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Originally posted by DarrylGalasso
I find it to be very comical that anyone would try to prove that something didn't exist. This defies the objective of science itself. If something does not exist, there is no proof. I can tell you there is a google monster (fictional name) outside your window right now and what kind of "evidence" can you provide to discredit that? You could say well I don't see it. Is that evidence? No that is lack of evidence to support my claim, not evidence to support yours. So if something doesn't exist, how does one find supporting evidence for non-existence? All you have is the same speculation as the opposing viewpoint. You have no evidence.
Since we have tried so hard to start taking God out of our country (perhaps the late 60's), look what has happened to our society, our politics, our children, and our very lives. So try to bear this in mind. One of your great accomplishments by convincing someone there is no God, may in fact have helped to create the atheist that rapes and murders your daughter some day because he has no guiding moral principles.
Will you be proud of that accomplishment as well?
Sometimes whether things are right or wrong are not as important as the consequences brought about by the simple act of interfering in the social belief systems of cultures. We can see first hand right out our windows what the results have been from trying to remove God from our society, it doesn't take a PhD. to see these things.
I most sincerely hope that one of the atheist you sire, does not come back someday and do harm to one of your family members.
Originally posted by clcreek
reply to post by Roark
When I read it it sounded just like a Christmas tree, is there any connection between the tree in Christmas and the Asher pole?
I have no idea what the connection between the tree in Christmas and Christ is.
Ummm- I have every right, and reason to blame "God"- or whatever's in charge of this crazy, mixed up universe. I don't care who's running the show.
Originally posted by Neon Haze
The similarities between the Christian character and the Indian messiah are many. Indeed, Massey finds over 100 similarities between the Hindu and Christian saviors, and Graves, who includes the various noncanonical gospels in his analysis, lists over 300 likenesses. It should be noted that a common earlier English spelling of Krishna was "Christna," which reveals its relation to '"Christ." It should also be noted that, like the Jewish godman, many people have believed in a historical, carnalized Krishna.
Krishna was born of the Virgin Devaki ("Divine One")
His father was a carpenter.
His birth was attended by angels, wise men and shepherds, and he was presented with gold, frankincense and myrrh.
He was persecuted by a tyrant who ordered the slaughter of thousands of infants.
He was of royal descent.
He was baptized in the River Ganges.
He worked miracles and wonders.
He raised the dead and healed lepers, the deaf and the blind.
Krishna used parables to teach the people about charity and love.
"He lived poor and he loved the poor."
Originally posted by asmall89
I wonder why so many people are set to prove religion (especially Christianity) wrong.
[edit on 25-5-2009 by asmall89]
Faith is the biggest scape goat these days. People cling to their faith while the whole world goes to hell. It's funny you know. Cause all the christians seem to believe that the glorious part of it all is when god comes down to earth and basically destroys everything and everyone who doesnt believe in him and then everyone who does gets to go to a wonderful place in the clouds. GIVE ME A BREAK.
Originally posted by mike73173
Issa??? So, how does Issa translate into Jesus? They are entirely two separate names regardless of the meaning. And, this is not a scholarly source.