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Old 13th June 2019, 11:09 AM   #31
pgwenthold
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Originally Posted by isissxn View Post
Every time an atheist came in complaining about the language, everyone would robotically assure them that the "higher power" can be anything you want. It can be yourself, it can be your love for your family, it can be your artistic prowess - whatever is the ultimate inspiration for you, the ultimate thing that lifts you up. Which sounds pretty good. But the content of the actual program WAS undeniably religious.
Yep. The "higher power" _can be_ anything you want. But it isn't. Just listen to them. When they talk about the "higher power" they aren't talking about your love for your family, or yourself, or your artistic prowess. It could be that, but it isn't.
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