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Can you believe in Christ and still have good judgement?

Started Feb 10, 2013 0 Replies

I'd be interested in hearing what people have to say about this, I wrote a longer piece on my blog but the basic issue is that I've met atheists who had their head up their ass and Christians who…Continue

a rebuttal to de Botton's commandments for atheists

Started this discussion. Last reply by josiah vanvliet Feb 6, 2013. 2 Replies

Alain de Botton wrote up 10 Commandments of Atheism, which sort of rubbed me…Continue

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RobertPiano commented on josiah vanvliet's blog post 'A godless (and sexy) way to celebrate Valentines Day: Hedonism Day.'
"Epicurus,  my hero would probably approve. Unfortunately I had to work 10 hours and came home to my very ill girlfriend, who is coughing non-stop. Still she gave me a card that said.. Here are the rules for tonight: 1>you are the only…"
Feb 14, 2013
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A godless (and sexy) way to celebrate Valentines Day: Hedonism Day.

Hedonism Day (a date idea)"Oscar, so far as I know, your culture is the only semicivilized one in which love is not recognized as the highest art and given the serious study it deserves."- 'Glory Road' Robert HeinleinI mean to write about the problems that actually impact the people I care about. And one of the most important day to day issues that is the most devastatingly misunderstood in…See More
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Can you believe in Christ and still have good judgement?

I'd be interested in hearing what people have to say about this, I wrote a longer piece on my blog but the basic issue is that I've met atheists who had their head up their ass and Christians who seemed really brilliant. So what do we make of the possibility of people who are wrong but wise?http://metabelief.blogspot.com/2013/02/right-but-foolish-wrong-but-wise.htmlSee More
Feb 10, 2013
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josiah vanvliet replied to josiah vanvliet's discussion 'a rebuttal to de Botton's commandments for atheists'
"It's quite good, but I just cant get over how little the British seem to care about how they look on camera.  "
Feb 6, 2013
josiah vanvliet replied to doug wahl's discussion 'Looking for a friendly atheist'
"I take your point, I have behaved poorly here, thank you for pointing that out. "
Jan 25, 2013
josiah vanvliet replied to doug wahl's discussion 'Looking for a friendly atheist'
"And you still haven't revealed my secret agenda which I remain curious about. "
Jan 25, 2013
josiah vanvliet replied to doug wahl's discussion 'Looking for a friendly atheist'
"Wait, wait, which one am I?"
Jan 25, 2013
josiah vanvliet replied to doug wahl's discussion 'Looking for a friendly atheist'
"Oh wait, you've gotten my interest again. This is fantastic. What is our secret agenda?"
Jan 25, 2013
josiah vanvliet replied to doug wahl's discussion 'Looking for a friendly atheist'
"Thanks for trying to build some bridges. Neat idea, I would have been interested is what the dialogue would have looked like. "
Jan 25, 2013
josiah vanvliet replied to doug wahl's discussion 'Looking for a friendly atheist'
"Yes, me to some extent, and about 1200. "
Jan 25, 2013
josiah vanvliet replied to doug wahl's discussion 'Looking for a friendly atheist'
"So far, only like 6 posts, nobody has been rude or pushy. "
Jan 25, 2013
josiah vanvliet replied to doug wahl's discussion 'Looking for a friendly atheist'
"Archaeopteryx,If you are going to respond to things I didn't say while ignoring what I was talking about then this is not a dialog. And I will not waste my time in dueling monologues. Good day sir, Josiah"
Jan 25, 2013
josiah vanvliet replied to doug wahl's discussion 'Looking for a friendly atheist'
"I wouldn't look to the Bible, I agree there are much better sources. And I don't think, and didn't say that you need religion to be humane. I was just pointing out that what had been said about books didn't make…"
Jan 25, 2013
josiah vanvliet replied to doug wahl's discussion 'Looking for a friendly atheist'
""If you don't believe and obey 100% of the bible, how can you, in all conscience follow any of it?" I was responding to this comment specifically. Just because part of a book is BS doesn't make you a person of bad…"
Jan 25, 2013

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A godless (and sexy) way to celebrate Valentines Day: Hedonism Day.

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