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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Since: Sep 08

Echota, NC

#169466 Jun 18, 2013
Imhotep wrote:
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Should crematoriums give discounts for burn victims?
I went to the museum in Athens where they had all the heads and arms from the statues that are in all the other museums.
A Catholic priest went to the cinema, and the prices were: Adults $5.00, children $2.50. So He said, "Give me two boys and a girl."
There is this restaurant in Hong Kong that is set up like a big buffet in the shape of an Ouija board. You'd think about what kind of food you want, and the table would move across the floor to it.
When I die, I'm leaving my body to science fiction.
Atheism is a nonprophet organization.
bzzzzt

I'm going home.
Imhotep

Gainesville, FL

#169467 Jun 18, 2013
The Almighty Tzar wrote:
<quoted text>
Pretty good. Can you just paint my house? It's not too big.
I heard that you went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "where's the self-help section?" She said if she told you, it would defeat the purpose.

Like gods, I've never seen electricity either, so I don't pay for it. I write right on the bill, "I'm sorry, I haven't seen it all month."

Doing a little work around the house. I put fake brick wallpaper over a real brick wall, just so I'd be the only one who knew. People come over and I'm gonna say, "Go ahead, touch it... It feels real."

I was going 93 miles an hour and got stopped by a cop who said, "Do you know the speed limit is 55 miles per hour?" "Yes, officer, but I wasn't going to be out that long..."

Jesus walks into a hotel, tosses three nails on the front desk and says, "Hey, can you put me up for the night?"

Remember: Atheism is a nonprophet organization.

“Rising”

Since: Dec 10

Milky Way

#169468 Jun 18, 2013
Cherokee Prince wrote:
<quoted text>
bzzzzt
I'm going home.
Don't let the door hit ya where the Thunderbird split ya.:)
Imhotep

Gainesville, FL

#169469 Jun 18, 2013
Cherokee Prince wrote:
<quoted text>
bzzzzt
I'm going home.
I will alert the media and notify the authorities.

I was in a clothes store the other day and a salesman walked up to me and said, "Can I help you?" and I said "Yeah, do you got anything I like?" He said, "What do you mean do we have anything you like?" I said, "You started this."

Since: Mar 11

Louisville, KY

#169471 Jun 18, 2013
Lost them with your fingers eh Dave?
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>Can't remember. They dropped me head first. Fuzzy memories.

Since: Mar 11

Louisville, KY

#169472 Jun 18, 2013
Her daddy promised Yahweh that whatever came out of his house first to greet him would be a burnt offering. His daughter came out. He kept his promise.
The Almighty Tzar wrote:
<quoted text>You lie again.

Prove that she was burnt.

It never says that in the bible.

That's all you do is lie. I pity you and your wormy brain.

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#169473 Jun 19, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Therefore I shall address him as DK Clunt.
<quoted text>
And why not? Makes sense to me

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#169474 Jun 19, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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You don't know what a trouser snake is, Butch.
You have the macho of a lesbian with serious mental issues. You like to throw these terms you read in a book around that you have no real knowledge of.
It is noteworthy that you felt you had to lash out at me through my progeny, and in particular things you would do to minor children. You have already displayed involvement with children in foreign countries, porn pimping and distribution, and perhaps active participation in human trafficking.
You are really an indiscrete individual. Too indiscrete to be a male as you portray in today's world. That failure to make the connection between an ancient name and a very common male hazard was most revealing. Strangely I noticed Christine doing the same this morning, a claimed woman of the world and experienced.
But you are too mentally ill to change your ways or disengage. This is not a private room outside the public view for you to exercise your fantasies.
So what did you notice me doing that was so worthy of mention when attempting to explain your own limited understanding of anything outside davesworld?

Or are you just filling your irrelevant post with davseworld BS?

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#169475 Jun 19, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>It's a necessity born out of desperation, Oscar. I don't have a clue when they will be back to pick me up. I hope they didn't get lost or had an accident.
The men in white coats?

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#169476 Jun 19, 2013
The Almighty Tzar wrote:
<quoted text>
I know you don't know. With out it (Time) you've got no Big Bang. Science claims time started 13.7 billion years ago. Where did it come from? What's it doing here? Where's it going? There was nothing then there was time and the Big Bang. And you call my belief a myth, you've got all of everything coming from NOTHING. At least I have it being created by God.
Oh I see now why you're an atheist!!
It's because you believe in NOTHING.
got it.
Once again, time doesn't 'come from' anything. That is because time has to be uncaused: causes require time.

One problem you seem to have is the whole notion of spacetime as a unit. That includes all of space and all of time as a single entity, spacetime. Because causes require time, which is part of spacetime, there can be no cause of spacetime as a whole. Furthermore, asking about 'before' the Big Bang is literally just like asking what is north of the north pole.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#169478 Jun 19, 2013
polymath257 wrote:
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Once again, time doesn't 'come from' anything. That is because time has to be uncaused: causes require time.
One problem you seem to have is the whole notion of spacetime as a unit. That includes all of space and all of time as a single entity, spacetime. Because causes require time, which is part of spacetime, there can be no cause of spacetime as a whole. Furthermore, asking about 'before' the Big Bang is literally just like asking what is north of the north pole.
That was one of your more cogent posts. Since I just woke up and still not up to speed, maybe we can communicate for a change.

Perhaps you can get a glimpse of the esoterica I have been saying modern mat6h based physics has fallen in to as exemplified by this caused and uncaused thingy.

Time exists for us strictly because things appear to be in motion. Motion gives the means to measure time. Therefore, for you to analyze this universe, you can only do so relative to this motion, and a lot of supposition has been made about measuring points based upon our local observation of this motion. Relativity on a grand scale.

Anyhow, due to a relativity issue between my brain speed and universal time right now, I will just say that motion is THE force that set this universe in motion. This motion requires a cause. It may be north of the north pole, but it exists. It has to by the requirements of our own physics.

Our own physics reveals a process of expansion and growth that permeates our world. Little things, like seeds sprouting into life from chemical combinations. Those chemicals were assembled in a pattern "designed" to follow laws allowing for this expansion and animation to come forth. A seed is a singularity relative to the finished product.

You have read my frequent comparisons of the BB to a seed. This hot dense stuff it was supposed to have been is what you will see similar to seed imbibition when the seeds get watered. It starts the energy releases and raises the temp before expansion spreads the heat around.

The formation of this universe follows much the same pattern as components of it do creating what we call life and existence. Modern physics refuses to make that connection. They are stuck studying thingies instead of the overall process.

Seeds are caused and designed. We are all a bunch of glorified rutabagas.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#169479 Jun 19, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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That was one of your more cogent posts. Since I just woke up and still not up to speed, maybe we can communicate for a change.
Perhaps you can get a glimpse of the esoterica I have been saying modern mat6h based physics has fallen in to as exemplified by this caused and uncaused thingy.
Time exists for us strictly because things appear to be in motion. Motion gives the means to measure time. Therefore, for you to analyze this universe, you can only do so relative to this motion, and a lot of supposition has been made about measuring points based upon our local observation of this motion. Relativity on a grand scale.
Anyhow, due to a relativity issue between my brain speed and universal time right now, I will just say that motion is THE force that set this universe in motion. This motion requires a cause. It may be north of the north pole, but it exists. It has to by the requirements of our own physics.
Our own physics reveals a process of expansion and growth that permeates our world. Little things, like seeds sprouting into life from chemical combinations. Those chemicals were assembled in a pattern "designed" to follow laws allowing for this expansion and animation to come forth. A seed is a singularity relative to the finished product.
You have read my frequent comparisons of the BB to a seed. This hot dense stuff it was supposed to have been is what you will see similar to seed imbibition when the seeds get watered. It starts the energy releases and raises the temp before expansion spreads the heat around.
The formation of this universe follows much the same pattern as components of it do creating what we call life and existence. Modern physics refuses to make that connection. They are stuck studying thingies instead of the overall process.
Seeds are caused and designed. We are all a bunch of glorified rutabagas.
Poor defeated creationist troll with no proof of god, trying desperately to lie about god.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#169480 Jun 19, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
<quoted text>
Poor defeated creationist troll with no proof of god, trying desperately to lie about god.
Poor deficient rutabaga seed that will never sprout.
CunningLinguist

Lady Lake, FL

#169481 Jun 19, 2013
The Almighty Tzar wrote:
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I didn't leave anything out. I was correcting the age of the flood.
I did that. Nothing left out.
Err...YES YOU DID!

Only a few very minor details.

Homo sapiens prototypes like:
Neanderthals? Cro-Magon?

Dinosaurs?

Fossils?

Tell us all about how these managed to EXIST, unknown to God?

It seems they have been forgotten by the religious, but those nasty bones and fossils do present a major problem in your fairy tale don't they?

A brief time-line would be appreciated.

I nice essay explaining to the forum, how each different iteration of Homo sapiens racial type occurred, and why thy BuyBull fails to mention it?

Miner49

Webster Springs, WV

#169482 Jun 19, 2013
"you've got all of everything coming from NOTHING. At least I have it being created by God."

So who created God?

He must have been created or else he came from NOTHING.
LNC Llin

United States

#169483 Jun 19, 2013
Post in French if you can not understand English!
ESOL classes
-Skeptic- wrote:
<quoted text>
Poor defeated creationist troll with no proof of god, trying desperately to lie about god.
Imhotep

Gainesville, FL

#169484 Jun 19, 2013
LNC Llin wrote:
Post in French if you can not understand English!
ESOL classes
<quoted text>
OK
If you insist...

Vous êtes parmi les personnes les plus stupides que j'ai rencontré dans ce forum.

Dépourvu de raison de bon sens vivant dans un monde imaginaire.

Vous êtes un bouffon classique.
Imhotep

Gainesville, FL

#169485 Jun 19, 2013
Miner49 wrote:
"you've got all of everything coming from NOTHING. At least I have it being created by God."
So who created God?
He must have been created or else he came from NOTHING.
He/She is NOTHING!
Imhotep

Gainesville, FL

#169486 Jun 19, 2013
LNC Llin wrote:
Post in French if you can not understand English!
ESOL classes
<quoted text>
This may be easier...

Usted es uno de los más estúpidos conocí gente en este foro.

Desprovisto de la razón de sentido común que viven en un mundo de fantasía.

Eres un payaso clásico.

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#169487 Jun 19, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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I know that, Oscar. You're just posing.
Not very good.
Oh dear, I've disappointed the muddle-headed narcissist.

Bummer.

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