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    Re: Can science prove God doesn't exist?

    "Here is a summary of the new argument (this summary closely follows that given in Chalmers (1995: 3.2), as this is the clearest and most succinct formulation of the argument I know of): (1) suppose...
  2. Thread: Platonic Realism

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    Re: Platonic Realism

    At this moment biology does not even understand how consciousness works and grandiose claims likes that requires evidence to backup.
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    Re: Can science prove God doesn't exist?

    Some theologies rely on mind-body dualism. If science can reduce all subjective experiences into mere neuronal firing in the brain then we can safely eliminate the gods of those theologies. On the...
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    Re: Platonic Realism

    I am not the only one who has thought about this. Many scholars in the past have analyzed this problem and have come to the conclusion that mere cultural diffusion does not account for this problem....
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    Re: Platonic Realism

    May be I did not set the context right. Yes, the major orthodox religions of the world are all false but there are few people from these same religions who have abandoned orthodoxy and established a...
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    Re: Platonic Realism

    People across different cultures have claimed that such an hierarchy exists.

    "It is reasonable to agree that when there is a core agreement in the religious experiences of people in different...
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    Re: Platonic Realism

    Read here:
    The Symbolism of the Sun and Light in the Republic of Plato. II


    The Demiurge is an anthropomorphic being.

    Read here:
    The Good or The Demiurge: Causation and the Unity of Good in...
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    Re: Platonic Realism

    The validity of Platonic realism implies that all other religions based on different philosophical views are false.

    Buddhism:

    The doctrine of Anatta by Buddha is at odds with Platonic...
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    Re: Platonic Realism

    Yes, that post was written by me. Posting irrelevant material won't change anything. The world is (going to be) Mithraic irrespective of whether you like it or not.

    Buddhism, Catholicism and other...
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    Re: Platonic Realism

    Science is not everything and our ancients did not arrived at these truths through science. They practiced theurgy which is still a rejected knowledge in western academia. We do not need science to...
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    Re: Platonic Realism

    Its not an axiom, that's an empirical fact.



    Perhaps people who are not initiated into the mysteries may not easily understand it. Oh, btw many scientists like Roger Penrose and Bernard have...
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    Re: Platonic Realism

    Platonic realism is the idea that universals exist independent of space-time and is accessible via the Intellect. Human beings have a priori knowledge of these universals right from the time of...
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    Platonic Realism

    Platonic realism is the only philosophical position which has withstood the test of times.

    http://platonicrealism.com
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    Re: Prana, the elan vital life force

    The existence of Prana can be tested or falsified by doing Yoga. The signs of prana can be experienced by spontaneous involuntary movements called Kriyas. There are lots of channels in our subtle...
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    Re: Prana, the elan vital life force

    According to eastern philosophy the elan vital life force flows through channels called Nadis in the subtle body.



    Similarly there is prana in the macrocosm as well which is responsible for...
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    Prana, the elan vital life force

    There is one thing which can travel faster than the speed of light it is indeed the life force Prana which permeates everywhere in the Cosmos. Here is an interesting read on the subject of Prana by...
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    Who was Saul a.k.a Paul of Tarsus?

    Was Paul a Jew?
    Was Paul a Gentile?
    Was Paul a Gnostic?
    Was Paul a self-hating Jew?
    Was Paul neither Jew nor Gentile but one in Christ?
    Was Paul an Hellenistic Jew?
    Was Paul influenced by the...
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    Re: Against secular Buddhism

    I hope scholars speak out loud and correct those distortions and misappropriations. I know people will continue to have false beliefs since those beliefs are comforting to them.
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    Re: Against secular Buddhism

    Religious scholars usually know what is the "Pure" manifestation of a belief is. We are no longer in those dark ages with lack of information where people used to believe in whatever they like. I...
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    Saura sect : Sun Worship in India

    The Britannica website has this information about a lost sect of Asia Minor.



    [/I]Heliolatry is in decline in modern India but that's not how it was in the past. The treatise between the...
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    Re: Against secular Buddhism

    Their own offshoot? Vajrayana a.k.a Tibetan Buddhism was founded by Padmasambhava who found esoteric texts preached by Buddha to his disciples. Is Pauline Christianity irrelevant to Christians since...
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    Why should we attribute ourselves as pagans?

    I always thought the term 'pagan' was a pejorative term used against us by Christian barbarians. I think we should attribute ourselves according to the individual sects we belong to like Druids,...
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    Against secular Buddhism

    Distorted Visions of Buddhism: Agnostic and Atheist

    By B. Alan Wallace


    Dr Alan Wallace has criticized the views of secular Buddhists like Stephen Bachelor, Sam Harris and others. Buddha was...
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    Re: Who is the god of the seven rays?

    I have to agree because in all of the tauroctony iconography in Mithraism, Sol Invictus/Helios is always depicted as wearing a crown of seven rays. May be both Helios-Mithras and Jupiter emit seven...
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    Re: Who is the god of the seven rays?

    I believe Julian was alluding to Jupiter here rather than Mithras. Mithras is not the god of just seven rays instead he is the god of many rays.


    "Bṛhaspati, when first he had his being from...
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