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July 27 2017 at 6:29 AM
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Response to I am not quite a non believer

 

Many people find agnosticism more palatable than atheism. It's the stigma as a result of its association with socialism and communism.

By Webster's definition, we are all atheists when we talk about say Zeus, Osiris, Odin and other ancient mythology. Today, non Hindu folks are atheists when we talk about Vishnu, Brahma and Shiva. Conversely, they are atheists about Allah, the Almighty, the Trinity, etc. You get my point, I'm sure. The only difference is that they are selective atheists. I, on the other hand am all for equal opportunity. I equally lack belief in all of them.

 
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  1. I don't think its necessarily more palatable - Deacon646 on Jul 27, 2017, 2:43 PM
    1. It's so convenient that God is invisible... - Iam1plus1plus1 on Jul 27, 2017, 3:01 PM
      1. I am not sure about the ancient aliens theory - Deacon646 on Jul 27, 2017, 5:17 PM
        1. They interacted what they THOUGHT was God.... - Iam1plus1plus1 on Jul 27, 2017, 8:37 PM
          1. Aliens - deacon646 on Jul 28, 2017, 3:29 AM
            1. Yes... those types of gods - Iam1plus1plus1 on Jul 28, 2017, 11:55 AM
              1. Stories about what gods did were often passed from tribe to tribe, due to contact, - Tomas on Jul 29, 2017, 3:52 PM
                1. I'm not going to waste my time explaining to you... - Iam1plus1plus1 on Jul 29, 2017, 4:25 PM
                  1. I don't want to waste time watching some show Ancient Aliens. I don't even know - Tomas on Jul 29, 2017, 4:44 PM
                    1. Oh, now your an expert in translating ancient Sumerian? - Iam1plus1plus1 on Jul 29, 2017, 10:31 PM
                      1. I am not an expert in translating Sumerian, but I can rely on the consensus of experts. - Tomas on Jul 31, 2017, 2:57 AM
                    2. Just watch clips on youtube... you'll get the idea. - Iam1plus1plus1 on Jul 29, 2017, 10:32 PM
     
  2. Atheist Definition - Deacon646 on Jul 27, 2017, 2:58 PM
    1. Re: Atheist Definition - almario on Jul 28, 2017, 4:30 AM
      1. Re: Atheist Definition - almario on Aug 5, 2017, 2:51 PM
        1. When hell is used to translate the Greek word hades, then all who die go to hell. - Tomas on Aug 5, 2017, 3:31 PM
          1. Strange the concept of Hell is never mentioned in the old testament.. - Iam1plus1plus1 on Aug 5, 2017, 3:44 PM
            1. In some Bible translations, for example KJV, hell is often used in the Old Testament - Tomas on Aug 5, 2017, 3:58 PM
     
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