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    Thread: God's morals? What are they?
Post: RE: God's morals? What are they?

Reminds me of the Euthyphro dilemma.
clemdog14 Religion 3 947 December 23, 2012 at 3:24 am
    Thread: What one thing would disprove Christianity to you?
Post: RE: What one thing would disprove Christianity to ...

Quote: The arguments I've seen connecting the existence of God to the existence of of the Christian God are more convoluted than the game board to Chutes and Ladders I admit that most of the argument...
clemdog14 Christianity 294 103284 December 23, 2012 at 2:06 am
    Thread: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE FOR YOU AT ALL
Post: RE: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE...

Lion, here is the Kierkegaard quotation. I have also included information from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (which one of my undergraduate professors founded). "The decision rests in the s...
clemdog14 Religion 168 37997 December 23, 2012 at 1:45 am
    Thread: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE FOR YOU AT ALL
Post: RE: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE...

Quote:Thinking that God exists is entirely rational for me. Hm. I did not mean to entirely relay that I do not have rational reasons for believing in God. In context I was addressing, I was relaying ...
clemdog14 Religion 168 37997 December 20, 2012 at 1:13 am
    Thread: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE FOR YOU AT ALL
Post: RE: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE...

Seems like you are presupposing a lot of "givens" based on my responses. Quote:Not 'almost' irrational, It is the definition of irrational. It is. I admire reason, I respect it, but sometimes it f...
clemdog14 Religion 168 37997 December 19, 2012 at 10:35 pm
    Thread: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE FOR YOU AT ALL
Post: RE: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE...

Quote:If your dogma is correct in its assumptions, then God certainly does not respect your ability to disobey. The first four Commandments make that clear. There are only two options because there ar...
clemdog14 Religion 168 37997 December 19, 2012 at 3:06 am
    Thread: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE FOR YOU AT ALL
Post: RE: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE...

Quote:Because you don't care if your beliefs are true, or at least likely to be true. But I do care. If they are not true, why would I choose to believe in them? Why would I waste my time with someth...
clemdog14 Religion 168 37997 December 19, 2012 at 2:52 am
    Thread: Pervasiveness of Religion
Post: RE: Pervasiveness of Religion

Quote:Never said everybody on earth did it with the intent of trying insure the survival of everybody else on the earth. Seems fair enough.
clemdog14 Philosophy 15 2870 December 19, 2012 at 2:10 am
    Thread: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE FOR YOU AT ALL
Post: RE: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE...

Quote:There is no such thing as 'free will' when the options are 1. Do exactly as you are told 2. Suffer forever in fire and misery It is not 'free will' if any use of it condemns you to eternal su...
clemdog14 Religion 168 37997 December 19, 2012 at 2:08 am
    Thread: Pervasiveness of Religion
Post: RE: Pervasiveness of Religion

Quote:A by product of evolution? Species that care more for each other survive better. That makes sense, however, if this is true, why do we have so many wars and killings? Isn't this counterproducti...
clemdog14 Philosophy 15 2870 December 19, 2012 at 1:56 am
    Thread: Pervasiveness of Religion
Post: RE: Pervasiveness of Religion

Quote:Killing people may not be productive (assuming the goal of a species is mass production of itself) but to call it 'wrong' has no basis. Why do we care so much about innocent people when they ar...
clemdog14 Philosophy 15 2870 December 19, 2012 at 1:53 am
    Thread: Yo
Post: RE: Yo

(December 18, 2012 at 7:25 pm)Brian37 Wrote: (December 18, 2012 at 1:14 am)clemdog14 Wrote: Hello everyone. Just wanted to say hi. I like to meet new people and want to get to know everyone's view...
clemdog14 Introductions 30 3638 December 18, 2012 at 9:33 pm
    Thread: Yo
Post: RE: Yo

To tell you the truth, it has actually been awhile since I have had some good debates with others on this caliber. I guess I didn't really think about the whole pool of shark things. I enjoy forums ...
clemdog14 Introductions 30 3638 December 18, 2012 at 3:03 pm
    Thread: Yo
Post: RE: Yo

(December 18, 2012 at 2:50 pm)LastPoet Wrote: Okay, no worries, I was making a forum joke, you will get it later :) I appreciate it man. I'll probably get well-acquainted quickly (well I kind of alr...
clemdog14 Introductions 30 3638 December 18, 2012 at 2:52 pm
    Thread: Yo
Post: RE: Yo

Quote:Clem, what kind of christian are you? I ask that because Aractus doesn't consider catholics and JW's true christians™, you better conform to his beliefs, unless be branded such Interesting. I n...
clemdog14 Introductions 30 3638 December 18, 2012 at 2:46 pm
    Thread: Yo
Post: RE: Yo

Thanks for the welcoming comments. I'll be happy to report to my superiors that my mission to convert everyone in 203948230948 days will happen (sarcasm). :D Just kidding!
clemdog14 Introductions 30 3638 December 18, 2012 at 2:34 pm
    Thread: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE FOR YOU AT ALL
Post: RE: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE...

Quote:Ah, but I reject your "given." Demonstrate that your particular incarnation of a god is anything more than a figment of your imagination and we'll have a starting point. Without evidence your g...
clemdog14 Religion 168 37997 December 18, 2012 at 2:30 pm
    Thread: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE FOR YOU AT ALL
Post: RE: IF GOD EXISTS, THEN HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT CARE...

(December 18, 2012 at 4:07 am)cato123 Wrote: Hey Clem, Given your bullshit 'god created capacity for evil bullshit' (ducking my previous reply)... Would god not know if you would punch the baby or...
clemdog14 Religion 168 37997 December 18, 2012 at 2:17 pm
    Thread: Your Views on Dawkins?
Post: RE: Your Views on Dawkins?

Hey I'm back. Took a nice nine hour sleep and logged on to see that this has hit six pages! Wow. Anyway, I don't think that I am going to continue my argument considering it was a tangent to begin wi...
clemdog14 Atheism 93 21701 December 18, 2012 at 2:12 pm
    Thread: Your Views on Dawkins?
Post: RE: Your Views on Dawkins?

Alright let's back up. Quote:With him it seems to be very much "us and them", and I think it's a mistake for anyone - and Christians foremost - to have that attitude towards other people. I agree th...
clemdog14 Atheism 93 21701 December 18, 2012 at 4:35 am