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12-29-2021 2:11 PM


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Message 127 of 150 (891118)
01-17-2022 4:34 PM
Reply to: Message 121 by Theodoric
01-17-2022 12:22 PM


Re: Jesus was never anointed to Christ
Theodoric writes:

Admin, Mods.
I realize that this is in faith and belief, but to continue to let him present unevidenced claims and bald assertions with absolutely nothing to back it is a travesty. Would I be allowed to start a topic and just throw random shit on the wall?

I'm open to suggestions, but if you read GIA's early posts as I just did, they seem very similar stylistically to what he's posting now. I don't think he's going to change, nor that serious discussion with him should be attempted. I like to avoid suspensions now where possible, we're a bit thin these days.


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Message 130 of 150 (891124)
01-18-2022 8:58 AM
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Re: why things are thin
jar writes:

You hoped that a reasonable dialog might be possible between those people who are in touch with reality and make evidence-based decisions and those people who are out-of-touch with reality and make belief-based decisions.

No, that's not it. It was worse. I hoped that a reasonable dialog might be possible between those people who are in touch with reality and make evidence-based decisions and those people who are one form or another of creationist but who are also in touch with reality and make evidence-based decisions. That latter group turns out to be nearly non-existent. The result has been a 20-year dialog with fantasists. The remains of the ark have been found. Evidence of the escape across the Red Sea has been found. Jesus's brothers tomb has been found. Evolution can't produce new species. Dinosaurs have been carbon dated to 5000 years old. All the geology of the world was created in a global flood around 4700 years ago. Floods sort fossils in order of their radiometric date. Erosion's eventual result is not flat plains. There is no evidence so clear it can't be convincingly misinterpreted as evidence for a young Earth and a literally true Bible.

Complicating matters is that the religious only become more entrenched and irrational over time.

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