Atheism requires as much faith as rel...

Atheism requires as much faith as religion?

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Atheism requires as much faith as religion? bearvspuma : The only problem with this rationalization is that ita s assuming all athiests are so because theya re intelligent in the ways of science and reasoning and all people that believe in a form of god are unintelligent.

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IPSEC

Arlington, TX

#223000 Apr 4, 2014
number four wrote:
<quoted text>..HELL...is true , whether you believe..or..not ....God .
It has nothing to do with belief. I don't believe that water boils at 100C at MSL. We have evidence that it does. We have no evidence for any of the different versions of Hell among the 40,000 sects and schisms of Christianity. Not only do they disagree on what or where Hell is, they can't even agree that it exists. Why should I take your word over the word of potentially a billion of Christians that disagree with you? Until you can provide evidence and come to a consensus, all you provide are the immoral, miscellaneous ramblings of a lunatic that considers infinite torture for finite thought crime to be some sort of justice. That's just disgusting, pathetic, and weird.
IPSEC

Arlington, TX

#223001 Apr 4, 2014
Eagle 12 wrote:
<quoted text>
Job 2:1
King James Version (KJV)
2. Again there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan came also among them to present himself before the Lord.
Isn't it funny that Satan has direct, observational knowledge of the Jesus story but doesn't find it compelling enough? Here we are with zero evidence of Dear Leader and are expected to tithe the charlatans in response.

Catcher1

Since: Sep 10

Fremont, CA

#223002 Apr 4, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
I would be waiting a long time, since there is none.
Now you understand that a prayer said over a PA system in a public school violates nothing in the U.S. Constitution.
It would violate the old USSR constitution, if there still was a USSR, and if we were there.
But nothing in the U.S. version.
Do you ever wonder why so many atheists are under the false impression that there is such a provision in the Constitution?
Religious indoctrination? Atheists would like to live in the USSR? Atheists are just stupid?
Maybe you have the answer.
I have the answer.

But there's no point giving it to you.

You know why.

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#223003 Apr 4, 2014
IPSEC wrote:
<quoted text>Isn't it funny that Satan has direct, observational knowledge of the Jesus story but doesn't find it compelling enough?
Excellent point.
IPSEC

Fort Worth, TX

#223004 Apr 4, 2014
wilderide wrote:
<quoted text>
Excellent point.
I haven't found a Christian that will even address it. Ostrich time.
IPSEC

Fort Worth, TX

#223005 Apr 4, 2014
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
If she chose sex and chose to be irresponsible about it, yes.
But she wasn't "forced" into becoming a mom, she CHOSE to risk it and therefore CHOSE it.
<quoted text>
Absolutely! She shouldn't be having sex in the first place.
<quoted text>
Hell no. That's why he shouldn't be having sex and risking knocking a girl up.
<quoted text>
What?! Hell no. That boy and that girl made their choices. They need to man-up about it, get jobs and take care of their "accident". The grandparents didn't force them to try sex, the grandparents aren't financially responsible.
<quoted text>
Huh? They wouldn't become parents again, their kid's would be.
<quoted text>
I agree. If they're gonna do it, they're gonna do it.
It's their choice if they choose to be responsible about it.
Ever stop to think that actions and choices have consequences? Ever consider that a 13 year old having sex is illegal and immoral?
Marie Barnard was delighted when, after decades of silence on the topic, Mississippi passed a law requiring school districts to teach sex education. But the lesson involving the Peppermint Pattie wasn’t what she had in mind for her sons.

The curricula adopted by the school district in Oxford called on students to unwrap a piece of chocolate, pass it around class and observe how dirty it became.

"They’re using the Peppermint Pattie to show that a girl is no longer clean or valuable after she’s had sex — that she’s been used," said Barnard, who works in public health. "That shouldn’t be the lesson we send kids about sex."

Unfortunately, the dirty scary chocolate trick still doesn’t work. The outcomes they want to prevent are actually being worsened by their evasive silly little abstinence-only games.

So they have a new threat that they make:

Johnson thought he had made a good case for contraception education when he shared disturbing statistics: The local birthrate was 73 out of 1,000 females between 15 and 19; the national rate is 29.4 per 1,000.

He encountered the usual gasps of shock when he revealed that the rate of chlamydia, at 1,346.8 per 100,000 people, was nearly double the rest of Mississippi, and approaching triple the U.S. rate.

But later Johnson got a call from someone who had attended the board meeting — telling him that people who have sex before marriage don’t go to heaven. The board voted for abstinence-only.

You morons are a menace to Society.

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-ms-teen-p...

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#223006 Apr 4, 2014
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>No, I'm not saying that at all. I'm all for early teens not having sex at all.

[QUOTE] Just because you choose age limits under which certain activities should be banned make no difference to whether those activities occur or not. We are talking about people’s lives here not party political politics
"

I don't choose the age limits, darling. The laws of the United States do. United States federal law says at the age of sexual consent is 18. The majority of states see it as 16, but some are 17 and others stick with the federal 18 year mark.

So handing out condoms to 15-year-olds and allowing legal abortions without the parents knowledge or consent to a 13-year-old girl should be a federal crime.
Fact is if teens want to have sex, they're going to whether you approve of it or not.

It's better to teach them about safety and contraception, something you would find preferable to terminating a pregnancy if you weren't such a douche.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#223007 Apr 4, 2014
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>My solution is keeping my kids occupied on other things and monitoring, heavily monitoring, any and all Internet activity.

All a parent needs to do is spend time with their kids and make them understand responsibility, starting from a very early age. For a long time now I've been teaching my kids about bills, about money, and about taking care of themselves and how it's done.

I've also warned them, countless times, that if they ever do knock a girl up that they're on their own. I've given them a coldhearted promise that I will not buy them one single diaper if they can be that irresponsible.

It's called Toughlove. I don't think many parents nowadays are capable of doing that. My sister-in-law for example, she's told her kids that they don't ever have to move out, but they can live with mommy and daddy forever. Doing stuff like that will give the child absolutely no motivation to excel or succeed in their own lives. They'll remain dependent on their parents as long as they can. I completely and wholeheartedly disagree with that kind of child rearing.
You disagree with a parent having unconditional love for their child.

I'm not surprised.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#223008 Apr 4, 2014
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>He beats kids and women.
He also thinks those who rape little girls aren't pedophiles.

What an exemplary christian.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#223009 Apr 4, 2014
Aquarius-WY wrote:
<quoted text>That's real interesting since you just got through denying that you preach abstinence and insisted that you "promote responsible sex".
<rolls eyes>
"Home run at 16"

- rretard

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223010 Apr 4, 2014
RiversideRedneck wrote:
Since there is no violation of the Constitution, the conversation has switched over to violation of school policy, specifically disruptive conduct in class.
Aerobatty wrote:
You just did it again.
Hypocrite.
Did what?!

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223011 Apr 4, 2014
Aquarius-WY wrote:
<quoted text>
Interesting.
One is left to wonder then, why it is that you avoid teaching your own children responsible sex too instead of threatening your own flesh and blood with exclusion from your love and support .
One is also left to wonder why it is that you would deny others the same education and safe measures of sexuality that you yourself apparently enjoy.
Do as I say and not as I do eh Dad?
I do teach my boys about safe sex, all the time. I remind them over and over again, ad nauseam, about the repercussions of unsafe and irresponsible sex.

If you've read my posts about this, you'd know that.

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223012 Apr 4, 2014
Aquarius-WY wrote:
why it is that you would deny others the same education and safe measures of sexuality that you yourself apparently enjoy.
Do as I say and not as I do eh Dad?
Children don't enjoy the same benefits as adults. For example, I don't have a bedtime, they do.

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223013 Apr 4, 2014
Aquarius-WY wrote:
<quoted text>
That's real interesting since you just got through denying that you preach abstinence and insisted that you "promote responsible sex".
<rolls eyes>
It appears this conversation is beyond your understanding.

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223014 Apr 4, 2014
IPSEC wrote:
He says, "Dad, I'm 18 and haven't kissed a girl yet."
I'm proud of him for that. He shows an ability to hold his temptations better than anyone I've ever known.

Of course someone like you would probably be proud of their child having sex at 13.... "Good boy, mini-IPSEC!"

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223015 Apr 4, 2014
IPSEC wrote:
<quoted text>Compare two schools of equal demographics in two different states, one that allows for condom distribution and sex education and one that "teaches abstinence". Adjust for abortion using the same demographics for those individual areas. The school that teaches proper sex education and distributes condoms will have a teen pregnancy rate a tenth of that in the "abstinence" school.
Texas "teaches abstinence". Texas had the highest rate of teen pregnancy and the highest rate of children having two babies in their teens, in the nation.
We share a goal of children not having babies. Why do you go against conventional wisdom and common sense and actively trumpet to thwart that goal?
You're wrong, it's not Texas.

And why are you stuck on teaching abstinence?

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223016 Apr 4, 2014
Divinity Surgeon wrote:
You disagree with a parent having unconditional love for their child.
I'm not surprised.
That is correct.

Love is conditional.

I don't believe that unconditional love exists.

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223017 Apr 4, 2014
Divinity Surgeon wrote:
He also thinks those who rape little girls aren't pedophiles.
What an exemplary christian.
Wtf? You too?

Please quote me saying anything similar to that.

I double dog dare you.

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223018 Apr 4, 2014
Divinity Surgeon wrote:
<quoted text>
"Home run at 16"
- rretard
'Twas a responsible home run....
Eagle 12

Edwardsville, IL

#223019 Apr 4, 2014
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
So prayers to Satan would be ok.
Gotcha.
I guess for you since you are on his team.

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