"define god, because it seems like god these days is an incoherent puzzle with ill fitting pieces. creator is probably the most common definition of god. i do not think any religions legitimately worship a creator, they worship this characterthat…"
"not original, but my favorite tquote on religion/atheism:
"I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do because I notice it always coincides with their own desires" - Susan B Anthony"
"well i can certainly help you with a few:
1) concerning the single moment of creation, this does not give ANY evidence for god. please, simply saying that there is a single moment of creation is a non sequitur. perhaps if it could be proven that…"
"the prime mover argument assumes that there is a cause/effect relationship outside of time (time only came after the big bang), which I think is very unlikely ; cause/effect implies a cause, and as TIME goes on, an effect to that cause. if you take…"
"you're right, it is the scariest thing that comes with atheism. as far as dying myself, I see it no scarier than falling asleep. when was the last time you fell asleep, afraid of sleeping? never. it doesnt happen, you have an altered state of…"
"sadly both sides of the spectrum have committed atrocities, and in the idea of progressing their world views. I would drop the debate of "which worldview is worse" as it won't go anywhere. Instead, debate on which worldview is more…"
"i know exactly what you mean. i know a lot of people who say "oh religion is stupid" and claim to be agnostic but for the most part they're idiots and not worth having an intelligent talk with because they honestly have no idea what…"
"i read all of genesis, exodus, leviticus, and a good portion of both numbers and deuteronomy . It is comprised of 1) rules and 2) killing. The rules are for the most part very boring, and the killing is disturbing. ultimately it was the slaughter…"
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