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Atheist Ads Implemented in UK and Spain Stopped Short in Italy

There are 172 comments on the findingDulcinea story from Jan 19, 2009, titled Atheist Ads Implemented in UK and Spain Stopped Short in Italy. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

The controversial atheist bus advertisements now displayed on certain buses in the UK and Spain will not appear in Genoa, Italy due to conservative opposition.

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I can read

Edinburgh, UK

#93 Dec 26, 2013
Looks like rio had nothing to do on Christmas day but troll.

What a pitiful individual he is.
rio

Bromley, UK

#94 Dec 26, 2013
I can read wrote:
Looks like rio had nothing to do on Christmas day but troll.
What a pitiful individual he is.
It doesn't look like you have much to do yourself, but watch if I am on Topix.

The pot calling the kettle black.

Christmas is another day for me; I am not Christian.
Amused

Lowell, MA

#95 Dec 26, 2013
rio wrote:
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That's no proof.
The proof would be in demonstarting how the universe started, how life came to be, where intelligence comes from, etc... all without any sort of supra natural or divine intervention.
Science has helped us to uncover many mysteries, but so far it hasn't solved the question of the origin of the universe. In fact, the more science advances, the more the issue becomes like an elephant in the room.
That atheists don't want an answer is not surprising; they have gambled to deny everything.
Your position is illogical, and demonstrates a basic lack of understanding of the scientific method. We do not know how the universe started. We have more evidence now than we had 100 years ago, or even 50 years ago.Likewise, we have more understanding about the origins of life than we did, but not enough to say with confidence how it happened.

This lack of knowledge is not evidence of the existence of god, merely evidence of a lack of knowledge. Lack of knowledge is not a license to invent stories, it is an invitation to learn more. That's why real scientists don't attempt to describe a theory until they have enough evidence to support a theory. You don't know how X happened, therefore goddidit is a non sequiter. Your problem is that you have a low tolerance for ambiguity. You insist that there be a black and white answer immediately available for every question. When you don't have one, you fall back on your all-purpose answer - "must be god". The real world doesn't work that way. Sometimes, we have incomplete information or partial answers. The best thing to do then is to recognize the obvious: we don't know and all we have is guesses that we shuld recognize may be wrong.
I can read

Edinburgh, UK

#96 Dec 26, 2013
rio wrote:
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It doesn't look like you have much to do yourself, but watch if I am on Topix.
The pot calling the kettle black.
Christmas is another day for me; I am not Christian.
^^^^^

Desperately needs some human contact imo.
Jim

London, UK

#97 Dec 27, 2013
rio wrote:
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I am not Christian.
You're not an atheist either, you're simply an idiot.
Platinum Reason

London, UK

#99 Dec 29, 2013
Jim wrote:
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Atheists are intolerant of liars with no evidence. Some people take offense at this fact, but it is their problem, not the problem of atheists.
Atheism is a simple disbelief in religious liars. And agnostic liars like yourself as well.

True atheists, not radical atheists like you, are not intolerant people. They are actually thinkers who do not believe in a god or gods.

You are simply an intolerant twerp who gives atheism a bad name. You are a bully and that is why nobody takes you seriously. Those who believe in a god or gods have as much right to their opinions as you. Atheism, true atheism, doesn't need bullies like you to spout bile at believers. Live and let live is they only way to avoid conflict.
Platinum Reason

London, UK

#100 Dec 29, 2013
"they only" is obviously a typo. It should of course read "the only".
Jim

London, UK

#101 Dec 29, 2013
Platinum Reason wrote:
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True atheists, not radical atheists like you, are not intolerant people. They are actually thinkers who do not believe in a god or gods.
You are simply an intolerant twerp who gives atheism a bad name. You are a bully and that is why nobody takes you seriously. Those who believe in a god or gods have as much right to their opinions as you. Atheism, true atheism, doesn't need bullies like you to spout bile at believers. Live and let live is they only way to avoid conflict.
Nice try but you don't know what you are talking about.
Jim

London, UK

#102 Dec 29, 2013
Platinum Reason wrote:
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True atheists, not radical atheists like you, are not intolerant people.
Nothing radical about disbelieving in god. Nothing intolerant about stating the facts - religious people are liars with no evidence of god.

If you have evidence to the contrary you are welcome to not make an ass of yourself.
rio

Bromley, UK

#103 Dec 29, 2013
Jim wrote:
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- religious people are liars with no evidence of god.
.
They do not lie about what they believe.

You have no proof, and they have no proof.

But what's wrong in tolerating different positions, instead of fighting tooth and nails to have the last word anyway.

I gather no one is ever going to convince the other side.
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#104 Dec 29, 2013
rio wrote:
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They do not lie about what they believe.
You have no proof, and they have no proof.
But what's wrong in tolerating different positions, instead of fighting tooth and nails to have the last word anyway.
I gather no one is ever going to convince the other side.
Gibberish.
Believing in gods or pixies is not just as reasonable as disbelieving in them.
And it isn't a matter of 'fighting tooth and nails' as you would understand if you read what people wrote instead of seeing intolerance where tolerance is exercised.

Religion = superstition
And there's nothing wrong in saying so. Get over yourself.
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#105 Dec 29, 2013
Platinum Reason wrote:
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.... Live and let live is they only way to avoid conflict.
Exactly. But that is no reason to hesitate to criticise religion just as one would anything else. This thread is on the Atheism Forum and is a suitable place to attack religion and other superstitions.

Lets rid society of 'faith schools' that segregate children according to their parents religious delusions
Let's get rid of bishops in the HofLs.
Let's stop child genital mutilation (of girls and boys).
Let's call superstition what it is and never be afraid to stand-up for a secular society inclusive of all and without religious divisions.

Theology = mythology
Jim

London, UK

#106 Dec 29, 2013
rio wrote:
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They do not lie about what they believe.
You have no proof, and they have no proof.
But what's wrong in tolerating different positions, instead of fighting tooth and nails to have the last word anyway.
I gather no one is ever going to convince the other side.
People that deny the fact of Evolution are being deliberately ignorant of the facts.

Religious people lie about god all the time - its the main point of religion - to sell false hope using a false deity, and make money while cheating people out of their minds.
Jim

London, UK

#107 Dec 29, 2013
rio wrote:
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I gather no one is ever going to convince the other side.
There is no convincing to do. Atheism is based on facts.

With facts, you can either accept them, or reject them. But if you reject them, be prepared for people to treat you with suspicion and mistrust.

Religion needs to convince people to give up their minds in return for a silly unbelievable myth, while Atheism encourates people to think & question more and find real answers.
Platinum Reason

Torquay, UK

#108 Dec 30, 2013
Jim wrote:
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Nothing radical about disbelieving in god. Nothing intolerant about stating the facts - religious people are liars with no evidence of god.
If you have evidence to the contrary you are welcome to not make an ass of yourself.

Like you make a bigger ass of yourself every time you post? I don't think so!

You know nothing of true atheism. You are simply a belligerent oaf, lacking substance and reason. A disgrace to true atheists.. As Michael Winner would have said "Calm down dear."
Platinum Reason

Torquay, UK

#109 Dec 30, 2013
EdSed wrote:
<quoted text>Exactly. But that is no reason to hesitate to criticise religion just as one would anything else. This thread is on the Atheism Forum and is a suitable place to attack religion and other superstitions.
Lets rid society of 'faith schools' that segregate children according to their parents religious delusions
Let's get rid of bishops in the HofLs.
Let's stop child genital mutilation (of girls and boys).
Let's call superstition what it is and never be afraid to stand-up for a secular society inclusive of all and without religious divisions.
Theology = mythology

Actually Ed, this is an atheist thread on a Roman Catholic Forum. Nonetheless, I agree with your list of "No Nos". Unlike the "warring" Jim though, I know that true atheists are rational thinkers who do not stoop to spouting bile at those who disagree with them. True atheists are above conflict. The disturbed "Jim" is no more a true atheist than you are a candidate for the next Papacy.
LCNin

United States

#110 Dec 30, 2013
Platinum Reason wrote:
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Actually Ed, this is an atheist thread on a Roman Catholic Forum. Nonetheless, I agree with your list of "No Nos". Unlike the "warring" Jim though, I know that true atheists are rational thinkers who do not stoop to spouting bile at those who disagree with them. True atheists are above conflict. The disturbed "Jim" is no more a true atheist than you are a candidate for the next Papacy.
Atheist and theist have much in common.
Thinking people often have doubts.
Atheists, Agnostics, Christians, Jews and Muslims
most often learn from each other in peace .

Soldier from each of these five beliefs fought on the Allied side in World War II
Platinum Reason

Torquay, UK

#111 Dec 30, 2013
LCNin wrote:
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Atheist and theist have much in common.
Thinking people often have doubts.
Atheists, Agnostics, Christians, Jews and Muslims
most often learn from each other in peace .

My point exactly - LIVE AND LET LIVE. Atheists and theists are each entitled to their opinions without having bile spouted at them by warring agents like Jim.
Jim

London, UK

#112 Dec 30, 2013
Platinum Reason wrote:
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Like you make a bigger ass of yourself every time you post? I don't think so!
You know nothing of true atheism. You are simply a belligerent oaf, lacking substance and reason. A disgrace to true atheists.. As Michael Winner would have said "Calm down dear."
You can insult me as much as you like, but its not going to make evidence of god any more real.
Jim

London, UK

#113 Dec 30, 2013
Platinum Reason wrote:
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Actually Ed, this is an atheist thread on a Roman Catholic Forum. Nonetheless, I agree with your list of "No Nos". Unlike the "warring" Jim though, I know that true atheists are rational thinkers who do not stoop to spouting bile at those who disagree with them. True atheists are above conflict. The disturbed "Jim" is no more a true atheist than you are a candidate for the next Papacy.
Atheists are rational thinkers. Nothing I have said is irrational. If you think god is real, you are welcome to prove it.

As usual, Creationist Cult Members can't argue against Atheism, and so they have to insult the messenger dishonestly instead.

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