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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“The eye has it...”

Since: May 09

Russell's teapot

#142212 Dec 3, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
uh-huh...
You know something, the world population grows by about 1.2% each year. Christianity grows by 1.3%
Enjoy!
Scholars Find Decline of Christianity in the West
http://www.christianpost.com/news/scholars-fi...
Why Is Christianity on the Decline in America?
http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/tgc/2012/...
No More Followers
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-brand/n...
World's Christian Population in Decline
http://www.religiouspopulation.com/News/News_...

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#142213 Dec 3, 2012
Surely you are not trying to say Christianity growth is outpacing world population growth are you? I know you are an ignorant [email protected]@cker but even I don't believe you are that stupid. Close sure.

So we take the world population slice that to the MUCH smaller segment of Christians and there you have growth predominantly by birth only and some minor convert action in third world shtholes.

Ah but don't celebrate to fast my sub 80 IQ point drooling moron. Now you have to look at people leaving the faith in record numbers and we see why churches all over are closing their doors forever.

Google up church for sale and enjoy the selection.

Dismissed.
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
uh-huh...
You know something, the world population grows by about 1.2% each year. Christianity grows by 1.3%
Enjoy!

Since: Oct 12

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#142214 Dec 3, 2012
_BobLoblah_ wrote:
<quoted text>04Dec12.....
..Yer gonna phuckUP soona or ladda.
.....BobLoblah does NOT do it.
Ps:.....BobLoblah is 'True Blue'.
Forever and Ever
BobLoblah
Why?

It just shows your rough location, it's not a big deal.

Since: Oct 12

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#142215 Dec 3, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
Excited? Nope.
Just curious what you kids think "meeting someone" is....
Well, it depends on what you're meeting them for. It could have lots of meanings!

Since: Oct 12

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#142217 Dec 3, 2012
polymath257 wrote:
<quoted text>
At the basic level, the math in chemistry is mostly proportionality: 1 mole= Avagadro's number of individuals, how do you balance a chemical equation, etc. Calculus isn't used until the dynamics of the reactions are considered, or when the thermodynamics aspects are more relevant.
<quoted text>
What do you need?
<quoted text>
I'm ok atm, my exam is latter in the week. It's not a final year one, but I still want to get a good grade.

The thing is, I can do the mole calculations/pv=nrt and using that to work out Mr/empirical/molecular formula, q=mc X change in temp, but I don't understand why i'm doing it. I have a good memory so i just remember how to answer those questions, but I can't visualise in my head what is going on. That's why I prefer biology, coz i can see what's happening, in my head.

“A sentient umbrella speaks”

Since: Mar 11

Some stable somewhere

#142218 Dec 3, 2012
T-Town Clown wrote:
<quoted text>Do you still want me
No.

Yes!

No.

Yes, yes, yes!!!

“A sentient umbrella speaks”

Since: Mar 11

Some stable somewhere

#142219 Dec 3, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
That's not meeting someone...
Cool, no problem. I'm ok with rejection.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

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#142220 Dec 3, 2012
scaritual wrote:
<quoted text>
Scholars Find Decline of Christianity in the West
http://www.christianpost.com/news/scholars-fi...
Why Is Christianity on the Decline in America?
http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/tgc/2012/...
No More Followers
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-brand/n...
World's Christian Population in Decline
http://www.religiouspopulation.com/News/News_...
1 - media, not a reliable source.

2 - gospel blog, you said you didn't cite blogs...

3 - media, not a reliable source.

4 - media, not a reliable source.

"In 2010, there were 2.30 billion Christians in the world, an increase of 300 million from two billion in 2005."

"The increase in the Christian population was at a slightly higher rate than that of the world population, 1.3 percent per year, when the total world population increased by 1.2 percent per year"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_population_gr...

Since: Oct 12

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#142221 Dec 3, 2012
da old buddy wrote:
<quoted text> Gosh darnit,Ya found me klemmingtime.And I was hiding from ya pretty good.Well hows ya mother? You still living at the same place.Did ya lose any weight yet? OOP'S, Thats a touchy subgect!!!
"Lose any weight"?

You said I was overwhelmingly hot!

The subject isn't the only thing that was touchy!! How many times did I have to tell ya to keep your hands to yourself?

Since: Oct 12

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#142222 Dec 3, 2012
Tide with Beach wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm supposed to be drunk over there.
Bush is a national treasure.
One man's trash...
Guess what I watched today?

bourne legacy!!!!!! I thought it was good!

Since: Oct 12

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#142223 Dec 3, 2012
Catcher1 wrote:
<quoted text>
She's instructing you too?
It just shows that I care....There's a flat tyre waiting for you!

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

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#142224 Dec 3, 2012
Clementia wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm ok atm, my exam is latter in the week. It's not a final year one, but I still want to get a good grade.
The thing is, I can do the mole calculations/pv=nrt and using that to work out Mr/empirical/molecular formula, q=mc X change in temp, but I don't understand why i'm doing it. I have a good memory so i just remember how to answer those questions, but I can't visualise in my head what is going on. That's why I prefer biology, coz i can see what's happening, in my head.
Well, PV=nRT is fairly straightforward. Think of it in stages. Suppose you have a given amount of gas and you compress it. What will happen? The pressure will go up. How about if you heat it? The pressure will go up. how about if you put more in? The pressure will go up. The point is that there is one constant, R, that works well for all gases. So, if you know P,V, and T, you can figure out how much of the gas there is (n). Or, correspondingly, if you now how much there is and what the temperature and pressure is (n,P,T), you can determine the volume.

As for q=mc*(delta T), remember that c is the amount of heat required to raise one mole (or gram, depending on your specific definition--be careful) by a temperature of 1 degree. So, if you raise it by 2 degrees, it takes twice as much heat. If you have twice as much of the material, it takes twice as much heat to raise it all by that 1 degree.

Since: Sep 10

Fremont, CA

#142225 Dec 3, 2012
Clementia wrote:
<quoted text>
It just shows that I care....There's a flat tyre waiting for you!
A flat tire (American spelling)?

Why?

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

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#142226 Dec 3, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
Surely you are not trying to say Christianity growth is outpacing world population growth are you? I know you are an ignorant [email protected]@cker but even I don't believe you are that stupid. Close sure.
What's a "catcksatcker"?

It's not me saying, douchebag....

"The increase in the Christian population was at a slightly higher rate than that of the world population, 1.3 percent per year, when the total world population increased by 1.2 percent per year."

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_population_gr...

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#142227 Dec 3, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>uh-huh...

You know something, the world population grows by about 1.2% each year. Christianity grows by 1.3%

Enjoy!
In underdeveloped countries where Christian missionaries are hard at work.

It's dying in the civilized world.

Since: Oct 12

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#142228 Dec 3, 2012
Catcher1 wrote:
<quoted text>
A flat tire (American spelling)?
Why?
Because it needs changing.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#142229 Dec 3, 2012
polymath257 wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, PV=nRT is fairly straightforward. Think of it in stages. Suppose you have a given amount of gas and you compress it. What will happen? The pressure will go up. How about if you heat it? The pressure will go up. how about if you put more in? The pressure will go up. The point is that there is one constant, R, that works well for all gases. So, if you know P,V, and T, you can figure out how much of the gas there is (n). Or, correspondingly, if you now how much there is and what the temperature and pressure is (n,P,T), you can determine the volume.
As for q=mc*(delta T), remember that c is the amount of heat required to raise one mole (or gram, depending on your specific definition--be careful) by a temperature of 1 degree. So, if you raise it by 2 degrees, it takes twice as much heat. If you have twice as much of the material, it takes twice as much heat to raise it all by that 1 degree.
That's not the bit I find difficult, i'm so stupid i can't explain. I'm revising that stuff tomorrow evening, would you mind going through a question tomorrow? Then I can show you what bit I don't get.

My lecturer is so annoying, he doesn't know how to explain things. I end up getting more confused.

“The eye has it...”

Since: May 09

Russell's teapot

#142230 Dec 3, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
1 - media, not a reliable source.
2 - gospel blog, you said you didn't cite blogs...
3 - media, not a reliable source.
4 - media, not a reliable source.
"In 2010, there were 2.30 billion Christians in the world, an increase of 300 million from two billion in 2005."
"The increase in the Christian population was at a slightly higher rate than that of the world population, 1.3 percent per year, when the total world population increased by 1.2 percent per year"
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_population_gr...
The portion you cited from Wikipedia, came from here: http://www.christianpost.com/news/christian-p...

The same Christian news source that I cited from, in which you said:

1 - media, not a reliable source.

As far as the "blog" source I gave(From a Presbyterian Minister), I added it only to support the numerous other sources I gave, Christian in origin which agreed that Christianity is declining.

It is declining in the west, rapidly, and experiencing some growth in third world countries.

Nevertheless, it is on a decline.

Since: Sep 10

Fremont, CA

#142231 Dec 3, 2012
Clementia wrote:
<quoted text>
Because it needs changing.
Are you prescient?

Should I go and check my car?

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#142233 Dec 3, 2012
Clementia wrote:
<quoted text>
That's not the bit I find difficult, i'm so stupid i can't explain. I'm revising that stuff tomorrow evening, would you mind going through a question tomorrow? Then I can show you what bit I don't get.
My lecturer is so annoying, he doesn't know how to explain things. I end up getting more confused.
No guarantees since I am pretty busy tomorrow. If I have time and see a question I will attempt to answer it.

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