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Response to trotsky (Reply #15)

Tue Apr 2, 2013, 12:09 PM

16. No, it is not a cop-out, unlike your blowing off my response

If you choose to estrange yourself from God, how can it be unreasonable for God to give you what you asked for?

If, as a parent, you say to your child "if you continue that behavior, you are going to be sent to your room", and the child continues the behavior, then it is not your fault that you are sending the child to his or her room; it is entirely the child's fault.

My brother has, for reasons known only to himself, estranged himself from both my mother and me. Neither one of us has spoken to him for nearly a year. That is entirely his choice, not ours.

You say "Sorry folks, the benevolent all-loving god values your free will SO MUCH that he has no choice but to let you CHOOSE to be tortured forever... by yourself." This translates to a whine of "I want to make my own choices but I don't want to suffer the consequences of those choices". Tell me, are you always so childish? Obviously, you do not think that free will is desirable or that God should abide by what you choose to do. "I'm going to eat a pound of candy every day, and I'll blame someone else for my weight gain and my diabetes!"

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