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Old 08-25-2011, 02:09 AM   #2881
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You. You are one such fact .
sycamorex is a `bot`, you mean God creates bots?
 
Old 08-25-2011, 02:14 AM   #2882
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sycamorex is a `bot`, you mean God creates bots?
Well whatever he is, I sense intelligence behind him. Life, therefore. And life can only come from life.
 
Old 08-25-2011, 02:17 AM   #2883
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Well whatever he is, I sense intelligence behind him.
He is an `intelligent` bot.
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Life, therefore. And life can only come from life.
So, an intelligent `bot` has a life, gifted by God?
 
Old 08-25-2011, 03:07 AM   #2884
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you live only once in this temporal world,
after death, when one day you wake up again, you will face the awesome God for your judgement.

This sort of argument isn't even funny.
Try harder.

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Old 08-25-2011, 03:11 AM   #2885
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Well whatever he is, I sense intelligence behind him. Life, therefore.
I seriously doubt that only life can possess intelligence. You need to prove that intelligence is impossible without life.

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So, an intelligent `bot` has a life, gifted by God?
I think somebody(Alan Turing?) said "There is no reason why a god wouldn't grant computer a soul". That's assuming a god exists.
 
Old 08-25-2011, 03:31 AM   #2886
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I think somebody(Alan Turing?) said "There is no reason why a god wouldn't grant computer a soul". That's assuming a god exists.
Please let me troll peacefully.
 
Old 08-25-2011, 03:36 AM   #2887
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He is an `intelligent` bot.
So, an intelligent `bot` has a life, gifted by God?
Well since a `bot` can `have` things only in a figurative way, it being a lifeless object, it'll be more correct to say that certain creature having life gifted by God "has" an intelligent `bot` sycamorex. It was that very creature that I was both addressing and talking of in my post.
 
Old 08-25-2011, 03:44 AM   #2888
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Well since a `bot` can `have` things only in a figurative way, it being a lifeless object,
and how do you know that the intelligent
bot named 'sycamorex' has not been created
by God (as per SigTerm's post)? You mean
a God is not powerful enough to create a
bot?
 
Old 08-25-2011, 04:13 AM   #2889
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I really love those sorts of arguments. They definitely show maturity and in-depth knowledge of the matter in question.
What, complete ignorance of a couple thousand years of philosophy and science doesn't make a compelling argument? I'm shocked, shocked I say.
 
Old 08-25-2011, 04:22 AM   #2890
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and how do you know that the intelligent
bot named 'sycamorex' has not been created
by God (as per SigTerm's post)? You mean
a God is not powerful enough to create a
bot?
Do you think God doesn't have enough men faithful to him that he would need any such thing?
Besides, the bot named 'sycamorex' questions the very existence of God. So what is it? Another rebellious creation? That'll be one too many .
 
Old 08-25-2011, 04:22 AM   #2891
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@ TigerLinux- I wasnt sure if your religion thread was trolling, or a joke.

How do you reconcile your religion and pretty much admitting you are using cracked windows software?

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...604/page2.html

I dont think thats comptible with 'thou shall not steal'...

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To the contrary, how is it that the earth is not merely accomodating to life, but replete with so many various forms of life, and yet not one iota of life has been discovered elsewhere, however painstakingly people hope to find it? The purpose of earth is to serve as the home of every living material organism.
A couple of hundred hours on the moon in the lunar lander and about 4800 minutes on the surface in eva suits. We havent even had a proper look on Mars, let alone other bodies in the solar system that could (or could have) harboured life. Even searching the solar system is a bit of a joke, considering the mind-boggling number of other solar systems exist.

Stasticially I would think that its far more likely that life does exist elsewhere, but unless we 'luck out', until we've got off world/out system and had a proper search we will have no idea if life exists outside of earths atmosphere.
 
Old 08-25-2011, 04:31 AM   #2892
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Do you think God doesn't have enough men faithful to him that he would need any such thing?
What? You mean to say that God "needs" people to be faithful to him? Egoistic God?

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Besides, the bot named 'sycamorex' questions the very existence of God. So what is it? Another rebellious creation?
May be! After all, those humans who don't believe
in God, are also his rebellious creations.
Aren't they? So, why can't there be a rebellious
bot created by the God?
 
Old 08-25-2011, 04:41 AM   #2893
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I seriously doubt that only life can possess intelligence.
Well I don't pretend to know everything, of course... but so far I've never heard of it being found otherwise.
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You need to prove that intelligence is impossible without life.
A computer -- it has as much "intelligence" to it as it has "life". But who gave both? So the computer's intelligence comes FROM life.
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I think somebody(Alan Turing?) said "There is no reason why a god wouldn't grant computer a soul". That's assuming a god exists.
AFAIK there are religions which believe EVERY object in our world to possess a "soul". Why not a computer then?
 
Old 08-25-2011, 05:01 AM   #2894
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What? You mean to say that God "needs" people to be faithful to him?
Where did I say THAT in my post??...
And yet God obviously appreciates folks to be faithful. And among humans it is appreciated as well AFAIK.

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May be! After all, those humans who don't believe
in God, are also his rebellious creations.
Aren't they? So, why can't there be a rebellious
bot created by the God?
Do you believe a `bot` has free will?
 
Old 08-25-2011, 05:16 AM   #2895
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Where did I say THAT in my post??...
You said, since the God has many faithful men,
why would he need a bot, which translates to
because the God's "need" of having faithful
creatures is satisfied by men, he doesn't "need"
bots
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Do you believe a `bot` has free will?
As other creatures created by the God, have a
free will (except a LQ member (I hope he doesn't
mind the joke, and I also hope he doesn't read this))
,
so I don't have any reasons to believe that a bot
(created by God) cannot have a free will.

[/End of Trolling]. Period.
 
  


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