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Offline riley2112

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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #609 on: December 05, 2011, 11:57:51 PM »
@ Riley34234398 Stop? when the storm approaches you don't stop and look - you smile at it. already i know they won't listen so i'll play the storm!
To what purpose , May I ask what you had in mind when you come upon this forum?
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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #610 on: December 05, 2011, 11:58:16 PM »
@ Emily how can i abide by the rules when no one listens except accusing me of this or that. I asked them if they have a question, by all means, ask - but instead they are quick to accuse than observe.

Because you don't listen. Really, it's not that hard. Treat others how you want to be treated. I mean, read Matt 7:12. Here, I'll help you..

12Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

 Hey dude, you brought this on yourself. And calling them glo-balls isn't helping. Sorry, dude. Honestly, you don't deserve to be a part of this forum if you tread the members, the board mods, the global mods and the admins in such a way.

...you did provide a lot of humor, though. Thanks for that.
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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #611 on: December 05, 2011, 11:58:33 PM »
although i know i'm gonna be banned eventually when one of the glo-balls enters i will stay until the end!

Perhaps, we'll see about that when the globals actually get here. As for right now I am giving you full notice that as of this point any post you make that is not either on the topic of the thread, or in direct response to the questions or points raised by other members will be removed.

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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #612 on: December 05, 2011, 11:59:01 PM »
save the best for last. unblock my thread and i will happily answer it with a yes or no answer

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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #613 on: December 06, 2011, 05:33:16 AM »
. I wish we are face to face buddy. you'll see more than stars in one glimpse.
where's the love, Lance? What would Jesus do?
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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #614 on: December 06, 2011, 10:13:45 AM »
Whips?  Joh 2:15, Heb 2:6, Luk 12:47.

Indeed.

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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #615 on: December 06, 2011, 11:16:02 AM »
To what purpose , May I ask what you had in mind when you come upon this forum?

Well, Riley, you certainly got an eyeful of what some Christians are.  I'm kinda sorry that you had to see Lance, but hopefully you'll see him as an object lesson and another reason that I do wonder about a god that would allow this nonsense to occur if he did care about his followers like he supposedly used to in the bible. 
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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #616 on: December 07, 2011, 10:08:04 PM »
Another great example of how some people just can't seem to communicate well with others, despite their disagreements.  And stored on these pages for others to read and consider.

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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #617 on: December 08, 2011, 01:53:01 PM »
then by all means, with all due respect my sweet sweet friends - UNBLOCK!

Why don't you pray to be unblocked?  :laugh:
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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #618 on: December 08, 2011, 02:01:14 PM »
then by all means, with all due respect my sweet sweet friends - UNBLOCK!

Why don't you pray to be unblocked?  :laugh:

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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #619 on: December 08, 2011, 03:35:20 PM »
then by all means, with all due respect my sweet sweet friends - UNBLOCK!

Why don't you pray to be unblocked?  :laugh:

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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #620 on: October 24, 2012, 10:49:48 AM »
How anybody can deny that atheism is the default position is absolutely beyond me! I think there comes a time in people's lives when difficulties arise and they become conscious of their own mortality. The ego feels threatened, wishful thinking arises and man creates "God" in his own image. This skyhero is going to make everything okay, wipe all those tears from your eyes, heal you from your pain and torture your enemies. This childish mentality gets solidified in the minds of believers/dupes when in the company of other believers/dupes. I've done it myself but I had to admit I'd been hoodwinked

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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #621 on: October 27, 2012, 05:21:15 AM »
How anybody can deny that atheism is the default position is absolutely beyond me!
Then you need to read this thread and follow the links: http://whywontgodhealamputees.com/forums/index.php/topic,24099.msg536817.html#msg536817
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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #622 on: December 18, 2012, 03:15:36 AM »
If atheism  is the default position, wouldn't the majority of the human species throughout history be atheist. What if the idea of a god is subconscious in nature. That until you teach yourself otherwise, a belief in a higher power makes allot of sense.
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Re: Is atheism the default position?
« Reply #623 on: December 18, 2012, 06:05:33 AM »
There is a difference between a philosophical default position, and a position to which we tend to adhere by default.  Atheism is the former, not the latter.
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