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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“Get it right”

Since: Nov 10

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#181292 Oct 25, 2013
Robert Stevens wrote:
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It is a belief that The Universe and man did not start without any intelligent design. Note the word any, not Christian version of.....
Atheism does not involve any worship of dieties and consequently it is not a religion.
It is a particular view, philosophy if you want, but not a religion.
Robert Stevens wrote:
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... You can't prove it, if it could it would greatly known....
Also, if any off the thousands of religions of man could be proven then there would simply be no debate. The only reason aethiests are out there is because of the non-provability of any religion.
Robert Stevens wrote:
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... The claim you are not is ridiculous.
Finally, what claim are did I make that you are referring to?

Since: Sep 08

Alamosa, CO

#181293 Oct 25, 2013
Anon wrote:
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If you're alluding that reading a satirical magazine that poked fun of god lead to my atheism, the answer would be a resounding no. I gave up on god at the tender age of fourteen when I graduated from a Catholic grade school. I'm apolitical and I've never taken humans very seriously, which would obviously include authority figures. Anything else?
But it reinforced your rebellion against it. Which shut your analytic abilities down.

Isn't 14 about the age when juvies think it is so cool to mock?

Did I mention neo-atheism was a cult preying on the disaffected?

That was about the age I turned atheist, too. But I didn't feel the compulsion to mock and ridicule, or even argue about it.

As the twig is bent.

Since: May 09

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#181294 Oct 25, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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That is because the courts know that when a thought becomes an organization of thought, then it becomes a belief system. A faith.
Stupidassed Topix atheists don't know what they are.
Maybe that is why they are always demanding proof?
Hmmmmm......I have an idea to reach them.
A God comic book. Costume, bulging muscles. That would be something they could start to understand.
Don't be bitter, Dave.
Anon

Lakewood, OH

#181295 Oct 25, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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But it reinforced your rebellion against it. Which shut your analytic abilities down.
Isn't 14 about the age when juvies think it is so cool to mock?
Did I mention neo-atheism was a cult preying on the disaffected?
That was about the age I turned atheist, too. But I didn't feel the compulsion to mock and ridicule, or even argue about it.
As the twig is bent.
Fourteen can be a rebellious age, but at that age I honestly didn't mock anyone about their religion for the following reasons. Most of the mocking that I recall was from fellow Catholic students who would denigrate all non-Christian belief systems and many Christian sects, because they believed then as they do today that the Roman Catholic Church is the one "true" religion. I desired to put 14 years of (unsuccessful) religious indoctrination behind me, engaging in mockery would only reinforce and prolong that which I dearly wanted to forget. Other than these threads, or if someone brings up religion over drinks or at dinner, I rarely contemplate religion or atheism.

Since: Apr 09

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#181296 Oct 25, 2013
Robert Stevens wrote:
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Excuse me I had to sweep my jaw off the floor.
If you tell the truckers that you need a break every now and then, you wouldn't have to do that...

Since: Apr 09

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#181297 Oct 25, 2013
Robert Stevens wrote:
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It is a belief that The Universe and man did not start without any intelligent design. Note the word any, not Christian version of. You can't prove it, if it could it would greatly known. The claim you are not is ridiculous.
Still wrong, lil' Bobby.

All atheism is the lack of a belief in deities. Nothing more, nothing less.

I am always fascinated by people like you, people so in need of their religion that they feel everyone else simply must have a religion also - even the people who don't believe in deities.

Its strange...and a little creepy.

Since: Apr 09

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#181298 Oct 25, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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But it reinforced your rebellion against it. Which shut your analytic abilities down.
Isn't 14 about the age when juvies think it is so cool to mock?
Did I mention neo-atheism was a cult preying on the disaffected?
That was about the age I turned atheist, too. But I didn't feel the compulsion to mock and ridicule, or even argue about it.
As the twig is bent.
"Did I mention neo-atheism was a cult preying on the disaffected?"

Dude...stop...you're embarrassing yourself.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181299 Oct 25, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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So you do believe it's ok to abort late term healthy babies.
We see through the hypocrisy Bob.
That's so hypocritical Bob of you.
None of the above excuses your ugly Noah Flood story:
In which your hideous god MURDERS ALL THE BABIES ON THE PLANET.
You are trying to change the subject-- it will not fly.
YOU WORSHIP A GOD YOU BELIEVE KILLED ALL THE BABIES IN THE WORLD.
What does that make YOU into?

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181300 Oct 25, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Bob, have you ever thought about getting married?
I mean to an adult?
None of the above excuses your ugly Noah Flood story:
In which your hideous god MURDERS ALL THE BABIES ON THE PLANET.
You are trying to change the subject-- it will not fly.
YOU WORSHIP A GOD YOU BELIEVE KILLED ALL THE BABIES IN THE WORLD.
What does that make YOU into?

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181305 Oct 25, 2013
Now wrote:
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You seem to be the type that would have been killed . I'm satisfied with that.
How Jesus of you: your hate is showing.
blacklagoon

Boston, MA

#181306 Oct 25, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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So you do believe it's ok to abort late term healthy babies.
We see through the hypocrisy Bob.
That's so hypocritical Bob of you.
The point being, your God has no problems aborting late term healthy babies, why does it bother you so much?
blacklagoon

Boston, MA

#181307 Oct 25, 2013
Now wrote:
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You seem to be a liar. Especially after reading a few of your deceptive posts.
i suppose you have a point to make, or a rebuttal to what you consider lies, and some thoughts on why you think my posts are deceptive. So be my guest and make your points or simply piss off, your choice!!!!!!

Since: Jun 13

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#181308 Oct 25, 2013
Now wrote:
<quoted text>A hero.
Nah...I'd have to disagree.

Since: Jun 13

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#181309 Oct 25, 2013
Now wrote:
<quoted text>You seem to be the type that would have been killed . I'm satisfied with that.
Well...lets make sure you don't hold any of that hatred back now newby...lets see your true christian nature ;-)
blacklagoon

Boston, MA

#181310 Oct 25, 2013
I_see_you wrote:
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Well...lets make sure you don't hold any of that hatred back now newby...lets see your true christian nature ;-)
He takes after his demon God, the one who's most favorite past time is murder.
Eagle 12

Edwardsville, IL

#181311 Oct 25, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
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You seem to have secular humanists confused with smiters, genocidal fanatics, inquisitors, Nazis, the Klan, Christian dominionists, Crusaders, theocrats and the like.
We're secular humanists. We're peaceniks. We leave the ovens, the witch burning stakes, the inquisitional torture devices, the theats of hellfire, and the rest to others.
Please try not to mix us up with them.
Believe me I know thereís some good hearted Atheist out there. But here on topix we see the far extreme militant views. We are not talking here moderate Atheist but extremist. I donít need to name them because all us regulars know who they are.

Everything our nation stands for including the right to freedom of religion is under attack. We have seen serious abuses in government powers such as the IRS targeting religious groups. Every law enforcement officer, military officer, judge, elected leader, in this country takes an oath.

That said oath is to preserve and defend the constitution. It must be preserved at all cost. Too many have made the ultimate sacrifice for it to be destroyed. We must never let extremism alter our freedoms.

“LOL Really?”

Since: Oct 10

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#181312 Oct 25, 2013
scaritual wrote:
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I've seen your smile(in a pic).
That was on purpose.

:-)
Eagle 12

Edwardsville, IL

#181313 Oct 25, 2013
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>The point being, your God has no problems aborting late term healthy babies, why does it bother you so much?
Early on in my life I didnít give it much thought. I guess you can say I was neutral on the issue. However an abortion was not something myself or my wife would ever be involved with.

As time went on I began to learn more about the subject. I learned that abortion is a horrendous and utterly sickening procedure. I wonít go into the details but Iíll just say itís horrible what someone would do to a unborn child. Barbaric is not even close to describe the procedure.

Here we are on topix, and the very people that claim God is a murder, support unrestricted abortions. Mankind takes the trophy in murdering infants. And I think hypocrisy stinks to high heaven Doctor.

God gave people a choice to be saved in most cases and even in war. An Example was Rahab at Jericho. She and her household was saved because she asked for mercy.

God would have spared the Earth from the great flood had the people repented. But their were hard hearted and they were full of stubbornness.

Unborn children donít get to have a choice. They are just butchered to death. You Atheist so proudly claim that all infants are Atheist. If thatís so most Atheist are pro termination of life as it means nothing of killing another Atheist.

Not once have you came out Doctor against the ravages of abortion. Not once. Hypocrisy stinks Doctor. Itís best you abort the subject because every time you reply to me God is a murder. Iím going to come back talking about murdering the unborn by abortion.

“Exercise Your Brain”

Since: Jun 07

Planet Earth

#181314 Oct 25, 2013
Now wrote:
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You seem to be the type that would have been killed . I'm satisfied with that.
That's par. All good Xtians love to smugly condemn others....it's one of your more endearing qualities.

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#181315 Oct 25, 2013
River Tam wrote:
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That was on purpose.
:-)

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