In America, atheists are still in the closet

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#47847 Mar 28, 2013
Mikko wrote:
Kingdoms can be democracies!
Sweden isn't one of them.

And neither is the UK.

Wipe...
Nashoune L

Chula Vista, CA

#47848 Mar 28, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
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When your arguments consist of more than ad hominems and strawmen, we will talk about civil and moral behaviour.
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So says the manchild who just demanded another poster to disprove the existence of God.
You know, one of the most interesting things about people who absolutely DEMAND that those who do NOT believe in God prove the non-existence of God is? They cannot prove God exists. If they could there sure wouldn't be an argument. Just because the non-believer cannot to the satisfaction of the believer prove that God does not exist that does not mean He does in fact exist. And just because the believer swears that all of the wonderful experiences in their life, to include what they perceive of as miracles, proves that God exists...it does not prove such a thing. Proof is unequivocal and does not take sides. It simply is proof. And, if the believer cannot provide proof as to the existence of God there is no necessity for the non- believer to prove anything.

If you as a believer feel that a non-believer really and truly must provide proof as to the existence of God you miss the reality that you are in the same boat of not being able to prove squat. So, it is okay that you prattle on and on about things of which you have nothing coming even close to being substantive proof as to the existence of anything but a lunatic book of myths borrowed from many other beliefs and religions, beliefs that have been horribly put together like a thrift store patch quilt gone very wrong.

There is nothing any non-believer can ever do or say to stop the absurd claims as to the existence of God or for proof as to the same that He does not exist. You cannot prove what does not exist. Non-believers understand this. If you wish to continue to waste your time demanding proof of the non-existent go right on ahead. No one will stop you. You are safe in the little fantastical religious cocoon you have made for yourself, so try, TRY to be a little more CHRISTIAN-LIKE in your approach to others and not sound so damn pissed off all the time. Aren't you supposed to be happy with your special salvation and God? Hummm? Be happy with that and move on. Stop demanding that everyone else share in your supposed happiness. You certainly DON'T sound so happy. Neither do you sound like a loving Jesus. Maybe you should study more of your story book.

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#47849 Mar 28, 2013
Nashoune L wrote:
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You know, one of the most interesting things about people who absolutely DEMAND that those who do NOT believe in God prove the non-existence of God is?.
Funny how so many people who (say they) don't believe in God go so far out of their way to demand others prove that their is a god.

And insist that other s believe as they do.

Funny how you put the GodBots and the NotBots in a room, no one can tell them apart.

Not unlike the Cheronians.

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#47850 Mar 28, 2013
Nashoune L wrote:
You cannot prove what does not exist.
Nonsense.

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#47851 Mar 28, 2013
Nashoune L wrote:
And, if the believer cannot provide proof as to the existence of God there is no necessity for the non- believer to prove anything.
Not being able to prove that something exists does not mean it does not exist, sweetie.

And just as someone who believes that an intelligent race of beings exist on another planet, not being able to prove they exist doesn't "prove" they do not exist.

And insisting something doesn't exist without proof is no different than insisting something does exist without proof.
Nashoune L

Chula Vista, CA

#47852 Mar 28, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Owned 600 slaves.
But he isn't responsible for things he did not say, invented by liars 240 years later.
That is one of the final fall-back positions of the believer who cannot deal with the facts...EVERYONE ELSE IS LYING. So hilarious. Keep talking and posting quotes because it is interesting and hilarious entertainment. And who knew that owning slaves made an individual untrustworthy. I suppose the fact that God asked Abraham to kill his son makes God SOOO much more reliable and honorable, right? Whew! Religion...gotta get me some of your God.

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#47853 Mar 28, 2013
Nashoune L wrote:
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You know, one of the most interesting things about people
PS: SuperFAG is unable to concede the UK is a monarchy. He is a flat-earther.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#47854 Mar 28, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Sweden isn't one of them.
And neither is the UK.
Wipe...
Sweden is a democracy so is UK

yes you should!

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#47855 Mar 28, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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PS: SuperFAG is unable to concede the UK is a monarchy. He is a flat-earther.
Still calling him a Super Cigarette and lying

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#47856 Mar 28, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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Sweden is a democracy so is UK
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Nope and nope.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#47857 Mar 28, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Nope and nope.
you are wrong wrong wrong wrong ....

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#47858 Mar 28, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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you are wrong wrong wrong wrong ....
you sure showed me!

If only I didn't have the facts!

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#47859 Mar 29, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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you sure showed me!
If only I didn't have the facts!
you don't have facts

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#47860 Mar 29, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/21/demo...

USA is less democratic than Sweden and UK

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#47861 Mar 29, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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you don't have facts
United KING_dom

KING_dom of Sweden.

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#47862 Mar 29, 2013
Mikko wrote:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ 2013/03/21/democracy-index-201 3-economist-intelligence-unit_ n_2909619.html
USA is less democratic than Sweden and UK
How many kings has the USA had?

“There is no god!”

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Södertälje, Sweden

#47863 Mar 29, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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United KING_dom
KING_dom of Sweden.
A Kindom can be Democracy

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#47864 Mar 29, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>How many kings has the USA had?
Republic!

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#47865 Mar 29, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>How many kings has the USA had?
Fact USA is less democratic than Sweden and UK!

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#47866 Mar 29, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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Fact USA is less democratic than Sweden and UK!
that is because of the Democrats Like Dianne Feinstein who represent and are part of the New Left as they call it here in US which took over the Democratic party in 1960 and besides there is nothing Liberal about the Democrat Party here in the US.

The Port Huron Statement

Written in 1960 by a core group of the fledgling Students for a Democratic Society, the statement became a manifesto for the new left. Its embrace of participatory democracy and egalitarianism; its portrayal of American society as undemocratic, bureaucratic, and militaristic; and its vision of a community in which no one would suffer from isolation, alienation, or want, all struck a chord with thousands of young white college students.

https://www2.bc.edu/~weiler/sixtiesdocuments....

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