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Sort of funny Dawkins and Krauss think they are so original and brave when all one needs to do is pick up the 18th century Scottish Enlightment philsopher David Hume and read the same exact belief system.
1 posted on 06/14/2012 6:59:02 AM PDT by C19fan
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Dawkins should debate with a Jihadist.


2 posted on 06/14/2012 7:00:42 AM PDT by Paladin2
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Has he ever attempted to discredit any religions other than Christianity?


3 posted on 06/14/2012 7:02:57 AM PDT by stuartcr ("When silence speaks, it speaks only to those that have already decided what they want to hear.")
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Dawkins should totally take on the most oppressive religion in the world first and then once he is done with that one he can “work his way down the ladder”. He should do a survey of all the world’s religions and find one that oppresses women, condones slavery, and the killing of people who believe otherwise and start there.

No wait, that would mean he would have to start on Islam first and he is too much of a chickenshit pansy ass to do that. So much safer to go against christians cause christians don’t saw you head off with a rusty knife to make a point.


5 posted on 06/14/2012 7:05:19 AM PDT by GraceG
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—Krauss is the author of the much heralded, A Universe From Nothing: Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing, in which he argues that it is highly plausible that we will soon be able to understand how the entire universe, including the fundamental laws of physics, can start from “absolutely nothing” without any need to appeal to a creator or supernatural agency.—

The problem with this whole statement is that it only demonstrates that Science is about “how”.

Christianity is about “why”. And that is the higher pursuit.


6 posted on 06/14/2012 7:07:05 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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I was surprised to learn that most of the really difficult (supposedly original) questions that Atheists ask about the existance of God, Hell, suffering, etc. have mostly been brought up more than a thousand years ago by theologians within the church playing Devil’s advocate.


7 posted on 06/14/2012 7:07:21 AM PDT by MNDude ( Victimhood is the Holy Grail of liberalism)
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“He had a debate of sorts with Rowan Williams, the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury...”

Isn't this guy a huge lightweight, left wing, CINO? Heck, if he is who I think he is, he might be an atheist plant. What did that debate look like?

Dawkin-”Christianity is rotten, backwards, and bigoted against gays and minorities”

Williams-”Yes it is. Sorry.”

8 posted on 06/14/2012 7:07:42 AM PDT by nerdwithagun (I'd rather go gun to gun then knife to knife.)
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Bingo! Atheists never come up with anything new, they just they do. They are very proud of themselves.

Sorry satan. Next!


9 posted on 06/14/2012 7:08:34 AM PDT by HerrBlucher
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... we will soon be able to understand how the entire universe, including the fundamental laws of physics, can start from “absolutely nothing”

Recalling the phrase: "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God ..." we can observe that Catholics believe that there was a beginning ... from nothing ... thanks to God.

Conversely, one might mull on the fact that there cannot be a beginning if the concept of eternity works both ways.

13 posted on 06/14/2012 7:39:28 AM PDT by OldNavyVet
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I’d like to see him tackle Islam- but then I guess he’s afraid of them like everyone else.


15 posted on 06/14/2012 7:44:17 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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Krauss is the author of the much heralded, A Universe From Nothing: Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing, in which he argues that it is highly plausible that we will soon be able to understand how the entire universe, including the fundamental laws of physics, can start from “absolutely nothing” without any need to appeal to a creator or supernatural agency.

So, does this mean we can quit worrying about "social justice," "equality," "homophobia," "speciesism," and all those "problems" and "evils" we allegedly face? Does this mean the World Totalitarian State is no longer a necessity to "solve" all these "problems" and "correct" all these "evils?"

Didn't think so.

43 posted on 06/18/2012 7:38:35 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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So Dawkins says, in effect, that we should reject the claims of Christianity because they don’t comport with common sense, but that we should accept the claims of science, even though they may not comport with common sense?

“How convenient.”

62 posted on 06/19/2012 11:56:28 AM PDT by RichInOC (Jesus is coming back soon...and man, is He ticked off. (I'm trying to keep it clean.))
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With origins in the 17th century.


63 posted on 06/19/2012 12:03:53 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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