Isaiah 17: Destruction of Damascus

Isaiah 17: Destruction of Damascus

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Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#3 Sep 6, 2013
yet the bible is proven to be book written wholly by humans with no divine inspiration from the god the bible itself proves false.

you are in a cult worshiping a proven false idol. seek deprogramming.
57 pickup

Minneapolis, MN

#4 Sep 9, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
yet the bible is proven to be book written wholly by humans with no divine inspiration from the god the bible itself proves false.
you are in a cult worshiping a proven false idol. seek deprogramming.
the Bible is better to follow than a muslim socialist dictator.

now put down the jim jones cool juice and wake up.

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#5 Sep 9, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
yet the bible is proven to be book written wholly by humans with no divine inspiration from the god the bible itself proves false.
you are in a cult worshiping a proven false idol. seek deprogramming.
It is almost impossible to prove that any book was divinely inspired. Especially without any solid verification from the aforementioned deity. Most likely because such books require the follower to rely on faith as opposed to truth.
Let's just say that any book that was written about the area around Israel and Syria is likely to also contain prophetical stories about the end of those same areas. Hence the lack of reference to some disastrous events occurring in someplace like, say, Brooklyn, for example.

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#6 Sep 9, 2013
57 pickup wrote:
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the Bible is better to follow than a muslim socialist dictator.
now put down the jim jones cool juice and wake up.
Religion, any religion, and politics do not play well together.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#7 Sep 9, 2013
cantmakeitup wrote:
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It is almost impossible to prove that any book was divinely inspired. Especially without any solid verification from the aforementioned deity. Most likely because such books require the follower to rely on faith as opposed to truth.
Let's just say that any book that was written about the area around Israel and Syria is likely to also contain prophetical stories about the end of those same areas. Hence the lack of reference to some disastrous events occurring in someplace like, say, Brooklyn, for example.
a divinely inspired would not have glaring errors in it, would it? nor outright lies?

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#8 Sep 9, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>a divinely inspired would not have glaring errors in it, would it? nor outright lies?
One would think not. But that is where blind faith comes in to the picture.

Personally, I tend to believe that if there is indeed a "creator" of the universe, that said creator is akin to some giant, cosmic, road tripper,(a Clark Griswold if you will), who flicked a lit cigarette out the car window and in some unknowing and or uncaring fashion, did not realize that he, or she, had just ignited the Big Bang. And has not been back this way since. But hey, what do I know.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#9 Sep 10, 2013
cantmakeitup wrote:
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One would think not. But that is where blind faith comes in to the picture.
Personally, I tend to believe that if there is indeed a "creator" of the universe, that said creator is akin to some giant, cosmic, road tripper,(a Clark Griswold if you will), who flicked a lit cigarette out the car window and in some unknowing and or uncaring fashion, did not realize that he, or she, had just ignited the Big Bang. And has not been back this way since. But hey, what do I know.
Now that's funny! i like that one.

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#10 Sep 10, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Now that's funny! i like that one.
Thanks. It is no more or less plausible than any of the myriad other explanations. One can believe whatever one chooses in this life but no on will really know until they die. Or not.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#11 Sep 10, 2013
cantmakeitup wrote:
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One would think not. But that is where blind faith comes in to the picture.
Personally, I tend to believe that if there is indeed a "creator" of the universe, that said creator is akin to some giant, cosmic, road tripper,(a Clark Griswold if you will), who flicked a lit cigarette out the car window and in some unknowing and or uncaring fashion, did not realize that he, or she, had just ignited the Big Bang. And has not been back this way since. But hey, what do I know.
Are you a Douglas Adams fan?

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#12 Sep 10, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Are you a Douglas Adams fan?
Absolutely. Loved the BBC series and even the movie version of Hitchhikers Guide. There is also a radio series I have heard bits and pieces of.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#13 Sep 10, 2013
cantmakeitup wrote:
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Absolutely. Loved the BBC series and even the movie version of Hitchhikers Guide. There is also a radio series I have heard bits and pieces of.
read the books but never saw any version. your idea of creation sounded like something he would have come up with...good on you!

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#14 Sep 10, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>read the books but never saw any version. your idea of creation sounded like something he would have come up with...good on you!
Again, thanks. You should start with the radio series and work your way up. I imagine it is probably available on line somewhere, probably for free.

In the recent (2005) movie version, they cast Alan Rickman as the voice of Marvin. A perfect choice for a manically depressed robot.
Martin Freeman played Dent, Arthur Dent. He did pretty well.

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