Can anyone convince me to not to believe in God?

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  1. Tao_Equus

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    Is it really that important to hold beliefs of that nature at all? Is holding a belief for which you have no tangible evidence in any way productive to you? For if you are concerned about 'obsolescence' it seems to me you want something that is in some way productive.
     
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    Don't you think its similar to the buissnessman senario? Lets say he has an original idea and wants to open a shop selling this product but everyone tells him its not going to work and he gets declined loans from several banks. But he doesn't let this put him off and still continues to believe in his idea and so contiunues to look for a loan. Eventually he finds one, sets up his buissness and suceeds to eveyones suprise and eventually he opens a chain of these shops.

    Alot of what we do on our daily basis requires us to us our frontal lobes to imagine the consequence and outcome of what we do and preconcievce. Eveything comes from this even science.
     
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    A picture is worth 1000 words. God looks like hes in the shape of a Brain, placed in the frontal lobe. Reaching out to his creation Adam..

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    It does indeed. But there god is in the centre of the allegorical skull case. Reaching out from the hippocampus. In the frontal lobe areas there is a shadowy figure that appears to have its arm round an enormous phallus. Leonardo used to attend illegal anatomy dissections, he was as knowledgeable as anyone of his day. And though this is of course disputed by many I believe he was an agnostic.
     
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    ;) I'm good at inkblots too.... a freudian dream :D
     
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    What do you see here?
     
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    PM, good one. I see a block of stone.
     
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    While there is a vague resemblance of shape to the robes, I think this is just as much a matter of our human mind creating relationships when they don't necessarily exist.

    Without reading Da Vinci's own notes on what he was intending to paint here, a robe may just be a robe.
     
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    @ Avi also a good one lol
     
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    Possibly.. I can understand that connections like this can easliy be made. But his paintings are full of hidden meanings some of which are out right intended and some maybe concealed because of heretical insight of the time?
     
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    Why worry about the hidden meaning of his paintings, when the real meaning of life* is right before your eyes?








    *At least according to Buddhists.
     
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    Opps I actually think Michelangelo painted that. It’s of the Sistine chapel of which Leonardo Di Vinci had no involvement.
     
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    Isnt this right before my very eyes aswell? :)
     
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    You'll have to explore that for yourself. ;)
     
  16. GlorytoGod

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    why do you believe in a monotheistic God ?
     
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    Religious expereince
     
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    many people have strange experiences maybe it was just an illusion or someone slipped you some acid ? :eek:
     
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    Nah it was either. Christian expereince.
     
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    so it was either acid or an illusion. big deal :eek:
     

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