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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Eagle 12

Troy, IL

#179207 Oct 5, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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When you've stopped lying about god to strangers, you won't be so offended by reading facts about your cult.
Did you ever work in the Diplomatic Core?

I didnít think so.
Eagle 12

Troy, IL

#179208 Oct 5, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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Yet?
Your inept and feeble godling cannot manage to muster up sufficient god-juice to fix dying babies all over the world.
Why?
Nor can your uncaring god prevent kids from being abused by Men Of Godô on a daily basis.
Why?
Nor is your god able to see that enough rainfall happens in parts of the world, so that many children starve to death-- needlessly, if there had been enough rain.
Why?
Apparently your little personal god only sees fit to make the occasional miracle...
.... just and **only** for your **personal** benefit.
Why?
Why?

Why would a 35 year old male fall in love with a 14 year old girl?

Now that would be a real good question for you to answer Bob.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#179209 Oct 5, 2013
Redoran wrote:
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Thanks C1. I also enjoy reading all of your posts! There are so many nuts out here, it is truly refreshing to read yours, Hiding's, Bob's, Mac's, etc., posts. Thank you.
Thanks for the compliment!

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#179211 Oct 5, 2013
River Tam wrote:
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Really?
I always pictured you in your early to mid 40s. Now I need to draw a new picture.
Not to wreck your day, but I'm older than that, too.

“Robert Stevens”

Since: Dec 08

Jersey City , NJ

#179212 Oct 5, 2013
timn17 wrote:
<quoted text>Wolves and deer on mars?
From what I have heard. Pine trees and water are in the works. From there?

“Robert Stevens”

Since: Dec 08

Jersey City , NJ

#179213 Oct 5, 2013
timn17 wrote:
<quoted text>Ergo aliens exist and are androids/clones. Logic! Right?
As we space travel, we send robot and rover vehicles with cameras.
Eagle 12

Troy, IL

#179214 Oct 5, 2013
According to our resident Atheist here on Topix. Atheism is the lack of belief in deities. If so animals are Atheist.

That would mean a cow is an Atheist and same goes for vegetables.

So when an Atheist sets down to have a meal, he/she is partaking in cannibalism? Eating another Atheist?

Iím just trying to make sense of it all. It just sounds so sick.

“ The Lord of delirious minds.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#179215 Oct 5, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Not to wreck your day, but I'm older than that, too.
Old tigers, sensing the end, they're at their most fierce.

“ The Lord of delirious minds.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#179216 Oct 5, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
According to our resident Atheist here on Topix. Atheism is the lack of belief in deities. If so animals are Atheist.
That would mean a cow is an Atheist and same goes for vegetables.
So when an Atheist sets down to have a meal, he/she is partaking in cannibalism? Eating another Atheist?
Iím just trying to make sense of it all. It just sounds so sick.
Cannibalism is eating your own species, it may include eating a subspecies. Now ask yourself , Eagle are you a cow or a vegetable?
I'm guessing you're a mineral.

“ The Lord of delirious minds.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#179217 Oct 5, 2013
Robert Stevens wrote:
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As we space travel, we send robot and rover vehicles with cameras.
Oh I too once though we were the aliens.. on the moon, and mars.
But then came the realization.
If we do not encounter or find no sentient living owners, then we can claim it as our own.

So far we own the whole universe.

We will only become alien , when we actually meet one.
Eagle 12

Troy, IL

#179218 Oct 5, 2013
Aura Mytha wrote:
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Cannibalism is eating your own species, it may include eating a subspecies. Now ask yourself , Eagle are you a cow or a vegetable?
I'm guessing you're a mineral.
Well Iím just going here with what I have been told. Yes, I know it sounds ridiculous but this is what Atheist are saying. Cows and vegetables donít believe in deities so that makes them an Atheist according to Atheist.

So anytime an Atheist eats he/she is involved in eating another Atheist. Maybe for the sake of sanity Animals, vegetables and infants are not Atheist.

I donít see how another Atheist could eat and digest another Atheist.

“The King of R&R”

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#179219 Oct 5, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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You are a bit older than me. I was born in the mid 50ís. But retired after I was completely vested in my company retirement after working 32 years. I spent that 32 years working with specialty chemicals. Then I went on and worked a few months as a Police Dispatcher.
Presently I help with a family business that started in January. On the Social Security issue, you did indeed work for those benefits. You deserve them and that is what it was intended for.
I think thatís the most I have ever heard you say about yourself. Actually I have never seen God either. But as I stated earlier I know without any doubt heís real. I know thereís a disconnect in you understanding that statement. Thereís a void of understanding.
I have seen him do miracles that were so astonishing that I just canít share them with you. If I told you would swear I was lying. I seen them with my own eyes. Not every day did I see miracles but I have seen a few over the years.
We are two aged men with different backgrounds and experiences. I donít think youíre insane or crazy but you just simply never have reached out or seriously searched for God. Itís probably going to remain that way until you cross over to the other side.
I don't want to burden you with my family horror stories, but they are the exact reason that "I know there is no biblical god". OK, aliens may abound, but neither your or I, know of their presence or impresence. I recognize the god of abraham as a fairy tale, until you provide some proof. Like I said, if I were to tell you my horrors that were never answered by any god, you would understand my position. When I do pass, trust me: If there is any god, it had better be someone powerful, otherwise, I will knock it out in one punch.

“The King of R&R”

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#179220 Oct 5, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Thanks for the compliment!
HEY --You are welcome Mac. I always read your posts with interest. Keep it up! I know there are some I neglected, like Aura. Well, at my age, I am excused! Wish I could remember the rest. LOL!

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#179221 Oct 5, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Did you ever work in the Diplomatic Core?
I didnít think so.
Is that anything like the apple core?

“The King of R&R”

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#179222 Oct 5, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
According to our resident Atheist here on Topix. Atheism is the lack of belief in deities. If so animals are Atheist.
That would mean a cow is an Atheist and same goes for vegetables.
So when an Atheist sets down to have a meal, he/she is partaking in cannibalism? Eating another Atheist?
Iím just trying to make sense of it all. It just sounds so sick.
I am a 'freethinker'. How do you categorize me?

Since: Apr 13

Location hidden

#179223 Oct 5, 2013
I became a beliver in Atheism as a child.I was born in a religious family and read the Bible and was sent to bible school. But that did not mean that every thing I read by mankind is true.Take a look at the prison population of the world we have good people and bad. Religious people and non-religious people are in there for sum evil crime.And this something that is not confine to just the acts of man.

“ The Lord of delirious minds.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#179224 Oct 5, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Well Iím just going here with what I have been told. Yes, I know it sounds ridiculous but this is what Atheist are saying. Cows and vegetables donít believe in deities so that makes them an Atheist according to Atheist.
So anytime an Atheist eats he/she is involved in eating another Atheist. Maybe for the sake of sanity Animals, vegetables and infants are not Atheist.
I donít see how another Atheist could eat and digest another Atheist.
Unfortunately for you, philosophical reasoning does not affect the
tree of life as far as species. Ideological concepts do not cross
a physiological barrier. Alike concepts held in the brain do not make a being the same species.

I like corn, Deer like corn...eating deer is not cannibalism.

But even you have to know that..but maybe not.

“ The Lord of delirious minds.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#179225 Oct 5, 2013
just me yall wrote:
I became a beliver in Atheism as a child.I was born in a religious family and read the Bible and was sent to bible school. But that did not mean that every thing I read by mankind is true.Take a look at the prison population of the world we have good people and bad. Religious people and non-religious people are in there for sum evil crime.And this something that is not confine to just the acts of man.
Nice try but ..
"beliver in Atheism"? Gimme a break, atheism has no believers.

Swing and a miss,, Strike 1!

“Michin yeoja”

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#179226 Oct 5, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Not to wreck your day, but I'm older than that, too.
I knew that and you could never wreck my day, Mac :)

I've always been the youngest one here and I know how some people view that. "Stupid little girl", "How could you know?", "Your views don't really matter".

It's never been about age. It's about perception.

It's about ingredients.

Since: Jun 13

Location hidden

#179227 Oct 5, 2013
River Tam wrote:
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I knew that and you could never wreck my day, Mac :)
I've always been the youngest one here and I know how some people view that. "Stupid little girl", "How could you know?", "Your views don't really matter".
It's never been about age. It's about perception.
It's about ingredients.
I'm curious to know if you are older or younger than me. I'm 32.

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