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Daniel Pfeffer27-Nov-20 4:26
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honey the codewitch27-Nov-20 6:04
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W Balboos, GHB27-Nov-20 7:07
mveW Balboos, GHB27-Nov-20 7:07 
Soul-cleansing process.

Nothing like that actually in the bible - not even heaven or hell, let alone some sort of pergatory. Those are later construct to help keep the believers in-line (obedient and donating). No "devil", either. Even in the various books of prophets, Satan is an obedient servant of deity.

Interestingly, if you think about it, "Adam and Eve" did not sin when they ate that forbidden fruit from the "The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil" because they didn't know the difference between good and evil. On the other hand, religiously speaking, I am pretty certain the tree was put there specifically for them to eventually eat of its fruit. This expands into (obviously) quite a philosophical discussion. Suffice it to say, think of "creation" had they not eat that forbidden fruit: what would have happened? Answer: Nothing. Ever. Creation would have been over and prolonging it's existence would be pointless.

I think I've probably violated some sort of lounge rules but I'll make sure I don't make a fight out of this - the thing is, it's about faith - by definition, a thing without proof. My faith is no more provable than anyone else's - for if it were provable it wouldn't be faith.

Ravings en masse^
"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." - Albert Einstein
"If you are searching for perfection in others, then you seek disappointment. If you seek perfection in yourself, then you will find failure." - Balboos HaGadol Mar 2010

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