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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

#189335 Dec 2, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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OK Blob.
I'll limit myself to everything.
You give such rich advice.
You see, Butt Cheeks, you are dumber than a box of rocks.

You admitted it earlier.

That is *almost* a demonstration of intelligence-- sadly, a feature you lack completely.

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“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#189336 Dec 2, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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What would all the fake thoughtless bigots be doing, Blob?
I do not know, Butt Cheeks-- perhaps if you looked in a mirror, you'll find out...

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“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#189337 Dec 2, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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So, huffing gasoline then lighting a cigarette is atheistic?
I always figured that.
Thanks.
Buck Crick wrote:
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So, catheterizing yourself with a rusty length of rebar is atheistic?
I always figured that.
Thanks.
Telling the world what you do for "fun" is not a very good idea, Butt Cheeks.

Your police record is long enough as it is-- but here you go, telling everyone what you do every night.

No *wonder* you are so brain-damaged-- if the above is what you do for "fun".

Sad.

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“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#189338 Dec 2, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
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The BBC (and others) have done measured and blind subjective tests on various cable types and the quality of the cable has no baring on the sound quality.
However I do know a couple of audiophiles that swear blind that their monster cable sounds better.
There was a very curious study done a few years back, about wine tasters.

These people are professionals at testing wine and such.

But they were easily fooled by the pre-perception of the wines in question.

The study used the same wine for all the "tests", but bottled it under various labels, some quite expensive, some el-cheapo, and so on.

The testers uniformly graded the various wines commiserate with the labels on the bottle.

Even EEG machines, which objectively measured the level of brain-interaction seemed to agree.(complicated to go into how the formed a base line for that)

In short? Our own perceptions of whatever it is we are enjoying are directly affected by our own prejudices-- the parts of our brains which reward things we like, and discourage things we don't, can be affected by what we perceive about an experience, even before the actual experience itself.

So it's not quite as cut and dried as all that-- but I do take your point, that the cable itself, so long as it's adequate (or better) for the electrical needs, cannot affect the actual sound produced.

But. The listener's *perception* can be adversely affected if he/she thinks the cables are inferior in some fashion. His/her brain actually changes the experience into a negative one-- based on what he/she *thinks* is happening.

So much for objectivity. <laughing>

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“MEET KIKI -She Seeks Home”

Since: Oct 10

With Established Harem

#189339 Dec 2, 2013
LuciFerr wrote:
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Nice. Hey kitty, what's cookin'?
.. caught you on camera ..

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#189340 Dec 2, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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oops, I'm sorry.
*pulls pants up*
So.

You and Butt Cheeks have a thing going? Clearly, you pulled your trousers down for him, but were embarrassed when someone caught you at it?

That figures.

Catcher1

Since: Sep 10

Fremont, CA

#189341 Dec 2, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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The medium size to mega size churches are the worst offenders.
In my experience, the best churches are real small ones, the ones with less than 100 people in it.
Thank you.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#189342 Dec 2, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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She's got a tramp stamp, too.
Says "Sperm Depository"
How Jesus of you-- to attempt to wreck a person's character.

Because your Jesus was all about slandering people, right?

Right.

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susanblange

Norfolk, VA

#189343 Dec 2, 2013
Anon wrote:
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Youyay areyay ullfay ofyay itshay.
You must be of the pork variety. Are you in law enforcement?

Since: Dec 12

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#189344 Dec 2, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>The medium size to mega size churches are the worst offenders.

In my experience, the best churches are real small ones, the ones with less than 100 people in it.
Yeah, maybe. The two I mentioned were very small actually.

Since: Dec 12

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#189345 Dec 2, 2013
Happy Lesbo wrote:
<quoted text>.. caught you on camera ..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =ih6W19KTlZoXX
Lol

“ad victoriam”

Since: Dec 10

arte et marte

#189346 Dec 2, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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The atheist brainpower on the thread is pathetic today.
I'll check back.
¡¼ watt ™ Christard BS story.

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“ad victoriam”

Since: Dec 10

arte et marte

#189347 Dec 2, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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I thought we were pals, Aerobetty.
You've given me a real frowny face.
I won't ask you to die for me, just to be willing too. I give you the same and together we will conquer all in front of us.

susanblange

Norfolk, VA

#189348 Dec 2, 2013
blacklagoon wrote:
<quoted text>you really don't have to try and convince us that the God your worship is NOT omnipotent, we pretty much figured that out. The bible not only talks about his limitations but the undeniable human characteristics and undesirable traits that accompany this God thing. Killing is most certainly an undesirable trait, as is condoning slavery, rape and blood sacrifice. And as far as the bible is concerned.........."It's almost as if the bible was written by racist, sexist, homophobic, violent, sexually frustrated men-instaed of a *loving* God."
Right now, God is impotent and is called "a worm". Psalm 22:6. Although God is in part nature, she cannot control it and is not responsible for natural disasters. Most people attribute these things to God. The heavens and earth will be recreated by God and hopefully, it should be a better world. When the Messiah (God) returns to spirit form, he will be omnipotent and will go from a worm to a cockatrice.(a deadly venomous serpent) Isaiah 14:29. In the flying roll, it's from a shrimp to a barracuda.

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susanblange

Norfolk, VA

#189349 Dec 2, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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That's very odd. I don't doubt that it happened, but it's still odd.
Churches drive me nuts when they do that kind of stuff. I noticed that most of them go through the singing and dancing and the "Praising of God" right before tithe.
It's a quirky little trick that they do, they get people all uppity and feeling really good about themselves and then ask for money.
It's a shame, it really is.
"Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter". Isaiah 56:11. This describes modern Christianity to a T. It's nothing but a money making machine. You cannot buy your way into heaven, It's a free gift and there is no ransom.

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Anon

Lakewood, OH

#189350 Dec 2, 2013
susanblange wrote:
<quoted text>You must be of the pork variety. Are you in law enforcement?
Good comeback.
Just wondered if anyone would pick up on it and, by god, you did. That was kinda speaking in tongues, wasn't it?

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#189351 Dec 2, 2013
Khatru wrote:
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Star Trek?
Or the Great Trek?
Yah, Voortrekkers.

Since: Sep 08

Rocky Ford, CO

#189352 Dec 2, 2013
OCB wrote:
<quoted text>Ahem....that would be: Your difficulties with ignorance *are* noted.
Difficulties= are
Difficulty= is
I mean....it's kind of silly to start a post talking about the ignorance of the person you're posting to when....well, you know the rest.
I phrased it properly.

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Thinking

Merthyr Tydfil, UK

#189353 Dec 2, 2013
Candles for Voors?
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Yah, Voortrekkers.

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“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#189354 Dec 2, 2013
LuciFerr wrote:
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Cool. Erm.. Gracias, obrigado, dankeshein & merci.
Shaka, when the walls fell.

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