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Posted 10/6/15

furytime wrote:


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I missed ya dude!



Wow that post looks straight out of Myspace


He left and Myspace was all the rage.
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FlyinDumpling wrote:

I have no idea why I read the topic as "Being asian in the spirit"


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Posted 10/7/15
Hmmmm... yes..... quite..... indubidably....
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Posted 10/6/15 , edited 10/6/15

PhantomGundam wrote:

Anyways, what exactly does he want us to discuss here? I don't get it.


Apparently phenomena such as "speaking in tongues" and being "overcome by the Holy Spirit" are attributable to an unknown magical force that preachers are somehow able to allow people to tap into. This magical force represents humans' ability to manipulate and interact with the minds of others. The reason it doesn't work that way at present is because human brains simply cannot handle the awesome power of the Force.

An elementary understanding of hypnosis is enough to settle the matter of "speaking in tongues", and the idea that preachers are bringing out some kind of oversoul in people is pretty much baseless.
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I don't attend church or subscribe to any specific belief, but I do have faith in doing the right thing for the right reasons.

I don't need a preacher telling me how to live my life or be a good person. Just a mirror and some serious introspection.



*Grew up Southern Baptist. I still encourage my youngest daughter to attend church every week.
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Dude, what the fuck are you even saying?
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Posted 10/7/15

furytime wrote:

You can get the 'holy ghost' from other things. It's just a human phenomenon. Like when I talk about aliens or some type of deep chat about the universe I'll get goosebumps.
Don't mean to crush peoples hopes but I believe most of it is really just fake. I remember when I was younger I went to a church camp with my friend. They were doing prayers in a circle and one of the guys starting doing that thing, forgot what it is called (where they start spitting gibberish and it's the holy word of god, again don't take offense I am just describing it :p ) And It was interesting. Analyzing that event, I remember feeling the human pressure to be apart of the crowd. Do what everyone else is doing. It's just all a human effect imo.


I've had a similar experience in my teens. Hundreds of us at camp having a church time. The whole emotional environment was hypnotic. A boy collapsed and didn't recover until hours later. That had me worried. Some of my peers began to cry even my friend's little brother. Later everyone split up and had some quiet time. I had mine swinging on the swings. Looking back, it was just a mix of emotions and it was entertaining.
Posted 10/7/15
That's a lot of words, man... Fuck that.
Posted 10/8/15
What's this about? Ordo ab chao?
Posted 10/8/15

severticas wrote:

What's this about? Ordo ab chao?


It's a SilverSongWriter Thread. What do you think?
Posted 10/8/15
did someone quote me?
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severticas wrote:

did someone quote me?


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