Do atheists fear oblivion?
Post Reply
 
Thread Rating:
  • 0 Votes - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
11-04-2017, 09:49 AM
RE: Do atheists fear oblivion?
Quote:You made the claim. Prove that eternal oblivion exists.

Obvious troll became obvious after about the fifth repetition of burden of proof reversal.

I'd honestly be more afraid of eternal life, as I figure it'd become its own kind of hell after the first few thousand years. The thought of oblivion is kind of comforting to me personally.
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[+] 6 users Like Grauwyler's post
11-04-2017, 10:11 AM
RE: Do atheists fear oblivion?
I have no more fear of the "oblivion" that will follow my life than I do of the billions of years of oblivion that preceded it.

That said, I'm 38. Statistically I still have a way to go before The Nothing shows up in my personal corner of Fantasia.
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[+] 1 user Likes Mr. Boston's post
11-04-2017, 10:11 AM
RE: Do atheists fear oblivion?
(11-04-2017 09:49 AM)Grauwyler Wrote:  
Quote:You made the claim. Prove that eternal oblivion exists.

Obvious troll became obvious after about the fifth repetition of burden of proof reversal.

I'd honestly be more afraid of eternal life, as I figure it'd become its own kind of hell after the first few thousand years. The thought of oblivion is kind of comforting to me personally.

Yeah. "Eternal life" That's one of those "be careful what you wish for" scenarios. You'd be trapped in a situation without any ending. It would be hell not to be able to die and not simply not exist.

Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors.... on Donald J. Trump:

He is deformed, crooked, old, and sere,
Ill-fac’d, worse bodied, shapeless every where;
Vicious, ungentle, foolish, blunt, unkind,
Stigmatical in making, worse in mind.
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[+] 6 users Like dancefortwo's post
11-04-2017, 10:27 AM
RE: Do atheists fear oblivion?
I'm not going to bother reading the whole thread, but the short answer is no. I fear dying -- because it is generally painful and unpleasant. I have no feelings at all about what comes after. I won't exist anymore, so I won't care.
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[+] 3 users Like Grasshopper's post
11-04-2017, 10:38 AM
RE: Do atheists fear oblivion?
(11-04-2017 10:11 AM)Mr. Boston Wrote:  I have no more fear of the "oblivion" that will follow my life than I do of the billions of years of oblivion that preceded it.

That said, I'm 38. Statistically I still have a way to go before The Nothing shows up in my personal corner of Fantasia.

I'm with you! I'm only 66. (Family records show my ancestors lived to their 80s, 75% of the time.)
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
11-04-2017, 10:51 AM
RE: Do atheists fear oblivion?
I guess I don't have a clear vision of what oblivion might actually be so, fearing it is more like a non-emotional thought.

If we're making shit up well then, we're just making shit up.

Oblivion must be a magic word. I'll use it next time I summon my other personalities. Maybe I'll come up with another god. Shy

A new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive and move to higher levels. ~ Albert Einstein
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[+] 1 user Likes kim's post
11-04-2017, 11:02 AM
RE: Do atheists fear oblivion?
(11-04-2017 06:22 AM)slipknot0129 Wrote:  
(11-04-2017 06:20 AM)onlinebiker Wrote:  Unless you remember the time before the Big Bang - indeed any time before your birth - then quite obviously you are finite.

Death will be exactly like the time before your birth.

You won't notice, because you won' t exist.

Any other theories you might come up with are simply wishful thinking combined with an oversized ego.
Death isn't like before you were born.

And you know this how?
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[+] 1 user Likes ResidentEvilFan's post
11-04-2017, 11:04 AM
RE: Do atheists fear oblivion?
(11-04-2017 06:23 AM)slipknot0129 Wrote:  
(11-04-2017 06:19 AM)Fatbaldhobbit Wrote:  [Image: aydwDyX_460s_zpswwvpqvyj.jpg]

Quoting your OP:
Lol, you can't prove eternal oblivion exists.

Lol...you can't prove anything you've asserted genius.
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
11-04-2017, 11:12 AM
RE: Do atheists fear oblivion?
You know what I *do* fear?

Being stuck for eternity in the presence of a useless git like Slipknot.

And I think said git is in need of a right thumping from his "perfect" universe -- something that will teach him a healthy respect for the suffering of others, and for the immense value of our short, erratic, often infuriating and utterly irreplaceable mortal lives. (In this respect, as this is a problem requiring something more substantial than a *BOP* with a Clue-By-Four™, I defer to the wisdom and expertise of the Karma Faerie.)

I'm sorry, but your beliefs are much too silly to take seriously. Got anything else we can discuss?
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[+] 3 users Like Astreja's post
11-04-2017, 12:29 PM
RE: Do atheists fear oblivion?
(11-04-2017 11:12 AM)Astreja Wrote:  You know what I *do* fear?

Being stuck for eternity in the presence of a useless git like Slipknot.

And I think said git is in need of a right thumping from his "perfect" universe -- something that will teach him a healthy respect for the suffering of others, and for the immense value of our short, erratic, often infuriating and utterly irreplaceable mortal lives. (In this respect, as this is a problem requiring something more substantial than a *BOP* with a Clue-By-Four™, I defer to the wisdom and expertise of the Karma Faerie.)

Slippy is nothing more than a teenage troll in moms basement lubricating his tiny dick with miniscule amounts of lubricant jelly and alternating between wanking to porn and trolling.
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply
Forum Jump: