Yes, and so I suggest that we do just that and have you stop this inane preaching.
Inane is a good word for it, lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly, empty and void.
The topic is on Miracles, and whether any documented miracles can be verified not on irrelevant sermonizing.
One problem is that most folk claiming miracles are also unwilling to submit the objects or events to scientific examination.
So is there much that can be determined other than some folk believe that some miracles happened but since they have not been subjected to scientific rigor miracles can never be more than simply beliefs?
Hi, Jar, the numbers always fascinate me. Five hundred people die when a ferry sinks--one is saved--it`s a miracle. A variety of cases pronounced terminal with a disease--most die, one, two saved-it`s a miracle. Farmers almost wiped out by drought, fire, floods. One or more survive by various means--it`s a miracle. Latest case in my hometown saw a Vietnamese priest selling statues of the Virgin Mary and Child with blood weeping from their eyes--it`s a miracle. Selling like hot cakes as fast as he can import them. Maybe there should be a tighter definition of 'miracle'.
The author is very specific in Message 1 as to what is to be discussed.
This is not an attempt to discover whether or not these things can be proved as miracles i.e., supernatural phenomena, but to discuss possible scientific explanations, or whether some event that is unusual in nature could be used by God as a sign.
This is a science forum, please post accordingly.
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