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by BigHamster
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

"Density is dish best served cold"
- Kahn McFly
by BigHamster
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

I'm your density. -George McFly Excellent post ! Density = Mass / Volume Also, according to science, the only known truly random process that exists in the universe is when a radioactive material decides to decay. (sorry, don't have a reference at my finger tips right now) An add-hoc test for this ...
by BigHamster
Mon Nov 27, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

Christian Mysticism to the rescue ! (cue warning message :-)) "Each one of you now, according to the Law of Cause and Effect, is in the place the Total Wisdom has placed you. You are not there by chance. You are obeying the Divine Plan placed in the circumstances, family, community and nation necess...
by BigHamster
Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

As you can see, I've cherry-picked, errrr.....I mean carefully contextually selected a bunch of quotes on free-will and destiny. After searching for a bit longer, I hope to formulate some definitive answer on these subjects. Feel free to keep adding some more stuff Phillip, Rick, anyone as I'm defin...
by BigHamster
Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

"A perfect nature has no need of choice, for it knows naturally what is good...our free choice indicates the imperfection of fallen human nature, the loss of divine likeness. Our nature being over-clouded by sin no longer knows its true good, and usually turns to what is 'against nature'; and so the...
by BigHamster
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

"Man who posts weird stuff, should start new thread"

- Confusionous
by BigHamster
Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

I've been stiffed ! "Accept your fate in humbleness. The course of a warrior's destiny is unalterable. The challenge is how far he can go within those rigid bounds, how impeccable he can be within those rigid bounds. If there are obstacles in his path, the warrior strives impeccably to overcome them...
by BigHamster
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

"Man does have limited free will; he can decide whether or not to surrender to the will of Krishna. All other material happenings and their implications are inconceivably predestined."

- Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
by BigHamster
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

"'Free will' is the function of the Master within us. Our will is the supremacy of one desire over another." -Mr G. It depends upon what is meant by "the Master within us" - does that mean we can only do as God wills us to do, or does it merely mean that God has given humans an ability to reason an...
by BigHamster
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

And these.. "'Free will' is the function of the Master within us. Our will is the supremacy of one desire over another." -Mr G. "Every morning three million "free wills" flowed toward the center of the New York megapolis; every evening they flowed out again -- all by "free will," and on a smooth and...
by BigHamster
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

Thanks for the response Phillip. This is another one on similar lines from our old friend Mr G...... "..the average man is indeed incapable of the single smallest independent or spontaneous action or word. All of him is only the result of external effect. Man is a transforming machine, a kind of tra...
by BigHamster
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The lot is cast into the lap,..........
Replies: 30
Views: 3149

Re: The lot is cast into the lap,..........

"Free will carried many a soul to hell, but never a soul to heaven."

- C.H. Spurgeon
by BigHamster
Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Christian Theology
Topic: *GRACE*
Replies: 36
Views: 6616

Re: *GRACE*

Found something to read ........"A View on the Covenant of Grace from the Sacred Records" https://books.google.com.au/books?id=IDUAAAAAMAAJ&printsec=titlepage&redir_esc=y&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false only 354 pages long :shock: That was amazing! :sleep: I wont be reading it just yet. I first got to ge...
by BigHamster
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Christian Theology
Topic: *GRACE*
Replies: 36
Views: 6616

Re: *GRACE*

Found something to read ........"A View on the Covenant of Grace from the Sacred Records"

https://books.google.com.au/books?id=ID ... &q&f=false

only 354 pages long :shock:
by BigHamster
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Christian Theology
Topic: *GRACE*
Replies: 36
Views: 6616

Re: *GRACE*