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Batman vs Jesus

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ratifying Obliqueer Sep 26, 2011. 1 Reply

I stumbled upon this and found it entertaining. …Continue

Tags: fight, jesus, batman

Reconstructionist Judaism

Started May 1, 2011 0 Replies

I'm curious what people here think about Reconstructionist Judaism. Do you feel that it is a religion or that it's closer to atheism. For those who do not know what it is, here are two good links.…Continue

Tags: religion, judasim, judaism, reconstructionist

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave G Apr 27, 2011. 3 Replies

Hi. My name's Raven. I found this site through stumble. I'm a college freshman (less than a week until end of classes :)). I've always loved science and decided to study physics in 7th grade. I was…Continue

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Ratifying Obliqueer replied to Raven's discussion 'Batman vs Jesus'
"Bruce Wayne!!!=)"
Sep 26, 2011
Robert Karp commented on Raven's blog post 'Living life with a crutch'
"I think it depends on how these conversations happen. There has been debate on TA about being an atheist preacher and when does it cross the line. I've personally had a problem with many prominent atheists and how they portray a "holier…"
Aug 15, 2011
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"I don't worry about it at al. I've lost 10+ friends on Facebok over the last week or two for posting Atheists quotes, etc and even had 2 family members decide to make personal attacks based on what i posted. Know what i say.. screw em, all…"
Aug 15, 2011
Rick commented on Raven's blog post 'Living life with a crutch'
"James hit it on the head. Some people can be overly sensitive without just cause. They’re going to get offended no matter how carefully you craft your speech. I wouldn’t worry about it. You can’t please everyone.  It sucks to…"
Aug 14, 2011
Nate commented on Raven's blog post 'Living life with a crutch'
"Religion and Politics, two things that should not be discussed unless you are ready for the possibility of either getting in a fight/argument or losing friends lol.  The only time I bring up my views is if I am asked or evangelized to, then the…"
Aug 14, 2011
James commented on Raven's blog post 'Living life with a crutch'
"I would ask him (assuming he does) why he might tell a believer of another faith that they are following the wrong one. By what he's saying to you, he should just butt out and not mention his religion to anyone who believes differently. We…"
Aug 14, 2011
Steve commented on Raven's blog post 'Living life with a crutch'
"Depends on who you're talking to. When hanging out with friends or co-workers it's really better to not discuss religion. But strangers on the internet for example are fair game"
Aug 14, 2011
dataguy commented on Raven's blog post 'Living life with a crutch'
"I had this issue and still struggle with it from time to time. Probably what helped me the most when a closet-Atheist friend of mine told me there are two rules: 1. The is no god. 2. People need to believe in something. As an Atheist / Humanist,…"
Aug 14, 2011
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Living life with a crutch

Someone who I considered a good friend basically said that I can offend people for pointing out their religion is a delusion (my words) and that I can hurt people's feelings. Him: u can offend some decent people who happen to be religious even if u have a point u need consider ppls feelingsMe: i'm not afraid to offend people who think its a virtue to believe in an imaginary guy in the skyHim: srysly. its more complicated than that. religious ppl hurt deep down when u say that shit I defended…See More
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I was the one who never really believed. I was the one who kept telling myself that there was something wrong with me. That once my Bat Mitzvah happened I would "see the light" and all my doubts about my religion would disappear and I would really believe in god. When that (obviously) didn't happen I became agnostic. I was interested in eastern religions for a while because at that point I still felt like I needed to be some religion. In high school I finally started to accept that all religion was total bullshit and now I am completely atheist, although I still believe we can never truly know.
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I was the person who never really believed in god but felt like if i just kept trying eventually I would "see the light".
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Living life with a crutch

Posted on August 14, 2011 at 3:57am 7 Comments

Someone who I considered a good friend basically said that I can offend people for pointing out their religion is a delusion (my words) and that I can hurt people's feelings.

 

Him: u can offend some decent people who happen to be religious even if u have a point u need consider ppls feelings

Me: i'm not afraid to offend people who think its a virtue to believe in an imaginary guy in the sky

Him: srysly. its more complicated than that. religious ppl hurt deep down…

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Depressing Statistics

Posted on July 12, 2011 at 11:12am 5 Comments

I was reading an article about science education in the United State and read some statistics that really surprised me.



 



18% of American adults believe the sun revolves around the earth and 3% are unsure.



32% of American adults believe astrology is either "very scientific" or "sort of scientific".



28% of science teachers stick to National Research Council guidelines when teaching evolution.



13% of teachers "explicitly advocate…

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Math Video

Posted on May 10, 2011 at 11:05pm 0 Comments

I stumbled upon this very interesting math lecture. It's an hour long but worth your time if you're interested in math/physics.

 

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=octonions-web-exclusive

What do atheists do in court?

Posted on May 6, 2011 at 12:05am 12 Comments

So people swear on the bible in court (or whatever religious text they want), but does anyone know what atheists do? I mean if I was ever in that situation and they told me to swear on some religious text I'd probably just laugh at them. Has anyone had experience with this?

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At 1:25am on July 26, 2011, Justine Robinson said…
Thanks for joining and welcome to the club!
At 1:35am on June 22, 2011, kris feenstra said…

Hi Raven,

 

First, I want to offer a brief apology that you submitted a blog entry and it seems like it stayed in the approval queue for a long time.  Generally, we (moderators) try to get through content quicker.

 

Second, I didn't approve the blog entry, but not because there was an issue with the content; it's just in the wrong place.  We've recently introduced the status bar on the main page for giving people brief updates or quick links.  Alternatively, images can be posted to the image section where they will probably see higher traffic. I understand you might not want to do that if it's someone else's work, but I'll leave that to your discretion.

 

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding this, please feel free to let me know.

 

Kris

At 2:01pm on May 29, 2011, Scott said…
Thanks for the comment. In response to your question ("What's it like to believe like that?"): It is truly devastating to believe something so passionately and then realize it's all bullshit. To love someone that doesn't even exist! It is truly frightening how much religion can sabotage your mind and your ability to think for yourself. Words can't even describe it.
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