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Waiting for the Rapture

Started by Neal. Last reply by Chris Jun 2. 8 Replies

Welcome to the CrazyIn Texas there's a case going to the Supreme…Continue

Tags: religion, atheist, universe, homeschooling, education

Saudi Muslim cleric claims the Earth is 'stationary' and the sun rotates around it

Started by Neal. Last reply by Stephen Jun 2, 2016. 40 Replies

Yes, religion does have all the answers. Saudi Arabian cleric has claimed…Continue

Tags: is, stationary, earth, claims, cleric

Bahraini Intellectual Describes the Problems in the Muslim World

Started by Stephen. Last reply by Mrs.B Jan 29, 2016. 1 Reply

Bahraini Intellectual Describes the Problems in the Muslim World  Men like this give me hope for the Middle East.Continue

Another decade, same old song.

Started by Neal Mar 30, 2015. 0 Replies

A decade or so ago, Judge Moore's ten commandments monument went on tour across the U.S. When it made it's way to Lansing, MI, I went to protest the monument sitting on the state capital grounds. There I ran into a fine christian man and his son who…Continue

Tags: song, old, same, robertson, phil

400 men cut their testicles off believing it would help them meet God.

Started by Neal. Last reply by Chris Mar 1, 2015. 3 Replies

Hell, this might be even better than the stationary earth dude. Cutting off your balls should be an action that all religious men partake in. …Continue

Tags: to, get, closer, god, testicles

Foundational Worldview Questions

Started by Brennan Bowman. Last reply by Chris Sep 24, 2014. 40 Replies

Hi everyone. i am working on project for a class and for it I am asking some questions on worldviews. If you are willing I would really appreciate it if you would answer these questions for me.1.What is actually reality? What is really real?2.What…Continue

How is this for the stupidity of Interpretation of an Old Book!

Started by Davy. Last reply by Suzanna Apr 1, 2014. 4 Replies

Council of Islam in Pakistan has declared that mere existence of women is against sharia and the will of their sky fairy! Read the full report in the following link.…Continue

Tags: Pakistan, council, sharia, ideology, islam

Creationist Version Of Neanderthal Human Interbreeding

Started by Davy. Last reply by Chris Mar 20, 2014. 10 Replies

Creationist Version Of Neanderthal Human Interbreedingvia The Panda's Thumb..Had to put this up. Apparently creationists have their own take on the recent findings that…Continue

Tags: Creationist, Earth, Old, Betiality, Neanderthal

Chris Cuomo Schools Catholic League's Bill Donohue

Started by Neal Feb 27, 2014. 0 Replies

Bill Donohue speaks to CNNCatholic League President Bill Donohue got a course on modern…Continue

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The spiritual scientist

Started by Davy Sep 5, 2013. 0 Replies

Science would not exist without an innate spirituality driven by a sense of wonder about the natural world, writes Paul Willis.Early this year my seven-year-old son Chester began his current obsession with the computer game Minecraft. It seems he…Continue

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Comment by Stephen on April 24, 2017 at 4:28pm

Christian Mauled By Lion After Trying ‘To Prove Lord Would Intervene And Save Him’…

A church leader recently had his arm mauled by a lion after running towards them in an effort to prove that the ‘Lord’s power over the wild animals’.


Alec Ndiwane, a Zion Christian Church prophet, was attacked viciously while on a safari trip trying to prove that God can save him in front of his group of church members. He fell into a trance and spoke in multiple different languages before running to a pride of lions feasting on the carcass of an impala in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. As the man was quickly approaching the pack, they looked at him as prey and grouped up on him to attack.

• Zion Church member Alec Ndiwane wanted to show God would save him

• He ‘fell into a trance started speaking in tongues before charging at pride’

• Lions chased after him and one of them clamped down on his buttocks

• He said: ‘I don’t know what came over me. Were we not given dominion over all creatures of the earth?’

• Park officials say they are not aware of any such incident taking place

When he came to a realization that the Lord wasn’t going to intervene, he started to run back to the car, but it wasn’t too long before one of the lions had bit him by the butt. His life was saved from more injury and death when one of the game rangers fired shots att he lions to repel them, it was reported by GhanaWeb.
He said: 

I do not know what came over me. I thought the Lord wanted to use me to show his power over animals. Is it not we were given dominion over all creatures of the earth.

Mr. Ndiwane was instantly rushed to a nearby hospital for emergency surgery to stitch up his wounds and discharged later on.

The spokesman for Kruger National Park, William mabasa, has stated that all park officials aren’t aware of the situation that took place within the park. ‘It would have been reported to us if any of our rangers had taken part in this incident as reported.’

Comment by Mrs.B on April 21, 2017 at 1:21am

We need more of him....

Comment by Stephen on April 20, 2017 at 6:07pm

I hadn't seen this discussion before.

Comment by Stephen on April 18, 2017 at 10:10pm

Muslims and non-Muslims must stand together to fight Islamism"

Comment by Mrs.B on April 18, 2017 at 3:49pm

Its too bad that bigotry is so rampant.

I'm sure many people are just doing lip service.

Comment by Stephen on April 18, 2017 at 3:44pm

Atheists in the U.S. far more numerous than what data shows, says survey

Atheists may only be a minority in the United States, but it appears their number has increased steadily more than what the public is told.

Both Pew Research Center and Gallup survey results indicated that around 10 percent of the American population ascribe themselves as atheists.

But University of Kentucky professor Will Gervais and doctorate student Maxine Najle are inclined to think that the number does not represent the exact count of the atheist population in the country.

"There [are lots] of atheists in the closet," said Gervais. "And... if they knew there are lots of people just like them out there, that could potentially promote tolerance."

A previous research conducted by Gervais with Ara Norenzayan and Azim Shariff showed that many people are more aware of behaving in a morally acceptable manner when they are reminded of God's presence. Since atheists are essentially "non-believers" of God, they know that people tend to trust them less.

As such, the two psychologists believe that the results of the surveys from Pew and Gallup are not accurate due to the method they used, which was to call random people and ask them questions.

To verify this, they conducted their own research to determine more accurately the number of atheists in America. They used a statement poll where participants marked the statements that stand true for them, including the sentence that says, "I believe in God."

The results of the survey showed a higher number of people who identified themselves as "non-believers," they said. While they were unable to provide a specific percentage, Gervais estimated that around 26 percent of Americans are atheists based on their findings.

They also concluded that biases on atheists are the main reason why some refuse to identify themselves as one.

Najle told Vox, "According to our samples, about 1 in 3 atheists in our country don't feel comfortable disclosing their lack of belief."

They were inclined to believe that the reluctance of participants to answer the question hindered research firms from getting an accurate count of the current atheist population.

Gervais' and Najle's study, "How many atheists are there?" is awaiting publication in the Social Psychological and Personality Science journal.

Comment by Doone on April 17, 2017 at 8:51pm

Just remember, three of the largest religions are based on ideas formulated between 2000 and 1000 BC - the images below show how limited that world was on Earth.

Comment by Doone on April 17, 2017 at 8:50pm

World 1000 BC

World 1000 BC

Source: unknown


World 2000 BC

World 2000 BC

Source: unknown


Yellow: hunter-gatherers
Purple: nomadic pastoralists
Green: simple farming societies
Orange: complex farming societies/chiefdoms
Blue: state societies
White: uninhabited
Red line: areas of bronze working

Comment by Stephen on April 17, 2017 at 8:39pm

doone I bet the people get more joy out of it than they would have under its previous management.

Comment by Doone on April 17, 2017 at 8:33pm

100 year old church in Spain made into a skate park Certainly loved this!

 
 
 

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