"Nice post. Yea, my motto is ' minimize the bad, maximise the good'. An imaginary friend is not necessary for this. When you think how short life is - I mean really feel it in your bones - how could you not try to make the world a better…"
"Just an hour ago there was a woman interviewed on CNN who said it was a miracle that a few children survived because they were in the centre of a school. The rest of the building was uprooted. Such a statement is insulting to the families of the…"
"The ancients thought the Earth was a flat disc at the centre of the universe. They blamed thunderstorms on the 'witches' they burnt alive. They thought diseases were a punishment from god. They gave it all up to the supernatural. I'm…"
"Being very generous here but the fine-tuning of the physical constants is not a bad argument for god. It falls flat on its face of course when you think we are the observers: if we weren't here to see them then some…"
"What evidence? A bronze age book written many years after the alleged events took place is not evidence of anything. Neither is that happy warm feeling you think you get from an imaginary god. it's all just in your head. A…"
"The invisible and the non-existent are very much alike. The bar isn't set high. It's actually set very low for theists, as they have continually failed for thousands of years to provide even ordinary evidence for their extraordinary…"
"I don't get all the hoopla around Kenny. I mean it's not like he's some sort of radical secularist or anything remotely like that. His party stood by for years as the rampart sex-abuse and cover up was going on. Kenny is more of an…"
"I know how that feels. Don't worry about these people. Life is too short. I tend to do a cost-benefit analysis when I'm about to debate or argue with someone. Ask yourself is there anything to gain by debating idiots online? Really is…"