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TXS.R.D.'s Avatar Jump to comment 15 by TXS.R.D.

I agree with Dr. Dawkins. From what I've experienced as a theist 'shapeshifting' into an atheist, and having interacted with quite few atheists in my life, especially during last year, I'd think ethics-wise atheism and Christ are very compatible. In fact if Christ were to come back today, morally speaking, I'd bet he would endorse atheists before he would look in the direction of Christians and the rest of the others. Why? because most Chrisitans nowadays(and the others) are more into using Christianity to serve their own agenda as opposed to using themselves to serve Christ as he commanded.

As far as Christ's miracles. I believe he at least performed few of them. He was very focused man. From experience, I do know that the power of focus is almost unframable. Also, Christ is known for his love, and forgiveness (aside from what he has been quoted to say, as I believe, he must have been mis-quoted on numerous occasions); We, as humans have those qualities. In working to lay a base to how he could have done that. I'd say isn't it said that we, as humans only use 10% of our brain capacity? ...look how far we've come. Wouldn't it also be safe to presume that we might be deploying only about as much (10%) when it come to Love and Frogiveness we could actually deploy in all directions and for all reasons at all? I would answer very possibly. Knowing that love is the fondation of all good things in life and forgiveness is a powerfull mending, regenerating, re-inforcing force. And also knowing that Christ, via many testimonials, was an exceptionally gifted guy, I would dare to assume that his capacity for flawless love and and forgiveness could have been the primary ingredients in him being able to perform what he has.

Mon, 16 Apr 2007 21:52:00 UTC | #29888