On May 4, 6:13 am, Stathis Papaioannou <stath...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/5/4  <daddycay...@msn.com>:
> > I agree that religion, and a lot of other stuff, produces a lot of
> > fake certainty.  Not good.  So that implies that atheism is the way to
> > go?
> > But doesn't it make sense that if God were personal, and a human
> > person like us could relate to him/her as a person, then that would
> > result in expanding our consciousness?
> Perhaps. But saying that something would be nice doesn't have any any
> bearing whatsoever on whether it is so.
> --
> Stathis Papaioannou

The purpose of my questions was to question the suggested advantage of
using atheism as the [preferred] fixed point from which to view the
universe [by a person].  As part of the process of calling Kim's
suggestion into question, I'm suggesting the the consideration of the
possibility that the fact that we are persons is more profound than
simply being inescapable, but is fundamental.

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