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Goodman John's Recent Activity

  1. Goodman John liked columbus's post in the thread Iran's new missile defense system unveiled.

    Nevertheless, it's not true. We overthrew their government in the 50s. When they took their country back in the late 70s we started...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 6:35 PM
  2. Goodman John replied to the thread Iran's new missile defense system unveiled.

    In 1939 the Germans were really on the ball to defend themselves when Poland attacked their radio station, too. In 1964, we were all in...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 6:33 PM
  3. Goodman John replied to the thread What religion to follow?.

    I was born in Austin- does that count? Lamb is definitely not for everyone, or goat for that matter (but well-cooked goat is wicked...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 6:01 PM
  4. Goodman John replied to the thread What religion to follow?.

    Lamb is tasty, though :D (The best roast lamb I ever had was at this little hole-in-the-wall place in Atlanta, run by a couple of...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 5:20 PM
  5. Goodman John liked wizanda's post in the thread The Gospels in Islam: Authentic or Corrupted?.

    The narrative you've presented isn't that far out there; I've spent my life looking at religions, so find the same in other...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 5:16 PM
  6. Goodman John replied to the thread The Gospels in Islam: Authentic or Corrupted?.

    LOL Well, I'm knee-deep in the Cathar faith so I'm at odds with almost all of mainstream Christianity anyway, much less an atheist, but...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 5:07 PM
  7. Goodman John replied to the thread Should I Read The Bible?.

    If God doesn't want you in his life, wouldn't that be a condition created by God himself? Does this indicate that God decided for you...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 4:57 PM
  8. Goodman John replied to the thread Why do Iranians have a chip on their shoulder?.

    I completely agree it's time- past time- for a reset. Unfortunately, in my internet wanderings on various forums it seems the vast...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 4:47 PM
  9. Goodman John replied to the thread Nowhere in the Bible does it say or infer that mary the Mother of Christ....

    I agree, the OSAS approach is a total crock. You don't get to just slap a John 3:16 bumper sticker on your truck and you're good to go....

    Aug 22, 2019 at 4:29 PM
  10. Goodman John replied to the thread The Gospels in Islam: Authentic or Corrupted?.

    This does not imply, I hope, that we shouldn't try to reconstruct Jesus' teachings from the texts we DO have, though. I don't think...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 4:12 PM
  11. Goodman John replied to the thread The Gospels in Islam: Authentic or Corrupted?.

    My view, in a nutshell, is that this world- our physical universe- is 'Hell', being a remoteness from God who dwells in the spiritual...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 4:04 PM
  12. Goodman John replied to the thread What Did Jesus Actually Do?.

    To me, it points to the existence of a being (or beings) with at least some temporal power, other than God. (As I have a definite...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 3:54 PM
  13. Goodman John replied to the thread Iran's new missile defense system unveiled.

    This is the sort of thinking that led to the internment camps for Japanese Americans during WW2, a national disgrace. On another tack,...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 3:46 PM
  14. Goodman John replied to the thread What Did Jesus Actually Do?.

    One wonders, if God is the only God, just where did the Pharaoh's priests get their mystical powers?

    Aug 22, 2019 at 3:38 PM
  15. Goodman John replied to the thread What Did Jesus Actually Do?.

    If that's the case, then the Council of Nicea got it all wrong? Why didn't they- learned men, every one- see this problem? Why didn't...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 3:33 PM