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: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#155029 Feb 18, 2013
Dave a chimpanzee has a better short term memory than you.
Dave Nelson wrote:
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A map of your brain would be like driving across Montana. Lots of space between points of interest. Good place for wind farms or billboards.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#155030 Feb 18, 2013
So Jesus must have done it yes?
mtimber wrote:
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So how did it form, if the physical laws were not there to form it with?
Your beliefs make no sense.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#155031 Feb 18, 2013
The KJV was heavily altered to match the teachings of the Church of England.

Wow you are bad at this.
Eagle12 wrote:
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In reference to the number of interpretations to the bible. It is a free market and groups have tried the maximize the number of sells. If they make a new version then perhaps people will by it and bring profits up. Kind of like a new model change every other year for the Chevrolet.
In 2006, there were approximately 45,000 different types of wine being produced in the world. Recently that number was increased to 75,000. But all these wines have something in common, fermentation and alcohol.
The King James Version is probably the least altered version in history. The Amplified is a good version that makes it more simple to understand. We have little control over the free market of the number one seller of all times.
http://mykitchenpot.com/wine-tip-10-how-many-...

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#155032 Feb 18, 2013
He must play a much different version of chess than we do!
Catcher1 wrote:
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Hahaha, RR.
Think about what you wrote.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#155033 Feb 18, 2013
Because as you said, you can't have a checkmate unless you have a great hand.
River Tam wrote:
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Maalox 4 drip?
I saw Malcolm X but I missed Malcolm I - IX.
Was Denzel in all of them?

“ The Lord of delirious minds.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#155034 Feb 18, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
He must play a much different version of chess than we do!
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Yeah, you know he plays pigeon chess.

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#155035 Feb 18, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Because as you said, you can't have a checkmate unless you have a great hand.
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Put that hand on me again....

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#155036 Feb 19, 2013
I'll see your bishop and raise you a ace! Behold! 3 bishops! Read them and weep!

Lol
River Tam wrote:
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Put that hand on me again....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =zb_9icqB1SAXX

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#155037 Feb 19, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
So Jesus must have done it yes?
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Another one who thinks his utter inability to understand science is somehow evidence of his deity.

Since: Oct 10

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#155038 Feb 19, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Another one who thinks his utter inability to understand science is somehow evidence of his deity.
God created the Taliban so they could rape and kill little girls. God created paedophiles and...

Oops, sorry. God created Free Will or something.

Since: Oct 10

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#155039 Feb 19, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
I'll see your bishop and raise you a ace! Behold! 3 bishops! Read them and weep!
Lol
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Redneck doesn't like chess because the Queen is the most powerful piece on the board and the King can only move one space at a time unless he's Castled. That can only happen if the Queen moves out and takes her Knights and Bishops with her.
Imhotep

United States

#155040 Feb 19, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
It appears SETI found something. Transcript of communications between somewhere in California and a spot between Saturn and Uranus.
Beginning of intercepted transmission.
"...has been dispatched to unit 708 dfgt, arrival due within 18 rotations
Supply unit 988-06 out
E unit 3314, this is base unit 3776
E unit here, sir.
How is the mission progressing?
For the complexity of this world, pretty well, sir.
Good to hear. We do have some questions regarding some of your data collecting.
Yes, sir.
Just what are these Topix atheists? We have been trying to find a pattern to their thought processes, but are drawing a zero. Have you managed to secure one for lab tests?
No, sir. Our efforts in that has met with problems.
Such as?
Well, sir, as you note there are issues of coherency, but we have found that the originating source of those emissions are of a very low power level, making it impossible to date to locate and secure one for further study. After beaming up three of their human corpses from remote areas, five what they call rutabaga plants, and one electronic wrist watch with severe corrosion issues, we have refrained from further search for one of them.
You have not located where they keep them secured?
They do not secure them, sir.
Huh?
They are allowed to run free, sir.
Run free? Seriously!?
Yes, sir. In addition, they are also allowed to breed with the local population.
Sir?
Are you there, sir?
Yes, I am here. I think.
You did say they are allowed to breed?
Yes, sir.
End your mission immediately E Unit 3314, and report to Decon unit 833 before returning to here.
Decon unit 833, sir. That's a long process. Can't we just use bleach?
No.
Base out.
End of transmission.
Topix Theist News
(Nelson's Meteor)

“The media has been in something of a frenzy recently on this whole topic of meteors,” said Dave Nelson.“I think it’s irresponsible of them to frighten the public about something that, at the end of the day, may be about as real as unicorns.”

Nelson said that he had seen recent reports of the “so-called Russian meteor” of last week, but added,“Maybe it’s the scientific skeptic in me, but this ‘meteor’ may just have been a bunch of fireworks that some Siberian fellow set off after drinking a little too much Stoli. It is winter, after all, and that’s how those folks keep warm.”

Nelson said that he and other meteor doubters are worried that scientists had “a vested interest” in convincing people that meteors are real:“They want the government to spend more money on science, and, let me tell you, that is the last thing the Science Committee is going to do.”

As for the scientific theory that meteors may have killed the dinosaurs, Nelson chuckled,“That theory would also have us believe that there were dinosaurs.”

Sincere apologies to Andy
Thinking

Hounslow, UK

#155041 Feb 19, 2013
Plus any pawn can turn into a Queen.
River Tam wrote:
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Redneck doesn't like chess because the Queen is the most powerful piece on the board and the King can only move one space at a time unless he's Castled. That can only happen if the Queen moves out and takes her Knights and Bishops with her.

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#155042 Feb 19, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Plus any pawn can turn into a Queen.
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They're born that way
Siro

Brisbane, Australia

#155043 Feb 19, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Plus any pawn can turn into a Queen.
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As you and Mikko find out every night

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#155044 Feb 19, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
If it did it then, it would do it now. It hasn't, even with help from us.
It did it then in a couple of hundred million years. We have been modeling it for about 50. Given that the atmosphere today is filled with oxygen, which affects the basic formation of the building blocks, why would you assume it would happen today?
Thinking

Hounslow, UK

#155045 Feb 19, 2013
If only I knew which of the pawns are born that way, then I'd probably never lose a game of chess.
River Tam wrote:
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They're born that way

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#155046 Feb 19, 2013
Siro wrote:
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As you and Mikko find out every night
Oh look. A pawn.

Since: Feb 13

Fishers, IN

#155047 Feb 19, 2013
bohart wrote:
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And the idiot hits keep on rolling! The enviroment would have to had been able to support life, wylie coyote, like today. And it is you SUPER GENIUSES who are stuck in the 1700's thinking spontaneous generation is a plausible idea.
Is it "more plausible" that an invisible being made us from clay?

I just admit the obvious: at this time, we don't know exactly how life started, but I think appealing to iron-age mythology isn't really a good starting point.
Siro

Brisbane, Australia

#155048 Feb 19, 2013
River Tam wrote:
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Oh look. A pawn.
nyuck, nyuck, nyuck you should pull the skin over your head and live off the cheese

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