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gooey Donating Member (131 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-29-09 04:27 AM
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65. How did you realize it?
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  -Question for atheists Christa  Oct-21-09 01:57 PM   #0 
  - Really? Just plain "common" sense. The real question is how can any intelligent being buy the hype?  MNDemNY   Oct-21-09 02:01 PM   #1 
  - I agree ... however  Christa   Oct-21-09 02:06 PM   #5 
  - Any "inteligent" person, deep down knows better. the CHOOSE not to act on their instinct.  MNDemNY   Oct-21-09 02:11 PM   #7 
  - So, people of faith aren't intelligent?  Sal316   Oct-21-09 03:10 PM   #14 
  - Perhaps "illogical" is less confrontational than "unintelligent".  MercutioATC   Oct-21-09 03:37 PM   #20 
  - Maybe that is not the best term. Maybe" willfully ignorant" is better.  MNDemNY   Oct-21-09 03:46 PM   #22 
  - Oh, that's so much better....not.  Sal316   Oct-21-09 04:14 PM   #26 
     - I can be "tolerant" of you beliefs, and still think they are insane...  MNDemNY   Oct-21-09 04:26 PM   #27 
     - So what your saying is...  gooey   Oct-29-09 04:41 AM   #67 
     - "But considering atheism is the product of an immature intellect, what else can one expect?"  charlie   Oct-21-09 04:51 PM   #28 
        - THANK YOU  darkstar3   Oct-21-09 05:39 PM   #29 
        - I don't hate atheists...  Sal316   Oct-21-09 06:34 PM   #31 
           - Your posting history disagrees with you.  darkstar3   Oct-21-09 06:50 PM   #36 
           - None of your exegetical handwaving provides one scintilla of an argument  uberllama42   Oct-23-09 03:18 PM   #48 
              - I have a question.  gooey   Oct-29-09 04:36 AM   #66 
                 - No  uberllama42   Dec-15-09 10:52 PM   #74 
                    - Ok...  gooey   Dec-16-09 06:38 AM   #77 
                       - Are you familiar with the concept of a null hypothesis?  uberllama42   Dec-16-09 08:03 AM   #78 
                          - And the game continues.  gooey   Dec-16-09 01:14 PM   #81 
                             - And today's Solipsistic Prize goes to...  darkstar3   Dec-16-09 01:39 PM   #85 
                                - To answer your question.  gooey   Dec-16-09 03:34 PM   #87 
                                   - Why should anyone answer your questions?  darkstar3   Dec-16-09 04:22 PM   #89 
                                   - Does the manner in which the questions are posed really make a difference.  gooey   Dec-16-09 04:43 PM   #91 
                                      - Questions are only worth answering  darkstar3   Dec-16-09 10:11 PM   #94 
                                         - LOL  gooey   Dec-17-09 09:22 PM   #99 
                                         - Exactly.  darkstar3   Dec-17-09 11:57 PM   #103 
                                         - Well...  gooey   Dec-18-09 06:29 AM   #105 
                                         - Welcome to atheism.  darkstar3   Dec-18-09 07:52 AM   #108 
                                         - Actually  gooey   Dec-19-09 05:37 AM   #110 
                                         - Thinking about the first paragraph.  gooey   Dec-19-09 06:22 AM   #111 
                                         - I do not agree.  darkstar3   Dec-19-09 01:33 PM   #113 
                                         - I figured you might say this.  gooey   Dec-19-09 05:27 PM   #115 
                                         - Tangible means something I can touch, so no.  darkstar3   Dec-20-09 12:20 AM   #117 
                                         - OK...  gooey   Dec-21-09 03:08 AM   #119 
                                         - Don't do that.  darkstar3   Dec-21-09 08:35 AM   #122 
                                         - I'm not claiming that I don't have any concept of evidence.  gooey   Dec-26-09 01:28 AM   #123 
                                   - Was this post intended as a repy to me?  uberllama42   Dec-20-09 11:05 PM   #118 
                                      - To be honest  gooey   Dec-29-09 05:35 AM   #129 
        - Oh, was that offensive to you?  Sal316   Oct-21-09 06:25 PM   #30 
        - No, didn't hurt or offend me  charlie   Oct-21-09 06:45 PM   #34 
        - Ah, now we hit the nail on the head  darkstar3   Oct-21-09 06:49 PM   #35 
        - That's hilarious!  MNDemNY   Oct-22-09 06:58 AM   #37 
  - Not unintelligent, just deluded.  Odin2005   Oct-23-09 12:03 AM   #42 
  - Maybe "not intelligent" isn't correct, but definaitely ignorant.  rd_kent   Oct-23-09 12:29 PM   #46 
  - There are specific limits to human intelligence...  Deep13   Oct-27-09 01:50 PM   #64 
  - How did I become an atheist? Well...  Auggie   Oct-21-09 02:03 PM   #2 
  - Explain...  gooey   Oct-27-09 05:43 AM   #59 
     - If I may, (my history is similar to Auggie's)  immoderate   Dec-16-09 11:03 AM   #79 
        - Maybe  gooey   Dec-26-09 01:33 AM   #124 
  - You are correct...it was the empathy thing...  Tikki   Oct-21-09 02:03 PM   #3 
  - #1) I read the whole bible (not just selected verses)  FiveGoodMen   Oct-21-09 02:05 PM   #4 
  - I became an adult and realized that if there is not factual proof beyond paper it's bullshit.  YOY   Oct-21-09 02:10 PM   #6 
  - What does that mean?  gooey   Oct-27-09 05:46 AM   #62 
  - Took a long time. I have 12 years of Sunday School pins for perfect attendance and was  sinkingfeeling   Oct-21-09 02:16 PM   #8 
  - At the moment I remain an agnostic, but I followed this path.  Ozymanithrax   Oct-21-09 02:19 PM   #9 
  - The brutality and stupidity of it all. I also became a Bright ...  RKP5637   Oct-21-09 02:23 PM   #10 
  - Hmm  kenfrequed   Oct-21-09 03:25 PM   #18 
     - Actually, the name "Bright" has bothered me some too... I've always found Transcendental...  RKP5637   Oct-21-09 03:46 PM   #23 
  - I never 'became' an atheist.  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-21-09 02:26 PM   #11 
  - no specific event or personal quandry at all....  mike_c   Oct-21-09 02:39 PM   #12 
  - Love that lolgod.  BurtWorm   Oct-21-09 02:46 PM   #13 
  - Oh, it's a LOOOONG story...  Yunomi   Oct-21-09 03:14 PM   #15 
  - I love that cartoon... an oldie and a real goodie!!! n/t  RKP5637   Oct-21-09 03:53 PM   #25 
  - Like everyone else, I was born an Atheist...........  frebrd   Oct-21-09 03:14 PM   #16 
  - I am not entirely sure.  ZombieHorde   Oct-21-09 03:23 PM   #17 
  - I read. I read more. It became clear that all the religions  MineralMan   Oct-21-09 03:30 PM   #19 
  - Im a Hindu Atheist  Vehl   Oct-21-09 03:39 PM   #21 
  - Would u explain...?  gooey   Dec-29-09 05:25 AM   #127 
  - Nobody was ever at the other end of the prayer  Warpy   Oct-21-09 03:48 PM   #24 
  - Question  gooey   Dec-29-09 05:34 AM   #128 
  - I don't recall a particular moment I left theism behind.  Silent3   Oct-21-09 06:37 PM   #32 
  - I was always doubtful, but the real turning point was watching people die...  cynatnite   Oct-21-09 06:41 PM   #33 
  - The event that  edhopper   Oct-22-09 08:18 AM   #38 
  - when i was told that santa didn't exist i figured they lied about  jonnyblitz   Oct-22-09 08:38 AM   #39 
  - I was born an atheist.  Jokerman   Oct-22-09 10:59 AM   #40 
  - The notion of a "Personal God" NEVER made sense to me, even when I was a little kid.  Odin2005   Oct-22-09 11:58 PM   #41 
  - I just became enlightened when in my 30s  RebelOne   Oct-23-09 06:34 AM   #43 
  - I honestly don't remember.  Realityhack   Oct-23-09 09:26 AM   #44 
  - Common sense and rational thought.  rd_kent   Oct-23-09 12:20 PM   #45 
  - We are ALL atheists, or at least start that way. Its the default position.  rd_kent   Oct-23-09 12:33 PM   #47 
  - What do you mean  Christa   Oct-23-09 04:15 PM   #49 
  - I will rephrase....  rd_kent   Oct-23-09 05:25 PM   #50 
     - Better, MUCH better  Christa   Oct-23-09 06:03 PM   #51 
        - Im not scared......  rd_kent   Oct-23-09 06:46 PM   #52 
           - Oh, I did not mean you shoudl be afraid of religion  Christa   Oct-24-09 10:56 AM   #53 
  - Interesting.  gooey   Oct-27-09 05:45 AM   #61 
     - It's a fact that everyone is born an atheist.  Zhade   Dec-17-09 11:15 PM   #101 
  - The circular logic and gaping holes in the arguments of the most prominent Christian apologists.  iris27   Oct-24-09 11:51 AM   #54 
  - Years of nagging doubt, that finally came to a head when I rejected God  Taverner   Oct-24-09 12:03 PM   #55 
  - What do you mean?  gooey   Oct-27-09 05:44 AM   #60 
  - I was born that way  OttavaKarhu   Oct-26-09 03:27 AM   #56 
  - Atheism  andycox   Oct-26-09 09:41 AM   #57 
  - Bible  NotTheist   Oct-26-09 07:35 PM   #58 
  - I realized that there is no god.  Deep13   Oct-27-09 01:30 PM   #63 
  - How did you realize it?  gooey   Oct-29-09 04:27 AM   #65 
     - Slowly over time.  Deep13   Oct-29-09 07:43 AM   #68 
        - Programming?  gooey   Oct-30-09 04:13 AM   #70 
           - Childhood indocrination. nt  Deep13   Oct-30-09 07:57 AM   #71 
              - Example?  gooey   Oct-30-09 09:03 PM   #72 
                 - Huh? It was Christianity.  Deep13   Oct-30-09 09:39 PM   #73 
                    - So you're throwing in the existence of God  gooey   Dec-16-09 01:22 PM   #83 
                       - Is not the question of the existence of God a religious one?  LAGC   Dec-16-09 01:35 PM   #84 
                          - Well...  gooey   Dec-16-09 03:52 PM   #88 
                             - .  darkstar3   Dec-16-09 04:40 PM   #90 
                                - I'll start with the last thing you said first.  gooey   Dec-16-09 08:54 PM   #92 
                                   - You're boring me.  darkstar3   Dec-16-09 10:04 PM   #93 
                                      - It seems...  gooey   Dec-17-09 09:33 PM   #100 
                                         - He doesn't have a faith, jackass.  Zhade   Dec-17-09 11:19 PM   #102 
                                         - I'm sorry you feel the need to call me names.  gooey   Dec-18-09 06:33 AM   #106 
                                         - Which question?  darkstar3   Dec-18-09 12:01 AM   #104 
                                            - There is one more thing.  gooey   Dec-18-09 06:37 AM   #107 
                                               - I don't even remember.  darkstar3   Dec-18-09 07:56 AM   #109 
                                                  - Just curious.  gooey   Dec-19-09 06:23 AM   #112 
                                                     - Nope.  darkstar3   Dec-19-09 01:34 PM   #114 
  - More intellectual capital has been wasted on counting angels  MineralMan   Oct-29-09 03:02 PM   #69 
  - Why did you stop believing in Santa?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Dec-16-09 12:43 AM   #75 
  - I think maybe you just haven't thought it all the way through.  gooey   Dec-16-09 06:15 AM   #76 
  - What do you mean?  immoderate   Dec-16-09 11:09 AM   #80 
     - The truth.  gooey   Dec-16-09 01:15 PM   #82 
        - Which, of course, you can't reveal...  immoderate   Dec-17-09 11:17 AM   #97 
        - How can it be?  gooey   Dec-21-09 03:09 AM   #120 
        - I have "thought it all the way through" and have found the "truth"  rd_kent   Dec-19-09 05:31 PM   #116 
           - Then...  gooey   Dec-21-09 03:11 AM   #121 
  - Becoming an atheist took a lot of hard work for me.  onager   Dec-16-09 02:36 PM   #86 
  - "Muslims are not very big on proselytizing"  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-16-09 10:19 PM   #95 
  - Like everyone else ever born, I was born one.  Zhade   Dec-17-09 12:57 AM   #96 
  - The Christian religion itself seemed to be designed for a species...  Deep13   Dec-17-09 02:37 PM   #98 
  - a long, slow process  lazarus   Dec-26-09 02:50 AM   #125 
  - It's all in the Reading  marginlized   Dec-26-09 05:26 PM   #126 
  - Kick  rd_kent   Dec-29-09 10:25 AM   #130 
 

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