"I can imagine an all-powerful, all-knowing god IF that god is uncaring. Or at least uncaring about our tiny corner of The Milky Way.
To say such a being is likely is another thing. Lack of understanding does not indicate (or even suggest) a god.…"
"As a magician, I understand how deceptive our own brains can be! Attention, perception, and memory are all very fragile. They can lead to subjective experiences which are rooted in very powerful emotions. These experiences seem very real, at least…"
"This was a popular car sticker in Portland back in the nineties. I had the exact same thought: it's doubly ironic because it not only affirms "survival of the fittest," but also reveals the Christian goal of conquest."
"Loren, you are correct. But I think in having such a reaction, the image's creator(s) inadvertently made something which suggests Darwinian Evolution is valid, which is clearly not their intent. I find that astonishingly funny."
"What this is, more than anything else, is a knee-jerk reaction to the fact that we have the goods and they don't. They claim to have "The Truth," yet they cannot demonstrate it in any meaningful fashion or when the trot out…"