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Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by Thief, Apr 6, 2021.

  1. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    many years ago .....I did dream

    the angels took hold of me by the arms
    and off we ascended

    I did look back

    not out of regret or loss

    I just wanted to watch the earth receed from sight

    the dream ended that way

    ooops
     
  2. SalixIncendium

    SalixIncendium Advaita Vedantin
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    ...and what was it you wanted to debate?
     
  3. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    if such an event could be real......

    would the angelic?.....let go
     
  4. Brickjectivity

    Brickjectivity Veteran Member
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    I'd need a common experience to comment on it. I've had flying dreams. In one dream I was carrying Mary Poppins carpet bag and flew over some mean barking dogs. Does that count?
     
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  5. beenherebeforeagain

    beenherebeforeagain Rogue Animist
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    So, every experience, even up to ALMOST arrival at the reward, is just a mean test for imperfect sentient beings...if you want the reward, you'd better not do ANYTHING that would suggest that you have a mind or any free will that needs be respected...
     
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  6. dybmh

    dybmh Terminal Optimist
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    What's the ooops?
     
  7. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    Coward !!!
    I'd look back.
     
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  8. beenherebeforeagain

    beenherebeforeagain Rogue Animist
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    back, ahead, above, below, left, right, and so on...
     
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  9. Wu Wei

    Wu Wei ursus senum severiorum and ex-Bisy Backson

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    "Once upon a time, I, Chuang Tzu, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly. I was conscious only of following my fancies as a butterfly, and was unconscious of my individuality as a man. Suddenly, I awaked, and there I lay, myself again. Now I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly, dreaming I am a man." - Chuang Tzu
     
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  10. Regiomontanus

    Regiomontanus άντρας των αστεριών

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  11. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    I was aloft.....carried by the angelic
    heaven bound


    I looked back

    ooooooops
     
  12. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    so here I am......

    with you guys

    oooooops
     
  13. dybmh

    dybmh Terminal Optimist
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    What's wrong with looking back? (Sorry if I'm missing something obvious )
     
  14. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    it is written....
    they who look back.....are not worthy to serve

    I was on my way to better things


    oooops
     
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  15. beenherebeforeagain

    beenherebeforeagain Rogue Animist
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    Seems like a stupid rule to me. Really? Don't look around in awe or wonder or pleasant memory, just always look forward...
     
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  16. RayofLight

    RayofLight They/Them

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    Id look back. But then again I am not one to serve or to submit to anyone but myself. Understanding and bettering oneself and searching constantly for knowledge is more important to me.
     
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  17. dybmh

    dybmh Terminal Optimist
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    sounds to me like: "Act now! Supplies are limited. Operators are standing by..."
     
  18. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    you are your own god?......service to no one?
     
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    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    how would you like to BE an operator?
    positions available

    but recruitors choose......

    seems you need to stand out in some way
     
  20. RayofLight

    RayofLight They/Them

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    I am still trying to understand the concept of selfdeification so I dont know. I am not sure. Left handed paths interest me tho...however I do honor some pagan deities.
     
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