I am smart part II

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Re: I am smart part II

Post by Metacrock » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:32 pm

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Re: I am smart part II

Post by Metacrock » Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:17 am

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Thanks for posting this--I'm not sure that the "courtroom" analogy is all wrong (it did convert Greenleaf), but I appreciate your perspective. These "sharks" you are fending off only know how to lob grenades, not how to organize facts.--Gary
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Re: I am smart part II

Post by Metacrock » Sun Aug 07, 2011 11:09 am

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I like your OP.

I'd also like for you to speak a little about where you see reason/rationality/logic coming into your thinking about distinguishing between exclusionary scientism vs. exclusionary philosophy.

Also, would you care to speak a little about where you see volition enter into the fray.

Thanks.
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Re: I am smart part II

Post by Metacrock » Sun Aug 07, 2011 11:09 am

carm 8/7/11

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Christians incessantly start topics complaining about and pathologizing doubt instead of simply shouldering their burden of proof and presenting positive evidence and arguments for their religious assertions.

Meta:Is it because they know how weak their position is?
back to square one. I have 42 argumetns that prove it to me. you wont accept them because you take issue with the method. the only method you allow is scinece, scinece isn't going to find God even if God is real.

God has to be beyond the level of empiricism by the nature of being God. you can't have empirical proof of empiricism. you can't have empirical proof of reality.

so you want to do a bait and switch, my use of a method that doesn't give you control over my finds then becomes "refusal to shoulder the responsibility."

I've told you several different ways to know that God is real. you don't want any of them because you don't want God to be real. [/quote]


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these rare moments in life are rep worthy wish this was something i was taught when i was young though....
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Re: I am smart part II

Post by Metacrock » Sun Aug 07, 2011 11:39 am

Naz on
CARM 8/7/11

Yup. Reps on the way!

CARM 9/15/11

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meta...are you really trying to change? if so you shall have my full support...
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Re: I am smart part II

Post by Metacrock » Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:14 am

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The last statement, and this aside from the personal grudges above it.
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Awesome information, as always. Thanks!
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This is an intelligent post. Thanks.
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meta...are you really trying to change? if so you shall have my full support...
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fell out of my seat laughing at that comment
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I can't believe I'm giving you reps, but that was funny and somehow deep.
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Re: I am smart part II

Post by Metacrock » Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:53 am

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Your comment on data was fantastic.
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I never thought of it that way before. . .
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The last statement, and this aside from the personal grudges above it.



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nice one.
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Very good thought there Metacrock.
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you are going to find many agreeing with your thoughts here.
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Re: I am smart part II

Post by Metacrock » Sun Dec 11, 2011 2:29 pm

Varity Grace carm 12/11/ 2011,

Originally Posted by Metacrock View Post

Religion was not created to explain nature. This article by Thomas A Indianopolus explains discusses the true reasons for region. please read the article.

Cross currents

Thomas A Indianopolus
prof of Religion at of Miami U. of Ohio

http://www.crosscurrents.org/whatisreligion.htm
Thank you for that link Meta - it's excellent! As someone who has had many, many transcendent experiences, several of them resulting in physical healing, That's the way I know God, not through dogma, words in a book or creeds.

The pure core of science is absolute Truth and the pure core of religion is unconditional Love. At some time in the future they will be seen to be one and the same. I am more interested in the power of ideas rather than the forces of matter. Physicists are starting to realize that matter is a lot less substantial than it appears, but, well, that's too new and controversial and difficult to fathom for Newtonian scientists.. A physicist I know has said a few times that he reckons there's an interesting clash coming within the scientific community, when the implications of the new physics finally get through to the life sciences.

Blessings,

Verity
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Re: I am smart part II

Post by Metacrock » Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:03 pm

an actual academic scholar Ben Hakkore said day after Chrsitmas 2011.

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I have never seen anything to suggest you know what research is.

Hakkore:
It is obvious to anyone familiar with the field that Metacrock has done research... you don't have to agree with him or the scholars he relies upon in order to acknowledge that. I would suggest you give credit where it's due and engage him at an appropriate level (if you can)... you'd be surprised how civil and productive such discussion can be.

Kind regards,
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Re: I am smart part II

Post by Metacrock » Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:03 pm

CARM on 3/17/2012 by Deist an atheist and arch enemy:

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The way I see it, Meta can hardly be seen as a dope or a fool. He is well schooled in the bible and religion and philosophy, and anyone who would suggest he's dumb or stupid is stupid themself. I don't even know what dyslexia does to a person, but I do know that spelling alone isn't a sign of stupidity, particularly in light of the type of posts that Meta makes. Now, as far as him going off on a tangenty against posters and calling them ignorant, that is a completely different matter, and I think a sign of insecurity, perhaps due to being picked on as a child. The man says he has dyslexia. I say leave it go at that. Spelling isn't a sign of intelligence. I've seen many who don't know the difference between your and you're, and some of those aren't stupid. I've seen a president who thought god favored the U.S., and he wasn't stupid.
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