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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Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#142913 Dec 11, 2012
Teresa was also difficult to contradict because of the massive catholic PR machine behind her.
Aerobatty wrote:
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True.
But considering that, with the same resources available, a rational person in her position would have relieved their suffering, they WERE worse off for knowing her.

“What game?”

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#142914 Dec 11, 2012
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
You don't think they would have been better off had the aid not been blocked?
I'm not sure I understand.
Could she have helped? Yes

Was it her responsibility? No

Where were the other 1/2 billion people? That's a lot of pressure on a little woman. Nun or not. Where was England? Where was India?

“What game?”

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#142915 Dec 11, 2012
Thinking wrote:
I'm not negative iconing you, btw.
<quoted text>
I have no idea what that means but thanks. I guess.
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#142916 Dec 11, 2012
Somebody voted your response to me with three negative judging icons.
It wasn't me.
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>
I have no idea what that means but thanks. I guess.

“What game?”

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#142917 Dec 11, 2012
Thinking wrote:
Somebody voted your response to me with three negative judging icons.
It wasn't me.
<quoted text>
Oh OK.

Now my feelings are hurt

Somebody judged me negatively?

Damn.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#142918 Dec 11, 2012
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>Could she have helped? Yes

Was it her responsibility? No

Where were the other 1/2 billion people? That's a lot of pressure on a little woman. Nun or not. Where was England? Where was India?
I don't vilify her.

I vilify the church and the religion that duped her.

Her intentions were praiseworthy.

Her actions were not.
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#142919 Dec 11, 2012
Google maps is your friend... seriously though, the UK was sending a lot of aid to India at the time, but that's coming to an end now.

I think India doesn't care enough for its lowest caste or its tribal people. They get very little assistance indeed.
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>
Could she have helped? Yes
Was it her responsibility? No
Where were the other 1/2 billion people? That's a lot of pressure on a little woman. Nun or not. Where was England? Where was India?

“What game?”

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#142920 Dec 11, 2012
Thinking wrote:
Google maps is your friend... seriously though, the UK was sending a lot of aid to India at the time, but that's coming to an end now.
I think India doesn't care enough for its lowest caste or its tribal people. They get very little assistance indeed.
<quoted text>
Exactly. Theresa lived there. She could have worked her "magic" anywhere she wanted to.

It shouldn't have been her burden. Blame the leadership if there is somebody to blame for poverty and desperation.

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#142921 Dec 11, 2012
_BobLoblah_ wrote:
<quoted text>06Dec12.....
.....None of dem.
Absolutely ZERO.
Ps:.....Christians do NOT behave dat vey.
...'n for the thousandth dime...STOP stalking BobLoblah. Bobloblah is NOT interested in your stinking boinking business. BobLoblah wouldn't even touch you with 'dimKings'.
Forever and Ever
BobLoblah
You lying T\/\/AT

James Holmes, Anders Behring Breivik, Radovan Karadzic, Ratko Mladic, the IRA, the NLFT, and the KKK and anti abortionists in the US and how about those dealers in misery, the eastern European human traffickers, the majority of all those caught and tried are christian. Hitler was catholic and Stalin was destined to become a priest before taking over Russia

Let me repeat

You lying T\/\/AT

Whenever you stalk me I will respond whenever you lie about me I will respond, whenever you project you christian hatred and spite and jealousy on me I will respond, you don’t like it then stop stalking me

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#142922 Dec 11, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
You moron. You're comparing population percentage growth to population numbers growth.
Yes, Christianity is on the rise, worldwide at a 1.3% higher than the previous year.
Whereas the worldwide population is rising at 1.2%.
You hate that, huh?
Say what?“population percentage growth to population numbers growth” Do you actually realise what you said there? Can not the numbers growth be represented as a percentage? Or am I missing something fundamental here – or is it perhaps you who is missing something fundamental? Yes that must be it.

In your blindness you are ignoring the fact that 1.2% of 7 billion is considerably larger than 1.3% of 2.3 billion

When you actually get you head around the figures yoy will understand however you deliberate ignorance will prevent you seeing the significance

Let me ask you again
What would you prefer

1.2% of 7 billion dollars (80 million)
or
1.3% of 2.3 billion dollars (30 million)

Which would you choose?

Nope actually I love it because it means that in real terms christianity is shrinking as a percentage of the world population at a rate of 50 million a year. And what is more interesting is the fact that you can so easily deceive yourself even when the facts are there right there in front of you

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#142923 Dec 11, 2012
T-Town Clown wrote:
ChristineM & thinking are a pair of nuts
I did not ask what you rested on your chin when you sick you preachersdick

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#142924 Dec 11, 2012
-Skeptic- wrote:
<quoted text>
all of see religious trolls are liars. they probably became religious because they have been liars all their lives.
It's funny how they all sell higher morals when they can't even stop lying - a very basic moral requirement.
That’s crustinsanity for you

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#142925 Dec 11, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
I tried to hold his hand and guide him throughthis but he is unable to grasp it.
<quoted text>
Yup I’ve been there with him before too, this must be his 3rd time round. Very christian though to get pussywhipped and then reboot to start all over again

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#142926 Dec 11, 2012
Eagle12 wrote:
We have a Christmas wreath outside our front door. The weather has been mild so far here in Southern Illinois. To our surprise some birds have set up shop in the wreath. The just love the greenery I suppose.
Anyone coming to our front door gets a little surprise. The pizza man came the other day and nearly dropped our pizza, lol. Birds are so much fun to watch.
Not christmas wreaths, their use stems back to pre christian times and were used as a sign of rebirth at the pagan winter solstice festivals. Good to know that you are keeping old traditions alive though

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#142927 Dec 11, 2012
RiversideRedneck wrote:
<quoted text>
Wait.
Hold it.
Stop.
Just a sec.
Hold on.
Please wait.
I'm.....
Um.....
You have a sex life?!?
Quite an active one thanks, are you jealous?

“When you treat people as they ”

Since: Nov 10

treat you they get offended.

#142928 Dec 11, 2012
Just Results wrote:
<quoted text>
Wrong, Just accept it. We are winning and you are losing.
1.2% of 7 billion is more than 1.3% of 1.3 billion, there is no argument with the maths

I will ask you the same, come on own up, what would you prefer

1.2% of 7 billion dollars (80 million)
or
1.3% of 2.3 billion dollars (30 million)

Which would you choose?

If I am loosing at a rate of 50million a year then that’s fine by me, you continue to deceive yourself
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#142929 Dec 11, 2012
Agreed on India. Still doesn't justify what happened to all the millions of dollars she raised though. It simply didn't get spent where its donors intended.
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>
Exactly. Theresa lived there. She could have worked her "magic" anywhere she wanted to.
It shouldn't have been her burden. Blame the leadership if there is somebody to blame for poverty and desperation.

“What game?”

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#142930 Dec 11, 2012
Thinking wrote:
Agreed on India. Still doesn't justify what happened to all the millions of dollars she raised though. It simply didn't get spent where its donors intended.
<quoted text>
Does it ever?

I was conversing with a Pastor(???? or so he claims) earlier. He said the poor are best served by giving the money to the church. I asked why. Wouldn't the money be better spent by giving it to the poor and leaving the church out of it? He said no. Duh. Again, I asked why. He said the church can help them turn their lives around. I said, "They need money, not salvation". He disagreed again. I got bored and left it at that for now.
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#142931 Dec 11, 2012
Bet his church roof looked new.
River Tam wrote:
<quoted text>
Does it ever?
I was conversing with a Pastor(???? or so he claims) earlier. He said the poor are best served by giving the money to the church. I asked why. Wouldn't the money be better spent by giving it to the poor and leaving the church out of it? He said no. Duh. Again, I asked why. He said the church can help them turn their lives around. I said, "They need money, not salvation". He disagreed again. I got bored and left it at that for now.
Orangelion

Mold, UK

#142932 Dec 11, 2012
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
By you?
LMAO!
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