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    The huge irony here is that the existence of the...

    The huge irony here is that the existence of the soul is not a defeater of atheism.
    Atheists CAN think souls exist without violating the central tenet of atheism.
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    No - as a physical 'thing', the sugar pill is...

    Not quite Lion. Try it again. The placebo effect is real, but the thing you're led to believe causing it (aka, the placebo) is not (ie., it is not an active drug).

    In short, in your analogy...
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    My definition of "soul" is discarnate...

    Its relevant because you brought it up. You made a claim; all I am asking for is a definition of the term, and how others can go about verifying that such a thing exists. If you had made the claim...
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    That's all folks. :D

    The placebo effect is real...[/QUOTE]

    I know...[/QUOTE]

    That's all folks. :D
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    STOP ASKING.

    STOP ASKING.
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    Do you not understand what the scientific term...

    Do you not understand what the scientific term falsifiability entails?
    Now read up on contingency.
    https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/cosmological-argument/#ArguForNonContCaus
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    I had given up on responding to your posts...

    What is a soul? And how does one go about verifying its existence?

    I think we should leave the debate about the impact of atheism on the soul to later, after the terms have been defined and the...
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    How can you have a scientific theory that depends...

    How can you have a scientific theory that depends on unpredictable/spontaneous events happening?
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    Yes, that is in dispute and its also irrelevant....

    Yes, that is in dispute and its also irrelevant.
    The bible says the universe was deliberately caused to come into existence (by God.)
    The only alternative is that the universe was not caused to...
  10. Thread: A puzzler

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    A lovely paradox.

    A lovely paradox.
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    Nope - its about consistency. Bad people...

    You must be understudy to Trump and Fox News. When backed into a corner find somebody or something to smear unrelated to the issue to derail the question.[/quote]

    Nope - its about consistency.
    ...
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    Defend your Op steve_bank. You were the one who...

    It's groundhog day. We're discussing a past-eternal universe again.

    The only way to defeat the First Cause argument is to argue that the universe either did not come into existence or that it...
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    This is not an argument from ignorance my friend....

    I am coining a new term Argument From Ignorance, AFI...[/QUOTE]

    This is not an argument from ignorance my friend.

    If the universe has always existed we dont need to concern ourselves with its...
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    Lawrence Krauss - atheist. Scientist. "The...

    Lawrence Krauss - atheist. Scientist.
    "The Ideological Corruption of Science"

    https://twitter.com/LKrauss1/status/1282370811823706112?s=20

    Science is used by corrupt people to justify and...
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    I love science. The bed rock of the scientific...

    I love science.

    The bed rock of the scientific method is that truth/untruth can be verified/falsified.

    That the bible likewise presupposes the existence of the ontological category of TruthTM...
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    All methods of calculating the age of the...

    All methods of calculating the age of the universe result in a statement of how long it has been in existence.
    12 billion. 13 billion. 13.7 billion. 13.9 billion. 14 billion.

    Can any of the...
  17. Gee. He says its NOT the case that he has let go...

    Gee. He says its NOT the case that he has let go of faith.
    He goes further and says...
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    https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-old...

    https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-old-is-the-universe/#:~:text=Our%20universe%20is%2013.8%20billion,at%20such%20an%20enormous%20number%3F

    Determining the age of our universe from...
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    A placebo effect IS wishful thinking. If you...

    Then only people with faith would have an afterlife, obviously. But that's just wishful thinking.

    What's wrong, Lion? Scared the afterlife might not actually be real?[/QUOTE]

    A placebo effect...
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    What if the afterlife is a placebo effect and the...

    What if the afterlife is a placebo effect and the only thing your soul needs to survive the physical death of the body is conscious exercising of your soul - psyche, ego, chi, free will, mind,...
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    What if the afterlife is like a placebo effect?...

    What if the afterlife is like a placebo effect? What if the only thing you need do to survive that "singularity" called death is for your "soul" to have a strong enough immune system - faith.

    What...
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    Dont be rude...

    'Well noted?' Thst's what i said! It's not like he had to read between the lines, or recall a post i made in 2006.
    AND he still jumps to the wrong fucking conclusion!

    God, you guys are...
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    Yep and... ...

    Yep and...



    https://twitter.com/newscientist/status/1281529473867882496?s=20
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    Great. Looks like we agree on something at last....

    Great. Looks like we agree on something at last.

    So...either it came into existence spontaneously (magic) or was caused.

    If caused, then caused by deliberate intent/agency OR a necessary,...
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    Hebrews 11:1 states the bleeding obvious - that...

    Hebrews 11:1 states the bleeding obvious - that we can have faith/trust that an all powerful God can do what He says He will do.
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