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Do You Believe In God?
    #1845814 - 08/24/03 05:59 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

Just curious.


Well, do you?
Yes, I believe in one god.
No, There is no god.
Everyone is a god.





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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Effed]
    #1845830 - 08/24/03 06:09 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

If i could make my own definition for what I think god is, because i dont think there is a definition for what god actually is. And for me to believe in something, i have to have it defined... so i can contain it. Cause otherwise i guess it would only be pure speculation. I dont know. My definition: god is anything and everything, the system for all things in existance. Karma, tao, tree, plant, tool, rock, my nose... I guess if you put it that way, i guess i would say i believe in that. Cause i dont really have an option not to...


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Zero7a1]
    #1845839 - 08/24/03 06:13 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

To me, God is the Creator and the Creation.
Peace.


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: fireworks_god]
    #1845912 - 08/24/03 06:37 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

What Fireworks_god said.

We are all part of God.


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: MindTrap]
    #1846058 - 08/24/03 07:39 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

I believe god is just what you belive it is, i belive mother earth is God, its the core of energy that gave life to us and we must take care of it. As far as a God dressed on a white robe sitting on a throne with a crown in heaven , no, i dont .......


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Effed]
    #1846071 - 08/24/03 07:49 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

I'm pretty sure there's a "god".

The specifics I will leave for a later time, when I have more info.

But I'm pretty sure "he" is there  :wink:


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: trendal]
    #1846089 - 08/24/03 07:58 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

I believe only in things for which I can find direct evidence. So no, I don't.

-Diploid


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Diploid]
    #1846103 - 08/24/03 08:01 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

Do you believe in the electron?


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: trendal]
    #1846149 - 08/24/03 08:19 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

Quote:

Do you believe in the electron?




Sure. Why wouldn't I?

-Diploid


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1) You can't get married to your spouse who is the same sex as you.
2) You can't have an abortion no matter how much you don't want a child.
3) You can't have a certain plant in your possession or you'll get locked up with a rapist and a murderer.

4) We need a smaller, less-intrusive government.


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: trendal]
    #1846159 - 08/24/03 08:21 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

I believe in god. Although, I don't believe in the image of some great white bearded man in heaven that most religions seem to portray. I believe that god is everywhere and in everything, even us. This all goes back to the "oneness" of everything. We are all energy and energy cannot be destroyed. Part of a grander scheme we can scarcely imagine.


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Effed]
    #1846168 - 08/24/03 08:25 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

I believe in a higher power. I don't really think of it as a God though because of the connotations that come along with it as some micro-managing old guy sitting around up in the sky planning out our lives.


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: adrug]
    #1846175 - 08/24/03 08:26 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

That's all warm and fuzzy, and I like to think in similar terms. It's mind-boggling to consider that every particle in the universe exerts a force on every other particle no matter what the distance between them.

But, do you believe there is a sentience behind all this "oneness". That's what most people mean whey they use the word God.

-Diploid


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Republican Values:

1) You can't get married to your spouse who is the same sex as you.
2) You can't have an abortion no matter how much you don't want a child.
3) You can't have a certain plant in your possession or you'll get locked up with a rapist and a murderer.

4) We need a smaller, less-intrusive government.


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Diploid]
    #1846183 - 08/24/03 08:28 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

Maybe 'God' is just the combination of all known energy. ?


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Effed]
    #1846186 - 08/24/03 08:28 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

This depends on which "God" you are referring to...

There are too many definitions of "God" for me to initially say I even understand what you mean.


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: adrug]
    #1846194 - 08/24/03 08:32 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

Or maybe its just human nature to search for a higher power.


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Effed]
    #1846201 - 08/24/03 08:34 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

I believe that "God" exists within each of us, the spark of consciousness that is our soul.. subjective experiences of an objective reality. God exists within all living things, the physical realm is but one collective manifestation of this evolving entity. On the same token, I believe that "God" exists simultaneously as a source of infinite light and creation, which all of the Universe revolves around. The Great Central Sun.


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Spokesman]
    #1846211 - 08/24/03 08:38 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

Quote:

Or maybe its just human nature to search for a higher power.





THERE YA GO! Humans seem to have a psychological need for a big brother. Maybe this comes from our evolutionary past in which we became a successful species in part because we form efficient social, hierarchical groups. Whatever the reason, we love to invent a "higher power" in the absence of even the slightest shred of evidence supporting it.

Do you believe in the Tooth Fairy? The available evidence supporting the Tooth Fairy's existence is equal to that supporting the conventional (omniscient being who created the universe) definition of God.

I'd love to believe in God. What a comfort that would be to know that someone's watching out for me, there's an afterlife, and all that stuff. I choose not to delude myself.

I'll take a harsh and unpleasant truth over a comfortable, sugar-coated fantasy any day. But that's just me...

-Diploid


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Republican Values:

1) You can't get married to your spouse who is the same sex as you.
2) You can't have an abortion no matter how much you don't want a child.
3) You can't have a certain plant in your possession or you'll get locked up with a rapist and a murderer.

4) We need a smaller, less-intrusive government.


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Effed]
    #1846222 - 08/24/03 08:41 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

We're the closest thing to God that I've discovered...


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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Effed]
    #1846391 - 08/24/03 09:29 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

I think "god" is everywhere and in everyone of us.



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Re: Do You Believe In God? [Re: Effed]
    #1846405 - 08/24/03 09:34 PM (18 years, 3 months ago)

you didnt define god.

cmon now, how can you ask that and not give a definition? jeez


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