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God needn't be a man-made construct

Started this discussion. Last reply by Strega Jun 28, 2013. 67 Replies

As a species, when we were younger we anthropomorphised everything. In other words, we translated externalities through our own experience. Hence God in our image etc.Anthropomorhising is the only…Continue

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Terms of exclamation

Started this discussion. Last reply by archaeopteryx Nov 8, 2012. 91 Replies

Have you ever wondered how religion has influenced our language just try exclaiming!!!!OMG!Good God!Oh God!Jesus Christ!Gor blimey! (God blind me)Crikey! (Christ's keys) etc etcDoes anyone have any…Continue

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diggerbanks replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"Symbiosis, yin yang, parts to create a whole. Men think with their dick, bold, risk-taking. Women think with their womb, risk-averse, nest-oriented. For reproduction and a nurturing environment, men complement women and women complement men. In…"
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"1 Community: I agree, atheism is not conducive to a tight community. 2 Other gods: Bollocks 3 Self-centered: Sort of but it needn't be that way 4 No moral compass: that is just stupid. 5 If we tried: More stupid 6 Impoverished lives: Maybe,…"
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diggerbanks replied to Emperor Milos's discussion 'Horoscopes and superstitions.'
"I believe. The moon exerts a massive force on the Earth which is visible in the tides. The moon affects water (I think by changing the hydrogen bonding of the water molecules) and we are made up of so much water. The moon affects water, we are…"
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diggerbanks replied to Unseen's discussion 'Have you noticed...?'
"Stoopid hyperbole that backfired and now has connotations to bullshit. Besides, the left is in power and it is the right that creates all the stupid nicknames and buzz phrases."
Aug 30, 2013
Strega replied to diggerbanks's discussion 'God needn't be a man-made construct'
"Yes, I'm feeling all warm and fuzzy now, thank you."
Jun 28, 2013
Unseen replied to diggerbanks's discussion 'God needn't be a man-made construct'
"I think having a deity is important, a higher source to inspire, comfort and offset ego. Hmm. What's inspirational about God? He's mean, jealous, immature, and certainly doesn't care much about us humans. He lets children be abused…"
Jun 28, 2013
archaeopteryx replied to diggerbanks's discussion 'God needn't be a man-made construct'
"No ay de que, mija --"
Jun 28, 2013
archaeopteryx replied to diggerbanks's discussion 'God needn't be a man-made construct'
"RE: "I think having a deity is important, a higher source to inspire, comfort and offset ego." It's not the Ego you need concern yourself about offsetting, it's the Id, and you have just such a deity, built in, it's called…"
Jun 28, 2013
Unseen replied to diggerbanks's discussion 'God needn't be a man-made construct'
"I apologize, Dave.. I didn't see those links. I think when I first saw your reply, I only saw the first paragraph. Perhaps the rest was below the bottom of my window. As Mr. T used to say, "I pity the foo." I guess I'm the foo…"
Jun 28, 2013
archaeopteryx replied to diggerbanks's discussion 'God needn't be a man-made construct'
"According to the magic button on Reg's site, I am, or my perception of objective reality is set too high --"
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archaeopteryx replied to diggerbanks's discussion 'God needn't be a man-made construct'
"Like the old Virginia Slims commercial used to say, "You've come a long way, Baby --""
Jun 28, 2013
archaeopteryx replied to diggerbanks's discussion 'God needn't be a man-made construct'
"I did, and got this: "
Jun 28, 2013
Pope Beanie replied to diggerbanks's discussion 'God needn't be a man-made construct'
"I see you, and raise you... plagues and floods. (While staying on topic, I think.)"
Jun 28, 2013

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