"I don't debate much because it's stupid. Examples are fine tuning arguments, who or what caused the big bang, how perfect the earth is for life just for us, etc. It's ridiculous!
Imagine a car that you came up with but now you have to…"
"I wonder if I'm the odd man out here.
Debating, discussing, thinking about the existence of a magic guy in the sky holds zero interest for me.
If there were such a being, since I already exist, it wouldn't matter to me.
"It's actually even worse than that, Michael. Forensic analysis of the bible indicates such madness as the fact that Genesis 2 had a different author from Genesis 1, never mind the blatant contradiction those two represent. That…"
"One good reason for all of this, Loren, is that the book that sources the fairy tales was never intended to be a book.
Imagine 66 of us (give or take) who are told to write a book about various aspects of a god and later all those books are bound…"
"The problem with the usages of faith is that it alleges all sorts of things which happen out of our sight, things that have no mechanism for confirmation or corroboration, yet are supposed to be taken seriously. Indeed, it alleges influence to…"
"Ya...at times i ask myself, would the god idea have occurred to me without it being told to me first?
and when i really apply that notion, as knowing myself,......... i really don't thinks so...
tanks for your…"
"Yeah, a sketchy person of Middle Eastern extraction who thinks we should help the poor, turn the other cheek, and chase the money exchangers out of the temple isn't a demographic the Repugs are chasing."
No, I don't live in California, although I did live in Pomona for 7 years back in the late 60's and 70's. I have a son in Santa Cruz and daughter in Sac. (I live in Indiana). I checked out your applecreek website. Still not sure what you do.
Hello Pharmer. It's good to have you join us. Surely one of us lives in Humboldt Co. But if not, at least you have the rest of us to "meet and mix with". I, too, am wondering about your "handle" (Pharmer).
Welcome, Pharmer, to Atheist Nexus. Does your name imply a farmer, or is this a name independent of farming? I have driven down US-101 once, so undoubtedly went through your town. My usual route is down US-5.
My hunch is you live in an active earthquake zone. Do you feel shaking of the Earth from time to time?