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lvx35 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-31-05 03:54 PM
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18. Two good points I really respect.
That you brought up:

1) Scientific truth does not look at itself is infallible, therefore there is no such thing as scientific fact, only scientific theory, which is mutable and changes. Science is also limited in that it deals with a subset of knowledge, quantitative mutually observable phenomenon, and there is a whole world outside of that, not just religion but things like art.

2) History has now shown that religion is not the source of man's woes, as demonstrated by things like eugenics and the forced athiesm of brutal communist dictatorships. Man is the source of man's woes.
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  -What do you Athiests think about the Church of Reality? lvx35  Dec-29-05 11:21 PM   #0 
  - Not as good as the Church of Euthanasia  toddaa   Dec-29-05 11:26 PM   #1 
  - All religeon is a drug!  tmfun   Dec-29-05 11:32 PM   #2 
  - I semi Agree.  Selteri   Dec-29-05 11:40 PM   #4 
  - Care to say why?  manic expression   Dec-30-05 06:09 PM   #11 
     - No, what's ridiculous is equating religion with science.  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 01:53 AM   #12 
        - Not really  manic expression   Dec-31-05 10:20 AM   #14 
           - Yes, really. It's funny, the IDiots can't quite grasp that either.  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 11:20 AM   #15 
           - Why, in the world,  manic expression   Dec-31-05 11:53 AM   #16 
              - Two good points I really respect.  lvx35   Dec-31-05 03:54 PM   #18 
              - Because IDiots can't understand the difference either.  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 05:18 PM   #21 
                 - Do you act so petty with anyone who disagrees with you?  manic expression   Dec-31-05 06:51 PM   #24 
                    - Nope. Just you.  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 07:04 PM   #25 
                    - Well, at least you admit  manic expression   Dec-31-05 07:23 PM   #26 
                       - Eugenics proves science is bad...blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 07:39 PM   #27 
                          - Did I say that?  manic expression   Dec-31-05 07:52 PM   #28 
                             - I got your answer: Guess which was and still IS used to persecute women,  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 07:57 PM   #29 
                                - Good, now look at this  manic expression   Dec-31-05 08:05 PM   #30 
                                - ROFL! Where are you getting these talking points from ?  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 08:19 PM   #31 
                                   - A lie?  manic expression   Dec-31-05 08:29 PM   #32 
                                      - Sorry but distortion used by reichwing bots is not a valid argument.  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 08:41 PM   #33 
                                         - Your arguments are more than ridiculous  manic expression   Dec-31-05 08:51 PM   #34 
                                            - "atheist persecution"??? ROFLMFAO !!!  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 09:01 PM   #35 
                                            - Not really  manic expression   Dec-31-05 09:11 PM   #36 
                                            - Ah, but * IS persecuting people that aren't Texans.  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 09:18 PM   #37 
                                            - You are wrong...again  manic expression   Dec-31-05 10:15 PM   #38 
                                            - Stalin did not oppress and kill in the name of atheism.  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 10:36 PM   #39 
                                            - Saying something does not make it true  manic expression   Dec-31-05 10:47 PM   #40 
                                            - Stop hijacking this thread and using it to push RW talking points.  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 10:58 PM   #41 
                                            - Too bad I'm not  manic expression   Jan-01-06 12:37 AM   #42 
                                            - You are hijacking it, just like you're trying to do in another thread by  beam me up scottie   Jan-01-06 01:04 AM   #43 
                                            - That  manic expression   Jan-03-06 05:37 PM   #51 
                                - Wow, classic DU atheism  lvx35   Jan-02-06 05:16 AM   #44 
                                   - So religion is never used to persecute jews?  beam me up scottie   Jan-02-06 01:20 PM   #45 
                                      - These arguments get pretty entertaining.  lvx35   Jan-03-06 02:40 AM   #47 
                                         - You're pretty entertaining. You posted: "Wow, classic DU atheism"  beam me up scottie   Jan-04-06 12:50 AM   #52 
                    - Sometimes. n/t  madeline_con   Jan-03-06 02:52 AM   #48 
                       - Only if they're psychotic and follow me from thread to thread.  beam me up scottie   Jan-04-06 12:53 AM   #53 
           - This old saw again (sigh!)  Kerry4Kerry   Jan-04-06 04:13 PM   #54 
              - Excellent post!  Zenlitened   Jan-05-06 08:53 PM   #55 
              - Ditto, Zen!  beam me up scottie   Jan-05-06 09:30 PM   #56 
  - Interesting, but I am pretty attached to my church.  ingac70   Dec-29-05 11:33 PM   #3 
  - Hey, good link. I like the meditations section.  lvx35   Dec-29-05 11:48 PM   #6 
  - the church of reality might be a religion, but  johnnypneumatic   Dec-29-05 11:41 PM   #5 
  - That's why I thought you might like it.  lvx35   Dec-29-05 11:52 PM   #7 
  - I've never thought about it at all.  Birthmark   Dec-30-05 12:01 AM   #8 
  - Maybe you should.  lvx35   Dec-30-05 12:34 AM   #9 
     - "... protozoa outfits for the evolution rites..."  madeline_con   Jan-03-06 03:04 AM   #49 
  - IT's a neat idea!  EST   Dec-30-05 01:15 AM   #10 
  - Great post.  lvx35   Dec-31-05 03:43 PM   #17 
  - Of course, I assumed "for me" as implied, sorry!  EST   Dec-31-05 04:17 PM   #19 
     - Cool.  lvx35   Dec-31-05 04:26 PM   #20 
        - Dandy idea!  EST   Dec-31-05 06:00 PM   #22 
           - Yeah, its a very rich line of reasoning.  lvx35   Dec-31-05 06:31 PM   #23 
  - "I consider "belief" to be the booby prize of life"  madeline_con   Jan-03-06 03:08 AM   #50 
  - This "atheist" thinks it's like the Brights.  beam me up scottie   Dec-31-05 05:55 AM   #13 
  - I don't see the point of it  Book Lover   Jan-02-06 03:30 PM   #46 

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