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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“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#154765 Feb 17, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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Sorry, I only speak English in English.
You used false logic and I corrected you; what's the problem?
Don’t you wish when you buy something that needs to be put together they would at least put the instructions in three languages.

English, Spanish, and Dumbass

:)

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#154766 Feb 17, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
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They "created?" Who is they? If they being scientist then take note to what you said, "created."
Created means purposely made.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/created
cre·ate (krr.v. cre·at·ed, cre·at·ing, cre·ates
1. To cause to exist; bring into being. See Synonyms at found1.
2. To give rise to; produce: That remark created a stir.
3. To invest with an office or title; appoint.
4. To produce through artistic or imaginative effort: create a poem; create a role.
adj. Archaic
Created.
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/times...

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Since: Sep 08

Westcliffe, CO

#154767 Feb 17, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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You mean like the story of Elijah, right?
No. I meant you. Elijah bought a ticket.

It is remarkable you think you can demand a supreme being to perform for you. Do you do such of other people, or just those that can't whip your ass?

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#154768 Feb 17, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
Don’t you wish when you buy something that needs to be put together they would at least put the instructions in three languages.
English, Spanish, and Dumbass
:)
you WAGs sure do dance around an issue!

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#154769 Feb 17, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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No. I meant you. Elijah bought a ticket.
It is remarkable you think you can demand a supreme being to perform for you. Do you do such of other people, or just those that can't whip your ass?
I haven't demanded anything, I think that is just your way of hiding the truth. jesus said that he would do whatever is asked of him, as long as it brought glory to the father. Is that true?
Anon

Lakewood, OH

#154770 Feb 17, 2013
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
Adam and Eve did have twins but one clobbered the sh*t out of the other one.
Four original people walking the planet, and perhaps one turned out halfway normal, but was murdered. Pretty sweet engineering on your creator's part.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#154771 Feb 17, 2013
Your and others opinions are meaningless on what is truth or not. Accept the bet or fail.

Come on George Burns look alike, be a man for once. If I can't provide verifiable proof you win $10,000. That would buy lots of magnets and strings!
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>
Personally, I could care less.
I just made some observations based upon your persona on here and statements you made. In my opinion you are piece of shit.
Let others make their own judgments on you based on what they know.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#154772 Feb 17, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
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http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/times...
Read up on the exciting things this group is doing!
Very good!

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#154773 Feb 17, 2013
Slam dunk icon needed!
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> You don't like 13 , because that's too old for your devious plans.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#154774 Feb 17, 2013
Yes we watch out for children's safety: did you get caught with someone in your hot tub that didn't belong? Angry parents eh Dave?

Thanks for sharing George Burns look alike.
Dave Nelson wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/natio...
Atheists don't need a skydaddy to keep watch over them. They have their fellow man.
Careful who you have in that outdoor hot tub with you, Catcher?

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#154775 Feb 17, 2013
Anon wrote:
<quoted text>
Four original people walking the planet, and perhaps one turned out halfway normal, but was murdered. Pretty sweet engineering on your creator's part.
He didn’t stop Cain from killing his brother but God was the first Homicide Detective. Cain let his temper and anger get the best of him. After that killing I heard Congress try to ban the sell of wooden clubs and baseball bats. Nothing seems to change.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#154776 Feb 17, 2013
TheBlackSheep wrote:
<quoted text>
you WAGs sure do dance around an issue!
Hey Dude, bend over and crack a smile. It will do your face good.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#154777 Feb 17, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Yes we watch out for children's safety: did you get caught with someone in your hot tub that didn't belong? Angry parents eh Dave?
Thanks for sharing George Burns look alike.
<quoted text>
Always trying to inflict some kind of pain, sadist.

Did you like to torture animals when you were a kid?

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#154778 Feb 17, 2013
Oh you didn't even bother to see who wrote that book advert you spammed. Bart became an agnostic when Jesus didn't return in 1988 as he thought. When Jesus failed miserably Bart went on a quest to see where he went wrong, educated himself and became an agnostic.
Eagle12 wrote:
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#154652
“Even your hero Bart Erhman states the Josephus and Tacitus passages are forged.“
You were the one who brought him up as a reference in post #154652. I would like to see proof that the world would end in 1988.

“In the beginning God Created..”

Since: Feb 12

Southern Illinois

#154779 Feb 17, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Your and others opinions are meaningless on what is truth or not. Accept the bet or fail.
Come on George Burns look alike, be a man for once. If I can't provide verifiable proof you win $10,000. That would buy lots of magnets and strings!
<quoted text>
How about a good joke for the evening?

Givemeliberty post #150915

I am especially proud of my volunteer work and donations to the humanist cause. Every year I go to the Philippines and spend thousands on food,water, clothing and medicine for the needy there. After a horrific typhoon and flooding there I was there amongst others 14 hours a day handing out supplies, giving life saving injections and treatments to those who lost their home. I stood and watched as homeless children lined up easily 3 miles deep for a package of crackers sandwich fruit and bottle of water. Unwanted children who were born because the Christian ran theocracy light government makes it nearly impossible for a woman to obtain birth control. My wife is in pre-med classes and wants to practice medicine there free to help those poor children. Here in the states I collect donations for running in marathons with the money going to children's charities and cancer or HIV awareness programs.

I have seen first hand time and time again the damage and heart breaking situations brought on by theists. The same theists who come crawling to us to help fix their mess! Oh but while we are fixing it are we thanked? Nope. We barely get the figurative broom in hand and they are shrieking at us for not believing in their imaginary friend.

Honor? I guess it is a relative term. The dozen of urban low income students I assist for free with their biology and pharmaceutical homework at two different colleges locally would probably say good ole KJ is an alright dude.

Now if coming on topix and giving the theists a little taste of backbone, the theists who try to intimidate and silence non believers because they think we should all be meek and humble and tolerate their abuse and repeated logical fallacies makes me vile, Without reason, Disrespectful, In someone's opinion? So be it, hmmm I will chuckle about how vile And disrespectful I am Friday at U of L for the 6 hours I am assisting the students there as a volunteer. Or perhaps this summer as I am passing out thousands of dollars worth of free medicine and other essentials trying to save some more homeless from dying. Yes I was walking by a group of people there and they were huddled together praying loudly and crying. I looked in and a young girl was on the ground dying of dehydration. Instead of getting her water and rushing her to the hospital they stood there holding hands and praying! I grabbed my cell phone and called for an ambulance and started trying to get her to drink. Slowly she sipped the water as the praying continued. The ambulance came after almost an hour and reluctantly took her to the hospital, the paramedic said she was good as dead and best leave it in the hands of Jesus same thing the crowd thought. She died 18 hours later. They didn't even know her name and couldn't figure it out.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#154780 Feb 17, 2013
Fictional characters only so what the writer has them do.
Eagle12 wrote:
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Wow! I wonder if Adam sang that to Eve, lol.:)

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#154781 Feb 17, 2013
WAG1 wrote:
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Hey Dude, bend over and crack a smile. It will do your face good.
I think you meant this for WAG2!

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#154782 Feb 17, 2013
And Adam knew his wife and she bore Cain. Even if twins they are less well loved as newer works of fiction like Luke and Leia.
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
Adam and Eve did have twins but one clobbered the sh*t out of the other one.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#154783 Feb 17, 2013
Pain? So Dave really did get caught with underage children in his hot tub! Thanks for confirming, we always thought he was a creepy one.
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
Always trying to inflict some kind of pain, sadist.
Did you like to torture animals when you were a kid?

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#154784 Feb 17, 2013
So are you willing to bet on it Daffy? Come on now I really want to take your $10,000 and laugh how Jesus failed you. Either accept the bet or I will accept your surrender.
Eagle12 wrote:
<quoted text>
How about a good joke for the evening?
Givemeliberty post #150915
I am especially proud of my volunteer work and donations to the humanist cause. Every year I go to the Philippines and spend thousands on food,water, clothing and medicine for the needy there. After a horrific typhoon and flooding there I was there amongst others 14 hours a day handing out supplies, giving life saving injections and treatments to those who lost their home. I stood and watched as homeless children lined up easily 3 miles deep for a package of crackers sandwich fruit and bottle of water. Unwanted children who were born because the Christian ran theocracy light government makes it nearly impossible for a woman to obtain birth control. My wife is in pre-med classes and wants to practice medicine there free to help those poor children. Here in the states I collect donations for running in marathons with the money going to children's charities and cancer or HIV awareness programs.
I have seen first hand time and time again the damage and heart breaking situations brought on by theists. The same theists who come crawling to us to help fix their mess! Oh but while we are fixing it are we thanked? Nope. We barely get the figurative broom in hand and they are shrieking at us for not believing in their imaginary friend.
Honor? I guess it is a relative term. The dozen of urban low income students I assist for free with their biology and pharmaceutical homework at two different colleges locally would probably say good ole KJ is an alright dude.
Now if coming on topix and giving the theists a little taste of backbone, the theists who try to intimidate and silence non believers because they think we should all be meek and humble and tolerate their abuse and repeated logical fallacies makes me vile, Without reason, Disrespectful, In someone's opinion? So be it, hmmm I will chuckle about how vile And disrespectful I am Friday at U of L for the 6 hours I am assisting the students there as a volunteer. Or perhaps this summer as I am passing out thousands of dollars worth of free medicine and other essentials trying to save some more homeless from dying. Yes I was walking by a group of people there and they were huddled together praying loudly and crying. I looked in and a young girl was on the ground dying of dehydration. Instead of getting her water and rushing her to the hospital they stood there holding hands and praying! I grabbed my cell phone and called for an ambulance and started trying to get her to drink. Slowly she sipped the water as the praying continued. The ambulance came after almost an hour and reluctantly took her to the hospital, the paramedic said she was good as dead and best leave it in the hands of Jesus same thing the crowd thought. She died 18 hours later. They didn't even know her name and couldn't figure it out.

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