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Vatican: It's ok to believe in aliens

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Masquerouge, May 14, 2008.

  1. JerichoHill

    JerichoHill Bedrock of Knowledge

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    And Judiasm has been around for 4K?
     
  2. scy12

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    Are you saying that the Aliens believe in the Jewish religion but are not Jews? Are you saying that the Jews are Aliens ? Or are you saying that Aliens are Jews ?

    Any of the three scenarios is too hard for me to conceive .
     
  3. DNK

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    You do realize you sound like a complete ass right now, don't you?
     
  4. LucyDuke

    LucyDuke staring at the clock

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    Vatican: +5 Sanity
     
  5. Alpine Trooper

    Alpine Trooper AllCiv

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    You must not read many of my posts.
     
  6. Zarn

    Zarn Le Républicain Catholique

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    The clarification in this belief could be for two audiences.
    -Roman Catholics who think the Bible is indisputable (Don't know any)
    -People who think Roman Catholics take the Bible for absolute truth

    @Alpine: You don't have many posts.
     
  7. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    How do we deal with Original Sin, then? Can nonhumans sin?
     
  8. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    And we them. At least, I am sure my religion will be. But hey, marketplace of ideas, right?
     
  9. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    I can't wait for ET elders to knock on my doors. I wish Mormons the best luck converting aliens: bring more of them to us!
     
  10. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    Hey, maybe they'll bring their Gods to us. How do we argue against evidence like that? We'd be converted in no time!
     
  11. scy12

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    And then there is the possibility of the Aliens being of a higher intelligence form than Humans and as a result be atheists .... (Not to be taken in an insulting manner.).
     
  12. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    Maybe they'll be agnostic, like the great families in the Dune series.
     
  13. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    Hey, we are the most intelligent animal 'round these parts and we are more religious than any other species . . .
     
  14. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    Don't penguins worship satan religiously?
     
  15. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    No, they worship him secularly.

    (It's really complicated.)
     
  16. DNK

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    I think I'm getting the picture in this thread.
     
  17. Masquerouge

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    Wait, they're French?
     
  18. Great Librarian

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    I don't think you're getting the picture at all.

    It's about time the Vatican stopped and closed its hypocritical and backward mouth. That the Vatican has any credibility is laughable considering, alone, the things that the Pontiff has said (or written) over the last hundred years. I am very much tired of the joke and very much tired of people and governments taking these superstitious and self-appeasing . .. .. .. .. . seriously.

    It's okay to believe in aliens? It's okay to believe in god too, according to the pontiff. I sense a pattern.
     
  19. Holycannoli

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    I'll do all in my power to stop you.

    I'm not at all surprised the Catholic church takes this stance. They are actually very open-minded compared to some other Christian denominations. There was a time when they weren't, but it was a long time ago...

    Catholics believe in science, in certain aspects of evolution, and don't take everything in the old testament literally, which is the text that contradicts science and that misguided fundamentalists take literally.

    OK, so now the question is: When will there be first contact? And when they finally do arrive, will they show that Vulcan hand sign and be introduced to the joys of classic rock?
     
  20. El_Machinae

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    How come this isn't just "hedging your bets"? I mean, by allowing the prediction, you're never proven wrong.
     

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