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Featured What is wrong with smashing the idols?

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by sovietchild, Jan 27, 2017.

  1. RESOLUTION

    RESOLUTION Active Member

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    In the heart is where all idolatry takes place.
    You can love money more than God. So therefore there is no level of misunderstanding. Abraham could have idolised his Son.
    You see what I mean about loving something more than God. But we should be careful not to replace our love for God with that which has given us.

    I believe Isaac was about 35 years old according to some Rabbi's when his dad tried to sacrifice him.
    I bet a lot like myself saw a son of about 12 years of age. We hear many things but the main truth is that Abraham didn't just love God because of what he had promised him. He recognised the true value of who God as our Father really is. His Glory as
    our creator and the beginning and end of all things. Job very much like Abraham except Satan took everything God had given him. We see God faithful when it comes to Job not allowing Satan to take his life.

    When you go through hard times we see Abraham and Job showing us that God loves us and cares for us.
    We need to trust him even when our heart hurts and is almost breaking.
     
  2. The Kilted Heathen

    The Kilted Heathen Crow FreyjasmaðR

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    All well and fine, but that's not the kind of idols that we're talking about.
     
  3. paarsurrey

    paarsurrey Veteran Member

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    First the idols are conceived in the hearts, then its replica is made in stone etc. If one gives good and reasonable arguments against the idols carved in the hearts, and demolishes/deletes them from the hearts like Abraham and or Muhammad.
    Regards
     
  4. QuestioningMind

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    I suggest with all sincerity that you rethink your tactics for trying to educate others about your religion. If you think that people should not worship idols, I suggest that you simply supply the reasons why you think people should not. By asking if people think Muhammad was right to smash the property of other people you give the impression that your religion has absolutely no respect for the property rights of other people. It makes it sound as if you support those idiots in ISIS who have been criminally destroying ancient monuments and relics in the Middle East.

    So unless it is your intention to present your religion as a backward and ignorant religion that constantly oppresses people's basic civil rights, you might reconsider your strategy.
     
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  5. Rival

    Rival Ecclesia Gentium
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    Presenting Islam any other way is like really, really hard though. Because it is exactly a religion that constantly oppresses people's basic civil rights.
     
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  6. sovietchild

    sovietchild Well-Known Member

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    I actually do, and that is the only thing I like about them. They also want to destroy the Black Stone.
     
  7. The Kilted Heathen

    The Kilted Heathen Crow FreyjasmaðR

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    And public rating for "moderate muslims" plummets....
     
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  8. Aštra’el

    Aštra’el Aštara, Blade of Aštoreth

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    Let us go to Europe and see who can smash the most idols.
     
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  9. The Emperor of Mankind

    The Emperor of Mankind Currently the galaxy's spookiest paraplegic

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    Wilful ignorance. That's all it is.
     
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    Worst post in RF history.

    Purposely destroying cultural heritage is every bit as bad as killing people.

    What is wrong with these people who are so intellectually and emotionally pathetic that they feel threatened by beautiful, inanimate objects?
     
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  11. Nyingjé Tso

    Nyingjé Tso Potato catto

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    Vanakkam,

    So much hate. Let's rest our eyes and mind with beautiful things.

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    Fortunately for us, intolerants idiots can't smash pictures. So let's enjoy what apparently should be denied for no reason.

    Aum Namah Shivaya
     
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  12. The Kilted Heathen

    The Kilted Heathen Crow FreyjasmaðR

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    Good idea!

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  13. RESOLUTION

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    All idols whether manmade or of the flesh that is mans own lusts are included so I am unable to see how you can say that any type of idol is excluded,.
     
  14. Rival

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    Stop telling people what to believe, bro.
     
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  15. RESOLUTION

    RESOLUTION Active Member

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    This does not in any way or means equate with telling people what to believe.
    It is history and simple and plain. An explanation of how text books actually describe the god ba'al worship and the Jews who kept committing idolatry when they
    went to these gods. You will find that ba'al means lord and it referred to many gods especially the worship of the males forces of nature,
    If there was one god it might be used for as a name Bel would be the one but no real connection.
    However it was not telling anyone to believe in Ba'al or the male forces of nature.

     
  16. Rival

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    I know what Ba'al means.

    But your post was demeaning towards Pagans and it wasn't very nice. It is arrogant to say that you are the one who worships the true G-d and they are effectively all wrong. Let them worship as they please and leave them alone.
     
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    The Emperor of Mankind Currently the galaxy's spookiest paraplegic

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  18. The Kilted Heathen

    The Kilted Heathen Crow FreyjasmaðR

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    We're discussing artwork depictions of the Gods, not someone caring too much about money or objects.
     
  19. paarsurrey

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    What is wrong with smashing the idols?
    sub-title: Which God or no-god is Truthful? (reference post #701 to #703 )

    No-God cannot create anything from nothing. Right? Please
    The truthful God is ascertained from the attributes of a religion (or no-religion) given in its scripture that are the verities or His attributes reflected in the nature, created by Him. Please
    Regards
     
  20. The Kilted Heathen

    The Kilted Heathen Crow FreyjasmaðR

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    Might want to change your signature, paarsurrey.
     
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