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Proposal: Can Atheism refute Theism? Atheists to attack, Theists to rebut.

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Post by Aupmanyav » Sat Jan 30, 2016 10:06 am

[quote=""subsymbolic""]A ray of light is physical. Wave or particle, matter or energy, it's all physical. Ask Ozy.

It's conflating physical stuff with spirit stuff that causes the confusion; energy isn't spiritual.[/quote]What is spiritual and what is not spiritual? Looking down the mountain is spiritual. The mountain is not spiritual, looking up at a mountain again is spiritual. As an atheist, I do not believe in anything 'spiritual', 'connected with soul/God'. For me spiritual is different. It is possibly the same for you. Energy is physical, therefore, space too is physical. Why space expanded we do not know. If there was a reincarnation as a human, perhaps I would have known in a hundred or two hundred years. But I do not believe in reincarnation/rebirth. So, I will dissipate before the mystery is solved. The future generations will know.
'Sarve khalu idam Brahma'
All things here are Brahman (physical energy).

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Post by DMB » Sat Jan 30, 2016 10:08 am

[staffnote=Admin Note]I have received a submission for the debate from Politically Correct. I've forwarded it to Jobar. If nothing gets posted within the next 12 hours, I'll get on with starting the debate off. In the meantime, I'm closing this thread and opening a Peanut Gallery. Can the two participants please keep out of the PG. If you need to communicate with one another or with the Admins, please do so by PM.

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Post by Jobar » Sat Jan 30, 2016 5:05 pm

Apologies for the delay; I *do* have a real life, y'know! But I'm about to set everything up, and post the first round.

OK, the thread is now up in Debates. R. Soul, please post your entry; as soon as you see that posted, PC, then post yours. And after today, I'll try to get the entries approved in a more reasonable interval. Do keep in mind that Debates is a fully moderated forum, and so every post has to receive mod approval before it actually shows up.
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