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88 Responses to Penn Jillette, Pier`s Morgan talking atheism

  1. Profile photo of username3415
    username3415 Male 18-29
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    August 17, 2011 at 4:54 pm
    Link: Penn Jillette, Pier`s Morgan talking atheism - Penn Jillette gets some good points across .
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    Dreamstarr77 Female 30-39
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:27 pm
    Bah we`re just animals that learned some tricks we go nowhere in the end we just die /end scene.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:29 pm
    religion on IAB... lol
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    Tubby12370 Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:29 pm
    I tend to avoid religion posts on IAB, but, I enjoy Penn Jillette and hate Piers Morgan so it was worth clicking
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:36 pm
    Piers, as much as I hate to say it, owned him right at the very end.
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    vidur Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:43 pm
    Bah - Piers Morgan is a douche.

    All these `questions` he has have been explained, in depth, many times, through science; how did we get here? How was the universe created? All answered already.

    Anything else cannot be explained by atheism, science or religion alike.
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    bunny_knight Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:44 pm
    i hate piers morgan even more, he`s so impolite and irritating.
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    CoolerThanMe Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:45 pm
    Pier`s will never understand someone like Penn because he is look at Atheism through a Christian prism. Which is really the problem that most Christians have. I think it`s the difference between being raised Christian, and finding Christianity later in life.
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    bunny_knight Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:46 pm
    @auburnjunky "Piers, as much as I hate to say it, owned him right at the very end."

    WTF? Piers didn`t own jack. He just interrupted Penn every time he tried to speak.
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:47 pm
    Piers made many mistakes in his arguments against atheism here. The best of which is "You can`t write a book which tells a bunch of people that believe in a God that you`re all wrong, but I don`t have an explanations." Why not? Just because you happen to be one of those who believe in a God?
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    TypicalJerk Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:48 pm
    bad caption. He actually didn`t get any points across. The man interviewing him just countered his answers with `well, how do you know?` and kept cutting the man off. You could easily retort with the same response, but they come back with `because the bible told me so.` No matter what sort of evidence you bring up against someones deep seeded beliefs, they will not change.
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    TypicalJerk Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:50 pm
    Secondly, it`s obvious that the man did not read the book. How can you object to a work you know not a single bit of? Terrible journalism.
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    bliznik Male 30-39
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:56 pm
    man, the video cuts off when it starts getting interesting...
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    Spaztazoid Female 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 2:58 pm
    Piers didn`t own him...I think religion is an opinion, just as Penn`s book content is. An opinion can`t be right or wrong if both sides disagree with each other.
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    Pooptart19 Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 3:01 pm
    Ugh, Piers Morgan. What a maroon. Move over, John Edward. Looks like the title of "Biggest Douche In the Universe" has been taken from you.
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    Brassbull Male 30-39
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    August 19, 2011 at 3:07 pm
    Piers, as much as I hate to say it, owned him right at the very end.

    Well, it was a strawman. Science has provided tons of explanations, just none concerning what happens with what we would consider our souls after we die. Religion usually considers this a weakness while many of us consider it a strength. Admitting that you don`t know is the first step to finding to truth. So, agree to disagree.
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    sofaking42 Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 3:10 pm
    IAB trying super hard to start a flame war. INB4 4 page argument.
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    Crabes Male 30-39
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    August 19, 2011 at 3:14 pm
    its all about religion and economics these days
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    madest Male 40-49
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    August 19, 2011 at 3:26 pm
    The lack of knowing is perhaps the excitement of Atheism. Religious people have a book that explains to them who God is, how he thinks, what he looks like and they seem to revel in their knowledge. Yet they seem to forget their books were written by man.
    Can`t science and discovery be God? Every new scientific advancement or understanding opens an Atheists eyes a bit more. I doubt we`ll ever see outside the universe but if we could then perhaps we might see God.
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    lukas1051 Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 3:34 pm
    Penn has a really good point. Just because most people on the this planet simple can`t comprehend something as complex as the beginning of the universe, that doesn`t mean the answer lies in a specific set of beliefs dictated by a book written 2000 years ago. I am yet to see any organised religion which gives irrefutable truth that it alone is the one true and correct religion, therefore the logical assumption to make is that none of them are right.

    As for the existence of a higher being... in my opinion, it has more plausibility that something as specific as what is written in the Bible or the Qur`an, but it`s the easy way out. Science has provided ample theories, and the evolution of life is certainly understood, and locked in very solid evidence - surely these are better than what is essentially a collection of stories? I`m sure a scientist could provide Piers with a multitude of explanations, the fact that he`s not intelligent enough to understand doesn`t make it wrong.
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    Rawrg Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 3:48 pm
    Religion is just plain stupidity. That`s my argument, I win.
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    McDuff73 Male 30-39
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    August 19, 2011 at 3:50 pm
    piers morgan is a twat
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    xelous Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 3:50 pm
    Once had a teacher that said he believed in both evolution and god. He thought that science just could not explain it all yet but that we were still learning.
    He was a tool but I took that second part to be true.
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    bbdesigncof Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 4:00 pm
    Piers Morgan didn`t shut the hell up the entire time...
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    SephirothA83 Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 4:20 pm
    Religion doesn`t have any more explanations than Atheists do. Just saying that I believe in a hereafter isn`t a basis for an argument. Sad to see the interview not really be an interview, just Penn trying to explain his point and Piers being like "lalalala i can`t hear you"
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    greenbasterd Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 4:30 pm
    you cant write a book for billions of people saying your all wrong.. thats what every religious book in the world does.. wait? but religious text was written a really long ago!! yup sure was.. around the time killed witches and ate lead..
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    TypicalJerk Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 4:39 pm
    @greenbasterd, Thank you. The book wasn`t made to cater to the bible thumpers, but more like the people who a) don`t believe in an almighty, and b) those that aren`t already sided, and want a fresh perspective. Depending on your religion, the bible definitely doesn`t `agree` to every persons beliefs all around the world.
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    mvangild Male 30-39
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    August 19, 2011 at 4:44 pm
    Substituting belief for knowledge is a dangerous thing. "How did we get here? The answer is God." No, the answer is you don`t know, but you believe that God created us. We cannot know unless we created a time machine and went back into the past.

    I hear this tired tripe, and I begin to think that we`re slipping back into the Dark Ages. I believe there is a God, and I believe that he set things in motion that wound up giving us the universe we live in today. We evolved (or something) from lesser beings, and the universe probably expanded from a singularity in an event known as the Big Bang. To sit there smugly and say "God did it" is lazy, stupid, and above all, an insult to scientists everywhere who put countless time in to try to understand what is around us.
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    Winter_ICE_0 Male 13-17
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    August 19, 2011 at 5:03 pm
    This whole argument simply put - just because you don`t know the answer to a question, does not mean you are allowed to make one up and hold it equivalent to the truth.
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    BigM Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 5:06 pm
    Piers Morgan... i expected so much more of you...
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    sutra46 Female 40-49
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    August 19, 2011 at 5:30 pm
    Piers Morgan is molding himself after that idiot beck on the Fox, who got sacked
    This not about ideology or conviction, this is a monkey dance to get better ratings in states.
    It`s about money.
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    TypicalJerk Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 5:35 pm
    where is the like button on some of these posts? =\
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    patchouly Male 40-49
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    August 19, 2011 at 5:50 pm
    I`ll tell you how the universe got here. It was always here. It`s been here for eternity and will continue to be here for eternity. I`m sure life flickers in and out, all across the universe, on a regular basis. No need for a creator.
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    ggolbez Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 5:51 pm
    Piers Morgan is good when he has good points. But his problem is that he is never open to other viewpoints, he`s always looking at it through his own view and not any other way.
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    Ruffiana Male 30-39
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    August 19, 2011 at 6:04 pm
    @ggolbez, that is 99.999999% of humanity and anyone who believes otherwise is largely delluding themselves.

    I have a deep respect for people who are spiritual and have true faith amd a belief in something in the abscense of evidence. As long as they`re not smug about it. A belief in God is backed by as much emperical evidence as a belief in no god...exactly none.
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    ShamaziaV2 Male 13-17
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    August 19, 2011 at 6:12 pm
    Ok so instead of I-am-bored I guess this site is now
    I-am-going to debate religion. Like every other post
    is Atheism vs Religion. I don`t get what the point is. If you`re a religious person cool! If you`re an Atheist, cool! Whoever keeps submitting posts like this need to get over themselves and whatever their beliefs are. No one else should care and you`re taking up a post that could`ve been a cute ass kitten.
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    Spider_sol Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 6:29 pm
    TypicalJerk: it`s right under the post. You may have missed them because they are called "Rate" and "+Add to Favs" ;-)
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    tehbionic Female 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 6:38 pm
    Am I the only one that is solely bothered by the title? Pier`s? Are you drating kidding me?

    I didn`t even watch the video, even if I don`t agree with every little thing he says Penn is brilliant, so whatever.
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    supersai20 Male 13-17
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    August 19, 2011 at 6:48 pm
    @ShamaziaV2

    >implying the debate isn`t important...
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    ultimakewl Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 7:38 pm
    pierce illustrated why there is religion. humanity`s thirst for answers

    its not enough that we exist, we need to know why and because there is no way of knowing why or how it must be a super being instead of just a mystery

    thats exactly why when you goto ancient civilizations they have gods that control weather and crops and sickness, because they didnt know how that all worked so it must have been magic.

    just because we dont understand something does not mean it is the work of a greater being

    i dont know how to make a computer but that doesnt mean that the people that do know how are gods
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    ultimakewl Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 7:43 pm
    @Ruffiana
    you dont need evidence to prove something doesnt exist, you DO need evidence to prove something does exist
    theres no evidence unicorns existed but theres no evidence they didnt either but no one believes in unicorns

    thats kinda how it works. you make a claim and provide evidence to support that claim.
    its not you make a claim and wait for people to provide evidence to dispute your claim.
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    username3415 Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 8:15 pm
    @tehbionic sorry, I thought it was a morgan owned by a pier
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    lauriloo Female 40-49
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    August 19, 2011 at 8:37 pm
    I think it`s very freeing that I have no need to know why I`m here and what will happen when I die. I really don`t care and that`s why I`m not a slave to a god or a religion that could hold my fate ransom against me.
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    joosen52 Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 8:39 pm
    blah blah blah. Show us some MAGIC TRICKS!
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    wickedsngr Female 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 8:46 pm
    As a Christian, Piers really bugged me in this interview. Penn is being very well spoken about his ideology, and Piers is just proving the stereotype of an ignorant religious person. Gah! This bugs me so much!
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    ShamaziaV2 Male 13-17
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    August 19, 2011 at 8:50 pm
    @sai20 the debate really isn`t important because it becomes arguing for the sake of arguing. People have been arguing the same thing forever with no progress for either side. The fact that some people are religious doesn`t halt the advancement of science. I know you`re going to bring up the dark ages. Who cares. Why don`t we argue about slavery or killing Native American`s? It`s more recent than the Crusades. If someone believes in a specific god or any higher being who are you to tell them they can`t?

    Almost everyone is a hypocrite when it comes to other people`s beliefs. Gay`s should be able to get married but people shouldn`t be able to be religous without knowing how stupid they are, right? I should be allowed to my religion without any oppression, but other`s need to know how wrong they are. These arguments don`t make sense. Let people follow their beliefs no matter what they are unless they harm society.
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    Errand_boy Male 30-39
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    August 19, 2011 at 9:16 pm
    BULLSH*T is one of the best shows ever. Don`t always agree with them, but they`re awesome in many different ways.
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    carmium Female 50-59
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    August 19, 2011 at 9:22 pm
    To paraphrase: "You can`t go telling people there is no God and that you don`t have any explanations for them."
    Right, whereas religion HAS the explanations because religious people made them up. Sounds like a system to me.
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    Oldfrt Male 50-59
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    August 19, 2011 at 9:25 pm
    At least now we know never to hire Piers as a spokesman for ANYTHING.
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    Ajikan Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 9:37 pm
    Ok, here`s whats going to happen. Do you remember anything from before you were born? no?
    Ok, that`s what`s going to happen to you when you die. You have no brain to imprint memory or get sensory information.
    So make the best of the time you have to live, because it wont last. And you`re going to die eventually so you might as well try to stop the person trying to rape that random girl on the street, why the drat not. Might work, or you die a few years earlier doing what you would be proud of instead of regretting it at your deathbed.
    And if you want mystical experiences and see things you can`t explain, smoke dmt or take other psychedelia. If you want to numb away your fears and act like a retard, drink. Want to spend some time contemplating whatever and feel even simple things are fantastic, smoke some cannabis.
    If you like putting your penis into things or getting things up your vagina, go drat.
    And if you want another being to be out here wondering wtf is going
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    Ajikan Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 9:38 pm
    - on, have a baby.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    August 19, 2011 at 9:49 pm
    Thank you, Penn. I like the 1890 analogy.
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 10:02 pm
    Pier`s Morgan is an idiot, or at the very least a media puppet with zero credibility.

    A mild form of glen Beck from england maybe?

    I`m amazed by Penn`s patience, but then again, he`s an entertainer and thus knows how to conduct himself. I would never agree to an "interview" like this.
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    Tobunshi Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 10:21 pm
    Jesus Christ, let Penn drating talk, Piers.
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    August 19, 2011 at 10:23 pm
    ... I want season 9 of Bullsh*t! :-(
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    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
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    August 20, 2011 at 3:02 am
    "You cannot write a book, cannot write a book, basically telling a bunch of people around the world, billions of people, who believe in a god, `you`re all wrong, but by the way, I don`t have any explanations`"

    Throwing stones in glass houses much?
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    kairobert Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2011 at 3:05 am
    Great argument

    I don`t know anything --> I know there`s a god.
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    Sachi001 Male 30-39
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    August 20, 2011 at 3:08 am
    This kind of argument is a no win. It`s been going on for millenniums. Thus the irony of a purgatory.
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    Samsquanch Male 30-39
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    August 20, 2011 at 4:00 am
    Fundamentalist atheists are just as bad as fundamentalist Christians. Both need to be thrown to the lions.
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    kairobert Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2011 at 4:29 am
    "Fundamentalist atheists are just as bad as fundamentalist Christians. Both need to be thrown to the lions."

    I don`t think there is such a thing as a fundamentalist atheist. I think you mean gnostic atheists.
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    Sachi001 Male 30-39
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    August 20, 2011 at 5:48 am
    fundamentalist

    2. the beliefs held by those in this movement.
    3. strict adherence to any set of basic ideas or principles: the fundamentalism of the extreme conservatives.

    Therefore meets the criteria. Fundamentalist Atheist
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    username3415 Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2011 at 6:13 am
    What`s wrong with being an outspoken atheist?? As long as people still believe in obvious bullfeces I am going to call them out on it.
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    Sachi001 Male 30-39
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    August 20, 2011 at 7:03 am
    Nothing except for the once in awhile religious nutjob that might kill you for being the spawn of satan.

    Go speak your mind in the streets of Saudi Arabia and see if you come out alive.
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    Kegomatix Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2011 at 7:19 am
    So stupid to even argue this matter. Nobody will ever win, there is no point. Just everyone shut up and believe what you want.
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    kittyloaf Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2011 at 7:38 am
    Pier: I cant know anything about God, he is beyond our comprehension

    BUT! Here is a list of things I know about him

    wtf?

    Also why cant we replace the beliefs in God with nothing? I dont know is a very good answer to such questions on origin and such
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    kittyloaf Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2011 at 7:45 am
    Ive recently decided to stop believing in God at all for a very simple reason: There is not verifiable evidence he exists at all. I dont want to believe in something if there is no reason to believe in it, and no evidence that thing exists
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    darthtomale Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2011 at 9:56 am
    I am always baffled by theists who say that they believe in god because god easily explains creation or death. Because any number of equally ridiculous explanations does the job easily. Just because its an explanation doesnt mean its the explanation.
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    Lord_Jereth Male 40-49
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    August 20, 2011 at 11:54 am
    Religious folks,

    If you`re a Christian you`re an atheist in regards to Allah. If you`re a Jew you`re an atheist in regards to the Buddha. If you`re a Zoroastrian you`re an atheist in regards to Yahweh.

    Here is your ultimate truth:

    We are, you and I both, atheists. Bare with me, here.

    ---------
    a·the·ist
       
    noun
    a person who denies or disbelieves the existence of a supreme being or beings.
    ---------

    We rationalists/atheists/anti-theists simply believe in one less deity than you do.

    Welcome to the club.

    8-) LJ
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    kangoala Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2011 at 1:05 pm
    @Lord Jereth,

    Well done. That is the most sense I`ve ever seen in a religion thread on this forum.

    My hat goes off to you good sir.
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    terracottus Male 30-39
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    August 20, 2011 at 3:27 pm
    Oh IAB, you are always so cute when it comes to religion <3 <3 <3
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    stardoggy Male 40-49
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    August 20, 2011 at 3:41 pm
    It`s okay to not know and admit it. Just because we can conceive a question doesn`t mean the answer is knowable.
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    The_Garuness Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2011 at 4:51 pm
    Lord_Jereth`s logic is quite scary, yet accurate.
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    Dad4Life Male 50-59
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    August 20, 2011 at 5:25 pm
    So, what points did he make?
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    hwkiller Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2011 at 5:29 pm
    @Ultimakewl,
    You`re sorta right. You don`t need evidence to prove something doesn`t exist. You do need evidence to prove something does exist.

    However, Just because one has no evidence to support an existence does not necessarily mean that it doesn`t exist.

    The problem is, one cannot effectively prove the existence of a metaphysical anything through the scientific method. You can`t observe it. You can`t make any valid predictions about it. You can`t test the hypotheses.
    You`re left with no evidence to support the existence of the metaphysical... but that doesn`t mean it doesn`t exist.
    What it *does* mean is that one cannot assume that it *does* exist in the scientific endeavor. But one also cannot assume that it *doesn`t* exist in the scientific endeavor, because no one knows for sure.
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    Lord_Jereth Male 40-49
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    August 20, 2011 at 6:47 pm
    "You don`t need evidence to prove something doesn`t exist. You do need evidence to prove something does exist.

    However, Just because one has no evidence to support an existence does not necessarily mean that it doesn`t exist."

    Gotta love that circular logic. It is the responsibility of the one making the claim that something exists to be able prove that claim. That`s just common sense.

    Example:

    Let`s say I make the claim that I have a purple unicorn captive and living in a cage in my back yard and that you need to give me 10% of your earnings for its upkeep. Further, if I suggest that the government can`t tax that 10%, that they need to send your children to war to defend my unicorn and that everyone must worship it and give it unquestioning respect, socially, wouldn`t you want me to prove its existence?

    ... and if I wouldn`t - or couldn`t - produce that proof, would you still go along with it?

    8-) LJ
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    EthanCoker Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2011 at 7:31 pm
    Clearly, you have a unique view if you think we, America, have ever, EVER been at war to protect christianity. Science is based on assuming things will continue to operate based on the guidelines we observe. Since you can`t do that with a person, as is opposed to a unicorn in a cage, it`s a very different situation. Can we prove God is real? Not to you. Can you effectively ban people from believing in him because you feel it inconveniences you? No.
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    Lord_Jereth Male 40-49
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    August 20, 2011 at 7:54 pm
    "Clearly, you have a unique view if you think we, America, have ever, EVER been at war to protect christianity."

    Does that mean that it has never happened in the past in other countries? Do the Crusades or Inquisition mean anything to you? Have you so soon forgotten Serbia Or Northern Ireland? Clearly, you have a unique view if you have chosen to forget Christianity`s own sins.

    But whether or not Christianity, which is not the only religion on earth that has ever existed, has ever been the cause of war in the U.S. is not the real question. I find it telling that you chose to ignore and attempt to deflect the entirety of my message by concentrating on one little point. Again I ask, if I couldn`t prove the existence of my unicorn and yet I asked all these things of you wouldn`t you want proof?.

    It`s not about inconvenience. It`s about asking me to buy, literally, into your delusion before you prove its reality.

    8-) LJ
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    Lord_Jereth Male 40-49
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    August 20, 2011 at 8:44 pm
    "Can you effectively ban people from believing in him because you feel it inconveniences you? No. "

    Nice attempt at vilification on your part but, as usual, this assertion doesn`t hold water. I never said anything about banning religion or impinging on your or anyone else`s right to worship who or what you please. To the contrary, I served to ensure that right. But never forget that your freedom of religion is also my freedom FROM religion. I don`t have to entertain your delusion nor respect it. And, until you prove otherwise, that is how I view religion: a socially acceptable delusion. that is my opinion and I have the right to it, also.

    8-) LJ
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    username3415 Male 18-29
    362 posts
    August 20, 2011 at 11:04 pm
    @SCfan i was drunk when i submitted this but i was thinking of the 1890 thing and Piers calling something that we can`t understand, "God". Those were the two I picked out.
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    SvampeBob Male 18-29
    3076 posts
    August 21, 2011 at 7:35 am
    sorry for the big picture o:-)
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    Zieveraar Male 30-39
    415 posts
    August 21, 2011 at 8:48 am
    That wasn`t an interview, not even a talk, just Piers Morgan spouting out aggressive oneliners.
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    barrooo Male 30-39
    414 posts
    August 21, 2011 at 9:10 am
    Piers Morgan is a mean person, please don`t send him back. That is all.
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    Spaztazoid Female 18-29
    152 posts
    August 21, 2011 at 1:47 pm
    Is there an "I don`t give a duck" religion?
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    kittehdee29 Female 18-29
    803 posts
    August 21, 2011 at 5:11 pm
    ...when did Piers Morgan get a talk show?
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    cloud7zero Male 18-29
    102 posts
    August 21, 2011 at 5:46 pm
    you cant prove there is no god Penn Jillette, so therefore you cant write a book about it, so says Piers Morgan
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    fgreatwest Male 30-39
    102 posts
    August 22, 2011 at 8:05 pm
    There are only two things I know for certain: You can`t prove that God exists. You can`t prove God doesn`t exist.

    So let`s all kill each other and let God sort it out.
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    magoo22 Male 30-39
    660 posts
    August 23, 2011 at 6:03 am
    Piers Morgan likes to talk over the top of his guests.

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