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Who was "he" talking to?
#1
Who was "he" talking to?
"And God said, Let there be light".

(a) Why would a god have to *say* anything?
(b) Who or what was around to hear and action the request?
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#2
RE: Who was "he" talking to?
God works in mysterious ways!
You just got to have faith!

If you question Gods existence you will burn in hell for eternity!

Makes plenty of sense doesn't it?
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#3
RE: Who was "he" talking to?
Just to play devil's advocate, if I remember from my Christian days, Genesis refers to the creation of the "physical" universe. The "spiritual" realm, IE Heaven and all the various spirit creatures that reside in it, already existed. So you could say he was talking to the angels I suppose.
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RE: Who was "he" talking to?
God was a touchy and needy kinda God, hence his admonition to have no other Gods before him. So God was just showing off to the other Gods when he created this universe.
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#5
RE: Who was "he" talking to?
All part of casting a spell. You have to speak words of power, or do a ritual, or something. I know some theists don't like to use the word magic when it comes to their special god, but he's got to do something. Probably also has to do with the old belief that there is a spirit of the air, so to have something come to life you need to breathe the spirit of life in in. And of course ancient people didn't know that space is an airless vacuum.
Poe's Law: "Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is impossible to create a parody of Fundamentalism that SOMEONE won't mistake for the real thing."

10 Christ-like figures that predate Jesus. Link shortened to Chris ate Jesus for some reason...
http://listverse.com/2009/04/13/10-chris...ate-jesus/

Good video to watch, if you want to know how common the Jesus story really is.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88GTUXvp-50

A list of biblical contradictions from the infallible word of Yahweh.
http://infidels.org/library/modern/jim_m...tions.html

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#6
RE: Who was "he" talking to?
Exactly! That's why prayer only works if your lips are moving. It's to do with cosmic resonance...
Chopra learned me that one!


( then how come jebus knows when we are thinking naughty thoughts? It doesn't make sense!)
But who am I to question God's mysterious ways?
Quote:AtlasS33 wrote:
"When it comes to the deiety I worship, he sent a book, it contained a message. I took that message, tested it, then I realized he is God : it didn't break against reality."
Pulse Wrote:
~ Atheism seems so incredibly counter intuitive, that to even begin to take it seriously, one has to suspend all logic."

Religion: making the uncomfortable comfortable for thousands of years.
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RE: Who was "he" talking to?
(2nd January 2017, 20:45)ignoramus Wrote: Exactly! That's why prayer only works if your lips are moving. It's to do with cosmic resonance...
Chopra learned me that one!


( then how come jebus knows when we are thinking naughty thoughts? It doesn't make sense!)
But who am I to question God's mysterious ways?

God has all sorts of psychological problems, why should it surprise anyone that he talks to himself too?
Raj: They’re going to sell out!
Howard: What are we going to do?
Sheldon: All right, this goes against everything I stand for but desperate times call for desperate measures. Lord, this is Sheldon Cooper. You’re good friends with my mom. I know I’ve spent my life denying that you exist…
Howard: Got ‘em!
Sheldon: And I will continue to do so! - The Big Bang Theory
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#8
RE: Who was "he" talking to?
Hello new person.
God(s) and religions are man made and the bane of humanity. 

Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most. Ozzy or Twain/take your pick
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#9
RE: Who was "he" talking to?
I doubt that he was saying any words at all.  Take a look at literature through the ages and notice all the literary devices used.  Then you'll understand what is going on here.
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RE: Who was "he" talking to?
(3rd January 2017, 23:12)Lek Wrote: I doubt that he was saying any words at all.  Take a look at literature through the ages and notice all the literary devices used.  Then you'll understand what is going on here.

Of course he wasn't saying any words at all, he's not real so it couldn't have happened. Big Grin
Raj: They’re going to sell out!
Howard: What are we going to do?
Sheldon: All right, this goes against everything I stand for but desperate times call for desperate measures. Lord, this is Sheldon Cooper. You’re good friends with my mom. I know I’ve spent my life denying that you exist…
Howard: Got ‘em!
Sheldon: And I will continue to do so! - The Big Bang Theory
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