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Existence of God (split from old thread)

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by MichaelP, Mar 23, 2017.

  1. MichaelP

    MichaelP Chieftain

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    It amuses me when people say that the existence of God can't be proven. It is quite easy to demonstrate that we have received a message from outside the time and space that we occupy. In that message, the author authenticates his message by accurately describing history beforehand. Clues to the deepest mysteries of physics, astronomy and medicine have been hidden in the message and modern science is slowly peeling away the layers to discover those truths. All that is just the supporting evidence. My reason for believing Him is that I've met Him.
     
  2. Patine

    Patine Chieftain

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    I don't know if it's been brought up here, but what about Animism, Essencism, Impersonal Mysticism, and other spiritual movements that are definitely NOT Atheist but do not incorporate in their beliefs a being or beings on the true level of power and metaphysical authority of a "god?"
     
  3. Gori the Grey

    Gori the Grey Lord of Misrule

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    Plus things come back from the dead. That's good evidence.
     
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  4. Timsup2nothin

    Timsup2nothin Another drone in the hive mind

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    "Either there is a god or there isn't" is such a self evidently true statement that it is difficult for me to understand how this thread reached three pages, much less seventeen.
     
  5. EgonSpengler

    EgonSpengler Chieftain

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    In Web years, I think 2006 was when Ragnar Lothbrok sacked Paris.
     
  6. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    Just because you've received a message from a supernatural being, it doesn't mean that it was God speaking.

    All you have evidence of is that supernatural beings exist and will communicate
     
  7. Farm Boy

    Farm Boy As you wish.

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    Edit! Ack this one is NSFW, somebody decided to be funny with caption tools.

    Spoiler almost back far enough! :
     
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  8. Timsup2nothin

    Timsup2nothin Another drone in the hive mind

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    All I see evidence of is that pointless topics are genuinely timeless and potentially immortal.
     
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  9. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Ehm...

    This thread was necro'ed after... 11 years.

    Maybe it should be closed? :D
     
  10. Gigaz

    Gigaz civoholic

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    I mean the statement is evidently false. The universe can be in any one of the quantum superpositions of a0|no god> + a1|one god> + a2|two gods> + ... + ainf|infinite gods>, with the aj being complex numbers whose sum of absolute values squared is 1.
     
  11. red_elk

    red_elk Chieftain

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    Not sure about God, but zombie threads definitely exist.
     
  12. Mechanicalsalvation

    Mechanicalsalvation Thraldom dictator

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    Depends. Some say there is no time...
     
  13. Broken_Erika

    Broken_Erika Neurotic Panda

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    brains. Brains. BRAAAAAAIIIIIINNNSS!!!!
     
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  14. Mechanicalsalvation

    Mechanicalsalvation Thraldom dictator

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    I agree that there is both God and no God at the same time. First off if there is such a thing as God then Its undefinable...
     
  15. Timsup2nothin

    Timsup2nothin Another drone in the hive mind

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    Of course it should, but we all have to throw in our two cents for posterity first just in case it gets necro'd again in another eleven years.
     
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  16. Mechanicalsalvation

    Mechanicalsalvation Thraldom dictator

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    Its actually pretty good when I can see how much progress one can make in 11years. I mean I am still pretty stupid on the topic but in more refined way...
     
  17. Bootstoots

    Bootstoots Chieftain Super Moderator

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    Moderator Action: Welcome to CFC, MichaelP!

    We generally prefer that people start new threads rather than bumping very old ones, unless there is a good reason to bump the old thread, such as a topic that was big a long time ago suddenly coming back into the news. I've split off your post and responses to it into this new thread. You can still find the old thread here.
     
  18. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    You'd think so but we've already come across instances of things that don't play by our rules of logic. So you'd think if quarks and electrons can be an exception to the above, then God can probably figure out how to do it too.

    I'm not saying that this is necessarily the case, but it is a possibility.
     
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  19. Narz

    Narz keeping it real

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    Modern Judeo-Christian Gods are so boring. I want a feminine Goddess who showers me with her divine essence, can split herself into thousands of individual goddesses, each with their own style of nurturance and who makes love to me daily in her myriad different forms. :cool:

    Whole helluvalot more appealing than some masochistic skinny bearded guy raised by a weird prude mom and ****old step-dad (and left to die by a Father with borderline-personality-disorder to prove some sort of point). Who wants to be 'touched' by that God. :cringe:

    If I had a time-machine I'd go back to the middle ages, slaughter all the Christians and rescue all the witches. :king::grouphug::love:
     
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    Broken_Erika Neurotic Panda

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