Tell me what you know about Atheism.

†♫ Muzikfreak ♪† 2012/09/07 04:16:52
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Just curious what you think.
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  • Bastion 2012/09/13 18:22:02
    Atheism is the absence of theist myths . . . having no belief in any gods or other mythical/supernatural creatures.
  • Ysggirb 2012/09/09 03:30:59
    “How dismal it is to see present day Americans yearning for the very orthodoxy that their country was founded to escape.”
    ― Christopher Hitchens
  • JesusFreak 2012/09/07 23:56:53
    It takes more faith to believe that there isn't a God then believing that there is. So if someone is an Atheist that awesome at least they have faith but that faith isn't doing them any good. When they are in hell they will realize that there belief was wrong. I'm not hating on them... I actually feel very very sorry for them and I want to show them the power and love my God and savior Jesus Christ!
  • †♫ Muzi... JesusFreak 2012/09/08 04:36:35
    †♫ Muzikfreak ♪†
    Bravo. Well put.
  • Chris- Demon of the PHAET 2012/09/07 14:53:04
    Chris- Demon of the PHAET
    I don't believe in God.
  • Icarus 2012/09/07 06:19:56
    All thinking men are atheists.
  • Fred Rogers 2012/09/07 05:53:55
    Fred Rogers
    What would you like to know?
  • †♫ Muzi... Fred Ro... 2012/09/08 04:37:09
    †♫ Muzikfreak ♪†
    What you know..? Haha read the question dude. ;)
  • Fred Ro... †♫ Muzi... 2012/09/08 05:03:20
    Fred Rogers
    Well... I know lots of stuff. I thought maybe you had specific questions to help narrow it down.

    There's two basic flavors, strong/positive and weak/negative. Strong or positive atheism is the assertion that there absolutely can be no deities. Weak or negative atheism is the belief that there's no need to posit deities. To most theists that may seem a subtle distinction, but the difference lies in the rationale. Positive atheists essentially wind up in the same predicament as theists in that they have a burden of proof or an appeal to faith. Negative atheists are a step closer to agnostics, but there is an added claim that no deity is the null hypothesis. The negative atheist believes an explanation of reality doesn't require any deity and by Ockham's razor would leave it at that.

    How's that for a start?
  • †♫ Muzi... Fred Ro... 2012/09/08 05:08:05
    †♫ Muzikfreak ♪†
    Nailed it like a B0$$, dude :)
  • S* 2012/09/07 04:43:21
    There is nothing to know. There is merely nothing. We are worm food. They are no closer to the truth than anyone, and no one will know till the end, and if they are correct, there is nothing to know.
  • MichaelJ 2012/09/07 04:37:34
    They apparently believe there is no heaven or no hell. Just imagine! That is cool with me. To each their own. Hopefully they believe the same and are reasonable with those that do believe there is a higher power.
  • DJPanicDC MichaelJ 2012/09/07 05:02:21
    I respect anyone's beliefs that aren't being forced on me, I was raised Catholic I had enough of that for a lifetime lol
  • DJPanicDC 2012/09/07 04:34:59
    In the original Greek it translated to "without god" which I would say is the essence of it still
  • Rob Williams 2012/09/07 04:33:21
    Rob Williams
    Atheism is merely taking the position that there are no deities.
  • stevmackey 2012/09/07 04:20:30
    They believe they made themselves.
  • Rob Wil... stevmackey 2012/09/07 04:34:30
    Rob Williams
    No they don't! They just don't believe that they were made by a god.
  • DJPanicDC stevmackey 2012/09/07 05:03:12
    No thousands of years of evolution "Built That"
  • Sick Boy 2012/09/07 04:19:25
    Sick Boy
    This about sums it up!

  • Rob Wil... Sick Boy 2012/09/07 04:30:56
    Rob Williams
    Interesting... a hate filled attack on someone being accused of being hateful!

    The first part is right (professes no belief in gods or religion) but the second half sounds more like the rants and ravings that come from religious people!
  • Sick Boy Rob Wil... 2012/09/07 04:35:03
    Sick Boy
    I'd say more like the rants & ravings of atheists!
  • Tastentier Sick Boy 2012/09/07 05:14:34
    That would be anti-theism rather than atheism. But the two positions often go hand in hand.
  • Fred Ro... Sick Boy 2012/09/07 05:56:13
    Fred Rogers
    There are militant douchebags in every belief system (or non-belief system, as it were).
  • Sick Boy Fred Ro... 2012/09/07 06:02:27
    Sick Boy
    Very true!!
  • Postmas... Sick Boy 2012/09/07 10:30:45
    It's quite ironic that more often than not the 'hate' attacks come from religious people.
  • Ron the Realist 2012/09/07 04:18:58
    Ron the Realist
    I don't believe in atheism.
  • †♫ Muzi... Ron the... 2012/09/07 04:28:04
    †♫ Muzikfreak ♪†
    I didn't ask ask if you believed, I want to know if you have any knowledge of the religion.
    If I wanted to know if you believed I would have asked you ;)
  • Rob Wil... †♫ Muzi... 2012/09/07 08:54:27
    Rob Williams
    Atheism isn't a religion...

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