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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jake LaFort May 22. 38 Replies

This is a discussion inspired by Keeping my mouth shut.Issue: Once having been accosted by theists with religious rhetoric at a funeral in which you are the person closest to the decedent is it best…Continue

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Jake LaFort replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'You have faith too....'
"Hitler went beyond making people happy. He had crowds in rapt attention practically ejaculating in their pants. He created an entire culture behind his personality while creating terror.  His philosophy may have been sustainable had the allies…"
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Jake LaFort replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'You have faith too....'
"You must be capable of better sophistry than that Dr. Bob?"
yesterday
Jake LaFort replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'You have faith too....'
"continued...once again i was in middle and reply spilled out so i will take it as sign from Thor to stfu. "
Monday
Jake LaFort replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'You have faith too....'
"Simon, your faith to faith is weak equivalency or better yet a superficial and false equivalency. Science measures specific properties and makes predictions and uses empiricism to continually discard. Truth and understanding are the clear…"
Monday
Jake LaFort replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'You have faith too....'
"I essentially agree with you. Am not sure we are close to having pinpointed the causes of indoctrination. What is clear to me is that theists will usually be incapable of applying whatever acumen they have to topic of religion. And perhaps it is…"
Sunday
Jake LaFort replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'You have faith too....'
"It is at once amusing and disheartening to hear/read theists and apologists contort and rationalize their beliefs. Other than religion it takes pathology to produce such dreck. Either that or subpar intelligence."
Saturday
Jake LaFort commented on Belle Rose's blog post 'A Rabbit Trail That Leads to Nowhere'
"beauty truth, truth beauty as a lovely abstract concept? Affirmative  it is good for the proponent so the proponent get to say it is true? BS and a most harmful concept manifest destiny is justified, slavery is justified...in fact every form of…"
Saturday
Jake LaFort commented on Belle Rose's blog post 'A Rabbit Trail That Leads to Nowhere'
"Belle, as a guy who "plays" a bit i gotta call you out. I aint buying idea you are being genuine. So much of what you have written is illogical that either your brain is not functioning well or you are playing. I say it is play."
Friday
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Friday
Jake LaFort commented on Jake LaFort's blog post 'They're Here'
"and yet another atheist who does not answer the question...this are fun"
Friday
Gregg RThomas commented on Jake LaFort's blog post 'They're Here'
"I'm just going to sit on the sidelines and watch the Aliens and Christians fright.  It should be better then a big budget Hollywood movie."
Friday
Jake LaFort commented on Belle Rose's blog post 'A Rabbit Trail That Leads to Nowhere'
"Yeah, Marx was not all that off when he said religion is the opiate of the masses.  I wish neurologists would study the brain as it relates to religion so that we understand the processes and in so doing have a scientific justification for…"
Nov 30
Jake LaFort commented on Belle Rose's blog post 'A Rabbit Trail That Leads to Nowhere'
"No Tradition? Lets hope not. Christianity?  Awash in tradition of blood and discrimination.  Truth falls anywhere. It is not aesthetic, unlike the designed lie. And it does not depend on how happy you are with it.  And just as an…"
Nov 30
Jake LaFort commented on Jake LaFort's blog post 'They're Here'
"I should have known better than to expect a straight answer from a coterie of atheists! Not only do I guess that many of the Pascal-embracing nominally religious will say no god at moment of truth; also think that theists will more often answer my…"
Nov 29
_Robert_ commented on Jake LaFort's blog post 'They're Here'
"Davis that was good. There is that brain eating amoeba species that lurks in ponds waiting to enter your head through your nose or ear."
Nov 29
Davis Goodman commented on Jake LaFort's blog post 'They're Here'
"As per the amoeba comparison...its not that far out. A four dimensional being would find us flat creepy skeletal like things...moving along in their horridly narrow plane...to be looked at and observed and discarded ifthey got in the way. We can see…"
Nov 29

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Atheist
About Me:
A bit of a loner but enjoy the camaraderie of others similarly inclined.
Age
19-24
Relationship Status
Single
Why are you here?
to learn
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
I left because I realized it to be a big lie.
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They're Here

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 11:54am 20 Comments

Time of reckoning. Aliens have arrived. Superior beings are in charge. So much so that the cosmos is understood. All adults are compelled to take a stand as to whether god(s) exist(ed). Answer incorrectly and you are dispatched with extreme prejudice. 

Are you tied in knots and filled with fear? Or do you walk into the moment of truth confessional with aplomb?

Is the typical atheist as certain/carefree in giving her answer as the orthodox theist?

Memes

Posted on November 5, 2016 at 11:26am 1 Comment

Memes have becomes memes.

When i first read Darrel Ray's God Virus I was confused as to whether he was positing a real phenomenon or was drawing an analogy. And when i hear or read others expand on or elaborate about some meme or other i am similarly unsure as to what is meant.

So for anybody who is a proponent of memes are you making a metaphor or do you mean that there is some observable and measurable phenomenon. Is there a change at the molecular level once a person has…

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Disaster

Posted on October 19, 2016 at 11:22am 4 Comments

I have the over/under at 27.

Tell me where we can go with this now?

Conventional Wisdom

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 8:40pm 19 Comments

NOT GOING TO SPECULATE:



You aren't? Why, what is the problem. You believe in a fairy tale world utterly lacking in foundation and yet you are opposed to speculation?

DEFINITION OF INSANITY IS DOING THE SAME THING OVER AND OVER AND EXPECTING A DIFFERENT RESULT:

This definition is demonstrably false and yet it is adduced at the drop of a deuce as though its wisdom is beyond criticism.

EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON:

Another sickening saw. The…

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