Why Atheism Will Replace Religion

Why Atheism Will Replace Religion

There are 14735 comments on the News24 story from Aug 27, 2012, titled Why Atheism Will Replace Religion. In it, News24 reports that:

Please note that for this article "Atheism" also includes agnostics, deists, pagans, wiccans... in other words non-religious.

You will notice this is a statement of fact. And to be fact it is supported by evidence (see references below). Now you can have "faith" that this is not true, but by the very definition of faith, that is just wishful thinking.

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MUQ

Qatif, Saudi Arabia

#6552 Mar 3, 2013
Hill wrote:
1. Philosophy is the "science of why" and has churned out Theists and Atheists and everything in between trying to answer it. The question remains. It is "important" because it has diverted our efforts from more productive pursuits.

2. God does not do much of anything. The purpose of all life is to pass DNA on to future generations. If God were real he'd tell you that.

3. Why I was here was adequately answered for me when I held my first born child. I knew at that moment that I had fulfilled my duty as a Human Being and living organism. All questions of "why" fell away for me. I suppose that if it is some kind of personal immortality you seek, that's just not good enough. I stand in awe of Nature and understanding it is one of my favorite hobbys.
Ans.

01. You are right philosophy is the "science of why" and there are two types of philosophies, one which is aided by the Creator of Universe and another in which people use their own brains and try to figure out their own conclusions.

1A. The Philosophy which is aided by God Almighty is the absolute truth and this is what prophets and messengers of God preach to all people in the world in all ages. This tells them to worship only one God the Creator of Universe and do good deeds and prepare for the last day.

1B. The second path which is based on humans own thinking, is filled with mistakes and errors and no two philosophers agree with each other. They are just like blind people searching in darkness about the path. If they get one bit right, they get 100 bit wrong and no one can tell which is right bit and which is wrong.

02. Again you are wrong about God having NOTHING to do with it. It is the same thing as you knowing very little and boasting that you know all of it. How come DNA got created?

03. If you think you have done your duty as a human "to get your child born"….then what is difference between you and an animal?

Why the powers of thinking and reasoning and choice given to you and not to animals?

Why you behave like animals when your Creator made you above all these animals?

Why not be reasonable and accept that there is a higher purpose of human life on this earth.

If you enjoy nature and it does not bring your mind to who created all these wonderful things, then you do not really enjoy nature, every thing in nature would be laughing at your stupidity!!

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#6553 Mar 3, 2013
We civilized people prefer not to die especially in some barbaric suicide bombing to kill children way.

We are smarter than that.
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you mean athiests are cowards and afraid to die?
I did not know that this is also one of their traits.
Thanks for reminding me!!

“There are other issues.”

Since: May 09

Location hidden

#6554 Mar 3, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
The god of Abraham inspires his followers!

http://news.yahoo.com/bomb-attack-kills-25-ka...

Meanwhile science...

http://news.yahoo.com/scientists-baby-born-hi...
Apparently inspires your wife who is catholic.
MUQ

Qatif, Saudi Arabia

#6555 Mar 3, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
We civilized people prefer not to die especially in some barbaric suicide bombing to kill children way.
We are smarter than that.
<quoted text>
Who is civilized?

What is the definition of Civilized person?

One who commits Sodomy and Lesbianism? Are they civilized?

One who walk naked on streets, are THEY civilized?

One who go to those strip tease joints, live shows, are they civilized? Or the people who do these things, are they Civilized?

Those who attack small countries with pack of 25-30 nations, are they civilized?

Let us find out what is your definition of Civilization and who are civilized people?

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#6556 Mar 3, 2013
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
Ans.
01. You are right philosophy is the "science of why" and there are two types of philosophies, one which is aided by the Creator of Universe and another in which people use their own brains and try to figure out their own conclusions.
1A. The Philosophy which is aided by God Almighty is the absolute truth and this is what prophets and messengers of God preach to all people in the world in all ages. This tells them to worship only one God the Creator of Universe and do good deeds and prepare for the last day.
1B. The second path which is based on humans own thinking, is filled with mistakes and errors and no two philosophers agree with each other. They are just like blind people searching in darkness about the path. If they get one bit right, they get 100 bit wrong and no one can tell which is right bit and which is wrong.
02. Again you are wrong about God having NOTHING to do with it. It is the same thing as you knowing very little and boasting that you know all of it. How come DNA got created?
03. If you think you have done your duty as a human "to get your child born"….then what is difference between you and an animal?
Why the powers of thinking and reasoning and choice given to you and not to animals?
Why you behave like animals when your Creator made you above all these animals?
Why not be reasonable and accept that there is a higher purpose of human life on this earth.
If you enjoy nature and it does not bring your mind to who created all these wonderful things, then you do not really enjoy nature, every thing in nature would be laughing at your stupidity!!
1. It is all from our own brains, some are clouded, some are clear. No one gets "aided by the Creator of Universe".

1A. A real god would not need prophets or messengers. That's the truth.

1B. I was just joking about calling philosophy a science. It isn't. People's feelings, hunches, hallucinations, delusions, opinions, dreams and tall tales have everything to do with religion and nothing to do with science.

2. " http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/... ;

3. Nothing. We evolved intelligence the same way the other animals evolved their various survival tricks. We behave like animals because we are animals. We're not "above" anything. Please tell me what you think that "higher purpose" might be. We may well be relatively rare intelligent beings in a vast cosmos. A good "higher purpose" might be to fully understand our place in the Big Picture and try to make sure we're around for a while.

I hear a lot more crying than I do laughing. Maybe you are wrong about a great many other things as well.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#6557 Mar 3, 2013
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
Who is civilized?
What is the definition of Civilized person?
One who commits Sodomy and Lesbianism? Are they civilized?
One who walk naked on streets, are THEY civilized?
One who go to those strip tease joints, live shows, are they civilized? Or the people who do these things, are they Civilized?
Those who attack small countries with pack of 25-30 nations, are they civilized?
Let us find out what is your definition of Civilization and who are civilized people?
You got a lot of nerve. One criteria we judge civilizations upon is the quality of their mercy. How's yours? Tolerant much? I doubt it. What does your version of "civilization" do to sodomites and lesbians MUQ? I've been to strip clubs in Damascus and flown around the Middle East in planes full of Ukrainian whores, selling themselves at every stop to you holier-than-thou Arabs. Don't try to come off cleaner than anybody else MUQ, because I know better. When 25-30 other nations decide to topple your government, maybe there's something wrong with it. Like it or not, MUQ, we all living in a "Global Village" now ... we all one big happy "civilization". Maybe you didn't get the memo.

Richardfs

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#6558 Mar 4, 2013
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
Who is civilized?
What is the definition of Civilized person?
One who commits Sodomy and Lesbianism? Are they civilized?
One who walk naked on streets, are THEY civilized?
One who go to those strip tease joints, live shows, are they civilized? Or the people who do these things, are they Civilized?
Those who attack small countries with pack of 25-30 nations, are they civilized?
Let us find out what is your definition of Civilization and who are civilized people?
Let me see if I have got this right:-
1. Anal sex is uncivilised.
2. Girl on girl is uncivilised.
3. Strippers are uncivilised.
4. Saving an invaded country is uncivilised.

But:-
1. Stoning young girls to death is civilised.
2. Female genital mutilation is civilised.
3. Thighing is civilised.
4. Flying planes into buildings is civilised.
5. Suicide bombers are civilised.

You are sick.
Siro

Auburn, Australia

#6559 Mar 4, 2013
RHill wrote:
<quoted text>
You got a lot of nerve. One criteria we judge civilizations upon is the quality of their mercy.
Whose your atheist judges?
stalin?
pol pot?
calles?
ali solih?
RHill wrote:
<quoted text>How's yours? Tolerant much? I doubt it. What does your version of "civilization" do to sodomites and lesbians MUQ?
How would anyone know who are lezzos and buttpunchers?
Is it because they take it into the street?
Because they try to muh dik everyone?
And yet in the west these 'lifestyles' are protected and advanced by governments and basically compulsory.
So who is the 'intolerant'?
RHill wrote:
<quoted text>I've been to strip clubs in Damascus and flown around the Middle East in planes full of Ukrainian whores, selling themselves at every stop to you holier-than-thou Arabs.
So the sex trade is your highest state of being?
RHill wrote:
<quoted text>Don't try to come off cleaner than anybody else MUQ, because I know better. When 25-30 other nations decide to topple your government, maybe there's something wrong with it.
Yeah, they dont sell gas cheap enough for corporations.
RHill wrote:
<quoted text>Like it or not, MUQ, we all living in a "Global Village" now ... we all one big happy "civilization". Maybe you didn't get the memo.
One worlder much?
Marxist is what marxist does.

“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#6560 Mar 4, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
<quoted text>Laces out.
Pietro out.

I really don't see the point of this, other than you being unable to respond with an actual response.

“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#6561 Mar 4, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
<quoted text>That should have read "aren't "
Actually, you were right in "are," and the second part of the sentence was half wrong.
Everyone CAN do wrong, it doesn't mean they do. There have been quite a few more religiously related killings than non-religiously related ones.

Oh, and here's an interesting link for you:
http://www.livescience.com/20005-atheists-mot...

“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#6562 Mar 4, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
<quoted text>The end result is still the same. Violence is still violence. Atheists lack of belief can also be a compelling motivation. Stalin had no issue with mass murder.

Religion can, and has, motivate people to help their fellow man, to clothe the naked, feed the hungry, house the homeless, educate children and adults, care for widows and orphans, etc.

[QUOTE]
Religion = superstition and the results of superstition in any society have never been good. "

Religion can, and has evolved. It can also incorporate science, law, medicine, and other areas of intellectual pursuit into its belief systems.
What about Hitler?
He did all in the name of religion.

“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#6563 Mar 4, 2013
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>Do you mean athiests are cowards and afraid to die?

I did not know that this is also one of their traits.

Thanks for reminding me!!
Why waste the only life we have?

If you were going to just go bomb yourself, why do you guys even bother to produce offspring? They're just going to kill themselves too.

“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#6564 Mar 4, 2013
Richardfs wrote:
<quoted text>Let me see if I have got this right:-
1. Anal sex is uncivilised.
2. Girl on girl is uncivilised.
3. Strippers are uncivilised.
4. Saving an invaded country is uncivilised.

But:-
1. Stoning young girls to death is civilised.
2. Female genital mutilation is civilised.
3. Thighing is civilised.
4. Flying planes into buildings is civilised.
5. Suicide bombers are civilised.

You are sick.
Religious nuts usually are.

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#6565 Mar 4, 2013
Siro wrote:
<quoted text>
Whose your atheist judges?
stalin?
pol pot?
calles?
ali solih?
<quoted text>
How would anyone know who are lezzos and buttpunchers?
Is it because they take it into the street?
Because they try to muh dik everyone?
And yet in the west these 'lifestyles' are protected and advanced by governments and basically compulsory.
So who is the 'intolerant'?
<quoted text>
So the sex trade is your highest state of being?
<quoted text>
Yeah, they dont sell gas cheap enough for corporations.
<quoted text>
One worlder much?
Marxist is what marxist does.
The judges? You, me, Historians and their students.

Believe me, the first thousand or so of my comments when I joined Topix were pretty much anti-gay. Topix offered me lessons in toleration and I took them. I think I'm a little bit better person for it. Who knows.

I was in the oil exploration business (as a technician). The blatant hypocrisy represented by those hookers struck me. The story goes they shuttled around the Middle East as their 2-week-at-a-time visas expired. Hell of a way to make a living. I felt a certain kinship with them I guess.

Well, the evil corporations screwed up cause the price of gas continues to climb.

I consider myself an American Patriot. I did my 4 years in the Navy. I'd fight and die for home, hearth and the American way. A part of me also knows that we got to give all that up if we want anything to get better.

Since: Mar 11

United States

#6566 Mar 4, 2013
We are civilized people Muq. We do things like bathe properly, allow equal rights to all people regardless of race, nationality or beliefs, we strive for fairness and justice for all, do we always get it right? Nope. But we don't stop a school bus and gun down a little girl for wanting an education! Oh and then demand to be cheered for doing it on the news!

We don't drag women suffering from being beaten and viciously raped and then whip them bloody in the streets as your people do.

Oh but the men in your religion can hire prostitutes from all over the world to work in a harem and be blesses by your Islamic religious leaders while doing it! Some morality! Women must wear burkas unless they are a whore in the cleric's harem! What a joke!

Women in civilized societies are allowed the same opportunities as men in education, employment and even high office politics.

You don't like counties coming in with drones and such? How about stopping the act of terrorism and wish come true. Sorry but this is the real world and if you go on your jihad, the victims will retaliate. Sadly your religion has brought this down on the heads of many. If your religion wasn't so intolerant and barbaric turning you into savage mindless animals you could see reason.
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
Who is civilized?
What is the definition of Civilized person?
One who commits Sodomy and Lesbianism? Are they civilized?
One who walk naked on streets, are THEY civilized?
One who go to those strip tease joints, live shows, are they civilized? Or the people who do these things, are they Civilized?
Those who attack small countries with pack of 25-30 nations, are they civilized?
Let us find out what is your definition of Civilization and who are civilized people?

“There is no Truth in Faith”

Since: Dec 08

nowhere near a pound of $100's

#6568 Mar 4, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
No.
Hitler was born into the Catholic Church, but hated Christianity and planned to eradicate it from Germany. Plans were already being implemented for completion as soon as they got rid of the jews. The Nuremberg documents prove this beyond any doubt, and it is not even debatable, except in certain isolated circles of christian-haters and nazi-sypathizers.
Hitlers philosophy was,...wait for it,...wait for it,...
DARWINISM!
Goebbels, Nazi Minister of Propaganda:
"The Fuhrer is deeply religous, though completely anti-Christian. He views Christianity as a symptom of decay. Rightly so. It is a branch of the Jewish race... Both [Judaism and Christianity] have no point of contact to the animal element, and thus, in the end, they will be destroyed."
How, dear GiveMeLiverwurst, do you manage to be wrong on every single thing you say?
Seriously, how do you do it? Most people can be right once in a while just due to statistical probability.
How you can be wrong 100% of the time is mind-boggling.
Did you have a reverse NDE? Are you hallucinating about not being born yet?
You should submit yourself to scientific study. Your brain is truly a miracle in error.
"Table talk" is a mistranslation of a mistranslation, much like your buy bull. Hitler was Christian, that's why he painted my avatar. Deal with it!

Buck Crick

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#6569 Mar 4, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
We are civilized people Muq. We do things like bathe properly, allow equal rights to all people regardless of race, nationality or beliefs, we strive for fairness and justice for all, do we always get it right? Nope. But we don't stop a school bus and gun down a little girl for wanting an education! Oh and then demand to be cheered for doing it on the news!
We don't drag women suffering from being beaten and viciously raped and then whip them bloody in the streets as your people do.
Oh but the men in your religion can hire prostitutes from all over the world to work in a harem and be blesses by your Islamic religious leaders while doing it! Some morality! Women must wear burkas unless they are a whore in the cleric's harem! What a joke!
Women in civilized societies are allowed the same opportunities as men in education, employment and even high office politics.
You don't like counties coming in with drones and such? How about stopping the act of terrorism and wish come true. Sorry but this is the real world and if you go on your jihad, the victims will retaliate. Sadly your religion has brought this down on the heads of many. If your religion wasn't so intolerant and barbaric turning you into savage mindless animals you could see reason.
<quoted text>
Your moniker says you are from Chicago.

So much for your civilized society.

Have they auctioned off Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his wife's belongings yet?

How many teenagers got shot in the head in your town so far today.

(It's 11:17 AM)

“There is no Truth in Faith”

Since: Dec 08

nowhere near a pound of $100's

#6570 Mar 4, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
<quoted text>
Man has always found a reason to kill his fellow man, religion is but one.
And your God demands this, which is why he can't be God.

“There is no Truth in Faith”

Since: Dec 08

nowhere near a pound of $100's

#6571 Mar 4, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
We are civilized people Muq. We do things like bathe properly, allow equal rights to all people regardless of race, nationality or beliefs, we strive for fairness and justice for all, do we always get it right? Nope. But we don't stop a school bus and gun down a little girl for wanting an education! Oh and then demand to be cheered for doing it on the news!
We don't drag women suffering from being beaten and viciously raped and then whip them bloody in the streets as your people do.
Oh but the men in your religion can hire prostitutes from all over the world to work in a harem and be blesses by your Islamic religious leaders while doing it! Some morality! Women must wear burkas unless they are a whore in the cleric's harem! What a joke!
Women in civilized societies are allowed the same opportunities as men in education, employment and even high office politics.
You don't like counties coming in with drones and such? How about stopping the act of terrorism and wish come true. Sorry but this is the real world and if you go on your jihad, the victims will retaliate. Sadly your religion has brought this down on the heads of many. If your religion wasn't so intolerant and barbaric turning you into savage mindless animals you could see reason.
<quoted text>
Your religion does condone those things, it is our secular government that restrains it from these autrocities. Otherwise you would have everyone speaking in tounges and playing with poisonous snakes.

Buck Crick

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#6572 Mar 4, 2013
Lacez wrote:
<quoted text>
Why waste the only life we have?
If you were going to just go bomb yourself, why do you guys even bother to produce offspring? They're just going to kill themselves too.
'Cause it's fun.

Why do you scratch your ass?

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