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Originally posted by I.C. Weiner
reply to post by Matthew Dark
u pretty much said it right there buddy, i can't think of anything else to add that hasn't been said.....wait i got something - has satan ever sent anyone to war, killed anyone (his own son?) or allowed such atrocities to be committed? this is a damn good thread....
Originally posted by ItsAgentScully
reply to post by hotpinkurinalmint
The way I've seen it portrayed is like this:
God is the father that always seem to find out what you did and punishes you for it, with his hopes you become a better person and learn from the punishment. Satan is like that "cool" adult that gives you beer before your legal and lets you do things your dad wont let you do. Sooner or later you find out the guy could care less about your well-being and just did it for amusement.
*I'm not religious nor is this meant to be a reflection of my beliefs.
Originally posted by Cogito, Ergo Sum
As the song says. I'd rather laugh with the sinners, than cry with the saints.
Originally posted by TXRabbit
Very interesting thread and comments.
I have a question which relates to a post a couple above this one..
Who did Satan kill?
You state he killed a family. Who else?
I do not subscribe to religion based on a book but didn't God kill entire towns or generations? Children or something?
Does God not prove his points by physically harming humankind? Does Satan do this as well?
Thanks for any insight
Originally posted by Northwarden
God is perfect, there is no other perspective from which to accurately begin a sound understanding.
Originally posted by MikeboydUS
Would you prefer a god that allows no free will, rules as a tyrant, and manages the planet like a prison?