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God Prophecy

By: Dr. Paraskev

...ry Apocalypse gave humanity the greatest lesson and example of ignorance’s consequences, too. So that humanity will really think twice before repeatin... ...s grip ; and the walls of imaginary I, one by one, begin to fade. And as a consequence, more and more abilities to perceive and realize God wake up in... ... particle to have almost the same characteristics as God Himself. And as a consequence, each and all that is here is in a direct touch with God. It is... ... whole universe have not exactly the same characteristics as God. And as a consequence, each and all that are here are not in a direct touch with God.... ...mited duration, limited relations, concepts, knowledge, etc. 32 And as a consequence, every personal form here is separated from all other forms and... ...d easy. “But what about Goodness!” we shall ask, admitting no gaps in our logical thinking. Well, the constant repeating of the prayer, “God! God! Go...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

... is null and void. Any actions which are intended to terminate it and to annul its consequences should be legally and morally permissible. The sam... ...atements cannot be derived with certainty from any negative statement. This formal-logical trait reflects a deep psychological reality with unsettl... ...t. This formal-logical trait reflects a deep psychological reality with unsettling consequences. A positive statement about one's affiliation ("I ... ...nd self-aggrandizement, and the reification and embodiment of said subversion. The logical outcome is to call for the overthrow of all political sy... ...ute them. They dedicate all their attention to the immediate and ignore the future consequences of their actions. In other words, their attention a... ...g and, therefore, regards himself as omnipotent, omniscient and protected from the consequences of his own acts (immune) – the personality disorder... ...: a series of potentialities with attached probabilities, the potentials being the logically and physically possible products. What can we learn a... ...stitute a theory and produce falsifiable predictions. A metaphor is also subject to logical and aesthetic rules and to the rigors of the scientific ... ...its inclusion in the definer) is the very definition of a tautology, the gravest of logical fallacies. On the other hand: if such an external sour...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... erate care, and none ever had more certificates for less edu- cation. One consequence, however, of my system is that I have much less to say of Profe... ...n- sole; books of a large design, shadowing the complexity of that game of consequences to which we all sit down, the hanger-back not least. But the a... ...ng them indeed; but when they were done, I could see they were rubbish. In consequence, I very rarely showed them even to my friends; and such friends... ...r and answer arguments, not only with natural wisdom, but with candour and logical honesty. But if the subject of debate be something in the air, an a... ...t of debate be something in the air, an abstraction, an excuse for talk, a logical Aunt Sally, then may the male debater instantly abandon hope; he ma...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ove the gods. Under this original peculiarity of Paganism, there arose two consequences, which I will mark by the Greek letters [Greek text] and [Gree... ...er I will notice in its order, first calling the reader’s attention to the consequence marked [Greek text], which is this:—In the full and profoundest... ...ans regret, not penitence; and [Greek text], means, ‘I rue this act in its consequences,’ not ‘I repent of this act for its moral nature.’ A and D, th... ...ss, far less was it the exclusive business. The worship flowed as a direct consequence from the new idea exposed of the divine nature, and from the ne... ...ere not, in relation to its own absolute merits; and this treatment is the logical treatment, applying itself to what is permanent in the nature of th... ...., where the phrase, Church of That we stand on the brink of a great theo- logical crisis, that the problem must soon be solved, how far orthodox Chri... ...y in St. Paul, the words may be known, their sense may be known, but their logical relation is still doubtful. The word X and the word Y are separatel... ... one great difficulty in translating is to find words that even as to mere logical elements correspond to the origi- nal text. Even that is often a tr... ...o our own period, or from any consideration of time what- ever, but in the logical meaning, as having been derived from our reason in opposition to ou...

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Preface to Androcles and the Lion: On the Prospects of Christianity

By: George Bernard Shaw

...al times, and that modern theologians, far from discrediting it, have very logically affirmed the miraculous conception not only of Jesus but of his m... ...o condemnation as an impostor among people whose good opinion was of great consequence to the movement started by his mission. But the deepest annoyan... ...d on the eating of his body (losing all his disciples except the twelve in consequence); says many apparently contradictory and nonsensical things to ... ...they are smitten with the degeneracy which seems to be the inevitable bio- logical penalty of complete parasitism, and corrupt culture and statecraft ... ...n of moral malingerers who can be made to behave themselves by the fear of consequences; but it is not worth while maintaining an abominable system of... ...ristianity is, and owes its enormous vogue to being, a premium on sin. Its consequences have had to be held in check by the worldlywise majority throu... ...nal charm of Jesus, and exists only for untrained minds. In the hands of a logical Frenchman like Calvin, push- ing it to its utmost conclusions, and ... ...y of thirty-five per cent, which is fairly conclu- sive. And, being a more logical people than we, they have officially abandoned Christianity and dec...

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The Kaluza Concept

By: Keith Young

...onship to each other of objects 10 therein – essential in essence to our logical comprehension of our physical location in relation to the world,... ...tioning on a physical level with our reality. Cause precedes effect in a “logical” fashion which enables us to predict and interact with our enviro... ... – out of time as we know it – and therefore experience at first hand the consequences of their own actions. Many people come away from this r... ...ave undergone N.D.E.s say that time is greatly compressed, as if it has no logical meaning. A description of time in this realm, wherever it is, is...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...ophic significance? are two entirely different orders of question from the logical point of view; and, as a failure to recognize this fact distinctly ... ...th the same eye with which he looks on all other natural things, since the consequences of our affections flow from their nature with the same necessi... ...; but at any rate it has become profoundly uninstructive: we can deduce no consequences from it which help us to interpret religion’s meaning or value... ...n environment which re- fuses to bear them out for any length of time. The consequence of this discrepancy of the two criteria is the uncertainty whic... ...or them here, and hold their own against inferences which, in mere love of logical consistency, medical materialism ought to be only too glad to draw.... ...lternation, we see that it probably contains nothing whatever of a psycho- logically specific nature. There is religious fear, reli- gious love, relig... ...rd “religion” would be inconvenient, however defensible it might remain on logical grounds. There are trifling, sneering atti- tudes even toward the w... ...ess and impulse, it adds to life an enchantment which is not rationally or logically deducible from anything else. This enchantment, coming as a gift ... ...ic philosopher, Father Gratry, in his au- tobiographical recollections. In consequence of mental isolation and excessive study at the Polytechnic scho...

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