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: Oct 10

Location hidden

#159724 Mar 12, 2013
Thinking wrote:
I once rescued a swan from a boating lake and got shoes full of goose and duck whatsit for my troubles.
<quoted text>
It's not about the crap. It's about the mission.

I spent 8 hours shoving a thermometer up cadaver asses.

“Be strong ...”

Since: Nov 10

...I whispered to my coffee

#159725 Mar 12, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
Love, hate and jealousy cannot be detected by science, MRI or not.
Black hols and dark matter are hypothetical and have never been detected my science.
Yes it can
http://www.imagilys.com/functional-MRI-fMRI/
http://www.insidestory.iop.org/mri.html
http://www.google.co.uk/search...

No they are not
Detecting black holes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment...
http://hplusmagazine.com/2013/01/08/review-aa...
And NASA have even measured how big the one in the centre of our galaxy is
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/SOFIA/13-01...

Dark matter
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/10/...
http://news.nationalgeographic.co.uk/news/200...
http://map.gsfc.nasa.gov/universe/uni_matter....
http://www2.cnrs.fr/en/1247.htm

If you are going to make stupid claims like “Black hols and dark matter are hypothetical and have never been detected my science.“ then I suggest you check that science first before sticking your foot in your mouth

“Be strong ...”

Since: Nov 10

...I whispered to my coffee

#159726 Mar 12, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
Neat if science could evaluate paintings as to their worth or determine why a rose's aroma was pleasing...just saying.
.......have to love quantitative analysis :-)
Childishness does not improve your credibility

Since: Sep 08

Lamar, CO

#159727 Mar 12, 2013
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>
It's my eyes, Dave. Even when I close them the images still persist. So far, it's easier to keep them open. I can't stand it when I close my eyes.
PTSD would be a dry term used to describe what you are suffering from. A dry and very remote term for something you are experiencing. You can understand why people have different perspectives from such. We all still live in our own skins.

You had a visual memory burned into your consciousness. Your consciousness is usually pretty fluid, but you have this image blocking the way. Sort of like a program freeze on your computer.

Such happens to people on a continuing basis.

You are the only one that can reset that.

It was a life changing, in a big way, event. But you should notice life is still going on. It didn't end, and the experience may in the end be an enhancement to your existence because of the new perspective. It happened and you aren't going to change it. You just adapt to it.

Life is kinda like going shopping. You can pick up things that get downright heavy to carry, and you have a long ways to go. Such distracts from your enjoyment, especially if the bag handles cut into your fingers. Window shopping can be more fun. Hooking the bag over your shoulder to take the strain off your fingers helps if you have to carry something.

I wandered off there.

That event is long gone. The effects are still there, but you just adjust to them. Close your eyes, look at what happened objectively, then reset. It won't be as painful as always turning away in fear the rest of your life. You have a long ways to go.

Little one, even on this forum you shine like a diamond. You are a precious gem. You got polished a bit. Like I said before, if Godzilla shows up and you had two legs you would be running terrified on your own for your life. The gem you are would cause a crowd to gather about you with spears to fight Godzilla. Something loves you more than you know.

Since: Sep 08

Lamar, CO

#159729 Mar 12, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
<quoted text>
Hiding behind christianity to mock disability is a sad personality trait you have there.
Man up, come out of the closet and say what you really mean.
You are angry and reactive, and not as objective as you would like to be.

BTW, flying bugs, fish, and porpoises would make better 3D programmers than you.:-)
Thinking

Winsford, UK

#159730 Mar 12, 2013
Don't. You'll arouse dollarsbill.
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>
It's not about the crap. It's about the mission.
I spent 8 hours shoving a thermometer up cadaver asses.

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#159731 Mar 12, 2013
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't either. Hey !!
We have something in common.
Make me a sammich.
HL taught me how to make a tasty arsenic sammich.

Do you dare?

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#159732 Mar 12, 2013
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
Black holes have been detected and dark matter has been mapped.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm...
C'mon, boy. Did you even read it???

"Scientists have created the largest scale rendering of dark matter"

-- A rendering?? LMFAO

"Dark matter has never been directly detected"

-- I just love it when your own "proof" proves you wrong.

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#159733 Mar 12, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
HA HA HA !!!!

" When they saw a picture of their loved one specific areas of the brain became active, suggesting that there is a specialised system in the brain relating to romantic love."

IOW - "Something is happening in the brain when people are in love."

No shit, Sherlock.

But they can't tell what or why.

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#159734 Mar 12, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
No they are not
Detecting black holes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment...
HA HA HA !!!

"While the star itself is too small to be directly observed"

They can't observe it, but they sure do "suggest" everything it's doing.....

What a load of crap.

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#159735 Mar 12, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
HA HA HA !!!!

"Dark matter is likely to be composed of one or more species of sub-atomic particles that interact very weakly with ordinary matter. Particle physicists have many plausible candidates for the dark matter, and new particle accelerator experiments are likely to bring new insight in the coming years."

Plausible likelihoodness is NOT fact.

But you fall for it. Hook, line & sinker.....

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#159736 Mar 12, 2013
River Tam wrote:
It's not about the crap. It's about the mission.
I spent 8 hours shoving a thermometer up cadaver asses.
I'm askeered of the White Walkers.

RiversideRedneck

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#159737 Mar 12, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
HA HA HA !!!

"Astronomers can then use this gravitational imprint to calculate the size of the matter that caused it. Using such techniques, astronomers estimate that dark matter forms web-like structures, made up of clusters, filaments, and large rope-like structures that the new research has uncovered. But only until dark matter becomes visible will these assumptions become fact."

Even your own link admits that dark matter is an assumed theory.

It is not fact.

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#159738 Mar 12, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
PTSD would be a dry term used to describe what you are suffering from. A dry and very remote term for something you are experiencing. You can understand why people have different perspectives from such. We all still live in our own skins.
You had a visual memory burned into your consciousness. Your consciousness is usually pretty fluid, but you have this image blocking the way. Sort of like a program freeze on your computer.
Such happens to people on a continuing basis.
You are the only one that can reset that.
It was a life changing, in a big way, event. But you should notice life is still going on. It didn't end, and the experience may in the end be an enhancement to your existence because of the new perspective. It happened and you aren't going to change it. You just adapt to it.
Life is kinda like going shopping. You can pick up things that get downright heavy to carry, and you have a long ways to go. Such distracts from your enjoyment, especially if the bag handles cut into your fingers. Window shopping can be more fun. Hooking the bag over your shoulder to take the strain off your fingers helps if you have to carry something.
I wandered off there.
That event is long gone. The effects are still there, but you just adjust to them. Close your eyes, look at what happened objectively, then reset. It won't be as painful as always turning away in fear the rest of your life. You have a long ways to go.
Little one, even on this forum you shine like a diamond. You are a precious gem. You got polished a bit. Like I said before, if Godzilla shows up and you had two legs you would be running terrified on your own for your life. The gem you are would cause a crowd to gather about you with spears to fight Godzilla. Something loves you more than you know.
That was very nice, Dave.
Lincoln

United States

#159739 Mar 12, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
<quoted text>
Childishness does not improve your credibility
which of course means You do not have an answer :-)

Since: Sep 08

Lamar, CO

#159740 Mar 12, 2013
Tide with Beach wrote:
<quoted text>
That was very nice, Dave.
She is a gem.
Thinking

Winsford, UK

#159741 Mar 12, 2013
We will get Series 3 on 1st April over here.
Tide with Beach wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm askeered of the White Walkers.

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#159742 Mar 12, 2013
Thinking wrote:
We will get Series 3 on 1st April over here.
<quoted text>
Once you take the Black, there's no going back.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#159743 Mar 12, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
Souls.
Love.
Hate.
Jealousy.
Aliens.
Black holes.
Dark Matter.
Need I go on?
Actually, all but souls are not only detectable, most of those we have detected, this has been explained to you in great detail already. No one has provided any evidence that souls even exist, and the definition of soul is too ambiguous to even be something real. So until you provide evidence that they actually exist, they are not countable.
CunningLinguist

Winter Garden, FL

#159744 Mar 12, 2013
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>Redneck will not hesitate to tell you that you are reading the incorrect translation. He will tell you there are no slaves found anywhere in the bible. He'll tell you they were "servants" and of course that changes everything. They were still bought, kept against their will, and could be beaten almost to death, but were still just servants. He obviously knows better than the biblical scholars.
That is the ONLY thing these BuyBull thumpers can do.

Theirs is a world of contradictions. No where is this more obvious than in their alleged 'holy books'. It comes as no surprise that they are forced to imagine something in those scriptures, that are so profoundly offensive and a insult to reason, that they require apologists and must be 'explained, evaded or excused'.

Latest on the Pope watch... Blue smoke appeared today indicating they are doing BBQ.

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