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

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#128616 Oct 9, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Yes but that study wasn't done on the public, but on scientists. so...
Read your piece again.

It compared a figure of scientists who believes in evolution with non-scientists believing in evolution.

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#128617 Oct 9, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Right, we will all take notice of a religious blog
That’s almost as screwy as davesworld imagination
No, you wouldn't take notice.

Did you read the part of the atheists groups wanting ti use this as a political advantage?

Poor Christine, just a puppet with delusions of grandeur.

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#128618 Oct 9, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> No DF I have not twisted anything , merely stated it is a right to express yourself. I agree the film was a bad idea , but
the response was off the scale of what is acceptable.
It is not the freedom to express yourself that is at fault, nor the filmmaker for doing so(barring any laws broken in making the film) but it is unacceptable to murder someone because I didn't like it, and unacceptable to America (or me) that someone would.
.. perhaps the movie had nothing to do with the murders and was used as a convenient excuse to kill infidels ??..

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#128619 Oct 9, 2012
Happy Lesbo wrote:
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.. haven't formed an opinion in this debate, trying to find a comparison. Let's try this:
.. a pedophile in America films the rape of a child.(s)He is arrested and found guilty of an illegal act based on law ..
.. a director produces an anti-Mohammed film in Iran.(s)He is arrested and found guilty of an illegal act based on law ..
.. Iran may ignore the rape of a 12-year-old girl, America the filming of an anti-Mohammed film ..
.. so, what's the solution ??..
Very good point.

I think the difference here is what constitutes a basic human right.

Rape violates the human rights of the victim. No argument there.

But sending out an anti-Islamic (or anti-Christian, anti-Hindu or whatever) message, statement, book or film, is not considered a violation of human rights.

Hope that makes sense?

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#128620 Oct 9, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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I thought it was funny
You liked my invisible flying Japs joke?

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#128621 Oct 9, 2012
Happy Lesbo wrote:
<quoted text>
.. haven't formed an opinion in this debate, trying to find a comparison. Let's try this:
.. a pedophile in America films the rape of a child.(s)He is arrested and found guilty of an illegal act based on law ..
.. a director produces an anti-Mohammed film in Iran.(s)He is arrested and found guilty of an illegal act based on law ..
.. Iran may ignore the rape of a 12-year-old girl, America the filming of an anti-Mohammed film ..
.. so, what's the solution ??..
Understanding acceptable differences in all cultures.

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#128622 Oct 9, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
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Very good point.
I think the difference here is what constitutes a basic human right.
Rape violates the human rights of the victim. No argument there.
But sending out an anti-Islamic (or anti-Christian, anti-Hindu or whatever) message, statement, book or film, is not considered a violation of human rights.
Hope that makes sense?
Double Fine said it better than the Redneck....

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#128623 Oct 9, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
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No, you wouldn't take notice.
Did you read the part of the atheists groups wanting ti use this as a political advantage?
Poor Christine, just a puppet with delusions of grandeur.
Yes I read it

I was particularly impressed with the part that stated “The number of these Americans has grown by 25% just in the past five years”

Tell me though how is that that TRUE atheists pray every day, that my dear delusional friend is not atheism, that is god worship without a faith

Basically it’s just contradictory waffle and no more than would be expected form a devotee of davesworld

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#128624 Oct 9, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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You liked my invisible flying Japs joke?
No I thought that was stupid and typical of an ignorant yank.

The funny bit was when I had remind you what HFY had actually written

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#128625 Oct 9, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
<quoted text>
Very good point.
I think the difference here is what constitutes a basic human right.
Rape violates the human rights of the victim. No argument there.
But sending out an anti-Islamic (or anti-Christian, anti-Hindu or whatever) message, statement, book or film, is not considered a violation of human rights.
Hope that makes sense?
.. the problem seems to be disagreement on law, what constitutes a crime ..

.. Christians kill abortion doctors because they believe it is a violation of human rights ..

.. we're back to law ..

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#128626 Oct 9, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Understanding acceptable differences in all cultures.
.. yet, you do not accept the gay culture ..

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#128627 Oct 9, 2012
Happy Lesbo wrote:
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.. perhaps the movie had nothing to do with the murders and was used as a convenient excuse to kill infidels ??..
This is a possibility, it was after all there to be used as an excuse.

If it had not been there then that excuse would not have existed and another excuse would have to have been found. Or perhaps some random act of terrorism would have served just as well. Or maybe nothing would have happened at all, who knows?

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#128628 Oct 9, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Understanding acceptable differences in all cultures.
Wow!
Steps back in amazement…
Something we can agree on.

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#128629 Oct 9, 2012
Happy Lesbo wrote:
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.. the problem seems to be disagreement on law, what constitutes a crime ..
.. Christians kill abortion doctors because they believe it is a violation of human rights ..
.. we're back to law ..
In the UK as in most other countries in the world incitement of one sort or another (religious hatred, racial hatred, simple hatred and/or to violence) is a crime punishable by imprisonment

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#128630 Oct 9, 2012
Happy Lesbo wrote:
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.. the problem seems to be disagreement on law, what constitutes a crime ..
.. Christians kill abortion doctors because they believe it is a violation of human rights ..
.. we're back to law ..
Yes. That is why I do not go by the nation in question's constitution, but rather the Bill of Rights as set out by the UN.

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#128631 Oct 9, 2012
Happy Lesbo wrote:
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.. yet, you do not accept the gay culture ..
Double Fine not only except the gay culture, but *loves* the lesbian community.

If Doube Fine was god, the earth would be a giant hot tub filled with lesbians. And chocolate.

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#128632 Oct 9, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Yes I read it
I was particularly impressed with the part that stated “The number of these Americans has grown by 25% just in the past five years”
Tell me though how is that that TRUE atheists pray every day, that my dear delusional friend is not atheism, that is god worship without a faith
Basically it’s just contradictory waffle and no more than would be expected form a devotee of davesworld
Ah, lovey, it just shows you how the "true atheists" inflate their numbers to reinforce their illusions.
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#128633 Oct 9, 2012
Great cartoons. ;-)

Jesus and Mo cartoons are wonderfully funny and true.
Richard Dawkins

Jesus and Mo make the world a better place, bless their little hearts.
Ophelia Benson

...a philosophical confrère.
Jerry Coyne

The brilliant, celebrated, freaking hilarious atheist comic strip ...
Greta Christina

...rays of sanity in a befuddled world.
Keri Hulme

The liveliest depictions of Muhammad currently available...
Malise Ruthven

J & Mo is the funniest and most consistently thought-provoking cartoon strip on the Net. In a saner world, it would run in a major newspaper.
Nelson Jones, Heresy Corner

Consistently amusing, frequently thought-provoking and often heart-warming.
New Humanist

Wittily captures much of the absurdity of religious apologetics.
Mano Singham

...wonderfully brilliant and witty.
Miranda Celeste Hale

Too good for words.

http://www.jesusandmo.net/

Fatwa?
Jihad?
Crusades?
Missionaries?
Martyrs?
TV evangelists?
Faith Healers?
Clergy and special garments ?

Lol -!

Religion is hilarious - comedy material only. Superstition organized by cults

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#128634 Oct 9, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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This is a possibility, it was after all there to be used as an excuse.
If it had not been there then that excuse would not have existed and another excuse would have to have been found. Or perhaps some random act of terrorism would have served just as well. Or maybe nothing would have happened at all, who knows?
http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/09/world/asia/paki...

The perps are the ones you are so sympathetic to.

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#128635 Oct 9, 2012
http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/09/us/florida-roac...

I suspect he gulped instead of chewing properly.

Big roaches will eat the silicone pads on eyeglass. You would be amazed on what they can gnaw through. Their legs alone are like saw blades and hard.

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