Two religious leaders in Newtown discuss the community healing process one month after the Sandy Hook shooting.
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Claw – your god claims both omnipotence and omniscience. Your god knew, before he created the universe, that Lanza would take those unsecured weapons and rip apart 20 little kids. And yet, your god created him anyway. Your god is personally responsible for these murders. You have to have some pretty significant cognitive dissonance to not understand this.
Lets see..I get 3 choices.
. Change my behavior
•Justify my behavior by changing the conflicting cognition.
•Justify my behavior by adding new cognitions.
Okay I choose door #3.
God is God of all things good and bad and perception of good and bad exists only in the minds of men.
Hows that? You want some more philosophy? Coz really we could be here all day.
Sorry, but you can't have free will and an omnipotent omniscient god. Just won't work.
Why not wouldn't omnipotent involve an impossibility, or any impossibility?
Well, had God answered these dead children's prayers a bit sooner, we wouldn't have a healing process now would we?
What a selfish and ignorant comment. It is no wonder atheist types are known as liars.
Religious charlatans (priests, rabbis, any/all cult leaders) need the occasional disaster to extend the life of their bullsh!t and to feel relevant.
I doubt this gets read, but I will say it anyway. If you are not a person of faith, that is certainly your right, and I understand. However, I can imagine that perhaps some families of the victims of Sandy Hook or other tragedies might come to these threads for a little comfort and solace. Comments such as yours, while within your rights, are crude and hurtful. What could possess someone to insult the honest faith of others? Why would you say something like that? Has a Christian or other religious person done something to hurt you that you feel requires you to lash out?
click the report abuse link to get rid of this garbage.
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