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Deep13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-19-11 08:01 AM
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54. No. If God made or directs everything...
...then he made that disease too.
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  -What's God Up To Now? LAGC  Aug-18-11 01:48 AM   #0 
  - Seriously?  brendan120678   Aug-18-11 07:10 AM   #1 
  - Unrec. Asinine flamebait material.  humankarenball   Aug-18-11 07:22 AM   #2 
  - Sure it could have been made more artfully, but the point's worth making  dmallind   Aug-18-11 08:52 AM   #4 
  - Very well put. n/t  trotsky   Aug-18-11 09:05 AM   #5 
  - Original post is still flamebait  humankarenball   Aug-18-11 09:10 AM   #6 
  - Welcome to DU!  LAGC   Aug-18-11 09:21 AM   #7 
  - Thanks  humankarenball   Aug-18-11 09:34 AM   #10 
     - It's all good, I appreciate your feedback.  LAGC   Aug-18-11 09:43 AM   #12 
        - Oh it's not a profession  humankarenball   Aug-18-11 09:57 AM   #13 
  - So its all about the "tone" then?  cleanhippie   Aug-18-11 09:28 AM   #9 
  - All? Nope. A little? Yep.  humankarenball   Aug-18-11 09:40 AM   #11 
     - I feel that I need to address this, and here is as good a place as any.  darkstar3   Aug-18-11 07:01 PM   #40 
  - Depends on the type of debate  Goblinmonger   Aug-18-11 04:06 PM   #19 
  - Ick, spreading. :)  humankarenball   Aug-18-11 04:25 PM   #22 
     - It has been tough in R/T the last couple months.  Goblinmonger   Aug-18-11 04:41 PM   #23 
     - Wow very sincere thanks  humankarenball   Aug-18-11 04:46 PM   #26 
     - Wow, Goblinmonger, what a nice gesture. And you did it despite your lack of belief.  cleanhippie   Aug-18-11 04:48 PM   #28 
        - I just got done eating a Christian baby  Goblinmonger   Aug-18-11 04:55 PM   #29 
           - Ahh, well it all makes perfect sense now.  cleanhippie   Aug-18-11 05:00 PM   #31 
           - You are cheating  Meshuga   Aug-18-11 05:57 PM   #34 
           - Man, that is just evil!  tortoise1956   Aug-20-11 03:28 PM   #59 
     - Well then, welcome to DU.  cleanhippie   Aug-18-11 04:45 PM   #25 
        - thanks cleanhippie :) n/t  humankarenball   Aug-18-11 04:47 PM   #27 
  - In a formal debate competition that may be true  skepticscott   Aug-18-11 06:12 PM   #35 
     - I'm not their parent  humankarenball   Aug-18-11 06:28 PM   #36 
        - The point of constructive discussion  skepticscott   Aug-18-11 06:34 PM   #37 
           - You said it best  humankarenball   Aug-18-11 06:36 PM   #38 
              - There are any number of people here  skepticscott   Aug-18-11 07:47 PM   #42 
                 - The biggest problem with attitude  tortoise1956   Aug-20-11 03:35 PM   #60 
                    - Perhaps, but I think that tends more to apply  skepticscott   Aug-20-11 04:59 PM   #64 
  - Local coverage offered up a pretty vivid image  opiate69   Aug-18-11 10:26 PM   #50 
  - No. If God made or directs everything...  Deep13   Aug-19-11 08:01 AM   #54 
  - I get your point  edhopper   Aug-18-11 08:46 AM   #3 
  - Absent some overriding moral cosmology, where is the horror in algae?  rug   Aug-18-11 09:26 AM   #8 
     - If your going to criticize, get your biology right, amoebas aren't algae...  Humanist_Activist   Aug-18-11 10:37 AM   #14 
     - Thanks for the pedantry.  rug   Aug-18-11 04:03 PM   #17 
        - As a vegetarian atheist  Goblinmonger   Aug-18-11 04:09 PM   #20 
        - How is the horror removed if your god exists?  Humanist_Activist   Aug-19-11 12:53 AM   #52 
     - Exactly  edhopper   Aug-18-11 10:48 AM   #15 
        - Well, you can't have it both ways.  rug   Aug-18-11 04:00 PM   #16 
           - Have what both ways?  edhopper   Aug-18-11 04:06 PM   #18 
              - Blame god for what occurs in life while denying its existence.  rug   Aug-18-11 04:12 PM   #21 
                 - If you aren't just pretending to be obtuse (which I think you are)  Goblinmonger   Aug-18-11 04:42 PM   #24 
                 - It's not apropos.  rug   Aug-18-11 04:57 PM   #30 
                    - Like I don't know? n/t  Goblinmonger   Aug-18-11 07:47 PM   #41 
                 - Do you think if I used small words and explained it  edhopper   Aug-18-11 05:43 PM   #32 
                    - Yes, please do.  rug   Aug-18-11 07:50 PM   #43 
                       - YOUR God  edhopper   Aug-19-11 08:52 AM   #55 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-18-11 05:43 PM   #33 
  - He is probably yelling at his quality assurance team...  Meshuga   Aug-18-11 06:47 PM   #39 
  - If killer amoeba concern you, feel free to devote time/money in search of a cure  struggle4progress   Aug-18-11 08:22 PM   #44 
  - Good idea, I might just do that.  LAGC   Aug-18-11 08:37 PM   #46 
  - The known annual fatality rate seems relatively constant at 3 per annum over an extended period:  struggle4progress   Aug-18-11 08:53 PM   #47 
     - True, there are definitely much bigger problems out there that need addressed.  LAGC   Aug-18-11 09:18 PM   #48 
        - I didn't actually say that. Of course, it's true that a cost-benefit analysis might  struggle4progress   Aug-18-11 09:42 PM   #49 
           - Interesting perspective.  LAGC   Aug-18-11 11:23 PM   #51 
              - Dunno. Thirty-five or so years ago, I thought evolutionary arguments for altruism  struggle4progress   Aug-19-11 03:51 AM   #53 
                 - True, we do still have a lot to learn in the area of genetics, genomics, etc.  LAGC   Aug-20-11 06:56 AM   #56 
  - So why did our loving and all-powerful god create them in the first place? nt  Deep13   Aug-20-11 01:04 PM   #57 
     - It seems to me there are various approaches to the natural world's evident indifference to us  struggle4progress   Aug-20-11 01:34 PM   #58 
        - A nice way to avoid closer inspection of your own beliefs.  darkstar3   Aug-20-11 03:55 PM   #62 
        - Facts are facts regardless of what one chooses to call meaningless.  Deep13   Aug-20-11 11:19 PM   #69 
           - Life is short. One must decide how to spend one's limited time. One can theorize  struggle4progress   Aug-21-11 03:17 AM   #71 
              - A very funny response  skepticscott   Aug-21-11 07:50 AM   #73 
                 - Could be. Have a nice day!  struggle4progress   Aug-21-11 03:51 PM   #78 
  - oops a dupes  struggle4progress   Aug-18-11 08:23 PM   #45 
  - What discredits.............  Thats my opinion   Aug-20-11 03:48 PM   #61 
     - Some questions:  darkstar3   Aug-20-11 04:21 PM   #63 
     - The question of objective criteria is the key  skepticscott   Aug-20-11 05:09 PM   #65 
     - This and scott's questions deserve thoughtful answers,  Thats my opinion   Aug-20-11 07:56 PM   #66 
        - This is a discussion board with no apparent limit on the length of posts,  darkstar3   Aug-20-11 08:15 PM   #68 
        - Sorry, but it's hard to see your response  skepticscott   Aug-21-11 07:12 AM   #72 
     - I agree on two of your three points. What discredits theology, however, is the lack of evidence  cleanhippie   Aug-20-11 08:14 PM   #67 
     - Define good or bad theology.  Deep13   Aug-20-11 11:25 PM   #70 
        - It's on the way in a few days  Thats my opinion   Aug-21-11 12:25 PM   #74 
           - As I mentioned above  skepticscott   Aug-21-11 01:10 PM   #75 
              - For every complex question  Thats my opinion   Aug-21-11 01:27 PM   #76 
                 - You've declared without proof  skepticscott   Aug-21-11 03:09 PM   #77 
 

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