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Originally posted by NewAgeMan
Originally posted by CoolStoryMan
That's his opinion, it's not a fact.
Just like religious zealots who claim God exists, that's an opinion, not fact.
None of us really know for sure and won't know til "God" unveils himself, or when we die. simple as that
Then you, and I, and "we" will never see God if we cannot already see God looking at God from within God, simple as that.
Originally posted by 547000
God didn't appear to me, but I experienced the sensations of the crucifixion. I felt the holes, the blood, and a wonderful light. I have also felt my body burning in a terrible fire. And no, nothing to do with fever.
Originally posted by zazzafrazz
No surprise there.
I am a huge groupie of science, and don't follow any religion, that said, I've seen spirits, take it or leave it, but I'm pretty sure I'm not bonkers.
If Stevo doesn't have a rational explanation for it, then so be it...the universe it as wonderfully chaotic in its nature as it is ordered......we can't define all the symmetries it has in this life time.
A belief that heaven or an afterlife awaits us is a "fairy story" for people afraid of death, Stephen Hawking has said.
Originally posted by LiveEquation
reply to post by BLKMJK
I think it is irrational to come up with ideas of a supreme being that can do that and decide to hide himself. If my mom wants to talk to me she calls me. She and i talk, i can hear her and she can hear me.
The idea of god on the other hand holds people to praying and faith. NO communication. The religion then tells you are not perfect because you are sinful and hence not worthy of eternal life..who cares about eternal life? what's the point of eternal life anyway?
Originally posted by dethduck
Why is it every time this man has an opinion, however tangentially related to his field of expertise or not, must it become front page news?
A research breakthrough in relativistic physics I could see, but waxing philosophical I cannot.
Lately, each time he states publicly his opinion it seems it's lauded as irrefutable fact and paraded before the masses.
While his opinions are valid, he, no more or less than the least of us, is qualified to have the answers to questions such as this, or to the existence and intentions of non-terran life, or whatever else unknowable opinion he has next.
He is unnecessarily given far too much credit lately for every declaration he has made based simply on unrelated prior contributions to science.edit on 5/17/2011 by dethduck because: (no reason given)edit on 5/17/2011 by dethduck because: Proof reading