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From: (Anonymous) Date: March 29th, 2005 01:20 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: PERHAPS DEATH IS NOT EVIL

Sorry Gar but have youever had anyone close to you die? I have and I can tell you it is not a good experience.

I was raised a Jehovah's Witness but I rejected it, especially after looking at all the killings mass genocides and stuff and this God still isn't finished apparently if he exists I recently also started to believe he is evil for the simple reason if this God dosen't like you you cease to exist.

What also gets me is that God knew what was in the apple, evil code as I believe we could all be virtuallife existing on some giant compuer which contains the entire universe. Iam learning programming and Ihope tovery soon make a game called Cybergods, then everyone else will know the truth about God and about being a God, especially when it comes to "Perfect and "Inperfect" people namelyhowcomes Adam who was perfect sins and falls away from Jehovah, Allah or Buddah or whatever name this God is and Job who was inperfect succeed in being faithful.

Also if this is true why was Job, an inpefect man perfect if imperfection was brought about by Adam job would have to be imperfect why does the bible say Job was perfect in every way? Well if I get this game going I will show you why, because we are just an experiment, Adam was meant to eat the apple, just as God planned.

Black Angel
From: (Anonymous) Date: March 30th, 2005 06:53 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: PERHAPS DEATH IS NOT EVIL

Sorry alot of spelling errors here still in most game programming when you prorgramming A.I charectors especially for them to make decisions (hmmmmm free will computer beings or not) you can set up viaraibles on what that charector likes or dislikes so say you have a computer virtual human which is perfect without sin now if you want him to sin you can make his desire for power or his love for his lady extremely strong, in theory he should resist it but he wouldhave a very hard time and also youpossibly could makehim sin byreally making theviarable desire too strong for him to resist.

I hope I can do this so people will then have an example


Black Angel
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 13th, 2006 09:20 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: PERHAPS DEATH IS NOT EVIL

Hello Black Angel,
I like you am familiar with death. My father died of cancer when I was 12. Actually, the last thing I said to him was "God Bless You," thinking of course that that might help somehow. Even now I hate the phrase. Shortly after he died however I had a "dream" where I woke up and saw some light coming from down the hall. It got brighter as I moved down the living room. As I looked on the couch where my father used to sit I saw an image of him. He was the source of all the light, and he seemed to be happy. When I woke up I actually woke up sitting upright in my bed and tears were flowing down my face, and I was crying when I woke up. I saw that my door was open (which is odd because I never open it). I ran down the hallway to see if my Dad was there in the living room, but he was gone. Because of this experience, I do believe there is some sort of God and afterlife. When I was young I was an Episcopalian, but as a teen I was a Pentacostal or Charismatic. Luckily, I realized that the most fundamentalist right wing Christians are not about Goodness or love. They are all about judgmentalism . They are nit pickers that worry about meaningless doctrinal issues such as speaking in tongues, what a person wears, and what kind of baptismal formula to follow rather than treating other people with kindness and respect. They can't tolerate even questioning their stupid narrow-minded views. I still believe there is some sort of God (perhaps even a matrix/computer kind of God as you and I have suggested), but I do not believe that one has to believe in Christ or even God to go to "heaven". Furthermore, I think the Bible was written by men, not some divine hand, so I feel that some scriptures are worthless bullshit and some are valuable. And anyone who claims the scriptures have no contradictions is full of shit and hasn't read them objectively. Furthermore, I actually admire this website because I'm down with the idea of people believing or not believing in whatever the Hell they want to. Also, logically, a huge part of me wants to believe there is no God. But because of the experience I had when I was younger (and because my Grandmother had some freaky ass psychic powers), I just can't let go of the idea that there is at least some sort of God and that although this life often sucks, some things in life are good and the afterlife is probably very good - even for nonchristians and even Atheists. Thus, I try to defend the idea of God and the afterlife and I think Christ was good (although "christians" often aren't), but really I've gone from being a conservative Republican to a liberal ass libretarian damn near anarchist over the years. To be honest, I'd take a kind atheist over an intolerant, self righteous, judgemental Christian anyday. It takes strength to abandon what your indoctrinated to believe - the strength to be objective, to be logical, and to be open to all sorts of arguments. I commend you for leaving the Jehovah's Witnesses just as I commend myself for leaving the Pentacostals. The freedom to think and evaluate things however the Hell you want to should never be shackled - that's why I love this website - even though I don't always agree with the views on it.
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