Mon 20 May, 2019 06:22 am - Hmmm. Like other topics with you, the time has come for me to start considering whether or not conversation is worthwhile with someone who:
- keeps removing conversation from context
- keeps... (view)
Mon 20 May, 2019 06:14 am - [quote]Different stories convey meaning in different ways.[/quote]So don't do anything evil that he does, and do the good things he does.
Well, if that's the case we agree.... (view)
Mon 20 May, 2019 05:44 am - [quote]The story of Job isn't meant to put forth God and Satan as role models for human behavior.[/quote]God shouldn't be a role model for human behaviour?
[quote]It is a story that... (view)
Mon 20 May, 2019 05:41 am - [quote]In fact, group 'belonging' in general is a form of property-ownership[/quote]Now you're just making things up.
[quote]where membership in the group is viewed like being... (view)
Mon 20 May, 2019 05:30 am - [quote]According to Peter Cook's Devil in Bedazzled Job was a loony.[/quote]My view is each to their own if it isn't hurting others....hence my objection to the bet between God and Satan. (view)
Mon 20 May, 2019 05:25 am - [quote]The point you are basically ignoring in your response after quoting it is extremely important[/quote]It is extremely important if your intent is to divert the conversation away from looking... (view)
Mon 20 May, 2019 05:14 am - [quote=vikorr]Does the ideology of a human being property contribute to good as well? Care to explain how?[/quote]
[quote=Livinglava]It can indeed. Do you put extra effort into caring for your... (view)
Sun 19 May, 2019 06:41 pm - [quote]They are all christians, and I'm an atheist married to a buddhist.[/quote]Does that ever cause any dramas? I'm curious, because I know very little about buddhism, and I'm lead... (view)
Sun 19 May, 2019 06:25 pm - [quote]You're bickering with a strawman; a very life-like strawman but a strawman nonetheless.[/quote]It's very easy to make claim without a shred of articulation to back it up....hence... (view)
Sun 19 May, 2019 04:25 pm - Hi CI, thank you.
As a note, although we haven't always seen eye to eye - I've always considered you a very thoughtful person. That is to say, if it doesn't come across in my... (view)