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

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#145926 Dec 30, 2012
Richardfs wrote:
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Adults who believe in fairy tales do not deserve respect.
Thatís how the Nazis viewed the Jews.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#145927 Dec 30, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
Seems Eagle thinks his religion should get respect but not anyone else. Interesting.
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

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#145928 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.
Gah, you really are as vile as they asserted. I gave you the benefit of the doubt and you spew nothing but horrible ad-homs toward someone just because they asked you a very simple question. You are disgusting.

“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

Location hidden

#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:
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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.
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:
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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.
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:
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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
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.

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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

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