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There's some great, beautiful Christian artwork out there.
Is it possible for Atheists and Agnostics to paint masterpieces? ha ha ha
originally posted by: Annee
How am I being evasive? By not providing you the answer YOU want?
I do believe there are off planet beings. I do believe there are multiple dimensions. I believe all are connected via energy.
Where is there a God in there?
originally posted by: BlueMule
I think it is necessary, if you believe in god-like beings. I think it makes you an atypical atheist. But sometimes you come across as a typical one.
originally posted by: daskakik
God-like beings that are not god, are not god.
Someone can believe in them and still be truthful when they say they don't believe in god.
Same goes for creators or designers. Ancient Aliens are not gods-in the religious sense.
originally posted by: maxzen2004
I recently watched the CNN special on Atheists and I understand and respect their belief. But to stand in an airport and preach not to believe anything is weird. Are these people mentally ill? A former Pastor became a non-believer and lost everything, ok the point? I think Satanist use the Atheist veil to hide their real agenda.
If one of these bozos come up to me, I will tell them they are idiots.
originally posted by: andy06shake
I challenge anyone to claim that they dont place there faith or offer up a little prayer to some form of deity before departing on any associated plane journey, even if its only to the machine god that is the aircraft. Especially so these days.
withholding of medical care, and remove their children from them.
before their child is released into their custody.
They need to be trained
originally posted by: Gryphon66
As we can see with the progression of this thread, most of what we are discussing is actually composed of language itself.
I don't doubt that some of you have experiences that you can attribute to a "greater" or "more encompassing" reality.
That doesn't point to "god or Gods" that's just the nature of the human mind.
God in the purest sense of the word, can't be falsified, because it doesn't exist in the physical world. It can't be touched or seen with physical hands or eyes.
originally posted by: BlueMule
Maybe god-like beings are really gods, but some people prefer to think of them as merely god-like because that is more compatible with their psychological type, or upbringing, or some other factor.
But can someone interact with them in the same manner as mystics have been interacting with gods for ages, and honestly say it's a totally different thing going on? A rose by any other name etc.
How would you know?
There is even some freako church down in the south (Virginia?) that passed some moronic legislature that parents could not only beat their kids, but could refuse to teach them even how to read and write.
When he looked into the law, Rust said, he was surprised that it was the only one in the country that doesn’t ask families to show they’re providing some kind of alternative schooling and that there seemed to be no consistency in the way school boards implemented the law.
A recent study of school superintendents by the University of Virginia School of Law found confusion about how to comply with the law, a lack of accounting of how many children are affected and that the exemption was often routinely granted.