As an atheist I find prayer and worship abhorrent ideas for someone to embrace.
Most people who believe in a cosmic engineer with grand plans for each of us embrace their beliefs for one reason only; because the idea of finite existence instills in them a paralyzing fear. Most theists, of course, will never admit this because they are not aware of it on a conscious level. The fear is too primal. But if their religion was pulled out from under their feet, discarded, proven to be…Continue
You'll likely all have heard this argument at some point. It's a classic.
Outlined rather well by http://www.godlessgeeks.com/LINKS/GodProof.htm, it goes something like this:
"(1) Person X, a well-known atheist, was morally inferior to the rest of us.
(2) Therefore, God exists."
It's just poetic, isn't it?
So... Assuming Hitler was an…Continue
Here are some quotes on education, ignorance and knowledge...
"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step toward knowledge." - Benjamin Disraeli
"It is only the ignorant who despise education." - Pubilius Syrus
Common arguments from theists with nothing meaningful to say. An analysis..sort of.
Hey everyone. I got into a really heated debate today with my sister, a theist, who sends $300 dollars a month to Joyce Meyers and claims that she's anointed by God. When I found out that my sister was sending money to that ministry I told her that she's no different than Benny Hinn (whom she says is terrible and a fraud) and that she's been investigated before for several things related to money. I offered to show her the info and my sister flat out refused, got angry and started…Continue
Added by Barbara Bates on November 24, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments