reply to post by 547000
Your study and experience do not trump mine, so stop with the attitude.
Um, yes, they do. I've followed your posts in the threads, and I know what your background was, remember? I know about your revelation. Now you are
suddenly a holy-rolling zealot, first time out of the chute. I don't blame you, but I also recognize what I'm seeing...the novice in a frenzy of
Eucharistic miracles DO happen. Go to youtube or read news articles.
youtube or news articles? Are you serious? Those are your sources
Not all religions are true because they contradict each other. There's no multiple truths. That's simply postmodern nonsense.
Either something is true or it is false. Also just because many are false does not mean all are.
I haven't got the slightest idea what you
are trying to say here. It doesn't make sense. "Not all religions are true"...okay....."because they contradict each other."....right....they
do....so they are all wrong...."There's no multiple truths".....well, yes there are multiple truths....and quantum mechanics is showing that all
the time....."postmodern nonsense"....What? If you're talking about the last 600 years of discovery and advancement in understanding, I hardly
think it's nonsense. That's absurd. If anything, people are only just now (possibly again, after having known and thrown back into primitive states
of starting over after screwing it up) beginning to understand things that Martin Luther and King Henry VIII couldn't have imagined.
Is this frantic lashing-out about the Eucharist, still? Read sacgamer's post above. All Jesus meant was "pretend, or imagine, this is me, alive, my
flesh and blood. When you do remember me, eat this bread and wine, and remember me living." He also didn't give them all sorts of hocus-pocus spells
and incantations and gestures and turn the bread they were sharing into flesh; nor did he transform the wine into actual blood. He certainly did not
"dissolve" there at the table into little bits of bite-size Jesus-flesh while his blood spurted into their cups.
You take every attempt to swipe at anyone who doesn't spout liberal nonsense. Why not address this question instead of acting high and mighty:
If the Eucharist is symbolic, why do those documented miracles happen? Why do doctors find heart muscle in the wafer or the wafers dissolve into blood
from time to time? Doesn't sound symbolic to me.
I just answered this. youtube and news articles are still just PEOPLE, men, talking. I've
never heard of those claims.
[quoteCould it simply be that silly old rituals and superstition are true, regardless of "clever" people thinking otherwise?
Yes, it certainly could be that rituals and superstition represent something true...I was a practicing Wiccan for a time...I did the rituals, and
asked the elementals for assistance. What you don't get is that the Catholic Church is just doing the same thing that was done for thousands of years
before they were invented by Constantine's law. I have also studied Buddhism, and the Apostolic Succession that colbe is talking about is ALSO not
something the RCC "invented".
The ancient mystics have always had "secret knowledge" that must be taught by oral tradition and not shared with the general public or the wanna-be
bangers....the master must prove he is ready and reliable before he is given the proper vibraton for the mantra's utterance to affect the unseen.
Read the Tibetan Book of the Dead rather than looking for youtube sources.
The RCC is mimicking much, much older rituals that developed over millenia...in gnostic and mystic faiths all over the world. I have no problem with
sorcery....I have never doubted that humans have the capacity to affect the world in ways that the 5 senses can't percieve. Modern quantum physics
even supports it, and I find that awesomely fabulous. The RCC is so far behind the times it's laughable. The problem I have with the RCC is that they
are still able to get people to ignore the vast amounts of information that is freely available.
Do you understand that colbe could be doing a HUGE favor? The price of hell is a big thing to bear for being wrong. Why did you enter this
thread if you didn't want hear people to argue about why Catholicism is true? You say the Eucharist (a pillar of faith) is false and then when people
bring up reasons it is true you ignore or tell people to mind their own business. But you always have the time to be condescending though, even if you
have nothing substantial to add. It seems all you come to do is praise people who agree with you and swipe at others.
This shows your
inability to discuss, as well as a failure to look at your own behavior or recognize your own arrogant and self-righteous zeal.
Very Christ-like little "assault and battery" there.