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Theism and the sunk cost fallacy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stewart Henderson Mar 15, 2010. 1 Reply

There are a number of reasons why people remain wedded to their religions. If you're wanting to discuss the virtue of rejecting theism, then, like any proselytizer, for that is what you are when you…Continue

Tags: conversion, fallacy, sunk-cost, theism

Climate Change and Plan B.

Started Dec 27, 2009 0 Replies

The Nature page, kindly provided by Jason Spicer, contains a link to a very important paper:…Continue

Climate change, science, debate & options - nothing off topic

Started this discussion. Last reply by John D Dec 28, 2009. 27 Replies

>Well, this isn't really about scientism, so we're off-topic, but it's not correct to say that climate prediction is like weather prediction. Climate is much more straightforward, and warming is…Continue

Is this Saudi Arabia?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marshall Dec 29, 2009. 8 Replies

I'm a little surprised that this group exists. This isn't a Saudi Arabian forum is it?I thought that freedom of thought and speech were part of most Western cultures. I can see how the term 'coming…Continue

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At 6:31pm on December 22, 2009, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi.
Well yes as regards your comment.
But I only threw in the word God because christians like that, and they don't recognise themselves as believers of 'gods'. The christians fill their brains with God delusions more than with delusions of gods. Simply that, but as you imply it is not important anyhow. The whole god thing amounts to being almost an elaborate hoax in which the believers believe largely because so many of their ancestral predecessors and current friends believe. Cheers, Terry.
At 6:08pm on December 22, 2009, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Welcome to this great site and its thousands of bright people like you who recognise religion for the superstition and giant fraud that it is,
and that God and gods are merely fictions wasting valuable space inside the brains of the credulous.

Terry Meaden originator of the busy discussion group
"ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Earth, Humankind, Fossils, Religion, Evolution, Darwin..." with its over 240 discussion topics.

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