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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“Rainbow: God's covenant ”

Since: May 07

Safety Harbor, FL

#195275 Dec 23, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
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OK. Just keep in mind that when you say Christians, you don't know which people you are referring to, if any. Perhaps there are only three human beings getting into heaven. Or none at all.
Perhaps this planet was a complete failure for your god, and his worshipers will all come from other planets where he has created creatures more to his liking, meaning that all true Christians live on other planets. Would you agree that that is possible? I think you have to if you agree with my point [2] above
No I can't agree with that. The first part I can, that while for me a person saying they are Christian when I first meet him or her doesn't mean I know if they really are, I'll still consider that person a Christian. And the word confirms that many are fooling themselves thinking this and God will have some unpleasant news for them on that day. The 2nd part I strongly disagree with because of my belief. This planet is a failure but its not God that failed, its man.

“Rainbow: God's covenant ”

Since: May 07

Safety Harbor, FL

#195276 Dec 23, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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Are you selling beachfront property?
Stalin and Lenin committed mass murder to promote atheism. Communism relies on atheism, and sees god-belief as an intoxicant that kept the working class down.
To promote communism is to promote atheism. For a communist regime to kill for communism is to kill for atheism.
It's settled history, as my examples illustrate.
True. My pastor comes from a nation that is socialist. No doubt this and communism are strongly linked and it leads to hell on earth. While I am thankful to live in this nation and can't relate to his stories of church being canceled because some people were killed in a bomb blast in the building next door I know this is true.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#195277 Dec 23, 2013
Reverend Alan wrote:
Let us take a look at the love and intolerance of your precious Christ-insanity!
JESUS: Luke 19:27, "But those enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them, bring them here and kill them in front of me."
You're still trying to be deceitful and make it look like Jesus wants his enemies dead.

You're still failing.

Jesus wasn't making a commandment in that verse, he was telling a story about someone else.

Do I gotta mop your shit up here, too?

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#195278 Dec 23, 2013
santhosh balaji wrote:
Main aim of an atheist is to bring unity among people
By burning churches and Bibles and murdering all theists.

Good job.
santhosh balaji

Chennai, India

#195279 Dec 23, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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You're still trying to be deceitful and make it look like Jesus wants his enemies dead.
You're still failing.
Jesus wasn't making a commandment in that verse, he was telling a story about someone else.
Do I gotta mop your shit up here, too?
Hey dude ,,jesus christ was a good human being ,he preached love and cured the poor so he can be called as a doctor or social reformer or great leader ,definitely not as a god

Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#195280 Dec 23, 2013
Chris Clearwater wrote:
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True. My pastor comes from a nation that is socialist. No doubt this and communism are strongly linked and it leads to hell on earth. While I am thankful to live in this nation and can't relate to his stories of church being canceled because some people were killed in a bomb blast in the building next door I know this is true.
The "State", or secular humanism, becomes the god substitute in those sort of countries. It is nationalism turned into a religion.

Which is why they always fail. They worship men of the time, and times change.

Topix atheists, those neo-atheist clones, have no cojones. They have nothing they will really die for to defend. They lack true inner substance. No anchor but that false nationalism, and the corrupt and self serving men that always rise to the top in such. A system like ours melds the material social structure with the balls to defend it that comes from religious belief. Those atheists can do nothing but poo poo while protected by the more tolerant religious men. They are wussies. They are evolutionary failures. No staying power.

They are chaff that gets blown away in the wind. The only thing they have to bind them to each other is their lack of commitment to the larger whole and reality. They can not be trusted by the larger group. Oh, they will squeak and squeal like they do, using mealy mouthed terms and ideas, but they are nothings.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#195281 Dec 23, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
When it comes to Christians, all you see is hate.
That's incorrect. I like many Christians - many of which express little or no hate.

Incidentally, hatred isn't the only thing about Christian doctrine that I disapprove of. That's its moral failing. It also fails intellectually, emotionally, socially, and spiritually, the sum of which I call people building. I don't see anything good about Christianity, just some good people in it that haven't allowed the doctrine to corrupt them much.

If you want to characterize my attitude properly, redirect it from individual Christians to their church, and from my seeing hate to damaging society at multiple levels, the teaching of hatred being just one of them.
santhosh balaji

Chennai, India

#195282 Dec 23, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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By burning churches and Bibles and murdering all theists.
Good job.
Well you must know about vatican popes treating illuminaties(scientists) as evil spirits and completely eradicate them and also spanish explorers destroying many sacred temples existed in mexico and other latin countries

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#195283 Dec 23, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
I never said his freedom was violated. I said he was expressing his opinion.
Oh. I thought you had a complaint.

We already know that he was expressing his opinion. Nobody has indicated that they thought differently.

What did you think this debate involving Duckman, his comments, and the response of his employer was about about?

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#195284 Dec 23, 2013
santhosh balaji wrote:
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Many historical battles ,bitterfull historical moments ,communal violence,civil wars,terrorist groups were created for the sake of religion and its followers ,not by atheists
Main aim of an atheist is to bring unity among people
Sure. They unified by making those not in unity dead.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#195285 Dec 23, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
I think you're mixing a little reason and compassion in with dogma, which is a good thing.
RiversideRedneck wrote:
At least I'm thinking about it and doing my best. That's gotta count for something.
Yes, it does, which is why I said that it was a good thing.

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#195286 Dec 23, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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The "State", or secular humanism, becomes the god substitute in those sort of countries. It is nationalism turned into a religion.
Which is why they always fail. They worship men of the time, and times change.
Topix atheists, those neo-atheist clones, have no cojones. They have nothing they will really die for to defend. They lack true inner substance. No anchor but that false nationalism, and the corrupt and self serving men that always rise to the top in such. A system like ours melds the material social structure with the balls to defend it that comes from religious belief. Those atheists can do nothing but poo poo while protected by the more tolerant religious men. They are wussies. They are evolutionary failures. No staying power.
They are chaff that gets blown away in the wind. The only thing they have to bind them to each other is their lack of commitment to the larger whole and reality. They can not be trusted by the larger group. Oh, they will squeak and squeal like they do, using mealy mouthed terms and ideas, but they are nothings.
Ironic, huh? Darwin weeds out the atheists.

When someone tries to run over the theist, he tends to kill their ass.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#195287 Dec 23, 2013
santhosh balaji wrote:
Hey dude ,,jesus christ was a good human being ,he preached love and cured the poor so he can be called as a doctor or social reformer or great leader ,definitely not as a god
Oh.

Ok.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#195288 Dec 23, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
When it comes to Christians, all you see is hate.
It aint necessarily so wrote:
That's incorrect. I like many Christians - many of which express little or no hate.
Incidentally, hatred isn't the only thing about Christian doctrine that I disapprove of. That's its moral failing. It also fails intellectually, emotionally, socially, and spiritually, the sum of which I call people building. I don't see anything good about Christianity, just some good people in it that haven't allowed the doctrine to corrupt them much.
If you want to characterize my attitude properly, redirect it from individual Christians to their church, and from my seeing hate to damaging society at multiple levels, the teaching of hatred being just one of them.
No, I meant you see hate.

Oh wait, I already said that.

That doesn't mean there IS hate...

You have those 'hate Christians' glasses on.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#195289 Dec 23, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
Oh. I thought you had a complaint.
We already know that he was expressing his opinion. Nobody has indicated that they thought differently.
What did you think this debate involving Duckman, his comments, and the response of his employer was about about?
The liberal agenda of silencing anyone that dare opposes it.

You know, he says his opinion about gays, crimes, etc and he gets instantly labeled a homophobe.

It doesn't make any sense to me.
Bongo

Patchogue, NY

#195290 Dec 23, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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Contrast the above with the atheist lie supplied below from a typical atheist blog.
Then try to tell me I'm being pedantic for insisting on recognizing the meaning of words like "atheism".
“Atheism is not a movement. No government or country effectuates policy in the name of atheism. Atheism is not even a a proper “ism”. It has no guidelines, rules, tenets, or practices. It has no rituals, dogma, holy books or scripture. It cannot replace religion, because it is merely the vacuum created when religion disappears from one’s personal beliefs”
Tell it to the Russian "League of Militant Atheists", the "Ministry of Knowledge", and the millions of dead Russians.
Topix atheists have their handbook and refer to it regularly. I was told Catcher was instrumental in writing some of their bylaws.
Bongo

Patchogue, NY

#195291 Dec 23, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
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Sure. They unified by making those not in unity dead.
If atheists have their way and are left up to their own devices, killing will soon be in vogue?

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#195292 Dec 23, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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"but build no houses upon it"
That is mental houses. Structured thinking.
Perhaps some of you have changed your mind about something you thought was true when you found out more? You modify your perception?
"Science" does this all of the time. So do religions.
Your physical consciousness is a structure undergoing constant renovation. Yet you have a portion of consciousness that sets back and observes and occasionally tells you what a dummy you are for some things you do based upon that physical mental structure. You can call it an awareness not of this material world.
Keep an open mind as to just what reality really is. You are nowhere near the real thing yet.
When the real wind blows your house built of sand on sand is gonna blow away, with you in it. It is best learning how to live riding the wind. The wind is an unseen force you can't second guess.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raining_animals
A frog can bump its ass when it lands and still survive. It will just get a bit dizzy for a while.
Smile, people. Things can get a lot worse if you are tied to the material earth.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =nVzMFdU74DYXX
You can wind up like that flower stand.
Merry Christmas.
Well said.

"Nothing in this world is real. The meaning of everything is the meaning I give it. I am who I say I am, and my experience is what I say it is".-Neale Donald Walsh

“As you believe, so will it be done unto you.”-Jesus of Nazareth

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#195293 Dec 23, 2013
santhosh balaji wrote:
Well you must know about vatican popes treating illuminaties(scientists) as evil spirits and completely eradicate them and also spanish explorers destroying many sacred temples existed in mexico and other latin countries


I must know.

I must.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#195294 Dec 23, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
Your arrested emotional development past adolescence has done a serious job of preventing you from observing the life process with a detached and objective eye.(You are admonished to remain separate from it all) Product under construction.(temporarily trapped in a temporary world of base matter)(you are an alien spirit) Yearning for something better or different.(world of base matter that you are to despise like you do your own flesh) You can call the last motivation. Why you have pioneers, why you wandered around in your youth, why you ae unhappy with organized religion. You aren't real happy with the way things are in this base matter you are being formed in. You wish to exist in something better, or to just blank out. You can't get past the fact you are under construction and become aware of more as time progresses. Base material getting modified. You are on an assembly line. On, not standing next to it. Will you fly like a little birdie when you get to the end of it? Rethink your perceptions of what the religion says and understand the limitations of fellow product under construction being able to tell you just "what is" in absolute terms. Also be aware that for thousands of years they have been arguing, often most violently, about the truth of their perceptions and the direction they want everyone to take. Which usually that which benefits their material desires the most. Creating lumps of clay in their image that get washed away in tide changes and the winds of time. Put the bong down and start thinking freely.
Go back to bed, Dave.

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