Atheism requires as much faith as religion?

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. Full Story
O G Kush

Winter Garden, FL

#223543 Apr 7, 2014
Eagle 12 wrote:
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I agree with you about big money and its influence on our government.
Lobbyist have carved out for themselves handsome returns.
But when it comes to our government at least the IRS should have scored high marks with you by suppressing and harassing religious based groups and individuals.
I on the other hand hope that some of these rouge former and present IRS management members spend some time in prison.
Eagle 12 wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree with you about big money and its influence on our government.
Lobbyist have carved out for themselves handsome returns.
But when it comes to our government at least the IRS should have scored high marks with you by suppressing and harassing religious based groups and individuals.
I on the other hand hope that some of these rouge former and present IRS management members spend some time in prison.
In Iceland they arrested over 100 bankers recently after throwing the old government out of office peacefully but effectively.

The citizens stood in the streets and banged on pots and pans, and they didn't stop until they got what they wanted.

Then they wrote a new constitution and passed it into law and this has been reported all over the European press but largely censored here in the US.

I wonder why?

If there were enough people inspired by what happened in Iceland, it could happen here.

Significant Tax reform will never take place as long as the wealthy control the government.
IPSEC

Dallas, TX

#223544 Apr 7, 2014
Eagle 12 wrote:
<quoted text>
There may be cases where an abortion becomes medically necessary.
But why should I as a citizen have to use my tax dollars to pay for abortions when it is used as a form of birth control?
Donít you agree there are safer, cheaper methods of birth control versus the barbaric and atrocious abortions?
The focus of our government at all levels should be prevention not these ghastly abortions.
Yes, but religionists oppose those, as well.

Here is the solution. At the age of puberty, every man will store semen samples and then undergo a mandatory vasectomy. No unwanted babies. Let men share in body autonomy for once.
IPSEC

Dallas, TX

#223545 Apr 7, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
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I would enlighten your audience greatly.
I would challenge you to prove the Constitution prevents entanglement of government and religion.
And you would not be able to do so.
I would then regale them with some stories about me and Fountain and bar fights.
They would laugh like hyenas.
You're conveniently forgetting the equal protection clause.

“let's do this thang!”

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#223546 Apr 7, 2014
Snow Bunny_ wrote:
<quoted text>Ummm....no. In case you didn't know, anyone can get cancer. And, anyone can get a disease, or lose a limb.
So, actually I'm talking about everyone's bodies (including yours).... NOT a great design.
<quoted text>huh?
<quoted text>CORRECT!
....and if our bodies were "Gods Design" then something as small as stress and angst couldn't effect it :)
It's not that hard to understand -
God's design = perfection
Our bodies = can be destroyed by stress
Get it yet?
you're choosing not to believe the big picture:

God created the world and while it was in harmony with Him it was "very Good".

humankind sinned against God and basically we divorced ourselves from the abundant Life therein.

Jesus came so that we may have "Life and that more abundant" and to give us His "peace that the world cannot give".

your basically taking a position against Him in your posts and therefore you're shooting yourself in the foot (so to speak) health-wise!

“let's do this thang!”

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#223547 Apr 7, 2014
Snow Bunny_ wrote:
<quoted text>Most people on here already know my real name...and are on my facebook :)
I'm not ashamed of my stance like you.
<quoted text>What does that have to do with you being a coward?
I'm sorry, but you are not a "playa"....you are some random bored person that has too much time on your hands.
I don't even think your REAL stance is against gays.
I think you say what you do because you are bored, want shock value, and want a reaction.
....it's kinda sad, and makes me feel dismissive of you.
It's like you are wasting topix space to get attention, and sooth your own ego.
I'd be so embarrassed if I were you, no wonder you hide you name.
i'm here to help and encourage you if you want it, but if all you want to do is insult Christians, i won't respect you either and we'll just play these lil 'us against them' games:-)

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223548 Apr 7, 2014
waaasssuuup wrote:
<quoted text>you're choosing not to believe the big picture:

God created the world and while it was in harmony with Him it was "very Good".

humankind sinned against God and basically we divorced ourselves from the abundant Life therein.

Jesus came so that we may have "Life and that more abundant" and to give us His "peace that the world cannot give".

your basically taking a position against Him in your posts and therefore you're shooting yourself in the foot (so to speak) health-wise!
It's hilarious how the non-believers find ways to blame God for stuff...

“let's do this thang!”

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#223549 Apr 7, 2014
wilderide wrote:
<quoted text>
You called my partner and my relationship indecent and perverted. Back up your words, coward.
Because I'm sure God would really want to split up a happy relationship and replace it with a loveless one just so our genitals would be different, right? You got a sister I can use for this noble cause maybe? I'm sure she's be thrilled too. It's for God, right?
i don't give a rats ass what you and your hubby do with yur asses - just don't force me/society to approve of it - fascist!

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#223550 Apr 7, 2014
waaasssuuup wrote:
<quoted text>you're choosing not to believe the big picture:

God created the world and while it was in harmony with Him it was "very Good".

humankind sinned against God and basically we divorced ourselves from the abundant Life therein.

Jesus came so that we may have "Life and that more abundant" and to give us His "peace that the world cannot give".

your basically taking a position against Him in your posts and therefore you're shooting yourself in the foot (so to speak) health-wise!
Oh, grow up already.

Jeez!

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#223551 Apr 7, 2014
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>It's hilarious how the non-believers find ways to blame God for stuff...
What's hilarious is how Christians defend his screw ups.

“let's do this thang!”

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#223552 Apr 7, 2014
wilderide wrote:
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Please cite where I have said anything like this. Coward and a liar, Jesus must be so proud to have you as a representative.
your civil marriage is proof that you demand that society approves of your union.

i'm thinking of becoming a divorce lawyer specializing in gay divorces - CHA-CHING!;-)

“let's do this thang!”

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#223553 Apr 7, 2014
wilderide wrote:
<quoted text>
Paul said women who don't bear children are doomed. Take responsibility for your own misogynous book.
paul did not say that, but he DID say "to the perverse, all things are perverse";-)

“Love much, trust none”

Since: Jul 11

There

#223554 Apr 7, 2014
waaasssuuup wrote:
<quoted text>
paul did not say that, but he DID say "to the perverse, all things are perverse";-)
Liar!

"But women will be saved through childbearing, assuming they continue to live in faith, love, holiness, and modesty." - 1 Timothy 2:15

“let's do this thang!”

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#223555 Apr 7, 2014
number four wrote:
<quoted text>..homosexuality ...is the natural love men have towards each other ..comaraderie ....but , twisted and sexualized ....
...and , I wish I could say it is unnatural ...but , it appears ( male ) Giraffes and Walruses ....apparently ....are going to burn in Hell ...
try this on for size: mankind was/is given to be the stewards of the whole earth including the animal kingdom. therefore the environment and all that's in it is obsorbing and consequently reflecting the same vicious & corrupt behavior of which we are exposing it to.

" because the creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and labors with birth pangs together until now" romans 8:21, 22

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#223556 Apr 7, 2014
waaasssuuup wrote:
<quoted text>your civil marriage is proof that you demand that society approves of your union.

i'm thinking of becoming a divorce lawyer specializing in gay divorces - CHA-CHING!;-)
Christian divorces would be much more profitable.

“Love much, trust none”

Since: Jul 11

There

#223558 Apr 7, 2014
Aerobatty wrote:
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Christian divorces would be much more profitable.
50% of all Christian marriages in the USA result in divorce.

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#223559 Apr 7, 2014
waaasssuuup wrote:
<quoted text>
i don't give a rats ass what you and your hubby do with yur asses - just don't force me/society to approve of it - fascist!
Nobody cares what you approve of - pervert.

“Love much, trust none”

Since: Jul 11

There

#223560 Apr 7, 2014
waaasssuuup wrote:
<quoted text>
try this on for size: mankind was/is given to be the stewards of the whole earth including the animal kingdom. therefore the environment and all that's in it is obsorbing and consequently reflecting the same vicious & corrupt behavior of which we are exposing it to.
" because the creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and labors with birth pangs together until now" romans 8:21, 22
Then Jesus could not have been tempted by Satan.
Agreed!

"Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me." - Matthew 4:8-9

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223561 Apr 7, 2014
Aerobatty wrote:
Christian divorces would be much more profitable.
When I was young, same sex marriage had a different meaning.

It just meant that after you're married, you'll be having the same sex all the time...

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#223562 Apr 7, 2014
River Tam wrote:
Nobody cares what you approve of - pervert.
Don't look at me in that tone of voice.
Thinking

Sturminster Newton, UK

#223563 Apr 7, 2014
I'm straight.
So how have I been indoctrinated?
Are you saying I must hate gays to be normal?
Well I won't.
mtimber wrote:
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The indoctrination of society has been quite amazing, you don't even recognise your own indoctrination...

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