"It was not because of any type of apparition or phenomenon of that sort," he said, but instead the result of a "mystical experience" received during "a direct rapport with the Lord".
We are not discussing myself. He stated he did with God, singular. Who am I to differ. I believe in God, singular.
You accept this on face value? There was an actual conversation? Between this man and this gawd?
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You are making an exception for this conversation. Why? There is no proof.
If it was reported a man had a two-way conversation with faeries, under what circumstances would you accept the report as true?
No- Again your limited ability leaves you with nothing but insults.
I personally don't think it is unusual for people of a religious or spiritual persuasion to feel that they have been lead to a certain behaviour. They may then express it by saying god told them to do it. Nor do I feel he is blaming god, merely saying that was what he was told it was best to do.
I was raised Catholic so it is not bizarre to me at all.
I also know individuals who feel led by the spirit...I get it.
There are many mundane reasons why Benedict might have decided to resign - from health to his record. To put one's decision in the context of "instruction from a god" is self serving at best. And, demands disbelief.
Would the god(s) speak to Harper to resign? If he resigned and claimed the god(s) did, what would people think? Would they think the god(s) take Canadian politics that seriously to intervene?