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Old 11-01-2013, 12:22 PM
 
Location: Space Coast
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What a silly question. If your friend jumped off a bridge, would you?
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Old 11-01-2013, 12:24 PM
 
Location: Canada
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Same as the others. I'd be really curious to hear the explanations for conversion, however, from such articulate thinkers who had such strongly thought out rationals for their beliefs. Still wouldn't convince me though, I've heard of the reasons for conversion from a few former Atheists and they honestly made me doubt how well thought out their atheism was in the first place if things like biodiversity could suddenly change their minds .

Dawkins would never be won over by a weak argument.
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Old 11-01-2013, 12:35 PM
 
Location: In a little house on the prairie - literally
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Huh?

Why would somebody else's decision influence mine?
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Old 11-01-2013, 01:54 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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If famous atheists, such as Richard Dawkins, suddenly converted to Christianity (whether givings good reasons for doing so or not); would you change your mind and convert as well?
Are you deliberately trying to insult people or are you really that obtuse?


Last edited by Minervah; 11-01-2013 at 01:57 PM.. Reason: Had to change my answer, someone else beat me to it
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Old 11-01-2013, 02:11 PM
 
Location: rock island, illinois
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???
Really?
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Old 11-01-2013, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Sitting beside Walden Pond
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If famous atheists, such as Richard Dawkins, suddenly converted to Christianity (whether givings good reasons for doing so or not); would you change your mind and convert as well?
If Dawkins converted, I would have more faith in the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
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Old 11-01-2013, 02:21 PM
 
Location: Sitting on a bar stool. Guinness in hand.
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If famous atheists, such as Richard Dawkins, suddenly converted to Christianity (whether givings good reasons for doing so or not); would you change your mind and convert as well?


Ah yes. Forgot it was Friday.

My short is

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Old 11-01-2013, 02:57 PM
 
Location: Middle of nowhere
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Welcome back, yet again, Nunnor/ONTvisit/Peaceful forever/ etc.
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Old 11-01-2013, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Greenbelt, MD
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I got a few laughs out of the responses but the subject is silly and an insult to my intelligence.

I have a mind of my own. I see no evidence on why I should recognize a god. And it's safe to say I never will.
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Old 11-01-2013, 03:49 PM
 
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Teachers would always say "there are no dumb questions". They were wrong.
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