dakotah tyler
  • Male
  • Lexington, KY
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share Twitter
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions (16)
  • Events
  • Groups
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

dakotah tyler's Discussions

Interesting Ideas Regarding The Fermi Paradox

Started this discussion. Last reply by dakotah tyler Jul 12. 22 Replies

Don't know if anybody is aware of the Fermi Paradox, or ever thinks about it, but I do. And if you have an open mind it can truly be a fascinating idea to entertain.  This is a review of the paradox…Continue

What are your thoughts on Tithing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Schock Jul 12. 49 Replies

Obviously, as an atheist, few religious behaviors make sense to me, but Tithing is especially interesting. Objectively, even if there was a God I can't imagine why he would ever require money... but…Continue

Recently Broke out of the Self Confirming Bubble!

Started Jul 2 0 Replies

How is everybody doing? Just a little back ground on myself I played football at UK and have always been heavy into sports. Now that my career is done I'm working on getting my masters in physics…Continue

Gifts Received

Gift

dakotah tyler has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

dakotah tyler's Page

Latest Activity

dakotah tyler replied to Unseen's discussion 'What species will take over after humankind is gone?'
"The circumstances that led to our intelligence seem so improbable I doubt any other species could mimic it. We developed tools and technology by having opposable thumbs that got freed up to use tools once we walked upright which only prevailed due…"
Jul 15
dakotah tyler replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'Interesting Ideas Regarding The Fermi Paradox'
"Absolutely, which was basically my question or thought, could not being able to overcome religion be a reason why civilizations cannot prosper for long enough to be detectable. Obviously, there could be a myriad of reasons, but if there is a 100%…"
Jul 12
Gallup's Mirror replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'Interesting Ideas Regarding The Fermi Paradox'
"I don't think we necessarily "should" see evidence of their existence. The SETI program is listening for signs of radio transmissions from intelligent life*. But what if advanced civilizations don't use radio signals? Scientists…"
Jul 12
Tim Schock replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'What are your thoughts on Tithing?'
"I don't deny for a second that religious groups do some good things with their money. It could even be argued reasonably that better PR and marketing raise more money for those good things in the long run. But the negatives are undeniable too.…"
Jul 12
dakotah tyler replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'Interesting Ideas Regarding The Fermi Paradox'
"Yes, the War of the Worlds lol"
Jul 12
dakotah tyler replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'Interesting Ideas Regarding The Fermi Paradox'
"All true, if you assume civilizations are our own age and level of technological complexity, but a much older civilization, say millions of years older, would have long depleted their planets resources and if they survived they would have had to…"
Jul 12
Unseen replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'Interesting Ideas Regarding The Fermi Paradox'
"Let's assume for starters that scientifically-advanced life is fairly rare, such that only a dozen or so will ever arise in the Milky Way. Let's also assume that such advanced civilizations tend to last as advanced civilizations for only a…"
Jul 12
Gregg R Thomas replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'Interesting Ideas Regarding The Fermi Paradox'
"At the speed of light it would take over 100,000 years for a signal to cross our galaxy, it's only been about 100 years since we transmitted our first signal into space.  It will be 200,000 years from now before we can hope to hear a…"
Jul 12
RobertPiano replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'Interesting Ideas Regarding The Fermi Paradox'
"If by chance extraterrestrial life forms evolved similarly to those on earth, sudden contact could introduce pathogens (to either planet) that would make the plagues forced upon the new world seem like the sniffles."
Jul 12
dakotah tyler replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'Interesting Ideas Regarding The Fermi Paradox'
"While that may be true of life in other galaxies, it's hardly true of life in our own milky way. We wouldn't need to travel to a planet to detect intelligent activity such as colonization through the galaxy, which is specifically what the…"
Jul 12
Gregg R Thomas replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'Interesting Ideas Regarding The Fermi Paradox'
"Other intelligent life somewhere else in the universe doesn't matter. Time and distance makes us detecting such intelligent life a practical impossibility."
Jul 12
Erock68la replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'What are your thoughts on Tithing?'
"And you are supposed to feed starving children because your birth control policy is a big part of why there ARE so many children, and because charity is your schtick; put your money where your mouth is."
Jul 12
Erock68la replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'What are your thoughts on Tithing?'
"That's like the Roman Empire poor-mouthing and saying this huge empire is expensive to maintain. Are we supposed to forget the conquest, brutality, and exploitation that made it huge in the first place, and keeps it growing even today?"
Jul 12
Arcus replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'Interesting Ideas Regarding The Fermi Paradox'
"I would think the major issue is that we aren't quite sure what we are looking for. We are searching for signs of intelligent life that approximates our own, because we know that this at least exists in the universe. However, we may be just as…"
Jul 12
Geoff Boulton replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'What are your thoughts on Tithing?'
"And if there's any money left over they'll help some poor people or something. Or does that come out of the PR budget? ;-)"
Jul 12
Tim Schock replied to dakotah tyler's discussion 'What are your thoughts on Tithing?'
"I suppose it depends on the religion. Most of today's Christian denominations don't require tithing, though they strongly encourage it and will eventually pressure you to do so--but won't kick you out of the pews if you…"
Jul 12

Profile Information

Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
Former college football player on my quest to become an astrophysicist
Age
19-24
Relationship Status
In a Relationship
Why are you here?
just looking to branch out
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
My passion for understanding how the universe works naturally led to some clashing of ideas and the rest is history
Think Atheist Travel Network Couch Availability - Are you able to host anyone now?
No
Skype username:
dt_ad28
Twitter
@dt_317
How did you hear about Think Atheist?
followed on twitter

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Think Atheist to add comments!

Join Think Atheist

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

  

Blog Posts

People

Posted by ɐuɐz ǝllǝıuɐp on July 28, 2014 at 10:27pm 4 Comments

Services we love

We are in love with our Amazon

Book Store!

Gadget Nerd? Check out Giz Gad!

Advertise with ThinkAtheist.com

In need a of a professional web site? Check out the good folks at Clear Space Media

© 2014   Created by Dan.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service