Click here to Skip to main content
12,399,402 members (59,374 online)

The Soapbox

The Soapbox allows you to stand up and have a rant, tell a bad joke, complain about someone or post stuff that that may not be appropriate for reading at work and/or isn't strictly IT industry related. It is rated M. Do not post anything offensive or which breaches the Terms of Use. Do not post programming questions (use the programming forums for that) and please don't post ads.

The SoapBox is not for flame wars, personal vendettas, or for grinding your axe. Trolling will not be tolerated. Anything inappropriate for this forum will be deleted immediately.

 
GeneralRe: JOTD Pin
Pete O'Hanlon22-May-10 12:13
mvpPete O'Hanlon22-May-10 12:13 
GeneralRe: JOTD Pin
Jörgen Andersson22-May-10 12:15
memberJörgen Andersson22-May-10 12:15 
GeneralRe: JOTD Pin
viaducting23-May-10 5:43
memberviaducting23-May-10 5:43 
GeneralRe: JOTD Pin
Pete O'Hanlon23-May-10 7:29
mvpPete O'Hanlon23-May-10 7:29 
GeneralHmm.... Pin
Christian Graus22-May-10 3:15
mvpChristian Graus22-May-10 3:15 
GeneralRe: Hmm.... Pin
LunaticFringe22-May-10 4:23
memberLunaticFringe22-May-10 4:23 
GeneralRe: Hmm.... Pin
digital man22-May-10 4:35
memberdigital man22-May-10 4:35 
GeneralRe: Hmm.... Pin
RichardM122-May-10 15:00
memberRichardM122-May-10 15:00 
GeneralRe: Hmm.... Pin
Christian Graus23-May-10 2:41
mvpChristian Graus23-May-10 2:41 
GeneralCG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
harold aptroot22-May-10 2:45
memberharold aptroot22-May-10 2:45 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
Christian Graus22-May-10 2:57
mvpChristian Graus22-May-10 2:57 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
Dalek Dave22-May-10 3:03
memberDalek Dave22-May-10 3:03 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
Christian Graus22-May-10 3:08
mvpChristian Graus22-May-10 3:08 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
Leslie Sanford22-May-10 8:16
memberLeslie Sanford22-May-10 8:16 
Dalek Dave wrote:
I do not believe in a god per se, but I accept the existance of god as a concept used by some people to base their value judgments and morals on.


Value judgements and morals... That's the interesting thing about being human. We measure what is against what we think out to be and therefore make a value judgement against reality. Sometimes what we think out to be is a simple preference. Other times it's more profound such as being appalled by man's actions against his fellow man.

I'm not interested in arguing for or against the existance of God. I don't find that interesting or even relevant. What's more interesting to me is how we hold ourselves above the world around us when we make value judgements. Our sense of rightness/wrongness could come from many sources including evolution, society, religion, etc, or all of the above. It doesn't really matter. We still make value judgements regardless and treat them in some sense as being legitiment or containing truth.

In this sense we are spiritual beings. We can't cut ourselves off from this. Whether we believe in God or not we have this in common.
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
John R. Shaw22-May-10 9:46
memberJohn R. Shaw22-May-10 9:46 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
Christian Graus23-May-10 2:33
mvpChristian Graus23-May-10 2:33 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
viaducting23-May-10 5:46
memberviaducting23-May-10 5:46 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM123-May-10 11:21
memberRichardM123-May-10 11:21 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
viaducting23-May-10 22:43
memberviaducting23-May-10 22:43 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM123-May-10 23:07
memberRichardM123-May-10 23:07 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
viaducting23-May-10 23:45
memberviaducting23-May-10 23:45 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM125-May-10 4:23
memberRichardM125-May-10 4:23 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
viaducting25-May-10 8:06
memberviaducting25-May-10 8:06 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM125-May-10 8:27
memberRichardM125-May-10 8:27 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
viaducting25-May-10 11:14
memberviaducting25-May-10 11:14 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM125-May-10 11:27
memberRichardM125-May-10 11:27 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
Pete O'Hanlon25-May-10 10:12
mvpPete O'Hanlon25-May-10 10:12 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM125-May-10 11:28
memberRichardM125-May-10 11:28 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
Pete O'Hanlon25-May-10 11:33
mvpPete O'Hanlon25-May-10 11:33 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
Distind24-May-10 5:38
memberDistind24-May-10 5:38 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM125-May-10 4:55
memberRichardM125-May-10 4:55 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
Distind24-May-10 3:32
memberDistind24-May-10 3:32 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
harold aptroot22-May-10 3:03
memberharold aptroot22-May-10 3:03 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
Christian Graus22-May-10 3:09
mvpChristian Graus22-May-10 3:09 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
harold aptroot22-May-10 3:24
memberharold aptroot22-May-10 3:24 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
Christian Graus22-May-10 3:38
mvpChristian Graus22-May-10 3:38 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
harold aptroot22-May-10 3:43
memberharold aptroot22-May-10 3:43 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? [modified] Pin
Christian Graus22-May-10 3:50
mvpChristian Graus22-May-10 3:50 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? [modified] Pin
harold aptroot22-May-10 4:13
memberharold aptroot22-May-10 4:13 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM122-May-10 15:40
memberRichardM122-May-10 15:40 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
harold aptroot23-May-10 1:42
memberharold aptroot23-May-10 1:42 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM123-May-10 11:09
memberRichardM123-May-10 11:09 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
harold aptroot23-May-10 11:39
memberharold aptroot23-May-10 11:39 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM123-May-10 15:34
memberRichardM123-May-10 15:34 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
harold aptroot23-May-10 16:24
memberharold aptroot23-May-10 16:24 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM123-May-10 18:16
memberRichardM123-May-10 18:16 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
harold aptroot24-May-10 1:34
memberharold aptroot24-May-10 1:34 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM125-May-10 5:14
memberRichardM125-May-10 5:14 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
harold aptroot25-May-10 6:16
memberharold aptroot25-May-10 6:16 
GeneralRe: CG: deliver proof of god existence please? Pin
RichardM125-May-10 6:36
memberRichardM125-May-10 6:36 

General General    News News    Suggestion Suggestion    Question Question    Bug Bug    Answer Answer    Joke Joke    Praise Praise    Rant Rant    Admin Admin   

Use Ctrl+Left/Right to switch messages, Ctrl+Up/Down to switch threads, Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right to switch pages.


Advertise | Privacy | Mobile
Web02 | 2.8.160721.1 | Last Updated 26 Jul 2016
Copyright © CodeProject, 1999-2016
All Rights Reserved. Terms of Service
Layout: fixed | fluid