Since you mention 1 Corinthians ?let?s look at I Corinthians: First Corinthians was probably written around 55 CE. It was written mainly to deal with some practical problems that were besetting the Christian community in Corinth. There were problems of cases of sexual immorality (5:1-13), legal issues (6:1-11), issues relating to marriage and singlehood (7:1-40), acceptability of consuming meat offered to idols (8:1-13; 10:1-11:1), issues regarding prophecy and speaking in tongues (11:2-16) and how the rich were relating to the poor (11:18-22). Yet even here Paul was also facing problems with his mission. There are two passages in this epistle where Paul felt compelled to defend his apostleship. The first is:
Yet all those who have them, still end up needing the fire department when there is a "real" fire. Just because you have one, doesn't mean it will do a damn thing when you need it to.
Wonderland, and I've got an E ticket!
I think the reports on the dying of religion have been greatly exaggerated.
excuse me ... I do not think this is related to kindness ... but it is a duty and a right of men
AA has lowered the standard for Mods.
I dunno. I mean I've done ff before, but never to the point where I'm causing distress. I always looked at it as a nice "break" for the girl, because she literally has to do nothing but keep her mouth open.
Hey look I am with you, but a great majority of people have their heads buried in iPhones and looking down to much to be worried about it. So we just keep eating and using up what precious resources we have.
I never made the claim that people who don't believe the same things as me are automatically unreasonable. You created that imaginary claim (the strawman).
It is infuriating a bit when believers spout the same old BS over and over, even when you point out that it is pure BS and nothing less.
McCain is anti-Trump because Trump, not he won the White House! McCain is a WORTHLESS POS!
Who says I dont like seeing your posts?
I don't know if gays can be "Christians", but I do know that if I were gay, I would not bother with religions that didn't want me.
Worse, when non-existent spirits control your mind.
In my humble opinion :
Nooooooooooooooo.! That won't happen to you..It WONT! ITTTTT WONTTTT. Putting my fingers in my ears and singing "lalalalalala" ....but for reals...I get it. Even if I had to have surgery for a health issue..scares the crap out of me.
Sorry little fella. We already have a lot of socialism. What do you think the NEW Deal was about? A better distribution of the wealth can only be achieved by government programs. Capitalism is fine for creating wealth. But it doesn't require any fairness to the public that sponsors it. We don't need any more oligarchy than we already have. The richest 400 families in the country have more wealth than the entire bottom half of the population. Is that a good thing? Would you rather have that then quasi socialism? Of course not. You're just disturbed by the word socialism.
YES! Boy Meets World :( and TGIF.
We are discussing metaphysics, are we not? Existential questions that science cannot answer; that seems to be the point of the OP (I wonder if you even read it). I offered reasoning, philosophical, metaphysical in nature. There are scientists out there that believe the same as I do, and I have posted a few articles to to back that up. I have asserted nothing more than that in this discussion, so when you deflect to the age old neo-atheist stalling point of 'prove God exists,' it reeks of a lack of substance to your position.
I say with authority: Three year-olds are inherently resistive to good behaviour. Pure Pavlovian training is the only way to go.
That's fine. Just don't lump us all into one group.
That is some weird science. For your next trick, can you pull a dog out of a turtles' ass?
We've repeatedly asked theists to provide the actual evidence that their myths are real. So far, not a single solitary theist has provided any actual evidence to support any myth being real .
I was that ?guy? this morning. #sigh
They are not "too poor." They are not paying taxes. Simple. And they should. Those who improve themselves and work hard will be getting the tax breaks they deserve.
???? Some dog parks are divided into separate areas based on dog size. You sound like exactly the type she's talking about so I'm not surprised you don't know that.
wow. I have no words....
there is extremely scant evidence to support a historical Jesus. a look at the indomitable arguments brought by such titans as prof. Ehrman, really only boil down to one point which they make over and over again - Galatians 1:19. it's a bombshell, and personally I think a Jesus, who doesn't in any way resemble the one depicted in the gospels, did exist. but it is a very thin line of evidence, that could easily go the way of Abraham and Moses.
Sorry. Not going there with you.