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Old 03-17-2010, 10:15 AM
 
Location: OKC
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I do not believe in the Biblical end time or rapture.

I do believe that many starve to death.

Hunger Facts: International :: Bread for the World :: Have Faith. End Hunger

Regards
DL
At least it's better than it used to be. Say, do you remember polio? Great that we cured that, huh?
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:23 AM
 
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At least it's better than it used to be. Say, do you remember polio? Great that we cured that, huh?
Yes. Our fathers did well in almost eradicating it.

You might notice that it is coming back in poor areas as this generation ignores it's poor.

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DL
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Old 05-16-2010, 01:22 PM
 
Location: Somewhere out there
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Smile No Gods. Just common sense please!

The biggest impact on man's survival, disregarding for now the possible imminent arrival of some massive meteorite, will be our utter inability to control our population numbers. The more educated we are, the less we breed willy-nilly. So, in the more blatantly poverty stricken populations in this ever-shrinking world they are hard ( no pun intended...) at it, cranking out endless swarms of hominid larvae.

(Now, please... no "racist" monikers. I don't care what race: white, red, blue, yellow, green. given the right conditions, we will all ignore common sense and just do what "feels good!". Look at how we Americans eat, for heaven's sake! Thx, McFastFood!)


Who, if they don't all catch some virulent and lethal pandemic, will far outstrip our limited and diminishing resources. Notwithstanding the trite and ill-educated errant eco-arguments from that tiresome blowhard Rush Limbaugh. (Stick to politics, Rushbo!) The church, who loves large masses of truly illiterate to "lead", offer no practical solutions ("Birth Control is a Sin!").

We certainly don't need a fall-back God figure. We don't need mythology and pious eyes-squeezed-shut chant sessions. We do need to become better educated, and to limit population growth, and we need strategies to deal with the illiterate, over-populated masses who have the real potential to decimate all of us. Swarming rats can sink a teetering ship. Usually after they eat most everything and defecate on the rest.
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Old 05-16-2010, 04:21 PM
 
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Do We all need a new God to bring peace and prosperity to the world?
Name this person for both of the Gods you follow.
Political God, and a Religious God.
More proof of the non-existence of this god, as he is failing miserably at the peace thing, and only the greedy and corrupt really seem to be prospering.

Political gods did you really say that? But there are some corrupt and greedy politicians that view themselves as a god.
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Old 05-16-2010, 04:31 PM
 
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i think this guy would be an "EXCELLENT" choice
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Old 05-17-2010, 01:12 PM
 
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The biggest impact on man's survival, disregarding for now the possible imminent arrival of some massive meteorite, will be our utter inability to control our population numbers. The more educated we are, the less we breed willy-nilly. So, in the more blatantly poverty stricken populations in this ever-shrinking world they are hard ( no pun intended...) at it, cranking out endless swarms of hominid larvae.

(Now, please... no "racist" monikers. I don't care what race: white, red, blue, yellow, green. given the right conditions, we will all ignore common sense and just do what "feels good!". Look at how we Americans eat, for heaven's sake! Thx, McFastFood!)

Who, if they don't all catch some virulent and lethal pandemic, will far outstrip our limited and diminishing resources. Notwithstanding the trite and ill-educated errant eco-arguments from that tiresome blowhard Rush Limbaugh. (Stick to politics, Rushbo!) The church, who loves large masses of truly illiterate to "lead", offer no practical solutions ("Birth Control is a Sin!").

We certainly don't need a fall-back God figure. We don't need mythology and pious eyes-squeezed-shut chant sessions. We do need to become better educated, and to limit population growth, and we need strategies to deal with the illiterate, over-populated masses who have the real potential to decimate all of us. Swarming rats can sink a teetering ship. Usually after they eat most everything and defecate on the rest.
I am more optimistic.
Note. China.
Soon we will all live under some kind of law that will control population growth.

To follow up on the O P, if we did have a new God to believe in instead of what we have now, He would likely curb reproduction.

Have ye forgotten that ye are Gods. Our next new God will be a man.
Our new God would be brighter than the old one's.

Regards
DL
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Old 05-17-2010, 01:16 PM
 
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More proof of the non-existence of this god, as he is failing miserably at the peace thing, and only the greedy and corrupt really seem to be prospering.

Political gods did you really say that? But there are some corrupt and greedy politicians that view themselves as a god.
Yes and there are many religious Gods who just want slaves.

Do it my way or burn forever proves this.

Religious Gods = rules for living.
Political Gods = rules for living.
We all follow one or both of these.
We thus all follow a God.

Unfortunately we have turned our Gods into wish lists.

Regards
DL
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Old 05-17-2010, 02:32 PM
 
Location: New York City
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Do We all need a new God to bring peace and prosperity to the world?
We need more believe in our God and following his commandments, not looking for new gods!
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Old 05-17-2010, 03:06 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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We need more believe in our God and following his commandments, not looking for new gods!
The last thing we need is to waste our time on that.
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Old 05-17-2010, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Log home in the Appalachians
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Do We all need a new God to bring peace and prosperity to the world?
Name this person for both of the Gods you follow.
Political God, and a Religious God.
John 10:34
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?

I think you would agree that things could be better in this world.
It is my belief that the only way to make things better in all areas of life is through rapprochement. As this happens, there will be both pain and pleasure.
We must all concede some of our thinking and that will hurt. So let us be gentle with each other.
As I see the Vatican and Islam forming a rapprochement, it kindles a hope that rules will change. It is natural that it will be the East that shows the way for the West.

We are all ruled by the rules that we are following.
Rules of nature, of Politics, of Free men, physics and God/Man and Goddess/Woman.
These rules are us .
Political rules and Religious rules are what man is.
God is rules, man is rules, therefore we are Gods.

God, like any good father, would not have His Sons to be less than what He is.
We are all in this together alone.
Our first God was a man, our last shall be as well.
What is our collective name and Godís new name?
More importantly, who is the Anti-Christ?
Will the new name come from the Vatican or Islam or will God come from some other source?
If we are all Sons of God, then what is our name?

Regards
DL
Do we need a new god to bring peace and prosperity to the world? No we don't, as a matter of fact we don't need any kind of organized religion because they do not bring peace and prosperity to the world, organized religion and the belief in a god, they're god, brings discrimination and ignorance to the world. There should be no organized religion in this world because all it's doing is serving certain individuals at the top for their own greed, we should be able to worship our Creator as we see fit and not be told by any one individual how to do that, it should be our choice and we should be open-minded about.
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