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Old 04-23-2009, 12:44 PM
 
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god is an infant!!! he never gets old
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Old 04-23-2009, 01:55 PM
 
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god is an infant!!! he never gets old
Wow...is that why religion keeps sponsoring wars? Because god is an infant and is not yet potty trained? Are religious wars actually the soil of god's infancy?
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Old 04-23-2009, 02:04 PM
 
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Wow...is that why religion keeps sponsoring wars? Because god is an infant and is not yet potty trained? Are religious wars actually the soil of god's infancy?
hmm could be??? now we are getting somewhere.
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Old 04-23-2009, 02:05 PM
 
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Judging by the way God acted in the Bible....God was probably about 7 years old in the OT, by the NT he was probably somewhere in the 13-15 range. Since there have been no new 'inspired' texts, who knows where he is at now. Who knows if he is even alive still?
ROFLMAO
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Old 04-23-2009, 02:12 PM
 
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ROFLMAO
What does "ROFLMAO" mean?
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Old 04-23-2009, 02:38 PM
 
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Age is a parameter tagged to items which have a point of origin, cruxan, if that is a "serious" question.

God has no beginning and no end.

Therefore God has no age.
yes god has an age!!!!!! good was created by the bigger god.... and the bigger god has an age to... he was created from the bigger god and so on and so on.... if we are smart enough we to could become gods. it's a puzzle for inteligent life forms to figure out. the trigger is in the particals when inteligent life go's to far with partical smashing science and they smash the wrong partical pooff there gone!!!!!! it's the biggggggggggggggg goddddddddddd that set the limits. we intelegent life forms can become small gods.....i still can't figure how the biggggggggggggggggggg goddddddddddddddd came to be...... everything has to start with something!!!!!! still
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Old 04-23-2009, 03:20 PM
 
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yes god has an age!!!!!! good was created by the bigger god.... and the bigger god has an age to... he was created from the bigger god and so on and so on.... if we are smart enough we to could become gods. it's a puzzle for inteligent life forms to figure out. the trigger is in the particals when inteligent life go's to far with partical smashing science and they smash the wrong partical pooff there gone!!!!!! it's the biggggggggggggggg goddddddddddd that set the limits. we intelegent life forms can become small gods.....i still can't figure how the biggggggggggggggggggg goddddddddddddddd came to be...... everything has to start with something!!!!!! still

Does that ever stop? Or is it an infinite regression of "bigger gods"?
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Old 04-23-2009, 03:36 PM
 
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Does that ever stop? Or is it an infinite regression of "bigger gods"?
Just because an infinite regreression of bigger gods violates human sense of order, does not mean it is incorrect. Of course, it doesn't mean it IS correct, either.
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Old 04-23-2009, 03:50 PM
 
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This is all off topic, but the reason Christmas falls so close to the Winter Solstice and Easter falls so close to the Spring Equinox is because they melded Christian mythology with Pagan mythology when Christians were taking over Europe. They couldn't destroy the Pagans, so they just overtook their holidays.
Christmas and Winter solstice share the same day for a reason. Easter falls close to the spring equinox for a reason also. This is all astrological.


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The original Christian holidays of Christmas and "Easter", or Paschal as it is originally called (and still called by some churches) are purely Christian.
The celebration of Christmas is perhaps a christian ideal but the concept of the virgin birth of a son on the 25th of December dates back long before christianity.


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They are both traditional dates based on Church history and tradition. Christmas, on Dec. 25 as the West mostly knows it, IS a moved date...however, Christmas originally was in early January, not December. The Western (Roman) Church moved their celebration of it. Even then, they acknowledge the "little Christmas" of Jan 6 but moved the major celebration to overlap w/ Saturnalia to distract from the pagan holiday.

But to say that the roots of the Christian holidays are in any way Pagan is misleading and untrue. The only truth there is in any link to paganism is that the Western Christmas is celebrated on the 25th to squelch a pagan holiday.
The moving of the date of christmas has nothing to do with Saturnalia. Saturnalia was roman festival created to lift the morales of the people after the Roman army was crushed. The reason why the date of christmas shifted has to do with the development of the calendar. 800bc to 46bc the roman calendar had only 10 months and started the year in March. The actual date of christmas, the virgin birth of the son, can be worked out astrologicaly as our ancestors did. When the 3 kings follow the star in the east, they will find the birthplace of the son. On christmas eve, December 24th or Janurary 6th according to the incomplete ancient calendar (christmas was actually on the 7th not the 6th) , the 3 kings (orions belt) line up with sirius, the eastern star. Following the kings, and the eastern star, they point to the place of the sunrise. (Check it out next christmas) On this day, the sun rises earlier and sets later every day giving us the significance of the winter soltice. More sun means less winter.

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My Church still celebrates Christmas on Jan. 6, and we have done so since long before the Dec. 25 date.
Do you happen to be Ukrainian? There is a Ukrainian church across the road from where I went to school and the celebrate the eve of christmas on this day, they don't actually celebrate on the 7th because it is supposed to be spent with family.

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And "Easter", again in Western Christianity the term was coopted to squelch a pagan holiday that was near to it. Eastern Churches still tend to call it "Paschal" or some variation which has to do with its real root in the Jewish Passover.

To say that Easter, as in the Christian holiday, has pagan roots would implicate Jewish Passover as having pagan roots also, and that is not true. Christian Easter is linked to Judaism, not paganism. Only the name is coopted from paganism in an effort to squelch, not endorse, the pagan holiday near to it. Of course, modern Easter is loaded with other folk/pagan customs as well but the holiday itself is and always was a Christian one.
The spring equinox signifies the point where the days become longer than the nights. This is why easter is celebrated close to this day. The son(sun) overcomes darkness and is hence resurrected. Paschal comes from the Greek word for easter, Pascha, which comes from the Hewbrew word Pesach meaning passover. The borrowing of the pagan culture in celebrating easter in no way implies passover has pagan roots.
Other than the name, the only "roots" easter shares with the Jewish passover are the dates. Passover occurs of the night of the first full moon after the vernal equinox(spring equinox). Good Friday is the first Friday after this full moon.

So what does this have to do with a thread about the age of god?
Well god is 9, maybe 10 years old, and he likes to paint easter eggs and participate in other pagan activities during easter.
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Old 04-23-2009, 03:57 PM
 
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Does that ever stop? Or is it an infinite regression of "bigger gods"?
i think i've figured out how all gods came to be.. it's a concept for each individual inteligent life form to figure out.... and exept the true concept of how the biggggggggggggggggggggggg godddddddddddddddddddddddd came to existance. only then will you know the true bigggggggggggggggggggggggggg goddddddddddddddddddddddddddd..
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