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    Thread: The Watchmaker: my fav argument
Post: RE: The Watchmaker: my fav argument

(March 10, 2021 at 10:24 am)Apollo Wrote: Design argument is an anthropomorphic argument—if you take that as a valid hypothesis then you’d expect per more matter in the universe to give it semblance...
Ryantology Atheism 672 24926 March 10, 2021 at 10:16 pm
    Thread: If you knew for certain that you were going to Hell
Post: RE: If you knew for certain that you were going to...

I doubt it. After all, I can't choose to believe something, and a god who knows everything will know I'm not being sincere and I'm lying to save my skin. So, I'll get the unholy microwave treatment co...
Ryantology Christianity 32 957 March 9, 2021 at 8:48 pm
    Thread: The Watchmaker: my fav argument
Post: RE: The Watchmaker: my fav argument

Quote:Nope as it consistently renders design arguments redudant I'd say evolution renders omnipotent designers with grand, unknowable plans redundant, but if you have a creator god being which is un...
Ryantology Atheism 672 24926 March 7, 2021 at 3:53 pm
    Thread: The Watchmaker: my fav argument
Post: RE: The Watchmaker: my fav argument

(March 7, 2021 at 3:02 am)Seax Wrote: Yes, & no. Design has perfectly naturalistic explanations. All living organisms are products of design; natural selection. Every biological organism alive t...
Ryantology Atheism 672 24926 March 7, 2021 at 2:33 pm
    Thread: Atheism, Gnosticism & the Problem of Evil
Post: RE: Atheism, Gnosticism & the Problem of Evil

Christianity would work so much better if they just excised the old testament stuff, Jesus was a really revolutionary figure with revolutionary ideas. OT God was just one of thousands of angry warrior...
Ryantology Religion 86 2080 March 6, 2021 at 2:08 pm
    Thread: Those Political Memes
Post: RE: Those Political Memes

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Ryantology Politics 283 6928 March 6, 2021 at 12:52 am
    Thread: We The People Act
Post: RE: We The People Act

(March 4, 2021 at 7:31 pm)onlinebiker Wrote: If I show up with flowers and candy outta the blue the first thing out of the SO's mouth is "What the fuck did you do now?". If you don' t see the parra...
Ryantology Politics 48 817 March 6, 2021 at 12:45 am
    Thread: Atheism, Gnosticism & the Problem of Evil
Post: RE: Atheism, Gnosticism & the Problem of Evil

Quote:I noticed the user Catholic lady posted an OP asking how you would react if the Christian God showed himself to you & explained, with his divinely perfect logic, that he is moral. This is n...
Ryantology Religion 86 2080 March 5, 2021 at 1:30 pm
    Thread: Why Atheism is Incoherent & You Aren't as Smart as You Think You Are
Post: RE: Why Atheism is Incoherent & You Aren't as Smar...

(March 2, 2021 at 8:18 pm)Seax Wrote: The truth is anyone with a room temperature IQ, unless hindered by religious brainwashing, can figure this out in 2021. You aren't nearly as clever as you imagi...
Ryantology Religion 60 1971 March 3, 2021 at 9:33 pm
    Thread: The Watchmaker: my fav argument
Post: RE: The Watchmaker: my fav argument

(March 1, 2021 at 10:29 am)Five Wrote: (March 1, 2021 at 1:26 am)Ryantology Wrote: That is a failure of a specific argument for a specific watchmaker who is, himself, not a made watch. If you as...
Ryantology Atheism 672 24926 March 1, 2021 at 8:55 pm
    Thread: The Watchmaker: my fav argument
Post: RE: The Watchmaker: my fav argument

Quote:And another reason why the watchmaker argument completely fails, is that theists claim that their god designed everything. That is a failure of a specific argument for a specific watchmaker who...
Ryantology Atheism 672 24926 March 1, 2021 at 1:26 am
    Thread: Faith is Feelings
Post: RE: Faith is Feelings

(February 21, 2021 at 7:13 pm)snowtracks Wrote: Scenario:  If a physical entity with the appearance of personhood were to materialize on the White House lawn and while saying “I’m God” (loud enough ...
Ryantology Christianity 44 1583 February 27, 2021 at 10:11 pm
    Thread: Yo, who's still here from way back when?
Post: RE: Yo, who's still here from way back when?

(February 23, 2021 at 12:54 pm)Nomad Wrote: Is September '15 old guard enough for you? Not according to my biases, I think I faded away from here by the time you joined. (February 23, 2021 at 10:...
Ryantology Introductions 14 465 February 24, 2021 at 1:19 am
    Thread: Yo, who's still here from way back when?
Post: Yo, who's still here from way back when?

Pre-2015, Obama-era people? I have still popped in from time to time. TBH, I'm not really anti-theist any more, I think being the angry atheist was a phase and I grew out of it, into a comfortable ag...
Ryantology Introductions 14 465 February 22, 2021 at 12:54 am
    Thread: Open to explore possibility
Post: RE: Open to explore possibility

(February 3, 2021 at 12:44 pm)Five Wrote: One thing that is still a bit scary to me as a fairy new atheist, is accepting "I don't know" and leaving myself open to new arguments, new evidence, etc. I...
Ryantology Atheism 102 2926 February 19, 2021 at 11:04 pm
    Thread: A new Confederacy
Post: RE: A new Confederacy

The only way secession ever happens again is if the country is already in such a dire, existential crisis that the union is probably already doomed, in which the federal government has lost its abilit...
Ryantology Politics 48 828 January 26, 2021 at 11:21 pm
    Thread: Kamala Harris
Post: RE: Kamala Harris

If the Democrats win both runoff elections in Georgia, Kamala Harris would, immediately, become the most powerful vice president in American history.
Ryantology Politics 24 679 November 10, 2020 at 2:25 pm
    Thread: Maybe there's something like a god out there.
Post: RE: Maybe there's something like a god out there.

(June 4, 2020 at 8:51 am)Fake Messiah Wrote: (June 4, 2020 at 8:40 am)Ryantology Wrote: Take Jesus, as an example. Now, you won't say anything about the religion I haven't, but as a historical fig...
Ryantology Atheism 38 1382 June 4, 2020 at 9:17 am
    Thread: Maybe there's something like a god out there.
Post: RE: Maybe there's something like a god out there.

TY, sir. (June 3, 2020 at 11:27 pm)Rahn127 Wrote: The big bang didn't create physical laws. Those were in place. The big bang is the result of change. The change came from instability and the energ...
Ryantology Atheism 38 1382 June 4, 2020 at 8:40 am
    Thread: Maybe there's something like a god out there.
Post: RE: Maybe there's something like a god out there.

Perhaps I am, and the limitations by which I am bound mean that all I can do is speculate and conceive of the possibility. Which puts me ahead of the bacterium, I assume.
Ryantology Atheism 38 1382 June 3, 2020 at 11:14 pm