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armyowalgreens Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 06:31 AM
Response to Reply #14
15. This is why I drink.
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  -Why do people think God is good? armyowalgreens  Aug-22-09 05:21 AM   #0 
  - God is good... satan is bad. though i know all religions don't have satan.  ejpoeta   Aug-22-09 05:26 AM   #1 
  - They contradict themselves left and right.  armyowalgreens   Aug-22-09 05:31 AM   #2 
     - i know. i was raised catholic, and i gotta say... it doesn'ttake long to  ejpoeta   Aug-22-09 05:45 AM   #7 
  - Because evil is destructive and good is productive.  rug   Aug-22-09 05:39 AM   #3 
  - Are you trying to say that God is good because God created the universe?  armyowalgreens   Aug-22-09 05:41 AM   #5 
  - That is one of the universal definitions of God.  rug   Aug-22-09 05:53 AM   #8 
     - Why is that so?  armyowalgreens   Aug-22-09 06:00 AM   #9 
        - Because it would be the result of something greater.  rug   Aug-22-09 06:02 AM   #10 
           - I don't understand.  armyowalgreens   Aug-22-09 06:07 AM   #11 
              - Basically it goes like this.  rug   Aug-22-09 06:20 AM   #12 
                 - What do you mean by destruction?  armyowalgreens   Aug-22-09 06:28 AM   #13 
                    - Lol.  rug   Aug-22-09 06:29 AM   #14 
                       - This is why I drink.  armyowalgreens   Aug-22-09 06:31 AM   #15 
  - By that logic, anti-bacterial soap is evil,  ZombieHorde   Aug-22-09 01:25 PM   #37 
     - By that literalism, chewing celery is evil.  rug   Aug-22-09 03:30 PM   #40 
        - Exactly. nt  ZombieHorde   Aug-22-09 03:36 PM   #41 
  - It's better for human psychology to have an optimistic outlook  muriel_volestrangler   Aug-22-09 05:41 AM   #4 
  - What if people believed that no all-powerful being existed?  armyowalgreens   Aug-22-09 05:44 AM   #6 
     - That's a completely different situation from your premise in the OP  muriel_volestrangler   Aug-22-09 07:53 AM   #28 
  - Why do people think God is evil?  DrDan   Aug-22-09 06:46 AM   #16 
  - So God is both absolutely good and evil at the same time...  armyowalgreens   Aug-22-09 06:48 AM   #17 
     - or . . . that "good" and "evil" are our views of "good" and "evil"  DrDan   Aug-22-09 06:54 AM   #18 
        - hmmm I think this goes back to an argument that I have made in the past...  armyowalgreens   Aug-22-09 06:58 AM   #20 
           - I agree with that - good vs evil is in eye of the beholder  DrDan   Aug-22-09 07:01 AM   #21 
              - Well that is where I differ...  armyowalgreens   Aug-22-09 07:06 AM   #22 
                 - but if we presuppose that the purpose of living is to advance mankind  DrDan   Aug-22-09 07:11 AM   #24 
  - God is insane  Birthmark   Aug-22-09 06:57 AM   #19 
  - To get the complete rundown  kristopher   Aug-22-09 07:08 AM   #23 
  - If God is good  connecticut yankee   Aug-22-09 07:21 AM   #25 
  - According to the Bible, he's a warmongering jealous God. nt  polichick   Aug-22-09 07:21 AM   #26 
  - Who's going to give you money to worship a mean god? nt  patrice   Aug-22-09 07:36 AM   #27 
  - Some people even think they themselves are good -  stray cat   Aug-22-09 08:23 AM   #29 
  - God Is Neither All Good or All Bad  iamjoy   Aug-22-09 08:42 AM   #30 
  - Because God is made in man's image and likeness  rurallib   Aug-22-09 08:45 AM   #31 
  - conclusion I can come to  ashling   Aug-22-09 09:14 AM   # 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-22-09 09:14 AM   #32 
  - Your contradictions  customerserviceguy   Aug-22-09 09:22 AM   #33 
  - It is the human struggle between good and evil.  murray hill farm   Aug-22-09 09:30 AM   #34 
  - A lot of people will say you can't apply human standards to a deity...  Silent3   Aug-22-09 10:15 AM   #35 
  - Your posts always spin my head around and make me think - in a good way.....  piratefish08   Aug-22-09 12:57 PM   #36 
  - A monotheistic god would be evil, but if there were many gods,  ZombieHorde   Aug-22-09 01:29 PM   #38 
  - What would the cells of your body think of you, are you good or evil?  Uncle Joe   Aug-22-09 01:35 PM   #39 
  - People think "God" is good because they created him.  darkstar3   Aug-22-09 04:16 PM   #42 
  - You haven't proven that God is necessarily bad  YellowdogIam   Aug-25-09 12:02 AM   #43 
  - Huh? Just because a god knows stuff we don't doesn't...  TreasonousBastard   Aug-25-09 01:58 AM   #44 
  - Are atheist parents evil ?  ironbark   Aug-25-09 02:56 AM   #45 
  - God is good  JerseygirlCT   Aug-25-09 09:15 AM   #46 
 

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