Hello there people, I've been peaking around here for some time and created a profile recently so I guess an introduction is in order. I'm a big bald(ing) guy from the Netherlands who enjoys pretty…Continue
"Hi Nate, Welcome to Think Atheist.
I'm happy to hear that you live your life to the fullest without the burden of religious dogma on your shoulders, I do hope that you continue to find and enjoy love in whatever form suits you best."
"So if I understand you correctly, the English were justified in torturing those that fought for the independence of the US?
Freedom fighters are exempt from the Geneva Conventions as irregular forces not belonging to a specific nation?"
"@ Sassan K.
Are you deliberately obtuse? Heather said that she [i]"could equally well say that...."[/i]
This was meant as an example I suppose of how an unproven claim does not add anything meaningful to the discussion unless it is backed…"
"ou Sir are an ass for again losing the chance to engage in a honest discussion with a person that you do not agree with by attacking the person in stead of the context. You're baseless attacks on certain members have done more harm to your…"
"@ Sassan K.
Why are US Citizens exempt from this? You are saying that if a terrorist happens to have been born in the US then it is not okay to be tortured? Why? Does being born in the US gives you more rights? Seems rather bigoted."
"Blegh! The only fact I know is the fact of my ignorance, yadda yadda yadda.
Since we don't live in a philosophy book but in an observable and testable reality absolute truth is completely unnecessary to progress in live. You only need to have…"
"Exactly, the Egyptians were a very advanced civilization that irrigated their lands, used complex machinery had a very lively culture and religion as well as scholars, doctors, pharmacists etc.
Even apparently "simple"…"
"Brandon, you are seriously deluded if you think that we were banging rocks in a cave for hundreds of years and then "suddenly" started building massive constructions.
The first permanent villages are more then 35.000 years…"
"It's so funny that somehow people think that "us" humans have evolved significantly in regards to our intelligence, while in reality we are only standing on the shoulders of giants that have increased the basis of our knowledge that…"
Well, obviously it happened. There are many explanations available if you'd care enough to investigate, here for instance.
Because of evidence (multiple pyramids) it sort of makes it kind of obvious that it was not near…"
"God created (presumably in part through evolution) this world, you, me, and everything we know, he has complete authority."
Quotes like these make me so happy that I'm not dating anyone religious. I would…"
"What is wrong with these persecution complex Christians?
Jesus Titty-Fucking Christ, don't these people understand the difference between freedom of expression and the freaking Holocaust?
Only a person that is so convinced of…"