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Author Topic:   Revisiting Aquinas's Argument from Perfection
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Message 16 of 18 (880807)
08-11-2020 8:05 PM
Reply to: Message 12 by youwerecreatedbyjc
08-11-2020 1:05 PM


Re: So As Not To Offend The Atheists
proudly roman catholic writes:

if you want to disingenuously compare a tooth fairy to a deity, sure.


What's downright dishonest is claiming there's a difference and then not pointing out what the difference is.

"I've been to Moose Jaw, now I can die." -- John Wing

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Message 17 of 18 (880809)
08-11-2020 8:10 PM
Reply to: Message 12 by youwerecreatedbyjc
08-11-2020 1:05 PM


Re: So As Not To Offend The Atheists
if you want to disingenuously compare a tooth fairy to a deity, sure.

both imaginary magical creatures. At least with the tooth fairy I've received actual rewards for my sacrificial offerings.

It's not enough to bash in heads, you've got to bash in minds
soon I discovered that this rock thing was true
Jerry Lee Lewis was the devil
Jesus was an architect previous to his career as a prophet
All of a sudden i found myself in love with the world
And so there was only one thing I could do
Was ding a ding dang my dang along ling long - Jesus Built my Hotrod Ministry
Live every week like it's Shark Week! - Tracey Jordan
Just a monkey in a long line of kings. - Matthew Good
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Message 18 of 18 (880834)
08-12-2020 8:18 AM
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08-10-2020 11:34 PM


proudly roman catholic writes:

It seems arbitrariness to compare a measurement to a quality

As arbitrary as anything can be, even. I just picked it.

Of course, if you can identify any errors in the analogy, feel free to try.


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