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Old 06-21-2011, 02:24 PM
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Originally Posted by serialmonogamist View Post
If you don't call that basis "God," what would you call it then?
One's higher self.

The next question is if you trust whatever basis it is you use, why would you avoid attributing it to "God?"
One might be an atheist.

Don't you think that all humans have ever done is attribute whatever wisdom they can muster to a greater being or force?
No, not at all. Some people have a belief in their own inner power, wisdom and strength. You could call it god, buddha or spirit if you are religiously inclined. Not all people are that religious.
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