I'm going for my second BS right now and over the years I've noticed more tolerant people towards atheism and even a lot of atheists who are open about it (wearing shirts, joining atheists clubs,…Continue
"Good riddance. That's 100 million people who no longer knock on my door and place goofy fishes on their cars :)
And yes, I know this guys a loon. But the people who follow him will just need a incomprehensibly worded excuse from the…"
"I made the mistake of saying a person has "no education" followed by examples of occupations that require a high level of education and work ethic. The question is still the same though, I sometimes feel superior, free and enlightened in…"
"Astronomy has nothing to do with creationism though. He would be studying the universe as "God's Handiwork" and applied theology rather than science.
Remember the bible is remarkable free of astronomy. "
"I have known many intelligent people both religious and non religious, educated and not traditionally educated in a university setting. I have a great deal of respect for almost anyone who knows how to do things that I don't. …"
"Education is not necessarily an indication of intelligence, and intelligence is not necessarily an indication of rational thinking. Many people are book smart and knowledgeable, but don't spend much time thinking for themselves. To see a…"
"I never finished even my Associated Degree, but I'm intelligent, and was never brainwashed. I know people with and without degrees who are religious. I know people with and without degrees who are Atheists. My Daughter is in…"
"There is a correlation between IQ and atheism. It is also more common to see "out" atheists in higher education. But I'm a bit confused by your wording here. "[I]t's really hard not to look down on a person with no…"
"High IQ is no protection from pseudoscience, woo and faith. It just means that you often are more convinced and can use more complex arguments to defend your self that most people cannot match.
Plenty of smart people have believed in…"
I'm going for my second BS right now and over the years I've noticed more tolerant people towards atheism and even a lot of atheists who are open about it (wearing shirts, joining atheists clubs, etc.) I live in Dallas/Fort Worth and there is a church on every block so besides my college, and my close circle of non-college or graduates, I don't know any others who will come out and say it. Now I don't want to sound pompous and insinuate I'm smarter by believers because I know magic fairy tales…See More
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