Atheism requires as much faith as religion?

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. Full Story

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#134880 Nov 3, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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it's true they kill girls coz they want boys! they r sick! if they don't kill the girl they get her married at 13 or something, when i say married i mean sell.
i know i know i know i know people do evil things!!!!! we live in a world that is sooooooo beautiful, but it's ruined by evil people!
04Nov12.....

.....BobLoblah has often been to India and its very true what you say hereIN.

Ps:....In da land of da Chinks, its worse.

Forever and Ever
BobLoblah

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#134881 Nov 3, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
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As one who has lived in India. How do you feel about Pakistan?
04Nov12.....

.....They are ALL tarred with the same brush....schidt-for-brains.

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BobLoblah

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#134882 Nov 3, 2012
TIM SHlELDS wrote:
<quoted text>Hiding is from Japan/China and they do the same thing there. The parents valued their daughters as concubines.
04Nov12.....

......The Japs also bind the feet of females and they suffer in antagonizing agony for years and years.

Ps:....The males are trained to make profit. No matter how.

Forever and Ever
BobLoblah

Since: Oct 12

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#134884 Nov 3, 2012
_BobLoblah_ wrote:
<quoted text>04Nov12.....
.....BobLoblah told you early on dat BobLoblah has a lotta enemies hereIN....da hateful, hypocritical, hAtheists.
Ps:....and BobLoblah is Not keen on dem either tooooooooooo much.
Yes, go ahead and scream at 'one of dem' girls at your uni. It will do you good to get it 'off your chest'.
Note: If ya keep calling BobLoblah names, den BobLoblah will 'put' a permanent name on you.
Forever and Ever
BobLoblah
dw if she randomly compliments herself again, that's it i'm really going to tell her off, i just can't take it anymore!

llllol what name will u 'put' on me? u do know that i call u Mr Blobby in a nice cute way?? am i really offending u?

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#134885 Nov 3, 2012
Mirror Mirror Face wrote:
<quoted text>Pakistan and Indians are the same people and so are people from Bangladesh. The only two differences are religion and political alliances. I lived in Bangladesh for a short period.
04Nov12.....

.....BobLoblah has also lived and worked in Bangladesh along with India and Pakistan.

Ps:....What did you do to avoid the stink.

Each time BobLoblah left, BobLoblah 'tossed' personal clothing in da rubbish.

Forever and Ever
BobLoblah

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#134886 Nov 3, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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yh the english and the french are the same too! llllol. how can u say that?ok i admit that all the human race is one species, but coz of genetics, gene pool etc etc etc we have different races!!!!
indian is sooo big and different it is split up into soo many different sections coz of the different races within it! we look different, have different languages, different food, different culture, different belief etc etc etc
04Nov12.....

.....With India having 1.18 Billion people and a massive poverty problem, why do they keep having babies!!!!!

Forever and Ever
BobLoblah

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#134887 Nov 3, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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i lived in india for 2yrs after i was born lol i was a baby, but yh coz of family in India i'm really connected to it!
I don't really know what to say about pakistan! what do you mean what do i feel? i think all governments are corrupt!!! i do think though that pakistan is responsible for alot of the terrorism and things and honestly i wouldn't want to live there!!!!!!!!!!
04Nov12.....

.....Would you stand in front of the Leaders of Australia, UK, Ireland, Canada, The Netherlands, Sweden, France and Germany and say that to them???

Ps:....BobLoblah doesn't dink so.

Forever and Ever
BobLoblah

Since: Oct 12

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#134888 Nov 3, 2012
_BobLoblah_ wrote:
<quoted text>04Nov12.....
.....BobLoblah has also lived and worked in Bangladesh along with India and Pakistan.
Ps:....What did you do to avoid the stink.
Each time BobLoblah left, BobLoblah 'tossed' personal clothing in da rubbish.
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BobLoblah
are you being racist or serious?

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#134889 Nov 3, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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dw if she randomly compliments herself again, that's it i'm really going to tell her off, i just can't take it anymore!
llllol what name will u 'put' on me? u do know that i call u Mr Blobby in a nice cute way?? am i really offending u?
04Nov12.....

.....Good. Tell'er OFF, but do Not tell'er dat you can't take anymore.

Ps:.....BobLoblah is Not cute....and Yes.

Now, be a goot girl for BobLoblah and dink about BobLoblah when you are in classes haul da dime tooooooooooooo. BobLoblah is on your side.

Forever and Ever
BobLoblah

“What's left to defend?”

Since: Jan 11

Freedom

#134890 Nov 3, 2012
Clementia wrote:
Honesty, I don’t think you’re boring! Listening to girls at Uni who randomly and constantly keep complimenting themselves; that is bloody boring! I think you guys are interesting, trust me I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t.
Are you learning more here than at school?
Clementia wrote:
I would say that person is not well and needs to see a doctor, but his/her fantasy is evil. I think you are making this simpler than it is and I don’t actually understand your point? It’s like you’re saying Hitler only killed Jews because he had a tumour in his head which made him do that.
I don't know what drove him to do what he did. He didn't choose his parents, his birthplace, and had little control over how he was raised. These factors may have helped shape his perceptions and values. The rare combination of factors which culminate in the production of "bad people" is sometimes too complex to accurately disperse blame or responsibility. We call people "evil" when they do "evil" things. I don't find that useful. No person has complete control over who they are. Our social responsibility should be providing relative safety for the populace and to help those that would do it harm, failing that, locking them away for the remainder of their lives.
Clementia wrote:
So you want me to feel sorry for Hitler?
Only as far as you would feel sorry for any dangerous psychopath. If we're going to throw away empathy, there must be some qualitative threshold where that takes place. Since I'm not prepared to draw a line, I choose to treat every human as a human. Hitler and those that followed him did some of the worst things to humanity that have ever happened in recorded history. These bad things are gradually becoming less frequent as humanity progresses, but there are still many roadblocks that impede this progress. Religion is one, but I digress.
Clementia wrote:
You want me to tell the Jews to forgive him as he was unwell?
Nope. My thoughts on forgiveness would take up more space than I have left.
Clementia wrote:
It’s what you’re saying that these evil people use in court, they always say we didn’t know what we were doing, we’re mad and then they get sent to a mental institute instead of prison. Most of these people are evil because they know exactly what they are doing; I’m not going to feel sorry for them.
Responsibility is difficult to map. Instead of placing blame, we should work the problems. If a person has lots of "issues", they should get help, but we should also protect the public. If we can do both things at the same time, shouldn't we?

I don't feel the need to label people as monsters, or things like that, unless they've hurt me or someone I know. Then I have a hard time controlling how I would feel about a person. When I can look at things rationally, I don't see any benefits to dehumanizing people.
Clementia wrote:
I tell you what happened in India, it’s a true story from my auntie’s village. This woman got married and she wasn’t able to have a baby, so she went to an Indian priest and he said you have to kill a male child and wash yourself over his body. She and her husband abducted an 8 or 10yr old child from my auntie’s village and did exactly that, the police found the boy’s body mashed up at the bottom of the well. No way, NEVER am I going to feel sorry for those…………..you believe it or not but to me they are evil in my eyes. These people were not mentally ill they didn’t go mad and kill their own child for no reason; they killed someone else’s child to get one of their own. They knew exactly what they were doing!
REALLY? we only have 3 bonfires in india and 1 in english culture that i know of!
I consider religious indoctrination a type of delusion. They knew exactly what they were doing? I don't think so. They thought a human sacrifice would magically give them a child. If that's not crazy, what is?

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#134891 Nov 3, 2012
_BobLoblah_ wrote:
<quoted text>04Nov12.....
.....With India having 1.18 Billion people and a massive poverty problem, why do they keep having babies!!!!!
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BobLoblah
we don't!!!!!!! that's what i keep telling u guys, india has many races. i'm sikh from punjab we sikhs r only 20million or so in the entire world, we don't breed alot, but south indians do! and also punjab is the wealthiest state in india, so if we want to have more kids we can afford it but we don't!!! why the hell poor south indians who live in slums do, i don't know maybe coz they thick??maybe coz they evil and they think by making more kids they can sell them and make more money????

that's what i keep telling u guys eventhough we all from india we totally different we don't even get married to eachother!!

“What's left to defend?”

Since: Jan 11

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#134892 Nov 3, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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ok now i don't think i agree! i don't think homosexuality is evil, they not harming anyone coz they gay! why did u think that?
He read it in a myth somewhere.

Since: Oct 12

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#134893 Nov 3, 2012
_BobLoblah_ wrote:
<quoted text>04Nov12.....
.....Good. Tell'er OFF, but do Not tell'er dat you can't take anymore.
Ps:.....BobLoblah is Not cute....and Yes.
Now, be a goot girl for BobLoblah and dink about BobLoblah when you are in classes haul da dime tooooooooooooo. BobLoblah is on your side.
Forever and Ever
BobLoblah
lol, u know if she says that those guys are looking at me coz i'm hot, i'm going to say u sure he's look at u and not me? hehehehehehheheheeheheheeeeeee eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee i so want to see the look on her face!

i'm just going to say stuff like that until she stops this, but if that don't work then i'm going to have to sit down and chat to her properly, coz she really hurt one of my other friends who isn't that pretty coz she kept constantly complimenting herself and putting other people down.

awwww thanks Bobloblah!

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#134894 Nov 3, 2012
Tide with Beach wrote:
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Are you learning more here than at school?
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I don't know what drove him to do what he did. He didn't choose his parents, his birthplace, and had little control over how he was raised. These factors may have helped shape his perceptions and values. The rare combination of factors which culminate in the production of "bad people" is sometimes too complex to accurately disperse blame or responsibility. We call people "evil" when they do "evil" things. I don't find that useful. No person has complete control over who they are. Our social responsibility should be providing relative safety for the populace and to help those that would do it harm, failing that, locking them away for the remainder of their lives.
<quoted text>
Only as far as you would feel sorry for any dangerous psychopath. If we're going to throw away empathy, there must be some qualitative threshold where that takes place. Since I'm not prepared to draw a line, I choose to treat every human as a human. Hitler and those that followed him did some of the worst things to humanity that have ever happened in recorded history. These bad things are gradually becoming less frequent as humanity progresses, but there are still many roadblocks that impede this progress. Religion is one, but I digress.
<quoted text>
Nope. My thoughts on forgiveness would take up more space than I have left.
<quoted text>
Responsibility is difficult to map. Instead of placing blame, we should work the problems. If a person has lots of "issues", they should get help, but we should also protect the public. If we can do both things at the same time, shouldn't we?
I don't feel the need to label people as monsters, or things like that, unless they've hurt me or someone I know. Then I have a hard time controlling how I would feel about a person. When I can look at things rationally, I don't see any benefits to dehumanizing people.
<quoted text>
I consider religious indoctrination a type of delusion. They knew exactly what they were doing? I don't think so. They thought a human sacrifice would magically give them a child. If that's not crazy, what is?
defo learning more here!!!!! seriously!

i understand what you're saying, maybe if i had lived in their situation i might have been a murderer too! coz i've always been very lucky to be surrounded by morals 24/7, i turned out ok, but i have other problems though coz of the way i was brought up!

but i honestly feel depressed when i hear about these things! i don't like it and i can't handle it!

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#134895 Nov 3, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>If you are going to pretend you are a authority in grammar. At the very least get it right. No, barber’s (singular) was correct. As far as my first “statement.” I don’t give a red hair rats ass.

Get on your little donkey with itÂ’s little hat and ride off to traffic court.
"Barbers" is not singular.

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#134896 Nov 3, 2012
_BobLoblah_ wrote:
<quoted text>04Nov12.....
.....Would you stand in front of the Leaders of Australia, UK, Ireland, Canada, The Netherlands, Sweden, France and Germany and say that to them???
Ps:....BobLoblah doesn't dink so.
Forever and Ever
BobLoblah
i would say it if i thought they did wrong! when in uni we were having discussion about england and the iraq war i said england was wrong to bomb innocent people!!

then in india a big politician came to our house and i said to him i don't associate myself with people like u and gave him a lecture! afterwards he had a word with my mum and said to her "control her tongue, she's started barking too much". lllllol the truth hurts!!!

i have said alot of truthful things about and to evil people! i'm not scared of them in that way!!!!!!i know my God is with me!!!

“What's left to defend?”

Since: Jan 11

Freedom

#134897 Nov 3, 2012
Clementia wrote:
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defo learning more here!!!!! seriously!
i understand what you're saying, maybe if i had lived in their situation i might have been a murderer too! coz i've always been very lucky to be surrounded by morals 24/7, i turned out ok, but i have other problems though coz of the way i was brought up!
but i honestly feel depressed when i hear about these things! i don't like it and i can't handle it!
It's good to learn.

Whenever we recognize that there are problems in the world, we need to accurately identify these problems, find their causes and work towards ethical solutions that we think will have a positive effect. Subjective cultural values tend to get in the way of that. For that reason, I like Humanist Ethics.

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#134898 Nov 3, 2012
Tide with Beach wrote:
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He read it in a myth somewhere.
lol

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#134899 Nov 3, 2012
Aerobatty wrote:
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I like chocolate.
me too.... I don't believe the Cacao tree came from the same 'organism' as the rhinoceros though :)

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#134900 Nov 3, 2012
Tide with Beach wrote:
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It's good to learn.
Whenever we recognize that there are problems in the world, we need to accurately identify these problems, find their causes and work towards ethical solutions that we think will have a positive effect. Subjective cultural values tend to get in the way of that. For that reason, I like Humanist Ethics.
the main problem i feel is that there isn't alot of love in the world. i really believe love is the only way this world is going to change. i think all schools really need to start teaching children to love one and another, we have to get it into kids minds at a young age so it sticks there! i went to lovely school and that is what we were always taught, u wouldn't even believe how nice the teachers and students were!

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