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    Thread: A question about atheistic “beliefs” (opinions, guesses, etc.)
Post: RE: A question about atheistic “beliefs” (opinions...

(June 23, 2021 at 4:25 pm)Peebo-Thuhlu Wrote: As for all the diety claims I've so far heard? Deity. Not diety.
Belacqua Atheism 252 3439 June 23, 2021 at 4:44 pm
    Thread: I have some questions for the posters here.
Post: RE: I have some questions for the posters here.

Quote:Frank Apisa** When I use the word "god" I mean "The entity (or entities) responsible for the creation of what we humans call 'the physical universe'...IF THERE IS SUCH AN ENTITY." A few prelim...
Belacqua Atheism 348 4757 June 23, 2021 at 7:08 am
    Thread: A believer's bumper sticker.
Post: RE: A believer's bumper sticker.

(June 23, 2021 at 6:33 am)Jehanne Wrote: I was driving down the street in my home town (Cedar Rapids, IA) awhile ago and saw this bumper sticker that said, "Just because no one believes in it doesn’...
Belacqua Off Topic 3 58 June 23, 2021 at 6:42 am
    Thread: Noteworthy News
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Rachel Maddow accused a news channel of being paid Kremlin propaganda. The channel sued her, because it isn't. The court threw out the suit because it said no reasonable person would believe what Rac...
Belacqua News & Current Affairs 731 18524 June 23, 2021 at 1:35 am
    Thread: I have some questions for the posters here.
Post: RE: I have some questions for the posters here.

(June 22, 2021 at 8:48 pm)Neo-Scholastic Wrote: (June 22, 2021 at 6:55 pm)Belacqua Wrote: Personal insults are the norm. ...and AF is all the better for it. Your mother was a hamster and your fath...
Belacqua Atheism 348 4757 June 23, 2021 at 1:21 am
    Thread: I have some questions for the posters here.
Post: RE: I have some questions for the posters here.

(June 22, 2021 at 5:30 pm)Frank Apisa Wrote: I do not do “believing.” If I make a guess, I call it a guess; if I make an estimate, I call it an estimate; of I offer an opinion, I call it an opinion....
Belacqua Atheism 348 4757 June 22, 2021 at 6:55 pm
    Thread: A Case for Inherent Morality
Post: RE: A Case for Inherent Morality

(June 22, 2021 at 1:11 am)John 6IX Breezy Wrote: connecting the dots between morality and prosocial behavior differently OK, I'm starting to see how this might work.  The babies see actions in two ...
Belacqua Atheism 66 1788 June 22, 2021 at 2:14 am
    Thread: An odd question
Post: RE: An odd question

Dante depicts the deepest part of Hell as a frozen lake. (Hell is frozen over.) Satan is frozen up to his chest. The center of the earth is either Satan's navel, or his penis, depending on the interpr...
Belacqua Religion 60 1179 June 21, 2021 at 8:59 pm
    Thread: A Case for Inherent Morality
Post: RE: A Case for Inherent Morality

(June 21, 2021 at 6:27 pm)John 6IX Breezy Wrote: (June 21, 2021 at 5:54 pm)Belacqua Wrote: Sorry, I don't see yet how a long loving embrace is proof that we're talking about morality, rather than ...
Belacqua Atheism 66 1788 June 21, 2021 at 7:22 pm
    Thread: An odd question
Post: RE: An odd question

(June 21, 2021 at 4:22 pm)dudeabides Wrote: Well it clearly does, it says the center of the earth is hot What verse says that?
Belacqua Religion 60 1179 June 21, 2021 at 5:56 pm
    Thread: A Case for Inherent Morality
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(June 21, 2021 at 5:21 pm)JohnJubinsky Wrote: If you look at the video you can see that when the six month old hugged the good puppet the hug became a very loving one for a period of time. This conf...
Belacqua Atheism 66 1788 June 21, 2021 at 5:54 pm
    Thread: A Case for Inherent Morality
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(June 21, 2021 at 1:57 am)JohnJubinsky Wrote: Scientists at the infant cognition center of Yale University conducted an eight year study to determine whether babies are born with a sense of right an...
Belacqua Atheism 66 1788 June 21, 2021 at 3:19 am
    Thread: A Case for Inherent Morality
Post: RE: A Case for Inherent Morality

(June 20, 2021 at 11:10 pm)JohnJubinsky Wrote: I am saying that I believe that when the brain of the infant has developed enough for it to make moral judgements it in most cases does so at least in ...
Belacqua Atheism 66 1788 June 20, 2021 at 11:14 pm
    Thread: The reason religion is so powerful
Post: RE: The reason religion is so powerful

(June 20, 2021 at 10:40 pm)Ranjr Wrote: If no one believed in god-given immortal souls, abortion wouldn't be controversial. No one here is using an argument based on god-given immortal souls.
Belacqua Religion 344 8400 June 20, 2021 at 10:51 pm
    Thread: A Case for Inherent Morality
Post: RE: A Case for Inherent Morality

(June 20, 2021 at 10:06 pm)arewethereyet Wrote: None of those things have a thing to do with morality until the child is old enough to make actual decisions regarding their moral decisions. Every p...
Belacqua Atheism 66 1788 June 20, 2021 at 10:35 pm
    Thread: Unintended improvisation that makes the final cut.
Post: RE: Unintended improvisation that makes the final ...

(June 20, 2021 at 9:57 am)Brian37 Wrote: It is my understanding, for example, that in the original Indiana Jones "Raiders Of The Lost Ark", that the seen that Jones ends up fleeing the Nazis to end ...
Belacqua The Arts 8 95 June 20, 2021 at 9:47 pm
    Thread: A Case for Inherent Morality
Post: RE: A Case for Inherent Morality

(June 20, 2021 at 8:59 pm)JohnJubinsky Wrote: (June 20, 2021 at 8:29 pm)brewer Wrote: Natural selection and evolution are well founded and I certainly accept them, but not a genetic code for moral...
Belacqua Atheism 66 1788 June 20, 2021 at 9:27 pm
    Thread: A Case for Inherent Morality
Post: RE: A Case for Inherent Morality

(June 20, 2021 at 8:02 pm)JohnJubinsky Wrote: I don't know it to be true. It is a theory to me that I believe to be true. The argument that I have to demonstrate my position is presented in my origi...
Belacqua Atheism 66 1788 June 20, 2021 at 8:31 pm
    Thread: A Case for Inherent Morality
Post: RE: A Case for Inherent Morality

(June 20, 2021 at 7:46 pm)JohnJubinsky Wrote: My point was that through natural selection (founded in genetics) most babies have an inborn sense of right and wrong. How do you know this to be true? ...
Belacqua Atheism 66 1788 June 20, 2021 at 7:55 pm
    Thread: A Case for Inherent Morality
Post: RE: A Case for Inherent Morality

(June 20, 2021 at 5:48 pm)JohnJubinsky Wrote: I don't agree that one can be happy and innocent without being moral. I guess this depends on some definitions. If happiness is an overall condition, l...
Belacqua Atheism 66 1788 June 20, 2021 at 6:28 pm