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"If God didn't exist, Atheists wouldn't exist."

I hear this now and again from religious people, especially Christians. It was going around on Twitter today. Apparently a few people found it pretty profound.   It's superficial and designed to sound clever, esoterical and wise. It's also, indirectly an argument from authority. God exists and that's that.  Of course it's has no logic and is pure nonsense.  It might better be inverted to say Atheists wouldn't need to exist if there was a God.  

I sometimes wonder if…

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Added by robert mcbean on June 16, 2011 at 5:32pm — 6 Comments

Minnesota Archbishop: Opposing Marriage Equality Is Not Anti-GayMinnesota Archbishop: Opposing Marriage Equality Is Not Anti-Gay

Via ThinkProgress:



Archbishop John C. Nienstedt: “The Minnesota Catholic Conference, made up of the seven Catholic bishops from the state, support this amendment not for prejudicial or political reasons, but rather for reasons that are theological, biological and pastoral.”





(Original news item.)



Lets assume for a second that the…

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Added by robert mcbean on June 14, 2011 at 3:19pm — 12 Comments

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