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Message 488400 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 19:46:19 UTC - in response to Message 488245.  

I'm just watching a movie titled "American Prophet: The Story of Joseph Smith" on BYU Television Online - it was send today, at 12:00am MST, but can still be seen on this viewer anyway.
It gives an insight into the life of the founder of the Mormon church and the founding of this church, and the struggles and the persecutions it had to go through. If this is no pure propaganda (and it seems not to be, because I read similar things about this topic from both sides, Mormons and anti-Mormons) then this church seems to be one of those which are not corrupt.

Didn't they have killers that attacked other wagon trains ? I forgot, I'll watch it. And the FBI is dominated by the Mormons. You gotta be one to get promoted. To many power religions in this world. What would you do if a UFO landed and an alien walked out holding "the one true religion of the universe"? I would shoot him and burn the book. we already have enough "one true religions"

OK, you seem like a reasonable guy. Obviously a nonprofessional religious outlook. Here is your assignment. We are going to new planets, which "book" do we take ? Every planet a different religion, same problems. Or merge all religions into one space book ? Dunno

Neither do I. Since you can't say that there is one human culture (like in the SF stories) you also can't say that there is one human religion. Heck, you even can't say that there is one Christian or one Islamic religion! Even when you take the "main religions" (like Christianity, Islam, etc.) there are a few dozens of them, and when you have a look of them as single denominations, there are several thousands of them on this planet.
So if you talk about informing other intelligent beings after a possible contact about what we humans believe in, a short excerpt about these "main religions" would be helpful. But if you talk about settling on other planets, the "books to take" should be in the responsibility of those among the settlers who believe in these books.

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Message 488407 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 19:52:15 UTC
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Since when do you have to prove the NON existence of something?


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Message 488409 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 19:57:20 UTC - in response to Message 488407.  

Since when do you have to prove the NON existence of something?

sanity?
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Message 488412 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 19:59:09 UTC
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Who's sanity? The zealot who kneels before imaginary beings or the rational human being who lives his life according to things that actually affect our day-to-day existence?


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Message 488413 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 19:59:57 UTC - in response to Message 488403.  

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Message 488449 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 20:28:14 UTC - in response to Message 488412.  

Who's sanity? The zealot who kneels before imaginary beings or the rational human being who lives his life according to things that actually affect our day-to-day existence?

i ment here, you have to prove it dont exist here when the ones that think they are sane are acting like mad men
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Message 488497 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 21:11:04 UTC - in response to Message 488449.  

Who's sanity? The zealot who kneels before imaginary beings or the rational human being who lives his life according to things that actually affect our day-to-day existence?

i ment here, you have to prove it dont exist here when the ones that think they are sane are acting like mad men

wellllllll, sometimes those who believe that there is God are acting like madmen, sometimes those who believe that there is no God are acting like madmen...

It's always the same opponents, and the fanatics of each side accuse the other ones to be absolutely wrong, instead of meeting at the things they have in common with the others.
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Message 488508 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 21:26:27 UTC - in response to Message 488497.  
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Who's sanity? The zealot who kneels before imaginary beings or the rational human being who lives his life according to things that actually affect our day-to-day existence?

i ment here, you have to prove it dont exist here when the ones that think they are sane are acting like mad men

wellllllll, sometimes those who believe that there is God are acting like madmen, sometimes those who believe that there is no God are acting like madmen...

It's always the same opponents, and the fanatics of each side accuse the other ones to be absolutely wrong, instead of meeting at the things they have in common with the others.

Sometimes I think that if there is a God, he's clearly mad.
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Message 488512 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 21:34:04 UTC - in response to Message 488508.  

Who's sanity? The zealot who kneels before imaginary beings or the rational human being who lives his life according to things that actually affect our day-to-day existence?

i ment here, you have to prove it dont exist here when the ones that think they are sane are acting like mad men

wellllllll, sometimes those who believe that there is God are acting like madmen, sometimes those who believe that there is no God are acting like madmen...

It's always the same opponents, and the fanatics of each side accuse the other ones to be absolutely wrong, instead of meeting at the things they have in common with the others.

Sometimes I think that if there is a God, he's clearly mad.


nah - 'When we die - i am sure we shall find God Laughin'
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Message 488541 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 21:58:15 UTC - in response to Message 488497.  

Who's sanity? The zealot who kneels before imaginary beings or the rational human being who lives his life according to things that actually affect our day-to-day existence?

i ment here, you have to prove it dont exist here when the ones that think they are sane are acting like mad men

wellllllll, sometimes those who believe that there is God are acting like madmen, sometimes those who believe that there is no God are acting like madmen...

It's always the same opponents, and the fanatics of each side accuse the other ones to be absolutely wrong, instead of meeting at the things they have in common with the others.

i was talking about the ones who think they're god
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Message 488634 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 23:03:20 UTC - in response to Message 488541.  

Who's sanity? The zealot who kneels before imaginary beings or the rational human being who lives his life according to things that actually affect our day-to-day existence?

i ment here, you have to prove it dont exist here when the ones that think they are sane are acting like mad men

wellllllll, sometimes those who believe that there is God are acting like madmen, sometimes those who believe that there is no God are acting like madmen...

It's always the same opponents, and the fanatics of each side accuse the other ones to be absolutely wrong, instead of meeting at the things they have in common with the others.

i was talking about the ones who think they're god

LOL well that's really weird
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Message 488637 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 23:06:27 UTC - in response to Message 488508.  

Who's sanity? The zealot who kneels before imaginary beings or the rational human being who lives his life according to things that actually affect our day-to-day existence?

i ment here, you have to prove it dont exist here when the ones that think they are sane are acting like mad men

wellllllll, sometimes those who believe that there is God are acting like madmen, sometimes those who believe that there is no God are acting like madmen...

It's always the same opponents, and the fanatics of each side accuse the other ones to be absolutely wrong, instead of meeting at the things they have in common with the others.

Sometimes I think that if there is a God, he's clearly mad.

Well, isn't it written in the Bible that one day for God is like a thousand years for us? So there has sooo much happened during the last couple "days", heck, His own son died the day before yesterday!
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Message 488718 - Posted: 23 Dec 2006, 23:58:31 UTC - in response to Message 488512.  

Who's sanity? The zealot who kneels before imaginary beings or the rational human being who lives his life according to things that actually affect our day-to-day existence?

i ment here, you have to prove it dont exist here when the ones that think they are sane are acting like mad men

wellllllll, sometimes those who believe that there is God are acting like madmen, sometimes those who believe that there is no God are acting like madmen...

It's always the same opponents, and the fanatics of each side accuse the other ones to be absolutely wrong, instead of meeting at the things they have in common with the others.

Sometimes I think that if there is a God, he's clearly mad.


nah - 'When we die - i am sure we shall find God Laughin'


This would be interesting indeed.

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Message 488846 - Posted: 24 Dec 2006, 2:18:01 UTC - in response to Message 488512.  

Who's sanity? The zealot who kneels before imaginary beings or the rational human being who lives his life according to things that actually affect our day-to-day existence?

i ment here, you have to prove it dont exist here when the ones that think they are sane are acting like mad men

wellllllll, sometimes those who believe that there is God are acting like madmen, sometimes those who believe that there is no God are acting like madmen...

It's always the same opponents, and the fanatics of each side accuse the other ones to be absolutely wrong, instead of meeting at the things they have in common with the others.

Sometimes I think that if there is a God, he's clearly mad.


nah - 'When we die - i am sure we shall find God Laughin'


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Message 488918 - Posted: 24 Dec 2006, 4:13:52 UTC - in response to Message 488637.  
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Well, isn't it written in the Bible that one day for God is like a thousand years for us? So there has sooo much happened during the last couple "days", heck, His own son died the day before yesterday!


Is this the same as dog years or god years - hahahaha 1d = 1000y what a joke!
And we all know that the bible is true because - well the bible tells us so.
Gotta love that line !!!

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Message 488996 - Posted: 24 Dec 2006, 4:50:18 UTC - in response to Message 488918.  


Well, isn't it written in the Bible that one day for God is like a thousand years for us? So there has sooo much happened during the last couple "days", heck, His own son died the day before yesterday!


Is this the same as dog years or god years - hahahaha 1d = 1000y what a joke!
And we all know that the bible is true because - well the bible tells us so.
Gotta love that line !!!


Kevin's funny.
He talks like he's responding to Jeffrey, but we haven't see Jeffrey for months.
Thanks for the laughs, man!
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Message 489084 - Posted: 24 Dec 2006, 5:49:23 UTC
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