"If I thought I could get away with it I would start going to church and convince them I wanted to get baptized and then when up at the altar when they douse me with the water I would scream out "It burns IT BURNS!!!""
"'I Am Offended!' - Richard Dawkins @ UC Berkeley
Why is this simple statement my favorite? because he so well clarifies the point, I am allowed to be offended and so are you. Fine, you told me, now shut up and get on with your…"
"I have people who bring up the argument that life is too complicated to have formed anywhere else and so I usually pull out the facts.
The fact that between dark energy and dark matter, 96% of the universe we both can't see and don't have…"
"I have a 5 year old, her mother is religious, I obviously am not. We had her baptized before she was 2, I didn't argue. I have even encouraged her mother to take her to church but she doesn't go so... I have actually…"
"How many Atheist are in the closet because they feel guilty because their family is religious. Coming out of the closet is now a term for those non-believers who come out their family.
I got a joke.
A man comes home for a family event.…"
"I never really thought of it that way, and I do like to use Thor as an example of a god that people generally don't believe in but this is AWSOME.
I am going to start telling people I believe in Thor and my god can kick their gods ass."
""Aren't we all truly and irretrievably...alone?" Where do you live? in a cave?
No one is truly along unless they choose to be. Humans are social creatures with or without religion. The trouble, one of the troubles,…"
An objective reality is saying when the temperature is in the range of 85 to 100 degrees it is hot so when it is 92 degrees you can objectively say your hot.
Subjective is being able to say your hot no matter what the temperature. When it…"
"An idea or a thought is like a road you are traveling down and sometimes at some point you realize you are headed the wrong direction and sometimes you have gone so far down that direction you loose the ability to realize you are going the wrong way…"
"I stand corrected. I had actually read it a couple times and wasn't entirely sure where you were going with it. I think it was the implication that there IS a christian god that threw me.
"I stand corrected" There is…"
"I actually enjoy when someone feels compeled to "Share the good word". To me they are just asking to be disabused of their faith and I am usually happy to share my viewpoints on the subject since they were so eager to share…"