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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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“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#143616 Dec 15, 2012
Happy Lesbo wrote:
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.. we are !! the Holy Trinity ..
I think you forgot the 'UN' somewhere in that statement? ;)

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#143617 Dec 15, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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I hate that it has come to this but we are going to need to allow Teachers to conceal & carry. It’s going to have to be mandatory for School Administrators.
Our kids need to be protected at all cost.
I actually agree , there should never be a situation that cannot be handled by the administration of any workforce.

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#143618 Dec 15, 2012
Aerobatty wrote:
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And how he defines mass murder.
I can't imagine somebody killing 26 barehanded in one place, at one time, without somebody stopping him.
Even kindergartners.
Even Buck.
Like hunting in the petting zoo, I can't help but cry no way. I don't want to believe this , it has to be a conspiracy.
No one is insane enough to kill babies. It just can't be.

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#143619 Dec 15, 2012
Cept , Anakin Skywalker , but he too is imaginary.

Eagle12

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#143620 Dec 15, 2012
Anon wrote:
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If you have access to someone in law enforcement, talk to them about it. I have spoken with detectives, uniformed cops, and an agent in the FBI on this very subject, and their general consensus is, sadly, this sort of tragedy is impossible to stop. There are simply too many variables involved and you can't possibly cover all of them. The wisest course to take is to accept it as one of the ugly realities of life and move on.
I worked in law enforcement for a duration. Perhaps we may not be able to prevent losses with armed Administrators and Coaches & Teachers. But we just might be able to minimize the carnage. Resisting may also buy time for Law enforcement to get on the scene.

Schools are responsible to do all they can to protect our kids. The kind of threats have changed over the years and now mass killings are a possibility.

I don’t accept that we can’t do anything. In fact all public places like schools, churches, government buildings, need to have someone designated with conceal & carry.

These mega movie theaters should be able to afford armed security.

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#143621 Dec 15, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
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I actually agree , there should never be a situation that cannot be handled by the administration of any workforce.
There are about 100,000 public schools in America. Two guns per school would be 200,000 guns in schools. If the average capacity is 10 rounds, that's 2 million bullets, in American schools, every day, waiting to be fired at humans.

I think I'd give them tasers.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#143622 Dec 15, 2012
It tubs out the shooter's mother was a big time gun collector who made sure her kids had lit of experience with guns and shooting them.

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#143623 Dec 15, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text>
I actually agree , there should never be a situation that cannot be handled by the administration of any workforce.
The one thing that we need most of all, at least in my opinion, is education. If you are going to allow someone to carry a gun, make them take some training.

If you are carrying while in the mall and you hear gun shots and screams from the back of the store, what do you do?

Before you can get away, you see a man with a pistol run toward you, what do you do?

You have two possibilities that you have to work out in less than a second.

Is he the shooter or is he, just like you, a law bidding citizen who has a permit to carry and is running to take cover, or is he the shooter and if you don't shoot him, he is going to shoot you.

I have no idea how I would react and I have some training.

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#143624 Dec 15, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
It tubs out the shooter's mother was a big time gun collector who made sure her kids had lit of experience with guns and shooting them.
Well they could do nothing...then there will be less kids next year?

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#143625 Dec 15, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
It tubs out the shooter's mother was a big time gun collector who made sure her kids had lit of experience with guns and shooting them.
From what I am reading, the kid had a mental disorder. If that is true, then the mother is certainly at fault for not taking that into consideration.

Many people are afraid of the negative stigma attached to mental health issues, so they hide it.

Nothing ever good comes out of hiding from issues.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#143626 Dec 15, 2012
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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Believe, I don't feel comfortable supporting buck, but..
Hong Kong (CNN)-- On Friday morning, a man walked through the entrance of an elementary school and, without warning, began ruthlessly cutting down children at the school. Before he was subdued, nearly two dozen were hit.
While it sounds like the horrific massacre in Connecticut, this attack took place about 8,000 miles away in central China. And while several of the victims were reported in critical condition, none of the 22 children were killed. The 36-year-old suspect in China -- which has strict gun control laws -- attacked the children with a knife, according to local reports.
http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/15/world/asia/chin...
Guns are not needed, a deranged person will find a way to harm others. While you can easily point out that no one died, I am sure that the man did not know how to use a knife. A few minutes are the internet or reading a book could have changed that.
A few minutes on the internet or reading a book, one could build a bomb, create a chemical attack, poison a water supply. Man has been killing for a long time and is getting pretty good at it.
I remember that.

It's still not barehanded.

Deranged people can do great harm. There's no debating that. But take the same deranged man and in one scenario he is barehanded and in one he has a high capacity, semiautomatic weapon.

Which scenario do you think would have the greater number of fatalities in a given time.

Let's assume that they WILL be stopped at some point.

This kind of thing, as somebody else pointed out, is impossible to eradicate. But I don't see any real need for assault weapons in the hands of civilians. And I don't foresee us ever being invaded or subject to a dictatorship, although Dubya stated that he would make a good dictator.

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#143627 Dec 15, 2012
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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The one thing that we need most of all, at least in my opinion, is education. If you are going to allow someone to carry a gun, make them take some training.
If you are carrying while in the mall and you hear gun shots and screams from the back of the store, what do you do?
Before you can get away, you see a man with a pistol run toward you, what do you do?
You have two possibilities that you have to work out in less than a second.
Is he the shooter or is he, just like you, a law bidding citizen who has a permit to carry and is running to take cover, or is he the shooter and if you don't shoot him, he is going to shoot you.
I have no idea how I would react and I have some training.
That was my priority, mandatory gun safety classes starting in middle school , and with it mental heath evaluation combined with school entry screening. Sorry these things seem to be necessary.
Not desired, not wanted but rather a gd nessesity .

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#143628 Dec 15, 2012
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
I remember that.
It's still not barehanded.
I know, buck is a morron.
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>Deranged people can do great harm. There's no debating that. But take the same deranged man and in one scenario he is barehanded and in one he has a high capacity, semiautomatic weapon.
Guns do make it a lot easier in most cases. All that I am trying to point out is, if we started having people driving their cars into crows of people, would we be having the same conversation about cars?
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>Which scenario do you think would have the greater number of fatalities in a given time.
Let's assume that they WILL be stopped at some point.
This kind of thing, as somebody else pointed out, is impossible to eradicate. But I don't see any real need for assault weapons in the hands of civilians.
There is a reason why we were to have the same weapons as the military, but the military's weapons grew so fast. To believe that we will not need weapons to defend ourselves from our government is just because we are still in the sweet spot of capitalism! When the 99%'er started their protests, we started down the path that most socialist countries have gone down. The rich are too few and have too much control. The people will rise up and take from the rich and we too will be socialist at own only what the government gives us. I hope I am dead before that happens!
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text> And I don't foresee us ever being invaded or subject to a dictatorship, although Dubya stated that he would make a good dictator.
What is different between us and the rest of the world? As long as money and power are out there, we will go throw the cycle that everyone in history has gone through.

I am betting that Mexico would have listen to Germany and attacked us, had we not been armed. That is just my opinion, of course. We were fighting on two major fronts, how could we have handled a third front? If I were Mexico, I would not have wanted to go through Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona!

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#143629 Dec 15, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> That was my priority, mandatory gun safety classes starting in middle school , and with it mental heath evaluation combined with school entry screening. Sorry these things seem to be necessary.
Not desired, not wanted but rather a gd nessesity .
Yeah, we do have to work something out. The states need to work together and keep the feds out of it. The feds should never know who has what.
_BobLoblah_

Since: Apr 11

Location hidden

#143630 Dec 15, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> That was my priority, mandatory gun safety classes starting in middle school , and with it mental heath evaluation combined with school entry screening. Sorry these things seem to be necessary.
Not desired, not wanted but rather a gd nessesity .
16Dec12.....

.....Well, it looks like 'hell has frozen over' today.

Ps:....because today you have BobLoblah's back on dis von tooooo.

However, certain guns should NOT be allowed to be sold. Period.

....but dank GOD dat BobLoblah carries two (2)'Glocks'. Ya nevva know, do ya sonnyBoy.

Forever and Ever
BobLoblah
Anon

Cleveland, OH

#143631 Dec 15, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
I worked in law enforcement for a duration. Perhaps we may not be able to prevent losses with armed Administrators and Coaches & Teachers. But we just might be able to minimize the carnage. Resisting may also buy time for Law enforcement to get on the scene.
Schools are responsible to do all they can to protect our kids. The kind of threats have changed over the years and now mass killings are a possibility.
I don’t accept that we can’t do anything. In fact all public places like schools, churches, government buildings, need to have someone designated with conceal & carry.
These mega movie theaters should be able to afford armed security.
Armed administrators and teachers are at best a frightening proposition in my opinion. They're teachers, not trained career law enforcement personnel. How much training in the use of a handgun and tactical training do you think they'll receive? They'll receive part-time training at best, which will not qualify them to react accordingly in a real life situation. Have you thought about the liabily a teacher would face in the event he/she accidentally shot a student in the confusion of an actual armed encounter? How many teachers would even agree to carry a firearm? Your opinion is based on emotion which is always the wrong choice.

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#143632 Dec 15, 2012
_BobLoblah_ wrote:
<quoted text>16Dec12.....
.....Well, it looks like 'hell has frozen over' today.
Ps:....because today you have BobLoblah's back on dis von tooooo.
However, certain guns should NOT be allowed to be sold. Period.
....but dank GOD dat BobLoblah carries two (2)'Glocks'. Ya nevva know, do ya sonnyBoy.
Forever and Ever
BobLoblah
I agree there absolutely no reason to sell Tanks , Anti Aircraft guns
Anti Personal guns such as the .50 BMG , while were at it .
We should tell the mid easterners no more Kalashnikov no rpgs and no say pass the IED to me sir.

Since: Sep 10

Hermosa Beach, CA

#143633 Dec 15, 2012
Anon wrote:
<quoted text>
Armed administrators and teachers are at best a frightening proposition in my opinion. They're teachers, not trained career law enforcement personnel. How much training in the use of a handgun and tactical training do you think they'll receive? They'll receive part-time training at best, which will not qualify them to react accordingly in a real life situation. Have you thought about the liabily a teacher would face in the event he/she accidentally shot a student in the confusion of an actual armed encounter? How many teachers would even agree to carry a firearm? Your opinion is based on emotion which is always the wrong choice.
I agree with you.

The fewer guns out there, the better.
Turkey

Oswego, NY

#143634 Dec 15, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>If you belong to an organization that encourages you to ridicule other people for their opposing beliefs, in public/online, then you are in a cult.
The Four Horsemen encourage their acolytes to do this continuously. If it walks like duck......
Do you have a problem with poultry, huh, huh

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#143635 Dec 15, 2012
Just Results wrote:
That atheist messed up the lives of so many innocent lives. He is now in Hell burning in intense agony.
The problem is ~ we are all burning with grief through his actions.... and there are many families heartbroken and many children that have to endure that horrible day for the rest of their lives. Hell on earth, as such :(

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