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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Thinking

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Plus any pawn can turn into a Queen.
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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.

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Thinking wrote:
Plus any pawn can turn into a Queen.
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They're born that way
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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

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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?
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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.
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They're born that way

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As you and Mikko find out every night
Oh look. A pawn.

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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.
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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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Siro wrote:
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nyuck, nyuck, nyuck you should pull the skin over your head and live off the cheese
I'm lesbian. If I tried that she would crush my head with her thighs.

Move one space forward, pawn.
Thinking

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Feb 19, 2013
 
I never realised that. I thought you lived in Beirut.
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I'm lesbian.

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Feb 19, 2013
 
Anon wrote:
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Wait a minute here. Double run in trump? That's pinochle! You play pinochle? Blecht...
Double deck decades ago. Was a popular game in the Army. Amazing how passionate some people got playing it.

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Feb 19, 2013
 
polymath257 wrote:
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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?
By your modeling duplicating the same conditions?

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Feb 19, 2013
 
Thinking wrote:
I never realised that. I thought you lived in Beirut.
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Borders....?

I've been known to cross.
Thinking

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I'm a cross between a Leo and a Capricorn.

I'm a Leprechaun.
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Borders....?
I've been known to cross.

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Thinking wrote:
I'm a cross between a Leo and a Capricorn.
I'm a Leprechaun.
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Really? How tall are you?

Is it true that leprechauns have the best pot?

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Imhotep wrote:
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Too bad you must make excuses for the inexcusable. Regrettable.
Into what context do you excuse incest, child murder, rape and slavery?
We can discuss the talking animals and reptiles later while babbling in the Tower of err... Towering in the babble... of organized superstition aka religion.
Other non believers may select a more rigorous mental workout - I credit this daily infusion of Christian nonsense with extending my lifespan and providing a good laugh.
You are mistaken, there are no excuses to be made. I'm simply trying to educate you a tad bit (I know, it's difficult for an atheist to admit to learning something...)

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Imhotep wrote:
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We do have the wining hand.
Do you not read? Living in a cocoon?
Is religion losing its grip on the educated?
Are attendance numbers dropping?
If course it is... And yes they are.
It's in the numbers and they don't add like 1+1+1=1.
http://www.adherents.com/Religions_By_Adheren...
Christianity: 2.1 billion
Islam: 1.5 billion
Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic/ Atheist: 1.1 billion
Hinduism: 900 million
Chinese traditional religion: 394 million
Buddhism: 376 million
primal-indigenous: 300 million
African Traditional & Diasporic: 100 million
Sikhism: 23 million
Juche: 19 million
Spiritism: 15 million
Judaism: 14 million
Baha'i: 7 million
Jainism: 4.2 million
“Reason and faith are opposites, two mutually exclusive terms: there is no reconciliation or common ground. Faith is belief without, or in spite of, reason.”~George H. Smith
Sorry, pal. Christianity is currently rising faster than the world's population.

Go fish.

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Feb 19, 2013
 
Siro wrote:
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As you and Mikko find out every night
i'm not gay like you

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Feb 19, 2013
 
Dave Nelson wrote:
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By your modeling duplicating the same conditions?
So it would take another couple hundred million years?

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Feb 19, 2013
 
Catcher1 wrote:
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Hahaha, RR.
Think about what you wrote.
I think you were the only one that caught that, Catch.

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