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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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Thinking

Andover, UK

#139472 Nov 20, 2012
An all powerful god could make lungs that regenerated.
Why didn't it?
Wouldn't you give your kids the best?
Clementia wrote:
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But 'Thinking', should we really give all blame to God? Are we humans not responsible for the famine and disease on this earth? It's like saying let's blame the alcohol/tobacco companies for people getting fibrosis of the liver or lung cancer. Are the people themselves not to blame too??

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#139473 Nov 20, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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If you wouldn't be so fearful of the word "faith", you'd understand.
Atheists have faith in their opinion that there is no god.
Done.
Since it's not fact, it's belief, or faith...
You didn't capitalize the word god. Which one were you referring to?

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#139474 Nov 20, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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I don't know what to believe!!
Believe that Leviticus is a record of Levite laws, not Christian laws.

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#139475 Nov 20, 2012
timn17 wrote:
<quoted text>You only think that because of how saturated our society is with religion. Religion is accepted as the default position, even though it's not, so much so that anyone who isn't religion simply *must* have a similarly strong belief, just in the opposite direction. Well, that's false. I am telling you, as an atheist, that I do not believe in a god, and I am telling you, as an atheist, that I do not believe there is no god. Am I lying to you? I am open to the possibility of god, if given enough evidence. I see no reason why a god couldn't be possible, however, given the current state of things, I consider a god, especially as described in the bible, as extremely unlikely.
Nice post. I don't think your 100% atheist. You're open to the possibility of a god. I see that as a good start.

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#139476 Nov 20, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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But 'Thinking', should we really give all blame to God? Are we humans not responsible for the famine and disease on this earth? It's like saying let's blame the alcohol/tobacco companies for people getting fibrosis of the liver or lung cancer. Are the people themselves not to blame too??
lol good call

And it's McDonald's that "makes" people fat..

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#139477 Nov 20, 2012
timn17 wrote:
<quoted text>Are you trying to be obstinate, or are you just stupid?
No. Merely showing a fact.

That either one believes or one knows...

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#139478 Nov 20, 2012
Clementia wrote:
OMG, so the Bible did say it, but to fit in with modern thinking you ignore it? huh? How can you pick and choose which bits to follow? Is the Bible not all true then?
Why would God not condemn keeping slaves?
I agree. It's obvious that he is picking and choosing what he likes.

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#139479 Nov 20, 2012
timn17 wrote:
<quoted text>We already covered this. Remember the vampire thing? Do stamp collectors pass legislation based on 2000 year old stamps that influences my life? Do stamp collectors bomb post offices for releasing the wrong stamps? Get it?
Do Christians pass laws that influence your life?

Do Christians bomb post offices?

You have an odd view of Christians.

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#139480 Nov 20, 2012
Thinking wrote:
Hitler also embraced the occult. Again, not Atheist...
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What would I know. I'm just a fucktard.

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#139481 Nov 20, 2012
Thinking wrote:
An all powerful god could make lungs that regenerated.
Why didn't it?
Wouldn't you give your kids the best?
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Why should He?

Why would He?

How would we ever learn if God always fixed everything?

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#139482 Nov 20, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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It is a fact. I don't believe in gods.
Nice twist :)

But thanks for being honest.

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#139483 Nov 20, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
um.... What? He was raised by Catholic parents, but didn't stay catholic. Like a lot of the atheists here, he converted.
I dunno if Hitler was an atheist, but he certainly liked to use religion to rile up the masses.

http://books.google.com/books...

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#139484 Nov 20, 2012
Croco_Duck wrote:
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I agree. It's obvious that he is picking and choosing what he likes.
Then you obviously haven't read my other posts to her.....
Thinking

Andover, UK

#139485 Nov 20, 2012
Again, an all powerful god could make bodies that wouldn't get fat.
Why didn't it?
Wouldn't you give your kids the best?
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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lol good call
And it's McDonald's that "makes" people fat..
Thinking

Andover, UK

#139486 Nov 20, 2012
Eat well. Go to the gym. Pay taxes. Die. That's not learning anything new.

If we didn't have to concern ourselves with your backward mundanities, then we'd have more time to learn something new.
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Why should He?
Why would He?
How would we ever learn if God always fixed everything?

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#139487 Nov 20, 2012
[QUOTE who="RiversideRedneck "Do Christians bomb post offices?
You have an odd view of Christians.[/QUOTE]

Nah, they just shoot abortion doctors and burn crosses on black people's lawns.
Thinking

Andover, UK

#139488 Nov 20, 2012
If it walks like a duck...
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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What would I know. I'm just a fucktard.

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#139489 Nov 20, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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No that's different. God made man to be with woman. That's totally different than slavery laws.
It's like if the laws changed so that murder is legal. God still wouldn't condone it. You could justly get away with it from your country, but you'll pay the price later...
Let me get this straight, so to speak. You're saying that a god created me the way I am and now it wants to punish ME for that?

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#139490 Nov 20, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
Then you obviously haven't read my other posts to her.....
You're right. I just got here.

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#139491 Nov 20, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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You didn't capitalize the word god. Which one were you referring to?
As for the argument, any & all.

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