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    Thread: trying to adopt an amoral worldview
Post: RE: trying to adopt an amoral worldview

(January 16, 2021 at 7:30 pm)bonbonbaron Wrote: Hi, I''m new here. So... I came here because I could use some pointers if you have any.  I left Christianity a decade ago after reading the whole Bib...
Smaug Religion 46 2312 January 16, 2021 at 8:50 pm
    Thread: A very clever alien..
Post: RE: A very clever alien..

(November 12, 2020 at 7:55 pm)Klorophyll Wrote: Hi there, Stop the silly stuff you're doing there. Just imagine some extremely high IQ alien, for whom QM and relativity are kindergarten stuff. This...
Smaug Atheism 85 4249 December 25, 2020 at 8:57 pm
    Thread: Do you think Scientology sells anyone on its belief?
Post: RE: Do you think Scientology sells anyone on its b...

CoS is one weird cult. In my country they indoctrinated followers in several ways, one of which was business/leadership training. This form of indoctrination did not mention faith at all but the train...
Smaug Religion 19 805 December 25, 2020 at 8:34 pm
    Thread: Noah and animals
Post: RE: Noah and animals

(December 24, 2020 at 11:48 am)masoni Wrote: In the story of Noah and the giant ark, why did Noah take the animals with him inside the ark? Was Noah worshiping animals? God explicitly told him to do...
Smaug Religion 52 1750 December 25, 2020 at 8:01 pm
    Thread: God so hated the world
Post: RE: God so hated the world

(October 3, 2020 at 8:41 am)Eleven Wrote: He hated us so much, that he preferred joining forces with the devil to torture poor Job. Fun thing is that he did not 'join forces'. That would imply that ...
Smaug Christianity 99 3324 November 9, 2020 at 5:05 pm
    Thread: How far reaching are God's powers?
Post: RE: How far reaching are God's powers?

(November 8, 2020 at 11:38 am)MilesAbbott81 Wrote: (October 10, 2020 at 7:46 pm)Fake Messiah Wrote: What is God god of? My guess is that most believers believe that God's powers go over our solar ...
Smaug Christianity 332 4798 November 9, 2020 at 11:58 am
    Thread: Rotation
Post: Rotation

Here's a question that's been bugging me for a long time. It's actually been rather hard to formulate it. What is the fundamental property that defines rotation from translation? That may be a stupid ...
Smaug Physical Sciences 5 251 October 13, 2020 at 4:47 pm
    Thread: What God's justification for eternal torment?
Post: RE: What God's justification for eternal torment?

(September 10, 2020 at 9:52 am)Mister Agenda Wrote: (August 27, 2020 at 3:52 pm)Smaug Wrote: Did he mean the epicycles? I wonder where he found actual calculations for those... those aren't things...
Smaug Christianity 279 8702 September 17, 2020 at 2:08 pm
    Thread: Image of Guadalupe
Post: RE: Image of Guadalupe

(September 2, 2020 at 5:41 am)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: All this talk of pious frauds reminds me of the joke about a Christian who visits the Holy Land, where a huckster sells him the skull of John t...
Smaug Christianity 15 636 September 2, 2020 at 6:15 pm
    Thread: Atheists: Your facade cant disguise
Post: RE: Atheists: Your facade cant disguise

(July 29, 2020 at 8:10 pm)Renio92 Wrote: The fact that your in misery - Disturbed: Facade Your facade = Communism/State worship.  I am the real free thinker . I dont abide to abrahamic or state wo...
Smaug Atheism 19 1312 September 2, 2020 at 5:56 pm
    Thread: What God's justification for eternal torment?
Post: RE: What God's justification for eternal torment?

(August 24, 2020 at 8:23 pm)John 6IX Breezy Wrote: (August 24, 2020 at 12:25 pm)Smaug Wrote: If you'd like to be more exact you can say that when considering motion of the planets of Solar system ...
Smaug Christianity 279 8702 August 27, 2020 at 3:52 pm
    Thread: What God's justification for eternal torment?
Post: RE: What God's justification for eternal torment?

(August 22, 2020 at 4:11 pm)John 6IX Breezy Wrote: (August 22, 2020 at 2:37 pm)Smaug Wrote: Thus it makes sence to say that Earth goes about the Sun and not the other way around. When something ma...
Smaug Christianity 279 8702 August 24, 2020 at 12:25 pm
    Thread: What God's justification for eternal torment?
Post: RE: What God's justification for eternal torment?

(August 22, 2020 at 8:22 am)John 6IX Breezy Wrote: (August 22, 2020 at 8:10 am)Gwaithmir Wrote: We know by empirical observations that the earth resides in a heliocentric system... "Although it is...
Smaug Christianity 279 8702 August 22, 2020 at 2:37 pm
    Thread: What God's justification for eternal torment?
Post: RE: What God's justification for eternal torment?

Here's another question: is eternal torture actually a punishment or rather an act of revenge? Let's see. Punishment (whether it's effective or not) is something meant to correct a person's misbehavi...
Smaug Christianity 279 8702 August 21, 2020 at 2:28 pm
    Thread: Daily conspiracy
Post: RE: Daily conspiracy

(August 21, 2020 at 8:36 am)Fake Messiah Wrote: Today is the anniversary of bat aliens on the Moon from 1835 From wikipedia: Quote:The "Great Moon Hoax" refers to a series of six articles that were...
Smaug Skepticism & Pseudoscience 1036 20390 August 21, 2020 at 1:50 pm
    Thread: No soul? No free will and no responsibility then, yet the latter's essential...
Post: RE: No soul? No free will and no responsibility th...

Free Will is one interesting topic. I've had a discussion on this matter with a friend who is non-religious and is interested in science yet he is much bothered by explanations implying that the brain...
Smaug Atheism 33 2086 August 21, 2020 at 9:45 am
    Thread: God Exists
Post: RE: God Exists

(May 30, 2020 at 11:40 pm)brokenreflector Wrote: By God I mean a necessary, non-physical, and personal being who created all things: seen, unseen, discovered, and undiscovered. Being a Christian, I ...
Smaug Atheism 210 7182 May 31, 2020 at 8:27 pm
    Thread: Care to Seriously Consider the Existance of a Creator (God)?
Post: RE: Care to Seriously Consider the Existance of a ...

(April 28, 2020 at 4:09 pm)Fake Messiah Wrote: (April 27, 2020 at 9:29 pm)Smaug Wrote: I tried to be a religious person for a period of time but it just didn't feel right. Eventually I found it to...
Smaug Religion 117 4543 April 29, 2020 at 5:31 am
    Thread: Care to Seriously Consider the Existance of a Creator (God)?
Post: RE: Care to Seriously Consider the Existance of a ...

Even if our Universe was indeed created by someone (in an experiment, as a by-product or just for fun) it doesn't seem that they are particularly interested in dabbling with it, let alone with our hum...
Smaug Religion 117 4543 April 27, 2020 at 9:29 pm
    Thread: Math problem that is driving the Internet crazy
Post: RE: Math problem that is driving the Internet craz...

(August 3, 2019 at 2:09 am)Grandizer Wrote: What is the correct answer to: 8 divided by 2(2+2) Is it 1? Or is it 16? At first, I said 1, but then I looked at it again and reckoned it's actually 1...
Smaug Mathematics 49 4663 April 27, 2020 at 8:55 pm