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What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerald Payne Apr 22. 14 Replies

Tell him/her that you would have to start killing everyone who violated the Sabbath and all disrespectful children, and if your were a Muslim, every nonbeliever you knew.Continue

Tags: violators, sabbath, disrespectful, children, nonbelievers

scalia's wish fulfillment re atheists

Started this discussion. Last reply by eric stone Apr 22. 37 Replies

"It doesn't mean you're not going to hell, just because you don't believe in it,""In conversation, Antonin Scalia" interview with Jennifer Senior in NY Magazine, October, 2013.Does this man hate…Continue

Tags: fascism, religious, extremist, Catholicism, Scalia

The anti-Disney book that really needs to be written for kids

Started this discussion. Last reply by sk8eycat Mar 25. 77 Replies

You know kids that the princesses, princes, kings and queens that you see in movies like Frozen and Cinderella were beautiful and handsome but weren't nice people to us common folk or the poor, Many…Continue

Tags: books, children, cartoons, kid's, truth

Great new bumper sticker idea

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patricia Mar 18. 1 Reply

MEASLES OUTBREAKS ARE WHAT YOU GET WHEN YOU TAKE RELIGIOUS IDEAS SERIOUSLY.Continue

Tags: ignorance, willful, medieval, religion, vaccines

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Gerald Payne replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"We'd have more chance of the invisible man revealing himself."
Apr 22
eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"BTW isn't asking someone to trust their heart more than evidence asking them to be biased and prejudiced, and aren't those supposed to be bad behaviors even in religion?"
Apr 22
Loren Miller replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"Gerald, this is a question I've been asking practically from Letter A.  Put simply, WHY HIDDEN?!?  Oh, but we're supposed to SEEK god, eh?  If that's the case, then why is it easier to research some phenomena of nature…"
Apr 22
Gerald Payne replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"I'd like to know why a supreme being would need to reveal itself. Where is it supposed to have been hiding?"
Apr 22
Bernard T. Windwillow replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"I would grab my head and scream "Oh fuck!  I've had a stroke and I'm hallucinating.  Call 911. "
Apr 22
eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion scalia's wish fulfillment re atheists
"threatening children with Hell is abusing them even if you believe Hell is real, Antonin! "
Apr 22
Larry Dawson replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"Thin quest at best, as it fails to specify which deity. "
Apr 22
eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion scalia's wish fulfillment re atheists
" Hey Antonin, it doesn't mean you're not harming your kids when you threaten them with Hell, just because you believe God is real."
Apr 22
Grinning Cat replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"Ryan, Spud, you're right: if I may delve into fantasy, and if any of the variants of the Abrahamic god actually existed and revealed itself, that god would be precisely a cosmic bully, a fact of the universe to be dealt with. (And according to…"
Apr 22
Idaho Spud replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
"I'd say It's a bogus question, because god does not exist. If something that claimed to be god revealed himself to me, I wouldn't believe it.  My first thought would be that it was an extraterrestrial with advanced technology. If…"
Apr 22
Ryan Shields replied to eric stone's discussion What to say to theist who asks you "what if God revealed Himself to you?"
""What does...god....need...with a starship?" LOL. I would tell it that due to my limited intelligence and knowledge, it is impossible for me to know the difference between a supernatural deity and an advanced inter-dimensional…"
Apr 22
eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion scalia's wish fulfillment re atheists
"I just want them to muzzle this bigot which they still can do easily.  If we spread his poison around sufficient they might be "obliged" to to save their own asses."
Apr 22
Loren Miller replied to eric stone's discussion scalia's wish fulfillment re atheists
"I think the church isn't much likely to listen to atheists, unless we were a sufficiently large demographic to be a threat to them.  Then, too, the church isn't much for listening to ANYONE.  The social inertia inside Vatican…"
Apr 22
eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion scalia's wish fulfillment re atheists
"Yeah, our responses are limited to education only I think. However, I would like to spread the word about Scalia's desire to send all atheists to Hell.  I think that might have legs because that would show the public that this…"
Apr 22
Loren Miller replied to eric stone's discussion scalia's wish fulfillment re atheists
"Scalia is a pretty obvious choice, for how often he runs his mouth.  Thomas is almost as bad for some pretty obvious conflicts of interest he and his wife are involved in.  The thing is, though, just WHAT do we do about it?  I believe…"
Apr 22
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I am a retired neuroscientist and professor of pschiatry and pharmacology. I headed Westchester Atheists when live in NY and now head Rossmoor Atheists in Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA

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At 1:01pm on April 17, 2012, Brent Feeney said…

Welcome aboard! =)  Hope you're doing well today...

At 1:52pm on April 15, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 2:11pm on April 14, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, luna! 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. You might also like Young Atheist Women, Atheist Singles, Psychology, and possibly Feminist Atheists. After you've searched for stuff that interests you in "Groups" above and in the "Forums", don't forget to look at recent activity which hides along the right margin of the page all the way at the bottom.

At 11:41am on April 14, 2012, Joseph P said…

Welcome.  Your parents were hippies, weren't they?

Don't get me wrong.  I love the name, but it's usually an indicator of your parents' leanings.  ^.^

 

Oh, and did you mean post-doctoral?  As in you already have a Ph.D.?  Freaking impressive, at your age, if that isn't a typo or misstatement.

At 10:58am on April 14, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Luna Maubneits
Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense and science lead to freethinking wisdom --- as you know as an atheist. 
  
We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 680 discussion topics and 3400 members.
 
 
 

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