"I consider this to be quite simple. An atheist is someone who either 'actively' does not believe in any god or lacks belief in any god. It's a technical definition, not a worldview. Therefore, any interaction with the religious world…"
"Why should atheists respond to every comment a creationist makes?
If a creationist attempts to purport something as true, fine. If he's misleading other people then it's more of a problem, yes. If he's claiming to have actual…"
"Perhaps your argiment would be stronger had you not have skewed the original post with creationist bias because of the way it was constructed.
And in Marc's defence, this excuse is trotted out by creationists like clockwork as an…"
"That's the thing though. The original chivalric codes aren't impartial. They have a vested interest in appealing the prevalent Christian worldview in France at the time the chivalric orders had their rise to power. It was also to a large…"
"The only way you'll get that is to simply have someone tell you the exact response required in a given situation to get the intended outcome.
If such a person existed (some would falsely claim that to be God or some other deity of course)…"
"The point Dave (and indeed myself) was making is that the terms 'moral' and 'chivalrous' are so fluidly defined or conceived in modern times that they are no longer relevant enough to be used as a yardstick of 'acceptable…"
"I've always liked the concept of chivalry, but in practice, the whole issue of trying to define a moral code is what makes religion so objectionable (after the not making any sense of course). We should only ever take chivalry to mean what we…"
"We already have our own 'subsects' of atheism with their own clear idealogical pathways, I don't see why we need an umbrella over all of that. If anything though, the tagline of the Atheist Bus Campaign would suffice.
And ffs, the…"
Welcome to this great Nexus meeting place and its thousands of bright people like you who recognise religion for the superstition and brainwashing fraud that it is---
and that gods exist only as fictions inside people's heads.
Terry Meaden (also English)
originator of the busy discussion group
"ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Earth, Humankind, Fossils, Religion, Evolution, Darwin..." with its over 240 discussion topics.