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

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https://richarddawkins.net/2016/06/yes-there-have-been-aliens/

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?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fermi_paradox


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

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>>12922

>could
>maybe
>probably
>likely

The fedora arguments summarized.


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

>>12923
>>12924
Both correct.


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

>>12824
>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.


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

>>12924

>fedora arguments
>arguments

You mean "baseless claims without proof"?


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

>>12933

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.


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

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>>12938

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2017/05/harvards-first-rap-thesis-links-chaucer-obama/
>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.


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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?


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

>>12944

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

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mormon_cosmology
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientology

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


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

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>>12939

>rap album
>thesis

Harvard is officially shit tier.


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

>>12944
Yes, but I wish you luck trying to convince the willfully ignorant of it.


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

>>12948

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


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

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>>12951

Especially Harvard. Goofy nutjobs everywhere.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/199403/the-harvard-professor-the-ufos
>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.


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

>>12952

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.


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

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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?


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

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>>12960

Have you checked this website?

http://www.worldufowatch.com/
>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.


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

>>12974

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


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

>>12980

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.


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

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>>12987

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/07/07/politics/space-corps-bill-trnd/index.html
>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!


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

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>>12998
Not just the US of A - Star Wars as well.


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

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http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/alien-ships-near-saturn-ex-nasa-scientist-claims-their-existence.html
>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*


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

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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*


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

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>>13014

>your face when aliens are creating rings around Saturn


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

>>13015
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.


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

>>13015

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.


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

>>13018

>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.

lol

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?


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

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>>13019

>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.


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

>>12763
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.


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

>>13030

>agnosticism

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.


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

>>13036
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.


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

>>13036
>>13036
oh and reported OP. read the rules next time.


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

>>13038

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.


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

>agnosticism is atheism
>fedora

Stop posting


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

>>13046

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/04/160422-atheism-agnostic-secular-nones-rising-religion/
>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?


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

>>13047
>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.


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

>>13048

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.


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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?


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

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>>13050

>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.


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

>>13053
>fedora
>fedora
>Richard Dawkins
>fedora
Boring. Go back to 2005


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

>>13054

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


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

>>13054
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.


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

>>13075

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.


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

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>>13076

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.


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

>>13078

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.


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

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We're not, Dumbass.


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

>>13083

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15510276.UFO_comes_within_100ft_of_plane_near_Glasgow_Airport/
>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.


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

>>13086

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


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

>>13102

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


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

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>>13107

http://www.atheistgeeknews.com/tag/anime
>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.


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

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https://www.qub.ac.uk/Connect/News/Allnews/QueensresearchshowshowanalienobservermightdetectEarth.html
>QUEEN’S RESEARCH SHOWS HOW AN ALIEN OBSERVER MIGHT DETECT EARTH

>might

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.


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

>>13112

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



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