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    Quote Originally Posted by BrokenWrists View Post
    Hahaha. Not to say it hasnt happened just not to me. My story is much different. It involves drugs, falling out with the church after being conformed, car crashes and intrigue. As the Bible says loosely, we all do the same things, so who are you to pass judgment. I also should be living a quiet life, so maybe i should stop talking unless necessary. This site isnt really necessary, i just like the Wu Clans music.
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    Quote Originally Posted by R.O.B. PT 3 View Post
    lmao - instead of passing judgement, let me pass you a Shamwow for those tough days when you gotta walk by puddles


    Harvey, some sort of cryptic message....i didnt even read the thread starters post, hence convulsion. Or just fun. Who cares im white. Interacting with strangers on forums is fun, i really have to move furniture early in the morning but this site is so pringles.

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    i would never trust somebody who even took part or started that survey

    last time i checked - humans were untrustworthy


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    Would I trust an atheist? Maybe. Would I trust a theist? Maybe.

    For those who have dabbled in philosophy, atheism is equivalent to nihilism. Most atheists aren't aware of this, so I wouldn't totally label all to be nihilists, but their ideology is. I don't think that I would trust someone who embraces nihilism.

    Being one concerned with intellectual honesty I'd say I'm agnostic, but although I was for a while satisfied as an atheist I've concluded Neoplatonic Deism is a practical belief because it was reasoned, not prophesied. Plato and Plotinus do not claim to be the mouth of God, just guys thinking about indigenous beliefs and the world of the day to day and trying to make sense of it all. So effectively I'm a monistic polytheist.

    It does one no good to be an atheist or a zealot. If you don't stand for something you'll fall for anything. However if you allow yourself to be bound to teachings with some sort of absurd faith that transcends reason and justifies any act and shifts all responsibility that's even worse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBoarzHeadBoy View Post
    If you don't stand for something you'll fall for anything.
    That might sound good, but it's not true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by R.O.B. PT 3 View Post
    That might sound good, but it's not true.
    You have to at least stand for reason.

    A reasonable person would not die for their beliefs because their beliefs are fundamentally subjective and have a low probability of being correct.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBoarzHeadBoy View Post
    You have to at least stand for reason.
    No I don't


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    so sweden should be seen as a country with a bunch of less trustworthy people seeing as more than half of the population could be seen as being atheists? maybe not the best example but it does raise a valid point.

    at least i think it does.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mumm Ra View Post
    i would never trust somebody who even took part or started that survey

    last time i checked - humans were untrustworthy


    Will Gervais was disconcerted by the findings of a study that found religious people equate atheists with rapists. An atheist himself, Gervais was one of the researchers on the study.

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    wtf
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    funny that this thread came about cuz i recently got in touch with a friend who i havent seen in 4-5yrs. he fought in Iraq. came back and became an atheist. and he is probably the most trustworthy friend that i have that is still alive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBoarzHeadBoy View Post
    If you don't stand for something you'll fall for anything.
    This doesn't necessarily mean "standing" for some ideology, or taking some philosophical "stance"
    Quote Originally Posted by R.O.B. PT 3 View Post
    That might sound good, but it's not true.
    It is true, unless you see nothing wrong with someone spitting in your mother's face while you're standing next to her, and you respond by doing nothing.

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    Faith means trust. A person without faith (infidel: in- "not" + fidēlis "faithful"), is a person without trust. Why would one trust (confide) in one who has none?

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    Yeah it's not like religion causes some of the worlds biggest wars or religious nutjobs haven't given their sheep kool aid or have them eat grass..forget all that cos as an atheist, I'm deemed untrustworthy, hahahaha get the fuck outta here with that bullshit son.






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    Quote Originally Posted by diggy View Post
    Faith means trust. A person without faith (infidel: in- "not" + fidēlis "faithful"), is a person without trust. Why would one trust (confide) in one who has none?

    ^^ Just because you don't have faith in a religion or god doesn't mean you don't have faith in anything. Atheists can have faith in their friends, in science, in the human race and so on..

    People who twists words to fit their own beliefs are less trustworthy than an atheist.. and that's putting it mildly.


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