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ben d's Recent Activity

  1. ben d replied to the thread How many beliefs can you change in Christianity, if you still have 'total faith' in Jesus.

    I understand your position and appreciate your attempt to understand mine. Mine is a very subtle understanding of reality, it is based...

    Jan 24, 2022 at 6:43 AM
  2. ben d replied to the thread How many beliefs can you change in Christianity, if you still have 'total faith' in Jesus.

    The truth is no one can love their fellow man so long as they are not in love with God, for it is the God within that does the loving....

    Jan 24, 2022 at 6:04 AM
  3. ben d replied to the thread How many beliefs can you change in Christianity, if you still have 'total faith' in Jesus.

    If you love God with all your heart, mind, and soul, and love your neighbor as yourself, then you you are closer to Jesus than all the...

    Jan 24, 2022 at 5:39 AM
  4. ben d replied to the thread Near Death experiences and the scientific method..

    If it's alright, I will treat you as an agnostic. If you come the pure atheist with me, I'll just remind you that you accept there may...

    Jan 24, 2022 at 4:56 AM
  5. ben d replied to the thread Near Death experiences and the scientific method..

    It was an attempt at humor. Ok, so you say that you are a pure atheist and a pure agnostic? If a pure atheist does not rule out the...

    Jan 23, 2022 at 10:02 PM
  6. ben d replied to the thread reincarnation/afterlife without God?.

    For the same reason wind requires the presence of the atmosphere. Just as the atmosphere is required for the wind to blow, the...

    Jan 23, 2022 at 5:43 AM
  7. ben d replied to the thread reincarnation/afterlife without God?.

    In order to properly respond to your question, what is your understanding wrt the reality represented by the concept God?

    Jan 23, 2022 at 5:22 AM
  8. ben d replied to the thread reincarnation/afterlife without God?.

    I don't believe in beliefs, reality is not belief. A belief is a mental state that is meant to represent something real, but that...

    Jan 23, 2022 at 5:03 AM
  9. ben d replied to the thread Near Death experiences and the scientific method..

    Didn't you forget the pure theist part from her youth, now average the three and she comes out an agnostic. :) But who are you night912...

    Jan 23, 2022 at 4:49 AM
  10. ben d replied to the thread reincarnation/afterlife without God?.

    Not belief, understanding, there is a difference. God is omnipresent, all that exists is God. The idea that anything whatsoever happens...

    Jan 23, 2022 at 3:28 AM
  11. ben d replied to the thread reincarnation/afterlife without God?.

    If when your realize Nirvana, you will have realized God, and when a Christian has realized God, they will have realized Nirvana. There...

    Jan 23, 2022 at 1:58 AM
  12. ben d replied to the thread Do You Believe in the Self?.

    You are what and who you self identify with, it generally comes about through conditioning. The mind of a new born soon learns to self...

    Jan 23, 2022 at 12:38 AM
  13. ben d replied to the thread Humanly possible ways to see higher worlds.

    If you die before you die, when you die, you do not die. :)

    Jan 22, 2022 at 9:41 PM
  14. ben d replied to the thread Humanly possible ways to see higher worlds.

    Just a few comments. The problem with the psychedelic experiences is that the principle of karma is universal, cause and effect is a...

    Jan 22, 2022 at 9:36 PM
  15. ben d replied to the thread reincarnation/afterlife without God?.

    A coherent argument or absence of one will not cut it, realization only. Have you realized Nirvana yet Martin?

    Jan 22, 2022 at 3:58 PM