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#76 2015-05-12 12:32:39

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

Know then thyself, presume not God to scan;
The proper study of mankind is man.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#77 2015-05-12 12:33:34

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

It is not a definition

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#78 2015-05-12 12:36:09

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

I do not try to define that which is undefinable. Do you imagine that the puny mortal mind can fathom God? The pragmatist, the EM guy works on things he can work on and does not dissipate his finite energies on that which is unknowable.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#79 2015-05-12 12:38:53

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

bobbym wrote:

I do not try to define that which is undefinable.

You did. You said that he is omniscient.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#80 2015-05-12 12:39:54

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

I said that is how religion defines him partially. I have never told anyone how I define him.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#81 2015-05-12 12:41:38

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

That makes sense, now.

My definition of God does not imply or is equivalent to a person who knows everything.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#82 2015-05-12 12:46:17

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

He is not a person. He is more than the sum of all the armies that oppose him.

See! and confess, one comfort still must rise,
'Tis this: Though man's a fool, yet God is wise.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#83 2015-05-12 12:47:45

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

Okay, let me replace person with thing.

Note that we are talking of different ideas, since I am defining things that way

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'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#84 2015-05-12 12:55:49

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

We are the things, he is a person. We are unreal. He is real. We are a dream, within a dream.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#85 2015-05-12 19:44:13

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

You said he is not a person.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#86 2015-05-12 19:53:23

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

Not a person like we think we are.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#87 2015-05-12 20:02:44

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

But that is not the point

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#88 2015-05-12 22:09:18

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

I just want to ask bobbym this : Had you studied the bible?

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#89 2015-05-12 22:21:18

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

Of course he has, do you doubt it?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#90 2015-05-13 05:04:22

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

Hi Chris;

I do not think there is a single person on the earth who has not studied that book to some degree.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#91 2015-05-13 05:06:20

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

Why did you left it for "the Eastern way"

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#92 2015-05-13 05:07:29

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

I did not leave the book, just RC.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#93 2015-05-13 05:10:59

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

You still have it?

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#94 2015-05-13 05:18:29

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

A Bible around? My old KJV fell to pieces due to wear. Back then they used acid in the pages which literally ate it up. I have an older pre King James version that I got online but need to find it.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#95 2015-05-13 05:31:56

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

bobbym wrote:

Hi Chris;

I do not think there is a single person on the earth who has not studied that book to some degree.

No offense, that is an overstatement.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#96 2015-05-13 05:44:04

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

I don't know what to do with :
a) the rosary
b) the crucifix in my room and the one I used to wear
c) my brown scapula
d) images of Jesus, Mary and the saints
e) blessed candles
f) a catholic bible
g) holy water
h) anything that was blessed.

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#97 2015-05-13 05:45:12

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

Agnishom wrote:
bobbym wrote:

Hi David (formally Chris);

I do not think there is a single person on the earth who has not studied that book to some degree.

No offense, that is an overstatement.

How about you? Did you studied the bible?

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#98 2015-05-13 05:47:10

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

To some extent, yes. But I have my own kind of feelings towards it

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#99 2015-05-13 05:50:30

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

what kind of feeling?

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#100 2015-05-13 06:18:02

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Re: What does the future hold in store for mankind and the world?

If I can remember being young I would say most scientifically minded young people will be skeptical and perhaps scornful of it. When you people are all grown up we will have these conversations again.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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