I am a Deist, and to me god/s made the universe, and when they were done they said "surprise me/us" and left.
Just out of curiosity, as a deist do you consider that deism could incorporate a belief in a god/gods that made the universe and continued to be involved with the project with interaction with the material world, but not interacting with conscious life?
He has told you, O man, what is good ; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God.
He has hung in for 118 posts so far. If you talk to people nicely they sometimes stay around but if you dogpile everyone who comes here to challenge science, you get conclusive proof that you can attract more flies with honey than with vinegar.
The guy is a total fruit-loop. Barking. You'll get no sense out of him.
So, Tangled one, are you ready for another season of fishing?
Lockdown has put an early end to that, sadly.
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I will have to respectfully disagree with you here. I have reason to believe that you are wrong in these assertions. There is so much that you don't understand about our dogmatic reasoning. Either that or you think that you *do* understand yet find it unbelievable.
The evidence shows that it doesn't make any difference whether there is a God or not - and that people who claim to be "in communion" with God are no more enlightened than anybody else.
Oh? Show me this evidence. I have observed different conclusions.
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As the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom, so the denial of God is the height of foolishness.-RC Sproul, Essential Truths of the Christian Faith
- You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. Anne Lamott
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