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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #30 on: January 12, 2012, 07:39:21 AM »
I must admit I had a similar spiritual experience:  I went to a wedding last year in rural Hungary and I knocked back a big slug of Palinka.  Not the legal 40% stuff, but your bathtub brew at maybe 70 or 80%.
Suddenly I knew there was a Devil.  This was no ordinary jolt, but an intimate personal experience with Beelzebub himself, complete with the burning fire in the bowels.
Explain that, you atheists.

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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #31 on: January 12, 2012, 07:04:17 PM »
I must admit I had a similar spiritual experience:  I went to a wedding last year in rural Hungary and I knocked back a big slug of Palinka.  Not the legal 40% stuff, but your bathtub brew at maybe 70 or 80%.
Suddenly I knew there was a Devil.  This was no ordinary jolt, but an intimate personal experience with Beelzebub himself, complete with the burning fire in the bowels.
Explain that, you atheists.

Right, but once you prayed over the porcelain gods, you felt better, right? See, religious experience!!
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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #33 on: January 13, 2012, 02:05:36 PM »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XHcPYorSJw  ;D


1. You are probably clinically depressed even if you won't admit it.

2. Your description of your "atheism" is the worst case of theist strawman definition. Almost like it was something you got of a theist website, just so you could present this story to us. But I digress...

3. You were tripping. Seriously tripping. I've seen people who had that kind of reaction in my line of work. Your blunt was probably laced with LSD. You found god in a bad acid trip.


Applying Occhams razor to this story. Which is more likely? That the allmighty creator of the universe took time out of his day to go down and perform the divine equivalent of a drug intervention in your life, or that you were halucinating?


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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #34 on: January 13, 2012, 02:42:13 PM »
One visit, one post, fucks off  ::)
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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #35 on: January 13, 2012, 03:19:10 PM »
One visit, one post, fucks off  ::)

What do you think the point of that is?  Like, does he really think that he's going to post one tl;dr about meeting god during a bad trip and we're all going to go "Proof!  We are converted!"

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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #36 on: January 13, 2012, 03:30:18 PM »
One visit, one post, fucks off  ::)

What do you think the point of that is?  Like, does he really think that he's going to post one tl;dr about meeting god during a bad trip and we're all going to go "Proof!  We are converted!"
I have given up trying to fathom the extreme theist mind. It's a very weird place indeed.
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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #37 on: January 13, 2012, 04:25:57 PM »
One visit, one post, fucks off  ::)

What do you think the point of that is?  Like, does he really think that he's going to post one tl;dr about meeting god during a bad trip and we're all going to go "Proof!  We are converted!"
My thought is that he's posted this in so many places that he couldn't keep track - and that he considered his little tale so convincing that there was no need to discuss it.
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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #38 on: January 13, 2012, 04:29:17 PM »
I have seen weird things while wasted, but I don't believe they were real!
If thngs you experienced while wasted are real, someone needs to call Emma Watson and tell her she's my girlfriend!


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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #39 on: January 20, 2012, 06:09:45 PM »
Holy tl;dr, Batman!

O_o no kidding!!

And I saw constant mentioning of weed, weed, weed. Someone also could be manic depressive.
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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #40 on: March 15, 2012, 07:31:28 PM »
This post is just silly. Let us know if you have an encounter with god while NOT on drugs....LOL. Actually, people do have those kind of encounters while not on drugs.....and, that won't convince us. It's more reasonable to conclude that your mind was playing tricks on you than to assume that god revealed himself to you. Especially to a select few, as you mentioned in your post. That is a red flag. I was raised in a cult and one of the things that we marveled at was how we were the select few who got to know the truth. Bullshit. If there was a god, he wouldn't choose a select few.

Many people groups have used drugs to access god(s). And, amazingly, they weren't Jesus! I guess God reveals himself differently to different people....yea, that makes sense.  :P
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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #41 on: March 16, 2012, 04:50:17 PM »
"Was YHVH a Drug Induced Vision?"

Now to make another contribution to the compilation which is the real substance and purpose of this thread:


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Re: Can anyone explain how this wasn't God in my experience I had?
« Reply #42 on: March 17, 2012, 12:05:30 AM »
Ooh! Nice! 14 minutes long too.  :D
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