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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-31-11 09:13 PM
Response to Reply #28
32. The interpretation of the experiences are vulnerable to the
influence of religious/cultural training.

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  -Spectrum of theistic probability War Horse  Jul-30-11 06:08 PM   #0 
  - ..6..  Grey   Jul-30-11 06:11 PM   #1 
  - About a 6.8  hifiguy   Jul-30-11 06:13 PM   #2 
  - Netflix (which I get on Roku) has a series called The Atheism Tapes that I enjoyed  patrice   Jul-30-11 09:44 PM   #16 
  - Straight up 7  ThomWV   Jul-30-11 06:13 PM   #3 
  - 6.5. nt.  JanMichael   Jul-30-11 06:14 PM   #4 
  - I have serious problems with a DEFINITION of whatever a "God" would be, with that caveat, I'm a 4-5+  patrice   Jul-30-11 06:16 PM   #5 
  - 6.9  BiggJawn   Jul-30-11 06:16 PM   #6 
  - seven... but I am willing to consider the "god particle"  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-30-11 06:26 PM   #7 
  - That at least makes sense.  patrice   Jul-30-11 06:47 PM   #9 
  - I'm a 4  marions ghost   Jul-30-11 06:46 PM   #8 
  - I like that tension between yes:no. It keeps me honest, or at least as honest as I am capable of bei  patrice   Jul-30-11 06:54 PM   #10 
  - How confident are you that there is  skepticscott   Aug-01-11 05:01 AM   #45 
  - I'm a 4  Aerows   Jul-30-11 06:57 PM   #11 
  - I notice his presumption that there is only one god...  Riftaxe   Jul-30-11 07:02 PM   #12 
  - In "The God Delusion"  hifiguy   Jul-30-11 07:37 PM   #15 
     - I'm definitely rate myself a 4 on his scale of theistic beliefs  Riftaxe   Jul-31-11 04:13 PM   #27 
  - -1.7  saras   Jul-30-11 07:34 PM   #13 
  - I like it. Thanks. nt  GliderGuider   Jul-30-11 10:33 PM   #20 
  - I'm red on the scale.  originalpckelly   Jul-30-11 07:36 PM   #14 
  - Should I be scared?  patrice   Jul-30-11 09:45 PM   #17 
  - I'm around 6.  Odin2005   Jul-30-11 09:54 PM   #18 
  - I'm either a 1 or a 7 depending on the definition of "God" that's in play.  GliderGuider   Jul-30-11 10:32 PM   #19 
  - You raise a good point.  laconicsax   Aug-01-11 03:19 AM   #43 
     - I know I am kicking an old thread  Meshuga   Oct-30-11 06:49 PM   #73 
  - 1  lonestarnot   Jul-30-11 10:34 PM   #21 
  - 3.  whathehell   Jul-31-11 03:24 PM   #22 
  - 6.9. There are as many gods as their are people because  alfredo   Jul-31-11 03:35 PM   #23 
  - Yep!  WCGreen   Jul-31-11 03:38 PM   #24 
     - When you believe without evidence you become prey.  alfredo   Jul-31-11 03:45 PM   #26 
        - When you disbelieve in personal experience,  whathehell   Jul-31-11 04:29 PM   #28 
           - The interpretation of the experiences are vulnerable to the  alfredo   Jul-31-11 09:13 PM   #32 
              - My "experience" wasn't related to my cultural or religious training.n/t  whathehell   Jul-31-11 10:44 PM   #38 
                 - How can one escape the influences around them? I remember wanting  alfredo   Aug-01-11 12:16 AM   #41 
                    - "How can one escape the influences around them"?...Well, you tell me.  whathehell   Aug-01-11 04:30 AM   #44 
                       - I found it physically impossible. My body rejected it like an incompatible Liver.  alfredo   Aug-01-11 07:43 AM   #46 
                          - I guess I have that "visceral response" too.  whathehell   Aug-01-11 07:48 AM   #47 
                             - But was the interpretation within societal and biological norms? Near death  alfredo   Aug-01-11 09:50 AM   #51 
                                - No, actually, it wasn't. n/t  whathehell   Aug-01-11 11:26 AM   #53 
                                   - Elaborate.  alfredo   Aug-01-11 03:30 PM   #57 
                                      - Sounds like an "order"  whathehell   Aug-01-11 03:33 PM   #58 
                                         - Ha! There's no "Pretty Please" smiley.  alfredo   Aug-01-11 04:25 PM   #60 
                                            - Is that what you read it as?  whathehell   Aug-01-11 04:47 PM   #62 
                                               - With a cherry on top?  alfredo   Aug-01-11 05:11 PM   #63 
                                                  - and a couple of nuts.  whathehell   Aug-01-11 05:22 PM   #64 
                                                     - I'm not going there  alfredo   Aug-01-11 09:55 PM   #65 
                                                     - That's good....As long as I get the "smiley face pretty please".  whathehell   Aug-01-11 10:01 PM   #66 
                                                     - We'd never make it in politics  alfredo   Aug-01-11 10:40 PM   #67 
                                                     - Oh alright.  alfredo   Aug-02-11 12:43 AM   #68 
  - 6.9  Edweird   Jul-31-11 03:45 PM   #25 
  - I'm a 6 on the idea of a personal God who "knows" us.  Lyric   Jul-31-11 04:36 PM   #29 
  - +1 this will be moved to R/T.  rug   Jul-31-11 04:38 PM   #30 
  - I'm going to Vegas!  rug   Jul-31-11 10:25 PM   #37 
  - 6  frogmarch   Jul-31-11 04:42 PM   #31 
  - lim (x --> 7)  immoderate   Jul-31-11 09:20 PM   #33 
  - 1.5  demwing   Jul-31-11 09:22 PM   #34 
  - How ironic it is that the strongest argument for a deity is not archaic mythologies  grantcart   Jul-31-11 09:28 PM   #35 
  - Mars is an "excellent candidate"? I'll have what you are smoking.  Odin2005   Oct-30-11 07:46 PM   #75 
  - Other: "Scientific thinking never involves supernatural ideas"  struggle4progress   Jul-31-11 10:06 PM   #36 
  - Depends on the time of day.  rrneck   Jul-31-11 10:55 PM   #39 
  - 6  NMMNG   Jul-31-11 11:27 PM   #40 
  - 666. nt  ZombieHorde   Aug-01-11 01:25 AM   #42 
  - 6 is pretty much perfect fit for me. nt.  dmallind   Aug-01-11 08:27 AM   #48 
  - 6, I suppose.  LeftishBrit   Aug-01-11 09:07 AM   #49 
  - 6 of course.  Iggo   Aug-01-11 09:23 AM   #50 
  - 6 I suppose...  deacon_sephiroth   Aug-01-11 11:04 AM   #52 
  - While I'm somewhere between 6 and 7...  laconicsax   Aug-01-11 02:19 PM   #54 
  - Well technically you would deserve it  dmallind   Aug-01-11 03:12 PM   #55 
     - Yes I would, and that's part of the irony. n/t  laconicsax   Aug-01-11 03:23 PM   #56 
        - You double ironied me damn you. nt  dmallind   Aug-01-11 04:10 PM   #59 
  - Oops didn't read the numbers: 6.9  Taverner   Aug-01-11 04:29 PM   #61 
  - I consider myself to be at 3 on the scale  MikeH   Aug-03-11 02:10 AM   #69 
  - I sort of drift between 1.5 and 2.5 roughly  ButterflyBlood   Aug-04-11 01:47 AM   #70 
  - Wow, that's pretty low, you must have had some strong spiritual experiences?  LAGC   Aug-04-11 01:55 AM   #71 
  - 6.9 n/t  Ninjaneer   Aug-04-11 09:23 AM   #72 
  - 6  NMMNG   Oct-30-11 07:00 PM   #74 
  - 6  pokerfan   Oct-30-11 07:53 PM   #76 
  - 6.5ish  amyrose2712   Oct-30-11 10:38 PM   #77 
 

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