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The thought of being a spirit without a body (Ghost) and joining the spirit world appeals to me far more than this life. The thought of not existing at all appeals to me as well. The thought of Heaven and purgatory I find more appealing than this life. I don't look forward to death under the condition that I'm tortured in the flames of hell forever, but the other prospects appeal to me enough that I'd be happy to move on today.
My hope is that with death will come enlightenment and clear...
Atheism ignores the why [of how we got here] and only looks at the how. They do not care if there is a why, how we got here is all that matters. For instance, there is no inherent meaning in the universe to the Atheist. (Am I right?)
I say maybe.
... if for no other reason than when we ask a question and have no information to help us come up with an answer, the default answer is always "maybe": it could be yes or no, but we don't have enough information yet to tell which.
So could God be impossible? The answer is yes... until someone gives a good reason to believe that God is possible.
Does anyone have such a reason?
Assuming that Jesus was a real man, is it possible to give a real world interpretation to his life and philosophy?
Central to that philosophy is saving us from sin.
What is meant by the term “sin”? Leaving aside any examples which require reference to God, let’s look at gluttony as an example. Gluttony is being selfish regarding food. If we look at other things which are considered “sinful”, they always come down to some form of selfishness. Even in the contentious matters which can’t be...
If shiva is everything, in shivaite claim, is it Lucifer, etc
...to an event in your religion's history, which event would you go visit? Imagine you can only do it once and so only see one event, but you'd be able to interact with the people and so on.
Since Noahidism isn't its own religion and is tied to Judaism, I guess I'll have to pick a Jewish event. So I would like to visit that time where Elijah shows the worshippers of foreign gods who's boss. Those familiar with the scriptures know what I'm talking about!
This was a proposal submitted to the UN la few years back. The formulism site is now off line, but the formulism movement seems quite alive.
The resolution is being proposed by Antony Last, founder of formulism.org, a site which claims that freedom FROM religion would be of far greater benefit to mankind than freedom OF religion.
Freedom from Religion | Proposed UN Resolution / Charter Amendment | Version 1.1
WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS HEREBY VOW
* to save succeeding...
Why are some organized belief systems rooted in another belief system but they can't see that the branches are all rooted in One Tree, Tree of Life, the Axis Mundi?
Have we not all one father? hath not one God created us? why do we deal treacherously every man against his brother, by profaning the covenant of our fathers?
After this manner therefore pray you: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name.
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