theist riddle (psst, mcap!)

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theist riddle (psst, mcap!)

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

   Show proof of a message of any kind that came from God."

Fixed.

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Miracles and messages come in the form of burn marks on toast these days.

 

 

Didn't you hear? Hey, at least it beats reading them from entrails.

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I think I must of surely seen a woman with a Jesus-shaped tumour on her neck the other day.

 

 

Is that good enough?

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triften wrote:Show proof of

triften wrote:
Show proof of a message of any kind that came from God.

Is being ignored by god proof of a message from god?

Me: God, please cure my woes.
God: *ignores you*
Me: C'mon god, don't be a douche
God: *ignores you, s'more*

I think that's a pretty clear message.


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ClockCat wrote:I think I

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I think I must of surely seen a woman with a Jesus-shaped tumour on her neck the other day.

 

Is that good enough?

 

Well, did goldenpalace.com buy it on ebay for a million dollars?  If not then no that was not good enough.

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 I've been trying for a few

 I've been trying for a few weeks now to think of a way to express just how bizarre the whole theist "communication" argument is.  I mean... if everything goes fine, nothing out of the ordinary is happening, and nothing extraordinary happens, then God is communicating with you.  If something really bad happens, God is communicating with you.  If you have a dream, God is communicating with you.  If something really out of the ordinary -- whether good or bad -- happens, God is communicating with you.  Sick?  Communication.  Healthy?  Communication.  See a waterfall?   Communication.  Contemplate bumble bee wings?  Communication.

In short, there's really nothing left over in the human experience that can't be interpreted as communication.

 

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This is neither a riddle nor

This is neither a riddle nor a question.


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 Quote:This is neither a

 

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This is neither a riddle nor a question.

Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a Reverse Poe Winner!

 

 

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LOL

LOL


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 I've been working on a

 I've been working on a corrolary to Poe's Law for some time, and I haven't quite figured it out yet, but I suspect it may be something like this:

It is impossible for a theist to tell when an atheist is parodying the theist position without the addition of smileys.

 

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  Hi Ciarin. Nice to see

  Hi Ciarin. Nice to see you're still around....


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Hambydammit wrote:It is

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It is impossible for a theist to tell when an atheist is parodying the theist position without the addition of smileys.

Interestingly enough, atheists always notice when a theist is trying to parody atheists because it'll be a strawman. 

 

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 Quote:Interestingly

 

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Interestingly enough, atheists always notice when a theist is trying to parody atheists because it'll be a strawman.

I've always put it this way.  Maybe this can be Hambydammit's Law or something like that...
 

"Theists pretending to be atheists will always be caught by atheists.  If they understood atheism well enough to imitate it, they'd be atheists."

 

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Hambydammit wrote: I've

Hambydammit wrote:

 I've been working on a corrolary to Poe's Law for some time, and I haven't quite figured it out yet, but I suspect it may be something like this:

It is impossible for a theist to tell when an atheist is parodying the theist position without the addition of smileys.

 

I thought most laws assumed the universe works the same backwards as well as forwards, as long as you account for electrical charge.

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Interestingly enough, atheists always notice when a theist is trying to parody atheists because it'll be a strawman.

I've always put it this way.  Maybe this can be Hambydammit's Law or something like that...
 

"Theists pretending to be atheists will always be caught by atheists.  If they understood atheism well enough to imitate it, they'd be atheists."

 

 

Not really. I've been mistaken for atheist in chat rooms alot.


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 Quote:Not really. I've

 

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Not really. I've been mistaken for atheist in chat rooms alot.

Were you trying to pretend to be atheist?

If not, the law doesn't apply to you.  I also can't imagine why you would want to do so.  The only theists I know of who would be interested in doing so are the ones who don't understand it well enough to imitate it.  That's how the law works Smiling

 

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Not really. I've been mistaken for atheist in chat rooms alot.

Were you trying to pretend to be atheist?

If not, the law doesn't apply to you.  I also can't imagine why you would want to do so.  The only theists I know of who would be interested in doing so are the ones who don't understand it well enough to imitate it.  That's how the law works Smiling

 

 

No, I was just being me. Since I side with atheists on many topics, it's assumed I'm an atheist.