Atheists on the march in America

Atheists on the march in America

There are 70634 comments on the TurkishPress.com story from Aug 26, 2009, titled Atheists on the march in America. In it, TurkishPress.com reports that:

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

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Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#70389 Mar 31, 2013
Mary Magdalena wrote:
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You sure don't have look hard to find them mr tick.
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If can don't understand the implied comment then I feel sorry for you.
but Ted is a homosexual...

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#70390 Mar 31, 2013
Mary Magdalena wrote:
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You sure don't have look hard to find them mr tick.
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If can don't understand the implied comment then I feel sorry for you.
Wasn't that really a slam against the silly religious cults and not homosexuality?

and there's nothing wrong woth slamming silly religious cults...
Imhotep

Saint Petersburg, FL

#70391 Mar 31, 2013
Mary Magdalena wrote:
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You sure don't have look hard to find them mr tick.
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If can don't understand the implied comment then I feel sorry for you.
Now now... brother Ted got caught with his hand in the cookie jar so to speak - prior to that he was Practically considered a saint, by his easily deluded followers. His sexual orientation is truly irrelevant.

This therefore is the extreme hypocrisy of the religious. They speak out of one side their mouth in favor of their God, But it's all a scam they want your money.

Ask yourself why do you feel that your life depends on some imaginary being - isn't life wonderful just the way it is - why insert a deity into it?

Richardfs

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#70392 Mar 31, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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The movie with Bill Effing Murry?
Brilliant!
Yep, I love it.
John

United States

#70393 Mar 31, 2013
Your nothing cause still amazes me. Your last portion of this nothing post is one of the problems with liberal atheists. Instead of basing things on rationality, evidence, or logic they choose to lobby for their agenda. Evidence isn't of consequence.
There is a prime mover or there isn't. Whether you insert one or not doesn't matter one iota. Once again we have a freethinker that is anything but. Magic science will find the answers LOL.
Would you like to make a case for your nothing? How about disprove something larger than us. Get your nonsense out of here!
Man is not the be all end all no matter how much your little ego lashes out.
John

United States

#70394 Mar 31, 2013
Absolutely. Right back at ya. Originally I simply asked the forum what they believed and noted that antitheism is in my experience all too often the default. Being a believer is/was irrelevant. I was accurate and antitheists showed their true colors, lashing out against a God they don't believe in and a God I was not attempting to shove down their throats.
Ruling out possibilities is not freethinking. We don't know what we don't know. Attacking/marginalizing belief isn't intellectually honest when nothing meets the repeatable and observable standard. Four years of no evidence in the atheism forum is enough for me to conclude this. I've asked the question hundreds of times and many claim to have provided it, but that's a lie. No sugarcoating it.
The conversation devolved quickly as (the way I see it) their was a group attack effort to bring this God they seem to hate into the equation. This did not dissuade me as I chose to stay on point. I was clear my intentions were not to make any claims, I was an am.simply pointing out intellectual dishonesty.
I continued trying to get the "rules" for evidence after all attempts to get answers to legitiamate questions failed. I sought these rules in response to the neverending attacks to further expose the forum. I offered to debate the evidences/reasons I believe in a prime mover vs any accountable position of belief that meets the criteria I was given. This challenge was not accepted. There will be claims otherwise but I guarrantee you won't find what I've asked. Now imagine doing this dance for four years simply because I refuse to debate nothing. I didn't set out to mock simple disbelief, that fine but this isn't that and I think you know it.
Name a subject I get to ask all the questions on and your job is to defend it, over and over and over and over again. How about science? Get my point? It's even more ridiculous considering I've exposed the standard. Remember my question regarding evidence quantification? Never answered relevantly.
Nonbelievers like yourself leave pretty quickly and they should. You may find it glib but what is the point of a forum about nothing? This is an agenda that stifles true freethought.
A simple I don't know...end forum would have sufficed. Now its a game to me to see how many years this forum will be intellectualy dishonest in their fight for nothing.
I appreciate your consideration but I've done this multiple times with decent folk like yourself. I won't debate in front of the kids without the reasonable prerequisites I've asked for. A simple no to my question should have been the response years ago LOL. Back to cut and paste. Yawn.
Reading comprehension is not your strong suit/

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#70395 Mar 31, 2013
Imhotep wrote:
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I cannot waste my time with fact allergic, reality challenged retards.
This poor dimwit reminds me of Ted Haggard.
One wonders what bizarre cult this boy's addicted to! Perhaps a former altar boy?
All I can see is unabashed narcissism.
:)

It is amusing to me for now. I'll grow bored with Nothing again, and return the setting to "ignore".

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#70396 Mar 31, 2013
Mary Magdalena wrote:
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So many gay thoughts among the atheist males.(Note: I did not say men)
I can see now that there is a very big lack of intelligent debate. More along the lines of a group of little boys (still waiting on their curly hair) grouping up to try and pick on someone.
I've see this in grade school many times.
Sick children.
Wow... your hate is showing, Genuine Christian™...

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#70397 Mar 31, 2013
Richardfs wrote:
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Yep, I love it.
One of my favorite movies.

:)

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#70398 Mar 31, 2013
John wrote:
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I feel there homosexual sex is wrong. Why are you intolerant of that? Another irrelevant side issue.
Of course you do-- hate and bigotry is your #1 attribute (next to lying, of course)

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#70399 Mar 31, 2013
John wrote:
More nothing from intolerant atheists. Straight out of the playbook, pick something to attack and marginalize to steer the narrative away from your failures. Obama 101.
I hope the word straight didn't offend some of you.
What is your ARGUMENT for your ... ahem... "prime mover", John?

What's that?

You do not HAVE one?

Wow.... that's kinda sad, buddy.

5 years of your NOTHING, just wasted effort-- you haven't converted even ONE person to your nothing....

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#70400 Mar 31, 2013
Mary Magdalena wrote:
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I don't care what goes on in your bedroom so to say. However when you bring it out as hate comments against others and expect others to just except it, Sorry it doesn't work that way. Once you throw out that ball and put it into play anyone can hit it out of the park.
M&M
Oh, riiiiight... it's just fine for straights to go all kissy-kissy in public, in front of the kids and everything.

But if a gay couple dare to show a wee bit of public affection, you want to hang them from the nearest street light?

Does that about cover your bigoted attitude here?

It certainly looks that way from how you write.

But what else, from a Genuine Christian™... it is a hate cult after all.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#70401 Mar 31, 2013
Imhotep wrote:
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Now now... brother Ted got caught with his hand in the cookie jar so to speak - prior to that he was Practically considered a saint, by his easily deluded followers. His sexual orientation is truly irrelevant.
This therefore is the extreme hypocrisy of the religious. They speak out of one side their mouth in favor of their God, But it's all a scam they want your money.
Ask yourself why do you feel that your life depends on some imaginary being - isn't life wonderful just the way it is - why insert a deity into it?
Yep.
Ranx

Naperville, IL

#70402 Mar 31, 2013
Mary Magdalena wrote:
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So many gay thoughts among the atheist males.(Note: I did not say men)
I can see now that there is a very big lack of intelligent debate. More along the lines of a group of little boys (still waiting on their curly hair) grouping up to try and pick on someone.
I've see this in grade school many times.
Sick children.
That's comedy gold, seeing someone complain about a lack of intelligent debate while falling back to an attack on their maturity.

Cognitive Dissonance is strong in this one.
Thinking

Barnsley, UK

#70403 Apr 1, 2013
Bollocks.
John wrote:
I'm glad we have established your forum has no accountable position of belief or adequate way to weigh evidence.
If that's all you have, its duly noted. I'm not alluding that I think you have an agenda, I know you do. Four years of posting accusations and attacks against Christianity confirms that.
Now if you don't believe in God what's the fixation? You don't believe anything is evidence in this arena. I'm not going to fend off multiple and repeated questions in your forum. You folks are the ones running from any substantive debate. If that's because your nonposition doesn't allow it then stop the lunacy of trying to make your disbelief relevant. One sentence sums up atheism.
Your continued attempts to marginalize belief is entirely different than simply not believing. Most of the world believes something larger than us is responsible for the universe. There are many reasons and rationales why that belief persists. This conclusion is derived in different ways by different people. Some come to the decision based on logic and evidence. Many ex-atheists become believers in this manner. C.S. Lewis being one. To me these are some of the more interesting thinkers on the subject.
Francis Collins mapped our genetic code and sees design. The list is endless and isn't pigeonholed by only one discipline. I don't debate nothing. Do your own homework I'd you want but this narrative you want to convey that belief is absurd and has absolutely no evidence I reject. What I do know is no evidence is good for YOU. Fair enough. Going further and marginalizing belief as you sit on the fence is childish.
There is a reason you don't want to debate your nothing vs my something. You don't know where to begin. I do. I don't care if it satisfies you or not. This is your forum. I don't debate nothing and won't apologize for it.
I will accept your apologies for spending four years attacking reasoned faith you don't have in your own forum. Talk about bait and switch LOL.
....and empatheist no need to apologize for not submitting the second half. It is tiring and you just started. Try to remember that. You are dealing with just a few theists as opposed to the dozens of antitheists I am. Yet another reason I don't feel an obligation to address every nonsensical claim thrown into the mix. You want a debate. You know the terms.
I find it interesting that the evidentiary standard you use and I've exposed is the sole barometer you want to weigh my evidence in your forum is. It must be easy to attack, question, ad infinitum from the fence. Anyone can throw monkey shyte.
....so, another day of bigot marching begins. Little Kim Jongs making noise #
John

United States

#70404 Apr 1, 2013
Now Bob is using gay people to cover for his nothing. I disagree with homosexual sex Bob. Do you have a problem with that? Liberal atheists are tyrants. When atheists achieve power freedom goes and the death toll mounts.
John

United States

#70405 Apr 1, 2013
No they are fighting/lashing out at God. Most of them. This forum has gone on for years and it happens with or without me. You think simple disbelief has carried the forum in all its venom this long? The evidence speaks otherwise. Speaking of evidence. Do you have any in this arena you hold others accountable to?
I've already exposed your standard of evidence yet you want ME to provide YOU evidence in your forum. Let me guess you'll be the arbiter. Your forum insists on fighting God, you can't stay away from him. I've made it clear, apparently you don't read my posts that I don't debate nothing. God is merely an axe and diversion created by loons to mask their nothing agenda.
You've made the claim there is no God so prove it. That's your deal and problem whether its impossible or not. I've offered to debate the evidences/reasons I believe in a prime mover vs any accountable position of belief you want to make a case for. You have failed miserably. Not my problem.
Regurgitating tired nonpoints despite four years of me being clear makes it obvious you have no intention of doing anything other than projecting. Nothing certainly isn't the answer.
Stump an antitheist! Ask them what they believe.* shame reminder- Bob has been proven a liar.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#70406 Apr 1, 2013
John wrote:
No they are fighting/lashing out at God. Most of them. This forum has gone on for years and it happens with or without me. You think simple disbelief has carried the forum in all its venom this long? The evidence speaks otherwise. Speaking of evidence. Do you have any in this arena you hold others accountable to?
I've already exposed your standard of evidence yet you want ME to provide YOU evidence in your forum. Let me guess you'll be the arbiter. Your forum insists on fighting God, you can't stay away from him. I've made it clear, apparently you don't read my posts that I don't debate nothing. God is merely an axe and diversion created by loons to mask their nothing agenda.
You've made the claim there is no God so prove it. That's your deal and problem whether its impossible or not. I've offered to debate the evidences/reasons I believe in a prime mover vs any accountable position of belief you want to make a case for. You have failed miserably. Not my problem.
Regurgitating tired nonpoints despite four years of me being clear makes it obvious you have no intention of doing anything other than projecting. Nothing certainly isn't the answer.
Stump an antitheist! Ask them what they believe.* shame reminder- Bob has been proven a liar.
So no proof of god then. When will you ignorant theists learn.. a paragraph of jibberish is not proof of god.
John

United States

#70407 Apr 1, 2013
Did you just add nothing to your nothing forum? You did.
Have I exposed your evidentiary standard? I have.

Do you want to compare the evidences/reasons to believe in a prime mover vs any other accountable position of belief. You don't.

Scurry away now. You're nothing drive by is complete.

Stump an antitheist! Ask them what they believe.
Imhotep

Saint Petersburg, FL

#70408 Apr 1, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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Of course you do-- hate and bigotry is your #1 attribute (next to lying, of course)
Aren't those items a prerequisite to the faith?

You are a seasoned veteran of topix while I am relatively new. I must admit I expected more in these forums than proselytizing, Brain-dead goofballs.

I've noticed that you do tend to be frank , honest and serious. Congrats!

You Sir, have the patience of Job - I do not.

I just can't take these people serious Enough to warrant a response.

;-)

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