9848Re: [ishmael_discussion] DQ controversy
- Apr 8, 2010Sthephen,
Sure, it is a completely different thing from what I understood before, but
it is still the same in some way, you see?
Faith can be almost the opposite of religion, you know?
God bless you
2010/4/8 Stephen Figgins <stephen@...>
> On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 3:24 PM, Janos Biro <janosbirozero@...<janosbirozero%40gmail.com>>
> > "Because if we didn't want to survive we would not. Evolution suggests
> > wanting to survive would pretty quickly eliminate us from the gene pool.
> > nature favors those who want to live."
> > So? You are still implying we somehow SHOULD survive, even if we now have
> > enough will not to.
> No. I'm stating that we survive because we do have a will to survive. If we
> lose that will, we will not survive.
> > I am wearing an old cloth I once wearied and shunned away. But, you know,
> > realized I just shunned it because I expected it to be something it's not
> > supposed to be. It's not because I grow, but because I wanted something
> > cooler. I don't want to relate to God as I relate to a piece of cloth.
> > nothing like that. I believe because of love, not because it fits me.
> Really? I've often wondered if my wandering would some day lead me back to
> Christianity. I expect if it did, I would have an extremely different
> understanding of it than I had when I was last a part of that fold. For me,
> it would be new clothes. I wouldn't be able to fit back into my old
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