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by Jerry
Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:54 am
Forum: Off Topic, everything else.
Topic: The witch is back!
Replies: 0
Views: 4968

The witch is back!

Hello again from across the pond, it has been to long :) Some of you old-timers may remember me, but probably not most of you. Shortly before my last sabbatical from AI began I was looking for a 'secular symbol' of strength and temperance. This, as you might understand, caused some to fear that I wa...
by Jerry
Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:21 am
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Arrested for burning koran!
Replies: 25
Views: 18575

Re: Arrested for burning koran!

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/apr/09/bnp-candidate-arrested-quran-burning A senior member of the BNP who burned a copy of the Qur'an in his garden has been arrested following an investigation by the Observer. Footage of the burning shows Sion Owens, 40, from south Wales and a candidate fo...
by Jerry
Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:14 am
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Woman Miscarries, Charged with Murder.
Replies: 6
Views: 6462

Re: Woman Miscarries, Charged with Murder.

http://www.alternet.org/reproductivejustice/151508/15_year-old-girl_faces_life_in_prison_for_a_miscarriage_why_conservatives_are_criminalizing_pregnant_women http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jun/24/america-pregnant-women-murder-charges Don't know what to say other than poor girl. She really doe...
by Jerry
Sat Apr 16, 2011 3:38 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: What could be considered evidence of a God?
Replies: 70
Views: 26723

Re: What could be considered evidence of a God?

Jerry wrote: According to the supreme court of the united states, atheism is a religion, The Supreme Court said nothing of the sort. It said it was equivalent to - for legal purposes ... i.e. in terms of the First Amendment. http://www.atheist-community.org/library/articles/read.php?id=742 For non-...
by Jerry
Thu Apr 14, 2011 2:36 am
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Sex abuse papers served against the Vatican
Replies: 4
Views: 3129

Re: Sex abuse papers served against the Vatican

I keep forgetting that the Catholic church has actual power in Ireland. Being in America it's easy to think your all just being obsessive, as that's not a problem for us.
by Jerry
Thu Apr 14, 2011 2:33 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: What could be considered evidence of a God?
Replies: 70
Views: 26723

Re: What could be considered evidence of a God?

That's me done so, last time I gave you the benefit of the doubt, but please do try to figure out what an atheist is. According to the supreme court of the united states, atheism is a religion, thereby afforded constitutional protection. I don't care that you don't like it. Atheism is a philosophic...
by Jerry
Thu Apr 14, 2011 2:29 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: What could be considered evidence of a God?
Replies: 70
Views: 26723

Re: What could be considered evidence of a God?

Why . Iinformation that would have been utterly useless to an ancient society no less. But I guess it doesn't matter if your children are dying as long as you know how far away the sun is. So my question is, if this information is contained in the pyramids (rather than people interpeting things tha...
by Jerry
Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:07 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: What could be considered evidence of a God?
Replies: 70
Views: 26723

Re: What could be considered evidence of a God?

nozzferrahhtoo wrote:To rephrase what I said to make it easier for you:
This is a good example of why I'm reluctant to go into depth with you. You represent yourself as a troll, an arrogant snob not worth the effort.

Maybe when you learn some civility you'll get a better response form the theist community in general.
by Jerry
Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: What could be considered evidence of a God?
Replies: 70
Views: 26723

Re: What could be considered evidence of a God?

Yes, but that does not mean that you have a valid reason to believe that your beliefs are actually true. Coin-the-phrase " reason to believe ", or in US law "reasonable belief". The very fact that it is a belief means we don't know if it's true, so you're not saying anything new here. If we knew, i...
by Jerry
Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:03 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: What could be considered evidence of a God?
Replies: 70
Views: 26723

Re: What could be considered evidence of a God?

Yes, but that does not mean that you have a valid reason to believe that your beliefs are actually true. Coin-the-phrase " reason to believe ", or in US law "reasonable belief". The very fact that it is a belief means we don't know if it's true, so you're not saying anything new here. If we knew, i...