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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“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#179761 Oct 12, 2013
Imhotep wrote:
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Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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It has.
Things up here in the Land Of The Stupid (rethugs), it looks like those idiots are finally realizing they simply don't have unlimited power...
.. and are capitulating.
It's funny: the ReThugs' are polling at LOWER than even when they tried to impeach Clinton.
If you can fathom that-- pretty much everyone blames them for the shutdown.
I so wish this was an election year-- they would all be out on their lazy parasitic backsides...
Sir Robert and Doc,
Vote? WHY?
We have the very best politicians money can buy -and it does. ;) They don't work for the people - they work for their careers and their owners.
The USA is a Oligarchy.
Why Europe laughs at the USA...
Failed Republican(tea party) concepts advertised globally during the 2012 election run up...
1. The inerrant bible trumps the constitution
2. Evolution and Global warming are a hoax
3. College students and those seeking education are snobs
4. Gay Americans are an abomination
5. Poor people deserve to be poor
6. Union workers are socialists
7. The unemployed are lazy parasites unwilling to work
8. 50% of Latinos are illegal until proven otherwise
9. Women using birth control are sluts
10. Corporations are people
"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof was to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."
-Douglas Adams
Yet, I persist in continuing to vote.

Recognizing the system is rigged, and the whole is flawed.

Why?

So I can justifiably complain, with a clear conscious.

Anyone who doesn't vote? Cannot complain if the system doesn't work--- they did nothing either way.

That's the way I see it, at least.

Others have a different opinion, George Carlin being one of them.

Yes, I greatly admire Carlin, except for this one area, where I disagree with him.

But he tried to help in his way, I do the best I can in mine.

:)

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#179762 Oct 12, 2013
Robert Stevens wrote:
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Yesterday's magic is todays science. Until you have all the answers there will be magic. Bob I all ready know your comprehension skills will fail to understand that statement.
You cannot refute my valid criticism of your rant?

So you stoop to belittling and name-calling instead?

How very Jesus of you-- yes-yes, I know you don't believe in Jesus.

So what?

You **act** the **exact** same as his followers!

You may as well join that hate-cult yourself.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#179763 Oct 12, 2013
Robert Stevens wrote:
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As previously stated, if you are interested, there are books written by Buddhist and New Age Authors. I don't think you have what it takes to read them. Just as I find some stuff you read to be boring, or not exact.
New Age is just another name for batshit.

Sorry, but that is the facts, jack.

You still have nothing to prove this "soul" thingy.

You lose-- again.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#179764 Oct 12, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Proven only to ourselves. We don't have to prove anything to you my good maligned atheist friend.
The first words out of someone who is entirely insane?

Is that they are **certain** of their delusions.

Nice.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#179765 Oct 12, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Faith and Atheism is not a mental illness. It is choice made by free people.
Lie.

I can no more make myself BELIEVE in YOUR delusions than YOU could fly by flapping your arms real fast.

If you have a magic formula that could instill this FAITH you go on about?

Something short of hitting myself in the head to cause severe brain damage?

Then you MIGHT have a valid point.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#179766 Oct 12, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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How many real friends do you have? Iím not trying to be mean here. I just want you to realize that you are preventing yourself from having peace. You are slowly killing yourself with this inward turmoil in your life.
You have this one life according to what you believe. Look how youíre spending it. Youíre miserable and unhappy. Iím sorry you are not a better person because of Atheism. Some Atheist may be a peace with themselves but you are far from that.
How many real friends do YOU have?

You are slowly killing yourself with your insistence that your inner delusions are actually real.

Of course-- you can likely find equally brain-damaged folk, equally as deluded as you are for company.

The funny thing? When you people are put into a closed space for very long?

Sooner than later, you all start fighting each other-- soon leading to actual murder-- over who's delusions are the REAL delusions!

Seriously-- I have seen it too often, to be funny.

I suspect the ONLY thing that prevents this (you, murdering)? Is that there are ATHEISTS among you for you to make fun of.....!
Eagle 12

Troy, IL

#179767 Oct 12, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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How many real friends do YOU have?
You are slowly killing yourself with your insistence that your inner delusions are actually real.
Of course-- you can likely find equally brain-damaged folk, equally as deluded as you are for company.
The funny thing? When you people are put into a closed space for very long?
Sooner than later, you all start fighting each other-- soon leading to actual murder-- over who's delusions are the REAL delusions!
Seriously-- I have seen it too often, to be funny.
I suspect the ONLY thing that prevents this (you, murdering)? Is that there are ATHEISTS among you for you to make fun of.....!
Bob, do your neighbors a favor and spray for roaches in your house. Donít forget the dishes, they can be washed you know.
Eagle 12

Troy, IL

#179768 Oct 12, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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Lie.
I can no more make myself BELIEVE in YOUR delusions than YOU could fly by flapping your arms real fast.
If you have a magic formula that could instill this FAITH you go on about?
Something short of hitting myself in the head to cause severe brain damage?
Then you MIGHT have a valid point.
Go do your dishes Bob.

“The Edge”

Since: Dec 10

Of Tomorow

#179769 Oct 12, 2013
polymath257 wrote:
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No, it is NOT the vibration of space. It is the motion of the atoms *through* space in a cyclic fashion. There is a difference.
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Simply wrong.
1. Space is not what is vibrating. Instead, the atoms are moving through space.
2. This vibration of individual molecules is NOT the main component of heat. The kinetic energy through space is.
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No, we found the tiny parts and then understand the larger wholes in terms of those tiny parts. No brick wall.
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The expansion is still going on. So the atoms were formed *during* the expansion.
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Do you attempt to be coherent?
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Why do you think the singularity is anything like what happens when we start processes *within* the universe?
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Causality has issues at this level.
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Again, simply wrong. Heat is a large scale description based in statistical mechanics. It isn't a 'quantum carrier', whatever *that* is supposed to mean.
Isn't thermal energy , kinetic energy, potential energy and hence heat, all properties of matter?

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#179770 Oct 12, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Two Atheist walking through a field together.
One fell into a deep hole and asked the other for help. The other replied,ďhelp,Ē I donít need no help, I didnít fall into a hole.
Dude...stop. You're embarrassing yourself.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#179771 Oct 12, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Bob, do your neighbors a favor and spray for roaches in your house. Donít forget the dishes, they can be washed you know.
Your hate is showing, god-robot.

You have no counter to my arguments-- so you try to belittle instead.

How very Jesus of you.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#179772 Oct 12, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Go do your dishes Bob.
Your hate is showing, god-robot.

You have no counter to my arguments-- so you try to belittle instead.

How very Jesus of you.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#179773 Oct 12, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
<quoted text>
Bob, do your neighbors a favor and spray for roaches in your house. Donít forget the dishes, they can be washed you know.
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Go do your dishes Bob.
I can no more make myself BELIEVE in YOUR delusions than YOU could fly by flapping your arms real fast.

If you have a magic formula that could instill this FAITH you go on about?

Something short of hitting myself in the head to cause severe brain damage?

Then you MIGHT have a valid point.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#179774 Oct 12, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Bob, do your neighbors a favor and spray for roaches in your house. Donít forget the dishes, they can be washed you know.
See?

Without an atheist to MAKE FUN OF?

YOU WOULD BE KILLING YOUR OWN FELLOW BELIEVERS!

Thanks for proving my comments accurate.
christINSANITY is EVIL

Windsor, Canada

#179775 Oct 12, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Bob, do your neighbors a favor and spray for roaches in your house. Donít forget the dishes, they can be washed you know.
you are an
Internet TROLL Chickenboy12

Why do trolls do it?

I believe that most trolls are sad people, living their lonely lives vicariously through those they see as strong and successful.

Disrupting a stable newsgroup gives the illusion of power, just as for a few, stalking a strong person allows them to think they are strong, too.

For trolls, any response is 'recognition'; they are unable to distinguish between irritation and admiration; their ego grows directly in proportion to the response, regardless of the form or content of that response.

Trolls, rather surprisingly, dispute this, claiming that it's a game or joke; this merely confirms the diagnosis; how sad do you have to be to find such mind-numbingly trivial timewasting to be funny?

Remember that trolls are cowards; they'll usually post just enough to get an argument going, then sit back and count the responses (Yes, that's what they do!).
Trolls don't have friends. On the internet, because they interact with human beings, they can convince themselves that they are important, the centre of the universe - that, to them, is better than any friendship.

Don't forget, the troll thinks he is always right, and therefore better than other folk. In real life, exactly the opposite applies. the troll has no friends and virtually no interaction with other people.

If he's a teen (many are), then he lives in his bedroom, trolling, playing computer games with 'friends'(who he doesn't know at all), and joining roleplay sites, where - of course - he is a hero, or a powerful villain, who is respected in an inverse ratio to the respect he feels for himself.

If he's an adult, then he has serious social issues. He may work, where people think he's a weirdo, and avoid him, he may sponge off his parents or be 'looking for work', which means he blames everyone for his problems. Except himself.
Most people who are out of work are nothing like the stereotype; most want to work, and gain their self respect through work and being part of the world; but the troll IS the stereotype whining scrounger, to whom the world owes a living.

Almost every troll is male; I don't know why this is.

The troll has few social skills, and most have never had a girlfriend, many never will.

There's a clear pattern among trolls; they are much more likely to ignore posts known to be from women. And when they do respond to women, they are much more likely to be brief, abusive, condescending and patronising.

This is almost certainly more due to fear than misogyny - they just don't know any women. Except Mom. But their attitude rather reduces their chances of reproducing, which is probably a good thing.
blacklagoon

Revere, MA

#179776 Oct 12, 2013
Robert Stevens wrote:
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As previously stated, if you are interested, there are books written by Buddhist and New Age Authors. I don't think you have what it takes to read them. Just as I find some stuff you read to be boring, or not exact.
I can see now that you are to cowardly to answer my questions, probably because you realize how bizarre they would sound. Usually when someone is passionate about what they believe, they are anxious to share it with anyone interested. You apparently are not that passionate about this energy thing you say exists, otherwise you would have no trouble answering simple questions.

I make it a habit to NOT read books about magic posing as reality I KNOW that if this soul thing was real, and part of our physical makeup that Neuroscience would have no trouble detecting it. There is NO evidence for a soul, NO verifiable support for this energy bullshit, only obscure books "New Age Authors." You know what New Age stands for? The same old unsupported shit dressed up in a new suit of cloths. As if putting the handle, New Age, somehow validates the still unsupported claims for soul and this wandering energy bullshit. And the really pathetic part is you don't even realize how totally bizarre you sound. Energy wandering around imbedding itself into certain individuals. How you get to be selected for this magical energy is unknown. But you better put in your order as soon as possible apparently there are so many Intelligent entities i the universe there is not enoughtenergy to go around. I don't mean to be rude, but..you are &uking insane.
blacklagoon

Revere, MA

#179777 Oct 12, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Faith and Atheism is not a mental illness. It is choice made by free people.
Faith is what is needed when sufficient evidence is unavailable Fait is the permission Theists give to each other for believing those things without evidence, Faith is GULLIBILITY. Faith is NOT a pathway to truth. To believe so strongly about something without evidence that you build your entire life around that belief, is insanity. Most people care whether or not their belief are TRUE, and truth can only be varified by science.

“Robert Stevens”

Since: Dec 08

Jersey City , NJ

#179778 Oct 12, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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Your god is an epic failure.
For trying to use YOU to convince people to follow it.
Fail.
Not true at all, Bongo's God is great and he is a genius Bobbing Bobby get over yourself.

“Robert Stevens”

Since: Dec 08

Jersey City , NJ

#179779 Oct 12, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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You **are** Bobloblah, moron.
Nobody is fooled.
Bongo pay this creep no mind you are a genius

“Robert Stevens”

Since: Dec 08

Jersey City , NJ

#179780 Oct 12, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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New Age is just another name for batshit.
Sorry, but that is the facts, jack.
You still have nothing to prove this "soul" thingy.
You lose-- again.
More rants from a dolt without a soul

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