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Message 1284358 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 2:52:49 UTC - in response to Message 1284332.

There is no God, now wake up and take responsibility for your own life.

There IS a god, he just has not presented Himself to you because YOU do not wish to see Him.

As to taking responsibility for my own life, that is for me and Him to hash out.
We have had some discussion on the subject lately. He is a rather understanding dude. You might try to open some discourse with Him.

Couldn't hurt.

When people start having converations with imaginary people they are usually diagnosed as schizophrenic.

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Message 1284364 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 3:08:13 UTC - in response to Message 1284358.

There is no God, now wake up and take responsibility for your own life.

There IS a god, he just has not presented Himself to you because YOU do not wish to see Him.

As to taking responsibility for my own life, that is for me and Him to hash out.
We have had some discussion on the subject lately. He is a rather understanding dude. You might try to open some discourse with Him.

Couldn't hurt.

When people start having converations with imaginary people they are usually diagnosed as schizophrenic.

You call it what you will, I call it faith.

As the thread title indicates, I happen to believe in God.

You might ridicule me for this.
But it brings me much comfort.

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Message 1284379 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 3:50:54 UTC - in response to Message 1284364.

Mark, both might be true.
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Message 1284381 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 3:56:51 UTC - in response to Message 1284364.



As the thread title indicates, I happen to believe in God.

You might ridicule me for this.
But it brings me much comfort.


It's quite evident by the level of serenity you bring to the boards. :)

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Message 1284387 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 4:34:17 UTC - in response to Message 1284381.



As the thread title indicates, I happen to believe in God.

You might ridicule me for this.
But it brings me much comfort.


It's quite evident by the level of serenity you bring to the boards. :)

Nice jab, Robert.
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Message 1284388 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 4:36:30 UTC

Thank you Mark
Enjoy the rest of the weekend
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Message 1284506 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 16:40:29 UTC
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Is it really that hard to make a "scientific" approach when it comes to certain subjects for those people who insist or state that they are "believers"? (Read at the bottom).

Is it all about churchgoing and worshipping?

If so, if you are an agnostic or an atheist, you are not supposed to be any better than the Catholic Church which once had a scientist (Giordano Bruno) burnt to death in the fire.

Perhaps a good reason to hate (or at least dislike) those "believers". Religion is not supposed to have done us anything good, never.

Yes, definitely an approach to a specific subject should be carried out in a proper manner. By means of such an "deterministic" approach (please suggest an alternative wording), the desired results may be obtained in the same fields which are related to the particular subjects of interest (this can be put around).

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Message 1284534 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 17:25:45 UTC - in response to Message 1284506.

Is it really that hard to make a "scientific" approach when it comes to certain subjects for those people who insist or state that they are "believers"? (Read at the bottom).

Is it all about churchgoing and worshipping?

If so, if you are an agnostic or an atheist, you are not supposed to be any better than the Catholic Church which once had a scientist (Giordano Bruno) burnt to death in the fire.

Perhaps a good reason to hate (or at least dislike) those "believers". Religion is not supposed to have done us anything good, never.

Yes, definitely an approach to a specific subject should be carried out in a proper manner. By means of such an "deterministic" approach (please suggest an alternative wording), the desired results may be obtained in the same fields which are related to the particular subjects of interest (this can be put around).


You make very little sense, and a lot of people are ignoring you.

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Message 1284546 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 17:45:18 UTC - in response to Message 1284358.

When people start having conversations with imaginary people they are usually diagnosed as schizophrenic.

Sounds like that old saying

"When I talk to God it's called prayer. When God talks back it's called schizophrenia".

It all depends what he says I suppose. :-)

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Message 1284550 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 17:52:43 UTC

.....Religion is not supposed to have done us anything good, never.....

Religion per se may not have, although many have found comfort in its teachings. The followers of religion though have done a lot for humanity in general. The Salvos and St. Vincent de Paul Society to name two.

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Message 1284603 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 21:16:10 UTC

Any scientists in here? I still think I'm better at explaining many things than others around here...

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Message 1284734 - Posted: 17 Sep 2012, 9:16:48 UTC - in response to Message 1284550.

.....Religion is not supposed to have done us anything good, never.....

Religion per se may not have, although many have found comfort in its teachings. The followers of religion though have done a lot for humanity in general. The Salvos and St. Vincent de Paul Society to name two.

T.A.

I find comfort in the teachings of Roger Highfield, does that make him a God?
I think he'd resent the accusation.
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Message 1284735 - Posted: 17 Sep 2012, 9:27:05 UTC

Any scientists in here? I still think I'm better at explaining many things than others around here...

You are of course perfectly entitled to your opinion ....

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Message 1284742 - Posted: 17 Sep 2012, 9:51:58 UTC

Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but a wise person understands the difference between opinion and fact.
Just because one believes something does not make it a truth, and indeed truths will remain true even if one doesn't believe in them.

If you want to challenge a theory, look at its evidence.
The evidence for evolution is much and varied, with things like the fossil record, and the decades of study, testing, experimentation and consensus of the peer-reviewed scientific community.
The evidence for creation is one book written hundreds of years ago, and the blind faith of a few medieval throwbacks.
No contest.

On an unrelated note, i happen to believe in spelling.
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Message 1284774 - Posted: 17 Sep 2012, 12:41:33 UTC
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Message 1284812 - Posted: 17 Sep 2012, 15:04:15 UTC - in response to Message 1284774.
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yet again with the slams. You are very good at making one seems an innocuous statement a flame.

I seem to see people that find themselves in the Minority opinion to be highly Vocal. Not the other way around.

I'm sure there are some absolutes like dying and taxes. both of which the wealthy seem to want to avoid. Death because they'll never get into heaven and taxes because it delays their gratification in the here and now.

If and when I get to the pearly gates, I will simply have to ask why it was necessary to put so much crap on my plate.


Being from and living in Dysfucntion relationships my entire life, I can't imagine ever being at peace
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