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Do the abrahamic God dislike sex outside of marriage?
One day I saw one Christian preacher guy discussing with an Atheist in a street on the existence of God. Honestly, this Atheist guy knew the Bible quite well. I mean he is obviously no scholar but seemed to know better than this Christian preacher, though in his thirties and part of a church movement.
Anyway, suddenly this guy suddenly started saying things in a strange language. "Kadooshkma" was what I picked up. He said that several times, then said something absolutely strange to my...
There was an interesting point raised that all three are the same as in scripture, and that all three are fiction. It is a fascinating subject to address I believe, thus anyone who thinks this and claims this,
1. Why do you think Harry Potter is or can be anyones "religious scripture"?
2. What evidence do you have that Adam and Noah were fiction?
The claimant has the burden of proof, thus rather than committing the burden of proof fallacy, I would like to hear the mythicists argument on this.
According to Genesis, God created Adam and Eve with the intention that they were to reproduce and populate the entire world
But as there were only two of them, this would necessitate incest, in order to expand the population beyond the first generation of offspring which Adam and Eve would themselves produce:
The offspring of Adam and Eve would have to have children together, if they were to populate the world and produce a subsequent generation - this would mean brothers and...
When it comes to religion, my main area of expertise is in Biblical based religions. I left the Jehovah's Witnesses about two years ago (I think. Can't remember) who are very devoted to their god and study the bible quite extensively. Having studied the Bible, I was most drawn to the prophetic books which are like creative puzzles, using imagery, metaphor and symbolism to convey a point. I still enjoy reading them.
After I left I started reading an in depth book about Ancient Egyptian...
As many people are aware, the Buddha taught his followers that to obtain personal peace, or freedom from suffering, they need to free themselves from all forms of attachment. People commonly identify their attachments as being to physical or sensory things, e.g. food, sex, money, praise, and so on.
However, one of the early texts of the Buddha's teachings, The Book of Eights, contains an additional warning: a warning against attachment to views, ie opinions, beliefs,...
Gee, whoulda seen this coming. I mean, they had a 50/50 chance of getting it right.
Charismatics are at war with each other over failed prophecies of Trump victory
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