Music Banter

Go Back   Music Banter > Community Center > The Lounge > Current Events, Philosophy, & Religion
Register Blogging Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Welcome to Music Banter Forum! Make sure to register - it's free and very quick! You have to register before you can post and participate in our discussions with over 70,000 other registered members. After you create your free account, you will be able to customize many options, you will have the full access to over 1,100,000 posts.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-06-2011, 11:19 PM   #101 (permalink)
Music Addict
 
Mr November's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Halifax, Canada
Posts: 429
Default

Christianity doesn't have anything useful to offer so I recommend a more modern book than The Holy Bible if you're looking for knowledge. The Bible is like an incredibly out of date text book with loads of misinformation about science and a lack of political correctness (it comes from a time when political correctness was basically completely backwards to what it is now).

So I fail to see what there is to learn from it. Even its historical accounts are shaky at best, and until you've philosophically examined the probability of God independently of The Bible, I don't know why you would assume it to be a legitimate source of information about the divine.
Mr November is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2011, 11:35 PM   #102 (permalink)
ComputerHabenHerzschmerz
 
Neapolitan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Les Barricades Mystérieuses
Posts: 6,330
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by RVCA View Post
Euh... tell that to extremists around the world, flying planes into buildings and spending their children's college fund on billboards promoting the rapture. What's more, tell that to moderates around the world who use their beliefs to actively refute claims of knowledge based on evidence and reason.
What do "moderates" do to "refute claims of knowledge based on evidence and reason?"

The Christian religion pertains to faith and morals, and their are no disputes with discoveries within the world of science, as long as it doesn't use the knowledge gain from science for immorality. Christianity isn't against Chemistry, but it is against taking that knowledge (from Chemistry) and using it to create chemical weapons, pills etc etc for the purpose killing people. Morality>Technology
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zhanteimi View Post
Actually, I like you a lot, Nea. That's why I treat you like ****. It's the MB way.

"it counts in our hearts" - ʕººʔ
“I have nothing to offer anybody, except my own confusion.” ― Jack Kerouac.
“If one listens to the wrong kind of music, he will become the wrong kind of person.” – Aristotle.
"If you tried to give Rock and Roll another name, you might call it 'Chuck Berry'." - John Lennon
"I look for ambiguity when I'm writing because life is ambiguous." — Keith Richards ☮ 💖 ♫ ∞ ἰχθύς
Neapolitan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2011, 03:48 AM   #103 (permalink)
A.B.N.
 
djchameleon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: NY baby
Posts: 11,155
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Paloma View Post
We have the free will to what we want but if we make the wrong choice, we burn in hell? Sorry no. We can't ask questions, because knowledge? Sorry, I can't believe in a god that forbids me to ask questions. This is scattered throughout the Bible, don't question God's authority, although we are perfect, made in god's image, etc etc. How much sense does it make to you that your god would gift us with intelligence and innate curiosity about our surroundings, yet forbid us to use it, except in his name?
Even though it says in the Bible that we are made in his image, it doesn't say we are perfect. It says we are his creations. If you create human beings and you sit up in the sky watching them like little ants because you supposedly gave them free will then I don't think they would be perfect.

The whole "don't question God's authority" I don't understand or get that part. Could you explain what you mean by that a bit more?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Paloma View Post
But I suppose people who are more weakwilled would rather leave that to the great unknown )(forgive me religious people, but I feel it's the truth, but I don't think any less of you for it, really)
I feel that way about people that go to church regularly. They are weakwilled in the same faith/religion that they believe in if they have to worship their God in a group and aren't able to do it alone in the comforts of their own home.

I always used to bring up the fact that in the bible it states that your body is a temple and you should treat it as such. Then you should be able to worship and praise God anywhere that your body is. What's the point of forcing people to go into a man-made building to do the same thing that could be done at home?



Quote:
Originally Posted by Ian E Coleman View Post
Christianity doesn't have anything useful to offer so I recommend a more modern book than The Holy Bible if you're looking for knowledge. The Bible is like an incredibly out of date text book with loads of misinformation about science and a lack of political correctness (it comes from a time when political correctness was basically completely backwards to what it is now).

So I fail to see what there is to learn from it. Even its historical accounts are shaky at best, and until you've philosophically examined the probability of God independently of The Bible, I don't know why you would assume it to be a legitimate source of information about the divine.
The thing that most Christians learn from the bible is a moral code. What they should and should not do. The Ten Commandments and beyond that.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Neapolitan View Post
What do "moderates" do to "refute claims of knowledge based on evidence and reason?"

The Christian religion pertains to faith and morals, and their are no disputes with discoveries within the world of science, as long as it doesn't use the knowledge gain from science for immorality. Christianity isn't against Chemistry, but it is against taking that knowledge (from Chemistry) and using it to create chemical weapons, pills etc etc for the purpose killing people. Morality>Technology
Christianity is against Science in the sense that they feel that certain things shouldn't be tampered with because that's the way that God made them and those in Science are trying to play God by some of the things they do for example their views on cloning.
__________________
Fame, fortune, power, titties. People say these are the most crucial things in life, but you can have a pocket full o' gold and it doesn't mean sh*t if you don't have someone to share that gold with. Seems simple. Yet it's an important lesson to learn. Even lone wolves run in packs sometimes.


Quote:
Originally Posted by RoxyRollah View Post
IMO I don't know jack-**** though so don't listen to me.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Franco Pepe Kalle View Post
The problem is that most police officers in America are psychopaths.
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Batlord View Post
You're a terrible dictionary.
djchameleon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2011, 03:54 AM   #104 (permalink)
Account Disabled
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Cebu, Philippines
Posts: 677
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ian E Coleman View Post
Christianity doesn't have anything useful to offer so I recommend a more modern book than The Holy Bible if you're looking for knowledge. The Bible is like an incredibly out of date text book with loads of misinformation about science and a lack of political correctness (it comes from a time when political correctness was basically completely backwards to what it is now).

So I fail to see what there is to learn from it. Even its historical accounts are shaky at best, and until you've philosophically examined the probability of God independently of The Bible, I don't know why you would assume it to be a legitimate source of information about the divine.
funny cause you kept on saying The Bible is worthless and useless yet you keep on capitalizing the whole The Holy Bible. just find it odd.
The Virgin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2011, 04:03 AM   #105 (permalink)
Live by the Sword
 
Howard the Duck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posts: 9,039
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ian E Coleman View Post
Christianity doesn't have anything useful to offer so I recommend a more modern book than The Holy Bible if you're looking for knowledge. The Bible is like an incredibly out of date text book with loads of misinformation about science and a lack of political correctness (it comes from a time when political correctness was basically completely backwards to what it is now).

So I fail to see what there is to learn from it. Even its historical accounts are shaky at best, and until you've philosophically examined the probability of God independently of The Bible, I don't know why you would assume it to be a legitimate source of information about the divine.
look it was the first Literature known to men

even if you don't subscribe to what it says, there are tons of brilliant interpretations of the Scripture, based on history and the language itself

then there is the Jewish Torah and the Tanakh, the text on which the Old Testament is based on, there's a lot of history there, even if it ain't necessarily so (quote unquote Gershwin)

not to mention The Apocrypha and the Gnostic Gospels
__________________


Malaise is THE dominant human predilection.

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Virgin View Post
what? i don't understand you. farming is for vegetables, not for meat. if ou disagree with a farming practice, you disagree on a vegetable. unless you have a different definition of farming.
Howard the Duck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2011, 04:38 AM   #106 (permalink)
A.B.N.
 
djchameleon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: NY baby
Posts: 11,155
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Virgin View Post
funny cause you kept on saying The Bible is worthless and useless yet you keep on capitalizing the whole The Holy Bible. just find it odd.
he does that because he respects the English language as he stated earlier in another post.
__________________
Fame, fortune, power, titties. People say these are the most crucial things in life, but you can have a pocket full o' gold and it doesn't mean sh*t if you don't have someone to share that gold with. Seems simple. Yet it's an important lesson to learn. Even lone wolves run in packs sometimes.


Quote:
Originally Posted by RoxyRollah View Post
IMO I don't know jack-**** though so don't listen to me.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Franco Pepe Kalle View Post
The problem is that most police officers in America are psychopaths.
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Batlord View Post
You're a terrible dictionary.
djchameleon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2011, 05:40 AM   #107 (permalink)
Crazyyyyyy Train
 
Celladorina's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 5,832
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by djchameleon View Post
he does that because he respects the English language as he stated earlier in another post.
Exactly, you'd do the same for Quran.
Celladorina is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2011, 05:52 AM   #108 (permalink)
Account Disabled
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Cebu, Philippines
Posts: 677
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by djchameleon View Post
he does that because he respects the English language as he stated earlier in another post.
i doubt it

Quote:
Originally Posted by Vanilla View Post
Exactly, you'd do the same for Quran.
i don't do the same for quran
The Virgin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2011, 07:25 AM   #109 (permalink)
Account Disabled
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: The Eyrie, Vale of Arryn, Westeros
Posts: 2,999
Default

Well that's you, innit. ****, we're not all buttplugging, Mariah Carey loving, women hating, people with bad grammar, are we?

You usually always capitalise a title of SOMETHING. Actually for books/magazines, you use italics as well, but we are a bunch of lazy ****s.
Sansa Stark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2011, 07:26 AM   #110 (permalink)
Supernatural anaesthetist
 
Dotoar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Örebro, Sweden
Posts: 434
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Virgin View Post
i don't do the same for quran
And neither for the first person article. How disrespectful.
__________________
- More is more -
Dotoar is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads



© 2003-2019 Advameg, Inc.

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2 ©2010, Crawlability, Inc.