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    13 Jun '15 01:36
    Originally posted by sonship
    Whatever game you're playing...
    It's a 'thought experiment' on the topic of evil.
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    13 Jun '15 02:20
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Come on old chap, even as an atheist i can see the over simplification you've made of the passage. It could just as easily be argued that the biblical translation is youths rather than children and that 42 being mauled hints more towards a hostile and threatening demonstration or rabble than a small group of lads just back from the ice cream van. Eve ...[text shortened]... ust as easily have been dinosaurs. (Which of course would have resulted in a higher body count).
    So he wants to know if bears and dinosaurs are evil?
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    13 Jun '15 02:25
    Originally posted by Zahlanzi
    they were children. mocking someone bald. once. and they were ripped to shreds by bears


    BEARS

    42 children died. by bear.



    Evil or not?
    Depends.

    Were the children in question Obama supporters?
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    13 Jun '15 07:15
    Originally posted by RJHinds
    So he wants to know if bears and dinosaurs are evil?
    Not sure about evil, but Yogi was certainly full of mischief.
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    13 Jun '15 08:07
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Not sure about evil, but Yogi was certainly full of mischief.
    But Smokey was out to prevent forest fires.

    SMOKEY THE BEAR & THE LITTLE BOY

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    13 Jun '15 11:42
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Not sure about evil, but Yogi was certainly full of mischief.
    😀
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    13 Jun '15 11:46
    Originally posted by Zahlanzi
    evil or not? common, first instinct.

    42 children were killed because 3 or 4 called Frank bald. is this act evil?
    Why not just come out with it Zahlanzi and say why you think it's evil?
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    13 Jun '15 14:451 edit
    Originally posted by josephw
    Why not just come out with it Zahlanzi and say why you think it's evil?
    sure, me first i can agree to that


    i say it is evil because a non-zero amount of children were murdered. and just in case there is a misunderstanding, it was deliberate, and it was not self defense

    your turn
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    13 Jun '15 14:47
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    Odin doesn't exist. You made him up in order to mock God.

    Mocking God.

    Evil or not?
    not sure what you mean, i presented a story about frank and odin. odin did something.

    is that something evil or not? it is a simple question.


    and as a courtesy, i will answer your question as well: mocking god is not evil, merely rude
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    13 Jun '15 14:56
    Originally posted by sonship
    I know nothing about Odin except what I saw in the old movie [b]The Vikings with Tony Curtis and Kurt Douglas.

    I take it that you are really alluding to the biblical prophet Elisha. Whatever game you're playing, my comments had Elisha in Second Kings in view as he was a type of Christ. That's how Christ came into the picture.

    Elisha is a shadow or type of Christ.[/b]
    i am alluding to odin and his prophet frank. was what they did evil or not?

    one could say that frank didn't know exactly how odin would react. let's just leave frank out of it.

    odin: was what he did evil?
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    13 Jun '15 16:261 edit
    Originally posted by Zahlanzi
    i am alluding to odin and his prophet frank. was what they did evil or not?

    one could say that frank didn't know exactly how odin would react. let's just leave frank out of it.

    odin: was what he did evil?
    Another poster said you were conducting a "thought experiment" of some kind.

    Happy experimenting, whatever you're up to.
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    13 Jun '15 19:28
    Originally posted by Zahlanzi
    not sure what you mean, i presented a story about frank and odin. odin did something.

    is that something evil or not? it is a simple question.


    and as a courtesy, i will answer your question as well: mocking god is not evil, merely rude
    Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.

    (Proverbs 14:9 KJV)
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    13 Jun '15 19:42
    Originally posted by Zahlanzi
    i am alluding to odin and his prophet frank. was what they did evil or not?

    one could say that frank didn't know exactly how odin would react. let's just leave frank out of it.

    odin: was what he did evil?
    Odin is the god and the judge, so how can god the judge passing a judgment for wrongs be evil?
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    13 Jun '15 19:51
    The first question is the validity of the story. Is it allegory? Is it factual? As it stands, of course the dude was evil. The kids should have been disciplined by their parents at least but murdered because they call a dude bald? If he was so upset he didn't have hair, why didn't he just wear a wig, the whole incidence would have not happened. I doubt the validity of the story anyway. It is just a story. So it is just theoretical evil.
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    13 Jun '15 21:41
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    The first question is the validity of the story. Is it allegory? Is it factual? As it stands, of course the dude was evil. The kids should have been disciplined by their parents at least but murdered because they call a dude bald? If he was so upset he didn't have hair, why didn't he just wear a wig, the whole incidence would have not happened. I doubt the validity of the story anyway. It is just a story. So it is just theoretical evil.
    What are you talking about? Since when are bears accused of murder? The bald guy just asked for justice. You might complain that the manner of justice was harsh and without compassion, but I doubt it rises to the level of murder.
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