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Author Topic:   The Power/Reality Of Demons And Supernatural Evil.
Phat
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Message 331 of 334 (869989)
01-10-2020 11:50 AM
Reply to: Message 330 by Tangle
01-08-2020 2:49 AM


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Tangle writes:
Can you explain why you say that it's easier to live an antisocial, life than a prosocial decent life?
False dichotomy.

Chance as a real force is a myth. It has no basis in reality and no place in scientific inquiry. For science and philosophy to continue to advance in knowledge, chance must be demythologized once and for all. ~RC Sproul
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." ~Mark Twain "
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? R.C. Sproul, Essential Truths of the Christian Faith
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Tangle
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Message 332 of 334 (869990)
01-10-2020 12:27 PM
Reply to: Message 331 by Phat
01-10-2020 11:50 AM


Re: Topic
Phat writes:
False dichotomy.
Then it's your false dichotomy
quote:
The dark side is easier, more attractive, and less restrictive than is the narrow path
  —Phat
So why do you claim that it's easier to lead a' bad' life than a good 'life'?
Do you find crime easy to commit? Are you sure this isn't just some unquestioned religious verbiage that you've swallowed whole without actually thinking about it?

Je suis Charlie. Je suis Ahmed. Je suis Juif. Je suis Parisien. I am Mancunian. I am Brum. I am London.I am Finland. Soy Barcelona
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Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
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Phat
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Message 333 of 334 (870000)
01-10-2020 3:28 PM
Reply to: Message 332 by Tangle
01-10-2020 12:27 PM


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Let's turn that around. Do you feel that your money and investments are freely obtained and are your right to responsibly manage? If it could be proven that exploitation of other nations throughout History has led to an artificially constructed advantage, (I can call it Western Privilege) would you be prepared to renegotiate a global consensus as to sharing of resources?

Chance as a real force is a myth. It has no basis in reality and no place in scientific inquiry. For science and philosophy to continue to advance in knowledge, chance must be demythologized once and for all. ~RC Sproul
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." ~Mark Twain "
~"We, humans, are engaged in an ongoing war of ideologies. I see it in this microcosm of EvC Forum just as I see it in the governments and attitudes of people throughout the world. Take your pick: Oppression or Seduction .
"~Thugpreacha
You can "get answers" by watching the ducks. That doesn't mean the answers are coming from them.~Ringo
As the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom, so the denial of God is the height of foolishness.
? R.C. Sproul, Essential Truths of the Christian Faith
"You may not like it, but the dog bites both ankles."~Tangle

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Tangle
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From: UK
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Message 334 of 334 (870004)
01-10-2020 4:27 PM
Reply to: Message 333 by Phat
01-10-2020 3:28 PM


Re: Topic
Phat writes:
Let's turn that around.
Let's not. How about you answer my question?
Do you feel that your money and investments are freely obtained and are your right to responsibly manage? If it could be proven that exploitation of other nations throughout History has led to an artificially constructed advantage, (I can call it Western Privilege) would you be prepared to renegotiate a global consensus as to sharing of resources?
ffs Phat, what are you talking about? Try to answer the question, it was simple enough. Why do you think it's harder to lead a decent life than a 'bad' one? That's not my experience, is it yours?

Je suis Charlie. Je suis Ahmed. Je suis Juif. Je suis Parisien. I am Mancunian. I am Brum. I am London.I am Finland. Soy Barcelona
"Life, don't talk to me about life" - Marvin the Paranoid Android
"Science adjusts it's views based on what's observed.
Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
- Tim Minchin, in his beat poem, Storm.

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