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

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#145929 Dec 30, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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Thatís how the Nazis viewed the Jews.
No, the Nazis blamed the Jews for a mythological figure's death.

“ The Lord of delirious minds.”

Since: Dec 10

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#145930 Dec 30, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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I've shit larger things than that.
What do use to dispose of this massive steamy pile?
A industrial wood chipper with a seat on it?
I know it's a whopper of a shitty story.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#145931 Dec 30, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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The opening of the United States Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776, states as follows:
ďWe hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed;Ē
That's nice. Doesn't change that you're a vile bigot who thinks their religion should get special privileges.

“I am but a humble duck.”

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#145932 Dec 30, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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I have been abrasive to you because of your narcissistic behavior. Your ego needed to be deflated because it was and sometimes still is the size of the Goodyear Blimp.
I will relinquish when you stop being a needling narcissistic bully. A troubling side with you is your need to role play as women. Iím not sure what would cause a man to act that way.
Anyway I would prefer a more amiable relationship with you but so far you havenít found it in your heart to stop acting like a jerk.
"But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also."

Matthew 5:39

“ The Lord of delirious minds.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#145933 Dec 30, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
I have been abrasive to you because of your narcissistic behavior. Your ego needed to be deflated because it was and sometimes still is the size of the Goodyear Blimp.
I will relinquish when you stop being a needling narcissistic bully. A troubling side with you is your need to role play as women. Iím not sure what would cause a man to act that way.
Anyway I would prefer a more amiable relationship with you but so far you havenít found it in your heart to stop acting like a jerk.
That wasn't a blimp , it was one of Buck's droppings.

“I am but a humble duck.”

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#145934 Dec 30, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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are created equal
Unless they disagree with you. Then they're unequal.

Ironically, Thomas Jefferson was a deist. Not a Christian or any other religion. He, and many other founding fathers, were free thinkers.

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#145935 Dec 30, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
I have been abrasive to you because of your narcissistic behavior. Your ego needed to be deflated because it was and sometimes still is the size of the Goodyear Blimp.
I will relinquish when you stop being a needling narcissistic bully. A troubling side with you is your need to role play as women. Iím not sure what would cause a man to act that way.
Anyway I would prefer a more amiable relationship with you but so far you havenít found it in your heart to stop acting like a jerk.
Meltdown.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#145936 Dec 30, 2012
Itís now New Years Eve here in the Untied States Central Time Zone.

I wish you all a Happy New Year!

Have fun celebrating.

Please if you drink, donít drive!

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#145937 Dec 30, 2012
Richardfs wrote:
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Meltdown.
Much needed when the ice and snow cakes up on the windshield.

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#145938 Dec 30, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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Thatís how the Nazis viewed the Jews.
History is not your strong point: but we already knew that.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#145939 Dec 30, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
Itís now New Years Eve here in the Untied States Central Time Zone.
I wish you all a Happy New Year!
Have fun celebrating.
Please if you drink, donít drive!
Erm, um ... not until 24 hours from now.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#145940 Dec 30, 2012
WesTheDuck wrote:
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Unless they disagree with you. Then they're unequal.
Ironically, Thomas Jefferson was a deist. Not a Christian or any other religion. He, and many other founding fathers, were free thinkers.
Thank you for your comment. The following was taken from Wiki:

Wiki:

Jefferson rejected the orthodox Christianity of his day and was especially hostile to the Catholic Church as he saw it operate in France.

Throughout his life Jefferson was intensely interested in theology, biblical study, and morality. As a landowner he played a role in governing his local Episcopal Church; in terms of belief he was inclined toward Deism and the moral philosophy of Christianity, though when he was home he attended the Episcopal church and raised his daughters in that faith.

In a private letter to Benjamin Rush, Jefferson refers to himself as "Christian" (1803): "To the corruptions of Christianity I am, indeed, opposed; but not to the genuine precepts of Jesus himself. I am a Christian, in the only sense in which he wished any one to be; sincerely attached to his doctrines, in preference to all others; ascribing to himself every human excellence...

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#145941 Dec 30, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
The opening of the United States Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776, states as follows:
ďWe hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed;Ē
The same argument could be used for pot smoking.

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#145942 Dec 30, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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Much needed when the ice and snow cakes up on the windshield.
So that is your excuse for your bad temper?

“Love much, trust none”

Since: Jul 11

There

#145944 Dec 31, 2012
Richardfs wrote:
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The same argument could be used for pot smoking.
Note that Jefferson, and the majority of American politicians for the next 200 years, meant "All Men" to refer to only white landowners.

Slaves, foriegners and common people were considered sub-human.

It was the same old European "Blue Blood" mentality.
They just wanted their aristicracy seperate from England. Note, too, that George Washington was offered the role and Title of King. It was only when he turned it down that the role of "President" was implimented.

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#145945 Dec 31, 2012
G_O_D wrote:
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Note that Jefferson, and the majority of American politicians for the next 200 years, meant "All Men" to refer to only white landowners.
Slaves, foriegners and common people were considered sub-human.
It was the same old European "Blue Blood" mentality.
They just wanted their aristicracy seperate from England. Note, too, that George Washington was offered the role and Title of King. It was only when he turned it down that the role of "President" was implimented.
I think, no I know duck12 has a selective memory.

“Love much, trust none”

Since: Jul 11

There

#145946 Dec 31, 2012
Richardfs wrote:
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I think, no I know duck12 has a selective memory.
I think that falls under my summation in my previous post. LOL

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#145947 Dec 31, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
Itís now New Years Eve here in the Untied States Central Time Zone.
I wish you all a Happy New Year!
Have fun celebrating.
Please if you drink, donít drive!
Happy new year, from a religious person trying to win favours in forum where he's lost all creationist arguments.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#145948 Dec 31, 2012
Xyzhoturutsmail wrote:
<quoted text>You are right Bob. He also read the post, he just had no retort so he resorting to typical atheist flaming.
Our BS meters start pegging at about 3 sentences into most christards posts.

It makes reading any more literally painful.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#145949 Dec 31, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>I’m not trying to humiliate you here Rich. Bullyism is why so many of your comments are negative and personally demeaning. The hate filled bullyism you faced as a child is being replicated in you. That part of your persona was shaped in childhood.

How many times have you ever said anything gracious here on topix against your opponents? You haven’t and your not going to. It’s not in you to show any acts of kindness.

As you know I have been guilty myself of being offensive. At least I do on occasion show some acts of friendliness. You probably don’t believe me but I do feel a kinship to the Atheist on this site. And on occasions I have sided with Atheist.

There is a big difference in the personalities among our topix Atheist. There are some who are constantly rude and offensive. Then there are some who are above the fray and are always cordial. The cordial ones thoughts are not lost but seems to carry further than the hateful ones.

Peace..........
There are one or two Christians who are actually worth engaging here.

You're not one of them.

Blahblahblah isn't worth the effort to scroll past, but I do it anyway.

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