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Feb
26
comment Without God is there only evil?
I believe that people are capable of good things, thats why are capable of love and compassion. But the bible says that God is the root of these things (even in non-Believers). At the same time, human behavior shows us that we can loose these things during long periods of suffering, or even short periods of severe suffering.
Feb
26
comment Why do religious people find it hard to accept that you don't need religion to have a good moral code?
Will fix. Might even delete it, not very productive.
Feb
26
comment Why do religious people find it hard to accept that you don't need religion to have a good moral code?
This question sounds very rhetorical. From a Biblical perspective the answe would be that not all people without God are evil, many non believers are good, and that even those who find God are still true and literal sinners.
Feb
26
comment Have the Jehovah's Witnesses predicted the end of the world?
Correct answer: mutiple times, many (if not all) have come and passed.
Feb
26
comment What is the source of hatred often perceived by Christians in western society?
@fredsbend - thank you, I stand corrected - google.com/…
Feb
26
comment What is the source of hatred often perceived by Christians in western society?
@fredsbend - that's new to me. I would be genuinely interested in sources. I have always been under the belief that it was the removal of Christ.
Feb
26
comment What is the source of hatred often perceived by Christians in western society?
I agree with some of your first sentence, but the rest shows a rather skewed view even with the hint of truth that it contains. It seems that you recognize that many different 'sects' share different beliefs yet you don't separate hate, corruption, or even current anti-gay movements from Christianity.
Feb
26
comment What is the source of hatred often perceived by Christians in western society?
It's odd that 'Happy Holidays' is used as an example but 'Merry X-mas' is ignored.
Feb
26
comment What is the source of hatred often perceived by Christians in western society?
@Trig - are you really serious? How is this article anything other than racial bigotry? If anything your comment proves the legitimacy of this question.
Feb
26
comment What is the source of hatred often perceived by Christians in western society?
(Phone fritzed) many non-Christians reference past abuse from the church (such as the dark ages) without understanding that the church itself and it's followers were being exploited just as much as non-Christians in these eras. Much like branding all Muslims due to the acts of al-Qaeda
Feb
26
comment What is the source of hatred often perceived by Christians in western society?
@BrendanLong - erroneous feedback-loops are evident in non-Christians as well and could be seen as a cause for these types of questions. For example many non-Christians will reference past instances of abuse from 'the church
Feb
25
comment Is the definition of “sin” subjective? Of whom's morals is it based on?
The law is objective. Judgment is subjective. We will be judged largely by what's in our hearts - I believe that means motive, willpower exercised in self control, our internal understanding on the law, etc. I'll add more to my answer
Feb
24
comment Scriptures and the 'Simulated Universe'
Just what I was looking for. And I. Agree, 'simulation' wouldn't be the right way to look at it. I don't like the way they lay parts if it out, but I've never been one to agree 100% with science . It's not that I don't believe in what I/we see, it's that we can't expect the interpretation to be right every time.
Feb
24
comment Is the definition of “sin” subjective? Of whom's morals is it based on?
I don't mine being marked up or down, but it would be nice to know why, specifically if I have offended anybody.
Feb
24
comment How could the Egyptian magicians do what God did through Moses?
@Affable Geek - Just to clarify, the relative similarities are only applicable when comparing Satan to humans, but not when comparing Satan to God. Satan is in fact an angel, thus a creation of God (in my beliefs) and is not truly similar to God in any way, including in power or nature.
Feb
20
comment What do the words Catholic and Protestant mean?
That was a mistake on my part. 'Catholic' was better defined in other posts I removed it completely.
Feb
19
comment What do the words Catholic and Protestant mean?
Also, many if not most Protestants oppose the Pope, and many believe that Catholic views of the Pope are a form of idolatry.
Feb
19
comment What do the words Catholic and Protestant mean?
I didn't attempt to provide literal definition because many would be bound to argue based on personal belief, plus one can reasonably say that their definition is different now than what they once were (though this wouldn't make them outdated - more like 'updated ' I guess some could say)