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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#145635 Dec 28, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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No, thank u for telling me, coz that's the first thing I would do if i got stuck in a eucalyptus forest! You have to keep your hair healthy, even in the wild!! I'll use any drinking water that I have to soak it in!:-)
What's 4594? Is that the code u have to type in to send msg? r u feelin' alright? Jet lag?
4594. You don't know? OMG.
blacklagoon

Hyde Park, MA

#145636 Dec 28, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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To say that God didnít create the heavens and the earth. Is like saying Beethoven didnít compose any of his renown pieces.
Iím not a music person my good Doctor. But I know a great Symphony piece must be composed. Beethoven is gone but the evidence of his work remains. The work of others like Gershwin are also remains.
Yet when it comes to the cosmos you give no credit to itís creator. I would say one of the great injustices to artist and composers. Would be to deny them credit for their creation.
You will say God is not real. But his work is on display for the world to see and enjoy. Great works just donít happen. Theyíre created by masterful composers.
You completely ignored my post on the composition of early Earths atmosphere and the role that ultraviolet light may have played in the formation of simple life. Instead you rant about how music composition somehow equates to your imaginary God creating the universe. As they say "You can lead a horse to water but"..........you know then rest. Sorry I wasted my time.

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#145637 Dec 28, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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4594. You don't know? OMG.
What...what...what is it?
blacklagoon

Hyde Park, MA

#145639 Dec 28, 2012
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>Do you think calling us GODBOT'S is an insult? You are actually complimenting us, and I thank you for your acknowledgement :)
I prefer CHRISTARDS, seems to reflect the mentality a little better.
blacklagoon

Hyde Park, MA

#145640 Dec 28, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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So you claim.
I have studied his scores at great length, he has a particular writing style, he did things no other composers of that time period dared to do. Besides pictorial evidence, busts, and extensive documentation of his works, we have scores done in his own hand, how much more evidence does one need? Also take particular notice that everything that can be said concerning evidence for Beethoven, cannot be said for either Jesus or your God.

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Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#145641 Dec 28, 2012
Catcher1 wrote:
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Sheep are also good for other things.
Apart from Shepherd's Pie and stew?

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Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#145642 Dec 28, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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I really hope u'r not talking about sex!!!!
This guy on the other thread was talking about it.
I know that wasn't me.

Laffin.

“The eye has it...”

Since: May 09

Russell's Teapot

#145644 Dec 28, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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You're math isn't adding up.
"At that rate there was 150 tons per second of rain falling on the decks of Noah's ark"
You're implying that there was 150 tons of water falling per second around the world to make up the height of Mt Everest in 40 days & nights.
Somehow you think that all the rainclouds were only above the ark, not around the world....
So which is is? Was there 150 tons of water falling for 40 days & 40 nights or not?
The radius of the Earth is approx: 6370 km
The height of Everest above sea-level is approx: 8.8 km
Therefore, the volume of the Earth is approx: 1,082,696,932,000 km≥
Or 1,082 trillion cubic Kilometres.

The volume of the earth to the height of Everest is: 1,087,190,293,000 km≥
Subtracting: first volume - second gives approx: 4,493,361,000
Or 4,500 million cubic Kilometres of water.

In addition, this rain is supposed to have fallen within about 40 days. That means that there would have been about 220m of rainfall every day over the entire planet (8800/40 = 220)! A few centimetres in a day are considered extremely heavy rain.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#145645 Dec 28, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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Well, if Noah was, let's round it off to 600 years old, how many kids and grandkids did he have? That has to take up a lot of room on the ark, right? These people had no idea about contraceptives, right? You'd be lucky to get two guinea pigs and a parakeet on that boat.
The first year is always the busiest when it comes to practicing reproduction. Then it starts to taper off a good bit each year. By the time he was 600 years old. The fun stuff probably didnít happen as often as you might think.

“The eye has it...”

Since: May 09

Russell's Teapot

#145646 Dec 28, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Try it again, this time where the flood took place, near Mt Ararat, 16,000 ft I think.
Also, don't assume that was a natural event. Remember "the floodgates of the heavens opened".....
Also keep in mind that I don't believe the whole world was covered in water. I think it's a symbolic narrative describing the cleansing of humanity through The Lord.
"And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth, and all the high hills under the whole heaven were covered. The waters prevailed fifteen cubits upward, and the mountains were covered" (Genesis 7:19Ė20).

And all flesh died that moved on the earth: birds and cattle and beasts and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, and every man. All in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life, all that was on the dry land, died (Genesis 7:21Ė22)

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#145647 Dec 28, 2012
scaritual wrote:
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"And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth, and all the high hills under the whole heaven were covered. The waters prevailed fifteen cubits upward, and the mountains were covered" (Genesis 7:19Ė20).
And all flesh died that moved on the earth: birds and cattle and beasts and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, and every man. All in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life, all that was on the dry land, died (Genesis 7:21Ė22)

Shoot.... it even rained at night.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#145648 Dec 28, 2012
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>You"re attempting to make a correlation between something KNOWN and something UNKNOWN, it's a desperate attempt to put your God in the naturalistic realm. Beethoven was real, there is much evidence for Beethoven, non, for your God.
His work made him famous. And because of his work there is no denying that he existed. Even though he has been dead for hundreds of years his work lives on. Because of his work you believe in him.

You have seen the work of God yet you deny that heís real and the creator.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#145649 Dec 28, 2012
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>I have studied his scores at great length, he has a particular writing style, he did things no other composers of that time period dared to do. Besides pictorial evidence, busts, and extensive documentation of his works, we have scores done in his own hand, how much more evidence does one need? Also take particular notice that everything that can be said concerning evidence for Beethoven, cannot be said for either Jesus or your God.
People have been talking about Jesus for thousands of years. Beethoven just a few hundred.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#145650 Dec 28, 2012
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>You completely ignored my post on the composition of early Earths atmosphere and the role that ultraviolet light may have played in the formation of simple life. Instead you rant about how music composition somehow equates to your imaginary God creating the universe. As they say "You can lead a horse to water but"..........you know then rest. Sorry I wasted my time.
Doctor, look at your comment,ďmay have played.Ē

Scientist have lots of hypothesis but they have not ever been able to create life from non living material. If life is so easy to replicate there would be life on mars.

We know thereís water on mars and a hell of a lot of water in the past. Itís dead, lifeless, nothing, nada. The conditions were there to sustain life but the planet is lifeless.

“What's left to defend?”

Since: Jan 11

Freedom

#145651 Dec 28, 2012
River Tam wrote:
She's a Dentist.
She made off with one of my wisdom teeth, started a cult...

I hear it's quite successful.

It's based on one ultimate tooth.

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#145652 Dec 28, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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The first year is always the busiest when it comes to practicing reproduction. Then it starts to taper off a good bit each year. By the time he was 600 years old. The fun stuff probably didnít happen as often as you might think.
I'll take your word for that but his daughters seemed to be quite interested in sex or did I read that part wrong? Metaphor or allegory? How old was he then? Ewwwwwwwwwww, either way.....

Hi God, it's me Noah. Sorry about the incest thing but I'm a good boat builder. Got any work for me?

“What's left to defend?”

Since: Jan 11

Freedom

#145653 Dec 28, 2012
4594, on the docks.

Bring the red treasure chest.

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Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#145654 Dec 29, 2012
Richardfs wrote:
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Then you don't know what godbot means, let me enlighten you:-
GODBOT:(noun)
someone programmed from birth to follow religious leaders' every wish; often indoctrinated in Christian fellowships closed off to free thinkers. Extremely dangerous when church leaders use the GodBots to harm other non-GodBots.
GODBOTIC (verb) used to describe the hateful actions perpetuated by Christian people who won't listen to reason or logic.(thanks, Anonymous at Datalounge, whoever you are)
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php...
Still proud are we?
Of course, any name with GOD in it, and sent my way is a compliment ~ but thanks for the laugh, you are a real crack up :)

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Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#145655 Dec 29, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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No stars.
When is the first and last time you ever sat down next to an atheist and you knew it?
I fly a lot.
When is the first and last time you ever sat down next to me and knew I was an atheist and a homosexual?
You never know when you get on a plane. You could be sharing an armrest with a homo god denier.
You should always carry the antibacterial wipes.
Any clues as to the answer to the question about shit?

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#145656 Dec 29, 2012
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>I prefer CHRISTARDS, seems to reflect the mentality a little better.
I like that one too!!

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