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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“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#227298 Apr 27, 2014
Eagle 12 wrote:
<quoted text>That's like saying ice has nothing to do with ice tea.
It's nothing like that.

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#227299 Apr 27, 2014
number four wrote:
<quoted text>..I only have a G.E.D........bitch ..
So?
Does that mean you are incapable of discussing what you personally define as life?
ROCCO

Indio, CA

#227301 Apr 27, 2014
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
Stars are not sentient.

Number four wrote:
Oh , my gosh you are such a liar !..Have you ' freethinkers' no shame...??

There's actors with PHD's , I believe Sharon Stone is even a mensa ...jerk..!
Aquarius-WY wrote:
<quoted text>
Well then, if they are dead, they are no longer a star, but just a mass, a black hole, a minor planet, or perhaps asteroid fragments.
We do not call what does not emit light, "stars". Do we?
I say your answer is lacking. If it is a "star" it is also said to be alive. Correct?
ROCCO interjects at this moment:

If you will look at the post above which started this discussion, you will see that number four was injecting a "witticism" - that actors/actresses/celebrities are alive.

Except for the dead ones, of course.

Amazing, isn't it, how the slightest little bit of inattention can take something so far off course. It's particularly true when it comes to discussions of the bible.

Since: May 12

Las Vegas, NV

#227302 Apr 27, 2014
Eagle 12 wrote:
<quoted text>
Let’s talk about you.
You’re from a dysfunctional family. I’m talking excessive dysfunctional. Not a whole lot of love and appreciation in your environment but more towards the abusive side. Your biological parents were probably successful people as far as material things go.
You were raised up not being very social. Your social skills always resulted in conflict. So you became withdrawn more towards narcissistic and spastic. You probably have a higher than normal IQ but it’s doubtful you completed high school or any further education.
I think illegal drugs capped your success if you were ever bound for any. I think you have been in lots of trouble over the years with the law. It’s doubtful that you ever had a successful relationship.
Whatever you did to make a living if you have ever worked wasn’t based on a lot of interaction with the general public. I believe you have been terminated from several jobs for being the opposite of a stellar employee.
If two words could describe you that would be “rebellion” and “stubbornness.” You have a lot of pinned up anger and that’s why you’re here. Because you feel the need to hate someone or something. You don’t believe in God but yet you hate him and anything associated with him. This passion of hate helps you so you think.
..whoa..?!

Can you do 'me' next ..?
ROCCO

Indio, CA

#227303 Apr 27, 2014
number four wrote:
<quoted text>I don't really go for this esoteric junk ....are 60 pounds tits a deformity ...is a 20 inch penis a deformity ...sorry, porn lovers ,but I assert yes to both .
If , you have a point ...Is sterility, a defect ?..no.. not in a gregarious animal such as homo sapiens ...
Meet Norma Stits:

http://www.topix.com/forum/post/reply

“Wrath”

Since: Dec 10

Is revenant

#227304 Apr 27, 2014
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
Certainly not stars.
Live can mean an unexploded bomb though.
But you are correct, while a star can be alive, it is not a life. Only a "live" process.

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#227305 Apr 27, 2014
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> No you are incorrect, dead means there is no functioning processes .
Live , does not require it to be in the visible spectrum of light.
It only require that there IS a process in progress.
Nonsense, as what you wrote does not define "life" for a star.
In order for it to be a star, light being emitted is required. That fact, in and of itself, is what denotes it as a star.
You have already called non-emitting stars, "dead" stars, and other terms which counter your current claim.

"Live , does not require it to be in the visible spectrum of light."
When the subject in question is a star, it certainly does require visibility in order to be called a star ... not a "live" star. Anything less than emitting light from that particular celestial body, reclassifies it as something else, but not a star.
ROCCO

Indio, CA

#227306 Apr 27, 2014
Divinity Surgeon wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, he's a happy bloke who wants Muslims to be "put down like a rabid dog" and thinks it's ok for innocent children to be murdered by drones.
I don't get why christlims fight.
Oh yeah, religion causes brain damage.
His solution for world peace:

http://makeameme.org/meme/The-international-s...

“Wrath”

Since: Dec 10

Is revenant

#227307 Apr 27, 2014
Aquarius-WY wrote:
<quoted text>
Nonsense, as what you wrote does not define "life" for a star.
In order for it to be a star, light being emitted is required. That fact, in and of itself, is what denotes it as a star.
You have already called non-emitting stars, "dead" stars, and other terms which counter your current claim.
"Live , does not require it to be in the visible spectrum of light."
When the subject in question is a star, it certainly does require visibility in order to be called a star ... not a "live" star. Anything less than emitting light from that particular celestial body, reclassifies it as something else, but not a star.
Yeah you're stupid like that. Sorry plain and simple, dead means no process.
Process does not require visibility in visible light. So in your terms all battery's are dead, you cant see visibly whether that battery is dead or not can you?> It will take more than your earthly eyes to determine that.

Go ahead and be even more stupid....

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#227308 Apr 27, 2014
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Honey, you are confusing the general process of mutation in evolution with those mutations that are pointless or even harmful (defects).
Smile.
Incorrect. You missed the whole point.
What one calls "mutation" another calls "defect". What is "normal" for one, is "abnormal" for another.
Since mankind,(assuming you are human) does not know how it all came to be, one of the most common mistakes he makes in his anthropological exploits, is attempting to think as a prehistoric entity, with a modern "educated" mind. You are bathed in modern comforts and totally removed from the environment which wrought those "mutations" in the first place.
You and I are certainly no adequate judge of what is "normal", "mutation", or "defect" in the grand scheme of things simply because you and I have no real truth or concept of what that grand scheme is.
Example; Your mind set type folks call Down's Syndrome a "defect", when those people with Down's Syndrome are THE most forgiving, loving, accepting, and nurturing people out there. They are ALL the things you folks say are lacking in the "Christians".
You are mistaken in your assumption.

“Wrath”

Since: Dec 10

Is revenant

#227309 Apr 27, 2014
Aquarius-WY wrote:
<quoted text>
Incorrect. You missed the whole point.
What one calls "mutation" another calls "defect". What is "normal" for one, is "abnormal" for another.
Since mankind,(assuming you are human) does not know how it all came to be, one of the most common mistakes he makes in his anthropological exploits, is attempting to think as a prehistoric entity, with a modern "educated" mind. You are bathed in modern comforts and totally removed from the environment which wrought those "mutations" in the first place.
You and I are certainly no adequate judge of what is "normal", "mutation", or "defect" in the grand scheme of things simply because you and I have no real truth or concept of what that grand scheme is.
Example; Your mind set type folks call Down's Syndrome a "defect", when those people with Down's Syndrome are THE most forgiving, loving, accepting, and nurturing people out there. They are ALL the things you folks say are lacking in the "Christians".
You are mistaken in your assumption.
Yeah Downs babies are normal...that makes you what?

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#227310 Apr 27, 2014
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
Certainly not stars.
Yeah, you said that already. Your repetition and avoidance of the question is noted.
Come on, it's a philosophical question.
What is "life"?
Saying it is the opposite of dead does not count either.

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#227311 Apr 27, 2014
ROCCO wrote:
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
Stars are not sentient.
Number four wrote:
Oh , my gosh you are such a liar !..Have you ' freethinkers' no shame...??
There's actors with PHD's , I believe Sharon Stone is even a mensa ...jerk..!
<quoted text>
ROCCO interjects at this moment:
If you will look at the post above which started this discussion, you will see that number four was injecting a "witticism" - that actors/actresses/celebrities are alive.
Except for the dead ones, of course.
Amazing, isn't it, how the slightest little bit of inattention can take something so far off course. It's particularly true when it comes to discussions of the bible.
Oh that's nice.
Yes, I am well aware of the uh, "witticism".
What is amazing, is that you apparently fail to realize that the conversation was INTENTIONALLY updated to discuss "life" and "star" on a much different and more intelligent level than merely cracking jokes.
Notice how certain others grasped that simple concept and responded in a NEW direction.
<smile>

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#227312 Apr 27, 2014
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text>Live can mean an unexploded bomb though.
But you are correct, while a star can be alive, it is not a life. Only a "live" process.
"Live can mean an unexploded bomb though."
Good point.
Interesting to think about too, I mean considering that the topic was "life" and a "live" bomb usually means the end of certain life.

"Only a "live" process."
Agreed.
Finally! Someone is starting to break it down and define. The first step is to point out the misuse (perhaps), or other meanings and uses of the word.

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#227313 Apr 27, 2014
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah you're stupid like that. Sorry plain and simple, dead means no process.
Process does not require visibility in visible light. So in your terms all battery's are dead, you cant see visibly whether that battery is dead or not can you?> It will take more than your earthly eyes to determine that.
Go ahead and be even more stupid....
"Process does not require visibility in visible light."
Really?
Tell that to a LED.

Define "life".

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#227314 Apr 27, 2014
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah Downs babies are normal...that makes you what?
Different, but still able to discuss the point without going all tuff guy on you.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#227315 Apr 27, 2014
ROCCO wrote:
<quoted text>
Meet Norma Stits:
http://www.topix.com/forum/post/reply
Isn't she called E. Norma Stits?
ChristINSANITY is EVIL

Windsor, Canada

#227316 Apr 27, 2014
Eagle 12 wrote:
<quoted text>
Let’s talk about you.
You’re from a dysfunctional family. I’m talking excessive dysfunctional. Not a whole lot of love and appreciation in your environment but more towards the abusive side. Your biological parents were probably successful people as far as material things go.
You were raised up not being very social. Your social skills always resulted in conflict. So you became withdrawn more towards narcissistic and spastic. You probably have a higher than normal IQ but it’s doubtful you completed high school or any further education.
I think illegal drugs capped your success if you were ever bound for any. I think you have been in lots of trouble over the years with the law. It’s doubtful that you ever had a successful relationship.
Whatever you did to make a living if you have ever worked wasn’t based on a lot of interaction with the general public. I believe you have been terminated from several jobs for being the opposite of a stellar employee.
If two words could describe you that would be “rebellion” and “stubbornness.” You have a lot of pinned up anger and that’s why you’re here. Because you feel the need to hate someone or something. You don’t believe in God but yet you hate him and anything associated with him. This passion of hate helps you so you think.
Is that Projection or
Did You just described Deluded Dave or Retarded Redneck?

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#227317 Apr 27, 2014
number four wrote:
<quoted text>Your 'defect' has nothing to do with your body ....It's your mind you're too smart not to know how to use the word "tack"
You always get more flies with honey ...
Not sure what you mean about my defect.

I have found it profound to note the different types of response we see in the Bible.

Look at the distinct responses of Jesus.

Note the response in the Epistles to those who have no desire for truth.

Elijah mocking the prophets of Baal.

Stephen's response spurred on his stoning.

I would submit that a sugar coated response is sometimes not the Christian response.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#227318 Apr 27, 2014
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
Stars are not sentient.
Then we are not made of the same thing stars are made of.

Done.

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