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The Human Conundrum !

The Human Conundrum !   " Man sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future, that he does not enjoy the present moment. As a result, he does not live in the present or the future, he lives as if he is never going to die, and then he dies having never truly lived "
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God and a Cruel universe

If there is God, why does Evil exist ? Why " bad" things happen to innocent people ? Is there really " Justice" ? If God wants us all to be " good" why doesn't He punish those we can clearly see are being "ungood" ? This is what C. S. Lewis has to say on this : " My argument against God was that the universe seemed so cruel and unjust. But how had I got this idea of just and unjust? A man does not call a line crooked unless he has some idea of a straight line.…
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What is TRUTH ?

What exactly is “ Truth ” ? How is a “fact ” found, checked, evaluated , declared and defended as such ? Is Truth a function of our Senses ? Or of our Perceptions ? Or is it simply a function of what the “ Majority ” or Authority ( which, in a Democracy, is derived from Majority ) says at any given time ? Which could, of course, be based upon their senses and perceptions in turn. In “ modern” times Copernicus was the first to make detailed observations and come to the conclusion that the Earth was not…
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Is Faith a Gift or an Act ?

For some faith comes naturally. For others it has to be deliberately acquired - delivered by despair, What about you ? My friend Jug ( he doesn't know it, yet :- )  ) tries to put it ============== So why seek this elusive faith that you don’t believe in, that you don’t have faith in, in the first place?  You only seek faith when in desperation  you are driven to faith by the opposite of faith, which is despair.  Despair is like a bad attack of spiritual sciatica, an unbearably painful condition brought on by an overwhelming sense that not…
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Is God Evil ?

Is God Evil ? Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God? -Epicurus Epicurus is a key figure in the development of science and scientific methodology because of his insistence that nothing should be believed, except that which was tested through direct observation and logical deduction. Assuming God is, the inescapable conclusion seems to be that He is malevolent !! Agreed ?
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