Atheism requires as much faith as rel...

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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#138803 Nov 18, 2012
timn17 wrote:
<quoted text>T'was a joke. I don't care what gender you are.
oh, i thought u were picking on me, sorry!!

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#138804 Nov 18, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Don't even think such a thing!!!
I will deny being a deity even if proven to be so. I just will not accept being responsible for those I encounter on Topix. I absolutely refuse, do you understand!?
Never, never bring up that topix again.
Dave, the first sign of godhood is the rejection of godhood. A truly humble man you are, dave. I would be proud to call you my god. Your followers shall wear wall outlets around their necks and they shall pray during lighting storms.

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#138805 Nov 18, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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oh, i thought u were picking on me, sorry!!
But seriously though.
Loren Eberly

Mount Gilead, OH

#138806 Nov 18, 2012
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Nikki

Brecht, Belgium

#138807 Nov 18, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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Hi Nikki, nice 2 meet u!!:)
u do know that i'm sikh and i might become a scientist? I don't hate science, i find it very interesting and i love it.
no, sikhism doesn't know how the world was created, but it has a good guess and stops there.
In that case: believe away. I don't have all the answers and I think people that claim they do are kind of silly.

In my experience most of those people are theists.

I don't know enough about Sikhism to make any comments on your creation story really, but like I said people can believe pretty much whatever they want if they don't ignore basic facts or try to shove it down my throat.
absolutely, religion was not written to teach u science! science needs proof, faith doesn't!
Quite right. And I'll support that as long as faith stays out of my government and judicial system. I think if you're going to interfere with those you should have some evidence that what you're saying has merit.
i understand 100%, i've been on the firing end too, it's horrible!!
They don't know you and they don't now me. If it makes them feel better to call me names or imply I'm a bad teacher they should go right ahead.

Besides, I am part of the firing squad occasionally so it's only fair the other side gets some shots in.
i still believe in santa, i hope u can tolerate that!:)
"Alice laughed: "There's no use trying," she said; "one can't believe impossible things."

"I daresay you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."

Alice in Wonderland.

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#138808 Nov 18, 2012
Sorry Drew! I wasn't being serious when i called u a bigot.

“Jon Snow”

Since: Dec 10

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#138809 Nov 18, 2012
Tide with Beach wrote:
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Dave wants your magnets.
He's building a thingy.
Yeah he is trying to hold creationists together in a zoo with magnets , so atheists can visit it and look at them.

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#138810 Nov 18, 2012
timn17 wrote:
<quoted text>But seriously though.
i beg your pardon?

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#138811 Nov 18, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> Yeah he is trying to hold creationists together in a zoo with magnets , so atheists can visit it and look at them.
LOL.

i'll let him have my freak magnets then, they'll defo work!!!

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#138812 Nov 18, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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i beg your pardon?
I beg *your* pardon.

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Westcliffe, CO

#138813 Nov 18, 2012
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_NUD...

This shows up after I posted that link about San Francisco.

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#138814 Nov 18, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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yh i was joking, do u really think i would call him that from the bottom of my heart? nah! I WAS MESSIN!!!
i don't believe in any bad religious belief, all i believe in is 1 God, THAT'S IT!!!
U think with me being vegetarian, i'm happy seeing animal sacrifice?? but what can we do, people r sooooo stupid, they not going to change!
I get it, I got it ever since i read my GGS!!!
I respect vegetarianism.

Since: Sep 10

Hermosa Beach, CA

#138815 Nov 18, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/s tories/U/US_NUDITY_BAN?SITE=FL TAM&SECTION=HOME&TEMPL ATE=
This shows up after I posted that link about San Francisco.
That spoilsport Supervisor Wiener.
_BobLoblah_

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#138816 Nov 18, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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respond? huh?
Catcher is really nice to me. You're the one that likes to bully me!! sort yourself out, before i sort you out!!:)
19Nov12.....

.....ListenUP there now.

Ps:.....Keep dis up and you are entering the 'verge' of entering da schidt-for-brains club.

BobLoblah Rules.

Forever and Ever
BobLoblah

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#138817 Nov 18, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/s tories/U/US_NUDITY_BAN?SITE=FL TAM&SECTION=HOME&TEMPL ATE=
This shows up after I posted that link about San Francisco.
Preach! Dave, what, oh what do we do? What do we, your loyal Magnetitos, do in the face of this gay menace of flapping testicles and blindingly pale perineums?
_BobLoblah_

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#138818 Nov 18, 2012
Tide with Beach wrote:
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Dave wants your magnets.
He's building a thingy.
19Nov12.....

.....So, as you can see Clementia

Ps:....This 'didwVitBleach' is a dirty old man wit NO shame.

Forever and Ever
BobLoblah

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#138820 Nov 18, 2012
_BobLoblah_ wrote:
<quoted text>19Nov12.....
.....ListenUP there now.
Ps:.....Keep dis up and you are entering the 'verge' of entering da schidt-for-brains club.
BobLoblah Rules.
Forever and Ever
BobLoblah
O'Doyle Rules!

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Westcliffe, CO

#138821 Nov 18, 2012
timn17 wrote:
<quoted text>Dave, the first sign of godhood is the rejection of godhood. A truly humble man you are, dave. I would be proud to call you my god. Your followers shall wear wall outlets around their necks and they shall pray during lighting storms.
Thoust are experienced in the ways of godhood, and doth knoweth of these things?

If you have any complaints to make about how things are run, please look elsewhere.

I want no followers. I would trip over them, fall, and break my geriatric hip. I am just a simple technician.

And feeling a great need to go sheepy bye.

Good night.

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#138822 Nov 18, 2012
Nikki wrote:
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In that case: believe away. I don't have all the answers and I think people that claim they do are kind of silly.
In my experience most of those people are theists.
I don't know enough about Sikhism to make any comments on your creation story really, but like I said people can believe pretty much whatever they want if they don't ignore basic facts or try to shove it down my throat.
<quoted text>
Quite right. And I'll support that as long as faith stays out of my government and judicial system. I think if you're going to interfere with those you should have some evidence that what you're saying has merit.
<quoted text>
They don't know you and they don't now me. If it makes them feel better to call me names or imply I'm a bad teacher they should go right ahead.
Besides, I am part of the firing squad occasionally so it's only fair the other side gets some shots in.
<quoted text>
"Alice laughed: "There's no use trying," she said; "one can't believe impossible things."
"I daresay you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."
Alice in Wonderland.
LOL!

This is what sikhi says about creation, we can have a guess but honestly we don't know, at the moment only God knows!

"What was that time, and what was that moment? What was that day, and what was that date?
What was that season, and what was that month, when the Universe was created?
The Pandits, the religious scholars, cannot find that time, even if it is written in the Puraanas.
That time is not known to the Qazis, who study the Koran.
The day and the date are not known to the Yogis, nor is the month or the season.
The Creator who created this creation-only He Himself knows."

The limits of the created universe cannot be perceived. Its limits here and beyond cannot be perceived. Many struggle to know His limits, but His limits cannot be found. No one can know these limits. The more you say about them, the more there still remains to be said." (SGGS p5)
"So many worlds beyond this world-so very many! What power holds them, and supports their weight?" (SGGS p3)
"All are in the One, and the One is in all. This is what the True Guru has shown me.(5). He who created the worlds, solar systems and galaxies - that God cannot be known.(6). From the lamp of God, the lamp within is lit; the Divine Light illuminates the three worlds.(7)." (SGGS p907)

"For so many ages, there was only pitch darkness; the Creator Lord was absorbed in the primal void." (SGGS p1023)
"For endless eons, there was only utter darkness. There was no earth or sky; there was only the infinite Command of His Hukam. There was no day or night, no moon or sun; God sat in primal, profound Samaadhi.(1) There were no sources of creation or powers of speech, no air or water. There was no creation or destruction, no coming or going. There were no continents, nether regions, seven seas, rivers or flowing water.(2)" (SGGS p1035)
"From this primal void, came the moon, the sun and the earth....From this primal void, the earth and the Akaashic Ethers were created....From this primal void, came the four sources of creation, and the power of speech....They were created from the void, and they will merge into the void....." (SGGS p1037)

i hope that helps u understand sikhi belief!
blacklagoon

Boston, MA

#138823 Nov 18, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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I see, you and my wife agree on something.:)
Smart women!!!

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