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Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Jul 6. 94 Replies

This was circulating among some christian friends on facebook...and I found it quite disturbing.  Wanted to share.  I was disturbed mostly because some very intelligent and educated friends were…Continue

The Power of Thoughts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gregg R Thomas Feb 15. 8 Replies

So i saw a link to this article: …Continue

Asimov-esque human laws?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Lark Nov 15, 2011. 2 Replies

 I was thinking about Asimov's 3 robot laws the other day and I feel like there needs to be a simple yet powerful list like this for humanity that if everyone followed would lead to the most ideal…Continue

JK Rowling quote

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ayushi Singh Oct 1, 2011. 16 Replies

 In her interview with Oprah, and in response to what she thinks of the religious criticism of her use of magic in her books, JK Rowling paraphrases the following quote: "'in magic man has to rely on…Continue

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Tom Sarbeck replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"Alas, Beanie, few religionists will chew before their leaders give them the freedom to chew. Their leaders know the two most dangerous things they can do: 1) take freedom from people who want it, and 2) give freedom to people who…"
Jul 6
ɐuɐz ǝllǝıuɐp replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"Actually when I read Paul when I was a kid and the bible was shoved down my throat , I sat and wondered if he was a bad man, changing the real story of jesus into a fictional version to support the roman empire, in other words a psyops agent back in…"
Jul 5
Pope Beanie replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"+1. Let's let religionists chew on this one!"
Jul 5
S. Graham replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"There is no religion that is successful. They all fail in some manner. Why is this? Because ALL religion has been created by some man who thought he had a good idea. To want to know if there really is a God, one must think outside the box, must…"
Jul 5
S. Graham replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"Anyone who defines their faith, if they are Xian, by the words of Paul, or more correctly by HOW the translators have defined the words of Paul, is going to fail in epic proportions in their so called "faith". If anyone is to consider that…"
Jul 5
Stutz replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"I think we condemn him on his own terms. He claims to be the human incarnation of an infinite, omnipotent, omniscient God. Such a being would not make mistakes. Besides, I don't think we condemn his entire oeuvre of teachings as worthless, but…"
Jun 28
Gallup's Mirror replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"Likewise, the presumption is that exposure to green kryptonite-- the remnants of the planet Krypton-- will eventually kill Superman. These effects have been well documented in Action Comics and in other Superman comics since the 1930s."
Jun 28
Michael replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"The presumption here is that the breath or  spirit of life is indestructable and eternal and can quicken the dust of the ground or anything into living creatures. When the living creatures return to dust, the vitality spirit returns to God…"
Jun 28
Erock68la replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"You have some evidence for this "life force"?  What, other than religious teachings, makes you believe that any such "life force" exists?"
Jun 28
Andrew Jonsson replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"I wonder if it would be possible to have the Tim Staples arrested for assault for beating the concept of "Proof" beyond recognition.  Okay that's unfair, this work was actually a fine example of state-of-the-art thirteenth…"
Jun 28
Michael replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"The philosophies of Aristotle and St. Thomas Aquinas are complete but not necessarily correct.But that doesn't matter, because it is an open forum and by entertaining vistas and concepts that go beyond the 5 senses, this forum all inclusive.…"
Jun 28
Pope Beanie replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"+1"
Jun 27
Pope Beanie replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"(To be fair, he was asked his opinion.)"
Jun 27
Tor Hershman replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
Jun 27
Erock68la replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"I think that any institution that says a god that behaves that way is good is evil."
Jun 27
Pope Beanie replied to Lisa Lark's discussion 'Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul'
"Most of the world has some idea of what they think God is. When it comes to spirituality, most people respect that most people just believe in something, and whether or not it can be backed up with evidence should never be questioned. Not one of…"
Jun 27

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I was raised christian, but by the end of high school there had been a slow but strong realization that I didn't believe. By the time I got to college, I was 100% atheist, and it has been soo liberating and amazing.
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As a newer atheist, I am obsessed with reading up on atheism, watching interviews on youtube, and hearing other people's stories about their path to atheism.
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Why you left your religion.
None of it makes any sense....there was always something deep down that told me something was wrong. When I was young, I thought these were 'bad' thoughts and temptations I needed to avoid so I could be a better christian and a better person, but as I moved from teenager to adult I quickly realized that the unsettling feeling I always had was because it is all B.S>
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What makes religion stick around in a world that should have grown out of it long ago?

Posted on December 29, 2011 at 2:06am 8 Comments

What makes religion stick around in a world that should have grown out of it long ago?

Fear:

                People fear death, people fear opposing their friends and family, and people fear being alone and having to fend for themselves in such a big, bad world.  Religion exists because in a time with very little explanation for why things were the way they were, people began making up stories to try to explain it all.  As human knowledge and scientific discoveries began…

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My Journey to Atheism, and a view into a 'good' church experience

Posted on November 13, 2011 at 5:00pm 2 Comments

I am a 21-year-old college student, and I have been atheist for about 4-5 years now.  I was raised christian, going to a presbyterian church from the time I was born until now (my mom often makes me go when I'm home for breaks...especially around christmas).  Church was a big part of my life every week, and my mom was even one of the sunday school teachers.  Many people become atheist because they had a bad experience with an overbearing, boring, or just plain rediculous church.  I, however,…

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At 3:44pm on September 29, 2011, Ayushi Singh said…

hey lisa :) thanks for the request!

At 3:43pm on September 23, 2011, Monica McGee (Monicks) said…

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