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I know you started this out as ‘sin’ and I ended last post with ‘bad’, and that is the crux of what I identify as doing something wrong next to what you identify as doing something wrong.

Sin…you mentioned you do not take the Lord’s name in vain, or blaspheme, for that is a sin in the eyes of your religion, while other adherents to their beliefs would spit on your God.

Is there a sin there?

I have often said ‘God damn it!’ but which god am I invoking? The one from Hinduism that condemns misfortune and bad luck? Of course I am, even without being conscious of it.

Ah, but is it primarily bad to spit on the God of someone’s belief, or ask the God of someone’s belief to damn something for its fault or failure?

The Bible has many instances of God being asked to ‘damn’ something…just look at Moses and John.

Yes, another waffle-on…sometimes I can’t help it…I descend from lineages to be me, created from an egg and a sperm. Some don’t get the luxury of knowing what sin is let alone what bad is…their world is a harsh environment that doesn’t have much but hunger, confusion, uncleanliness that needs cleaning, distractions that can bother, and sleep.

In some religions, being alive in such a deformed state is a sin.

In other religions, not believing in their God is a sin.

For me, I’m damned if I do and damned if I don’t.

But as me…well, I think I have written enough in the past to describe what I do with sticks and stones thrown at me or others, while also blending in with the nature of my surroundings. My surroundings are not me but I can be my surroundings…I can be a mirror at any moment and in doing so, reflect who I am as constructed from my surroundings within the very mind that is responsible for these words.

Do I sin? All ways.
Do I do the opposite of sinning? Always.

Ah, but is what I do, bad? I can make a mistake and rectify it, and that’s not bad…that’s growth. If growing was bad or a sin, eggs would never get fertilised in the first place and sperm would not come in the millions but in an equal ‘one’ to the egg. Ah, the egg…such a trap inside and out…the sperm destroyed and absorbed so that I may have life…I wonder if that is the nature of ‘us’: we are all Eggs. What single thing from all that surrounds us will give creation to something we change into? And what gets destroyed along the way…ah, what a dance of life.

And we’re dancing on the head of a pin, dear Lady. Some are tapping; others waving their hands around. Some are doing both at the same time. It’s quite a show, isn’t it? One big stage where everyone has a role to play and the script has a title and we all ad-lib our parts.

Director! Whose line is it? And shall it be contemporary dance or free-style…we’ve had drama, tragedy, comedy, romance, mystery and blah. Maybe I should take my next lead from those immortal lines: a little less conversation, a little more action please.

AAAAaaaaaaaand, action!

Cheers

No-one expects a Spanish Inquisition

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Sin - do you?! 1057 Susan Doris 26-May-18 12:37
Re: Sin - do you?! 160 Poster Boy 26-May-18 13:38
Re: Sin - do you?! 150 Susan Doris 26-May-18 13:53
Re: Sin - do you?! 146 Poster Boy 26-May-18 18:11
Re: Sin - do you?! 149 Susan Doris 26-May-18 18:36
Re: Sin - do you?! 144 Poster Boy 26-May-18 22:49
Re: Sin - do you?! 151 Eddie Larry 26-May-18 18:34
Re: Sin - do you?! 139 Susan Doris 27-May-18 05:18
Re: Sin - do you?! 135 Eddie Larry 27-May-18 13:20
Re: Sin - do you?! 137 Susan Doris 27-May-18 14:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 138 Eddie Larry 27-May-18 14:11
Re: Sin - do you?! 137 Poster Boy 27-May-18 17:06
Re: Sin - do you?! 135 Susan Doris 27-May-18 17:18
Re: Sin - do you?! 134 Poster Boy 27-May-18 17:22
Re: Sin - do you?! 122 Eddie Larry 27-May-18 19:09
Re: Sin - do you?! 137 Poster Boy 27-May-18 20:57
Re: Sin - do you?! 132 Susan Doris 28-May-18 05:25
Re: Sin - do you?! 141 Poster Boy 28-May-18 14:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 138 Susan Doris 28-May-18 14:13
Re: Sin - do you?! 146 Poster Boy 28-May-18 16:06
Re: Sin - do you?! 179 MLloydHudson 26-May-18 18:43
Re: Sin - do you?! 135 drrayeye 26-May-18 18:59
Re: Sin - do you?! 147 Susan Doris 27-May-18 05:29
Re: Sin - do you?! 177 MLloydHudson 28-May-18 06:28
mistake vs. sin: a example 147 drrayeye 26-May-18 20:03
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 125 greengirl5 26-May-18 23:14
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 135 Susan Doris 27-May-18 06:20
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 137 Susan Doris 27-May-18 06:07
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 135 drrayeye 28-May-18 03:09
Re: Sin - do you?! 172 drew 27-May-18 05:22
Re: Sin - do you?! 156 Susan Doris 27-May-18 06:28
Re: Sin - do you?! 184 drew 28-May-18 02:28
Re: Sin - do you?! 130 Poster Boy 28-May-18 02:18
Re: Sin - do you?! 135 Susan Doris 28-May-18 05:18
Sin or mistake 135 greengirl5 28-May-18 13:33
Re: Sin or mistake 132 Eddie Larry 28-May-18 13:49
Re: Sin or mistake 135 Susan Doris 28-May-18 14:11
Re: Sin or mistake 136 Eddie Larry 28-May-18 14:30
Re: Sin or mistake 135 Susan Doris 28-May-18 13:50
Sinners and money-lenders 201 greengirl5 28-May-18 23:25
Re: Sinners and money-lenders 131 Susan Doris 29-May-18 05:27
Re: Sinners and money-lenders 126 greengirl5 29-May-18 07:08
Re: Sinners and money-lenders 128 Susan Doris 29-May-18 14:46
Re: Sin - do you?! 136 Poster Boy 28-May-18 14:03
Re: Sin - do you?! 134 Susan Doris 28-May-18 14:16
Re: Sin - do you?! 137 Poster Boy 28-May-18 14:25
Re: Sin - do you?! 138 Susan Doris 28-May-18 15:12
Re: Sin - do you?! 135 Poster Boy 28-May-18 15:52
Re: Sin - do you?! 134 Susan Doris 28-May-18 17:11
Re: Sin - do you?! 148 Poster Boy 28-May-18 17:39
Re: Sin - do you?! 137 Susan Doris 29-May-18 05:45
Re: Sin - do you?! 135 greengirl5 29-May-18 07:27
Re: Sin - do you?! 121 Susan Doris 29-May-18 15:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 134 Poster Boy 29-May-18 22:10
Re: Sin - do you?! 130 greengirl5 29-May-18 23:12
Re: Sin - do you?! 146 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 04:24
Re: Sin - do you?! 162 drew 28-May-18 23:11
A complement--and a reminder 168 drrayeye 29-May-18 19:54
Re: A complement--and a reminder 141 Susan Doris 30-May-18 07:34
Re: A complement--and a reminder 129 drrayeye 30-May-18 08:57
Re: A complement--and a reminder 122 Susan Doris 30-May-18 12:32
Re: A complement--and a reminder 122 drrayeye 30-May-18 16:31
Re: A complement--and a reminder 122 Susan Doris 30-May-18 17:04
Re: A complement--and a reminder 130 drrayeye 30-May-18 20:24
Re: A complement--and a reminder 132 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:14
A caveat 127 drrayeye 31-May-18 11:45
Re: A caveat 125 Susan Doris 31-May-18 14:48
Re: eloquence with words... 166 drew 02-Jun-18 01:12
Re: eloquence with words... 134 Susan Doris 02-Jun-18 05:19
Re: Sin - denotation and connotation 204 Nolondil 29-May-18 20:41
Deliberate obfuscation 165 drrayeye 29-May-18 23:20
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 198 Nolondil 29-May-18 23:50
I answer the question 135 drrayeye 30-May-18 08:32
Re: I answer the question 130 Susan Doris 30-May-18 08:40
See earlier reply 118 drrayeye 30-May-18 16:35
Re: I answer the question 132 greengirl5 30-May-18 13:05
Re: I answer the question 146 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 13:54
discernment 118 drrayeye 30-May-18 16:24
Re: discernment 154 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 22:32
Re: discernment 123 greengirl5 30-May-18 23:40
Re: discernment 164 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 00:02
Thunderstruck! 123 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:28
Re: discernment 123 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:18
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 121 Poster Boy 30-May-18 23:14
Of course "sin" exists 130 greengirl5 30-May-18 23:54
Re: Of course "sin" exists 125 Poster Boy 31-May-18 01:16
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 167 Nolondil 31-May-18 00:11
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 132 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:43
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 136 Poster Boy 31-May-18 01:13
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 161 Nolondil 31-May-18 18:25
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 130 Poster Boy 31-May-18 19:00
Original sin--sort of 138 drrayeye 31-May-18 23:26
Re: Original sin--sort of 127 greengirl5 31-May-18 23:44
Re: Original sin--sort of 124 Poster Boy 01-Jun-18 03:59
Re: Original sin--sort of 121 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 05:24
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 158 Nolondil 01-Jun-18 00:37
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 120 Poster Boy 01-Jun-18 01:35
Very interesting! 166 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 01:42
Re: Very interesting! 128 Poster Boy 01-Jun-18 04:12
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 120 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 05:18
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 124 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:28
If not 'mistakes' then what? 129 Poster Boy 31-May-18 15:18
Re: If not 'mistakes' then what? 126 Susan Doris 31-May-18 17:35
Re: If not 'mistakes' then what? 135 Poster Boy 31-May-18 18:05
Re: If not 'mistakes' then what? 122 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 05:31
Isn't it quite simple? 157 greengirl5 29-May-18 23:55
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 163 greengirl5 30-May-18 00:11
Thinking in earnest now 158 greengirl5 30-May-18 00:40
Re: Thinking in earnest now 198 Nolondil 30-May-18 00:55
Re: Thinking in earnest now 132 Susan Doris 30-May-18 08:37
Re: Thinking in earnest now 146 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 09:50
Re: Thinking in earnest now 138 Susan Doris 30-May-18 11:08
Re: Thinking in earnest now 157 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 17:46
Re: Thinking in earnest now 122 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:38
Re: Thinking in earnest now 128 greengirl5 31-May-18 12:57
Re: Thinking in earnest now 155 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 14:01
Re: Thinking in earnest now 129 greengirl5 31-May-18 14:19
Re: Thinking in earnest now 127 Susan Doris 31-May-18 14:54
Re: Thinking in earnest now 155 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 17:35
Re: Thinking in earnest now 127 Susan Doris 31-May-18 17:40
Re: Thinking in earnest now 144 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 18:25
Smart/intelligent slime 123 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 08:05
Re: Smart/intelligent slime 105 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 13:29
Intelligent slime - not that simple! 123 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 23:03
Re: Intelligent slime - not that simple! 166 Susan Doris 02-Jun-18 05:36
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 179 MLloydHudson 31-May-18 02:20
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 122 greengirl5 31-May-18 02:56
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 128 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:48
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 139 MLloydHudson 30-May-18 22:11
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 133 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:12
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 124 Susan Doris 31-May-18 06:35
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 134 Susan Doris 30-May-18 12:09
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 129 Poster Boy 30-May-18 16:52
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 128 Susan Doris 30-May-18 17:41
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 137 Poster Boy 30-May-18 18:30
Another brainstorm of mine 136 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:56
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 134 Poster Boy 31-May-18 01:18
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 126 Susan Doris 31-May-18 06:53
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 131 greengirl5 31-May-18 13:13
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 109 Susan Doris 31-May-18 15:02
the bible and God 133 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 08:16
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 134 Susan Doris 31-May-18 06:41
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 134 Poster Boy 31-May-18 19:14
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 184 MLloydHudson 31-May-18 03:41
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 129 Poster Boy 31-May-18 04:22
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 135 Susan Doris 31-May-18 07:11
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 133 Poster Boy 31-May-18 17:35
Job 143 Poster Boy 31-May-18 04:37
Re: Job 142 Susan Doris 31-May-18 07:14
Re: Sin - denotation and connotation 150 Susan Doris 30-May-18 08:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 173 Susan Doris 30-May-18 05:02
Sin do you... 239 drew 25-Jun-18 23:44


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