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by Greatest I am
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Politics & World Events
Topic: Should we put shame on us all? We burden our children.
Replies: 0
Views: 916

Should we put shame on us all? We burden our children.

Should we put shame on us all? We burden our children. It is said that all parents hurt their children in some way or another. This is true, inadvertently. No sane parent plans to intentionally hurt their children. Except, shamefully, in these enlightened times. We are showing ourselves to be quite ...
by Greatest I am
Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""Roo St. Gallus""] Note here: An agnostic is the exact opposite of a Gnostic. A Gnostic is one who claims to have special knowledge. Get the quote where I di such. Regards DL I've read enough of Pagels and Rudolph to have more than an inkling of what you are spouting off about. To claim to b...
by Greatest I am
Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""dancer_rnb""] Note here: An agnostic is the exact opposite of a Gnostic. A Gnostic is one who claims to have special knowledge. Get the quote where I di such. Regards DL I don't believe you can speak for all gnostics, any more than one orthodox christian can speak for even all orthodox chri...
by Greatest I am
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""Hermit""] Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. Eleanor Roosevelt This epigram was not attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt until 1987, and no primary source supporting the assertion that she is its author has been found to date. If you turn to the ...
by Greatest I am
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""Roo St. Gallus""]Note here: An agnostic is the exact opposite of a Gnostic.

A Gnostic is one who claims to have special knowledge.[/quote]

Get the quote where I di such.

Regards
DL
by Greatest I am
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""Shake""]I have far more respect for a gnostic Christians as I believe at least they're more honest about the knowledge question. -Shake, the agnostic atheist[/quote] Gnostic is what they called the ancients and the word agnostic means basically the same as Gnostic. I agree with your first r...
by Greatest I am
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""Roo St. Gallus""]So...Greatest. It seems that you are here to proselytize the membership. You certainly seem to think that you are somehow superior to 'regular' Christians because you are 'gnostic'. That seemingly alludes to your 'knowing' something, probably hidden, or secret, that makes y...
by Greatest I am
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""dancer_rnb""] If you need a life with a purpose to your writing, instead of this waste of time, I can help you. A human without purpose to what he does is not much of a person. Regards DL We determine or own purpose.[/QUOTE] I agree, but we are all guided at different points of our lives by...
by Greatest I am
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

I do not answer stupid questions and I see that you have not yet found a purpose for your time.

Regards
DL
by Greatest I am
Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

If you need a life with a purpose to your writing, instead of this waste of time, I can help you.

A human without purpose to what he does is not much of a person.

Regards
DL
by Greatest I am
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""Hermit""] You might want to listen more closely to what is said about liberals and conservatives and their attitudes and which group is more worthy of leading, which is neither as both groups have gone too far into the left and right. Where did those goalposts disappear to? [/QUOTE] I don't...
by Greatest I am
Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""Aupmanyav""]A gnostic Christian also needs to walk a few steps forward to be good.[/quote] I am not sure what that means in practical terms, but yes we do. That is why we jump right in and challenge evil thinking Christians by naming their Yahweh a genocidal son murdering prick and vile dem...
by Greatest I am
Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""dancer_rnb""]To some, universalism means eventual reconciliation with god or the trinity, rather than equality among people. Even Satan and the fallen angels according to some. Human equality is a different matter, though we tend to believe in it. Do gnostics reject the old testament? Unive...
by Greatest I am
Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""Hermit""][ Think of how horrible a world we would live in if liberals did not have conservatives to show them where they lack in social manipulation and control.[/quote]Liberals are not hippies or anarchists. They lack in nothing concerning social control. They just exercise it more intelli...
by Greatest I am
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""dancer_rnb""]Well, some universalists are what I call punishment universalists. they believe in hell as a place of punishment or purification, but not one a being stays in forever. But they believe in the Fall and a need for redemption. This gets back to the problem about why a triple O god...
by Greatest I am
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""Hermit""] Your morals are nearly as disgusting as Christians morals. Nearly? How disappointing. I had hoped my morals were on par with those of all Christians. Which troubles me not at all, as long as it is I who gets to line them up against the wall, not the other way around. Think of all ...
by Greatest I am
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""dancer_rnb""]False. I think Universalist Christians are good. Deluded, but good. And maybe good/evil is an illusion. :p [/quote] That is what Gnostic Christianity is as our views say that God does not need to condemn anyone as he would cure instead of kill and that is why we all end in heav...
by Greatest I am
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

[quote=""Hermit""] The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false? False. The only good Christian is a dead Christian.[/QUOTE] So you see the two religions shows as morally equivalent. Ok. Your morals are nearly as disgusting as Christians morals. They, like you, seem to ignore moral ...
by Greatest I am
Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?
Replies: 36
Views: 2329

The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false?

The only good Christian is a Gnostic Christian. True or false? A nutshell view of Gnostic Christianity is expressed in the first two links. The third shows the attitude and result of Christian and Gnostic Christian interaction. I should point out that Gnostic Christianity does not hold to any supern...
by Greatest I am
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Politics & World Events
Topic: Should Governments regulate fraudulent religions?
Replies: 14
Views: 831

[quote=""Shake""]The problem, at least in the States, is it's probably much harder to do once you've given a cult the status of 'religion'. Scientology is definitely a fraudulent organization, but it's been allowed to grow rather powerful and has the financial means to fight back.[/quote] I do not s...
by Greatest I am
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Politics & World Events
Topic: Should Governments regulate fraudulent religions?
Replies: 14
Views: 831

[quote=""Roo St. Gallus""]Yeah...Start with the Gnostics; they should know it's coming.[/quote] What does a creed that perpetually seeks knowledge and wisdom have to lie about? It has no need to lie. What lie do you see, if you know anything of that religion? Perhaps you should educate yourself befo...
by Greatest I am
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Politics & World Events
Topic: Should Governments regulate fraudulent religions?
Replies: 14
Views: 831

[quote=""Peanut""]What does "regulate" mean? You can't take a religious body to court for telling blatant lies about the age of the world, or the creation of species, or parthenogenesis. Law-courts are just for obtaining money through deception or misrepresentation. Churches can tell all the lies th...
by Greatest I am
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Politics & World Events
Topic: Should Governments regulate fraudulent religions?
Replies: 14
Views: 831

[quote=""Aupmanyav""]All religions that take recourse to revelations are frauds.[/quote]

I agree and likely a court would as well.

Regards
DL
by Greatest I am
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Politics & World Events
Topic: Should Governments regulate fraudulent religions?
Replies: 14
Views: 831

[quote=""Rome""]
Politesse;683959 wrote:If they commit fraud, sure.
This.[/QUOTE]

It seems our friend will not answer my reply to her in post 3.
Care to have a go.

Regards
DL
by Greatest I am
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Politics & World Events
Topic: Should Governments regulate fraudulent religions?
Replies: 14
Views: 831

[quote=""Jobar""]In the US, that 'wall of separation between church and state' has the unfortunate effect of protecting all but the most blatant frauds in religious clothing, I think. Jesus is quoted as saying 'Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's, and unto God that which is God's.' But decidin...