PSST!!! Fred's DEAD, but was "Excommunicated" from Westboro Baptist for being too "Hateful" (imagine that).You are basing the definition of a view held by hundreds of millions of people on the activities of the couple of hundred in here.
Don't see a problem with that?
Or are you too busy picketing veterans' funerals with "GOD HATES GAYS!!!" placards? Because if the Phelps lot do it, all Christians must...
Because you believe them, of course. I have an interest in why people believe as they do as do many others here, and this is a place for discussing such things. I think that religious beliefs are not reasonable, and I think unreasonableness is the cause of a lot of trouble in the world. For example, I think we would both agree that Islam is an unreasonable belief and that it's caused a lot of trouble in the world.Why would you bother to "Criticize" what you have ZERO interest or belief in??
Obviously it's NOT "unreasonable" (to humans) as witnessed by the number of victims that ascribe (and occasionally MURDER) to it's claims.I think we would both agree that Islam is an unreasonable belief and that it's caused a lot of trouble in the world.
They are ultimately being unreasonable for their religious beliefs.Obviously it's NOT "unreasonable" (to humans) as witnessed by the number of victims that ascribe (and occasionally MURDER) to it's claims.
That it's caused trouble is there for all to see. As we leave the middle East, The Taliban moves right in to fill the vacuum.
Agnostics are also atheists:All I know is that the "Atheists" who come here are really nothing more than common "Agnostics".
NB: not every atheist is an agnostic.Some people believe in a god. We call them theists.
What shall we call everyone else? The prefix "a-" signifies negation, so a-theist would identify everyone who is not a theist. Everyone is either a theist, or the negation, which is an atheist.
That means atheists include those who
- claim there are no gods (believe in the claim "there are no gods")
- say that theists haven't made their case and thus lack a belief in any gods
- are on the fence and can't make up their minds (agnostics)
- those who haven't really thought about it much and have come to no conclusion one way or the other
- those who don't even know the issue exists
- and maybe others
I lack beliefs.Do you believe that? So you use a dictionary to depict your religious beliefs?
Sort this out:
You believe you have a lack of belief or a strong disbelief.
I notice atheists pivot to a dictionary to bolster and portray their BELIEFS.