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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Thinking

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He reckons it's the Hawaiian spelling of 'kinStupid.
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<quoted text>One still wonders whether "Kimare" is misspelling the word that way, or whether he/she doesn't know that the word is spelt "chimera".
Or, better yet, "chimæra".

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Thinking wrote:
He reckons it's the Hawaiian spelling of 'kinStupid.
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He was confused and misspelled what they said.
They said ....Kilauea ....throw him in Kilauea .
He thought they said KiMare there he is KiMare.

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Thinking wrote:
Since the death threats always seem to come from your shallow end of the argument pool, I'd say you're projecting.
Calm down dear, it's only the internet.
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..I'd say you should consider changing your Id profile to "not Thinking".

All those fire and brimstone , "children of the corn" and like movies , are just that .

You could count every Church sanctioned burning , without even having to take your shoes off ..
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number four wrote:
<quoted text>I'm curious , in all this cornucopia of knowledge ...Why , couldn't you name ' one ' spiritual/religious leader to hold to account ..Like say King Henry .the eighth
If you are so adamant religion invokes bloodshed ...Quote a prelate or a parson ..
as, for Muslim extremists 25% is lowball ; the majority of them will justify violence if it is used to further the cause of Islam .
I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock.
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macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>One still wonders whether "Kimare" is misspelling the word that way, or whether he/she doesn't know that the word is spelt "chimera".
Or, better yet, "chimæra".
Judging from the comments of the individual you referred to... this person couldn't get their fingers into their ass using both hands(lubricated)!

From the very beginning organized religion has thrown itself violently against every effort to liberate the body and mind of man.

It has been, at all times and everywhere, the habitual and incorrigible defender of bad governments, bad laws, bad social theories, bad institutions.

Is religion necessary in the 21st-century? For each little tidbit of "good news" the majority of news about religion is negative.

At what point in time will they reach enough consciousness to understand this is all there is... there isn't anything else other than wishful thinking and dreams of imagined immortality.

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CunningLinguist wrote:
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Is religion necessary in the 21st-century? For each little tidbit of "good news" the majority of news about religion is negative.
In YOUR community, right now, daily, there are numerous Churches and religious organizations engaged in benevolent acts and services, and encouraging people to live wholesome lives.

Not only is your claim incredible libel, it is stupendously ignorant. Typical for a 'rational atheist' oxymoron.

Meanwhile, murder, theft, rape and abuse are the identifying behaviors of 'rational atheist' oxymorons.

You were saying?

Smirk.
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Bollocks.

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/beli...
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<quoted text>..I'd say you should consider changing your Id profile to "not Thinking".
All those fire and brimstone , "children of the corn" and like movies , are just that .
You could count every Church sanctioned burning , without even having to take your shoes off ..
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KiMare wrote:
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In YOUR community, right now, daily, there are numerous Churches and religious organizations engaged in benevolent acts and services, and encouraging people to live wholesome lives.
Not only is your claim incredible libel, it is stupendously ignorant. Typical for a 'rational atheist' oxymoron.
Meanwhile, murder, theft, rape and abuse are the identifying behaviors of 'rational atheist' oxymorons.
You were saying?
Smirk.
That smirk looks good on your ass why don't you wear it?

Stupendous ignorance is buying into imaginary entities.

Your anger at nonbelievers is the common substitute for logic among those who have no evidence for what they desperately want to believe.

“The world would be astonished if it knew how great a proportion of its brightest ornaments, of those most distinguished even in popular estimation for wisdom and virtue, are complete skeptics in religion.”~John Stuart

It's getting late you belong in your church. Be a good little Christian and pray for those immoral, wrong God worshiping, muslims. If you feel particularly kind today you might include the Buddhist, Hindus and a few other thousand organize religions.

Certainly thy God hasn't forgotten these devoted people or has she?

Belch
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KiMare wrote:
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In YOUR community, right now, daily, there are numerous Churches and religious organizations engaged in benevolent acts and services, and encouraging people to live wholesome lives.
Not only is your claim incredible libel, it is stupendously ignorant. Typical for a 'rational atheist' oxymoron.
Meanwhile, murder, theft, rape and abuse are the identifying behaviors of 'rational atheist' oxymorons.
You were saying?
Smirk.
You accuse everyone of being an atheist. Yet you have scant if any knowledge of any competing religions some larger than yours including Islam!

I find it curious that the vast percentage of prisoners incarcerated suddenly find Jesus. Apparently his/her worshipers represent the lowest rung of intelligence and decency In modern society. Prison is a fertile ground for creating new Christians.

I'll leave a interesting thought for you which I doubt you have the ability to fathom!

"Whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire." ~Jesus Christ

Welcome to hellfire !

Remember Jesus keeps a careful watch on people like you!

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

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CunningLinguist wrote:
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Judging from the comments of the individual you referred to... this person couldn't get their fingers into their ass using both hands(lubricated)!
From the very beginning organized religion has thrown itself violently against every effort to liberate the body and mind of man.
It has been, at all times and everywhere, the habitual and incorrigible defender of bad governments, bad laws, bad social theories, bad institutions.
Is religion necessary in the 21st-century? For each little tidbit of "good news" the majority of news about religion is negative.
At what point in time will they reach enough consciousness to understand this is all there is... there isn't anything else other than wishful thinking and dreams of imagined immortality.
Organized religion is still burning witches and stoning rape victims, for Bog's sake.

(With regard to the latter, whence this primitive fascination with virginity? Fear of critical comparisons?)
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macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Organized religion is still burning witches and stoning rape victims, for Bog's sake.
(With regard to the latter, whence this primitive fascination with virginity? Fear of critical comparisons?)
Islam admits it's men have no self control... thus covering the women with portable eye slit tents to wear. It appears that women are to blame for men's lack of self-control and need to be covered up less they tempt!

Allah Akbar!

Religion is the refuge of the incompetent, the uneducated, the miserable. They find not only sanctuary in religion but also a kind of superiority, easing to their tender egos.

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CunningLinguist wrote:
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Islam admits it's men have no self control... thus covering the women with portable eye slit tents to wear. It appears that women are to blame for men's lack of self-control and need to be covered up less they tempt!
Allah Akbar!
Religion is the refuge of the incompetent, the uneducated, the miserable. They find not only sanctuary in religion but also a kind of superiority, easing to their tender egos.
It's a puzzlement to me why anyone would follow a religion that told them they were such losers.

Oh, wait, that's most of 'em, innit?
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macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>It's a puzzlement to me why anyone would follow a religion that told them they were such losers.
Oh, wait, that's most of 'em, innit?
Because they own women -
they are expensive property.

In the Islam extremist sects they are unworthy of even education.

1.5 billion followers, there are in fact more Muslims than Christians.

The Catholics consider Christianity their creation they claim exclusive authorship of the Bible. 1.2 million strong. The RCC is perhaps the world's largest private landowner.

Now we have to consider the other part of Christianity - non-Catholics!

Now if Jesus had only one teaching there would be only one true church.

All of them claim to be true.

If the poster relies on faith as the bases of his/her argument, then you can gain little from further discussion.

Faith, by definition, relies on a belief that does not rest on logic or evidence.

Faith depends on irrational thought and produces intransigence.

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KiMare wrote:
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In YOUR community, right now, daily, there are numerous Churches and religious organizations engaged in benevolent acts and services, and encouraging people to live wholesome lives.
Not only is your claim incredible libel, it is stupendously ignorant. Typical for a 'rational atheist' oxymoron.
Meanwhile, murder, theft, rape and abuse are the identifying behaviors of 'rational atheist' oxymorons.
You were saying?
Smirk.
CunningLinguist wrote:
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That smirk looks good on your ass why don't you wear it?
Stupendous ignorance is buying into imaginary entities.
Your anger at nonbelievers is the common substitute for logic among those who have no evidence for what they desperately want to believe.
“The world would be astonished if it knew how great a proportion of its brightest ornaments, of those most distinguished even in popular estimation for wisdom and virtue, are complete skeptics in religion.”~John Stuart
It's getting late you belong in your church. Be a good little Christian and pray for those immoral, wrong God worshiping, muslims. If you feel particularly kind today you might include the Buddhist, Hindus and a few other thousand organize religions.
Certainly thy God hasn't forgotten these devoted people or has she?
Belch
In other words, you made a stupid lie, and now you are throwing a raging troll limp wristed hissy fit to divert attention.

If you were wise, you'd go to Church, confess and repent.

Smile.

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CunningLinguist wrote:
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You accuse everyone of being an atheist. Yet you have scant if any knowledge of any competing religions some larger than yours including Islam!
I find it curious that the vast percentage of prisoners incarcerated suddenly find Jesus. Apparently his/her worshipers represent the lowest rung of intelligence and decency In modern society. Prison is a fertile ground for creating new Christians.
I'll leave a interesting thought for you which I doubt you have the ability to fathom!
"Whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire." ~Jesus Christ
Welcome to hellfire !
Remember Jesus keeps a careful watch on people like you!
Christianity is nearly a third of the worlds belief systems.

Islam is less than a quarter, most often by force.

You are a lying fool.

Smile.

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KiMare wrote:
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Christianity is nearly a third of the worlds belief systems.
Islam is less than a quarter, most often by force.
You are a lying fool.
Smile.
Christianity is nearly 100% of the stupidity in America, most often by choice.
You are one of them.

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Christianity is nearly 100% of the stupidity in America, most often by choice.
You are one of them.
That's just childish, ignorant bigotry.

Stop using the Christian food bank, quit whining and man up sissy.

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CunningLinguist wrote:
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That smirk looks good on your ass why don't you wear it?
Stupendous ignorance is buying into imaginary entities.
Your anger at nonbelievers is the common substitute for logic among those who have no evidence for what they desperately want to believe.
“The world would be astonished if it knew how great a proportion of its brightest ornaments, of those most distinguished even in popular estimation for wisdom and virtue, are complete skeptics in religion.”~John Stuart
It's getting late you belong in your church. Be a good little Christian and pray for those immoral, wrong God worshiping, muslims. If you feel particularly kind today you might include the Buddhist, Hindus and a few other thousand organize religions.
Certainly thy God hasn't forgotten these devoted people or has she?
Belch
..Actually ..Atheist do have a "belief " ...for which they , actually ' never ' defend ..

"NATURAL SELECTION " ...is "your " God .

So , religion is dominate ..........sounds , like " natural selection "

Marxism .. SUCKED ....sorry ...

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Aura Mytha wrote:
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Christianity is nearly 100% of the stupidity in America, most often by choice.
You are one of them.
...ah , the " liberal " .the Suicide of the the West ...

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CunningLinguist wrote:
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Islam admits it's men have no self control... thus covering the women with portable eye slit tents to wear. It appears that women are to blame for men's lack of self-control and need to be covered up less they tempt!
Allah Akbar!
Religion is the refuge of the incompetent, the uneducated, the miserable. They find not only sanctuary in religion but also a kind of superiority, easing to their tender egos.
..the only freedom we have worth fighting for ..is freedom of conscience ...which , Christendom ..ALLOWS ..

Atheists ( read ; Marxists ) and their Muslims brothers ....DON"T ..allow ..

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