In America, atheists are still in the...

In America, atheists are still in the closet

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Since: May 10

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#34705 Aug 8, 2012
Nontheist wrote:
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You are quite correct.
William Dembski, of ID fame, had this to say:
"I think at a fundamental level, in terms of what drives me in this is that I think God's glory is being robbed by these naturalistic approaches to biological evolution, creation, the origin of the world, the origin of biological complexity and diversity. When you are attributing the wonders of nature to these mindless material mechanisms, God's glory is getting robbed." He continued, "And so there is a cultural war here. Ultimately I want to see God get the credit for what he's done -- and he's not getting it."
At the Fellowship Baptist Church (in Waco, TX) Sunday, March 7, 2004. Dembski answering a question about his motivations.
http://www.pandasthumb.org/archives/2004/04/d...
There was an .mp3 of "Billy D." saying it, in his words, however, the file isn't hosted there any longer.
So what?
HTS

Williston, ND

#34706 Aug 8, 2012
HTS

Williston, ND

#34707 Aug 8, 2012
Catcher1 wrote:
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All's ya need is one god. One lousy god.
If I believed that baloney, I'd go with multiple gods. The team approach.
I played team sports, and team spirit gives a competitive advantage.
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
Atheists harbor contempt for Deity... It's not non-belief... It is arrogant denial of evidence.

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#34708 Aug 8, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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No, you dunce. 3 Pinocchios means no such thing.
Romney's statement was accurate.
You are a different case. I have proven you a liar multiple times, with no Pinocchios.
Are you aware that Pinocchio is a fictional character?
Are you aware that Pinocchios do not count as evidence?
Excellent diatribe, Buck.

I do say, you are a master of diatribe.

An M.D., so to say.

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#34709 Aug 8, 2012
HTS wrote:
<quoted text>Atheists harbor contempt for Deity... It's not non-belief... It is arrogant denial of evidence.
Evidence you say?

Evidence?

I'll let Robert Ingersoll tell you about your "evidence:"

"We have heard talk enough. We have listened to all the drowsy, idealess, vapid sermons that we wish to hear. We have read your Bible and the works of your best minds. We have heard your prayers, your solemn groans and your reverential amens. All these amount to less than nothing. We want one fact. We beg at the doors of your churches for just one little fact. We pass our hats along your pews and under your pulpits and implore you for just one fact. We know all about your mouldy wonders and your stale miracles. We want a this year's fact. We ask only one. Give us one fact for charity. Your miracles are too ancient. The witnesses have been dead for nearly two thousand years."

Evidence indeed.

Since: May 10

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#34710 Aug 8, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I don't care and neither does Obama.
Where I come from, everyone (all voters) are considered equal. NO one gets special privileges to vote early.
If you served in the armed forces, you would know that they out of of their way to allow you to vote, even assign officers to remind you that you should vote (up to the point of saying that one is "obligated" as a citizen to participate).
But one who serves in the military doesn't get MORE rights.
More rights?

Under the bill, each only gets one vote.

The point of Obobo's lawsuit is to prevent more opportunity for military personnel to vote, because most will vote for his opponent.

A president that would accuse Mitt Romney of causing an old lady to die of cancer would suppress military voting.

He would do anything to win. Ask Jack Ryan - Obobo's boys got into his child custody agreement.

You are a lying piece of dog shit.

“What's left to defend?”

Since: Jan 11

Freedom

#34711 Aug 8, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
Yes and Behe says Jesus is the designer you agree with him yes?
Introducing Sole Savior™ comfort insert sandals, designed by THE Intelligent Designer Himself, Jesus Christ.

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Since: May 10

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#34712 Aug 8, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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You don't. Not one.
Save up your pennies and buy some mouthwash, Scrote. I understand you can't buy it with your food stamps, take back your empties.
You said we should spend tax money on health care and not nuclear weapons.

Do you deny saying that?

Brings us back to my question.

Wanna' stick with your little two-step dance, or answer it?

You are spineless. You're such a little girl.

“What's left to defend?”

Since: Jan 11

Freedom

#34713 Aug 8, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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I can see Obama's ears from my porch.
And he can hear you f_cking your pigs from DC.

Goes both ways.

Since: May 10

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#34714 Aug 8, 2012
Catcher1 wrote:
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Excellent diatribe, Buck.
I do say, you are a master of diatribe.
An M.D., so to say.
Sandra Fluck is back in the news - standing up with Obobo.

You remember Fluck? She's the poor little Ivy League student who wants the government to make the Catholic Church pay for her flucking.

Obama trying to lock up part of his base - stupid single women who fluck around.

“What's left to defend?”

Since: Jan 11

Freedom

#34715 Aug 8, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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Neither theory depends on any designer.
Oh? I think ID depends on at least one designer existing or having existed.

If you disagree, explain how you propose an intelligent design without also proposing that there was a designer.

Since: May 10

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#34716 Aug 8, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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Sandra Fluck is back in the news - standing up with Obobo.
You remember Fluck? She's the poor little Ivy League student who wants the government to make the Catholic Church pay for her flucking.
Obama trying to lock up part of his base - stupid single women who fluck around.
Sandra Fluck - poster chick for the nanny-state.

Obobo called Fluck on Fluck's phone after she spoke to Congress.

Obobo called for civility for people like Fluck.

Then has his people accuse Mitt Romney of killing an old lady.

Since: May 10

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#34717 Aug 8, 2012
Tide with Beach wrote:
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And he can hear you f_cking your pigs from DC.
Goes both ways.
Did you hear Obama's hippie mom squeal like a pig when Obama's daddy, communist Frank Marshall Davis, flucking her?

“Darwin died for your sins”

Since: Aug 08

Nunya

#34718 Aug 8, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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Sandra Fluck is back in the news - standing up with Obobo.
You remember Fluck? She's the poor little Ivy League student who wants the government to make the Catholic Church pay for her flucking.
Obama trying to lock up part of his base - stupid single women who fluck around.
You're just pissed off because none sleep with you.

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#34719 Aug 8, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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More rights?
Under the bill, each only gets one vote.
The point of Obobo's lawsuit is to prevent more opportunity for military personnel to vote, because most will vote for his opponent.
A president that would accuse Mitt Romney of causing an old lady to die of cancer would suppress military voting.
He would do anything to win. Ask Jack Ryan - Obobo's boys got into his child custody agreement.
You are a lying piece of dog shit.
Obobo?

Like, with a large wooden piercing across his nose?

Hey Buck.

If you want to be a racist, don't be so obvious.

You can do it with a modicum of subtlety.

I'm here to help in your quest to elevate your social stature. To kick it up a notch as Emeril would say.

Provide you with a little savoir faire.

Since: May 10

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#34720 Aug 8, 2012
Tide with Beach wrote:
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Oh? I think ID depends on at least one designer existing or having existed.
If you disagree, explain how you propose an intelligent design without also proposing that there was a designer.
Easy. You form a hypothesis from scientific evidence that design exists in nature. And then you investigate.

If your investigation leads to scientific confirmation of design, then your hypothesis is correct.

If someone wants to investigate a hypothesis about a particular designer, or attributes of that designer, he is free to do so.

It's the same way you study evidence for the Big Bang. You try to determine if it is evident. The cause of it is an implication of the hypothesis, but it is not part of the hypothesis.

I'm getting tired of explaining this.

Since: May 10

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#34721 Aug 8, 2012
Catcher1 wrote:
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Obobo?
Like, with a large wooden piercing across his nose?
Hey Buck.
If you want to be a racist, don't be so obvious.
You can do it with a modicum of subtlety.
I'm here to help in your quest to elevate your social stature. To kick it up a notch as Emeril would say.
Provide you with a little savoir faire.
Hey. When it comes to savoir faire, I'm the first hog to the trough.

Since: May 10

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#34722 Aug 8, 2012
Tide with Beach wrote:
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And he can hear you f_cking your pigs from DC.
Goes both ways.
Speak for yourself. I don't go both ways.

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#34723 Aug 8, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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Sandra Fluck is back in the news - standing up with Obobo.
You remember Fluck? She's the poor little Ivy League student who wants the government to make the Catholic Church pay for her flucking.
Obama trying to lock up part of his base - stupid single women who fluck around.
That, my friend, is dishonest.

A very, very skewed version of the reality.

I won't even dignify it.

Sorry, with me you have to rise above that sort of thing.

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#34724 Aug 8, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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Did you hear Obama's hippie mom squeal like a pig when Obama's daddy, communist Frank Marshall Davis, flucking her?
You have now reached a level that, even for you, is beneath contempt.

I mean it.

Very Jekyll/Hide really, for the "real" Buck.

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