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Tue Dec 23

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 3:26 AM

Re: Seven Things Atheists Get Wrong

Lawrence,

The logic you use for natural law is neither clear nor obvious to me. That could be my lack not yours...

Or one of the glaring deficiencies of our educational system, founded on a Protestant approach to morality [more]

Mon Dec 22

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 5:59 PM

Re: Seven Things Atheists Get Wrong

Lawrence,

The consequence is a result of tortured logic not belief.

I'm taking issue with your misuse of the word "tortured" in this context. The logic is clear and obvious. It is not "tortured" at [more]

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 5:56 PM

Re: Seven Things Atheists Get Wrong

feedmeNOWhuman,

You need to define "order of the universe."

The meaning of each of those words seems pretty clear.

Norm.

Sat Dec 20

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 10:11 AM

Re: Seven Things Atheists Get Wrong

Lawrence,

Me: Since revelation also comes from the creator, the direct consequence of this belief is that Natural Law cannot contradict scripture.

You: The consequence is a result of tortured logic not belief. [more]

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 10:05 AM

Re: Seven Things Atheists Get Wrong

Adrian,

Murder, rape, theft. We can all agree on those. We can derive those by reason. If this is what you mean by Natural Law, then OK.

Yes, that's exactly what's meant by Natural Law.

But as I understand it, [more]

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 9:45 AM

Re: 4 teachings

Lawrence,

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brandan-robertson/4-teachings-...

"It's no secret that
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Tue Dec 16

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 5:20 PM

Re: Seven Things Atheists Get Wrong

Bill,

That certainly is not consistent with the Jewish Faith, nor, I daresay, that of the earliest Christians, who regarded the Ten Commandments as a major article of Divine Revelation, and revealed to the people of Israel. [more]

Fri Dec 12

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 7:01 PM

Re: Seven Things Atheists Get Wrong

Adrian,

Of course it is! And the reason is that classical philosophers and modern philosophers do not agree on what Natural Law is. They do not agree on a list of universal moral principles.

There is pretty much universal [more]

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 6:48 PM

Re: Seven Things Atheists Get Wrong

Bill,

When I was in Catholic school, they taught that the first tablet was our obligations to God, and the second, our obligations to our fellow man.

That's true.

All ten imposed moral requirements. [more]

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 6:44 PM

Re: Seven Things Atheists Get Wrong

feedmeNOWhuman,

You wrote: First you said:

2. Religion Is the Foundation of All Morality, Not Merely an Expression of It

Without religion there would never have been morality.



Then you [more]

Thu Dec 11

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 3:49 PM

Re: Seven Things Atheists Get Wrong

Adrian,

Norm, please post this moral standard for us. A list of principles if you like. Don't simply post a link to an article about Natural Law. Post the actual moral standard that has been identified by classical philosophy. [more]

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 2:25 AM

Re: Seven Things Atheists Get Wrong

feedmeNOWhuman,

If absolute morality existed and has been revealed to us, then every religious person would agree 100% on every conceivable moral question. The fact the religious people disagree is proof enough that absolute morality [more]

Tue Dec 9

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rev2217 replied to the Fedex Corp. board. 4:01 PM

Re: In a $177 - hope I didn't screw up

Walter,

The markets have been crashing due to high oil prices. Today, oil prices bounced up, and that is causing the markets to crash. I suppose the markets will also crash if oil prices stay the same.

I am hoping that FDX is
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Thu Nov 27

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 1:09 PM

Re: Moslem Prayer Service...

Jean,

Me: The "charter from Congress" is a normal charter establishing a corporation in the capital district.

You: No, it is different.

You have a major misunderstanding about this.

From [more]

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 12:52 AM

Re: The marriage pledge

Jean,

Me: But it apparently is NOT acceptable to the majority of brides in a culture that "expects" a grand reception that costs $200 per plate or more.

You: I don't know where this culture is you are talking [more]

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 12:31 AM

Re: Moslem Prayer Service...

Jeanwa,

Did you miss this part?

In 1893 the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation of the District of Columbia was granted a charter from Congress to establish the cathedral and the site on Mount Saint Albans was chosen.
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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 12:16 AM

Re: The marriage pledge

Jeanwa,

DH and I went to the church with our best friends. There was no charge for the service.

We went to a surprise reception at our friends house. Just munchies and cake.

I guess that isn't socially acceptable to
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Sat Nov 22

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 1:34 PM

Re: The marriage pledge

Paul,

Ideally, weddings should take place in the context of a regular communion service, no special wear it once clothing, photography at a minimum, ideally outside the service unless there is gear already in place at the church. The [more]

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 1:05 PM

Re: Moslem Prayer Service...

Jeanwa,

From your quotation: On January 4, 1792, descriptions from President Washington's disclosed plan for the "City of Washington, in the district of Columbia" were published in The Gazette of the United States, [more]

Fri Nov 21

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rev2217 replied to the Christian Fools board. 5:05 PM

Re: Moslem Prayer Service...

Charlie,

In the week after 9/11, my church invited members of a local mosque to our church to pray with us. It was an amazing scene of unity and wonderful spirit. We were invited to their mosque to worship with them. This indicates to me [more]

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