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    Complete the following sequence:

    Tooth Fairy, Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, ...

    God.

    All the other magical figures my parents told me about ended up not being real... why would God be any different?
     
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    Can you explain what makes us "alive" and "self aware" scientifically?
     
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    Or in other words ... how did we become animated?
     
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    Yeah?

    So?
     
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    I have always been amused by those who feel the need to attack the religioud beliefs of others. I am an Agnostic, borderline Atheist, but I find that the beliefs of others do not concern me at all. At least as long as they do not try to convert me or preach to me, and I have yet to encounter any who have tried. So you don't believe, great. Why worry about those who do? They're happy. More power to them. I'm happy. More power to me. I tend to think that those who attack the religious beliefs of others are not happy and attempting to make those who believe unhappy as well. As long as they're not bothering you, leave them alone.
     
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    Not a single one? I'm just a bit incredulous of your claim.
     
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    When I see people challenging God I see it as evidence that Satan is battling for their soul. I see it in Shogun's posts, particularly. I think Satan wants them to openly debate the existence of God...while God at the same time has provided them with a desire to be enlightened.

    It's fascinating.
     
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    Shogun Free: Mudholes Stomped

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    oh come on now, baba.. i told you, i'll never be a saul/paul. Id require a bit more evidence than what we have these days... and going blind won't do it. Let an angel come and kick my ass and THEN we'll talk.

    :cool:
     
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    You're a kinder gentler soul than I am, I guess.

    I just think it's childish.

    I feel the same way about most Christians evangelists as I do most atheist evagelists, to be honest.

    STFU!

    Nobody cares what your view of this issue is, nobody is impressed that you think science rules, or that Jesus loves me, or any of the other childish nonsense these people think passes for intellectual thought.
     
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    Unless you count the Mormons going door to door, and they generally just hand out their pamphlets and move on. Most of the people I know who worship know where I stand on religion and respect me as I respect them. I don't try to convert them, and they pray for my soul, LOL!!
     

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