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Is it possible to have a civil discussion of ideas with believers?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Hoke Jun 4. 6 Replies

“I'll tell you what you did with Atheists for about 1500 years. You outlawed them from the universities or any teaching careers, besmirched their reputations, banned or burned their books or their…Continue

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Erock68la replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"When a papa lion has had enough, he kills and eats the cub."
5 hours ago
Erock68la replied to Davis Goodman's discussion 'Where in your life is reason absent?'
"Depression attacks on three fronts:  your feelings, your thoughts, and your actions.  And those three things feed and influence each other.  Negative thoughts lead to negative actions and negative feelings, and so on.  It works…"
11 hours ago
Erock68la replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'Just an unfair advantage? Or a dangerous move by UFC?'
"Maybe there needs to be more than two (male and female) categories?"
yesterday
Erock68la replied to Unseen's discussion 'So, all it took was a couple high school cheerleaders to ruin a prayer ban'
"I agree everybody is free to do their thing, but the moment of silence is a compromise, a neutral ground, a cease-fire if you will, a way all sides can do their things while showing respect to others by not infringing on them doing their…"
yesterday
Erock68la replied to Unseen's discussion 'So, all it took was a couple high school cheerleaders to ruin a prayer ban'
"Yes, it's your choice what you do during the moment of silence, as long as you do it fucking SILENTLY! I remind myself that she is a fetus whose sum total knowledge of the world was learned at her parent's dinner table."
yesterday
Erock68la replied to Unseen's discussion 'What to do about psychopaths now that we can identify them?'
"The only thing religious about the term free will is the idea there's another possibility."
Saturday
Erock68la replied to Unseen's discussion 'How much government openness is too much?'
"What's too much? Troop deployments, access codes, names of covert operatives (hello Bush). Other than stuff like that, I want to know."
Saturday
Erock68la replied to Davis Goodman's discussion 'Where in your life is reason absent?'
" If we as atheists accept evolution as a fact and evolution is all about survival of the fit why would we want to work against evolution by supporting those who clearly are not fit?  Why subsidize poverty and make it possible for those in…"
Saturday
Erock68la replied to Davis Goodman's discussion 'Where in your life is reason absent?'
"How many smokers based their "risk assessment" on outright lies the tobacco industry told for decades, the tobacco industry that views the cigarette as nothing more than a mechanism for delivering nicotine, the most addictive substance in…"
Saturday
Erock68la replied to Davis Goodman's discussion 'Where in your life is reason absent?'
"Maybe not deluded, but definitely in denial, and maybe a little confirmation bias. When it comes to smoking, I hear lots of people who refer to someone they know who smoked everyday and lived to be 99. They tend to ignore the 400k people that die…"
Thursday
Erock68la replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"Strawman.  I didn't say never hit.  I didn't say all hitting is equal.  I'm simply saying that the punishment should be appropriate to the behavior, and hitting the child to teach them not to hit is…"
Wednesday
Erock68la replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"Do you think hitting the child is the best way to teach them not to hit?"
Wednesday
Erock68la replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"I'd still call it a positive punishment since you were adding a physical indicator of father's disapproval, as opposed to a simple painful aversive stimulus. I would not recommend the style of punishment Virgil described from his parents.…"
Wednesday
Erock68la commented on _Robert_'s blog post 'PI = 4'
"Mathematical proof - Girls Are Evil Girls require time and money. Girls = Time × Money Time is money. Time = Money Therefore: Girls = Money × Money = (Money)2 Money is the root of all evil Money = √Evil Therefore: Girls =…"
Wednesday
Erock68la replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"In this context, positive just means adding something and negative means taking something away.  It's nothing to do with good or bad. If you want a behavior repeated (reinforced) you can, as a reward, take away (negative) something the…"
Sep 16
Erock68la replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"Negative reinforcement would be removing some unpleasant chore from his responsibilities. If he does well on the quiz he doesn't have to take out the trash for a week, for example, to encourage continued good grades. Positive reinforcement is a…"
Sep 16

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Atheist
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41-46
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Why are you here?
So I don't feel so isolated.
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
Duh.
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