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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Oct 12, 2012
 
Catcher1 wrote:
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It's worse to be a coward, like you Dave.
:-)

Catcher shoots from the shadows. Luckily for him, they are blanks.

Come out into the light, big boy. Give us some substance.

Can't prove nothing about a nothing, right?

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Oct 12, 2012
 
RiversideRedneck wrote:
Yes, Tam. You're right.
As America has absolute freedom of religion, the GOD on your dollar bill is ANY god you choose.
Otherwise it'd say: "In Jesus we trust". Which America can't & won't do.
Jesus isn't a god with trust, or he would have a huge pile of money his eyeball would sit on. lol

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G_O_D, Mark was NOT talking about the Jewish ritual of baptising...
The word "baptize" has multpile meanings, you know? It also means to cleanse, purify or initiate.
Are all atheists as smart as you?
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Dave Nelson wrote:
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:-)
Catcher shoots from the shadows. Luckily for him, they are blanks.
Come out into the light, big boy. Give us some substance.
Can't prove nothing about a nothing, right?
is u charlie darwin adopted son!!;)

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Oct 12, 2012
 
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> Jesus isn't a god with trust, or he would have a huge pile of money his eyeball would sit on. lol
I was born an original sinner
I was born from original sin.
If I had a dollar bill for all the things I've done
There'd be a mountain of money piled up to my chin.

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U issso booteafool wrote:
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is u charlie darwin adopted son!!;)
No, he was my uncle.

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#129205
Oct 12, 2012
 
http://scitechdaily.com/high-energy-cosmic-ra...

1 femtometre = 1.0 x 10&#8722;15 metres = 1 fermi = 0.001 picometre = 1000 attometres

Not a whole lot of the universe, but that doesn't stop speculating on the whole thing. In a scientific manner.

The lattice should be hexagonal, 60 degree angles..

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Oct 12, 2012
 
http://scitechdaily.com/samuel-arbesman-expla...

Why one should not take the pronouncements of "science based" atheists seriously.

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G_O_D wrote:
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The Sock Viking had a great thought once...but it died of loneliness.
If Sock Viking had another brain he would be a half-wit.
One day a thought went trough Sock Viking's head...there was nothing there to stop it.
Sock Viking's doctors gave him a brain scan but they didn't find anything.
ROFLMAO
hahaha, the first time I've heard jokes that are true!

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#129208
Oct 12, 2012
 
Eagle12 wrote:
I tend to believe gays are born that way in some circumstances. Other circumstances I believe they are shaped by their environment. Thatís just my observation.
Your right atheist just donít show up at the front door, sort of. They are much more subtle. They use Schools & Universities as a platform. Then thereíre the icons that put their message into print and sell their message.
Magazines, books, college professors, comedians, signs, all have used the print media to promote their message of atheism. Iím like you and others in that I donít like my space being violated by personal bids to buy or accept something.
Usually when someone is trying to sell you something by approaching you without an invitation. They are running or promoting a scam. No matter how good it sounds itís probably a scam. Unless itís the Girl Scouts selling cookies. Their cookies are worth buying, lol.
You - all people - are a product of both environment and genetics. There's no other way, unless you want to add magic.

Education makes people atheists. I never teach atheism in my class - not the place to - but I teach critical thinking. That's enough for the smarter students to start reflecting on the nature of religion.

To be honest, a lot of students come to me, to make fun of religion. I think there's a much higher percentage of atheists among those going through university now.

Eagle, your religion has been promoted and is promoted everywhere - TV shows, media, violations of personal space, people walking around pushing it. The amount of atheist media compared to Christian media is insignificant, a tiny fraction. Your complaint here is a joke.

Imagine if we demanded equal time to be heard how upset you'd be.

Personally, we should teach children about all religions in elementary school. Don't even bother with atheism, just define it in one class or something.

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Happy Lesbo wrote:
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.. why does religion evolve ??..
Supernatural Selection.

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macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>"...and Fortinbras, knee-deep in Danes,
Lived happy ever after..."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =e31bOXbDyogXX
hahaha!

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Oct 12, 2012
 
Catcher1 wrote:
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If Dave Nelson displayed cowardice, do you believe it's improper for me to point it out?
That's a yes or no question.
Do you believe that bullies are cowards?

Thatís a yes or a no answer.

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Eagle12 wrote:
If macro evolution is real.
The horseshoe crab would be building and riding jet skis by now. Or perhaps even something more advanced like the hovercraft.
Oh but they stopped evolving just 500 million years ago. Theyíre not a good example of this evolution thing.
What's your reasoning here? Why would a crab with a body shape well suited for its environment change? Why would it become intelligent? What selection pressures would push it to be intelligent?

No, Eagle, they did not stop evolving. The horseshoe crab you see today is not the same species as the one in the past. They have speciated several times. The current one evolved around 18 million years ago. Remember? I already posted a link to an article by the world's leading horseshoe crab expert. He said, and I'm paraphrasing here, "that's a malicious untruth."

1) Do you not follow my links b/c you're genuinely not interested in knowing how and what science has evidence for?
2) Are you incapable of learning?
3) Or did you just miss the post?
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Dave Nelson wrote:
http://scitechdaily.com/samuel -arbesman-explains-the-half-li fe-of-facts/
Why one should not take the pronouncements of "science based" atheists seriously.
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URLhidden move on kids!!!!!!!!;)

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G_O_D wrote:
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WOw! Just like looking in a mirror and discovering you don't look like either of your parents. THAT is evolution.
In the case of the horseshoe crab. I guarantee you the pressures and itís environment has changed plenty in 500 million years. Yet it has remained unchanged in 500 million years.

So Evolutionist come up with this response that it didnít need to change because itís suited for itís environment. 500 million years is a hell of a long time.

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What's your reasoning here? Why would a crab with a body shape well suited for its environment change? Why would it become intelligent? What selection pressures would push it to be intelligent?
No, Eagle, they did not stop evolving. The horseshoe crab you see today is not the same species as the one in the past. They have speciated several times. The current one evolved around 18 million years ago. Remember? I already posted a link to an article by the world's leading horseshoe crab expert. He said, and I'm paraphrasing here, "that's a malicious untruth."
1) Do you not follow my links b/c you're genuinely not interested in knowing how and what science has evidence for?
2) Are you incapable of learning?
3) Or did you just miss the post?
There's a leading Horseshoe crab expert? Awesome. How sad would it be to be the second best Horseshoe crab expert?

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Givemeliberty wrote:
You know I wonder how the world would be today if say Zeus and Odin were still the primary gods?
Believers of the different gods meet up, state why their God is better, have a few drinks, arm wrestling matches with the victor proclaiming his/her God was the better after all, more drinks and some roasted meat, finally upon leaving the debate they both agree that Odin and Zeus are both awesome gods who work together and are probably shaking their heads at how their earthly believers had behaved this night.
Each walks home thinking with a chuckle, that Zeus/Odin worshipper can't handle their booze yet we must do this again.
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hahaha, totally!

You'd want to be careful around Bacchus followers, though, they would drink you under the table every single time.

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It aint necessarily so wrote:
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Here's a link you might be able to use:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =fWkxvIaKsFUXX&feature=rel ated
hahahaha! That is fantastic!

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