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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“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

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#228085 May 2, 2014
BenAdam wrote:
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Excellent post.
In Judaism, it is believed that humans have a combination of "good" and "evil" and that both need to be in balance.
Totally "good" and you can't survive, totally "evil" and you won't survive.
That concept is much older than Judaism Ben.

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

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#228086 May 2, 2014
BenAdam wrote:
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All of them claim to, none of them do.
Your religion is no different than any others of the last 6000 years.
Your statement implies that there were some with differences prior to 6000 years ago.
What about them?

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

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#228087 May 2, 2014
BenAdam wrote:

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Without darkness you would see nothing but a blinding light.
Contrast is what makes the world work.
No Shiite wrote:
<quoted text>Uh, Professor Longhair, darkness is the absence of light.
How long have you been afflicted with reading comprehension deficiency?

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

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#228088 May 2, 2014
No Shiite wrote:
<quoted text>Darkness is still the absence of light.
That's what he said.
You misread it.
He explained it again to you.
You still miss what he wrote.

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

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#228089 May 2, 2014
Dave Nelson wrote:
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You claim it is impossible.
Inspiration guides science.
So does curiosity.

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

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#228090 May 2, 2014
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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I have an African Grey, Scooby. He looks exactly like Alex.
It's creepy how smart that damn bird is.
You wish to see a smart bird? Check out a raven.

Since: Sep 08

La Junta, CO

#228091 May 2, 2014
Aquarius-WY wrote:
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So does curiosity.
Curiosity is a wondering about something that leads to inspiration, which is how to go about figuring it out, a plan of action. You can wonder about getting out of a jailhouse, but it takes inspiration to proceed with doing so.

Inspiration is figuring out a starting point.

“I.Spirit.Son.God”

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#228092 May 2, 2014
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Neo-atheism is a political tool using fools.
~~~grin~~~, I never see atheistic beliefs described that way before, but it's applicable and would make a perfect bumper sticker, lol.

Since: Sep 08

La Junta, CO

#228093 May 2, 2014
Aquarius-WY wrote:
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You wish to see a smart bird? Check out a raven.
Little hummingbirds ain't little birdbrains. They are very good at calculating. From facing down cats and humans to that magnificent 3D navigation system they have. Talk about knowing exactly where they are.

They were late showing up here this year. April 19 was the day they showed up.

“What are you looking at?”

Since: Jan 08

Albuquerque, NM

#228094 May 2, 2014
River Tam wrote:
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Shanghai is awesome !!!
Any city where you can go to Pizza Hut and get brown sauce and crustaceans on your pizza would be, yes?
;-)
This doesn't sound like the "Meat Eater's Pizza" I'm familiar with.

Maybe they have a different name attached - "Meat and Gravy Eater's Pizza"?

:o)

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

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#228095 May 2, 2014
number four wrote:
<quoted text>..I can't disagree with you ..
But, we do adhere to scripture ( Acts 10:34 ) God is not partial , Muslims ,Animists even Christians go to Heaven .
I believe that if there is something beyond what we call death, everything and everyone will be reabsorbed and reused including what we call consciousness/soul.
I have no claim to "know" that but it makes more sense that two 'invisible men' fighting over us. I don't think we humans are that important.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

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#228096 May 2, 2014
number four wrote:
<quoted text>Not even 'you' actually believes this , the Roman kept track of every execution ..even , in far off back water provinces ..?
We have no Roman "records" at all.
What we have are medieval copies of Roman and Greek authors "histories" and "biographies". None of which are "Official Roman Senate records."
EdSed

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#228097 May 2, 2014
Religion = superstition
Theology = mythology
Get over it

“Ditat Deus”

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#228098 May 2, 2014
Aquarius-WY wrote:
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You wish to see a smart bird? Check out a raven.
Really? Are ravens smart?

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

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#228099 May 2, 2014
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Really? Are ravens smart?
Yes.
Yes.

“What are you looking at?”

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Albuquerque, NM

#228100 May 2, 2014
New Age Spiritual Leader wrote:

What fallen world?
There you go - living out a fantasy that doesn't exist in our reality.
waaasssuuup wrote:
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what fallen world??? get your head out your ass and read today's paper - THAT FALLEN WORLD! good grief....these proud pagans that think they're gods & in control...i tell ya......
You are still not being clear. In fact, you seem to be masking something instead.

I looked at the paper - nope - nothing on a fallen world. Lots of things people are doing in this world, but a fallen one? Uh-uh - you are fantasizing - or under the influence of being brainwashed.

Which is it?

“What are you looking at?”

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#228101 May 2, 2014
Aquarius-WY wrote:
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Intelligence has nothing to do with a "well rounded education".
Knowledge and wisdom are what is spawned by a well rounded education, and that education does not have to be in a classroom setting either.
:o)

Do you here it?

The Home-schooled kids are applauding you!!

:o)

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

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#228102 May 2, 2014
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Little hummingbirds ain't little birdbrains. They are very good at calculating. From facing down cats and humans to that magnificent 3D navigation system they have. Talk about knowing exactly where they are.
They were late showing up here this year. April 19 was the day they showed up.
Haven't seen any here yet, but the returning robin has laid two of her normal 3-4 eggs in the nest on the back porch. The hummingbirds will be along shortly.

“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

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#228103 May 2, 2014
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Really? Are ravens smart?
http://motherboard.vice.com/en_uk/read/ravens...

http://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2007/04...

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/jus...

"Ravens are awesome."
Quoth the raven.

“"None shall pass"”

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#228104 May 2, 2014
waaasssuuup wrote:
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i don't acknowledge same-sex marriages and i thinks it's disgusting that they can adopt!
I think it is disgusting that you rabid Fundies are allowed to breed.

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