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Among the groups, may I suggest you try the busy group “ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Humans, Evolution, Religion.....” with its 160 commonsense topics whose discussions rebuff religious nonsense. You will be welcome.
Terry Meaden (60+; British; Oxford scientist)
"I can understand the need for support in areas where atheism is not accepted and I have to admit to possibly having a hard time understanding this because I live where I live. I've lived all my life in Stockholm, Sweden. Religion is not an…"
"I know you weren't perfectly serious about that (the smiley tipped me of), but I still feel compelled to comment that "online communities" as they are often called are perhaps better referred to as "online meeting places". I…"
"I misunderstood the title at first. I'll leave it up to you to figure out how, I will only say that it made it seem much worse than it actually was, and that it reminded me of a certain South Park episode (try to figure it out before peeking)."
"Could you elaborate on that distinction? I'm no philosophy expert, but as I understand it, ontology is the field that concerns what exists. Is it possible to have a proof of existence that is not an ontological proof?"
"...best thing is, we wouldn´t even have to defend on our own, as all the other intergalactic super-villains would come to our defense, to avoid being deprived of the prime target of their ruthless plans..."
"No I wasn't talking about that distinction at all. I was talking about the different philosophical viewpoints about how we can obtain knowledge about the world. This is an epistemological distinction and does not deal directly with scientific…"
"Interesting and important clarifications. Pantheism does indeed not seem to pose the threats to scientific thinking posed by other forms of theism, but the vague metaphor still doesn't add anything to our understanding of the world, and the use…"
"That makes sense! Could this mean that the climate change deniers are not as stupid as they seem? It might be the case that they are simply trying to save our planet by making sure it's too foul to attract the taste of mighty Galactus.…"