atheist riddle

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atheist riddle

 There seems to be some intelligent people on this web-site,I am hoping somebody can answer this question:

   Show proof of a message of any kind that did not come from a mind.


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What about the lottery

What about the lottery numbers in fortune cookies? Isn't that a message that doesn't come from a mind?

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Would you care to

Would you care to define the relevant terms “message” and “mind” so that an actual answer can be worked on?

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mcap wrote: There seems to

mcap wrote:

 There seems to be some intelligent people on this web-site,I am hoping somebody can answer this question:

   Show proof of a message of any kind that did not come from a mind.

 

 

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mcap wrote: There seems to

mcap wrote:

 There seems to be some intelligent people on this web-site,I am hoping somebody can answer this question:

   Show proof of a message of any kind that did not come from a mind.

A man sits besides a river and listens to all the sounds it makes.  If in the course of listing he hears what sounds like words did the river speak to him?


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The message is primarily in

The message is primarily in the mind of the receiver. Words with no one to read them are just a sequence of squiggles.

Of course, then we get to the question above about a man sitting next to a "babbling" brook.

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mcap wrote: There seems to

mcap wrote:

 There seems to be some intelligent people on this web-site,I am hoping somebody can answer this question:

   Show proof of a message of any kind that did not come from a mind.

Two more things,

1: I think you are asking that we prove a negative ("prove god doesn't exist".)

And 2: http://www.rationalresponders.com/forum/18069 awaits your response.

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 That's stupid.

 That's stupid.  "Message," by definition, comes from a mind.

1. A communication in writing, speech, or signals

2. a messenger's mission

3. an underlying theme or idea.

All of these things require minds... so... duh.  No, there is no such thing as a message that didn't originate from a mind.

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