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by Rincewind
Wed Jul 11, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: It's my way or the highway
Replies: 3
Views: 3099

Before it was all christian religions are valid, even if we ocassionaly kill each other over subtle differences. Now the Pope has said most of them are, shit! All we have to do now is wait for him to realize that his own is shit. He managed to release himself from the doctrine of the nazi's. I think...
by Rincewind
Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: What kind of atheist are you?
Replies: 32
Views: 13310

Yepeee
Scientific.

what does 'I'm not one of them myself, although I play one online' mean. Am I only an Ateist when I am in from of my PC
by Rincewind
Mon Apr 16, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Fiction and Atheism
Replies: 31
Views: 17780

Sounds a bit like the cargo gods to me
by Rincewind
Sat Apr 14, 2007 11:59 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Fiction and Atheism
Replies: 31
Views: 17780

Modern medicine has evolved for a better word, from natural remedies. The medical profession realities it was the particular substances in the plants that can cure or heal ailments. The mind can have an influence on the well being of the body and nothing else as seen from the use of the placebo. If ...
by Rincewind
Fri Apr 06, 2007 6:03 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: What "turned" you?
Replies: 71
Views: 24957

lostexpectation wrote: was it not, for any of you, not that you at one point no longer believed but realised the you never believed My believe is God was like my believe in all those little white lies, i.e The tooth fairy & Santa. When these feel through and I got over the emotinal truama of being l...
by Rincewind
Thu Apr 05, 2007 8:06 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: What "turned" you?
Replies: 71
Views: 24957

I can't remember when I actually deconverted (my term) but I can one of my first anti catholic stances was asking the teacher, a nun call sister catherine, to pray for Homosexuals who have aids. I didn't know fully what aids was or what a homosexual was either but I knew it would really get up he go...
by Rincewind
Tue Apr 03, 2007 7:05 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: Geneticall Modified Food - what do you think?
Replies: 189
Views: 68357

Toara wrote As long as there are regulatory processes in place and the people making the decision are SCIENTISTS not POLITICIANS then I have absolutely no problem with GM. Business is in charge not politicians or science. Very little of the overall funding comes from the public purse, more than like...
by Rincewind
Tue Apr 03, 2007 12:01 am
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: Geneticall Modified Food - what do you think?
Replies: 189
Views: 68357

This a good point but only certian animals nature only allows cross breeding with a group, unlike a deer and a heffer which some idiot of a TD suggested could hapen last week on the last word. Geneitic engineering want to jump ahead or cross these barriers. I'm not against it but I think that if the...
by Rincewind
Mon Apr 02, 2007 11:47 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: Geneticall Modified Food - what do you think?
Replies: 189
Views: 68357

Seen a documentary a while back where only one in 9 are sucessful. For every one dolly there are 8 failures where the animal has cell problems due to the size of the cell. I don't mind the experiments but they seem to have not nailed down any kind of real process to lead to sucess which means they a...
by Rincewind
Sat Mar 31, 2007 12:28 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Fiction and Atheism
Replies: 31
Views: 17780

There is. If you are asking is there a cause and effect link then no. If you were to take a survey you would find that most sci-fi fans would be on the lower end of the religious spectrum, i.e their believe in god would not be stong. A lot of sci-fi authors are agnostic or atheists, i am not sure if...