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Anonymous 16/12/24(Sat)23:39 No. 12763 ID: 0f36a6

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Why are atheists so obsessed with aliens and other conspiracy theories? There is literally no credible evidence for their existence. Is it because they are immature manchildren?


Anonymous 16/12/30(Fri)20:34 No. 12774 ID: eb915c

Ancient Aliens, Infowars.com and autism.

Anonymous 17/01/03(Tue)21:24 No. 12782 ID: 7cf7bd

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Anonymous 17/01/16(Mon)22:41 No. 12788 ID: eb915c


Pretty much your average atheist.

Anonymous 17/01/24(Tue)02:44 No. 12799 ID: 7cf7bd

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They take everything at face value.

Anonymous 17/01/24(Tue)02:56 No. 12800 ID: 5a53ee

Yeah, autistics tend to do that.

Anonymous 17/01/24(Tue)05:54 No. 12801 ID: 7cf7bd


No. Atheists in general take everything at face value. Dawkins and his inane memetics theory is one example. Another fedora tipper is the Halloween larper LaVey.

Anonymous 17/01/30(Mon)15:43 No. 12804 ID: c2f83f

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>Why are atheists so obsessed with aliens

Because there is a strand of modern people who are obsessed with aliens. Its nutty really.

The most retarded are the scientific kind who believe there ARE aliens with no evidence!

Talk about insanity!
At least the tin foil hat has some blurry photos of big foot in the UFO or whatever. What do these retards have?


Anonymous 17/01/31(Tue)00:15 No. 12805 ID: eb915c

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>Aelita (Russian: Аэли́та, pronounced [aɛˈlʲita]), also known as Aelita: Queen of Mars, is a silent film directed by Soviet filmmaker Yakov Protazanov made at the Mezhrabpom-Rus film studio and released in 1924.
>It primarily tells of a young man, Los (Russian: Лось, literally Elk), traveling to Mars in a rocket ship, where he leads a popular uprising against the ruling group of Elders, with the support of Queen Aelita who has fallen in love with him after watching him through a telescope.

If you seriously believe aliens exist you have fallen victim to marxist Soviet delusions.

Anonymous 17/02/18(Sat)17:18 No. 12821 ID: 7cf7bd

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"Extraterrestrial life" is fedora tier wishful thinking, as detached from reality as any mediocre Hollywood movie. It's a coping mechanism used by atheists so they won't get depressed.

Fogel Fry 17/02/18(Sat)19:48 No. 12822 ID: 4d45e4

Why are self-defined 'religious' people so obsessed with their 'deities', for which there is no credible evidence of existence, either?

Are they immature, too, or are they rather in need to tell each other stories that enable them to behave like decent human beings? Like everyone else?

I won't say that religions are innately bad, but the moment the get deployed for political leverage, carnage is imminent.

What's wrong with looking for safer alternatives for civilization-maintaining storytelling?

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)11:56 No. 12824 ID: 7cf7bd

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>The general position of what is often referred to as the New Atheist movement is that atheists approach life through logic and empirical evidence (science) whereas religious people rely on faith and feelings. Many atheists would argue that they do not believe in something unless there is a good reason for doing so. But is this true?

>Atheists denounce the magical thinking that is derived from traditional religious narratives and faiths. However, they are open to other beliefs that lack scientific support. Turns out, even atheists are willing to take a leap of faith. 

Enjoy your cognitive dissonance and double standards, my euphoric, hat tipping neckbeard friend. You want 'evidence' but you, yourself, can't provide any.

>Scientists discover organism that hasn't evolved in more than 2 billion years 

Fogel Fry 17/02/19(Sun)14:05 No. 12825 ID: 4d45e4


Indeed the fact-finding, theory-stress-testing habits of scientific bodies are only accessible to professional scientists who are sufficiently trained in the field to not waste their peers' time in the review process.

You did spot that right.

So, how is that a reply to my last post?

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)14:25 No. 12826 ID: eb915c

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Maybe he forgot to wear his tinfoil hat? He is so enlightened by his intelligence that he knows that the aliens are trying to abduct him by using mind control technology transmitted from the mothership. Or perhaps it's just another mentally ill wacko sitting by his computer day and night while typing out all his nutty conspiracy fantasies.

>How The Thought Screen Helmet Works
>Aliens cannot immobilize people wearing thought screens nor can they control their minds or communicate with them using their telepathy. When aliens can't communicate or control humans, they do not take them.

Fogel+Fry 17/02/19(Sun)14:48 No. 12827 ID: 4d45e4


Whatever rocks your boat, honey.

It doesn't matter if you answer the unanswerable questions with stories of deities or stories of aliens, as long as the myth of your choice satisfies your hungry mind, so you can bring yourself to accept that you are not the most important thing in the world and you can bear to behave in a decent way.

This very outcome is the only thing that counts, here. How you get to it is entirely your private issue.

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)15:25 No. 12828 ID: 7cf7bd

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Mentally ill wacko, for sure. Virgin autists are deranged but that's common knowledge these days. That's why they buy fedoras.

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)17:09 No. 12829 ID: eb915c

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>unanswerable questions

For you they are, yeah. Keep reading Dawkins and masturbate to anime, pal.


I had no idea that mind control protection gear could cure autism and schizophrenia, lol.

Fogel Fry 17/02/19(Sun)17:19 No. 12830 ID: 4d45e4


You keep reading the myths of your choice, as long as they make you respect your fellow human beings.

If it doesn't, find something more appropriate for you to read.

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)19:30 No. 12831 ID: eb915c


>as long as they make you respect your fellow human beings

Listen, mister teenage angst. Buy yourself a mind control deflection hat from Michael Menkin, buy a fedora to put beneath it, load up on ammunition and rifles and go on a killing spree if you think nothing matters.

While your at it, quote some Ayn Rand while relieving your dark and edgy sociopathic urges.

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)21:08 No. 12832 ID: 7cf7bd

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>Since trying Michael Menkin's Helmet, I have not been bothered by alien mind control. Now my thoughts are my own. I have achieved meaningful work and am contributing to society.


>Delusions of control – Belief that your thoughts or actions are being controlled by outside, alien forces. Common delusions of control include thought broadcasting (“My private thoughts are being transmitted to others”), thought insertion (“Someone is planting thoughts in my head”), and thought withdrawal (“The CIA is robbing me of my thoughts”).

Anonymous 17/02/20(Mon)20:13 No. 12835 ID: eb915c


Fogel Fry pretty much fit that description. Atheistic Internet lunatic that types nonsensical, fedora tipping conspiracy theories that stem from his own mental illness. To top it off he's a Kafka-esque, whiny pussy that can only refer to everything as 'myths' because he's lost in his own little world full of delusions and emotional instability

Anonymous 17/03/05(Sun)13:13 No. 12843 ID: 7cf7bd


Reminds me of Ayn Rand. Hugely inflated ego that borders on malignant narcissism (the average drug abusing libertarian tinfoil fedora tipper in a nutshell).

Anonymous 17/03/07(Tue)19:58 No. 12845 ID: 68162d

Not sure if meth dealer

Anonymous 17/03/11(Sat)00:11 No. 12847 ID: eb915c

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>Bizarre flashes of cosmic light may actually be generated by advanced alien civilizations, as a way to accelerate interstellar spacecraft to tremendous speeds, a new study suggests.

lol, a "study".

thought screen helmet Michael Menkin 17/03/11(Sat)08:15 No. 12848 ID: d3d980

See my new videos on you tube. Just enter thought screenhelmet

Anonymous 17/03/13(Mon)23:02 No. 12850 ID: 7cf7bd


I wonder how people actually can say that they believe in aliens with a straight face. So called "close encounters" are just schizophrenic ramblings from people that have abused too many narcotic substances.

Anonymous 17/03/14(Tue)20:38 No. 12851 ID: eb915c


Fogel Fry, maybe you should try to visit a psychiatrist?


>ramblings from people that have abused too many narcotic substances

Yeah, pretty much. But that's how lunatics behave. Their drug induced delusions become reality to them.

Anonymous 17/03/22(Wed)10:15 No. 12858 ID: bfae6f

Maybe all alien civilizations killed themselves shortly after creating radio waves (like we are in the process of doing right now).

Or maybe the universe is so big and aliens who have the technology to travel across such vast distances view us as "sub-life" and not worth even visiting.

Or maybe the universe is so big that eventually technology in space transportation comes to a stop and it isn't efficient to travel to distant planets.

The probability of life occurring natural is very small, but with the size of the universe it's kind of hard to imagine a world without alien species.

Anonymous 17/03/22(Wed)20:39 No. 12859 ID: eb915c

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>it's kind of hard to imagine a world without alien species.

Give me a second while I fetch my plastic lightsaber and Obi-Wan Kenobi robe. I feel that the Force is strong with you.

JPHertz 17/03/23(Thu)20:42 No. 12862 ID: 79ee98


Nice argument.

With the sheer size of the observable universe which is only small % of the actual universe (that we know of), even such a small probability across such a large distance really makes you think.

Anonymous 17/03/23(Thu)22:59 No. 12864 ID: eb915c


Why so mad, my neckbeard friend? You rely on "what if" and "probably". Those aren't arguments. That's you engaging in wishful thinking without the slightest shred of evidence.

JPHertz 17/03/24(Fri)21:57 No. 12865 ID: 788f72


Mad? Not at all. I'm not relying on "what if" arguments, I'm relying on probability. I'm not saying aliens do or don't, but there is a high probability that there is some sort of life on other planets. Even if it's just bacteria.

Anonymous 17/03/25(Sat)00:11 No. 12866 ID: eb915c


>high probability

There you go again. "What if aliens exist? Then surely it's just bacteria but since I can't rely on any actual evidence I'll just concede that advanced civilizations are pure fedora tipping Star Wars fantasies".

Anonymous 17/04/04(Tue)01:23 No. 12880 ID: 946ad3

The only thing more stupid than a rational theist, is an irrational atheist. Which is any atheist. Evidentialism is an inductionism. Basing a concept of faith, which atheism is, since it is the belief in non-entity, not a not belief in entity, (such giving off the illusion, that the atheist position does not commit to the same extent as the theist to a proper concept of general belief), on rational induction is self contradictory.

Anonymous 17/04/04(Tue)04:40 No. 12884 ID: 6cb73d

Though I believe most atheists suffer from the very issue you describe, I do believe there to be a flaw to your perception.
Atheism is not based upon a faith in lack-of-god, it's based upon confidence in the apparent absence of proof of god. Absence of proof toward a postulation such as a religion CAN be the existence of proof toward a postulation such as atheism. Not by (ab)use of any logics, but by evidencing that any gods must be making themselves entirely absent except in cases where their influence can be more confidently explained by other factors, and have been for the entirety of recorded human history... except in religious books that base the truth of their claims in nothing but faith and having been around around the time.
As an evidence to the above, would anyone convert if a Mormon claimed that his books must be true, as a man named Joseph Smith did in fact live during the 1800s AND outside testimonies exist around that time claiming he was preaching the religion?

blue 17/04/18(Tue)21:38 No. 12899 ID: 4515bc

dude i am pretty sure there is this guy i dont know his name but he calculated the probabilty of aliens existing and lets say it's way high keep in mind he factored in just some of the galaxies leaving out the ones still to be proved to be exsisting

Anonymous 17/04/23(Sun)20:39 No. 12909 ID: 4dadc4

Because most atheists are not actually atheistic, they are merely religiously inverted. If a person were truly atheistic, they would have no need to disprove the religious beliefs of others--and particularly no need to disprove religious beliefs they once held. There's no logical reason to prove the non-existence of a thing which cannot be proven to exist. Seeking archeological evidence of prehistorical contact with extra-terrestrial life is one thing; seeking proof that the gods and heroes of myth and legend were actually aliens interfering in human development is a sad attempt to get back at the belief systems that have disappointed them.

Anonymous 17/05/07(Sun)18:35 No. 12922 ID: eb915c

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>Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft has picked up the first evidence that chemical reactions are happening deep below the ice which could be creating an environment capable of supporting microbes


lol, "could". Wow! Neckbeard "evidence".

Anonymous 17/05/07(Sun)18:58 No. 12923 ID: 412291

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Beats sticking your fingers in your ears and screaming "na na na na na" at the top of your lungs.

Anonymous 17/05/08(Mon)23:28 No. 12924 ID: 7cf7bd

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The fedora arguments summarized.

Anonymous 17/05/10(Wed)19:16 No. 12926 ID: 2a563c

Both correct.

Anonymous 17/05/11(Thu)23:45 No. 12927 ID: 1e262e

>Children think evolution means things are always increasing in complexity and intelligence.
>They think evolution means chimpanzees will all turn into humans and fish will turn into lizards and there will be no more bacteria.

Anonymous 17/05/15(Mon)08:09 No. 12933 ID: eb915c


>fedora arguments

You mean "baseless claims without proof"?

Anonymous 17/05/21(Sun)21:41 No. 12938 ID: 7cf7bd


Yes. It becomes fairly obvious that fedora tippers only rely on guesses and their own sci-fi fetishes. Like you posted earlier it seems that this frantic obsession with aliens is a remnant from some Soviet film maker.

Anonymous 17/05/22(Mon)22:30 No. 12939 ID: eb915c

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>Obasi Shaw’s thesis is an exploration of rap’s meaning
>It is the first rap album ever submitted as a senior thesis in the English Department

Judging by the quality of universities nowadays you'll soon be able to have a Master's degree in "Extraterrestrial studies", lol.

Anonymous 17/05/24(Wed)14:37 No. 12944 ID: ca3ad7

Aren't God and angels and the like, not being of Earth, technically aliens?

Anonymous 17/05/24(Wed)20:38 No. 12945 ID: eb915c


Wow! A fedora lord conflating theology and science fiction! Never heard of that one before.


You might as well read Warhammer 40K lore, lmao.

Anonymous 17/05/25(Thu)13:44 No. 12948 ID: 7cf7bd

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>rap album

Harvard is officially shit tier.

Anonymous 17/05/25(Thu)18:11 No. 12949 ID: fb5950

Yes, but I wish you luck trying to convince the willfully ignorant of it.

Anonymous 17/05/27(Sat)10:26 No. 12951 ID: eb915c


Most of the universities in the U.S are complete garbage.

Anonymous 17/05/27(Sat)16:59 No. 12952 ID: 7cf7bd

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Especially Harvard. Goofy nutjobs everywhere.

>Many of them come to believe that they have been kidnapped by extraterrestrials regularly since they were children, that they are guinea pigs in an intergalactic hybrid-breeding program, and that in a close encounter of a truly original kind, they have had sperm and egg samples taken, alien fetused implanted and removed, and probes inserted in their vagina, anuses, and up their noses.
>"Some other intelligence is reaching out to us. It's the most exciting work I've ever done," claims Mack.

I think Harvard needs a tinfoil roof in order to shield itself from alien abductions.

Anonymous 17/05/28(Sun)21:22 No. 12960 ID: eb915c


The fact that a professor at Harvard takes these testimonies seriously is just proof that fedora lords are ridiculously dumb. The same kind of ignorance that you acquire when you think bears can turn into whales.  

Darwin tier moronic, in other words.

Anonymous 17/06/04(Sun)23:03 No. 12970 ID: 0c0342

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Why are Christians so obsessed with there not being life anywhere else in the universe? There is no credible reason to doubt that life exists elsewhere in the universe.

The problem is you're relying on ancient scribblings of guys who fucked goats in the desert in an era where we can see countless galaxies in the sky, with countless more in the gaps between them.

The hubble deep field is a patch of the sky smaller than your thumbnail. Each of the dots you see in this image is a galaxy, even the ones that don't look like galaxies. Each of those galaxies contain billions of stars, with billions of planets circling them.

Its not a religion. Its not a conspiracy. Its just math. You know, that thing you're bad at?

Anonymous 17/06/05(Mon)20:03 No. 12974 ID: 7cf7bd

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Have you checked this website?

>Plasma Blob Phenomena Shows Characteristics Of Life

I love these pseudo-scientific conspiracy theories. It's like reading daily reports from a psych ward where some tinfoil hat wearing schizophrenic rambles on about how his badly digested breakfast might be a rectal probe that the aliens implanted in his colon.

Fedora tippers are amusing. Somebody needs to contact Harvard university, rofl.

Anonymous 17/06/17(Sat)15:07 No. 12980 ID: eb915c


Remember that fedora tippers actually take these sci-fi fantasies seriously.

Anonymous 17/06/23(Fri)22:14 No. 12987 ID: 2b7151


It's scary to know that adult human beings are convinced that the X-files are real. People that sit and watch too many Hollywood garbage series and lose themselves in a fantasy.

Also, what's even more disturbing is that charlatans like Alex Jones or David Icke are being taken seriously.

Anonymous 17/07/08(Sat)07:08 No. 12998 ID: eb915c

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>A proposed new military branch would send US troops to guard the galaxy
>The year: 2019. The mission: Send combat forces into space to save the world from potential Star Wars.

The whole United States of America just went full tinfoil. LOL!

Anonymous 17/07/18(Tue)15:38 No. 13012 ID: 9eed6d

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Not just the US of A - Star Wars as well.

Anonymous 17/07/18(Tue)16:12 No. 13013 ID: eb915c

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>A former NASA engineer at the Ames Research Center claims aliens are in our solar system and they are creating rings around planets like Saturn.

*activates lightsaber*

Anonymous 17/07/18(Tue)23:07 No. 13014 ID: 9ad56b

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>hmm, I wonder what kind of interesting debates and discussions /phi/ might offer
>*goes to /phi/, sees this thread first*
>*backs away slowly*

Anonymous 17/07/19(Wed)10:16 No. 13015 ID: 7cf7bd

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>your face when aliens are creating rings around Saturn

Anonymous 17/07/19(Wed)16:29 No. 13017 ID: 00b209

I do warn you that,at 57, and thousands of debates with fanatics (be they Christian, Communists, Neo-Nazis, racists, etc.) I know all the tricks in the book.
If you are interested in serious debate, fine. If you think I am a lone, sad, bitter man in desperate need for company (the stock Christian image of atheists),and that therefore you may bring me into the fold with lazy >greentext and fedora memes, you are grievously mistaken. I like nice conversations, but truth has nothing to do with being an asshole on an imaginary high horse, making fun of strawmen.

I have reported this thread for it's non-argumentary nature.

Anonymous 17/07/19(Wed)16:43 No. 13018 ID: eb915c


It's sad to know that fedora tippers are convinced that aliens exist. Both Harvard professors and even engineers at NASA just assert claims without any proof whatsoever.

You can tell by the poster above me that atheists are butthurt about their science fiction delusions.

Anonymous 17/07/19(Wed)18:19 No. 13019 ID: 7cf7bd


>I do warn you that,at 57, and thousands of debates with fanatics (be they Christian, Communists, Neo-Nazis, racists, etc.) I know all the tricks in the book. 
>If you are interested in serious debate, fine. If you think I am a lone, sad, bitter man in desperate need for company (the stock Christian image of atheists),and that therefore you may bring me into the fold with lazy >greentext and fedora memes, you are grievously mistaken. I like nice conversations, but truth has nothing to do with being an asshole on an imaginary high horse, making fun of strawmen. 

>I have reported this thread for it's non-argumentary nature.


I bet the anonymous gentleman with his 9000 hours of skillful debating just realized how retarded his belief in aliens are. I wonder if he's going to watch some lectures by Stephen Hawking?

Anonymous 17/07/19(Wed)19:31 No. 13020 ID: eb915c

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>my face when I debate fanatics like Christians, Communists, Neo-Nazis and racists in order to justify my solid and evidence based belief in extraterrestrials

You, sir, have lost. I have the high ground.

Anonymous 17/07/25(Tue)03:55 No. 13030 ID: 14f7e1

I don't think that this is a very good post. So atheists don't believe in God, but they're willing to believe in something else. How is that a surprise or point of contention for you? Is it because you believe in God or don't like when scholars get cooky and talk about being visited by alien civilizations?

Anyway, if you want my two cents, agnosticism is the only real intelligent choice, as a person who has been given any kind of working tools for logic and reason. There is just no way to concretely determine anything about God or the true nature of our existence. You can't even prove that the computer you're typing on exists, at least not to me.

Anonymous 17/07/25(Tue)09:19 No. 13036 ID: eb915c



Agnosticism is atheism. There is no real difference except that agnostics hide behind their indecisiveness.

Keep tipping your fedora and don't forget your tinfoil hat.

Anonymous 17/07/25(Tue)20:02 No. 13038 ID: 87d0ca

If you're going to be this wrong about everything, unable to converse properly, and annoying then I suggest you go back to 4chan. You don't seem to understand a single thing about epistemology (if you even know what that is), you're not intelligent and discerning enough to differentiate between athiesm and agnosticism (are you an adult?) and for some reason you have characterized all people who don't have faih in God as believing they can contact aliens.

Just go back to your delusional and bizarre flock at 4chan or your redneck church. Wherever. I don't care. You certainly have nothing to offeecr /phi/, and not much to gain from it either.

Anonymous 17/07/25(Tue)20:16 No. 13040 ID: a38f14

oh and reported OP. read the rules next time.

Anonymous 17/07/28(Fri)19:05 No. 13045 ID: eb915c


Agnosticism is atheism. Agnostics deny there is evidence, as in knowledge, and thus claim you can't know anything.

Tip your fedora a little bit harder.

Anonymous 17/07/28(Fri)19:25 No. 13046 ID: f77716

>agnosticism is atheism

Stop posting

Anonymous 17/07/28(Fri)20:46 No. 13047 ID: eb915c


>The World's Newest Major Religion: No Religion
>As secularism grows, atheists and agnostics are trying to expand and diversify their ranks. 

Agnostics are atheists by default. They have no religious conviction. Why so buttmad, my euphoric friend?

Anonymous 17/07/30(Sun)20:13 No. 13048 ID: b4bf87

>atheists and agnostics
If they were the same they would not need to describe it this way. In the example you chose to back up your argument they are described as two separate groups, hence the need to refer to them separately.

You may want to put some thought into future replies instead of just flinging feces at a wall.

Anonymous 17/07/30(Sun)20:50 No. 13049 ID: eb915c


So? Does the fact that agnostics hold atheistic beliefs disprove what I said? You argue over semantics and not actual reality.

If agnostics aren't disbelievers then show me proof that they have any religious beliefs.

You basically say "just because 2+2=4 means that it can't be the same as 1+3=4 because they differ in miniscule ways".

You hold on tight to your fedora, son.

Anonymous 17/08/01(Tue)01:17 No. 13050 ID: 73f57f

Why does every religion vs atheism argument feel like kindergarteners arguing? These "debates" are so tedious. Why does anyone engage in them still?

Anonymous 17/08/01(Tue)22:04 No. 13053 ID: eb915c

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>Why does every religion vs atheism argument feel like kindergarteners arguing?

That's because fedora tippers like yourself have absolutely no clue what you're talking about. Maybe you should read some more books by Richard Dawkins so that you can acquire true euphoric knowledge.

Anonymous 17/08/02(Wed)08:36 No. 13054 ID: 73f57f

>Richard Dawkins
Boring. Go back to 2005

Anonymous 17/08/02(Wed)10:21 No. 13055 ID: eb915c


Why so assmad? Try reading a book,my euphoric chum. Your tipping is accelerating.

Anonymous 17/08/22(Tue)05:40 No. 13075 ID: 03d3db

Its not his fault. He's 72. He can't remember 2005.

But he can tell you what color shirt he was wearing on any number of brisk summer days in 1962.

Anonymous 17/08/22(Tue)06:23 No. 13076 ID: eb915c


How did you know that I''m 72?! You must be in possession of alien mind reading technology!

Guess I have to fetch my tinfoil hat so that I can deflect it.

Anonymous 17/08/22(Tue)19:43 No. 13078 ID: 7cf7bd

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You better watch out. Alien mind reading technology is dangerous. He will probably transfer the data to the mothership so they can abduct you when you least expect it. You're going to need multiple layers of tinfoil, preferably 5.

Anonymous 17/08/27(Sun)09:24 No. 13083 ID: eb915c


You're right. Maybe I should cover my entire house with tinfoil so that the alien mothership can't use its tractor beam to pull me in.

Angry Lice Nigger 17/09/01(Fri)18:59 No. 13086 ID: f5de9f

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We're not, Dumbass.

Anonymous 17/09/01(Fri)19:33 No. 13088 ID: 6af4de


>A UFO came within 100ft of a passenger plane as it made its final approach into Glasgow Airport.

You should probably wrap your entire body with tinfoil. Aliens will abduct you even in mid-air.

Anonymous 17/09/02(Sat)16:29 No. 13102 ID: 6af4de


You are. Also, nice cartoon image, neckbeard. It goes great with your fedora.

Anonymous 17/09/04(Mon)10:53 No. 13107 ID: 6a082a


A basement dwelling neckbeard watching cartoons for children? What a shocker, lol!

Anonymous 17/09/10(Sun)21:25 No. 13109 ID: 6af4de

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>The 2017 live action version of Ghost in the Shell, starring Scarlett Johansson, is upon us. I am a fan of the 1995 anime, though it isn’t a perfect movie. It’s a bit dry with a lot of speeches about identity and the nature of consciousness. But I still like it and have seen the anime several times.

Only a euphoric gentleman can appreciate the fine art of anime. Japanese culture is truly superior to degenerate Western entertainment.

Anonymous 17/09/13(Wed)18:37 No. 13112 ID: 6af4de

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Maybe , perhaps, not unlikely, probably, could be...such is the solid "evidence" that tin foil wearing manchildren can muster. It's so compelling that maybe they should call Scully and Mulder.

Anonymous 17/09/18(Mon)10:25 No. 13135 ID: 6a082a


That's a nice roll of foil. You can produce a lot of sophisticated anti-mind reading devices with that!

Anonymous 17/09/26(Tue)18:10 No. 13187 ID: 51c08f

Many "atheists" prioritize undermining the religion they "left" over exploring the possibilities of living without a belief in a higher power and are essentially practising an inversion of their "previous" religion. They probably hold that finding, or proving the possibility of extraterrestrial life, will instantaneously unravel all the tenets of the religion they have come to despise.

Much of our theology, and particularly Abrahamic nonsense, conflates humanity with divinity to some degree. It's probably the same biased perspective that leads "abductees" to imagine alien life in forms they are familiar with: humanoid, bipedal, evolved, etc. It is easy to mistake that--although the predominant life form on Earth--humans are not special in the universe.

Then, if I may make an argument: not to side with the "atheists", but it is indeed such limiting theology and arrogance that is at the core of the "debate" over extraterrestrial life. We know that atoms are structures with particles and it appears those particles may have substructure as well; even single-celled organisms are collections of numerous levels of structure; a collection of organisms is an ecosystem, the various regional ecosystems of our planet form a global ecosystem, or planet has weather because it orbits a star at an angle; its position in the solar system is determined by the gravitational influence of the sun and other planets on its rotating mass, ours is one of countless systems in our galaxy, which is one of many in our galactic cluster, a substructure held in a lattice-shaped superstructure that spans the known universe.

The universe is a fractal shape, with systems of life within systems of life. I think it is only a matter of time until we realize this is true from the tiniest sub-atomic particles to the most unfathomable structures we can observe. This does not disprove the existence of a higher power; rather it is evident that we are some small piece of a much greater whole. Perhaps we are the leaves on a tree, or the grass on a cattle ranch, but I find it very unlikely that we are the end-goal of all existence--existence should set better goals for itself.

Anonymous 17/11/25(Sat)08:39 No. 13318 ID: d60c6c

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>The vinyl frontier: why do we keep sending music to outer space?


Because they're euphoric tinfoil hats.

Anonymous 17/11/25(Sat)12:05 No. 13319 ID: 979e29

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>cartoons for children
I would hate to be you. Unable to imagine that animation could be created for adults and not children.

You really need to come out of that basement more often and socialize with humanity. But then you couldn't spend your free time filling up /phi/ with your ignorance and stupidity.

Good news though, there's a nearly unlimited number of hobbies you can use to fill that empty void you call a life.

Anonymous 17/11/25(Sat)21:43 No. 13322 ID: 042ea5


>Why are atheists so obsessed with aliens

Psychology; humans don't know what they want so until recently people allowed others to do the thinking for them. We've had an explosion in philosophical inquiry, everyone these days thinks that they are a philosopher (author included).

All atheists have done is select an arbitrary thing (space aliens) and invested it with great meaning. When and if aliens are found, that will be fun (or horrifying) for about 10 minutes and then they will move on to the next arbitrary amusement (or proceed to be vaporized by an advanced civilization)

Anonymous 17/11/25(Sat)21:45 No. 13323 ID: 042ea5

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>Pic related

Anonymous 17/11/27(Mon)10:52 No. 13328 ID: a01971

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>unironically sending music into a huge vacuum

Anonymous 17/12/02(Sat)04:16 No. 13329 ID: e6b8b5

Atheists don't believe in aliens. That's like saying that because a canvas is not painted in blue, it must be painted in green. Perhaps it's not painted at all?

It's just a red herring to make people who DON'T believe in a magical sky fairy seem just as ridiculous as those who do.

Anonymous 17/12/02(Sat)11:36 No. 13330 ID: d60c6c

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Fedora tippers believe in aliens.

>In the new book he reveals that atheists are the most likely group of people to believe in extra-terrestrials, at 55 per cent, followed by Muslims.

Anonymous 17/12/02(Sat)16:15 No. 13331 ID: 27723a

Not to defend fedora tipping, but at this point to be unwilling to accept the fact that life--in one form or another--exists elsewhere in the universe demonstrates a profound state of denial.

Even the Catholic Church has an astronomy program engaged in the search for extraterrestrial life (and perhaps proof their 'creator' exists).

Anonymous 17/12/03(Sun)08:19 No. 13332 ID: d60c6c

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>to be unwilling to accept the fact that life--in one form or another--exists elsewhere in the universe demonstrates a profound state of denial.
>to be unwilling to accept the fact
>unwilling to accept the fact
>accept the fact
>the fact

Anonymous 17/12/03(Sun)09:24 No. 13333 ID: 27723a

no u

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