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 JustDukky
Joined: 7/8/2004
Msg: 2
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What do you think?

I think everybody wants their Daddy to like them & think they're special & it kinda hurts kids to think that maybe Daddy doesn't care two hoots in hell about them, so they refuse to even dare to think that. That's what I think.

When the hell are we gonna grow up, realize "Daddy" doesn't give a sh¡t about us and start caring about each other instead of what "Daddy thinks?
 JustDukky
Joined: 7/8/2004
Msg: 4
God & thinking you're important to him.
Posted: 2/2/2010 10:50:33 AM
it's so astoundingly arrogant of humanity

It is. It's also astoundingly stupid to assume there is such a God, but whattya gonna do?
I guess that makes for a new definition of humanity, stupid and arrogant. Maybe everybody's right and we are a lost cause?
There are (strangely enough) a few good people, but they seem to be dwarfed in number by the arrogant stupidity of the vast majority. Many of the posters here have almost convinced me that we really are a lost cause and that the world will be much better off with us gone. Oh well...It looks like we may soon get our wish.
 coveredinpaint
Joined: 7/13/2009
Msg: 5
God & thinking you're important to him.
Posted: 2/2/2010 10:59:37 AM
Would you really expect something that was designed by an all-powerful being to really make sense to you and be palatable to your weak little mind?

You can't apply logic to something that is inherently illogical.
 nexthyme
Joined: 9/12/2007
Msg: 6
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Posted: 2/2/2010 11:46:25 AM
It gives a person pause as to why people humans need to feel special... I have to wonder myself why of all creatures we really don't fit here...

Most animals I know don't give two rats ass what the other look like, or do they???

Dogs define shape and see shapes, object et al, but I have noticed they can't differ from one color to another...

I was just listening to the history channel, and these specially train theologiens say that "God does not want us to lie", another specially trained guy says isn't it interesting why GOD doesn't want a picture, statue, et al of HIM, however God is a jealous God and gets pissed if people worships "false idols.."

LOL, wonder what this God would think of people today, and their worship of demi Gods... Michael Jackson is one of them.... I heard another show stating he was an angel on earth... Really, and angel with a taste for little boys, drinking Jesus juice...

Meh I don't know, I still am on the side we were dumped on this place, because our "god" or rather beings from other planets phucked up their own planet, and managed to get here, and survived... that is my take... Makes me and others a hell of a lot less special aye?
 rockondon
Joined: 2/21/2007
Msg: 11
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Posted: 2/3/2010 9:03:09 AM

Would you really expect something that was designed by an all-powerful being to really make sense to you and be palatable to your weak little mind?

You can't apply logic to something that is inherently illogical.
Ah, yes, irony has reared its ugly little head once again.

I heard the same argument used against me in my church days when I had the audacity to ask questions in hopes of enhancing my belief system. Essentially, the "weak little mind" argument is telling you that if you have questions about God - then shut up, God is smart and you're stupid - any more questions?
Sadly, most of the other church goers around me took the message to heart - they shut up because they were stupid. But I realized that God wouldn't give me the gifts of curiosity and reason and condemn me for using them.

If the universe was designed by an all-powerful being then it should make MORE sense to our "weak little minds," not less. For example, if the universe was made for humans, then why would nearly all of the universe be extremely hostile to us?
 scorpiomover
Joined: 4/19/2007
Msg: 12
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Posted: 2/3/2010 7:20:26 PM
I look at things slightly differently. I generally think one thing at a time. Some people can think 2 things at a time. Computers with 16 processors can think 16 things at the same time. So if I were to claim that G-d could only think 1000 things at the same time, then a computer with 1001 processors would be more powerful than G-d, and that would make G-d non-omnipotent. So if G-d is omnipotent, it makes sense to me that G-d can think of an infinitely infinite number of things at the same time, which means that G-d can think of ALL things at the same time.

Now, if I think that G-d would think about me but not a dolphin, then surely I would be arrogant. But surely then a dolphin must think to himself/herself, that if G-d would think about the dolphin but not me, then it would be arrogant. So surely G-d would think about BOTH of us at the same time, and as we've said, G-d would surely be able to do that easily.

But the same logic works for everything. So surely G-d would think about EVERYTHING at the same time, and as we've said, G-d would surely be able to do that.

So my view is that G-d thinks about EVERYTHING at the same time. G-d doesn't just think about me. But G-d does think about me, just as much as anything else, and in terms of omnipotence, surely that must be a lot.
 nexthyme
Joined: 9/12/2007
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Posted: 2/3/2010 8:42:44 PM
If God is omnipotent then what is the need of angels???

Life as a human and even for animal kind have basic pecking orders, so why wouldn't it be plausable that God Farmed out to the "angels" the care of the beings?

I can think of several situation where I should have died without a doubt... I also know as a medical professional RET. there were people who should not have live through an accident, or illness, yet went on....

It is hard to believe this is a happy coincident that things worked out...

Perhaps God does have a connection to each being, especially if God is an infinite spirit, each spirit sent to exist would still long to be apart of the singular spirit again, as we are...

It doesn't make us special, just an energy craving to be back as one energy again...

Of course this requires to believe that the living of anything living has a spirit and that spirit had to some from some where...

Oddly it all goes back to complexity where it takes more information to fully understand...
 VeganCat
Joined: 11/11/2009
Msg: 15
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Posted: 2/6/2010 7:22:09 PM
Earth is bootcamp. We contract with God to come here because we love him and wish to experience for him. Life as we know it is a serious 'game'. Earth is the toughest place to go because it is pretty much a crap shoot when you get here. So much negativity running rampant here. You make out your chart and in you come and wow, its much tougher than you thought it would be. Its all great in theory but in reality, its rough.

Then liberalist religion has to make it tougher by saying we're all going to hell if we don't do this or that. I don't believe it....not one second. We all are saved. Energy can not be destroyed and we are all electrical beings.

So yes, we are all important, each and every one of us. :)
 Stray__Cat
Joined: 7/12/2006
Msg: 29
God & thinking you're important to him.
Posted: 2/18/2010 10:10:41 PM
How would God see your world, but thru your eyes?
How would he feel your pain but thru your heart?

Did he not put his own breath into Adam?
A breath we now all share?

Perhaps we are all but pieces of God...
viewing his own world.
living aspects of his own life.
A new creation every moment.

Live your life as you will.
You are as important to God as he is to himself.
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