"The problem, it seems , lies in how we define intelligence.A part is most certainly found in recognizing patterns to trigger specific responses. Computer science has that down pretty well. I think the stumbling block is this vague concept of…"
"Okay, with that in mind, in what way does that negate the statement that your freedoms end where mine begin. of course that cuts both ways. It is also true that your rights end where mine begin and vice versa.
Your voting example for instance…"
" The League of Militant Atheists was an atheistic, anti religion group formed in the Russia around 1929 and disbanded in the 1940's.
According to Wikipedia:
"The League of Militant Atheists aided the Soviet government in…"
" I find it odd how an anecdote from "a friend of a friend" about Muslims attacking an American is taken at face value, totally unchallenged for it's veracity, but when I make a statement indicating a motivation other than…"
"In the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, many of the suicide attacks have been carried out by women. In these cases, the motivation was revenge.The women had seen their male family members kill or jailed, their property confiscated and their homes…"
" Actually, in both cases the perps wer motivated to carry out revenge against members of an ethnic group each considered to be oppressors of "their" people.
When an Arab immigrant, acting alone attacked the ticket counter of an…"
"In addition to being an atheist and skeptic, Penn Gillette is also a very outspoken Libertarian. Often, it seems his Libertarian ideology overrides his skepticism. He is a climate change denier,
BTW, a long time ago, I played the…"
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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