13 years ago
Darth Nihilus

Would you be willing to admit your holy book isn't 100% accurate?

Genesis is a prime example of this.
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13 years ago
Anonymous
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I'm a Germanic pagan - we don't have a holy book. Everything is put to the question and verified. If it isn't verified, it's held in doubt. Cool way to approach religion.
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13 years ago
Elmbeard
Accurate or rigorous and complete truth? As a scientist the only quibble I have with the Genesis creation story is the order - wouldn't it be better to create the plants after night and day, so they can photosynthesise? Of course, it is nonsense to define the "day" of creation as we do before the earthly day and night were made. But in terms of a day's work, it is instantly understood - each stage doesn't have to take precisely 24 hours, and I am sure took much longer. If God had tried to explain every fact in the universe rigorously and comprehensively, He would have ended up a tome extending to many volumes not even the most dedicated monk would be able to read in a lifetime, let alone your average Joe with a living to make. Instead, a whole raft of the most important truths are explained using the most effective language of the culture of the day, and are best told as stories around a camp fire after a day's work and then handed down to friends and relatives by word of mouth. If the fundamental truths can be made memorable through fable, legend, parable, history and even fiction, who cares if it is 100% accurate? Leave that to the scientists who can only explain a tiny fraction of God's universe, how and why it is, and how to relate to it.
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13 years ago
TTC
Would you be willing to admit evolution isn't 100% accurate? The evidence is a prime example of this.
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13 years ago
Anonymous
Given FSM's uncanny tendency to mess with people's minds (especially scientists'), I wouldn't claim the Gospel of Flying Spaghetti Monster is 100% accurate. However, I do believe it's the most accurate among holy books.
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13 years ago
Jesse O
Yes. I'm willing to admit that their holy book isn't 100% accurate. : O It's more like 15% accurate. Give or take 15%, of course. Probably the latter...
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13 years ago
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I'm willing to admit that the Bible is accurate enough to show that every single person on Earth is condemned and has no peace with God unless they trust in the One He sent, Jesus Christ. I am willing to admit that no matter what you think of Genesis, God has no peace with you outside of Jesus Christ.
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13 years ago
megnalon
Explain the world government plan then. Where did this come from? Surely God propheised that this world govenrment would come in the future. Look around you, things are already starting to turn in this direction.
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13 years ago
T Leeves
The purpose of metaphor is not to be accurate, but to provide example.
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13 years ago
Grover says...
denial is a sad thing to witness. i doubt they will. but they have no choice, if they were honest.
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13 years ago
CHRIS A.K.A. ABDALLAH
no because if it was not 100% infallible than it would not be the word of God
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