Welcome to Atheist Discussion, a new community created by former members of The Thinking Atheist forum.

Search Results
Post Author Forum Replies Views Posted [asc]
    Thread: "Vicarious redemption is immoral!" A case of anti-theist hypocrisy.
Post: RE: "Vicarious redemption is immoral!" A case of a...

(Yesterday, 11:15 AM)Huggy Bear Wrote: I asked in the OP for the opinions of people who agreed with Hitchens, if you don’t agree, you're welcome to keep it moving, this thread isn't for you. Let me ...
Paleophyte Atheism & Theism 102 730 Yesterday, 05:22 PM
    Thread: "Vicarious redemption is immoral!" A case of anti-theist hypocrisy.
Post: RE: "Vicarious redemption is immoral!" A case of a...

(Yesterday, 02:39 PM)SaxonX Wrote: No matter how you look at it human sacrifice is bad. Well then I guess your god should do it less.
Paleophyte Atheism & Theism 102 730 Yesterday, 05:10 PM
    Thread: Ship of Theseus Paradox Isn't
Post: RE: Ship of Theseus Paradox Isn't

(07-22-2024, 01:34 PM)SteveII Wrote: It does not follow from any of that that there is no soul (a mind, understood as immaterial, that persists). In fact, it better describes what you called "a proc...
Paleophyte Philosophy and Ethics 16 160 Yesterday, 05:05 PM
    Thread: "Vicarious redemption is immoral!" A case of anti-theist hypocrisy.
Post: RE: "Vicarious redemption is immoral!" A case of a...

(Yesterday, 08:32 AM)Huggy Bear Wrote: The natural world mirrors the spiritual world, so in the natural sense let's say we rename sin and call it starvation,  No one would claim that killing and eat...
Paleophyte Atheism & Theism 102 730 Yesterday, 09:11 AM
    Thread: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion
Post: RE: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion

(07-21-2024, 05:12 AM)daughterofkarl Wrote: One day, a fire breaks out in the center of this building due to, IDK, faulty wiring.  The fire is spreading rapidly outward from its starting point, and ...
Paleophyte Philosophy and Ethics 1,301 33,337 Yesterday, 01:21 AM
    Thread: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion
Post: RE: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion

(07-22-2024, 06:56 PM)SteveII Wrote: Continuity of Identity: From conception to natural death, there is a continuous biological and genetic identity. This continuity suggests a constant 'personhood'...
Paleophyte Philosophy and Ethics 1,301 33,337 Yesterday, 12:04 AM
    Thread: "Vicarious redemption is immoral!" A case of anti-theist hypocrisy.
Post: RE: "Vicarious redemption is immoral!" A case of a...

(07-21-2024, 08:29 PM)Huggy Bear Wrote: How this applies in nature is that in order for you to live, something had to give it's life. If you don't eat, you die, that's as much law as 'what goes up, ...
Paleophyte Atheism & Theism 102 730 07-22-2024, 09:08 PM
    Thread: Ship of Theseus Paradox Isn't
Post: RE: Ship of Theseus Paradox Isn't

(07-20-2024, 08:13 PM)Alan V Wrote: However, I would add that not all material objects have such emergent properties.  Life, consciousness, and similar emergent properties would seem to be the excep...
Paleophyte Philosophy and Ethics 16 160 07-20-2024, 09:54 PM
    Thread: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt
Post: RE: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt

(07-16-2024, 09:09 PM)Minimalist Wrote: Looking odder and odder as time goes by.  When do coincidences stop being coincidences? When they aren't coincidences to begin with. If you profile a few mill...
Paleophyte World News, Politics and Current Events 203 2,308 07-17-2024, 10:35 PM
    Thread: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion
Post: RE: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion

(07-17-2024, 07:21 PM)SteveII Wrote: I know people who would choose that way and I would understand and honor that choice. I would die for one of my children. Legislating against what is a moral tra...
Paleophyte Philosophy and Ethics 1,301 33,337 07-17-2024, 07:28 PM
    Thread: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion
Post: RE: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion

(07-16-2024, 10:02 PM)pattylt Wrote: (07-16-2024, 09:59 PM)Paleophyte Wrote: It's funny that you don't hear many pro-lifers advocating for vasectomies. I guess that they don't care much about the ...
Paleophyte Philosophy and Ethics 1,301 33,337 07-16-2024, 10:51 PM
    Thread: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion
Post: RE: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion

It's funny that you don't hear many pro-lifers advocating for vasectomies. I guess that they don't care much about the moral consequences of their actions.
Paleophyte Philosophy and Ethics 1,301 33,337 07-16-2024, 09:59 PM
    Thread: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion
Post: RE: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion

An Argument from Natural Law Demonstrating the Inapplicability of Natural Law In This Discussion P1 Human life has value. This value is granted by the individual living that life, the community of wh...
Paleophyte Philosophy and Ethics 1,301 33,337 07-16-2024, 11:50 AM
    Thread: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion
Post: RE: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion

(07-16-2024, 09:09 AM)SYZ Wrote: MODERATORS PLEASE BAN THIS USER. (1) We don't ban people simply because we disagree with them and, (2) Did you really need to quote his entire Wall-o-Text in your re...
Paleophyte Philosophy and Ethics 1,301 33,337 07-16-2024, 10:19 AM
    Thread: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion
Post: RE: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion

(07-15-2024, 03:31 PM)SteveII Wrote: Metaethics is a branch of analytic philosophy that explores the status, foundations, and scope of moral values, properties, and words. It is the 'how' level, not...
Paleophyte Philosophy and Ethics 1,301 33,337 07-16-2024, 07:20 AM
    Thread: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt
Post: RE: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt

(07-15-2024, 01:55 AM)Paleophyte Wrote: (07-15-2024, 01:31 AM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: I think a big point of any investigation must be whether it's his Republican voter registration that matters, or...
Paleophyte World News, Politics and Current Events 203 2,308 07-15-2024, 02:33 AM
    Thread: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt
Post: RE: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt

(07-15-2024, 01:37 AM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: (07-15-2024, 01:13 AM)Paleophyte Wrote: High risk for low pay-out and it's hardly necessary. Given the current political climate all Putin needs to do i...
Paleophyte World News, Politics and Current Events 203 2,308 07-15-2024, 02:02 AM
    Thread: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt
Post: RE: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt

(07-15-2024, 01:31 AM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: (07-15-2024, 01:13 AM)Paleophyte Wrote: News outlets are now reporting that an "AR-style" weapon was recovered from the shooter (cue incredibly predicta...
Paleophyte World News, Politics and Current Events 203 2,308 07-15-2024, 01:55 AM
    Thread: Testimony of biblical overcoming/victory
Post: RE: Testimony of biblical overcoming/victory

(07-14-2024, 11:09 PM)pattylt Wrote: He is obviously delusional and experiences hallucinations.  Perhaps it’s best if we don’t interact with him.  He needs medical intervention and we shouldn’t enco...
Paleophyte Spirituality, Pseudoscience and Conspiracy Theories 58 545 07-15-2024, 01:41 AM
    Thread: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt
Post: RE: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt

(07-14-2024, 10:45 PM)mordant Wrote: (07-14-2024, 10:35 PM)SaxonX Wrote: I don't think it's a conspiracy I could totally believe Trump would set this up. Even Trump isn't stupid enough to fake an ...
Paleophyte World News, Politics and Current Events 203 2,308 07-15-2024, 01:13 AM
    Thread: Testimony of biblical overcoming/victory
Post: RE: Testimony of biblical overcoming/victory

(07-14-2024, 04:10 AM)Revelation18_2 Wrote: I was raised Catholic then became an atheist and suffered major depression for 15 years after I read the gospel while studying science in college. Shortly...
Paleophyte Spirituality, Pseudoscience and Conspiracy Theories 58 545 07-14-2024, 03:02 PM
    Thread: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt
Post: RE: (Alleged) Trump assassination attempt

(07-14-2024, 01:35 AM)Aractus Wrote: It is not normal to use an international summit (NATO) as a platform to say that you political opponent in a threat to democracy and to the international order i...
Paleophyte World News, Politics and Current Events 203 2,308 07-14-2024, 02:51 PM
    Thread: Common Atheist Mistakes: Christianity & Science
Post: RE: Common Atheist Mistakes: Christianity & Scienc...

(07-08-2024, 11:24 PM)SaxonX Wrote: Lewis was an idiot who thought that if you were an atheist you must think all religions were wrong rather then simply unproven and totally ignored religions that ...
Paleophyte Atheism & Theism 374 6,473 07-09-2024, 12:17 AM
    Thread: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion
Post: RE: A Non-Religious Case Against Abortion

@SteveII Is it ethical to force a woman to have an embryo implanted and carry it to term if she is in no way related to or responsible for its existence? A complete stranger.If not then why would it ...
Paleophyte Philosophy and Ethics 1,301 33,337 07-08-2024, 08:46 PM
    Thread: Common Atheist Mistakes: Christianity & Science
Post: RE: Common Atheist Mistakes: Christianity & Scienc...

(07-08-2024, 04:51 PM)SteveII Wrote: The concept of C. S. Lewis's Mere Christianity helps make sense of what a Christian is (and is not). Fiction
Paleophyte Atheism & Theism 374 6,473 07-08-2024, 08:07 PM