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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MUQ

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

#10476 May 9, 2013
[QUOTE who="KJV
"]<quoted text>
Atheist believe God does not exist.
<quoted text>
Khatru:
"Atheists believe there are no gods."
Bingo!!
A positive belief!!
As in Religion!
A positive assertion in a belief put the burden of proof on "you" that there is no gods!
This is a perfect example of an Atheist that DOES believe there is no God.
Not an atheist that has an absence of all beliefs.
Merriam-Webster
athe·ist\ˈā-thē-ist\
noun
: one who believes that there is no deity
Point proven!
To easy.
LOL[/QUOTE]

Irrespective of whatever you do, you cannot find a "positive definition" of Atheism.

And you can NEVER define who is an atheist, how it could replace religions?

When you destroy a building or structure, you have to build another one to replace it. Just destroying the building and structure and leaving the void unfilled is a mark of stupidity.

That is why I say, Atheism shall never replace religion, because it has nothing to offer to its believers.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#10477 May 9, 2013
Atheism is not believing in god/s.

Not believing in ancient desert delusions is a positive thing Muq. That's why you sell children into forced marriage and we don't. Your people fly planes into buildings and we don't.
MUQ wrote:
Irrespective of whatever you do, you cannot find a "positive definition" of Atheism.

And you can NEVER define who is an atheist, how it could replace religions?

When you destroy a building or structure, you have to build another one to replace it. Just destroying the building and structure and leaving the void unfilled is a mark of stupidity.

That is why I say, Atheism shall never replace religion, because it has nothing to offer to its believers.
spudgun

Stoke-on-trent, UK

#10478 May 9, 2013
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
..When you destroy a building or structure, you have to build another one to replace it. Just destroying the building and structure and leaving the void unfilled is a mark of stupidity.
..
You replace superstition with reason. You replace irrationality with rationality. You replace stupidity with intelligence. Supernatural with the natural. Fantasy with reality.
Thinking

UK

#10479 May 9, 2013
He's also missing an important point: I'm not particularly bothered about out of context Einstein quotes.

We have all benefited from the science that Einstein got right - but we haven't built our lives on Einstein's chit chat.
Imhotep wrote:
<quoted text>
This maroon Uses Einstein as if he were a Christian idiot like he is.
Christians know how to lie very well... After all they've been brought up on lies their entire life.

Richardfs

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#10480 May 9, 2013
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
Irrespective of whatever you do, you cannot find a "positive definition" of Atheism.
And you can NEVER define who is an atheist, how it could replace religions?
When you destroy a building or structure, you have to build another one to replace it. Just destroying the building and structure and leaving the void unfilled is a mark of stupidity.
That is why I say, Atheism shall never replace religion, because it has nothing to offer to its believers.
That's right because we protect children rather than abuse, rape and murder them.
Thinking

UK

#10481 May 9, 2013
Religion suits you because you need an excuse to mutilate girls.
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
Irrespective of whatever you do, you cannot find a "positive definition" of Atheism.
And you can NEVER define who is an atheist, how it could replace religions?
When you destroy a building or structure, you have to build another one to replace it. Just destroying the building and structure and leaving the void unfilled is a mark of stupidity.
That is why I say, Atheism shall never replace religion, because it has nothing to offer to its believers.

Since: Apr 08

Watford, UK

#10482 May 9, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
Albert Einstein was persecuted by the Nazis.
USA took him in as a refugee.
YAY for the U S A !!!
Werner Von Braun's rockets killed thousands.

The USA took him in and paid him thousands.

YAY for the USA!!!
Lincoln

United States

#10483 May 9, 2013
Khatru wrote:
<quoted text>
Werner Von Braun's rockets killed thousands.
The USA took him in and paid him thousands.
YAY for the USA!!!
A valid Point.
Werner Von Braun
put rockets in on London

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#10484 May 9, 2013
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
Irrespective of whatever you do, you cannot find a "positive definition" of Atheism.
And you can NEVER define who is an atheist, how it could replace religions?
It 'replaces' religion when the religion is abandoned.
When you destroy a building or structure, you have to build another one to replace it. Just destroying the building and structure and leaving the void unfilled is a mark of stupidity.
Not if the building is crumbling and is a hazard to the safety of people walking by.
That is why I say, Atheism shall never replace religion, because it has nothing to offer to its believers.
Well, the hope is that religion will be recognized as the superstition it is and gradually fade away.
pen name

Renton, WA

#10485 May 9, 2013
polymath257 wrote:
Well, the hope is that religion will be recognized as the superstition it is and gradually fade away.

Never happen. The truth is only suppressed with the violence of atheism as seen in the ussr and china, korea. No truth in atheism which is a pagan superstition.

The marxist often call "religion" a superstition for their political revolution. Has nothing to do with real world history which supports the biblical account.

“Liberty & Justice For All”

Since: Aug 11

United States of America

#10486 May 9, 2013
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Einstein was asked in an interview:“Do you believe in the God of Spinoza?”

Einstein answered:“I can’t answer with a simple yes or no. I’m not an atheist and I don’t think I can call myself a pantheist. We are in the position of a little child entering a huge library filled with books in many different languages. The child knows someone must have written those books. It does not know how. The child dimly suspects a mysterious order in the arrangement of the books but doesn’t know what it is. That, it seems to me, is the attitude of even the most intelligent human being toward God. We see a universe marvellously arranged and obeying certain laws, but only dimly understand these laws. Our limited minds cannot grasp the mysterious force that moves the constellations. I am fascinated by Spinoza’s pantheism, but admire even more his contributions to modern thought because he is the first philosopher to deal with the soul and the body as one, not two separate things.”

“There is no Truth in Faith”

Since: Dec 08

nowhere near a pound of $100's

#10487 May 9, 2013
ezdzit wrote:
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Einstein was asked in an interview:“Do you believe in the God of Spinoza?”
Einstein answered:“I can’t answer with a simple yes or no. I’m not an atheist and I don’t think I can call myself a pantheist. We are in the position of a little child entering a huge library filled with books in many different languages. The child knows someone must have written those books. It does not know how. The child dimly suspects a mysterious order in the arrangement of the books but doesn’t know what it is. That, it seems to me, is the attitude of even the most intelligent human being toward God. We see a universe marvellously arranged and obeying certain laws, but only dimly understand these laws. Our limited minds cannot grasp the mysterious force that moves the constellations. I am fascinated by Spinoza’s pantheism, but admire even more his contributions to modern thought because he is the first philosopher to deal with the soul and the body as one, not two separate things.”
A child will also see "bunnies" in cloud formations. That does not mean there is a bunny there. This is the same with your "Intelligent Designer", you see formations that to you indicate a designer is present. The child's perspective is at least more intelligent, because he knows that bunnies exist. You don't even know that much about your designer.

Basically, you've got nothing again.
Lincoln

United States

#10488 May 9, 2013
Intelligent design is fallacious but serves to drive smug atheists mad when taught in public schools.
Any teachers from rural America will validate this.
The Dude

Macclesfield, UK

#10489 May 9, 2013
pen name wrote:
<quoted text>
Never happen. The truth is only suppressed with the violence of atheism as seen in the ussr and china, korea. No truth in atheism which is a pagan superstition.
The marxist often call "religion" a superstition for their political revolution. Has nothing to do with real world history which supports the biblical account.
Of course if that were correct that would your god the most violent being in existence. And what's more, you would call it "righteous".
The Dude

Macclesfield, UK

#10490 May 9, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
Intelligent design is fallacious but serves to drive smug atheists mad when taught in public schools.
Oh, and don't forget everyone who has to pay for the court fees afterwards. Not that the fundies care. They have no problem with destroying education. In fact they promote it.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#10491 May 9, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
Intelligent design is fallacious but serves to drive smug atheists mad when taught in public schools.
Any teachers from rural America will validate this.
Wow. Great reason to add it to the curriculum. How about what's best for society, the student or simply sticking to the intent of our Constitution.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#10492 May 9, 2013
Which is why Lincoln aka KJV supports it.
The Dude wrote:
<quoted text>Oh, and don't forget everyone who has to pay for the court fees afterwards. Not that the fundies care. They have no problem with destroying education. In fact they promote it.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#10493 May 9, 2013
Most believers are against ID being taught in schools and fight the madness. Which is why ID is not taught in public schools and even few private schools allow it.

Kids can go to the school library and check out a copy of the crap, needless to say it collects dust.
RHill wrote:
<quoted text>Wow. Great reason to add it to the curriculum. How about what's best for society, the student or simply sticking to the intent of our Constitution.
Lincoln

United States

#10498 May 9, 2013
The Dude wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh, and don't forget everyone who has to pay for the court fees afterwards. Not that the fundies care. They have no problem with destroying education. In fact they promote it.
There are no court fees.
No trials.
Mentioning Intelligent design takes five minutes tops.
There is no curriculum and no evidence.
It is all religious and part and parcel of the Republican Party in the Red states.
Obama-Biden 2012 victory had no effect unfortunately.
Counties operate their own public school system in the US.
Lincoln

United States

#10500 May 9, 2013
Brit Expat wrote:
Why Atheism Will Replace Religion!!!!!!
Its a pretty simple answer really. Education! Although the bible belt in the USA and other places are bound to lag behind. Brainwashing from birth will always be the obstacle. This is not an opinion but a FACT.
"This is not an opinion but a FACT."

Several statements and most are opinions,
unless you can not tell the difference?

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