Why Atheism Will Replace Religion

Why Atheism Will Replace Religion

There are 14730 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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Since: Apr 08

Watford, UK

#6776 Mar 8, 2013
You gotta be kidding wrote:
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Just because you cant understand what facts are (mainly due to you being brainwashed) dies not change my facts into fantasy.
A fact is a fact whether you choose to accept it or not.

Facts don't need faith.

Contrast that with the various different religions that exist and all the unproveable cosmic mega-beings that people worship.

Religion and gods are based on faith - not facts.

Science is based on facts.
Lincoln

United States

#6777 Mar 8, 2013
Limits to human knowledge are frustrating.

What happens after we die has been discussed in the past by the best minds available.

People who post "god-bot" :-) seem not in this category

DNF

“Judge less, Love more”

Since: Apr 07

Born in Newark Ohio

#6778 Mar 8, 2013
Today I posted a story of the Religion Forum about the Amish Beard Cutting convictions.

Blaming "Atheists" for the failure of religious sects is simply a tragic attempt to ignore the reality that Religious groups often cause most of their own problems.

Think about it. Here we have a group of very conservative religious people attacking their own family members because it was believed they were being "unfaithful to God".

The ideas of "blasphemy" and "heresy" were inventions of man designed to keep people from asking questions and thinking for themselves. Until religions begin to encourage rational thought, and practice the "love and compassion" most claim they are rooted in, those religions will continue to be problematic for themselves.

DNF

“Judge less, Love more”

Since: Apr 07

Born in Newark Ohio

#6779 Mar 8, 2013


Happiness cannot come from hatred or anger. Nobody can say, "Today I am happy because this morning I was very angry." On the contrary, people feel uneasy and sad and say, "Today I am not happy because I lost my temper this morning." Through kindness, whether at our own level or at the national and international level, through mutual understanding and through mutual respect, we will get peace, we will get happiness, and we will get genuine satisfaction.

- His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Thinking

Winsford, UK

#6780 Mar 8, 2013
Golden planets?
You gotta be kidding wrote:
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...bullions of planets...
Thinking

Winsford, UK

#6781 Mar 8, 2013
Wrong- pi is not 3.
You gotta be kidding wrote:
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I fully agree facts will be facts
FACT NO 1: evolution is a lie made up by foolish men to discredit the GOD of the Bible.
FACT NO 2: There is no scientific evidence to back up the evolution lie.
FACT NO 3: the world is about 6000 years old.
FACT NO 4: The creation story is 100% accurate and true.
FACT NO 5: Science has never proved anything in the BIBLE to be incorrect.
Easy lesson even for a fool like you.

Since: Apr 11

Santa Monica, CA

#6782 Mar 8, 2013
You gotta be kidding wrote:
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You really are stupider than I gave you credit. OK answer these questions if you can or if you dare.
1) Was the fossil record made up and written by men?
No. Duh.
You gotta be kidding wrote:
2) What was the surface temperature of the earth 6000 years ago?
About the same it is today. Duh.
You gotta be kidding wrote:
3) Where in the BIBLE does it say or indicate that the world is flat?\
You don't know the buy bull very well. Well, in Isaiah it talks about the circle of the earth, and the heavens being like a tent. And at one point Jesus and Satan go to the top of a mountain, and Satan shows him ALL the kingdoms of earth. That would only be possible if the earth was flat.
You gotta be kidding wrote:
4) Why could the creator not have modified the DNA of man to make the DNA of woman?
It could have. But that doesn't change the fact that the story in Genesis was made up by Bronze Age goat herders who didn't know about DNA, and that's why there is that big problem with the story.
You gotta be kidding wrote:
Go on be brave and answer these simple questions. They are actually all I have been asking you to answer which you have not yet done.
I've answered them. Duh.
You gotta be kidding

Auckland, New Zealand

#6783 Mar 8, 2013
Richardfs wrote:
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So you would kill strippers.
Even though stripping is a total perversion and against the Torah of GOD it is not punishable by death
You gotta be kidding

Auckland, New Zealand

#6784 Mar 8, 2013
Richardfs wrote:
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That is not the way it works. You have made a claim and expect us to believe you. It is now up to you to state your case.
Look around the world and read the BIBLE. Then read a science text book with an open mind and see the stupidity it contains concerning evolution.
You gotta be kidding

Auckland, New Zealand

#6785 Mar 8, 2013
Lacez wrote:
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Another so-called "Christian."
Yet you don't follow the rules of your book.
If you read the posts you would know that I am not a Christian.
You gotta be kidding

Auckland, New Zealand

#6786 Mar 8, 2013
Lacez wrote:
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1. You personally counted every planet? How many planets are there?
2. Scientist have evidence to support that theory, you have no evidence to support your belief in a god, and yet you say it appeared out of thin air as well.
That's called contradicting yourself.
3. There is no evidence whatsoever of a great flood, there is in fact evidence against it, as people were living around that time and lived through that time.
Besides, in your "expert" opinion (giggling a little over here), where did the dinosaur bones come from?
They just magically appeared in the water?
From your horribly misinformed comments, I can surmise that you don't believe dinosaurs ever existed, even though there is plenty of proof behind them and it is a plain fact that they existed.
No I have not personally counted every planet, what an utterly absurd thing to say.

If any scientist has real evidence for evolution they sure are hiding it well. No one else seems to know it.

99% of known fossils, all sedentary rock, multiple rock layers all point to the flood.

For your information the bones come from dead animals. By the way who ever said that the dinosaurs never existed?
You gotta be kidding

Auckland, New Zealand

#6787 Mar 8, 2013
Lacez wrote:
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Actual facts:
1. Evolution is proven.
2. The approximate age of Earth is 6.4 billion years.
3. No one was made from sand, then cloned through a person's rib, in order to then have incest and populate the world.
4. Facts, science, knowledge, intelligence, and common sense, all prove and have proved the bible wrong in many cases.
Again, to you crazy fundies, knowledge threatens you. Because there's a difference between belief and knowledge; god is belief, science is knowledge.
Ok now prove the lies you just posted. That is all I have been asking all along.
1) Post the so called evidence that proves evolution is 100% true and accurate.

2) Prove your extreme earth age to within a million years.
3) Prove man and woman were not created as stated in the BIBLE.
4) Show where any science has disproved the BIBLE.

There you have it now do it.
You gotta be kidding

Auckland, New Zealand

#6788 Mar 8, 2013
Very Cynical Person wrote:
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You know that is not true, if you could produce evidence for this god you would, because all that see the evidence would believe. There would be no atheist if you could provide the evidence and supporting factual and verifiable proof.
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Again this is a copout, because you cannot provide what you state above. That is what is considered a lie.
A lie is something that you know is not true.
If it is not a lie then you believe it to be true.
If you believe it to be true then you can and will proved proof to justify the statement.
If you cannot prove or justify the statement then it falls into the category of a lie.
I make no claims it is you that make the claims, so it befalls you to provide the support for your claims.
Read the BIBLE walk on the grass GOD created look at the eco-systems He put in place there you have evidence, while you are at it, look at the human eye, the bacterial flagellum. All created by GOD.

By your own admission evolution is a lie. THANKS
You gotta be kidding

Auckland, New Zealand

#6789 Mar 8, 2013
swerty wrote:
Muslims go to mosque on a Friday (Venus), Jews go to temple on Saturday (Saturn), and Christians go to church on Sunday (Sun).
No we Jews go to synagogue on Sabbath.
You gotta be kidding

Auckland, New Zealand

#6790 Mar 8, 2013
polymath257 wrote:
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Yes, almost certainly there *are* billions of planets. Given that we have found hundreds just in our local region (fewer then 100 light years from us), they are very common and, given that there are hundreds of billions of stars in *our* galaxy alone, it would be a *underestimate* to say there are billions of planets in our galaxy.
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Right. Most 'shiny things' are stars. But many stars have planets orbiting them.
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Wrong. Biological evolution has nothing to do with the particulars of the Big Bang, nor even abiogenesis. It is simply the statement that biological species change over time and that all species alive today likely had a common ancestor.
The Big Bang, on the other hand, deals with the universe at large. In particular, it describes how it has expanded from a hot, dense state where nuclear fusion can happen to the situation we see today.
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Then you are an idiot. There was no global flood. Most fossils are much, much older than a mere 4000 years. In fact, many civilizations are older than that.
There are billions of objects visible in the sky not all are planets you have no way of knowing how many are actual planets or how much id just dust. It is a long drawn bow to move from hundreds to billion just line in years you are only guessing.

The big bang is the foundation of everything including biological evolution. Everything physical must have a beginning and an end just because we divide it up does not change your lying foundation.

If all species have a common ancestor how did 2 similar mammals evolve to mate and produce the third. I see the lying evolutionists have just identified the very first mammal, answer me this; What was its grand daddy?

How were fossils dated to million or more years old when you lot dated living mollusks to one hundred thousands years old? The same goes for civilizations.

“There is no Truth in Faith”

Since: Dec 08

nowhere near a pound of $100's

#6791 Mar 8, 2013
You gotta be kidding wrote:
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Spending time on here is a fun pass time, I do not perceive this as a waste of time I need to educate and un-brainwash the uneducated and brainwashed. My productive hours are involved in making advancements that will better man kind.
No go out side take off your shoes and walk on the green grass GID created just for you to do that on, if you have none near you find some.
Like with all cancers there is a cure for HIV to be found in creation. But man will insist on perversions to keep it going and the pharmaceutical companies need the money they are paid to keep on looking for nothing, so they wont find it. As for amputees well God heals all the time many 4 limbed people would be amputees with out GOD. The fact that you and others refuse to see His work does not mean he is not active in the world today.
Ummm, yes, that is exactly what it means .... http://loving-shepherd.org/blog/wp-content/up...

“There is no Truth in Faith”

Since: Dec 08

nowhere near a pound of $100's

#6792 Mar 8, 2013
You gotta be kidding wrote:
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First group, No's 1,2 and 3 are perverted not uncivilised.
Second group, No's 2, 3, 4 and 5 are also perversions but also uncivilised.
And YOU get to say what is a perverson and what is not. How handy is that? No wonder religion is so popular among megalomaniacs
You gotta be kidding

Auckland, New Zealand

#6793 Mar 8, 2013
polymath257 wrote:
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No, that is a falsehood. Evolution was discovered by Christians attempting to fit the data into their Bible and failing. They realized that species change over time long before Charles Darwin.
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Again, a falsehood. The fossil record, genetics, population dynamics, actual observations, etc *all* point to the fact that species change over geological time and that the modern species are all related.
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Stupidly false. We have cities that are older than 10,000 years (Jericho). We have art from 23,000 years ago. And we know that the earth is about 4.5 billion year old.
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A absolute falsehood and delusionally so.
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The exodus never happened. The global flood never happened.
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You need to actually learn some truths before you start casting stones.
Charlie's grand daddy was the first of all and he may have been a christian but like Charlie he did not know the GOD of the BIBLE>

Yes things change if you go into the sun you get a sun tan, but you have not changed species.

Once again dating is not a science it relies on superstition and guess work (see above for mare info).

Prove the creation account wrong.
Prove the world wide flood never happened.
Prove the exodus never happened.

There you have it now DO IT.
You gotta be kidding

Auckland, New Zealand

#6794 Mar 8, 2013
TerryL wrote:
<quoted text>Of course it's easy. Being ignorant, as you so proudly display, takes no real effort,... except for that whole denying reality thing that your type is so adept at.
The fear of GOD is the beginning of all knowledge
The believing in evolution is the beginning of all ignorance.

“There is no Truth in Faith”

Since: Dec 08

nowhere near a pound of $100's

#6795 Mar 8, 2013
You gotta be kidding wrote:
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Charlie's grand daddy was the first of all and he may have been a christian but like Charlie he did not know the GOD of the BIBLE>
Yes things change if you go into the sun you get a sun tan, but you have not changed species.
Once again dating is not a science it relies on superstition and guess work (see above for mare info).
Prove the creation account wrong.
Prove the world wide flood never happened.
Prove the exodus never happened.
There you have it now DO IT.
Sooooo ..... Dennis Rodman and Mr. T have been in the sun too long? Dang! If I didn't already know you are an idiot, that would almost be believable.

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