Archive for February, 2011

The kind of Valentines I get

From the IAmAnAtheist.com comment form: I don’t know what was more moronic, the hypothetical questions you posed to rebuke the validity of the existence of the alpha and the omega, or your assenine, poorly constructed responses to these. Why were these questions about why you don’t believe in god, posed with no philosophical merit and […]

Posted on February 14, 2011 at 7:49 am by ideclare · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Anti-atheist

Can Rightness Be Determined by Value?

Statement The right thing to do is the one that has the greatest benefit or does the least harm. Q1 Analysis This is not a Q1 violation so long as you can define "greatest benefit" and "least harm" and these two criteria don’t come into conflict. Q2 Analysis This is a Q2 violation if, for […]

Posted on February 11, 2011 at 9:59 pm by ideclare · Permalink · One Comment
In: 2Q

Out of the closet?

From the IAmAnAtheist.com comment form: Being a proud atheist requires the courage and “out of the closetness” of the bi, lesbian, and gay community of the late 70’s early 80’s. Just think about it….. Some of us choose to remain in the closet and be among the casually assumed god fearing atheist’s that feel it’s […]

Posted on February 10, 2011 at 7:49 am by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Atheists' problems

Wacky Christianity

From the IAmAnAtheist.com comment form: Love your site, it’s nice to see a decent no nonsense approach to no nonsense. Although I give kudos to Mary, she hoe’s around, gets knocked up, talks utter crap as an excuse and starts all this son of God bollocks off (incidentally I’ve met a dude that thought he […]

Posted on February 9, 2011 at 7:48 am by ideclare · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Anti-religion

Can a Machine Have Rights?

Statement No conceivable machine would be entitled to personal rights.* Q1 Analysis This is a Q1 violation if it is in conflict with your criteria for determining whether or not something has personal rights. Q2 Analysis This may be a Q2 violation if there is disagreement about what qualifies as a machine. For example, would […]

Posted on February 8, 2011 at 9:58 pm by ideclare · Permalink · One Comment
In: 2Q

Is evolution science?

Below is my paraphrasing of a conversation I had with a creationist. I present it for your comment. Creationist: Evolutionists always complain when it’s pointed out that evolution doesn’t answer the question of where life came from. They claim that evolution isn’t about the origin of life, but unless they can say where life came […]

Posted on February 7, 2011 at 7:15 am by ideclare · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Evolution

Is There Morality Without Free Will?

Statement Free will is an illusion, so nobody is responsible for their actions. Q1 Analysis This may be a Q1 violation if you sometimes hold people responsible for their actions or sometimes want credit for your actions. Q2 Analysis This is a Q2 violation if you would criticize the behavior of someone who believes free […]

Posted on February 4, 2011 at 9:58 pm by ideclare · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: 2Q

Hate mail: Apparently I’m a “crazy fundie”

From the IAmAnAtheist.com comment form: I don’t want to be a moral atheist, you are being a theist yourself by trying to condemn atheists to be moral. Morality is a tool used by the government and religious hierarchy to control the masses;society. YOU CRAZY FUNDIE!!! Thor looks down on such behaviour. I agree that many […]

Posted on February 3, 2011 at 7:46 am by ideclare · Permalink · One Comment
In: Hate mail

Merciful and just?

From the IAmAnAtheist.com comment form: Can God Be Both Merciful and Just? Ofcourse yes!!! He is Just! and every one will paid for his ouwn sin, but at the same time he is Merciful giving you time to repent and belive in him. He is Merciful and loving becouse he him self come to die […]

Posted on February 2, 2011 at 7:45 am by ideclare · Permalink · One Comment
In: Defining god

Is Ignorance a Sufficient Excuse?

Statement It’s not his fault; he doesn’t know better. Q1 Analysis This may be a Q1 violation if you think there are some things that "everyone knows" are wrong. Q2 Analysis This is a Q2 violation if you would criticize someone for not holding someone they considered ignorant responsible for their actions. Discussion It seems […]

Posted on February 1, 2011 at 9:57 pm by ideclare · Permalink · One Comment
In: 2Q