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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“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181017 Oct 22, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Secular humanism seems to be the philosophy espoused by just about every single Topix atheist. Another derivation and sect of Christianity.
Many of them want to be the spiritual leaders of it. Such as you, IANS, and Brother Bob of QM.
Your jealousy is duly noted.

How cute.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181018 Oct 22, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Morality predates religion.
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Indeed it does.

But until religion was invented, heresy didn't exist at all.

The "crime" of heresy is just an excuse to murder people, really.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181019 Oct 22, 2013
Just Think wrote:
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I have actually never offered any explanation as to the origin to life on earth or the creation of the earth itself. I have never stated what I believe or know about the subject. But, hey, nice lie.
I don't need to prove how the earth began to not believe in elves, unicorns, pixies, leprechauns or - wait for it - deities.
All atheism is is the lack of a belief in deities.
That you are so uncomfortable with this concept says far more about you than it does about atheists.
Yep.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181020 Oct 22, 2013
EdSed wrote:
<quoted text>And religion has nothing to do with morality.
(Haven't we been here before?:-)
Exactly!

It takes **secular** advances in society to force religion to change.

Religion itself **never** changes itself-- that is **always** imposed from without.

Proof-positive that religion has no morality.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181021 Oct 22, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Absolutely. Dave seems to think religion came first though, the nutter!
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Well... he also believes in magical, invisible "friends".

Go figure.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181022 Oct 22, 2013
Carchar king wrote:
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It's not science, it's evolution which is clearly unintelligent
Evolution **is** science, you ignorant moron.

Proof of evolution: http://www.talkorigins.org/

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181023 Oct 22, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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My are we sensitive today. Did I hurt your little bitty feelings?
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
More display of your inner Jesus.

And it's a pretty ugly display.

Did you ever consider what sort of example you are?

It's an ugly one, to be sure.

Since: Sep 08

Fowler, CO

#181024 Oct 22, 2013
Bob of Quantum-Faith wrote:
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Your jealousy is duly noted.
How cute.
That's amusement, not jealousy.

Trust me.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181025 Oct 22, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
According to evolution who came first? The male or female or did they just appear together?
Together.

If you actually had a CLUE what scientific evolution really said?

You would **know** the answer-- evolution takes millions of generations before significant changes, such as new species, emerges.

Proof of evolution: http://www.talkorigins.org/

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#181026 Oct 22, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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No mythical being Doctor. But a real engineer, designer and architect. All in one.
Prove it. Can you?

No?

Hmmmmm....

...**I** can prove that if humans **were** designed?

The "designer" is more inept that a first year engineering student.
Eagle 12

Troy, IL

#181027 Oct 22, 2013
Just Think wrote:
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Atheism "needs" nothing - all atheism is is a lack of a belief in deities.
But, hey, keep swinging away if it somehow buttresses your wavering faith.
I got it now, Atheism is lack of a belief in deities.

So is a bag of rocks.

I’m not saying your as dumb of a bag of rocks. I really don’t want to believe that. But you are trying to convince me you’re dumb as rocks.

Well I guess I’ll take your word for it since it is your word. Who would know how better how smart you are than you and of course that bag of rocks.
JPo

Tampa, FL

#181029 Oct 22, 2013
"Faith" is just the confidence you have in one that you have experience or evidence about. It's not "belief in something for which there is no evidence." In the ancient Greek, it was a noun-like verb that was usually towards a person. A soldier may have faith in a commander because of the many things he's heard and experienced with that commander.

So let's say you're an atheist who believes evolution explains the origin of man. If you have no expertise in evolutionary biology where do you derive your "belief" and "confidence?" From those you read and hear regarding the subject. You have "faith" in them and their expertise based on what you read and hear from them or their work.

We all have faith in things for which we have no expertise. The confidence we have is no less evidential. It's what we learn, know, and hear that builds that faith.
Eagle 12

Troy, IL

#181032 Oct 22, 2013
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>I'm here to help you, please believe me. When you ask me "according to evolution who came first male of female." Means you do not know the meaning of evolution. You're talking about abiogenesis, how life came to be, evolution is simply hereditary changes in a population over long period of time, thats it, nothing more. Evolution does not address the origins of life, nor of the universe as many Theists try and propose. Change over time, plain and simply.
Again I'm asking, who came first, male or female? Regaurdless what science is involved, I would just love to have a real answer. Or did twins of the opposite sex hatch?

Are you also saying evolution is not involved in abiogenesis?

Since: Sep 08

Fowler, CO

#181033 Oct 22, 2013
very well wrote:
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Let me guess. You are conversing with another arrogant mentally jacked up atheist, thinking he knows everything.
Something like that.

They will be selling them in WalMart if we aren't careful. Would love to find the factory that stamps them out. I don't think it is in China. They have better product. Wouldn't be surprised if they had made in America tags on them.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#181034 Oct 22, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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No, it says we mutated from the ancestors of amoebas.....
Thus, you refuse to believe that humans develop from a matched pair of single cells.

Such a complex thing as a human could not arise from a couple cells.

ROFLMAO

You are bigger ahole than I had heard.

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#181035 Oct 22, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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I got it now, Atheism is lack of a belief in deities.
So is a bag of rocks.
I’m not saying your as dumb of a bag of rocks. I really don’t want to believe that. But you are trying to convince me you’re dumb as rocks.
Well I guess I’ll take your word for it since it is your word. Who would know how better how smart you are than you and of course that bag of rocks.
Awww, kitten...is that really the best you can do?

But, hey...at least it is obvious you've given up any hope of winning an argument.

You take care, sunshine.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#181036 Oct 22, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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Again I'm asking, who came first, male or female?....
Female.

If you want specifics then pay for a university education like the rest of us.

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#181037 Oct 22, 2013
very well wrote:
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There is absolutely ZERO percent chance that evilution occurred. Think harder, desperate atheist.
"evilution"

LOL...wow.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#181038 Oct 22, 2013
Eagle 12 wrote:
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....
Are you also saying evolution is not involved in abiogenesis?
No. It isn't. They are two separate processes.

Again, get an education!
Eagle 12

Troy, IL

#181039 Oct 22, 2013
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>And because science can't as yet answer that question you feel perfectly ok with inserting an imaginary being as the cause. No proof, no hypothesis, no actual science, just insert this God thing as factual. At least science will speculate, draw a hypothesis, test the hypothesis, move on when new information is found. Do you do any of that? No, you simply assert that your favorite delusion is the answer.
Science has created the building blocks of life from non-life, so we KNOW it is entirely possible for life to come from non-life. We know this because science has tested and retested and applied different approaches. You have done, no testing, have no explored other approaches, you just sit back and proclaim your God is the cause.
Life forms were not created, they EVOLVED to become more complex. From simple to complex, thats how evolution operates, there was and is no need for a "bioengineer" Where is your proof for this bioengineer? I can produce proof for evolution, I guess that makes my answer much more valid than yours.
No Doctor you have no proof of the evolution of man.

Man has like 206 bones. Yet when you look at the evidence going back 6 millions years. All you find is less than 10% of the bones of even just one alleged human. The rest if filled in with imagination and speculation.

Paleontologist have found nearly intact skeletons of dinosaurs. These skeletons are much older than 6 million years. Where are all these fossils of man from the beginning to modern times?

If you threw out the artist conceptions and sculptures. You would have nothing. And you almost have nothing now. Do you remember Lucy? Also known as AL 288-1.

40 % of the bones of Lucy was found. It look like it had been run over by a dump truck because many of those bones were just fragments. Lucy was paraded around as being a direct link to modern humans. The missing link sort of speak. Come to find out Lucy might have been Luke. And Luke was an Ape and not some human mix.

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