The Atheist Experience episode 21.29 for July 23, 2017 with Matt Dillahunty and Tracie Harris.
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IN THE USA, FREEDOM OF RELIGION IS A CIVIL RIGHT GUARRANTEED BY THE CONSTITUTION. ATHEISTS WHO CANNOT ACCEPT THAT ARE NOT LOYAL AMERICANS. THEY SHOULD GO LIVE SOMEWHERE ELSE.
I think everyone should actually read the bible. It's the surest way to increase the number of atheists.
after watching many of these videos, i haven't seen one caller who has made any preparations to discuss their subject. calling just to parrot, unthinkingly their brainwashing.
I have enjoyed reading the Bible.
I found value in the Bible and I am a non believer. One day I was sitting on the shitter and I didn't have any toilet paper, thank god I had my trusty Bible.
Noah's Ark is a good argument for protecting the earth… a fictional story about gawd destroying 99.99999999% of the earth.
Why should I value the Christian bible and not any other religions text. I guess it’s called faith, I don’t think so!!
If the bible isn't from god then anything valuable it contains was written by men who looked at the world around them and figured out how to live well in it. If they could figure it out back then, we can figure it out today without all the baggage.
Christianity is a big book of 💩🤣🤣🤣
Yes, Matt, Global Warming is as factual as Noah Story. Please stop pushing that crap. I thought you are fighting religions for the damage they cause to society, yet you yourself fell for religion, which is doing more harm than all world's religions combined.
Sorry James, we can't fix global warming ,the Earth does what it does, it runs in cycles, hot ,cold somewhere in the middle ,just like 12000 years ago when we came out of the ice age ,we have no control over that, now were going to a warm cycle,the Earth will change as it needs to change, no matter what we do.
“It (the Bible) is full of interest, it has noble poetry in it and some clever fables and some blood drenched history, some good morals and a wealth of obscenity and upwards of a thousand lies." — Mark Twain
I laughed so hard when he said big book of poop
I will always retain a 12 year old's sense of humor
Matt and Tracy’s best fucking show. Jesus Christ I love those two.
Sometimes Matt just goes on auto-attack. The caller presented his case poorly, but unless you understand Biblical references, you're going to miss a LOT of idiom, and cultural/literary references. East of Eden, Absalom, Absalom, cutting the baby in half, the golden calf, not my brother's keeper, the moving hand has writ, go to hell…. The Bible infuses Western language and culture like nothing else. So, while I'm an atheist, I was also an English major. Matt screwed the pooch a bit on this one.
The bible or the big book of poop.
But I repeat myself.
The bible can be a moderately good source of pop culture quotes like "I don't want you to change one jot or tittle of my job description" or some such.
Other than that, it's main useful functions seem to be to prevent loose papers blowing off your desk or stopping your door from swinging shut – and even then, a glass paperweight and a rubber wedge would take up less space in a drawer.
It's interesting. If you really think about it, if one were to use the story of the flood as a basis for teaching about devastating climate disruption… you would be necessarily making God analogous to the disruptive, negative agent in that scenario. If the goal is to teach people that disrupting the environment and destroying it is bad… why on Earth would you use the flood story? You're basically saying 'Don't be like God, cus he destroyed everything!'
I have rad the bible twice. I never felt inspired, in fact it turned me off. Evangelicals claim to believe in the bible yet they lie about what it says and they lie about what it means. "Lies destroy faith". Once a person has lied to me, or repeated the lies of others as if it is true, I find it difficult to ever belief anything they ever say again.
There is a value in the bible it costs 8:49$
The only beneficial ideal or example I've obtained from the Bible is showing how religion or a ideal can manipulate others in to doing what some people want. It's disgusting, " if you don't do what God wants you to, or what he has told me to tell you, then this is what's going to happen" so I see that and ideal can be manipulated into controlling so many people with fear.
Why do people think the Bible is written well? Objectively speaking it’s just really crap at least the English translations.
Ahhhh, Ummmm, Ahhhh, Ummmm 🙄
Note 2 theist : dink bout wat ur gonna say B4 U call cuz U look idiotic wen ur stumble ova & ova wit ur ridiculous answers 🤨
I mean, I sorta agree with the caller. The Bible has some important historical ideas(depending on the translation you’re reading) and should be valued as such. In a museum, with the other historical oddities from bygone eras. Some bible scraps next to a nice Roman Letter and some Mayan stone etchings would be a cool little collection for any world history museum. But acting like that book has any important knowledge that we need it, and only it, to tell us, is come pelt Ely separate from the merits this caller is trying to say the Bible has. His whole argument seemed to boil down to, “it’s a historical book, so let’s read it like a modern self-help book. No, my guy, no argument that you brought up justify that.