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

“Jesus is Love”

Since: Jul 12

Hutchinson, MN

#130085 Oct 16, 2012
Richardfs wrote:
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This is "Dave Nelson" long winded way of saying:-
"I gone got stupider the older I got"
I agree. He lost me quick with his boring atheistic bullshit.

“Jesus is Love”

Since: Jul 12

Hutchinson, MN

#130086 Oct 16, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Only 6000 years ago (this month), no problem. Just go to some archaeological dig excavating that period and voila, bones, teeth, partial and complete skeletons etc. Closer to the coast you will also find shells.
Although in some animals evolutional change can be seen in action (and is being studied), the majority have found their niche with little environmental pressure to push evolutionary change.
The same applies to humans, little change over the last 8 or 9 thousand years but further back in time cro magnon man (before the babble book) had a denser bone structure and larger skull,(indicating larger brain). That did not make them any less homo sapiens, just as you and every other human on this rock.
LMAO!

“The eye has it...”

Since: May 09

Russell's Teapot

#130087 Oct 16, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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I never forget that part.
Catch me if you can.
Will you hold the Snipe bag?
Sure, and we can go cow tipping later on.

Nude, of course.

Well, except for the boots.

“Jesus is Love”

Since: Jul 12

Hutchinson, MN

#130088 Oct 16, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
Yet we see more and more Christians accepting the fact of the Big Bang and evolution.
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You see what you want to see....it's called delusions. Neither BB or evilution are facts. You also believe what you want to believe with no records to back it.

You don't really know how God created the world and universe, so you take evidence and twist it to conform to multiple assorted lies you deem fit to adhere to in support of your lying agenda.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#130089 Oct 16, 2012
Just Results wrote:
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You see what you want to see....it's called delusions. Neither BB or evilution are facts. You also believe what you want to believe with no records to back it.
You don't really know how God created the world and universe, so you take evidence and twist it to conform to multiple assorted lies you deem fit to adhere to in support of your lying agenda.
It's kind of pathetic how you creationists love to lie about science to so much. Perhaps it part of your mental illness.

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#130090 Oct 16, 2012
Just Results wrote:
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LMAO!
Laughing but with no response, Thatís fine but please let us know what tickled you so we can all have a laugh

Was it 6000 years?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ussher_chronolog...

Or is it that I say that in archaeological digs bones are often found
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeo...

Or that the evolution can be observed occuring right now
http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/new...

Or that Cro magnon man were as human and as homo sapien as you and I
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cro-Magnon

Come on, please let is all share in you jocularity

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#130091 Oct 16, 2012
-Skeptic- wrote:
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It's kind of pathetic how you creationists love to lie about science to so much. Perhaps it part of your mental illness.
I personally think he lives in a limestone area that is effected by acid rainfall.

The carbon dioxide caused can produce delusion, mass hallucinations and even profound religious experiences

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/...

Since: Mar 11

Florence, KY

#130092 Oct 16, 2012
So Dave is Daffy duck12's daddy lol!
scaritual wrote:
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You're too old to be as relevant as you think.
EMBRACE THE MAGNET, DAVE!

Since: Mar 11

Florence, KY

#130093 Oct 16, 2012
Just Effing awesome!!
scaritual wrote:
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He's Popeye the Saviorman.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#130094 Oct 16, 2012
scaritual wrote:
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You're too old to be as relevant as you think.
EMBRACE THE MAGNET, DAVE!
The magnet is an idol. It is the force creating the magnet.

Your ENTIRE interaction with ANYTHING of a physical nature, and your conscious thinking, is via strictly what physics calls the EM force.

You can't touch a proton, you can't touch gravity. But they are anchors for you to exercise your EM forces.

Less than a fraction of one percent of the observable matter is "EM neutral". Not my guess, a scientific pronouncement. You are amongst that "EM neutral" matter. That neutrality is disturbed by that other 99% not neutral, and gravity, and actions/reactions are set into motion on the physical level. Your ability to act and react is dictated by forces much greater than yourself. You just like to "think" you are self initiating.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#130095 Oct 16, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
How long can you hold your breath underwater? We are going to get you saved. The water won't hurt your wheelchair.
You're really not far off from an Inquisition with water boarding here. Maybe the wheels on the wheelchair can be used for the submersion.

It seems that you can take the church out of the Middle Ages, but you can't take the Medieval out of the church.

“Why does my ignorance”

Since: Mar 11

justify your deity?

#130096 Oct 16, 2012
Mike Duquette wrote:
"Everyone's DNA takes them back to a person..." Yes, but what of before this? Our DNA is almost the same as apes, thus it stands to reason we are related.
Our DNA is closer to apes than any other species. This is evidence. Proof is in the eye of the beholder.
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>rubbish
There's no denying it. Collins admits it as well.

He writes "if you don't believe in evolution, you aren't educated."

“Why does my ignorance”

Since: Mar 11

justify your deity?

#130097 Oct 16, 2012
scaritual wrote:
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He's Popeye the Saviorman.
bwaaahahahahaha!

“Why does my ignorance”

Since: Mar 11

justify your deity?

#130098 Oct 16, 2012
Just Results wrote:
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I agree. He lost me quick with his boring atheistic bullshit.
Dave is actually a theist. Sort of in your camp, but not stupid enough to embrace a 6000 year old earth.

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#130099 Oct 16, 2012
Hidingfromyou wrote:
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Dave is actually a theist. Sort of in your camp, but not stupid enough to embrace a 6000 year old earth.
You know it really only matters to scientists and theists. For all I know, it's only 19 1/2 years old. The only thing I heard in the last hour was the sound that came from my violin. When I play, the universe stands still as far as I know.

“Why does my ignorance”

Since: Mar 11

justify your deity?

#130100 Oct 16, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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You know it really only matters to scientists and theists. For all I know, it's only 19 1/2 years old. The only thing I heard in the last hour was the sound that came from my violin. When I play, the universe stands still as far as I know.
Wow! Nice. How long have you been playing?

I have a violin and I'm supposed to be playing. The poor violin, it's never been so violated :(

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#130101 Oct 16, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
You totally ignore the fact that many deistic and theistic scientists look upon science, and the scientific method, as a way to see how higher forms assembled this existence.
Irrelevant. They learned that science from secular sources that contradict their bible. Science just keeps compacting the Christian god into ever narrowing gaps.

Such theistic evolutionists and other old earth creationists are the missing links - the transitional forms - between the biblical worldview, and that of humanism and secular science.

This last gasp effort is way too little way too late. Such a strategy might have been effective had you deployed it a few centuries ago.

But not now. The church has irrevocably cast itself in the role of the science's inquisitor, as we see all over these Topix threads. The antiscience minions are out in full force, with an echo chamber piping out new antiscientific memes developed in think tanks like the Discovery Institute, and arriving at various web sites for consumption by willing vectors for it almost weekly. This will keep the church entrenched in its losing role until it self-destructs and is no longer audible.

Did you hear about Higgs boson being discovered. Jehovah-Jesus never made a prophecy of that quality ... ever. Every victory for science is another defeat for Jesus.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#130102 Oct 16, 2012
ust Results wrote:
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I agree. He lost me quick with his boring atheistic bullshit.
Hidingfromyou wrote:
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Dave is actually a theist. Sort of in your camp, but not stupid enough to embrace a 6000 year old earth.
They don't know me very well, do they?

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#130103 Oct 16, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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You know it really only matters to scientists and theists. For all I know, it's only 19 1/2 years old. The only thing I heard in the last hour was the sound that came from my violin. When I play, the universe stands still as far as I know.
Do you mean the cat runs and hides, along with everyone else?

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#130104 Oct 16, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Do you mean the cat runs and hides, along with everyone else?
Hey, the cat came back, and look what it dragged in.

Off to the gym.

It attracts me like a magnet.

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