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2,000 Witnesses to Resurrection?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Howard Apr 2, 2012. 4 Replies

I ran into a string of posts on some discussion section where somebody was arguing with others about 2000 witnesses to the resurrection being proof of its reality. While its not a particularly moving…Continue

Tags: persecution, evidence, claims, resurrection, witnesses

Crazy Aunt won't leave my atheism alone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yahweh Oct 27, 2012. 48 Replies

Not too long ago, I left the world of theism for good. My most recently religion was Mormonism - not the casual kind of theism, and I was not a casual practitioner of it, let me assure you. I was a…Continue

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Dave Gibbs replied to Unseen's discussion 'Should killer robots be banned?'
"The flipside is that, in the case of the drone, the person deciding to terminate the target is doing so through a narrower lens. Instead of killing a person before them, the killer is remotely dictating that a machine terminates a person; it…"
May 29
Dave Gibbs replied to Michael R Moore's discussion 'I Have A Crazy Friend'
"Exactly. I can't wait for hovercraft to hit the market—I'm so buying one of those!"
Nov 18, 2012
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"'Cept most Christians don't believe unrepentant sinners "have to suffer and go to hell"."
Nov 4, 2012
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"+1 clever point to the first person who can find multiple gods from multiple pantheons whose existences would not preclude the existence of any of the others."
Nov 4, 2012
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"D. Multiple of the gods are real :) There's got to be some whose existence would not be incompatible with the possibility of the existence of others."
Nov 4, 2012
Yahweh replied to Dave Gibbs's discussion 'Crazy Aunt won't leave my atheism alone'
"Did you tell her that God told you to quit your religion? She can't ask for proof because that would be questioning god(me) which is a very serious matter."
Oct 27, 2012
James Cox replied to Dave Gibbs's discussion 'Crazy Aunt won't leave my atheism alone'
"Question, 'Do atheists catch fire exposed to holy water?'"
Oct 17, 2012
Ed replied to Dave Gibbs's discussion 'Crazy Aunt won't leave my atheism alone'
"Having a friend with a camcorder would be super 'neato!' We could all make some popcorn and enjoy the action thriller."
Oct 16, 2012
Lewal replied to Dave Gibbs's discussion 'Crazy Aunt won't leave my atheism alone'
"Dead ends. I like to say "Oh, yeah, uh... I'm not interested in religion. At all... yeah... yeah, listen, what you're saying right now, I'm not really finding it that interesting. So..." Mastery of the awkward moment."
Oct 16, 2012
David E Pierce replied to Dave Gibbs's discussion 'Crazy Aunt won't leave my atheism alone'
":) Yes, doing it my way "ball's out" would probably cause problems, but like I said, it isn't about necessarily taking it that far - it's about being prepared."
Oct 16, 2012
James Cox replied to Dave Gibbs's discussion 'Crazy Aunt won't leave my atheism alone'
"Sadly, I am a little concerned about increasing the 'crazy' part of his relationship. Having watched theists get all weird and nutty a few times, such a recommendation might attract the family exorcist. I can see it now, you practice your…"
Oct 16, 2012
David E Pierce replied to Dave Gibbs's discussion 'Crazy Aunt won't leave my atheism alone'
"Practice in a mirror.  I'm not talking good arguments here, I'm talking intimidation, fury and ferocious contempt.  You need to be able to look her dead in the eye and tell her "Your shitty religion is a fucking lie, your…"
Oct 16, 2012
Dave Gibbs replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"Yes! A common argument against absolute morality (objective morality from say, god) is that the person arguing for absolute morality accepts a book that claims to be the word of god, yet condones rape—or whichever evil that this absolute…"
Oct 7, 2012
James Cox replied to Dave Gibbs's discussion 'Crazy Aunt won't leave my atheism alone'
"Yes, a mental health holiday! I think I would take it!"
Oct 1, 2012
James Cox replied to Dave Gibbs's discussion 'Crazy Aunt won't leave my atheism alone'
"I found over the years that the 'attack' stance is also used by many theists! OSU(Oregon) had hosted many debates over the years between theists and the philosophy department or some science prof. What I noticed is that if the theist goes…"
Oct 1, 2012
Samuel Spraker replied to Dave Gibbs's discussion 'Crazy Aunt won't leave my atheism alone'
"One thing I've learned is that religious people, especially of older generations, are impenetrable in their reasoning. Thankfully my mom doesn't push.. i remember handing my crucifix to her and she cried.. but that was it. She didn't…"
Oct 1, 2012

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Christian, Mormonism
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