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Featured Spirit is wind... Im serious guys

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by Unveiled Artist, Dec 21, 2015.

  1. Unveiled Artist

    Unveiled Artist Veteran Member

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    Some of you believe wind is spirit/spirit is wind. If they are one, why say "spirit of the wind" rather than just saying "wind"?
     
  2. YmirGF

    YmirGF Bodhisattva

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    I can say that you will rarely, if ever, hear me use the term "spirit", save in cases like "team spirit". I don't recognize the concept of spirit or spirits in popular mythology.
     
  3. Unveiled Artist

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    Hmm. How would you define spirit or what other word would you use?
     
  4. Unveiled Artist

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    I guess the OP is a personal question?
     
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    Most of the spirits I'm familiar with are bottled.
     
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    Willamena Just me
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    If spirit is wind, do we "break spirit"?
     
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    beenherebeforeagain Rogue Animist
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    I gave an explanation in the other thread.:D
     
  8. Iti oj

    Iti oj Global warming is real and we need to act
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    idk either wind seems more accurate and thus more honoring
     
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  9. YmirGF

    YmirGF Bodhisattva

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    I don't define it and believe it is a concept without realistic foundations. I flatly reject that the wind is a spirit though I suppose one could say that many wind storms are quite spirited.

    If anything it is the releasing of said brake and letting the wind, um, err.. rip, although if taken literally, that could prove quite painful!
     
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    until the OP defines what he means by spirit, the question is unanswerable.
     
  12. Iti oj

    Iti oj Global warming is real and we need to act
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    she,
     
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    I think wind is just a metaphor for spirit ?.
     
  14. Milton Platt

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    So, what IS spirit in the context of what the OP means? And why is wind a metaphor of that? Using wind as a metaphor, I could make up plenty of my own definitions....but what is the intended definition?
     
  15. Unveiled Artist

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    Its not from my point of view. If you believe that wind is spirit however You define spirit, what is spirit to you and why not say wind if you believe spirit (your def.) is wind?
     
  16. Unveiled Artist

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    Bottled?
     
  17. Milton Platt

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    Actually you said "spirit is wind", so that is YOUR point of view that I am asking about. I am simply asking what YOUR definition of the word spirit is as YOU used it in the original post. I was just wanting you to justify your statement. Personally, I never use the word spirit in any supernatural way, but that is irrelevant.
     
  18. Unveiled Artist

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    Thats what I wanted to know, how You see it not me.

    I believe wind is spirit, yes. But i dont express it that way because wind is wind. Sun is sun. Water is water etc.

    I said "some of you believe spirit is wind/wind is spirit", why do You say spirit when wind is wind and sun is sun etc. Why do some of you say spirit of the wind? Isnt that redundent or in your definition of the word, does spirit mean something distinct than that of wind though combined.

    Since you dont see the supernatural that way, this question would apply to you unless pretend?
     
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    John 3:8

    Like the wind, spirit is invisible. A person cannot see it move or work. However, one can see the effect of what the Spirit does. One can see how it acts on things—just as the wind going through a tree full of leaves. One cannot see the wind, but everyone has seen how it makes the tree's leaves and the branches sway. Some have perhaps witnessed a strong wind knock a nest out of a tree or rip leaves or branches off a tree, but not the wind itself. It is the same with the Spirit. The Spirit moves, and we then can see people react. The people do things. A work gets done. What we see is not the Spirit itself, but the Spirit's fruit
     
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  20. Unveiled Artist

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    Thats how I feel.
     
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