Just recently found a book at my local library titled "A Friendly Letter to Skeptics and Atheists" by a David Myers. Figuring I'd see what a liberal theist could present would be a nice change from…Continue
Just recently found a book at my local library titled "A Friendly Letter to Skeptics and Atheists" by a David Myers. Figuring I'd see what a liberal theist could present would be a nice change from the usual fundy lines, I checked it out. And what a mistake that was. It's exasperating to have the initial few chapters seem to establish common ground only to then have it be naught but a rug to be pulled out from under you. Not that it was entirely unexpected, but to be smacked with the cliche of…See More
"It's sad that my hometown is getting renowned/infamous for zealots like Jones and Tebow. I'd find it far more miraculous if his track record had been done with a hundred pound weakling frame. And the Quran on trial? What's his focus…"
"It'd likely be far easier to deconvert her entirely, than to try and make her a deist. Trying to believe that what they'd thought was an all loving deity attendant to their every move is just an apathetic life giver would be like telling…"
"I would be less than surprised if their response to that argument would just be a shrug or a nod of the head. Only when debating non-caucasian and liberal theists would this be useful, and the latter wouldn't give you that opening, anyway. My…"
"hm, sounds like something I'll have to look up. Thanks for the recommendation. btw, it appears that Gervais has made it clear that he's not going to host any further Golden Globes. Not that I think any offers would be made, at least in the…"
"I dunno, being but a layman, yet the term seems like it could apply if only in reference to what appears so. Such as a black hole having a gravitational pull of -almost- supernatural strength. Or an autistic with a mathematical prowess of -near-…"
"I didn't watch it, but caught his closing remarks and opening via youtube. And omfsm, he must be planning on a career change, 'cause he's not likely to star in any films made in Hollywood. Funny, though ^^;"
"As for myself, I went in stages from liberal Christian theist, wavering Christian/Agnostic, Pagan, and finally Atheist. The conflict of what's condoned in the bible while assuming a good god was the author never sat well with me, especially…"
"My query is will there be a receipt attached to these files, documenting the costs to the various countries' taxpayers? Neither a Teabaggin' Twit nor a Libertarian am I, but the amount of money thrown at wasted causes is already appalling,…"
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.
"Well, children are basically property to a lot of parents. It takes the
rebellious stage in adolescence to disabuse them of this idea. So, to
them, you can no more lie to your kid than you could a piece of