Atheism and depression

Apr 13, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Examiner.com

I've heard from Ray Comfort and other public figures that atheism and depression go hand-in-hand, as if true happiness requires belief in Yahweh.

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Sanitation & Cleanliness:

What has religion done in the past millennia to improve sanitation and cleanliness? Little to nothing. Science, however, has informed us of the ways in which disease can be spread through improperly handled water and poor hygiene. Science has also provided the tools to make water safer to drink and to clean up both ourselves and our surroundings to greatly reduce the risk of disease. Countless people have been saved from sickness and death through this information.

Fighting Disease:

Disease in general is not something which religion has helped fight; on the contrary, myths about the origins of disease have only made things worse. Science, however, has identified the bacteria and viruses which cause disease, how they work, how to fight them, and more. Through evolutionary theory we know that the fight against pathogens is endless because they will constantly evolve, but science gives us the tools to continue the fight with. Religion does not and often inhibits the effort.

Human Longevity:

Humans today live much longer on average than they used to, with the longest lives occurring in the industrialized West. This is not a coincidence: it is due to the use of science to fight disease, improve hygiene, and most importantly to improve the chances of survival in childhood. People are living longer because they use science to better understand and manipulate the world around them. Religion has not contributed to this.
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You're the one without hope and perishing. Not me. Satan has blinded you.
2 Corinthians 4:3-4 (NKJV)
3 But even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, 4 whose minds the god of this age has blinded,
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It's not as if I would use youtube as a method of proof.
dumbbill just doesn't get reality.
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He cites Youtube, you cite the ramblings of ancient goat herders, unreliably transcribed by barely literate peoples who heard the stories third hand or worse.
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hell's non existence will, though.
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Youtube won't save you from Hell.

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hell's non existence will, though.
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There will be BILLIONS in Hell who deny Hell.

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Youtube won't save you from Hell.
Neither can you or your imaginary godling.

You are sick. Get help. Seriously.

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Theobromine wrote:
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NO - sorry but the people running the mental hospitals are mostly Atheists - especially the Psychiatrists. Oh - and they have the highest suicide rate of ANY other occupation - so maybe Atheism DOES cause Depression after all.(LOL)
The above? 100% lies by a True Believerô

How can we tell they are lies?

Easy-- with a True Believerô, any time his lips are moving, he is lying...

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dollarsbill wrote:
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There will be BILLIONS in Hell who deny Hell.
You are sick. Get help. Seriously.

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you are evil
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There will be BILLIONS in Hell who deny Hell.

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dollarsbill wrote:
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There will be BILLIONS in Hell who deny Hell.
how can they deny it if they're in it...?

But then again, why do you believe jesus rode on the backs of dinosaurs...

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Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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Neither can you or your imaginary godling.
You are sick. Get help. Seriously.
John 3:15 (NKJV)
15 whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.

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Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
<quoted text>You are sick. Get help. Seriously.
You are the one without hope.

John 3:18 (NKJV)
18 he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

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Just agreeing with Jesus. You ain't seen nothing yet. God is soon going to exterminate BILLIONS of humans. This is the terminal generation.

Revelation 9:18-21 (NKJV)
18 By these three plagues a third of mankind was killed--by the fire and the smoke and the brimstone which came out of their mouths. 19 For their power is in their mouth and in their tails; for their tails are like serpents, having heads; and with them they do harm. 20 But the rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, that they should not worship demons, and idols of gold, silver, brass, stone, and wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk. 21 And they did not repent of their murders or their sorceries or their sexual immorality or their thefts.

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how can they deny it if they're in it...?
But then again, why do you believe jesus rode on the backs of dinosaurs...
You don't even understand your own posts.

Romans 1 "reprobate mind"

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dollarsbill wrote:
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There will be BILLIONS in Hell who deny Hell.
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We have lots of answers and PROOF! You have ZERO.
OK let's see that proof.

You failed to show the proof you claim to have.

Ok now were to the you lied.

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Ok now were to the you lied.
Were you trying to say something?

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dollarsbill wrote:
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You don't even understand your own posts.
Romans 1 "reprobate mind"
Now that we know that we're going to hell, why do you keep reminding us?

Do I need to remind you that you need to sh*t twice a day?
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Ah bless, now you're getting desperate - but Scooby Doo is still way scarier than you.
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Just agreeing with Jesus. You ain't seen nothing yet. God is soon going to exterminate BILLIONS of humans. This is the terminal generation.
Revelation 9:18-21 (NKJV)
18 By these three plagues a third of mankind was killed--by the fire and the smoke and the brimstone which came out of their mouths. 19 For their power is in their mouth and in their tails; for their tails are like serpents, having heads; and with them they do harm. 20 But the rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, that they should not worship demons, and idols of gold, silver, brass, stone, and wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk. 21 And they did not repent of their murders or their sorceries or their sexual immorality or their thefts.
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No, but you probably need to remind dumbbill to take his pants down *before* he sh!ts.
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Now that we know that we're going to hell, why do you keep reminding us?
Do I need to remind you that you need to sh*t twice a day?

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your a walking depression
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You are the one without hope.
John 3:18 (NKJV)
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swerty wrote:
your a walking depression<quoted text>
Indeed.

One such as he, so full of hate, cannot possibly be happy.

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