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

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#153434 Feb 11, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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At least we know there are no half buried Ford Model ďTísĒ in the sand dunes. Neither are there any highways, train tracks, abandoned motels or casinos. Not even a damn boot hill cemetery surrounded by a worn picket fence. Hell they havenít even seen any tumbleweeds.
NASA is actively looking for signs of life. But so far there has been nada. Not even at the microscopic level. Sorry Doc but it looks pretty bleak so far.
Every time you open your mouth, the world's IQ drops.

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#153435 Feb 11, 2013
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>Ask his about slavery in the bible. First he'll start by challenging you to find the passages in the bible that support slavery....then he'll say that the word slavery really means servants. "They weren't slaves they were servants. And then when cornered with the passages that describe how these "servants" were paid for, and how they could be beaten within an inch of their lives, his final defense is that the translation I was using was wrong. Of course with 15-20 different version and translations he claimed I was using the wrong one. I guess he knew more than the biblical scholars who did the translation. It becomes comical when you see just how desperate these Theists are in their unsuccessful attempt to defend this immoral book of there's.
We are fighting your illogic regarding scripture.

Problem?

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#153436 Feb 11, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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You could not only beat them to within an inch of their lives, but you could kill them, too! The only requirement was, they had to suffer for a day or two between the beating and their death.
What kind of god would think that was good and righteous?
What makes you assume that God condones beating someone to death?

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#153437 Feb 11, 2013
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>Are you challenging my God CROM? Crom the mighty, who looks down and laughs at your Jet Black. At the moment of your death you will finally know the truth. I feel intensely sorry for you.
Wait a minute! What are your holy days?

Since: Sep 10

San Francisco, CA

#153438 Feb 11, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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It didnít matter to us we still had a great time.
Here, you have two sentences combined into one.

You need a period after "us," followed by "We...."

OK?

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#153439 Feb 11, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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What makes you assume that God condones beating someone to death?
I've read the christian bible.

When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod so hard that the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished. If, however, the slave survives for a day or two, he is not to be punished, since the slave is his own property.(Exodus 21:20-21 NAB)

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#153440 Feb 11, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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Yes! I would love to hear you say that "take hold of and humble her" is a good thing! LOL!
Since I have been on Topix I have never accused someone of spamming. So I donít toss the word around often like some do. But you are a regular spammer. I guess you feel if you revert to spamming everyone is going to cave in and believe you..

To me it shows a lack of sophistication on your part and a simplicity to you thought process. You could be more interesting but you are just in the same ole rut.

It is annoying but it also says you are not a serious poster.
But one who is frustrated that you canít generate any new or fresh discussions. So you go into the closet and pull out the ole dead horse issue and start spamming it.

I hate to call people stupid but letís just say you are simple and predictable and you always have been. Man at least try to be more innovative in your presentation. Try reading some books in the Library to generate some new thoughts. You could do better if you just tried.

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#153441 Feb 11, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Nope. I'm at no stage. I'm notion competition with you like you are with me.
I simply asked you a question regarding the Levites, a question you obviously don't know the answer to or don't care about learning.
You're stuck in your "buybull" mode and are willing to vehemently disregard any logic about the Bible.
When I was in the fifth grade, my teacher, on the first day of class, asked me, "What is the sum of 4 + 4?"

I quickly said, "8!"

She said, "No, it is 9!"

I looked very puzzled and she asked me again, "What is the sum of 4 + 4?"

I mumbled, "8."

She said, "NO! I told you the answer is 9! Now, what is the sum of 4 + 4?"

I looked around the room, all the other kids looked just as puzzled as I felt! I quietly said, "9."

She looked me dead in the eye and said, "Why did you change your answer?"

I said, "Because you are the teacher and you told me that it was 9."

She replied, "But you know that I am wrong, so why did you change your answer?"

I said, "Because you are the teacher and..."

She stopped me and looked at everyone in the class and said, "You will never learn anything if you allow someone to force you to follow that which you know is wrong. When someone tells you something, don't believe them! Looked it up for yourself! Think for yourself! Confirm what you are taught!"

I loved that teacher!

If you want to convince me that your god exist and that man did not create the bible, then you are going to have to have some very good, verifiable evidence or you are just wasting your time.

When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod so hard that the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished. If, however, the slave survives for a day or two, he is not to be punished, since the slave is his own property.(Exodus 21:20-21 NAB)

"the slave is his own property", that is very clear to me.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#153442 Feb 11, 2013
Let me check the freezer to see if our Muchacho is still in there.[Open freezer door and pull out the body bag]

Yep, he is still tagged and bagged.[pushing the cadaver back in the freezer and closing the door.]

Man itís got to be cold in there.

I'm just going to skip over those dead post.

Who wants an English lesson from a import with nasty black hair balls under his arms?

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#153443 Feb 11, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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I've read the christian bible.
When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod so hard that the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished. If, however, the slave survives for a day or two, he is not to be punished, since the slave is his own property.(Exodus 21:20-21 NAB)
Spam, old, tired, BS

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#153444 Feb 11, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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Since I have been on Topix I have never accused someone of spamming. So I donít toss the word around often like some do. But you are a regular spammer. I guess you feel if you revert to spamming everyone is going to cave in and believe you..
To me it shows a lack of sophistication on your part and a simplicity to you thought process. You could be more interesting but you are just in the same ole rut.
It is annoying but it also says you are not a serious poster.
But one who is frustrated that you canít generate any new or fresh discussions. So you go into the closet and pull out the ole dead horse issue and start spamming it.
I hate to call people stupid but letís just say you are simple and predictable and you always have been. Man at least try to be more innovative in your presentation. Try reading some books in the Library to generate some new thoughts. You could do better if you just tried.
That is the difference between a blind faith believer and a free thinker! When you read something in the bible that you don't like, you make some stupid excuse for it and then you don't want it questioned again. I will question it, over and over, until I get a legitimate, verifiable answer.

"Take hold and humble", means rape, plain and simple.

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#153445 Feb 11, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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Spam, old, tired, BS
Quoting the bible is spam? LOL!

"since the slave is his own property" that is your god's words, not mine!

When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod so hard that the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished. If, however, the slave survives for a day or two, he is not to be punished, since the slave is his own property.(Exodus 21:20-21 NAB)

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#153446 Feb 11, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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I've read the christian bible.
When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod so hard that the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished. If, however, the slave survives for a day or two, he is not to be punished, since the slave is his own property.(Exodus 21:20-21 NAB)
Do you realize that was the earliest trace of protection for slaves in legislation, and it stands in strong and favorable contrast with the old laws of Greece, Rome, and other nations?

Do you also realize that everyone except the King was considered slaves?

But you still didn't answer my question.

Why do you assume God condones beating someone to death?

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#153447 Feb 11, 2013
I shouldnít have said that about the Muchacho in the body bag. That was mean about what I said about the hairballs. I apologize but the constant badgering is a bit of a turn off. This is why Iím going to continue to keep him in the freezer for the future.

I don't use the term "white sheet." That's what they did in the 50-60's. Today they bag and tag.

“ The Lord of delirious minds.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#153448 Feb 11, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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"we have empirical evidence for the age of Mars"
Please, divulge this evidence...
You can't, you know you can't.
The age of Mats is estimated & assumed based on the age of meteors, not based on the age of Martian rocks or soil.
Again, please share your secret knowledge of empirical evidence on the age of Mars.
Are you forgetting we have a robot on Mars are you type? Do you think we can forget the power of deductive reasoning from past experience with the martian landscape?

Do you think we have discounted the evidence of discovery when it comes to Mars?

Do you think much about Mars and when you do..do you think about what we really know about Mars?

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#153449 Feb 11, 2013
Listen all!

If you are not one of god's chosen, you are not allowed to quote the bible!

There are 38,000+ sects of god's chosen, they can't even agree on whether jesus is god or not, but they are the fu[kin' chosen and you best not fu[king forget it!

Now stop quoting the bible! You are just trying to make our god look bad!

Sorry that I had to get ROTC tough on you.
Imhotep

United States

#153450 Feb 11, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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Spam, old, tired, BS
Thank You... for a near perfect description of the Bible. ;)

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#153451 Feb 11, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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Quoting the bible is spam? LOL!
"since the slave is his own property" that is your god's words, not mine!
When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod so hard that the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished. If, however, the slave survives for a day or two, he is not to be punished, since the slave is his own property.(Exodus 21:20-21 NAB)
Spamming, we have heard it a thousand times. Be a spammer if that's all you can do, I don't really care.
Turkey

Oswego, NY

#153452 Feb 11, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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I have plenty of times.
I'm not an egomaniac like a lot of the atheists out there. I can admit when I'm wrong.
I thought the narcissist seared soul bastards were pedantic rote learned dogmatists.

“ The Lord of delirious minds.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#153453 Feb 11, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Oh, you're "pretty sure".
Glad we got that cleared up.
Come on dimwit, talking snakes.....woman rib bone. Are you really that colossal stupid?

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