Author Topic: Books to read suggestions? oO  (Read 858 times)

Re: Books to read suggestions? oO
« Reply #60 on: September 21, 2020, 08:43:19 PM »
I appreciate the book suggestions yall.  The thread kind of took a different route...lol


Check out the link in my sig and you'll find lots of great reading about atheism related topics.
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Re: Books to read suggestions? oO
« Reply #61 on: September 21, 2020, 08:44:29 PM »
Get back to us, which books you enjoy.  We haven't all read all of them.

Speak for yourself!

;-)
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Re: Books to read suggestions? oO
« Reply #62 on: September 21, 2020, 09:32:44 PM »
Maxwell's demon is not an argument, it's a thought experiment.

How thoughtless of you ;-)
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Re: Books to read suggestions? oO
« Reply #63 on: September 21, 2020, 09:33:31 PM »
It's just an arbitrary quality by assumption only.  It lures the sheep in.  Just hearing the word "perfect" puts them in a Jesus trance, and they say, "Yeah, that's right.  God is perfect, so he must exist.  There's not enough there to even make a fake syllogism.  Just a series of mental lapses, and a conclusion.

Part of the theological masturbation theologians engage in.
Ha’át’íísh baa naniná?
Azee’ ła’ish nanídį́į́h?
Táadoo ánít’iní.
What are you doing?
Are you taking any medications?
Don't do that.

Re: Books to read suggestions? oO
« Reply #64 on: September 22, 2020, 07:37:32 AM »
I meant I've never gotten an answer as to why 'perfect' means 'must exist'.
Meh, it's just a greatness. My god is great because... [long list of improbable things]. The god dicksizing chat in "Conan, The Barbarian" is an example.
We 'new atheists' have a reputation for being militant, but make no mistake  we didn't start this war. If you want to place blame put it on the the religious zealots who have been poisoning the minds of the  young for a long long time."
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Re: Books to read suggestions? oO
« Reply #65 on: September 22, 2020, 09:26:26 AM »
Meh, it's just a greatness. My god is great because... [long list of improbable things]. The god dicksizing chat in "Conan, The Barbarian" is an example.

Krum would be your kind of pagan god ;-)
Ha’át’íísh baa naniná?
Azee’ ła’ish nanídį́į́h?
Táadoo ánít’iní.
What are you doing?
Are you taking any medications?
Don't do that.

Re: Books to read suggestions? oO
« Reply #66 on: September 22, 2020, 11:20:40 AM »
Krom.
We 'new atheists' have a reputation for being militant, but make no mistake  we didn't start this war. If you want to place blame put it on the the religious zealots who have been poisoning the minds of the  young for a long long time."
PZ Myers

Re: Books to read suggestions? oO
« Reply #67 on: September 22, 2020, 01:51:54 PM »
I would not say I'm only 99% certain that Santa Claus doesn't exist, or Aquaman doesn't exist. So why can I only be 99% sure that God doesn't exist?
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Offline Baruch

Re: Books to read suggestions? oO
« Reply #68 on: September 22, 2020, 02:16:08 PM »
Krom.

Now you said it!  Please don't properly pronounce Cthulhu ... we don't need another primal god arising!
Ha’át’íísh baa naniná?
Azee’ ła’ish nanídį́į́h?
Táadoo ánít’iní.
What are you doing?
Are you taking any medications?
Don't do that.

Offline Baruch

Re: Books to read suggestions? oO
« Reply #69 on: September 22, 2020, 02:18:41 PM »
I would not say I'm only 99% certain that Santa Claus doesn't exist, or Aquaman doesn't exist. So why can I only be 99% sure that God doesn't exist?

Just expressing your cultural preferences.  As we all do.  Of course, in human conflict, we want to dictate to every other person on the planet, even though we can't get our spouse or children to obey us ;-)
Ha’át’íísh baa naniná?
Azee’ ła’ish nanídį́į́h?
Táadoo ánít’iní.
What are you doing?
Are you taking any medications?
Don't do that.

Re: Books to read suggestions? oO
« Reply #70 on: September 22, 2020, 06:00:20 PM »
I would not say I'm only 99% certain that Santa Claus doesn't exist, or Aquaman doesn't exist. So why can I only be 99% sure that God doesn't exist?
My don'tcareness starts way before 99%.
We 'new atheists' have a reputation for being militant, but make no mistake  we didn't start this war. If you want to place blame put it on the the religious zealots who have been poisoning the minds of the  young for a long long time."
PZ Myers