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    Thread: What does the Bible say about gambling?
Post: RE: What does the Bible say about gambling?

The bible doesn't have any rules for or against gambling, but it is interesting to notice that Matthias, the man who replaced Judas as the 12th apostle, won the job in a raffle (Acts 1:26).
Joe Bloe Religion 23 7228 February 26, 2012 at 1:04 am
    Thread: Is this site reliable?
Post: RE: Is this site reliable?

The timeline includes the year 0 BC
Joe Bloe Religion 9 2019 December 23, 2011 at 2:08 pm
    Thread: Why I am an Agnostic Atheist - Document complete and attached
Post: RE: Why I am an Agnostic Atheist - Document comple...

I downloaded your essay and read through it fairly quickly (I'll take a closer look when I have more time). Pretty good I thought. On page 15 you wrote about the history of the Old Testament - I'm no...
Joe Bloe Atheism 4 1809 December 21, 2011 at 10:07 pm
    Thread: This is Really Idiotic... and Disrespectful
Post: RE: This is Really Idiotic... and Disrespectful

The Inquisitors used to say same thing as they gave the thumbscrew one more turn. "It's not because we hate you, it's because we love you."
Joe Bloe Atheism 13 3415 December 20, 2011 at 8:29 pm
    Thread: Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011)
Post: RE: Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011)

(December 18, 2011 at 1:38 pm)Ryft Wrote: Joe Bloe and Norfolk And Chance, None of your statements or questions have anything to do with either Christopher Hitchens or an introspective about the li...
Joe Bloe Atheism 59 24692 December 18, 2011 at 2:58 pm
    Thread: Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011)
Post: RE: Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011)

(December 17, 2011 at 5:02 pm)Ryft Wrote: ...Hitchens would be counted as already dead if he went from loving sin and hating God to loving God and hating sin...Any evidence to back up the idea that ...
Joe Bloe Atheism 59 24692 December 18, 2011 at 8:16 am
    Thread: Did Jesus Even Really Exist?
Post: RE: Did Jesus Even Really Exist?

(November 29, 2011 at 8:05 pm)padraic Wrote: However,I'm a skeptic,and believe all questions must remain open. I avoid claims of certainty as much as I can,as does science. (November 27, 2011 at 11...
Joe Bloe Christianity 122 35371 December 1, 2011 at 7:20 am
    Thread: Did Jesus Even Really Exist?
Post: RE: Did Jesus Even Really Exist?

(November 27, 2011 at 10:00 pm)Joe Bloe Wrote: Born to a virgin, turned water into wine, cured blindness with spit, found seven demons living inside the body of Mary Magdalene, calmed the stormy sea...
Joe Bloe Christianity 122 35371 November 29, 2011 at 9:03 am
    Thread: I'm an atheist. Ask me a question.
Post: RE: I'm an atheist. Ask me a question.

(November 28, 2011 at 11:37 am)Rokcet Scientist Wrote: (November 27, 2011 at 8:29 am)Joe Bloe Wrote: If you die tonight, where will you go ? To the morgue. Unless they only find me in the morning....
Joe Bloe Religion 36 9226 November 28, 2011 at 2:46 pm
    Thread: Did Jesus Even Really Exist?
Post: RE: Did Jesus Even Really Exist?

Born to a virgin, turned water into wine, cured blindness with spit, found seven demons living inside the body of Mary Magdalene, calmed the stormy sea, walked on water, raised Lazarus from the dead. ...
Joe Bloe Christianity 122 35371 November 27, 2011 at 10:00 pm
    Thread: I'm an atheist. Ask me a question.
Post: RE: I'm an atheist. Ask me a question.

(November 27, 2011 at 4:52 am)The_Flying_Skeptic Wrote: (November 27, 2011 at 4:39 am)Joe Bloe Wrote: Why are you so angry with God ? That question makes me angry. Might as well be asking me why I...
Joe Bloe Religion 36 9226 November 27, 2011 at 8:29 am
    Thread: I'm an atheist. Ask me a question.
Post: RE: I'm an atheist. Ask me a question.

(November 27, 2011 at 2:08 am)The_Flying_Skeptic Wrote: "I'm an atheist, ask me a question." Why are you so angry with God ?
Joe Bloe Religion 36 9226 November 27, 2011 at 4:39 am
    Thread: Interesting survey of Australians religious views
Post: RE: Interesting survey of Australians religious vi...

(November 26, 2011 at 7:34 pm)padraic Wrote: I think the poll significantly understates Australia's secularism. A sample of only 1000 is far too small.Try 10,000 or more. It's not so much the size ...
Joe Bloe Atheism 20 7032 November 27, 2011 at 4:33 am
    Thread: Anyone practicing Christmas??
Post: RE: Anyone practicing Christmas??

(November 22, 2011 at 4:44 pm)airborne2k10 Wrote: I have grown fond of many of the Christmas songs I used to play and despite the fact that I don't believe in the songs' message, I still think many ...
Joe Bloe Atheism 49 9179 November 26, 2011 at 2:24 pm
    Thread: Interesting survey of Australians religious views
Post: RE: Interesting survey of Australians religious vi...

Australia had another census recently but the figures have not been released. At the 2006 census 18% said they had no religion Another 12% did not answer the "religion" question. The other 70% said...
Joe Bloe Atheism 20 7032 November 26, 2011 at 1:56 pm
    Thread: Though shalt not kill. Would you do so for your God?
Post: RE: Though shalt not kill. Would you do so for you...

(November 10, 2011 at 4:03 pm)fr0d0 Wrote: My money doesn't tell me to kill ppl.The question is would you kill someone if god asked you to. A reasonable person will say "No," without hesitation. A...
Joe Bloe Christianity 12 3881 November 13, 2011 at 1:38 pm
    Thread: Who has killed more - Satan or God?
Post: RE: Who has killed more - Satan or God?

(November 5, 2011 at 5:00 am)fr0d0 Wrote: 1. Killing isn't bad. The person being killed might disagree with that idea. Hope you never get a job as a baby-sitter - you'd be bloody dangerous.
Joe Bloe Christianity 45 17479 November 13, 2011 at 1:16 pm
    Thread: Why I believe in God.
Post: RE: Why I believe in God.

(November 9, 2011 at 5:04 pm)MysticKnight Wrote: Before even something moves on the side that it is growing towards a wing, there has to be many mutations guided by natural selection, but this is no...
Joe Bloe Atheism 72 15911 November 13, 2011 at 9:24 am
    Thread: Probabilities
Post: RE: Probabilities

(October 2, 2011 at 8:05 am)Kayenneh Wrote: (October 2, 2011 at 6:59 am)Darwinian Wrote: For example, 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 is just as likely as any other set of numbers and just because it turns up once ...
Joe Bloe Mathematics 9 2460 November 12, 2011 at 12:48 pm
    Thread: Proof of existence of god.
Post: RE: Proof of existence of god.

(October 30, 2011 at 1:34 pm)darkblight Wrote: So back to the topic, what I feel I have discovered, and part of my motive for posting this is to discover if this idea has been mulled around before (...
Joe Bloe Religion 43 10305 November 12, 2011 at 12:28 pm