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BlueJazz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 10:42 PM
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Just a little post for myself. The closest I come to worshiping something has to be the Sun...
Edited on Thu Nov-03-11 11:05 PM by BlueJazz
..or should I say Stars ?

They are such beautiful wondrous objects. The ability to change matter in such a simple and complex manner at the same time
has always brought me to a sense of awe.

I mean, I know how they work and how they are formed and even how they age and die but thinking more about them,
I suppose I do worship them... :)

Another little thought: If every second in an 85 year old person's life was an entire lifetime (one second=85years),
The sun would still be only a teenager.

note: (some Stars live longer, some white hot ones, shorter)
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laconicsax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:09 PM
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1. As Lawrence Krauss said:
"Forget Jesus, the stars died so you could be here today."
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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:22 PM
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2. We know that the sun exists and makes life possible.
That's a whole hell of a lot more than can be said of god.
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backscatter712 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-11 09:12 AM
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3. Be like George Carlin: Worship the Sun and pray to Joe Pesci! n/t
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-11 11:49 AM
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4. I think sun worship is one of the most evidence-based religions!
The sun *does* make it possible to survive; *does* give us light and warmth; *does* help to make crops grow, etc.; *does* cause both positive and negative consequences to the world; the earth *does* revolve around it, etc.

Much more concrete evidence for sun worship than for most faiths.
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dmallind Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-11 02:31 PM
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5. If people want to worship huge spherical gassy objects
I am available, for a nominal fee, to be your deity
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BlueJazz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-11 05:36 PM
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6. LOL!
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EvolveOrConvolve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-11 06:58 PM
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7. Zing!
Funny! :rofl:
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trotsky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-06-11 09:33 AM
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9. Well played, indeed.
:rofl:
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NMMNG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-05-11 04:20 AM
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8. I get you
I don't know why so many people look at the wonder of the natural world and have to give praise to some mystical entity. Isn't it enough to just be in awe over the universe itself?
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saras Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 12:52 AM
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10. (with pompoms, short skirts and high kicks) "There is but ONE god! He is the SUN god! Ra! Ra! Ra!"
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