Overflow crowd turns out to see Richard Dawkins at the College of Charleston

There are 14 comments on the Mar 9, 2013, Post and Courier story titled Overflow crowd turns out to see Richard Dawkins at the College of Charleston. In it, Post and Courier reports that:

Crowds jammed into the Physicians Memorial Auditorium and three overflow rooms at the College of Charleston Saturday night to see Richard Dawkins, the world's most famous atheist and evolutionary biologist.

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“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#83 Mar 19, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>lol, there are atheists and then there are Topix atheists, two separate and distinct ideological groups. One group is comprised of normal, decent people we know in real life/offline, the later is made up of wussy little shyts who need someone smarter to mimic. Too bad the smart atheists they mimic are graceless toads.
Why do you religious nuts keep using the no true Scotsman fallacy?
Lincoln

United States

#84 Mar 20, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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Why do you religious nuts keep using the no true Scotsman fallacy?
After atheists prove there is no God, is it "Mission Accomplished" in the George W Bush sense?

Atheists (agnostics usually) and Christians seem good friends and avoid metaphysical speculation.
Thinking

Mirfield, UK

#85 Mar 20, 2013
If someone acts in a humanistic way, tolerates my freedoms, and does not block advances in knowledge and science, then I don't mind if they believe in an afterlife or not.
Lincoln wrote:
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After atheists prove there is no God, is it "Mission Accomplished" in the George W Bush sense?
Atheists (agnostics usually) and Christians seem good friends and avoid metaphysical speculation.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#86 Mar 20, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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After atheists prove there is no God, is it "Mission Accomplished" in the George W Bush sense?
Atheists (agnostics usually) and Christians seem good friends and avoid metaphysical speculation.
They could believe that ingesting raw liver will let them live forever for all I care, as long as they don't force people to give them their livers.

They could believe leprechauns are real for all I care, as long as they don't force us to put all our gold into pots at the end of rainbows.

They can believe in their god for all I care, as long as they don't force everyone to live by the rather insane "laws" that they also routinely break themselves.

Crazy beliefs are fine, but when those crazy beliefs pose a threat to the well-being of others then they need to be addressed, and since crazy beliefs are delusions then they should be treated for their delusions until they are no longer a threat to others. They have demonstrated to be a threat to others, thus, until they are no longer a threat to others, christians who are too delusional to acknowledge reality should be treated for that delusion.
Lincoln

United States

#87 Mar 20, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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They could believe that ingesting raw liver will let them live forever for all I care, as long as they don't force people to give them their livers.
They could believe leprechauns are real for all I care, as long as they don't force us to put all our gold into pots at the end of rainbows.
They can believe in their god for all I care, as long as they don't force everyone to live by the rather insane "laws" that they also routinely break themselves.
Crazy beliefs are fine, but when those crazy beliefs pose a threat to the well-being of others then they need to be addressed, and since crazy beliefs are delusions then they should be treated for their delusions until they are no longer a threat to others. They have demonstrated to be a threat to others, thus, until they are no longer a threat to others, christians who are too delusional to acknowledge reality should be treated for that delusion.
Obama or Romney?

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#88 Mar 20, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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Obama or Romney?
Neither, I don't want more of the same.
Lincoln

United States

#89 Mar 20, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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Neither, I don't want more of the same.
Good answer !:-)
Lincoln

United States

#90 Mar 20, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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Neither, I don't want more of the same.
Romney was a bit Patrician

President Obama illustrated the changes in the Democratic Party, a big tent leaving the right wing to the Republicans.

Ayn Rand influence is declining, after all she was on Medicare.
Lincoln

United States

#91 Mar 22, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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They could believe that ingesting raw liver will let them live forever for all I care, as long as they don't force people to give them their livers.
They could believe leprechauns are real for all I care, as long as they don't force us to put all our gold into pots at the end of rainbows.
They can believe in their god for all I care, as long as they don't force everyone to live by the rather insane "laws" that they also routinely break themselves.
Crazy beliefs are fine, but when those crazy beliefs pose a threat to the well-being of others then they need to be addressed, and since crazy beliefs are delusions then they should be treated for their delusions until they are no longer a threat to others. They have demonstrated to be a threat to others, thus, until they are no longer a threat to others, christians who are too delusional to acknowledge reality should be treated for that delusion.
Delusional atheist communists were dangerous in power in East Germany.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#92 Mar 22, 2013
Getting pretty sad in here whole chump stain there talks to himself.

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#93 Mar 25, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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They could believe that ingesting raw liver will let them live forever for all I care, as long as they don't force people to give them their livers.
They could believe leprechauns are real for all I care, as long as they don't force us to put all our gold into pots at the end of rainbows.
They can believe in their god for all I care, as long as they don't force everyone to live by the rather insane "laws" that they also routinely break themselves.
Crazy beliefs are fine, but when those crazy beliefs pose a threat to the well-being of others then they need to be addressed, and since crazy beliefs are delusions then they should be treated for their delusions until they are no longer a threat to others. They have demonstrated to be a threat to others, thus, until they are no longer a threat to others, christians who are too delusional to acknowledge reality should be treated for that delusion.
Nobody in their right mind would knowingly accept a donor organ or blood from you.

BTW, seek treatment for your obsessive tucking habit, nutjob.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#94 Mar 25, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Nobody in their right mind would knowingly accept a donor organ or blood from you.
BTW, seek treatment for your obsessive tucking habit, nutjob.
Aw, stalking me again, how cute.
Siro

Ringwood East, Australia

#95 Mar 25, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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Aw, stalking me again, how cute.
You dont suffer from asthma, its when the sphincter squeezes you out that causes you to have a shortness of breath.

Since: Jun 07

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#96 Mar 25, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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Delusional atheist communists were dangerous in power in East Germany.
Atheism is not communism and never has been. Your lies are simply ridiculous, creationist f*ck.

Just because you can't attack atheism, doesn't mean you can lump it together with other random stuff that people hate and use that to hate us.

You guys are losers. I can't wait to see how your followers revolt against your religious leaders when they find out they are scum.

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