Incongruities...

Discussion in 'Religion' started by Lepplady, May 15, 2014.

  1. Lepplady

    Lepplady The incredible shrinking woman

  2. ghost19

    ghost19 ..."I aim with my eye."...

    LMAO. That's awesome.
     
  3. Bryan James

    Bryan James Well-Known Member

    Chuck Norris.
     
  4. ghost19

    ghost19 ..."I aim with my eye."...

    "Chuck Norris randomly picks one lucky child each year to be thrown into the sun."
     
  5. Lepplady

    Lepplady The incredible shrinking woman

    Where did the sons of Adam and Ever find wives?
     
  6. Bryan James

    Bryan James Well-Known Member

  7. Grandpa

    Grandpa Well-Known Member

    This is a little tough for me. Because, sure, there are things that are incongruous and just flat wrong in Genesis (and other creation stories) from pretty much the first couple sentences on.

    But poking fun at archaic stories can sure end up looking like ridicule of one's beliefs. And while the former is fine for, really, any kind of story, the latter is distasteful to me. So I tend to stay out of these discussions.

    Tend to. It's no guarantee, though.
     
  8. FlakeNoir

    FlakeNoir Beta/Moderator Moderator

    ...is a Wuss.
     
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  9. Walter Oobleck

    Walter Oobleck keeps coming back...or going, and going, and going

  10. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

  11. Lepplady

    Lepplady The incredible shrinking woman

    Keeping in mind that I'm a Christian, studied the Catechism and all that. It's just some good-natured ribbing. (get it?)
     
  12. Grandpa

    Grandpa Well-Known Member

    Sure! :)

    I'd paraphrase Walter (see Jeff Dunham) on his attitude about the 72 virgins thing, but I don't want to get any mods riled up.
     
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  13. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...Achmed did a pretty cool riff on that as well...
     
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  14. HollyGolightly

    HollyGolightly Well-Known Member

    Don't try to make sense out of Genesis. The Pentateuch is not necessarily real events. It's our way of explaining that which we do not understand. Our creation stories, if you will.
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  15. Lepplady

    Lepplady The incredible shrinking woman

    That's another question. What did the lions and tigers (all the carnivores) eat on the ark? What poor species didn't make it? LOL
     
  16. Out of Order

    Out of Order 'n' Gravy

    Kentucky Fried Chicken
     
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  17. doowopgirl

    doowopgirl very avid fan

    The best possible answer.
     
  18. Walter Oobleck

    Walter Oobleck keeps coming back...or going, and going, and going

    Incongruities...when the self-proclaimed "pro-choice" crowd demands that nobody be permitted to keep and bear arms...when the so-called "pro-choice" kool-aid drinkers demand a woman be allowed to murder the child growing in her womb while simultaneously demanding the same woman (included in the group: the people) forgo all and any choice in the matter of keeping and bearing arms for protection of the same holy body. What? That woman on the way to the abortion clinic doesn't have the right to keep arms to protect the same body? What's that noise? Oh man, that's the noise of all manner of panties doing the twist.

    SULLY! SULLY! SULLY!

    Su-Su-Su-SULLY!
     
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  19. Grandpa

    Grandpa Well-Known Member

    The unicorns didn't make it, of course! Don'tcha remember the song?



    Yeah, when I think of the ark running aground, and I think of the koalas backstroking back to Down Under, and the three-toed sloths wearily splashing their way back to South America, not to mention the extinction of all the fresh-water life since the seas overwhelmed the rivers and lakes, it makes me unutterably sad. Well, except for the fact that I seem to be uttering it anyway.
     
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  20. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    The way I look at it is to realize that there are always going to be certain things which despite being facts I'll never understand until a certain time arrives when I'm ready to because only then I'll be capable to. This realization doesn't mean I won't meanwhile be trying to understand things and studying sensibly to. This attitude consequently allows me to accept what seems incongruous as probably something outside my ability to gather, yet okay there.

    I appreciate what Granpa is saying when he chooses not to respond when it comes to certain things. I make the same choice a lot at this site because I want to see the peace kept here; and so certainly don't want to become a reason it's lost. There are certain things the discussions of which belong in certain places predesignated by a society. We are a society. We've designated the places. Now, in case this thread is one of them, I'll see ya 'round.
     

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