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Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by JellyJam, Jun 13, 2019.

  1. JellyJam

    JellyJam Active Member

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    While I was away for the past month, I did a far amount of research on the human brain. I was examining all the area's of the brain that we need to function & survive. I did not locate any area that deal's with belief itself, it seems that beliefs are something the brain has no capacity to deal with.

    Whatever a belief is, it's not natural to the mind.
     
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    Maybe you might want to view this, and read the the scriptures


    PICJAG
     
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    You're not making any argument or sense here. If you believer's want people to believe in Jesus, then please prove that the brain has a specific faculty for that operation.
     
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    YOU MISSED THE POINT. ONE SCRIPTURE, 2 Corinthians 5:7.

    PICJAG.
     
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    How do you know you have a brain?
     
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    marks Well-Known Member

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    Prove the brain doesn't.

    Of course it does. Do you believe you exist?
     
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    the same way you know you have a God......

    PICJAG.
     
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    I was trying for "tongue in cheek", yet another "funny fail"! To add to a long, embarassingly long list!
     
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    Well, of course the human has no capability to deal with it. It is SPIRITUAL, not of our carnal minds. It's not "natural" to the mind of a mere human because our own, carnal natures cannot discern this as it is spiritual, super-natural so to speak.
     
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    I don't know, I think belief in God is hard-wired in. Romans 1 teaches that people recognize there is a God from His creation, but since they don't want to give Him His due, they remove Him from their minds.

    John wrote that people don't come to Jesus because they prefer their sin, not because they don't know there's a God.

    Much love!
     
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    Oh yes indeed...there will be nobody with an excuse. He has plainly shown His Glory in all of His creation...and creation even sings praises to Him! ♥
     
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    You're are doing it again, I'm not interested in your Bible. Just present me the facts, and I'll be fine.
     
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    No I don't, that's obvious.
     
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    Beliefs are assumption based, they have zero mental playability. Beliefs tac on to sensory information & create invalid thought processes. Beliefs are not real, and not an exact representation of reality.
     
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    You say "zero" but beliefs are often the only way we have to proceed, until the belief is superseded by more information?
    Good point, i think that has all been pretty fairly postulated at this point? Beliefs are what we have with incomplete information, that allow us to proceed i think, more or less. Speaking practically, not religiously. Beliefs that cannot be debated are not really beliefs at all though, they are tares i guess
     
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    And if this "brain" of which you speak is only a figment of your imagination what happens to your conclusion?
     
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    The facts you ignore are that atheism/agnostism is a minority belief.

    That science has demonstrated that children naturaly without being taught believe in God.
    On forced choice questions, consisting of three possible explanations of primary origin, they would predominantly go for the word ‘God’, instead of either an agnostic response (e.g., ‘nobody knows’) or an incorrect response (e.g., ‘by people’).
    Bryant, R., In the Beginning: An Interview with Olivera Petrovich, Science and Spirit, 1999
    Today, nearly a decade since Petrovich’s study, there is now a "preponderance of scientific evidence" affirming that "children believe in God even when religious teachings are withheld from them.
    Beckford, M., Children are born believers in God, academic claims—Children are born believers in God and do not simply acquire religious beliefs through indoctrination, according to an academic, The Telegraph, 24 November 2008
    The question you need to answer is, if evidence is supplied that reasonable shows there is a God, Would you believe it?
     
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    When you can explain why the brain can be freely touched and handled without any sense of pain..... You could fill it with acid, turn it into mush, sick it out with a vacuum cleaner and the subject wouldn't feel a thing. Yet pain is recorded in that same brain from every other part of the body. Why?
     
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    THEN MOVE ALONG
     
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    "Beliefs are not real, and not an exact representation of reality."
    Maybe not your reality as you have no idea what the God of the universe can do with FAITH/TRUST/BELIEF...he's not a genie, but He IS a God of promises. Has He ever broken a promise to you?
     
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