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Originally posted by SaulGoodman
Originally posted by Namaste1001
I used to think I was an atheist until I realised giving my self a label meant I had to conform to the belief of there being no God/deity. I can't prove there isn't therefor it was just a belief. I'm comfortable admitting that I just don't know.
[edit on 14-7-2010 by Namaste1001]
So you decided to give yourself another label, that of an agnostic? Granted, there's more wiggle room in it, but it's still a label and it's still technically a belief.
Originally posted by reesie45
I dont believe in religion, but i do believe we are not alone in the universe. I dont know what to call myself. Im just myself!
Why do you spend so much time talking about something you don't believe in? I don't believe Pokemon are real, but my life doesn't revolve around me not believing in Pokemon.
Lack of belief in deities is not a belief.
It's not your burden to prove there isn't deities. Anyone can make any theoretical argument that they cannot prove and you cannot falsify. It doesn't mean their theoretical argument carries any weight.
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
Why do some atheists talk/focus on God/religion more than most religious people do???
Would you like a cookie for being an atheist?
Is there proudness in your non-belief?
Is this a competition on who is right and who is wrong?
Why do some atheists look down on other atheists for not "unbelieving" to the extreme?
Originally posted by ptmckiou
Here is a great quote regarding everything in the universe is made of energy.
For further details look up string theory in quantum physics.
Everything is energy!
This is the beginning and this is the end.
Every child in modern civilisation learns the concept of atoms from their parents even before kindergarden. The theory is far spreaded and is commonly accepted.
So, out of what is an atom in the easyest structure?
One proton(+) and one neutron build up the core wich is surrounded by one electron, attracted by one electron(-). They are in continous, neverending movement around their counterparts, because of their opposite charging and other, for us unimportant, forces .
So, out of what is a proton (or electron, or neutron is irrelevant for understanding this)?
Quantum physics tell us they where made out of different parts, called „quarks“. In the last years this also became public knowlege. I dont want to lose much words about it.
So, out of what is a quark? I don´t want to get too deep into the matter, but if you divide up all parts into the smallest possible, what do you have left? Eh?
Yeah right, energy! Pure energy, vibrating in frequency! This is what is called the string theory. Not proven, yet, but has the most followers and is more and more accepted by sientists and on its way to be proven by LHC at CERN.
Everything is energy. Even the smallest peace in space, until up to the universe itself is made out of the very same fundamental, vibrating energy. And that this energyparticles are inextricably linked and reached a higher state, is out of question. Rays, waves, matter, planets, stars and the wonder of life, which includes your body and your soul, are proof enough.
Since our thoughts form reality