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#1 colonel Feathers

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 03:26 PM

http://www.msnbc.msn...eroid-hit-earthYou guys got 28 more years to pretend you think thers no God.Actually, all joking aside, it would be interesting to see a poll of how many true atheists there are in 2025, then see if that number changes as 2040 moves closer and the odds of impact are less than 10 to 1.
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 06:06 PM

View Postcolonel Feathers, on Friday, March 2nd, 2012, 6:26 PM, said:

http://www.msnbc.msn...eroid-hit-earthYou guys got 28 more years to pretend you think thers no God.Actually, all joking aside, it would be interesting to see a poll of how many true atheists there are in 2025, then see if that number changes as 2040 moves closer and the odds of impact are less than 10 to 1.
That WOULD be interesting. It would be a pretty clear demonstration of religion being a result of fear and irrationality.

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 08:08 PM

Headlines like that make me imagine the reporter shrugging his shoulders all "Mayyyybe?"
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 08:23 PM

View PostLongLiveYorke, on Friday, March 2nd, 2012, 6:06 PM, said:

That WOULD be interesting. It would be a pretty clear demonstration of religion being a result of fear and irrationality.
Certainly one explanation for it.
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 02:53 AM

How come none of the "10" ways to stop an asteroid is lasers? The list is written in unreadable silly-speak, and #10 is get hit by the asteroid. Just to warn you.
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 08:35 AM

This asteroid isn't much bigger than the one that caused the Tunguska event. It would take something thousands of times bigger to remotely threaten civilization. By comparison, the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs was about 700,000 times bigger(mid-range of estimated diameter of 10-15 km)It would probably have a very low fatality rate assuming we could guess its strike zone a couple days in advance. As for Atheist conversion, why would you think that an entirely logically explainable event would convert anyone? It seems likely that it would take something that had the appearance of a miracle to significantly change people's religious beliefs.

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 09:03 AM

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View PostiZuma, on 20 August 2012 - 11:32 AM, said:

napa I was jesus christing suited, you guys just slipped in before me.

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 09:03 AM

View PostSilentSnow, on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012, 10:35 AM, said:

This asteroid isn't much bigger than the one that caused the Tunguska event. It would take something thousands of times bigger to remotely threaten civilization. By comparison, the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs was over a million times bigger. It would probably have a very low fatality rate assuming we could guess its strike zone a couple days in advance. As for Atheist conversion, why would you think that an entirely logically explainable event would convert anyone? It seems likely that it would take something that had the appearance of a miracle to significantly change people's religious beliefs.
Or 71 times.

View PostiZuma, on 20 August 2012 - 11:32 AM, said:

napa I was jesus christing suited, you guys just slipped in before me.

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 09:50 AM

View Postbrvheart, on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012, 9:03 AM, said:

Come on Brv. If there is one thing you should know is that the atheist crowd has no problem making up any facts regarding the past that fits their goal for the moment.If you try to fix every time they do this you will never do anything else.
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 10:03 AM

View PostBalloon guy, on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012, 10:50 AM, said:

Come on Brv. If there is one thing you should know is that the atheist crowd has no problem making up any facts regarding the past that fits their goal for the moment.If you try to fix every time they do this you will never do anything else.
You have to be joking about this, but I guess I just don't get Christian humor since this seems like a pretty lame joke. Just in case you aren't - The formula for volume is (4/3)πR^3. Plug in 71(at the low end of the size estimate) and you get 360,000. The midrange is 710,000. You may hazily recall from high school physics that Force=Mass x Acceleration, not Radius x Acceleration.

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 10:56 AM

View PostSilentSnow, on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012, 1:03 PM, said:

You have to be joking about this, but I guess I just don't get Christian humor since this seems like a pretty lame joke. Just in case you aren't - The formula for volume is (4/3)πR^3. Plug in 71(at the low end of the size estimate) and you get 1.53 million. You may hazily recall from high school physics that Force=Mass x Acceleration, not Radius x Acceleration.
I figure this:D1 = 400mD2 = 10 kmD2 / D1 = R2 / R1 = 10 km/ 140m = 71R2 = 71R1V = (4/3)(pi)r^3V1 = (4/3)(pi)(R1^3)V2 = (4/3)(pi)(71R1)^3V2/V1 = 71^3 = 357,911I think you left off the 4/3 pi factor from the smaller asteroid but included it for the big one.
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 11:14 AM

View PostBaseJester, on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012, 11:56 AM, said:

I figure this:D1 = 400mD2 = 10 kmD2 / D1 = R2 / R1 = 10 km/ 140m = 71R2 = 71R1V = (4/3)(pi)r^3V1 = (4/3)(pi)(R1^3)V2 = (4/3)(pi)(71R1)^3V2/V1 = 71^3 = 357,911I think you left off the 4/3 pi factor from the smaller asteroid but included it for the big one.
Yea, you are right. It was just a quick estimate I did.Fixed the numbers so I don't get accused of lying.

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 11:15 AM

View PostSilentSnow, on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012, 2:14 PM, said:

Yea, you are right. It was just a quick estimate I did.
Your point stands. It's a lot bigger.
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 01:11 PM

View PostBalloon guy, on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012, 12:50 PM, said:

Come on Brv. If there is one thing you should know is that the atheist crowd has no problem making up any facts regarding the past that fits their goal for the moment.

View PostBaseJester, on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012, 1:56 PM, said:

I figure this:D1 = 400mD2 = 10 kmD2 / D1 = R2 / R1 = 10 km/ 140m = 71R2 = 71R1V = (4/3)(pi)r^3V1 = (4/3)(pi)(R1^3)V2 = (4/3)(pi)(71R1)^3V2/V1 = 71^3 = 357,911
Case in point! Silly atheists and their heathen maths.
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 07:34 PM

At issue: The 'killer asteroid that killed the dinosaurs'The facts: Its a theoryThe proof: None, just conjectureThe Math: Pretty
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Posted 04 March 2012 - 03:00 PM

View Posttimwakefield, on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012, 1:11 PM, said:

Case in point! Silly atheists and their heathen maths.
If there is a God bent on world wide destruction to make a point, I doubt he is constrained by mathematical formulas.Also, if the math that was posted here is your own and not a copy job, :club: :ts :4h You guys are smarter than I woulda guessed. That was meant to be a compliment.
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Posted 04 March 2012 - 03:01 PM

View Posttimwakefield, on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012, 1:11 PM, said:

Case in point! Silly atheists and their heathen maths.
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Posted 04 March 2012 - 03:07 PM

View Postphlegm, on Sunday, March 4th, 2012, 6:00 PM, said:

If there is a God bent on world wide destruction to make a point, I doubt he is constrained by mathematical formulas.
His point presumably being, "Fuck it, LOL."
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Posted 04 March 2012 - 09:16 PM

View Posttimwakefield, on Sunday, March 4th, 2012, 3:07 PM, said:

His point presumably being, "Fuck it, LOL."
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Posted 05 March 2012 - 02:02 PM

This guy."If enough people were praying [God] would’ve intervened, you could pray, Jesus stilled the storm, you can still storms,” Robertson said on the show.Robertson also blamed people for living in tornado-prone areas."Why did you build houses where tornadoes were apt to happen?” he asked.




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