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Hell Isn't Hot?

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Follow the Light

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Hell Isn't Hot?

Calc BC class was supervised today by a laissez-faire substitute, and, interestingly, a number of the IB Philosophy seniors began heatedly debating about Christianity and justifications for belief. I didn't participate, but some remarks by the Christians stood out as I listened:Hell wasn't asserted to be a physical place but actually spiritual "separation from God" (probably similar to the idea of alienation from theistic existentialists). God doesn't threaten physical punishment because He…See More
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Very Sloppy of Him

Posted on December 30, 2008 at 2:12pm 1 Comment

1. The more skilled a craftsman is, the less defects his product contains. [1]

2. The perfect craftsman is an omnipotent creator (a.k.a. "God").

3. God should therefore be capable of producing a creation without any sloppy defects. [2] This includes humans, of course.

4. At the organ level, the inflamed human appendix is an obvious defect of design.

5. Ergo, humans are far from being physically flawless. In behavioural aspects, Christianity largely agrees. [3]

6. One is… Continue

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At 12:00am on December 19, 2008, Фелч Гроган said…
"Neither shall you bear false witness against your neighbor."
Apparently, even the Fundies selectively ignore their own rules.


Hi,

Thanks for the comment, but please re-read the first line of the article. I don't know how much more obvious I can make it. People bitch to me that article threads get split and want them in a central location. This is the ONLY way I know of how to do this. Please use the link at the top of the article.
At 7:28pm on December 15, 2008, Lori Gilliland said…
Thanks for the help A.Ou
At 7:52am on November 25, 2008, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Ah oui. A.Ou. C'était Pierre-Simon LAPLACE qui a répondu a Napoleon ainsi.

Does "A.Ou." mean "Ah oui", or something else?
 
 
 

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