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Does Atheism make you cruel to animals?

Today I learnt about a scientist who liked to lock cats in box's to test out their non binary mortality. I don't quite understand it but the box was like a death trap and because cats have nine lives, no one could be sure that the cat was actually dead until the box was opened.

This is very cruel and totally unnecessary.

If Atheism makes you that sadistic, is it really worth it?
Morvoren · F
How do you know the scientist is an atheist?
IndigoSavage · 22-25, F
@Morvoren but at least there are no more witches today. Would you really want to live on a world without cats?
jehova · 31-35, M
@IndigoSavage there are wiccans i know at least two practicing 'witches' its really just earth worship. And energy channeling & focus.
Morvoren · F
@IndigoSavage I think you need to show some maturity. Nobody, atheist or otherwise wants a relationship irks without cats. You need to grow up a bit.
jehova · 31-35, M
Schroedinger eh and no historically theists are more inclined to abuse their own children. They (theists) dont handle disagreement well.
IndigoSavage · 22-25, F
@jehova yes that was the person, it's a hard name. I don't think he should be allowed to own animals and maybe the police should inspect his basement
jehova · 31-35, M
@IndigoSavage were he alive im inclined to agree
Peaceandnamaste · 26-30, F
Not true, there's plenty of religious people that abuse animals. Being an atheist doesn't mean you're a bad person.
False premise ... DEAD WRONG claim !!!

Schrödinger's cat is a famous Gedankenexperiment, (German: “thought experiment”).

Early 20th century physics had a grand tradition of thought experiments, such as Einstein's windowless elevators and falling train cars. Neither cats nor elevators were harmed when physicists explained the ramifications of their theories.

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Deceased · M
I'm an atheist but I love animals more than I love most humans and animal cruelty is unspeakably ugly to me. On par with child abuse for taking advantage of the most vulnerable in society.
Atheism is not the same as immoralism.
Scientists can be religious people who are driven by the bigger picture and a bigger cause.
Religious people does not always equate to moralism.
WhateverWorks · 36-40
The experiment wasn’t real thought. It was an imagined thought experiment to explain a paradox. Not cats were put in boxes.

Also, what? 😅

It could be good for you to do more research on these topics.
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IndigoSavage · 22-25, F
@LordShadowfire not all of them. Some are just misguided.
WhateverWorks · 36-40
@IndigoSavage that sounds like a humanity problem, not a religious vs. atheist descriptor
LordShadowfire · 46-50
Wow, have you got the wrong end of the stick on this one. Schrodinger didn't actually lock a cat in a box. It was a mental exercise. The idea was, if you put a cat in a box with a radioactive isotope, you wouldn't know whether the cat is alive or dead until you opened the box again. Therefore, both possibilities were equally likely, and both possibilities existed until you opened the box.

Nothing to do with atheism, and nothing to do with actual cruelty to actual animals.

All you do when you post stuff like this is make Christians look stupid.
You don’t cite the source. We need something other than an anecdote.
IndigoSavage · 22-25, F
@BlueSkyKing Schroedinger< that guy. Google it, he's famous for it
@IndigoSavage An imaginary cat. The god of the Old Testament enjoyed sacrificed animals of many kinds. Cooked or raw.
Starcrossed · 41-45, F
And that was a thought experiment, not an actual cat.
DunningKruger · 61-69, M
You must be joking, right?
Why do you keep trolling atheists? It's so much better when it's the other way around
Not necessarily.
LordShadowfire · 46-50
On the contrary, we're more in tune with nature compassion than any believer could wish to hope for.

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