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Ask an atheist (the second coming)

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Ziggy Stardust, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. Ziggy Stardust

    Ziggy Stardust New Englander

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    what's for dinner.

    It's pizza actually.
     
  2. holy king

    holy king Chieftain

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    whats your favourite church?
     
  3. Yared

    Yared That Guy

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    What are the ultimate badass virtues that ultimate badass cool people possess?
     
  4. Defiant47

    Defiant47 Peace Sentinel

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    Altruism and good will despite God not existing to provide those for us.
     
  5. Silurian

    Silurian Chieftain

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    Why not "Ask an atheist:2" or some better title.
     
  6. Ziggy Stardust

    Ziggy Stardust New Englander

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    Because my subtitle "what's for dinner" wouldn't flow.

    I'll happily change it if it means something to anybody :)
     
  7. Lone Wolf

    Lone Wolf Chieftain

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  8. Skwink

    Skwink FRIIIIIIIIIITZ

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    What's for lunch? What kind of pizza do atheists like best?
     
  9. civver_764

    civver_764 Chieftain

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    What's your take on meditation?
     
  10. bathsheba666

    bathsheba666 Fast 'n Bulbous

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    Why atheist? Why not simply most athy ?
     
  11. Ziggy Stardust

    Ziggy Stardust New Englander

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    Sagrada Família.
    Eloquence.
    Such a broad question deserves a broad answer: it varies.

    Filet American aka ground cow and Pepperoni.
    It shuts her up for half an hour.
    Or just: Ask an a.
     
  12. mayor

    mayor Heart & Mind

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    When I'm going through a rough time in my life I pray to God to help me through, to support me and give me strenght. Afterwards I feel more relax and capable to deal with the situation and it is my believe that I recieve this strenght, to give it a name, comes from God.
    (small step back in time: this what I meant with influencing :))
    anyway, the question is: What do you do when you're experiencing a hard time.

    EDIT:
    :lmao:
    It's taking me a lot of concetration not to laugh out loud at this (am at the office)
     
  13. Yared

    Yared That Guy

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    To what extent?


    Link to video.

    I try to first come up with some form of organisation. I sometimes write down stuff and collect my thoughts and try to come up with alternate plans and stuff I can do. Then, once I've come to a conclusion and decided on a plan, I man up and go fight. Nothing is forever, and t'is too shall pass.

    At least that's how I deal with hardship. I like the idea of being in control of/above my hardship as much as possible, and it calms my nerves. Like how taking things to the Big Guy calm yours.

    On a side note, I hate it when people whine. The art of whining is an art best left in childhood, when whining inevitably led to mommy swooping in and saving the day. Therefore, an adult male who acts like a boy is not a Man, but a boy. Adult male =/= Manly Man. Usually, when most people are whining, they actually have two different paths: 1) They can (try) to change things and get stuff done 2) They can't change things in which case the accept the worldy conditions and do the best with what they have.
     
  14. DaveShack

    DaveShack Inventor Retired Moderator

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    Moderator Action: Closed while regular OT mods decide what to do
     
  15. IglooDude

    IglooDude Enforcing Rule 34 Retired Moderator

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  16. Ziggy Stardust

    Ziggy Stardust New Englander

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    Okay, time for a short interlude about the Bible.

    Often in this forum Christians and Atheists are pitted against each other on Bible-quote wars. A very unfortunate side-effect is that both sides forget the worth the Bible has as a historical document. It opens a window in societies long gone through the stories they tell. I have been told that the hebrew version is kind of a literature masterpiece. We must remember in the fierce discussions that it's not the worth of the Bible that is contested, but the credibility of the content with regard to the extra-ordinary claims it makes.

    That is all.

    Back to our regular broadcasting.
     
  17. Winner

    Winner Diverse in Unity

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    Never clicked on the previous thread, so just a simple question: what's the purpose of having a "ask an atheist" thread on a forum where 60-80% of members are atheists?
     
  18. Ziggy Stardust

    Ziggy Stardust New Englander

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    Well, supposedly it's for the 20-40% who aren't.

    Plus, there's atheists and atheists. The other one also had discussions amongst atheists.
     
  19. erez87

    erez87 Persona non grata

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    The Bible is to Judaism as the Iliad is to Greek culture. It isn't really historic, but is based on historical things, and has loads of stories.
     
  20. Winner

    Winner Diverse in Unity

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    Well, that's just it - who can answer the questions with any authority?
     

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