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Xavier Graham's Recent Activity

  1. Xavier Graham liked Sand Dancer's post in the thread Divine patrons of the sun and desert..

    I am more likely to actually worship the sun itself rather than a sun deity, although I think they are interesting.

    Aug 8, 2022 at 10:15 PM
  2. Xavier Graham liked Jayhawker Soule's post in the thread Why I’m not atheist or agnostic..

    Perhaps you're right. I tend to use "hunch" as meaning a guess of little import made with little conviction - hence phrases like "it's...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 7:29 PM
  3. Xavier Graham liked lewisnotmiller's post in the thread Why I’m not atheist or agnostic..

    Ha! Yup. Just go 'independent'. That way you can crash whichever group's party has the best booze and nibbles on any given day....

    Aug 8, 2022 at 7:28 PM
  4. Xavier Graham liked The Hammer's post in the thread Divine patrons of the sun and desert..

    Gods in the Desert: Religions of the Ancient Near East This book seems like it could be promising as well. If you are in N. America,...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 7:24 PM
  5. Xavier Graham rated The Hammer's post Informative in the thread Divine patrons of the sun and desert..

    Hmmm.... A list of sun deities, let's see here. Atum Lugh Sol or Sunna Surya Hyperion (a Titan) Helios Apollo These are...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 7:24 PM
  6. Xavier Graham liked 1137's post in the thread Why I’m not atheist or agnostic..

    For me the big ones are: 1. The commonality of divine experience 2. The nature of the mind

    Aug 8, 2022 at 6:19 PM
  7. Xavier Graham rated Evangelicalhumanist's post Useful in the thread Why I’m not atheist or agnostic..

    Why? If you need to be convinced, perhaps that's a clue that you don't really believe what you vaguely seem to suppose you do.

    Aug 8, 2022 at 6:19 PM
  8. Xavier Graham liked Evangelicalhumanist's post in the thread Why I’m not atheist or agnostic..

    Kind of hard to see how these are arguments of any particular import. Hunches are frequently wrong, sometimes disastrously so. But what...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 6:19 PM
  9. Xavier Graham replied to the thread Why I’m not atheist or agnostic..

    Perhaps I'm just trying to convince myself not to become an atheist ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Aug 8, 2022 at 6:04 PM
  10. Xavier Graham rated lewisnotmiller's post Useful in the thread Why I’m not atheist or agnostic..

    I'm fine with your hunch, more power to you. This seems overstated though.

    Aug 8, 2022 at 5:57 PM
  11. Xavier Graham rated Twilight Hue's post Useful in the thread Why I’m not atheist or agnostic..

    What makes you think ithe universe is ordered? Everything falls apart eventually and our milky way will no longer exist when it some...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 5:57 PM
  12. Xavier Graham replied to the thread Why I’m not atheist or agnostic..

    :) An informed opinion would make on an agnostic I think. Isn’t belief in god simply a deeply rooted conviction that is a hunch? Is...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 5:25 PM
  13. Xavier Graham posted a new thread.

    Divine patrons of the sun and desert.

    my town gets more sunlight than anyone on this site I’m sure. I live in the desert too. What can you tell me about deities that are the...

    Forum: Seekers Circle

    Aug 8, 2022 at 5:23 PM
  14. Xavier Graham posted a new thread.

    Why I’m not atheist or agnostic.

    I have a hunch that there is a higher power(s), what we humans call god(s). Relying on my intuition here. Life is too trippy for there...

    Forum: Interfaith Discussion

    Aug 8, 2022 at 5:10 PM
  15. Xavier Graham rated It Aint Necessarily So's post Informative in the thread Why is the heart given much importance in spirituality?.

    My thoughts are that it is related to the autonomic nervous system, which has plexuses up and down the central axis of the body, and...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 10:35 PM