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

Since: Mar 11

Chicago, IL

#150587 Jan 27, 2013
She is a nutter man. Ok look let's be real. Who comes on a forum and drones on and on about her so called dead sister who she never even met because it happened years before she was born?!

That's just morbid and bizarre. I mean it's not like the two had even seen each other let alone spent years together. We have all had family members die of screwed up circumstances but normal people don't go on and on about it especially if they had never even seen the person!

She uses this supposedly dead sister as an emotional appeal a get out stupid jail free card when she sounds like a reject.
Thinking wrote:
That's because you are thick.
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Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#150588 Jan 27, 2013
Tide with Beach wrote:
<quoted text>
I woke up in a Little Debbie truck somewhere outside of Reno.
The cute little truck driver girl said she was taking me to get married, and she showed me the ring I apparently put on her finger.
It was quite the dilemma. The problem solved itself when I couldn't remember her name.
You'll never guess what it was.
Last year about this time, I lived under a bridge. My name was Sally to some. Solly to the ones that understood.

There are some extremely intelligent people that live on the fringe.

“Don't be so dichotomous.”

Since: Jan 11

Embrace the grey.

#150589 Jan 28, 2013
River Tam wrote:
Last year about this time, I lived under a bridge. My name was Sally to some. Solly to the ones that understood.
There are some extremely intelligent people that live on the fringe.
What... is your name?

What... is your quest?

What... is the capital of Assyria?

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#150590 Jan 28, 2013
solopassage wrote:
<quoted text>
Does the "evidence" in your life reflect your morality? That's what you should really be concerned about.
Scienc teaches that you can claim that anything is true if the only basis for believing it, is that nobody has proved it isn't.
Science doesn't teach anything, any more than a hammer teaches carpentry.

Learn what science is before you proceed or you will look a fool.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#150591 Jan 28, 2013
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, society is indeed 'degrading' and we know one thing for sure, they are not going to stop killing kids in schools. Once upon a time they didn't lock their doors, now they use deadlocks and security systems.... but perhaps, life in Australia is different to a degree, although we are heading in the same sort of direction.
Are you 5? Because in the 80s and 90s you had to lock your doors, all of them. Violent crimes are less than half now what they were back then, that includes mass shootings. So all evidence suggests that you're wrong, and an idiot.

Since: Mar 11

Chicago, IL

#150592 Jan 28, 2013
What is the air speed velocity of an unladen swallow?
Tide with Beach wrote:
<quoted text>
What... is your name?
What... is your quest?
What... is the capital of Assyria?

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#150593 Jan 28, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>They are scum.
Says the person who initiates ad homs against everyone. Irony meter, you broke another.

Since: Mar 11

Louisville, KY

#150595 Jan 28, 2013
A priest and a rabbi are walking down the sidewalk when a ten year old boy runs across te street in front of them. The priest says, let's fck him. The rabbi says, out of what?

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#150596 Jan 28, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
A priest and a rabbi are walking down the sidewalk when a ten year old boy runs across te street in front of them. The priest says, let's fck him. The rabbi says, out of what?
A guy walks into a bar.

Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#150597 Jan 28, 2013
What do you mean? African or European swallow?
Givemeliberty wrote:
What is the air speed velocity of an unladen swallow?
<quoted text>

Since: Mar 11

United States

#150598 Jan 28, 2013
Epic! For the win!
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>
A guy walks into a bar.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =77PymmxMLJMXX
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#150599 Jan 28, 2013
She's annoyingly thick but I don't want her to be unhappy.
I've helped neighbours through bereavement, the believers cope as badly as the rest of us. Hopefully she'll find solace some day.
Givemeliberty wrote:
She is a nutter man. Ok look let's be real. Who comes on a forum and drones on and on about her so called dead sister who she never even met because it happened years before she was born?!
That's just morbid and bizarre. I mean it's not like the two had even seen each other let alone spent years together. We have all had family members die of screwed up circumstances but normal people don't go on and on about it especially if they had never even seen the person!
She uses this supposedly dead sister as an emotional appeal a get out stupid jail free card when she sounds like a reject.
<quoted text>
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#150600 Jan 28, 2013
Sue him.
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>
A guy walks into a bar.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =77PymmxMLJMXX
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#150601 Jan 28, 2013
Cantilever, truss, suspension, beam or other?
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>
Last year about this time, I lived under a bridge. My name was Sally to some. Solly to the ones that understood.
There are some extremely intelligent people that live on the fringe.

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#150602 Jan 28, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Sue him.
<quoted text>

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#150603 Jan 28, 2013
solopassage wrote:
<quoted text>Does the "evidence" in your life reflect your morality? That's what you should really be concerned about.

Scienc teaches that you can claim that anything is true if the only basis for believing it, is that nobody has proved it isn't.
Religion teaches that you can claim anything is true if the only basis for believing it is that nobody has proved it isn't.

There.

Fixed it for you.

No need to thank me.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#150604 Jan 28, 2013
solopassage wrote:
<quoted text>What would you know of the teachings of Jesus, he wrote nothing himself. You only know how others interpret his teachings.

Jesus corrected the Jewish doctrines of the Old Testament by introducing a new system of ethics, which was disbelieved by the Jews. Jesus and Jews were not exactly best buds. Why do you think he never taught in synagogues? The first time he tried the "Pharisees went out, and held a council against him, how they might destroy him." Further, why would a Jewish God send his only begotten son to reform the Jewish hierarchy of that day? Yet this is exactly what transpired! The New Testament is the Old Testament reformed.
Why did the OT need to be reformed?

God screwed it up the first time?

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#150605 Jan 28, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Sue him.
<quoted text>
Did you here about the Japanese - Jewish restaurant, it was called Sosueme.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#150606 Jan 28, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>Your user name is interesting. Brings up an important aspect of life as a human being.

Going through life alone is something no one wants to do. People have a need for companionship.

You will never get rid of a Jesus for that reason.
Yes.

For people who can't maintain real companionship, an imaginary companion will suffice.

http://m.youtube.com/watch...

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#150607 Jan 28, 2013
mtimber wrote:
The Bible clearly shows that you are lying on this matter.
Your bible can't demonstrate anything but words it contains, which is proof of nothing except that the bible contains them.
mtimber wrote:
And as the Bible has shown it can be trusted ...
Au contraire. Your bible is riddled with error and contradiction.
mtimber wrote:
you appeal to Christian principles of morality as the defining standard of your character.
What moral principles are original to Christianity? "Thou shalt not steal"? You stole that from the Jews.

Incidentally, whenever Christians pick and choose which commandments of their bible to accept and which to reject, they are applying an external standard to your so-called absolute biblical morality to do it.

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