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Refuting Theistic Arguments

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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #75 on: October 08, 2019, 07:05:28 PM »
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I have lost "friends" because I'm an atheist. But that's ok, my life isn't any poorer because of it.
Me too. I haven't lost them because I am an atheist, I've lost them because I've kicked them to the curb. One can only hear the word, "god" a certain amount of times during the day. ::)

I hear ya!

Oh I have so many stories to tell... :tellmemore: But those are for another time. :P

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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #76 on: October 08, 2019, 07:22:33 PM »
I am a moralistic atheist! Baby !! :hug:
Please don't, "baby" me.
Thank you.

Did Bob Marley believe in God?
I don't know, ask him in the afterlife. And what the hell does he have to do with anything? And if you are an atheist why do you talk about god and only god, sooooo much!?
I quoted him for talking about weed! it was a joke ! take it easy. :therethere:

Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #77 on: October 08, 2019, 07:24:59 PM »

I'm from Brazil ! I have never participated in an atheism forum! I hope to learn more about atheism! Can this forum also learn about skepticism?
Ricardo...Ricardito...Are you a religious person?
I ask because when you start a sentence with: "a theistic friend told me he has two arguments against atheism..."--It's like when I ask: "Is marijuana bad for you? I have "a friend" who wants to know. ... :shifty:
So, are you a religious person? You sound like one.

I was thinking the same thing. But I'll wait for Ricardo to own up to being a religious person or stop looking so much like an "undercover theist".  :thoughtful:

Ricardo, Magdalena and I are skeptical you are an atheist. There's nothing wrong with being a theist -- we have theists who are regular members of this forum -- what isn't cool is pretending to be an atheist when in fact you are a believer. Are you really an atheist?
I am an atheist agnostic, I think you have the impression that I am a theist because I have no prejudice against theists even though many theists have prejudice against me for being an atheist agnostic! and do you suffer prejudice from theists? what's your reaction? :hug:

Ok, fair enough. I'll give you the benefit of the doubt.

I'm still pretty much a closet atheist, only close friends and family know I think the way I do. I have theistic family members, some very religious and others less so, and theistic friends as well. Religion is just not something we really talk about.

As for the preconceived notions some people have about me because of my lack of belief in any gods, I just ignore them. At first, it would make me very angry but now it's just not worth my time and energy.  ;)
you have to assume you're an atheist woman! Who really loves you will keep loving you.

I already have to those who need to know, Those who don't need to know...don't need to know. Like my maternal grandparents. I'm not going to tell them I'm an atheist when practically all they talk about are sickness and death. My fearful grandfather would hate me. My grandmother, who is more open to differing opinions, would worry I'm on my way to hell (which they believe to be a real destination for everyone who isn't a Seventh Day Adventist).

I have lost "friends" because I'm an atheist. But that's ok, my life isn't any poorer because of it.
eles nunca foram seus amigos !

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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #78 on: October 08, 2019, 07:28:33 PM »
I am a moralistic atheist! Baby !! :hug:
Please don't, "baby" me.
Thank you.

Did Bob Marley believe in God?
I don't know, ask him in the afterlife. And what the hell does he have to do with anything? And if you are an atheist why do you talk about god and only god, sooooo much!?
I quoted him for talking about weed! it was a joke ! take it easy. :therethere:
OK.
 :levitate:

Now, please answer me:
If you are an atheist why do you talk about god and only god, sooooo much!?

Edit:
You know what...You don't have to answer that. I don't really care. I come here because I don't want to hear or know anything about god, Jesus, religion, etc. I'll just ignore your posts.
« Last Edit: October 08, 2019, 08:19:47 PM by Magdalena »

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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #79 on: October 09, 2019, 12:35:07 AM »
I am a moralistic atheist! Baby !! :hug:
Please don't, "baby" me.
Thank you.

Did Bob Marley believe in God?
I don't know, ask him in the afterlife. And what the hell does he have to do with anything? And if you are an atheist why do you talk about god and only god, sooooo much!?
I quoted him for talking about weed! it was a joke ! take it easy. :therethere:
OK.
 :levitate:

Now, please answer me:
If you are an atheist why do you talk about god and only god, sooooo much!?

Edit:
You know what...You don't have to answer that. I don't really care. I come here because I don't want to hear or know anything about god, Jesus, religion, etc. I'll just ignore your posts.
ok i won't talk about these subjects!

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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #80 on: October 09, 2019, 05:14:10 AM »
I am a moralistic atheist! Baby !! :hug:
Please don't, "baby" me.
Thank you.

Did Bob Marley believe in God?
I don't know, ask him in the afterlife. And what the hell does he have to do with anything? And if you are an atheist why do you talk about god and only god, sooooo much!?
I quoted him for talking about weed! it was a joke ! take it easy. :therethere:
OK.
 :levitate:

Now, please answer me:
If you are an atheist why do you talk about god and only god, sooooo much!?

Edit:
You know what...You don't have to answer that. I don't really care. I come here because I don't want to hear or know anything about god, Jesus, religion, etc. I'll just ignore your posts.
ok i won't talk about these subjects!
No, it's OK. You can talk about these subjects, just not with me. I don't enjoy it, but I'm sure others do. I like to talk about religious things maybe once every 3 or 4 years.
 :grin:

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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #81 on: October 09, 2019, 01:03:41 PM »
Despite the adage that holds the impossibility of proving a negative, it is possible in some cases.

thank you for that link.


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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #82 on: October 09, 2019, 04:18:27 PM »
thank you for that link.
Hello billy rubin.
First time here?
Welcome.  :computerwave:

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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #83 on: October 09, 2019, 07:36:18 PM »
Despite the adage that holds the impossibility of proving a negative, it is possible in some cases.

thank you for that link.

Oh he has loads of them!
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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #84 on: October 09, 2019, 07:56:12 PM »
yep. first post, anyway. hello to you both.

been looking the place over awhile.

the negative-argument-argument, is interesting to me. i spend a lot of time trying to figure out the difference between things i know, and things i think i know, and it came at an opportune time.

pleased to meet you. my name isn't really billy, btw. it's kevin. i was going through a period of really bad puns when i signed up.


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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #85 on: October 09, 2019, 08:03:26 PM »
yep. first post, anyway. hello to you both.

been looking the place over awhile.

the negative-argument-argument, is interesting to me. i spend a lot of time trying to figure out the difference between things i know, and things i think i know, and it came at an opportune time.

pleased to meet you. my name isn't really billy, btw. it's kevin. i was going through a period of really bad puns when i signed up.
Hi Kevin.
Pleased to meet you too.
"bilirubin"  :snicker:

“I've had several "spiritual" or numinous experiences over the years, but never felt that they were the product of anything but the workings of my own mind in reaction to the universe.” ~Recusant

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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #86 on: October 09, 2019, 08:06:06 PM »
sorry.

you can blame my old physiology professor for pinning that up in my forebrain forecver.


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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #87 on: October 09, 2019, 08:36:43 PM »
sorry.

you can blame my old physiology professor for pinning that up in my forebrain forecver.

Welcome aboard any way  ;D
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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #88 on: October 09, 2019, 10:01:28 PM »
Hi, Billy rubin.  Welcome to the forum.

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Re: Refuting Theistic Arguments
« Reply #89 on: October 10, 2019, 05:49:24 AM »
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