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greyl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-16-06 11:25 AM
Response to Reply #39
42. The atheism vs. theism argument IS resolvable.
If it weren't, I don't think individuals would be able to identify which of the two to call themselves.

I think you'd agree that, of the two, one must be incorrect.
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  - Andy Devine or just Devine?  lastknowngood   Nov-15-06 05:44 PM   #1 
  - You made me check to see if I had misspelled  Heaven and Earth   Nov-15-06 05:49 PM   #4 
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  - All of history is about the divine awakening of humankind  sweetheart   Nov-15-06 05:45 PM   #2 
  - Things always look better in the rear view mirror. n/t  Freedom_from_Chains   Nov-15-06 05:49 PM   #3 
  - There has to be evidence of it to consider a view.  Zhade   Nov-15-06 05:55 PM   #5 
  - Questions Of God Always Involve Semantic Difficulties  Tace   Nov-15-06 05:57 PM   #6 
  - Before the New Testament and after it.  Gregorian   Nov-15-06 06:13 PM   #7 
  - transfiguration of Jesus  dweller   Nov-15-06 06:24 PM   #8 
  - Numerous times, during the life of Christ  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-15-06 06:57 PM   #9 
  - People's Temple Christian Church  greyl   Nov-16-06 03:18 AM   #13 
  - Excellent points  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-16-06 07:40 AM   #16 
  - The 19 hijackers weren't Muslims. They were Islamists.  greyl   Nov-16-06 09:58 AM   #21 
     - to clarify what I mean by "Islamists":  greyl   Nov-16-06 11:18 AM   #41 
     - I missed this before I responded.  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-16-06 12:45 PM   #46 
     - Now wait a minute  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-16-06 12:44 PM   #45 
        - I think many think critically until it comes to religion/faith...  Finder   Nov-16-06 01:24 PM   #50 
           - Hercules?  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-16-06 01:41 PM   #51 
              - Check out the Temple of Hercules in Rome...with pic  Finder   Nov-16-06 02:06 PM   #53 
              - Lol..maybe you should think about praying to Hercules.  Evoman   Nov-16-06 03:39 PM   #57 
                 - Hercules! Hercules! Hercules!  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-17-06 08:08 AM   #64 
  - Add Heaven's Gate and Waco to that list of "martyrs."n/t  Finder   Nov-16-06 10:09 AM   #26 
     - Well, Michael Cimino's career certainly didn't survive it.  jgraz   Nov-22-06 12:24 AM   #77 
  - But did the 12 exist? Just like Jesus there is no evidence...  Finder   Nov-16-06 10:07 AM   #25 
     - Well, we have four gospels  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-16-06 02:53 PM   #54 
        - No evidence of Peter in Rome or his existence outside the Bible. n/t  Finder   Nov-16-06 05:16 PM   #59 
           - I'm not so sure about that  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-16-06 06:01 PM   #60 
              - Stories and writings by Simon Magus were attributed...  Finder   Nov-17-06 08:04 AM   #62 
                 - So how did that work out for him?  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-17-06 08:09 AM   #65 
                    - Well his bones are still at the Vatican so he was wrong.lol n/t  Finder   Nov-17-06 11:43 AM   #66 
                       - Don't you just wish we knew the real story on this stuff?  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-18-06 03:12 PM   #67 
                          - Many know the real story...  Finder   Nov-19-06 10:39 AM   #68 
                             - Even the best researched  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-19-06 03:40 PM   #69 
                                - Deism is based on reason, whereas theism is based on faith...  Finder   Nov-19-06 04:37 PM   #70 
                                - Hmmm  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-19-06 07:21 PM   #73 
                                   - I too think you are a deist...  Finder   Nov-20-06 08:14 AM   #75 
                                - If I may...  IMModerate   Nov-19-06 04:44 PM   #71 
  - My answers  kiahzero   Nov-15-06 07:28 PM   #10 
  - God is one of those things, along with ghosts and magic,  Evoman   Nov-15-06 11:32 PM   #11 
  - This assumes that God is detectable in our physical universe...  Dob Bole   Nov-16-06 08:42 AM   #17 
  - Why can't he be detected by science?  Evoman   Nov-16-06 08:49 AM   #18 
  - No, the Bible doesn't say anything about God being undetectable by science...  Dob Bole   Nov-16-06 09:39 AM   #20 
     - Belief in gods does not require religion. nt  greyl   Nov-16-06 10:00 AM   #22 
     - You're right...  Dob Bole   Nov-16-06 10:05 AM   #23 
        - Did you mean to say "preclude"?  greyl   Nov-16-06 10:43 AM   #31 
     - You use the word Religious too liberally....which is not uncommon in this forum.  Evoman   Nov-16-06 10:05 AM   #24 
     - What? I'm too liberal?  Dob Bole   Nov-16-06 10:16 AM   #28 
        - I think lots of peoples ideas are shitty.. (actually, the better word is bullshitty).  Evoman   Nov-16-06 10:43 AM   #32 
           - I'm no deist...  Dob Bole   Nov-16-06 11:00 AM   #37 
              - Then my question to you is.....How can religion answer its questions?  Evoman   Nov-16-06 11:17 AM   #40 
              - That's really my point.  Dob Bole   Nov-16-06 11:45 AM   #43 
              - Deism is compatible with evolution. n/t  Finder   Nov-20-06 08:04 AM   #74 
     - You're misreading Dawkins and the others.  IMModerate   Nov-19-06 04:55 PM   #72 
  - To analyze this reasoning,  trotsky   Nov-16-06 10:14 AM   #27 
     - Well, according to the Sci-Fi channel, ghosts CAN be recorded on video...  Dob Bole   Nov-16-06 10:20 AM   #29 
        - You didn't answer my first question.  trotsky   Nov-16-06 10:32 AM   #30 
           - Sure.  Dob Bole   Nov-16-06 10:48 AM   #33 
              - So why have the miracles stopped?  Evoman   Nov-16-06 10:54 AM   #34 
              - That's what you say.  Dob Bole   Nov-16-06 11:14 AM   #39 
                 - The atheism vs. theism argument IS resolvable.  greyl   Nov-16-06 11:25 AM   #42 
                 - It will be resolvable  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-16-06 12:47 PM   #48 
                    - On what grounds do you believe that?  greyl   Nov-16-06 01:13 PM   #49 
                 - Your wrong.  Evoman   Nov-16-06 12:17 PM   #44 
                 - So when does the answer "I don't know" become "Goddidit"?  trotsky   Nov-16-06 01:58 PM   #52 
              - So why don't miracles occur today?  trotsky   Nov-16-06 10:56 AM   #35 
                 - Maybe one just did. ;) nt  greyl   Nov-16-06 10:58 AM   #36 
                    - I be-leeeeeeeve!  trotsky   Nov-16-06 11:00 AM   #38 
                       - NO YOU DON'T!  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-16-06 12:46 PM   #47 
  - Or maybe it's a giant  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-16-06 02:56 PM   #55 
     - Or maybe it a giant  Evoman   Nov-16-06 03:27 PM   #56 
        - My average Christians use a pantheistic hidden God for their  Random_Australian   Nov-17-06 05:33 AM   #61 
        - I personally don't believe that "God"  TallahasseeGrannie   Nov-17-06 08:06 AM   #63 
  - There have been a great many events attributed to divine action  TheBaldyMan   Nov-16-06 12:51 AM   #12 
  - Never  Chulanowa   Nov-16-06 07:12 AM   #15 
  - Exactly (the opposite of) my view!  TRYPHO   Nov-16-06 04:46 PM   #58 
  - Yes, Faith, Yes, Love, Maybe but not a prodcutive activity.  bryant69   Nov-16-06 09:04 AM   #19 
 

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