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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“A sentient umbrella speaks”

Since: Mar 11

Some stable somewhere

#232477 Jul 13, 2014
River Tam wrote:
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That's what I told the young man.
Hey look !!!
It's seems longer in centimetres.
I'd go with that
Just to make sure, you went with that?

And he lived?

How was it?

:p
:p
:p

“A sentient umbrella speaks”

Since: Mar 11

Some stable somewhere

#232478 Jul 13, 2014
number four wrote:
<quoted text>..OMG..
I've never been so bored in my life ...( triple exclamation point )..
"BC"...there is a barrier , space ends ..!!
"AM"..we , can pierce that barrier ...and ...the next ..and , the next ...ad infinitum .
fuck ..you two will never back down ...may , I mediate ..??...settle this like adults ..
........rock , paper , scissors .......
Kind of like asteroids, when you go right, you come onto the left side of the screen again. The asteroids wrap around universe is infinite!

“Game Over”

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#232479 Jul 13, 2014
Hidingfromyou wrote:
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Just to make sure, you went with that?
And he lived?
How was it?
:p
:p
:p
No penetration.

Just because I'm lesbian doesn't mean I'm not curious.

Gloves and eye protection.

Wow.
Lab28

Anaheim, CA

#232480 Jul 13, 2014
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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Religion is big with the poor, not just christianity. You went from being poor to a person will no problems and in complete control. No middle ground?
There are plenty of more powerful things than me. Nature, big corporations, governments and the like. I have to abide by and deal with them all. No supernatural powers required,
Some of the good Christian folk who volunteer at the shelter I work at, are also gifted, intelligent, charismatic, and affluent. God has no favorites.
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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That was good, but not really. A lack of belief comes from knowledge and lack of indoctrination. Everyone in my family is a full blown believer and I was with several of them every step of the way. The indoctrination failed to take hold of me. There are some highly intelligent people that believe in god and if you ever talk to them about their religion, they ignore their normal objectiveness and most of the bible. They would never do that with any other subject, except for possibly politics.
And the Christians challenging the state religion in North Korea, where there is a very real physical risk? Would you side with them or Kim Il Sung's form of atheism?
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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Is saying, 2+2=4 parroting the math teacher or is it stating the facts as we know it. Parroting is when you really don't understand what you are talking about, you just repeat what you've heard.
The evidence for god that I have heard.
Look at the tree. Not after a hurricane knocked it over!!!!
Look at the miracle of birth! But not when the baby is still born or its heart is on the outside of its chest!!
Explain how we got here if there wasn't a god!
All these bits of 'evidence' are not really evidence, now are they? Seeing an adult book shore get hit by lightening is evidence god hates pornography, but when it hits a church or a huge wooden statue of Jesus!!! That is another matter completely!!
Really, that's the only evidence you've heard? Well that's unfortunate, because I didn't really come to faith by any other means than by watching God do a mighty work in the lives of people around me, oh and having earnest prayers answered. I haven't needed more evidence, but it's starting to look like for all intents and purposes I do need more evidence, not so much for me, mind you. I'll get back to you after I've read a few more books.
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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I serve the human race. I try to help them whenever I can.
I will leave you with a quote from George Carlin, "Religion is bullshit!"
I serve God, I also try to help His children wherever I can. At least our beliefs can intersect on the point that others are important.

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#232482 Jul 14, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
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Nobody is born an atheist.
To do so would mean he had adopted a belief in the womb. Specifically, he would have adopted the belief that no god exists while in the womb.
We know of no cognitive process in the fetus that allows such a deliberative incident.
If you want to contend that fetuses adopt philosophies in the womb, feel free to disagree with me.
So, yes, from what we know is true, nobody is born an atheist.
Now, Sis, explain how you know what babies believe.
Nobody is born theist, to do so would mean he/she had adopted a belief in the womb.

In the true, original, before pedantic buck and the godbot band bastardised it, meaning of the word, new born children are born without theism i.e a-theist = atheist

And your personal definition of atheism is no one’s concern but your own

Are you making up more sh|t based on your own comments?
“What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.”- Christopher Hitchens

May I ask, do you consider all foetuses to be male until birth?

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#232483 Jul 14, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
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My sexual views are not Christian, RubbingApenis.
You are a moron. I don't mean that as an insult. You are, factually, a moron.
Your sexual views are typically christian – the only difference us you seem to have no problem boasting about your sexual views whereas the average christian is quite reticent about what they consider there abnormalities.

P.S. I did not know you could speak Welsh
http://mymemory.translated.net/t/English/Wels...
http://howtosay.org/en_cy/Carrot

Moron -> from Welsh to English -> carrot

“True Blue”

Since: Jun 13

New Holland

#232484 Jul 14, 2014
River Tam wrote:
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Wolverine will not be happy.
Never mind. If Hugh Jackman doesn't like it, he's welcome to come and discuss it with me face to face.

“In God we trust”

Since: Dec 12

Cape Town, South Africa

#232485 Jul 14, 2014
ChristineM wrote:
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Nobody is born theist, to do so would mean he/she had adopted a belief in the womb.
In the true, original, before pedantic buck and the godbot band bastardised it, meaning of the word, new born children are born without theism i.e a-theist = atheist
And your personal definition of atheism is no one’s concern but your own
Are you making up more sh|t based on your own comments?
“What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.”- Christopher Hitchens
May I ask, do you consider all foetuses to be male until birth?
I was born Christian.

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#232486 Jul 14, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
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Not being an atheist doesn't mean one is a theist.
You claimed to know babies have no belief in deities.
Back it up.
Either theist or a-theist – that’s the language conventions we use since ancient greek times

Or perhaps you have a third option unbeknown to modern society – maybe another buckism?

Show me where I made that claim

Your claim was, nobody is born an atheist. So how do you know? You made that stamen before I even got involved with this topic of discussion.

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#232487 Jul 14, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
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I'm not a sociopath?
Obviously, you have not spoken to my parole officer. Or my ex-wife. Or the two cops who tried to arrest me in Columbus, Georgia. Or,...never mind.
Like I said –‘pretending’

But it seems typical for buck to ignore words and make his own BS up

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#232488 Jul 14, 2014
Rosa_Winkel wrote:
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Never mind. If Hugh Jackman doesn't like it, he's welcome to come and discuss it with me face to face.
Hmm, that would be quite a discussion....

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#232489 Jul 14, 2014
Carchar king wrote:
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I was born Christian.
Nope. You were born into a christian family and indoctrinated after birth

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#232490 Jul 14, 2014
ChristineM wrote:
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Nobody is born theist, to do so would mean he/she had adopted a belief in the womb.
In the true, original, before pedantic buck and the godbot band bastardised it, meaning of the word, new born children are born without theism i.e a-theist = atheist
And your personal definition of atheism is no one’s concern but your own
Are you making up more sh|t based on your own comments?
“What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.”- Christopher Hitchens
May I ask, do you consider all foetuses to be male until birth?
I don't have a personal definition for "atheism".

The actual definition is the belief that no god exists.

If you don't like what the term means, you are free to call yourself something else.

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#232491 Jul 14, 2014
Aura Mytha wrote:
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Again this is the belief of a person who also believes things he cannot substantiate.
You hold no appeal to authority to pronounce what is and is not, or what can and cannot be.
There is no single computational foundation to the universe, but of all of them that exist,
they all share the quality of being abstract modeling of the physical reality.
The scenario I gave you is a real phenomenon of space/time as predicted by general relativity, the cosmological constant and physical observation grounded in mathematical certainty. The distance to the cosmological event horizon becomes infinite and you can never reach it even at the speed of light in infinite time or infinite distance traveled.
Nonsensical bluster.

Explain infinite distance traveled - which is impossible to travel. Explain how it's possible to travel an impossible distance to travel.

Explain how "abstract modeling of physical reality" is physical reality.

Explain how "as predicted" is physical reality.

This is your problem. You don't understand what physical reality is.

Physical reality IS NOT abstract modeling and predicting.

I am arguing with a person willing to substitute imagination for physical reality, then calls it physical reality.

Your argument is lost.

“A sentient umbrella speaks”

Since: Mar 11

Some stable somewhere

#232492 Jul 14, 2014
Carchar king wrote:
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I was born Christian.
I'm sorry. Gay scientists are now searching for a cure for your debilitating disease.

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#232493 Jul 14, 2014
ChristineM wrote:
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Either theist or a-theist – that’s the language conventions we use since ancient greek times
Or perhaps you have a third option unbeknown to modern society – maybe another buckism?
Show me where I made that claim
Your claim was, nobody is born an atheist. So how do you know? You made that stamen before I even got involved with this topic of discussion.
"Or perhaps you have a third option unbeknown to modern society "

Actually, there are at least four options know to society - modern and otherwise.

There are at least 3 categories of belief that are non-theism, atheism being one.

Not being a theist doesn't make one an atheist.


“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#232494 Jul 14, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
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I don't have a personal definition for "atheism".
The actual definition is the belief that no god exists.
If you don't like what the term means, you are free to call yourself something else.
You do, you are just too much of a coward to admit it, you have your definition and Buck stomps his foot... refusing to admit that anything else can exist despite the evidence to the contrary.

So you are saying that new born babies have belief that gods exist?– I would like you to prove this, if you can

I know what the term means right back to its origins. How’s about you?

P.S. I do not call myself an atheist, that’s what bigoted pretend sociopath dickheads like you call me

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#232495 Jul 14, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
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"Or perhaps you have a third option unbeknown to modern society "
Actually, there are at least four options know to society - modern and otherwise.
There are at least 3 categories of belief that are non-theism, atheism being one.
Not being a theist doesn't make one an atheist.
Linguistically it does.

List please.

“In God we trust”

Since: Dec 12

Cape Town, South Africa

#232496 Jul 14, 2014
ChristineM wrote:
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Nope. You were born into a christian family and indoctrinated after birth
I was born Christian, I don't need your comment.

Since: May 12

Las Vegas, NV

#232497 Jul 14, 2014
ChristineM wrote:
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Nope. You were born into a christian family and indoctrinated after birth
..Can someone be born British ..?

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