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    Thread: North Korea 'executes Christians'
Post: RE: North Korea 'executes Christians'

(July 28, 2009 at 2:50 am)Anto Kennedy Wrote: Quote:You want evidence? Yeh, if we want to be rational about it. No offence mate, but this FSM rant is getting old pretty quick. If you can't prove...
allan175 Christianity 27 11232 July 28, 2009 at 5:45 am
    Thread: Why Your God?
Post: RE: Why Your God?

(April 26, 2009 at 6:16 pm)fr0d0 Wrote: Personally I've considered all that I've come across and only conclude mine to be reasonable. So no, I wouldn't be able to say that all are potentially reason...
allan175 Atheism 22 10326 April 27, 2009 at 4:45 am
    Thread: Complexity & Evolution...
Post: RE: Complexity & Evolution...

(April 7, 2009 at 8:29 am)lilphil1989 Wrote: In general though, I think complexity may increase or decrease, whichever makes the organism more likely to survive.Yes, but the argument he presented wa...
allan175 Life Sciences 13 6277 April 7, 2009 at 9:45 am
    Thread: Complexity & Evolution...
Post: Complexity & Evolution...

atrasicarius Wrote:Also, as I said before, increasing complexity is just a side effect of evolution. The primary idea of evolution is that the better adapted a species is to its environment, the more ...
allan175 Life Sciences 13 6277 April 2, 2009 at 6:57 am
    Thread: Talking with Psychics
Post: RE: Talking with Psychics

I don't know, I see it as all part of the same thing. A belief in some unprovable thing.
allan175 Off Topic 16 3716 March 25, 2009 at 4:50 am
    Thread: Talking with Psychics
Post: RE: Talking with Psychics

To be honest, if she believes the cards are helping guide her then I expect what is happening is that they are acting as a focus on making her think about the things she feels she needs guidiance for.
allan175 Off Topic 16 3716 March 24, 2009 at 5:48 am
    Thread: Some music I made.
Post: RE: Some music I made.

Listening now... So far, Sound Music & Vis both have some very nice bits *but* they also have some very repetitive bits, some parts go on for a bit too long (I know a lot of this type of music do...
allan175 Off Topic 8 2189 March 10, 2009 at 7:26 am
    Thread: Small post Clarifying a common fallacy here.
Post: RE: Small post Clarifying a common fallacy here.

(February 27, 2009 at 9:05 am)Ephrium Wrote: What you showed here, is what you should be doing. A Claim was posted. That the creator DOESN'T HAVE TO be at least as complex. My post then challenged...
allan175 Atheism 60 24263 February 27, 2009 at 9:18 am
    Thread: Small post Clarifying a common fallacy here.
Post: RE: Small post Clarifying a common fallacy here.

(February 24, 2009 at 6:13 am)Tiberius Wrote: (February 24, 2009 at 1:55 am)Ephrium Wrote: Deeper blue won Kasparov in Chess didn't it? And I still stand with the possible scenario that the crea...
allan175 Atheism 60 24263 February 24, 2009 at 11:41 am
    Thread: Small post Clarifying a common fallacy here.
Post: RE: Small post Clarifying a common fallacy here.

(February 24, 2009 at 1:55 am)Ephrium Wrote: Deeper blue won Kasparov in Chess didn't it?No, just to be pedantic, Deeper Blue *beat* Kasparov! Unless of course Kasparov now sits on Deeper Blue's sh...
allan175 Atheism 60 24263 February 24, 2009 at 5:06 am
    Thread: Evolution: From the Fossil Record to Genomic Revolution
Post: RE: Evolution: From the Fossil Record to Genomic R...

Very interesting!
allan175 Media 1 1037 February 19, 2009 at 7:25 am
    Thread: Church schools in Britain
Post: RE: Church schools in Britain

(February 11, 2009 at 6:59 am)butterfingersbeck Wrote: Quote:I see it as no worse than telling kids about Father Christmas, they reach a certain age (or, more precisely, level of understanding of th...
allan175 Politics 12 5731 February 11, 2009 at 7:01 am
    Thread: Church schools in Britain
Post: RE: Church schools in Britain

At the primary school my kids go to (normal school) they do the various religious "events" but there is definitely a bias towards christianity. *But* it doesn't bother me, since it is exactly the sam...
allan175 Politics 12 5731 February 11, 2009 at 5:42 am
    Thread: Dialects!
Post: RE: Dialects!

It depends on the person, personally I never use the word "fuck"!
allan175 Off Topic 13 2862 February 9, 2009 at 12:53 pm
    Thread: How do you do chaps!
Post: RE: How do you do chaps!

Hello! I'm from your neck of the woods too (Warrington).
allan175 Introductions 10 2894 February 9, 2009 at 6:04 am
    Thread: Going to church for family events?
Post: RE: Going to church for family events?

Well, that sounds like a bit of a nuttier church than I've been to! I see your reasoning, I am happy enough to state my atheism (and my reasons for being one) and if someone can't accept that then it...
allan175 Atheism 23 6195 February 6, 2009 at 12:06 pm
    Thread: The probability of the accuracy of probability itself? Etc.
Post: RE: The probability of the accuracy of probability...

(February 5, 2009 at 5:57 pm)lilphil1989 Wrote: I understand what you mean. If we flip 100 coins, probability says there will be 50 heads and 50 tails, but what is the probability of this actually h...
allan175 Mathematics 15 5476 February 6, 2009 at 5:58 am
    Thread: Going to church for family events?
Post: RE: Going to church for family events?

In some ways I find it quite odd when atheists take such a strong stance (eg: Chatpilot never entering a church again). I am firmly in the atheist camp but have attended weddings, funerals and christ...
allan175 Atheism 23 6195 February 6, 2009 at 5:42 am
    Thread: Atheism and my girlfriend
Post: RE: Atheism and my girlfriend

The problem is you are surrounded by people who think "atheist" is the equivalent of "devil worshipper"! You wont be left alone since they will constantly be trying to 'save you'. As someone else has...
allan175 Atheism 20 8587 January 27, 2009 at 5:43 am
    Thread: The Political Compass
Post: RE: The Political Compass

[Image: http://www.politicalcompass.org/facebook...&soc=-2.77] Very similar to others already posted.
allan175 Politics 43 18115 January 23, 2009 at 5:27 am