-]
What if your not into gore?
User avatar #76 to #5 - prettyflyforaderp ONLINE (06/30/2013) [-]
do you follow him on twitter?
#304 to #5 - anon (07/01/2013) [-]
you could try not reading his tweets
User avatar #28 to #5 - bulbakip (06/30/2013) [-]
Lindsay Wier My OTP
#55 to #5 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
It's cause some people like him find it funny as well as he does have a point sometimes about how Christianity can be annoying, but I see where you're coming from cause I think it would be stupid to do something like that
#11 to #5 - mackigol (06/30/2013) [-]
He trolls, they bite.

Such is life on the internet.
#355 to #11 - anon (07/01/2013) [-]
And looks like most of FJ bit it too. When will you guys ever learn?
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User avatar #229 to #138 - theist (06/30/2013) [-]
Some do
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#23 - therealtotodile (06/30/2013) [-]
I'm kind of getting tired of this Ricky Gervais guy. We get it. You're atheist. Congratulations. I lived in a very atheist community as a kid, but I don't talk **** about them. 70% of my friends were atheists but did we ever try to convert eachother? Belittle eachother? No. Ricky is no better than the Christians he talks **** about. I'm ready for the hate.
#162 to #23 - kez (06/30/2013) [-]
If you dont like his religion jokes, dont read them.

No one cares that you were fooled into religion and it hurts your itty bitty feewing when you choose to read something you know you dont like.
#358 to #162 - therealtotodile (07/01/2013) [-]
My "itty bitty feewings" are doing fine. My comment had nothing to do with my personal feelings. It was the fact that he's being an incredibly ignorant hypocrite by posting so much anti-religion content. We all have the right to say what we want on the internet, but it's incredibly inconsiderate to post something that hurts someones feelings because they think it's "smart" or "funny".
#24 to #23 - mrvoodoo (06/30/2013) [-]
I've seen 3 comments like this of his does he really not comment anything else. Why would he use twitter if it didn't increase his popularity? I'm sure it was a stunt to publicitize himself.
Let's face it, you hate him...But you KNOW him.
So don't rage 'bout it.
User avatar #25 to #24 - therealtotodile (06/30/2013) [-]
But... I wasn't raging....
#26 to #25 - mrvoodoo (06/30/2013) [-]
"I'm ready to hate."
You may not realize ti but, at least in my opinion, you're being passive-agressive, you're getting angry (raging) in a pacisifistic manner: "I'm kind of getting tired of this Ricky Gervais guy. We get it. You're atheist. Congratulations. I lived in a very atheist community as a kid, but I don't talk **** about them."
User avatar #27 to #26 - therealtotodile (06/30/2013) [-]
That's not the same as raging. And I said, "I'm ready for the hate." By this I mean that a lot of atheists on funnyjunk look to Ricky Gervais as the king of atheists basically. So I was "ready" for them to reply to my comment in a hateful way.
#29 to #27 - mrvoodoo (06/30/2013) [-]
Then you should frase your sentences better, no offense, but it's misleading....
#31 to #29 - kraetyz (06/30/2013) [-]
I suggest you take a course in reading. ***** up there got his **** straight, writin' all correct and **** .
User avatar #30 to #29 - therealtotodile (06/30/2013) [-]
No offense to you, but my comment was pretty clear. And I'm not going to take advice from someone who can't even spell phrase.
#52 to #30 - mrvoodoo (06/30/2013) [-]
I'm sorry if I haven't been in the us in over 6 years, okay? Do I have to insult you, act like a douchbag, just to be treated correctly? Since you're starting to critize me for making a mistake in ONE WORD.... I soposed I'm required to act inapropriately so I'm taken seriously, so F*** YOU!
#123 to #52 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
Good job apologizing for your mistake!
#247 to #52 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
"You're being passive-agressive" -mrvoodoo
That's a very nice apology, I also like how you have the 'decency' to censor the word **** when you say **** You to someone- how considerate.

You're a dumbass, so.. Go get some sleep, and if you wake up and are still a dumbass, then find the nearest wall and smash your head against it repeatedly. If you feel pain or see blood, that means it's working
#41 to #23 - obligatoryusername (06/30/2013) [-]
Ellie's face in the comic strip this was taken from is so ******* adorable.
#156 - sloot (06/30/2013) [-]
Real talk... Atheists have become the new faggots of the internet... Congrats guys you have earned it...
Real talk... Atheists have become the new faggots of the internet... Congrats guys you have earned it...
#190 to #156 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
Thanks bro. Thanks.
I'm not an athiest. Not a devout Christian either, but not an athiest.
Do me a favor, bro. Act like an accusative Christian douchebag. 'Cause I'm not an athiest and I like being generalized as a hypocritical ignorant assbutt like you. Feed the hate with more hate, that'll fix things.

:/
#165 to #156 - kez (06/30/2013) [-]
They are jokes you choose to read.

Just stop being a whiney little bitch or dont read them. Make your choice.

Either way no one cares.
#173 to #165 - sloot (06/30/2013) [-]
Have massive ego and want to act like a pompous douche?

Why not Atheism??
#375 to #173 - kez (07/01/2013) [-]
Super unconfident about your beleif and have a terrible social IQ?

Why not complain about religious jokes??
User avatar #329 to #173 - brutallyhonest (07/01/2013) [-]
You're just as bad as everyone else.
#209 to #156 - ajmartin (06/30/2013) [-]
On the internet, everything gets made fun of - race, sexuality, other stereotypes, etc. Why should religion be exempt?

Christianity may be the majority religion in most first-world countries, but that should exempt them from being butthurt?

There are faggots from every religion; classifying a whole religion by a few arrogant people is both ignorant and a tad childish.
User avatar #289 to #156 - uzbekistan (06/30/2013) [-]
These aren't atheists. These are anti-theists. Learn the difference
User avatar #182 - snakefire (06/30/2013) [-]
I've never been insulted by indifferent agnostics for believing in my god

I've been insulted by angry elitist atheists for believing in my god.
#128 - teenytinyspider (06/30/2013) [-]
This guy insults Christians and then acts like the victim when they retaliate?

Really?

I'm leaving this here.
#137 to #128 - chudboy (06/30/2013) [-]
I've never seen him insult Christians personally. I have seen plenty of Christians insult him, and maybe him having a comeback.
User avatar #139 to #128 - carnagejc (06/30/2013) [-]
Its his retaliation...
User avatar #83 - onceman ONLINE (06/30/2013) [-]
Yeah true, considereing the ratio of satanists and christians is 1:1, right?
User avatar #15 - PedoBearsAcomin (06/30/2013) [-]
Doubt he has talked to one
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#57 to #10 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
Imagine all the hate-mail he gets. I understand it might upset people that it's mostly what he talks about on twitter.
#185 to #10 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
How the bloody **** would you even begin to know what he does on a day-to-day basis?
User avatar #140 to #10 - thereoncewasaman (06/30/2013) [-]
Is christianity not forcing itself on people though? It isn't possible to hold public office if you don't have religious faith, and with the majority of the U.S. being christian that faith is almost certainly christian. There are people in government who take their morality and ethics from the bible and try to pass that into legislation -> gay marriage, abortion, etc. Ricky has a good reason to post about how absurd religion is when **** like this is going on.
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User avatar #43 to #10 - dirtyBAXTA (06/30/2013) [-]
I picture it something like this:
>Gervais wakes up at the crack of 4 AM- its time to re-fortify the barriers
>outside, hundreds of screaming Christians are shouting out bible passages and telling Ricky he is going to burn in hell as they rip away at the 2x4's nailed to his windows
> At 8 AM Ricky makes his way to his modified car which has been turned into a tank and backs out his driveway, backing over more angry Christians as they throw communal wine and bread at the man's windshield

i'd continue on with this story but i'm lazy and you get the point
#249 to #43 - anon (06/30/2013) [-]
so he commits vehicular homicide every morning... swell guy
User avatar #237 - schaufy (06/30/2013) [-]
Is all that Ricky Gervais talks about is atheism?
User avatar #239 to #237 - Lainge (06/30/2013) [-]
Yeah he's pretty much a gigantic assbag.
#196 - grandterskrasao ONLINE (06/30/2013) [-]
God damn, this guy is a ******* cunt.
#153 - corpsedolly (06/30/2013) [-]
Talking about religion on the internet..
Talking about religion on the internet..
#157 - anonymouscat (06/30/2013) [-]
Agnostic, so I just stand around and laugh at these threads.
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