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normstad

We are made of stardust ~Sagan

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Posted 09-16-2018 at 02:53 PM by normstad Comments 0
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yup

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I have no respect for anyone that is morally inferior to me.

Benevolent beings neither demand nor condone the establishment of dictators or monarchies.

Benevolent beings do not relegate people to second-class status because of their gender.

Benevolent beings do not focus on a particular ethnic group to the exclusion of all other ethnic groups.

A benevolent being does not order or condone genocide, and does not murder
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Posted 09-16-2018 at 08:59 AM by normstad Comments 0
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Spiritualyti


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I'm not a sinner because I don't believe in sin.

And I have disdain for religion.... so what? I have disdain for some political beliefs also, you know, like Nazism, Fascism, Totalitarianism. Oh, hold it, that last one applies to religion also, as it demands kowtowing to some celestial overlord.

I value humanitarianism, respect for humans as humans and not for their beliefs, respect for this planet we share, and to assist those less
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Posted 08-24-2018 at 08:46 PM by normstad Comments 0
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My philosophy

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We all become worm food at first. Then, the atoms that came from the exploding stars, the once that were cooked in the crucible of those stars, the ones that formed the elements which are found on earth and the universe, those same elements which were the foundation of life here on earth, the atoms where the ones in your left hand may well be from a different star and time than the one in your right hand, those atoms get reintroduced into the ecosystem whence they came
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Posted 08-05-2018 at 09:52 AM by normstad Comments 0
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The BEST description of Josephus and Jesus

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Wrong on first three accounts. Not eye-witnesses. Matthew makes no direct claim in his gospel to being an eyewitness and heavily plagiarised Mark... …which an "eye-witness" wouldn't need to do.
Luke was not a follower of Jesus, he was a follower of Paul. Because some spurious stories about your man-god were circulating, Luke interviewed people who claimed to have known your man-god. So the Gospel of Luke is nothing more
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Posted 08-04-2018 at 11:41 AM by normstad Comments 0
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I like this!

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For someone so verbose, I find it strange you do not understand the definition of 'opinion'. Or are you just denying the evidence because you do not like it? But if you want to ignore the improbable sequence of the TF matching that of the road to Emmaus incident, then I think we can ignore your opinion on this.

And if you want to argue that techniques that work on other texts do not work on religious ones, then you are welcome to that opinion as well. Just
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