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Old 01-06-2010, 09:30 AM
 
Location: Toronto, ON
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Does God guide the church, or the church guide God in his thought about existence for the mass of Humanity failed by democracy?


Of course, we can all turn to Politics forever and forget about the living of our means to self understanding.

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Old 01-06-2010, 09:37 AM
 
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Does God guide the church, or the church guide God in his thought about existence for the mass of Humanity failed by democracy?



Of course, we can all turn to Politics forever and forget about the living of our means to self understanding.
Man does not guide God in anything.
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Old 01-06-2010, 09:42 AM
 
Location: Sinking in the Great Salt Lake
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God does not equal religion.

My guess is that god is very far away and/or very hands off when it comes to what happens on the Earth. He/she/it may not even be concerned with us at all. I really don't know.


Religions however are very clearly man-made and very political institutions that run the gamut between controlling their followers with force and/or cohersion or followers controlling the direction their religion goes by consensus. God is part of that equation in name only.
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Old 01-06-2010, 09:45 AM
 
Location: Toronto, ON
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I recognize these ideas as coming from the Age or Reason, and that they represent the problem of computer frustration and in this case my trip fatigue and bad-feeling of being misunderstood on the plane.
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Old 01-06-2010, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Pawnee Nation
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.......... trip fatigue and bad-feeling of being misunderstood on the plane.
wouldn't give you her phone number, eh?
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:12 PM
 
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Does God guide the church, or the church guide God in his thought about existence for the mass of Humanity failed by democracy?


Of course, we can all turn to Politics forever and forget about the living of our means to self understanding.
Are you attempting to claim that theocracy is superior to democracy?
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:17 PM
 
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Humans created God, and humans are hypocritical. So, who guides what?
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