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

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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?


Anonymous 16/12/30(Fri)20:34 No. 12774 ID: eb915c

Ancient Aliens, Infowars.com and autism.

Anonymous 17/01/03(Tue)21:24 No. 12782 ID: 7cf7bd

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Anonymous 17/01/16(Mon)22:41 No. 12788 ID: eb915c


Pretty much your average atheist.

Anonymous 17/01/24(Tue)02:44 No. 12799 ID: 7cf7bd

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They take everything at face value.

Anonymous 17/01/24(Tue)02:56 No. 12800 ID: 5a53ee

Yeah, autistics tend to do that.

Anonymous 17/01/24(Tue)05:54 No. 12801 ID: 7cf7bd


No. Atheists in general take everything at face value. Dawkins and his inane memetics theory is one example. Another fedora tipper is the Halloween larper LaVey.

Anonymous 17/01/30(Mon)15:43 No. 12804 ID: c2f83f

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>Why are atheists so obsessed with aliens

Because there is a strand of modern people who are obsessed with aliens. Its nutty really.

The most retarded are the scientific kind who believe there ARE aliens with no evidence!

Talk about insanity!
At least the tin foil hat has some blurry photos of big foot in the UFO or whatever. What do these retards have?


Anonymous 17/01/31(Tue)00:15 No. 12805 ID: eb915c

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>Aelita (Russian: Аэли́та, pronounced [aɛˈlʲita]), also known as Aelita: Queen of Mars, is a silent film directed by Soviet filmmaker Yakov Protazanov made at the Mezhrabpom-Rus film studio and released in 1924.
>It primarily tells of a young man, Los (Russian: Лось, literally Elk), traveling to Mars in a rocket ship, where he leads a popular uprising against the ruling group of Elders, with the support of Queen Aelita who has fallen in love with him after watching him through a telescope.

If you seriously believe aliens exist you have fallen victim to marxist Soviet delusions.

Anonymous 17/02/18(Sat)17:18 No. 12821 ID: 7cf7bd

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"Extraterrestrial life" is fedora tier wishful thinking, as detached from reality as any mediocre Hollywood movie. It's a coping mechanism used by atheists so they won't get depressed.

Fogel Fry 17/02/18(Sat)19:48 No. 12822 ID: 4d45e4

Why are self-defined 'religious' people so obsessed with their 'deities', for which there is no credible evidence of existence, either?

Are they immature, too, or are they rather in need to tell each other stories that enable them to behave like decent human beings? Like everyone else?

I won't say that religions are innately bad, but the moment the get deployed for political leverage, carnage is imminent.

What's wrong with looking for safer alternatives for civilization-maintaining storytelling?

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)11:56 No. 12824 ID: 7cf7bd

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>The general position of what is often referred to as the New Atheist movement is that atheists approach life through logic and empirical evidence (science) whereas religious people rely on faith and feelings. Many atheists would argue that they do not believe in something unless there is a good reason for doing so. But is this true?

>Atheists denounce the magical thinking that is derived from traditional religious narratives and faiths. However, they are open to other beliefs that lack scientific support. Turns out, even atheists are willing to take a leap of faith. 

Enjoy your cognitive dissonance and double standards, my euphoric, hat tipping neckbeard friend. You want 'evidence' but you, yourself, can't provide any.

>Scientists discover organism that hasn't evolved in more than 2 billion years 

Fogel Fry 17/02/19(Sun)14:05 No. 12825 ID: 4d45e4


Indeed the fact-finding, theory-stress-testing habits of scientific bodies are only accessible to professional scientists who are sufficiently trained in the field to not waste their peers' time in the review process.

You did spot that right.

So, how is that a reply to my last post?

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)14:25 No. 12826 ID: eb915c

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Maybe he forgot to wear his tinfoil hat? He is so enlightened by his intelligence that he knows that the aliens are trying to abduct him by using mind control technology transmitted from the mothership. Or perhaps it's just another mentally ill wacko sitting by his computer day and night while typing out all his nutty conspiracy fantasies.

>How The Thought Screen Helmet Works
>Aliens cannot immobilize people wearing thought screens nor can they control their minds or communicate with them using their telepathy. When aliens can't communicate or control humans, they do not take them.

Fogel+Fry 17/02/19(Sun)14:48 No. 12827 ID: 4d45e4


Whatever rocks your boat, honey.

It doesn't matter if you answer the unanswerable questions with stories of deities or stories of aliens, as long as the myth of your choice satisfies your hungry mind, so you can bring yourself to accept that you are not the most important thing in the world and you can bear to behave in a decent way.

This very outcome is the only thing that counts, here. How you get to it is entirely your private issue.

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)15:25 No. 12828 ID: 7cf7bd

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Mentally ill wacko, for sure. Virgin autists are deranged but that's common knowledge these days. That's why they buy fedoras.

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)17:09 No. 12829 ID: eb915c

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>unanswerable questions

For you they are, yeah. Keep reading Dawkins and masturbate to anime, pal.


I had no idea that mind control protection gear could cure autism and schizophrenia, lol.

Fogel Fry 17/02/19(Sun)17:19 No. 12830 ID: 4d45e4


You keep reading the myths of your choice, as long as they make you respect your fellow human beings.

If it doesn't, find something more appropriate for you to read.

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)19:30 No. 12831 ID: eb915c


>as long as they make you respect your fellow human beings

Listen, mister teenage angst. Buy yourself a mind control deflection hat from Michael Menkin, buy a fedora to put beneath it, load up on ammunition and rifles and go on a killing spree if you think nothing matters.

While your at it, quote some Ayn Rand while relieving your dark and edgy sociopathic urges.

Anonymous 17/02/19(Sun)21:08 No. 12832 ID: 7cf7bd

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>Since trying Michael Menkin's Helmet, I have not been bothered by alien mind control. Now my thoughts are my own. I have achieved meaningful work and am contributing to society.


>Delusions of control – Belief that your thoughts or actions are being controlled by outside, alien forces. Common delusions of control include thought broadcasting (“My private thoughts are being transmitted to others”), thought insertion (“Someone is planting thoughts in my head”), and thought withdrawal (“The CIA is robbing me of my thoughts”).

Anonymous 17/02/20(Mon)20:13 No. 12835 ID: eb915c


Fogel Fry pretty much fit that description. Atheistic Internet lunatic that types nonsensical, fedora tipping conspiracy theories that stem from his own mental illness. To top it off he's a Kafka-esque, whiny pussy that can only refer to everything as 'myths' because he's lost in his own little world full of delusions and emotional instability

Anonymous 17/03/05(Sun)13:13 No. 12843 ID: 7cf7bd


Reminds me of Ayn Rand. Hugely inflated ego that borders on malignant narcissism (the average drug abusing libertarian tinfoil fedora tipper in a nutshell).

Anonymous 17/03/07(Tue)19:58 No. 12845 ID: 68162d

Not sure if meth dealer

Anonymous 17/03/11(Sat)00:11 No. 12847 ID: eb915c

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>Bizarre flashes of cosmic light may actually be generated by advanced alien civilizations, as a way to accelerate interstellar spacecraft to tremendous speeds, a new study suggests.

lol, a "study".

thought screen helmet Michael Menkin 17/03/11(Sat)08:15 No. 12848 ID: d3d980

See my new videos on you tube. Just enter thought screenhelmet

Anonymous 17/03/13(Mon)23:02 No. 12850 ID: 7cf7bd


I wonder how people actually can say that they believe in aliens with a straight face. So called "close encounters" are just schizophrenic ramblings from people that have abused too many narcotic substances.

Anonymous 17/03/14(Tue)20:38 No. 12851 ID: eb915c


Fogel Fry, maybe you should try to visit a psychiatrist?


>ramblings from people that have abused too many narcotic substances

Yeah, pretty much. But that's how lunatics behave. Their drug induced delusions become reality to them.

Anonymous 17/03/22(Wed)10:15 No. 12858 ID: bfae6f

Maybe all alien civilizations killed themselves shortly after creating radio waves (like we are in the process of doing right now).

Or maybe the universe is so big and aliens who have the technology to travel across such vast distances view us as "sub-life" and not worth even visiting.

Or maybe the universe is so big that eventually technology in space transportation comes to a stop and it isn't efficient to travel to distant planets.

The probability of life occurring natural is very small, but with the size of the universe it's kind of hard to imagine a world without alien species.

Anonymous 17/03/22(Wed)20:39 No. 12859 ID: eb915c

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>it's kind of hard to imagine a world without alien species.

Give me a second while I fetch my plastic lightsaber and Obi-Wan Kenobi robe. I feel that the Force is strong with you.

JPHertz 17/03/23(Thu)20:42 No. 12862 ID: 79ee98


Nice argument.

With the sheer size of the observable universe which is only small % of the actual universe (that we know of), even such a small probability across such a large distance really makes you think.

Anonymous 17/03/23(Thu)22:59 No. 12864 ID: eb915c


Why so mad, my neckbeard friend? You rely on "what if" and "probably". Those aren't arguments. That's you engaging in wishful thinking without the slightest shred of evidence.

JPHertz 17/03/24(Fri)21:57 No. 12865 ID: 788f72


Mad? Not at all. I'm not relying on "what if" arguments, I'm relying on probability. I'm not saying aliens do or don't, but there is a high probability that there is some sort of life on other planets. Even if it's just bacteria.

Anonymous 17/03/25(Sat)00:11 No. 12866 ID: eb915c


>high probability

There you go again. "What if aliens exist? Then surely it's just bacteria but since I can't rely on any actual evidence I'll just concede that advanced civilizations are pure fedora tipping Star Wars fantasies".

Anonymous 17/04/04(Tue)01:23 No. 12880 ID: 946ad3

The only thing more stupid than a rational theist, is an irrational atheist. Which is any atheist. Evidentialism is an inductionism. Basing a concept of faith, which atheism is, since it is the belief in non-entity, not a not belief in entity, (such giving off the illusion, that the atheist position does not commit to the same extent as the theist to a proper concept of general belief), on rational induction is self contradictory.

Anonymous 17/04/04(Tue)04:40 No. 12884 ID: 6cb73d

Though I believe most atheists suffer from the very issue you describe, I do believe there to be a flaw to your perception.
Atheism is not based upon a faith in lack-of-god, it's based upon confidence in the apparent absence of proof of god. Absence of proof toward a postulation such as a religion CAN be the existence of proof toward a postulation such as atheism. Not by (ab)use of any logics, but by evidencing that any gods must be making themselves entirely absent except in cases where their influence can be more confidently explained by other factors, and have been for the entirety of recorded human history... except in religious books that base the truth of their claims in nothing but faith and having been around around the time.
As an evidence to the above, would anyone convert if a Mormon claimed that his books must be true, as a man named Joseph Smith did in fact live during the 1800s AND outside testimonies exist around that time claiming he was preaching the religion?

blue 17/04/18(Tue)21:38 No. 12899 ID: 4515bc

dude i am pretty sure there is this guy i dont know his name but he calculated the probabilty of aliens existing and lets say it's way high keep in mind he factored in just some of the galaxies leaving out the ones still to be proved to be exsisting

Anonymous 17/04/23(Sun)20:39 No. 12909 ID: 4dadc4

Because most atheists are not actually atheistic, they are merely religiously inverted. If a person were truly atheistic, they would have no need to disprove the religious beliefs of others--and particularly no need to disprove religious beliefs they once held. There's no logical reason to prove the non-existence of a thing which cannot be proven to exist. Seeking archeological evidence of prehistorical contact with extra-terrestrial life is one thing; seeking proof that the gods and heroes of myth and legend were actually aliens interfering in human development is a sad attempt to get back at the belief systems that have disappointed them.

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