Evolution vs. Creation

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High school senior Zack Kopplin is leading the fight to repeal the Louisiana Science Education Act of 2008.
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Aug 24, 2013
 
The Almighty Tzar wrote:
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"When 70% of the world does not believe in your God, I think that puts the onus on the Christians to prove his/her beliefs."
What? You don't really believe this?
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atheism#sectio...
A 2010 survey published in Encyclopedia Britannica found that is atheists at about 2.0%.
Here is your error. He said 705 of the world does not believe in YOUR god. You made the mistake of assuming that anyone who believes in god believes in yours. Second, you know that Encyclopedia Britanica articleis terribly wrong. The number of atheists in the world puts the worldwide figure at close to 15%.
Another study assessing religiosity among scientists who are members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science found that "just over half of scientists (51%) believe in some form of deity or higher power.
Sociologist Philip Schwadel found that higher levels of education are associated with increased religious participation and religious practice in daily life.
According to a 2012 report by the Pew Research Center, people describing themselves as "atheist" were 2% of the total population in the US.
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_o...
According to the International Bulletin of Missionary Research, an academic journal, "about 80,000 new Christians every day, 79,000 new Muslims every day, and 300 fewer atheists every day."
Another survey attributed to Britannica shows the population of atheists at around 2.4% of the world's population
While there are more atheists than ever before as global population continually increases, the atheist percentage of the total population seem to be declining
And that last sentence is wrong. Again, the number of atheists in the world is clearly increasing.

Worse yet, you did include a bit that said that atheists are the most distrusted of minorities in the U.S., and yet the statistics show that they are the most honest of minorities. They are far underrepresented in prisons as a fraction of the population. More atheists are in jobs where honesty is demanded than Christians or other theists. That they may be distrusted is only a poor reflection on the biases of Christians.

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Aug 24, 2013
 
xianity is EVIL wrote:
<quoted text>where did god came from?
Because God is outside of the universe and created Time it may be hard for you to grasp that he always existed and will always exist.

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The Almighty Tzar wrote:
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I am not on the evolution debate when I'm talking about the beginning of time.
You want to go back to all life coming from one living single cell. Does that make you feel better?
You know what I really get a kick out of?
It's when evolutionist claim one set of humans (being as perfect as they were) could not have spawned the human race. But one cell could have.
That is because you do not understand biology. Your idiocy is not my problem.

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Where did time come from?
Why do you want to know tard?

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<quoted text>I agree. It probably is far less than 2%. You used that number, I was just wondering where you got it. You probably can't prove that either, but oh well. You think the Bible can prove anything more than what science has?
Science is a line of study that is trying to understand what God created and how it works. It should not be so bold to exclaim that there is no God. Only a fool would make such unsubstantiated claim.

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But science is pretty clear that the universe started 13.7 billion years ago.
I know you feel now that you must retreat to an always existing universe because of the time paradox.
But science isn't following your lead.
No, it isn't.

You have no idea what is believe by scientists.

Here is about a 5 minute long video that simplifies the Big Bang enough so that even a tard can understand what is believed right now:

http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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xianity is EVIL wrote:
<quoted text>argument from popularity proves that majority of the world is Deluded and stupid,

atheists are more Rational then religious folk,thats why small rich minority rules the world,while religious get exploited and used like pawns..
You obviously haven't read the atheist post on these threads.

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Because God is outside of the universe and created Time it may be hard for you to grasp that he always existed and will always exist.
Why can't the universe have always existed?

If you claim something had to make the universe I can claim something had to make your god.

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xianity is EVIL wrote:
<quoted text>religious are so fond of claiming miracles happen but none of them has the guts to cut of their arm and then pray to god to grow it back..LLL
The Bible tells us not to be so fool hearted. It says leave that to the atheist.

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Yet the statistics show that they are the most honest of minorities. They are far underrepresented in prisons as a fraction of the population. More atheists are in jobs where honesty is demanded than Christians or other theists. That they may be distrusted is only a poor reflection on the biases of Christians.
Links please and the prison population is easy, they are a minority, thus there will be less of them. How many aborigines are in out prisons? Yep not many if any.

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who said it was ONE cell?
Abiogenesis

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You obviously haven't read the atheist post on these threads.
I've read your posts and I conclude you are in denial, have a very limited understanding of Christianity and science, are willing to lie and not at all honest. Course, I am not an atheist, so I must be right.

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Links please and the prison population is easy, they are a minority, thus there will be less of them. How many aborigines are in out prisons? Yep not many if any.
No problem. It started with this study that showed a prison population of 0.2% atheists when the claimed percentage was 2%:

http://holysmoke.org/icr-pri.htm

This is a bit on the questionable side. More recently there is this study:

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/...

It shows an even lower percentage of atheists in prison when now we know that they are roughly 5% of the population.

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No problem. It started with this study that showed a prison population of 0.2% atheists when the claimed percentage was 2%:
http://holysmoke.org/icr-pri.htm
This is a bit on the questionable side. More recently there is this study:
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/...
It shows an even lower percentage of atheists in prison when now we know that they are roughly 5% of the population.
I already said the prison population is easy, they are a minority, thus there will be less of them. How many aborigines are in our prisons? Yep not many if any. Links on the rest of your claims of 'they are the most honest of minorities' and 'more atheists are in jobs where honesty is demanded than Christians or other theists'.

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Subduction Zone wrote:
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No problem. It started with this study that showed a prison population of 0.2% atheists when the claimed percentage was 2%:
http://holysmoke.org/icr-pri.htm
This is a bit on the questionable side. More recently there is this study:
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/...
It shows an even lower percentage of atheists in prison when now we know that they are roughly 5% of the population.
Sub what percent of the US is Atheist?

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I already said the prison population is easy, they are a minority, thus there will be less of them. How many aborigines are in our prisons? Yep not many if any. Links on the rest of your claims of 'they are the most honest of minorities' and 'more atheists are in jobs where honesty is demanded than Christians or other theists'.
No fool. You misunderstand. The population of atheists in the U.S. is roughly 5% of the total. Therefore if there was a proportional population of them in the prison they would be 5% of the prisoners. They are a much smaller number than that.

Now atheists usually are better educated and come from better homes, so that would explain that to some extent. But underrepresented at a rate of greater than 10 times? That is really saying something.

Scientists have a high proportion of atheists. If a scientist is caught lying professionally his career is over. You can look up the statistics of atheist scientists for yourself.

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Sub what percent of the US is Atheist?
The latest and most accurate study says at least 5%:

http://redcresearch.ie/wp-content/uploads/201...

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The latest and most accurate study says at least 5%:
http://redcresearch.ie/wp-content/uploads/201...
The population is the US is 313,914,040. Atheist make up according to studies 5%-15% of the population in the US. Letís use 10% as a medium. Now 10% of 313,914,040 = 31,391,404 now of that 2% are in prison = 627,828. The prison population was roughly 14 million in 2012 which would make Atheist stand at 4.48% prison population.(627,828 is 4.48% of 14,&#8201;000,&#8201;0 00).

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The population is the US is 313,914,040. Atheist make up according to studies 5%-15% of the population in the US. Letís use 10% as a medium. Now 10% of 313,914,040 = 31,391,404 now of that 2% are in prison = 627,828. The prison population was roughly 14 million in 2012 which would make Atheist stand at 4.48% prison population.(627,828 is 4.48% of 14,000,000).

Sorry I don't know where all that other crap got in my post there at the last of the other one.

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I already said the prison population is easy, they are a minority, thus there will be less of them. How many aborigines are in our prisons? Yep not many if any. Links on the rest of your claims of 'they are the most honest of minorities' and 'more atheists are in jobs where honesty is demanded than Christians or other theists'.
Native Americans make up roughly 1% of our population and roughly 1% of our prison population.

The fact remains that claims that Christians are more moral than atheists are simply wishful thinking on the part of Christians.

And fears by Christians that atheists are rampaging rape machines are merely projection of those Christians internal desires.

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