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Owners of Noah’s Ark replica sue insurers for ‘rain damage’
Good thing irony and schadenfreude aren't fattening.
This 15 minute video, Why Free Will Doesn’t Exist, was posted to me by an atheist I have been posting to on another forum. I do not agree with him that we do not have free will. Below is the gist of his argument. The first two paragraphs below are a summary of what is in the video and the last paragraph is this atheist’s personal opinion.
What makes free will an illusion is that the choice you make will always be either the choice to do what you most want to do (even when it overrides...
"I swear to Jesus this is true: Ark Encounter is suing its insurance providers for not covering — wait for it — rain damage.
Noah thought ahead. But not Ken Ham, apparently.
According to the 13-page lawsuit, Ark Encounter, which opened in 2016, suffered the effects of a heavy rain that began in May of 2017 and continued for several months.
That rain created a landslide which damaged a major access road to the Ark, rendering it “unsafe and unfit for use.” It cost about $1,000,000 for Ark...
Colossians says you were 'alienated' but through Jesus all things are reconciled, whether on earth or heaven, making peace through the blood of the cross.
Where does 'peace' come from and reconciliation in your view?
And how do you deal with alienation? Can you remain 'alienated' from God forever?
Most christians hope God exists. These christians don't react good when they encounter someone who doesn't believe in their God. They want all people to believe their idea of God.
But gnostic christians are the greatest. They know God exists and they never force their knowledge unto others. When they meet atheists, they don't feel threatened, and they don't try to convert them. At least that's what I understand.
Here is a list of fallacies for the Theory of Evolution (ToE) as it is commonly taught in schools.
False Equivalence. We can observe simple variability within an organism. Colored moths adapt to changing tree bark. Rabbits adapt to their surroundings. This is an observable, repeatable science, also known as 'micro evolution'. The fallacy is in making an equivalence between minor changes in physical traits, to extrapolating large changes in the genetic structure. But that is NOT observed, &...
From another thread, where I unfortunately can not post:
I’m confused. What use does an atheist have with deities?
Deities (in this case, the Hindu Devas) are powerful symbols of certain ideals or doctrines.
It is not only possible for an atheist to make constructive use of them (at least if the misconception that we actually believe in their literal existence as deities proper can be avoided), it is in my opinion the proper way of using deity-concepts, even for theists.
I truly wonder...
I'm going to take a shot at this. My sense of History is a bit fuzzy right now, but this post just amounts to me asking for opinions and evidence of views:
I'm skeptical Revelation talks about the future as it applies today - It seems to be a book talking about the Roman Empire yet making prophecies which never came to truly pass.
Those that assert Revelation is future events, need to at the very least prove how Revelation isn't about Rome since it just seems to fit the descriptions. If...
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