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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“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#159786 Mar 12, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Can plastic truly die?
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True. Most of Michael Jackson is dead then.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#159787 Mar 12, 2013
Prove he existed? Until you can show accurate historical proof he is a work of fiction who is dead like Mufasa is dead.

Hey Mufasa would make a better savior than Jesus any day!
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Jesus is dead?
Prove it.
Thinking

Winsford, UK

#159789 Mar 12, 2013
We used to call him "carrier bag".

White, plastic and a danger to small children.
wilderide wrote:
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True. Most of Michael Jackson is dead then.

Catcher1

Since: Sep 10

Fremont, CA

#159790 Mar 12, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Yes it was.
A sentence requires, at the least, a subject and a verb. Here's what you wrote:

"The unity of existence as proclaimed by science and some religions."

Where is the verb?
CunningLinguist

Winter Garden, FL

#159791 Mar 12, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Prove it.
Q. What's the difference between Jesus and a painting?
A. It takes only one nail to hang a painting.

Q. What did the Roman soldiers say to Christ as they were nailing him to the cross?
A. Cross your legs we only have one nail left"

Jesus walks into a hotel, tosses three nails on the front desk and says, "Hey, can you put me up for the night?"

Overheard on the way to Calvary
"Drop that cross one more time and you are out of the parade"!

Easter has been cancelled... they found the body. Details @ 11pm

*to the mob of angry villagers with pitchforks and torches*
Glad to see the catholics are getting some fresh air!

Overheard at the communion rail...
"If this really is blood of jesus, he must have been wasted 24/7".

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#159792 Mar 12, 2013
Brilliant!:))
CunningLinguist wrote:
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Q. What's the difference between Jesus and a painting?
A. It takes only one nail to hang a painting.
Q. What did the Roman soldiers say to Christ as they were nailing him to the cross?
A. Cross your legs we only have one nail left"
Jesus walks into a hotel, tosses three nails on the front desk and says, "Hey, can you put me up for the night?"
Overheard on the way to Calvary
"Drop that cross one more time and you are out of the parade"!
Easter has been cancelled... they found the body. Details @ 11pm
*to the mob of angry villagers with pitchforks and torches*
Glad to see the catholics are getting some fresh air!
Overheard at the communion rail...
"If this really is blood of jesus, he must have been wasted 24/7".

Since: Sep 08

Lamar, CO

#159793 Mar 12, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
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A sentence requires, at the least, a subject and a verb. Here's what you wrote:
"The unity of existence as proclaimed by science and some religions."
Where is the verb?
Proclaimed?

proclaimed past participle, past tense of pro·claim (Verb)
Verb

Announce officially or publicly: "the manifesto proclaimed that imperialism would be the coalition's chief objective".
Declare something one considers important with due emphasis.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#159794 Mar 12, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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Polly, I understand physics pretty well. But there is a difference between your physics and mine. Yours is a study of number relationships, mine is a study of processes and interaction. Mine turns into intuition, yours is staring at a chalkboard. If the need arises for a quick fix to keep surviving, which do you think would likely survive?
Why do you assume my understanding is not based on processes and interactions? If anything, the math is used as a language to describe exactly these aspects.

In a choice between intuition (in which yours has shown itself deficient) and a chalkboard based on theories that have been observationally verified, I will take the chalkboard. There are many things about the real world that are counter-intuitive.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#159795 Mar 12, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Souls.
Not known to exist.
Love.
Hate.
Jealousy.
Easily detectable emotions.
Aliens.
Not known to exist, but nothing inherently counter to detectability.
Black holes.
Dark Matter.
Both detected.
Need I go on?
No, you have shown your position to be wrong already.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#159796 Mar 12, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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C'mon, boy. Did you even read it???
"Scientists have created the largest scale rendering of dark matter"
-- A rendering?? LMFAO
"Dark matter has never been directly detected"
-- I just love it when your own "proof" proves you wrong.
You only see what you want to see.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#159797 Mar 12, 2013
Dave Nelson wrote:
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When the world and your existence really gets to you, what aches? Your head, your body, or a combo called the soul?
Your head and your body. Nothing called a soul has been shown to exist.

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#159798 Mar 12, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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BTW - science can't detect black holes or dark matter.....
Just sayin...
Yes, actually, science has detected both through their gravitational interactions. Perhaps you don't know what it means to detect something unless it is visually?

“Think&Care”

Since: Oct 07

Location hidden

#159799 Mar 12, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Love, hate and jealousy cannot be detected by science, MRI or not.
yes, the MRI does, in fact, detect those emotions.
Black hols and dark matter are hypothetical and have never been detected my science.
Wrong. We detect black holes through their gravitational interactions. And we detect dark matter through gravitational lensing. We can even map out its location and density.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#159800 Mar 12, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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The cause of emotions and how we interpret them has not been detected.
Dark matter and black holes have not been detected.
Aliens have not been detected (except outside of Home Depot and behind every lawnmower in America)
Try again.
Black holes have been detected and confirmed. They can't be seen directly, but that isn't the only means of detection.

Dark matter is a newer discovery, but the same applies. It can't be seen. They don't know what it is. But its effects are apparent.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#159801 Mar 12, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
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Michael Jackson is still dead?
Yup.

And Generalissimo Francisco Franco.
CunningLinguist

Winter Garden, FL

#159802 Mar 12, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Brilliant!:))
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Here is a classic from Emo...

I was walking across a bridge one day, and I saw a man standing on the edge, about to jump off. So I ran over and said, "Stop! don't do it!"

"Why shouldn't I?" he said.

I said, "Well, there's so much to live for!"

He said, "Like what?"

I said, "Well...are you religious or atheist?"

He said, "Religious."

I said, "Me too! Are you Christian or Buddhist?"

He said, "Christian."

I said, "Me too! Are you Catholic or Protestant?"

He said, "Protestant."

I said, "Me too! Are you Episcopalian or Baptist?"

He said, "Baptist!"

I said, "Wow! Me too! Are you Baptist Church of God or Baptist Church of the Lord?"

He said, "Baptist church of god!"

I said, "Me too! Are you original Baptist Church of God, or are you reformed Baptist Church of God?"

He said,"Reformed Baptist church of god!"

I said, "Me too! Are you reformed Baptist Church of God, reformation of 1879, or reformed Baptist Church of God, reformation of 1915?"

He said, "Reformed Baptist Church of God, reformation of 1915!"

I said, "Die, heretic scum", and pushed him off.-- Emo Phillips
blacklagoon

Boston, MA

#159803 Mar 12, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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Why should I know?
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To a simple-minded, "freethinker" like you? Sure.
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YOU are the one putting human traits and limitations on God.
Then when I confront you on it, you turn the table back at me.
Very cowardly of you.
So here we have someone, you, who knows noting about the deity he worships. You apparently assign arbitrary traits to this thing, and then act insulted when anyone asks you for clarity. Very unreasonable of you and I might add, very SAFE for you as well. You put yourself in a position were you don't have to justify anything about this thing. It is what you say it is period. Very convenient for you, not very intelligent or reasonable, but safe.

You totally accept this undefinable thing but bock at anything thousands of very intelligent hard working scientists have to say. Kind of make you look like a complete idiot doesn't it? Not that you're smart enough to realize this.
blacklagoon

Boston, MA

#159804 Mar 12, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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1. Science can't detect them.
2. Science can't detect them.
3. Science can't detect them.
4. Science can't detect them.
You could've just said: "You're right, RR."
If your ego would allow it.
Numbers 2 and 4 should read YES, science CAN detect them. Your error, correct it will ya.
blacklagoon

Boston, MA

#159805 Mar 12, 2013
RiversideRedneck wrote:
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No they haven't.
Ever.
Uneducated child!!!!
blacklagoon

Boston, MA

#159806 Mar 12, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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Why are you lying?
He simply doesn't know any better. He's a child when it comes to science, be gentle with him.

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