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All I can say is that there is no real reason whatsoever to believe in the biblical stories like the flood or moses parting the red sea. In fact there is hard evidence to the contrary. That is why we shouldn´t see these tales as history, but as stories that are supposed to guide us.
Originally posted by micmerci
Not to get too far off course here but:
1. there is geological evidence of a deluge about 4000-5000 years ago
2. there are reports of chariot parts discovered at the bottom of the Red Sea (Even left-wing puppet site Snopes says "undetermined" instead of false.
3. archeological finds at site believed to be Sodom - salt pillars, brimstone embedded in rock
But these are all for another thread(s). Suffice it to say, not everything is an open and close case as your statements seem to indicate.edit on 18-4-2013 by micmerci because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by wildtimes
reply to post by logical7
We as humans have been given some authority over them but thats not without a responsibility towards their wellbeing. Especially not to hurt them unnecessarily or kill them for 'fun.'
we should show mercy to every living being if we want mercy from the All-Merciful God.
(That's a hybrid of absolutely and positively)....
I believe we are the stewards of this planet - and should treat it with the respect, nurturing and care that it deserves.
Exploitation is wrong, and cruel. Whether it's puncturing or fracturing the Earth's surface, pouring filth into her seas, allowing oil spills to contaminate her, or forcing the extinction of other species with no regard for them, or wiping out entire forests and jungles - it's all WRONG.
Without the Earth in healthy shape, we are DOOMED. It's our JOB to make sure she survives.
And when your Lord said to the
angels, I am going to place in the earth
a khalif, they said: What! wilt Thou
place in it such as shall make mischief
in it and shed blood, and we celebrate
Thy praise and extol Thy holiness? He said: Surely I know what you do not
Definition for khalif: Web definitions:
1. caliph: the civil and religious leader
of a Muslim state considered to be a
representative of Allah on earth;
I hope that I can return the favour someday. And if you´re ever in southern germany shoot me a pm