Your scripture quotation is a religious belief and something not verifiable through reason.
IOW a verifiable cause and effect...
This is yet another confused and failed analogy between faith based concepts and simple real life. Eating has verifiable benefits, and...
No these are very different approaches. The normative idea you proffered is simply an intellectually dishonest variation of stating that “one must...
The onus still remains with the seeker to use reason to test the claims for themselves. The claims made for water can be personally...
This simply means conforming to a previously determined standard. It provides no mechanism for the determination of the potential...
He should not be confused if he uses “reason” as the basis of his search. The painkiller analogy works to a point but is otherwise...
In discussions such as these energy and matter are considered physical or perhaps more accurately material as opposed to the religious...
And your proof is?
Yet an accurate and factual description until or if the claim is ever shown to be true.
I have never claimed to have seen a god.
From the opening post – ” Well, start laughing, because I can talk from person experience. I have a few ghost stories.” Looks to me like...
Hardly seems likely though when most have been consumed by worms and such or cremated of course. Seems a somewhat grotesque notion, but then...
LOL. Possibly you can't see what everyone else can; you are simply an arrogant pratt and you are being ignored, not that anyone is actually...
I merely asked for meaningful evidence. You it appears are the only one bickering here.
Isn’t that what we are discussing?
Doesn’t that depend on what it is?
Which means under scientific conditions which was my original...
Don’t be silly, of course they have. I cause you to look foolish and many people have seen me.
So either your previous statement is...
Which cannot be done meaningfully without objective and independent evidence.
Correct since the past many thousands of similar claims have...
Popular belief is only evidence that the idea is popular not that it has any truth.
Mythbuster - nice graphics.
Then why give it any further thought?
And I hope everyone had a happy winter solstice; the original reason to have a celebration at this time of year. The original date was the 25th...
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