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Originally posted by AwakeinNM
Me: "Morgan Freeman, you're an actor. That does not qualify you as an expert on anything except pretending to be someone else. STFU."
At least he qualified it as his opinion, I guess. The problem is, stupid people think that actors' opinions are the truth.
edit on 10-6-2012 by AwakeinNM because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by michaelbrux
the thing that atheist will never overcome is the question...why are you discussing something you say doesn't exist? a logical inconsistency which would probably be uncovered by a 5 years old child.
Originally posted by P-M-H
First I heard Morgan Freeman on piers morgan say 'he is god' now he says 'we invented it'
# him hes a tool and pawn. Deluded from the BS he has portrayed all these years
In His materialism he has lost the the truth, and he will never see it
Originally posted by lonewolf19792000
I guess Morgan Freeman never heard the story of Yeshua, who was nailed to a cross for saying he was YHVH and who went to that deathwillingly and refused to recant when given the chance. I think i will believe Yeshua over Mr. Freeman. Mr. Freeman never allowed himself to be nailed to a cross to save anyone.
Originally posted by blupblup
Good old Mr. Freeman.
He is of course correct.
Originally posted by NorEaster
This mystery may seem fairly simple at first blush, but give it a moment before you reply. It really is not a simple question. Any seriously considered suggestions?
Originally posted by michaelbrux
reply to post by daaskapital
i often see professional fighters and other athletes pray to God or otherwise seeking to be reconciled unto God.
it funny that you consider some of the demonstrably strongest people on the planet to be weak willed.
it's funny that you think you know with scholastic certainty what Ancient Egyptians or Sumerians believed in.
i'd take a believer over someone who believes in nothing at all any day; weak willed or not.
Originally posted by NorEaster What I want to see is someone explain where the original concept happened, given the proven fact that imagination and creativity is not actually original. And the fact that an invisible and imperceptible being can't possibly be invented by a brain that has no innate capacity to invent a notion that is so profoundly incompatible with its own existential nature and the nature of literally everything it can conceive of as a direct result of experience and/or perception.
So try again.
Many people think that our knowledge of God flows from God down to us through some religion or messenger or subjective experience. However, if this is true, then it fails to account for how we can recognize a religion as being from God in the first place. It fails for being able to decide who is a messenger of God in the first place. And it also fails to account for how we can determine which experiences are genuinely experiences of God and not just our own minds. If we are supposed to choose a religion based on how well it reflects God's will, then we must have some sense of what God's will is in the first place. Yet, if we learn what God wants from religion, how can we decide which religion is from God? It's like trying to decide whether a certain handwriting belongs to a certain person before knowing what that person's handwriting even looks like. If choosing a religion is an arbitrary process that does not depend on our choosing a good religion, then the only possible standard for choosing between religions is one that man makes up. If it does depend on our choosing a good religion, then once again man must have some sense of what is good and what is bad prior to choosing his religion. In this case, again it is not what God wants that matters, but what the dictates of man's morality tells him to choose. So ultimately humanity must be the final judge as to what religion he chooses and by what standard he chooses. To say that humanity must abide by God's standard when choosing a religion is to put the theological cart before the horse, since it presupposes that we already know what God's standard looks like, which is the very thing we would want to figure out!
Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.