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Old 07-11-2013, 07:23 AM   #4396
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That's like saying bald is a hair color though.

Atheism is not a religion simply put, it's just a word to define someones stance on whether or not they believe in a god, supreme being, flying spaghetti monster, celestial all knowing teapot, etc. But it is far from a religion. Now individuals may bring up their other own beliefs, facts, etc that surround their atheistic stance but I wouldn't lump those together to call atheism a religion, since it is not.
Hey dude!

No, it's not like saying that, it *SHOULD* be like that, but the way so many self proclaimed Atheists act it's getting so sanctimonious, ridiculous and offensive, just like a religion.
 
Old 07-11-2013, 11:06 AM   #4397
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good tv on the subject of religion (i.g. war and such +sci-fi++): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caprica_%28TV_series%29, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_of_Thrones, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moone_Boy, Stephen Fry in America

History proves we learn not from it but our environment!

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Old 07-11-2013, 01:43 PM   #4398
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If one really thinks about it, the whole philosophy surrounding Linux is somewhat Biblical: Since you received for free, you give back for free.
 
Old 07-11-2013, 03:28 PM   #4399
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I have also met a lot of ppl from different walks, and religious beliefs, some of the best conversations i have had to date are from ppl whose beliefs vs mine is like oil and h2o. Regardless of anyone's beliefs in life, if someone's beliefs, faith or otherwise makes them a better person, in the world, I'm only 1 out of 7 billion, so I never judge ppl because they believe differently from me. The only thing I do condemn is hypocrisy. I live in California, so Proposition 8 (same-sex marriage) is an extremely heated issue here. But one day i was watching protests on the news and saw a man with a Bible in his hand, and at the same time, was shouting all sorts of vile slurs towards the gay ppl (which in this case is very unbiblical in my opinion). I understand and respect everyone is entitled to his or her own viewpoint on thing's. But it's always refreshing to keep everything respectful and learn something new.
 
Old 07-11-2013, 11:25 PM   #4400
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If one really thinks about it, the whole philosophy surrounding Linux is somewhat Biblical: Since you received for free, you give back for free.
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I have also met a lot of ppl from different walks, and religious beliefs, some of the best conversations i have had to date are from ppl whose beliefs vs mine is like oil and h2o. Regardless of anyone's beliefs in life, if someone's beliefs, faith or otherwise makes them a better person, in the world, I'm only 1 out of 7 billion, so I never judge ppl because they believe differently from me. The only thing I do condemn is hypocrisy. I live in California, so Proposition 8 (same-sex marriage) is an extremely heated issue here. But one day i was watching protests on the news and saw a man with a Bible in his hand, and at the same time, was shouting all sorts of vile slurs towards the gay ppl (which in this case is very unbiblical in my opinion). I understand and respect everyone is entitled to his or her own viewpoint on thing's. But it's always refreshing to keep everything respectful and learn something new.
Some Kill\* and Enslave th i blame religion\tradition\realm$|* because at this point we can't not.edu!

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Old 07-15-2013, 02:43 PM   #4401
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You may have decided by yourself that you won't commit murder; however, as I said in my first post, not all atheist take their reasoning to its utmost conclusion and result. Some, like you, simply decide not to murder.
Interesting. Why do you think some atheists decide not to murder?

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Old 07-16-2013, 02:39 AM   #4402
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Interesting. Why do you think some atheists decide not to murder?
Because it is not a good idea, and there's no reason for it. It would just start a feud or you would go to prison. There are much better ways to deal with problems. It is only psychopaths or complete morons that resort to murder. If you have a good lawyer any problem can be solved in court. Minor problems can be solved by the cops.

I would only kill someone in self-defense and when I have no other choice. Imagine a burglar comes into my home with a knife. In this case it's either him or me, and I will not hesitate.
 
Old 07-16-2013, 02:53 PM   #4403
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If there going to consider atheism religion, then what about racism? Now, that would really help ta prove much of religion i$ for yourself, blindness, greed and warDOThttp://youtu.be/zDZFcDGpL4U

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Old 07-17-2013, 09:14 AM   #4404
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God is Dead -- Nietzsche
Nietzsche is dead -- God
 
Old 07-17-2013, 11:28 AM   #4405
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one "hell" of a mustache lol

"God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. Yet his shadow still looms. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers? What was holiest and mightiest of all that the world has yet owned has bled to death under our knives: who will wipe this blood off us? What water is there for us to clean ourselves? What festivals of atonement, what sacred games shall we have to invent? Is not the greatness of this deed too great for us? Must we ourselves not become gods simply to appear worthy of it?"
Nietzsche, The Gay Science, Section 125, tr. Walter Kaufmann

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Old 07-19-2013, 08:57 AM   #4406
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Isaiah

Isaiah 1:2, 9; 8:1-8

The Scriptures have always been addressed to the ears of all, to the understanding of a remnant, who will survive great destruction.
 
Old 07-19-2013, 09:07 AM   #4407
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Returned from The Wilderness again? Bringing Light to our Darkness? Verily, I say unto thee, thou shalt sit on God's right hand. (I prefer a chair myself.)
 
Old 07-19-2013, 09:18 AM   #4408
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Returned from The Wilderness again? Bringing Light to our Darkness? Verily, I say unto thee, thou shalt sit on God's right hand. (I prefer a chair myself.)
Shouldn't we, at the very least--begin--on topic. It's a difficult thing to fail at that.
 
Old 07-19-2013, 09:27 AM   #4409
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Shouldn't we, at the very least--begin--on topic. It's a difficult thing to fail at that.
Apparently, since the topic here on this site is "Linux", and you're not posting about it. Again.
 
Old 07-19-2013, 09:33 AM   #4410
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I was more or less on topic:
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Isaiah 9:1-2

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9 [a]Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the nations, by the Way of the Sea, beyond the Jordan—

2 The people walking in darkness
have seen a great light;
on those living in the land of deep darkness
a light has dawned.
Light - I mentioned it.
Darkness - I mentioned it
Isaiah, assuming he existed and was the author of that, was addressing the people of his time and place. Not us, not now.
 
  


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