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Old 05-10-2008, 07:56 AM
 
Location: An absurd world.
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Santa Clause comes down your chimney because you can't prove he doesn't.
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Old 05-12-2008, 09:56 AM
 
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And god personally told you this? He revealed his unknowable (according to religion) plans to you because of your unique understanding?

This is your opinion, which you are entitled to, but please state it as such or declare your divinity.
god chose man to understand him,people of the earth call them prophets,of god witch wrote down what god said ,but threw man lack of understanding , this is why i believe the biggest conflict is kingdon and religion, most religious people keep trying to adjust god's constitution. they debate it and discuss it it become embarrassed or angry over parts they dont like ...they change it water it down, make it more palatable for modern spiritual tastes
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Old 05-12-2008, 10:35 AM
 
Location: Santa Monica
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The notion of God was created by mankind in the ancient past so that he can reconcile himself to the fact that he is/was so ignorant about the natural world and about how to conduct himself in it. Worship of God is, in effect, an acknowledgement of human ignorance and with it, hopefully, a sense of humility.

If God is 'good', then human ignorance is a psychologically acceptable condition to live and die with, generation after generation.

Except for the evidence given by the operation of human imagination and psychological need, there is no obvious indicator of the existence of God found in the natural world. The more one investigates the natural world, one will see that the universe is actively HOSTILE to human beings. See the astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson's video on YouTube about "Death by Black Hole." He makes the point very strongly that the universe is out to get human beings, viewed on a very large scale.

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Old 05-12-2008, 11:33 AM
 
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The notion of God was created by mankind in the ancient past so that he can reconcile himself to the fact that he is/was so ignorant about the natural world and about how to conduct himself in it. Worship of God is, in effect, an acknowledgement of human ignorance and with it, hopefully, a sense of humility.

If God is 'good', then human ignorance is a psychologically acceptable condition to live and die with, generation after generation.

Except for the evidence given by the operation of human imagination and psychological need, there is no obvious indicator of the existence of God found in the natural world. The more one investigates the natural world, one will see that the universe is actively HOSTILE to human beings. See the astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson's video on YouTube about "Death by Black Hole." He makes the point very strongly that the universe is out to get human beings, viewed on a very large scale.
the fool says in his heart there is no god
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Old 05-12-2008, 11:34 AM
 
Location: Santa Monica
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the fool says in his heart there is no god

The fool says in his heart, "I know all I need to know already about the universe. I have no need of humility."
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Old 05-12-2008, 12:07 PM
 
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The notion of God was created by mankind in the ancient past so that he can reconcile himself to the fact that he is/was so ignorant about the natural world and about how to conduct himself in it. Worship of God is, in effect, an acknowledgement of human ignorance and with it, hopefully, a sense of humility.

If God is 'good', then human ignorance is a psychologically acceptable condition to live and die with, generation after generation.

Except for the evidence given by the operation of human imagination and psychological need, there is no obvious indicator of the existence of God found in the natural world. The more one investigates the natural world, one will see that the universe is actively HOSTILE to human beings. See the astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson's video on YouTube about "Death by Black Hole." He makes the point very strongly that the universe is out to get human beings, viewed on a very large scale.
religion is as old as mankind, finding its roots in a private recesses of the human spirit...for mankind , life on the planet has been nothing more than tedious march down the road of time , but the long chains of history of civilizations have left undeniable imprints on the pages of world history....the only difference seem to be the sophistication of our tools and weapons. we are smarter not wiser;we live longer but not healthier; god in our lives help us understand life... its about your search for control over your circumstances and destiny.... and reconnecting to your true self ,you were created not just to exist, but to live
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Old 05-12-2008, 05:46 PM
 
Location: Santa Monica
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OK, nice speech, I'm waiting for the Reverend to start asking for a donation.
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Old 05-13-2008, 01:09 PM
 
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OK, nice speech, I'm waiting for the Reverend to start asking for a donation.
the kingdom of the gospel of god is free,countfeits use that as a tool to gain wealth....donate to the poor ...i do
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Old 11-10-2008, 07:55 PM
 
Location: Montrose, CA
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do you agree with the statement above?
BAHAHAHAHahahahhahahaAHAHAHAHHAhahahahahah!

No.
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Old 11-10-2008, 08:59 PM
 
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do you agree with the statement above?
No. It is a clear argument from ignorance fallacy.
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