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Mar 4th, 2010 by gerryh last post
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A guide for guidance: how to choose your doctrine POPULAR!
A guide for guidance: how to choose your doctrine From the start, I say: let me complete the idea, with few posts, then object or dispute; because I know some will try to stop the subject for many reasons; therefore: I shall not reply at the start:... (by eanassir)
Mar 4th, 2010 by Tonington last post
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How big is big? Is a million of anything tangible to you?
I was reading over at Bad Astronomy, one of my favourite blogs, and read a recent thread about the largeness of some things, and how people perceive them. His thread specifically was talking about one billion. His example was computers, and a gigabyte is... (by Tonington)
Mar 4th, 2010 by Curiosity last post
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INTELLECT vs. WISDOM
What is the connection between the two? Does wisdom have other ingredients besides intelligence? (by JLM)
Feb 24th, 2010 by AnnaG last post
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Ever take a close look at the 10 Commandments? POPULAR!
lol I am paraphrasing Christopher Hitchens who was on CBC radio today. Ahah!! There are other gods. No art? How tedious. This one and the first two display a distinct insecurity on the part of the issuer. Considering, this god is supposed... (by L Gilbert)
Feb 17th, 2010 by bill barilko last post
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please help us
A good friend of mine is diing in jail. That friend commited himself into spirituality and tried his whole life to help people and bring joy, light and love around him. But unfortunately in France there is a so called sect hunting phenomena , they... (by luciole)
Feb 1st, 2010 by Downhome_Woman last post
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The response to the apostle
The response to the apostle When people fall in the wrong-doing of each other, and in the social corruption, this will lead to their --> misguidance: God misguides them and let Satan have control over them. Then they will deserve --> the punishment,... (by eanassir)
Feb 1st, 2010 by AnnaG last post
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Does Religious Freedoms Make A Country Better?
Does Religious Freedoms Make A Country Better? Religious freedoms seem to be an important core value in some countries Constitution or Bill of Rights. Back in the old days Religious Freedoms was a way of getting new population to young countries... (by Liberalman)
Jan 23rd, 2010 by Kakato last post
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The medicine wheel
I'm going to try explain what I learned today about the medicine wheel and how it applys to everyone as told to me by an elderly lady in her words. First off the medicine wheel has the 4 points of the compass on it,each haveing it's own... (by Kakato)
Jan 22nd, 2010 by VanIsle last post
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Lost Generation
Next time I come accross a youth showing the symptoms of being brough up in a hopeless world, I'll try to remember this vid. YouTube - Lost Generation (by Zan)
Jan 11th, 2010 by AnnaG last post
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The devotion to God alone POPULAR!
The devotion to God alone We are between two wrong extremes: >> atheism on one hand, >> and on the other hand the false religion of associating the patron Jesus, saints, Jewish sages, Muslim imams and the idols of idolaters together with God... (by eanassir)
Jan 7th, 2010 by VanIsle last post
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Google is being sensitive
From Pharyngula: Maybe they fear the kinds of backlash that the Danish cartoonists and others have received from scrutinizing Islam? (by Tonington)
Dec 27th, 2009 by L Gilbert last post
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Who cares
I dont care if people worship a god, its there choice. Why do people feel obligated to insult people of faith? If they come to your door tell them to **** off, its a easy as that. If there here preaching ignore the thread.... I believe there is a god... (by Johnnny)
Dec 25th, 2009 by Cliffy last post
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Jesus Christ Almighty!
Jesus Christ Almighty is uttered by all people, when they get excited or mad. A lot of churches consider these three words swear words the same churches that believe in Jesus. Tonight will be filled with miracles because people can forget about... (by Liberalman)
Dec 24th, 2009 by Cliffy last post
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The Ancient Origins of Christmas
Here is an interesting view of the origins of the Christmas celebration. WildAlchemist (by Cliffy)
Dec 16th, 2009 by karrie last post
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Thanks Karrie
Lend pity to those whose minds are tethered to straight lines, like dogs never let loose from their running cable. For those who see life only in terms of right and left, religious or not, with me or against me. Theirs is a small world, caged in by their... (by Nuggler)
Dec 15th, 2009 by ironsides last post
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Points to Ponder
If the #2 pencil is the most popular, why is it still #2? If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex? If white wine goes with fish, do white grapes go with sushi? If you ate pasta and antipasta, would you still be hungry? If you can't drink and... (by ironsides)
Dec 1st, 2009 by shadowshiv last post
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Merry Christmas
To one and all a Merry Christmas to you, Family and your loved ones - Hopefully you will carry the true meaning of this Christmas Season many celebrate, into the New Year and beyond. Be thankful for what you have as many have little to nothing.... (by Goober)
Nov 23rd, 2009 by Nuggler last post
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That's life..............
Quoting from the novel 'Cities of the Plain' by Cormac McCarthy: "When you're a kid you have these notions about how things are going to be, Billy said. You get a little older and you pull back some on that. I think you wind up just tryin to... (by Nuggler)
Nov 22nd, 2009 by JLM last post
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The Demise of Common Sense
I read the following obituary this morning........... Subject: An Obituary You Really Must Read An Obituary printed in the London Times - Interesting and sadly rather true. Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense,... (by JLM)
Nov 21st, 2009 by Goober last post
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Ethics - Morals - Quandaries encountered
Ethics - Morals - Quandaries encountered - We all have learned our ethics and morals from a variety of sources - Parents - Experience - Life - Religions - Some are quite ingrained that we can refuse to see - or set compassion to the side - We have... (by Goober)
Oct 27th, 2009 by AnnaG last post
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Is there proof of life after death POPULAR!
Monday, 23 October, 2000, 09:24 GMT 10:24 UK Evidence of 'life after death' Seriously-ill patients reported "near-death"... (by quandary121)
Oct 25th, 2009 by Ron in Regina last post
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King Fernidad takes head of the biblical household
As King of Prussia and head of the biblical household, King Fernidad wonders who will become the next head of the biblical household. As we learn the monarchy through the bibles teachings, who will succeed the monarchy as we know it? King Fernidad as... (by Winnipeg10)
Oct 5th, 2009 by AnnaG last post
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Westboro Baptist Church
What defines a cult? What defines Chrisianity? Where do you draw the line? Check thses people out and then answer those three questions. 1,050 reprobates have split hell wide open since you loaded... (by petros)
Oct 2nd, 2009 by DurkaDurka last post
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The Gathering and the Judgment will be in the space
The Gathering and the Judgment will be in the space The next Doomsday will involve the solar system as a whole: the sun and the planets and the moons. So it is in the space of the destroyed solar system (our present solar system): will the... (by eanassir)
Sep 30th, 2009 by taxslave last post
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Is reincarnation real? POPULAR!
What do you think of this? YouTube - 11 year old boy reincarnated? What about you, are you an old soul too? (by Cliffy)
Sep 16th, 2009 by AnnaG last post
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Why do not all see God?
Why do not all see God? Nobody sees God. God is not touched even by imagination. How can we see God? God enters some medium and becomes visible through that medium (through Lord in human form or Son of God). Through that medium also you are... (by sridatta)
Sep 15th, 2009 by Goober last post
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Quebec Govt mandating religious beliefs or not?
Quebec Govt mandating religious beliefs or not? A recent ruling by the Quebec Superior Court upheld the right of the Prov Govt to mandate the teaching of Ethics and Religion That in itself is fine and I do agree but teaching that all are the same ... (by Goober)
Sep 15th, 2009 by sridatta last post
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Reaction to violence
Reaction to violence When one throws fire on you if you throw fire against him in return, can your fire extinguish the opposite fire? The fire thrown by you cannot pacify the injuries caused by your enemys fire on your body. The injuries caused by... (by sridatta)
Sep 11th, 2009 by eh1eh last post
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Splitting of the Moon, an Amazing Story 1 Attachment(s)
In a TV interview with the Egyptian Geologist Dr. Zaghloul Annajar, the anchor asked him about the verse: The Hour has drawn near,and the moon has been cleft asunder (the people of Makkah requested Prophet Muhammad to show them a miracle, so he showed... (by ahmadabdalrhman)
Aug 24th, 2009 by darkbeaver last post
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Faith vs Reason, must they struggle?
Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other, drawing sustenance from it and destroying it. Reinhold Niebuhr I don't know if I see a struggle here. I thought I would check with my friends. Faith imbues all hope... (by bluedog)
Aug 23rd, 2009 by AnnaG last post
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The Religious Movement of Global Warming Advocates?
This would be the Thread. Can anyone else see the parallel between Religious Zealots and the Extremist Advocates of the Global Warming Movement? God Forbid (Pun intended) that you question Global Warming/Cooling/Change, you will be a Heretic to the... (by Ron in Regina)
Aug 5th, 2009 by SirJosephPorter last post
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Life is but a Dream
Buddhists believe that our waking reality is a dream and that the reality we experience while asleep is our true reality. On a metaphysical level this makes sense. On a quantum physics level it makes even more sense. Using the atomic model, we see that... (by Cliffy)
Aug 2nd, 2009 by Cliffy last post
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Not ONLY fools are beyond reproach but...
The choice between wisdom and folly is directly tied to our response to correction and instruction. The scoffer always finds an excuse for ignoring correction, but the wise man loves reproof. Discussion, questions?:fish: (by bluedog)
Jul 28th, 2009 by JLM last post
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Gay Rights And The Bible POPULAR!
LEVITICUS 20 13 If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an cabomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them. Gay rights have come a long way since the bible days and... (by Liberalman)
Jul 27th, 2009 by SirJosephPorter last post
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“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Gandhi
The Initial insight is an enthralling concept. I think Ghandi developed the idea though one step further, in effect saying... Strength was necessary to emotionally initiate forgiveness- immediately- when we "see" the need. Now. As a Christian I... (by bluedog)
Jul 26th, 2009 by SirJosephPorter last post
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Anatomy : Scientist converted to islam after reading Quran.
Anatomy : Scientist converted to islam after reading Quran. why you not ask for truth ? you in evil way ? why i here ? (by ahmadabdalrhman)
Jul 25th, 2009 by Cliffy last post
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Ancient and Powerful
The most ancient and powerful astrological system in India Astrology is Vedic astrology. Commonly known as Jyotish, Vedic astrology is the root of ancient Vedic civilization of India. Some scholars indicate it is over 5000 years old and pre-dates Western... (by REILEY61)
Jul 21st, 2009 by Cliffy last post
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What is faith?
Hebrews 12:13) These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. Now arent we called to be a... (by copper25)
Jul 20th, 2009 by bluedog last post
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He (Sin) shall Bruise your Head, you... his heel!
Ge:3:15: And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. Our Father in heaven cursed Satan for his temptation of Eve. He then told Eve about what... (by bluedog)
Jul 20th, 2009 by Unforgiven last post
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Grave robbing
They say you can't take it with you, but that doesn't stop people from trying. Plenty of people decide to be buried with jewelry, fancy suits--heck, even money. Then we stick them in the ground, of which we have a limited supply of. My question is,... (by Niflmir)
Jul 19th, 2009 by darkbeaver last post
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How Early Psychology hypothesis interprets "the efficacy of religon"
William James (1842-1910) psychologist/philosopher In his study of personal religious experiences James made distinctions between the 'healthy-minded' and 'sick-souled' religiousness. Individuals predisposed to healthy-mindedness he said, tend to... (by bluedog)
Jul 16th, 2009 by bluedog last post
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Honoring a request for a "A debate Aid" for Cliffy, my brother!
I recieved this from a mutual friend, after forwarding another wrote in a PM to me, showing OUR love for you Brother Cliffy. __________________________________ Bluedog!!! Rarely does one put it so well! It may be bold, but I think you really can get... (by bluedog)
Jul 16th, 2009 by Cliffy last post
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Rumi: Say I Am You (Sufi poem)
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Jun 22nd, 2009 by DurkaDurka last post
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Canadian Muslims... Please
I just watched Yusuf Islam and his journey from being Cat Stevens, singer/songwriter of the 70s/80's. He shared that he a Muslim believes that Hebrew and Christian peoples- as well as Muslims honor the same God, Allah. Given. ... (by bluedog)
Jun 18th, 2009 by Cliffy last post
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Spiritual Warfare - Personal Observations 1 Attachment(s) POPULAR!
I posted this in other forums it has produced a number of questions on economics and politics due to a buy Canadian or North American, I had added at the end, so I said when I started a new thread for it here, I would give a better explanation through... (by CanadianLove)