"I'm inclined to bet on roaches too. Back in the 10970's, Hewlett Packard manufactured pocket calculators that were legendary for their durability.There were numerous accounts of HP calculators exposed to weather for months,…"
""Yes, I left it out in order to consciously deceive people, didn't I?
I doubt that is the case. I assumed it was the echo chamber effect. The question was edited out by someone else and has been bounced around the internet for a…"
"I always considered it to be a tax. In a theocratic dictatorship, Kings rule by by divine right, monastic orders functioned as the civil service of the times. tithing supported the bureaucracy.
Also, I may be mistaken on this but tithes…"
"Her claim is that the majority in irrelevant is complete BS. Especially if you beleve in democracy, where the majority rules.
I grew up om Manchester TN, currently best known as the location of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts festival The town…"
" The fact that the violent ones are so threatened by the peaceful that they find it necessary to assassinate the peaceful indicates peace is a threat,
BYW a little background on the video.
The panel is from a Heritage foundation event promoting…"
" The war profiteers, be they weapons manufacturers, or media giants, are the ones dismissing peaceful Muslims as irrelevant, They are very relevant, as our heavy-handed military policy , driven by extremely conflated threat numbers has…"
"I can't agree with you Gregg.
Peace requires no one telling you what to think, what to fear. Peace is not reactionary, it is the the natural state we all seek.Peace needs no organization, therefore peace needs no leaders.
"Can you tell me who the head of the christian peace movement is?
For that matter, who leads the atheist peace movement, or the American peace movement, Or the capitalist peace movement?
War requires leadership. Hate requires leadership. Peace…"
"Wars are not driven by religion, but by the ambitions of a tiny minority of narcissistic psychopaths with dictatorial goals.These people seek to rule with full authority and zero accountability, and religion is but a tool to manipulate the…"
""Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." Arthur V Clark
I doubt that all concepts of divinity are fabrication. I suspect most are gross misinterpretations of causality filtered through confirmation…"
Sweeping generalizations ("All the human concepts of divine beings are human fabrications.") can neither be proven true or false, however, this one is actually irrelevant. I totally agree with your other points…"
Some people are hardwaire to religion, I suspect that I am not. Even though my parents sent me to church as a child, religion never made sense to me.
I prefer to describe myself as agnostic, because, even thogh I don't entertain even the most remote possibility of some all powerful supernatural intelligent being, I cannot and will not claim knowledge of the unknowable. In short, I seperate what I know from What I believe or disbelieve.
Why are you here?
I've been an active commenter on a few atheist blogs for years (under a pseudoname), and considering that atheists in Nashville seem as rare as the elusive Florida snowman, I just googled and this site showed up.
The religion you left
Was never a part of one
Why you left your religion.
When I was 15, I realized that many problems of religious people around me wre cause by religion.
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