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Old 16th January 2017, 10:08 PM
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You should never go full atheist.
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Old 17th January 2017, 02:39 AM
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Over to you, Azu. Probably best if you direct what it is you want to dissect!
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I like Hackenslash's blog a lot. I hope to use his writings as a source of inspiration to write and expand my website, i.e. to write illustrative essays and publish.
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Old 17th January 2017, 09:45 PM
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Cool!

Now what do you want to focus on first:

Gods, NDE's, UFO's, or souls?

Pick one and see what kind of arguments are made against them by the good people of this forum!
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Cool!

Now what do you want to focus on first:

Gods, NDE's, UFO's, or souls?

Pick one and see what kind of arguments are made against them by the good people of this forum!
Let's narrow down the focus that is practicably arguable at hand and personally relevant - let's go elimination by elimination process.

1)

Gods - where it came from? Mostly constructed as a concept by bibles and scriptures alike... it's very cultural and varies culturally...

NDEs - still baffling I find... let's hold onto this one.

UFOs - still intriguing... so let's keep this one as well.

Souls - it's all a concept and something that anyone can think about - very individualistic as well... so obvious enough to leave it out.

2)

NDEs - yes... please! I want to have all the experiences of so called 'white light of god', finding deceased loves in the heaven, and so on debunked at once to me.

UFOs - I'm still puzzled why would people post such bizarre articles on top governmental 'secret coverups', including Bermuda Triangle, alien abductions and stuff like that.... so I would like them to be disproven at once.

3)

Let's start with UFOs for sure!
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Old 17th January 2017, 10:09 PM
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One question that debunks NDEs and UFOs fairly comprehensively.

What does the first letter of each abbreviation denote?
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Old 17th January 2017, 10:14 PM
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One question that debunks NDEs and UFOs fairly comprehensively.

What does the first letter of each abbreviation denote?
NDE stands for near-death experience so it is NEAR.

UFO stands for unidentified flying object so it is UNIDENTIFIED

I still don't see how that clearly and fairly comprehensively debunks these, haha!

EDIT: Oh yes... NDEs are insignificant and not a big deal unless it is changed to ADEs... haha!

UFOs should be IFOs to remain debate-worthy.

Yeah... got it! WHAT SEMANTIC SIMPLICITY!

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So, those letters denote 'near' and 'unidentified' respectively.

So, we should a) see the testimony of somebody who wasn't dead about what it's like to be dead and b) see the unidentified as identified.

In the case of the latter, why are astronomers (probably the research field most represented by amateurs) so under-represented? Because they know what they're looking at!

Ask yourself if you'd take the word of somebody who almost drove a car on what it was like to drive a car...
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Old 17th January 2017, 10:21 PM
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So, those letters denote 'near' and 'unidentified' respectively.

So, we should a) see the testimony of somebody who wasn't dead about what it's like to be dead and b) see the unidentified as identified.

In the case of the latter, why are astronomers (probably the research field most represented by amateurs) so under-represented? Because they know what they're looking at!

Ask yourself if you'd take the word of somebody who almost drove a car on what it was like to drive a car...
I just edited my post before reading this one. See above!
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