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God Is Imaginary
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Posted on 01/18/2009 8:59:21 PM PST by Marechal

Billions of people attend millions of churches around the world to worship God.

Yet the God they worship is completely imaginary. Their belief represents a delusion.

It is easy to prove that God is imaginary. Start at the beginning with Proof #1, or try these five all-time favorites:

Analyse prayer Imagine heaven Notice your church Understand delusion Think about science

Or:

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A very well-designed site actively advocating "rationalism" in favor of religious belief. As implied by its name, the site also has 50 reasons why (the Christian) God is "imaginary". Of course, in advocating rationalism over belief, the site conveniently fails to mention Hitler, Stalin, Mao, the French Revolution, et al. The site also does not trumpet who its authors are.

Of course, not a mention is made as to the beliefs (or regarding the believers) of Islam, Buddhism, or Hinduism. Although this reinforces, in my view, the validity and uniqueness of Christianity (and the craven cowardice of the site's authors), it is intriguing that the site repeatedly utilizes the word "delusion" when referring to Christian believers.

Yet another marker of the rapidly-approaching end times, and a signal to believers to put on the full armour of God.

1 posted on 01/18/2009 8:59:21 PM PST by Marechal
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To: Marechal

Pathetic. That’s the best the atheists can do?


2 posted on 01/18/2009 9:03:45 PM PST by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: Marechal

What happened before the big band? When was there no time? Ask Schrodinger’s cat.


3 posted on 01/18/2009 9:06:48 PM PST by allmost
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To: Marechal

If that were true, then how is my mother still alive today?

God healed her of a brain tumor.


4 posted on 01/18/2009 9:09:46 PM PST by pcottraux (I can't tell the difference between Carl Cameron, Chris Wallace, or Bill McCuddy.)
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To: allmost

“What happened before the big band?”

I think it was jazz and swing.


5 posted on 01/18/2009 9:10:40 PM PST by John W
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To: allmost

There was a big band? I missed it.


6 posted on 01/18/2009 9:11:18 PM PST by keats5
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To: John W
What did happen before that band???
:)
7 posted on 01/18/2009 9:12:12 PM PST by allmost
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To: keats5

You know?


8 posted on 01/18/2009 9:12:52 PM PST by allmost
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To: Marechal
I've found many atheists to be decent rational people. It's the “antitheists” than are insufferable bastards.
9 posted on 01/18/2009 9:14:42 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Marechal
To state with contempt and arrogance that people who believe in something beyond secular existence are ‘delusional’ is smarmy, and ironically anti-intellectual. Using calculated logic it is much easier to believe that there is a reason for our existence than to believe that everything exists for no reason.
10 posted on 01/18/2009 9:15:02 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: John W

You know that made me laugh but I just had to shun you ;)


11 posted on 01/18/2009 9:16:23 PM PST by allmost
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To: Marechal

His argument is that if prayer is answered it is by pure chance, thus God is not real.


12 posted on 01/18/2009 9:16:27 PM PST by LukeL (Yasser Arafat: "I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize")
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To: allmost

“What did happen before that band??? “

Let there be Rock!!!


13 posted on 01/18/2009 9:16:27 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Marechal
Yet another marker of the rapidly-approaching end times, and a signal to believers to put on the full armour of God.

Amen! Things are really going to pick up in tempo now that we are in the End Times. Christians are going to be persecuted right along with the Jews. That's because all other denominations/cults belong to the god of this world. They are all coming under the one world church, and we're not invited. Thank God. lol..

14 posted on 01/18/2009 9:17:42 PM PST by NRA2BFree (We've got more snow since Albore invented global warming than we've had for the last two decades.)
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To: Marechal

Believing in God is delusional. But, there is some point to believing in pointlessness?


15 posted on 01/18/2009 9:17:56 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: allmost

Thanks. All in fun.


16 posted on 01/18/2009 9:18:21 PM PST by John W
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To: B-Chan

Well, it is true. God and Heaven are imaginary. Religion is not rational, its all about “faith”. So be it.


17 posted on 01/18/2009 9:19:03 PM PST by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/)
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To: Marechal
The Crusader Moth!

http://www.coasttocoastam.com/gen/page2913.html

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On July 22, 2006, I walked over to the window and saw this moth on my outside air conditioner unit. It was the most bizarre thing I had seen in a long time. I retrieved my digital camera and snapped a picture through the glass and the window screen before going outside in a failed to attempt to capture the moth. I contacted a moth expert. He told me what kind of moth it was, but added that he had never seen one with a cross on its back like this one. I call it the 'Crusader Moth.' --Dennis Latham

IMHO.. The Big Bang theory is rather delusional.
18 posted on 01/18/2009 9:19:04 PM PST by divine_moment_of_facts
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

TO


19 posted on 01/18/2009 9:19:26 PM PST by allmost
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To: Aquinasfan; B Knotts; BlackElk; Campion; Chi-townChief; Cicero; Coleus; conservonator; ...
Some Catholic folks might wan to weigh in on this.

(If you want on or off my Catholic Ping List, please send a Freepmail.)

20 posted on 01/18/2009 9:19:35 PM PST by Barnacle (God help us.)
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To: Marechal

Maybe we would not need a God if secularists didn’t have such an insatiable blood lust.


21 posted on 01/18/2009 9:20:58 PM PST by lonestar67 (Its time to withdraw from the War on Bush-- your side is hopelessly lost in a quagmire.)
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To: lefty-lie-spy
Well, it is true. God and Heaven are imaginary. Religion is not rational, its all about “faith”. So be it.

I have more faith in God than science, since medical science wasn't able to heal my Mom of a brain tumor that nearly killed her 10 years ago. Jesus did it. She's still alive and today in perfect health.

And "religion" does not equal "faith." I have great faith in God, but I didn't belong to any religion or denomination growing up.

22 posted on 01/18/2009 9:28:06 PM PST by pcottraux (I can't tell the difference between Carl Cameron, Chris Wallace, or Bill McCuddy.)
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To: Marechal
I only read the first proof but it's so simplistic. For example:

What would happen if we get down on our knees and pray to God in this way:
Dear God, almighty, all-powerful, all-loving creator of the universe, we pray to you to cure every case of cancer on this planet tonight. We pray in faith, knowing you will bless us as you describe in Matthew 7:7, Matthew 17:20, Matthew 21:21, Mark 11:24, John 14:12-14, Matthew 18:19 and James 5:15-16. In Jesus' name we pray, Amen.
We pray sincerely, knowing that when God answers this completely heartfelt, unselfish, non-materialistic prayer, it will glorify God and help millions of people in remarkable ways.
Will anything happen? No. Of course not.

What audacity. What hubris. What arrogance to presume to know God's will. If atheists really knew God they would know the humility of knowing that part of faith is knowing that God does his will. How dare they presume to tell God what to do and then declare God "imaginary" because he doesn't deign to pass their little test.

23 posted on 01/18/2009 9:28:17 PM PST by DouglasKC
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To: RegulatorCountry

It is beneficial to believe in a Creator and an afterlife even if these things cannot be proved. I provides comfort, answers to existential questions, allows for a feeling of community among different people around the world, establishes a common set of cultural values and provides people with a sense of hope.


24 posted on 01/18/2009 9:28:25 PM PST by ffusco (Maecilius Fuscus,Governor of Longovicium , Manchester, England. 238-244 AD)
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To: Marechal

Here’s some proof of the Divine. Divinity of Scripture (deals only with Old Testament) is also part of the column.

http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/3426

http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/3550


25 posted on 01/18/2009 9:29:48 PM PST by Yomin Postelnik (Rebuild the GOP, United)
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To: Marechal
God is self evident.

The founders knew it, and stated it plainly in the declaration of indepence.

Paul went so far as to say creation itself shows God to be real, and that men who reject Him are without excuse.

On my own, I found it to be self evident as well (at a time that I would have prefered Him not to exist).

There are several proofs of God. The most obvious being the one referenced by Saint Paul. To outline breifly:

Primise 1: There is "stuff".

Premise 2: Stuff changes state, but can not be created or destroyed within natural law (modern man has seen that matter can be converted to energy and back, but both of these things are still "stuff" changing state).

Deduction 1 (from premise 1 and 2): Unless natural law was interupted by a trascendent power (to create stuff), there must have always been stuff.

Premise 3: Not everything that will happen has happened yet.

Deducton 2 (from premise 3): There has not been enough time for everything that has happened to happen.

Deduction 3 (from deduction 2): Stuff has not always existed.

Deduction 4 (from deduction 1 and deduction 3): A trascendent power created stuff.

Note, this is not as formal as philosophers like to make this stuff, but is just an outline. There are some objections that can be raised, but so far I have found them all falacious.

26 posted on 01/18/2009 9:30:59 PM PST by AndyTheBear
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To: Marechal

They should register an alternate domain name for that site. “atheistsdontgetit.com”.


27 posted on 01/18/2009 9:31:25 PM PST by Question_Assumptions
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To: Marechal
A very well-designed site

++++

I could not find “about us”, or other link that puts a name behind this web site.

Does anyone know who they are?

28 posted on 01/18/2009 9:32:49 PM PST by fproy2222
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To: ffusco
You misunderstand the intended meaning of my post. Belief in God is no delusion. Proselytizing pointlessness is delusion.
29 posted on 01/18/2009 9:33:55 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: DouglasKC
Like the superstitous magician, the naturalist irrationally expects the supernatural to be their servant.
30 posted on 01/18/2009 9:36:56 PM PST by AndyTheBear
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To: divine_moment_of_facts

Not being a physicist the Big Bang appears dellusional to me too as do most aspects of quantum physics, however it does appear that the universe is expanding outward from a central point and background “noise” from a collosal explosion does explain a few things-so far. Most of us have Newtonian mind-sets.


31 posted on 01/18/2009 9:37:01 PM PST by ffusco (Maecilius Fuscus,Governor of Longovicium , Manchester, England. 238-244 AD)
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To: lefty-lie-spy

Q. How can one determine what is real and what is imaginary?


32 posted on 01/18/2009 9:38:11 PM PST by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: Marechal

Wow, that list was really pathetic. Just a rehash of things I’ve heard over the years. Where does the guy get the audacity to make moral proclamations over God anyway? This guy is his own moral final authority. He gets to decide right and wrong based on how he feels and thinks, but he won’t even extend to God, the one that created the universe, the same luxury. Ha!


33 posted on 01/18/2009 9:39:55 PM PST by refreshed
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To: DouglasKC

What I find amazing is that the answer isn’t No, as the writer claims, it’s a resounding YES!!!

I’ve seen more people healed of diseases like cancer, heart problems, blindness, etc., than I can count. But healing doesn’t just come like that...people have to believe and open their hearts to Jesus first.


34 posted on 01/18/2009 9:40:13 PM PST by pcottraux (I can't tell the difference between Carl Cameron, Chris Wallace, or Bill McCuddy.)
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To: RegulatorCountry

If a person lacks faith, belief in an something spiritual would be dellusional.


35 posted on 01/18/2009 9:41:03 PM PST by ffusco (Maecilius Fuscus,Governor of Longovicium , Manchester, England. 238-244 AD)
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To: pcottraux

Are you saying that other faiths have not been healed by Christ in similar situations?


36 posted on 01/18/2009 9:42:27 PM PST by ffusco (Maecilius Fuscus,Governor of Longovicium , Manchester, England. 238-244 AD)
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To: AndyTheBear

WT id that be set up. Word to you.


37 posted on 01/18/2009 9:43:04 PM PST by allmost
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To: Question_Assumptions

I’d rather live my life as if there IS a GOD, and find out there isn’t one, than to...

Live as if there is NO GOD, and find that THERE IS!

If Atheists are THAT SURE of themselves... ooookk!!


38 posted on 01/18/2009 9:43:32 PM PST by gwilhelm56 (Orwell's "1984" .. to Conservatives - a WARNING, to Liberals - a TEXTBOOK)
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To: Marechal
I keep waiting for "rationalists", while insisting God is imaginary, to explain why objective reality is, well, objective and real, and not imaginary. And no, Cogito, ergo sum is not a proof.
39 posted on 01/18/2009 9:45:58 PM PST by TheWasteLand
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To: B-Chan
Q. How can one determine what is real and what is imaginary?

God is definitely complex, so it has both real and imaginary components !

40 posted on 01/18/2009 9:46:30 PM PST by libh8er
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To: lefty-lie-spy
Well, it is true. God and Heaven are imaginary. Religion is not rational, its all about “faith”. So be it.

All people have religious faith, including you. If you perceive that God is imaginary, and act accordingly. Then that is all about "faith".

You are acting in faith that your perception is real.

41 posted on 01/18/2009 9:47:28 PM PST by AndyTheBear
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To: pcottraux
What I find amazing is that the answer isn’t No, as the writer claims, it’s a resounding YES!!! I’ve seen more people healed of diseases like cancer, heart problems, blindness, etc., than I can count. But healing doesn’t just come like that...people have to believe and open their hearts to Jesus first.

And not only that but their (athiests) perspective is so short. They see only this brief mortal life and base all morality on this. They don't take into account eternity.

42 posted on 01/18/2009 9:47:32 PM PST by DouglasKC
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To: ffusco

Not Newtonian, but “Enlightenment” mind-sets. “Philosophers” such as Voltaire, whose understanding of Newtonian physics wa son the same level as
a bright high school student, popularized Newton’s ideas and confused two generations of the western elite. His hostility to Christianity and his benign view of Islam have also had long lasting effects on opinion.


43 posted on 01/18/2009 9:47:47 PM PST by RobbyS (ECCE homo)
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To: libh8er

In fact, one could argue G = J + iA, where A = Allah and J = Jesus.


44 posted on 01/18/2009 9:48:20 PM PST by libh8er
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To: ffusco

Well, no, I was addressing the writer’s notion that if we prayed for everyone in the world to be healed of all their diseases, it wouldn’t happen. Healing is very real...of this I can attest to...but it’s not quite that simple.

I believe healing is available to any and everyone, because that’s why Jesus shed his Blood at the whipping post. But it will take FAITH to make it happen.


45 posted on 01/18/2009 9:48:45 PM PST by pcottraux (I can't tell the difference between Carl Cameron, Chris Wallace, or Bill McCuddy.)
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To: B-Chan

Literally, its all imaginary. We construct a mental picture of reality based on input from our senses. Without consciousness the term reality is academic.


46 posted on 01/18/2009 9:49:00 PM PST by ffusco (Maecilius Fuscus,Governor of Longovicium , Manchester, England. 238-244 AD)
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To: AndyTheBear

Exactly. You just embellished on my comments. Thanks.


47 posted on 01/18/2009 9:49:11 PM PST by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/)
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To: allmost
I personally like the Schrodinger’s ex wife exercise. The answer is who cares.
48 posted on 01/18/2009 9:54:22 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: allmost
What happened before the big band? When was there no time? Ask Schrodinger’s cat.

I understand that erudite naturalists attempt to solve this delima with the idea of a "multi-verse".

Seemingly the typical naturalist hasn't even realized that the big bang made their silly philosophy implausble.

49 posted on 01/18/2009 9:56:40 PM PST by AndyTheBear
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To: ffusco
If a person lacks faith, belief in an something spiritual would be dellusional.

You're negating your original reply to me, that religion provides answers to difficult questions, and a sense of societal cohesion.

50 posted on 01/18/2009 9:57:02 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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