"I would argue that you go ahead and swear on the Bible. You don't find it to be holy or infallible and you shouldn't fear a god that doesn't exist. The main reason they have the swearin on the Bible is probably to "scare"…"
"Hey I'm a gaytheist living in NC and I think the booth is a great idea. Gays and Atheists are both minority groups here and both groups are largely misunderstood and demonized by fundamentalists. I understand that not all gays like atheists and…"
"There probably was a man named Jesus that started a religio-political movement in first century Palestine. In fact, one of his apostles was called the zeolot which leads me to believe that he was part of that group as well. The stories about his…"
"I don't know anything about Descartes (and therefore understood very little) however I like the idea behind your post. Here's a crack at it.
Christian: "God is good"
Me: "Does this mean that God is inherently good and lives…"
"Mind over matter is a logical contradiction. In order to know anything definatively things that exist must have an identity (i.e. existence exists and A is A). The conscious mind is a process based on the material brain. In order for something to be…"
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Hi William, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where freethinking atheists recognise that gods are phoney and religion is used to control people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and more.