""Or perhaps they occasionally make good decisions in spite of evolution, conscious thought, and environmental influence."
No, I'm not saying that your arguments do not apply, in fact, I don't disagree with much of…"
""Lisa Reel's hypothetical omni-all being would of course not be a subject of space-time as you say and could perform the miracle. So for all intents and purposes this god would not exist for us, but through miracles."
"I guess my main point is that there are other contrivances as to the existence of God which are intrinsically related to the idea that divine omniscience and human free will can coexist in (or regardless of) the construct of universal physical laws.…"
"As far as existing outside of time, it's as improbable (most likely impossible) as existing outside of space, as they are one and the same. "Travel through space is travel through time." I believe is the famous quote. Basically, you…"
""There's just no way of knowing which Christians are right and which are not until you die."
Probably none of them.
"God has to have planned your life to some extent because you don't get to choose what you look like, if…"
"God-given free will isn't so much of a problem unless you try to combine it with that ever present "divine plan".
The paradox is then obvious; it's not really free will if every choice we make is inherently a part of the…"
"I want to read something I haven't before... I have a copy of Michel Onfray's Atheist Manifesto I haven't had the time to pick up yet... also maybe we could throw in a few fictional titles too for those of us who enjoy that sort of…"
"I actually read the book a year or so back and then gave it away. Personally, I can't remember what chapters 6 or 7 were specifically about or I would join in. I'm waiting for a group read of a book I haven' read yet. :D"
"I was currently reading The Greatest Generation by Brokaw... but I seem to have misplaced it... I suppose it's a good thing since I should probably find new fiction to read. Thinking about reading Hater by David Moody, apparently it's…"