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Old 11-01-2013, 10:16 AM
 
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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?
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:21 AM
 
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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?
No. Why would I? If somebody as high profile as Dawkins converted, I would think he had a mental illness or something like that. I would probably lose respect for the convert.
I think for myself, I am not a sheeple.
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:22 AM
 
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No, I'd convert on my thinking dgaf about other people converting
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:24 AM
 
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My atheism is entirely a product of my own reasoning, not the result of celebrity worship. I was an atheist for decades before I ever heard of Dawkins, he had no part in any of my decisions, nor shall he in the future.

Kind of a low watt question, isn't it? If Pat Robertson became an atheist, would that influence you to drop your belief in a god?
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:25 AM
 
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We do not follow people like theists do, we think things out for ourselves. But if he converted,, fear of hell would evaporate as it would have frozen over
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:27 AM
 
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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?
Of course not. What kind of a question is that? Do you believe in god because famous people believe in him?
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:34 AM
 
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There are a lot of wacky questions that get asked in this forum, but this has to be up there .
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:52 AM
 
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My atheism is entirely a product of my own reasoning, not the result of celebrity worship. I was an atheist for decades before I ever heard of Dawkins, he had no part in any of my decisions, nor shall he in the future.

Kind of a low watt question, isn't it? If Pat Robertson became an atheist, would that influence you to drop your belief in a god?
I would convert to Christianity or Islam if that happened
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Old 11-01-2013, 11:34 AM
 
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*scratches head*

You gotta wonder where such foolish questions come from. Atheism isn't a fan club. We're not in it because all the 'cool kids' are atheists. I don't read atheist books, magazines or articles. My atheism has nothing to do with anyone else and everything to do with my own thoughts and reasons.
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Old 11-01-2013, 12:17 PM
 
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Default Nunnor, that you?

No, I wouldn't. I'm a big girl. I can think for myself.

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*scratches head*

You gotta wonder where such foolish questions come from. Atheism isn't a fan club. We're not in it because all the 'cool kids' are atheists. I don't read atheist books, magazines or articles. My atheism has nothing to do with anyone else and everything to do with my own thoughts and reasons.
Religious people. Imagine if the Pope declared that Jesus wasn't the Son of God, and instead, they had gotten it wrong all this time and really, the Son of God was, say, Matthew. You know how many devout Catholics would suddenly be talking about Matthew, the Son of God? What if Pat Robertson converted to Catholicism? You know how many of his followers would suddenly be Catholic?

Sheeple are sheeple. They allow themselves to be led by the nose, so they assume everyone else is similarly weak-minded.
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