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Is religion based on fear, not love?
36 replies by 14 different users. Topic created on Monday, October 20th by NoLatinTranlation.

Pedophiles and the Death Penalty
43 replies by 13 different users. Topic created on Sunday, October 19th by Spiral Out.

Proof for Consciousness existing outside our brains
19 replies by 8 different users. Topic created on Sunday, October 19th by Marsh8472.

Will There be Feminists, in the Post-Apocalyptic World?
4 replies by 3 different users. Topic created on Sunday, October 19th by Platos stepchild.

Should We Humans Prepare for the Worst?
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So far this Month: Belief in God as Properly Basic
332 replies posted. Topic created on Tuesday, October 7th by ShrimpMaster.

September: Sex Drive
232 replies posted. Topic created on Saturday, September 27th by Misty.

August: On atheists' no evidence and no burden to prove God.
485 replies posted. Topic created on Tuesday, August 26th by Pachomius.

July: I am God.
802 replies posted. Topic created on Thursday, July 17th by Fanman.

June: Abrahamic Religions are Inferior ..
262 replies posted. Topic created on Tuesday, June 17th by Spectrum.

Threads with the Most Replies Ever

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If there is a God, why is there evil?
1081 replies by 203 different users. Topic created on Tuesday, February 27th by Floyd.

What's the meaning of life?
565 replies by 198 different users. Topic created on Monday, March 5th by Cynicallyinsane.

Can a man-made computer become conscious?
1324 replies by 149 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

What happens to us when we die?
406 replies by 117 different users. Topic created on Saturday, April 14th by Philoreaderguy.

Eating Animals
362 replies by 116 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.

What is Art?
394 replies by 109 different users. Topic created on Saturday, October 10th by Scott.

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it,
709 replies by 104 different users. Topic created on Monday, October 18th by TurtleSpeaks.

Is abortion wrong?
663 replies by 98 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.

Why Atheism Cannot Be Logically Supported
1545 replies by 94 different users. Topic created on Sunday, May 6th by Garycgibson.

Do you consider yourself a philosopher?
153 replies by 88 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

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