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omega minimo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-22-09 12:38 AM
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20. God bless you
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  -What if God exists? And what if that god is evil? Dark  May-22-09 12:23 AM   #0 
  - It's called maltheism, it's lame and it belongs in R/T n/t  spoony   May-22-09 12:25 AM   #1 
  - I think it's an important question, considering all the atheist/theist debates occurring  Dark   May-22-09 12:28 AM   # 
  - Yes and those debates have a specific forum here. n/t  spoony   May-22-09 12:30 AM   #7 
     - I think this is appropriate for the GD. It discusses a major issue, not a specific element  Dark   May-22-09 12:52 AM   #38 
        - Great question, I love it. So many of the atheists here argue against God...  napoleon_in_rags   May-22-09 01:23 AM   #72 
           - That would be Asimov's "The Last Question"  Fumesucker   May-22-09 05:27 AM   #86 
  - Nah this is more of a Lounge thread.............  omega minimo   May-22-09 01:07 AM   #58 
  - It's only equally as lame as the idea that God is good.  ChadwickHenryWard   May-22-09 11:32 AM   #98 
  - If God were evil, he wouldn't have created Salma Hayek.  Common Sense Party   May-22-09 12:26 AM   #2 
  - But then why did he create Rush Limbaugh.?  Dark   May-22-09 12:27 AM   #3 
  - Global Warming  omega minimo   May-22-09 12:28 AM   #5 
  - Agreed, Rush is a methane gusher! Flatulence is a major Oxycontin side effect!!! n/t  ControlledDemolition   May-22-09 01:11 AM   #63 
     - Was he anywhere near Bldng#7 on 911? n/t  ControlledDemolition   May-22-09 01:12 AM   #64 
  - for comic relief  Common Sense Party   May-22-09 12:31 AM   #10 
  - You speak truth  The Traveler   May-22-09 12:34 AM   #12 
  - But what about the gay population? lol  Dark   May-22-09 12:36 AM   #16 
     - their god dresses better  omega minimo   May-22-09 12:38 AM   #19 
        - Lol. Yes, but for some reason he can't squash the spider he created. n't  Dark   May-22-09 12:47 AM   #32 
  - But he only created one Salma Hayek...seems pretty evil to me  mitchum   May-22-09 12:44 AM   #26 
  - And one Leonardo Di'Caprio  Dark   May-22-09 12:53 AM   #42 
  - How do you suppose that your masturbatory fantasies are indicative  Greyhound   May-22-09 12:53 AM   #41 
  - Didn't god create masturbation?...  LooseWilly   May-22-09 01:07 AM   #59 
     - Hugh Hefner did.  ForrestGump   May-22-09 04:33 AM   #85 
  - You are assuming there is only one God. The Old Testament referred to Gods!!! n/t  ControlledDemolition   May-22-09 01:15 AM   #67 
  - Baking a dozen cookies for 13 kids...  Dogtown   May-22-09 06:14 AM   #96 
  - What's got you worried tonight?  omega minimo   May-22-09 12:28 AM   #4 
  - Nothing. It's just Occam's Razor. This is the simplest explanation.  Dark   May-22-09 12:29 AM   #6 
     - Why do you think god is a person?  omega minimo   May-22-09 12:34 AM   #13 
        - I'm not talking people here.  Dark   May-22-09 12:48 AM   #33 
  - I'll give you the answer that you may not like  nadinbrzezinski   May-22-09 12:30 AM   #8 
  - So God is neutral. Are you a deitist?  Dark   May-22-09 12:57 AM   #49 
     - I simply don't believe there is a god  nadinbrzezinski   May-22-09 01:04 AM   #55 
  - What if God cares only for the very long term  The Traveler   May-22-09 12:30 AM   #9 
  - What if everything is happening at once?  omega minimo   May-22-09 12:35 AM   #15 
     - Or at twice?  LooseWilly   May-22-09 12:56 AM   #48 
     - Hey, I actually agree with you for once!  ContinentalOp   May-22-09 01:26 AM   #75 
  - We were taught  knowbody0   May-22-09 12:33 AM   #11 
  - the great debate of the middle ages  pitohui   May-22-09 12:35 AM   #14 
  - today the good book  omega minimo   May-22-09 12:37 AM   #17 
  - Hey, I'm an artist, and I'm *not bipolar*... (n/t)  LooseWilly   May-22-09 12:40 AM   #22 
  - Sadly, it's the most logical assumption.  Dark   May-22-09 12:41 AM   #24 
     - God doesn't explain anything.  ContinentalOp   May-22-09 01:29 AM   #77 
  - Gnosticism.  LooseWilly   May-22-09 12:37 AM   #18 
  - God bless you  omega minimo   May-22-09 12:38 AM   #20 
  - No.  LooseWilly   May-22-09 12:42 AM   #25 
     - Gesundheit, then  omega minimo   May-22-09 01:06 AM   #57 
        - Hehe... that I can live with.  LooseWilly   May-22-09 01:23 AM   #73 
           - Na Zdroviah!!  omega minimo   May-22-09 01:26 AM   #74 
              - la khayam..  LooseWilly   May-22-09 02:03 AM   #81 
  - It's Occam's Razor.  Dark   May-22-09 12:45 AM   #28 
     - Well, Occam's Razor would conclude that there is no god.  LooseWilly   May-22-09 12:51 AM   #37 
        - No, athiesm has yet to explain how the universe came into being.  Dark   May-22-09 12:58 AM   #50 
        - There's no need to presume there was "nothing" before a big bang.  LooseWilly   May-22-09 01:17 AM   #68 
        - And theism has yet to explain where God came from..  Fumesucker   May-22-09 05:43 AM   #89 
        - Athiesm is just a lack of belief in gods. Athiesm has nothing to do with how the universe came into  ZombieHorde   Jun-01-09 02:15 PM   #102 
        - I lean toward Gnosticism myself  Echo In Light   May-22-09 06:01 AM   #94 
  - It's more likely that there isn't a God...  LostInAnomie   May-22-09 12:39 AM   #21 
  - You are assuming that God primarily cares about this life when rewarding good and punishing evil  LSdemocrat   May-22-09 12:41 AM   #23 
  - There is actually a sect of Hinduism that believes that ... all the world's a play.  LooseWilly   May-22-09 12:46 AM   #31 
  - define evil  Oregone   May-22-09 12:44 AM   #27 
  - Why can't God be evil?  Dark   May-22-09 12:46 AM   #30 
  - What is evil?  Oregone   May-22-09 12:52 AM   #40 
     - True. Evil is hard to quantify.  Dark   May-22-09 12:55 AM   #45 
        - Its probably easier to pose the question: Is God not omnibenevolent to humans (or rather malevolent)  Oregone   May-22-09 01:00 AM   #52 
        - Ahh, and here you stumble upon Gnosticism.  LooseWilly   May-22-09 01:28 AM   #76 
  - So Satan adheres to God's will?  LooseWilly   May-22-09 12:52 AM   #39 
     - satan adheres to satans will  Oregone   May-22-09 12:54 AM   #43 
        - Hehe... good answer.  LooseWilly   May-22-09 01:06 AM   #56 
           - LOL  Oregone   May-22-09 01:10 AM   #62 
              - hehe... wasn't it Nietzsche that said he had no use for a god that didn't dance?...  LooseWilly   May-22-09 01:20 AM   #69 
  - Now when I talked to God I knew He'd understand  cherokeeprogressive   May-22-09 12:46 AM   #29 
  - You need a personal Jesus  Dark   May-22-09 12:50 AM   #36 
  - Nah. I just need some good weed, my honey, and my dog.  cherokeeprogressive   May-22-09 12:55 AM   #44 
     - I would love some good weed.  Dark   May-22-09 12:56 AM   #47 
        - Ouch. No more of those for me.  cherokeeprogressive   May-22-09 01:04 AM   #54 
  - No, what you need is:  LooseWilly   May-22-09 12:55 AM   #46 
     - Immaculate Confection LOLOL n/t  cherokeeprogressive   May-22-09 01:00 AM   #51 
        - Bwahaha...  LooseWilly   May-22-09 01:22 AM   #70 
  - The same 'evil god' concept is already in Gnosticism.  juno jones   May-22-09 12:49 AM   #34 
  - Deism? I'm familiar with it.  Dark   May-22-09 01:01 AM   #53 
  - no. God is cool. he just doesn't like you very much...  1   May-22-09 12:50 AM   #35 
  - Actually, I've been rather lucky. But why do you think he's cool, and not  Dark   May-22-09 01:10 AM   #61 
     - i'm glad for your luck. i've been lucky too. the God i know is cool...  1   May-22-09 01:50 AM   #79 
  - What if God was one of us?  Lucian   May-22-09 01:08 AM   #60 
  - Well, God was trapped in after Skeeball in Dogma.  Dark   May-22-09 01:13 AM   #65 
  - There ain't no devil...  LooseWilly   May-22-09 02:07 AM   #83 
  - Profundity FAIL  alcibiades_mystery   May-22-09 01:14 AM   #66 
  - Why? Explain to me why a good God is more realistic than a bad One.  Dark   May-22-09 01:22 AM   #71 
     - Well an evil god would certainly make more sense than the traditional JC one. eom  varkam   May-22-09 01:59 AM   #80 
  - the phrasing of your argument  NJCher   May-22-09 01:33 AM   #78 
  - then that would mean we should be serving........  Old Hob   May-22-09 02:06 AM   #82 
  - It's the need for the illusion of a God that is fucked up! eom  asteroid2003QQ47   May-22-09 03:47 AM   #84 
  - I believe then that the argument would be that God could not be evil...  armyowalgreens   May-22-09 05:35 AM   #87 
  - Ignore my counter argument. I was wrong.  armyowalgreens   May-22-09 05:48 AM   #92 
  - No light w/o dark. No pos energy w/o neg energy. No good w/o evil  Echo In Light   May-22-09 05:42 AM   #88 
  - Wow I just got absolutely mind fucked by a philosophical epiphany...  armyowalgreens   May-22-09 05:47 AM   #90 
  - If there is an all power being that created heavan and earth  AllentownJake   May-22-09 05:47 AM   #91 
  - the God that many people believe in seems Evil to me  JI7   May-22-09 05:56 AM   #93 
  - There's a great quote from George Bernard Shaw re god  Echo In Light   May-22-09 06:04 AM   #95 
  - once you understand that man created god. the rest is easy. And it will answer your question. nt  Javaman   May-22-09 10:15 AM   #97 
  - There are a sizable number of people who actually do believe in an evil God  MikeH   May-22-09 06:44 PM   #99 
  - It's not God, but false ideas of God that are evil  Jeffersonian Dem   May-22-09 07:08 PM   #100 
  - you are someone without faith/belief  peace_to_world   Jun-01-09 01:46 AM   #101 
  - Reality is Impersonal  The River   Jun-01-09 05:49 PM   #103 
  - What if GAWD didn't give a FRAK?  IndianaGreen   Jun-01-09 11:46 PM   #104 
  - If you recognize a difference between what is good and what is evil, then why not choose  struggle4progress   Jun-01-09 11:54 PM   #105 
 

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