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Why is there such widespread public opposition to science and scientific reasoning in the United States, the world leader in every major branch of science?
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2018-08-25 19:51:47 UTC
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?

I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.

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2018-08-25 19:55:16 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
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don't bring questions here that don't get answered in other places ,
you are certainly demonstrating that you are not more scientifically
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2018-08-25 23:22:57 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
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“You must ask the right questions”
don't bring questions here that don't get answered in other places ,
you are certainly demonstrating that you are not more scientifically
literate
If the question was answered in other places, I wouldn’t need to ask it here.

I asked if atheists are generally more scientifically literate. I never made any claims about myself.

America is the richest and most powerful nation in the world. Unfortunately it is lead by a scientifically illiterate populist who appeals to man’s negative thoughts and emotions. He creates fear of other races, and blames other countries for USA’s problems. Under Trump, USA has given up moral leadership of the world.

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2018-08-25 23:25:05 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in
general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
“You must ask the right questions”
don't bring questions here that don't get answered in other places ,
you are certainly demonstrating that you are not more scientifically
literate
If the question was answered in other places, I wouldn’t need to ask it here.
I asked if atheists are generally more scientifically literate. I never
made any claims about myself.
America is the richest and most powerful nation in the world.
Unfortunately it is lead by a scientifically illiterate populist who
appeals to man’s negative thoughts and emotions. He creates fear of
other races, and blames other countries for USA’s problems. Under Trump,
USA has given up moral leadership of the world.
Abhinav Lal
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“The truth can be a weapon”
Yep. And not only that, but also Trump eats shit.
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2018-08-26 00:29:44 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in
general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
“You must ask the right questions”
don't bring questions here that don't get answered in other places ,
you are certainly demonstrating that you are not more scientifically
literate
If the question was answered in other places, I wouldn’t need to ask it here.
I asked if atheists are generally more scientifically literate. I never
made any claims about myself.
America is the richest and most powerful nation in the world.
Unfortunately it is lead by a scientifically illiterate populist who
appeals to man’s negative thoughts and emotions. He creates fear of
other races, and blames other countries for USA’s problems. Under Trump,
USA has given up moral leadership of the world.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
“The truth can be a weapon”
Yep. And not only that, but also Trump eats shit.
But if a reporter asks him about it, he would surely deny it.

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2018-08-26 00:32:58 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in
general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
“You must ask the right questions”
don't bring questions here that don't get answered in other places ,
you are certainly demonstrating that you are not more scientifically
literate
If the question was answered in other places, I wouldn’t need to ask it here.
I asked if atheists are generally more scientifically literate. I never
made any claims about myself.
America is the richest and most powerful nation in the world.
Unfortunately it is lead by a scientifically illiterate populist who
appeals to man’s negative thoughts and emotions. He creates fear of
other races, and blames other countries for USA’s problems. Under Trump,
USA has given up moral leadership of the world.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
“The truth can be a weapon”
Yep. And not only that, but also Trump eats shit.
But if a reporter asks him about it, he would surely deny it.
Abhinav Lal
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No doubt. But no matter either, because we know the truth. Just as we know
the truth about his obsequious relationship with Putin, right?
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2018-08-26 00:09:12 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
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“You must ask the right questions”
don't bring questions here that don't get answered in other places ,
Don't you mean: "don't bring questions here that get answered in other places"?
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you are certainly demonstrating that you are not more scientifically
literate
Once again you demonstrate your ignorance of...well, it's hard to pick only one subject you are ignorant of. Or even two or three.

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2018-08-26 07:09:43 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in
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I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
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“You must ask the right questions”
don't bring questions here that don't get answered in other places ,
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you are certainly demonstrating that you are not more scientifically
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Once again you demonstrate your ignorance of...well, it's hard to pick only
one subject you are ignorant of. Or even two or three.
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2018-08-26 00:04:30 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
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Abhinav, have you read "The Republican War on Science", by Chris Mooney? A bit dated, but very useful.

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2018-08-26 00:37:56 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
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Abhinav, have you read "The Republican War on Science", by Chris Mooney? A bit dated, but very useful.
No, but I checked it out. So, the Republicans are also to blame for scientifically uninformed government policy.

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2018-08-26 02:15:11 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in
general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
Abhinav, have you read "The Republican War on Science", by Chris Mooney?
A bit dated, but very useful.
No, but I checked it out. So, the Republicans are also to blame for
scientifically uninformed government policy.
Abhinav Lal
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“You must ask the right questions”
Fucking science-denying Republican bastards!

They also try to claim there are genetic differences between the sexes and
between races. Fucking anti-science bastards!

They also try to claim that AGW isn't proven beyond all doubt. Fucking
anti-science bastards!

They also believe that IQ is mostly genetically determined. Fucking
anti-science bastards!

They also believe fetuses an hour before birth are just as human as babies
an hour after birth. Fucking anti-science bastards!

They also believe nuclear power imposes a much smaller carbon footprint on
the environment and is less dangerous than coal power. Fucking anti-science
bastards!

And etc. Fucking anti-science bastards!
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2018-08-26 03:28:10 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in
general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
Abhinav, have you read "The Republican War on Science", by Chris Mooney?
A bit dated, but very useful.
No, but I checked it out. So, the Republicans are also to blame for
scientifically uninformed government policy.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
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“You must ask the right questions”
Fucking science-denying Republican bastards!
Loving science accepting Democrats
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They also try to claim there are genetic differences between the sexes and
between races. Fucking anti-science bastards!
But what implications does it have for policy? Indians, numbering about 3 million, are the economically best ethnic group in USA. Are they genetically or culturally superior.
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They also try to claim that AGW isn't proven beyond all doubt. Fucking
anti-science bastards!
They also believe that IQ is mostly genetically determined. Fucking
anti-science bastards!
Are Asians smarter due to their genetics?
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They also believe fetuses an hour before birth are just as human as babies
an hour after birth. Fucking anti-science bastards!
A foetus that is inside the mother’s womb is unborn, and the mother still has greater human rights until the baby is born.
Post by Street
They also believe nuclear power imposes a much smaller carbon footprint on
the environment and is less dangerous than coal power. Fucking anti-science
bastards!
Solar and wind energy will be price competitive with fossil fuels by 2020. The only problem is variablity of power supply. Advances are being made in energy storage and batter technology to provide continuous power.
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And etc. Fucking anti-science bastards!
The conservatives generally care less about the long term damage to the environment that their economic policy causes. Trump has slashed corporate taxes to give a short term boost to the economy. His tariffs and sanctions are unethical and against the interests of the global economy.

Conservatives rely more on religion and less on science, as compared to liberals. All they care about is making a quick buck.

For sustainable economic growth, we must protect the earth.

But don’t argue with me, I am an Indian in India now (was in USA).

Abhinav Lal
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2018-08-26 04:34:06 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in
general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
Abhinav, have you read "The Republican War on Science", by Chris Mooney?
A bit dated, but very useful.
No, but I checked it out. So, the Republicans are also to blame for
scientifically uninformed government policy.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
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“You must ask the right questions”
Fucking science-denying Republican bastards!
Loving science accepting Democrats
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They also try to claim there are genetic differences between the sexes and
between races. Fucking anti-science bastards!
But what implications does it have for policy? Indians, numbering about 3 million, are the economically best ethnic group in USA. Are they genetically or culturally superior.
Post by Street
They also try to claim that AGW isn't proven beyond all doubt. Fucking
anti-science bastards!
They also believe that IQ is mostly genetically determined. Fucking
anti-science bastards!
Are Asians smarter due to their genetics?
No. They're just doing the same thing the Jews did when many of them
came to the US and eventually became citizens. They're seeing to it
that their kids get a good education and find good jobs. And, as was
the case with the Jews, many of the Asian immigrants already had
excellent educations but not all did.
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They also believe fetuses an hour before birth are just as human as babies
an hour after birth. Fucking anti-science bastards!
A foetus that is inside the mother’s womb is unborn, and the mother still has greater human rights until the baby is born.
Post by Street
They also believe nuclear power imposes a much smaller carbon footprint on
the environment and is less dangerous than coal power. Fucking anti-science
bastards!
Solar and wind energy will be price competitive with fossil fuels by 2020. The only problem is variablity of power supply. Advances are being made in energy storage and batter technology to provide continuous power.
Post by Street
And etc. Fucking anti-science bastards!
The conservatives generally care less about the long term damage to the environment that their economic policy causes. Trump has slashed corporate taxes to give a short term boost to the economy. His tariffs and sanctions are unethical and against the interests of the global economy.
Conservatives rely more on religion and less on science, as compared to liberals. All they care about is making a quick buck.
For sustainable economic growth, we must protect the earth.
But don’t argue with me, I am an Indian in India now (was in USA).
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in
general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
Abhinav, have you read "The Republican War on Science", by Chris Mooney?
A bit dated, but very useful.
No, but I checked it out. So, the Republicans are also to blame for
scientifically uninformed government policy.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
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“You must ask the right questions”
Fucking science-denying Republican bastards!
Loving science accepting Democrats
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They also try to claim there are genetic differences between the sexes and
between races. Fucking anti-science bastards!
But what implications does it have for policy? Indians, numbering about 3 million, are the economically best ethnic group in USA. Are they genetically or culturally superior.
Post by Street
They also try to claim that AGW isn't proven beyond all doubt. Fucking
anti-science bastards!
They also believe that IQ is mostly genetically determined. Fucking
anti-science bastards!
Are Asians smarter due to their genetics?
No. They're just doing the same thing the Jews did when many of them
came to the US and eventually became citizens. They're seeing to it
that their kids get a good education and find good jobs. And, as was
the case with the Jews, many of the Asian immigrants already had
excellent educations but not all did.
And also a strong cultural work ethic.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in
general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
Abhinav, have you read "The Republican War on Science", by Chris Mooney?
A bit dated, but very useful.
No, but I checked it out. So, the Republicans are also to blame for
scientifically uninformed government policy.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
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“You must ask the right questions”
Fucking science-denying Republican bastards!
Loving science accepting Democrats
Post by Street
They also try to claim there are genetic differences between the sexes and
between races. Fucking anti-science bastards!
But what implications does it have for policy? Indians, numbering about
3 million, are the economically best ethnic group in USA. Are they
genetically or culturally superior.
Post by Street
They also try to claim that AGW isn't proven beyond all doubt. Fucking
anti-science bastards!
They also believe that IQ is mostly genetically determined. Fucking
anti-science bastards!
Are Asians smarter due to their genetics?
Post by Street
They also believe fetuses an hour before birth are just as human as babies
an hour after birth. Fucking anti-science bastards!
A foetus that is inside the mother’s womb is unborn, and the mother still
has greater human rights until the baby is born.
Post by Street
They also believe nuclear power imposes a much smaller carbon footprint on
the environment and is less dangerous than coal power. Fucking anti-science
bastards!
Solar and wind energy will be price competitive with fossil fuels by
2020. The only problem is variablity of power supply. Advances are
being made in energy storage and batter technology to provide continuous power.
Post by Street
And etc. Fucking anti-science bastards!
The conservatives generally care less about the long term damage to the
environment that their economic policy causes. Trump has slashed
corporate taxes to give a short term boost to the economy. His tariffs
and sanctions are unethical and against the interests of the global economy.
Conservatives rely more on religion and less on science, as compared to
liberals. All they care about is making a quick buck.
For sustainable economic growth, we must protect the earth.
But don’t argue with me, I am an Indian in India now (was in USA).
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
Cool. Were you born here in the US or in India? I've always liked Indians
and have thought about moving to India for retirement.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
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Abhinav, have you read "The Republican War on Science", by Chris Mooney? A bit dated, but very useful.
No, but I checked it out. So, the Republicans are also to blame for scientifically uninformed government policy.
So what do you call "scientifically uninformed government policy"?

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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
Abhinav, have you read "The Republican War on Science", by Chris Mooney? A bit dated, but very useful.
No, but I checked it out. So, the Republicans are also to blame for scientifically uninformed government policy.
So what do you call "scientifically uninformed government policy"?
Republican policy.
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I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav, have you read "The Republican War on Science", by Chris Mooney? A bit dated, but very useful.
I recall that book. The GOP needs 'em stupid.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy, and
the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing to do
with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the same as
the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and
common logic.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy, and
the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing to do
with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the same as
the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and
common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate. Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
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Truth, love, wisdom, compassion, knowledge, consciousness, intelligence,
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing
to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the
same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human
knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing
to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the
same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human
knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing
to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be
the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human
knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing
to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be
the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human
knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
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I only sound desperate to the insane.
You sound desperate to everyone because you speak without logic.
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completely bonkers.
That doesn't prove anything. In fact, I would be greatly disappointed if
they spoke differently.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
You sound desperate to everyone because you speak without logic.
You sound insane to everyone because you speak without logic.
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you're completely bonkers.
That doesn't prove anything. In fact, I would be greatly disappointed if
they spoke differently.
That you like being thought of as insane confirms your insanity.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
You sound desperate to everyone because you speak without logic.
You sound insane to everyone because you speak without logic.
Simply copying what I said doesn't make it automatically true. I do
speak according logic.
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The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that
you're completely bonkers.
That doesn't prove anything. In fact, I would be greatly disappointed if
they spoke differently.
That you like being thought of as insane confirms your insanity.
Not really. It only shows my low expectation from them.
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answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of
God would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's
an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
You sound desperate to everyone because you speak without logic.
You sound insane to everyone because you speak without logic.
Simply copying what I said doesn't make it automatically true.
Asserting nonsense doesn't make it automatically true, even if you
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There is no evidence of that.
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That doesn't prove anything. In fact, I would be greatly disappointed
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That you like being thought of as insane confirms your insanity.
Not really.
Really.
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It only shows my low expectation from them.
We only expect, and get, insanity from you.
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edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of
religion? Are atheists, in general, more
scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions
is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question
of philosophy, and the question of God is a
philosophical question that has nothing to do with
physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and
common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every
one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
You sound desperate to everyone because you speak without
logic.
You sound insane to everyone because you speak without logic.
Simply copying what I said doesn't make it automatically true.
Asserting nonsense doesn't make it automatically true, even if you
insanely believe it is.
That only proves your cluelessness.
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I do speak according logic.
There is no evidence of that.
Blind denial.
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We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed
that you're completely bonkers.
That doesn't prove anything. In fact, I would be greatly
disappointed if they spoke differently.
That you like being thought of as insane confirms your insanity.
Not really.
Really.
Nope.
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It only shows my low expectation from them.
We only expect, and get, insanity from you.
How can it be anything else when you are such willful spiritual blind?
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical
question that has nothing to do with physical science. The
scientific answer of God would be the same as the scientific
answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common
logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
You sound desperate to everyone because you speak without logic.
You sound insane to everyone because you speak without logic.
Simply copying what I said doesn't make it automatically true.
Asserting nonsense doesn't make it automatically true, even if you
insanely believe it is.
That only proves your cluelessness.
That only proves your insanity.
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I do speak according logic.
There is no evidence of that.
Blind denial.
Is all you have.
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We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that
you're completely bonkers.
That doesn't prove anything. In fact, I would be greatly
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That you like being thought of as insane confirms your insanity.
Not really.
Really.
Nope.
Yep.
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It only shows my low expectation from them.
We only expect, and get, insanity from you.
How can it be anything else when you are such willful spiritual blind?
How can it be anything else when you are totally insane.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing
to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be
the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human
knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that you're
completely bonkers.
Add my vote to theirs--I have had the little turdsucker killfiled for
months, and I have mostly given up reading anything addressed to him
as an utter waste of time.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that
you're completely bonkers.
Add my vote to theirs--I have had the little turdsucker killfiled for
months, and I have mostly given up reading anything addressed to him as
an utter waste of time.
Your vote makes it about 10 who agree that he's insane and NONE who think
he's sane. Not even one of the other theist trolls said he's sane.
There was one vote for him being a Poe.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that
you're completely bonkers.
Add my vote to theirs--I have had the little turdsucker killfiled for
months, and I have mostly given up reading anything addressed to him as
an utter waste of time.
Your vote makes it about 10 who agree that he's insane and NONE who
think he's sane. Not even one of the other theist trolls said he's sane.
There was one vote for him being a Poe.
Update:
Yost has now claimed he 'thinks' Tripe is sane. Hardly a ringing endorsement.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer
was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that
you're completely bonkers.
Add my vote to theirs--I have had the little turdsucker killfiled for
months, and I have mostly given up reading anything addressed to him as
an utter waste of time.
Your vote makes it about 10 who agree that he's insane and NONE who
think he's sane. Not even one of the other theist trolls said he's sane.
There was one vote for him being a Poe.
Yost has now claimed he 'thinks' Tripe is sane. Hardly a ringing endorsement.
One crack't brain reaches out to another. . . .
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of
God would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's
an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that
you're completely bonkers.
Add my vote to theirs--I have had the little turdsucker killfiled for
months, and I have mostly given up reading anything addressed to him
as an utter waste of time.
Your vote makes it about 10 who agree that he's insane and NONE who
think he's sane. Not even one of the other theist trolls said he's sane.
There was one vote for him being a Poe.
Yost has now claimed he 'thinks' Tripe is sane. Hardly a ringing endorsement.
One crack't brain reaches out to another. . . .
Even worse. I mistakenly attributed that to Yost, when it was written by puke.
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was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your
posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
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The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that
you're completely bonkers.
Add my vote to theirs--I have had the little turdsucker killfiled for
months, and I have mostly given up reading anything addressed to him as
an utter waste of time.
Your vote makes it about 10 who agree that he's insane and NONE who
think he's sane. Not even one of the other theist trolls said he's sane.
There was one vote for him being a Poe.
Yost has now claimed he 'thinks' Tripe is sane. Hardly a ringing endorsement.
One crack't brain reaches out to another. . . .
Doesn’t it warm your heart to see to morons support each other? Just make
me want to escort them to the nearest motel, rent them a room, send them
inside...

Then wall that room up with concrete blocks and cement and pipe in Disney
movie music.

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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your
posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that
you're completely bonkers.
Add my vote to theirs--I have had the little turdsucker killfiled for
months, and I have mostly given up reading anything addressed to him as
an utter waste of time.
Your vote makes it about 10 who agree that he's insane and NONE who
think he's sane. Not even one of the other theist trolls said he's sane.
There was one vote for him being a Poe.
Yost has now claimed he 'thinks' Tripe is sane. Hardly a ringing endorsement.
One crack't brain reaches out to another. . . .
Doesn’t it warm your heart to see to morons support each other? Just make
me want to escort them to the nearest motel, rent them a room, send them
inside...
Then wall that room up with concrete blocks and cement and pipe in Disney
movie music.
I think the greater torture would be silence: let the two dipshits
listen to each other's bullshit for as long as either has breath.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your
posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that
you're completely bonkers.
Add my vote to theirs--I have had the little turdsucker killfiled for
months, and I have mostly given up reading anything addressed to him as
an utter waste of time.
Your vote makes it about 10 who agree that he's insane and NONE who
think he's sane. Not even one of the other theist trolls said he's sane.
There was one vote for him being a Poe.
Yost has now claimed he 'thinks' Tripe is sane. Hardly a ringing endorsement.
One crack't brain reaches out to another. . . .
Doesn’t it warm your heart to see to morons support each other? Just make
me want to escort them to the nearest motel, rent them a room, send them
inside...
Then wall that room up with concrete blocks and cement and pipe in Disney
movie music.
I think the greater torture would be silence: let the two dipshits
listen to each other's bullshit for as long as either has breath.
Hmm, yes I think you are right, much better form of torture.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that
you're completely bonkers.
Add my vote to theirs--I have had the little turdsucker killfiled for
months, and I have mostly given up reading anything addressed to him as
an utter waste of time.
Your vote makes it about 10 who agree that he's insane and NONE who think
he's sane. Not even one of the other theist trolls said he's sane.
There was one vote for him being a Poe.
I supposed he's a Poe, but may still also be nuts:.
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answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of
God would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's
an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that
you're completely bonkers.
Add my vote to theirs--I have had the little turdsucker killfiled for
months, and I have mostly given up reading anything addressed to him
as an utter waste of time.
Your vote makes it about 10 who agree that he's insane and NONE who
think he's sane. Not even one of the other theist trolls said he's
sane.
There was one vote for him being a Poe.
I supposed he's a Poe, but may still also be nuts:.
insanity compelling him to post like a Poe.
Even if he is a Poe, the length, breadth and depth of his Poetry mark him as
insane.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing
to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be
the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human
knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate.
Stop talking to the mirror.
No mirror here. You are the only one sounding desperate.
I only sound desperate to the insane.
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Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
We are sure that you're insane. See the poll.
What poll? There can be no poll in usenet.
The poll asking if people think you're insane. Several agreed that you're
completely bonkers.
Add my vote to theirs--I have had the little turdsucker killfiled for
months, and I have mostly given up reading anything addressed to him
as an utter waste of time.
..well you'll have to admit he has a unique trade. There's a dog park
near where I live...they'd probably like to employ his services !
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I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical science. The scientific answer of God
would be the same as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
You abuse human knowledge and common logic in every one of your posts.
You sound desperate. Are you sure you aren't insane yourself?
Even if you pretend, no one will go un-notice of your insanity!!!
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in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy, and
the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing to do
with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the same as
the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and
common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the rule
or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good sounding
religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point of contention
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in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy, and
the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing to do
with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the same as
the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and
common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the rule
or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good sounding
religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point of contention
among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of the
teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is God's
spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the knowledge of truth.
It should be spiritually pure and philosophically truthful. It should
have nothing to do with dirty political struggle. The separation of
church and state should work on both sides. Politics should leave
religion alone also.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy, and
the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing to do
with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the same as
the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and
common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the rule
or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good sounding
religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point of contention
among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of the
teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is God's
spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the knowledge of truth.
It should be spiritually pure and philosophically truthful. It should
have nothing to do with dirty political struggle. The separation of
church and state should work on both sides. Politics should leave
religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on public
buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no church bells
or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on free-speech with
regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
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answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
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answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.

I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,

No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
--
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Truth, love, wisdom, compassion, knowledge, consciousness, intelligence,
happiness, faith, courage, justice, peace, freedom, and life itself.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org.
No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion?
Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical
question that has nothing to do with physical science.
The scientific answer of God would be the same as the
scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human
knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been
under the rule or religion should make this world a
utopia. All the good sounding religious bullshit aside,
religion is just another point of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the
fault of the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen
men. Religion is God's spiritual and philosophical teaching
to teach us the knowledge of truth. It should be
spiritually pure and philosophically truthful. It should
have nothing to do with dirty political struggle. The
separation of church and state should work on both sides.
Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for
religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments
in/on public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in
government, no church bells or calls to prayer, no special
restrictions placed on free-speech with regards to religion,
etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate
religious practice like prayer in schools or public space. If
you agree that religious practice has nothing to do with
politics, then religious practice can happen anywhere
according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a
public school and others must be exposed to your religion I
disagree. Ditto prayers in Congress or legislatures around
the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a
privilege. You should ask to be allowed to join the prayer
instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job,
not waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their
tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the
genuine religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no
different from people exercising in the park for their physical
betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less.
The problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change
my life to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god.
God is everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a
Christian or a Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as
the way you are even as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you
are actually respecting yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for
food and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
I can assure you he is.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
There is nothing demented. You just need to better understand the
concept of God-belief.

Your lack of belief is your living principle. Your living principle is
your God-belief. You serve and worship your living principle just like
worshiping God.
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Truth, love, wisdom, compassion, knowledge, consciousness, intelligence,
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org.
No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion?
Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical
question that has nothing to do with physical science.
The scientific answer of God would be the same as the
scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human
knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been
under the rule or religion should make this world a
utopia. All the good sounding religious bullshit aside,
religion is just another point of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the
fault of the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen
men. Religion is God's spiritual and philosophical
teaching to teach us the knowledge of truth. It should be
spiritually pure and philosophically truthful. It should
have nothing to do with dirty political struggle. The
separation of church and state should work on both sides.
Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for
religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments
in/on public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in
government, no church bells or calls to prayer, no special
restrictions placed on free-speech with regards to
religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate
religious practice like prayer in schools or public space.
If you agree that religious practice has nothing to do with
politics, then religious practice can happen anywhere
according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a
public school and others must be exposed to your religion I
disagree. Ditto prayers in Congress or legislatures around
the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a
privilege. You should ask to be allowed to join the prayer
instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job,
not waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their
tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the
genuine religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no
different from people exercising in the park for their physical
betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less.
The problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change
my life to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god.
God is everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a
Christian or a Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as
the way you are even as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you
are actually respecting yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You
immediately start off assuming that everyone has a god simply
because you are programmed to think that there's this omniscient
being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god
I don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes
them better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible,
or fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by
religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for
food and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
There is nothing demented.
How is a lack of belief in your supposed god a belief in your supposed god?
Is not being a stamp collector a hobby?
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You just need to better understand the concept of God-belief.
Why do we need to do that?
We already know that it's a sign of insanity.
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Your lack of belief is your living principle.
You mind reading has failed again.
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Your living principle is your God-belief.
More failed mind reading.
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You serve and worship your living principle just like worshiping God.
And non-stamp collectors serve and worship their living principle just like
philatelists?
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This question was asked by Jared
Diamond in edge.org. No answer
was given.
Is it partially because of the
influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more
scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to
both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't
answer the question of philosophy,
and the question of God is a
philosophical question that has
nothing to do with physical
science. The scientific answer of
God would be the same as the
scientific answer of Marxism. It's
an abuse of human knowledge and
common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of
years we have been under the rule or
religion should make this world a
utopia. All the good sounding
religious bullshit aside, religion
is just another point of contention
among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault
of philosophy or the fault of the
teaching of God. It's the fault of the
fallen men. Religion is God's
spiritual and philosophical teaching to
teach us the knowledge of truth. It
should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should
have nothing to do with dirty political
struggle. The separation of church and
state should work on both sides.
Politics should leave religion alone
also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No
special breaks for religions, no laws,
special zoning restrictions, no ten
commandments in/on public buildings, no
proselytizing, no prayers in government,
no church bells or calls to prayer, no
special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion,
etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering
with legitimate religious practice like
prayer in schools or public space. If you
agree that religious practice has nothing
to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to
people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized,
vocal, held in a public school and others
must be exposed to your religion I disagree.
Ditto prayers in Congress or legislatures
around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant?
Prayer is a privilege. You should ask to be
allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there
to do a job, not waste their time praying to
gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm
talking about the genuine religious practice for
our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical
betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I
couldn't care less. The problem is they seem to think
that they have a duty to change my life to suit
their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not
their god. God is everyone's God. Just because you
don't worship God like a Christian or a Muslim doesn't
mean you don't worship God just as the way you are
even as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are
actually respecting yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You
immediately start off assuming that everyone has a god
simply because you are programmed to think that there's
this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast
track to a god I don't believe in. I don't respect
people that think god makes them better than I am. I
don't respect people who are gullible, or fearful,
insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by
religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not
be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of
philosophy, everybody has to have a god or God regardless
they like it or not. Therefore, the God belief is just
like the basic human rights for food and water, it should
be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you
respect my lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such
lack of belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
There is nothing demented.
How is a lack of belief in your supposed god a belief in your
supposed god?
Because your lack of belief in "my" God is your actual belief in your
own God. Your belief is what you are and who you are. You can always
lack my belief, but you can never lack your own belief. By demonstrating
your own living principle in contradiction or in comparison with my
theist belief, you have only proved your own belief in your own God
except as an atheist.
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Is not being a stamp collector a hobby?
Unfortunately for you, life is nothing like collecting stamps. You can
always stop collecting stamps, but you can never stop living life.
Living life is all about human beliefs. You can't have one without the
other. Too bad the atheists may have neither.
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You just need to better understand the concept of God-belief.
Why do we need to do that? We already know that it's a sign of
insanity.
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Your lack of belief is your living principle.
You mind reading has failed again.
Post by aaa
Your living principle is your God-belief.
More failed mind reading.
Post by aaa
You serve and worship your living principle just like worshiping God.
And non-stamp collectors serve and worship their living principle
just like philatelists?
That's all nothing but your blind denial.
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Unfortunately for you, life is nothing like collecting stamps. You can
always stop collecting stamps, but you can never stop living life.
OF course you can stop living life. Millions
do it every day. Usually it is forced on them, a
few chose their own ways out.
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Unfortunately for you, life is nothing like collecting stamps. You can
always stop collecting stamps, but you can never stop living life.
OF course you can stop living life. Millions
do it every day. Usually it is forced on them, a
few chose their own ways out.
Then I have nothing else to say. I wish you can stop living life happily.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
There is nothing demented. You just need to better understand the
concept of God-belief.
Your lack of belief is your living principle. Your living principle is
your God-belief. You serve and worship your living principle just like
worshiping God.
You just need analytical reasoning ability and Poof! no more gods.
Just because you drank the KoolAid, doesn't mean everyone has.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
There is nothing demented. You just need to better understand the
concept of God-belief.
Your lack of belief is your living principle. Your living principle is
your God-belief. You serve and worship your living principle just like
worshiping God.
You just need analytical reasoning ability and Poof! no more gods.
Just because you drank the KoolAid, doesn't mean everyone has.
The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life. Whatever your living principle may be, it
is the indication of the God or god in your life.
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happiness, faith, courage, justice, peace, freedom, and life itself.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
There is nothing demented. You just need to better understand the
concept of God-belief.
Your lack of belief is your living principle. Your living principle is
your God-belief. You serve and worship your living principle just like
worshiping God.
You just need analytical reasoning ability and Poof! no more gods.
Just because you drank the KoolAid, doesn't mean everyone has.
The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life. Whatever your living principle may be, it
is the indication of the God or god in your life.
How is it that your life is so meaningless that you need to invent
gods to give yourself a purpose. And for purpose, you need to worship
your creation?
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
There is nothing demented. You just need to better understand the
concept of God-belief.
Your lack of belief is your living principle. Your living principle is
your God-belief. You serve and worship your living principle just like
worshiping God.
You just need analytical reasoning ability and Poof! no more gods.
Just because you drank the KoolAid, doesn't mean everyone has.
The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life. Whatever your living principle may be, it
is the indication of the God or god in your life.
How is it that your life is so meaningless that you need to invent
gods to give yourself a purpose. And for purpose, you need to worship
your creation?
I'm talking about you and people in general. It's not just about me.
Unfortunately, the real meaning of life can only come from God. Life is
designed this way. There is no other way.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
There is nothing demented. You just need to better understand the
concept of God-belief.
Your lack of belief is your living principle. Your living principle is
your God-belief. You serve and worship your living principle just like
worshiping God.
You just need analytical reasoning ability and Poof! no more gods.
Just because you drank the KoolAid, doesn't mean everyone has.
The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life. Whatever your living principle may be, it
is the indication of the God or god in your life.
How is it that your life is so meaningless that you need to invent
gods to give yourself a purpose. And for purpose, you need to worship
your creation?
I'm talking about you and people in general. It's not just about me.
Unfortunately, the real meaning of life can only come from God. Life is
designed this way. There is no other way.
No other way.

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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
There is nothing demented. You just need to better understand the
concept of God-belief.
Your lack of belief is your living principle. Your living principle is
your God-belief. You serve and worship your living principle just like
worshiping God.
You just need analytical reasoning ability and Poof! no more gods.
Just because you drank the KoolAid, doesn't mean everyone has.
The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life. Whatever your living principle may be, it
is the indication of the God or god in your life.
How is it that your life is so meaningless that you need to invent
gods to give yourself a purpose. And for purpose, you need to worship
your creation?
I'm talking about you and people in general. It's not just about me.
Unfortunately, the real meaning of life can only come from God. Life is
designed this way. There is no other way.
No other way.
surrender, capitulation, no hope, no vision, limited, dead
No, it's the exact opposite. All the good things in life are only found
in God. It is why God is so important to all of us.
--
God's spiritual evidence:

Truth, love, wisdom, compassion, knowledge, consciousness, intelligence,
happiness, faith, courage, justice, peace, freedom, and life itself.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
There is nothing demented. You just need to better understand the
concept of God-belief.
Your lack of belief is your living principle. Your living principle is
your God-belief. You serve and worship your living principle just like
worshiping God.
You just need analytical reasoning ability and Poof! no more gods.
Just because you drank the KoolAid, doesn't mean everyone has.
The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life. Whatever your living principle may be, it
is the indication of the God or god in your life.
How is it that your life is so meaningless that you need to invent
gods to give yourself a purpose. And for purpose, you need to worship
your creation?
I'm talking about you and people in general. It's not just about me.
Unfortunately, the real meaning of life can only come from God. Life is
designed this way. There is no other way.
No other way.
surrender, capitulation, no hope, no vision, limited, dead
No, it's the exact opposite. All the good things in life are only found
in God. It is why God is so important to all of us.
Why would I want you or your god determining what is important to me?

God is not important to a lot of people.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
everybody has to have a god or God regardless they like it or not.
Therefore, the God belief is just like the basic human rights for food
and water, it should be something respected by everyone.
YOU believe everyone has a god. I don't. Why can't you respect my
lack of belief in your god?
I don't care your lack of belief in my God. I know your such lack of
belief is in fact your God belief.
You can't be that demented.
There is nothing demented. You just need to better understand the
concept of God-belief.
Your lack of belief is your living principle. Your living principle is
your God-belief. You serve and worship your living principle just like
worshiping God.
You just need analytical reasoning ability and Poof! no more gods.
Just because you drank the KoolAid, doesn't mean everyone has.
The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life. Whatever your living principle may be, it
is the indication of the God or god in your life.
How is it that your life is so meaningless that you need to invent
gods to give yourself a purpose. And for purpose, you need to worship
your creation?
I'm talking about you and people in general. It's not just about me.
Unfortunately, the real meaning of life can only come from God. Life is
designed this way. There is no other way.
No other way.
surrender, capitulation, no hope, no vision, limited, dead
No, it's the exact opposite. All the good things in life are only found
in God. It is why God is so important to all of us.
Why would I want you or your god determining what is important to me?
I don't know what's important to you, but God always knows what's
important to us. The problem is that we may not know what is truly
important to us until we have learned and realized the truth of God.
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The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life.
According to whom?
According to life itself. The meaning life comes from devoting life to
something valuable and long lasting. Since God's truth is the only
everlasting thing in the universe, it's only human nature to devote
one's life to the truth of God to make life meaningful.
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The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life.
According to whom?
According to life itself. The meaning life comes from devoting life to
something valuable and long lasting. Since God's truth is the only
everlasting thing in the universe, it's only human nature to devote
one's life to the truth of God to make life meaningful.
And you presume to know what other
people find meaningful in life.

It is conceit like this that drives
people away from religion. But you know
that already, right?
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The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life.
According to whom?
According to life itself. The meaning life comes from devoting life to
something valuable and long lasting. Since God's truth is the only
everlasting thing in the universe, it's only human nature to devote
one's life to the truth of God to make life meaningful.
And you presume to know what other
people find meaningful in life.
It is conceit like this that drives
people away from religion. But you know
that already, right?
Pure projection. I'm only talking about life in general.
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The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life.
According to whom?
According to life itself. The meaning life comes from devoting life to
something valuable and long lasting. Since God's truth is the only
everlasting thing in the universe, it's only human nature to devote
one's life to the truth of God to make life meaningful.
And you presume to know what other
people find meaningful in life.
It is conceit like this that drives
people away from religion. But you know
that already, right?
Pure projection. I'm only talking about life in general.
"Life in general" is not proof.

What gives you the right to decide what
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The fact remains that, as life, you need to worship something to give
yourself the meaning of life.
According to whom?
According to life itself. The meaning life comes from devoting life to
something valuable and long lasting. Since God's truth is the only
everlasting thing in the universe, it's only human nature to devote
one's life to the truth of God to make life meaningful.
And you presume to know what other
people find meaningful in life.
It is conceit like this that drives
people away from religion. But you know
that already, right?
Pure projection. I'm only talking about life in general.
"Life in general" is not proof.
There is no other way to talk about life. Personal life is based on
living instead.
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That is why I'm only talking about it in general.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
Philosophy does not have a view. You're talking shit as usual.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
Philosophy does not have a view. You're talking shit as usual.
Wrong. Philosophy as knowledge which is a subject instead of an object
always has its own view. It's why no one can misinterpret or hijack the
teaching of philosophy without being proven false by philosophy itself.

This is why the Bible by being a book of philosophy will always be right
and can never be wrong.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal, held in a public
school and others must be exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer is a privilege. You
should ask to be allowed to join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to do a job, not
waste their time praying to gods, or broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking about the genuine
religious practice for our spiritual betterment. It's no different from
people exercising in the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't care less. The
problem is they seem to think that they have a duty to change my life
to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not their god. God is
everyone's God. Just because you don't worship God like a Christian or a
Muslim doesn't mean you don't worship God just as the way you are even
as an atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually respecting
yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You immediately
start off assuming that everyone has a god simply because you are
programmed to think that there's this omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to a god I
don't believe in. I don't respect people that think god makes them
better than I am. I don't respect people who are gullible, or
fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of philosophy,
Philosophy does not have a view. You're talking shit as usual.
Wrong.
No, let me repeat: philosophy doesn't have a view; philosophers have views.
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Philosophy as knowledge which is a subject instead of an object
always has its own view.
Word salad.
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It's why no one can misinterpret or hijack the
teaching of philosophy without being proven false by philosophy itself.
Yes, you've already repeatedly experienced that, but you're too stupid to realize it.
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This is why the Bible by being a book of philosophy will always be right
and can never be wrong.
The Bible isn't philosophy, it's mythology.
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This question was asked by Jared
Diamond in edge.org. No answer was
given.
Is it partially because of the
influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically
literate?
I would guess that the answer to both
questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer
the question of philosophy, and the
question of God is a philosophical
question that has nothing to do with
physical science. The scientific answer
of God would be the same as the
scientific answer of Marxism. It's an
abuse of human knowledge and common
logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years
we have been under the rule or religion
should make this world a utopia. All the
good sounding religious bullshit aside,
religion is just another point of
contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of
philosophy or the fault of the teaching of
God. It's the fault of the fallen men.
Religion is God's spiritual and
philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be
spiritually pure and philosophically
truthful. It should have nothing to do with
dirty political struggle. The separation of
church and state should work on both sides.
Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No
special breaks for religions, no laws,
special zoning restrictions, no ten
commandments in/on public buildings, no
proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special
restrictions placed on free-speech with
regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with
legitimate religious practice like prayer in
schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with
politics, then religious practice can happen
anywhere according to people's choice.
Pray all you want but if it is organized, vocal,
held in a public school and others must be
exposed to your religion I disagree. Ditto
prayers in Congress or legislatures around the
country.
Why is that? Why must you be so intolerant? Prayer
is a privilege. You should ask to be allowed to
join the prayer instead.
It is religious nonsense. Those folks are there to
do a job, not waste their time praying to gods, or
broadcasting their tomfoolery.
That would be an entirely different issue. I'm talking
about the genuine religious practice for our spiritual
betterment. It's no different from people exercising in
the park for their physical betterment.
As long as it doesn't affect me in any way I couldn't
care less. The problem is they seem to think that they
have a duty to change my life to suit their god.
That would be entirely your misunderstanding. It's not
their god. God is everyone's God. Just because you don't
worship God like a Christian or a Muslim doesn't mean you
don't worship God just as the way you are even as an
atheist. Simply by respecting them, you are actually
respecting yourself.
SEE! exactly the sort of thing I'm railing against! You
immediately start off assuming that everyone has a god simply
because you are programmed to think that there's this
omniscient being hanging around.
I don't respect people who claim they have the fast track to
a god I don't believe in. I don't respect people that think
god makes them better than I am. I don't respect people who
are gullible, or fearful, insecure, stupid, etc., enough to
be sucked in by religion,
No special breaks for religions. Stupidity should not be
rewarded!
Now you fall back to become political. From the view of
philosophy,
Philosophy does not have a view. You're talking shit as usual.
Wrong.
No, let me repeat: philosophy doesn't have a view; philosophers have views.
You confuse science with philosophy. Science doesn't care about views.
Philosophy is nothing but views.
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Philosophy as knowledge which is a subject instead of an object
always has its own view.
Word salad.
That's too bad. You need to google the difference between a subject and
an object. It's what makes philosophy and science different.
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It's why no one can misinterpret or hijack the teaching of
philosophy without being proven false by philosophy itself.
Yes, you've already repeatedly experienced that, but you're too stupid to realize it.
That would be your false projection only.
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This is why the Bible by being a book of philosophy will always be
right and can never be wrong.
The Bible isn't philosophy, it's mythology.
You only prove your lack of philosophical understanding of the Bible.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for religions,
no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten commandments in/on
public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers in government, no
church bells or calls to prayer, no special restrictions placed on
free-speech with regards to religion, etc. etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate religious
practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you agree that
religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then religious
practice can happen anywhere according to people's choice.
We mean we should allow religion to milk, abuse and kill other human beings?
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org.
No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion?
Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical
question that has nothing to do with physical science. The
scientific answer of God would be the same as the
scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human
knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under
the rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All
the good sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just
another point of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the
fault of the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men.
Religion is God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach
us the knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with
dirty political struggle. The separation of church and state
should work on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone
also.
I absolutely agree with that last. No special breaks for
religions, no laws, special zoning restrictions, no ten
commandments in/on public buildings, no proselytizing, no prayers
in government, no church bells or calls to prayer, no special
restrictions placed on free-speech with regards to religion, etc.
etc. etc..
Now you are being political by interfering with legitimate
religious practice like prayer in schools or public space. If you
agree that religious practice has nothing to do with politics, then
religious practice can happen anywhere according to people's
choice.
We mean we should allow religion to milk, abuse and kill other human beings?
If they can stay away from politics, what harm can they do?
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy, and
the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing to do
with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the same as
the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and
common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the rule
or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good sounding
religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point of contention
among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of the
teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is God's
spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the knowledge of truth.
It should be spiritually pure and philosophically truthful. It should
have nothing to do with dirty political struggle. The separation of
church and state should work on both sides. Politics should leave
religion alone also.
Politic should never leave religion alone because of its evilness.
If there is no control, not only we will find politicians out of jobs, we also find all people abused by religious idiots....molestation is one such crime by the religious morons!!!!!
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No
answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are
atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of
philosophy, and the question of God is a philosophical question
that has nothing to do with physical science. The scientific
answer of God would be the same as the scientific answer of
Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common logic.
If that were true, the thousands of years we have been under the
rule or religion should make this world a utopia. All the good
sounding religious bullshit aside, religion is just another point
of contention among us.
The fault of religion isn't the fault of philosophy or the fault of
the teaching of God. It's the fault of the fallen men. Religion is
God's spiritual and philosophical teaching to teach us the
knowledge of truth. It should be spiritually pure and
philosophically truthful. It should have nothing to do with dirty
political struggle. The separation of church and state should work
on both sides. Politics should leave religion alone also.
Politic should never leave religion alone because of its evilness. If
there is no control, not only we will find politicians out of jobs,
we also find all people abused by religious idiots....molestation is
one such crime by the religious morons!!!!!
Then there is nothing for me to say. I was talking about the separation
of church and state. You don't like it. Too bad.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org.  No answer was
given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion?  Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy, and
the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing to do
with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the same as
the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and
common logic.
If your god actually exists, if he has a presence in this universe or at
least the ability to affect and manipulate this universe -- then the
question of his existence (or otherwise) falls within the remit of
science.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists,
in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy, and
the question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing to do
with physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the same
as the scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge
and common logic.
If your god actually exists, if he has a presence in this universe or at
least the ability to affect and manipulate this universe -- then the
question of his existence (or otherwise) falls within the remit of science.
Not necessarily. God's existence is spiritual instead of physical. The
spiritual dominates the physical. It's why life dominates the non-life.
It's why only philosophy by studying life can understand God's spiritual
existence.
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Not necessarily. God's existence is spiritual instead of physical. The
spiritual dominates the physical. It's why life dominates the non-life.
It's why only philosophy by studying life can understand God's spiritual
existence.
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Not one thing you said is true.
Your brain is sending you false signals. Nothing you see is real. Its just your mind is gone.

The part of your brain that is supposed to interpret reality is gone.

Please seek out a mental health professional.
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Not necessarily. God's existence is spiritual instead of physical. The
spiritual dominates the physical. It's why life dominates the non-life.
It's why only philosophy by studying life can understand God's spiritual
existence.
__________________
See? That's exactly how we know you're insane.
Not one thing you said is true.
Your brain is sending you false signals. Nothing you see is real. Its just your mind is gone.
The part of your brain that is supposed to interpret reality is gone.
Please seek out a mental health professional.
Since you are the clueless one, you should be the one who seeks help.
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I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy, and
So?

the
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physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the same as the
scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common
logic.
Religion likes 'em stupid.
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I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy, and
So?
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question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing to do with
physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the same as the
scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and
common logic.
Religion likes 'em stupid.
Religion _makes_ 'em stupid.
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I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
No. It's because science can't answer the question of philosophy, and
So?
the
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question of God is a philosophical question that has nothing to do with
physical science. The scientific answer of God would be the same as the
scientific answer of Marxism. It's an abuse of human knowledge and common
logic.
Religion likes 'em stupid.
Religion makes people stupid. It's the Eric Brze head case, who'se
been posting here since the 1990s. It's a psychopathic game for him.
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In the US, i have to dispute your premise. I don't think
there is much widespread opposition to science. There is
some opposition to, for example, climate change science,
but not as widespread as you'd think to watch cable news.

There does seem to be a general disinterest in science by
young people. It's boring, uncool, and hard. They want
an easier way to win fame & fortune. College students in
other countries are more likely to pick science and
engineering careers. Fortunately, their best & brightest
often come to the US. That's the only reason we're still
leading in that.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion?
I don't think so. The US is not particularly religious.
I suspect India (like most developing countries) is more
religious than the US. There are few young-earth
creationists in the US, kooks on this ng notwithstanding.
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Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
It's more like scientifically literate people are more
likely to be atheists.

HTH.
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I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
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It's more like scientifically literate people are more
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HTH.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
In the US, i have to dispute your premise. I don't think
there is much widespread opposition to science. There is
some opposition to, for example, climate change science,
but not as widespread as you'd think to watch cable news.
There does seem to be a general disinterest in science by
young people. It's boring, uncool, and hard. They want
an easier way to win fame & fortune. College students in
other countries are more likely to pick science and
engineering careers. Fortunately, their best & brightest
often come to the US. That's the only reason we're still
leading in that.
Well over half of US physicists are from outside of the US, and most of
those are from Asia. I doubt that's true of any other profession.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion?
I don't think so. The US is not particularly religious.
I suspect India (like most developing countries) is more
religious than the US. There are few young-earth
creationists in the US, kooks on this ng notwithstanding.
I hope you're right.
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Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
It's more like scientifically literate people are more
likely to be atheists.
No question about it.
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HTH.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
In the US, i have to dispute your premise. I don't think
there is much widespread opposition to science. There is
some opposition to, for example, climate change science,
but not as widespread as you'd think to watch cable news.
It is not my premise. It is that of author Jared Diamond. Trump is scientifically illiterate, yet he was elected to be president. It shows that the average person, now, doesn’t care that much about science. But most leaders do care about science, helping make USA a science leader.
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There does seem to be a general disinterest in science by
young people. It's boring, uncool, and hard. They want
an easier way to win fame & fortune. College students in
other countries are more likely to pick science and
engineering careers. Fortunately, their best & brightest
often come to the US. That's the only reason we're still
leading in that.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion?
I don't think so. The US is not particularly religious.
I suspect India (like most developing countries) is more
religious than the US. There are few young-earth
creationists in the US, kooks on this ng notwithstanding.
Yes, India is more religious at 99.7% according to the 2011 census IIRC. To the best of my knowledge USA is mostly religious, at 79% according to Gallup in 2017. I believe religion must take some of the blame for some opposition to science.
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Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
It's more like scientifically literate people are more
likely to be atheists.
What you are saying is true, but that doesn’t change the answer to my question.

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HTH.
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I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
In the US, i have to dispute your premise. I don't think
there is much widespread opposition to science. There is
some opposition to, for example, climate change science,
but not as widespread as you'd think to watch cable news.
It is not my premise. It is that of author Jared Diamond.
Right.
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Trump is scientifically illiterate, yet he was elected to be president. It shows that the average person, now, doesn’t care that much about science. But most leaders do care about science, helping make USA a science leader.
Hillary was no scientist either. It's not like voters
had a choice between a scientist and a boob. And, voters
have a lot of factors to consider. Science policy is a
minor consideration.

I don't see that politicians care about science beyond
its immediate political implications. Ordinary people
take a longer view.
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There does seem to be a general disinterest in science by
young people. It's boring, uncool, and hard. They want
an easier way to win fame & fortune. College students in
other countries are more likely to pick science and
engineering careers. Fortunately, their best & brightest
often come to the US. That's the only reason we're still
leading in that.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion?
I don't think so. The US is not particularly religious.
I suspect India (like most developing countries) is more
religious than the US. There are few young-earth
creationists in the US, kooks on this ng notwithstanding.
Yes, India is more religious at 99.7% according to the 2011 census IIRC. To the best of my knowledge USA is mostly religious, at 79% according to Gallup in 2017. I believe religion must take some of the blame for some opposition to science.
In real life, I know few people in the USA who ever go to
church or show any outward sign of being religious. Most
people i know are secular. If they have religious
beliefs, it only shows up when they have weddings or
funerals. Maybe it's just the company i keep. Then
again, how they respond to polls may be another story.

People in other countries tend to form opinions about the
USA from hollywood movies and CNN. That's not the real
world.

Some people debate the scientific importance of things
like climate change. I think that's not so much
religious resistance, as it is unwillingness to accept
that one's lifestyle is part of the problem. Americans
like their SUVs.
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Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
It's more like scientifically literate people are more
likely to be atheists.
What you are saying is true, but that doesn’t change the answer to my question.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
“Imagination is more important than knowledge”
- Albert Einstein
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HTH.
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I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
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Malcolm McMahon
2018-09-05 10:27:36 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
In the US, i have to dispute your premise. I don't think
there is much widespread opposition to science. There is
some opposition to, for example, climate change science,
but not as widespread as you'd think to watch cable news.
It is not my premise. It is that of author Jared Diamond.
Right.
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Trump is scientifically illiterate, yet he was elected to be president. It shows that the average person, now, doesn’t care that much about science. But most leaders do care about science, helping make USA a science leader.
Hillary was no scientist either. It's not like voters
had a choice between a scientist and a boob. And, voters
have a lot of factors to consider. Science policy is a
minor consideration.
I don't see that politicians care about science beyond
its immediate political implications. Ordinary people
take a longer view.
Tony Ben once said of politicians and scientists: Politicians only listen to scientific opinion when if confirms the wisdom of what they've already decided to do.

But America is somewhat different from Britain there, because you have significant numbers of scientific literate in politics. In the UK the vast majority of politicians have a legal or classical education. We have a traditional separation between the technical elite and the management/government elite.
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
In the US, i have to dispute your premise. I don't think
there is much widespread opposition to science. There is
some opposition to, for example, climate change science,
but not as widespread as you'd think to watch cable news.
There does seem to be a general disinterest in science by
young people. It's boring, uncool, and hard. They want
an easier way to win fame & fortune. College students in
other countries are more likely to pick science and
engineering careers. Fortunately, their best & brightest
often come to the US. That's the only reason we're still
leading in that.
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Is it partially because of the influence of religion?
I don't think so. The US is not particularly religious.
I suspect India (like most developing countries) is more
religious than the US. There are few young-earth
creationists in the US, kooks on this ng notwithstanding.
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Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
It's more like scientifically literate people are more
likely to be atheists.
Unfortunately, being scientifically literate doesn't keep people from
being philosophically and spiritually illiterate. It is why we don't
have many thinkers and philosophers in modern time. We have traded our
philosophical wisdom for scientific cleverness.
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HTH.
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I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
“You must ask the right questions”
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God's spiritual evidence:

Truth, love, wisdom, compassion, knowledge, consciousness, intelligence,
happiness, faith, courage, justice, peace, freedom, and life itself.
Yap Honghor
2018-08-29 08:28:10 UTC
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This question was asked by Jared Diamond in edge.org. No answer was given.
Is it partially because of the influence of religion? Are atheists, in general, more scientifically literate?
I would guess that the answer to both questions is yes.
Abhinav Lal
Writer & Investor
“You must ask the right questions”
That is because most of the loony brain damaged Whites have migrated from Europe to US. It is also the reason why you find US has the highest concentration of fools in this world!!!!
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