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Today I found out what is wrong with Justice Scalia

Started this discussion. Last reply by Heather Spoonheim Oct 8, 2013. 5 Replies

He's completely delusional.After Scalia and Senior discussed heaven and hell (he…Continue

Tags: Satan, weird, Devil, Court, Justice

The OFFICIAL Substitute Sunday School for 2013-06-09

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cesar Deicide Jun 12, 2013. 11 Replies

So I don't know if you've noticed, but there's been no Sunday School from Nelson for 3 weeks! It's something I looked forward to every Sunday. I figured that if I did, some one else probably did,…Continue

Tags: School, Sunday, Substitue, Unofficial

Consciousness After Death: Strange Tales From the Frontiers of Resuscitation Medicine

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt Giwer May 15, 2013. 1 Reply

I saw this on Wired.com yesterday. It's an interview with Dr. Sam Parnia, part of the…Continue

Tags: Parnia, Death, Sam, Study, Resuscitation

Faith and Reason: A Reply

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sagacious Hawk Mar 10, 2013. 19 Replies

My brother posted this on my Facebook wall last night with the comment, "Curious how you respond to this."…Continue

Tags: design, Catholic, creationism, evolution, Reason

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Sagacious Hawk replied to Reg The Fronkey Farmer's discussion 'The Doctor and the Farmer'
"When Bob first showed up, I told him that I wasn't sold on his being Catholic and thought that he might lean far more towards deism. He replied with the Nicene Creed (or it might have been the Apostle's Creed, my memory is good, but not…"
Dec 12
Sagacious Hawk replied to Reg The Fronkey Farmer's discussion 'The Doctor and the Farmer'
"While on the topic of asking you questions, Bob, I am curious to know your take on divine revelation? As a man who by all accounts seems to favor reason over faith, I am curious to know how you personally view matters of divinely revealed knowledge…"
Dec 7
Sagacious Hawk replied to Reg The Fronkey Farmer's discussion 'The Doctor and the Farmer'
"I've been thinking about this all evening. It's starting to blow my mind. o.O"
Dec 6
Sagacious Hawk replied to Reg The Fronkey Farmer's discussion 'The Doctor and the Farmer'
""It can't be measured.  It can't be observed.  Its existence can't be proved."I disagree. Electric potential energy can be measured. Thermal energy can be measured. The effects of kinetic energy being transferred…"
Dec 5
Sagacious Hawk replied to Physeter's discussion 'Came out today'
""In a lot of ways, what he seems to want is a relationship with God where he can behave like a whiny child (or worse, an emotionally abusive spouse).  'Do this for me, or I won't love you anymore'; 'If you don't do…"
Dec 5
Sagacious Hawk replied to Physeter's discussion 'Came out today'
""God-didn't-work-magic-for-me-when-I-insisted is hardly an argument." It's not an argument. It's a realization. I would say that Physeter wasn't asking the professor for help because he was talking straight to the…"
Dec 4
Sagacious Hawk replied to Physeter's discussion 'Came out today'
"Awww, Belle. I never really left. I still lurk around. I'm usually just too busy with school or life to afford the time to post anything meaningful."
Dec 3
Sagacious Hawk replied to Physeter's discussion 'Came out today'
"Congratulations are in order!I'm sorry though that it's taken a turn for the worse. Sometimes a soft approach works. I took that approach with my father about a sixth months or so before I actually told anyone. I don't know if it…"
Dec 2
Sagacious Hawk replied to Dayna Goldstein's discussion 'In God We Trust License Plates-Action Needed ASAP' in the group Georgia Atheists/Agnostics
"If you get a rental, it could have been registered in any state so it's possible that it will have a different state tag from the state that you are visiting."
Jul 4
Sagacious Hawk replied to Dayna Goldstein's discussion 'In God We Trust License Plates-Action Needed ASAP' in the group Georgia Atheists/Agnostics
"It's not pre-printed on the license plate. They offer you a sticker with the motto on it at the tag office. Sometimes. When I registered my vehicle, the lady didn't ask if I wanted one. They didn't have any of the stickers sitting…"
Jul 4
Sagacious Hawk replied to Dayna Goldstein's discussion 'In God We Trust License Plates-Action Needed ASAP' in the group Georgia Atheists/Agnostics
"It's actually a sticker that goes over the county name on the license plate. All you have to do is peel it off."
Jul 4
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"I suspect that if they weren't likable, then no one would listen."
May 6
Sagacious Hawk replied to Michael's discussion 'This is great.'
""Practising a system of ethics based on the promise of a reward, in your case an afterlife, is certainly preferable to practising a system of ethics based on it simply being the right thing to do." "
May 5
Sagacious Hawk commented on Andy Hoke's blog post 'I invite anyone to beat me to the punch on this idea'
"Someone beat you to it. Scroll in and click-drag to move it around and see it in detail.http://funki.com.ua/ru/portfolio/lab/world-religions-tree/"
May 5
Sagacious Hawk replied to Ari's discussion 'How Do We Know What We Know Is Right?'
""We are only in the present temporarily when we have to focus." That's a very Buddhist thought. In fact, the purpose of meditation is to train the mind to focus on the present moment and let go of everything that isn't happening…"
May 5
Sagacious Hawk replied to Unseen's discussion 'While we're discussing scientific skepticism, what about evolution?'
"The simplest answer for gaps in the fossil record are that some species didn't live in areas that were conducive to fossilization. Fossils normally occur in areas where rapid sedimentation can occur. When one considers the sheer totality of all…"
May 4

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Why I may one day encourage my father to keep believeing.

Posted on February 19, 2014 at 1:06am 3 Comments

It's a strange crossroads that I've found myself. It all started last week when I received a text message seemingly out of the blue from my stepmother. She had been looking at something online and I guess decided that she should suggest I check out William Lane Craig's Reasonable Faith. I told her that I was well aware of the man and his arguments and I received in reply the "I'm worried about your eternal soul" conversation only that she used the word "future" instead of "eternal soul", but…

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Shocked - A Poem

Posted on September 18, 2013 at 7:15pm 5 Comments

I wrote this for an English assignment just recently about the death of my sister and how it's affected me.  I wanted to share it with all of you, because I may not be the only one who feels this way about a loved one's death. It's strange, the grieving process. Some days I'm ok. Some days I'm not.



Here it is:



It was a warm Sunday,

a quiet weekend,

a day like any other.

 

Lightning strikes.

 

The phone rings.

I…

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Celsus's "On the True Doctrine"

Posted on July 27, 2013 at 9:27pm 0 Comments

So I stumbled across a Platonic writer by the name of Celsus from the 2nd century who wrote a damning critique of Christianity back in his day. It turns out many of the problems with Christianity have been around as long as the religion itself! Unfortunately, the original work was lost, but a Christian writer, Origen, wrote a counter argument where he quoted Celsus extensively. Those quotes have been translated into…

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My Father and his Faith

Posted on July 3, 2013 at 5:17pm 5 Comments

I've been thinking lately about moving back home. I will be there soon after eight years and thousands of miles of being away. My father the other day on the phone said that we needed to have a “long talk” when I get back. He never referred to what it was that he needed to talk about, but it's got me thinking about what it could be. At this point, it could be a lot of things, so I've tried to keep myself from speculating. My father, for those of you who don't…

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At 11:06pm on June 28, 2013, Cesar Deicide said…

Hi SH, i wanted to contribute a couple of information to Sunday School from where i'm from. I don't want to use the group because it would be sent to everyone. Keep in mind that this information is in Spanish, so if you want to read it you need to use google site translator in google chrome.

Profamily, a secular, private organization that was sent to trial by the catholic church for ads promoting the use of condoms and safe sex because, in their word, would lead to abortion and rebellion. Profamily won the trial

 

A polish catholic priest was accused of raping at least 14 children in Juncalito community in Santiago, Dominican Republic. The catholic church quickly suspend him, and move him back to Poland with False documents.

Barack Obama named James 'Wally' Brewster, a gay activist, as ambassador to Dominican Republic. Catholics and protestants quickly reject him, while saying nothing about the pederast priest. Dominican gays respond in support of ambassador Brewster and call out the churches for inciting hate and making them responsible if anything happens to Brewster. The government accepted anyways. (if it was asked, of course)

At 1:25pm on April 17, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Sagacious! Join us in the chat on the bottom right of the screen and feel free to ask questions and get involved as much or as little as you want! Welcome again and make yourself at home!

 
 
 

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