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More Than A Feeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-05-06 08:02 PM
Response to Reply #10
12. How would I know? I'm not God.
Even if God manifested and said, "I hate the Bible, its a tool of evil, here's the real story.", I couldn't explain it any better than you.
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  -Fellow believers, if God manifested before us and said to hate gays and women, what would you do? Heaven and Earth  Dec-05-06 07:32 PM   #0 
  - I'd check for feet of clay n/t  Xipe Totec   Dec-05-06 07:34 PM   #1 
  - I would rather be in hell  trixie   Dec-05-06 07:34 PM   #2 
  - When did you stop beating your wife? n/t  bluesbassman   Dec-05-06 07:34 PM   #3 
  - I'm serious, what are if we are wrong?  Heaven and Earth   Dec-05-06 07:36 PM   #4 
     - I understand your question.  bluesbassman   Dec-05-06 07:52 PM   #10 
     - How would I know? I'm not God.  Heaven and Earth   Dec-05-06 08:02 PM   #12 
     - How can you even entertain such a notion?  mzteris   Dec-08-06 09:14 AM   #68 
        - That's what this whole thread is about.  Heaven and Earth   Dec-08-06 10:38 AM   #69 
  - No  durrrty libby   Dec-05-06 07:37 PM   #5 
  - No  MrWiggles   Dec-05-06 07:37 PM   #6 
  - I'd go take a drug test.  Dr.Phool   Dec-05-06 07:38 PM   #7 
  - start asking questions  Hoosier   Dec-05-06 07:40 PM   #8 
  - if the God I love is the kind of God that you describe,  Bluerthanblue   Dec-05-06 07:48 PM   #9 
  - No, I'd just start looking for Sophia  kiahzero   Dec-05-06 07:52 PM   #11 
  - Ah, you're a gnostic!  Heaven and Earth   Dec-05-06 08:11 PM   #14 
     - Hrm  kiahzero   Dec-05-06 08:24 PM   #18 
  - The contradiction in the question makes it meaningless  JerseygirlCT   Dec-05-06 08:11 PM   #13 
  - You don't know that.  Heaven and Earth   Dec-05-06 08:15 PM   #15 
     - It wouldn't be God  JerseygirlCT   Dec-05-06 08:28 PM   #19 
     - If you believe in the Christian god,  trotsky   Dec-06-06 10:57 AM   #41 
     - Excellent response....all of which is completely true.  Evoman   Dec-05-06 10:45 PM   #28 
  - Goodness  Az   Dec-05-06 08:18 PM   #16 
  - Being a believer doesn't mean  jbnow   Dec-06-06 06:14 AM   #31 
     - This statement contradicts itself  Heaven and Earth   Dec-06-06 07:06 PM   #43 
  - Check myself into nearest psych ward  Agnomen   Dec-05-06 08:19 PM   #17 
  - I second that one n/t  Realityhack   Dec-14-06 05:52 AM   #81 
  - Before I told God to kiss my a$$, I would ask him why he made those  morningglory   Dec-05-06 08:44 PM   #20 
  - A key question to this issue  Az   Dec-05-06 08:53 PM   #21 
  - It is not the existence or POWER of a "god" that makes them worthy of being worshipped  IanDB1   Dec-05-06 09:00 PM   #22 
  - Book of Job + Story of Lot =  Goblinmonger   Dec-05-06 10:42 PM   #26 
     - The thing I get a kick out of concerning Satan is  Az   Dec-05-06 10:45 PM   #27 
        - Keep in mind that Job was in the Hebrew scriptures  kiahzero   Dec-05-06 11:29 PM   #30 
           - No game is any fun without at least a decent computer-generated AI opponent. n/t  IanDB1   Dec-06-06 06:24 AM   #32 
  - Since God is within each of us  ayeshahaqqiqa   Dec-05-06 09:25 PM   #23 
  - That's interesting, is it the same God in each of us, or different? n/t  Heaven and Earth   Dec-05-06 09:45 PM   #24 
     - Well, let's see  ayeshahaqqiqa   Dec-06-06 06:38 AM   #34 
  - Duh! Argue against it, of course, and try to explain why it's a bad idea.  struggle4progress   Dec-05-06 10:04 PM   #25 
  - Good idea! It wouldn't be the first time "god" has been forced to change his mind.  IanDB1   Dec-06-06 06:27 AM   #33 
  - Calling the other party "stupid" is a poor argument technique.  struggle4progress   Dec-06-06 07:24 AM   #35 
     - Blasphemy: A victimless crime.  trotsky   Dec-06-06 08:27 AM   #37 
     - Since I am not a solipsist, there is always at least Another. And since ...  struggle4progress   Dec-06-06 10:35 PM   #48 
        - That's nice.  trotsky   Dec-07-06 07:42 AM   #54 
           - You argue I should be a solipsist?  struggle4progress   Dec-07-06 04:22 PM   #61 
     - Anyone who creates an animal that eats fruit, and has to turn its face up to the sky...  IanDB1   Dec-06-06 09:11 AM   #39 
        - If the lemurs complain to you of their plight on this account, let us know.  struggle4progress   Dec-06-06 10:37 PM   #49 
           - Did I mention that their digestive tract is so short, that they can't efficiently digest their food?  IanDB1   Dec-07-06 10:17 AM   #56 
              - Is this from your extensive communications with lemurs?  struggle4progress   Dec-07-06 04:23 PM   #62 
  - What if its non-negotiable? n/t  Heaven and Earth   Dec-06-06 10:11 PM   #47 
     - Your hypotheticals seem to me a pointless exercise casting no light  struggle4progress   Dec-06-06 11:04 PM   #51 
        - Then I'll tell you what the point is.  Heaven and Earth   Dec-07-06 08:36 AM   #55 
  - I would put out a cigarette on God's chest, like in terminator.  Evoman   Dec-05-06 10:50 PM   #29 
  - That's a little like asking what if Black were White  bryant69   Dec-06-06 07:32 AM   #36 
  - I thought that some people thought that God did say essentially that.  bloom   Dec-06-06 08:49 AM   #38 
  - Some very good points nt  Evoman   Dec-06-06 10:10 PM   #46 
  - Similar question: If God told you to sacrifice your son, would you do it?  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-06-06 09:13 AM   #40 
  - I think that may be somewhat out of context...  Brentos   Dec-06-06 09:41 PM   #44 
  - So you too think parts of the Bible are forgeries  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-07-06 06:26 AM   #53 
     - Not forgeries....  Brentos   Dec-07-06 12:50 PM   #58 
        - You call that 'god stating conflicting points'  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-07-06 01:28 PM   #59 
           - Yes.  Brentos   Dec-07-06 02:40 PM   #60 
  - "... Others have argued that binding Isaac was an instance of Abraham's failure; that he blew it,  struggle4progress   Dec-06-06 10:00 PM   #45 
     - Thanks!  Brentos   Dec-06-06 10:47 PM   #50 
     - "Rigid misinterpretations"? It's the straightforward text  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-07-06 06:11 AM   #52 
        - Have you noticed that in 22:1-2 ".. G-d said .. Take .. your son .. and sacrifice him .."  struggle4progress   Dec-07-06 04:37 PM   #63 
           - "Following this incident" - with other stuff in between  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-07-06 06:19 PM   #65 
              - I see little point in arguing interpretation with you, since what we really want ..  struggle4progress   Dec-08-06 08:03 AM   #67 
                 - You can interpret the bible in so many ways, that it becomes absolutely fucking meaningless.  Evoman   Dec-08-06 04:22 PM   #71 
                    - You seem to use this topic to focus rage: "garbage" "spin" "asshole" "inferior" "shit"  struggle4progress   Dec-08-06 09:35 PM   #74 
                       - I'm angry because I ran out of bibles to throw into the garbage  Evoman   Dec-09-06 10:21 AM   #75 
                          - I knew we could brighten your mood.  struggle4progress   Dec-09-06 04:14 PM   #76 
  - I honestly don't know what I would do  dsc   Dec-06-06 05:40 PM   #42 
  - I'd say hello to hell, I think.  Lerkfish   Dec-07-06 12:07 PM   #57 
  - If your going to hell, you might as well try to give god a kick in the nards.  Evoman   Dec-07-06 05:04 PM   #64 
     - under that scenario, yes, but I don't agree with that scenario  Lerkfish   Dec-08-06 01:56 PM   #70 
     - God has nards?  jgraz   Dec-11-06 04:55 PM   #78 
  - I'd say....  Elrond Hubbard   Dec-07-06 11:42 PM   #66 
  - That goes totally against the idea of "God" as I think most Christians here understand it.  nemo137   Dec-08-06 05:15 PM   #72 
  - That's right, it does, but is it really inconceivable?  Heaven and Earth   Dec-08-06 05:50 PM   #73 
     - There is no rule that Gd has to turn out the way we like.  nemo137   Dec-11-06 02:56 PM   #77 
  - ordered to hate by a evil monster that calls itself god  zonmoy   Dec-11-06 10:47 PM   #79 
  - I suppose I'd have to say, "Sorry, can't hate myself,  StrongbadTehAwesome   Dec-13-06 11:15 PM   #80 
  - OT: love your screenname  Heaven and Earth   Dec-14-06 11:05 AM   #82 
  - I Guess I'd burn in hell or something  Southpawkicker   Dec-14-06 11:37 PM   #83 

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