"We might as well be having a serious discussion on how to get warp engines to achieve speeds greater than warp 12
Well, first you take the warp field envelope and use a transporter to beam it ahead of the starship... ;)"
"I agree--if anything from earth ventures forth to the stars, it won't be humans in our present form. We're tied to the planet we evolved on for now, except for temporary jaunts into the solar system. The same holds true for…"
"36% of Americans believe in UFOs...
And 90% believe in a deity of some sort without objective evidence. That looks real bad for the flying saucers.
...that is, though most Unidentified Aerial Phenomena are actually explained as such…"
"@Elizabeth; The fallibility of human perception is well known, and most atheists I know don't have faith in self-perception alone. That's what scientific thinking is for--using evidence, reason, logic, and the experiences of others…"
"If he's trying to reduce the dislike of Christianity many nonbelievers have that you rightly pointed out, an apology might be a start, and more believers like him that focus on constructive faith (well, what we would call constructive) would go…"
"Some good sentiments in this article and he seems well-meaning--but apology aside, the issue over Christian faith for nonbelievers is not Jesus or bad Christians, or whether God is love or not.
Ultimately it's that we don't believe his god…"
"Unfortunately I can vouch for the reality of this post, as it's from a parents board I'm also a member of. This thread has legendary status on that board. Happily lots of regulars there were equally disgusted with the post, but…"
"Hmmm. Comrade Lewis seems to think thoughts happen due to random combinations of chemicals reacting in the brain. He seems to have forgotten that thinking is triggered by external stimuli, either through sensory input or by other…"
"I've noticed a lot of complaining about mean ol' atheists on this thread, but no direct refutations or rebuttals to the picture. Looks like sound theology to me, and explains well the attitude of many Christians (including LDS,…"
""If god does not exist, then what is lost by believing in god as long as it makes life easier?"
Well, for starters, a whole lot of mental and emotional energy that could be better spent on making life easier for others as well as…"
"You're welcome. And you're absolutely right about force multipliers and organization enabling us to get on board with the legal cases, the money to fight them, attracting wealthy and powerful friends (which, regardless of one's…"