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Napoleon Bonaparte commented on steve gruning's blog post Is God good at his job?
" '''After all this time would you say you’re good at your job? ' Yeah, what about it ?'' GOD    "
Apr 2
Loren Miller commented on steve gruning's blog post Is God good at his job?
"Pat, that doesn't even mention the several quadrillion cubic light-years of space this deity laid out, apparently to create a single, life-bearing planet, said space being even more hostile to the focal species (us) than 70% of the…"
Mar 30
Pat commented on steve gruning's blog post Is God good at his job?
"Adding to what Anthony said, his perfect intelligent design has more screws loose than a plumbing job done by Moe, Larry, and Curly. Starting with the punishment of Adam and Eve. The teenage nudists were created with no knowledge of…"
Mar 30
Anthony Jordan commented on steve gruning's blog post Is God good at his job?
"Being deformed from birth, I know more than some, intimately, the flawed design of this supposed perfect intelligent designer. Those who find out they have cancer, or glaucoma, or any diasease, are intimately acquainted with this so-called…"
Mar 30
Future commented on steve gruning's blog post Is God good at his job?
"Let's say you're god, and you're lonely and bored as hell because there is no universe to mull around in, and since you're the ONLY god you've had nobody to talk to for the last bazillion god years. Suddenly you get the…"
Mar 28
Loren Miller commented on steve gruning's blog post Is God good at his job?
"The question becomes, who does a job review on god?  An answer to that comes toward the end of Robert Heinlein's novel, Job: A Comedy of Justice, where, as it turns out, there IS someone that Yahweh answers to, though in this particular…"
Mar 28
Michael Penn commented on steve gruning's blog post Is God good at his job?
Mar 28
steve gruning posted a blog post

Is God good at his job?

     Let’s say you are God. Let’s say that several billion years after you created the universe, which you created solely for your finest creation, man, you’re first two creations let’s call them Adam and Eve disobeyed your only rule. So you condemned them and all their offspring to live and die in hardship. Then a few thousand years later you decide mankind as a whole is beyond saving, because among other things they have been worshipping other gods, and that makes you mad. So you choose one…See More
Mar 28
steve gruning replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion The Hobby Lobby Case
"Worst decision the SC ever made was calling corp. people. The High court is for sale."
Mar 28
steve gruning replied to matthew greenberg's discussion Hey Bill O'Reilly - go buy a hood
"I agree "papa bear" scripts every word he says very carefully to garnish the maximum propaganda effect he can to demonize anyone who has a different opinion than his or the agenda of Fox. His type of facts based on his opinion approach…"
Mar 28
Pat commented on steve gruning's blog post Faith
"Daniel makes an excellent point.  What I like about Steve's comment here is the insight Ive never seen or thought of before. None of those (fictional, composite, or elaborated) bible characters needed faith because they spoke with or saw…"
Mar 27
Loren Miller commented on steve gruning's blog post Faith
"Faith is believing what you know ain't so.-- Mark Twain"
Mar 27
Grinning Cat commented on steve gruning's blog post Faith
"Yes, the characters saw evidence -- quite possible in a collection of fiction! The Christian bible, unsurprisingly, praises blind faith: "Blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed." As Steve Wells concisely comments…"
Mar 26
Napoleon Bonaparte commented on steve gruning's blog post Faith
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Mar 26
Daniel W commented on steve gruning's blog post Faith
"Pat, Ouch! That hurt so good!,! I think Mard Twain said Faith is believing what you know aint so. Boghossian is more serious but essentially says the same thing. What I like about Steve's comment here is the insight Ive never seen or thought of…"
Mar 26
Loren Miller commented on steve gruning's blog post Faith
"LOVE that one, Pat!!!"
Mar 26

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I was a Christian believer for 40 years and have become a non-believer

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Is God good at his job?

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:44am 7 Comments

     Let’s say you are God. Let’s say that several billion years after you created the universe, which you created solely for your finest creation, man, you’re first two creations let’s call them Adam and Eve disobeyed your only rule. So you condemned them and all their offspring to live and die in hardship. Then a few thousand years later you decide mankind as a whole is beyond saving, because among other things they have been worshipping other gods, and that makes you…

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Faith

Posted on March 26, 2014 at 11:13am 9 Comments

   When I engage believers in conversation and they say, “You have to have faith to believe in god, I believe because I have Faith.” I answer them. Adam and Eve didn’t have faith. Cain and Abel didn’t have faith. Noah, Abraham, Lot, Moses, Aaron, Mary, and Jesus just to name a few, didn’t have faith. They actually heard god, spoke to god, and saw god, or some symbol of his presence, one even thought he was god. I suggest it was easy for them to believe in god, but it has never been easy for…

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At 8:01pm on March 15, 2014, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 4:24pm on March 15, 2014, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Greetings Steve    

Welcome to this cheerful Internet community of rationality and peace, common sense and freethinking wisdom. We've been waiting a long time (in a manner of speaking) to have you arrive here.   

We invite you to join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 900  discussion topics and 4000 members. http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin

 
 
 

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