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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Since: Apr 12

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#146512 Jan 1, 2013
Anon wrote:
<quoted text>If you try to ban Cheetos mister, you're in for the fight of your life!:)
The Orange stained fingers all around the world agree with you.

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#146513 Jan 1, 2013
Anon wrote:
<quoted text>How much damage can a flaccid sword inflict?
Death if it's carrying the right STD.

“What's left to defend?”

Since: Jan 11

Freedom

#146514 Jan 1, 2013
Clementia wrote:
Well, welcome to my world!!
You never did tell me what a fiscal cliff was. I don't know what I'm waiting for.
This poem is metaphorical. If you can tell me what it's about, I'll give you a prize.

Tisk tisk,
you know not what you risk,
with your blathering and ramble,
you talk too much to gamble,
your game is in distraction,
mine is addition, not subtraction,
I'll take your money,
take your time,
raise me a nickel,
I'll raise a dime,
for whoever has the most to lose,
loses whoever luck decides to choose,
I was never in danger,
with my lowly pair of twos.

Since: Oct 10

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#146515 Jan 1, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
<quoted text>
We're working on that, too.
Not to froce them (whatever that means), but to educate and inform.
I volunteered to call the bingo numbers at a nursing home once. I didn't realize the implications of being on an elevated stage. I wasn't wearing underwear. I almost killed three old men by shooting one beaver.

;-p

Since: Apr 12

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#146516 Jan 1, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>I'm all for hunting, but how often does that actually happen?
A lot in Alaska.
Or if you're around Polar bears.

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#146517 Jan 1, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
<quoted text>

I agree, but to a point. Here in America, we have had more and more people believing that they are entitled to a free life, or even a comfortable life, without contributing. Several state tried a program where instead just getting just a flat rate for unemployment, they could work for the state, a few hours a week, and get a bonus, not much of one, but better than the base pay. Most people worked for the state and they claimed that it was not for the extra money, but for the pride of earning the wage.
As wilderide’s quote says,“How do you know what you know?” I realize that I only think I know what I know. If you prove me wrong on anything I say; remember this! I try never to lie, but I have been known to know something that turned out to be false.
I know where you are coming from, here after (I think about 12 months don't quote me on that) there is a work for the dole scheme. Either you work where they send you (within reason) or you don't get paid. Does the system work, well yer most of the time. Is it perfect, show me any system which 100% efficient. At the end of the day it must be realized that some people are just unemployable. Is it their fault, who knows? But do you let people go cold and hungry? Surly one of the measures of a civilized society is how we treat the less fortunate?

BTW our scheme is federal on state run.

As I said at the out set I am an outsider looking in, so my views are both valid and invalid at the same time. Valid in that what I see is not tainted by local issues, invalid because I don't know the history and I use that as a precursor to what I am about to say.

Back in the early 1990s I was on a business to the US and was in L.A., San Fransisco, Las Gatos and St Paul. I had a great time, loved the people I worked with and the country. But the one thing that horrified me was not the crime or the drugs but the beggars on the streets. I am in no way saying that we don't have them here we do, but not in the numbers I saw in San Fransisco. You could put that down to the difference in population size of OZ verses the US. But I live in Sydney population 4.6 million it is not a small country town and we see no where near the numbers here.

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#146518 Jan 1, 2013
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> You don't get to establish a preliminary intent of a potential gun buyer. You have no idea what that intent is.
Unless they tell you. That's where you liberals are a rotten steamy pile, the intent could be to use it for plinking.
Simple solution don't sell them the gun.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#146519 Jan 1, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>RiversideRedneck wrote:
Liar.

You know you can't read.

Liar.

You know you can't read.
What?

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#146520 Jan 1, 2013
Tide with Beach wrote:
<quoted text>I've cut a tree down with a gun before. It was terribly inefficient.
I dunno.

When I was a teen, the guy remodeling my folks kitchen let me shoot his .44 Magnum.

When I was done getting knocked on my ass, he put some hollow points in and took down a tree with a 4" diameter trunk with one shot.

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#146521 Jan 1, 2013
Clementia wrote:
<quoted text>
What, fresh like Aero mint mousse? Mmmm.....
There's something more important than the fiscal cliff? That sounded pretty damn important to me.
OMG, OMG, does this mean we're under attack by squid aliens from the planet octovun???????
No, no, no.

It means the Tea Party is over.

Done with.

The pendulum swung and banged them upside the head.

Since: Oct 12

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#146522 Jan 1, 2013
Tide with Beach wrote:
<quoted text>
This poem is metaphorical. If you can tell me what it's about, I'll give you a prize.
Tisk tisk,
you know not what you risk,
with your blathering and ramble,
you talk too much to gamble,
your game is in distraction,
mine is addition, not subtraction,
I'll take your money,
take your time,
raise me a nickel,
I'll raise a dime,
for whoever has the most to lose,
loses whoever luck decides to choose,
I was never in danger,
with my lowly pair of twos.
OMG, I'm THINKING but it's hard, can't u give me a clue?

I have no idea what the difference between a nickel and dime is.

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#146523 Jan 1, 2013
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>
I volunteered to call the bingo numbers at a nursing home once. I didn't realize the implications of being on an elevated stage. I wasn't wearing underwear. I almost killed three old men by shooting one beaver.
;-p
You would have been found guilty of a crime:

Negligent homicide.

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#146524 Jan 1, 2013
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
From my reading, the original hand cannons were invented in China.
Do you really think they were invented for target shooting?....
I can just see them now at the target range with this:-
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons...

or

https://faculty.nipissingu.ca/muhlberger/uplo...

Target practice in the 1800s:-

http://www.pbchistoryonline.org/middle-school...

Since: Oct 12

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#146525 Jan 1, 2013
Tide with Beach wrote:
<quoted text>
This poem is metaphorical. If you can tell me what it's about, I'll give you a prize.
Tisk tisk,
you know not what you risk,
with your blathering and ramble,
you talk too much to gamble,
your game is in distraction,
mine is addition, not subtraction,
I'll take your money,
take your time,
raise me a nickel,
I'll raise a dime,
for whoever has the most to lose,
loses whoever luck decides to choose,
I was never in danger,
with my lowly pair of twos.
Is it about a card game?

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#146526 Jan 1, 2013
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text>
Again you are talking a intended use, not intended design criteria.
I agree an assault weapon is manufactured as a weapon of war.
But you cannot assign an intended use for a potential civilian gun buyer.
You do not get to decide for them their reason , that's being disingenuous and fallacious.
The fact is a car could be bought to kill people , it is quite capable of mowing down lots of people. But then again maybe they are buying the car to have fun using it legally.
The indented design of a gun is to kill and injure.

The indented design of a car is transport.

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#146527 Jan 1, 2013
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text>
A gun is only a *potential weapon.
So are cars, airplanes , knives, and baseball bats .
You are looking at a man from a christian country and swearing him a christian. He is in fact only potentially a christian.
No a gun is a weapon what is so hard to understand about that?

“What's left to defend?”

Since: Jan 11

Freedom

#146528 Jan 1, 2013
Aerobatty wrote:
I dunno.
When I was a teen, the guy remodeling my folks kitchen let me shoot his .44 Magnum.
When I was done getting knocked on my ass, he put some hollow points in and took down a tree with a 4" diameter trunk with one shot.
I was bringing down a bigger tree.

I would have used a chainsaw but those damn Keebler Elves wouldn't let me get near it.

Since: Apr 12

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#146529 Jan 1, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
<quoted text>Now imagine a world where that wild animal also had a gun and knew how to use it. Fat lot of good your gun is now. Think about it stupid america, think.
"Think about it stupid america, think"
These are all American

Antigua and Barbuda
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Canada
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominica
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Grenada
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
United States
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Guyana
Paraguay
Peru
Suriname
Uruguay
Venezuela

Think Septic, Think!

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#146530 Jan 1, 2013
Clementia wrote:
<quoted text>
OMG, I'm THINKING but it's hard, can't u give me a clue?
I have no idea what the difference between a nickel and dime is.
The nickel is bigger than the dime.

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#146531 Jan 1, 2013
Richardfs wrote:
<quoted text>
The indented design of a gun is to kill and injure.
The indented design of a car is transport.
The Aston Martin DBS is a work of art.

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