Atheism requires as much faith as rel...

Atheism requires as much faith as religion?

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Atheism requires as much faith as religion? bearvspuma : The only problem with this rationalization is that ita s assuming all athiests are so because theya re intelligent in the ways of science and reasoning and all people that believe in a form of god are unintelligent.

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“Ditat Deus”

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#165905 May 23, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
So 43,000 different Christian religions all claiming they and only they have it right is fine? It seems if Jesus was real and cared there should only be 1.
Learn to google.
<quoted text>
LMMFAO! It seems as though you just learned to google.

For days you've been crying about the "60,000" versions of Christianity.

Now it's "43,000".....

HA HA HA !!!!

“Ditat Deus”

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#165906 May 23, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Racist bigot right wingers like you tend to gravitate towards the likes of Bush.
So you voted against him?
The overwhelming majority of Bush's backers were Christian. I notice you ran away from Christians standing in the way of medical advancements and all the lives lost to that. You also are still unable to name another group of people called by the racist term you used to describe Latinos.
Since you keep cowering from that I accept your surrender as I so often have to do for your failures.
<quoted text>
You're an assumptive, bigoted bastard like my grandpa was. He hated all black people for no reason other than they were black. He knew none of them, but presumed to know them all.

For your information, I did not vote for Bush.

“Ditat Deus”

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#165907 May 23, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Paying off the victims of Priest rape figures in heavily into that number I noticed.
You didn't catch that did you ditch digger?
Oh well you're always good for a laugh!
<quoted text>
Its about 3% spent on court and you ignore the 88% that they spend on people....

“Ditat Deus”

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#165908 May 23, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Technically, since all Christians are suspicious of the doctrinal purity of the guy in the next pew, there are nearly 2 billion different Christian cults-of-one.
So the atheists say.

But with that logic, that means there's over 6 billion different flavors of chocolate.
xianity is EVIL

Halifax, Canada

#165909 May 23, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
"...address the point you stupid f*ck."
In Tourette syndrome, compulsive swearing can be uncontrollable and undesired by the Troll uttering the phrases.
is that what your doctor told you?

“Ditat Deus”

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#165910 May 23, 2013
xianity is EVIL wrote:

First, the facts.
The current most charitable individuals in the United States, based on “Estimated Lifetime Giving,” are:
1) Warren Buffett (atheist, donated $40.785 billion to “health, education, humanitarian causes”)
2) Bill & Melinda Gates (atheists, donated $27.602 billion to “global health and development, education”)
The RCC (JUST the RCC) did more than that....

“Ditat Deus”

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#165911 May 23, 2013
timn17 wrote:
<quoted text>Are mother teresa brand "lie on the ground while we talk about jesus 'til you die" services included in 'health care?'
No. They didn't charge for those.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#165912 May 23, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
So the atheists say.
But with that logic, that means there's over 6 billion different flavors of chocolate.
How do you figure that?

And even if it were true, why would I care?

“Ditat Deus”

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#165913 May 23, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>How do you figure that?
And even if it were true, why would I care?
You think that because there are 2 billion Christians, each one with their own mind, that means there are "2 billion different Christian cults-of-one".

Everyone's taste buds are different, too. And I'm assuming not everyone on earth has eaten chocolate, so I left the number at 6 billion...

So with your logic, there are 6 billion different flavors of chocolate....

If you didn't care, you wouldn't have responded :)

“Rising”

Since: Dec 10

Milky Way

#165914 May 23, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
You think that because there are 2 billion Christians, each one with their own mind, that means there are "2 billion different Christian cults-of-one".
Everyone's taste buds are different, too. And I'm assuming not everyone on earth has eaten chocolate, so I left the number at 6 billion...
So with your logic, there are 6 billion different flavors of chocolate....
If you didn't care, you wouldn't have responded :)
Christians aren't allowed to own a brain.
Thinking

Sturminster Newton, UK

#165915 May 23, 2013
My background is mathematics and statistics.

In just a few years of posting here I saw the number of christian sects rise from ~38,000 to ~41,000.

You must admit that is an extraordinary increase in a religion that is around two millennia old.

If you're at 43,000 sects now, and your religion's fracturing is accelerating, you may well break 60,000 sects long before 2030.
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
LMMFAO! It seems as though you just learned to google.
For days you've been crying about the "60,000" versions of Christianity.
Now it's "43,000".....
HA HA HA !!!!
Thinking

Sturminster Newton, UK

#165916 May 23, 2013
I guess it only depends on whether the chocolate was mixed by waterfall.
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>How do you figure that?
And even if it were true, why would I care?

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#165917 May 23, 2013
Link?
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>Its about 3% spent on court and you ignore the 88% that they spend on people....

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#165918 May 23, 2013
I hate nobody thanks. Sorry you were the one who made the racial slur like a bigot not me.
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>You're an assumptive, bigoted bastard like my grandpa was. He hated all black people for no reason other than they were black. He knew none of them, but presumed to know them all.

For your information, I did not vote for Bush.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#165919 May 23, 2013
I notice you cowered away from my question. If Jesus existed and cared shouldn't there only be one? Instead of thousands of Christian denominations all with different teachings and requirements shouldn't he allow just one?
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>LMMFAO! It seems as though you just learned to google.

For days you've been crying about the "60,000" versions of Christianity.

Now it's "43,000".....

HA HA HA !!!!

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#165920 May 23, 2013
Link?
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>The RCC (JUST the RCC) did more than that....

“Ditat Deus”

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#165921 May 23, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Link?
Zelda?

“Ditat Deus”

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#165922 May 23, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
I notice you cowered away from my question. If Jesus existed and cared shouldn't there only be one? Instead of thousands of Christian denominations all with different teachings and requirements shouldn't he allow just one?
<quoted text>
If there was only one, then the atheist idea that there is no free will would be true.

But since there are so many different forms of Christianity (amongst other religions and non-religions), that shoots out your idea, now doesn't it?

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#165923 May 23, 2013
I accept your surrender.
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>Zelda?

“Ditat Deus”

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#165924 May 23, 2013
Thinking wrote:
My background is mathematics and statistics.
In just a few years of posting here I saw the number of christian sects rise from ~38,000 to ~41,000.
You must admit that is an extraordinary increase in a religion that is around two millennia old.
If you're at 43,000 sects now, and your religion's fracturing is accelerating, you may well break 60,000 sects long before 2030.
<quoted text>
Why do you call them 'sects'?

Have you ever bothered to really find out why there are so many?

The statistic of Christian denominations takes into consideration cultural distinctions of denominations in different countries, so there is overlapping of many denominations. Although many of the are exactly the same, they still wanna be unique. I don't know why.

There are really only three basic types of Christian, Roman Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox. All the other 41,000-ish are offshoots of those three and have the same basic core beliefs.

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