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Five Strikes Against Jesus
#11
RE: Five Strikes Against Jesus
(17th December 2016, 12:25)Minimalist Wrote: Well that's exactly right, Brian.  The mantra is:  "Your god is false but MY god is real."

And no.  They can never see themselves.

What's notable is that the methods they use for coming to that conclusion in regards to other gods are the methods they reject when it comes to theirs.

But as you say, they don't recognize it when they're doing it.
"Well, evolution is a theory. It is also a fact. And facts and theories are different things, not rungs in a hierarchy of increasing certainty. Facts are the world's data. Theories are structures of ideas that explain and interpret facts. Facts don't go away when scientists debate rival theories to explain them. Einstein's theory of gravitation replaced Newton's in this century, but apples didn't suspend themselves in midair, pending the outcome. And humans evolved from ape- like ancestors whether they did so by Darwin's proposed mechanism or by some other yet to be discovered."

-Stephen Jay Gould
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#12
RE: Five Strikes Against Jesus
well, their own True God™ doesn't require that much scrutiny since, after all, he is the real one . . .
Heptaclavianism:
the belief that seven nails were used to crucify Jesus Christ; three on Maundy Thursday, and four on Good Friday


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#13
RE: Five Strikes Against Jesus
Yes, V.  Such is what passes for "thinking" among religitards.

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#14
RE: Five Strikes Against Jesus
(17th December 2016, 14:03)Minimalist Wrote: J. D. Crossan calls the surfeit of historical jesuses...(jesusi?) an "academic embarrassment."

Jesi?
The fool hath said in his heart, There is a God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.
Psalm 14, KJV revised edition

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#15
RE: Five Strikes Against Jesus
Of course the problem there is do we use the plural form of Latin, Greek, Aramaic or Hebrew?

Complicated shit, no?

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