Atheism requires as much faith as rel...

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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“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#148379 Jan 15, 2013
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>Do you think GOD told us not to eat on a day of the week, to look after our children, change their clothes, feed the animals etc etc? Do you think GOD wanted a baby to scream all day because it was hungry?
Man, you really don't know GOD!
Apparently God really didn't know babies.

Of course, he never had one, so that might be excusable.

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Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#148380 Jan 15, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Picking up sticks is less work than any of those.
Yah.

And dragging a chair across a floor might make a furrow. That counts as plowing, so that's out.

Seriously, who thinks this shit up?

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#148381 Jan 15, 2013
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>Do you know what Graven Image means?
"An idol or fetish carved in wood or stone"
Do you know what an idol is (apart from our super stars of course LOL)
"a. An image used as an object of worship. b. A false god. 2. One that is adored, often blindly or excessively"
"Graven" means "carved" That's all.

"Image" means "picture or representation".

So, any carving of anything is out.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#148382 Jan 15, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Erm, yes it does.
Coherency seems to be one of your weaknesses.

"Erm, yes it does." what?

The bottom of the stratosphere is colder than the top. It's an inversion layer. There is a filtering action preventing much material from diffusing up into it. Some thunderstorms, volcanic eruptions, and airyplanes and rockets puncture that boundary called the tropopause, injecting stuff that otherwise wouldn't get up there. Once it does it tends to stay there. It puts another blanket on the bed.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#148383 Jan 15, 2013
wilderide wrote:
Ephesians 5:21-24: "Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything."
Pretty clear, no?
Why stop there?

Ephesians 5:25 (the very next verse) Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her

Colossians 3:19 Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.

Genesis 2:24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

Proverbs 18:22 He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.

Hebrews 13:4 Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.

My wife submits to me and I to her. Are you not the same?

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#148384 Jan 15, 2013
wilderide wrote:
Not Christian ideology.
Sure they can, they just can't preach to MEN.

(hint: male children are not men)

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#148385 Jan 15, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>
Coherency seems to be one of your weaknesses.
"Erm, yes it does." what?
The bottom of the stratosphere is colder than the top. It's an inversion layer. There is a filtering action preventing much material from diffusing up into it. Some thunderstorms, volcanic eruptions, and airyplanes and rockets puncture that boundary called the tropopause, injecting stuff that otherwise wouldn't get up there. Once it does it tends to stay there. It puts another blanket on the bed.
Well, ignoring the fact that the largest contributors to greenhouse gases are all in the stratosphere, inert gases can make it all the way to the ozone, because they don't react with anything and only when they react with something do their weights actually change comparatively. But you are correct, they do keep adding "blankets" to the atmosphere. But the problem is that it's not likely to be the gases we release that tipped the climate change, but the energy near the glaciers that did.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#148386 Jan 15, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
evolution is a fact, only idiots deny facts.
Which part of it is a fact?

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#148387 Jan 15, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
It's kinetic energy, "wave" and "vibration" is simply a description of kinetic energy. Since electromagnetic force is the most powerful it becomes a lot of kinetic energy when released, that is that "wave" from the source, the conversion of electromagnetic to kinetic. The frequency of the atomic structure, however, will cause different reactions to the kinetic force, this is because of the electromagnetic force in those atoms.
Heat is a measure of the presence of any and all energy, it's very vague, also very subjective. Even the Kelvin scale is not accurate for measuring energy, because of the various forms of energy, temperature can only tell how "excited" the atoms are.
You are almost trying to describe what I have said about motion of space, THE ENERGY, caught in loops, creating matter. and being transferred. Motion is THE force.

Heat is the wave the streams of space make in running their loops. No matter how big those loops are. Most of those are pulsed streams.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#148388 Jan 15, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>"Graven" means "carved" That's all.
"Image" means "picture or representation".
So, any carving of anything is out.
Only if it's worshipped.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#148389 Jan 15, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
Why stop there?
Ephesians 5:25 (the very next verse) Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
Colossians 3:19 Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
Genesis 2:24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
Proverbs 18:22 He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.
Hebrews 13:4 Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.
My wife submits to me and I to her. Are you not the same?
Your book contains a lot of commands of female subjugation, that does not bode well for you.
Pat

Granby, CT

#148390 Jan 15, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
<quoted text>
evolution is a fact, only idiots deny facts.
No, only cowards will deny facts that are not to their liking, idiots are just plain stupid they are not dishonest like the theist.
Pat

Granby, CT

#148391 Jan 15, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>
:-)
Your time will come.
But you won't even remember me telling you this.
Your body in shock shuts off the processing of those senses. People vary in just how much shock it takes to do that. It is a potential reset state for the mind, dependent on the injury sustained. There is no way strict evolution can save such things in genes, as most tend to die exposed helpless to the elements and animals. Particularly if man evolved as proclaimed.
Thumb suckers unite!

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#148392 Jan 15, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>
They normally don't get into the stratosphere. That is a boundary layer.
Please explain.

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#148393 Jan 15, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
Why stop there?
Ephesians 5:25 (the very next verse) Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
Colossians 3:19 Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
Genesis 2:24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
Proverbs 18:22 He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.
Hebrews 13:4 Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.
My wife submits to me and I to her. Are you not the same?
I see. So you are supposed to love your wife while she subjugates herself completely to you. It's like slavery, but with a pretty bow on top.

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#148394 Jan 15, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
Sure they can, they just can't preach to MEN.
(hint: male children are not men)
Not Christian ideology. That is left to the male church leader or the husband. The wife can instruct the kids on other things, such as don't abuse the slaves, leave that to dad. But Christian ideology? Nope.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#148395 Jan 15, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, ignoring the fact that the largest contributors to greenhouse gases are all in the stratosphere, inert gases can make it all the way to the ozone, because they don't react with anything and only when they react with something do their weights actually change comparatively. But you are correct, they do keep adding "blankets" to the atmosphere. But the problem is that it's not likely to be the gases we release that tipped the climate change, but the energy near the glaciers that did.
I understand your point about the poles, but I see the telluric currents energizing the ice molecules, not simple old heat melting the ice.

For a pretty long time the earth has been collecting energies from space, and redirecting them within itself according to resistances within it. Those energies are almost all EM in nature, and the flows follow the path of least resistance. Too much resistance and you get earthquakes and such rearrangements. Climate is very much affected by this. The earth is a resistive conductor transferring energy from without and within.

Our industrial gases and other such endeavors have an indirect effect on the circuitry. What has a more direct effect is our EM production and emissions. They have a much more direct effect on the telluric currents. You stick that ground rod in the earth and you are connected. What you are pumping out in also pulling in from the earth. Supposed to all balance out, but it introduces resistances that effect the total flow. One interesting effect is the frequency disruption. Fifty and sixty cycle waves interacting with the Schumann resonance.

You are changing the potential values at the poles. The magnetosphere is polarizing incoming particles and waves that tend toward the poles. Setting up subcurrents energizing the ice molecules more than they would.

It is roughly like inducing an AC voltage upon a DC flow. Before the changes were dictated by cosmic forces hitting us. Now we are putting capacitors and resistors and inductors in that flow. Without a plan. Feedback to the normal flow.

Plus the heat from all of these computers.
Lincoln

United States

#148396 Jan 15, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Your book contains a lot of commands of female subjugation, that does not bode well for you.
Handed down orally for a few hundred years and then mistranslated into English.

Does she/he understand the difference between translation and interpretation?

“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#148398 Jan 15, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>
Check for holes in your ice trays. Try not to open the door so much, either.
There is an amount of EM waves bouncing around in that freezer. Freezers aren't that cold. It is colder in many parts of the world, yet the glaciers don't seem to shrink too much.
OOPS!!!!
I forgot!! They are! Global warming. The scientists say so. Must be because we don't use them often enough. The glaciers, that is.
Everybody!! Go to the Arctic and fix a drink! Save the planet.
:-)
Really, I'm not making this up--it was mentioned way back in high school chemistry class when we discussed vapor pressure. That was almost 50 years ago, so the phenomenon has been known for quite a while. Here's a little confirmation:

http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/conten...

I don't know for sure, but I would think glaciers evaporate as well, just not as fast as new mass is added by each year's snow. Global warming may be changing the rates of both factors, but not the phenomenon itself.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#148397 Jan 15, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermoelectric_c...

You've read me referring to the Peltier-Seebeck effect. Also called the thermoelectric effect.

Telluric currents are the electrical and magnetic currents the earth has running through it to transfer energy. The earth is a battery, actuallly a spherical capacitor that gets recharged by cosmic energies.

Those thermoelectric coolers can drop the temp by 20 degrees C. Read the uses section of that article.

Change the current flow of the earth and you change the temperature of the poles of the flow.

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