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The Fundamentalist's Problem
One of the most frustrating things for a person who does not subscribe to a fundamentalist way of thinking is that having an open and expansive conversation about spirituality and God with a fundamentalist personality is virtually impossible, if possible at...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Views of Deity
Robin and I leaned against the rock. The moon shone full on the rippling waters of the lake behind us, and the night was redolent with the drums and songs of our people. What a night! As the night enfolded us, we quietly discussed the ritual we had just come...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Dealing With World Mind Effects Through Greater Self Mastery (GM5)
At one time or another, we have all experienced occasions where other people in the same room began to have a heated argument. The psychic dissonance created at that time, produced in us symptoms of shakiness, nervousness, a scattered thought pattern or other...
Mind >> World Mind
Am I Damned?: Part 1
(Excerpted from a planned website, much of this material has already appeared in answer to various questions on the boards, especially in General Earth Spirituality. I will attempt to redact it for this forum, as much of the arguments contained here are basic...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Am I Damned?: Part 2
CAVEAT: It is impossible to answer a "theological" question simply and correctly at the same time. The reason for this is the fact that the theological arena involves reality not only beyond our capacity to adequately express, but even beyond that,...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Child of Zeus and Hera, craftsman and smith of the Gods and, as is so often the case among Aryan smithy Deities, lame. Among the Hellenes, he was something of a hapless fool, a figure of jest and contempt. This stems from the very strong Classic Mediterranean...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
The Book of the Law, Liber 220, Part III
III;1. Abrahadabra; the reward of Ra Hoor Khut. III;2. There is division hither homeward; there is a word not known. Spelling is defunct; all is not aught. Beware! Hold! Raise the spell of Ra-Hoor-Khuit! III;3. Now let it be first understood that I...
Thelema >> The Book of the Law

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The Ontological Argument Anselm of Canterbury 1033 – 1109 The
The Ontological Argument. • Ontology is the study of being or existence.
The Ontological Argument
[1] The third theistic argument I wish to discuss is the famous "ontological .
On the Logic of the Ontological Argument
We examine the famous ontological argument in Proslogium ii.
On The Ontological Argument
A Stripped-Down Ontological Argument
The Ontological Argument Simplified. Gareth B. Matthews and Lynne Rudder Baker.

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Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff between Privacy and Security
by Daniel J. Solove In 1077, St. Anselm of Canterbury offered an analysis that has come to be known as the ontological argument for the existence of God.

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Ontological argument - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An ontological argument for the existence of God attempts the method of a priori proof, which uses intuition and reason alone.
Ontological Arguments (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Ontological Argument for the Existence of God [Internet
Understanding the Ontological Argument
A layperson's introduction to the ontological argument.
The Ontological Argument
Anselm's ontological argument purports to be an a priori proof of God's existence.

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