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PaperClipsYaaaar

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  1. They would hold their heads up in pride, dear Yaaaar. They truly would

  2. Life's purpose is whatever you want it to be. That answers "what is life's purpose." "Why are we alive?" is a completely different, more religious-related question.
  3. PaperClips, your previous post was hardly coherent. I'll go back and decipher it when I have 5 hours to spare. What is incoherent to you? You make the mistake of assuming that "What is life's purpose" and "Why are we alive" are the same question. They actually refer to two different subjects, and I explained why in my previous post.
  4. Plectrum: read my previous post. "What is life's purpose" and "Why are we alive" are two different questions with two different answers. read my previous post.
  5. The only true number on that list is the one about radio stations speaking spanish. The rest are not true. Read the article again. I don't think you understand how big and how small the numbers are. Illegal immigration is a very insignificant part of the population increase. It would maybe stop us from reaching that overpopulation "point" by about a week or something. The kind of "less full" delay you want would require stopping all immigration and deporting all first-generation citizens. Because like you said paperclips, everyone who crosses the border has "good intentions". I don't know why your vouching for people who break the law. I'm actually vouching for not posting false information (according to the post you quoted). I don't see anything in that post about breaking the law. Unless if you mean the dude who posted the fake info was breaking some moral law. Come back when you stop believing that only people of the same race would defend one another. Times have changed.
  6. Because Atheists don't have an alternative viewpoint of meaning/purpose. There simple response is there is no meaning/purpose. There is no divinely instilled meaning or purpose. Atheism affirms that. What Atheism doesn't affirm is that life has meaning and purpose. If you are trying to hint that there is purpose/meaning for Atheism what is it? Why are we alive? Saying that we enjoy life and that we exist does not answer that question. "What is life's purpose?" and "Why are we alive?" are two different questions. One starts with "what" and one starts with "why." The answer to the first question is, Life's purpose is whatever you want it to be. The answer to the second question is either "We just are" or "My God has a unifying purpose for making us alive."
  7. I live within a house. The house takes on any meaning (purpose) I give it. To the 3 abrahamic religions (and a few fringe groups), the universe is a class at school. To everyone else, the universe is a house. Also plectrum needs to gtfo and read before posting.
  8. How many times will I have to disprove this very statement! Imagine this situation I've taken a person prisoner and starved them for 6 days. After those 6 days I put them in a room with a meal sitting on a table. I know that if I return in at most 2-3 hours that meal will have been eaten. I knew this, but I did not force him to eat that meal. It was his choice (free will) even though I knew what he would do (and example of prior knowledge which would be called omnipotence if I knew everything). Therefore my knowledge of his actions didn't mean that he didn't choose to make those actions. MEANING omnipotence does NOT negate free will. I'm talking about predestination, not omnipotence. Well thats even easier to disprove....Christians don't believe in predestination. EDIT: Well...some do, like John Calvin (the founder of Calvinism) did, but that is hardly a reflection on the general perception of a Christian God Predestination is in the bible. You're saying it's ok to pick and choose which parts of the bible you want to believe in?
  9. refÃÆââ¬Å¡Ãâ÷uge /ÃÆââ¬Â¹Ãâ¹Ã¢â¬Â rÃÆââ¬Â°Ã¢ââ¬ÃºfyudÃÆàâââ‰â¢/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[ref-yooj] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation noun, verb, -uged, -ugÃÆââ¬Å¡Ãâ÷ing. ÃÆââââ¬Å¡Ã¬Ã¢ââ¬Ãânoun 1. shelter or protection from danger, trouble, etc.: to take refuge from a storm. 2. a place of shelter, protection, or safety. That's why I said using the word refuge is wrong. America isn't a place of shelter, protection, or safety to most immigrants. It's a place for competition and opportunity. Until very recently, America has allowed people to enter just because they need to. It's a major influence on how this country has survived and grown. Africa and Europe are two separate continents, so that situation is obviously "not going to happen." However, there is nothing wrong with a man from Congo being a laborer in more-prosperous South Africa in order to support himself and his family back home.
  10. Not paying taxes means not being a legal entity. Not being a legal entity means living off the grid. Living off the grid means not having any benefits. Illegals cannot apply for social security, welfare, etc., and they obviously do not have the language skills and boldness necessary to "con the system" as a real American person could. Besides, the potential income tax from their below-minimum wage is too insignificant to matter. Thats not exactly true
  11. How many times will I have to disprove this very statement! Imagine this situation I've taken a person prisoner and starved them for 6 days. After those 6 days I put them in a room with a meal sitting on a table. I know that if I return in at most 2-3 hours that meal will have been eaten. I knew this, but I did not force him to eat that meal. It was his choice (free will) even though I knew what he would do (and example of prior knowledge which would be called omnipotence if I knew everything). Therefore my knowledge of his actions didn't mean that he didn't choose to make those actions. MEANING omnipotence does NOT negate free will. I'm talking about predestination, not omnipotence.
  12. don't hate. they're both great in their own special ways.
  13. if the christian god is real, we do not have free will.
  14. Any difference that it would make would be short-term and very small.
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