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

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#139584 Nov 21, 2012
ARGUING with IDIOTS wrote:
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Can you scientifically prove the number 5?
Numbers are abstract, not physical.

Science deals with the physical, not the abstract

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#139585 Nov 21, 2012
Dave Nelson wrote:
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I must confess it is a pleasant surprise to see you finally agree with us cause and effect people. You had me worried there.
Now, please explain that to Polymath.
Oh, everything can have a purpose. If it exists, and things are in motion, it will eventually become part of the equations.
Just because a cause is beyond your comprehension, does not mean others cannot comprehend it. Everything has a natural cause in the universe. The supernatural simply cannot exist in this universe, the laws prohibit it.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#139586 Nov 21, 2012
The bible and Quran are savage books of ancient sheep fckers. They wiped ther @ss with their bare hands for Pete's sake.

Their dark God has no place in society today.
Clementia wrote:
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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 Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#139587 Nov 21, 2012
Lies Buster wrote:
<quoted text>You are zero percent right, not even close. An empathetic atheist goes to hell, sad, but the heartless believer goes to heaven. That is like saying it is better to be an empathetic AIDS patient, than a heartless healthy person. One is empathetically dead, while the one is heartlessly alive.
In either case, who decides. You decide what is empathy and what is heartless and you could be wrong, but God decides who goes to heaven or hell, and he is never wrong.
Oh goody, another defeatist who think they can make up the rules as you go. Based only on what you stated here, it doesn't matter if the person who is christian rapes and kills children, your god will still favor them over an atheist who never does anything wrong in their lives. That's a horrible basis for morality, though it explains all the christians in prison.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#139588 Nov 21, 2012
I can scientifically prove your IQ isn't much higher than 5 :)
ARGUING with IDIOTS wrote:
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Can you scientifically prove the number 5?

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#139589 Nov 21, 2012
Your bible even instructs you on how to beat your slaves doesn't it? Make sure not to kill them or maim them. Otherwise it's all good in Jesus' eyes.
Eagle12 wrote:
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I guess you will my good Doctor but you will fail to mention slavery of today. Instead you focus on the Judeo Christian God that set up a statue of limitations on a slave.
If slavery was really a issue with you and your fellow Atheist. You would say something and do something about modern slavery. But you donít, itís too much of a bother. It much more down your ally to talk about what happened 4000 years ago versus today.
You always like to skip over the part that Jews were slaves. Not just once but many times in history including in WWII. Another fact that seems to slip past you in your annotations. At least Doctor since you like to paint God as evil, at least be more objective and tell the whole story.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#139590 Nov 21, 2012
How can a fictional character be responsible for anything?

You best lay down before you hurt yourself half wit.
Eagle12 wrote:
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Have you ever done something good?
Is God responsible that you did good?
Is God responsible if you do something wrong like cheat your employer?
In this day and time it seems that each or us are accountable for what we do that is good and bad.
If you are charged with larceny for example and you are standing before the judge. He may listen to you blaming Adam and Eve. But in the end he is going to hold you responsible.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#139591 Nov 21, 2012
If any deities exist lesbians are one of their greatest blessings.:P
River Tam wrote:
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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?

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#139592 Nov 21, 2012
Well at least you are honest about yourself.
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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What would I know. I'm just a fucktard.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#139593 Nov 21, 2012
Actually Hitler clearly stated he was and always would be a dedicated Christian. It was his Christianity that lead to him killing the Jews.

He said they were Christ killers and needed to be wiped out for that.

But as you admitted you are nothing but a fcktard as you so clearly demonstrate with all of your posts.
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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um.... What? He was raised by Catholic parents, but didn't stay catholic. Like a lot of the atheists here, he converted.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#139594 Nov 21, 2012
Catcher1 wrote:
<quoted text>You're an empathetic apathetic atheist.
A copacetic empathetic apathetic atheist.

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#139595 Nov 21, 2012
Aerobatty wrote:
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A copacetic empathetic apathetic atheist.
I'm also an apathetic violinist.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#139596 Nov 21, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
If any deities exist lesbians are one of their greatest blessings.:P
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No doubt.

Double Fine is a proud lesbian

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Trapped in the body of a man

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#139597 Nov 21, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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I'm also an apathetic violinist.
I am a pathetic violinist
Nikki

Haacht, Belgium

#139598 Nov 21, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
You are comparing the moral standard of the modern free world with the moral standard of the entire world 4000 years ago. You let Egypt off the hook and every empire that employed slaves during that period. Very one sided I might say.
I'm perfectly willing to accept that the bible's moral standard is 4000 years old, has to be put into context and therefore has about as much to say about morality today as the ancient Greek myths.

Are you though?

And if you're willing to accept that about slavery are you also willing to accept it about other issues such as LGBT rights?

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#139599 Nov 21, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
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I am a pathetic violinist
I'm a pathetic ventriloquist.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#139600 Nov 21, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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I'm a pathetic ventriloquist.
I am a cunning linguist, though

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#139601 Nov 21, 2012
Nikki wrote:
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I'm perfectly willing to accept that the bible's moral standard is 4000 years old, has to be put into context and therefore has about as much to say about morality today as the ancient Greek myths.
Are you though?
And if you're willing to accept that about slavery are you also willing to accept it about other issues such as LGBT rights?
Good post.

From Belgium, are you?

Hoe gaan dit met jou? Jy praat Flaams, korrek?

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#139602 Nov 21, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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Again, the creator is responsible for the product. Are you familiar with ED 209?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =A9l9wxGFl4kXX
Oops.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#139603 Nov 21, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
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I am a cunning linguist, though
A common cunning linguist?

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