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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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“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#129563 Oct 14, 2012
Gate Keeper 1 wrote:
<quoted text>You keep confusing your satan and gays, and you mean rape and abuse. How do you justify that, is it because you are gay, so abusing children is okay because they are not?
Dude, just come out of the closet already. Sheesh, four posts, and those were just the last four I read, and you have to bring gay into it when no mention was made.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#129564 Oct 14, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
So, a song has never 'touched' you?
A movie?
A dog?
A cat?
A baby?
That feeling is called euphoria, they even make drugs that can cause it. There are plants that can cause it as well. It's not an uncommon response to stimuli, but to conflate it with something supernatural is akin to insanity.

Most causes of this euphoria are an evolutionary trait, common to most complex life forms though the triggers vary, which gives us the advantage of culture and unity as a species, a very potent advantage in nature. However humans are slowly losing this trait, which is of no matter since nature has far less power over us now, due to selective breeding.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#129565 Oct 14, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
I see all you have is more questions...
Interesting.
Just like all the evolutionary theorists...
Key difference, we have questions because we want to learn, you lack questions because you would prefer to live in a happy little bubble.

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#129566 Oct 14, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
hehe, that was TWO lines, bub. Not one. Can you basically understand 1+1?
<quoted text>
How many?
<quoted text>
Selection pressures? lol If that were true, why are there still fish in swamps? In low-flow rivers? Why to trout still swim upstream in sometimes very shallow water to lay eggs when they should've "evolved" a better way by now....
I'd like to know how much time they think it took for a little or big old fishy to grow eyelashes, eyebrows & ears. Did they do this under water? Did their lungs develop under water - requiring them to breathe air and not suck water through their gills or did they clumsily thrash around on land until they grew legs and arms? Were they hairy eyelashing eyebrowing fishies waiting patiently for their legs to grow so they could walk? How long do they think it took for this hairy fish to walk? What did they eat in the meantime? Have they thought about anything logical??

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#129567 Oct 14, 2012
Richardfs wrote:
<quoted text>
I have but unlike you I can recognize the simple fact that creationist BS is just that BS.
<quoted text>
No, Evolution is science, creationism is just BS pure and simple.
The only people who support it are godbots who afraid that understanding real science will erode the fragile beliefs.
After all it must be frightening to realize that everybody with an IQ above a doorstop is laughing at you.
hehehe... then you must be the screw that holds the doorstop, because what the hell is

"godbots who afraid that understanding real science will erode the fragile beliefs"

LMMFAO!

Problems with complete sentences, huh? Word association issues?

Thanks for proving that not all atheists are geniuses....

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#129568 Oct 14, 2012
Richardfs wrote:
<quoted text>
I have but unlike you I can recognize the simple fact that creationist BS is just that BS.
<quoted text>
No, Evolution is science, creationism is just BS pure and simple.
The only people who support it are godbots who afraid that understanding real science will erode the fragile beliefs.
After all it must be frightening to realize that everybody with an IQ above a doorstop is laughing at you.
hahahahaha.....

Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Einstein is probably the best known and most highly revered scientist of the twentieth century, and is associated with major revolutions in our thinking about time, gravity, and the conversion of matter to energy (E=mc2). Although never coming to belief in a personal God, he recognized the impossibility of a non-created universe. The Encyclopedia Britannica says of him: "Firmly denying atheism, Einstein expressed a belief in "Spinoza's God who reveals himself in the harmony of what exists." This actually motivated his interest in science, as he once remarked to a young physicist: "I want to know how God created this world, I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know His thoughts, the rest are details." Einstein's famous epithet on the "uncertainty principle" was "God does not play dice" - and to him this was a real statement about a God in whom he believed. A famous saying of his was "Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
http://www.godandscience.org/apologetics/scie...

from the past...

Francis Sellers Collins (born April 14, 1950), is an American physician-geneticist noted for his discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the Human Genome Project (HGP). He currently serves as Director of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Prior to being appointed Director, he was the founder and president of the BioLogos Foundation, an organization which promotes discourse on the relationship between science and religion and advocates the perspective that belief in Christianity can be reconciled with acceptance of evolution and science.[1] Collins also wrote the New York Times bestseller, The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief, which discusses Collins' conversion from atheism to Christianity, evaluates the evidence for Christianity, and argues for theistic evolution.[2] In 2009 Pope Benedict XVI appointed Collins to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.[3]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Collins
from the present....

and there are a lot of scientists in between that I guess you are ignorant of.... learn a little before you laugh at others IQ's

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#129569 Oct 14, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
That feeling is called euphoria, they even make drugs that can cause it. There are plants that can cause it as well. It's not an uncommon response to stimuli, but to conflate it with something supernatural is akin to insanity.
Most causes of this euphoria are an evolutionary trait, common to most complex life forms though the triggers vary, which gives us the advantage of culture and unity as a species, a very potent advantage in nature. However humans are slowly losing this trait, which is of no matter since nature has far less power over us now, due to selective breeding.
So the feeling of euphoria is spontanous?

Or does something have to cause it?

I think the latter.

When God touched me, I was whatever is opposite of euphoric & at the snap of a finger, I felt content.

it was not imagined. I'm not lying. Have faith.

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#129570 Oct 14, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Key difference, we have questions because we want to learn, you lack questions because you would prefer to live in a happy little bubble.
I have questions.

I've asked questions.

I get bullshit rhetorical arguments as answers....

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#129571 Oct 14, 2012
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>I'd like to know how much time they think it took for a little or big old fishy to grow eyelashes, eyebrows & ears. Did they do this under water? Did their lungs develop under water - requiring them to breathe air and not suck water through their gills or did they clumsily thrash around on land until they grew legs and arms? Were they hairy eyelashing eyebrowing fishies waiting patiently for their legs to grow so they could walk? How long do they think it took for this hairy fish to walk? What did they eat in the meantime? Have they thought about anything logical??
See? More questions...

The only answer they'll give you is how stupid & ignorant you are & that science is "obviously not for you"...

LMAO these athitards are hilarious!

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#129572 Oct 14, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Key difference, we have questions because we want to learn, you lack questions because you would prefer to live in a happy little bubble.
It is proven by science that the chicken had to arrive before the egg purely and simply due to the fact that the egg needs proteins to - actually, here is the info;

British scientists claim to have solved one of the great mysteries of life, the universe and everything in it: The chicken came before the egg, they say, and they're not mincing words.

"It had long been suspected that the egg came first, but now we have the scientific proof that shows that in fact the chicken came first," Sheffield University's Dr Colin Freeman, according to a report in the Metro.

Researchers from Scotland and England used a supercomputer called HECToR to look in such detail at a chicken eggshell that they were able to determine the vital role of a protein used to kick-start the egg's formation.

That protein is only found, wait for it... inside a chicken.

http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-205_162-6676542.h...

How did a chicken create an egg? From which fishy or bacteria do you think a chicken evolved from? Obviously, a rooster is required to fertilize the egg; how do you think evolution created the chicken and the rooster and how do you think evolution gave the chicken the necessary ability to create, lay and hatch an egg? At what point did the chicken know it had to sit on its fertile eggs to hatch them??

***Freeman, who worked on HECToR with counterparts at Edinburgh's Warwick University, said the protein had been identified earlier by scientists and was known to be linked to egg formation, "but by examining it closely we have been able to see how it controls the process," he added, describing it as a catalyst.

Professor John Harding, who also took part in the research, told Metro the discovery could have other applications.

"Understanding how chickens make shells is fascinating in itself, but can also give clues towards designing new materials." he said.***

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#129573 Oct 14, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Key difference, we have questions because we want to learn, you lack questions because you would prefer to live in a happy little bubble.
how many questions have you asked about the beginning and how life began? Have you questioned where birds came from? Have you questioned caterpillars and butterflies? Have you questioned anything at all or just blindly accepted what you have accepted because anything else is too hard???

The big bang theory.... when do you think they will come up with a real name, one that is not to be laughed at? Or do you think they have outgrown the old ideas and are working on new ones?

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#129574 Oct 14, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
See? More questions...
The only answer they'll give you is how stupid & ignorant you are & that science is "obviously not for you"...
LMAO these athitards are hilarious!
I think they stopped reading about science in school.....

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#129575 Oct 14, 2012
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>how many questions have you asked about the beginning and how life began? Have you questioned where birds came from? Have you questioned caterpillars and butterflies? Have you questioned anything at all or just blindly accepted what you have accepted because anything else is too hard???
The big bang theory.... when do you think they will come up with a real name, one that is not to be laughed at? Or do you think they have outgrown the old ideas and are working on new ones?
I find it strange that they use something like the big bang theory, which is unproven, to "prove" so many things & pose so many arguments...

They do the same with things like dark matter...

I understand that these people aren't scientists, although some claim to be (LOL).

I've noticed what they're really good at is copy/paste.

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#129576 Oct 14, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
You have an open invitation to come and visit this historic city.
I don't want too see the city! I want to meet the man who claimed that I was afraid of him! LOL!

“ad victoriam”

Since: Dec 10

arte et marte

#129577 Oct 14, 2012
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>It is proven by science that the chicken had to arrive before the egg purely and simply due to the fact that the egg needs proteins to - actually, here is the info;
British scientists claim to have solved one of the great mysteries of life, the universe and everything in it: The chicken came before the egg, they say, and they're not mincing words.
"It had long been suspected that the egg came first, but now we have the scientific proof that shows that in fact the chicken came first," Sheffield University's Dr Colin Freeman, according to a report in the Metro.
Researchers from Scotland and England used a supercomputer called HECToR to look in such detail at a chicken eggshell that they were able to determine the vital role of a protein used to kick-start the egg's formation.
That protein is only found, wait for it... inside a chicken.
http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-205_162-6676542.h...
How did a chicken create an egg? From which fishy or bacteria do you think a chicken evolved from? Obviously, a rooster is required to fertilize the egg; how do you think evolution created the chicken and the rooster and how do you think evolution gave the chicken the necessary ability to create, lay and hatch an egg? At what point did the chicken know it had to sit on its fertile eggs to hatch them??
***Freeman, who worked on HECToR with counterparts at Edinburgh's Warwick University, said the protein had been identified earlier by scientists and was known to be linked to egg formation, "but by examining it closely we have been able to see how it controls the process," he added, describing it as a catalyst.
Professor John Harding, who also took part in the research, told Metro the discovery could have other applications.
"Understanding how chickens make shells is fascinating in itself, but can also give clues towards designing new materials." he said.***
Yeah but did roast chicken come before scrambled egg?
Now that is the question. lol

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#129578 Oct 14, 2012
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>hahahahaha.....
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Einstein is probably the best known and most highly revered scientist of the twentieth century, and is associated with major revolutions in our thinking about time, gravity, and the conversion of matter to energy (E=mc2). Although never coming to belief in a personal God, he recognized the impossibility of a non-created universe. The Encyclopedia Britannica says of him: "Firmly denying atheism, Einstein expressed a belief in "Spinoza's God who reveals himself in the harmony of what exists." This actually motivated his interest in science, as he once remarked to a young physicist: "I want to know how God created this world, I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know His thoughts, the rest are details." Einstein's famous epithet on the "uncertainty principle" was "God does not play dice" - and to him this was a real statement about a God in whom he believed. A famous saying of his was "Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
http://www.godandscience.org/apologetics/scie...
"The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weakness, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still purely primitive, legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. No interpretation no matter how subtle can (for me) change this."
-- Albert Einstein

"It was, of course, a lie what you read about my religious convictions, a lie which is being systematically repeated. I do not believe in a personal God and I have never denied this but have expressed it clearly. If something is in me which can be called religious then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it."

From a letter Einstein wrote in English, dated 24 March 1954.

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#129579 Oct 14, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
No. The evidence of the Bible foretelling evolution 2,000 years ago.
Look it up, "creation through evolution".
Genesis even talks about Pangea.
Where? Some claim that the bible talks about spaceman, too! Some people say that you should handle poisonous snakes, talk in tongues. Other "christians" claim all that is bullshit. Who is right? You?

Since: Sep 12

Location hidden

#129580 Oct 14, 2012
Loren Eberly wrote:
FDR Social Security Program:
The majority of 53% of US the Government of this Representative Republic that vote and the 47% nonvoters that sit on their dead hands and whine; insist on electing President, Governor, Representatives of US the Government, County Commissioners, Township Trustees, Mayors, City Council, School Administrators and Board Members.
That support FDR Social Security Program designed to defy USA Labor Law, The Constitution, and demands of Natural Law: what Mother Nature, God, or Whatever Power decreed to be the reality of the real world, democracy, capitalism, the US Constitution, and free, fair, and affordable commerce and common sense demands.
Demanding every Stockholder, corporation, farmer, business, outsourcer sweatshop, and nonprofit, tax-exempt, organization and Church; markets the cost in the wholesale and retail price of his or her product and service; of every worker, consumer, and taxpayer's wages (union contract), healthcare, pension, investment and independent business profit. This enables every worker, consumer, and taxpayer to pay healthcare insurance premium or pay healthcare provider.
Pay ALL taxes and pay for every product and service they use for life. With money derived from wages, investment profit, and independent business profit. And enables every parent to educate, love, nurse, nurture, discipline, protect, and provide; for every child (job) they conceive. And fund schools, infrastructure, local and national security, government services, and etc.; with money derived from wages, investment profit, and independent business profit.
President, the Justices they appoint, and Elected Officials hold Union workers, consumers, taxpayers, and America’s grandchildren’s children, Government employees, Parents, Teachers, Veterans, Police, Firemen, and Fathers disqualified for affirmative action with white skin, Representatives deny Collective Bargaining Rights accountable.
To fund Illegal drug users and Immigrants, lottery, casino, and keno losers, unemployed Union workers replaced with nonunion workers, Human Traffickers, waitresses that pander for life for $2.00 per hour, slaves in enterprise zones, low-income child labor, consumers, and taxpayers, volunteers without wages, and nonunion workers willing to work for fewer wages than they can afford life. That pays with welfare checks, food stamps, housing vouchers, and Medicaid.
Pay sales tax on the more stock dividends (money) OPEC Nations, Enron Stockholders, Wal-Mart Stockholders, Hillarys, Chinese, Foreign and Domestic Investors and Stockholders (money marketers) market quarterly. In the wholesale and retail price of every product and service Human Beings use for life. And School Boards and Government needs to build, maintain and operate schools, infrastructure, and provide local and national security, and Government services. That gets only product or service.
Needed to measure and maintain the strength and growth of this UNAFFORDABLE economy and distribute money Human Beings cannot digest, burn in internal combustion engines, or burn to heat and cool their American Dream. Into OPEC Nations, Enron Stockholders, Wal-Mart Stockholders, Hillarys, Chinese, Foreign and Domestic Investors and Stockholders portfolios.
Defying USA Labor Law, the Constitution, and Realities demands is bankrupting USA. Makes free, fair, and affordable commerce IMPOSSIBLE; Makes funding schools IMPOSSIBLE; Makes balancing every budget IMPOSSIBLE; Makes Union workers, consumers, taxpayers, and Americas grandchildren's children life UNAFFORDABLE; and created Ohio’s $1.35 trillion budget deficit, the $40 trillion social security and the $16 trillion national debt. America’s grandchildren’s children are responsible to pay Chinese, Foreign and Domestic Investors and Stockholders interest with this debt until they are 18 years old.
America’s grandchildren’s children cannot pay this debt in a hundred million years.
Yes, I agree 100%

Since: Sep 12

Location hidden

#129581 Oct 14, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
I find it strange that they use something like the big bang theory, which is unproven, to "prove" so many things & pose so many arguments...
They do the same with things like dark matter...
I understand that these people aren't scientists, although some claim to be (LOL).
I've noticed what they're really good at is copy/paste.
I think we are all searching for the Prime Cause. The Big Bang is a poor substitute for God in my book, because could we not ask what caused the Big Bang and so forth and so on. Geez.

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#129582 Oct 14, 2012
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>I think they stopped reading about science in school.....
How long were you in the nut house?

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