We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.
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In fact, I actually was able to teach the way I wanted to for the past year because I also held a…"
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"Ironic that he would be conflating the god concept and Occam's Razor. While there clearly can be no simple answer to the cause of existence, the goddidit proposal doesn't even represent a legitimate answer to the question, since it assumes…"
"Wow. That is a profoundly elegant, insightful and eloquent quote. Thank you for posting it here!
I especially like this: "It is quite clear to me that the religious paradise of youth, which was thus lost, was a first attempt to free myself from…"
"Yeah, that's along the lines of what I was thinking. I don't know if he exactly intended it, but I can't help but see it as him being a little contrary/sarcastic--criticizing the goddidit solution.
Then again, it could also be him…"
"I became an atheist 3 years ago, during my last year of saturday russian school at the orthodox church where I grew up. I got a job there as a teacher's assistant/teacher for two years, and now I'm going off to college. I'm kind of…"
"Hi, I'm new here too.
I was raised orthodox christian, mostly by my mother, since my parents separated pretty early on. My dad happened to be an atheist, but for some reason I never even thought about it at all until after I had been an atheist…"
"Christine hits this one pretty well. If you study the work of Einstein you find he worked very hard on his theories and ideas. What he could have meant is that real solutions are not so simple. By todays logic we would hear the theist claim god…"