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by Magritte
Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:53 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: link between meaninglessness and current state?
Replies: 9
Views: 6195

Re: link between meaninglessness and current state?

If God has will and volition and consciousness on some level, however transcendent, hen there would have to be purpose. A few thoughts on that. First, if purpose is contingent on those things, then it's not necessary or eternal. It would be a creation. Secondly, if purpose IS eternal, then it can't...
by Magritte
Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:53 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: link between meaninglessness and current state?
Replies: 9
Views: 6195

Re: link between meaninglessness and current state?

If God has will and volition and consciousness on some level, however transcendent, hen there would have to be purpose. A few thoughts on that. First, if purpose is contingent on those things, then it's not necessary or eternal. It would be a creation. Secondly, if purpose IS eternal, then it can't...
by Magritte
Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Being and Nonbeing
Replies: 54
Views: 36230

Re: Being and Nonbeing

Yes, it's a state of affairs, but the evil is not. The evil would be the absence of something. It's a paradoxical thing, where goods and evils are not necessarily existing things, altho they depend on things that did exist or could have existed. Following that logic, I'm sadly deprived of a brain t...
by Magritte
Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Being and Nonbeing
Replies: 54
Views: 36230

Re: Being and Nonbeing

Yes, it's a state of affairs, but the evil is not. The evil would be the absence of something. It's a paradoxical thing, where goods and evils are not necessarily existing things, altho they depend on things that did exist or could have existed. Following that logic, I'm sadly deprived of a brain t...
by Magritte
Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:43 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: link between meaninglessness and current state?
Replies: 9
Views: 6195

Re: link between meaninglessness and current state?

not true. it doesn't have to have been brought in for a purpose to have a purpose, Then it follows that even if man wasn't created for a purpose, man can have a purpose. there is an eternal purpose. If there's an eternal purpose, then it can't be contingent because it can't have been created. I don...
by Magritte
Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:43 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: link between meaninglessness and current state?
Replies: 9
Views: 6195

Re: link between meaninglessness and current state?

not true. it doesn't have to have been brought in for a purpose to have a purpose, Then it follows that even if man wasn't created for a purpose, man can have a purpose. there is an eternal purpose. If there's an eternal purpose, then it can't be contingent because it can't have been created. I don...
by Magritte
Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:31 pm
Forum: Relax
Topic: What are your favorite tv shows?
Replies: 14
Views: 13008

Re: What are your favorite tv shows?

Kids in the Hall Oh boy, a lot of those sketches are seriously burned into my brain. I loved it when they did the mock-serious, existential epics, like the sausage sketch, or the guys who work in silence and darkness. And of course the Kathys, and the chicken lady! My wife and I joke about this one...
by Magritte
Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:31 pm
Forum: Relax
Topic: What are your favorite tv shows?
Replies: 14
Views: 13008

Re: What are your favorite tv shows?

Kids in the Hall Oh boy, a lot of those sketches are seriously burned into my brain. I loved it when they did the mock-serious, existential epics, like the sausage sketch, or the guys who work in silence and darkness. And of course the Kathys, and the chicken lady! My wife and I joke about this one...
by Magritte
Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Relax
Topic: What are your favorite tv shows?
Replies: 14
Views: 13008

Re: What are your favorite tv shows?

Soap
True Detective (season 1)
The Wire
Absolutely Fabulous
Game of Thrones
X Files
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Barney Miller
WKRP in Cincinatti
Hannibal
by Magritte
Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Relax
Topic: What are your favorite tv shows?
Replies: 14
Views: 13008

Re: What are your favorite tv shows?

Soap
True Detective (season 1)
The Wire
Absolutely Fabulous
Game of Thrones
X Files
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Barney Miller
WKRP in Cincinatti
Hannibal