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AZPaul3
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Message 1171 of 1285 (857342)
07-07-2019 7:47 PM
Reply to: Message 1165 by Faith
07-07-2019 4:49 PM


Re: BCRPS
I have put forward on this forum many times over the centuries that I, personally, am not just atheist but anti-theist.

He despises religion.

Be still my beating heart. She understands me.


Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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AZPaul3
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Message 1172 of 1285 (857344)
07-07-2019 8:40 PM
Reply to: Message 1162 by Faith
07-07-2019 2:49 PM


Re: chances
Yes I know you were being mocking as usual.

That is part of the fun of this place.

The two different sources of visionary experiences. The spiritual and the sexual.

The latter makes you feel all warm, loving and comfortable inside.

The former makes you fly airplanes into buildings.


Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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Thugpreacha
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Message 1173 of 1285 (857347)
07-07-2019 10:08 PM
Reply to: Message 1166 by jar
07-07-2019 5:05 PM


Re: BCRPS
First of all the book says that a majority is called to this communion yet a minority--few--accept it. You have claimed that the called are known by their works but that we are essentially saved--or chosen by our belief and works...which ideally go hand in hand. Thus the evidence of a regenerated soul would be joyous works...freely and willfully done.

Chance as a real force is a myth. It has no basis in reality and no place in scientific inquiry. For science and philosophy to continue to advance in knowledge, chance must be demythologized once and for all. ~RC Sproul
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." ~Mark Twain "
~"If that's not sufficient for you go soak your head."~Faith

You can "get answers" by watching the ducks. That doesn't mean the answers are coming from them.~Ringo

Subjectivism may very well undermine Christianity.
In the same way that "allowing people to choose what they want to be when they grow up" undermines communism.
~Stile


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Message 1174 of 1285 (857348)
07-07-2019 11:03 PM
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07-07-2019 10:08 PM


Re: BCRPS
So instead of actually answering Jar you just produce more word salad?
Lovely.

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.

If your viewpoint has merits and facts to back it up why would you have to lie?


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Sarah Bellum
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Message 1175 of 1285 (857350)
07-07-2019 11:08 PM
Reply to: Message 1158 by Son Goku
07-07-2019 1:47 PM


Re: chances
Not exactly, no. But what can be done exactly in science anyway?

I was thinking of a simulation. Can you think of some way of proving we are not in a simulation? The next step is to throw away the simulator and think of everything as merely a numeric code and us as characters in a book encoded in that number.


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Message 1176 of 1285 (857351)
07-07-2019 11:09 PM
Reply to: Message 1167 by GDR
07-07-2019 6:05 PM


Re: chances
Turtles all the way down...?
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Dredge
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Message 1177 of 1285 (857355)
07-08-2019 2:08 AM
Reply to: Message 1146 by Faith
07-07-2019 2:56 AM


Re: chances
Faith writes:

Oooo a mysterious voice and a vision. No, science can't touch anything in that area, so you know their reaction will be simply to impute it to some kind of insanity.


Yep, that's the usual reply, so for that reason I couldn't be bothered providing the details to closed minds that deny certain aspects of reality (ie, atheists).

Edited by Dredge, : No reason given.


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Message 1178 of 1285 (857356)
07-08-2019 2:15 AM
Reply to: Message 1147 by AZPaul3
07-07-2019 6:06 AM


Re: chances
AZPaul3 writes:

BCRPS is a recognized scientific disposition that can explain auditory/visual hallucinations in these cases precisely.


Science can explain a vision that describes a future event in fine detail? Are you sure? Ditto for the voice that saved my life.

You don't know what you're talking about or what you're dealing with.
When it comes to miracles, people like you are like blind, clueless children stumbling around in the dark.


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Dredge
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Message 1179 of 1285 (857357)
07-08-2019 2:22 AM
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07-07-2019 6:56 AM


Re: chances
Faith writes:

Just for the sake of having some context for your comments, would you tell us if you've ever had a similar kind of experience, a vision or a voice or the ilke?


Such things can happen even to atheists. My sister-in-law is a case in point - she immigrated from China and was raised by staunchly Communist parents. She ridiculed Christianity as "ridiculous nonsense". About 12 years after marrying my (agnostic) brother, completely out the blue, according to her, "Jesus started talking to me". She literally heard him talking to her! She instantly become a very devout Christian.
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Dredge
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Message 1180 of 1285 (857358)
07-08-2019 2:24 AM
Reply to: Message 1155 by Theodoric
07-07-2019 11:07 AM


Dredge is blameless
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Dredge
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Message 1181 of 1285 (857359)
07-08-2019 2:30 AM
Reply to: Message 1052 by AZPaul3
07-05-2019 12:15 AM


Re: chances
AZPaul3 writes:

So tell us, Village Idiot


Please be advised that I am not the Village Idiot - my cousin holds that title. I am a distant fifth most-idiotic-person in my village.

how do you know it didn’t

First, build a machine which performs many, complex, interdependent functions. Then, add to that machine the ability to self-replicate … if you can, so good luck with that! After you’ve completed that monumental, probably impossible task, somehow convince yourself that dumb molecules plus blind chance could have produced that machine. After that, check yourself into the nearest psychiatric hospital, because you have obviously become insane.

Edited by Dredge, : No reason given.


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Dredge
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Message 1182 of 1285 (857360)
07-08-2019 2:32 AM
Reply to: Message 1080 by dwise1
07-05-2019 2:17 PM


Re: GotGs
dwise1 writes:

”Bube maintained that Darwin’s Origin of Species was the “death knell” of the God-of-the-gaps.”


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Edited by Dredge, : No reason given.

Edited by Dredge, : No reason given.


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dwise1
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Message 1183 of 1285 (857361)
07-08-2019 2:47 AM
Reply to: Message 1182 by Dredge
07-08-2019 2:32 AM


Re: GotGs
Still nothing but a fucking id'iot troll, I see. Typical creationist.

BTW, I did not write that, but because of your self-professed sub-basement IQ you wouldn't know that, of course.

Edited by dwise1, : second paragraph


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Message 1184 of 1285 (857362)
07-08-2019 2:51 AM
Reply to: Message 1182 by Dredge
07-08-2019 2:32 AM


Re: GotGs
Dredge writes:

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Since you insist on a kindergarten response to your opponents, perhaps I should give you a timeout. Next time I will.

  • Please stay on topic for a thread. Open a new thread for new topics.
  • Points should be supported with evidence and reasoned argumentation.
  • The sincerely held beliefs of other members deserve your respect. Please keep discussion civil. Argue the position, not the person.

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    AZPaul3
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    Message 1185 of 1285 (857363)
    07-08-2019 2:58 AM
    Reply to: Message 1181 by Dredge
    07-08-2019 2:30 AM


    Re: chances
    Please be advised that I am not the Village Idiot

    You just got a promotion. In this village you are the idiot. Congratulations.

    First, build a machine which performs many, complex, interdependent functions. Then, add to that machine the ability to self-replicate

    Why would I want to do that when nature has already been there / done that?

    You're really not very creative.


    Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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