Why Atheism Will Replace Religion

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Please note that for this article "Atheism" also includes agnostics, deists, pagans, wiccans... in other words non-religious.

You will notice this is a statement of fact. And to be fact it is supported by evidence (see references below). Now you can have "faith" that this is not true, but by the very definition of faith, that is just wishful thinking. Full Story

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Since: Jun 07

Planet Earth

#4079 Jan 21, 2013
Langoliers wrote:
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You go right ahead and believe them.
You do realize that your numbers are very low compared to Theist.
In fact atheist make up a whole 2.04% of the worlds population. Yup that's it just barely over 2%!
Yup, in 1995, LMAO! I think wikipedia needs to update.

Try 13% bozo.

“Exercise Your Brain”

Since: Jun 07

Planet Earth

#4080 Jan 21, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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Google anything and you are a fool.
Universities exist for education.
Try opening a book.
Hitler and Stalin were both atheists
Stalin was a member of the Russian Orthodox Church until the day he died.

Look at a Nazi belt buckle which is inscribed "Gott Mit Uns" meaning God (is) with us.

“Exercise Your Brain”

Since: Jun 07

Planet Earth

#4081 Jan 21, 2013
Fitz wrote:
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Hitler was Baptised a Catholic but his virulantly anti-christian ideology is well documented.
And he modeled his regime after the pagan Roman pomp af the Ceasers..The Roman Eagle and their standards were pre-Christian military garb..
And what do you think you know about the inquisition?
What do you or have you ever read.
No. You can google the internet and find many pictures of Catholic Priests saluting Adolph. Sieg Heil anyone? Also pictures of Addy conferring with the Cat'Lick hucksters. "Gott Mit Uns"!

Or are you going for the "no true Scottsman Fallacy"?

Since: Apr 12

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#4082 Jan 21, 2013
Ooogah Boogah wrote:
<quoted text>When I do, I only come up with Christians with no credentials claiming to be scientists. Dumbazz!!
You must not be entering the correct names. Try using the correct name that works better ooooggggaaaaahhhhh

Since: Apr 12

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#4083 Jan 21, 2013
albtraum wrote:
<quoted text>Yup, in 1995, LMAO! I think wikipedia needs to update.

Try 13% bozo.
Try a 2012 survey by the CIA

The CIA World Factbook gives the world population as 7,021,836,029 (July 2012 est.) and the distribution of religions as Christian 33.35%(of which Roman Catholic 16.83%, Protestant 6.08%, Orthodox 4.03%, Anglican 1.26%), Muslim 22.43%, Hindu 13.78%, Buddhist 7.13%, Sikh 0.36%, Jewish 0.21%, Baha'i 0.11%, other religions 11.17%, non-religious 9.42%, atheists 2.04%.

Since: Apr 12

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#4084 Jan 21, 2013
albtraum wrote:
<quoted text>Do you mean the site proclaimed as Nazareth by Franciscan archaeologists??? LMAO!
Nazareth
Many Christian were probably not aware that skeptics have been saying for a long time that Nazareth never existed during the time of Jesus' lifetime....
(Note: Nazareth does exist NOW, it's quite big even - that's because Emperor Constantine built a church there in the 4th century and became a center of Christian pilgrimages.

The skeptics were saying that Nazareth did not exist when Jesus was alive - so they are saying that Nazareth was built later !!!)

This is an indirect claim that the New Testament is nothing more than a fairy tale, because if Nazareth did not exist, Jesus never grew up in Nazareth.... so Jesus never existed.... In other words, Jesus is just as real as Peter Pan....

Surely, you know that the New Testament mentioned Nazareth (Jesus is often called "Jesus of Nazareth" because He grew up there)
However, no acient historians or geographers before around 400 AD mentioned Nazareth....

The earliest appearance of Nazareth in Jewish literature was in a poem written around 700 AD

Source: Case for Christ, pp 102
Obviously, this give the skeptics lots of ammunition in discrediting the New Testament....

It is no wonder that Nazareth was not mentioned by historians:
John 1:46 -- And Nathaniel said to him (Philip): "Can there be any good thing come out of Nazareth ?"
This implies that Nazareth is a lowly, poor and backward place where it will never produce any person of significance....

Historians write about kings and emperors; not about people in rat holes...

The evidence that Nazareth DOES existed in Jesus' time came from the finding of a list in Aramaic (Jewish language) describing a number of famlies of priests that were no longer needed in 70 AD.
It is the custom to select priests from every town and city to serve in the temple ,

When the temple was destroyed in 70 AD, the priests were no longer needed....

Archaelogists have discovered a list of 24 families of priests who were relocated after the temple's destruction and one of the family was registered as having moved to .... you guessed it.... Nazareth !

So Nazareth does exist in 70 A.D.!

Recently, a Roman bathhouse from 2,000 years ago - the time of Christ - was found in Nazareth: click here , and click here
A first century synagogue in Nazareth: click here
Nazareth:
We know now that Nazareth is about 60 acres with a max. population of about 400. They think the population of Nazareth was about 80 in Jesus' time....(Now you may understand better why Nathaniel said "Can there be any good thing come out of Nazareth ?")
Here's a webpage describing Nazareth: click here

http://www.ichthus.info/CaseForChrist/Archeol...
Fitz

Roseville, MI

#4085 Jan 21, 2013
Aliroger1 wrote:
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GERMAN CITIZENS PAY A TAX TO THE CHURCH--A SIGNIFICANT BURDEN
Hitler had constant arguments over paying taxes on his book royalty and other income. However, there was a simple way for Hitler to save money, by sending a signed declaration to the church that he was no longer a believer and no longer a member of the church. But Hitler never did that. To the day Hitler died, he was paying his church taxes and was a Christian and member of the church. Hitler was a committed Christian. Christianity is consistent with fascism.
Your really grasping at straws here??

The Book Table Talk Was produced by the Nazi's to give a lasting record of what Hitler believed for postarity, and was based on taped transcripts and dictation of his views.

No serious scholar contends the Hilter or Stalin were Christians.
Fitz

Roseville, MI

#4086 Jan 21, 2013
albtraum wrote:
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No. You can google the internet and find many pictures of Catholic Priests saluting Adolph. Sieg Heil anyone? Also pictures of Addy conferring with the Cat'Lick hucksters. "Gott Mit Uns"!
Or are you going for the "no true Scottsman Fallacy"?
Is this the best you have...search the internet for Nazi-priests??

“Only the Catholic Church protested against the Hitlerian onslaught on liberty. Up till then I had not been interested in the Church, but today I feel a great admiration for the Church, which alone has had the courage to struggle for spiritual truth and moral liberty”

&#8213; Albert Einstein

You people are sooooo uneducated...

Since: Mar 11

Louisville, KY

#4087 Jan 21, 2013
Hey look! It's the retard who says Jesus existed and the proof is... A fictional writer thought he existed! Woooohooo! Oh and Nazareth existed in the first century even though it never appeared in any maps, rabbi documentation, Roman registry, torah documentation and even Josephus who grew up a mere one mile away from Nazareth somehow missed it when he mapped out the region. But it was there because a church funded group of historical hucksters said so! Forget that they were caught red handed planting evidence and admitted it and forget that actual secular experts date their well and scrap of wood to the third century!

What a retard he actually falls for all of that!
Langoliers wrote:
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You must not be entering the correct names. Try using the correct name that works better ooooggggaaaaahhhhh
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#4088 Jan 21, 2013
"Gott mit uns"
Fitz wrote:
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No Im afraid he's correct Hitler & Stalin (and Moa & Pol-Pot, a Che Guvara) were all Atheists
Marxism is by definition an Atheistic ideology and Nazism was rife with anti-Christian propaganda believing Christianity (correctly) to be rooted in the Jewish faith.. Hitlers quotes in "Table Talk" are the most refrenced and documneted of his virulantly anti-Chritian attitudes.
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#4089 Jan 21, 2013
You're wrong.
Fitz wrote:
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Your really grasping at straws here??
The Book Table Talk Was produced by the Nazi's to give a lasting record of what Hitler believed for postarity, and was based on taped transcripts and dictation of his views.
No serious scholar contends the Hilter or Stalin were Christians.
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#4090 Jan 21, 2013
From 1940! Einstein made another of his mistakes.
Fitz wrote:
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Is this the best you have...search the internet for Nazi-priests??
“Only the Catholic Church protested against the Hitlerian onslaught on liberty. Up till then I had not been interested in the Church, but today I feel a great admiration for the Church, which alone has had the courage to struggle for spiritual truth and moral liberty”
&#8213; Albert Einstein
You people are sooooo uneducated...

Since: Mar 11

Chicago, IL

#4091 Jan 22, 2013
Hitler called the Jews Christ killers and said they just pay for killing Jesus. He took his Christianity to the extreme as shown in Mein Kampf. As Hitler who always wore a crucifix and said... Gott MIT us! God with us!
Fitz wrote:
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Your really grasping at straws here??
The Book Table Talk Was produced by the Nazi's to give a lasting record of what Hitler believed for postarity, and was based on taped transcripts and dictation of his views.
No serious scholar contends the Hilter or Stalin were Christians.
MUQ

Jubail, Saudi Arabia

#4092 Jan 22, 2013
Pinch wrote:
01. Since when did being in a minority mean you are wrong?, the majority of people going back in history thought the world was flat.

02. Religion always has and without proof an afterlife written in. Is religion born out of a fear of death a vain attempt to deny mortality?

03. CIA has been mentioned as a source of figures, if by CIA what is meant is the Central Intelligence Agency then i would treat the information and figures as suspect, they are very good at disinformation to the extent that they can hand in hand with the arms industry control Presidential decisions[the tail wags the dog]especially when foreign policy is concerned, remember the weapons of mass destruction?, but that is another subject, sorry.
Ans.

01. You are right truth is not proven by majority or minority . Truth is always right be it in majority or in minority. But I am speaking about the "modern concept of Democracy" where if you are in Majority, you get right to rule. I was commenting on that aspect of Atheists being in minority.

02. Why you blame religions? Have Atheists been able to solve the "riddle of death"? Have they any "prove" that there is no life after death? Are they able to "prove" how every thing got created?

Not giving correct answers and then blaming the religious people, is a very unreasonable and illogical thing, in my view.

03. No one knows what is reality behind CIA figures. People comment on what info leaks out in the press and media.

No one knows the true position.

But they a Crime Syndicate, no doubt.
MUQ

Jubail, Saudi Arabia

#4093 Jan 22, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
Not privy to his thoughts

George Washington added the words “so help me God” to the oath of office , then bent forward to kiss the Bible. How did these words and this gesture come about?

Supposedly the chief justice of New York’s Supreme Court admonished Washington and others that an oath that was not sworn on the Bible would lack legitimacy. As no Bible could be found in Federal Hall, where the swearing in was to be held, one was borrowed from a Masonic lodge a few blocks away.
Ans.

I can picturize what you mean. The Bible was to be a "show piece" a "Symbol" that is present and no one gives any thought to it.

The same way as it happens in our courts and assemblies and parliaments.

It is much easy to keep Bible "covered" and use it as a "swearing aid".
MUQ

Jubail, Saudi Arabia

#4094 Jan 22, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
H .. As Hitler who always wore a crucifix and said... Gott MIT us! God with us!
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Same way as every Currency note issued by Federal Reserve (which by the way is Not Federal and has nothing to do with any reserve, it is Jewish controlled body that controls Us finances) has the phrase "In God We trust"?

They tell a lie, every time you use the US Dollar Bills in any denomination!! Because you do not trust in God!!

How come these Atheists used these "soled" currency notes? They should "blacken out" the name God? Should they not?

They should say "In Nothing We Trust"!!
Adam

Stoke-on-trent, UK

#4095 Jan 22, 2013
MUQ wrote:
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Ans.
Have Atheists been able to solve the "riddle of death"?
Death is not a riddle. When your brain dies, you are gone. Its the harsh reality of life.
Adam

Stoke-on-trent, UK

#4096 Jan 22, 2013
MUQ wrote:
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Are they able to "prove" how every thing got created?
The scientific evidence is that the universe was created in a big bag c.13.7 billion years ago. Life evolved on planet earth over 3.8 billion years from simple forms to complex life we see today.

The myths of the bible and the quran has been proved false. The universe and life was not created in 6 days 6000 years ago.
Adam

Stoke-on-trent, UK

#4097 Jan 22, 2013
MUQ wrote:
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They should say "In Nothing We Trust"!!
Atheists and other free thinkers, believe in lots of different things. Its just that the things they believe in are based in reality and not on myths and fantasy.
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#4098 Jan 22, 2013
Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.
Adam wrote:
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Death is not a riddle. When your brain dies, you are gone. Its the harsh reality of life.

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