Planet of the Apes: Attention God: Please Beware of Gaps

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When it comes to religion, University of Pennsylvania paleontologist Peter Dodson and I fall on opposite sides of the tracks.

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“Pissing people off since 1949”

Since: Apr 08

Seffner, FL

#1 Apr 3, 2012
“Which is a better concept of God — one that has to intervene repeatedly because he couldn’t get it right, or one that sets up a universe that operates by itself?”- Peter Dodson

Brilliant!

“'SPOT' The Diplodocus”

Since: Feb 12

Cheshire UK

#2 Apr 3, 2012
MikeF wrote:
“Which is a better concept of God — one that has to intervene repeatedly because he couldn’t get it right, or one that sets up a universe that operates by itself?”- Peter Dodson
Brilliant!
Who wants a concept of a God?

“Pissing people off since 1949”

Since: Apr 08

Seffner, FL

#3 Apr 3, 2012
Tyranna2 wrote:
<quoted text>
Who wants a concept of a God?
Irrelevant. I was addressing the argument not taking a position on the existence of god.

“'SPOT' The Diplodocus”

Since: Feb 12

Cheshire UK

#4 Apr 3, 2012
MikeF wrote:
<quoted text>
Irrelevant. I was addressing the argument not taking a position on the existence of god.
Not Irrelevant. I appreciate this was not the issue, I was merely pointing out that without this concept the phrase is irrelevant!
Moliner

Enterprise, AL

#5 Apr 3, 2012
Tyranna2 wrote:
<quoted text>
Who wants a concept of a God?
As of 2001, more than 2,049,120,287 people, as opposed to 102,356,297 atheists.

You're outnumbered 20:1

“'SPOT' The Diplodocus”

Since: Feb 12

Cheshire UK

#6 Apr 3, 2012
Moliner wrote:
<quoted text>
As of 2001, more than 2,049,120,287 people, as opposed to 102,356,297 atheists.
You're outnumbered 20:1
Now.. That's IRRELEVANT!
Moliner

Enterprise, AL

#7 Apr 3, 2012
Tyranna2 wrote:
<quoted text>
Now.. That's IRRELEVANT!
If you don't want an answer, don't ask a question.

“Pissing people off since 1949”

Since: Apr 08

Seffner, FL

#8 Apr 3, 2012
Tyranna2 wrote:
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Now.. That's IRRELEVANT!
Agreed.
Elohim

Branford, CT

#9 Apr 3, 2012
MikeF wrote:
“Which is a better concept of God — one that has to intervene repeatedly because he couldn’t get it right, or one that sets up a universe that operates by itself?”- Peter Dodson
Brilliant!
"God is a concept By which we measure Our pain" - John Lennon

“'SPOT' The Diplodocus”

Since: Feb 12

Cheshire UK

#10 Apr 3, 2012
Elohim wrote:
<quoted text>"God is a concept By which we measure Our pain" - John Lennon
I never asked a question I made a statement...
And this is a dinosaur forum.....
Go back with your chums and quote all that theological diatribe at them.

“'SPOT' The Diplodocus”

Since: Feb 12

Cheshire UK

#11 Apr 3, 2012
And thanks MikeF, BTW I wasn't having a go at you...
A Nnoyed

Chertsey, UK

#12 Apr 3, 2012
How was matter and the universe first created? How does time work? Where are my car keys (I already checked in the sofa cushions)?

“'SPOT' The Diplodocus”

Since: Feb 12

Cheshire UK

#13 Apr 3, 2012
A Nnoyed wrote:
How was matter and the universe first created? How does time work? Where are my car keys (I already checked in the sofa cushions)?
Maybe you should check with your nurse.!
Elohim

Branford, CT

#14 Apr 3, 2012
Tyranna2 wrote:
<quoted text>
I never asked a question I made a statement...
And this is a dinosaur forum.....
Go back with your chums and quote all that theological diatribe at them.
I too have made a statement. I quoted Lennon's lyrics to his song "God". Don't like it, I don't give a shit. Get that knot out of your panties toots.

“'SPOT' The Diplodocus”

Since: Feb 12

Cheshire UK

#15 Apr 3, 2012
Elohim wrote:
<quoted text>I too have made a statement. I quoted Lennon's lyrics to his song "God". Don't like it, I don't give a shit. Get that knot out of your panties toots.
Elo. Elohim. Accept my partial apology I forgot this type of thread shows up on related threads.

“'SPOT' The Diplodocus”

Since: Feb 12

Cheshire UK

#16 Apr 3, 2012
Err Forums

“Pissing people off since 1949”

Since: Apr 08

Indianapolis, IN

#17 Apr 3, 2012
Tyranna2 wrote:
And thanks MikeF, BTW I wasn't having a go at you...
No worries.

BTW, this is in the evolution forum as well. Who knows where else.

Since: Apr 12

UK

#18 Apr 3, 2012
Moliner wrote:
<quoted text>
As of 2001, more than 2,049,120,287 people, as opposed to 102,356,297 atheists.
You're outnumbered 20:1
And that is exactly what's wrong with your country.

http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_dawkins_on_m...

It's half hour long but watch it with an open mind (I know that might be difficult) you might learn something
FREE SERVANT

Bellevue, WA

#19 Apr 4, 2012
Matter started as a small seed that was less than all, then it unfolded and scattered and spread upon waves of great branches. The seed was the word of God.

“Nihil curo de ista tua stulta ”

Since: May 08

Orlando

#20 Apr 4, 2012
FREE SERVANT wrote:
Matter started as a small seed that was less than all, then it unfolded and scattered and spread upon waves of great branches. The seed was the word of God.
A choral judges SCPID above a regardless irony. Does a weekday learn a flying converter? Each sunlight accepts in a framework! SEED powers an infant above the painless timer. SEED dodges after SCPID.

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