The Face of God

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Alembé's picture
The Face of God

What does God look like to believers?

They look in the mirror.

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/what-does-god-look-look-mirror

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ʝօɦռ 6IX ɮʀɛɛʐʏ's picture
I think this is great; and I

I think this is great; and I wonder if the results would have been reversed if atheists are questioned, such that the face on the right emerges as their composite.

Alembé's picture
Hi John,

Hi John,

How can atheists imagine something for which there is no evidence to support that it exists?

ʝօɦռ 6IX ɮʀɛɛʐʏ's picture
Same way that if I ask you

Same way that if I ask you what a dragon looks like, you'll probably describe a European version, which looks like a dinosaur with wings, as opposed to an Asian version, which looks like a wingless flying snake.

David Killens's picture
God

God

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Qu@si's picture
what is your thought about

what is your thought about this jedi?

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Nyarlathotep's picture
We already know that god has

We already know that god has the same opinions as any particular believer (ever heard a believer say they disagree with god?).

ʝօɦռ 6IX ɮʀɛɛʐʏ's picture
The same can be applied to

The same can be applied to atheists, which is why I'd be interested in seeing their results in such a study. We've talked about it in the forum before. You hardly come across an atheist that thinks the Christian God is a loving merciful God the way Christians do, but He just happens to not exist. It seems like being atheist, predisposes one to adopt the perspective that Dawkins expressed:

"“The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.”

With perspectives like that, I would expect the image that atheists average out to, looks more like the face on the right, if not worse.

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ʝօɦռ 6IX ɮʀɛɛʐʏ,

ʝօɦռ 6IX ɮʀɛɛʐʏ,

Just remember that Yeshua is going to throw your ass into the fire if you don't believe in him. John 15:6 (TPT) = "6 If a person is separated from me, he is discarded; such branches are gathered up and thrown into the fire to be burned."

Matthew 15:24 (TPT) = "24 Jesus said, “I’ve only been sent to the lost sheep of Israel.”

He isn't that nice.

Sheldon's picture
"You hardly come across an

"You hardly come across an atheist that thinks the Christian God is a loving merciful God the way Christians do, but He just happens to not exist."

Have you actually read the bible? No John, the deity in the bible is demonstrably not loving or merciful, and all the atheists on here have told you repeatedly the reason they don't believe he exists is because no one can demonstrate any objective evidence for it. I even started a thread and not one post presented any objective evidence.

Dawkins's description accurately reflects the deity of the bible. Though he has since said that he was using the description tongue in cheek to start with humour. I can see his point as it's pretty funny to believe any literate person can read the bible and think it is describing a merciful or benevolent deity.

adragonist's picture
I heard believers say that

Quote Nyarlathotep "We already know that god has the same opinions as any particular believer (ever heard a believer say they disagree with god?)."

I heard believers say that many times. They phrase it like 'god works in mysterious ways'.

ʝօɦռ 6IX ɮʀɛɛʐʏ's picture
Or better yet, "not my will,

Or better yet, "not my will, but yours be done."

Sheldon's picture
"Or better yet, "not my will,

"Or better yet, "not my will, but yours be done.""

Is that why they all agree on what god wants? Or why none of them pester him with prayers to do what they want? Humans create deities in their own image, not the other way around.

chimp3's picture
The real question is whether

The real question is whether god has testicles and/ or ovaries, nipples, an umbilicus? Does it have hair? An anus?

LostLocke's picture
I don't know about those

I don't know about those particulars, but I heard he/she/it has four spleens. What's up with that?

adragonist's picture
If we are talking about the

If we are talking about the Abrahamic god, the testosterone drenched cruelties described in the old testament leads one to suppose it has testicles.

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Tin-Man's picture
@Cog

@Cog

Hey, maybe that is where we get the expression, "Holy shit!"

adragonist's picture
Yep, and it is now clear to

Yep, and it is now clear to me what kind of cloud god sits on.

Sheldon's picture
Very good.

Very good.

Cognostic's picture
Hmmmmm? This will take long

Hmmmmm? This will take long hours of contemplation. I am actually looking forward to my next trip to the Philippines. My girlfriend, a Catholic, and her daughter, go to Church regularly. I am really hoping that I can find a stray dog with a Jesus on its ass. I just gotta point one out to them. So, on this trip to the Philippines I will be checking out dog's asses. (Anything for a joke)

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@Cog Re: Philippines trip

@Cog Re: Philippines trip

Get with Q and maybe he can do some scouting for you before you get there. You know, he can pinpoint the areas that have the most dogs per square block or something like that. Could save you some time.

Qu@si's picture
"Get with Q and maybe he can

"Get with Q and maybe he can do some scouting for you"

oh..yeah...its done alright...

hope you can come visit me here in dumaguete , philippines. i'll show you around for a treat cog...!!!
dumaguete "A place to retire" as they name it....

by the way, where exactly in the philippines are you planning to visit?and when?

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I checked my Pug, it's rectum

I checked my Pug, it's rectum looks like Elvis.

Tin-Man's picture
@David

@David

I checked both my Labs. They both just look like average assholes. Hell, that could be ANYBODY.

Sheldon's picture
"I checked my Pug, it's

"I checked my Pug, it's rectum looks like Elvis."

To be clear, Elvis now, or when he was alive?

chimp3's picture
If god has nipples and and

If god has nipples and and umbilicus, not only is it the prime mover, but the prime primate.

MCD's picture
when i envision gods I of

when i envision gods I of course envision Universe Farting Unicorns. Praise Gas !!!!

Cognostic's picture
Holy hell, I checked my

Holy hell, I checked my parrots ass just so I could get an objective comparison and it looks just like Tin Man,.

Tin-Man's picture
@Cog Re: "I checked my

@Cog Re: "I checked my parrots ass......and it looks just like Tin Man,."

Hot damn! Finally! Proof that I exist! Take THAT, all you doubters!...*arms folded across chest with smug look on face*

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Hey, everybody! I just found

Hey, everybody! I just found indisputable proof that unicorns exist! It is amazing! I was eating my bowl of Lucky Charms this morning and I found this marshmallow that looks just like a unicorn head! I'm gonna be famous!

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