Replacing God

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Post by UsagiTsukino » Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:59 pm

What do we do when humans are now now accurate creating new plants and are able to change DNA and genetics? When sciences can act like God?

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Post by Kurieuo » Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:27 pm

UsagiTsukino wrote:What do we do when humans are now now accurate creating new plants and are able to change DNA and genetics? When sciences can act like God?
I have no issue with this as long as we don't loose the precious originals.

But creating a machine that creates food from molecules like in Star Trek. That'd be cool and help plenty of hungry people.
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Post by Danieltwotwenty » Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:39 pm

Everything we do is a poor imitation of what God can do.
1Tim1:15-17
Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners of whom I am the worst. But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display his immense patience as an example for those who would believe in him and receive eternal life. Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory for ever and ever.Amen.

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Re: Replacing God

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Post by neo-x » Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:51 pm

Danieltwotwenty wrote:Everything we do is a poor imitation of what God can do.
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It would be a blessing if they missed the cairns and got lost on the way back. Or if
the Thing on the ice got them tonight.

I could only turn and stare in horror at the chief surgeon.
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Re: Replacing God

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Post by 1over137 » Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:49 am

One day a group of scientists got together and decided that man had come a long way and no longer needed God. So they picked one scientist to go and tell Him that they were done with Him.

The scientist walked up to God and said, "God, we've decided that we no longer need you. We're to the point that we can clone people and do many miraculous things, so why don't you just go on and get lost."

God listened very patiently and kindly to the man and after the scientist was done talking, God said, "Very well, how about this, let's say we have a man making contest." To which the scientist replied, "OK, great!"

But God added, "Now, we're going to do this just like I did back in the old days with Adam."

The scientist said, "Sure, no problem" and bent down and grabbed himself a handful of dirt.

God just looked at him and said, "No, no, no. You go get your own dirt!"
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Re: Replacing God

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Post by PaulSacramento » Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:15 pm

UsagiTsukino wrote:What do we do when humans are now now accurate creating new plants and are able to change DNA and genetics? When sciences can act like God?
That we can impose our will on a VERY LIMITED aspect/part of nature does NOT mean we are even close to the "heel" of God.
God created matter out of Nothing and ALLOWED for that matter to have free will.
Let that sink in...

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Re: Replacing God

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Post by Vansdad » Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:39 pm

Manipulation is not creation

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