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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dr. Allan H. Clark Mar 14. 15 Replies

Since I live in religious society, and they truly believe in the resurrection after death for the judgement day.Now I'm wondering what if suddenly the whole world realized that there is no afterlife,…Continue

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Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"The author, Thornton Wilder, had an annoucement prepared for his death to the effect that he had always known that everyone dies, but somehow thought an exception would be made in his case. The announcement was to tell everyone that it…"
Mar 14
Grinning Cat replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"Yet most people belie any real belief in heaven: they desperately cling to life, and are devastated when loved ones die. I can't improve on the animation I've mentioned before, "If Heaven Really Existed". If people did have…"
Mar 13
Grinning Cat replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"Agreed! Seeing real life as what matters for its own sake, rather than as a prelude or a test, we tend to do better for ourselves and each other. Even within the United States, there's a correlation between lower religiosity and better…"
Mar 13
The Flying Atheist replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"You may be right, Dr., about people not being totally honest in answering polls.  End-of-life questions are a serious topic that require thoughtful and personal introspective.  I think for many people, the mere subject is too uncomfortable…"
Mar 13
Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"A question that puzzles me is whether all those who say they believe in something supernatural really do believe in the afterlife. I don't trust polling results on these questions because I believe people may not answer honestly or even think…"
Mar 13
Loren Miller replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"Very often, irrational positions don't yield to rational facts, Carl.  We see that right now, without any indication either way about an afterlife.  We could have the hardest proof in the world and for some, like Ken Ham, it…"
Mar 9
The Flying Atheist replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"Speaking of human nature, I firmly believe that a vast majority of afterlife proponents would still hold firm to their beliefs despite evidence to the contrary.  So the question of "What if..."  seems irrelevant.  We can…"
Mar 9
Votaw replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"The same thing they're doing now. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FYAPOe9oH6M < The dialogue here states it, and you only have to look a little bit below the surface to see what complete shitheads some of these "saints" are. If you…"
Mar 9
The Flying Atheist replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"I agree.  Without religion and without delusional thinking, we are better humans as a result. "
Mar 9
Loren Miller replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"If it were to be definitively proven that there was no afterlife, that life as we know it is one and done, I think the first ones to worry would be the ones promoting afterlife, the necessity of its existence and the equally mandatory machinations…"
Mar 9
Ruth Anthony-Gardner replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"Good answer, Napoleon!"
Mar 9
Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"In the United States belief in an afterlife has been steady and shows no sign of significant decline. Polls show that 80% believe in an afterlife and about one third think it is possible to contact the souls of those who have died. European…"
Mar 9
Ted Foureagles replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"It's not hard to see how wishful afterlife scenarios arose.  Christianity in particular has been adept at manipulating those fears & desires among those unable to achieve a satisfying life.  It became the religion of the oppressed…"
Feb 26
Future replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"This is a question typically posed by religious zealots .... please tell me that you are not trolling. Most atheist bloggers have, at least once, come across the dipshit who claims that if it weren't for their burning love for Jeh-zus, they…"
Feb 26
Napoleon Bonaparte replied to Masry's discussion What if ...
"Just look at nations and cultures which aren't very religious or are atheistic and you'll get a good answer.  Say for example, Australia and England, have good social welfare, supportive societies, good working conditions, health…"
Feb 26
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Since I live in religious society, and they truly believe in the resurrection after death for the judgement day.Now I'm wondering what if suddenly the whole world realized that there is no afterlife, no such thing as a soul that you only get once chance to live, what then? will people love each other more or will be so much selfish and only love themselves? will you waste your life away on something you don't like e.g a bad job or waste your health on smoking? will everybody be so horrified by…See More
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A simple question

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 11:17am 4 Comments

Hello everybody, this is my first blog post here

A few days ago I decided to read my religion's book, the Quran, as to become a more enlightened atheist, and also because people here believe in Jen and witchcraft so much I began to question myself.

and every time I call bullshit, someone tells me but it's in the Quran!!

I'm really bothered by loads upon loads of threats of going to hell if you didn't follow that or this, I mean maybe if we eliminated the threats the Quran…

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At 4:47pm on December 9, 2013, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Greetings Mr  Masry 

Welcome to this world of rationality and peace, of common sense and freethinking wisdom. You will find many like-minded atheists here.

We invite you to join the friendly busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 850 discussion topics and over 3900 members.
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At 10:12am on December 9, 2013, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

 
 
 

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