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Atheism and Education

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Robinson May 13, 2011. 9 Replies

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

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Rob Robinson replied to Hugh Kramer's discussion Repent now. The Rapture is coming May 21, 2011
"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…"
May 13, 2011
Rob Robinson replied to Rob Robinson's discussion Atheism and Education
"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…"
May 13, 2011
Avicenna replied to Rob Robinson's discussion Atheism and Education
"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. "
May 13, 2011
Grace Fitzpatrick replied to Rob Robinson's discussion Atheism and Education
"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.  …"
May 13, 2011
David Anam replied to Rob Robinson's discussion Atheism and Education
"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…"
May 13, 2011
booklover replied to Rob Robinson's discussion Atheism and Education
"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…"
May 13, 2011
Avicenna replied to Rob Robinson's discussion Atheism and Education
"The point is that there are smart people who believe in stupid things... That smart people despite their relative intelligence often believe in Daft Ideas.     "
May 13, 2011
KillerDiller replied to Rob Robinson's discussion Atheism and Education
"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…"
May 13, 2011
Avicenna replied to Rob Robinson's discussion Atheism and Education
"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…"
May 13, 2011
Grace Fitzpatrick replied to Rob Robinson's discussion Atheism and Education
"No. not really."
May 13, 2011
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Atheism and Education

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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At 6:08pm on May 12, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hi Rob, and welcome to this rational world of Internet atheism---a haven from the superstitions and fictional god of the masses. 

"Well-founded common sense inevitably leads to atheism."

We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with its 460 discussion topics and 2600 members.

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin

Terence Meaden 

At 6:28pm on May 11, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Rob ! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends.

At 12:28pm on May 11, 2011, Ken said…
Hello and welcome to the Nexus.  We are glad to have you join us.
 
 
 

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