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by seeds
Mon Aug 08, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: The Futility of Reason
Replies: 247
Views: 21530

Re: The Futility of Reason

seeds wrote: You like the term “cave dwellers,” whereas I prefer the term “womb dwellers.” Clearly, what they both have in common is the idea that a higher context of reality exists “above and outside” of either situation. This is our first essential difference. Where the womb nourishes the fetus, ...
by seeds
Mon Aug 08, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: The Futility of Reason
Replies: 247
Views: 21530

Re: The Futility of Reason

Seeds, I'll be moving to the onlinephilosophy site. Sanctioned intolerance, intimidation, and abuse, isn't acceptable. I've learned too much of the horrors that have happened in the world from this attitude to support anything which openly condones intolerance, intimidation and abuse. I'll be movin...
by seeds
Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:55 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: The Futility of Reason
Replies: 247
Views: 21530

Re: The Futility of Reason

Hi seeds. You wrote: I suggest that we are in Plato’s cave by design. First of all, since you are attracted to Panentheism you can’t be all bad. :) But I have to disagree with you here. First I don’t believe we are born with the completed soul Christendom believes in. Rather we have a seed of a sou...
by seeds
Sun Aug 07, 2016 4:21 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: The Futility of Reason
Replies: 247
Views: 21530

Re: The Futility of Reason

Nick_A wrote:
I'm probably not long for this forum since I posted another thread deletion request on the forum board. If it isn't deleted I'll be restricted to posting "Yo momma sucks." How long will that last?
Nick,

Are we to understand that you have requested that this entire 13 page thread be deleted?
by seeds
Sun Aug 07, 2016 4:19 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: The Futility of Reason
Replies: 247
Views: 21530

Re: The Futility of Reason

Reflex wrote:A Course in Consciousness, not to be confused with ACIM, is a PDF book that may be of interest to Seeds, Nick and Dontaskme.
Thanks Reflex, I'll check it out.
by seeds
Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: The Futility of Reason
Replies: 247
Views: 21530

Re: The Futility of Reason

...rather than considering our collective magnificence I prefer to discuss why we are in Plato’s cave and what is necessary to leave it. Hi Nick_A, I suggest that we are in Plato’s cave by design . In other words... (and from my perspective as a Panentheistic, Berkeleyanish idealist) ...the purpose...
by seeds
Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Religion is not About God
Replies: 164
Views: 12748

Re: Religion is not About God

...religion is not about God, or even what is factually true, but about formulating a satisfying narrative consisting of cosmological and moral elements that tell me who I am, where I come from and how I should live. Hi Reflex, Your “satisfying narrative” phrase above is indeed what religions are a...