Atheist Challenge Met

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Sapient recently explained that he could disprove theism by conceiving of something that doesn't exist. Since conceiving of something that doesn't exist allegedly refutes theism, conceiving of something that DOES exist must refute atheism.

Atheists, the following things exist:

My brain

My house

My computer

Atoms

Camels

 

QED.

Q: Why didn't you address (post x) that I made in response to you nine minutes ago???

A: Because I have (a) a job, (b) familial obligations, (c) social obligations, and (d) probably a lot of other atheists responded to the same post you did, since I am practically the token Christian on this site now. Be patient, please.


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Quote:Since conceiving of

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Since conceiving of something that doesn't exist allegedly refutes theism, conceiving of something that DOES exist must refute atheism.

I can't think of anything to say that would make you sound any more stupid.  I think the last three times I've said, "That's the most stupid thing I've ever heard anyone say," it's been you saying it.

 

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Would it help if I gave you

Would it help if I gave you a cookie and patted you on the head for trying?


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Hambydammit wrote:

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Since conceiving of something that doesn't exist allegedly refutes theism, conceiving of something that DOES exist must refute atheism.

I can't think of anything to say that would make you sound any more stupid.  I think the last three times I've said, "That's the most stupid thing I've ever heard anyone say," it's been you saying it.

 

       Hamby why doest thou even bother talking with this guy; thou  ist far too intelligent for such-ith a waste of time.

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D-cubed wrote:

Would it help if I gave you a cookie and patted you on the head for trying?

       D-cubed could you put something in the cookie first?

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Quote:  Hamby why doest

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  Hamby why doest thou even bother talking with this guy; thou  ist far too intelligent for such-ith a waste of time.

I had intricate plans to be involved in carnal diversions with a woman of the female persuasion.  Having watched those plans crumble (and having had a really crappy week to boot) I have found it cathartic to poke fun at the intellectually defenseless.

 

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Hambydammit wrote:

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  Hamby why doest thou even bother talking with this guy; thou  ist far too intelligent for such-ith a waste of time.

I had intricate plans to be involved in carnal diversions with a woman of the female persuasion.  Having watched those plans crumble (and having had a really crappy week to boot) I have found it cathartic to poke fun at the intellectually defenseless.

 

     In Canada we have laws against toying with the mentally challenged,  "They are god's children" and gods can have them. 

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He was not trying to

He was not trying to disprove god. He was pointing out the glaring problems with C.S. Lewis' argument. But even if he was attempting to disprove god your argument is non-sequitor.

Thats cute.


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Is this guy just trolling or

Is this guy just trolling or his he really this stupid?


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Presuppositionalist wrote:

Sapient recently explained that he could disprove theism by conceiving of something that doesn't exist. Since conceiving of something that doesn't exist allegedly refutes theism, conceiving of something that DOES exist must refute atheism.

Atheists, the following things exist:

My brain

[...]

You're going to start with a contentious example?


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MattShizzle wrote:Is this

MattShizzle wrote:
Is this guy just trolling or his he really this stupid?
Yes.


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I just find it hard to

I just find it hard to beleive that someone could consider this an argument at all, and consider that obvious joke list of proofs of god as serious valid proof. That is just sad if he really is that stupid.

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At first I thought that

At first I thought that Presuppositionalist was some sort of antagonist, but I realize now that I was wrong. He isn't our local troll theist: he is our local retarded theist. I think he might actually have some problems if this opening post was serious. I hope it is just genuine trolling; that would just make him an ass on the internet. If he was serious about his opening statement then he might really have "special" needs. For that reason, I will be laying off of Presuppositionalist for a while. It just feels wrong to smash apart the flimsy arguments made by someone who might be mentally challenged.

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Presuppositionalist wrote:

Sapient recently explained that he could disprove theism by conceiving of something that doesn't exist. Since conceiving of something that doesn't exist allegedly refutes theism, conceiving of something that DOES exist must refute atheism.

Your failure of understanding of Sapient's thread does not mean an opposite has any validity.

I can't say anything else or it won't be nice.

 

 

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Why do you insist on reaming

Why do you insist on reaming yourself here in addition to the reamings you've been given in other threads?

I don't need goatse v. 2.0 here.

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This guy may very well be a

This guy may very well be a joke - and he's probably having much more fun reading your exagerated reactions than you are reading his jokes. Seriously. Jesus Christ. Some of you.


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Quote:This guy may very well

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This guy may very well be a joke - and he's probably having much more fun reading your exagerated reactions than you are reading his jokes. Seriously. Jesus Christ. Some of you.

Once again, Poe's Law proves to be true.

Honestly, I have no idea whether this guy is a nut job, a spam troll, or a genuine idiot.  The sad thing is, I've been to churches where preachers have said stuff pretty close to this, and people clapped.

 

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Milkshake89 wrote:This guy

Milkshake89 wrote:

This guy may very well be a joke - and he's probably having much more fun reading your exagerated reactions than you are reading his jokes. Seriously. Jesus Christ. Some of you.

Presup's like a grisly car wreck - you should look away from the carnage but you just can't.

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Jormungander wrote:At first

Jormungander wrote:
At first I thought that Presuppositionalist was some sort of antagonist, but I realize now that I was wrong. He isn't our local troll theist: he is our local retarded theist.

But but but, he's the smartest person here!  He said so, so it must be true!

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