Why Atheism Will Replace Religion

Aug 27, 2012 Full story: News24 14,477

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

“There is no Truth in Faith”

Since: Dec 08

nowhere near a pound of $100's

#4591 Jan 29, 2013
Langoliers wrote:
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Don't feel bad no body has that answer.
I'm glad you have no problem believing something was always and will be always.
Your believes are not that different then mine in this respect.
As far as what God is made out of I don't know. Maybe pure energy!
Then again! If energy comprises the entire universe and everything in it and it has always existed, no creator is required.

“Exercise Your Brain”

Since: Jun 07

Planet Earth

#4592 Jan 29, 2013
Educated What wrote:
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Lol! Just because you say you're 50 doesn't mean you are. It has nothing to do with math, it has a lot to do with you and your lies. Notre Dame was amazing and because of that university I am living a very comfortable living with my businesses. Ashamed of the universities? Who cares what you think? What have you done to help others? What have you done to become a good person? I am probably paying taxes for your Medicare. You're welcome! Now go back and put on your hug me jacket.
I see you are very familiar with making up things as you go along, much like......theists.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#4593 Jan 29, 2013
Ooogah Boogah wrote:
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Technically, an "explosion" is a rapid combustion of a fuel.
Not always. I would consider a supernova to be an explosion, but it has no combustion. For that matter, if you puncture a tank of compressed gas, you will get an explosion with no combustion also.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#4594 Jan 29, 2013
Langoliers wrote:
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I just listed a few science articles claiming it was the biggest bang of all.
There are hundreds of them on the web.
However I'm aware of the non explosion rapid expansion model also.
There are also many other Theory's on the beginning of the universe.
And what does that *actual* Big Bang theory say? You know, the one used by cosmologists when they are studying the universe? Does *that* model have an expansion of space (not an explosion) or material moving in space away from a center (explosion)? Hint: the *actual* Big Bang theory is based on general relativity.

“There is no Truth in Faith”

Since: Dec 08

nowhere near a pound of $100's

#4595 Jan 29, 2013
polymath257 wrote:
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Not always. I would consider a supernova to be an explosion, but it has no combustion. For that matter, if you puncture a tank of compressed gas, you will get an explosion with no combustion also.
Hmmm perhaps I was thinking of the term "detonation".

But "explosion" still does not technically apply because an explosion is a rapid expansion INTO 3D space. The big bang was rapid expansion OF 3D space.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#4596 Jan 29, 2013
Ooogah Boogah wrote:
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Hmmm perhaps I was thinking of the term "detonation".
But "explosion" still does not technically apply because an explosion is a rapid expansion INTO 3D space. The big bang was rapid expansion OF 3D space.
I wasn't disagreeing with that aspect, just the claim of combustion being needed for an explosion. Yes, detonation would be different in that.

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#4597 Jan 29, 2013
Less religion. More relationship.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#4598 Jan 29, 2013
Langoliers wrote:
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Not refuted or debunked just disagreed with.
Perhaps you prefer an article from NASA:
http://map.gsfc.nasa.gov/universe/bb_concepts...

"Please keep in mind the following important points to avoid misconceptions about the Big Bang and expansion:

The Big Bang did not occur at a single point in space as an "explosion." It is better thought of as the simultaneous appearance of space everywhere in the universe. That region of space that is within our present horizon was indeed no bigger than a point in the past. Nevertheless, if all of space both inside and outside our horizon is infinite now, it was born infinite. If it is closed and finite, then it was born with zero volume and grew from that. In neither case is there a "center of expansion" - a point from which the universe is expanding away from. In the ball analogy, the radius of the ball grows as the universe expands, but all points on the surface of the ball (the universe) recede from each other in an identical fashion. The interior of the ball should not be regarded as part of the universe in this analogy.

By definition, the universe encompasses all of space and time as we know it, so it is beyond the realm of the Big Bang model to postulate what the universe is expanding into. In either the open or closed universe, the only "edge" to space-time occurs at the Big Bang (and perhaps its counterpart the Big Crunch), so it is not logically necessary (or sensible) to consider this question.

It is beyond the realm of the Big Bang Model to say what gave rise to the Big Bang. There are a number of speculative theories about this topic, but none of them make realistically testable predictions as of yet."
Jumper The Wise

Owensboro, KY

#4599 Jan 29, 2013
Wow.
And I thought I was slipping into a black hole.

“Darwin died for your sins”

Since: Aug 08

Nunya

#4600 Jan 29, 2013
MUQ wrote:
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Do you KNOW the difference between a needle and Universe?
A needle shows you that some "human" made it, whilst this "Universe" shows that it came by "Itself"?
Boy You are really great!!
So you're comparing apples to oranges. WTF else is new?

“Darwin died for your sins”

Since: Aug 08

Nunya

#4601 Jan 29, 2013
Langoliers wrote:
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Oh I see, I have yet to hear of a shot being fired that went over the Internet and came out of the computer on the end just where it was intended.
But a science nut could be seen believing this.
Whatever you say dickhat.

“Darwin died for your sins”

Since: Aug 08

Nunya

#4602 Jan 29, 2013
Ooogah Boogah wrote:
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Fortunately, there are now also non-religious gun nuts.
True
MUQ

Jubail, Saudi Arabia

#4603 Jan 29, 2013
River Tam wrote:
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Do you know how to cook?
Do you know how to use a cigarette filter?
Can you cook it on a can?
I can.
Are you a Can?

Vow!!
MUQ

Jubail, Saudi Arabia

#4604 Jan 29, 2013
madscot wrote:
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So you're comparing apples to oranges. WTF else is new?
Is there "another Universe" to which we should compare "Our Universe"?

Why you play so dumb?

“There are other issues.”

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#4605 Jan 29, 2013
albtraum wrote:
<quoted text>I see you are very familiar with making up things as you go along, much like......theists.
I see you are prejudice and quick to judge. Look through the thread and you will encounter a lot of atheists making things up. Anyway this is fun.

“Darwin died for your sins”

Since: Aug 08

Nunya

#4606 Jan 29, 2013
MUQ wrote:
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Is there "another Universe" to which we should compare "Our Universe"?
Why you play so dumb?
Oh for fu&k sake. You can't compare a needle to the universe. Can you not get that through your dense skull?

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#4607 Jan 29, 2013
Langoliers wrote:
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"Reason Personified" wrote:
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"I was a Christain for longer than I have been atheist."
Langoliers wrote:
Well that will certainly change now won't it?
You don't understand the meaning here?
No, it will not change.

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#4608 Jan 29, 2013
People will always choose to believe in something over nothing. When the rubber meets the road, people need hope.

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#4609 Jan 29, 2013
01Justsayin wrote:
People will always choose to believe in something over nothing. When the rubber meets the road, people need hope.
When the rubber meets the road, people need friction.

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#4610 Jan 29, 2013
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>When the rubber meets the road, people need friction.

lol Aye. That too ;)

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