didn't man write the bible through 'inspirational guidance'? and if he did, how do we know that what he wrote were actually words from 'god'?
asked 26 Feb '10, 16:59
We have no concrete facts or evidence so I guess we just have to discern what feels like truth to ourselves - Do the words contained within the text inspire or feel like they come from a higher power? This applies to not only just the Bible but all spiritual texts. You can really only learn from something if it resonates with you.
answered 26 Feb '10, 17:21
My thoughts exactly.
(26 Feb '10, 17:40) Vesuvius
thank you - it seems to be an individual thing then - if it resonates with you then you accept it but religious texts should not be laid down as 'God's WORD' when it came from man - don't you think?
(27 Feb '10, 18:23) truthseekr
Remember that it's only another human telling you that it's God's Word - You have to decide if it feels like God's word to you, You have control to decide which belief you want to choose as part of your reality.
(27 Feb '10, 18:41) Michaela
Remember that it's only another human telling you that it's God's word - You have to decide if it feels like God's Word to you, you choose which belief you want to make part of your reality - you have the free will to choose and no-one can brainwash you unless you give away your power and let them,then it can be quite a tedious process reclaiming that power and letting go of beliefs that no longer serve you but it can be done.
(27 Feb '10, 18:47) Michaela
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We don't know anything. That's why it is called a belief and faith.
It is a human issue that we need to know everything, and if we can't prove it scientifically then there's doubt over its validity.
When you think about how much time as a species we waste trying to classify things, it's staggering. Most of what is researched through higher education has little impact on an individual's happiness.
If we were inclined to believe more and worry less about what's going on around us we might be more content in our own skin.
answered 26 Feb '10, 18:00
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