Why Atheism Will Replace Religion

Why Atheism Will Replace Religion

There are 14736 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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“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#14619 Sep 16, 2013
ezdzit wrote:
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Nine Justices on the United States Supreme Court decided that atheism is a religion. It says the definition of a religion need not be based on a belief in the existence of a supreme being. In the 1961 case of Torcaso v. Watkins, the court described "secular humanism" as a religion.
Nine million can say it, but they can't make it true. I can call you a "Coca Cola", it won't make you one. There is no system in atheism, other than an imaginary one in the minds of idiots.

Secular humanism and atheism are not the same thing.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#14621 Sep 16, 2013
ezdzit wrote:
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LOL Truth hurts, huh?
Truth?

“Liberty & Justice For All”

Since: Aug 11

United States of America

#14622 Sep 16, 2013
RHill wrote:
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... I also should have said ...
Where did I, an Atheist, hear this? From another Atheist? No. From some Atheist tract, handout or televised special? No. From a Satanist or some representative of a Satanist Church? No.
I heard it from a 'bot. A godbot.
Consider the source people! It's the same source as all evil in the world, pouring forth like an endless font of putrescence, bursting like pus from an angry festering boil ... that is the pox religion has placed upon Mankind's overburdened backs!!!
LOL "....same source as all evil in the world, pouring forth like an endless font of putrescence, bursting like pus from an angry festering boil ... that is the pox religion has placed upon Mankind's overburdened backs!!!

Such a drama queen!

I'm just the messenger, bubba. If you don't like the message posted on the Church of Satan's website....rant at THEM about it.

“Liberty & Justice For All”

Since: Aug 11

United States of America

#14623 Sep 16, 2013
RHill wrote:
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There might be a lot of Satanists claiming to be Atheist, but you'll never find an Atheist claiming to be a Satanist. You lose, ultimate fail!!
Satanists ARE atheists, bubba. Atheism is the foundation of the Church of Satan and a pre-requistite for membership. Claiming that atheists and satanists are separate species ain't going to work. They talk the same talk, walk the same walk, and embrace the same narcissistic philosophy,
Dak-Original

Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

#14624 Sep 16, 2013
ezdzit wrote:
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Satanists ARE atheists, bubba. Atheism is the foundation of the Church of Satan and a pre-requistite for membership. Claiming that atheists and satanists are separate species ain't going to work. They talk the same talk, walk the same walk, and embrace the same narcissistic philosophy,
What bubba thinking is that? If the Atheists lot do not believe in God then how can they believe in Satan?

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#14626 Sep 16, 2013
ezdzit wrote:
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LOL "....same source as all evil in the world, pouring forth like an endless font of putrescence, bursting like pus from an angry festering boil ... that is the pox religion has placed upon Mankind's overburdened backs!!!
Such a drama queen!
I'm just the messenger, bubba. If you don't like the message posted on the Church of Satan's website....rant at THEM about it.
I would not lend them the limited support even a brief visit would offer, much less re-post their 'dogma' give it more exposure. Perhaps YOU are the Satanist!

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#14627 Sep 16, 2013
ezdzit wrote:
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Satanists ARE atheists, bubba. Atheism is the foundation of the Church of Satan and a pre-requistite for membership. Claiming that atheists and satanists are separate species ain't going to work. They talk the same talk, walk the same walk, and embrace the same narcissistic philosophy,
Narcissistic? This from a 'chosen one' on the path to 'Cosmic Consciousness' that many try for and few achieve, yada yada yada. Most anything you say is invalidated by association. LOL

Seems to me, Satanists and godbots have a lot in common. A few names have been changed to corrupt the innocent.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#14628 Sep 16, 2013
ezdzit wrote:
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All Gods are fiction ... check.
The Universe as being indifferent to us ... check.
Morals and and values are human constructions ... check.
Do not believe in Satan as a being or person ... check.
No supernatural beings ... check.
Things I agree with the Satanists on.

“Liberty & Justice For All”

Since: Aug 11

United States of America

#14629 Sep 16, 2013
RHill wrote:
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I would not lend them the limited support even a brief visit would offer, much less re-post their 'dogma' give it more exposure. Perhaps YOU are the Satanist!
Moi? A satanist?

Bwaaaaaaaahahahahahahahahahaha hahahahahaha......
LCNLin

United States

#14631 Sep 16, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>So the Satanist is a self proclaimed god, like Jehovah(also self proclaimed), and this god "Satanist" does not believe in gods(himself)? Sounds like a exorcism video on youtube is in his future.
As one of our most esteemed posters, earlier said it so well .... "Satanist may claim to be atheist, but atheist do not claim to be Satanist".
Irish call this Malarkey, and Malarkey is be,
looking for documentation in vain,
Opinions like a weather vane..

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#14632 Sep 16, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
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Irish call this Malarkey, and Malarkey is be,
looking for documentation in vain,
Opinions like a weather vane..
~ click ~
MUQ

Qatif, Saudi Arabia

#14633 Sep 16, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>Religion is cancer, atheism is no cancer. And that sounds good to anyone who actually knows the meaning of the words theism and atheism.
If religion is a cancer, how it will be "replaced" by Atheism?

Do you replace cancer by something else? or you remove it?

Perhaps you do not know how to phrase your words. Please re-try it.!!

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#14634 Sep 16, 2013
MUQ wrote:
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If religion is a cancer, how it will be "replaced" by Atheism?
Do you replace cancer by something else? or you remove it?
Perhaps you do not know how to phrase your words. Please re-try it.!!
We need a word for what it's going to be like when religion goes away. It'll have to be a new word, because Mankind has never stood on it's own feet before. Is there a word for when a baby draws it's first breath? How about when a young bird takes it's first flight? It will be like a "Childhood's End" <apologies to Arthur C. Clarke> with our species finally putting away "childish things" and reaching towards a future where we are not all doomed by some petty deity. Certainly our second and most welcome Renaissance.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#14635 Sep 16, 2013
ezdzit wrote:
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Moi? A satanist?
Bwaaaaaaaahahahahahahahahahaha hahahahahaha......
And why not? You're certainly evil enough. Let's face it ... all religion is basically us Humans trying to personify our vague instinctual concepts of 'good and evil'. We 'worship' by emulation that which our peculiar mix of 'nature and nurture' predisposes us towards. You apparently think it's funny that you could be 'lumped in' with Satan, but a quick review of your style and techniques reveal you two are practically brothers. I, on the other hand ... er, never mind. All these labels is the Junior Scientist in us trying to classify things ... gets rather tiresome, don't you think?
MUQ

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

#14636 Sep 17, 2013
RHill wrote:
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We need a word for what it's going to be like when religion goes away. It'll have to be a new word, because Mankind has never stood on it's own feet before. Is there a word for when a baby draws it's first breath? How about when a young bird takes it's first flight? It will be like a "Childhood's End" <apologies to Arthur C. Clarke> with our species finally putting away "childish things" and reaching towards a future where we are not all doomed by some petty deity. Certainly our second and most welcome Renaissance.
They are shouting Atheism will replace religion, please coin anew word. may be it would become popular.
spudgun

Stoke-on-trent, UK

#14637 Sep 17, 2013
MUQ wrote:
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They are shouting Atheism will replace religion, please coin anew word. may be it would become popular.
Atheism is already the default position in many countries in the world. In Estonia "76% of the population state no specific religious affiliation." If >you< were born in Estonia to an atheist family, what are the chances you would be a devout muslim? In reality, next to zero.

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#14638 Sep 17, 2013
MUQ wrote:
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If religion is a cancer, how it will be "replaced" by Atheism?
Do you replace cancer by something else? or you remove it?
Perhaps you do not know how to phrase your words. Please re-try it.!!
It simply will no longer exist. No cancer.
It is incredibly simple to understand. Atheism is the lack of theism.
MUQ

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

#14639 Sep 17, 2013
R Hill wrote:
Someday, in the distant, far rosier future, terms like 'religion' or 'atheism' or 'war' will become meaningless. Humankind will frolic in green pastures, along the shores of pristine,..

Is that "positive" enough? Is that kind of what you godbots have planned? Not some kind of fiery Armageddon? I'm confused on exactly who or what you consider "positive".
Ans.

I wish, we could live in that "ideal world" which you are dreaming of.

And your diagnosis is wrong that "the root cause" we do not have ideal world is because of religion.

Why you forgot about "Communist experience"? That regime was devoid of religion, why it could not create that Ideal world which they dream of?

The world which you have dream of and much better with all "positives" and no "negatives" is indeed the eternal abode of those who pass this test of human life!!

Why not prepare for it, right now?
MUQ

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

#14640 Sep 17, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>It simply will no longer exist. No cancer.
It is incredibly simple to understand. Atheism is the lack of theism.
Again the same "Negative" definition, not able to define what Atheism is and who is an atheist!!
Dak-Original

Edinburgh, UK

#14641 Sep 17, 2013
MUQ wrote:
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If religion is a cancer, how it will be "replaced" by Atheism?
Do you replace cancer by something else? or you remove it?
Perhaps you do not know how to phrase your words. Please re-try it.!!
Religion is not a thing like a car, etc, but mere belief in mind. Belief then can be replaced by another belief or no belief. OH! B Helper MUQ!

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