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Put yourself into an atheist's shoes. There is no God therefore; there is no afterlife. All you have is what you can grab now. You may have 20, 30 maybe 40 more years left. Enjoy all the pleasures. Enjoy all the riches. For when you time comes, you have nothing. You are nothing. When my time comes, I will walk through the door of the universe and become part of my saviors eternity.
rmccarthy Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 3:25 PM
What you do not understand is that attitude has negative consequences now and for your posterity...and I don't mean extra weight on your rear end, although that could happen too.
rmccarthy Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 3:26 PM

I'm talkin to the atheist.
AZYaateeh Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 3:19 PM
Only...there was only one atheist who understood the full ethical implications of atheism. His name was Friedrich Nietzsche, and he died, raving, of intentionally-contracted neurosyphilis.
rmccarthy Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 3:28 PM
Friedrich Nietzsche - "He who fights too long against dragons becomes a dragon himself; and if you gaze too long into the abyss, the abyss will gaze into you."
He did not have the Full Armor of God and therefore...Dragons 1, Nietzsche 0
curmudgeon10 Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 10:05 AM
come back and tell us about it
Carlos_7 Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 10:20 AM
Who would want to come back ... there are no liberals in Heaven.
Marie150 Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 10:39 AM
Jesus told a parable about that. It would not make a difference to an atheist if someone died on a cross and then rose again from the dead. Coming together with many witnesses. Even a doubting Thomas. No! Atheists are determined to not believe and they will not be deterred from their mission. They choose NO.
rmccarthy Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 1:05 PM
Sad to say that with all the levels of wisdom available from God, some just don't get it. However, until we are dead, there's always hope for anything AND I don't completely know or understand other's circumstances that lead them to think what they do but do not want to contribute to their faulty thinking or hinder their being blessed. Thank you God.
katepatate Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 7:40 PM
Nobody wants to come back from it. You'll have to find out for yourself.
rmccarthy Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 7:59 PM
I had a near death experience and similar to Kurt Vonnegut Jr's brothers last words, everything was beautiful, nothing hurt and then thanks to the efforts of my wife on my chest, I was returned to the ugly and the pain. The good news was, whereas I had been ready to give up, I then found myself persisting and prevailing with God's help.
rmccarthy Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 8:03 PM
"To be or not to be?"
Some can find great answers while others only maintain uncertainty.

Sports Illustrated has come to my mailbox for nearly 40 years. I hope it comes for 40 more. But I also hope whomever is assigning the stories in the future begins to think more about the readers than their political and social agendas.

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