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    Thread: Bible Baptist Tabernacle Church/ Controversy
Post: RE: Bible Baptist Tabernacle Church/ Controversy

(02-24-2024, 07:35 PM)Charlie24 Wrote: When I choose His words, I have chosen LIFE. Eternal life with Him.They want to live forever in paradise, they want to have everything, forever. Christianity i...
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 343 2,392 02-24-2024, 07:46 PM
    Thread: Misanthropy
Post: RE: Misanthropy

In my experience; everyone acts and speaks as if we have freewill; even the people who say freewill doesn't exist. If someone tells you it you don't have freewill; never accept responsibility for any...
rocinantexyz Philosophy and Ethics 79 2,935 02-20-2024, 07:47 AM
    Thread: Can someone explain Trump's involvement in vaccines in simple terms I can understand?
Post: RE: Can someone explain Trump's involvement in vac...

I'm so silly. When the vaccines were first made available here in the USA; they were restricted to certain people (like medical workers and people who might be extra vulnerable to disease). I have a f...
rocinantexyz World News, Politics and Current Events 14 300 02-07-2024, 11:52 PM
    Thread: Texas making secession moves for racist reasons for the 3rd times?
Post: RE: Texas making secession moves for racist reason...

The videos I've seen it looks like it is only concertina wire. Could be dangerous around water I guess. In any case it should be up to the feds what is or isn't done on the border, imo.
rocinantexyz World News, Politics and Current Events 37 658 02-06-2024, 01:13 AM
    Thread: The death penalty (Alabama, USA, the world) (TW: graphic at times)
Post: RE: The death penalty (Alabama, USA, the world) (T...

(01-31-2024, 11:37 AM)brewerb Wrote: The humans or the pigs? :panic:lol! Yeah, the pigs simply refused to enter the other tents more than just enough to get a whiff. Like if you breath in concentrat...
rocinantexyz World News, Politics and Current Events 42 860 01-31-2024, 06:19 PM
    Thread: The death penalty (Alabama, USA, the world) (TW: graphic at times)
Post: RE: The death penalty (Alabama, USA, the world) (T...

(01-24-2024, 08:52 PM)Fireball Wrote: I'm not aware of nitrogen gas asphyxiation causing vomiting. I've had training for enclosed spaces, where nitrogen flush in particular may have been used. After...
rocinantexyz World News, Politics and Current Events 42 860 01-31-2024, 07:40 AM
    Thread: Giving platform to fascists, authoritarians and alt-righters.
Post: RE: Giving platform to fascists, authoritarians an...

(01-29-2024, 05:23 PM)Mathilda Wrote: As atheists it's important that we recognise where this leads. How many of us have grown up having to pretend we're theists? It's more than just pretending to b...
rocinantexyz World News, Politics and Current Events 20 520 01-30-2024, 12:01 AM
    Thread: Giving platform to fascists, authoritarians and alt-righters.
Post: RE: Giving platform to fascists, authoritarians an...

(01-27-2024, 01:53 PM)adey67 Wrote: As someone once said, the antidote to bad speech is not censure but more and better speech.That sounds great on paper. In the real world, you can't compete with t...
rocinantexyz World News, Politics and Current Events 20 520 01-29-2024, 05:09 PM
    Thread: War in Gaza and Israel
Post: RE: War in Gaza and Israel

(01-24-2024, 02:54 AM)mordant Wrote: 25,000 Palestinians dead, and that's probably very low ball. 217 dead IDF soldiers so far. 695 dead in the Oct 7 attack. Seems a WEE bit disproportionate of a...
rocinantexyz World News, Politics and Current Events 162 3,163 01-24-2024, 04:08 PM
    Thread: Ah...Xhristard Criminals...Caught Again!
Post: RE: Ah...Xhristard Criminals...Caught Again!

(01-23-2024, 05:47 PM)Minimalist Wrote: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/20...-regalado/ ... “We allege that Mr. Regalado took advantage of the trust and faith of his own Christian community an...
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 6 169 01-24-2024, 03:51 PM
    Thread: God outside of time and space?
Post: RE: God outside of time and space?

(01-15-2024, 06:05 PM)Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz Wrote: ...an argument I'm hearing more and more is a "god outside of time and space."...sounds like magic
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 29 410 01-16-2024, 01:47 AM
    Thread: The Holy Prepuce
Post: RE: The Holy Prepuce

I have it on "good authority" that if you rub the bones of Elisha on the dead, they will be resurrected. Apparently Elisha's bone(s) is more powerful than the bone of Jesus.
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 23 545 01-09-2024, 04:08 AM
    Thread: Tried to have a conversation...
Post: RE: Tried to have a conversation...

(01-09-2024, 02:38 AM)Cavebear Wrote: That's why discussing religion at the family holiday meal does no good.I haven't had any problems like that since I stopped admitting people to my home who reje...
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 20 506 01-09-2024, 02:58 AM
    Thread: Tried to have a conversation...
Post: RE: Tried to have a conversation...

(01-08-2024, 07:44 PM)Rad Wrote: ...a direct personal attack insulting my choice of 'hobby' (computers, no idea where that came from)...In my worldview: the believer and god share the same mind (tha...
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 20 506 01-09-2024, 02:19 AM
    Thread: Water Rockets
Post: RE: Water Rockets

(01-08-2024, 10:29 AM)Cavebear Wrote: I received a Christmas gift of a water rocket as a child. I'm not sure it was the same you are describing though.  Mine was an actual rocket-shaped thing.  It h...
rocinantexyz Science, Engineering and Mathematics 12 274 01-08-2024, 10:42 AM
    Thread: How Did Moses Get Water from Rocks?
Post: RE: How Did Moses Get Water from Rocks?

Moses got water from rocks in the same way Peter Parker got magic powers from a spider; they are both fictional characters imo.
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 52 966 01-08-2024, 06:46 AM
    Thread: Boeing 737 Lax
Post: RE: Boeing 737 Lax

I'm assuming no one flew out of the hole?
rocinantexyz World News, Politics and Current Events 21 462 01-07-2024, 04:49 AM
    Thread: Chance or Design
Post: RE: Chance or Design

(01-06-2024, 09:02 PM)Mathilda Wrote: How can you determine whether something happened by chance of because your god made it so?I've been asking more or less that question much of my life. Good luck...
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 239 3,877 01-06-2024, 10:27 PM
    Thread: Chance or Design
Post: RE: Chance or Design

(01-05-2024, 11:50 PM)Mathilda Wrote: How could you determine which?Exactly! IMO: If someone can't tell you a measurable difference between A and B; then perhaps A and B are the same thing.
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 239 3,877 01-06-2024, 01:38 AM
    Thread: Chance or Design
Post: RE: Chance or Design

(01-03-2024, 11:44 PM)Dānu Wrote: You haven't established it was a law.  Stop building things atop sand.Oh well that is 2 of us that are skeptical that the universe operates by real estate laws!
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 239 3,877 01-03-2024, 11:55 PM
    Thread: Looks Like The Imbeciles Are Winning
Post: RE: Looks Like The Imbeciles Are Winning

(12-30-2023, 08:38 PM)Dexta Wrote: I doubt it will address the issues of children who identify as cats or wolves etc...You realize that is a moral panic; right?
rocinantexyz Science, Engineering and Mathematics 46 1,233 01-03-2024, 08:32 PM
    Thread: Legitimate Atheist Anger; Inclusivity in the NT
Post: RE: Legitimate Atheist Anger; Inclusivity in the N...

(01-02-2024, 02:34 AM)pattylt Wrote: I find it fascinating to learn why some believer believe and I don’t.  How am I different?  Is my brain wired differently?  I still don’t know the answer...I am ...
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 10 227 01-02-2024, 03:17 PM
    Thread: Luke's Minute & Extraordinary Historical Accuracy
Post: RE: Luke's Minute & Extraordinary Historical Accur...

(01-01-2024, 10:19 PM)Dave Armstrong Wrote: No to the latter. It's already evident what I am and what I am not, in some 100 posts or so. I encourage you to do it!I was hoping you would answer the qu...
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 195 3,020 01-01-2024, 10:23 PM
    Thread: Science Misuse
Post: RE: Science Misuse

(01-01-2024, 09:45 PM)Astreja Wrote: [...positively gloating about how fucking ignorant they are, and elevating faith to a virtue when it's more often a vice and a detriment to clear thinking.If I h...
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 222 2,468 01-01-2024, 10:20 PM
    Thread: Theists: Some Questions About the Nature of Your God
Post: RE: Theists: Some Questions About the Nature of Y...

(01-01-2024, 09:52 PM)Astreja Wrote: ...and you are essentially calling us liars...That is a feature of Christian apologetics: that skeptics of the story, must be liars.
rocinantexyz Atheism & Theism 162 3,584 01-01-2024, 10:13 PM