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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“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

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#153767 Feb 12, 2013
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>Walk out your front door and tell us how far it is to the nearest McDonalds. Christian Church, McDonalds, both extremely unhealthy!!
8 churches, one McDonald's.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

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#153768 Feb 12, 2013
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>I posted all of this information for him, a number of times. Its has become painfully obvious that he is incapable of learning. Personally, I don't think he understands the principle behind any of the sciences.
blacklagoon says:

Christians can't do science.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

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#153769 Feb 12, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Just went back and looked at the photos in that video. The cars and the babies.
No seat belts. No child carriers. Momma held the baby while driving, or Daddy did while driving. Burping your little rug rat on your shoulder while you steered those metal monsters through town.
Lots of people had lots of empty beer cans in the car, too. Cigarettes went out the window.
Was a different world.
Ah the good ole days.

I miss riding in the back of a truck...

Since: Oct 10

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#153770 Feb 13, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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8 churches, one McDonald's.
Sounds right. Enough fat people who hate to tip to go around.

And.....they're both open on Sunday.

“ecrasez l'infame”

Since: May 08

Atlanta, Georgia

#153771 Feb 13, 2013
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> The SLS is in motion the engines are huge, and more powerful than the shuttles. But it will use solids too.
SLS is the HLLV system that was chosen. This entire concept is still the brute force method and the per pound to LEO cost is still way too high. But it is a tried and true type of multi-stage system.
Thinking

Yeovil, UK

#153772 Feb 13, 2013
Open fat people?
River Tam wrote:
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Sounds right. Enough fat people who hate to tip to go around.
And.....they're both open on Sunday.

Since: Oct 10

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#153773 Feb 13, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Open fat people?
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Only when they don't tip.

Liver ain't cheap.
Imhotep

United States

#153774 Feb 13, 2013
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>I wish he had created time with some of the drummers I've played with!!!!
http://touch.dailymotion.com/video/x15z0w_dav...

One of the finest... ;)
Imhotep

United States

#153775 Feb 13, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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:-)
One man's music is another man's caterwauling.
Sometimes 'caterwauling' is entertaining!

http://www.youtube.com/embed/4Wb2nZR6qbE...

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#153776 Feb 13, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>This'll be good...

[QUOTE] Why do skeptics rail against Christianity?
Answer: Christian superstition is viewed as a negative influence on society [[[[SCREEEEEEEEECH!!!!]]]] "

By whom?

Who, other than skeptics, view Christianity as a negative influence?

Surely not the millions upon millions that Christianity feeds & houses.......
Muslims.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#153777 Feb 13, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>You do?

I've only seen your insane atheist rantings, nothing more.
No you haven't.

You've seen nothing of the sort, and you know it.

Why do you knowingly lie?

God hates liars.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#153778 Feb 13, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>Both Jewish and Roman sources and traditions admit an empty tomb. Those resources range from Josephus to a compilation of fifth-century Jewish writings called the "Toledoth Jeshu." Dr. Paul Maier calls this "positive evidence from a hostile source, which is the strongest kind of historical evidence. In essence, this means that if a source admits a fact decidedly not in its favor, then that fact is genuine."

http://www.leaderu.com/everystudent/easter/ar...
Or this:

http://static.justchristians.com/abundantLife...

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#153779 Feb 13, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>If it began with "Once upon a time", it'd be more accurate.
And even the apocalyptically gullible might be able to tell which was its proper library classification.
I move bibles to the fiction section in books stores.
Imhotep

United States

#153780 Feb 13, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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We didn't start the fire in hell. We just do our best to tell people don't go there. I'll be damn if there isn't people like you that run through the road block holding up the middle finger.
When I get to heaven Iíll return you the favor.
Interesting... When you get there...

What will you say to Islam's martyrs from 9/11?Will you see their 72 Virgin stash and be jealous?
Where are the toilets?
Will you fish in the lake of fire?(Pre cooked)!
Will ANY tele-evangelist be there?
Will nuns and priests finally get laid... And By whom?

What does heaven mean to you?

I envision too many problems, especially previous relatives!

;)

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#153781 Feb 13, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>Moon base?

I would rather see unmanned vehicles working on the moon and controlled from Houston. With the ability to send back any rocks or samples we may desire.

Hell it was exciting to land men on the moon. No other country has done so. But it is damn risky and we can’t sustain human life very long there. Why not use advanced machines with a 30 to 40 year life span?

I would be in favor of a manned telescope like the Hubble in low Earth orbit.
A manned space telescope would be nonsensical.

What do you think would be the benefit?

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

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#153782 Feb 13, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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I really don't think we are going to Mars. That may remain a goal but the budget is going to keep it from happening. NASA needs to scrap man space flight beyond Earth orbit or Congress will. With the baby boomers getting older there's not going to be enough money for it.
Mars is a long term goal, the SLS will make it possible for lifting to the ISS, and the eventual long range trips to planets.
You see it is modular , once the 1st stage is ready , the second and third stages are easy, because they will only require more engines.
The second and third stage engines are all the same.
But we already have much this and they are already building more of them.

So you see going to mars wont cost much more, the only loss would be not getting a paycheck for lifting cargo.

Since: Oct 10

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#153783 Feb 13, 2013
Aerobatty wrote:
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A manned space telescope would be nonsensical.
What do you think would be the benefit?
Didn't they try that once?

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

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#153784 Feb 13, 2013
Hedonist wrote:
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SLS is the HLLV system that was chosen. This entire concept is still the brute force method and the per pound to LEO cost is still way too high. But it is a tried and true type of multi-stage system.
I don't think any technology have been born, to counter the price of overcoming gravity from a Earth launch. But this is why the eventual
establishment of a moon base is inevitable. Along with mining space for the fuel and resources .

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup...

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#153785 Feb 13, 2013
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>Didn't they try that once?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =JlSQAZEp3PAXX
Maybe get duck12 to ride one?

Since: Jun 07

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#153786 Feb 13, 2013
Aerobatty wrote:
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No you haven't.
You've seen nothing of the sort, and you know it.
Why do you knowingly lie?
God hates liars.
They lie because they have no morals. The funny thing is that they are here trying to sell us on how great their morals are...

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