The Future of God

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Offline nature boy

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« on: 22/01/2007 13:06:06 »
WHat do you think it would be?

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« Reply #1 on: 23/01/2007 02:12:10 »
Steady as she goes I would say.

Now if you asked about the future of organized religion then I would say it is in decline.  But as interest in a shared formal god goes down a compensatory interest in the connection of the spirit seems to go up. 

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« Reply #2 on: 01/03/2007 19:32:04 »
For who? you or god?lol

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« Reply #3 on: 30/03/2007 23:37:38 »
Given we just repeat cycles of decline and renewal, the same could be said for organised Religion, A rise and fall dependent on the vagaries of the human mind, perhaps some political movements could be termed semi-religious.
So an Ebb of Flow for a deity as well.
« Last Edit: 30/03/2007 23:44:21 by AlphBravo »
 

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« Reply #4 on: 25/04/2007 20:10:15 »
God goes on forever and eternity squared.
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« Reply #5 on: 25/04/2007 22:21:38 »
Not wishing to offend anyone (see previous posts!), isn't it possible that we'll grow out of needing to believe in one or more gods?
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« Reply #6 on: 26/04/2007 13:18:56 »
No! I will always and only beleive in one God! The only God!
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« Reply #7 on: 26/04/2007 14:43:06 »
hes gonna get me that his future!!! help!!! im ascared lol
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« Reply #8 on: 26/04/2007 15:44:24 »
God wants to protect you, not "get" you. If anything, he'll protect you from those who want to get you(me.)
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« Reply #9 on: 26/04/2007 16:45:43 »
*darts eyes at ben scared* hmm im 2 foot taller than u but ur gonna get me ?
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« Reply #10 on: 26/04/2007 16:46:10 »
with my shiny bat!
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« Reply #11 on: 26/04/2007 20:02:03 »
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No! I will always and only beleive in one God! The only God!

Your choice - be happy!
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« Reply #12 on: 26/04/2007 20:06:51 »
Being happy is always the best medicine! [:)] [:D] [;D] [8D] [O8)]
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« Reply #13 on: 05/05/2007 13:26:59 »
I think stricly taken, God is 'beyond' time and space, according to most religious books, like the Bible. So, God does not have a future. It's only part of Him, and which part, or the outcome, is anyone's guess. Affable, but unfathomable, that's the whole point of being a Deity. Predictability is a big no-no in those circles, apparently.
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« Reply #14 on: 18/05/2007 16:08:02 »
Not wishing to offend anyone (see previous posts!), isn't it possible that we'll grow out of needing to believe in one or more gods?

I am sure I watched a documentary about a gene that makes us feel like we need to believe in something. SO it is kinda like a built in belief system.
But what I don't get is what about ateists?
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« Reply #15 on: 18/05/2007 16:37:05 »
I am sure I watched a documentary about a gene that makes us feel like we need to believe in something. SO it is kinda like a built in belief system.
But what I don't get is what about ateists?

What do you mean by "what about atheists"?

Strictly speaking, an atheist is simply somebody why does not believe in God - this by no means suggests that he does not believe in anything.

Mainstream Buddhism is actually an atheistic religion, since Buddhism, although believing in many 'supernatural' concepts, do not believe in a God as such.

Many 'non-religious', or even 'anti-religeous', atheists object to the idea that they are also subject to belief systems; but I think in fact there is a good argument to be made that despite no believing in God, they nonetheless do have their own belief system that they buy into.

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« Reply #16 on: 21/05/2007 17:16:41 »
People always have a hunger for God, looking at the generations past.

They will congregate in church and in business and in forums for the view and practice of justice and prayer and praise of God.

They will look to God for answers, for peace and friendship and fun and art. For hope beyond this life span.
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« Reply #17 on: 02/06/2007 02:17:27 »
the future of God is forever
is getting cold down here