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: Sep 08

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#152343 Feb 7, 2013
scaritual wrote:
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Who said anything about "under water"?
What kind of freak are you?
Batty isn't real bright. He thought they were air bubbles like some of those mermaids in theme parks used. Saw that long tube, went down....

I think he has developed a taste for them since. Not bright, and a little weird.

Alas, the heater in my hot tub expired a couple of days ago.

Since: Sep 10

San Francisco, CA

#152344 Feb 7, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Batty isn't real bright. He thought they were air bubbles like some of those mermaids in theme parks used. Saw that long tube, went down....
I think he has developed a taste for them since. Not bright, and a little weird.
Alas, the heater in my hot tub expired a couple of days ago.
Your hot tub is now a cold plunge.

Very healthy.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#152345 Feb 7, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
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Your hot tub is now a cold plunge.
Very healthy.
Not for moi. I stay out of cold water.

Would make a neat goldfish pond.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#152346 Feb 7, 2013
Imhotep wrote:
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This poignant video applies to your god also.
If you have any "heart" this will prove emotional.
I double dog dare you to watch. ;)
Then comment with your opinion.
http://www.youtube.com/embed/6kIu3Mb5KuE...
A rose is very beautiful yet it has a thorn that will cause pain. Beauty and pain on one stem. Life has both grander and disappointments.

We can live a life of prosperity by working hard. It starts with a good foundation in education. Then working hard in the work force. Much misery is self inflected because in youth the sincerity and work ethic was not there.

God will bless his people that are called by his name. This also requires hard work and determination. There will be perilous waters to sail but he will be with us. To those who worship idol gods and live immoral. And to those who disavow God. There is misery and unhappiness in the end.

Why does God look the other way with the destitute?

Why does Nations and people turn away God and then expect him to rescue them after they have been broken by sin. The bible says the righteous will never be forsaken.

Psalms 37:

23. The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way.

24. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.

25. I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

26. He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.

27. Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.
Thinking

Gillingham, UK

#152347 Feb 7, 2013
Prove it.
Dave Nelson wrote:
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It's a shame your brain lacks the circuitry to analyze things. It just kinda works with whatever someone you consider an authority pours into it.
Don't worry, be happy.
Thinking

Gillingham, UK

#152348 Feb 7, 2013
I think the dead guy in a nappy with blood coming out of his hands, feet, head and side is too much for a child.
Yankee Yahoo wrote:
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What if the kids saw it.
Well, that is a good question.
For those of you that think porn is OK, is it OK for kids to see it?
Or would you feel some kind of embarrassment, or even shame, if your kids, or any kid, saw your stash of porn, or saw you IN a porn ...
So which is more embarrassing? Husband and wife having sex while the kids walk in? Or a kid turing seeing you watch a women being brutalized by a gang in a mock rape scene?
I rest my case.
Atheist Silurist

Portadown, UK

#152349 Feb 7, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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A rose is very beautiful yet it has a thorn that will cause pain. Beauty and pain on one stem. Life has both grander and disappointments.
We can live a life of prosperity by working hard. It starts with a good foundation in education. Then working hard in the work force. Much misery is self inflected because in youth the sincerity and work ethic was not there.
God will bless his people that are called by his name. This also requires hard work and determination. There will be perilous waters to sail but he will be with us. To those who worship idol gods and live immoral. And to those who disavow God. There is misery and unhappiness in the end.
Why does God look the other way with the destitute?
Why does Nations and people turn away God and then expect him to rescue them after they have been broken by sin. The bible says the righteous will never be forsaken.
Psalms 37:
23. The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way.
24. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.
25. I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
26. He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.
27. Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.
Yeah, but that's a load of bollocks,isn't it?

“ The Lord of delirious minds.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#152350 Feb 7, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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A rose is very beautiful yet it has a thorn that will cause pain. Beauty and pain on one stem. Life has both grander and disappointments.
We can live a life of prosperity by working hard. It starts with a good foundation in education. Then working hard in the work force. Much misery is self inflected because in youth the sincerity and work ethic was not there.
God will bless his people that are called by his name. This also requires hard work and determination. There will be perilous waters to sail but he will be with us. To those who worship idol gods and live immoral. And to those who disavow God. There is misery and unhappiness in the end.
Why does God look the other way with the destitute?
Why does Nations and people turn away God and then expect him to rescue them after they have been broken by sin. The bible says the righteous will never be forsaken.
Psalms 37:
23. The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way.
24. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.
25. I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
26. He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.
27. Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.
Nice fantasy, but not the forces that actually drive the wold.

But they are the ideals a few have in mind.

Thanks I give that some do, think ...and think there is something to keep them straight.
Reality bites harder though, and Eagle my friend there is only one thing that you can truly trust.

Brotherhood, and the cold steel we carry in strength of arms.

That you can believe in.

Since: Sep 08

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#152351 Feb 7, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Prove it.
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You are doing it for me.

Thank you for your cooperation.
Thinking

Gillingham, UK

#152352 Feb 7, 2013
Agreed... btw, do you ever team up with an Atheist Sea Devilist?
Atheist Silurist wrote:
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Yeah, but that's a load of bollocks,isn't it?

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#152353 Feb 7, 2013
There are no contemporary witnesses to your Jewsus. We have no historical proof he even existed.
Yankee Yahoo wrote:
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Then prove they are legends, and that the witnesses were liars.
It should be simple, if true.
Not so with Islam, sorry. Muhammad had no witnesses at all, and was illiterate. No apostles at all, and therefore, no peer-reviewed evidence. The Bible is a written account of the events themselves, and correlates with events from outside sources.
Not even the Jews deny Jesus, who above all had the motive and the opportunity to do so, since they regarded him as a sorcerer. Had Christians been lying, they would have been the FIRST to note that in the historical records, or not noted it at all, which would have been enough to suggest it never happened.
Every bit of ancient evidence shows us that something very unusually happened on the fringe of the Roman Empire, where the Empire fought against one uprising after another, leading after the Third Jewish War to its demise and withdrawal from the Indian Ocean for which it briefly reached.
No, neither Muhammad, nor Joseph Smith, have witnesses, or good arguments. But that has never been the problem of Christianity, which merged from nowhere, a full-blown church with it's rituals intact, as if everything they knew was taught by someone directly. We have heaps upon heaps of evidence.
But let me guess, the Bible does count for you, or the records of the Church, right? Too biased?
Sorry, that won't fly either. You don't get to pick and choose which evidence is valid. If you suspect bias, then show where it lies. The burden is on you, not any Christian.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#152354 Feb 7, 2013
So Hitler was doing God's will after all? Because it lead to the reformation of Israel? Yes that has been such a blessing for the world.

What a savage beast you worship.
Eagle12 wrote:
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No conflict inside me my good Doctor. All humans will pass through deaths door. We were guaranteed that experience when we were born.
I know that through this very horrific war, a new nation was born. Many Jews were saved and many were lost. Yes, God allowed it to happen and God also allowed Germany to be defeated. The cruelty was done by mankind to mankind and the cruelty continues even to this day.
World History is very ugly my good Doctor. This ugliness started when Cain killed his brother Able. Men have the ability to have children or make life. And they have the ability to take life.
Iím not Catholic and I will never bow down to a graven image. I donít agree with what they do but at the same time I want them to have the freedom to worship as they desire.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#152355 Feb 7, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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It doesn't matter when it started - a cult fraud with no proof of god will always be a cult fraud with no proof of god.
Thankfully today scientist are able to stand up and make you idiots sh*t up about your claim that the earth is 6000 years old.
Before then humanity was too stupid to use it's brain save for a few clever people.
Stalinism

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#152356 Feb 7, 2013
Yes we have knowledge and reasoning that those ancient sheep kissers could have only dreamt of. You are living in a fantasy world not reality.

If Jesus had existed Joseph would have likely been thighing him, Jesus would have wiped his @ss with his bare hand and they didn't exactly have anti microbial soaps back then. The world at that time was dark and disease filled. You were lucky to reach adulthood.
Yankee Yahoo wrote:
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We are smarter than ancient peoples?
Then you must not have read much about them.
We most certainly are not. We might have ore knowledge about science and technology, but that does not make us smarter, that just raises our standard of living.
More educated? How so? Or are you mistaking knowledge with intelligence again? Humans work with what they have, and no matter how little they have, their intelligence does not change.
More free time? Maybe, but that does not make people more intelligent. That just gives them time to acquire more knowledge.
No, Jesus's time was amazingly complex,
Gosh, ignorance like yours makes me angry.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#152357 Feb 7, 2013
Yes especially with the vivid girls! Divine ;)
River Tam wrote:
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Stick with the lesbian porn. That's what I do.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#152358 Feb 7, 2013
Porn is not intended for children be it sexual or Jesus on a cross.
Yankee Yahoo wrote:
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What if the kids saw it.
Well, that is a good question.
For those of you that think porn is OK, is it OK for kids to see it?
Or would you feel some kind of embarrassment, or even shame, if your kids, or any kid, saw your stash of porn, or saw you IN a porn ...
So which is more embarrassing? Husband and wife having sex while the kids walk in? Or a kid turing seeing you watch a women being brutalized by a gang in a mock rape scene?
I rest my case.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#152359 Feb 7, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
So Hitler was doing God's will after all? Because it lead to the reformation of Israel? Yes that has been such a blessing for the world.
What a savage beast you worship.
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Thatís your rendition of the historical event. Itís always interesting to hear the demented twisted version coming from our resident hate filled Atheist. I wouldnít say Hitler did the will of God but the United Nations certainly did.

Thank you for your demonic interpretation of history.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#152361 Feb 7, 2013
Again the majority were deluded and mistaken. Certainly there were some liars, frauds, rapists, murderers, thieves, hookers, child molesters and others mixed in with the deluded sheep.

You're welcome
Yankee Yahoo wrote:
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Here is my post again: "So, is it true then that you would assert that everyone that supported Christianity in its earliest days are liars and frauds?"
So you narrow your accusation then to a smaller number of individuals. You accuse then, the Church Fathers, Apostles, martyrs, and many others leaders of that time period of lying and fraud then?
Is that correct?
Thinking

Gillingham, UK

#152362 Feb 7, 2013
Hitler was the catholic leader of a mainly protestant Germany.
See what can be achieved when christians get their sects together.
Eagle12 wrote:
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Thatís your rendition of the historical event. Itís always interesting to hear the demented twisted version coming from our resident hate filled Atheist. I wouldnít say Hitler did the will of God but the United Nations certainly did.
Thank you for your demonic interpretation of history.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#152363 Feb 7, 2013
That's not what I said spazz but some no doubt were. Others were businessmen or those who just documented what traveling street loonies were shouting at people.
Yankee Yahoo wrote:
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So then you assert that these individuals were liars and frauds then?

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