Atheism requires as much faith as rel...

Atheism requires as much faith as religion?

There are 239363 comments on the Webbunny tumblelog story from Jul 18, 2009, titled Atheism requires as much faith as religion?. In it, Webbunny tumblelog reports that:

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

Chicago, IL

#155344 Feb 20, 2013
Didn't Paul command a slave to return to his Christian master?
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Slavery, and oppression of women, and belief in a supernatural is not a "Christian" thing. You like to pin it on us because you hate Christians, but you're wrong.

Since: Mar 11

Chicago, IL

#155345 Feb 20, 2013
Dave is the one using his hot tub for a toilet as he confessed, take it up with him.
Eagle12 wrote:
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As long as you stay out of hot tubs. There will be no crap or turds in the tub. Just say out of the water dude.

Since: Mar 11

Chicago, IL

#155346 Feb 20, 2013
You won't see that many babes get if in a hot tub with feces floating in it. Unless Dave the George Burns look alike calls them turds Babes.
Eagle12 wrote:
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Well, if a couple of hot babes where in there too and I wasn‘t married. I just might and they were laughing and giggling and having a good time.

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

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#155347 Feb 20, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
BTW, loony, Buckethead does concerts, issues albums, at least 40 so far, and is on youtube,
All we have of you is hot air played on a keyboard.
Serenade us. Maybe we will drop a dollar in the jar.
:-)
He is a great guitarist , but lacks oomph in his pieces.
That's my only critique of him.

Since: Dec 11

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#155348 Feb 20, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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If blowing air into ones nose bringing a lifeless being to life is not Pulmonary Resuscitation, then what is it called?
It's called the supernatural creation of a human being. Just like how Eve was made out of a rib.

Pulmonary resuscitation is a process done to a living person to KEEP them living since one of their functions has ceased working.

Genesis 2 describes a process done to non-living dust/dirt/clay to turn it into a living person.

It doesn't match and you trying to force it to just makes you look silly and desperate.

Since: Dec 11

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#155349 Feb 20, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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I'm not trying to get you to think outside the box but to just think.
No, you're trying to BS people and it's been very ineffective.

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

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#155350 Feb 20, 2013
Buckethead and Yanni should hook up, they would put the sleeping pill business out of business! lmao!

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#155351 Feb 20, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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I can see where a certain growth got short circuited in your mental development.
What is a copper wire? A bunch of dead molecules, right?
Touch one laying on the table. Deader than a door nail. Stick one in the hot side of an outlet and touch it. Still deader than a door nail, right? Touch it and wet your finger and touch the screw in the middle of that outlet.
Not so dead after all, is it?
It still isn't alive. It is charged and connected to an electric potential, but that is a very different thing from being alive.

There is certainly a short circuit in understanding somewhere, but it isn't with blacklagoon.

Since: Sep 10

San Francisco, CA

#155352 Feb 20, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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As long as you stay out of hot tubs.
Eagle, Eagle, Eagle.

20 pushups.

You know why.

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#155353 Feb 20, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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Well, if a couple of hot babes where in there too and I wasn‘t married. I just might and they were laughing and giggling and having a good time.
I don't think anyone believes that you are married. Just keep WAGing that BS!

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#155354 Feb 20, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Bacteria are atheist.
You were the one claiming *all* known life comes from some sort of seed. I simply pointed out that you are wrong (again).

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#155355 Feb 20, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Microwave ovens aren't strong enough to lift a car off the ground. Set to low, bypass the door lockout, stick your head in one, and come back and tell me magnets, as in magnetic force, does not affect chemical processes.
I will wait.
The main force affecting things here is the electric component of the microwaves, not the magnetic component. Try again.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#155356 Feb 20, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/wa...
High frequency EM.
BTW, the E and the M exist together. Can't really get one without the other.
Yes, you can. But *changing* electric fields produce magnetic fields and *changing* magnetic fields produce electric fields. Thanks Faraday.

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

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#155357 Feb 20, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Bacteria are atheist.
polymath257 wrote:
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You were the one claiming *all* known life comes from some sort of seed. I simply pointed out that you are wrong (again).
I'm thinking bacteria or specifically the communication between bacteria , which in turn formed the ability to acquire memory.
Is the reason of life as we know it. Meaning bacteria could well be the reason of all life.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#155358 Feb 20, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Smart enough to know good music.
You don't understand DNA and the EM part. It is a filter or transducer for that energy.
No, actually, it isn't.
Much like the processor in your computer. Does the routing and determines the connections.
No, actually, it doesn't. It is closer to the ROM than the CPU. If anything, the ribosomes are closer to being the CPU. The ribosomes are what take the RNA and translate it into proteins. And it is the proteins that determine the 'routing' and 'connections', not the DNA. Plus, the DNA has to be translated into RNA before the RNA gets processed by the ribosomes.
Pretty complicated little processor, but it isn't a central one. Lots and lots of them working in parallel, like in each cell.
In that sense, DNA is alive. If it wasn't, you wouldn't be either.
Wrong yet again. Perhaps you should learn a bit of biochemistry?

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#155359 Feb 20, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Slavery, and oppression of women, and belief in a supernatural is not a "Christian" thing. You like to pin it on us because you hate Christians, but you're wrong.
They are very Biblical. And you say belief in a supernatural is not a Christian thing??? Really??

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#155360 Feb 20, 2013
polymath257 wrote:
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It still isn't alive. It is charged and connected to an electric potential, but that is a very different thing from being alive.
There is certainly a short circuit in understanding somewhere, but it isn't with blacklagoon.
Then you are going to have to give us the official physics and math definition of what "alive" is. Go for it.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#155361 Feb 20, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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KNOCK KNOCK
Is anybody, or anything, in there?
Your whole damned body is chemicals. You can even ask a Topix atheist.
Electricity makes it "alive". Gravity and the nuclear forces just kind of sit there like knots on a log.
Jeez, you think you are something magical?
It is the chemical potential difference between oxygen and the molecules in food that 'makes it alive'. That isn't 'electricity' in the sense of electric current. There are moving electrons in the electron transport chain of metabolism, but life can exist without that (happens in bacteria). Transmission in neurons is primarily by induction, not conduction (saltation across the myelin).

Keep going. You are batting 1000 being wrong.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#155362 Feb 20, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Then you are going to have to give us the official physics and math definition of what "alive" is. Go for it.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life#Definitions

“ Knight Of Hyrule”

Since: Dec 10

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#155363 Feb 20, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Then you are going to have to give us the official physics and math definition of what "alive" is. Go for it.

Contains a cell wall and can reproduce and evolve.
Quite simple really.

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