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Shape-shifters are Changing America
American Thinker, by Fay Voshell

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Posted By:ScarletPimpernel, 6/25/2013 9:20:55 AM

One of the most persistently alluring but frightening themes of science-fiction films features creatures able to transform themselves into any form they´d like. The power to shift one´s self into any form at any given moment by a sheer act of will, also a theme of traditional mythology and folklore, means that for the shape-shifter, nothing is permanently solid material. "Reality" is illusory because it is infinitely malleable. Reality is whatever you want it to be at any given moment.

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This excellent piece should be read and thoroughly digested. This is Biblical apologetics at its finest.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ilovedogs, 6/25/2013 9:41:14 AM     (No. 9392689)

Love the analogy since I am a big sci/fi, fantasy reader. And I never trusted the shape-shifters ha.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WAN2, 6/25/2013 9:43:39 AM     (No. 9392693)

Belief in Greek Gods is no different than a belief in a Christian God: faith is everything.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 6/25/2013 9:46:11 AM     (No. 9392702)

"faith is everything"

No, it is the object of the faith that is "everything."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 6/25/2013 9:58:44 AM     (No. 9392743)

"I reject your reality and substitute my own." (from Dr. Who, 1974)

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lake Claytor, 6/25/2013 10:03:33 AM     (No. 9392755)

Excellent!


"At the heart of all the efforts to be other than we were created is the Devil´s lie: "Ye shall be as gods." The promise of Satan is that the human being can by his or her own volition rise above the gritty world of human reality and earthly material to soar to heights formerly reserved for the Divinity. It is the lure of rising above and even ruling over the masses, creating the world according to one´s own design, establishing a new order before which mere humans are to bow.
How ironic that those who laugh at and scorn the miracles of Jesus Christ as unbelievable should demand we take on faith the miracle of transformation of women into men and men into women."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jlw509, 6/25/2013 12:17:03 PM     (No. 9392995)

No, #2, belief in the Greek gods is quite different from belief in the Christian God, and here´s why:

The Greeks never acknowledged a Supreme Being who created the heavens and he earth, and all things visible and invisible. The fact that the Christian God brought forth all of reality as an act of self-expression, means that His laws are as visible in the Creation around us, as they are in His inspired written law.

In other words, the Book of Nature and the Book of Scripture have the same Author.

This is why Christians and Jews think it is worthwhile to study Natural Law, which is the use of human reason to discern what is really good for human flourishing: what is really good for men, women, children, families, and sustainable societies for the present and for future generations.

We have confidence that Natural Law, deeply and truly understood, will never contradict Divine Law.

We use reason AND faith. Both belong to God who is the Logos of reason and the legitimate object of our faith.

This makes us closer to Aristotle, and even to Aesop, than to the devotees of the Olympian gods and goddesses, fallible slapdash rascals and rascalettes who were never pretended to be the creators of the structure of reality itself.

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