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Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by youknowme, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. youknowme

    youknowme Whatever you want me to be.

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    Why does God need books (or other written text) to spread his word? Seems like an incredibly inefficient means for an all powerful being. Surely an all wise and all powerful God could have come up with something better. I mean such things as sacred text and oral tradition, that is so crude and clumsy it seems more like something people would come up with.
     
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  2. Salvador

    Salvador Conscious Being

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    What would be the most efficient means for the most powerful being to send a message to us Earthlings?
     
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  3. Subduction Zone

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    if God is omnipotent why worry about efficiency?
     
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  4. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Ignorant Heathen Libertarian Capitalist
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  5. Salvador

    Salvador Conscious Being

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    Is there really even such a thing as omnipotence?

    Anyways, if you were able to use any possible method within your power for conveying your message to as many people as possible. How would you do this?
     
  6. youknowme

    youknowme Whatever you want me to be.

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    How about this?

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  7. Salvador

    Salvador Conscious Being

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    Hopefully, everybody's telepathic mind receptors are then tuned-in to the same telepathic wavelength frequency of the telepathic broadcaster ....,:cool:
     
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  8. osgart

    osgart Nothing my eye, Something for sure

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    Human language has profound wisdoms inherent in the languages themselves. However these languages were invented, a great deal of understanding and necessity of thought shines through in words.

    I admire the human spirit in the invention of language and its meanings.

    If God existed, God would do well to communicate through our languages.

    Words may indeed be evidence of higher powers. The religious books of old dont hold much substance though.

    And theres many miles to go before there is perfect language of expression.
     
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    Revoltingest Ignorant Heathen Libertarian Capitalist
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    My receiver is on the fritz.
     
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  10. youknowme

    youknowme Whatever you want me to be.

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    Hopefully they wipe them off before jamming them into someone else's brain.
     
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  11. youknowme

    youknowme Whatever you want me to be.

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    Why? Give a reason as to why.
     
  12. Subduction Zone

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    Whatever method works. That we see so many conflicting stories is to me evidence against the sort of god that any religion believes in.
     
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    Because it is for the people. It would be one thing to think of something "divine" for someome "divine", but you expect tl get it because.....? The books are too meager to you?
     
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  14. Salvador

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    "A detailed analysis that the human genome (map here) displays a thorough precision-type orderliness in the mapping between DNA's nucleotides and amino acids. Simple arrangements of the code reveal an ensemble of arithmetical and ideographical patterns of symbolic language. ...This includes the use of decimal notation, logical transformations, and the use of the abstract symbol of zero."
    "Accurate and systematic, these underlying patterns appear as a product of precision logic and nontrivial computing,"

    This interpretation leads to the conclusion that the genetic code appears to be "invented outside the solar system already several billions years ago." This statement endorses the idea of panspermia.

    Reference:

    The “Wow! signal” of the terrestrial genetic code

    Article inIcarus 224(1):228–242 · May 2013 DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.02.017

    Vladimir Shcherbak Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
    Maxim Makukov The Fesenkov Astrophysical Institute

    However, there are other possibilities too. The universe is built just for us in mind and exists inside a computer program ( The Matrix). ...some programmer somewhere wrote the genetic code for life in their model universe.
     
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    He doesn't.
     
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  16. youknowme

    youknowme Whatever you want me to be.

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    Are they referring to the information we got from the human genome project? Because that study was highly flawed.
     
  17. Salvador

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    There's a mark of intelligence embedded in our genetic code as evident by how the numeric and semantic message of 037 appears in our genetic code. Each codon relates to 3 other particular codons having the same particular type of initial nucleobase and sequential nucleobase subsequently then followed by a different ending nucleobase. Half of these 4 set of codon groups ( whole family codons ) each code for the same particular amino acid. The other half of those 4 set of codon groups ( split codons ) don't code for the same amino acid. So then, in the case of whole family codons, there are 37 amino acid peptide chain nucleons for each relevant nucleobase determinant of how a particular amino acid gets coded. Start codons express 0 at the beginning of 37 Hence, the numeric and semantic message of 037 gets unambiguously and factually conveyed to us descendants of our cosmic ancestor(s)with our genetic code invented by a superior intelligence beyond that of anybody presently bound to Earth.
     
  18. Ellen Brown

    Ellen Brown Sorry, just trying to sort the NONSENSE
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    God doesn't. We do.
     
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  19. youknowme

    youknowme Whatever you want me to be.

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    Establishing cause and effect on such a flawed and limited study as the human genome project is just not realistic.
     
  20. youknowme

    youknowme Whatever you want me to be.

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    That is kind of my underlying point.
     
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