Prove there's a god.

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Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#673447 Nov 13, 2013
Hukt on Fonix wrote:
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Present generation... you >>> 2^0 = 1
Previous generation... your parents >>> 2^1 = 2
Next... your grandparents >>> 2^2 = 4
Next... your great grandparents >>> 2^3 = 8
Next... 2^4 = 16
2^5 = 32
2^6 = 64
2^7 = 128
2^8 = 256
etc., etc., etc.
All you really had to do was pay attention in the first place.
Instead, you just accepted Dave's numbers and ran with 'em.
It was a mistake on Dave's part, nothing more... but, not paying attention is a habit you need to try to kick.
Yah.

And I'd thought I was being fairly clear.

Since: May 07

Muncie, IN

#673448 Nov 13, 2013
Chaumette wrote:
Prove there isn't!
Keep in mind that this sort of logic can be used to suggest that elves are real.

Since: May 07

Muncie, IN

#673449 Nov 13, 2013
waaasssuuup wrote:
i know, huh?!
the proof reveals that the earth is 10,000 years old or less, but the wishful thinking of antichrist's and so-called scientist's have the faith to believe that it's innumerable
There is no "proof" that the Earth is 10,000 years old or less. There is not even any evidence to suggest such a thing.
All evidence suggests otherwise.

Why, if your "faith" in this religion is so strong, do you find it necessary to boast lies in order to try to justify your weird beliefs?
That shows a lack of faith.

OCB

“What a GLORIOUS day!!!”

Since: Apr 12

Orlando but NYC born & raised

#673450 Nov 13, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Yah.
And I'd thought I was being fairly clear.
"Fairly clear" doesn't work with RR.

Either does being "crystal clear".

Chances are better to nail jello to a tree than to get through his self-imposed fog he has himself wrapped up in.

Since: Nov 13

Lakeland, FL

#673451 Nov 13, 2013
OCB wrote:
<quoted text>Of course he has nothing. And you're right- admitting one's belief is based on faith and not on fact is what makes sense.
No- RR has no proof of the existence of any god and either does anyone else, but this ties into many-RR included- either not knowing or losing sight of what is belief/opinion and what is truth/fact.
And in that corner RRĀ has so neatly painted himself into, his standard retort has become: Prove you have hands.
Amazing- this could almost be sitcom material!
So when did you almost become a atheist RR when you was 4, because it says you have been a Christian since you was 5, heck I can't even remember when I was 5, and this is coming from, a person who believes in my higher power "GOD" Point is be yourself if people don't like you for that then move on, but don't lie to make friends!! Peace and I hope you have a good night!

Since: May 11

London, UK

#673452 Nov 13, 2013
Working for the Lord wrote:
<quoted text> I did prove it. This was put or added for a reason, because people believed that God exist, or it wouldn't have been put on things of this importance. Why do you say he failed, it's still visible on all that I mentioned, so God didn't fail.
So god is just in one country then? He isn't on my money, nor is he inscribed on the buildings...

your god is limited to economics, architecture and by geography.

What does he actually do? Where is he hiding?

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#673453 Nov 13, 2013
MisterCharrington wrote:
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It's a simple matter to prove you have hands in this medium to a reasonable person, however the 'religious' will attach an impossible standard to that proof while insisting that the standard of proof be infinitestimally small when applied to their particular 'god'.
"ahhh you may perceive your hands to be there but how do you actually know that your brain isn't simply 'inserting' hands instead of a form of telekenesis"
as opposed to:
"of course theres a god, look at a tree/flower/banana, I had a cold once and I prayed and recovered...checkmate"
Yep.

Since: May 11

London, UK

#673454 Nov 13, 2013
OCB wrote:
<quoted text>"Fairly clear" doesn't work with RR.
Either does being "crystal clear".
Chances are better to nail jello to a tree than to get through his self-imposed fog he has himself wrapped up in.
Redneck is the fog and the truth is the grapes.

The fox decides he'd like some grapes which he sees on a vine runing up a tall tree. He jumps and flips and scratches at the the tree, finally he is exhausted.

Unable to reach the grapes he sits down and convinces himself that he never wanted the grapes in the first place...in fact he doesn't even like grapes...and those who can reach the grapes are very bad.

Grapes are evil and have always been evil and no good can come of them, so he spends his life trying to erradicate grapes, all while attempting to keep buried the memories of the delicious taste of grapes.

This could of course apply to any of the 'religious'.

Since: Nov 13

Lakeland, FL

#673455 Nov 13, 2013
Apsu wrote:
<quoted text>Keep in mind that this sort of logic can be used to suggest that elves are real.
Back to the elves lol. they won't find their pot of gold tonight I already stole it. So you know I do believe in elves too. While where at it i believe in Vampires, werewolves, witches, ghost, but I believe in my higher power the most (GOD) Do you believe in electric? The reason I ask is because GOD is energy, that energy connects us all that is how he knows everything because he is the most powerful source of energy. I hope you have a electrifying night!!

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#673456 Nov 13, 2013
OCB wrote:
<quoted text>Okay.....however:
"The research indicates that adults who drink in moderation are not in danger of losing brain cells.
THE BOTTOM LINE Alcohol may not kill brain cells per se, but it can impair brain function, among other things."
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/23/health/23re...
So per the above, drinking *in moderation* is not an issue and per the above alcohol does not "kill" brain cells; still, heavy drinking does cause damage to brain function.
And for those who are alcoholics:
"BRAIN DAMAGE FROM OTHER CAUSES
People who have been drinking large amounts of alcohol for long periods of time run the risk of developing serious and persistent changes in the brain.
Damage may be a result of the direct effects of alcohol on the brain or may result indirectly, from a poor general health status or from severe liver disease.
For example, thiamine deficiency is a common occurrence in people with alcoholism and results from poor overall nutrition.
Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1, is an essential nutrient required by all tissues, including the brain."
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa63/a...
And about the above, it is not as uncommon as many think for those who are truly alcoholics to go days and days without eating and to develop malnutrition which results in not taking in enough thiamine as per the above.
And many who are alcoholics never stop drinking, thereby not allowing for any time for the brain to recover from damage caused.
Yeah... I wasn't saying that drinking wasn't harmful or anything, I was just correcting the misconception that any brain cells you destroy are gone for good. Not trying to bicker, just sharing the fact that our brains are a lot more resilient than many people think.

Since: May 07

Muncie, IN

#673457 Nov 13, 2013
Thats a knee slapper wrote:
I don't see it happening but if someone was to prove there is a God, how, if any way, would that change you? You must want proof for a reason.
People have been trying to find "proof" or evidence of gods for thousands and thousands of years. As time has gone along and our methods of research and instrumentation have improved so dramatically, there is less and less reason to believe that a god or gods exist. In turn, these beliefs in a god or gods have become more and more questionable and unreasonable in light of our better understanding of the world and universe around us. At one time, magic seemed a perfectly reasonable way to explain the world, but we have grown to learn and understand that magic is not real, nor is it necessary to explain the world and universe around us.

It can be compared to a young child and Santa Claus. When the child is completely ignorant of how those presents are getting under the Christmas tree, Santa Claus seems a perfectly viable reason to explain it and thus makes belief in Santa Claus seem reasonable. As the child grows up and learns that the parents are the ones who stock the presents, belief in Santa Claus becomes more questionable and unreasonable. The child eventually loses their belief in this magical being as there simply becomes no reason to believe in such an irrational and unreasonable thing.

Because people have been searching for evidence of these great invisible, magical beings (gods) for thousands of years and have found nothing, instead only finding out those beliefs to be more and more unreasonable, I do not think that anyone here is worried about any mystical "proof" suddenly coming about. Your question is similar to asking "if someone was to prove there is a Santa, how, if any way, would that change you?" The question is a bit silly to begin with.
Asking theists to "prove there is a god" is not so much about "wanting proof," but rather a case where we know that religious people will not be able to provide any proof (or evidence), but it is funny to watch them try.

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#673458 Nov 13, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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I can't tell you, I have to show you.
How would you show me? Is your ability to witness so incredibly transcendent that you literally cannot describe it in words? In what way would an in person meeting be different than a text conversation? What about a video? If you imagine you can convert people in person, would a video work just as well?

In short, you're being obtuse because you can't prove anything, so you distract from that fact by claiming that the only thing stopping you is topix.

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#673459 Nov 13, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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So what.
So your "it doesn't matter, I'm a christian" statement is nonsensical. Maybe to you it makes sense, but not to many other "christians."

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#673460 Nov 13, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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You were indoctrinated. That's how atheism works.
By whom? For what purpose? Was I told by my loved ones that my very soul depends on rejecting religious belief? Was I raised from birth to believe that I could attain eternal life by accepting atheism and that to reject it would mean eternal torture?

Etc, etc.

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#673461 Nov 13, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
Negative. My grandpa died there.
Jackass.
I'm sorry about that, but you really can't be mad at me for making a joke about a vague statement you made.

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#673462 Nov 13, 2013
Ben ACCF KING wrote:
Just because you're an adult, and I'm a "kid" doesn't mean you are right, and I am wrong. I'm not saying you're wrong, I'm just putting my opinion out there. Please be mature, and don't argue over someone's text.
So far you have been doing your best to disprove this sentiment.

Since: Sep 08

Rocky Ford, CO

#673463 Nov 13, 2013
MisterCharrington wrote:
<quoted text>
So god is just in one country then? He isn't on my money, nor is he inscribed on the buildings...
your god is limited to economics, architecture and by geography.
What does he actually do? Where is he hiding?
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

About 3:25 into the song.

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#673464 Nov 13, 2013
JUSTSAYIN1978 wrote:
<quoted text> I was doing a lot of thinking last night, and this morning could not get this thread out of mt mind I made a mistake by saying I would not come back to thread thread, yes her power is back on i just hope she didn't rub her feet across the carpet and touch metal ( static electricity sucks ) In my thinking last night I also I thought about her. turf do you believe in witches? I DO!! I was wrong because I judged her and I don't know her heart!! I hope every one has an electrifying day!! PS i'm back!!
Poe.

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#673465 Nov 13, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Stop asking.
I've already told you that I can't tell you.
I have to show you.
Can't tell means can't tell.
Capisce?
What, did god brand you with "JC wuz here" that night he "touched" you? You're speaking nonsense.

Since: May 07

Muncie, IN

#673466 Nov 13, 2013
JUSTSAYIN1978 wrote:
Back to the elves lol. they won't find their pot of gold tonight I already stole it. So you know I do believe in elves too. While where at it i believe in Vampires, werewolves, witches, ghost, but I believe in my higher power the most (GOD) Do you believe in electric? The reason I ask is because GOD is energy, that energy connects us all that is how he knows everything because he is the most powerful source of energy. I hope you have a electrifying night!!
Leprechauns are the ones who have pots of gold.
Elves have Lucky Charms. And cookies.

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