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3 years ago#11
Polish_Crusader posted...
LOL! just read in the article, the whole "humanist congregation" was founded by british comedians. So are they admitting they their beliefs are all one big joke?


The movement fueled by social media and spearheaded by two prominent British comedians is no joke.

Not according to the very sentence you're referring to. Your reading comprehension is lacking.
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3 years ago#12
But his capacity for motivated cognition sure isn't.
3 years ago#13
Saw this on Daily Atheism on Twitter this morning, and it seems appropriate:

"If atheism is a religion 'I haven't got one' is a make of car." -Anonymous.
3 years ago#14
"If Atheists can have church services, then I can drive a car that i dont have."

Thats the logic that you are using right now, applied to the article i posted.
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3 years ago#15
Uh, no, actually what I meant was if there is no god involved, it's not a religion (i.e., if there is no car, it's therefore not a make of car).

People can meet once a week and not have it center on anything religious. You're reading religion into something where it doesn't exist. That's what atheism is--the absence of god. Not some sort of weird anti-god or worshipping of the void.
3 years ago#16
DT2501 posted...
Uh, no, actually what I meant was if there is no god involved, it's not a religion


There are Buddhists, Taoists, Jainists, and Confucianists, among others, who would disagree with you about that.

Atheism isn't a religion, but atheists certainly could meet once a week in a religious fashion and not have to involve any gods.
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3 years ago#17
OK, I'll give you that.
3 years ago#18
Why couldn't it be an atheist mega mosque?
3 years ago#19
Because this is MURCA! Oer east maybe they can have atheist mosques.
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3 years ago#20
Anyways, I kinda think it's dumb, but if that's what floats their boat, all the power to them I guess
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