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Offline Shiny

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The obsession with Heaven
« on: August 23, 2011, 04:24:31 PM »
Whats the big deal?

I think Hell piques my interest more to be honest.
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Re: The obsession with Heaven
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2011, 04:27:56 PM »
Whats the big deal?

I think Hell piques my interest more to be honest.

Are you interested in Hell or the avoidance thereof?

I always figured that obsession with Heaven was the point of the whole thing!
Das ist des Jägers Ehrenschild, daß er beschützt und hegt sein Wild, weidmännisch jagt, wie sich’s gehört, den Schöpfer im Geschöpfe ehrt.

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Re: The obsession with Heaven
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2011, 04:28:03 PM »
Whats the big deal?

I think Hell piques my interest more to be honest.

Did you read the third part of the trilogy you quote in your signature?
1 Samuel 25:22 (KJV)
So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.

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Re: The obsession with Heaven
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2011, 05:18:04 PM »
Whats the big deal?

I think Hell piques my interest more to be honest.
Why is that?
"For, by its immensity, the divine substance surpasses every form that our intellect reaches. Thus we are unable to apprehend it by knowing what it is. Yet we are able to have some knowledge of it by knowing what it is not." - St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa contra gentiles, I, 14.