Wed 23 Jun, 2010 05:04 pm - Hi Beth, I hope I have your name correct.
Thanks for your kind words, Its probably the nicest thing anyone has ever said to me on this forum.
I look forward to getting to know you. (view)
Tue 8 Jun, 2010 04:36 pm - [QUOTE=HexHammer;174839]..ooh? Then the eastern spiritual people who have given up their desires, non-human?[/QUOTE]
ooh, but they do have desires, at least they have a desire not to have desires... (view)
Tue 8 Jun, 2010 04:24 pm - [I]Behold that before the emanations were emanated and the creatures were created,[/I]
[I]The Upper Simple Light had filled the whole existence.[/I]
[I]And there was no vacancy, such as an empty... (view)
Tue 8 Jun, 2010 04:03 pm - [QUOTE=harlequin;174664]
is my "human-ness" my physical body, my vulnerability? is it my thoughts and feelings?[/QUOTE]
I would say that "Human-ness" is defined as desire,... (view)
Tue 8 Jun, 2010 03:36 pm - [QUOTE=mark noble;174348]
I help people through a variety of life's circumstances, without considering myself - Only, in hindsight, I can perceive that all my actions are made by choosing (my... (view)
Mon 7 Jun, 2010 05:37 pm - Mark Wrote
Is there any such thing as an altruistic (unselfish) act?
No. We are egoistic, its our nature right down to our essence, and everything we do or think is first filtered... (view)
Mon 7 Jun, 2010 04:50 pm - William Hamilton, an evolutionary biologist and described as one of the greatest evolutionary theorists of the 20th century, has devised a formular for altruism.
C < R x B
C is the cost in... (view)
Fri 4 Jun, 2010 05:23 pm - On the resurrection.
It does seem that the new testament promotes a physical resurrection, but there were other Christians at the time, notably the Gnostics, these were persecuted when Rome adopted... (view)
Thu 3 Jun, 2010 05:11 pm - Mark Wrote
I've just today been discussing this with my good friend, and he doesn't like it one bit (The fact that God is not entirely present in the biblical text). But... (view)
Wed 2 Jun, 2010 05:09 pm - [QUOTE]Hi KJ,
I read your opening post, and gathered that it was attempting to provide proof of whether or not God is responsible for the entire message therein, through conduit or directly. I... (view)