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Belief and Related Concepts

I must admit I struggle with concept of belief. I struggle to disentangle thought, belief and knowledge. I suppose there might be related concepts like assumption etc that can also be considered. Take the idea I know the quickest route to work from my house. OK it might not be the quickest route eve...
by romansh
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:56 am
 
Forum: Philosophy
Topic: Belief and Related Concepts
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Re: Ignosticism

Perhaps you are on some route to invent a new flavor of ignosticism: which holds you cannot discuss divinity usefully without first having an acceptable definition of what being divine actually means. If this is the case, I wish you well on your travels. Fixed it for you Bill. I think ignosticism h...
by romansh
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:04 am
 
Forum: Agnosticism
Topic: Ignosticism
Replies: 31
Views: 1362

Re: Can Atheists And Agnostic Worship?

It is a balmy -3 C here and snowing. Getting ready to a bit of cross country skiing now.
by romansh
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:32 pm
 
Forum: Deism, Theism & Atheism: God Talk
Topic: Can Atheists And Agnostic Worship?
Replies: 68
Views: 4568

Re: Free will

By the way, one's Truth (the relative perfect knowledge) could be found from within one's being. Truth® ... you do understand you are on an agnostic website ... and waving Truth® about is not impressing anyone but believers in Truth®. ps there were a couple of questions/observations before this post.
by romansh
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:33 pm
 
Forum: Philosophy
Topic: Free will
Replies: 2302
Views: 61773

Re: Free will

KerimF wrote:Yes, my maker is connected to this universe since I am in this universe though as a neutral observer.

How did you avoid your "My Maker's" biases Kerim? Are you in some way free of your "My Maker"?
by romansh
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:28 pm
 
Forum: Philosophy
Topic: Free will
Replies: 2302
Views: 61773

Re: Free will

Thank you for your interesting answer. My answer is simple: In all religions, believers should obey/follow certain rules claimed being of their god which is supposed being The True Creator (approved by the top men in charge of a religion). In Buddhism what is "their god ... supposed True Creat...
by romansh
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:19 pm
 
Forum: Philosophy
Topic: Free will
Replies: 2302
Views: 61773

Re: Free will

Although there several possibilities, the most favoured etymology (origin or true sense) of the word religion is from the Latin ligare ie connect as in ligand or ligament. So religion can be considered to re-connect? So what is religion to reconnect to: God Church, Mosque, Synagogue, Temple etc Natu...
by romansh
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Philosophy
Topic: Free will
Replies: 2302
Views: 61773

Re: Free will

KerimF wrote: Could you guess the crucial common feature that characterizes all religions :devil:

I could tell you what it should be. :mrgreen:
by romansh
Wed Dec 20, 2017 5:28 pm
 
Forum: Philosophy
Topic: Free will
Replies: 2302
Views: 61773

Re: The inherent issues with "God is Love"...

I see what you mean, I hope. I hear from you that you believe that all humans should have been made (actually created :) ) alike (of the same nature and structure) in case there is one Creative Side, called the Creator for example. <snip> So, would please tell me if you believe or not that all huma...
by romansh
Wed Dec 20, 2017 5:26 pm
 
Forum: Philosophy
Topic: The inherent issues with "God is Love"...
Replies: 79
Views: 2513

Re: Can Atheists And Agnostic Worship?

Bill wrote:The nearest we get to shoveling snow in this part of California is shoveling sand when helping a young 'un build a castle on the beach. ...

So long as it is not ash ...

Trust all is not kindling and tinder in your neck of the woods.
by romansh
Wed Dec 20, 2017 2:49 pm
 
Forum: Deism, Theism & Atheism: God Talk
Topic: Can Atheists And Agnostic Worship?
Replies: 68
Views: 4568
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