In America, atheists are still in the...

In America, atheists are still in the closet

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brown eyes

Stuarts Draft, VA

#46484 Jan 18, 2013
We may have to pull American troops out of Europe to help save American economy. Sorry Europe. GF008 Safer World 2013.

Since: Feb 11

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#46486 Jan 18, 2013
brown eyes wrote:
We may have to pull American troops out of Europe to help save American economy. Sorry Europe. GF008 Safer World 2013.
Long past time.

“Turning coffee into theorems”

Since: Dec 06

Trapped inside a Klein Bottle

#46487 Jan 18, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
I already slapped the snot out of you on this.
There is no middle.
There is no 'a little bit pregnant'.
Where's that quote, Shug?
Call your local university.

Speak to the Political Science department.

Ask one of the professors if the UK is a democracy.

I know what his/her answer will be, and it isn't the one you've been giving.

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#46488 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
~stomp stomp stomp~
yes you are!

sweden is a representative democracy

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#46489 Jan 19, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Theist agnostics, perhaps. But atheist agnostics, we're just honest enough to say "we don't know." ;)
That sliver of doubt fuels the Godbot fantasies. Let's put it in perspective. Stated as a percentage, how certain are you that there is NOT a Universe farting supreme being floating around out there somewhere? I'm like so close to 100% that the difference ain't really worth fighting about. Is that not the case most of the time? Is a fractional percentage worth changing labels? I think not.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#46490 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Long past time.
They hate us because we are beautiful.
Tad aka Siro

Ashfield, Australia

#46491 Jan 19, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
I did not ask what rest’s on your chin… bollocks you ignorant moron, you know absolutely nothing about what I am practising or how I see anyone and so because of your obvious lack of such knowledge, deliberate intelligence and misogynist indoctrination (probably in church) you fall back on guesswork. You can only be an inhibited christian closet gay boy woman hater with that famed well-balanced Ausi affliction of a chip on both shoulders? So we don’t actually expect you top understand.
I'm not a Christian, so your opinion doesnt add up to anything does it?
Much like your entire worthless deadbeat life.
ChristineM wrote:
Tell me why you feel it’s fine to ignore barfy butt breath’s drippydick rants and abuses of Straa because he is Pakistani but when other people point this out and highlight drippydicks obvious failings you feel it’s only right to attempt to rescue him? Oh I see now, you are new here and have not actually read the relevant posts but have simply jumped in on one. That would explain it.
I didnt know that Straa was a paki, dont care either for that matter.
Its your blantant obnoxious manner that I have issue with.
ChristineM wrote:
Your hatred of women indicates your mother beat you senseless while cuckolding your father (if you had one) before eloping with an illegal immigrant or Aboriginal guy for a better life. Oh wait a minute, surely it can’t be that she left your father high and dry and holding the baby for another woman???
And where is my hatred of women?
Where is it demonstrated? Can you quote something I posted?
The only woman I have had issue with at this forum is you, so are you claiming that anyone who dislikes you in particular hates ALL women?
ChristineM wrote:
Could be your willingness to jump in and pick on the woman based on nothing more than you own deliberate ignorance?
Why do you refer to yourself in the 3rd person?
Tad aka Siro

Ashfield, Australia

#46492 Jan 19, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
Honey, racism is predominantly a christian trait, one thing I am definitely not is racist (another thing I am not (any linger) is christian). I assume you don’t actually see the hypocrisy in calling me racist for using the word black to describe a black man while you used exactly the same word to describe me as racist. You also need to learn that back and white are not racist terms but in this case descriptions of skin tone. Now had I used the N word in the same way that barfy butt breath uses the P word then you would have had a case, but I didn’t.
I believe you are racist because of how you see blacks and black men in particular.
If you are saying that colour terms only apply to skin colour then you cannot call me racist or a hypocrite.
Who am I being racist against?
Africans such as congoids or capoids? Tigrayans? Or Tongans? What about Tuaregs (some of them could be called black)?
ChristineM wrote:
What other posts??? Ahh you mean the one when some deliberately ignorant dickhead godbot deliberately tried goading me and eventually resorted to slagging my mother off? If there is one thing you should learn about topix it’s this. It is a public thread and if some stupid godbot slags off someone else then they can expect reprisals. If you don’t like it then tough, either be a good christian and don’t slag of what you are incapable of understanding or p|ss off
As I previously stated I am not a Christian, the rest of your rant is simply bellyaching.
ChristineM wrote:
They??? What mind? Are you intimating that black men run off with white wives? Or are you saying that all women want to elope with black men? Jeesis fooking christ on a crutch you not really understand much do you?
Not at all, one only has to visit the site you nominated as your homepage on your profile page.
Those are your own words.
ChristineM wrote:
Nope I’m not into bestiality unlike some Australians I know of, that sheep farming can get very lonely, right? Did you do your share of sheepshagging after your supply of free dicksucking dried up wen your mother ran out on you? How old were you then? Preteen?
FYI, Hitler was christian.
Which Australians?
Australian is a nationality.....are you referring to just whites or to Aboriginals too?
Or dont they count because theyre.... black?

FYI, Hitler was most likely a Deist.
He believed in divine providence, he did not believe in Jesus as most Christians would.

You are the one who brings up the issue of cuckolds
You are the one who brings up the issue of white wives running off with blacks
You and you alone

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#46493 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Either that or require proof lest they look no better than the people they make fun of for committing to things that cannot be proved.
Or disproved.
Proof? YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE PROOF!

Besides ... even the scientists, mathematicians, educated folk and various flavors of egghead say we can't be 100% certain of anything. What's the point of all the discussion then? Armed with all the observational and theoretical tools of modern science and we still can't be certain of anything? Fine then. I say let's eat, drink and make merry 'cause tomorrow ... well, tomorrow we don't know what's going to happen.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#46494 Jan 19, 2013
Darwins Stepchild wrote:
<quoted text>
Call your local university.
Is the United KING_dom a monarchy, yes or no?

Are there two sides to a coin, yes or no?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#46495 Jan 19, 2013
Darwins Stepchild wrote:
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Ask one of the professors if the UK is a democracy.
.
Give me the name of any professor who denies the UK to be a monarchy.

“Waytogo”

Since: Oct 09

Location hidden

#46497 Jan 19, 2013
Atheist hide no more....The nazi christians are losing there power tiem to rise up and claim our freedom and equality...Dont lay back down or hide or the religous will enslave us again.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#46498 Jan 19, 2013
RHill wrote:
<quoted text>
Proof? YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE PROOF!
Is the Untied Kingdom a monarchy, yes or no?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#46499 Jan 19, 2013
RHill wrote:
<quoted text>
Proof? YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE PROOF!
Besides ... even the scientists, mathematicians, educated folk and various flavors of egghead say we can't be 100% certain of anything.
You will die.

Anything else, Booby?

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#46500 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Is the Untied Kingdom a monarchy, yes or no?
Cosmetically, yes.

Now what?

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#46501 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
You will die.
Anything else, Booby?
As long as geriatric medicine keeps getting better faster than I'm getting older...

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#46502 Jan 19, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Cosmetically, yes.
Now what?
What I said:

(quote)
"There is no middle ground, there is no range of choices."
(/quote)

What you claimed I said (and do notice the quote marks):
(quoted:)
A perfect example of the Excluded Middle fallacy - particularly amusing since you just admitted that there IS a "range of choices".

(/quote)

Now what is the difference between "there is no range of choices"
and what claimed I said:'there IS a "range of choices"'.

Class?

Is there NO difference?

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#46503 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
What I said:
(quote)
"There is no middle ground, there is no range of choices."
(/quote)
What you claimed I said (and do notice the quote marks):
(quoted:)
A perfect example of the Excluded Middle fallacy - particularly amusing since you just admitted that there IS a "range of choices".
(/quote)
Now what is the difference between "there is no range of choices"
and what claimed I said:'there IS a "range of choices"'.
Class?
Is there NO difference?
"The monarch of Great Britain is much more powerful than the monarch of Sweden."

That's a description of a range.

Since: Feb 11

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#46504 Jan 19, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
That's a description of a range.
Reminding you that I proved you to be a liar (again)

What I said:
(quote)
"There is no middle ground, there is no range of choices."
(/quote)

What you claimed I said (and do notice the quote marks):
(quoted:)
A perfect example of the Excluded Middle fallacy - particularly amusing since you just admitted that there IS a "range of choices".

(/quote)

What I said: "there is no range of choices".

Do you see the word ******NO********* there?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#46505 Jan 19, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
"The monarch of Great Britain is much more powerful than the monarch of Sweden."
PS: Sweden is a monarchy. the United KING_dom is a monarchy.

There isn't "range" of monarchies anymore than there is a range of 'tails' in a flip of a coin- it is either a tails or it isn't.

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