"The Varieties of Religious Experience"

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Re: "The Varieties of Religious Experience"

Post by bobevenson » Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:47 pm

thedoc wrote:
bobevenson wrote: I believe the totality of my prophetic credentials answers the question.
You have no valid credentials.
You wouldn't know a valid credential if it bit you in the ass.

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Re: "The Varieties of Religious Experience"

Post by thedoc » Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:45 pm

bobevenson wrote:
thedoc wrote:
bobevenson wrote: I believe the totality of my prophetic credentials answers the question.
You have no valid credentials.
You wouldn't know a valid credential if it bit you in the ass.
Right back at'ya, baby.

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Re: "The Varieties of Religious Experience"

Post by Obvious Leo » Sun Apr 17, 2016 11:24 pm

bobevenson wrote:You wouldn't know a valid credential if it bit you in the ass.
Aside from "hearing voices" what other prophetic credentials would a true prophet display?

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Re: "The Varieties of Religious Experience"

Post by bobevenson » Mon Apr 18, 2016 1:24 pm

Obvious Leo wrote:
bobevenson wrote:You wouldn't know a valid credential if it bit you in the ass.
Aside from "hearing voices" what other prophetic credentials would a true prophet display?
Let's see, besides auditory hallucinations, there's visual hallucinations, automatic writing, divine inspiration, guidance and intervention, and other mystical occurrences. I guess that pretty much covers it.

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Re: "The Varieties of Religious Experience"

Post by thedoc » Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:47 pm

bobevenson wrote:
Obvious Leo wrote:
bobevenson wrote:You wouldn't know a valid credential if it bit you in the ass.
Aside from "hearing voices" what other prophetic credentials would a true prophet display?
Let's see, besides auditory hallucinations, there's visual hallucinations, automatic writing, divine inspiration, guidance and intervention, and other mystical occurrences. I guess that pretty much covers it.
And all of your's have been self inflicted, so what?

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Re: "The Varieties of Religious Experience"

Post by bobevenson » Mon Apr 18, 2016 11:18 pm

They're definitely not self inflicted, but possibly divinely inflicted, since lord knows, the shit I have to put up with!

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Re: "The Varieties of Religious Experience"

Post by thedoc » Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:14 am

bobevenson wrote:They're definitely not self inflicted, but possibly divinely inflicted, since lord knows, the shit I have to put up with!
Well I asked God, and he says he doesn't know you.

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