Atheism and depression

Atheism and depression

There are 620 comments on the Examiner.com story from Apr 13, 2013, titled Atheism and depression. In it, Examiner.com reports that:

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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Thinking

Sheffield, UK

#21 Apr 17, 2013
You will already know that the bible says god kills nearly everyone but satan only kills a few of Job's family with god's permission.

Bob, they're following the wrong guy!
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
<quoted text>
Indeed.
I say, it's a good thing they are all equally myth (gods I mean)
Just from the scant descriptions of these beings, the human race would be in a world of hurt-- far more than now, even-- if these monsters were really real.
The human race has enough problems of it's own making, to have to also deal with the monster-gods of mythology (bible, quorian, etc)

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#22 Apr 17, 2013
Thinking wrote:
You will already know that the bible says god kills nearly everyone but satan only kills a few of Job's family with god's permission.
Bob, they're following the wrong guy!
<quoted text>
Well... yeah, they are...

... that's one of the problems when using non-evidential worldviews...

:)
Lincoln

United States

#23 Apr 18, 2013
Atheism is not more depressing than other philosophies. Many atheists become agnostics and lead normal lives.
Thinking

Sheffield, UK

#24 Apr 19, 2013
Pejorative straw man.
Lincoln wrote:
Atheism is not more depressing than other philosophies. Many atheists become agnostics and lead normal lives.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#25 Apr 19, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
Atheism is not more depressing than other philosophies. Many atheists become agnostics and lead normal lives.
Atheist disbelieve in god and nothing more. You are a lying theist attempting to speak for atheists and failing miserable.

Where's your proof of god little child? exactly, run along now and try to lie some more about atheists, there's a good little failed troll Lincoln.

Atheists converted by Lincoln = 0
Lincoln

United States

#26 Apr 19, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Pejorative straw man.
<quoted text>
Thanks!

BBC Coverage is the best on Boston so far
spudgun

Stoke-on-trent, UK

#27 Apr 19, 2013
Lincoln, agree with you there. BBC is one of the best online news channels.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#28 Apr 19, 2013
spudgun wrote:
Lincoln, agree with you there. BBC is one of the best online news channels.
Ironic, that-- but it shows that a broken clock is correct at least twice a day.

The trick is, to figure out when the clock is spot-on, isn't it?

<snerk>

dollarsbill

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#29 May 28, 2013
No God = no hope= DEPRESSION!

And then comes eternal Hell fire.

“Reason's Greetings!”

Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#30 May 28, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
No God = no hope= DEPRESSION!
And then comes eternal Hell fire.
Religion = Superstition
Amused

Chartley, MA

#31 May 28, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
No God = no hope= DEPRESSION!
And then comes eternal Hell fire.
You project more than an Imax 3-D theater. No god = no delusion = seeing reality clearly.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#32 May 28, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
No God = no hope= DEPRESSION!
And then comes eternal Hell fire.
You say that like you DELIGHT in the idea.

Hmmmmmm..... hate-filled, much?

dollarsbill

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#33 May 28, 2013
MrDesoto1 wrote:
<quoted text>
Religion = Superstition
Your belief in Hell is not required for your eternal residency therein. They will find you.

Matthew 13:49-50 (NKJV)
49 So it will be at the end of the age. The angels will come forth, separate the wicked from among the just, 50 and cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth."

dollarsbill

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#34 May 28, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
<quoted text>
You say that like you DELIGHT in the idea.
Hmmmmmm..... hate-filled, much?
If I delighted that you are going to Hell I wouldn't warn you. I'd just sit back and watch you go.

Mark 9:43-44 (NKJV)
43 If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having two hands, to go to hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched-- 44 where 'Their worm does not die, And the fire is not quenched.'

“Reason's Greetings!”

Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#35 May 28, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
<quoted text>
Your belief in Hell is not required for your eternal residency therein. They will find you.
Matthew 13:49-50 (NKJV)
49 So it will be at the end of the age. The angels will come forth, separate the wicked from among the just, 50 and cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth."
Religion = Superstition

“Reason's Greetings!”

Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#36 May 28, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
<quoted text>
If I delighted that you are going to Hell I wouldn't warn you. I'd just sit back and watch you go.
Mark 9:43-44 (NKJV)
43 If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having two hands, to go to hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched-- 44 where 'Their worm does not die, And the fire is not quenched.'
Just more from the hate-cult of xtianity! It shows how immoral your deity is, and unworthy of worship even if it was real.

“Reason's Greetings!”

Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#37 May 28, 2013
Does anyone notice that all this guy, dollarsbill, can do is only threaten others with this mythical hell?

It shows just how immoral he and his religion is, along with the fact that the only reason he is probably a believer is based on a flimsy belief in a carrot and stick mythology.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#38 May 28, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
<quoted text>
If I delighted that you are going to Hell I wouldn't warn you. I'd just sit back and watch you go.
There it is AGAIN: you are LITERALLY DELIGHTING at the very idea that others will go to your mythical TORTURE-PIT!

You are one sick FU**K here!

Seriously! You are literally a SOCIOPATH.

Go get help-- quick! Before you HURT someone!

I bet you torture small animals in your spare time, don't you?

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#39 May 28, 2013
MrDesoto1 wrote:
Does anyone notice that all this guy, dollarsbill, can do is only threaten others with this mythical hell?
It shows just how immoral he and his religion is, along with the fact that the only reason he is probably a believer is based on a flimsy belief in a carrot and stick mythology.
He is one sick sociopath, that's for sure.

Dexter has *nothing* on this sick f**ck.

dollarsbill

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#40 May 28, 2013
MrDesoto1 wrote:
<quoted text>
Just more from the hate-cult of xtianity! It shows how immoral your deity is, and unworthy of worship even if it was real.
Why do you hate Christianity?

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