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: Jun 07

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#182642 Nov 3, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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You are an awesome display of atheist maturity, brainpower, and wit, Bob. A credit to the atheist species. They must be an evolved species to produce such an improved version of man's mental powers. All atheists should come up to your level.
You have spoiled us. We will have to ask those other wannabes why they don't come up to your level. Cheap copies reflect on you. How can they presume to call themselves atheists with you around?
Craetionists liars with no proof of god finish last
christINSANITY is EVIL

Wheatley, Canada

#182643 Nov 3, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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You lie-- again... why?
You've been tutored on this subject endlessly-- by people more educated than you, by people smarter than you (that would be pretty much everyone).
Yet-- you keep repeating this obvious lie?
Why?
Atheism is **no** faith at all-- none--
-- and without faith-- there cannot be belief in gods.
If atheism is faith? Then bald is a hair color.
Butt crack shows up just as Robert Stevens disapears using exactly same wording in his arguments..
hmmm
LCNLin

United States

#182644 Nov 3, 2013
The rise of militant skepticism clouded the picture, however, beginning with its popular attack on religion.

The aim of Richard Dawkins, as stated in his best seller, The God Delusion, was to subject "the God hypothesis" to scientific scrutiny, the way one would subject anti-matter or black holes to scrutiny.

In fact he did no such thing with God, for the scientific method requires experiments that can be replicated and facts that can be verified. Dawkins offered no experiments to prove or disprove the existence of God. What he actually did was to subject religion to a barrage of scorn and ridicule, attacking it on the rational improbability - as he sees it - that a deity could possibly exist.

Since: Jun 13

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#182645 Nov 3, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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IANS, your secular humanism and faith it will win out IS an organized religion. Just another sect formed from the Christian ethos with a different perspective. Just another evolutionary branch of that Church.
It is not the first of its sort, which is why it is allowed. They all blend in to form something new. But you won't get rid of God and Jesus. They are the very pillars of even your morality.
Not for the morality of non-believers.

Since: Jun 13

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#182646 Nov 3, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
Got it.
In a nutshell.
This atheism and secular humanism enslaves man to his circumstances. His position in life. Nothing higher to aspire to. No escape. No self worth.
Lots of nice words about equality and fraternity, but reality is you are stuck. Ego killing. You are just a commodity for other men to trade in.
You do not have to have a belief in a deity to have self worth, nor do you have to have it to want great things in life.

Since: Sep 08

Alamosa, CO

#182647 Nov 3, 2013
I_see_you wrote:
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You do not have to have a belief in a deity to have self worth, nor do you have to have it to want great things in life.
You would like to believe your atheist Utopian society will be a classless society, mo matter how many people there are.

It won't be. You will be taught your true worth from childhood. There will be no limitations on your masters.

Make your reservations for the elite section now.
Eagle 12

Edwardsville, IL

#182648 Nov 3, 2013
I_see_you wrote:
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You do not have to have a belief in a deity to have self worth, nor do you have to have it to want great things in life.
I will admit what you say is probably true in your case at this particular time in your life. And you may be on the summit enjoying the vast view. Enjoying all the life has to offer you.

You are liken to a train rolling down the track independent and free. The fresh air is hitting your face and lifting your hair. You feel powerful, independent, free and happy.

But how will you feel when your train is derailed and your life seems to end up a train wreck? What healing will atheism bring you? What will your self worth be when you look around and you are all alone?

My Dear, a lot of people have experience the train wrecks in life. They have questioned their self worth. Then in a world full of people they feel alone. Will the nothingness of atheism be there for you? That is a question that time will answer.
Eagle 12

Edwardsville, IL

#182649 Nov 3, 2013
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWORLDPEACE wrote:
<quoted text>I have a Ship????
LOL!
Captain, I won’t let it slip you’re an ole pirate ship Captain.

Since: Jun 13

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#182650 Nov 3, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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You would like to believe your atheist Utopian society will be a classless society, mo matter how many people there are.
It won't be. You will be taught your true worth from childhood. There will be no limitations on your masters.
Make your reservations for the elite section now.
Think what you will... my statement stands, and it in no way brought the subject of a classless society up.

Since: Jun 13

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#182651 Nov 3, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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I will admit what you say is probably true in your case at this particular time in your life. And you may be on the summit enjoying the vast view. Enjoying all the life has to offer you.
You are liken to a train rolling down the track independent and free. The fresh air is hitting your face and lifting your hair. You feel powerful, independent, free and happy.
But how will you feel when your train is derailed and your life seems to end up a train wreck? What healing will atheism bring you? What will your self worth be when you look around and you are all alone?
My Dear, a lot of people have experience the train wrecks in life. They have questioned their self worth. Then in a world full of people they feel alone. Will the nothingness of atheism be there for you? That is a question that time will answer.
I think that every human will question their self worth at one point in time in their life. I have done it. However, I am never alone. I have support in my family, and my husband, and my friends. I feel for the people who do not have these kinds of supports in their life, but I am lucky to have them. Bad things happen to good and bad people every day, with or without religion, and those bad happenings can be handled by a person with or without a belief in a deity.
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWO RLDPEACE

United States

#182652 Nov 3, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Captain, I won’t let it slip you’re an ole pirate ship Captain.
Is it a late Halloween for you! nice Fantasy of yours!
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWO RLDPEACE

United States

#182653 Nov 3, 2013
Anon wrote:
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You'll have to forgive him. He has this little problem with imaginary friends...
That what it is . thanks for telling me. BAhhahhaaaa
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWO RLDPEACE

United States

#182654 Nov 3, 2013
Aura Mytha wrote:
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Well it makes sense if the Ark was a super dooper pontoon boat, on a extended picnic cruise.
Hey Noah what for dinner?
Noah...Well lets try out BBQed Lion tonight! lol
I think most likely the pack of lion ate Noah! mwbaHAHHAHAHAAAA
Eagle 12

Edwardsville, IL

#182655 Nov 3, 2013
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWORLDPEACE wrote:
<quoted text>Is it a late Halloween for you! nice Fantasy of yours!
Ok, I'll play along.
Eagle 12

Edwardsville, IL

#182657 Nov 3, 2013
If Atheism is so good for people as Atheist claim.

Why does atheism bring with it so much egotism, cynicism, pessimism and negativism?

It seems there’s an over abundance of “isms” associated with atheism.

Who needs all this negative energy?
Eagle 12

Edwardsville, IL

#182658 Nov 3, 2013
Will there be a war on Christmas this year?

Is it ever ok to vandalize someone’s Christmas decorations on private property?

“LOL Really?”

Since: Oct 10

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#182659 Nov 3, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
Will there be a war on Christmas this year?
Is it ever ok to vandalize someone’s Christmas decorations on private property?
I have a big collection of the Baby Jesus.

Because of that, they've started chaining him down.

Mission accomplished !!

One year, I replaced him with a Chuckie Doll. That was a hoot.

Keep your religion out of my public parks, please.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#182660 Nov 3, 2013
Aura Mytha wrote:
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Maybe Noah built an aqueduct going to it?
Hahahahah!
LOL! Of course!

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#182661 Nov 3, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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You are an awesome display of atheist maturity, brainpower, and wit, Bob. A credit to the atheist species. They must be an evolved species to produce such an improved version of man's mental powers. All atheists should come up to your level.
You have spoiled us. We will have to ask those other wannabes why they don't come up to your level. Cheap copies reflect on you. How can they presume to call themselves atheists with you around?
So you freely admit that when you left your hometown, it was vastly improved as a result?

So good of you to contribute to urban renewal-- by you, leaving an area, crime goes down, overall intelligence and education goes up.

Dramatically.

Just from you-- leaving a place!

Cities should hire you-- to move there (and bring everything down) and then have you leave a short while later (before everything gets to shyt).

Political careers could be made-- by having you leave.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#182662 Nov 3, 2013
christINSANITY is EVIL wrote:
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Butt crack shows up just as Robert Stevens disapears using exactly same wording in his arguments..
hmmm
That **is** interesting.

A troll by any other name, is still a troll.

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