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

Since: Sep 10

San Francisco, CA

#127408 Oct 3, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Carry a flashlight in case you don't "die".
Hold on there.

Wouldn't the angels' halos light up the whole place?

“The eye has it...”

Since: May 09

Russell's Teapot

#127410 Oct 3, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
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http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sup...
Thought it was something like that.
You know what? You can't really "observe" space. You can see things through it, but they have to be of the same material constructions as ourselves.
Do you realize how many sharp toothed creatures you can't see or touch might be standing right behind you, staring st your neck, slobbering all over the place? Just waiting until they can get their hands on you? In their realm. Once that energy creating you starts to fade.
Do you think is has paper clips for eyes?

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#127411 Oct 3, 2012
Richardfs wrote:
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Who set god in motion?
Ask him. How in the hell would I know?

Who set your e=mc^2 in motion?

Did the e come first? The m? The c?

All 3 at the same time?

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#127412 Oct 3, 2012
Catcher1 wrote:
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Hold on there.
Wouldn't the angels' halos light up the whole place?
There may not be any around in anon's case.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#127413 Oct 3, 2012
scaritual wrote:
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Do you think is has paper clips for eyes?
Probably doesn't need them. Just senses your energy and when it drops they just start snapping away. Chomp chomp chomp

At the space in between atoms of course.

“The eye has it...”

Since: May 09

Russell's Teapot

#127414 Oct 3, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Probably doesn't need them. Just senses your energy and when it drops they just start snapping away. Chomp chomp chomp
At the space in between atoms of course.
lolerbat...

Are you drinking wine in the little sippy boxes again?

“MEET ROSEMARY-She Seeks Home”

Since: Oct 10

With Established Harem

#127415 Oct 3, 2012
scaritual wrote:
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You don't know what supernatural means.
.. a really, really hot woman ??..
Anon

Lakewood, OH

#127416 Oct 3, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Carry a flashlight in case you don't "die".
All I want is a complete dissolution of consciousness. I find that quite comforting, thank you.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#127417 Oct 3, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
From your favorite apologetic websites no less!
https://sites.google.com/site/livingwithoutmo...
Revelation 20:2
He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil, or Satan, and bound him for a thousand years.
Revelation 12:3
Then another sign appeared in heaven: an enormous red dragon with seven heads and ten horns and seven crowns on his heads.
http://www.dragon-zoo.com/dragonzoo_news_bibl...
And yet another Christian website there is 3 of the 7 heaed monsters! Including a seven headed Leopard, with feet like a bear!
2. And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion; and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.(Revelation 13:1, 2)
http://www.sundaylaw.net/books/other/standish...
Oh the humiliation just keeps coming.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_name_of_the...
Was the serpent in Genesis Satan? According to your religion, yes.
http://www.gotquestions.org/Satan-serpent.htm...
Now this...
http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/human-fos...
Is what YOU are claiming the serpent was in the garden of Eden.
Note what Yahweh says to the serpent.
Genesis 3:14
Then the LORD God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, you are cursed more than all animals, domestic and wild. You will crawl on your belly, groveling in the dust as long as you live.
First we see how stupid the writer was as dust is not on the snake's dietary menu and also snake's do not talk. Sigh.
And before you scream that the passage says dragon with 7 heads.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serpent_ (Bible)
In the New Testament, the Book of Revelation makes use of Serpent several times to identify Satan, the Dragon an ancient Serpent (Rev.12:9; 20:2).
Sad that an Atheist knows far more about the bible than you a believer does yes?
Maybe that's why I'm an Atheist and you're not?
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Thank you for supplying references.

Now do you really believe the scripture is referring to a real dragon with seven heads? Much of the book of Revelation and Daniel is written in symbolism.

Letís look closer at Rev 12:4

4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.

The interpretation of what the dragon really is can be found further in the reading of Chapter 12.

7. And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

8. And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.

9. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

The dragon as it turns out is symbolism for Satan.
Anon

Lakewood, OH

#127418 Oct 3, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
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There may not be any around in anon's case.
I'll smack their silly halos right off their heads.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#127419 Oct 3, 2012
Anon wrote:
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All I want is a complete dissolution of consciousness. I find that quite comforting, thank you.
Don't bet that will happen.

Takes a while, anyhow. Like I posted earlier, it is best having something to do, like waiting for something.

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#127420 Oct 3, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
http://www.viewzone.com/Fear-O f-Death.html
Gary Vey gets on the sensational side, and misses some things, but comes up with interesting things to think about.
LISTEN UP YOU ATHEISTS!!!!!!!
YOU ARE ALL GOING TO HELL!!!!
YOU ARE GOING TO BURN FOREVER!!!
IN ETERNAL AGONY YOU CAN'T ESCAPE!!!!
YOU ARE DOOMED!!!!
There....there....there....

(pats ND gently on head)

“The eye has it...”

Since: May 09

Russell's Teapot

#127421 Oct 3, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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Thank you for supplying references.
Now do you really believe the scripture is referring to a real dragon with seven heads? Much of the book of Revelation and Daniel is written in symbolism.
Letís look closer at Rev 12:4
4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.
The interpretation of what the dragon really is can be found further in the reading of Chapter 12.
7. And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,
8. And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
9. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
The dragon as it turns out is symbolism for Satan.
You've got this in the bible, too.

Psalm 74:14 "Thou brakest the heads of leviathan in pieces, and gavest him to be meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness".

LEVIATHAN has more than one head in Psalms(just one in other places).

In Ugaritic texts(where much of the OT mythology originated), LEVIATHAN has 7 heads.
Anon

Lakewood, OH

#127422 Oct 3, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Don't bet that will happen.
Takes a while, anyhow. Like I posted earlier, it is best having something to do, like waiting for something.
Sage advice. I'll bring some crossword puzzles.

Since: Mar 11

Florence, KY

#127423 Oct 3, 2012
You are going to Muslim and Hindu hell
Dave Nelson wrote:
http://www.viewzone.com/Fear-O f-Death.html

Gary Vey gets on the sensational side, and misses some things, but comes up with interesting things to think about.

LISTEN UP YOU ATHEISTS!!!!!!!

YOU ARE ALL GOING TO HELL!!!!

YOU ARE GOING TO BURN FOREVER!!!

IN ETERNAL AGONY YOU CAN'T ESCAPE!!!!

YOU ARE DOOMED!!!!

Since: Mar 11

Florence, KY

#127424 Oct 3, 2012
As I thought. Sometimes the bible is the literal word of God and sometimes it's just being figurative. It's literal when the Christhole wants it to be.

I am shocked you even asked for this. Regardless I as usual destroyed you. You doubted the bible spoke of seven headed serpents and I have shown it does. So I guess that dragon had seven hobbit heads is what you are suggesting?

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahah a!!
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>Thank you for supplying references.

Now do you really believe the scripture is referring to a real dragon with seven heads? Much of the book of Revelation and Daniel is written in symbolism.

Let’s look closer at Rev 12:4

4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.

The interpretation of what the dragon really is can be found further in the reading of Chapter 12.

7. And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

8. And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.

9. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

The dragon as it turns out is symbolism for Satan.

Since: Mar 11

Florence, KY

#127425 Oct 3, 2012
Indeed. That must be uh you know like all figurative and stuff. Lol!
scaritual wrote:
<quoted text>You've got this in the bible, too.

Psalm 74:14 "Thou brakest the heads of leviathan in pieces, and gavest him to be meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness".

LEVIATHAN has more than one head in Psalms(just one in other places).

In Ugaritic texts(where much of the OT mythology originated), LEVIATHAN has 7 heads.

Since: Feb 08

Tampa, FL

#127426 Oct 3, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
Tool for what?
Tool for discovering information about the Universe.
Dave Nelson wrote:
There were several listed that arrived at it for philosophical reasons.
Arrived at *what*?
Dave Nelson wrote:
If science can't prove, which you admit, why do you claim it proves there are no deities?
In which posting did I ever claim that science proves that there are no deities? Identify that posting. Or admit your error.
Dave Nelson wrote:
Atheism believes in the absence of deities.
No, it doesn't. Atheism is the *lack* of belief in a deity.

“The eye has it...”

Since: May 09

Russell's Teapot

#127427 Oct 3, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
Indeed. That must be uh you know like all figurative and stuff. Lol!
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The bible is cRaZy!

In one portion, the "figurative" 7 headed beast is fed to people(by the deity), later, it be da debbil!

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#127428 Oct 3, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Well, Genesis does support chemical means of creating life, including man. Those seeds planted to become animals, and Adam made out of the dust of the earth.
They just seem to have needed a little jumpstart.
Seeds are collections of chemicals. Did you know that? Some are real dry.
If you read it "figuratively," which all christians now have to because of how ridiculous it seems in light of our scientific knowledge.

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