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Wanted: Honest intelligent productive thinking to resolve the issue God exists or not.

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posted on Jul, 24 2020 @ 04:08 PM
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originally posted by: toktaylor
a reply to: Out6of9Balance
my argument is the Universe is God. It is the only manipulator on life and on existence that can be proven.




First you have to tell us what is your concept of God and what is your concept of universe, then we will see whether the two concepts are substantially identical, okay?




posted on Jul, 24 2020 @ 04:15 PM
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originally posted by: toktaylor
a reply to: Pachomius
The universe has always existed. That is the only logical explanation. It has always existed in some form or another without any need for an observer. Not requiring any cause or creator.
To say it had to be created to exist nullify the argument of a god/creator who also needs to be created to exist. To argue that god exist or always exist without any evidence or proof of such a god existing.

We know as indisputable fact that the Universe exist. We also know that life/stars/planets/neutrons/atoms are continually being created/born as a result of the existence and manipulation of the Universe.




How do you explain that scientists concur the universe had a beginning some 13.8 billion years ago?



posted on Jul, 24 2020 @ 04:40 PM
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originally posted by: Pachomius

You mean that you don't concur with me that we two exist, you mean you are not certain you exist?

Yes.


Okay, answer yes or no: Do you exist, yes or no?
No.


Don't talk so much and still not answering with a yes or no, okay?

Okay.



posted on Jul, 24 2020 @ 04:41 PM
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originally posted by: toktaylor
a reply to: Pachomius
The universe has always existed. That is the only logical explanation. It has always existed in some form or another without any need for an observer. Not requiring any cause or creator.
To say it had to be created to exist nullify the argument of a god/creator who also needs to be created to exist. To argue that god exist or always exist without any evidence or proof of such a god existing.

We know as indisputable fact that the Universe exist. We also know that life/stars/planets/neutrons/atoms are continually being created/born as a result of the existence and manipulation of the Universe.




"We also know that life/stars/planets/neutrons/atoms are continually being created/born as a result of the existence and manipulation of the Universe." -toktaylor


In which case then according to you the universe is in concept the creator cause of man and itself (the universe) and everything with a beginning - but we can remove the phrase "and itself (the universe)," and wherefore your definition of universe is equivalent to my definition of God, namely:

"God i.e. the universe is the creator cause of man and everything with a beginning" - leaving out my phrase 'and the universe'.


But scientists concur that the universe has a beginning some 13.8 billion years ago, so that requires that the universe depends on an entity that brings it into existence.

Perhaps you understand the word universe to refer to two universes: your universe and the universe that scientists understand.

Your universe is God, always been existing - with no beginning, while the universe according to scientists has a beginning some 13.8 billion years ago.


That is curiously very interesting from your part!



posted on Jul, 24 2020 @ 04:44 PM
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Anyway, dear everyone, can you grasp this distinction, namely:

There is the distinction between existence from oneself and existence from another self?



posted on Jul, 24 2020 @ 05:18 PM
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a reply to: Pachomius



There is the distinction between existence from oneself and existence from another self?

Maybe.

from left to right: one - splitting - splitting - two. But which of the two is the origin?


It looks like the little horse came out of the big horse. Wait, when you write another self, do you mean another same self or another different self? I don't think that the little horse is another self of the big horse, but rather a different being altogether.

Come to think of it, the two cells are different cells.

I'm confused.

Edit to add:
Now if the two cells exist, then the one cell no longer exists.
therefore:
If a creator existed alone with nothing else, and now there are many things and stuff, then the creator no longer exists.

Maybe.
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Or:

The sperm from the god fertilized the egg in the goddess, and some time later, boom, the next generation of gods and goddesses. Then more generations.
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posted on Jul, 24 2020 @ 07:28 PM
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a reply to: Pachomius

See your still getting schooled. Man. Your on a streak. No love for you from the atheists, the agnostics, the religious, and the spiritual. Probably because this is more about you than the truth about existence or the truth about god. I do agree one must shed ones biased and tainted views, cast aside one’s self before hearing the will of God. Shame you have the sin of pride shrouding you from God. And shrouding you from respect from other posters.



posted on Jul, 25 2020 @ 03:18 PM
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You insist on talking out of context.

The issue is God exists or not.

God in concept is the creator cause of man and the universe and everything with a beginning.

That concept entails that God is an entity from itself, not from another entity, for example, man is an entity from another because he has a beginning.

So the distinction stands: there is a distinction between existence from oneself and existence from another self.


Tell you what, do you have a concept of God at all - otherwise you are out of context here in my thread.



posted on Jul, 25 2020 @ 03:25 PM
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For some people God exists, for some not. I think we have to accept this.

They have their proof for inexistence, we have proof of existence.

God divided us.



posted on Jul, 25 2020 @ 04:56 PM
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a reply to: Pachomius

Are you speaking to someone in particular?
You use the pronoun "you", as if you were, yet the post is not addressed to anyone, and it has been twice now that have answered your questions, and then you just stop responding to me.

Do you just make the replies wrong, or you don't like my answers, or who are you talking to ?



posted on Jul, 25 2020 @ 07:28 PM
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a reply to: Pachomius

I think Big Bang works too...,

The issue is if the Big Bang created the universe.

The Big Bang in concept is the creative process resulting in man and the universe and everything with a beginning.

That concept entails that the Big Bang is a natural process, not from an entity, for example, man is an entity resulting from a natural process that cycles throughout all times.

So the distinction stands: there is a distinction between existence by a natural process and natural laws, vs existence based on fantasy.


Tell you what, the birth of the universe was God free.

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Either way. This is the matter at hand.

A whole universe had to be created and around billions of years before the birth of man.



posted on Jul, 25 2020 @ 08:00 PM
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a reply to: neutronflux

God is not a person it is a concept. The same as evil. That's why the names carry the meme. Good =God Devil=Devil. We have all the intellect. To practice one or the other, Unselfishness or selfishness. It isn't that hard if you think about it. The moment people start doing deals in their heads and going down the wrong path will eventually just # up. The ten commandments are just sensible rules to try and follow, worked out over the millenniums if you want a reasonable hassle free life. We never do of course and learn the hard way, but you can always come back, or take a chance. Thou shalt not kill comes to mind, if you break this rule you get PTSD. You Lie you always have to remember what the lie was, its to much of a hassle same goes for all the others.



posted on Jul, 25 2020 @ 10:37 PM
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a reply to: anonentity



God is not a person it is a concept.


Then there is not one god that created man. Just each person’s concept of god.



The same as evil.


Evil in not a concept. It’s the cause of human suffering. How I long to be free like the eagle. Free of taxes and government regulation. Able to live a life free of a job and the need of material things



Good =God Devil=Devil.


No. Evil causes undo tangible suffering in thIs existence. Like the love of stuff over one’s neighbors.

Sin equals behavior and pride that blinds you to God.



We have all the intellect.


We have freewill. And through freewill we have cursed the earth and our neighbors.



The ten commandments are just sensible rules to try and follow, worked out over the millenniums if you want a


You mean like a social contacts? How many “leaders” have @iseed on the social contract, and were rewarded with a life of luxury and power “moral” people could only dream of? Evil, and breaking commands can be a very materially rewarding business.



worked out over the millenniums if you want a reasonable hassle free life.


I know many “moral” people killed or damaged by those that have free will, commuting acts of evil, and they definitely don’t have a hassle free life.



We never do of course and learn the hard way,


Why would we when people of power are repeatedly rewarded for lying, steeling, and murder.



Thou shalt not kill comes to mind, if you break this rule you get PTSD.


I don’t think Hitler or Stalin had a conscious where they would ever suffer PTSD. But many a moral person has had PTSD not because they killed, but because they were raped, tortured, stalked, witnessed a murder, or lived through attempted murders.



You Lie you always have to remember what the lie was, its to much of a hassle same goes for all the others.





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posted on Jul, 26 2020 @ 12:14 AM
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a reply to: anonentity

Enjoy your concept. Evil is not the same for all.
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posted on Jul, 26 2020 @ 04:03 AM
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a reply to: Out6of9Balance
Evil is a judgement.....
Good is a judgement....
The Bible says that if one judges then they shall be judged.

Accept What Is — Don’t Judge as Good or Bad : zen habits
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posted on Jul, 26 2020 @ 04:21 AM
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a reply to: Itisnowagain

Good and evil is in the eyes of God.



posted on Jul, 26 2020 @ 04:31 AM
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a reply to: Out6of9Balance
Do you think that you should judge things, people and happenings as good or evil?



posted on Jul, 26 2020 @ 04:38 AM
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a reply to: Out6of9Balance
Was it not Adam that ate from the tree of knowledge of good and evil?
Wasn't he banished from paradise because of it?


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posted on Jul, 26 2020 @ 04:54 AM
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a reply to: Itisnowagain

Adam and Eve also.



posted on Jul, 26 2020 @ 04:57 AM
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originally posted by: Out6of9Balance
a reply to: Itisnowagain

Adam and Eve also.

And every human...... banished from paradise because of believing in good and evil.
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