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    Root of All Evil?

    The God Delusion


    Excellent video exploring religion, faith and how it
    encourages irrational thought, actions, violence and
    threatens our world today.

    "Richard Dawkins explores the state of the three Abrahamic religions in the world today, from the political influence of rich and powerful Christian fundamentalist institutions in America to the deadly clash of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the Middle East.
    He describes the Holy Land as the least enlightened place in the world, a microcosm of the threat to rational values and civilisation posed by religion, whose irrational roots, he says, are nourishing intolerance and murder."



    About minute 39:30 into the video Dawkins conducts
    an interesting interview.
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    Where did you cut and paste this nonsense from, KKKarl?

    Religion is worlds most virulent disease.. It is responsible for all the hatred, bigotry, and division we see today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LogicallyYours View Post
    Where did you cut and paste this nonsense from, KKKarl?

    I'm pretty sure he just types words like "conspiracy" "OMGLIBRUHL!" "tinfoil" "Glenn Beck porn" "Rush Limbaugh arts and crafts" etc. into his Yahoo search engine and just copies whatever comes up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EvilZoe View Post
    I'm pretty sure he just types words like "conspiracy" "OMGLIBRUHL!" "tinfoil" "Glenn Beck porn" "Rush Limbaugh arts and crafts" etc. into his Yahoo search engine and just copies whatever comes up.
    He's not even that smart.

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    For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, in their eagerness to get rich, have wandered away from the faith and caused themselves a lot of pain.
    I think that superstition (religion) also holds a great place in the annals of evil.

    There is nothing good or evil save in the will.
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    Most people can't think, most of the remainder won't think, the small fraction who do think mostly can't do it very well. The extremely tiny fraction who think regularly, accurately, creatively, and without self-delusion- in the long run these are the only people who count... Robert Heinlein

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sviat View Post
    can this be qualified as spam? I'm seeing pics like these all over the forum
    "Believe nothing just because a so-called wise person said it. Believe nothing just because a belief is generally held. Believe nothing just because it is said in ancient books. Believe nothing just because it is said to be of divine origin. Believe nothing just because someone else believes it. Believe only what you yourself test and judge to be true."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qi123 View Post
    can this be qualified as spam? I'm seeing pics like these all over the forum
    If it were anyone but the admin doing it, I think so.

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    To tell a lie is a root of all evils, if one stop telling a lie he may save himself from every kind of evil.
    A lie is evidence of a confused mind.
    Most people can't think, most of the remainder won't think, the small fraction who do think mostly can't do it very well. The extremely tiny fraction who think regularly, accurately, creatively, and without self-delusion- in the long run these are the only people who count... Robert Heinlein

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    Quote Originally Posted by GHOST DOG View Post
    A lie is evidence of a confused mind.
    con-fused? fused to the con!? whats is fused!? the PRO!? for or against!? is that all there is!? or lets consider the CON itself!? what do we gain from a/the CON!? depends if your the conner or the connee!? :rotz: :bah: :
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    Quote Originally Posted by GHOST DOG View Post
    I think that superstition (religion) also holds a great place in the annals of evil.

    Epictetus
    epic had it down way back then!? what have we become but TECHNOLOGISTS!? calling it PROGRESS!? more likely an ENTERTAINMENT to prolong the time to (trans)figure the MIND!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rev0lver6 View Post
    The God Delusion


    Excellent video exploring religion, faith and how it
    encourages irrational thought, actions, violence and
    threatens our world today.

    "Richard Dawkins explores the state of the three Abrahamic religions in the world today, from the political influence of rich and powerful Christian fundamentalist institutions in America to the deadly clash of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the Middle East.
    He describes the Holy Land as the least enlightened place in the world, a microcosm of the threat to rational values and civilisation posed by religion, whose irrational roots, he says, are nourishing intolerance and murder."
    what if we just TRIM it down to ENCOURAGING irrational thought!? then where do we point the finger!? what is GAINED by encouraging IT!? who are the PROFITING GAINSAYERS!? how do we categorize them!? : :bah: :crazy1:
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    what does this all amount to!? thought control!? without the WORDS of religion, would anything really change about people!? does the THOUGHT of a SUPREME ALL POWERFUL god used as a REASON for 1's MOTIVATION to act out in any way increase or decrease the possibility of conflicts and ideologies!? how can it be PROVED!? the cat's outa the bag!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lexx View Post
    what does this all amount to!? thought control!? without the WORDS of religion, would anything really change about people!? does the THOUGHT of a SUPREME ALL POWERFUL god used as a REASON for 1's MOTIVATION to act out in any way increase or decrease the possibility of conflicts and ideologies!? how can it be PROVED!? the cat's outa the bag!?
    Yes. Exactly.

    How many people's only justification of brutal and horrific acts of cruelty are religious in nature?

    How many people have done horrible things because "God told them to?"

    How many people have used their religion to justify doing anything to someone else that they wouldn't want done to themselves?
    A real, honest, falsifiable claim made b.y Seer of dreams:(2011)
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    I believe there will be a nuclear war in October of this year.
    Oh Cnance.... Full of shit as always.

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    Re: Root of All Evil?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord_jag View Post
    Yes. Exactly.

    How many people's only justification of brutal and horrific acts of cruelty are religious in nature?

    How many people have done horrible things because "God told them to?"

    How many people have used their religion to justify doing anything to someone else that they wouldn't want done to themselves?
    i was SAYIN the words USED are NOT the PRIMARY cause of their acts BUT the FEELINGS they have that they EMOTE into actions!? the question we CANT answer is what would take it's place if no religious thought existed!? in other words, would the absence of religious thought eliminate violent emotions!? : :spin2: :freak3:
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    Quote Originally Posted by johndouglas007 View Post
    Thanks for post. It’s really informative stuff.
    I really like to read.Hope to learn a lot and have a nice experience here! my best regards guys!
    who's the guy in your avatar!? :errr: :freak3: :spin2: :smurf:
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