"The Golden rule is a way of putting the universal law of cause and effect in a form that the common people of the day could understand it. The law of cause and effect is stated in many ways and on my levels of existence.
The universal law is simply…"
"The Niv Bible
In the Ten Commandments the very first commandment is:
Exodus 20:3 "Thou shalt put no other Gods before me"
Since the Roman Catholic Church Elevated Jesus to God status and worship him, as God, they have put Jesus before…"
"What is the difference in believing that Scientific method is the sole source of truth and enlightenment for an atheist than it is to for a religious person to believe that the bible is the sole source of truth for all things on earth.
In the end…"
"Jean, I read you blog article, you made many references to things that you did not validate scientifically or otherwise.
I do not interpret a dream as supernatural. It is natural. everybody dreams.
I am not trying to tell anyone that they…"
"I can appreciate your position. But science is limited in determining our true existence. there are many science that understand the limitations with so much new information coming into it via quantum physics. Quantum physics has changed forever how…"
We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.
You are the credible source when it comes to what you believe.:) All I am saying in this forum is that rational physical logic can not explain all that we are as human beings. There are so many things that fall outside of rationality that we…"
I used to consider myself an Atheist. I don't believe in the God prescribed by man. it is entirely too limited. But over the years there were so many things that I experience that could not be explained by science, logic and…"
Recovering from the side effects of Christian fundamentalism is not easy.•The ongoing fear of Hell•Rejection from family members•Ongoing guilt•Loss of communityIf you can relate, join.This is not a debate group.See More
It appears to me you have to be validated before you can offer your opinion. That is the mind of science. Unless the masses can validate the experience then it is not real. That is the mind of the religious. unless we can all believe in the…"
There are lots of other topics and discussions.
Sometimes when a discussion is going nowhere, I just leave it. There are 500 discussion groups, not all of them are for everyone.
I hope that you stick around. I want to hear more about your experiences and thoughts.
Now time for me to get some sleep. Hope you had a good birthday.
After reading your discussion on the soul, I wanted to comment to you. It seemed that you are outnumbered on that topic. Nothing wrong with that - as long as you are honest with yourself, and people are respectful, sharing ideas is what it's all about.
Unfortunately for me, since I have never seen evidence for consciousness separate from the body, I don't accept the concept. I wish I did - it would be a lot more comforting to think as you do.
I'm impressed that a man who went to Houston Baptist University turned out atheist. It would be great to hear your story sometime.