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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“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#156896 Feb 27, 2013
Working for the Lord wrote:
<quoted text>Obviously he could say the same for you.
Really? How?

I've had many opportunities in the past to chat with you and this has given me insight on your extremme lack of knowledge of the bible. To show everybody including myself I'll prove your lack of knowledge on the bible. When was the Catholic church and the Church of Christ established?
It's not relevant which came first.

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#156897 Feb 27, 2013
Working for the Lord wrote:
<quoted text>I've had many opportunities in the past to chat with you and this has given me insight on your extremme lack of knowledge of the bible. To show everybody including myself I'll prove your lack of knowledge on the bible. When was the Catholic church and the Church of Christ established?
Also, what does knowledge about the contents of the Bible have to do with when one or the other church was established?

Eagle12

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#156898 Feb 27, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
<quoted text>
One minute you say that we are fighting against something that we don't believe in and then the next minute you are tell us that we believe in god, we just don't want to follow his rules.
Which is it?
You tell me, your the Atheist.

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#156899 Feb 27, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh I see. Science doesn't "prove" anything, but it has proven that emotions exist even though it can't say where they come from or why we have them.
Gotcha.
I don't see why that stumps you. Proving that something exists doesn't necessarily mean you also know everything about how it operates and what it's origin is.

And it's not as if science knows nothing about where emotions come from or why we have them. Emotions originate in the brain, and we have them as a result of chemical reactions in the body, for starters.

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#156900 Feb 27, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm not. There's plenty of proof out there to know that the Bible is accurate.
Not objective proof, no.
I'm only making a comparison, that a lot of you Topix atheists say there's no scientific proof of God which means there is no God. But none of you acknowledge the fact that we have emotions even thought they can't be scientifically proven either.
Well, as has been explained to you already, there is a great deal of scientific proof for the emotions and how they operate, so that's not really a good comparison, is it?

There is a reason religion is referred to as faith. It's because there is no objective evidence to substantiate them. If you and your family/friends want to believe in whatever god(s) you like, knock yourselves out. Just don't be surprised when you receive ridicule for dressing up faith as fact.

“ad victoriam”

Since: Dec 10

arte et marte

#156901 Feb 27, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank you, very interesting indeed. How microbes can be revived after living in a inhospitable place like the moon.
My thoughts turned again towards Mars. How can such a Earth like planet not have one Martian microbe? No bacteria has been found as the rovers traverse the planet.
We may have planted some there like we did on the moon inadvertently.
We don't know if they are there or not yet.
The theme is , we will go out through the galaxy in search of life hoping we will find it. But if we do not find it, we will engineer it and spread it throughout the galaxy. Therefore life is throughout
the galaxy.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#156902 Feb 27, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank you, very interesting indeed. How microbes can be revived after living in a inhospitable place like the moon.
My thoughts turned again towards Mars. How can such a Earth like planet not have one Martian microbe? No bacteria has been found as the rovers traverse the planet.
We may have planted some there like we did on the moon inadvertently.
NASA sterilizes spacecraft now.

Keep in mind the exceedingly tiny area of Mars that we've actually looked at closeup.

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#156903 Feb 27, 2013
wilderide wrote:
<quoted text>
Not objective proof, no.
<quoted text>
Well, as has been explained to you already, there is a great deal of scientific proof for the emotions and how they operate, so that's not really a good comparison, is it?
There is a reason religion is referred to as faith. It's because there is no objective evidence to substantiate them. If you and your family/friends want to believe in whatever god(s) you like, knock yourselves out. Just don't be surprised when you receive ridicule for dressing up faith as fact.
Ridicule from who?

A very small, noisy, and obviously mentally disturbed group posting on Topix as intellectual atheists?

You have to do better than that.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#156905 Feb 27, 2013
wilderide wrote:
<quoted text>
Not objective proof, no.
<quoted text>
Well, as has been explained to you already, there is a great deal of scientific proof for the emotions and how they operate, so that's not really a good comparison, is it?
There is a reason religion is referred to as faith. It's because there is no objective evidence to substantiate them. If you and your family/friends want to believe in whatever god(s) you like, knock yourselves out. Just don't be surprised when you receive ridicule for dressing up faith as fact.
Ridicule?!?

Oh, no. Please don't ridicule me.

Ok, ok, ok, I'll turn atheist. Just don't ridicule me.

'_'

Hey, if I turn atheist, can I still come on here and post incessantly about God even though I claim to not believe He exists?

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#156906 Feb 27, 2013
Aura Mytha wrote:
It's minus 270 in the shade,+250 degrees in the sun.
You've met my ex-wife, huh?

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#156908 Feb 27, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
Ridicule?!?
Oh, no. Please don't ridicule me.
Ok, ok, ok, I'll turn atheist. Just don't ridicule me.
'_'
Hey, if I turn atheist, can I still come on here and post incessantly about God even though I claim to not believe He exists?
I hope I can find the article again, but I just read something the other day that may prove these Topix atheists right.

Since there is a genetic link to monkeys, scientists did some experiments and crossed a gorilla and a Topix atheist.

Guess what they got?

“ad victoriam”

Since: Dec 10

arte et marte

#156909 Feb 27, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
You've met my ex-wife, huh?
LOL She's a extremophile huh?

“ad victoriam”

Since: Dec 10

arte et marte

#156910 Feb 27, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>
I hope I can find the article again, but I just read something the other day that may prove these Topix atheists right.
Since there is a genetic link to monkeys, scientists did some experiments and crossed a gorilla and a Topix atheist.
Guess what they got?
Buck?

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#156911 Feb 27, 2013
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> Buck?
No. A retarded gorilla.

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#156912 Feb 27, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
You tell me, your the Atheist.
And you're the idiot that contradicts himself.

Now that we have our rolls straight; WTF are you talking about?

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#156913 Feb 27, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
My dog doesn't get angry when I take his bone or toys, he gets excited and wants me to throw them.
I'll just let you go back to Stupidville. You seem comfortable there.

“ad victoriam”

Since: Dec 10

arte et marte

#156914 Feb 27, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>
No. A retarded gorilla.

Oh yeah I remember now....Bongo.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#156915 Feb 27, 2013
Hey confine your flirting with men to Buck okay? He won't appreciate you thinking about the Christholes of other men.

So your god is up in the clouds molesting men's Christholes all day? Dave's Alzheimer's is getting worse.
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>
Up in the clouds, in and across the universe and beyond.
It even has its hand up your ass moving your lips.
You love the sensation, don't you?

Langoliers

Since: Apr 12

Location hidden

#156916 Feb 27, 2013
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>Religion exists.

God doesn't.
This is a perfect example of an Atheist that DOES believe there is no God.

Not an atheist that has an absence of all believe.

Merriam-Webster
athe·ist\ˈā-thē-ist\
noun
: one who believes that there is no deity

Point proven thanks Aerobatty!

To easy.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#156917 Feb 27, 2013
Maybe that crack cocaine was a bad batch and that's why you spent months rolling on the floor defecating yourself hallucinating as you confessed before?
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
I stole a motorcycle once and hid it.
I didn't want it to be found. But it existed.
I had a vial of crack cocaine in my room in the lock-down psych ward.
Didn't want it to be found, so I smoked it. Had no choice, but they didn't understand.

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