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skool commented on Atheist Exile's blog post 'The Brain, the Whole Brain and Nothing but the Brain'
"True, I completely agree it is a tenuous analogy. However I was using it to illustrate a point not to infer one. Meh, either way, good post :)"
Sep 17, 2009
skool commented on Atheist Exile's blog post 'The Brain, the Whole Brain and Nothing but the Brain'
"Hmm... I agree and disagree. Prepare for a long analogy: I like to think of the mind as a information processing machine, like a computer. I believe that the point which you are trying to make is that the brain is the hardware and the mind the…"
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skool commented on Atheist Exile's blog post 'The Brain, the Whole Brain and Nothing but the Brain'
"My guess would be that they would appear to be brain dead for all intents and purposes. If there is no information coming in there can be no processing. Without processing there is no thought. Having said that people who are deprived from sensory…"
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skool commented on skool's blog post 'An atheist by any other name...'
"Thanks for the comments :) I had a look at the older posts on agnosticism detailing the various misconceptions. Makes a lot more sense now :P"
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Dave G commented on skool's blog post 'An atheist by any other name...'
"People claiming to be agnostic but not atheist (aside from those few who are embracing classical agnosticism, which is the belief that it is impossible to know if a god exists or not, so there's no point in debating the issue) tend to be mixing…"
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An atheist by any other name...

I am an atheist. I don't pray. I don't get up early on Sunday to go to Church. I don't believe in gods, miracles or messiahs. That is not to say that I don't believe that they could exist. No they can, they might; I simply have no way of knowing about them. This philosophy is called agnosticism. So I am an atheist-agnostic.There are people who say that they are just agnostic (and who often take offence to being bundled with atheists). I do not wish to misrepresent the position of these…See More
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skool commented on NameInVain's blog post 'Just Something To Make You Sick'
"'He stated that he actually, "saw fire and smoke coming from Larry's eyes and knew he was the devil himself."' It sounds a bit like this guy genuinely had/has a mental illness. His family on the other hand; complete…"
Sep 5, 2009
skool replied to Morgan Matthew's discussion 'The only person that can be an atheist is God himself'
"Reading that email reminded me of this quote: "There is a difference between believing there is no god and not believing there is a god -- both are atheistic, though popular usage has ignored the latter..." - Dan Barker Pretty much sums…"
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I am an atheist. I don't pray. I don't get up early on Sunday to go to Church. I don't believe in gods, miracles or messiahs. That is not to say that I don't believe that they could exist. No they can, they might; I simply have no way of knowing about them. This philosophy is called agnosticism. So I am an atheist-agnostic.



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At 7:39am on February 3, 2010, Eljay said…
Hello, fellow Brit! Sign the petition to stop the UK taxpayer from funding the Pope's September visit, if you haven't already done so! Cheers.
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