On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 6:54:25 PM UTC-4, Brent wrote: > > On 9/19/2012 3:12 PM, Craig Weinberg wrote: > > > > On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 5:20:00 PM UTC-4, Brent wrote: >> >> On 9/19/2012 2:11 PM, Craig Weinberg wrote: >> >> >> >> On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 5:27:13 AM UTC-4, rclough wrote: >>> >>> Hi Richard Ruquist >>> >>> Obeying the commandments will not get you into heaven, >>> only believing in Christ's sacrifice for us will do that. >>> >> >> What kind of a sacrifice is that? "I'm going to do you the biggest favor >> you can imagine, but if you don't believe in it, then my favor is worthless >> and makes anything good that you have ever done in your life a complete >> waste of time". >> >> If I were Satan, I would write the Bible exactly as it is, full of >> horrific promises and threats that can be interpreted in many ways. It's >> pretty much like dropping candy colored hand grenades onto a school >> playground. The grenades would say "if anyone tries to take this away from >> you, then they deserve whatever happens to them". >> >> >> But I'm curious; as a member of the EVERYTHING-list, don't you believe >> that there's a world where the Bible is essentially accurate (modulo direct >> contradictions)? >> > > I don't know about accurate, but there are certainly phenomenological > states where the Bible can seem powerfully important, i.e. > super-significant - for good or evil. > > > But those are phenomenological states in this world, and apparently you > think the qualifier "seem" means "false" in this world. I'm asking about > all those infinitely many other worlds? >
The phenomenological states and the sense that they make of each other are the only worlds that there are. Seeming is not false, rather truth is nothing but mutually overlapping seeming among more and more worlds. In this case, there seems to me to be much more overlapping seeming outside of the Bible than inside of it. Craig > > Brent > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msg/everything-list/-/CVsscxUNdUIJ. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.