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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#129039
Oct 11, 2012
 
Catcher1 wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, Dave Nelson has conveniently forgotten what he said.(And you are most kind.)

But his slander extended to a suggestion that, if I had the power, I might kill Al Garcia!!

Al's my bud, you know that.
Dave forgets what he says because practically everything he says is lies.

They're tough to keep track of.

It uses up all of Dave's minimal reserves.

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#129040
Oct 11, 2012
 
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>It's true. You are one each standard issue elitist.

All one has to do is scroll through your old posts to prove it. Which I will not do for them. I would if I had a bad case of insomnia, but that is very rare. Yes, your posts are that boring and unimaginative. Plus the grammar errors.
Yours are imaginative.

I'll give you that.

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Well, to be honest, LB has a magical book and feelings. Feelings that have confirmed to him, beyond his ability to reason otherwise, that he, he and his fellow believers, have found the one true god. Yes. The One True God. Not the other one. Not that fake one over there. But the actual uniquely one true god.
And so Lightbeamer is qualified to stretch the truth a little - well, let's be honest here - misrepresent the boundaries of his knowledge and understandings of science and just make blanket proclamations entirely lacking in evidence, against 200 years of hard working scientists doing their best to expand the boundaries of knowledge, many of whom have struggled their entire lives to understand a small part of the universe.
No, no, I think it's fair to say that Lightbeamer understands the universe better than the best physicists in the world, grasps biological science more strongly than all biological scientists in the world and really gets people more than any social scientist could, all because of his profoundly strong, subjectively experienced and encultured "knowledge" of the one true god.
And that's why, across the nation, all universities and research centers are closing down. Why bother developing new drugs when Lightbeamer can just tell us how to? Why bother combating pathogens like malaria with evolutionary science when Lightbeamer "knows" it's malarkey? What's the point in studying star formation when Lightbeamer knows how that works?
God. God. God. The one, true god. Not like the other one. Nor the one over there. Not like the God in the Bible who kills people, or those silly pagans across Asia. Nope. The God of Lightbeamer.
(did you notice I jarringly stuck the word "malarkey" in there??? weeeeeeeeeee!)
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#129042
Oct 11, 2012
 
lightbeamrider wrote:
<quoted text> Tell it to Webster. Go to Oxford dictionary on line and look it up. I quoted the source Einstein. Yet you blame me for using a Webster definition. Self created universe is anti logic. Things do not create themselves. Abiogenesis is garbage delivered in science sounding words. In other words, it is sh#t wrapped in a fancy gift box. You have no real explanation which makes sense if one cuts through all the crap and takes a good look at what is really being said.
Bull

http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/engl...

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#129043
Oct 11, 2012
 
Aerobatty wrote:
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I can throw a pretty mean boomerang.
I make my own, too.
But I don't have 8 legs.
You better work on that. Get 8 legs or else!

grrrrrrrrr!

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#129044
Oct 11, 2012
 
Richardfs wrote:
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Thanks, that was brilliant.
I am always staggered by the remitting BLIND faith these godbots have in their ignorance.
Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!

(for me, not for blind faith)

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Oct 11, 2012
 
scaritual wrote:
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Beautiful.
aishiteru yo!

yaaaaaaaaaay!

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Somebody should be embarrassed!

http://www.youtube.com/watch...
A lot of people should be embarrassed.

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Well, to be honest, LB has a magical book and feelings. Feelings that have confirmed to him, beyond his ability to reason otherwise, that he, he and his fellow believers, have found the one true god. Yes. The One True God. Not the other one. Not that fake one over there. But the actual uniquely one true god.
And so Lightbeamer is qualified to stretch the truth a little - well, let's be honest here - misrepresent the boundaries of his knowledge and understandings of science and just make blanket proclamations entirely lacking in evidence, against 200 years of hard working scientists doing their best to expand the boundaries of knowledge, many of whom have struggled their entire lives to understand a small part of the universe.
No, no, I think it's fair to say that Lightbeamer understands the universe better than the best physicists in the world, grasps biological science more strongly than all biological scientists in the world and really gets people more than any social scientist could, all because of his profoundly strong, subjectively experienced and encultured "knowledge" of the one true god.
And that's why, across the nation, all universities and research centers are closing down. Why bother developing new drugs when Lightbeamer can just tell us how to? Why bother combating pathogens like malaria with evolutionary science when Lightbeamer "knows" it's malarkey? What's the point in studying star formation when Lightbeamer knows how that works?
God. God. God. The one, true god. Not like the other one. Nor the one over there. Not like the God in the Bible who kills people, or those silly pagans across Asia. Nope. The God of Lightbeamer.
(did you notice I jarringly stuck the word "malarkey" in there??? weeeeeeeeeee!)
Nothing more than misrepresentation and condescending personal attack. I do not claim to know more than the physicists snd to question abiogenesis and self created universe is not the same as combating malaria. Of course this does not stop you from your little hit piece sure to receive praise from topix atheists here. Then you have the gall to appeal to honesty in the opening line. Your post has nothing to do with honesty. Have a nice day.

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#129048
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Hidingfromyou wrote:
<quoted text>Well, to be honest, LB has a magical book and feelings. Feelings that have confirmed to him, beyond his ability to reason otherwise, that he, he and his fellow believers, have found the one true god. Yes. The One True God. Not the other one. Not that fake one over there. But the actual uniquely one true god.

And so Lightbeamer is qualified to stretch the truth a little - well, let's be honest here - misrepresent the boundaries of his knowledge and understandings of science and just make blanket proclamations entirely lacking in evidence, against 200 years of hard working scientists doing their best to expand the boundaries of knowledge, many of whom have struggled their entire lives to understand a small part of the universe.

No, no, I think it's fair to say that Lightbeamer understands the universe better than the best physicists in the world, grasps biological science more strongly than all biological scientists in the world and really gets people more than any social scientist could, all because of his profoundly strong, subjectively experienced and encultured "knowledge" of the one true god.

And that's why, across the nation, all universities and research centers are closing down. Why bother developing new drugs when Lightbeamer can just tell us how to? Why bother combating pathogens like malaria with evolutionary science when Lightbeamer "knows" it's malarkey? What's the point in studying star formation when Lightbeamer knows how that works?

God. God. God. The one, true god. Not like the other one. Nor the one over there. Not like the God in the Bible who kills people, or those silly pagans across Asia. Nope. The God of Lightbeamer.

(did you notice I jarringly stuck the word "malarkey" in there??? weeeeeeeeeee!)
I haven't heard that since I was a kid.

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Tide with Beach wrote:
Somebody should be embarrassed!

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Aerobatty wrote:
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A lot of people should be embarrassed.
Yeah, the one's buying the book they are selling. One hundred beautiful photos of famous atheists? I hope they are detachable so you can hang them on the wall. With little candle holders underneath. Maybe some pre-written prayers. For an extra $20 you can order genuine atheist non-prayer beads.

One atheist is a lost soul to be suffered. A gang of them is a movement to squash.

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<quoted text>You better work on that. Get 8 legs or else!

grrrrrrrrr!
I am! I am!

The third one is coming along nicely.

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Happy Lesbo wrote:
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.. rejection is the opposite of acceptance. You dislike gays and reject them as productive members of society ..
.. you dare speak of attitude? You, the misogynistic male who thinks all women are dumb - created to fetch you a beer, share your bed and wash your dishes ??..
Wait, woah, woah!!!!

"share the bed"?!?!?

Sheeet, the bed's all mine. When we're done, the woman goes to the couch!

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Aerobatty wrote:
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I am! I am!
The third one is coming along nicely.
The differences in length varies too much to be of any use.

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#129053
Oct 11, 2012
 
Hallelujah!!!

My portable backup generator is supposed to be delivered today. What an epic this has been. Third try, first two were out of stock, this one was delayed in shipping. Hope it works.

Eighty odd miles of power wires feeding this place. Vulnerable to ice and high winds. It has its own diesel power system, but it is cheaper to buy. They can crank it up if needed, but they didn't last year when the power was out for almost a day. In below zero weather. Gas furnace, but takes electricity to operate it. Arrrgh!!

Had a neighbor pull a tree down last Saturday that got away from him. Knocked out power to the whole town for a few minutes. Could have been worse.

I'm ready this year. Gives me a warm and fuzzy feeling, having power and glory at your fingertips. All you have to do is call on it.

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#129054
Oct 11, 2012
 
Denying religions on the basis of their texts and scientific observations is one thing. Quite easy to do.

But the atheist denial of the existence of a higher intelligence or force that created and/or drives the organization resulting in our ability to "reason" is something else. That is getting into the territory of runaway ego and mental issues. A weird one at that. They will submit themselves to the superiority of fellow humans, but not to a higher supernatural force. Strange.

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#129055
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Hidingfromyou wrote:
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You better work on that. Get 8 legs or else!
grrrrrrrrr!
Maybe he can evolve out of necessity....

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#129056
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tinydropthestickgooddog wrote:
When Science is confronted by the inexplicable, it is telling that it never resorts to the existence of a God to explain what it cannot - tacitly Science knows that God is not a creditable explanation for anything .... to God science says no .
Maybe to God, science should say maybe...

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#129057
Oct 11, 2012
 
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>The man speaks his mind and he’s a coward?

You are using the wrong application for the word “coward,” my friend.

Misapplying words in a sentence shows a poor understanding and use of the language.
You are using the wrong application of the word "mind".

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#129058
Oct 11, 2012
 
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>Evolution as you preach it.

Even Darwin left it open to being a method used by God.
I don't preach anything.

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