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Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2016, 05:58 PM
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Posted By Simoon
Yes, I am quite familiar with the various...

Yes, I am quite familiar with the various "messages" people cherry pick from the Bible.

Several questions arise:

1. Why should I accept the Bible as authoritative?
2. What does the Gospel message...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6,103
Views: 309,988
Posted By Simoon
That's right. Don't respond to the points,...

That's right.

Don't respond to the points, complain about the grammar.
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2016, 06:39 PM
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Views: 309,988
Posted By Simoon
If a primitive display of feces throwing is the...

If a primitive display of feces throwing is the best way you can think of to occupy your time, that is pretty sad. Even if it is only for a few minutes a day.

Sorry if your tired of atheist wanting...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6,103
Views: 309,988
Posted By Simoon
So, I haven't been here in quite a while, so I...

So, I haven't been here in quite a while, so I have a question.

Between scatological insults from members here, and you, have you ever attempted to provide demonstrable evidence and valid and sound...
Forum: Separation of Church and State 12-16-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,875
Posted By Simoon
He's an opportunist scumbag. He was once a...

He's an opportunist scumbag.

He was once a moderate Democrat, and admitted the the economy tends to do better under Democratic presidents.

Until this year, I would make a wager he has never stated...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 09-30-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 42,974
Posted By Simoon
Like hell it is. "reasonable possibilities"...

Like hell it is.

"reasonable possibilities" come with evidence and reasoned argument. You have neither.
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,452
Posted By Simoon
Bloody hell. I'm not surprised that you need to...

Bloody hell.

I'm not surprised that you need to obfuscate when asked such a simple question. It's typical anytime theists are asked this relatively simple question.

The question is not how you...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,452
Posted By Simoon
So, would you have responded to Sinfidel if he...

So, would you have responded to Sinfidel if he left off the final 6 words of his question?

Isn't it convenient for you that you get to ignore questions when they contain language you don't like?...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 12-29-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 44,555
Posted By Simoon
General George Patton - "When I want my men to...

General George Patton - "When I want my men to remember something important, to really make it stick, I give it to them double dirty. It may not sound nice to some bunch of little old ladies at an...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 12-27-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 44,555
Posted By Simoon
Sorry to burst your little bubble, but in a study...

Sorry to burst your little bubble, but in a study in 2012 by psychologists Timothy Jay and Kristin Janschewitz, people who swear tend to be more loyal, trustworthy, and upfront. ...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 12-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 44,555
Posted By Simoon
Looks like you also do not understand that...

Looks like you also do not understand that purpose behind the star shitting penguin analogy, either.



False dichotomy.

'Random' does not describe the natural processes that most likely lead to our...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 12-27-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 44,555
Posted By Simoon
That's not the analogy I was drawing,...

That's not the analogy I was drawing, asshat.

But I did predict ahead of time that you wouldn't get it.




But it's not 1/2.

How many god created universes vs non-god created universes have you...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 12-24-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 44,555
Posted By Simoon
I have no hope that the following example will...

I have no hope that the following example will get close to sinking into your dense mind, but I'll give it a try anyway. What can I say, I am an optimist.

You have a stack of 52 ordinary playing...
Forum: Does God Exist? 12-23-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 22,624
Posted By Simoon
And the time to believe that the universe is a...

And the time to believe that the universe is a simulation is when there is demonstrable evidence and reasoned argument to support the claim. Not a second before.
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 12-23-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 44,555
Posted By Simoon
This is absolutely, and fractally wrong....

This is absolutely, and fractally wrong.

Without having data points to examine, there is no way to calculate the odds of anything, even if there are only 2 possibilities and a lack of evidence for...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 12-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 44,555
Posted By Simoon
Then I misunderstood. I am fine with that. The...

Then I misunderstood.

I am fine with that.

The vast majority of atheists do not claim to know, with absolute certainty, that a god does not exist.

Most atheists are also agnostic.
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 12-20-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 44,555
Posted By Simoon
Hitler and Nazism was a theistic regime. Hitler...

Hitler and Nazism was a theistic regime. Hitler claimed to be a Christian on numerous occasions, in writing and in speeches. In fact, his statements show he was a creationist.

But lets say he was...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 09-04-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 95,981
Posted By Simoon
What you are missing is advanced moral and...

What you are missing is advanced moral and ethical theories like consequentialism or deontological ethics, both of which are superior to religious morality.


Moral situations can be evaluated...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 06-25-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 20,257
Posted By Simoon
There is zero prophecy of Jesus in Isaiah...

There is zero prophecy of Jesus in Isaiah 7:14.

The word “virgin”does not appear in the seventh chapter of Isaiah. The author of the first Gospel deliberately mistranslated the Hebrew word ...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 04-09-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 95,981
Posted By Simoon
How would one determine the difference between...

How would one determine the difference between option 1 and option 3?

A god that does not manifest in reality, is indistinguishable from one that does not exist, as far as I can see.

Does the god...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 03-27-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 95,981
Posted By Simoon
Ah.... So, if we presuppose that a god exists,...

Ah....

So, if we presuppose that a god exists, then we can invent rationalizations as to why this god stays hidden. How convenient.

But it's worse than that, because as time goes on, his existence...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 03-19-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 95,981
Posted By Simoon
Sure is a great way to avoid people that refute...

Sure is a great way to avoid people that refute your inane posts, huh?

'Ignore' is just an internet cowards way to stick their fingers in their ears, close their eye, and loudly sing, "la, la,...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 03-13-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 95,981
Posted By Simoon
Yes, because mature people always ignore opinions...

Yes, because mature people always ignore opinions they don't want to hear.
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 03-05-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 95,981
Posted By Simoon
Of course it makes sense for you to lean heavily...

Of course it makes sense for you to lean heavily in the direction of the conclusion you already made. Leading the evidence in the direction you want it to go, is common practice for theists.

Too bad...
Forum: Atheist vs Theist 03-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 95,981
Posted By Simoon
There is actually no evidence for this claim....

There is actually no evidence for this claim. There are flawed arguments. Nothing more.

Yes, the universe in its present state had a beginning.


This sounds like a false dichotomy to me.

Have...
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