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by Belinda
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Explicit Knowledge
Replies: 39
Views: 138

Re: Explicit Knowledge

DontAskMe wrote: Mathew 5:42 ''Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.'' But don't be a slave to money by expecting anything back. But you accept interest on your money that you put in the bank, or don't you? According to Matthew 5:42 you should give n...
by Belinda
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: What is the use of self?
Replies: 170
Views: 3603

Re: What is the use of self?

DontAskMe wrote: If they were so sure and confident about what is truth and what is lie...why the need for extra back-up via the Bible, if that Bible was not the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth amen? . Until about three centuries ago everybody believed in God and the authority of The...
by Belinda
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: If God is so merciful, then why did Jesus have to be sacrificed?
Replies: 675
Views: 6438

Re: If God is so merciful, then why did Jesus have to be sacrificed?

osgart wrote:I have my own self created religion anyway. part fiction part agnostic and inferred from science by my own interpretation.

But its not a religion if its not an organisation among several people. I would have expected you to be independent of organised religion.
by Belinda
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: Proposition (1)
Replies: 27
Views: 900

Re: Proposition (1)

osgart wrote:how does disorder create stability?


I understand that the Big Bang set off the energy that caused ordered systems which oppose entropy. What looks like an apparent balance between entropy and order is really the slow slow overall capitulation to entropy, and entropy will win eventually.
by Belinda
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: If God is so merciful, then why did Jesus have to be sacrificed?
Replies: 675
Views: 6438

Re: If God is so merciful, then why did Jesus have to be sacrificed?

than what is a True Christian? I suppose that it is the high head men in Christian churches who decided what a man has to believe to be true Christian. I have been told that the belief that confers true Christianhood is the belief that Jesus Christ died and was resurrected and thus saved us from de...
by Belinda
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Who- why- where are we ?
Replies: 202
Views: 3424

Re: Who- why- where are we ?

Conde Lucanor wrote: Reason can embrace uncertainty, but there's a difference between the absolute uncertainty proposed by Londoner, to having different levels of certainty. The alternative to absolute uncertainty is not absolute certainty. My level of certainty of the sun coming out tomorrow at daw...
by Belinda
Sat Apr 29, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Explicit Knowledge
Replies: 39
Views: 138

Re: Explicit Knowledge

Leviticus 25:37 - Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase.


Dontaskme says that The Bible teaches real truth.

What does Dontaskme do with her money if she is forbidden by The Bible to put it out to usury?
by Belinda
Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: My personality
Replies: 17
Views: 102

Re: My personality

Mozart Link, nobody can live unless they cooperate with some other humans in some ways. Therefore the efficient moral imperative for all people, including independent loners, is reciprocal altruism. In evolutionary biology, reciprocal altruism is a behaviour whereby an organism acts in a manner that...
by Belinda
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: If God is so merciful, then why did Jesus have to be sacrificed?
Replies: 675
Views: 6438

Re: If God is so merciful, then why did Jesus have to be sacrificed?

The doc wrote; And God answered, "Because I'm God and you're not, that's why." that's how you interpret the whirlwind? https://www.enterthebible.org/Controls/feature/tool_etb_resource_display/resourcebox.aspx?selected_rid=533&original_id=38 The answer to why-suffering? is not to be fou...
by Belinda
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: What is the use of self?
Replies: 170
Views: 3603

Re: What is the use of self?

DontAskMe wrote: Thanks for your reply, but why not just rely on the white wigged judges and jury to pass judgement on a human ..why include the bible if the bible was only authored by humans anyway, what benefit would a book authored by humans amount to, surely that would be like swearing on a copy...
by Belinda
Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Muslims say; religious freedom for me, but not for thee.
Replies: 162
Views: 1664

Re: Muslims say; religious freedom for me, but not for thee.

Greatest I Am wrote: The state can do what religions doe and so they are quite dispensable. The state can set itself up as a god, true. Kim Jong Il has done so. The difference between religions and states is that religions are undemocratic by definition, as God's edicts are permanent. States can be ...
by Belinda
Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Muslims say; religious freedom for me, but not for thee.
Replies: 162
Views: 1664

Re: Muslims say; religious freedom for me, but not for thee.

Greatest I Am, please go back and read my sentence again. In it I was writing about illiberal societies. I actually agree with you.
by Belinda
Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: What is the use of self?
Replies: 170
Views: 3603

Re: What is the use of self?

Dontaskme wrote: If like you say the Bible is load of old crock then why do you think the legal eagles use it in a human court of law to swear an oath in honor of truth and justice? Look forward to your reply .. :mrgreen: The law does follow current morality although the law takes some time to adjus...
by Belinda
Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: If God is so merciful, then why did Jesus have to be sacrificed?
Replies: 675
Views: 6438

Re: If God is so merciful, then why did Jesus have to be sacrificed?

And are we wrong to ask God why He is apparently not doing anything about it?...yes, don't petition God... I disagree. I think you're being unfair to the people who want to ask the question. It's a good one, one most people ask themselves at some time in life, and one that any worldview needs to be...
by Belinda
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: What is the use of self?
Replies: 170
Views: 3603

Re: What is the use of self?

who has right to enjoy life more than another? let that person do so. The self is for the other. The self use is for the benefit of all . this world wasted a lot of selves. I truly think the main goal of society should be to help people help other people. that is what the self is for. only so much ...

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