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sweatalot

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  1. On 4/24/2019 at 8:08 AM, transam said:

    Before asking: does God exist - and what does he/she do or want from us? we should ask another more elementary question: -  who is asking this question? - or what am I ? My body? the brain? thoughts? when did I begin existing? can  I be sure "I" am gone when the body is dead? Why don't I remember the begin of my life?

     

    And about existence: when you dream do you know that you are dreaming? And when you are not dreaming - can you be sure that you are not dreaming? Really? There are questions that science has no answer for. And there are observations in quantum mechanics that must be accepted but cannot be understood by our way of logic. 

     

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  2. On 4/24/2019 at 1:00 PM, Rama said:

    you're just the exact person immigration is targeting, someone who is gaming the system - you're living in bkk - you're not 'traveling' - have a lease agreement, etc., you're not a tourist! get a real visa!

    I wonder why so many long stayers on the wrong visa (obviously not aware that they are cheating) believe they have a right to be admitted to Thailand.

    They should try to enforce their right to be allowed to stay in  China or NK or, or ...

     

    He should know that he has not legal right to be allowed to enter the country. If he don't play to their rules he has to accept what IOs decide.

     

    He should check how foreign long stayers on Tourist visa are treated in his humane and high morality country

     

    The lawless is him - not Thai Immigration.

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  3. 24 minutes ago, OmegaRacer said:

    I understand what you're saying and I see why you would think the whole "system" is unfair.

     

    It depends on the point of view I think. If you consider humans to be victims of circumstances, of their environment where they randomly happen to grow up, of the social and financial status of their families and more importantly, victims of the limited time they are allowed to exist.....then your reasoning is very justified.

    On the other hand, if we assume we have a soul or eternal consciousness that is only bound by time for a very short period while incarnated, then we gain a much wider perspective of our life (or lives).

    Like Shakespeare said "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages."

    We are like actors who chose to play a role for a limited time on earth, forgetting that we are actors. When the curtain falls, we awaken from the dream. We may have played the roles of enemies on stage, but behind it, we turn back to be best friends, because we know it was all a play. 
    All the suffering, the struggles and heartaches will drop away just like a nightmare dissolves quickly upon waking up.

    You say life is dangerous, it sure is. But it's also amazingly beautiful, full of adventures and things to learn.
    You say there are terrible people out there, absolutely true. But the vast majority of people are just like you and me, struggling to live this life the best way we can, with our ups and downs, stumbling sometimes, making mistakes, but still going forward.

    You have the free choice to change your point of view if you want to. Isn't that amazing?

    one thing to believe this or something similar

    another thing to experience it

    - only then can you really be free

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  4. 14 minutes ago, Henrik Andersen said:

    So they really don't check the house....  If my mom was missing I will check the house meny times everyday just encase 

    RIP 

    probably they checked the storeroom in the beginning - may be more than one time and did not find her there.

    Then they were not aware when she returned didn 't reckon with it anymore - and so did not see any reason to check the stroreroom again. May be he storeroom has an extra entrance. May be she never went there before. 

    May be different - but to early to blame the family

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  5. 7 hours ago, rooster59 said:

    "There are lots of questions raised by this case, and these have stuck in people’s minds ever since the verdict was delivered. Society wants answers, and the truth must be uncovered

    That is a good thing. Looks like society in LOS begins to awake.

    And if they start awakening they will find a lot more ...

    Hopefully beginning of a big change


  6. I think we are all deluded.

    Part of the delusion is believing in a God outside ourselves.

    Or another one just denie the possibilty that god might exist.

     

    We experience the world in our consciousness and interpret it using what we have been taught, or better implanted, by our parents, and the people and circumstances around us - in particular during childhood.

    So we create our own world in our consciousness as a copy of what  has been implanted. May be looking for a God outside of us - and this way creating one - is part of it. 

     

    If God exists isn't he/she consciousness?
    And us -aren't we consciousness, too?

     

    May be we should look for God not outside but inside ourselves? 

    Even the bible tells:
    "Do you not realize that Jesus Christ (whoever that is) is in you? (Second Corinthians 13:5) 

    But that's not what the religions emphazise


    There are religions, secular powerful organisations who want to make us believe what "their god" is telling.
    And there are individual spiritual  people - they emphasize their experience, and they only believe what they experience
     

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  7. 34 minutes ago, notmyself said:

     

    Buddha was supposedly born out of a slit in his mothers side after she was impregnated by a flash of light. 

    yeah - that's an ivention of those who wanted to make him divine (after his death).

    It is not true and not important.

    Important is what he teaches. And that is deep and has nothing to do with blind believe. What the institutions made of it is quite a different story.

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  8. 3 hours ago, yodsak said:

     

    Read more than a small biased book. Question more. Research. Plenty evidence he existed. Killed by Pilate.

    Also  mentioned by Pliny and Tacitus,  2 hi-so Roman politicians .

    Pliny writes of the christians ''pig headed obstinacy'' 

    Tacitus calls their religion a destructive superstition.  [ not wrong there ]

     

    No evidence he was the son of god, performed miracles , or rose from the dead though.

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    mentioned because they read the fiction called bible? or " new testament"?

    that doesn't prove anything - only to those who want to believe (not caring if true)?

     

     

     


  9. I read a small book called walking withJesus. And it says Jesus never lived and all the people in the bible never lived. It is all invented and the bible was written by wise men who wrote allegories to help people live a happy and fulfilled life. You just have to understand how to interpret. Sounds more likely than believing the bible telling history.

    And the bible was abused by the churches to control people with fear

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