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riVeRraT
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Message 3 of 1725 (500168)
02-23-2009 6:33 PM


A spectating thread?
That is about the most asinine thing I have ever seen. I have no respect for it. It only reinforces my belief in God when I see humans do stupid shit like this. Reminds me why I haven't come in here for so long.

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riVeRraT
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Posts: 5788
From: NY USA
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Message 7 of 1725 (500247)
02-24-2009 7:24 AM
Reply to: Message 4 by lyx2no
02-23-2009 6:56 PM


Re: Impugning of Ones Motives
lyx2no writes:
That's because you don't want to have people remarking upon your remarkable ability to ascribe a motive to every-last-man-jack who mis-uses science on fairy stories.
Um no, I would rather have people say it to my face.
I like the idea. It gives me the opportunity to apply my ability to ascribe motives to people one at a time.
Keep on doing that and let us know how far it gets you in life.

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riVeRraT
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Message 8 of 1725 (500248)
02-24-2009 7:24 AM
Reply to: Message 5 by onifre
02-23-2009 7:24 PM


From a spectators PoV you seem like a bit of a douche.......
Yea, they killed Jesus too.
Edited by riVeRraT, : No reason given.

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riVeRraT
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Posts: 5788
From: NY USA
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Message 9 of 1725 (500249)
02-24-2009 7:33 AM
Reply to: Message 6 by Rahvin
02-23-2009 7:25 PM


rahvin writes:
Ah, yes, human "stupidity" as defined by riverrat is cause for reinforcing belief in the existence of the Christian God.
You know, calling this thread "stupid shit" totally reinforces my faith in the Flying Spaghetti Monster. His Holy Noodliness warned us that there would be "mockers and scoffers" like you.
...hey, subjective reasoning is fun! I can say anything I want and "prove it" when people make fun of my retarded conclusions! No wonder you Christians love it so much!
Ok Rahvin, I will spell it out for you. All you people who tout yourself's as "knowing better", "the logical", "atheist" keep doing the same repetitive shit over and over, and are constantly hypocritical.
People with "knowledge" over the others who believe in "Santa Claus" who spend their days making fun of those believers, instead of applying their "atheist" given knowledge only reinforce the notion that the more you learn, the less you know.
If you had any notion of sharing the knowledge with others, and help to correct misconceptions about believing in God, or anything for that matter, then making fun of people by creating a "spectator thread" is surely going to accomplish nothing at all, aka "Stupid".
Stupid is, as stupid does.
You know, calling this thread "stupid shit" totally reinforces my faith in the Flying Spaghetti Monster. His Holy Noodliness warned us that there would be "mockers and scoffers" like you.
When you come to know the truth, you will stop posting comments like this one. In all your "knowingness," you are blind. Say something original for once.

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riVeRraT
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Message 16 of 1725 (500385)
02-25-2009 7:54 AM
Reply to: Message 14 by Rahvin
02-24-2009 11:51 AM


Rahvin writes:
Please, feel free to continue posting, rat. You're providing far more entertainment than string at this point.
Well my responses sure have set you off. Just like I suspect creating a spectator thread for poor new comer String would do. Hypocrisy at it's best.
It's cool that you guys don't get it, really badass. The responses to my opinion are about as intelligent and offbeat as this thread. But what more should I expect. The rational being irrational, more hypocrisy.
Yea I am douche, spread your legs wide, and prepare for a cleansing. Done with this one.
Percy, I am glad you agree. God wants us to believe in Him by faith. That's the door that Jesus opened for us. Our bodies are temple now. Before Jesus, God gave us plenty of proof's, and that didn't work. So it is completely pointless to try and prove God. This whole forum is pointless when it comes down to it.
There is only one way to "prove" God, and that is by love. By sharing the love that God gave us.

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riVeRraT
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Posts: 5788
From: NY USA
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Message 18 of 1725 (501213)
03-05-2009 7:30 AM
Reply to: Message 17 by Percy
02-25-2009 9:02 AM


=PercyThis forum exists to examine creationism's claim to be legitimate science deserving of a place along side all other science taught in public schools today.
This forum has too many sub-forums, and topics discussed to be summed up into such a brief description. Saying creation science (the current brand of) is illegitimate is fine with me, and I agree. I think there could be a "creation science" but they would have to do science, the way science is supposed to be done.
I say it is pointless, because too many times here, people use science to dis-prove God. That's were my problem lies. We have discussed "proving things" in depth several times on these forums. Plus if God wanted to, since He created the heavens and the earth, and everything in between, He could make Himself unprovable. Jesus telling us we need faith is an evidence of that.
If that's the case, then this forum is part useless. Creation science is useless. And people put a little too much faith in regular science sometimes.
*disclaimer* I will bet my paycheck some people here just won't get that last statement.
Edited by riVeRraT, : word missing.

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riVeRraT
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From: NY USA
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Message 42 of 1725 (502206)
03-10-2009 10:35 AM
Reply to: Message 22 by Buzsaw
03-05-2009 10:49 AM


Re: Evidence
Buzsaw writes:
Good bud, I'm happy you're back. I've been citing significant evidence of the existence of God for years. Time will tell how much effect it has had on people. One knows not for sure what is going on in the minds of members, both active and inactive, not to mention the non-member readers.
Hey Buzsaw, my time is limited to devote to forums anymore, especially ones that lead me to bang my head against the wall too much. I am grateful for this forum though, as the underlying motive for all this, is to disclose the truth about things.
I feel that if God exists, and He created all of this, then every single particle of the universe is proof of Him. That's the decision we make when we look at it. We can look at it and say, "God is amazing for creating the crab nebula" or we can say "God didn't created the crab nebula, but it is still amazing".
IMO, proving or disproving God with physical evidence should NOT BE what believing in God is all about. Believing in God is all about Love. If every single believer loved every non-believer, the way that God loves us, there would be very few problems, and very few unbelievers. It is about love, and love is subjective.
Creation science is a joke. We are like the creatures in the locker from the movie Men in Black (2?). The more we look out, the more we see. The more we look in (microscopes) the more we see. It will never end, unless we reach the limits of the universe, set forth by it's creator, or mere chance existence. The question is, where did it all come from, and why. We will forever wonder the answer to that question. We won't find the answer to it in our life time, or several life times to come, and possibly never find the answer.
But love exists, and it is subjective, and it is the answer to most, if not all problems.

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riVeRraT
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Posts: 5788
From: NY USA
Joined: 05-09-2004


Message 48 of 1725 (502332)
03-11-2009 7:28 AM
Reply to: Message 43 by Stile
03-10-2009 11:16 AM


Re: Evidence
Stile writes:
Perhaps you should change that to say "If every single believer loved every non-believer, the way that God loves us, there would be very few problems, and very few without Love."
If believing is all about love, as I pointed out, then there is no difference from the way you worded it, to the way I worded it.
Getting someone "to believe" is all about showing that person the love of God, and nothing more. I don't know about other "believers" but for me, sharing the same love with people, that I feel God shared with me, is what is all about. No condemnation, no judgment, just love.

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riVeRraT
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Posts: 5788
From: NY USA
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Message 49 of 1725 (502334)
03-11-2009 7:42 AM
Reply to: Message 44 by Theodoric
03-10-2009 12:30 PM


Re: Evidence
Theodoric writes:
Even if every believer in the world loved me, I still would not believe that mythology and mumbo-jumbo is true.
I am quite certain it wouldn't have any affect on any of the atheists I know. Religion is about love, it is about control and the need for people to have an explanation for the things they don't, or refuse to, understand.
You are proving my point, by sharing your definition of religion with us. Religion should not be about that at all. Smart people understand that. When they asked Jesus what the most important commandments were, He replied if you love God with all your heart, mind and soul, and love others like yourself, then all other commandments would be covered.
You know the difference between good religion, and bad. You are also not qualified to say what you would or wouldn't do if people who called themselves "believers" truly loved you the way God loves them, because you haven't experienced it yet.
Believers loving you is not the exclusive way to know God either. God can just come to you directly, He does everyday, that is what I believe. Your unbelief, might well be your path to belief. It was for me.

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riVeRraT
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Posts: 5788
From: NY USA
Joined: 05-09-2004


Message 54 of 1725 (502662)
03-12-2009 4:55 PM
Reply to: Message 53 by lyx2no
03-11-2009 9:01 AM


Re: The Devil Made Me Do It
lyx2no writes:
Getting someone "to believe" is all about showing that person the love of God, and nothing more. I don't know about other "believers" but for me, sharing the same love with people, that I feel God shared with me, is what is all about. No condemnation, no judgment, just love.
Keep on doing that and let us know how far it gets you in life.
How does one reconcile these two quotes?
How does one not?
If I let someone do what it is they want to do, as long as it is not life threatening, then I am loving them, and not condemning them, or judging them. We all have a road to travel. No one could tell me what to do, why should I tell anyone else what to do? Just let us know how it works out. If you want or need advice, I am here. You need help, I am here.

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riVeRraT
Member (Idle past 475 days)
Posts: 5788
From: NY USA
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Message 55 of 1725 (502663)
03-12-2009 4:57 PM
Reply to: Message 51 by Theodoric
03-11-2009 8:47 AM


Re: TYPO on my part
Theodoric writes:
Should have been
Yea I knew that. I took it as a sarcastic remark.

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riVeRraT
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Posts: 5788
From: NY USA
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Message 58 of 1725 (503481)
03-19-2009 1:08 PM
Reply to: Message 57 by lyx2no
03-12-2009 10:29 PM


Re: The Devil Made Me Do It again
Your position was neutral then?
I am an innocent by-stander, that's all.

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