02-19-12, 04:58 AM #41
02-19-12, 05:00 AM #42
I know, I know. All that about how being enlightened is tough, so tough.
02-19-12, 08:37 AM #43
That flaming and insulting, on the other hand, should be restricted on both sides.
In this thread and others, you have been quite insulting to people and yes, you have flamed and trolled other members.
This is atheism asking for the beating and I'm doing nothing more than standing my own ground.
You started this thread because you were offended at a thread which asked atheists on this forum how and why they stopped believing there was a God. Since then you have told several people to get their head's scanned because you felt they could be suffering from a mental illness. You also said to one that he could be brain damaged for being an atheist.
At no time was the thread in question saying that atheism or atheists in question were asking for a beating. You are doing nothing more than being disingenuous and a troll.
As I said before, if you look BEYOND the religious stuff to the science, you'll see I'm deft in my scientific profession.
I should not have to abandon my human right to make use of a part of my brain that is hardwired for prayer and belief in a deity.
Do you understand now? If atheism offends you so much, then I would recommend you find a religious forum where you may feel that your "human right" is not being infringed upon because you feel that we are infringing upon your rights to troll this forum with insults and nonsense.
m training a dog from a puppy, I lay down and cover my face and let them get the better of me to bond. Now my malamutes are 11, happy and have a spelling vocabulary of about 10 words. They will protect my house and me. Now those are dogs. Aren't you people above that?
Another thing. I'm not being a so-called "concern troll" here either. Cyuberspace, gaming especially, is being found to cause mental problems in some people. It's the stressors.
To quote Wynn.. 'physician, heal thyself'..
My suggestions of mental illness in some has nothing to with agreeing or disagreeing, it has to do with HURTING MY FEELINGS. There's another HUMAN on this keyboard.
How about the complaints we have received about your behaviour and your insults on this forum? Or dos your 'another human' story only apply to you and no one else?
Are you so caught up in your glory as a priest of cyberspace that you've lost contact with humanity? Humans fight back. Bots are supposed to have directives to prevent that.
You have suggested to several members now that they should check to see if they are not brain damaged or mentally ill because they happen to disagree with you. Considering you have posted nearly 100 posts in a matter of days, one would be correct in questioning your "contact with humanity".
Look at how nasty and mean you've been to me. "Poor baby."
What makes you do something that mean spirited?
I made a mistake of not PMing a mod. I notice my PM inbox has been empty from the get go. Most sites a mod at least welcomes you. I often ask questions and get to know someone a bit that way. Instead you suggest I go somewhere else?
BTW... PM me and talk to me. I don't bite and I don't draw first blood. I am a compassionate and even patient man though.
I pointed out that the question was answered and asked the thread be closed. The mod left it open. In that, the mod has broken the forum rules by perpetuating this as a flame bait thread.
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02-19-12, 10:16 AM #44
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02-19-12, 02:24 PM #46
@ HD - were you actually offened by the "How you became an atheist?" thread? I thought that only the "Need for the debasement of religion" could be offensive to anyone at all.
02-19-12, 02:54 PM #47
Do you think that comparing a philosophy (for lack of a better label) to a religion is off topic?
I suppose you'll be complaining about any threads discussing budhism next?
02-19-12, 02:56 PM #48
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02-19-12, 04:49 PM #52
Or to put it another way - that's not what Fraggle Rockers statement implies - unless you're suggesting that people with Down's Syndrome are an inferior sub-species?
This contrasts with HD's statement:
"...and of course some threads don't apply to people at all, but a sub species."
02-19-12, 05:49 PM #53Your premise is flawed, because it is predicated on the assumption that anybody with a genetic mutation is a subspecies of human.
02-19-12, 05:54 PM #54
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02-19-12, 10:08 PM #56
HD - this nonsense your spouting about atheists and brain structure, is that related to the work done by Owen et al in March 2011?
02-19-12, 10:34 PM #57
It seems to me that the question of the thread was resolved by the time it got to post #4, where HectorDecimal said he didn't want any action after all.
Bells or Trippy: please feel free to close the thread when you're done.
02-19-12, 11:08 PM #58
...and of course some threads don't apply to people at all, but a sub species.In the thread it is constantly defined that atheism is not a religion.I truly didn't join the site to discuss religion,I enjoy examining creation from a scientific perspective . . . .I feel like Rambo: "I love people. Why can't they love me back?"The Supreme Court has said a religion need not be based on a belief in the existence of a supreme being. In the 1961 case of Torcaso v. Watkins, the court described “secular humanism” as a religion.In that, I imagine the thread is appropriate on the basis of it's qualification as a religion. Now the question is about "Comparative." It belongs in Religion because it makes no comparison to other religions.My religious experience began in witchcraft, as did modern medicine
- Let's see, here's a graduate thesis by a student who claims that there is an invisible, illogical supernatural universe, and the creatures and other forces within it pop out at random intervals and use their magic powers to make weird things happen that violate the laws of nature.
- Wow, that's certainly an extraordinary assertion, since it claims to falsify all of science, which is predicated on the principle that the natural universe is a closed system whose behavior can be predicted by theories derived from empirical observation of its past and present behavior.
- The Rule of Laplace says we don't have to treat an extraordinary assertion with respect unless it's supported by extraordinary evidence, or else the finite resources of science will be dissipated in the examination of every crackpot hypothesis that comes out of the woodwork.
- Okay then, let's see what kind of evidence this student has provided to support his extraordinary assertion.
- Still checking...
- Still looking for evidence. Hell, at this point I'd like to see some ordinary evidence. If these gods can do all these amazing things, there must be libraries full of eyewitness accounts. That Jesus fellow for example. He lived in the Roman Empire and the Romans were consummate recordkeepers. Surely their chronicles are full of detailed reports of Jesus's miraculous deeds.
- Still checking.
- This guy has got to be kidding. I just came to the last page of his paper, and even his footnotes don't cite any evidence to support his assertion!
- What a dumb jerk! He doesn't understand science at all!
- I'm giving him an F on his thesis and recommending to the committee that he be expelled because he'll give our university a bad name. I'm sure Ambassador College would be happy to take him. Or he could get a job as a tour guide at the Creation Science Museum.
Modern medicine did not start with witchcraft. Witchcraft started with modern medicine!The Atheist religion thread we are discussing simply takes a poll of when someone decided to accept atheism as their personal savior, effectively.Such a thread is designed to anger especially Christians . . . .This is atheism asking for the beating and I'm doing nothing more than standing my own ground.I should not have to abandon my human right to make use of a part of my brain that is hardwired for prayer and belief in a deity.If I'm training a dog from a puppy, I lay down and cover my face and let them get the better of me to bond. Now my malamutes are 11, happy and have a spelling vocabulary of about 10 words. They will protect my house and me. Now those are dogs. Aren't you people above that?My suggestions of mental illness in some has nothing to with agreeing or disagreeing, it has to do with HURTING MY FEELINGS. There's another HUMAN on this keyboard. Are you so caught up in your glory as a priest of cyberspace that you've lost contact with humanity?
I get very stressed out by images of war, so I don't go to those websites. Hell, both opera and rap give me a headache so I carefully avoid both.
Life is like that.I made a mistake of not PMing a mod. I notice my PM inbox has been empty from the get go. Most sites a mod at least welcomes you.I asked this thread be closed. I'll ask again kindly.
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