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Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-02-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 77
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Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Pope blames atheism for all the worlds problems.

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If you mean that atheism is some positive assertion on morality then no, I disagree with the pope.


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So you do not agree that God should be contested for morality sake? ...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-02-2007, 02:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 214
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Pope blames atheism for all the worlds problems.

Hi Luckyme,

I was just trying to point out that he OP hasn't attacked anything the Pope actually said. On the contrary, the OP seems to agree with the Pope that a "moralism" can produce evil.
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Forum: Politics 12-01-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: A Mars Landing - place your bets

The results of this poll surprise me. I thought it was a no brainer that if a woman was on the crew the PC thing to do would be to let her make that small leap/giant step.

Do you peoples think...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-01-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 214
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Pope blames atheism for all the worlds problems.

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Uh, "within the confines of nature." Didn't God set up those confines? So why do "the confines of nature" actually result in incredible suffering (nature probably causes more suffering...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-01-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 214
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Pope blames atheism for all the worlds problems.

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The same thing that makes us recognize Stalin and Mao as evil, is what is so evil about religion. It is not that they are atheists. It's that they demand your heart and your mind. They...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-01-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 214
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Pope blames atheism for all the worlds problems.

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How about this - when you read one full page of pure idiotic drivel

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Madnak,

When I read the ABC article I thought to myself the Pope can't be this stupid it must be the...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-01-2007, 03:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 214
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Pope blames atheism for all the worlds problems.

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Stalin and Mao wouldn't agree with me

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Sure they would, they were atheist. If they wouldn't agree with your statement that humans are the most powerful entities therefore...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-01-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 214
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Pope blames atheism for all the worlds problems.

Madnak,

The Pope is talking about the atheistic regimes that arose in the 19th and 20th century. Your wrote:

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So humanists aren't placing themselves above God, they are merely...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-01-2007, 03:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 214
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Pope blames atheism for all the worlds problems.

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Oh ok so God is still responsible for...hundreds of billions of people suffering.

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Hundreds of billions? I think not, there hasn't been that many of us born yet. ...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-01-2007, 01:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 214
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Pope blames atheism for all the worlds problems.

ABC did a crappy job reporting that. Here is a more complete excerpt

"The atheism of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries is -- in its origins and aims -- a type of moralism: a protest against...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-01-2007, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 14
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: How much electricity is needed to cause you to feel a \"kick\"?

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I'm wondering how much electricity is needed to cause you to feel a "kick" as it passes through your body. Is a small battery enough? I was always said it wasn't.

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Yes...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-01-2007, 12:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 214
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Pope blames atheism for all the worlds problems.

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Well, Ratzinger is trying to blame it on atheism.

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Perhaps he said thats because athiestic regimes have caused more suffering than theistic ones.

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The pope...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-01-2007, 12:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 214
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Pope blames atheism for all the worlds problems.

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"A world marked by so much injustice, innocent suffering and cynicism of power cannot be the work of a good God,"


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The inhabitants of this earth create the injustice...
Forum: Politics 11-30-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10
Posted By Stu Pidasso
A Mars Landing - place your bets

Hypothetically speaking of course.
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-23-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 78
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Average SMP IQ.

Mine is 80

Stu

<font color="white">Thats not really my IQ. I'm just trolling for idiots</font>
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-16-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 32
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: A coincidence that bothers me

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“You know, the most amazing thing happened to me tonight. I was coming here, on the way to the lecture, and I came in through the parking lot. And you won’t believe what happened. I saw a...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-16-2007, 03:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 18
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: should all good athiest sceintist should believe in......

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I don't know much about the theory, but I will happily say that if you are right in that it cannot be tested, then you are absolutely right in that it is faith-based to believe it and...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-15-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 18
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: should all good athiest sceintist should believe in......

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To put it another way, it suggests that there are other universes connected to our own universe. It's speculation but we may be able to test it eventually. The scientific fact is that we...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-15-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 18
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: should all good athiest sceintist should believe in......

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God is theorized because he can fit anything and is comforting.

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Thats exactly how I feel about alternate-universes/ multi-universe models. You can concieve of an...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-15-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Judgement Day: ID on Trial (LC)

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Did you watch the program? The idea of "Irreducible complexity" was directly addressed.

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Overall I thought it was a great program and recommend it to anyone who does...
Forum: Other Other Topics 11-14-2007, 03:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 28
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: Renewable Energy

I've thought about putting solar panels on my house. But the price needs to come down a bit more before that can seriously be considered.

Thanks to Germany's subsidy of solar and wind(at the...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-14-2007, 03:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 32
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: A coincidence that bothers me

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i think they ought to know that the word is "improbable." nobody says "inprobable."

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Stu Pidasso does.....and they don't make fun of nobodys.

Stu
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-14-2007, 03:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 32
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: A coincidence that bothers me

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do you really think it's significant that they called the coincidence "stellar"?

what do you think they mean when they say that?

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They probably meant "of relating to...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-14-2007, 03:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 18
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: should all good athiest sceintist should believe in......

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The answer is no. A multi-universe model might make the most sense, but that is not implied by a "no God" assumption. Rather it can only be justified according to the best or most likely...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-14-2007, 02:45 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 32
Posted By Stu Pidasso
Re: A coincidence that bothers me

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I am still waiting for your definition of 'exact'.

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Please remember that scientist and astronomers have called this coincidence "improbable" or "stellar" long before I...
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