People want to be their own gods. Is that good or evil?

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Re: People want to be their own gods. Is that good or evil?

Postby promethean75 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:23 pm

For two points, name the philosopher who might reply to the opening question with:

'It is neither good nor evil, but beyond these things'

Note: this question is for the novice philosopher. Intermediates and masters please do not answer.
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Re: People want to be their own gods. Is that good or evil?

Postby MagsJ » Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:21 pm

Haha! ..good clause

Woah! ..bad clause
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Re: People want to be their own gods. Is that good or evil?

Postby Greatest I am » Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:00 pm

Berkley Babes wrote:I think it's good because it hints we have something in common with a source.


Which we all do.

Nature, Gnosis and DNA.

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Re: People want to be their own gods. Is that good or evil?

Postby Greatest I am » Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:03 pm

MagsJ wrote:
Greatest I am wrote:
Also.. not involving ourselves with other sub-groups, inhibits being deemed complicit to any crime the other May commit.. I don’t see that as coercion, but self-interest. I see coercion as persuasion from others, of the sub-groups.

I am not sure what you are saying with your last.

What type of involvement with murderer sub-groups of thieve sub groups are you thinking of/

We do not usually know who is in that sub-group until after they kill or rob.

I can see your words working after the crime, no0t before.

They can work.. with foresight and forward-thinking.. I think it’s called ‘knowing better’ lol, and so being our own god should ideally entail that. There’s many a time, when such instincts have prohibited me from coming to harm/other’s stupidity, or getting involved with crims and sinners.. so before any fact can become a reality and then subsequently a negative.

We have to be our own god, because.. down here, god is unavailable.. he can’t come to the phone right now, so all we have is ourselves.. and how could that ever be a bad thing? in looking out for the Self, so not an evil thing at all.


I am a Gnostic Christian. You preach to the quire buddy.

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Re: People want to be their own gods. Is that good or evil?

Postby MagsJ » Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:42 am

Greatest I am wrote:I am a Gnostic Christian. You preach to the quire buddy.

I was confirming my own convictions, so, glad I’m on the right track.

I’d been looking for a guru for many years, and eventually had to become one unto myself.. otherwise I’d have been waiting forever.
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Re: People want to be their own gods. Is that good or evil?

Postby Greatest I am » Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:47 pm

MagsJ wrote:
Greatest I am wrote:I am a Gnostic Christian. You preach to the quire buddy.

I was confirming my own convictions, so, glad I’m on the right track.

I’d been looking for a guru for many years, and eventually had to become one unto myself.. otherwise I’d have been waiting forever.


All should be so blessed.

Follow that guru/god as he is the only god you should ever acknowledge, while picking up the best rules and laws to live by from wherever you find them.

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Re: People want to be their own gods. Is that good or evil?

Postby Ecmandu » Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:03 pm

Everyone who becomes god learns eventually.

God is not immune to hell or hatred.

Lots of people think god is a being who can do whatever it wants.

Man it’s a hard lesson to learn that’s not true!

Actually, the best part of that truth: we should all be thankful!
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Re: People want to be their own gods. Is that good or evil?

Postby Greatest I am » Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:29 pm

Ecmandu wrote:Everyone who becomes god learns eventually.

God is not immune to hell or hatred.

Lots of people think god is a being who can do whatever it wants.

Man it’s a hard lesson to learn that’s not true!

Actually, the best part of that truth: we should all be thankful!


Insightful, if you are speaking of yourself.

I think we can do whatever we want.

We just need to be willing to take the heat of it does not happen to be the status quo.

I fought the law the one time. I lost, but was willing to take the verdict. The law won, but they cheated.

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Re: People want to be their own gods. Is that good or evil?

Postby Ecmandu » Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:13 pm

Greatest I am wrote:
Ecmandu wrote:Everyone who becomes god learns eventually.

God is not immune to hell or hatred.

Lots of people think god is a being who can do whatever it wants.

Man it’s a hard lesson to learn that’s not true!

Actually, the best part of that truth: we should all be thankful!


Insightful, if you are speaking of yourself.

I think we can do whatever we want.

We just need to be willing to take the heat of it does not happen to be the status quo.

I fought the law the one time. I lost, but was willing to take the verdict. The law won, but they cheated.

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There is no free will if you can do ‘whatever you want‘, but get sent to hell if you fuck up!

Free will is terrorizing every being in existence except with no consequence!
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Re: People want to be their own gods. Is that good or evil?

Postby Greatest I am » Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:43 pm

Ecmandu wrote:
Greatest I am wrote:
Ecmandu wrote:Everyone who becomes god learns eventually.

God is not immune to hell or hatred.

Lots of people think god is a being who can do whatever it wants.

Man it’s a hard lesson to learn that’s not true!

Actually, the best part of that truth: we should all be thankful!


Insightful, if you are speaking of yourself.

I think we can do whatever we want.

We just need to be willing to take the heat of it does not happen to be the status quo.

I fought the law the one time. I lost, but was willing to take the verdict. The law won, but they cheated.

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There is no free will if you can do ‘whatever you want‘, but get sent to hell if you fuck up!

Free will is terrorizing every being in existence except with no consequence!


The consequences are there, as I said, if you can take the heat, and let me add, the joy of being and acting free.

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