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Forum: Religion and Philosophy 27th August 2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 233
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Posted By Darat
Some Christian churches believe that is so but...

Some Christian churches believe that is so but not the majority of Christian churches. And the thrust of my question was exactly what I asked i.e. where in the bible is psionl0's aprenticeship to be...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 27th August 2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
I agree gnosticism and mysticism have often been...

I agree gnosticism and mysticism have often been entwinned with Christianity right from the beginning, but is only a fringe theology these days, remaining in some of the smaller churches.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 27th August 2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
He is rather wasteful, all the universe created...

He is rather wasteful, all the universe created just so humans can exist. If you took the volume of where we can inhabit as a percentage of the volume of the universe, we're as close to zero as to...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 27th August 2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
Whichever way you slice it the world is better...

Whichever way you slice it the world is better without smallpox so we have already done a better job than god did.

Now of course smallpox may have been part of psionl0's god's apprenticeship...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 27th August 2022, 04:26 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
It's your fiction, I know I made a suggestion for...

It's your fiction, I know I made a suggestion for what to call your "lesser" gods but you are the author so in the end it is your choice of word.

Now again please point out where in the Bible it...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 27th August 2022, 03:04 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
Care to point out the passages that mention we...

Care to point out the passages that mention we are serving an apprenticeship?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 27th August 2022, 03:02 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
But it doesn't matter whether it was Eve's fault...

But it doesn't matter whether it was Eve's fault or not. God created a world with smallpox in it, we got rid of it, the world is now a better place than the world god designed QED we can and have...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 26th August 2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
The problem I see with psionl0 idea - i.e....

The problem I see with psionl0 idea - i.e. suffering etc. part of the apprenticeship to become a god is that it seems to be introducing different power levels for gods. There is the big GOD - the...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 26th August 2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
I was thinking (yeah low hanging fruit) - god...

I was thinking (yeah low hanging fruit) - god created the world with smallpox in it, we got rid of smallpox, so that's one up for us against god's work.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 25th August 2022, 04:36 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
He's trying to make sub-gods not actual gods in...

He's trying to make sub-gods not actual gods in your fiction?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 25th August 2022, 04:32 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
Not my argument - just reading your latest fan...

Not my argument - just reading your latest fan fiction and asking about your plot holes.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th August 2022, 05:28 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
It's your fanfic not mine.

It's your fanfic not mine.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th August 2022, 04:35 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
What on earth - or eden are you now going on...

What on earth - or eden are you now going on about - you claim we are suffering because your god wants us to become gods, but your god didn't have to do the same apprenticeship - do you see the...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th August 2022, 04:09 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
I do get bored with turtle soup!

I do get bored with turtle soup!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th August 2022, 03:18 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
Your god went through the same apprenticeship?

Your god went through the same apprenticeship?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th August 2022, 01:40 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
Why would it be - does god not understand itself?

Why would it be - does god not understand itself?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd August 2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
Still got a long way to go to get back up to...

Still got a long way to go to get back up to Adam's 930 years!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd August 2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
Nor with a popular god character - Noah was 950,...

Nor with a popular god character - Noah was 950, Methuselah 969.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd August 2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
You are simply doing the "problem of evil" from...

You are simply doing the "problem of evil" from one of the alternate paths.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd August 2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
It's a strange one - when you consider it he made...

It's a strange one - when you consider it he made them unable to know right from wrong, it wasn't just ignorance, he then got angry when they weren't able to know the difference. Bad workman blames...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd August 2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
Haven't we already done a better job than God...

Haven't we already done a better job than God did? We can fix many of his mistakes, diseases for example.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 20th August 2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
I think the singular piece of knowledge a god...

I think the singular piece of knowledge a god could have told us about that would have had the most impact is the germ theory of disease, alongside its cousin of antisepsis.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 20th August 2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
Asimov did an interesting essay on that saying it...

Asimov did an interesting essay on that saying it was one of the pivotable points from religion to science: many churches etc. were the tallest structures in many towns, secular buildings started to...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 18th August 2022, 03:56 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
Disagree- I like discussing fantasy ideas. ;)

Disagree- I like discussing fantasy ideas. ;)
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 18th August 2022, 03:51 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,450
Posted By Darat
Which definition of god are we to use to answer...

Which definition of god are we to use to answer your post?
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