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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“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#150873 Jan 29, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
This is highly amusing.
"Informed" individuals reinterpreting the Big Bang theory. Then throwing in fancy words and concepts that sound good.
The Big Bang theory is a region of what we call space, or a small particle, got very hot and agitated and went flying to pieces. It was assumedly a monolithic substance or collection of energy. After going to pieces and expanding the energy, which they refer to as heat, got dissipated and condensed into droplets, which became matter. Gravity caused motion, bringing them together, which set the stage for the other forces to be created.
A drop of water getting zapped and exploding, then cooling down, but without the pre-existing granularity of its molecular composition. This condensation of the original material or energy created the granularity we have now, and which developed into our present physical world. Such is assumed, anyhow.
A well known process in physics, but dressed up in fancy and obscure words to make the wannabe priests look smart.
That simple. All wrapped up in a mustard seed.
Allll righty, then.

Turn the temp down in your hot tub.

Do you use oil in it?

Because it appears you're fried.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#150874 Jan 29, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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http://science.nasa.gov/astrophysics/focus-ar...
How big is a single point in space?
That link kinda don't jive with what you say.
It's more accurate to say the universe *was* a single point. Once again, we see the problem of 'dumbing down' so the average person can get *some* idea of what was going on, even if not completely correct.
Thinking

Saffron Walden, UK

#150876 Jan 29, 2013
Prove it.
polymath257 wrote:
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It's more accurate to say the universe *was* a single point.

Since: Jun 07

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#150877 Jan 29, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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http://science.nasa.gov/astrophysics/focus-ar...
How big is a single point in space?
That link kinda don't jive with what you say.
You're a proven creationist with no proof of god, who lies about science. Why do you think your opinion even matters in this forum?

What do you hope to achieve here with such outright stupidity. I mean you deny fossil evidence for f*cks sake.

Since: Jun 07

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#150878 Jan 29, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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By this time your wife must be craving some intellectual stimulus.
Have you thought of bringing some outside talent in to save your marriage?
It's better for you to sh*t up and let the atheists educate your sorry creationist a$$.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#150879 Jan 29, 2013
polymath257 wrote:
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It's more accurate to say the universe *was* a single point. Once again, we see the problem of 'dumbing down' so the average person can get *some* idea of what was going on, even if not completely correct.
"'dumbing down' so the average person can get *some* idea of what was going on,"

:-)

The high priestliness shows its head.

Poly, there are people squatting in the dirt in various locales of the world that understand physics better than you.

No offense meant, a statistical fact.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#150880 Jan 29, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
She is actually taking a well deserved nap after 3 romps of uh stimulation :))
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You are a stupid man. Or even a stupider woman if you are a lesbian.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#150881 Jan 29, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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It's better for you to sh*t up and let the atheists educate your sorry creationist a$$.
You really don't want to lick it. Trust me.

That is the closest you could get to doing so.

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#150882 Jan 29, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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What imaginary god would that be, Orrie?
You seem to be stuck on this anti-Jehovah kick, equating any belief in a supernatural with a belief in Bible God as you perceive it. Then your knees start jerking.
I was "your" definition of an atheist for over 50 years. I, too, was against the ritual and blind following of the words of men claiming to be shepherds. The religious ones and the progressive liberal secular humanist ones. I even had a death experience and didn't see a god.
But I have been a technician all of my life, and a very good one. Instead of focusing my skills on small parts of this existence, I started to looking at it as a system, with reliance on modern physics stating it is a closed system. I see the transfers of energy and interactions from a detached view. I, including my consciousness, is a part of the schematic I am watching unfold.
That is why I have been suggesting we are glorified light bulbs, so to speak, constructed devices, to accomplish the ends of something larger than us. What it is I don't know.
You and most people are stuck staring out. You don't know how to detach yourself from your function to realize what you really are. You are too busy processing the energy flowing through you.
Belief was a thing you stumbled about with.
Make no mistake, you if have legs you will be cut from them.
Then you will have no legs to stand on.

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#150883 Jan 29, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
I could use your granddaughter's mouth as gift wrapping for my boner who is a god, providing she is over 18 and attractive. He is demanding some worship today and hey she could be the lucky believer to receive my holy sperm-it!
Now stay away from sharp objects Gramps, your fingers can't take much more.
You are very welcome :)
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You Sir are vile and disrespectful , do you have any honor? or Are you in fact devoid of reason?

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#150884 Jan 29, 2013
mtimber wrote:
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If you are an agnostic, how can you then deny the possibility of God?
That is contradictory.
I do not deny possibility of god, but have found no better candidate than myself.

Does this mean you will worship me?

Or will I have to make you?

I refuse to to make you so...Here we are.

My will against yours..and.

I will win.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#150885 Jan 29, 2013
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> Belief was a thing you stumbled about with.
Make no mistake, you if have legs you will be cut from them.
Then you will have no legs to stand on.
That was a bit vague.

We all stumble around with our beliefs. Including you.

I've been cut from my body. Still floated around.

C'mon, Orrie, give us something REALLY profound about this existence.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#150886 Jan 29, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Prove it.
<quoted text>
I was talking about the initial theories describing the Big Bang. In those, if you run things backward, you get to the place that the 'expansion factor' of the universe is zero.

This has since been modified by the introduction of quantum mechanical corrections in string theory and other proposed quantum theories of gravity.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#150887 Jan 29, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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"'dumbing down' so the average person can get *some* idea of what was going on,"
:-)
The high priestliness shows its head.
Poly, there are people squatting in the dirt in various locales of the world that understand physics better than you.
No offense meant, a statistical fact.
That isn't what the physics professors here say. You, on the other hand, get so many things wrong as a matter of course, I am suspecting the Dunning-Kruger effect is operative.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#150888 Jan 29, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>
"'dumbing down' so the average person can get *some* idea of what was going on,"
:-)
The high priestliness shows its head.
Poly, there are people squatting in the dirt in various locales of the world that understand physics better than you.
No offense meant, a statistical fact.
While I assume you are up for a Nobel prize....right.

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#150889 Jan 29, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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That was a bit vague.
We all stumble around with our beliefs. Including you.
I've been cut from my body. Still floated around.
C'mon, Orrie, give us something REALLY profound about this existence.

Since: Sep 10

San Francisco, CA

#150890 Jan 29, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
I want to thank everyone for the Mark Twain quotes.
You are very welcome for the Mark Twain quotes.

Do you want some Robert Ingersoll quotes?

They're really great, just let me know and I'll post some.

Since: Sep 10

San Francisco, CA

#150891 Jan 29, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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You are a stupid man. Or even a stupider woman if you are a lesbian.
Thank goodness we're back to having an intellectual discussion.

Props to you for that, Dave.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#150892 Jan 29, 2013
Aura Mytha wrote:
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =73wqN41Ns-wXX
Not exactly what I meant. But educational.

If you really want to learn how to shoot, shoot those flintlocks. That time delay is an edjication. Holding that sight picture, along with the required easy trigger pull, is THE definitive thing in shooting. One shot, one kill.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#150893 Jan 29, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
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Thank goodness we're back to having an intellectual discussion.
Props to you for that, Dave.
GML is going to make a great second hand co*ksucker. A talent he/she is unlikely to know they possess.

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