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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Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#154391 Feb 15, 2013
Dave thinks... Wow that's how Jesus did it?:)
Aura Mytha wrote:
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There are different kinds of magnets, but the answer is
because they were subjected to being the center of a electric field or a subjected to a changing electric field.
The changing-electric-creates-magn etic and changing-magnetic-creates-elec tric effects.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#154392 Feb 15, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>YOu can't say that, you're not a Christian.
I can say that BECAUSE I'm not Christian.

“Ditat Deus”

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#154393 Feb 15, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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Is it worth killing for?
Absolutely not!

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#154394 Feb 15, 2013
Some communists were atheists many were not. Communism and atheism are far different no matter what Faux News told you. Hitler was a vegetarian so do you want to call his crimes vegetarian murders? Millions of dead because of vegetarianism?

Not even you would be that stupid. Close but not that stupid. Again I ask and again you will run away because you weren't programmed on how to answer this question. Name the totalitarian leader who said we do this in the name of atheism? Show the quote?

Naturally you can't.
Eagle12 wrote:
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No matter how much you want to disembark from the Atheist crimes against humanity. They have accounted for over 200 million deaths. The Atheism went with the Communism and the Communism went with the Atheism. They were hand and hand.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#154395 Feb 15, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>I wasn't passing judgment, I was merely pointing out how ridiculously hypocritical your morality is.
How, exactly, is "my morality" hypocritical?

“Ditat Deus”

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#154396 Feb 15, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
Didn't Elijah show people that your god is all powerful and can light fires from heaven? With drenched wood nonetheless! Don't you think that your god could put on a little show for us?
If he is too weak or too busy, I understand.
Are you that incompetant?

“Ditat Deus”

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#154397 Feb 15, 2013
Aerobatty wrote:
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How many kids would the price of an assault weapon feed?
That depends on who's paying for it.

If a citizen pays maybe $500-$2000, you can bet the government is "paying" $10,000.....

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

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#154398 Feb 15, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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Show me the it does work!
What is "the it"?

“Ditat Deus”

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#154399 Feb 15, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Not all Christians believe Jesus is god and not all Christians are trinitarians. So if you belong to a non trinitarian church Jesus would not be your god.
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It's still an ignorant queston. No matter is a Christian believes in Jesus or not, God is still God. And for the Christians that do believe in Jesus, Jesus IS God.

So asking a Christian "Which god" is an ignorant question.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#154400 Feb 15, 2013
Actually it was mainly theists who were behind forced prayer from being removed from school.

I guess Fox News just wants you to blame everything on atheists eh?
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Thanks fo r not disagreeing.
Atheist.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#154401 Feb 15, 2013
Why would a totalitarian leader like Stalin care? He said whatever the hell he wanted to whenever the hell he wanted to. You are dodging the question show where any of the murderous totalitarian leaders ever said or even were that they were killing in the name of atheism?

If you are unable your argument is null and void.
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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There are none.
Nobody would stand before a crowd, hoping to get elected, and announce that they're an atheist.
Atheism is not a cause worth dying for.
Thinking

Ilminster, UK

#154402 Feb 15, 2013
More was wasted on building churches, mosques, synagogues.

By contrast, the LHC can benefit everyone.
Dave Nelson wrote:
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"The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world's largest and highest-energy particle accelerator. It was built by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) from 1998 to 2008, with the aim of allowing physicists to test the predictions of different theories of particle physics and high-energy physics, and particularly prove or disprove the existence of the hypothesized Higgs boson[1] and of the large family of new particles predicted by supersymmetric theories."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_Hadron_Col...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_Hadron_Col...
How many of those children died because the money to feed them was diverted to build a toy for theoretical physicists?

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#154403 Feb 15, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Absolutely not!
But jesus had to die for us to be forgiven. god planned it that way and someone had to kill jesus for the rest of us to have a chance.

You sure don't know much about your mythology, do you?

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

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#154404 Feb 15, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Actually it was mainly theists who were behind forced prayer from being removed from school.
I guess Fox News just wants you to blame everything on atheists eh?
<quoted text>
Yes, it's fun. Those damn Catholics.

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#154405 Feb 15, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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But jesus had to die for us to be forgiven. god planned it that way and someone had to kill jesus for the rest of us to have a chance.
You sure don't know much about your mythology, do you?
Ya but I'm not Jesus. And Jesus didn't die, so.....

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

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#154406 Feb 15, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Why would a totalitarian leader like Stalin care? He said whatever the hell he wanted to whenever the hell he wanted to. You are dodging the question show where any of the murderous totalitarian leaders ever said or even were that they were killing in the name of atheism?
If you are unable your argument is null and void.
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Not "in the name of" atheism, but in pursuit of an state which was atheist.

Atheists have killed plenty of people. Stalin, Pol Pot, and Mao Tse Tung were all atheists, and killed around 20 million, 1.5 million, and 40 million respectively.

Do some reading on the Reign of Terror (1793-4) in France...

The enactment of a law on October 21, 1793 made all suspected priests and all persons who harbored them liable to death on sight. The climax was reached with the celebration of the Goddess "Reason" in Notre Dame Cathedral on November 10. Because dissent was now regarded as counterrevolutionary, extremist enragés such as Hébert and moderate Montagnard indulgents such as Danton were guillotined in the spring of 1794. On June 7 Robespierre, who had previously condemned the Cult of Reason, advocated a new state religion and recommended that the Convention acknowledge the existence of God. On the next day, the worship of the deistic Supreme Being was inaugurated as an official aspect of the Revolution. Compared with Hébert's somewhat popular festivals, this austere new religion of Virtue was received with signs of hostility by an amazed Parisian public.

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#154407 Feb 15, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Ya but I'm not Jesus. And Jesus didn't die, so.....
Jesus didn't die?!?!? Then what did he sacrifice?

Your mythology has more twists and turns than any other that I have studied!

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#154408 Feb 15, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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You like to pretend that prayer doesn't work, huh?
Believe me, it's not much of a stretch.
Anon

Cleveland, OH

#154409 Feb 15, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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You like to pretend that prayer doesn't work, huh?
I recall Rick Perry's urging fellow Texans to three days of prayer to alleviate the 2011 drought. All those people locked in prayer, pleading with god for much needed rain and they received - nothing. I wonder how many people thought this will show the world that god does indeed exist? Bet there was a lot of head scratching and doubt after that debacle.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#154410 Feb 15, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Ya but I'm not Jesus. And Jesus didn't die, so.....
Keep tellin' yourself that, cupcake.

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