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13-05-2014, 02:22 PM
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(12-05-2014 11:41 PM)morondog Wrote:  He knows because he knows. This is the definition of faith. You will note the pleasing circularity. God loves circular things, that's why planets go in ellipses. Circular logic honours Him.


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14-05-2014, 01:53 AM
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(30-09-2013 10:21 AM)Sam Wrote:  Since becoming an atheist, it's easy to forget just how real religion is to a believer. I often make the mistake of assuming that devoutly religious people are stupid or afraid to face facts... in most cases they simply haven't had the opportunity to question any of it.

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14-05-2014, 09:20 AM
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(13-05-2014 11:52 PM)EvolutionKills Wrote:  I really wish you'd have just posted that you were an anarchist libertarian and that you'd be off circle-jerking in the corner, so that I wouldn't have to see you doing it.

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16-05-2014, 09:23 AM
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Variation on a meme:

(16-05-2014 08:10 AM)Chas Wrote:  
  1. Have mental illness
  2. Rant crazy stuff to people
  3. Write it down in a book
  4. Mumble, memble, ...
  5. Prophet.

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16-05-2014, 02:56 PM
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(16-05-2014 01:32 PM)Charis Wrote:  
(16-05-2014 09:37 AM)Jeremy E Walker Wrote:  It seems that most here are more willing to be sarcastic and cynical than serious and sincere.
We're seriously sarcastic and sincerely cynical. Get it right. Tongue

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18-05-2014, 02:08 PM
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(18-05-2014 01:09 PM)djhall Wrote:  But if that promise isn't real, all it does is poison our appreciation for the reality that we do have, which by itself is still pretty damn amazing.

djhall comparing the idea of Heaven to our life on earth, I'm stealing this one next time someone says this life is but a way-sation on the road to somewhere else.

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22-05-2014, 03:14 PM
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(22-05-2014 06:51 AM)Bucky Ball Wrote:  
(22-05-2014 04:52 AM)Jeremy E Walker Wrote:  All I need to know is that you are a human being created in the Image of God ...
You know nothing of the sort. That's anthropomorphized crap. If horses had gods, their gods would be horses.

So evident to us and so unfathomable to the religious. Thumbsup

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22-05-2014, 04:18 PM
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(22-05-2014 03:14 PM)Full Circle Wrote:  Do you think the horse god Equus would be well hung? Consider

I'm just going to imagine that for a moment Shocking and then try to think of anything else ... if that is even possible.

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22-05-2014, 04:53 PM
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(22-05-2014 04:18 PM)kim Wrote:  
(22-05-2014 03:14 PM)Full Circle Wrote:  Do you think the horse god Equus would be well hung? Consider

I'm just going to imagine that for a moment Shocking and then try to think of anything else ... if that is even possible.

Perhaps what we need is a "Words you want to forget" thread. Blink

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23-05-2014, 01:40 PM
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(22-05-2014 09:47 PM)evenheathen Wrote:  I am willing to challenge my worldview. In fact I love doing it. The fact that I am wrong in my worldview from time to time and I allow myself the freedom to change it gives me the confidence in it to know that it reflects the best evidence that I have come across.

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