1. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    11 Mar '13 02:533 edits
    Alert: "God Needs Your Help!"

    He Needs Your Help Finding Trees for the Spotted Owls to Hoot and Perch; Coaxing Young Trees to Take Root in Safe Habitats on Planet Earth; Your Money in Locating Sources of Energy to Burn; Keeping the Atmosphere Fit to Breathe, Ad Infinitium, Ad Nauseam, et al. Please do your part...
  2. Standard memberkaroly aczel
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    11 Mar '13 04:03
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]Alert: "God Needs Your Help!"

    He Needs Your Help Finding Trees for the Spotted Owls to Hoot and Perch; Coaxing Young Trees to Take Root in Safe Habitats on Planet Earth; Your Money in Locating Sources of Energy to Burn; Keeping the Atmosphere Fit to Breathe, Ad Infinitium, Ad Nauseam, et al. Please do your part...[/b]
    I like this. It's proactive, and we need a whole lot more of that.
    But if our concept of truth and god are flawed then we may only get so far in our journey- no matter how much we might want to "do good".

    Sometimes the situation calls for doing nothing. Everyday is filled with opportunities to understand life a bit better, to help our fellow man or whatever, because we know deep down that this will help all of us in the end.

    Comes around, goes around.
  3. Donationrwingett
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    11 Mar '13 13:10
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]Alert: "God Needs Your Help!"

    He Needs Your Help Finding Trees for the Spotted Owls to Hoot and Perch; Coaxing Young Trees to Take Root in Safe Habitats on Planet Earth; Your Money in Locating Sources of Energy to Burn; Keeping the Atmosphere Fit to Breathe, Ad Infinitium, Ad Nauseam, et al. Please do your part...[/b]
    I like it as well. I think Christianity (and other religions) would do better if they dropped the pretense that their god was omnipotent, omniscient and omnibenevolent, and instead say that while god may embody a high degree of those qualities, he needs people to pitch in and lend a hand to get the job done.
  4. Standard memberKellyJay
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    11 Mar '13 16:07
    Originally posted by rwingett
    I like it as well. I think Christianity (and other religions) would do better if they dropped the pretense that their god was omnipotent, omniscient and omnibenevolent, and instead say that while god may embody a high degree of those qualities, he needs people to pitch in and lend a hand to get the job done.
    Why would God having those traits stop Christians from doing what is right and
    needs done?
    Kelly
  5. Donationrwingett
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    11 Mar '13 16:15
    Originally posted by KellyJay
    Why would God having those traits stop Christians from doing what is right and
    needs done?
    Kelly
    It seems to me that it would provide more incentive for them to do so if their actions were perceived as making a meaningful contribution to the cosmic struggle between good and evil.
  6. Standard memberKellyJay
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    11 Mar '13 16:33
    Originally posted by rwingett
    It seems to me that it would provide more incentive for them to do so if their actions were perceived as making a meaningful contribution to the cosmic struggle between good and evil.
    The struggle between good and evil is already over, now is it just what choice
    do we make. Jesus defeated evil already, death as well, now it is a matter of
    who wants to go with whom.
    Kelly
  7. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    11 Mar '13 17:131 edit
    Originally posted by karoly aczel
    I like this. It's proactive, and we need a whole lot more of that.
    But if our concept of truth and god are flawed then we may only get so far in our journey- no matter how much we might want to "do good".

    Sometimes the situation calls for doing nothing. Everyday is filled with opportunities to understand life a bit better, to help our fellow man or ...[text shortened]... e we know deep down that this will help all of us in the end.

    Comes around, goes around.
    What about help He might need with a Universal Language and One World
    Government Control for the Benefit of the Total Human Population?
  8. Donationrwingett
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    11 Mar '13 17:15
    Originally posted by KellyJay
    The struggle between good and evil is already over, now is it just what choice
    do we make. Jesus defeated evil already, death as well, now it is a matter of
    who wants to go with whom.
    Kelly
    Well, the evidence on the ground would seem to contradict you.
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    11 Mar '13 17:59
    Originally posted by KellyJay
    The struggle between good and evil is already over, now is it just what choice
    do we make. Jesus defeated evil already, death as well, now it is a matter of
    who wants to go with whom.
    Kelly
    If God was omni- etc then there was no struggle in the first place.
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    11 Mar '13 18:00
    Originally posted by rwingett
    Well, the evidence on the ground would seem to contradict you.
    Kelly believes in a justice system capable of reversing wrongs after the fact.
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    11 Mar '13 19:48
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]Alert: "God Needs Your Help!"

    He Needs Your Help Finding Trees for the Spotted Owls to Hoot and Perch; Coaxing Young Trees to Take Root in Safe Habitats on Planet Earth; Your Money in Locating Sources of Energy to Burn; Keeping the Atmosphere Fit to Breathe, Ad Infinitium, Ad Nauseam, et al. Please do your part...[/b]
    He asked for my help once.

    Said He needed someone to make Him look good.

    So I helped Him out.
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    12 Mar '13 04:462 edits
    Originally posted by KellyJay
    Why would God having those traits stop Christians from doing what is right and
    needs done?
    Kelly
    Edit: Ignore my half baked comment.
  13. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    12 Mar '13 07:001 edit
    What About the Longstanding Objective of Disarmament and World Peace?
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    12 Mar '13 19:31
    Originally posted by twhitehead
    Kelly believes in a justice system capable of reversing wrongs after the fact.
    And twitehead believes that one is greater than infinity...
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    12 Mar '13 19:421 edit
    Originally posted by Rutherford7Mar1911
    And twitehead believes that one is greater than infinity...
    Please explain.
    Note: infinity is a concept not a number and cannot be logically compared to 1. Sonship made the same mistake in the other thread where he thinks you must 'traverse infinity' in order to get from one point to another on an infinite line. In reality, the distance between two integers on the number line is always finite, and the distance between any two points in an infinite space-time, will always be finite.
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