Hi meekerdb  

You can only find the truth of the Bible by reading it as a little child. 

Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net 
"Forever is a long time, especially near the end." -Woody Allen 

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From: meekerdb  
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Time: 2012-09-19, 18:54:18 
Subject: Re: the "nothing but" fallacy. 

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 

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 

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? 


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