"Anyone with any experience with health insurance knows that the free market inflates the cost of health care. It's not just the fact that they need to make a profit: it's that the core incentives are to reduce services and increase prices,…"
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"You can repeat the same thing over and over again as much as you want, it doesn't make it true.
There is no enigma in the existence of "conscience" in humans, since no one has yet been able to define the word in such a…"
""The ability to even contemplate God, is not found among higher primates":
1. how do you know that?
2. Even if it's true, I would suggest that it points to a flaw in humans...
"God" is the product of our…"
""now" Lesbian and Gay priests??? I assure you: there have been Gay priests since the beginning of the Church. It's not a new phenomenon at all.
And priests have been fiddling little boys and little girls for the entire…"
"No one is able to define the word "conscience" is a way that makes it testable. So it's no wonder that we can't prove it exists in animals. We can't even prove it exists in humans!!!!
DEFINE YOUR WORDS."
"As for transitional species, there are thousands of examples of them. But every time one is presented to you creationists, you claim that it can't be a transitional species but you provide no criteria by which you come to that conclusion; in…"
"How do you distinguish regulated social behaviours from "conscience"? What's your definition? There's no externally valid way of making a distinction between the social codes or chimps from ours, except in terms of degree. Chimps…"
"Where your evidence that "conscience" was created by God? It seems to me that you posit that as a given. You provide no evidence whatsoever. I point out that you are incorrect, and that some animals, especially social animals, have…"
"What shocks me is your admission that if you thought you could get away with it, you would rape, murder and pillage, just for kicks. Is that not what you're saying? It sure sounds like it to me. If true, this would make you a psychopath."
"The problem with your argument is that higher primates, such as chimps, also have social codes which are indistinguishable from human morality. They have recognizable rules, which regulate things like aggression between males, and systems of favours…"