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Re: Gullibility: Wanting Something to be True So Much That You Willfully Abandon Reason
Reply #10 - Oct 28th, 2018 at 9:41am
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Fiddler wrote on Oct 26th, 2018 at 10:23am:
Post Council of Nicaea Christianity.. i.e. Romanized Christianity ... is the scam I was referring to.

The forgeries are the physical manifestations of the degree of gullibility necessary to abandon reason.


   


The Bible says that the gospel will be foolishness to the world.  Not looking to the wisdom of the world for guidance.  It has and is demonstrating its foolishness on a daily basis.
  


"Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure (and) which insures to the good eternal happiness, are undermining the solid foundation of morals, the best security for the duration of free governments."

Charles Carroll, signer of the DOI
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Re: Gullibility: Wanting Something to be True So Much That You Willfully Abandon Reason
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Seawolf wrote on Oct 28th, 2018 at 9:41am:
The Bible says that the gospel will be foolishness to the world.  Not looking to the wisdom of the world for guidance.  It has and is demonstrating its foolishness on a daily basis.


Jesus would not recognize the perversion of his ideology that you follow.
  

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Re: Gullibility: Wanting Something to be True So Much That You Willfully Abandon Reason
Reply #12 - Oct 28th, 2018 at 4:01pm
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Fiddler wrote on Oct 28th, 2018 at 2:29pm:
Jesus would not recognize the perversion of his ideology that you follow.

You don't believe, or have you now had a change of heart?  Of course baseless accusations is what you typically resort to.
  


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Re: Gullibility: Wanting Something to be True So Much That You Willfully Abandon Reason
Reply #13 - Oct 28th, 2018 at 5:15pm
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Fiddler wrote on Oct 28th, 2018 at 2:29pm:
Jesus would not recognize the perversion of his ideology that you follow.


More applicable to Jasmine.
  

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Re: Gullibility: Wanting Something to be True So Much That You Willfully Abandon Reason
Reply #14 - Oct 29th, 2018 at 7:50am
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Fiddler wrote on Oct 28th, 2018 at 2:29pm:
Jesus would not recognize the perversion of his ideology that you follow.


1 Cor 3:19
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For the wisdom of this world is foolishness to God. As the Scriptures say, "He traps the wise in the snare of their own cleverness."
  


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Re: Gullibility: Wanting Something to be True So Much That You Willfully Abandon Reason
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Fiddler wrote on Oct 23rd, 2018 at 12:50pm:
Five proven Dead Sea Scroll forgeries only the tip of the iceberg, scholars say


The Museum of the Bible announced on Monday that five Dead Sea Scroll fragments from its collection were proven forgeries. Removed from display, these fragments may prove to be the bellwether of the Washington, DC, institution’s entire 16-piece fragment collection, and beyond.

In the wake of similar accusations, other global institutions and private collectors are now likewise struggling with how to address their own questionable fragments.

“The sellers of these fragments have preyed on the well-meaning faith of Evangelical Christians who are compelled by the idea of owning a piece of ‘the Bible that Jesus read,'” said Davis in 2017. “This is more than a simple form of manipulation,” he said. Given how seriously Evangelicals “are committed to their notion of sanctity of scripture, there is a danger of inflicting collective psychological harm.”

Since Davis’s discovery of almost certain forgeries, the Museum of the Bible and another major collector, Azusa Pacific University, have fully cooperated with his efforts to prove — or disprove — their fragments. The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is sponsoring authentication research of its own, said Davis.

In the meantime, until further results are announced, the Museum of the Bible has removed the forgeries, and replaced them with three other items, alongside a statement explaining their questionably authentic nature.


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And the scam continues .. .


The article is not talking about the real Dead Sea Scrolls, but modern black market forgeries. There is a black market for everything, including fossils. People forge something and then turn around and sell it to someone inexperienced in authenticating their purchase. So they end up with a fake.
  

"Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty" (2 Cor. 3:17).
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