God

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by slats7, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. slats7

    slats7 Well-Known Member

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    Why the silent treatment? If he created us, why doesn't he communicate with us? It seems like yesterday that He was telling Noah to build an ark, Abraham to sacrifice his son, and Moses to lay down some commandments. Today? Zilch.
     
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    He only communicates with Emily Stern . . .
     
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    God told Emily to "Zoo Za Zoo". Thus there was "Zoo Za Zoo" . . .
     
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    Yahweh Sabaoth, Lord of Armies, is as real as Zeus or Osiris.
     
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    he's on a 2,000 year smoke break.
     
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    I liked how Denzel's character in "Flight" was an avid atheist- great movie too.

    Speaking of God- I am God damned pissed about how Howard talks about Homeland- busting right into it without saying Spoiler Alert (I hit mute immediately, quite used to that)- I just downloaded Sunday's ep from the torrents and am about to watch it- there are so many reasons to hate Stern...
     
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    god protect me from your followers. amen.
     
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    I read his words almost daily...:pray:
     
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    He only seems to talk to crazy people who end up locked up in mental institutions. Some god that guy is... he's a fucking asshole.
     
  10. gotnolife

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    There is no god. Now go back to Stern bashing.
     
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    God is a concept by which we measure our marbles
     
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    Faith is a funny thing. Some days I feel like a believer and other days I don't which is, perhaps oddly or coincidentally or rightly, a lot like the old slogan of sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't.

    That was always my problem as a kid. My religious mom, a Lutheran, thought it somehow against God to "believe" in dinosaurs. My dad, the Catholic, was and is an atheist. Not that he was pro-science or anything. He was pissed off or something.

    So, I asked my mother where was the proof of all this stuff. Where is the proof of this guy Noah? As I grew older I kind of realized that Noah was a story. It was terrifying to think, and not be able to control, my skepticism. Jonah and the whale seemed like BS. So did one of my favorite Bible stories, Sampson and Delilah. A dude got his power from his hair and lost it when that cunt cut it?

    It seemed like fables to me. And where was this "God" character? I'd pray my little ass off, not even asking for more toys for Christmas or for a homerun in Little League. It was sincere stuff like, "where are You at? Why won't You speak to me?"

    No reply. I became an atheist sometime in high school.

    But then an atheist prof of philosophy zapped my brain when he admitted he could not refute Des Cartes or Aquinas but that he had faith that there was no "God" or "god" or "gods." The "proofs" of God screwed with my then firmly atheist brain. The whole thing of the five arguments where some things are in motion, those things cannot move themselves, you can't infinitely go back which brings us to something that started the movements and that "unmoved mover" is what we call God.

    That unmoved mover is what later a Catholic astronomer described as the hypothesis of the primeval atom which other scientists, the atheist scientists anyway, derisively called "The Big Bang." Many secular scientists believed this Catholic, a priest I believe, was trying to prove Genesis and Aquinas' unmoved mover philosophical "proof" of God. They didn't think the Catholic was right. They didn't think there was a "Big Bang." Those scientists were disproven.

    The stuff warped me so much for a period that I uncomfortably found faith in a Creator of some sort which brings me to now where sometimes I believe and other times I don't. It's tough to believe but it's also tough not to believe in something. The whole "God doesn't speak to me or show Himself" makes it worse. Why doesn't that fucker reveal Himself? You know, a little hint here and there.

    Something like a jackpot Megamillions winning ticket. . . . .
     
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    You are mocking the Lord. Be aware. Its gonna get bad for you now. God doesnt like this stuff
     
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    You and Mel Gibson don't make me want to smoke. Y'all make me want to go full-blown atheist-asshole.
     
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    Oh go reorganize your gay porn collection.
     
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    If someone today says that God spoke to them, they would be locked up. Most likely by people that go to church every Sunday and p[ray to God. THey would go to church and laugh at the person that said God speaks to them.

    :jj:
     
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    If I had the need to believe in a god or gods, I'd choose Norse mythology.

    While I'm an atheist and don't believe in god/gods, I respect all religions as long as they don't want to kill or belittle those that don't follow their path.
     
  18. slats7

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    then what's the point?
     
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    Funny lil discussion I've been having with a buddy is whether Judas was really a bad guy or a true believer.

    You know, here was Judas thinking he could make a few sheckles off Jesus thinking when the Romans came after Jesus, he'd simply throw them all off and call on God to kill His oppressors.

    He would then be the most faithful of Jesus' followers unlike Paul or Thomas. Paul denied Jesus three times and Thomas didn't believe the Resurrection until he drew his hands into the Wounds.

    Say something like that in your garden-variety church and see what happens. "Judas was a good guy and let me tell you why: Without Judas, there would be no absolution of sin!"
     
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    His kid seems pretty cool.

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