From: "smatthewlogan" <slogan@...
> schoolwork is beginning to suffer because of time spent here.
Hmm? This group isn't very active at all. What kept you so busy?
> although you went on regarding how ridiculous it was to ask an
> atheist for a definition of God, (and that you don't have one)
We could make one up. That's how people came up with a god in the first
> now how can you have a view of something you can't (or are unwilling)
> to define? you can't. if you don't believe in the existence of God,
> then God-talk is stricken from your vocabulary; you can't define
> he/she/it because you don't even know what someone is talking about.
> you've refused to acknowlegde a god in your belief system.
We can pretend the same you. Problem with that?
> that's all fine kindof, but when you jump to circular reasoning
> issue - you shoot yourself in the foot...because everyone does it;
> everyone begs the question.
Strange. If someone is reasoning in circles and we point it out, we are to
blame. That make sense.
> to say that a belief in a self-existent, self-authenticating God is
> intellectual cowardice is humorous...
> because i can turn right around and say that to deny the fact that a
> universe with intricate design (beyond which even scientific and
> medical technology can begin to probe/discover) came about apart from
> some "grand designer" would be equally cowardly.
> these designations are childish.
I agree. It would be childish and cowardly to say it is a fact there is a
> atheism is centuries old, as is theism.
Of course. It came about as a direct result of theism. Point?
> you don't believe in a god, and therefore have no intellible way to
> account for your own existence and the world you live in.
Ah. Here that everybody? If you make believe, you are smart. If not, you
> i do believe in God, and will not deny that most Christians arguments
> (as atheists) involve circular reasoning. however, i'm positing the
> existence of God from the impossibility of the contrary.
Like I said. Nothing intelligent to say and holy smokes this last paragraph
is a whopper.
Just another hit and run theist trying to make us feel bad before he squirms