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by Oster
Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: Atheism & Religion
Topic: Priceless Quotes Directed At You By Theists...
Replies: 54
Views: 4743

Re: Priceless Quotes Directed At You By Theists...

JW: Lots of people have gotten diseases like AIDS from blood transfusions. We don't because we refuse blood transfusions.
by Oster
Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:04 am
Forum: Atheism & Religion
Topic: An Open Letter from atheists to the Atheist Convention
Replies: 68
Views: 4953

Re: An Open Letter from atheists to the Atheist Convention

We disassociate ourselves from all abusive individuals, whether anonymous or named, and we disassociate ourselves from all such abusive trolls who plague the media or the internet; they do not speak for atheism or for us at all,... How does one "speak for atheism?" Mind if we argue that one out som...
by Oster
Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:08 am
Forum: Atheism & Religion
Topic: How Do I Get Jesus Out of My Heart!?
Replies: 19
Views: 643

How Do I Get Jesus Out of My Heart!?

Saw this on Y!A R&S. Thought you might get a laugh. Pls help i accepted jesus in my life but now i reconsider? ok last sunday i accept jesus as my lord and personal savior and i was save. on monday i was happy abt it, but today i reconsider. I think christians are bad ppl, and i dont know why i acce...
by Oster
Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:05 am
Forum: Atheism & Religion
Topic: 5 reasons atheism is irrational
Replies: 525
Views: 3789

Re: 5 reasons atheism is irrational

1) Human beings aspire to be happy. The logical consequence of atheism is despair and nihilism. If atheism is true, there is no reason to care about truth, or anything else, so even if God doesn't exist, it's more rational to believe and hope God exists, to live a happier life. Atheism is not havin...
by Oster
Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:36 am
Forum: Atheism & Religion
Topic: An Open Letter from atheists to the Atheist Convention
Replies: 68
Views: 4953

Re: An Open Letter from atheists to the Atheist Convention

We disassociate ourselves from all abusive individuals, whether anonymous or named, and we disassociate ourselves from all such abusive trolls who plague the media or the internet; they do not speak for atheism or for us at all,...
How does one "speak for atheism?"
by Oster
Sat Feb 27, 2010 7:57 am
Forum: Atheism & Religion
Topic: Evolutionarily Novel Traits and Intelligence
Replies: 4
Views: 341

Re: Evolutionarily Novel Traits and Intelligence

Here's the CNN story on the same subject: http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/02/26/liberals.atheists.sex.intelligence/index.html?hpt=P1 I was wondering if the trait is actually intelligence or bravery or individuality or pigheadedness (no reason to assume a positive). Any thoughts? I've thought it was l...
by Oster
Sat Feb 27, 2010 7:51 am
Forum: The Wilder Web
Topic: Alternatives to look at?
Replies: 87
Views: 13936

Re: Alternatives to look at?

Not sure where I'll land ultimately (big thanks to Rationalia regulars :hugs: ), but I'm willing to wait to see what happens with RDF. I want to be where the action is; the perceived stronghold of atheism. I'm very happy to be with freethinkers, but I'm not looking for peaceful discourse right now.
by Oster
Fri Feb 26, 2010 3:28 am
Forum: Welcomes and Introductions
Topic: Welcome to the lifeboat, all you survivors!
Replies: 350
Views: 18061

Re: Welcome to the lifeboat, all you survivors!

Hi all. Checking in. Pass an oar.