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God sent the storm to help Obama?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regina M Oct 31, 2012. 3 Replies

Isn't the obvious religious explanation for the storm that god wanted Obama to look presidential and thus get reelected?  How long before some televangelist comes forward with that explanation?Continue

Tags: Obama, storm, Sandy

Is there such a thing as conscience?

Started this discussion. Last reply by DarkBlack Oct 17, 2012. 8 Replies

Conscience is a concept extrapolated from the feeling I, and some people, get when contemplating a questionable action, or after having committed one.  It will either make me make a correct choice,…Continue

Tags: guilt, conscience

Does Any Rand represent your atheist philosophy?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roger Wehage Apr 23, 2013. 32 Replies

With Paul Ryan's selection as the vice-presidential candidate with Mitt Romney, much is being made of Ayn Rand and her philosophy of "greed is good, charity is evil."  Since Rand was an atheist, I…Continue

Tags: philosophy, Atheist, Rand, Ayn

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Jerry Wesner replied to George Chase's discussion Biblical Scholars.
"It seems only fair that, if one pretend universe has its professional scholars, others should too.  I want a doctorate in Roddenberry -- an in-depth study of the Star Trek universe.  A nearby university might offer a degree in the Star…"
15 hours ago
Jerry Wesner replied to matthew greenberg's discussion why Obama is a good potus - he's probably atheist
"I've said on a few sites that we now have our first humanist President.  I wish he could have been honest about his beliefs -- which were, and are, really none of our business anyway.  But we know he would never h ave held any office…"
Jerry Wesner replied to George Chase's discussion Procreation of Jesus."
"She was probably about 14 or 15.  God sent a pre-Angel especially selected for this task.  He found a way to introduce male sperm cells into Mary's womb, and she became pregnant.  And God said "Good work, Joseph.""
Jerry Wesner replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Was this the best way to handle the situation?
"I can't really weigh the issues here objectively.  People who set themselves up as paragons of virtue and sound the klaxon call for purity are asking to be judged by a higher standard.  But should a man of 27 be judged for the…"
May 22
Jerry Wesner replied to George Chase's discussion On the Nature of Miracles.
"Several years ago Newsweek magazine (I believe it was) called the rescue of miners from a catastrophic collapse a miracle.  I wrote and said that the rescue was the work of many people striving diligently under good leadership to bring the…"
May 19
Jerry Wesner replied to George Chase's discussion Fact: God created the Universe.
"If you choose to call the force which created the universe "god," then by definition you are right!"
May 14
Jerry Wesner replied to Dyslexic's DOG's discussion Nutjob Rick Santorum Hints GOP's Loss & Christianity's Decline Is From Lack Of Anti-Abortion Retard Candidates.
"I'm sure it would never occur to him that he and his ilk are part of the cause of the mass exodus from religion.  They make being Christian so utterly unappealing that some see departure as the only cure.  Then, if they stop to think,…"
May 14
Jerry Wesner replied to Ceil's discussion Pastor's hairdo saved by god... his wife, not so much!
"Maybe if she had been driving they wouldn't have rolled 4 1/2 times at 65.  Maybe god would have spared them the loss of their new car.  He might have even done that oil change for them."
May 13
Jerry Wesner replied to Drew Brennan 's discussion Nontheists only?
"Drew, had we known your age we would likely have cut you some slack.  I was raised Xtian, fought against myself to stay that way for far too many years, and finally gave in to what I had really known for decades and identified as a…"
May 12
Jerry Wesner replied to chris carroll's discussion Earliest Memories of Church
" "... god wants you to worship him so he can save you from all the bad things he will do to you if you do not worship him. "  Priceless."
May 10
Jerry Wesner replied to chris carroll's discussion Earliest Memories of Church
"Your mother was extremely wise.  And, being able to read the Bible at an early age, you must have had some smarts.  Great story."
May 10
Jerry Wesner replied to L Ross's discussion Openly Secular Day
"Here's a Happy Humanist for you.  I wore a pin with this on it for years, but I lost it and haven't got around to replacing it.  Nobody knows what it is, but when they ask I'm happy to tell them.  I'd rather be…"
Apr 19
Jerry Wesner replied to Patricia's discussion Prayer Invalidated
"Congratulations, Canada!  Might we borrow your Supreme Court for a while?  Just a few years.  You could have them back when we're out of session -- about June to October.  Tell you what: we'll trade you our House of…"
Apr 18
Jerry Wesner replied to Rock's discussion Godless Atheists on facebook
""We are aware that "Godless Atheists" is redundant, but that does stop you from hearing the rabid men of god bellowing it at tent revivals throughout the South."  I think you mean "... does NOT stop ... "  And…"
Apr 10
Jerry Wesner replied to Deidre's discussion What do you think about Deism?
"DOG says "(Judaism)  it originated as a polytheistic cult until Josiah got rid of all gods including Yahweh's wife, poor lonely Yahweh ... "  Ah, but then he created a son, whom he allowed to be killed as a sacrifice to…"
Apr 7
Jerry Wesner replied to Deidre's discussion What do you think about Deism?
"Perhaps on the road to my current beliefs I passed through deism, though I didn't call it that.  I was both clinging to and letting go of my life-long beliefs, and god as creator but not manipulator or savior was more tenable than anything…"
Apr 7

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At 1:48pm on May 8, 2010, John Jubinsky said…
Hi Jerry! Have a very happy birthday.
At 1:23pm on February 22, 2010, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi to Jerry Mesner in Albuquerque. Welcome to this great meeting place with its rational people who recognise religion for the superstition and fraud that it is --- and that God and gods are nothing but fictions inside people's heads.

Terry Meaden
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"ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Earth, Humankind, Fossils, Religion, Evolution, Darwin..." with its 250 discussion topics.

We invite you to come and see, and to make good new friends.
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