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Do you think this is good or is it more descrimination?
This makes me so mad; and, I wish the government would stop making "colored bathrooms".
Even more so, Atlanta Georgia is opening a new homosexual and transgender school. They feel GBLTQQIAA (as so the letters keep growing) individuas will succeed in a environment with people "like themselves." Reminds me of reading and reviewing someone's story on Writing.com. She's a mother of her gay son. Before...
Is it part experience, part reason, do you have evidence, are your beliefs rooted in history? I'm looking for things like that. I've found the transition from atheism to theism to be a bumpy ride, an I'm interested in why others believe. I'd also love other posters to debate all of our reasoning of course.
Starting with reason, I have a couple of reasons for believing in some sort of creative, conscious force. To start, whether matter came from nothing or always existed, something would...
First let me just say, since I know people need to be explicitly told about nuance otherwise they rage hard, I'm not saying all Muslim's think the Qur'an is the perfect book or that they necessarily subscribe to what i'm saying here. Nevertheless, I've heard it multiple times from different Muslims that the Qur'an just has to be the perfect book.
I found it to consist of highly questionable stories and boring poetry. The same kind of stories and patterns tend to show up in other holy books...
It is not immortal!
(This entire site is very enlightening, and does not endorse any denomination)
"The Greek word psyche (as in psychology) has been translated many ways, including soul, life, etc. However, psyche actually means something that breathes. It is used in the Bible to describe both breathing animals and breathing humans. So by the Bible's definition, a soul cannot leave the body, because a soul is what the living body (whether human or animal) actually is (see Genesis 2:7)....
Please observe the experience of one who got converted to Atheism at post ***edit***
Heaven isn't full of the prophets, and messengers of God arguing over which book is best....
They're not busy trying to show how other messengers books are wrong, and corrupt or they're following the wrong God....
So why are Muslims, if they're trying to claim they follow Oneness (Tawheed)?
Do you think it would be possible for Muslims to accept Oneness is that God sent messengers to every nation, and that all messages are one; yet with the Quran as a criterion (a way in which to judge...
I posted the following story in the Christian DIR:
This significant event has stayed with me for a long time. I was an atheist at the time and had a close friend who was a pastor at one of those modern, contemporary churches. We would meet for coffee now and then and he would always try to convert me. Then one day he says "you know, just put your biased aside, get in a dark room by yourself, and ask god to come to you." I have always been open minded, so I did it trying to put aside my...
As Rabbi Hirsch makes clear, the new birth on the eighth day frees man from the law, which Rabbi Hirsch actually says rules over nature (and the flesh conceived by natural procreation), and enters man into a new plane of existence whereby he's free to make moral judgments for himself, without the law that rules over the old man,
Hirsch writes (page 301 of his commentary on Genesis, writing about verse 17:11)
"With cutting away the foreskin, the whole body receives the stamp of submission to...
Just curious as to your thoughts on this. Often, people believe in either/or. Either one believes in the theory of evolution or believes in creationism. But, is it acceptable for lack of a better word, for a Christian to believe that God is the impetus behind Darwin's theory of evolution? Or, is this why ''theistic evolution'' came about? (in order for there to be a bridge (of sorts) between both schools of thought)
Looking forward to your thoughts on the topic.
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