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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

The ravages of war slowly give way to nature's wonders.

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Sin - do you?! 989 Susan Doris 26-May-18 12:37
Re: Sin - do you?! 141 Poster Boy 26-May-18 13:38
Re: Sin - do you?! 132 Susan Doris 26-May-18 13:53
Re: Sin - do you?! 128 Poster Boy 26-May-18 18:11
Re: Sin - do you?! 130 Susan Doris 26-May-18 18:36
Re: Sin - do you?! 126 Poster Boy 26-May-18 22:49
Re: Sin - do you?! 131 Eddie Larry 26-May-18 18:34
Re: Sin - do you?! 120 Susan Doris 27-May-18 05:18
Re: Sin - do you?! 116 Eddie Larry 27-May-18 13:20
Re: Sin - do you?! 119 Susan Doris 27-May-18 14:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 122 Eddie Larry 27-May-18 14:11
Re: Sin - do you?! 119 Poster Boy 27-May-18 17:06
Re: Sin - do you?! 117 Susan Doris 27-May-18 17:18
Re: Sin - do you?! 114 Poster Boy 27-May-18 17:22
Re: Sin - do you?! 106 Eddie Larry 27-May-18 19:09
Re: Sin - do you?! 118 Poster Boy 27-May-18 20:57
Re: Sin - do you?! 114 Susan Doris 28-May-18 05:25
Re: Sin - do you?! 123 Poster Boy 28-May-18 14:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 117 Susan Doris 28-May-18 14:13
Re: Sin - do you?! 122 Poster Boy 28-May-18 16:06
Re: Sin - do you?! 159 MLloydHudson 26-May-18 18:43
Re: Sin - do you?! 120 drrayeye 26-May-18 18:59
Re: Sin - do you?! 127 Susan Doris 27-May-18 05:29
Re: Sin - do you?! 146 MLloydHudson 28-May-18 06:28
mistake vs. sin: a example 127 drrayeye 26-May-18 20:03
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 111 greengirl5 26-May-18 23:14
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 119 Susan Doris 27-May-18 06:20
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 119 Susan Doris 27-May-18 06:07
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 116 drrayeye 28-May-18 03:09
Re: Sin - do you?! 156 drew 27-May-18 05:22
Re: Sin - do you?! 138 Susan Doris 27-May-18 06:28
Re: Sin - do you?! 164 drew 28-May-18 02:28
Re: Sin - do you?! 113 Poster Boy 28-May-18 02:18
Re: Sin - do you?! 117 Susan Doris 28-May-18 05:18
Sin or mistake 116 greengirl5 28-May-18 13:33
Re: Sin or mistake 114 Eddie Larry 28-May-18 13:49
Re: Sin or mistake 116 Susan Doris 28-May-18 14:11
Re: Sin or mistake 114 Eddie Larry 28-May-18 14:30
Re: Sin or mistake 117 Susan Doris 28-May-18 13:50
Sinners and money-lenders 169 greengirl5 28-May-18 23:25
Re: Sinners and money-lenders 112 Susan Doris 29-May-18 05:27
Re: Sinners and money-lenders 107 greengirl5 29-May-18 07:08
Re: Sinners and money-lenders 108 Susan Doris 29-May-18 14:46
Re: Sin - do you?! 117 Poster Boy 28-May-18 14:03
Re: Sin - do you?! 116 Susan Doris 28-May-18 14:16
Re: Sin - do you?! 119 Poster Boy 28-May-18 14:25
Re: Sin - do you?! 118 Susan Doris 28-May-18 15:12
Re: Sin - do you?! 115 Poster Boy 28-May-18 15:52
Re: Sin - do you?! 113 Susan Doris 28-May-18 17:11
Re: Sin - do you?! 131 Poster Boy 28-May-18 17:39
Re: Sin - do you?! 119 Susan Doris 29-May-18 05:45
Re: Sin - do you?! 119 greengirl5 29-May-18 07:27
Re: Sin - do you?! 107 Susan Doris 29-May-18 15:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 114 Poster Boy 29-May-18 22:10
Re: Sin - do you?! 114 greengirl5 29-May-18 23:12
Re: Sin - do you?! 130 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 04:24
Re: Sin - do you?! 136 drew 28-May-18 23:11
A complement--and a reminder 150 drrayeye 29-May-18 19:54
Re: A complement--and a reminder 124 Susan Doris 30-May-18 07:34
Re: A complement--and a reminder 110 drrayeye 30-May-18 08:57
Re: A complement--and a reminder 107 Susan Doris 30-May-18 12:32
Re: A complement--and a reminder 107 drrayeye 30-May-18 16:31
Re: A complement--and a reminder 106 Susan Doris 30-May-18 17:04
Re: A complement--and a reminder 114 drrayeye 30-May-18 20:24
Re: A complement--and a reminder 114 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:14
A caveat 111 drrayeye 31-May-18 11:45
Re: A caveat 108 Susan Doris 31-May-18 14:48
Re: eloquence with words... 137 drew 02-Jun-18 01:12
Re: eloquence with words... 119 Susan Doris 02-Jun-18 05:19
Re: Sin - denotation and connotation 180 Nolondil 29-May-18 20:41
Deliberate obfuscation 149 drrayeye 29-May-18 23:20
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 173 Nolondil 29-May-18 23:50
I answer the question 119 drrayeye 30-May-18 08:32
Re: I answer the question 114 Susan Doris 30-May-18 08:40
See earlier reply 101 drrayeye 30-May-18 16:35
Re: I answer the question 113 greengirl5 30-May-18 13:05
Re: I answer the question 132 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 13:54
discernment 103 drrayeye 30-May-18 16:24
Re: discernment 133 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 22:32
Re: discernment 106 greengirl5 30-May-18 23:40
Re: discernment 131 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 00:02
Thunderstruck! 106 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:28
Re: discernment 105 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:18
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 108 Poster Boy 30-May-18 23:14
Of course "sin" exists 113 greengirl5 30-May-18 23:54
Re: Of course "sin" exists 109 Poster Boy 31-May-18 01:16
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 139 Nolondil 31-May-18 00:11
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 114 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:43
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 120 Poster Boy 31-May-18 01:13
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 134 Nolondil 31-May-18 18:25
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 111 Poster Boy 31-May-18 19:00
Original sin--sort of 116 drrayeye 31-May-18 23:26
Re: Original sin--sort of 109 greengirl5 31-May-18 23:44
Re: Original sin--sort of 108 Poster Boy 01-Jun-18 03:59
Re: Original sin--sort of 106 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 05:24
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 131 Nolondil 01-Jun-18 00:37
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 104 Poster Boy 01-Jun-18 01:35
Very interesting! 143 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 01:42
Re: Very interesting! 110 Poster Boy 01-Jun-18 04:12
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 105 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 05:18
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 110 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:28
If not 'mistakes' then what? 111 Poster Boy 31-May-18 15:18
Re: If not 'mistakes' then what? 106 Susan Doris 31-May-18 17:35
Re: If not 'mistakes' then what? 115 Poster Boy 31-May-18 18:05
Re: If not 'mistakes' then what? 106 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 05:31
Isn't it quite simple? 141 greengirl5 29-May-18 23:55
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 146 greengirl5 30-May-18 00:11
Thinking in earnest now 139 greengirl5 30-May-18 00:40
Re: Thinking in earnest now 173 Nolondil 30-May-18 00:55
Re: Thinking in earnest now 117 Susan Doris 30-May-18 08:37
Re: Thinking in earnest now 131 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 09:50
Re: Thinking in earnest now 121 Susan Doris 30-May-18 11:08
Re: Thinking in earnest now 133 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 17:46
Re: Thinking in earnest now 106 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:38
Re: Thinking in earnest now 109 greengirl5 31-May-18 12:57
Re: Thinking in earnest now 136 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 14:01
Re: Thinking in earnest now 109 greengirl5 31-May-18 14:19
Re: Thinking in earnest now 107 Susan Doris 31-May-18 14:54
Re: Thinking in earnest now 135 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 17:35
Re: Thinking in earnest now 109 Susan Doris 31-May-18 17:40
Re: Thinking in earnest now 125 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 18:25
Smart/intelligent slime 108 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 08:05
Re: Smart/intelligent slime 95 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 13:29
Intelligent slime - not that simple! 107 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 23:03
Re: Intelligent slime - not that simple! 143 Susan Doris 02-Jun-18 05:36
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 131 MLloydHudson 31-May-18 02:20
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 106 greengirl5 31-May-18 02:56
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 111 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:48
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 111 MLloydHudson 30-May-18 22:11
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 113 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:12
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 104 Susan Doris 31-May-18 06:35
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 118 Susan Doris 30-May-18 12:09
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 113 Poster Boy 30-May-18 16:52
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 111 Susan Doris 30-May-18 17:41
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 121 Poster Boy 30-May-18 18:30
Another brainstorm of mine 119 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:56
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 117 Poster Boy 31-May-18 01:18
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 110 Susan Doris 31-May-18 06:53
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 114 greengirl5 31-May-18 13:13
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 96 Susan Doris 31-May-18 15:02
the bible and God 116 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 08:16
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 114 Susan Doris 31-May-18 06:41
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 112 Poster Boy 31-May-18 19:14
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 137 MLloydHudson 31-May-18 03:41
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 112 Poster Boy 31-May-18 04:22
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 118 Susan Doris 31-May-18 07:11
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 112 Poster Boy 31-May-18 17:35
Job 128 Poster Boy 31-May-18 04:37
Re: Job 128 Susan Doris 31-May-18 07:14
Re: Sin - denotation and connotation 133 Susan Doris 30-May-18 08:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 158 Susan Doris 30-May-18 05:02
Sin do you... 207 drew 25-Jun-18 23:44


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