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Proofs that God is imaginary

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by eastsidebagel, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    :yup: Regardless of why people are making it up, they are still making it up.

    But that simply suggests that all "revealed truth" is false. There could be a god, a creator, and no religion on Earth has anything at all to do with the real god.
     
  2. Agent327

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    Quite true: the Bible/Torah actually explicitly acknowledge the existence of other gods.
     
  3. _random_

    _random_ Jewel Runner

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    [citation needed]
     
  4. civ_king

    civ_king Deus Caritas Est

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    where?? I want to look it up and read about it :)
     
  5. Flying Pig

    Flying Pig Utrinque Paratus Moderator

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    As far as I know, the way it deals with people worshipping Baal and the like suggest that the gods are there, but they don't listen.
     
  6. Angst

    Angst Rambling and inconsistent

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    I feel offended, but shouldn't.

    Since I consider myself Christian, but I'm not.

    Since I believe in God, but in a completely different way than everyone else.

    And yes I hate it. But you're all saved anyways. :)

    EDIT: Woah, 4,444th post. Magicalic.
     
  7. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    No, it suggests that all revealed truth in incomplete.
     
  8. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    That would take extreme incompletenss. ;)
     
  9. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Maybe. If we are only talking about "revealed truth" for the moment, two factors come into play: how much is being revealed and how much of that can be understood.

    If we ignore for now what the nature of god actually is and just focus on the assumption that Truth can be revealed to humans, then first some or all of that Truth might be revealed through a particular source. At the receiving end, some or all of what was revealed might be understood/experienced. At the receiving end humans might not be capable of grasping all of the Truth or might well be very capable of misinterpreting what is revealed. Humans might well infer intent or purpose where there is none. And different people may have differring capabilities for understanding what is revealed to them.

    The measure of incompleteness may be at the sender side, but it is more likely at the receiver end.
     
  10. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    There wouldn't have to be a sender, but the christian orientation of the forum discussions makes for a clearer image. "Source" might be better as a more general answer.
     
  12. Warman17

    Warman17 NES Grandpa

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    I'm surprised I haven't seen any pictures in this topic, especially ones which are cliche at this point

    many images warning:
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  13. hossam

    hossam Deity

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    hey they forgot to include WW1, WW2, cold war(and all the proxy wars within that period) as devestating wars caused by religion... oh wait:rolleyes:




    norway has a whole bunch of natural resources( particularly petroleum) and a small population, which is what leads to their prosperity. atheism has nothing to do with it.
     
  14. Angst

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    Warman17, the sad thing is that most of your pictures fail when a religion is non-traditional, not based on creationism, or in short, rational. Or even shorter, not traditional Christianity. ;) Since religions can easily be rational.

    And many of the quotes are not even true when used against religion, just plain offensive.
     
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  15. Kraznaya

    Kraznaya Princeps

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    Why does the something greater I believe in have to be omnipotent or omni-benevolent?
     
  16. hossam

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    it is isnt really that great if doesnt have qualities with the omni-prefix i guess.
     
  17. Agent327

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    1st commandment: "Thou shalt not have any other gods before me." (Exodus chapter 20, verse 3).
     
  18. Smidlee

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    Guess who are the other gods?
    Psalms 82:6 "I have said ,Ye are gods, and all of you are children of the Most High."
    Jesus Christ as Lord of lords and the King of kings.

    also Psalms 96:5 " For all the gods of the nations are idols..."
     
  19. Kraznaya

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    Why? Isn't that up to my own belief system to decide?

    Yeah, err, what does that prove?
     
  20. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    If you are right, they really we are just arguing in circles. We are just back to my earlier point that despite whatever inspired people to make it up, they made it up. :crazyeye:
     

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