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The distinguishing features of such spiritual experiences are often tailor-made by an outside force, in order to accommodate the subject's finite mindset.
What 'outside force' is this? I am assuming you are referring here to the/a totally magined one!

Susan

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Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 1642 drrayeye 29-Aug-19 19:46
Is there such a thing as Spiritual Blindness? 152 drrayeye 30-Aug-19 13:28
Re: Is there such a thing as Spiritual Blindness? 140 PB Bytes 30-Aug-19 17:07
Re: Is there such a thing as Spiritual Blindness? 157 drrayeye 30-Aug-19 17:29
Re: Is there such a thing as Spiritual Blindness? 138 Eddie Larry 30-Aug-19 19:12
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 160 Susan Doris 30-Aug-19 14:53
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 152 drrayeye 30-Aug-19 15:37
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 142 Eddie Larry 30-Aug-19 20:30
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 141 drrayeye 30-Aug-19 22:04
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 137 Eddie Larry 30-Aug-19 23:10
Empirical science and spiritual experiences 128 drrayeye 30-Aug-19 23:59
Re: Empirical science and spiritual experiences 133 Eddie Larry 31-Aug-19 00:09
Re: Empirical science and spiritual experiences 145 drrayeye 31-Aug-19 00:40
Spirituality is one's whole inner and outer character; there is no division.... 144 Itatw70s 31-Aug-19 01:32
The Christian alternative: asceticism 132 drrayeye 31-Aug-19 01:49
Re: The Christian alternative: asceticism 152 Itatw70s 31-Aug-19 01:55
Re: The Christian alternative: asceticism 143 drrayeye 31-Aug-19 02:14
Re: The Christian alternative: asceticism 159 Itatw70s 31-Aug-19 20:53
Re: The Christian alternative: asceticism 133 drrayeye 31-Aug-19 23:08
Re: The Christian alternative: asceticism 127 Itatw70s 02-Sep-19 18:08
Re: The Christian alternative: asceticism 131 drrayeye 02-Sep-19 19:03
Re: The Christian alternative: asceticism 127 Itatw70s 02-Sep-19 20:39
This thread is about science 124 drrayeye 02-Sep-19 21:08
Re: This thread is about science 125 Itatw70s 02-Sep-19 21:31
Re: The Christian alternative: asceticism 142 Eddie Larry 31-Aug-19 02:01
Re: Empirical science and spiritual experiences 138 Eddie Larry 31-Aug-19 01:45
Re: Empirical science and spiritual experiences 158 drrayeye 31-Aug-19 02:18
Re: Empirical science and spiritual experiences 123 Eddie Larry 31-Aug-19 02:29
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 137 Jrevans 31-Aug-19 01:02
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 135 drrayeye 31-Aug-19 01:44
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 154 jazzmumbles 31-Aug-19 01:25
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 142 drrayeye 31-Aug-19 01:37
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 144 jazzmumbles 31-Aug-19 02:42
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 129 Eddie Larry 31-Aug-19 02:58
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 126 Itatw70s 01-Sep-19 20:31
NOPE 131 drrayeye 01-Sep-19 22:47
Re: NOPE 134 Itatw70s 02-Sep-19 20:59
Science is not a threat 143 drrayeye 02-Sep-19 21:11
Re: Science is not a threat 137 Itatw70s 02-Sep-19 21:37
Re: Science is not a threat 142 drrayeye 03-Sep-19 03:00
Re: Science is not a threat 123 Itatw70s 03-Sep-19 06:04
Re: Science is not a threat 139 drrayeye 03-Sep-19 07:31
Re: Science is not a threat 123 Susan Doris 03-Sep-19 07:47
Of course 130 drrayeye 03-Sep-19 08:05
Re: Of course 135 Susan Doris 03-Sep-19 10:14
Re: Of course 130 Itatw70s 03-Sep-19 11:40
Just Passing Through 156 drrayeye 03-Sep-19 12:54
"There is nowhere where there is not God".... 131 Itatw70s 03-Sep-19 22:17
Agreed 138 drrayeye 03-Sep-19 23:58
philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 136 drrayeye 31-Aug-19 11:54
Re: philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 140 Susan Doris 31-Aug-19 15:09
Re: philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 136 Eddie Larry 31-Aug-19 15:56
Re: philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 128 Susan Doris 31-Aug-19 17:51
Re: philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 141 drrayeye 31-Aug-19 18:49
Thought experimentation is the key.... 138 Itatw70s 01-Sep-19 21:03
From Descartes to the present 141 drrayeye 31-Aug-19 18:20
Re: From Descartes to the present 141 Susan Doris 01-Sep-19 05:12
You can lead a horse to water . . . 144 drrayeye 01-Sep-19 06:20
Re: philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 155 jazzmumbles 02-Sep-19 00:18
Nah 140 drrayeye 02-Sep-19 06:48
No not an extra you are the star. 168 grangram 03-Sep-19 07:39
Sorry 159 drrayeye 03-Sep-19 08:44
I don't think Dawkins likes the theory? 135 grangram 04-Sep-19 08:02
Re: I don't think Dawkins likes the theory? 149 drrayeye 04-Sep-19 13:15
Re: I don't think Dawkins likes the theory? 137 PB Bytes 04-Sep-19 19:44
The greatest cult of all... 131 Eddie Larry 04-Sep-19 21:08
Re: The greatest cult of all... 142 Itatw70s 04-Sep-19 22:55
Re: The greatest cult of all... 125 Eddie Larry 04-Sep-19 23:01
Re: The greatest cult of all... 141 Itatw70s 04-Sep-19 23:05
Re: The greatest cult of all... 123 Eddie Larry 05-Sep-19 02:16
Human imagination 123 grangram 05-Sep-19 10:00
Re: Human imagination 124 Eddie Larry 05-Sep-19 19:34
The better question may be to question the nature of reality itself. 153 grangram 05-Sep-19 08:29
Re: The better question may be to question the nature of reality itself. 143 Itatw70s 05-Sep-19 11:41
Re: The better question may be to question the nature of reality itself. 140 grangram 05-Sep-19 11:57
Re: The better question may be to question the nature of reality itself. 129 Susan Doris 05-Sep-19 12:18
Lazy Lazy Lazy 140 drrayeye 05-Sep-19 16:12
Re: Lazy Lazy Lazy 131 Susan Doris 06-Sep-19 05:01
The links are there 130 drrayeye 06-Sep-19 07:06
Re: The links are there 131 Susan Doris 06-Sep-19 12:21
Re: The links are there 132 drrayeye 06-Sep-19 12:51
Re: The links are there 128 Susan Doris 06-Sep-19 16:07
Further thoughts 113 drrayeye 06-Sep-19 17:56
Re: The links are there 122 Susan Doris 06-Sep-19 12:40
Re: The links are there 118 drrayeye 06-Sep-19 16:26
Re: The links are there 122 Susan Doris 06-Sep-19 18:12
One of the things I've learned 115 drrayeye 06-Sep-19 19:19
Re: One of the things I've learned 124 PB Bytes 06-Sep-19 19:47
Re: One of the things I've learned 127 Susan Doris 07-Sep-19 05:26
Dr. Sam 122 drrayeye 07-Sep-19 06:35
Re: Dr. Sam 125 Susan Doris 07-Sep-19 07:01
Re: The better question may be to question the nature of reality itself. 130 PB Bytes 05-Sep-19 20:15
Re: The better question may be to question the nature of reality itself. 135 Susan Doris 06-Sep-19 05:05
Re: The better question may be to question the nature of reality itself. 134 PB Bytes 05-Sep-19 20:13
Strongly disagree 149 drrayeye 05-Sep-19 21:09
Re: Strongly disagree 134 PB Bytes 05-Sep-19 21:28
The visual field (brain) and the visual world (mind) 159 drrayeye 05-Sep-19 20:28
Re: The visual field (brain) and the visual world (mind) 131 Susan Doris 06-Sep-19 05:12
I did 136 drrayeye 06-Sep-19 07:20
Thanks 142 grangram 06-Sep-19 08:14
Re: No not an extra you are the star. 158 jazzmumbles 07-Sep-19 22:14
Re: No not an extra you are the star. 131 grangram 11-Sep-19 20:26
Re: Empirical science, philosophy of science--and spiritual experiences 120 grangram 11-Sep-19 20:12
medical science is an oxymoron 145 drrayeye 11-Sep-19 21:41
Thank God for plumbers and electricians 134 grangram 13-Sep-19 07:38
Re: Thank God for plumbers and electricians 151 Susan Doris 13-Sep-19 10:30
Re: Thank God for plumbers and electricians 122 PB Bytes 13-Sep-19 16:09
Re: Thank God for plumbers and electricians 125 Eddie Larry 13-Sep-19 17:48
medicine vs. science 118 drrayeye 13-Sep-19 17:52
Re: medicine vs. science 128 PB Bytes 13-Sep-19 18:19
A critical distinction 123 drrayeye 13-Sep-19 19:50
Save a prayer for the scientist 132 drrayeye 13-Sep-19 11:03
James 2:14 126 grangram 14-Sep-19 11:34
Re: James 2:14 129 drrayeye 14-Sep-19 15:24
Pence's health care 121 grangram 15-Sep-19 22:18
Second Timothy 2: 15 216 drrayeye 16-Sep-19 00:32
Re: James 2:14 127 Glass Jigsaw 15-Sep-19 20:26
It's always different 106 drrayeye 16-Sep-19 00:17


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