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12-05-2012, 05:28 PM
The World Through Atheist Goggles.
You hear it all the time.

Why do you atheists even bother living without God? There's no point.
There's no beauty in the world without God.

We all know that's a load of horseshit. We can appreciate the world without the fog in our glasses that believing God did everything so often causes. We look at a tree and understand that it took a long ass time for it to get so big and so beautiful. We see the sun rise and fall, all the while understanding that it isn't actually rising or falling. That it is a flaming ball that sustains our planet, and some day it will die.
We know that when we look at the stars we are seeing so much more than just tiny spots of light. We know that we are special, but that we are not the only ones that are so blessed. Having God in my life would do nothing but lessen the experience of living. It would cheapen it somehow.
I'm not saying that life can't be fulfilling while believing in God, but having God does not make anything more beautiful, or valuable. If anything, it lessens the experience.

This thread should be for posting things (non sexual please) (also I love kitties, but let's leave them out unless impossible due to cuteness.) That make us go, wow. Life is amazing. It can surely suck hard, but it can also be the most impressive chaotic feat ever achieved. And we get to see it.

I'll start.

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Existence is fucking insane.

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12-05-2012, 05:57 PM
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(12-05-2012 05:28 PM)lucradis Wrote:  Existence is fucking insane.

Think I can vouch for that. Thumbsup

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12-05-2012, 06:25 PM
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12-05-2012, 09:09 PM
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no kitties? but without kitties life would be so unliveable!!!!
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Look at life without kitties!!! Beautiful but so not furry!!!!!!

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12-05-2012, 09:37 PM (This post was last modified: 12-05-2012 09:39 PM by Stark Raving.)
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Just a couple from my favorites. I see these types of pictures and save them all the time.

We live on one hell of an amazing planet.

Just visiting.

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12-05-2012, 11:04 PM (This post was last modified: 12-05-2012 11:07 PM by earmuffs.)
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Also, we did this, not God.

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12-05-2012, 11:53 PM
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(12-05-2012 05:28 PM)lucradis Wrote:  You hear it all the time.

Why do you atheists even bother living without God? There's no point.
There's no beauty in the world without God.

We all know that's a load of horseshit. We can appreciate the world without the fog in our glasses that believing God did everything so often causes. We look at a tree and understand that it took a long ass time for it to get so big and so beautiful. We see the sun rise and fall, all the while understanding that it isn't actually rising or falling. That it is a flaming ball that sustains our planet, and some day it will die.
We know that when we look at the stars we are seeing so much more than just tiny spots of light. We know that we are special, but that we are not the only ones that are so blessed. Having God in my life would do nothing but lessen the experience of living. It would cheapen it somehow.
I'm not saying that life can't be fulfilling while believing in God, but having God does not make anything more beautiful, or valuable. If anything, it lessens the experience.

This thread should be for posting things (non sexual please) (also I love kitties, but let's leave them out unless impossible due to cuteness.) That make us go, wow. Life is amazing. It can surely suck hard, but it can also be the most impressive chaotic feat ever achieved. And we get to see it.

Existence is fucking insane.
If your were a cult leader, I'd probably follow.


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13-05-2012, 12:18 AM
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13-05-2012, 06:18 AM
RE: The World Through Atheist Goggles.
Do you guys ever check out the National Geographic photo of the day?

You should.

Just visiting.

-SR
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13-05-2012, 11:10 AM (This post was last modified: 13-05-2012 06:38 PM by GirlyMan.)
RE: The World Through Atheist Goggles.
(13-05-2012 06:18 AM)Stark Raving Wrote:  Do you guys ever check out the National Geographic photo of the day?

You should.

APOD is very cool also.


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