Atheism to Defeat Religion by 2038

Apr 25, 2012 Full story: Psychology Today 23,260

My blog posts on religion have attracted a lot of controversy. Religious people are annoyed by my claim that belief in God will go the way of horse transportation, and for much the same reason, specifically an improved standard of living.

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Adam

Stoke-on-trent, UK

#12239 Feb 5, 2013
insidesecrets wrote:
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You are made in the image of God. You are spirit made flesh, or god-stuff incarnate. If you would know God then study yourself... both objectively and subjectively.
Which one? There are so many, Zeus, Woden, Yahweh, Allah, Hindu gods?

Doesnt it make more sense that gods are made in the image of us?

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#12240 Feb 5, 2013
Ok let me slow this down because obviously your IQ and reading comprehension are on par with a Christhole preacher spunk gulper.

Why... Should... Anyone... Care... What.... Darwin's.... Personal.... Beliefs.... On... God/s...were?

You sound like a low IQ spunk spittoon.
01Justsayin wrote:
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Lol Seriously. I find your obsession with oral sex downright hilarious. Somebody is obviously going without. You may wanna look into that.
I just said that! Gah! Not once have I failed to acknowledge the fact that atheism has nothing to do with evolution. To point a fact, atheism has nothing to do with Charles Darwin either. But belief in God does. Seeing as how he was a devout believer for the majority of his life. It wasn't until the end of it that his beliefs became more agnostic. I feel like a broken record over here.
insidesecrets

Albuquerque, NM

#12241 Feb 5, 2013
polymath257 wrote:
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No, that is their *opinion*. You see, an opinion is something that is personal. A fact is something that is not dependent on a particular person's beleifs.
Scientific theories are not facts and yet you believe them.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#12242 Feb 5, 2013
Sheesh email your preacher pray to your Jewsus and calm down. You are really making a jackass out of yourself now.
rio wrote:
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Melt-down? What melt-down?
Do you get a bonus every time you call someone godbot perhaps?
Because you never stop! Apart from demonstrating your immaturity, what do you expect from it?
So, you are and atheist, and some people are not atheist.
What's the fucking big deal there?
Haven't you yet come to term with the fact that people are DIFFERENT, they also have DIFFERENT opinions. Or are you too childish to realise that?
It's about time you grow up, instead of calling any passer-by godbot...
Do you expect to convince anyone by attacking their beliefs?
Has it worked yet?

Since: Dec 11

Location hidden

#12243 Feb 5, 2013
insidesecrets wrote:
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You don't know that, you simply assume as much because you choose to disbelieve.
It's not an assumption; it's a rational conclusion.

We KNOW religious delusions exist.
We do NOT know legitimate religious experiences exist.

So, given a claim, it is always more reasonable to explain it as a delusion.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#12244 Feb 5, 2013
God-stuff..... God-stuff.... We are made of god-stuff....

..... Ladies and gentlemen I think we have found an idiot Christhole who's stupidity reaches new uncharted depths.
insidesecrets wrote:
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You are made in the image of God. You are spirit made flesh, or god-stuff incarnate. If you would know God then study yourself... both objectively and subjectively.

“ecrasez l'infame”

Since: May 08

Atlanta, Georgia

#12245 Feb 5, 2013
insidesecrets wrote:
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What science understands only works in physical reality, but does not work in non-physical reality. It is only those who ignore the greater mental dimensions of reality who are unable to comprehend them....
Show some evidence that a "non-physical reality" exists beyond your imagination.
insidesecrets wrote:
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Which doesn't explain why atheists learn heavily on scientific explanations to justify their assertion that God can't exist because they lack a belief in God.
We don't. Theists claim there is one or more deities. Atheists deny the theistic claim made without evidence. It's really that simple.

You claim Shiva exist. I doubt your claim and await evidence.
insidesecrets

Albuquerque, NM

#12246 Feb 5, 2013
Adam wrote:
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Which one? There are so many, Zeus, Woden, Yahweh, Allah, Hindu gods?
Doesnt it make more sense that gods are made in the image of us?
Only when you don't understand the use of metaphors in transcendent thought.

“ecrasez l'infame”

Since: May 08

Atlanta, Georgia

#12247 Feb 5, 2013
insidesecrets wrote:
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Scientific theories are not facts and yet you believe them.
NO. I have confidence in them in direct proportion to the amount of available independently verified evidence in support of them.

Since: Apr 08

Nottingham, UK

#12248 Feb 5, 2013
insidesecrets wrote:
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Journalists following tips.
Journalists?

You put your trust in journalists rather than scientists?

All they're trying to do is to sell papers and many have no scruples about how they do it:

http://davidgold.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/201...

http://tinselman.typepad.com/photos/uncategor...

Wild and crazy stuff is popular - you just have to look at how many millions believe in magic and superstitious mumbo jumbo (that includes religion).

Forget the journalists, it's the scientists who put paid to the fraudsters. After all, who demonstrated that Piltdown Man was a hoax?

Since: Apr 08

Nottingham, UK

#12249 Feb 5, 2013
insidesecrets wrote:
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Scientific theories are not facts and yet you believe them.
Scientific theories are our best possible explanations.
insidesecrets

Albuquerque, NM

#12250 Feb 5, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
God-stuff..... God-stuff.... We are made of god-stuff....
..... Ladies and gentlemen I think we have found an idiot Christhole who's stupidity reaches new uncharted depths.
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Or the narrow minded atheist whose skewed world view is scraping the bottom of the barrel of human ignorance.
insidesecrets

Albuquerque, NM

#12251 Feb 5, 2013
Hedonist wrote:
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Show some evidence that a "non-physical reality" exists beyond your imagination.
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We don't. Theists claim there is one or more deities. Atheists deny the theistic claim made without evidence. It's really that simple.
You claim Shiva exist. I doubt your claim and await evidence.
Refer to post #12246
insidesecrets

Albuquerque, NM

#12252 Feb 5, 2013
Khatru wrote:
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Scientific theories are our best possible explanations.
For physical reality.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#12253 Feb 5, 2013
You mean use your imagination. So you were saying we are made of god-stuff yes? Lol!
insidesecrets wrote:
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Only when you don't understand the use of metaphors in transcendent thought.
insidesecrets

Albuquerque, NM

#12254 Feb 5, 2013
The_Box wrote:
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It's not an assumption; it's a rational conclusion.
We KNOW religious delusions exist.
Your rational conclusion is only an opinion.
The_Box wrote:
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We do NOT know legitimate religious experiences exist.
If you have never experienced transcendent events, how would you know such experiences do not exist and are not legitimate?
The_Box wrote:
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So, given a claim, it is always more reasonable to explain it as a delusion.
Only if you an atheist who needs to justify your disbelief.
insidesecrets

Albuquerque, NM

#12255 Feb 5, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
You mean use your imagination. So you were saying we are made of god-stuff yes? Lol!
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That which is beyond the ordinary range of human comprehension cannot be objectified...hence the necessity for metaphors.

Since: Nov 11

Location hidden

#12256 Feb 5, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Yet you were the one bashing evolution and using the term evolutionist. It seems you are having trouble keeping up with your own Bullsht.
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This is just one example where the adage I posted, and some know-alls on here shot-down a while ago, applies,= "Good liars need even better memories."
insidesecrets

Albuquerque, NM

#12257 Feb 5, 2013
Khatru wrote:
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Journalists?
You put your trust in journalists rather than scientists?
All they're trying to do is to sell papers and many have no scruples about how they do it:
http://davidgold.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/201...
http://tinselman.typepad.com/photos/uncategor...
Wild and crazy stuff is popular - you just have to look at how many millions believe in magic and superstitious mumbo jumbo (that includes religion).
Forget the journalists, it's the scientists who put paid to the fraudsters. After all, who demonstrated that Piltdown Man was a hoax?
If the story had not been reported in the newspapers, no one would have known it was a hoax. It would have remained one of science's dirty little secrets.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#12258 Feb 5, 2013
insidesecrets wrote:
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How can there be physical evidence for that which is non-physical? To expect it is not only irrational but ludicrous.
And to believe without evidence is also illogical and ludicrous. The conclusion? There is no such thing as a 'non-physical reality'.

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