Why Atheism Will Replace Religion

Why Atheism Will Replace Religion

There are 14715 comments on the News24 story from Aug 27, 2012, titled Why Atheism Will Replace Religion. In it, News24 reports that:

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.

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#5440 Feb 10, 2013
The proof is in the puddin'. Non-believers have significantly more lifetime suicide attempts than believers because they have fewer reasons to stay alive. Non-believers exhibit more impulsivity, aggression and substance abuse.
Thinking

Yeovil, UK

#5441 Feb 10, 2013
The 9/11 bombers say otherwise.

BBSting wrote:
The proof is in the puddin'. Non-believers have significantly more lifetime suicide attempts than believers because they have fewer reasons to stay alive. Non-believers exhibit more impulsivity, aggression and substance abuse.

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#5442 Feb 10, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
<quoted text>Yes.
And you are too dumb to understand why.
No not at all I see your point now.
I think it's funny that I was careful enough to point out it was from Milton and still someone had issues with it.

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#5443 Feb 10, 2013
Thinking wrote:
The 9/11 bombers say otherwise.
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9/11 bombers demonstrate that every ideology has its fringe extremists.

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#5444 Feb 10, 2013
BBSting wrote:
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9/11 bombers demonstrate that every ideology has its fringe extremists.
Except for the fact that they did it because of religious belief. The main danger behind your cults - taking life based on a myth.
Thinking

Yeovil, UK

#5445 Feb 10, 2013
Non sequitur.
BBSting wrote:
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9/11 bombers demonstrate that every ideology has its fringe extremists.

“Vita e' Bella.”

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#5446 Feb 10, 2013
Ahhhhh......there's something about the aroma of marinara sauce simmering on the stove....its down right soulful I tell ya. The problem with Atheists is that other than April Fool's Day, they have no holidays. Vita e' Bella.

Since: Apr 11

Santa Monica, CA

#5447 Feb 10, 2013
BBSting wrote:
The proof is in the puddin'. Non-believers have significantly more lifetime suicide attempts than believers because they have fewer reasons to stay alive. Non-believers exhibit more impulsivity, aggression and substance abuse.
Assuming for the sake of argument that's is true, it wouldn't argue for the existence of god. It would just show that ignorance is bliss.

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#5448 Feb 10, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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Except for the fact that they did it because of religious belief. The main danger behind your cults - taking life based on a myth.
Atheists have killed without religious belief. So what? You will find killers in every creed or lack thereof.

“There are other issues.”

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#5449 Feb 10, 2013
BBSting wrote:
<quoted text>Atheists have killed without religious belief. So what? You will find killers in every creed or lack thereof.
I agree.

“Vita e' Bella.”

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#5450 Feb 10, 2013
BBSting wrote:
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Atheists have killed without religious belief. So what? You will find killers in every creed or lack thereof.
Bravo! Well said.
Jumper The Wise

Owensboro, KY

#5451 Feb 10, 2013
But Atheists are less prone to kill because they have no afterlife.

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#5452 Feb 10, 2013
Jumper The Wise wrote:
But Atheists are less prone to kill because they have no afterlife.
What?

That makes no sense!

“Darwin died for your sins”

Since: Aug 08

Nunya

#5453 Feb 10, 2013
Langoliers wrote:
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What?
That makes no sense!
What he's saying is; why would you throw away the only life you get? That's why the poster he replied to is just pulling things out of their ass.
Fitz

Roseville, MI

#5454 Feb 10, 2013
madscot wrote:
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What he's saying is; why would you throw away the only life you get? That's why the poster he replied to is just pulling things out of their ass.
Its an interesting argument but the fact remains that blodiest regimes in history, the ones that took part in mass death camps were millions were killed, were all expressley atheist.

“Darwin died for your sins”

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Nunya

#5455 Feb 10, 2013
Fitz wrote:
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Its an interesting argument but the fact remains that blodiest regimes in history, the ones that took part in mass death camps were millions were killed, were all expressley atheist.
That doesn't come any where close to killing everyone on the planet except 8 people.

“Darwin died for your sins”

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Nunya

#5456 Feb 10, 2013
Fitz wrote:
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Its an interesting argument but the fact remains that blodiest regimes in history, the ones that took part in mass death camps were millions were killed, were all expressley atheist.
But I fail to see what this has to do my post.
Fitz

Roseville, MI

#5457 Feb 10, 2013
Who wants to kill everyone on the planet except 8 people?(and wich 8?)

What about the enviromentalist's and their plan for "voluntary self extinction" - Seriously, its a movment were everyone on the planet kills themselves at the same time in order to save earth from human kind.

If yourrefering to the story of Noah, your probably thinking of the grade school version most people are aware of.

In the Torah version they speak of the flood covering the entire "land" were ZNoah and his people lived... and he gathered all the animals of "the land"...

So its often interpreted to be of a much smaller scale flood than the entire planet.. As such it seems much more plausable for both Noah to cather all the animals and for a flood that size to be possible.

“Darwin died for your sins”

Since: Aug 08

Nunya

#5458 Feb 10, 2013
Fitz wrote:
Who wants to kill everyone on the planet except 8 people?(and wich 8?)
What about the enviromentalist's and their plan for "voluntary self extinction" - Seriously, its a movment were everyone on the planet kills themselves at the same time in order to save earth from human kind.
If yourrefering to the story of Noah, your probably thinking of the grade school version most people are aware of.
In the Torah version they speak of the flood covering the entire "land" were ZNoah and his people lived... and he gathered all the animals of "the land"...
So its often interpreted to be of a much smaller scale flood than the entire planet.. As such it seems much more plausable for both Noah to cather all the animals and for a flood that size to be possible.
That's not what the Bible says. But this still has nothing to do with my view that a person that has only one life feels compelled not to throw it away.

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#5459 Feb 10, 2013
madscot wrote:
<quoted text>That doesn't come any where close to killing everyone on the planet except 8 people.
Aren't you lucky that your relatives were two of the eight.

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