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No one else can say otherwise? That is basically saying those who do "believe in God" are better? Hardly.

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Since: May 08

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#11135 Jan 13, 2013
Astrosurf wrote:
Science tells us with great superiority that we humans, close relatives of the chimpanzee, are the very pinnacle of creation, not only the most intelligent creatures on earth but the whole universe.
We live on a tiny speck in the corner of an infinitely old universe surrounded by an infinite number of galaxies, stars, and planets, and our only reason for being there is to die. Such presumptive baloney - such conceit! I can't believe educated people can swallow this mythical crap and call themselves intelligent let alone think they have a reason to criticize Christians for their beliefs!
So what you are saying is atheism is the arrogant belief that the entire universe with its billions of galaxies was not created just for us.
Lincoln

United States

#11136 Jan 13, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
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There's that cheap Christian forgiveness on demand.
And no, Mr. Haggard's hypocritical homophobia is not forgiven. I don't forgive it, and I doubt too many other skeptics do, either. I hold the good reverend accountable whether he mutters demands at his ceiling fan or not.
And not for snorting illicit powders off of the nut-sack of his man-whore in a motel, but for being a hateful and hypocritical homophobe like his god, and teaching others to be as well.
Are there too many uses of " I" in this post?

Look beyond yourself?
tagit

UK

#11137 Jan 13, 2013
Just Think wrote:
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No scientist has stated we are the most intelligent creature in the universe. Seriously, you're making yourself look silly...
"There is a commonly heard argument that life must be common or else it would not have arisen so quickly after the surface of the Earth cooled," Winn said. "This argument seems persuasive on its face, but Spiegel and Turner have shown it doesn't stand up to a rigorous statistical examination — with a sample of only one life-bearing planet, one cannot even get a ballpark estimate of the abundance of life in the universe.

When we use a mathematical prior that truly represents prior ignorance, the data of early life on Earth becomes ambiguous," Spiegel said."Our analysis suggests that abiogenesis could be a rather rapid and probable process for other worlds, but it also cannot rule out at high confidence that abiogenesis is a rare, improbable event," Spiegel said."

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2012/04/...

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#11138 Jan 13, 2013
Just Think wrote:
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No scientist has stated we are the most intelligent creature in the universe. Seriously, you're making yourself look silly...
There are exceptions to every rule.

You have demonstrated your lack of intelligence with every post you've made.

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#11139 Jan 13, 2013
Khatru wrote:
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I was simply taking one of the many spectacular successes of science and contrasting it with one of the many spectacular failures of religion.
Yes, it does demonstrate the pitiful nature of religion.
Christianity wins, evolution fails.

Since: Apr 08

Nottingham, UK

#11140 Jan 13, 2013
Astrosurf wrote:
Science tells us with great superiority that we humans, close relatives of the chimpanzee, are the very pinnacle of creation, not only the most intelligent creatures on earth but the whole universe.
We live on a tiny speck in the corner of an infinitely old universe surrounded by an infinite number of galaxies, stars, and planets, and our only reason for being there is to die. Such presumptive baloney - such conceit! I can't believe educated people can swallow this mythical crap and call themselves intelligent let alone think they have a reason to criticize Christians for their beliefs!
Show us where science says we are the pinnacle of creation/the most intelligence creatures in the universe.

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#11141 Jan 13, 2013
Ooogah Boogah wrote:
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Science found the corruption and corrected it. You can count on Science to do that at some point. Scientists do that because they are interested in truth.
Religion never corrects itself. I guess that is because Religion is not interested in truth. There is no truth in faith.
You're wrong. Science often doesn't find fraud. I have pointed this out in many posts with credible sources. You have been unresponsive to the particulars of those incidents, since you have no case. Thank goodness we have government watchdogs to monitor science. And thank goodness you're not a scientist on one of the corrupt peer-review groups that have been in the news as failing us.

While many "religions" need to correct themselves, fortunately, Christianity is correct just as it is. That's the beauty of it.

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#11142 Jan 13, 2013
derek4 wrote:
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Christianity wins, evolution fails.
Lying creationist troll with no proof of god, who doesn't understand science or respect hard evidence.

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#11143 Jan 13, 2013
Ooogah Boogah wrote:
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So according to you;
Science is corrupt.
Science points more to God than Atheism.
What should that tell you?
Well, of course, it tells me the same as it tells you: that science has been unable to prove evolution and when they try, we see their failure, which shows us that creationism is truth.

Ever since 1982, only 15% of Americans are non-creationists.

Dr. David Menton responds to “science guy” Bill Nye's confusion about evolution and explains Nye's inconsistencies in this video:



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Since: Apr 08

Nottingham, UK

#11144 Jan 13, 2013
derek4 wrote:
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Christianity wins, evolution fails.
The majority of the world's Christians have no problem with Evolution.

Get used to it.

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#11145 Jan 13, 2013
Just Think wrote:
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Ah, yes, the magic "repent" button
Such a great faith you have. Forget Haggard, he's small potatoes. You can murder a dozen people but as long as you feel bad about it later and ask for forgiveness, you get to stroll into heaven.
Good person who doesn't believe = burn in hell for a million times a billion times a trillion years.
Serial killer who really, really feels bad about it = sitting at the right hand of god.
That's religion for you....
Haggard wasn't a serial killer. However, atheist Stalin, whom Khatru admires, was one of the biggest mass murderers of all time. Atheists often defend Stalin. I'm sure you're one of those who admired him, since he closed churches and murdered Christians. You and Stalin won't be “sitting at the right hand of God”.

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#11146 Jan 13, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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Lying creationist troll with no proof of god, who doesn't understand science or respect hard evidence.
I don't respect the fraudulent theory of evolution and I don't respect you. LOL

Prove evolution. You never respond when I tell you to do that.

You're the joke of this forum. Why do you post?

Go to your atheist church today.

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#11147 Jan 13, 2013
Be sure to visit a church of your choice today.

Researchers Ed Stetzer and Warren Bird report that more U.S. churches are being started each year than are being closed. There is a new evangelism in church growth.

http://www.christianpost.com/news/total-us-ch...

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#11148 Jan 13, 2013
Six big scientific frauds that people actually fell for:

LOL

http://www.cracked.com/article_16696_the-6-ba...

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#11149 Jan 13, 2013
derek4 wrote:
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Haggard wasn't a serial killer. However, atheist Stalin, whom Khatru admires, was one of the biggest mass murderers of all time. Atheists often defend Stalin. I'm sure you're one of those who admired him, since he closed churches and murdered Christians. You and Stalin won't be “sitting at the right hand of God”.
Show us all with your mighty Creationist intelligence, where in the definition of atheism it says that we must commit mass murder??

Exactly you lying sack of sh*t.

F*ck you and your lies - prove your god or f*ck off, it's been that simple since the dawn of time.
anon

Bexleyheath, UK

#11150 Jan 13, 2013
Clutching at straws. No one I knows defends stalin.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#11151 Jan 13, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
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Yet again, your link fails to support your claim, laughing boy.
I don't understand all of that, but it, in fact, seems to directly refute his claim.

Bless his heart.
Lincoln

United States

#11152 Jan 13, 2013
Khatru wrote:
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Show us where science says we are the pinnacle of creation/the most intelligence creatures in the universe.
Are you the pinnacle of creation?
Science is silent, discovery of scientific truth is a life long journey by mankind.
Your question seems illogical??

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#11153 Jan 13, 2013
Khatru wrote:
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Show us where science says we are the pinnacle of creation/the most intelligence creatures in the universe.
You're another exception to the rule, lol.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#11154 Jan 13, 2013
Khatru wrote:
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Show us where science says we are the pinnacle of creation/the most intelligence creatures in the universe.
I hope Buck reads his post.

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