Mar 23, 2009
If you are convinced - ABSOLUTELY CONVINCED - that God is commanding you to cause grievous physical harm to another human being, should you follow his command? Remember, you can't say God would never command someone to do something like that, or that it's not in his character, because God in the Bible commanded people to commit many acts of violence against other people, and even accepted human sacrifices in exchange for favors. So, it's certainly something your God is capable of commanding. Should you follow the command that you're absolutely convinced comes from God to cause grievous physical harm to another human being? (1 hr ago | post #116280)
What should a person do if their daughter is raped? A: Have the attacker arrested and tried for rape B: Accept payment from the attacker (because the girl is no longer a valuable commodity without her intact hymen) and marry her to the rapist Only one of these is what a sane person should do. Only one of these is what your God says a sane person should do. (1 hr ago | post #15696)
Why do you think presuppositional apologetics is an honest pursuit? You never seem to manage to answer this question, though I know I've posed it to you many times. Do you not understand the big words, or are you just ashamed of your own dishonesty? (1 hr ago | post #15695)
And lightning still rains down from the sky, so we know Zeus is alive and well. You have been warned. You will remember, FOREVER. Everything you use to support God's existence is just as fallacious as everything I can use to support Zeus's existence. When you have some real evidence, you let us know. If post hoc rationalizations and ad baculum threats are all you have, you have nothing. But, who knows? Maybe you're just holding out on us, and you're saving the evidence for a rainy day. Weird, though, that so many Christians claim to have evidence, and not a single one actually presents any. It's almost as if they're full of shit. Could it be that simple? (1 hr ago | post #15693)
The problem with that post begins and ends here. You're asserting design. Until you can demonstrate that something was designed, you cannot rightly assert it was designed. What would a not-designed universe look like? How do you think it would differ from our universe, and how do you reach that conclusion? Please, share the evidence that supports your suppositions. Thanks in advance for a shit-ton of absolute dick-all. (1 hr ago | post #131251)
If you don't create the lie, but you spread the lie, what does that say about you? (1 hr ago | post #131250)
Prove that it's God doing the calling, and not merely someone misattributing their own thoughts and actions to God. Prove that it's God calling someone and not a hallucination. Prove that it's God and not Zeus or Osiris or Vishnu. Good luck. (Yesterday | post #116216)
Circular reasoning doesn't help your cause. "The people who disagree with you only disagree because they're wrong, therefore you're right" isn't a valid argument, nor is it evidence of anything except you being a gullible rube. Your God has as much evidence for his existence as Zeus does. You just don't see the evidence of Zeus's existence because you're blind to it. See how easy it is to say? Of course, it's bullshit, just like the Bible's assertion is, and if "you just can't see it" is the best you've got, then what a weak position that puts you in. Now, do you have ANY evidence for the existence of God? If so, present it. Otherwise, admit that your God is on equal footing with Zeus or bigfoot or little green men from outer space. (Yesterday | post #15640)
Just like your mom. What's your point? That your mom is just as bad as teh homoz? (Yesterday | post #15639)
Define "brief, limited, and rare." How many centuries comprises "brief?" How many continents and people need to be involved for it to be "limited? " How many incidents comprise "rare?" (Yesterday | post #15615)
But, to be clear: you do not disagree that God/the Bible do not condemn slavery, and you do agree that God/the Bible has instructions regarding who can be enslaved, how to treat them, and how slaves can be sold, as well as commands to enslave other people. If I don't condemn murder, and I provide instructions for murder, and command someone to murder another, do I condone murder? Do you continue to think that God/the Bible does not condone slavery? Every time you avoid answering the question, it demonstrates that you are too dishonest to admit your own fallibility. (Yesterday | post #15613)
No. You mentioned one of your false gods. Zeus and the others from Olympus are the true gods. Your refusal to make offerings to Zeus does not please him, and you are choosing eternal suffering in Hades. But, you could repent and change your ways. You still have time. (Yesterday | post #15610)
Is God detectable? (Yesterday | post #116201)
Here's you, not getting it. http://youtu.be/UP HuE5pDlEs (Yesterday | post #116200)
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