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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“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#142797 Dec 10, 2012
boooots wrote:
Perhaps both Pope Paul II and Mother Teresa should go down in history as rather pathetic pawns of their religion, but they should never be taught to the young as being saints or saintlike. All of that, regardless of which saint, is a crock.
Thanks for that. I agree. Neither seemed like bad people. They just worked for a corrupt outfit.
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#142798 Dec 10, 2012
Hitchens didn't think much of Theresa's abuse of the ill, though.
It aint necessarily so wrote:
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Thanks for that. I agree. Neither seemed like bad people. They just worked for a corrupt outfit.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#142799 Dec 10, 2012
Thinking wrote:
Hitchens didn't think much of Theresa's abuse of the ill, though.
<quoted text>
Theresa was a witch, and evil monster that should never have been allowed near a patient, let alone children. Sadism is very much a tenet of christianity.

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#142800 Dec 10, 2012
Tide with Beach wrote:
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Also check out Battlefield Earth.
It's stellar.
Tour de Force.
Hubbard sucked as a writer.

Admit it, the gargantuan cod-pieces were what fascinated you most.

xD

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#142801 Dec 10, 2012
Thinking wrote:
Hitchens didn't think much of Theresa's abuse of the ill, though.
<quoted text>
Nobody cares what a dead man thought about a dead woman.
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#142802 Dec 10, 2012
Agreed on Theresa. Hitchens wrote that terminally ill patients were kept in squalor, pain relief was restricted to paracetamol. And where did all the money go? Not on the poor, that's for sure...
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Theresa was a witch, and evil monster that should never have been allowed near a patient, let alone children. Sadism is very much a tenet of christianity.
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#142803 Dec 10, 2012
I only saw the film. I'm amazed they could get the Harriers to fly after so many years in storage. They were hard enough to start up when they were new.

I can only wonder what Travolta got from the whole mad experience. Maybe Scientology's CFO needed a huge box office failure for some arcane reason.
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Hubbard sucked as a writer.
Admit it, the gargantuan cod-pieces were what fascinated you most.
xD
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#142804 Dec 10, 2012
Nobody cares what a braindead poster thinks of a dead writer.
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Hubbard sucked as a writer.
Admit it, the gargantuan cod-pieces were what fascinated you most.
xD

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#142805 Dec 10, 2012
Richardfs wrote:
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Dr Who (new), Haven, Arrow, Dollhouse, Eureka, Games of Throne, Grimm... these days we are spoiled.
But Firefly was and is number one.
BTW Did you know that they may start up again?
The acting and directing made Firefly so boring I couldn't get into it enough to finish the first episode.

Dr Who and Eureka employed decent actors and special effects but their target audience was mostly kids.

BTW, Dr Who is supposed to have a special Christmas episode.:)

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#142806 Dec 10, 2012
Thinking wrote:
Agreed on Theresa. Hitchens wrote that terminally ill patients were kept in squalor, pain relief was restricted to paracetamol. And where did all the money go? Not on the poor, that's for sure...
<quoted text>
I haven't read Hitchens' views on here, I haven't read anything from Hitchens actually. But it's pretty much common knowledge of the atrocities she purported while in the guise of "helping" people. Even Penn and Teller couldn't ignore adding her history to one of their fact based shows. NatGeo even did a biography on here. She was that horrible of a person.

Eagle12

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#142807 Dec 10, 2012
Thinking wrote:
Agreed on Theresa. Hitchens wrote that terminally ill patients were kept in squalor, pain relief was restricted to paracetamol. And where did all the money go? Not on the poor, that's for sure...
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It’s true the hospice patients lived in squalor. But we’re talking Calcutta India. The average person lives in squalor. The garbage trucks go down the streets and pick up the dead bodies. There’s not enough money in the world to bring Calcutta from the brink of squalor. 14 million people live there.

Christopher Hitchens - What was his contribution to the indigent? Was he there in the trenches with this Dear women helping? Did he win the Nobel Peace Prize? No, he kicked back and drank his whisky and complained about her with a cigarette in his hand.

The do nothings complaining about the do somethings. How noble of this man Hitchens. Then his followers who are also do nothings join his cause. Look, I didn’t know Mother Teresa. Her helping the poor was not to gain fame and fortune.

She was in the filth and the stench everyday for pennies a day trying to do something for these poor people. Who in the hell can criticize someone for that?

A. Hitchens.

Eagle12

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#142808 Dec 10, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
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Theresa was a witch, and evil monster that should never have been allowed near a patient, let alone children. Sadism is very much a tenet of christianity.
And your contribution to the indigent is what?

Who can criticize someone who helps minister to the poor?

How many have you helped in hospice care?

The do nothings always are cocky and complain about the do somethings.

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#142809 Dec 10, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
It’s true the hospice patients lived in squalor. But we’re talking Calcutta India. The average person lives in squalor. The garbage trucks go down the streets and pick up the dead bodies. There’s not enough money in the world to bring Calcutta from the brink of squalor. 14 million people live there.
Christopher Hitchens - What was his contribution to the indigent? Was he there in the trenches with this Dear women helping? Did he win the Nobel Peace Prize? No, he kicked back and drank his whisky and complained about her with a cigarette in his hand.
The do nothings complaining about the do somethings. How noble of this man Hitchens. Then his followers who are also do nothings join his cause. Look, I didn’t know Mother Teresa. Her helping the poor was not to gain fame and fortune.
She was in the filth and the stench everyday for pennies a day trying to do something for these poor people. Who in the hell can criticize someone for that?
A. Hitchens.
Hitchens was too busy trying to get his sausage smoked to care about anybody else.

Since: Sep 10

Fremont, CA

#142810 Dec 10, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
A lawyer was riding his donkey to court. A man yells,“nice ass.” The lawyer tips his sombrero and says,“gracias.” An observer asked the man,“who were you referring too?”“The dumb ass of course,” the man replied followed by a smile.
The moral of the story? When riding a dumb ass, always be sure there is a noticeable distinction between ass and man.
"Who were you referring too?"

What does that mean in English?

Eagle12

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#142811 Dec 10, 2012
Life-sized Noah's Ark launches
A full-scale replica of Noah's Ark has opened its doors to the public in the Netherlands.(Dec. 10)

http://news.yahoo.com/photos/life-sized-noah-...

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#142812 Dec 10, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
Life-sized Noah's Ark launches
A full-scale replica of Noah's Ark has opened its doors to the public in the Netherlands.(Dec. 10)
http://news.yahoo.com/photos/life-sized-noah-...
How the f do you know it's life size??

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#142813 Dec 10, 2012
Put two t-rex's skeleton's into it along with two whale skeletons into it. Then try and cram the rest of the all the species on the planet into your "life size ark"
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#142814 Dec 10, 2012
You're always the simple one. India's creating more millionaires than the US- there is money enough.

Palliative care does not equal paracetamol plus a baptism against the will of dying person's family.

Teresa took blood money from Charles Keating.

Teresa supported Indira Gandhi's suspension of civil liberties.

Teresa was a money laundering tool for the vatican. End of.

Good riddance. Cue Elton John singing "Sandals in the Bin"
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
It’s true the hospice patients lived in squalor. But we’re talking Calcutta India. The average person lives in squalor. The garbage trucks go down the streets and pick up the dead bodies. There’s not enough money in the world to bring Calcutta from the brink of squalor. 14 million people live there.
Christopher Hitchens - What was his contribution to the indigent? Was he there in the trenches with this Dear women helping? Did he win the Nobel Peace Prize? No, he kicked back and drank his whisky and complained about her with a cigarette in his hand.
The do nothings complaining about the do somethings. How noble of this man Hitchens. Then his followers who are also do nothings join his cause. Look, I didn’t know Mother Teresa. Her helping the poor was not to gain fame and fortune.
She was in the filth and the stench everyday for pennies a day trying to do something for these poor people. Who in the hell can criticize someone for that?
A. Hitchens.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#142815 Dec 10, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>I haven't read Hitchens' views on here, I haven't read anything from Hitchens actually. But it's pretty much common knowledge of the atrocities she purported while in the guise of "helping" people. Even Penn and Teller couldn't ignore adding her history to one of their fact based shows. NatGeo even did a biography on here. She was that horrible of a person.
She believed that suffering was beautiful and Christlike.

She was a good person who was brutally and tragically warped by her beliefs and religion.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#142816 Dec 10, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>It’s true the hospice patients lived in squalor. But we’re talking Calcutta India. The average person lives in squalor. The garbage trucks go down the streets and pick up the dead bodies. There’s not enough money in the world to bring Calcutta from the brink of squalor. 14 million people live there.

Christopher Hitchens - What was his contribution to the indigent? Was he there in the trenches with this Dear women helping? Did he win the Nobel Peace Prize? No, he kicked back and drank his whisky and complained about her with a cigarette in his hand.

The do nothings complaining about the do somethings. How noble of this man Hitchens. Then his followers who are also do nothings join his cause. Look, I didn’t know Mother Teresa. Her helping the poor was not to gain fame and fortune.

She was in the filth and the stench everyday for pennies a day trying to do something for these poor people. Who in the hell can criticize someone for that?

A. Hitchens.
Unfortunately, she was duped into doing more for the Vatican than the indigent and suffering.

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