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My family and I recently walked out in the middle of Nicks preaching event. Sorry to be rude but we already have our faith and dont need to be prosetylized. We had purchased tickets for one of Nick’s presentation at the urging of a Detroit Talk Radio Show…Frank Beckman. It was billed as a fundraiser for a abortion alternative program…however we had no indication of what was really in the plans for the evneing. Nick started out very funny and inspitrational and then turned it into a prosetylizing event. Peer pressure got to some of the people in which they were coerced into doing an alter call “accepting Jesus as their PERSONAL Savior.” I have seen similar events at baptist and other fundamentalist funerals…taking advantage of people when they are vulnerable and suck them into your belief system. Nick would bring alot more people to the Lord, if first he got an education in Scripture from somewhere other than a Fundamentalist Bible College.
Dude, you're missing the point all together. It's that no matter how little this man has, and how little he can "do". He still shows, that by focusing on the things he does has, and enjoying the precious and wonderful life he does have, all the things he doesn't have no longer matter. Is it really that important you have something "just because everyone else does"? That's the way he sees it. And he sees kids and even adults constantly suffering in misery and depression, and always stressing over the things they don't have in life. He's trying to expand our frame of thought into one of love and care for everyone and everything. Where physical appearances and material wealth are no longer relevant. Where people support others instead of constantly working against each other and putting each other down. Where no one has to feel like a worthless excuse for an existence. Where the light isn't completely drowned out by the darkness of this disgusting planet, or more precisely, the people on it.
noone is right in using another negative condition to claim being absolutely above it as superior one
Originally posted by Beamish
What a brilliant, brilliant human being.
And I mean that in the sense of him being completely radiant with positivity.
So you're saying his existence is negative or untrue? And did I ever say I don't care about the handicapped existing? Did I say "Oh, I wish everyone were handicapped"? I don't don't recall such a statement. And those who "hate" their enemies and objectives, are never going to make peace with their enemies and objectives...and this is exactly what this is all about, making peace with what you have in life, because you're the only one who can decide whether you're going to look at the glass like it's half full, or half empty.
since evil is then the source of negative existence parallel to truth as positive existence source, then who hate negative facts as disabilities are the most true and who dont care about handicaps being existing are the most liars
...and you are almost meaning that his handicap makes him less of a person...btw, I know plenty of handicapped people who choose to think they can't do anything, everyone shows them pity, and they usually seem depressed, even if they try to hide it. But look at this guy go. He doesn't let any of it stop him...and maybe that's his way of solving the problem, because until you develop another solution, I will consider him brilliant.
you almost are meaning that his handicap makes him brillant that is the pitiful thought of you
So what makes you think he's "talking as if there is nothing bothering him". The brilliant thing about it, is that he isn't talking "as if" nothing is bothering him, that's what you and many others can't grasp - nothing is bothering him, he is at peace with what he has and who he is.
so if you see someone with such disability talking as if there is nothing bothering him really, it says how disability is done by something else and never related to what truly exist