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Philosophy Discussion
Studies, articles, news, etc. ... Anything about why we do what we do.
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Oct 21st, 2007 by Dexter Sinister last post
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Conversion
This is an open question to anyone tempted to answer . If your a theist I would like to know what it would take for you to leave you faith , what proof , evidence .................? If your an Atheist I would like to know what would make you convert to... (by Minority Observer84)
Oct 19th, 2007 by lone wolf last post
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where is your god
do you think God will smoke pot with me in heaven ? I would love to get stoned and have a serious discussion with the guy about all kinds of topics like about noahs ark his flood (by mapleleafs67)
Oct 4th, 2007 by Dreadful Nonsense last post
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Ukranian art/chakras/Vereya
I had this ukranian shirt..it was a wedding shirt with the design going down the front..typical.... i wore it a lot enjoyed it, was made out of real good cotton.... Then in the 90's i got to thinking about it and looked at similiar in shops.....I... (by Dreadful Nonsense)
Sep 27th, 2007 by Twila last post
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Can humans be said to be naturally anything?
this is a hard concept for me to explain. It arose from the thread asking whether humans are evolving toward monogamy. A member asked the question "from a zoological point of view, are humans monogamous". And I asked myself, whether perhaps the... (by hermanntrude)
Sep 11th, 2007 by Cosmo last post
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Tips for Living the Golden Rule
I ran across this and found it interesting. The site has some really cool articles! I'm an agnostic so the god stuff in the article isn't all that helpful to me, but I did find some good ideas despite the religion angle. (by Cosmo)
Aug 5th, 2007 by china last post
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Is magic real?
From Irish Family Press: Thoughts? (by SwitSof)
Jul 29th, 2007 by look3467 last post
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Human lusts', why does it work against us?
What is it about the flesh that craves all earthly things? I mean if the food is good, we over eat. If the beer makes us feel good, we over drink. If power gives us a high, why do we abuse it? If money buys us many things, we over spend. If we have a... (by look3467)
Jul 25th, 2007 by MikeyDB last post
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Everything has nothing to do with anything!
When Kreskin deletes what he regards as coment and opion not bearing directly on the thematic concept, how is that adjudication made? When we compartmentalize thinking, is our interest in focusing on the "relevant issue" or is it to prevent the... (by MikeyDB)
Jul 1st, 2007 by triedit last post
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BBC man loses his temper with America's Scientologists
BBC man says 'I was wrong to lose it. But these scientologists are truly scary' By JOHN SWEENEY 14th May 2007 Daily Mail BBC reporter John Sweeney apologises for losing his temper on tonight's Panorama programme on Scientology. He... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 23rd, 2007 by s_lone last post
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Hey! Last night was Summer Solstice
Contents of the unconscious arise out of the forest of darkness. The feminine reflective nature of being encounters with the solar fiery (by Dreadful Nonsense)
Jun 14th, 2007 by look3467 last post
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New religion
GLOBAL WARMING AS RELIGION AND NOT SCIENCE For further information click onto the following link: By John Brignell It was Michael Crichton who first prominently... (by Walter)
Jun 10th, 2007 by Scott Free last post
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what religous affiliation do you think God loves the most
It's a valid question. (by Dreadful Nonsense)
Jun 8th, 2007 by look3467 last post
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Do we have to view God as an entity
We are told in every major religion that it is impossible to understand God in this human form.Or from this human I like to say.... So what happens ? We use things like Him ,Entity "The" creator , Her, supreme being...... I really think any road this... (by Dreadful Nonsense)
Jun 7th, 2007 by Dreadful Nonsense last post
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Seriously Buddhism
I know alot of people know that Buddhism isnt involved with god-worshipping .. but this is for the uneducated fools that think Buddha is a god..he isnt ..he is a man whom i base my principles on and appreciate as a role model.. thank you for listening.;-) (by J_Hay)
Jun 5th, 2007 by Unforgiven last post
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American Way To Equality
In the American constitution it says Equality for all. This means that all races are hated equally. It is a right of initiation. America needs good strong citizens to carry the flag for future generations and America does not need pussys and... (by Liberalman)
May 21st, 2007 by Curiosity last post
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What Is Your Idea Of A Hero
What does it take to be hero and which person is yours and why? (by Liberalman)
Apr 30th, 2007 by Alumno deVerum last post
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Paradox of Nothingness
If the world is fundamentally logical then it must have a logical reason for being. But is the world logical? I don't know. But I must assume it is because I can only think logically and it appears to behave logically and that is all the evidence I have... (by Alumno deVerum)
Apr 7th, 2007 by tanakar last post
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Catholic Rainbow Parents ain't buyin' it.
MINNEAPOLIS -- On June 21st, at Spirit of the Lakes United Church of Christ, Minneapolis, a grass roots group of 30 Catholic parents of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) persons gathered to speak out in opposition... (by snfu73)
Apr 5th, 2007 by El Barto last post
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Biblical budgeting
from Crown Financial Ministries The Word of God has basic principles that govern every aspect of marriage, including His minimum financial standards. Although often these biblical principles are in marked contrast with the worlds ideas concerning... (by karrie)
Mar 24th, 2007 by Zzarchov last post
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Pope: White Supremicist?
I know, I know, this is going to be viewed as Catholic bashing, etc. But, when I read this, I was shocked. To me, the rhetoric is not a whole lot different than that of a white supremicist. It's scary, I think. This man is in charge of the biggest church... (by snfu73)
Mar 17th, 2007 by MHz last post
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Origin of Universe: God <vs> Big Bang/Non-God theories POPULAR!
Ok, when we think of the origin of the universe, the debate can get interesting. I would like to first state, this has nothing to do with human life, and evolution vs. creationism. Evolution has nothing to do with the topic of this thread. This is... (by westmanguy)
Mar 9th, 2007 by snfu73 last post
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Sikh discussion
He who subdues his body and stands on the head to meditate, but sheds not his Ego, Finds not the Lord's Name, even if he commits 'spiritual'deeds. (Sri Rag M. 3) I couldn't agree more. To speak and use proverbs to make oneself look intelligent and... (by snfu73)
Mar 9th, 2007 by snfu73 last post
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Hindu Discussion
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self. Hindu proverb. I like this quote a great deal. It's something that I have to keep in mind...and wish that others would as... (by snfu73)
Mar 9th, 2007 by snfu73 last post
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Buddhist discussion
Believe nothing. No matter where you read it, Or who said it, Even if I have said it, Unless it agrees with your own reason And your own common sense. Buddha. I love this quote. I believe it. Since I first read it...I live by it in many... (by snfu73)
Mar 7th, 2007 by snfu73 last post
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Islamic discussion
Do you love your creator? Love your fellow-beings first. Muhammad I like this. It doesn't put god or the belief of god at the centre...it puts those who surround us at the centre. This makes sense to me. If you love god and live for god...it doesn't... (by snfu73)
Mar 7th, 2007 by selfactivated last post
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Immortals - Myth, Fantasy, Fact, Fiction?
This post may get a bit interesting, lets see what happens. Question List: (others feel free to answer yourselves as well :p) ----------------------------------------------------------- What are "Immortals"? Who are they? Where are they? Why are... (by Daemoen)
Mar 7th, 2007 by s_lone last post
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Astrology fundamentals
For any of you that are truly interested in the subject AND/OR interested in discussion and debate. An Introduction to Archetypal Astrological Analysis Richard Tarnas, Ph.D. A birth chart or natal chart is a portrait of the heavens at the... (by s_lone)
Mar 7th, 2007 by Dexter Sinister last post
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psychic/strange personal phenomena
This thread is for those strange experiences and wacky ghost stories. Guess the scary part for some won't really be the stories but the ridicule one will get for posting it here. Seeming that I fear more the intent of little old ladies with a twinkle in... (by El Barto)
Mar 6th, 2007 by AndyF last post
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Catholic group swings both ways.
Priests group to support gay clergy, decry open gay bashing Catholic Online Catholic Online A group of Roman Catholic priests, who object to the forthcoming release of a Vatican document on gays in seminaries, have joined together to... (by snfu73)
Feb 28th, 2007 by look3467 last post
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"My thread on religious beliefs" or ?
Hi,ya'all I would like for this thread to continue for as long as there are questions on religious beliefs. I for one am a Jesus believer, soul saved, heaven bound and I want you all to know it. I will in no way condemn any belief category but will... (by look3467)
Feb 27th, 2007 by snfu73 last post
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Hacking for God?
Bishop defends gay Web site By CARMEL RICKARD Special to the National Catholic Reporter Cape Town, South Africa The South African bishop, alleged by a conservative Catholic organization to be part of a Web porn site, says... (by snfu73)
Feb 26th, 2007 by westmanguy last post
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Whats the difference between Atheism and Agnostic
I know atheism, is an outright disclaim of a supreme deity. Now Agnostic confuses me. Its sort of like, well if God sends non-believers to Hell, I want nothing to do with it. Like recognizing it, but saying you don't like it. See I don't get the... (by westmanguy)
Feb 24th, 2007 by tanakar last post
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Catholicism's huge decline (everybody welcome)
-------------------------------------- An index of Catholicism's decline Posted: December 11, 2002 1:00 a.m. Eastern (by lieexpsr)
Feb 20th, 2007 by CDNBear last post
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Catholic/Anglican United front
Archbishop wants world Catholics, Anglicans united Melanie Christiansen February 20, 2007 01:00am Article from: ; Font size: + - Send this article: Print Email BRISBANE'S Catholic... (by ottawabill)
Feb 19th, 2007 by CDNBear last post
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Philosophically speaking, religion is a hoax POPULAR!
In case there is anyone who wants to talk about it. I offer the following as my proof. All 15 hours of it to provide a basis of an understanding of my position to all those who believe in celestial teapots, flying spaghetti monsters, God, Santa Claus, and... (by lieexpsr)
Feb 17th, 2007 by sanctus last post
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Karma, what goes around comes around???
I believe in it somewhat, I still have a few people on my Rambo map(in the r/w) that still haven't seen the righteous retrobution they so richly deserve, but it seems karma is at work. No??? (by CDNBear)
Feb 15th, 2007 by L Gilbert last post
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Define God?!........... POPULAR!
Give the definition of god. A FINITE DEFINITION! The god, any and all.... Any faith...DEFINE god!? (by The Project Man)
Feb 15th, 2007 by eh1eh last post
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If it was possible to swap brains...
Would we be the same person in a new body? Is a brain swap possible? I want some first thought votes and I will discuss further. (by Alexander)
Feb 9th, 2007 by darkbeaver last post
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3 examples of humanity
When we turn around and see the trail of destruction we have left behind us, it CAN be a moment of real humanity, but only if we allow ourselves to really see. Here are three who have dared to look: 1] An Iraq Interrogator's Nightmare... (by Karlin)
Feb 6th, 2007 by Marie last post
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Philosophical Story
Has anybody read the novel "La Rose Retrouvee" a fantastic philosophical story? Similar to Coelho's Alchemist, Exupery's Little Prince, Richard Bach's Seagull... Here is a critique of it: (by Marie)
Feb 5th, 2007 by talloola last post
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“Absolutely pointless!”
Absolutely pointless! says the spokesman. Absolutely pointless! Everything is pointless. What do people gain from all their hard work under the sun? Generations come, and generations go, but the earth lasts forever. The sun rises, and the... (by look3467)
Feb 1st, 2007 by Tonington last post
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Where in the Dante are you?
I'm in limbo. :laughing7: Thanks for your signature reminding me of the test, JimMoyer. :D (by L Gilbert)
Feb 1st, 2007 by PsyOp last post
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The greatest secret ever
Wow, if i knew i had the answer in front of me when i was a kid of the secret i'm seeking for since 4 years.... :notworthy: I can't believe it HAHAHA. Here is the greatest secret ever ... (by PsyOp)
Feb 1st, 2007 by PsyOp last post
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History of Religion in 90 Seconds
This a great flash animation about the grow of all religions in the world. (by CanadienA1)
Jan 26th, 2007 by look3467 last post
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The Mystery of Consciousness
Friday, Jan. 19, 2007 The Mystery of Consciousness By Steven Pinker The young women had survived the car crash, after a fashion. In the five months since parts of her brain had been... (by Curiosity)