Don`t Write Checks Your Ass Can`t Cash [Pic]

Submitted by: eastsiderepp 5 years ago in Misc

The Christadelphian Meeting Room gets called out on their claim. In a perfect world, they"d try to seriously respond.
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Female 465
I believe God created evolution.
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Male 438
I agree davy,

I don`t view these posts as `religion bashing`. There are plenty of Christians who accept evolution as true. I am an atheist though I was raised Christian and went to a Christian school where religion was taught in religion class and science was taught in science class.

This is an ignorance issue not a religious issue.

People in the US have been brainwashed into thinking that all beliefs should be respected, that is BS, while you can believe anything you want there is nothing bad about discussing beliefs. If you think your beliefs are solid you should have no problem defending them.
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Male 12,138
vv True Otto. Though the US seems fairly far behind other "western" nations on acceptance of evolution as scientific fact, according to polls.

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Male 438
dirtysteve:

This church is in the UK, ignorance is everywhere though we seem to have more than our fair share in the US.
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Male 373
This is why the US is falling behind, you used to have a full-on boner for science, now you tolerate poo like this.
If the Chinese say evolution is a fact, there won`t be any hick town schools that teach different.
Grow some balls and ditch the morons America, I don`t want the Chinese at the top
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Female 385
[quote]Fact is that "religion" (to use the term loosely) offers some hope for an "afterlife". Be it heaven or reincarnation, it`s better than what aethism has to offer: NOTHING!!![/quote]
I want to believe the sky is pink and that unicorns and pegasi exist. Needless to say, my wishes have little bearing on reality.

The fact of the matter is, there is not a single shred of evidence that some ultra-powerful, intelligent agent is involved with the creation of the universe. That`s not to say it isn`t possible. It`s just about as possible as unicorns and pegasi actually existing on earth, and humans just can`t see them. Believing either thing to be true with no evidence is what we call "delusion".
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Male 2,850
@jadoig

"LOL, is that any more inconceivable then the universe starting from a tiny mass that exploded into everything that exists. Or that life just "happened" due to coincidence of conditions? Just sayin, they`re both fantastic origin stories."

Childbirth.

A stork bringing a baby and dropping it down the chimney is a pretty fantastic story.

Two people have sex, a tiny swimming cell meets an egg, a baby grows in a woman`s body for nine months, then gets pushed out of the hole the tiny swimming cell entered, that`s a pretty fantastic story too.

But if you turned up to a delivery room after the birth, saw an exhausted and very relieved woman cradling a baby whilst surrounded by doctors and nurses and a LOT of mess, which story would you say is likely to be true, even if you are only witnessing the aftermath, and not the event itself?

Just sayin.
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Male 2,850
@mandingo3519

Do also please note that the ONLY reason any sensible person even tries to talk sense to you is because you go out and vote and fill our governments with idiots who harm us all.

If that didn`t happen, you would be an absolute outdated irrelevancy, and the world would happily continue on without you.
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Male 2,850
@mandingo3519

"because humans and primates share common DNA than we must have evolved from them..."

We didn`t evolve from them. They and we evolved from a seperate common anscestor.

You don`t even understand the concept that you`re denying. How can you expect us to take you seriously?

I`ve seen a wonderful quote that I`m going to steal and apply to you: arguing with you is like playing chess with a duck. No matter how well you play, the duck is still going to knock over the peices, sh*t all over the board, then strut around like it won.
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Male 2,850
@5Cats

PS: turns out bacon and blowjobs are pretty expensive to organise. Your worship fee is now $20 a month. I expect prompt payment.
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Male 2,850
@5Cats

"You`re dead! You`re GONE! Everything you ever were is lost! BWAhahahaha!
Not nice!"

Correct. It`s NOT nice. It`s awful. It`s a sucky part of life.

Wishful thinking will not make it go away, and gets in the way about doing anything that will ACTUALLY make it go away...things like scientific thinking, things like stem cells (you know, those things that the religious are very much against).

Wish for heaven all you like...doesn`t mean it`ll exist.

Or...deal with cold hard reality and accept it, and do the best with what you`ve got, and ultimately make it a little better.

Your choice. Escape into fantasy, or accept your reality and work to improve it.
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Male 2,850
@5Cats

"Fact is that "religion" (to use the term loosely) offers some hope for an "afterlife"."

That`s meaningless if it`s a FALSE hope!

Tell you what, if you worship ME, I`ll offer you the hope for an even BETTER afterlife. Whatever heaven the other religions offer, mine will be ten times better, with extra bacon and blowjobs.

You can worship me by sending $10 each month to my paypal. I await your first payment.
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Male 625
@5Cats: Because something is more desirable to believe, doesn`t make it true.
I wish the Holocaust never happened and that people weren`t such selfish pricks. Sadly, this is not the case.
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Male 5,811
[quote]More important things than death? What might those be? Hummm, trying to conjure up something more important than MY DEATH![/quote]
Exactly 5cats, what`s more important than YOUR death? Apparently, around 20% of US christians are so brazen to believe that the rapture will happen in their lifetime. Conceded much?

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Male 5,811
[quote]Has anyone ever seen something evolve? nope Has anyone ever seen something "magically appear" nope[/quote]
Apparently you`ve never heard of microevolution. It`s why you need a flu shot every year, dummy.
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Male 3,619
@5Cats

atheism offers a chance for you to accept things for what they are. which seems like the more mature thing to attempt for yourself
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Female 375
Oh my god, this church is by my house! Birmingham, England. `Evolution is a lie` was last week, we`ve also had `Jesus saw what you did`, which creeped me out.
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Male 40,751
[quote]we all die, get over it.[/quote]
Um, so sorry @lauriloo, "getting over it" is not an option here.
More important things than death? What might those be? Hummm, trying to conjure up something more important than MY DEATH!
Nope! Personally it`s #1 on my list of things to avoid! Or worry about.

Fact is that "religion" (to use the term loosely) offers some hope for an "afterlife". Be it heaven or reincarnation, it`s better than what aethism has to offer: NOTHING!!!
You`re dead! You`re GONE! Everything you ever were is lost! BWAhahahaha!
Not nice!
SO: I remain a "deist" who believes in "God the all-creator" but not the Bible or other "Holy Books" either.
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Female 1,803
"LOL, Christians are so:

A) Dumb
B) Gullible
C) Misinformed
D) Brain washed
E) All of the above"

There`s a reason why so many passages in the Bible discuss people getting punished for gaining knowledge. Religious power works best on people who are unable to question what they are told.
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Female 1,803
People who get their panties in a twist about why they exist, what happens when they die and where the world came from are morons. You`re here, I`m here, we all die, get over it. It doesn`t matter and there are an infinite number of more important things to worry about. Definitely more important things to fight about.
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Male 2,424
Now, now, it`s not nice to harass the crazy people.
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Female 6,381
I`ll never understand why "faith" is seen as an admirable quality. Put simply, it is belief in someone or something without evidence to justify that belief:
"Yeah, my cousin`s got a long record, and I don`t know where he went, but I have faith in him to repay the loan."
"She`s a druggie and a thief, but I believe she`s telling the truth when she says she didn`t take it."
"God created a world of suffering, disasters, illness, and evil, and never does anything good for us, but I have faith in Him."
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Male 151
Any Christian who believes that species don`t evolve over time is a moron. Any atheist who believes that matter created itself in a vacuum is a moron. Discuss.
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Male 40,751
[quote]Also, I HATE it when people confuse the ideas of evolution and abiogenesis.[/quote]
Well said @Yaezakura! Only I always forget how to spell `abiogenesis`... but it`s true!
If God can create the entire universe FROM SCRATCH then HE can sure as heck create evolution too! And not just `earthy` evolution, I mean cosmic evolution!
Makes sense to me, since I`m a Deist eh?
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Male 234
I`ve said this before and I`ll say it again, I`m Christian and I believe in evolution!
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Male 15,261
LOL, Christians are so:

A) Dumb
B) Gullible
C) Misinformed
D) Brain washed
E) All of the above
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Male 4,793
lol stupid churchies.
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Female 1,743
Yaezakura, you`re gonna have to dumb that down a bit. That guy called evolution just a "theory." He doesn`t even understand the difference between scientific theories and unfounded beliefs.
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Female 385
[quote]LOL, is that any more inconceivable then the universe starting from a tiny mass that exploded into everything that exists. Or that life just "happened" due to coincidence of conditions?[/quote]
The difference is, that while one may not be fully understood, it does have evidence to support it. More importantly, if evidence surfaces that disproves it, no one will cling to it and call the idea sacred and not subject to questioning.

Also, I HATE it when people confuse the ideas of evolution and abiogenesis.
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Male 434
And by the way, you`re the one who believes that a god that came from absolutely nowhere magically made the world out of nothing and then made fully functional human beings out of dirt. So don`t even start with "magically appearing".

LOL, is that any more inconceivable then the universe starting from a tiny mass that exploded into everything that exists. Or that life just "happened" due to coincidence of conditions?

Just sayin, they`re both fantastic origin stories.
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Female 2,525
Anyone who does not "believe in" evolution does not understand evolution. I firmly believe that a thorough education can solve this problem immediately.
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Female 385
[quote]Has anyone ever seen something evolve? nope Has anyone ever seen something "magically appear" nope[/quote]
Actually, yes, we have documented cases of speciation (two groups of the same species drifting so far apart genetically that they can no longer reproduce with each other, making them two separate species) in both controlled environments and in nature. Your defense, which will inevitably be "well, they`re still both bacteria, or lizards, or flies" is both predictable and fails to grasp evolution at its most basic level: that small changes, compounded on each other over thousands and then millions of years, equate to much larger differences.

And by the way, you`re the one who believes that a god that came from absolutely nowhere magically made the world out of nothing and then made fully functional human beings out of dirt. So don`t even start with "magically appearing".
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Male 4,902
@Arcval, judging by your comment, you are speaking out of your ass. Clearly you have never spent any time in an American High School. We are taught exactly what "hypothesis", "theory" and "fact" mean. Unfortunately the religious fanatics choose to completely ignore these things. Quit being so arrogant as to assume it`s an "American" issue. Remember the Vatican is located in Rome, which is a lot closer to your neck of the woods.
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Male 40,751
@QueenZira: Oooo! The First And Second Laws Of Thermodynamics are my FAVORITE things!

Video Proof! for many LoLs!
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Male 4,902
@LordJim, It`s not an "American" thing, it`s a Christian thing and believe it or not, not all Americans are Christians.
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Male 4,902
F UCKING WIN!!
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Male 93
the great thing about science, you can choose to believe it or not believe it, but it`s still true
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Female 2,228
Obviously Jesus created these creationist/ Evolution wars for our enjoyment, for lo he once said of creationist arguments:


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Male 9
IAB is really cashing in on inciting religion vs. anti-religion comment wars these days.
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Male 438
@xelous

Yeah I would like to think they are trolls except polls show 45% plus of Americans don`t believe evolution is scientically true.

@antagonizer

I agree with you that creationism is bs, I don`t get why your point is directed at me.
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Female 2,228
What Jesus should`ve taught his followers:

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Male 25,416
Are they trolling?
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Male 2,513
When I see people defending creationism on a thread I just think
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Male 7,123
Mandingo
`Has anyone ever seen something evolve? nope`

Actually yes. A lot. Mainly with short lived creatures such a fruit flies and moths. It`s fascinating, you should spend a little time reading up on the subject.
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Male 508
@Otto67 And again, it`s not for someone to prove that something isn`t real, it`s for you to prove that it is.

I say that creationism is bs, now you show us (credible) peer reviews to prove us wrong.
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Female 8,051
Mandinge- either you are an idiot or your education was appalling. Sadly I suspect the latter, american children are sadly let down by their educators- such a shame.
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Male 438
@mandingo

You have a right to believe any bronze age myths you want but if you express those beliefs as being real in a public forum, despite all the scientific evidence in every scientific related field to evolutionary biology, don`t be surprised when you are told you are full of shat.

Claiming evolution is a lie is just as ignorant as claiming the earth is flat.
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Male 40,751
Back to the religion-bashing, again...
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Male 10,440
Christians are stupid. If you believe in god but not religion, as many people do nowadays, don`t call yourself a christian.
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Male 438
@dstbstr

Are you seriously implying creationism is not peer reviewed in the science community for political reasons? I challenge you to show ANY real evidence that what you say is true.
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Male 559
"Faith is the belief is something you know ain`t so." Mark Twain
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Male 192
@ lsdmoe yes my "gang" put up the original sign, on church property, much like if you put a sign in front of your house. How would you feel if I trespassed on your property and mod your sign(both as i know of is a legal crime) Anti-theists are always talking about Christians pushing their views on you, however this is proof of just the opposite and im getting grief for doing the same exact thing thats acceptable for you to do? and yet again what accounts were it that proves evolution? Oh yeah thats right its just like you say creation is .... because humans and primates share common DNA than we must have evolved from them... Science is a major importance to our world i will never argue TRUE SCIENCE, but adding "we think" without hard evidence is not TRUE science. Has anyone ever seen something evolve? nope Has anyone ever seen something "magically appear" nope so it boils down to u believe what u want but dont accuse my "gang" of th
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Male 7,123
Don`t take this the wrong way, American I-A-B`ers, but you really need to get a grip on this whol anti-science thing. I can`t think of a single Republican contender who had the guts to say they accept evolution, even though they all had proper educations. That makes every single one a liar or a fool.

Ignorance is a not a virtue.
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Male 3
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Male 3,445
"The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason."

Benjamin Franklin
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Male 2,332
I evolved arms so I could beat a dead horse
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Male 72
mandingo3519

You`ll leave us alone? Your gang put up the original sign! Science may not be able to explain everything but it uses evidence to prove what it can. You can`t prove anything.
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Male 715
evolution has some undeniable evidence supporting its theory, creationism has some strong faith supporting it theory... yeah no difference at all...
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Male 28
In a perfect world, science wouldn`t be political and competing ideas would actually stand a chance of getting peer reviewed, and not shunned immediately for fear of being ostracized from the scientific community... But that`d be a more perfect world. :)
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Male 124
@mandingo3519 I hope you are trolling. Either that, or you don`t know the criteria of a scientific theory.
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Male 598
mandingo, A SCIENTIFIC theory has been tested repeatedly and is correct for all observed results.
A common theory is just a guess.

Do not equate faith with science in public and i will leave you alone.
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Male 303
Mandingo3519 is a clear example of why the american high school system needs to take some time early on in its science curriculum to explain what `hypothesis`, `theory` and `fact` means. Then a debate may be able to happen. In fact a good background in the scientific method would be more useful than alot of the stuff learnt in school science classes. In fact its so simple and fundamental to learning science, it should probably be taught in primary school.
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Male 835
Also in the news, several million species of animal fit on one boat. And they can survive a year. And repopulate the earth without fear of inbred offspring. And...I have to go to work today, no time to do it all.
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Male 192
i have my belief to back it up. besides 1 too much science cannot explain 2 and most important evolution and creation are both THEORYS i believe in creation if you believe in evolution good for you just make me a deal i leave u alone on the subject and you do the same
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Male 39,909

Also in the news, the world is flat.
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Male 2,620
Link: Don`t Write Checks Your Ass Can`t Cash [Pic] [Rate Link] - The Christadelphian Meeting Room gets called out on their claim. In a perfect world, they`d try to seriously respond.
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