Atheists on the march in America

Aug 26, 2009 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: TurkishPress.com

When South Florida atheists held their first meeting, they were just five friends, having a beer at a bar.

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nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Did your pastor let you in on the new things he learned about you? Maybe he's just setting you up for a fall. How did summer camp go this year?
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I have no "senior pastor", silly bigot.

And I did not go to "summer camp" either.

You are truly losing it here-- but your personality is still as ugly as it was before.

Sad.

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Givemeliberty wrote:
Atheists would be happy if any of you could demonstrate your god is anything more than your imaginary friend.
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Indeed we would. Pity they cannot show their god to be anything other than mushroom-induced dreams.

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Rose_NoHo wrote:
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Were they shot in the name of atheism? If not, their being atheists is a non issue.
Yep. True Believers™ have trouble with that, it seems.

Must be because to them, everything is black or white.... sad

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KittenKoder wrote:
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Justice and morality is all subjective as well. You just choose a morality that can justify hatred instead of being accountable for them. Society chooses what is just.
KittenKoder

Justice can be subjective if in a vacuum. But since justice must operate with the other virtues to conform to circumstances, this is what allows a society to choose what is just.

One can say their society is just and it is just.
One can say their society is just, but it is not....

(Example Nazism, had justice, but it was not just.)

The other virtues prudence, fortitude, temperance, if not applied to justice then make a society "hateful".)

That include the individual and religions as well....
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Thinking wrote:
Wankers trashing Dawkins' site is old news (2010).
I write "cu*t" in hotel bibles for balance.
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Doesn't make the fact that atheists are snarky, argumentative loonies any less truthful.

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Robert F wrote:
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Rose Noho
Pluto is a planet
Pluto is not a planet.
Are they both opinions? Are they both facts? Does a fact change into an opinion?
A rose smells good.
A rose does not smell good.
Not at all the same. In the case of Pluto, the matter was one of definition: by some definitions of the term 'planet', Pluto qualifies and by some other definitions it does not. The point is that the term 'planet' is a word that we use to help us understand the universe and picking the best definition is, in part, a matter of opinion. But once the definition is determined, so is the answer to the question of whether Pluto is a planet.

Part of the problem is that we have discovered quite a lot of balls of ice orbiting the sun and Pluto is not the largest. Pluto is also in a very strange orbit compared to the 'standard' planets. We also have to consider manner of origin and a number of other factors.

The question of whether a rose smells good is not simply a matter of definition. It is something that can vary from person to person. So it is a matter of *opinion*.

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tagit wrote:
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Doesn't make the fact that religious people are snarky, argumentative loonies any less truthful.
There fixed it for you.

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Rose_NoHo wrote:
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Do you have a point?
Rose

A rhetorical device to show our definitions are presumptive, therefore the outcomes are opinions.

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Not at all the same. In the case of Pluto, the matter was one of definition: by some definitions of the term 'planet', Pluto qualifies and by some other definitions it does not. The point is that the term 'planet' is a word that we use to help us understand the universe and picking the best definition is, in part, a matter of opinion. But once the definition is determined, so is the answer to the question of whether Pluto is a planet.
Part of the problem is that we have discovered quite a lot of balls of ice orbiting the sun and Pluto is not the largest. Pluto is also in a very strange orbit compared to the 'standard' planets. We also have to consider manner of origin and a number of other factors.
The question of whether a rose smells good is not simply a matter of definition. It is something that can vary from person to person. So it is a matter of *opinion*.
polymath257

Glad you got the point.

If a planet is a definition, voted on as an opinion and declared a new definition, which displaces Pluto,
then the smell of a rose is "always" an opinion of an old definition.(To always have an opinion of something, without it changing, makes it subject to individual interpretation, but not its "always".)

Sort of like infinity plus one is still infinity, or infinity minus one is still infinity....

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Robert F wrote:
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Rose
A rhetorical device to show our definitions are presumptive, therefore the outcomes are opinions.
Well, you failed to do that.
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There fixed it for you.
Gee gosh....your cleverness knows no bounds! Hold on. I take that back. Not original. Switching the words of other's post is a gimmeliberty gimmick. Hmmm...maybe you are gimmeliberty operating under one of many aliases.
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KittenKoder wrote:
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No, I was not projecting.
That was christian power.
East Germany -DDR- was atheism in power, and dangerous.

Atheism may be a pure idea until the get power to enslave as in USSR

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Lincoln wrote:
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East Germany -DDR- was atheism in power, and dangerous.
Atheism may be a pure idea until the get power to enslave as in USSR
LOL!

You are completely delusional. Seriously-- seek help.

The USSR was about power--not about disbelief in gods.

It did >>nothing<< in the name of disbelief in gods, you ignorant baboon.

LOL!

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Lincoln wrote:
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East Germany -DDR- was atheism in power, and dangerous.
Atheism may be a pure idea until the get power to enslave as in USSR
No, it was a political system that was in power, one engineered by christians.

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Atheists hate Christians? Proof or you made it up. Dawkins is far from abrasive and so he has stated that people on his forums will need to abide by the terms of service and this proves what exactly? You do know many if the posters there are Christians just like many of the posters on the topix atheism forums are Christians.

Wow you really didn't think that one through did you retard? Go pray to your retarded god and maybe you'll do better next time?
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The hatred of atheists towards Christians in general has turned its proponents into a pack of foul mouthed screeching monkeys, which even the abrasive Dawkins finds disturbing! He was attacked by a torrent of abuse from outraged fans over plans to rid his popular atheist internet forum of foul language, insults and frivolous gossip. Therapists say that rage is the flipside of helplessness. It seems to me, that the priority among atheists would be anger management just to avoid killing each other before they launch their campaign to save the world in the name of secularism. LMAO!
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/7322...

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Yes we see.
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Givemeliberty
lol..I am slow.

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Here's how it usually breaks down.

Sane poster: So anyways do you have any proof that this go is anything other than a figment of the imagination?

Believer: Hitler was an atheist!

Sane Poster: Uhhhmm wtf? No but anyways any proof that...

Believer: You worship science look at this scientists who was caught lying by other scientists haha!

Sane Poster: And? So anyways how is that observable evidence for...

Believer: Look at all the Christians in the world!

Sane Poster: Yes people can be easily deluded so anyways how do we observe evidence for this god chap?

Believer: Obama swore in on the bible not a copy of the god delusion!

Same poster: And? Look all I am saying is why is it a good thing to believe something on faith alone without a Hint of proof?

Believer: You believe a rock rolled into a puddle because of the Big Bang and then people and all the animals came running out of that rock and puddle!

Same poster:..... I have never heard such a thing but at least in that example we have proof of rocks and puddles so it's still more plausible than a god doing it right?

And on and on :)
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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Indeed we would. Pity they cannot show their god to be anything other than mushroom-induced dreams.
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Givemeliberty wrote:
Atheists hate Christians? Proof or you made it up. Dawkins is far from abrasive and so he has stated that people on his forums will need to abide by the terms of service and this proves what exactly? You do know many if the posters there are Christians just like many of the posters on the topix atheism forums are Christians.
Wow you really didn't think that one through did you retard? Go pray to your retarded god and maybe you'll do better next time?
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It proves your dyslexia has gotten worse.

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So no evidence for god or that a historical Jesus even existed? That's what I thought.

Why do you theists spend so much time on atheism threads and forums? Why do you care so much that we don't believe in your retarded god? Just believe in your invisible sky wizard and of others don't just leave them be, why dedicate so much time and effort?
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It proves your dyslexia has gotten worse.

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tagit wrote:
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It proves your dyslexia has gotten worse.
Aaaand another hategodbot posting as a cowardly grey boxer.

Typical.

Nothing substantial here--no facts, no proof.

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