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Date: 02/27/10 10:05 AM

180 Responses to What God Looks Like To An Atheist… [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 9:49 am
    Link: What God Looks Like To An Atheist... - And what God looks like to a Christian. A comparison.
  2. Profile photo of xBlackedx
    xBlackedx Female 13-17
    62 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:05 am
    Hey, IAB, how about we stop uploading religious bullsh*t and avoid the oncoming flood of people arguing over it? Just sayin`.
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    Slmmhmmr161 Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:05 am
    AWESOME.
  4. Profile photo of vmeyer
    vmeyer Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:09 am
    What GOD looks like.
    Jesus looks like whatever the dominant genotype looks like in the region he was drawn in.
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    LtFurpie Male 30-39
    1013 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:13 am
    Incorrect, As an atheist, I see god as a cartoon character that is the worlds worst smarmy megolomaniacal murderous insecure a-hole. The believers see the same thing but ignore all of the adjectives.
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    ElDavo Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:14 am
    Blacked: No one said you have to read the comments. Hell, you don`t even have to come to this site. Quit complaining. If you don`t like the posts, you don`t have to click on the links.
  7. Profile photo of Earlyman
    Earlyman Male 30-39
    164 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:14 am
    Brilliant!!!! o:-) }-)
  8. Profile photo of mischeif954
    mischeif954 Male 18-29
    616 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:14 am
    ....There`s no picture did the Headline mean God?
  9. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:15 am
    WarX, we don`t first post here. Take a few days to think about it.
  10. Profile photo of OmgZelda
    OmgZelda Female 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:16 am
    I love it!
  11. Profile photo of krembill
    krembill Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:18 am
    Erm, there is no mention of Jesus or Christians here... and btw, we all know what Jesus looks like.
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    tomaj Male 18-29
    50 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:21 am
    xBlackedx...
    yes
  13. Profile photo of Adie22
    Adie22 Female 18-29
    182 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:23 am
    @WarX
    Cool story bro
  14. Profile photo of ignotus
    ignotus Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:27 am
    "Erm, there is no mention of Jesus or Christians here... and btw, we all know what Jesus looks like."

    really? I guess you`ve seen "THE" picture of him then?

  15. Profile photo of xBlackedx
    xBlackedx Female 13-17
    62 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:30 am
    @ElDavo;

    I wasn`t complaining. This is exactly what I meant. Great job on proving me right.

  16. Profile photo of bumbleBB
    bumbleBB Female 18-29
    1113 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:34 am
    HAHAHA I thought it was having trouble loading!
  17. Profile photo of lukas1051
    lukas1051 Male 18-29
    3426 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:41 am
    Come on people, how could one NOT believe in a huge invisible guy?!
  18. Profile photo of ElDavo
    ElDavo Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:44 am
    Blacked: You were just saying "inb4 religious debates" but in more words? That makes you a douchebag, anyways.
  19. Profile photo of Webz
    Webz Male 18-29
    542 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:46 am
    Since this is a religious post on IAB I can only assume it`s yet another cheap stab at Christianity but I`m failing to see the joke/argument on this one.
  20. Profile photo of KittenCereal
    KittenCereal Female 18-29
    956 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:51 am
    wow you must be very dense, webz. or christian.

    ...same thing.

    Look IAB, I can do it too!

  21. Profile photo of mercedzdanz
    mercedzdanz Male 18-29
    97 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:58 am
    What air looks like to an atheist, what air looks like to a believer.
  22. Profile photo of Musuko42
    Musuko42 Male 18-29
    2850 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 10:59 am
    @Webz.

    How arrogant of you to assume that this is talking about Christianity; many other religions also believe in a single "god".

    Persecution complex much?

  23. Profile photo of mercedzdanz
    mercedzdanz Male 18-29
    97 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:01 am
    @Musuko,

    I think Webz had reasonably believed that because the subtitle is (1) What God Looks Like To An Atheist... . And what God looks like to a Christian. A comparison, and (2) because the picture heading into this link has a picture of Jesus on it.

  24. Profile photo of xxPinkxx
    xxPinkxx Female 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:03 am
    AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
  25. Profile photo of TKD_Master
    TKD_Master Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:04 am
    "wow you must be very dense, webz. or christian.

    ...same thing.

    Look IAB, I can do it too!"

    marry me???

  26. Profile photo of manorrd
    manorrd Male 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:05 am
    I agree, Webz.

    Since when did IAB become so obsessed with becoming an anti-Christian web site?

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    Crucible Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:07 am
    The preview pic is misleading :O
  28. Profile photo of Zaneo
    Zaneo Male 18-29
    32 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:10 am
    Controversy is good for `Hits`...
  29. Profile photo of trippyhippy9
    trippyhippy9 Male 18-29
    559 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:10 am
    This one is funny. I like these post that poke fun at religion.
  30. Profile photo of mischeif954
    mischeif954 Male 18-29
    616 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:12 am
    @ Musuko also the title of the pic at first said what Jesus looks like to an atheist, I guess they fixed it after I made my comment. So its pretty much safe to assume it was aimed at Christianity.

    Context clue FAIL!

  31. Profile photo of MildCorma
    MildCorma Male 18-29
    496 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:15 am
    "What god looks like to a believer", "what the tooth fairy looks like to a believer" would be a better pair of captions, and hopefully make people realise what a fallacy religion is
  32. Profile photo of vE
    vE Male 18-29
    127 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:18 am
    granted IAB is too afraid to show a drawing of Allah or Muhammad
  33. Profile photo of DarkFerret
    DarkFerret Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:23 am
    HA! thats great
  34. Profile photo of blk954
    blk954 Male 30-39
    182 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:27 am
    vE....you got it EXACTLY RIGHT!!!! You would NEVER see IAB or any other site like this make fun of Allah or Muhammed because they are scared to DEATH of the Muslims. So...being that CHristians are "meek" - they attack them. What CHristians should do is act MORE like Muslims!
  35. Profile photo of blk954
    blk954 Male 30-39
    182 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:29 am
    KREMBILL: Erm, there is no mention of Jesus or Christians here... and btw, we all know what Jesus looks like.

    Erm.....being that CHristians believe in the TRINITY (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit)..you ARE invoking the name of Jesus and Christianity. You ignorant a**hole.

  36. Profile photo of bomberouno
    bomberouno Male 18-29
    185 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:31 am
    Wait wouldn`t god look like us? That is if we were made in his image?
  37. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:39 am
    ""What god looks like to a believer", "what the tooth fairy looks like to a believer" would be a better pair of captions, and hopefully make people realise what a fallacy religion is"

    Oh, do explain, I am really interested in hearing this.

  38. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:41 am
    Musuko42
    Male, 18-29, Europe
    341 Posts
    Saturday, February 27, 2010 10:59:11 AM
    @Webz.

    How arrogant of you to assume that this is talking about Christianity; many other religions also believe in a single "god".

    Persecution complex much?
    ==========================================

    You mean aside from the fact that the caption specifically states the word christian?

  39. Profile photo of TheLargeOne
    TheLargeOne Male 30-39
    103 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:43 am
    I love the people that are saying I-A-B is "afraid" to show a picture of Allah or Muhammad. Have you ever thought that maybe it was out of respect that they don`t do that? Nowhere in the Bible does it say that you can`t show a picture of god or Jesus, yet in the Quran, it forbids showing a likeness of Allah or Muhammad.
  40. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:46 am
    idk, thelargeone...I can`t remember IAB ever having respect for much anything
  41. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 12:03 pm
    i think he looks like a fat monkey, with wings, red eyes, and a long grey beard.
  42. Profile photo of SparkleBabys
    SparkleBabys Male 18-29
    505 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 12:04 pm
    I actually looked at it for a sec, waiting for it to load.
  43. Profile photo of SynthNinja
    SynthNinja Male 18-29
    29 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 12:05 pm
    Quit making cartoons about me!
  44. Profile photo of jak22
    jak22 Male 18-29
    154 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 12:08 pm
    haha. religon needs to go away. so much more good stuff could happen, and decisions would finally be made on rationality.
  45. Profile photo of lostinkorea
    lostinkorea Female 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 12:31 pm
    hahahahaha....I love it!
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    feedee88 Female 18-29
    95 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 12:33 pm
    @SparkleBabys
    me too - i was thinking my laptop was being slow... love it!
  47. Profile photo of Crawdaddy197
    Crawdaddy197 Male 30-39
    353 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 12:35 pm
    "I actually looked at it for a sec, waiting for it to load."

    Religious people do that when they pray.

  48. Profile photo of lostinkorea
    lostinkorea Female 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 12:35 pm

    Are we happy now kiddies?

  49. Profile photo of Crawdaddy197
    Crawdaddy197 Male 30-39
    353 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 12:39 pm
    KREMBILL: Erm, there is no mention of Jesus or Christians here... and btw, we all know what Jesus looks like.

    Which Jesus? The one that is in the last supper? The images that Europeans have painted during the Renaissance? Or, an actual likeness of what a Jewish person would have looked like 2000 years ago?

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    wereallboned Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 12:53 pm
    thats also wat my face looks like wen i see these jokes...blank
    are we done with religion yet?
  51. Profile photo of CodeJockey
    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5611 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 12:56 pm
    blk954: "So...being that CHristians are "meek"..."

    When and where were Christians ever meek?
    - Less than a month ago, a plane on the way to Louisville emergency landed and had arrested a Jewish kid for PRAYING.
    - Abortion clinic bombings, physicians gunned down.
    - Catholic hierarchy supported final solution.
    - Rampant corruption caused church to execute Reformation.
    - Guess you never considered what kind of people would originate a phrase like "burn the witch."
    - The Inquisition.
    - The Crusades.
    - The Dark Ages as in the very real anti-scientific perspective imposed by the Christian church. We`re still suffering from that one...
    - After Jesus` crucifixion, Christianity was illegal until around 310CE when it was made legal and forced to a consensus by Constantine who hoped to save the empire which was suffering from seemingly random burnings (terrorist acts) of Roman temples and of rival Christian factions` sanctuaries and libra

  52. Profile photo of Dashival
    Dashival Male 18-29
    25 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 1:04 pm
    Am I the only one who understands that this is a jab at atheists because they see the same thing in both squares?
  53. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 1:08 pm
    Why so religious IAB!
  54. Profile photo of TysonRP
    TysonRP Male 13-17
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    February 27, 2010 at 1:18 pm
    @CodeJockey

    I think I love you. If science permitted it, I would have your babies.

  55. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 1:23 pm
    Am I the only one who understands that this is a jab at atheists because they see the same thing in both squares?

    The irony is delicious.

  56. Profile photo of Discobiscuit
    Discobiscuit Male 18-29
    542 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 1:28 pm
    "Why so religious IAB!"

    /agree

  57. Profile photo of greenspark82
    greenspark82 Female 18-29
    365 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 1:29 pm
    so if same on both sides why do atheists have trouble believing in God?
  58. Profile photo of howlingwolf
    howlingwolf Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 1:38 pm
    Ummm...believer does not necessarily mean Christian. Come on IAB, get your act together!
  59. Profile photo of someguy83
    someguy83 Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 1:52 pm
    uh. christian`s aren`t the only one`s that believe in a god(s)
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    Dudegirl Female 13-17
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    February 27, 2010 at 1:56 pm
    OMG! It`s a perfect likeness! Whoever made this picture is a really good artist!
  61. Profile photo of StarDagger
    StarDagger Male 40-49
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    February 27, 2010 at 2:39 pm
    Daily Fat people and daily bashing of Xians, guess which one brings me back everyday, lol.
  62. Profile photo of CodeJockey
    CodeJockey Male 40-49
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    February 27, 2010 at 2:48 pm
    @HAiMadeURead

    Do YOU realize how much normalcy is ILLEGAL in the US because of religion in place where people were TRYING to separate church and state?

    Just off the top, try say "The world is older than 5000 or so years" in a Louisiana public school.

    Following your own logic, try looking up crime statistics and cross reference atheism by populous. The graphs are inverse, the most atheist nations have the least crime per cap.

  63. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:04 pm
    There is actually a picture of god on the `believer` side, its done entirely with the color 0R 0B 1G, so its almost perfectly white. If you open the picture in paint and fill the white area with another color, you`ll be able to get the outline.
  64. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:07 pm
    I`m also happy to say that its Zeus in the picutre and not Yawhoo or All-haha or whatever, and that, as a Hellenist, my religion is the one true faith.
  65. Profile photo of SPrinkZ
    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:11 pm
    "How can you say that the world would be so much better without religion?
    Do you understand how many people try so hard to resist temptation because they`re trying to be a good person like the bible says to?
    If there was no religion people wouldn`t even hesitate to kick your dumbass for laughing at other people`s ideals and beliefs. so shut up and dont mock other people. Because if everyone was like you and thought that their opinion was the only `rational` one, then the only decisions that would be made would be the ones that only benefit the party making them."

    Then why are most people who are in prison...catholic, or christian? Can you explain that?

  66. Profile photo of Fartacus
    Fartacus Female 50-59
    529 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 3:12 pm
    "Are you serious?
    How can you say that the world would be so much better without religion?
    Do you understand how many people try so hard to resist temptation because they`re trying to be a good person like the bible says to?"

    Are YOU serious? People kill each other in the name of religion. They torture each other in the name of religion. They commit genocide in the name of religion. They commit terrorism in the name of religion. Etc...

  67. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:14 pm
    I think I saw a dot inside the believers box
  68. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:23 pm
    Then why are most people who are in prison...catholic, or christian?

    Wait, catholic IS christian.

  69. Profile photo of gothmo
    gothmo Female 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:33 pm
    Fartacus

    I agree fully. Half the problems we have are due to religion, and sometimes even the same religion, just a different reading of the exact same book. And whoever said that first part, there are lots of Athiests who are good people. You don`t need a bible to tell you what`s good and what`s not, it`s called your own ethics/morals!

  70. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:35 pm
    If there was no religion people wouldn`t even hesitate to kick your dumbass for laughing at other people`s ideals and beliefs.

    But wait! If there was no religion, there would be nothing to laugh at! This person it an idiot!

    There is surely a massive media conspiracy covering up all those Atheist murderers... Clearly those Atheists go on daily killing and raping sprees with no bible to tell them what to do...

    ... oh wait! The bible actually says...

    Yea I could go on with this for a while.

  71. Profile photo of majornougat
    majornougat Male 13-17
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:36 pm
    @SPrinkZ: "Then why are most people who are in prison...catholic, or christian? Can you explain that?"

    where do you get that fact? Its probably because (assuming your being factual at all) many convicts convert either because they see it as a way to make their life better or to be let out with good behavior.

  72. Profile photo of Musuko42
    Musuko42 Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:38 pm
    To the respondent`s below; the caption says Christian, the image itself does not. So fine, I suppose you can rightly say that IAB is being anti-christian. But the image itself? No.
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    genericuser Female 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:39 pm
    Way to bring the drama IAB. Plus it was not funny.
  74. Profile photo of IkeRay
    IkeRay Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:41 pm
    "Are YOU serious? People kill each other in the name of religion. They torture each other in the name of religion. They commit genocide in the name of religion. They commit terrorism in the name of religion. Etc..."

    thats one of the downsides of religion and its the whole reason we aren`t in flying cars or some other randomly awesome technological advancement (dark ages), but religion has taught people morals and given lots of people a reason to keep living. how many humans do you think would live 75+ years and be kind to others if you told them what you do these 75 years mean NOTHING? most would be looking out for number 1, yet with this "god is judging you" or "you will be reincarnated as a roach", people are more likely to think twice about their actions.

  75. Profile photo of PUDDING1961
    PUDDING1961 Female 40-49
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:42 pm
    As a catholic, i believe in God even if i can`t see or hear him. It`s called FAITH. I do not critique others who have other beliefs...to each his own. Amen.
  76. Profile photo of CodeJockey
    CodeJockey Male 40-49
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:44 pm
    @LazyMe484
    LOL!!!!!

    Try this one some time:
    How many people does God kill in the bible?
    How many does the other guy?

  77. Profile photo of Musuko42
    Musuko42 Male 18-29
    2850 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 3:45 pm
    Oh, and who here said that religion is good because so many people resist temptation because a book told them to?

    Those aren`t good people. Those are obedient people, obeying good instructions. I want good people, not obedient people, because sometimes the instructions are anything but good.

  78. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:45 pm
    vv "Are you serious? How can you say that the world would be so much better without religion?"

    Linky to research that shows exactly that...

  79. Profile photo of Musuko42
    Musuko42 Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 3:49 pm
    On the flipside, IkeRay, don`t you think people would spend more of their time making the world a better place if they knew that they didn`t have a second life to go to, that this is all we get, so we`d better make it good while we have it?
  80. Profile photo of brumbie13
    brumbie13 Male 50-59
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    February 27, 2010 at 4:14 pm
    "thats also wat my face looks like wen i see these jokes...blank"

    hehehe... Win.

  81. Profile photo of duffytoler
    duffytoler Male 40-49
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    February 27, 2010 at 4:25 pm
    Oh BOY! ANOTHER RELIGIOUS WAR ON IAB! WHEEE....
  82. Profile photo of mvangild
    mvangild Male 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 4:25 pm
    So, if the logic follows through, then places like Israel and Saudi Arabia are cesspools of iniquity, while places like Russia and China are utopian societies.
    I do not pretend that we live in the greatest society on earth. But I`m not convinced by one article`s "proof" from a study that society is worse off. If you look (or wait) long enough, there will be studies that refute this claim. So, which to believe?
    As for me, I believe religion to be an integral part to society. But I do not believe that that religion should exert undue influence upon the legislation of that society. Religion should guide personal choices, not society as a whole. Allowing undue influence by any factor is counterproductive to a republic, where each individual is responsible for their own livelihood.
  83. Profile photo of razlem
    razlem Male 13-17
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    February 27, 2010 at 4:29 pm
    so god IS white...
  84. Profile photo of KonanXIX
    KonanXIX Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 4:30 pm
    My sky daddy can beat up your sky daddy!
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    pui Female 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 4:32 pm
    *siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiigh*
  86. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 4:32 pm
    So, if the logic follows through, then places like Israel and Saudi Arabia are cesspools of iniquity, while places like Russia and China are utopian societies.

    If you read the article, it only compared comparable countries, specifically prosperous democracies (Western and Northern Europe, North America etc).

    Besides, bad choices there in Israel and Saudi Arabia as examples. Israel is torn apart by strife, entirely along religious grounds, while Saudi Arabia has some of the most disgusting examples of oppression of woman in the name of religion. Just saying.

  87. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 4:45 pm
    Great! Now you two have common ground. Get along. :D
  88. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
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    February 27, 2010 at 4:45 pm
    > davymid
    > linky saying the world would be so much better without religion

    Of course, to get all technical about it, there wouldn`t even BE a world without Religion (since God is supposed to have created it in the first place).

    Haha defeated you with my Circular Wheel of Power! Kabamm!

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    BleednBeauty Female 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 4:47 pm
    Oh wow, another "God isn`t real thread." It`s not getting old or anything...

    Moving On.

  90. Profile photo of LuckyDave
    LuckyDave Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 5:05 pm
    We need to stop revisiting this "God" topic, the same things get said over and over again. The atheists aren`t going to start believing, and the religious won`t stop believing, so lets call it a draw, pass the peace pipe, and move on.
  91. Profile photo of npdarren
    npdarren Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 5:08 pm
    *sigh*

    Although I have to admit that I enjoy a good religious debate now and again, this post only aims to insult, rather than rationalize, religion.

  92. Profile photo of PunchFace
    PunchFace Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 5:26 pm
    I don`t think it`s a god doesn`t exist post... We don`t believe in a god, thus, the blankness. The majority of those who are part of "the big three" believe in a god with no corporeal form, therefore, the believers blank. Cool perspective on it though, :)
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    RyanHake Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 5:36 pm
    Not really funny at all.
  94. Profile photo of belunan
    belunan Male 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 6:07 pm
    I gotta go with LuckyDave on this one.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    February 27, 2010 at 6:24 pm
    Are YOU serious? People kill each other in the name of religion... - Farticus
    Oh, we`ll just gloss over Stalin, Hitler, Lennin, Mao, Pol Pot...
    Yea I can go on like this too, eh?
    But mostly the whole "lets bash Christians" thing is getting BORING.
    And about that graph showing the "Dark ages gap" what the F*** is wrong with the rest of the world? They had 800+ years to catch-up, and still the Europeans had to do ALL the work. YEah yeah, a few things were invented by non-Europeans during that time, and largely ignored until Christians got ahold of the technology & put it to good use...
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    krisley Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 7:04 pm
    CodeJockey.... Satan doesn`t really have the power to kill...... He leads men astray and then God, seeing that the fool fell for satan`s traps, kills him.
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    Monday Male 13-17
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    February 27, 2010 at 7:07 pm
    5Cats:
    The rest of the world already caught up. Are you familiar with the Silk Road?
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    almightybob1 Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 7:22 pm
    5Cats - none of those people killed in the name of atheism. Nobody ever says "I killed him because no god told me to".
    And Hitler wasn`t an atheist. He repeatedly makes references to God in Mein Kampf.
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    February 27, 2010 at 7:23 pm

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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 7:26 pm
    It`s not funny to make fun of religion when people care so deeply about it.

    Yes it is.

    Oh, and there goes 5cats, stretching the truth, as usual...

    You`ll find that Europe didn`t come up with much ground breaking discovery during the middle ages.

    But your right about the chart being a bit exaggerated. The `dark ages` in a historical sense was the period after the fall of Rome up to the early middle ages... around 1000. 600 years of stagnation - a true return to ignorance. Although chistianity is mostly to blame, there were others that played a part... the Huns for instance.

    Anyway things didn`t really take off until the renaissance, and I`ll add that the rest of the world was not `behind` Europe technologically or militarily during all this.

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    Djer Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 7:29 pm
    Ok, I`m a Christian, and I thought that was hilarious. Took me a few seconds to get it, but when I did I couldn`t stop laughing.
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    eggmaster Male 13-17
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    February 27, 2010 at 7:40 pm
    Why do people HAVE to disprove what someone else believes in? If you believe in it, it`s true, to you, and that`s all that matters. Why do we have to bash religion? It gives people hope. Is that what all this is about? taking hope away from millions? Why can`t people just get along instead of trying to figure out who`s wrong. Both of them will be wrong, and both of them will be right.
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    SpoonFork Male 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 7:45 pm
    idk i`ve seen tons of pictures of jesus maybe the cartoon guy lives in a cave???
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    Nucleartoast Female 13-17
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    February 27, 2010 at 7:48 pm
    hey lionhart, pass the popcorn!
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    catbarf Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 8:00 pm
    Hey, eggmaster, the Holocaust called. They want you to take your laissez-faire ridiculous optimism and go stuff it.

    Also, the Dark Ages weren`t dark because they were exceptionally awful times to live- no more so than most of the Middle Ages. They`re `dark` because right after the fall of the Roman Empire, language, culture, and politics all over Europe went into a state of flux and very little is recorded of the period. They`re the `dark` ages because we know so little about them.

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    MildCorma Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 8:02 pm
    @ Eggmaster

    It`s not bashing religion, it`s making a factual statement. Can you show me what god looks like? No. The fact is christians seem to get up in arms about anything to do with religion because they are insecure and afraid of the truth.

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    _kiersten_ Female 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 8:07 pm
    To be honest, I find atheists more annoying then religious people now. Every sign of religion and they just HAVE to try to disprove it, or battle their beliefs...I mean, if someone isn`t shoving their religion down your throat, then why do you HONESTLY care? I swear its just something to argue about. Also, trying to shove your non-belief down someones throat is JUST as ignorant and stupid as a religious person doing the same.
  108. Profile photo of catbarf
    catbarf Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 8:15 pm
    "To be honest, I find atheists more annoying then religious people now."

    In a society saturated with theism, only the atheist has something to complain about. People are finally starting to demand secularism rather than religion as the de facto standard in society.

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    sergeantbob Male 13-17
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    February 27, 2010 at 8:16 pm
    it sno use being an atheist when every christian you see always has the who created what and all that its a never ending circle of useless beliefs and disbeliefs
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    _kiersten_ Female 18-29
    1682 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 8:22 pm
    But...if that religious person LIKES to believe in God, and an afterlife, and never bother YOU with their beliefs, then what is the problem? I mean, who really gives a sh*t if someone believes in something, if they aren`t acting like an insane bigot? I have met many many Christians who were smart, friendly perfectly fine people. From what I can see, half the time its the atheists starting the damn argument about religion...its pathetic.
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    Shortone0726 Female 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 8:28 pm
    Well this is true..I mean to a Christain Jesus is just a human form of God, but God (the father) really doesn`t look like anything or anyone.
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    Shortone0726 Female 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 8:28 pm
    BUT I really don`t like how IAB is always being anti-christian
  113. Profile photo of Avalessa
    Avalessa Female 13-17
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    February 27, 2010 at 8:31 pm
    God looks like a copyright logo?
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    handys003 Male 50-59
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    February 27, 2010 at 9:18 pm
    Geez does everything have to be seen in the visible light spectrum to be real?
  115. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
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    February 27, 2010 at 9:35 pm
    > Avalessa
    > God looks like a copyright logo?

    Well naturally, who else would have the copyright on Everything?

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    CodeJockey Male 40-49
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    February 27, 2010 at 9:42 pm
    @HAiMadeURead
    Well I leave you with one last thought on the topic:
    The first person to propose violence as a means of conversion was HAiMadeURead. Before now, do you see any post saying "religious people need to be wiped out?"
    I haven`t looked...
  117. Profile photo of daisy822
    daisy822 Female 13-17
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:24 pm
    ive always gotten god and jesus mixed up. oh well. dont they ahve some sort of fahter-son relationship? i dunno, i always zoned out during church...:\
  118. Profile photo of Mornaf
    Mornaf Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:31 pm
    But...if that religious person LIKES to believe in God, and an afterlife, and never bother YOU with their beliefs, then what is the problem? I mean, who really gives a sh*t if someone believes in something, if they aren`t acting like an insane bigot?
    That`s just it, they don`t just quietly practice their beliefs, they instead demand that everyone follows their moral codes. They then use those codes to attempt to manipulate followers into giving time, money, and well, anything they want.
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    Raberboom Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:39 pm
    "From what I can see, half the time its the atheists starting the damn argument about religion...its pathetic."

    Yet atheists are waaay more persecuted than Christians are, didnt you see the atheist billboard post? Christians just get more angry when someone says something they see as blashphemy. (yes there are still plenty of decent religious folk out there, just not as a group)

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    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:42 pm
    pushy religous people are equally as annoying as pushy athiests. sorry, thats all i have to say.
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    Raberboom Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:46 pm
    I find it interesting that atheism is rapidly on the rise (in the US) at least.
  122. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 10:52 pm
    1) LOL at having a graph of "Science".
    So what you`re saying is, in 1000BC there was 15 science, then in 2000AD there is over 200 science. P.S. You`re ignoring everything that lead up to the renaissance.

    2) Davy, your comparable countries are chosen on what metric exactly?

    If you want to do honest debate on causes and results, lets do that.

    If you all want to just yell out "There are more catholics in prison! Explain!" then 60% of all genocide in the last century is Russia and China.

    In a fair fight of "counting the kills" Atheism loses in a massive landslide. 60% of all genocide perpetrated by 15% of the world population.

    That`s a ratio of 80 to 9.

    If you want a debate, do it.
    If you want to point a finger at trends, shove it far enough up your ass that it prods the bit of brain that knows stats.

  123. Profile photo of Raberboom
    Raberboom Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:02 pm
    89.124% of all stats are made up on the spot.
  124. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:07 pm
    Mornaf:
    "That`s just it, they don`t just quietly practice their beliefs"

    1) You do not quietly practice your beliefs.
    2) "They" do for the most part. Sure you can point to Westboro Baptist Church (used on IAB to represent Christianity ~10% of the time when they represent just under 0.00001% of it), and go SEE! "THEY" ARE non-nice individualS, WE SHOULD BE non-nice individualS BACK! but you`re talking about a group here smaller than the IAB commenter.

    Basically, IAB provides more evidence, better evidence, a greater sample size. You could label Atheism based on the comments on IAB, and be more intellectually honest than using the WBC (who, as I said are 100`000% over-represented on IAB).

    So, maybe "You" should look inward a little before commenting on how "They" behave.

  125. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:13 pm
    And 89% of people would rather throw out joke quotes rather than look up simple verifiable facts.

    I`m not arguing that there is causation. I`m arguing that several people have been happy to toss out correlation without causation.

    I`m pointing out that you (objectively) lose that fight. You lose it horrendously. It is an embarrassment how horrendously that fight is lost.

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    shpook Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:25 pm
    Why does this guy get away with such horrible trolling? I think I`d prefer reading Digg comments to this crap.
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    iambluebeard Male 30-39
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:25 pm
    rofl so true.
  128. Profile photo of Mornaf
    Mornaf Male 18-29
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    February 27, 2010 at 11:39 pm
    Baalthazaq:
    I do not point only to nutjobs like westboro as my example of Christianity.
    I instead point to those who yell and scream at any store that does not say "Merry Christmas"
    I point to those who say that we should never question religious texts, because they say they are true.
    You do not quietly practice your beliefs.
    I announce my belief that religion is idiotic, simply because the religious announce their beliefs. And why should I simply sit back and take their bullsh-t?
    And yes, you don`t have to take mine, that is why there is such a thing as discussion.
  129. Profile photo of Mornaf
    Mornaf Male 18-29
    820 posts
    February 27, 2010 at 11:46 pm
    You`re ignoring everything that lead up to the renaissance.

    Oh, you mean like the Egyptian civilizations?
    or the Greek civilization?
    you know, the things that actually happened BEFORE the renaissance?
    true, the Islamic golden aged caused an advancement of those areas, but the scientifically minded advance in science whether there is religion or not.

    Though there`s a lot less repression if there isn`t religion.

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    XxCameroNxX Male 13-17
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    February 28, 2010 at 12:05 am
    At first was like "Loading problem?" and then i was "OOOOHHHHHH!!!!lol"

    Anyway... so the sky and a bush and whatnot told us that this guy named jesus was his son and that we should worship his son... and then we did... Imma have a kid and call him jesus and be like "Hail him!" and hopefully things will work out..


    (Just joking)...(I am a pretty pretty little girling laugh now)

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    XxCameroNxX Male 13-17
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    February 28, 2010 at 12:06 am
    (Just joking)...(laugh now)
  132. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 12:38 am
    Mornaf:
    "You know, the things that actually happened BEFORE the renaissance?"

    IGA: 800AD to somewhere between 1300 to 1500AD
    Renaissance: 12th Century then the 14th to 16th centuries.

    Thus, the IGA WAS before the Renaissance... if I have to explain how counting works...

    You are also making the fallacy, that you are not an non-nice individual by copying the acts of non-nice individuals, especially when it is done in a public forum rather than towards those specifically that offend your delicate sensibilities.

    You should argue against those people. When someone cuts me off in traffic I don`t rent out a billboard that says "F*ck You" on my nearest highway. I give *that jackass* the finger.

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    GosuPaul Male 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 12:40 am
    After reading all these comments (I know...Get a life..) I see two big arguments going down.
    1.) Religion is useless.
    2.) Leave Christianity alone!

    In regards to Numero Uno, I`d like to state my opinion in that it`s not completely useless. Let`s analyze for a bit what Christianity has demonized in today`s society. Murder, theft, disloyalty, dishonesty, indolence, disrespect, adultery, and greed. (Some of the 10 commandments). Does anyone here disagree with any of those? Does anyone think "Well shoot, Christianity was the one who made it so I can`t go around stealing and killing?! Screw this! I`m converting to Atheism!" (Please save all facetious "Yes"`s up your buttholes. Thanks.)

    In all honesty, Christianity`s done a good deal for us as a society. Disregarding Davy`s farce of a link (You know damn well that comparing Britain and the US will -always- result in skewed data.), I don`t think anyone can offer sufficient concrete evidence to prove otherwise.

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    GosuPaul Male 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 12:44 am
    As for numero dos, even though I displayed a positive outlook on Christianity with my first answer, I think that it needs to be confronted. Atheists have a right to battle that which they believe is wrong, as do Christians. Seeing as how most atheists aren`t as forgiving as I, and see Christianity as a detriment to society, they have a right to try and eliminate said detriment. What kind of world would it be if we couldn`t? Clashing beliefs will always occur, and they will ALWAYS affect each other in some way. Even if it`s as miniscule an issue as `You Muslim scientists need to spend your damn praying time in the LAB!` It`s still a somewhat sensible reason to get up their butts about their religion.

    Anyhow. You all have fun here. Hopefully we`ll get a lot accomplished. *chuckles*

    I made a funny.

  135. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 12:59 am
    Davymid:
    This is a comparison, State by State, of Religiosity vs Syphilis (one of the metrics of your link), applied to individual states as opposed to countries.

    Link.

    I converted it into "% of total" first, and I also changed it to cases per capita rather than total cases. Feel free to argue for other metrics if you think it`s somehow unfair (it might be, I`ve not put a ton of effort into it).

    I`m getting a *slight* correlation against the article, but it is slight enough that it is effectively no correlation at all.

    Sources:
    Syphilis.
    Adherence.

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    RyanF701 Male 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 2:12 am
    OMAIGAWD SRS BUZINESS
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    ohthedrama Male 30-39
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    February 28, 2010 at 3:08 am
    GosuPaul: Probably one of the most reasonable forumers here.
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    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8306 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 3:22 am
    > daisy822
    > ive always gotten god and jesus mixed up. oh well. dont they ahve some sort of fahter-son relationship?

    Seriously?? Whatever His name, he is a triune (tri-une = `three in one`) God - God the Father (who walked in the Garden of Eden with A&A), God the Son (Jesus), and God the Holy Spirit (whom you pray to).

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    jfactor Male 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 3:32 am
    Kudos to GosuPaul for the posts.
    A few of my thoughts about religion in general, some possibly contradictory, and some possibly thought provoking.
    1.Religion was created to keep the masses to follow certain rules. (what better way to keep the unruly masses in line, tell them they will suffer eternal damnation if they don`t adhere to a certain set of rules set forth by a unseen deity)
    2.The christian bible regardless of the version should NOT be taken literally. The bible is the word of God translated to paper by man. Many things were most likely taken out of context or taken literally. Most of the bible should be taken as symbolism, NOT LITERALLY.
    3.The present bible is probably extremely inaccurate. No telling what kings, queens, dictators and the like have had added and removed over the centuries to suit their own agenda.
    4.To all you bible thumpers out ther: Do good in this world because you want to do good not because some omnipotent being told you to.
    (C) j
  140. Profile photo of Musuko42
    Musuko42 Male 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 3:56 am
    "Why do people HAVE to disprove what someone else believes in?"

    How about because doing exactly that is how we got the enlightenment and the dawn of modern civilisation?

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    odeed Male 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 4:14 am
    "How about because doing exactly that is how we got the enlightenment and the dawn of modern civilisation?"

    Don`t get into this, most of those people believed in God.

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    odeed Male 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 4:24 am
    "Religion was created to keep the masses to follow certain rules."

    Come on, you don`t really believe this, do you? Religion has certainly been distorted as a tool for control, yes, but that`s not why it was created. Jesus outwardly challenged authority (whether you believe it to be true or not), and encouraged others to do so. Also, those times of manipulating the Bible are over in the western world... Do you know how much a priest gets paid? I am telling you, it is nowhere near enough to be tempting fraud option.

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    duckflash Female 13-17
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    February 28, 2010 at 5:42 am
    @jfactor
    well said.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    February 28, 2010 at 6:44 am
    I`ll add that the rest of the world was not `behind` Europe technologically or militarily during all this - LazyMe484
    Oh right, North & South America had equal technology, society, literature and weaponry in 1100AD /sarc!
    The silk road - where European ideas went to improve asia. Yes it was 2-way, lots of good stuff came from asia, but China (in particular) had all the tools to become an advanced civilization, but the Huns set them back, eh?
    @almightybob1 - I disagree totally with your Hitler notion. Racial purity is not Biblical, it`s therefor atheistic in nature. Also, that`s 1 of the 5 I mentioned. Mao was secretly a Lutherin? I think not! His policies (and the 10s millions who died because of them) are purely Atheist in nature.
  145. Profile photo of Valonqar
    Valonqar Male 13-17
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    February 28, 2010 at 6:46 am
    @ Odeeb: Indeed, most of those people were in fact religious. However, the importance of the church was steadily declining,and views such as deism sprang to life; the belief of god as a watchmaker. If you believe in deism, there truly is no point in praying, and you`re very probably only christian on paper. Just saying.
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    GuardinGnome Male 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 6:49 am
    What God looks like to an Atheist?
    I don`t think God would look invisible to an Atheist.
    God wouldn`t look like anything to them. There is nothing to look at.
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    Civas Male 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 7:01 am
    @GuardinGnome
    The point of this just sailed right over your head, it apparently didn`t even cast a shadow.
  148. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    32823 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 7:08 am
    a comparison, State by State, of Religiosity vs Syphilis
    What I`m seeing in your graphic, Baalthazaq, is that states with BIG cities have more syphilis. Religion seems to have nothing to do with it. North Dakota and Mississippi have about the same religosity, but vastly different syphilis rates, eh?
    Thanks Baalth for your excellent links! I sure wish more folks would at least TRY to find some support for the nonsense they spout :)
  149. Profile photo of Tailz120
    Tailz120 Male 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 7:10 am
    Once again, they have lumped all Christian groups together. I hate it when atheists are all "HURR DURR THEY`RE ALL THE SAME".
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    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5611 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 7:12 am
    @Baalthazaq
    I don`t know how it is in your part of Asia but, in US, giving someone the finger in traffic is illegal yet, renting a highway sign that literally says "[email protected] You!" with a picture of the offending car/driver is not.

    @GausPaul
    Bible outlawed what?
    Read Leviticus 20.
    Compare that with what came out of the mouth of a pageant contestant from Beverly Hills this week. Link

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    5Cats Male 50-59
    32823 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 7:16 am
    vv I know Tailz120!~ And yet when you try to include Communism or Abortionism in with the Atheists they`re like "oh no! That`s not fair!"
  152. Profile photo of CodeJockey
    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5611 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 8:02 am
    @odeed: "Don`t get into this, most of those people believed in God."

    You are speak from your modern perspective.
    Before the Renaissance, most of what westerners did creatively had very to do with anything else but Christianity in particular.

    If someone was working intellectually on an idea that contradicted the church`s "Earth is the Center of the Universe" theory, they were branded a heretic if they didn`t have friends high in the church.
    At the same time, the east had already been working on a more realistic solar orbit model for at least 300 years and maybe 1000 years or more.

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    thisismary Female 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 8:04 am
    I told you God was white. The atheists even agree with me! ;-)
  154. Profile photo of mvangild
    mvangild Male 30-39
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    February 28, 2010 at 8:24 am
    Besides, bad choices there in Israel and Saudi Arabia as examples. Israel is torn apart by strife, entirely along religious grounds, while Saudi Arabia has some of the most disgusting examples of oppression of woman in the name of religion. Just saying.

    davymid,
    Israel`s current issues aren`t entirely due to religion. It has more to do with the fact that the current state of Israel was created out of several Arabian countries, displacing thousands of Arabians (and mostly Muslims), even to the extent of wiping out countries like Kurdistan. It`s more along the lines of what Europeans did to the Native Americans in the U.S. than any type of conflict of religion. (cont.)

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    mvangild Male 30-39
    527 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 8:32 am
    As for Saudi Arabia, the article was specific in what it defined as better or worse in a society. That would be the transmission of STD`s, abortions, etc. I`m pretty sure the abortion rate is close to nil there, and the transmission of STD`s, while most likely not non-existent, is probably lower there than here in the U.S.

    My point is that the article was trying to put forth the theory that a society that is heavily based on religious dogma is worse than a society that does not. I`m saying that there are examples that don`t fall into this neatly tied-together theory, therefore the theory needs to be changed. It`s standard scientific methodology.

    That`s something all you atheists should stand behind, right? :)

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    HAiMadeURead Male 13-17
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    February 28, 2010 at 8:39 am
    ...Basically the same thing, (In my opinion and I`m sure many others)
    Honestly, I`m trying to make valid points about why you should stop yelling at us for our beliefs, and let`s stop fighting,
    But you athiests, Like just about EVERY athiest I have experienced are just making fun, treating us like stupid 5 year olds, and shoving all religions together, and saying that EVERYONE
    that believes in something other then nothing is dumb. Shut up and stop continuing this fight
    because I will never stop believing and if you will never start believing. then stop being ignorant. peace or gtfo lol.

    And thank you to
    _kiersten_
    and eggmaster

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    deathxtra Male 13-17
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    February 28, 2010 at 8:47 am
    It`s not loading..
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    BunnyNaku Female 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 8:55 am
    honestly im surprised theres not a picture of white jesus after looking at the preview icon
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    Jfau96 Male 13-17
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    February 28, 2010 at 9:01 am
    >HAiMadeURead

    Who are you to berate a group of peoples, because they berate you? That makes you just the same. Making generalizations/groupings (I.E. "...you atheists... .") I`d also like to point out, that a fight requires two. So, you cannot act like the peace keeper here, ranting on about they should stop. Every time you reply, you send off another spark into the fire, you keep feeding it. This is just something that you should consider.

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    Vindictive Female 18-29
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    February 28, 2010 at 9:19 am
    okay, who threw the first bible? was it you? seriously guys, this is getting old.
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    Vindictive Female 18-29
    1077 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 9:22 am
    also, someone give GosuPaul a medal.
  162. Profile photo of dyl2015
    dyl2015 Male 13-17
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    February 28, 2010 at 9:27 am
    How about we all believe what we want to believe and leave others alone and get on with our lives.
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    trailleadr Male 40-49
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    February 28, 2010 at 9:42 am
    VV I completely agree. Now let me tell you about Jesus.... :p
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    kittymonkey Female 18-29
    52 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 11:25 am
    so true, even a believer doesn`t have any idea what god looks like. to an atheist, the blankness is non-existence. to a believer, the blankness is not ever seeing him in person.
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    PunchFace Male 18-29
    29 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 12:13 pm
    So....Anyone Watchin the Six nations?
    Ireland, ftw! Woooo! If It wasn`t for that %$*& Poitreneau, and his bloody perfect kickin
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    idiotfilter Male 18-29
    3916 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 12:19 pm
    lol trailleadr...i laughed...
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    Paul1582 Male 13-17
    670 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 12:47 pm
    so true, even a believer doesn`t have any idea what god looks like.

    I thought humans were created in God`s image. Does this mean you`re horribly disfigured or have no imagination? :p

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    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5611 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 3:29 pm
    @HAiMadeURead
    You instantly equate the phrases "religion needs to go away" and my own "the world will be better off without religion" each with "ethnic cleansing?"
    That says something about the state of your own psyche.
    If someone asks you to drive his car to the front of an abortion clinic, DON`T DO IT!

    You were the first person to bring up beatings as a means of conversion, everyone else was relying on logic, references and some inference.

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    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8306 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 5:52 pm
    > trailleadr
    > (about `How about we all believe what we want to believe and leave others alone`)
    > I completely agree. Now let me tell you about Jesus...

    Vindictive
    > okay, who threw the first bible? was it you?

    JOINT WINNERS, I can`t pick one over the other, both made me LOL.

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    Raberboom Male 18-29
    833 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 7:30 pm
    Rawr lets all fight over religion, just like other holy wars.
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    coldCanuck Male 13-17
    296 posts
    February 28, 2010 at 9:34 pm
    "Rawr lets all fight over religion, just like other holy wars. "

    THe only difernece is this is a terrible debate and not called for in the name of a god

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    Medicanic Male 18-29
    54 posts
    March 1, 2010 at 6:58 am
    who cares really... believe what you will... makes no difference to me.
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    LtFurpie Male 30-39
    1013 posts
    March 1, 2010 at 7:33 am
    @Medicanic: It`s a big deal to me. Religion is the rationalization behind most of all murderous acts in this world to date! There will never be any peace until we get rid of this ridiculous notion of that murderous insecure megolomaniacal deity.
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    mluther Male 13-17
    1023 posts
    March 1, 2010 at 7:50 am
    furpie,stop rationalizing your prejudices.
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    LtFurpie Male 30-39
    1013 posts
    March 1, 2010 at 8:03 am
    Sorry about that mluther. If I cross over to the imaginary land, I wand a few things:
    - A subordinate mute wife.
    - I want to put a few young girls in cages and drown them in the river (to see if they`re witches)
    - And finally, I want to make up a crazy rule and force other people to follow it in the name of dog.
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    mischeif954 Male 18-29
    616 posts
    March 1, 2010 at 11:52 am
    Religion is the rationalization behind most of all murderous acts in this world to date!

    No, Furpie selfish men with selfish desires are the reason behind most of the murderous acts of the world the same way your using events that implicate religion to be at fault for the outcome to selfishly justify bashing other peoples beliefs.

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    TANTRICTIFF Female 18-29
    7 posts
    March 1, 2010 at 12:19 pm
    Lmao.
  178. Profile photo of LtFurpie
    LtFurpie Male 30-39
    1013 posts
    March 1, 2010 at 5:23 pm
    oops, my world history was showing :o
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    Link364 Male 18-29
    440 posts
    March 2, 2010 at 6:00 am
    lol...THAT`S funny, really.

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