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Reason Rally
« on: March 08, 2012, 05:25:53 PM »
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The Reason Rally is an event sponsored by many of the country’s largest and most influential secular organizations. It will be free to attend and will take place in Washington, D.C. on March 24th, 2012 from 10:00AM – 6:00PM at the National Mall. There will be music, comedy, speakers, and so much more. We hope you can join us!

I wonder if churches are allowed to help sponsor the Reason Rally? John 1:1, "En arche en ho logos".
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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2012, 05:29:42 PM »
Why would churches want to co-sponsor an atheist event?
Proverbs 22:7

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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2012, 05:32:15 PM »
Why would churches want to co-sponsor an atheist event?
It's a "secular" event, which is a bit different than "atheist". If a group of people are valorizing "reason", then surely the churches that acknowledge the Logos should see some common ground.
« Last Edit: March 08, 2012, 05:33:26 PM by Jetavan »
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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2012, 09:25:10 PM »
Why would churches want to co-sponsor an atheist event?
It's a "secular" event, which is a bit different than "atheist". If a group of people are valorizing "reason", then surely the churches that acknowledge the Logos should see some common ground.

You're kidding, right?

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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2012, 09:54:30 PM »
Why would churches want to co-sponsor an atheist event?
It's a "secular" event, which is a bit different than "atheist". If a group of people are valorizing "reason", then surely the churches that acknowledge the Logos should see some common ground.

You're kidding, right?
Are you against 'reason'? 8)
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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2012, 10:36:36 PM »
Why would churches want to co-sponsor an atheist event?
It's a "secular" event, which is a bit different than "atheist". If a group of people are valorizing "reason", then surely the churches that acknowledge the Logos should see some common ground.

You're kidding, right?
Are you against 'reason'? 8)

Usually when someone is shouting "reason!" nowadays he is some kind of Randroid.

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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2012, 10:41:32 PM »
Why would churches want to co-sponsor an atheist event?
It's a "secular" event, which is a bit different than "atheist". If a group of people are valorizing "reason", then surely the churches that acknowledge the Logos should see some common ground.

You're kidding, right?
Are you against 'reason'? 8)

Usually when someone is shouting "reason!" nowadays he is some kind of Randroid.

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The Episcopallian road is easy and wide, for many go through it to find destruction. lol sorry channeling Isa.

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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2012, 08:42:56 AM »
Why would churches want to co-sponsor an atheist event?
It's a "secular" event, which is a bit different than "atheist". If a group of people are valorizing "reason", then surely the churches that acknowledge the Logos should see some common ground.

You're kidding, right?
Are you against 'reason'? 8)

Usually when someone is shouting "reason!" nowadays he is some kind of Randroid.
Why should the Randroids be allowed to co-opt a monopoly on "reason"?

Vatican astronomer, Brother Guy Consolmagno:

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Br. Consolmagno said that he believes in God, “not because he is at the end of some logical chain of calculations” but because he “experienced what physics and logic can show me but cannot explain: beauty and reason and love.”

The primary difference between him and atheistic scientist Stephen Hawking is that he recognizes that God is not another part of the universe that explains the inexplicable, but rather “Logos” and  “Reason itself.”

He spoke of the faith needed to embrace Christianity and said that although other world religions and philosophies can give us a rational view of the universe, “only the Gospel could tell us that Reason itself became flesh and dwelt among us” in the form of Jesus Christ.
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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2012, 08:46:15 AM »
Reason is not our highest faculty. Equating the Logos with "reason" is problematic from an Orthodox standpoint.

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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2012, 10:15:57 AM »
Why would churches want to co-sponsor an atheist event?
It's a "secular" event, which is a bit different than "atheist". If a group of people are valorizing "reason", then surely the churches that acknowledge the Logos should see some common ground.

You're kidding, right?
Are you against 'reason'? 8)

Except that obviously 'reason' in this sense is an agnostic/atheist term for themselves.  Come on, already.

Enough with this 'common ground' b.s.

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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2012, 11:55:39 AM »
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The Reason Rally is an event sponsored by many of the country’s largest and most influential secular organizations. It will be free to attend and will take place in Washington, D.C. on March 24th, 2012 from 10:00AM – 6:00PM at the National Mall. There will be music, comedy, speakers, and so much more. We hope you can join us!

I wonder if churches are allowed to help sponsor the Reason Rally? John 1:1, "En arche en ho logos".
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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2012, 11:56:30 AM »
Well, if this is a reason rally, the atheists and Dawkinites will all have to be absent.
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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2012, 08:20:38 PM »
Well, if this is a reason rally, the atheists and Dawkinites will all have to be absent.
Given the Vatican's embrace of Intellectualism
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectualism#Medieval_metaphysical_intellectualism
all you Thomists should take their place.

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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #13 on: March 12, 2012, 08:27:10 PM »
Pastor Fred Phelps and Westboro Baptist have been invited.
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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #14 on: March 12, 2012, 08:31:12 PM »
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The Reason Rally is an event sponsored by many of the country’s largest and most influential secular organizations. It will be free to attend and will take place in Washington, D.C. on March 24th, 2012 from 10:00AM – 6:00PM at the National Mall. There will be music, comedy, speakers, and so much more. We hope you can join us!

I wonder if churches are allowed to help sponsor the Reason Rally? John 1:1, "En arche en ho logos".
Sounds reasonable.  :)

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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #15 on: March 12, 2012, 08:42:46 PM »
Well, if this is a reason rally, the atheists and Dawkinites will all have to be absent.
Given the Vatican's embrace of Intellectualism
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectualism#Medieval_metaphysical_intellectualism
all you Thomists should take their place.

Atheism is a belief.
"All you Thomists". ROFL!. You make me laugh Izzy. "All you Thomists." :D Were your arms crossed and your feet stomping when you wrote that?  :D
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Re: Reason Rally
« Reply #16 on: March 27, 2012, 05:33:43 PM »
If you will, you can become all flame.
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